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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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[11/16/18 - 02:04 PM]
Karey Burke Named President, ABC Entertainment, Following Channing Dungey's Decision to Step Down from the Role
Upon completion of the 21st Century Fox acquisition, Ms. Burke will then report to Dana Walden, chairman, Disney Television Studios and ABC Entertainment.

[11/16/18 - 01:04 PM]
"America's Got Talent: The Champions" Announces First Group of All-Star Acts
The spin-off will bring together the world's most talented, memorable and all-around fan favorite acts from past seasons of "AGT" and around the globe from the other "Got Talent" franchises," spanning 194 territories.

[11/16/18 - 01:04 PM]
Video: "Young Justice: Outsiders" - Teaser
The animated series comes to DC Universe on Friday, January 4.

[11/16/18 - 12:17 PM]
ABC Picks Up "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." for a Seventh Season
Ming-Na Wen, Chloe Bennet, Iain De Caestecker, Elizabeth Henstridge, Henry Simmons, Natalia Cordova-Buckley and Jeff Ward star in the current sixth season, due in Summer 2019.

[11/16/18 - 11:18 AM]
Ken Jeong to Embark on the Ultimate Christmas Journey in New YouTube Original Special "Ken Jeong Cracks Christmas"
The 30-minute special will debut on the Buzzfeed YouTube channel on December 12.

[11/16/18 - 10:15 AM]
"Vice Special Report: The Panic Artists," A Behind-the-Scenes Account of the 2008 Financial Crisis, Debuts Dec. 10 on HBO
With exclusive interviews and testimony from the major players in politics and economics, the special provides the definitive look inside the most successful - and most loathed - taxpayer-funded bailout in history.

[11/16/18 - 10:02 AM]
Video: Showtime Debuts New Trailer for "SMILF" Season Two
The Frankie Shaw-led comedy returns Sunday, January 20 at 10:30/9:30c on the pay channel.

[11/16/18 - 10:00 AM]
Writer/Producer Eric Friedman Signs Overall Deal That Extends His Successful Tenure with Disney Channel
Most recently, Friedman was executive producer and showrunner of "Bizaardvark," which has wrapped production after three seasons.

[11/16/18 - 09:10 AM]
FOX Sports Reigns Supreme in Most Important Metric in All of Television: Live Sports Event Viewing
FOX Sports further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[11/16/18 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Series Score Postseason Football Spotlights
Look for a special episode of "Magnum P.I." following the AFC Championship Game on Sunday, January 20.

[11/16/18 - 08:21 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Thursday Night Football" Continue Reign
The network leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/16/18 - 08:02 AM]
Netflix to Produce Animated Feature Film "Escape from Hat" from Academy Award Nominated Director Mark Osborne
Production will commence this month in New York for an expected 2022 release.

[11/16/18 - 04:56 AM]
Animal Planet and Coyote Peterson Announce the Development of First Long-Form Television Series for YouTube Star
The series will premiere on Animal Planet in 2019 and will appeal to Peterson's established 13 million-strong "Coyote Pack" as well as Animal Planet's global audience.

[11/15/18 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 15
Updates include: Hugh Grant to star opposite Nicole Kidman in HBO's "The Undoing"; J.K. Simmons to visit "Veronica Mars" on Hulu; and Matt Long scores arc on NBC's "Manifest."

[11/15/18 - 03:21 PM]
Video: Bravo's "Dirty John" Premiere Episode Is Available Now on YouTube, BravoTV.com, VOD and the Bravo App
Ahead of the premiere on Sunday, November 25, Bravo has made the entire first episode of "Dirty John" available for a pre-linear preview.