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[11/08/18 - 02:37 PM]
Amazon Prime Video Announces Christmas Special for Hit Kids Series "Pete the Cat" to Premiere November 20 in the US and UK
Based on the popular book series, "Pete The Cat: A Very Groovy Christmas" features the voices of Elvis Costello, Diana Krall, Jessica Biel, and Jacob Tremblay.

[via press release from Amazon]

AMAZON PRIME VIDEO ANNOUNCES CHRISTMAS SPECIAL FOR HIT KIDS SERIES "PETE THE CAT" TO PREMIERE NOVEMBER 20 IN THE US AND UK

Featuring all-new Christmas music from Jason Mraz and Dave Matthews, Pete the Cat: A Very Groovy Christmas features a star-studded cast that includes Jessica Biel, Jacob Tremblay, Jim Parsons, and Jesse Tyler Ferguson; Series will premiere on November 20 in the US and UK

Amazon Prime Video today announced it will premiere a Christmas episode of its hit kids series Pete The Cat on November 20 in the US and UK. Pete The Cat: A Very Groovy Christmas features all-new Christmas music from iconic singers Dave Matthews and Jason Mraz, among others. Based on the popular book series, Pete The Cat: A Very Groovy Christmas features the voices of Elvis Costello, Diana Krall, Jessica Biel, and Jacob Tremblay.

After performing a play about the Legend of the Christmas Cat, Pete and the gang try to find the real Christmas Cat so that they can get some cool gifts. During their hunt, they end up helping various families along the way. Will they find out that giving is the best way to truly enjoy the holiday?

Pete The Cat: A Very Groovy Christmas Special stars Jacob Tremblay (Room) as Pete the Cat, and musicians Diana Krall and Elvis Costello as his Mom and Dad. Django Marsh, Don Was, Alyson Stoner, Atticus Shaffer, Indie Nameth, Juliet Donenfeld and Felix Avitia also star in the special. Guest stars include Jessica Biel, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Phill Jupitus, Phil LaMarr, Dave Matthews, Jason Mraz, Jim Parsons and KT Tunstall.

Based on the best-selling children's books, Pete the Cat is about being true to who you are, accepting others and having a positive groovy attitude. The character "Pete the Cat" was created by author/illustrator James Dean and is the beloved star of over 40 popular children's books. The books have been translated into 13 languages and have received 18 literacy awards to date, including the Theodore Geisel Seuss Award. Last year's holiday special Pete the Cat: A Groovy New Year is available now for streaming here. Additionally, season one of the Pete the Cat series is available here.

Pete the Cat: A Christmas Special is a co-production with Amazon Studios and Alcon Television Group. It is developed by Jeff "Swampy" Marsh (Phineas and Ferb) and Appian Way Production Company. Marsh serves as executive producer along with Gerry Shirren (Puffin Rock), Alcon's Laura Lancaster (The Expanse), Andrew Kosove (The Expanse), Broderick Johnson (12 Strong), and Ben Roberts, as well as Appian Way's Jennifer Davisson (Captain Planet) and Nathaniel Posey. The special is directed by Van Partible (Johnny Bravo) and Bernie Petterson (Phineas and Ferb), and written Craig Carlisle (Pete the Cat) and Josh Saltzman (Inspector Gadget).

Pete the Cat: A Very Groovy Christmas Special will be available for Prime members in the US and UK to stream and enjoy using the Amazon Prime Video app for TVs, connected devices including Amazon Fire TV, and mobile devices, or online with other Amazon Original Series online at Amazon.com/originals, at no additional cost to their membership. Eligible customers who are not already Prime members can sign up for a free trial at www.amazon.com/prime. For a list of all Amazon Video compatible devices, visit www.amazon.com/howtostream.





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[11/12/19 - 01:34 PM]
NBC's "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" Special Returns Dec. 4 to Celebrate and Revel in the Festive Holiday Season
Among the scheduled performers: Chicago, Brett Eldredge, Derek & Julianne Hough, John Legend, Idina Menzel, Lea Michele, NE-YO, Gwen Stefani, Straight No Chaser, and Skylar Astin & Alex Newell.

[11/12/19 - 12:00 PM]
"The Masked Singer" to Air Two Nights in a Row, with a Special Holiday-Themed Semifinals Episode
Look for said installments on Tuesday, December 10 and Wednesday, December 11 followed by the two-hour season finale on Wednesday, December 18.

[11/12/19 - 11:49 AM]
Robert De Niro to Be Honored with 2019 SAG Life Achievement Award
De Niro will be presented the performers union's top accolade at the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, which will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, January 19.

[11/12/19 - 10:02 AM]
WGN America's Hit Comedic Procedural Series "Carter" Returns January 20
Jerry O'Connell, Sydney Poitier Heartsong and Kristian Bruun star in the new season.

[11/12/19 - 10:02 AM]
Will Ferrell to Host "Saturday Night Live" with Musical Guest King Princess on Nov. 23
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[11/12/19 - 09:45 AM]
Host Jamie Foxx Returns to Bring the Holiday Cheer in an All-New "Beat Shazam" Special Holiday-Themed Episode Airing Monday, Dec. 9 on FOX
Seasonal classics mix with music's biggest hit songs, as teams of cousins, military DJs and a father/daughter duo compete in the all-new "Santa Jamie" special holiday episode.

[11/12/19 - 09:33 AM]
Ovation Acquires Additional Seasons of "Travel Man" and "Midsomer Murders" in Deal with all3media
The deal is for seasons 7 and 8 of "Travel Man" (including a one-hour Christmas special).

[11/12/19 - 09:10 AM]
Video: New Season of Paramount Network's "Ink Master: Turf War" Trailer
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[11/12/19 - 08:59 AM]
Matt Berry Is the Toast of IFC as "Toast of London" Joins the Network's "Slightly Off" After Midnight Line-Up
The series follows the exploits of Steven Toast (Berry), an eccentric, middle-aged actor with a sketchy past who spends more time dealing with his problems off stage than performing on it.

[11/12/19 - 08:50 AM]
Christian Serratos to Star as Legendary Icon Selena Quintanilla in Netflix's "Selena: The Series"
The coming of age story follows Selena Quintanilla as her dreams come true and all the heart-wrenching and life-changing choices she and her family have to make as they navigate success, family, and music.

[11/12/19 - 08:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Takes Home Adults 18-49 Crown
"9-1-1" powers the network to the top spot in the key demographic.

[11/12/19 - 07:12 AM]
Video: "Harley Quinn" Official Trailer Now Available
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[11/12/19 - 05:26 AM]
Ricky Gervais Takes the Fifth! Comedy Superstar Returns for Fifth Time to Host 77th Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards, Set for Sunday, Jan. 5 on NBC
"Once again, they've made me an offer I can't refuse. But this is the very last time I'm doing this, which could make for a fun evening," said Gervais.

[11/11/19 - 12:51 PM]
El Chapo's Wife, Emma Coronel Aispuro, to Appear on VH1's Gritty Docuseries "Cartel Crew"
New episodes continue Monday nights at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[11/11/19 - 12:16 PM]
Disney+ to Release Marvel Studios Special "Expanding the Universe" at Launch
The special, due tomorrow, is a new look at the original series coming to the service.