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The Hub Announces Christmas Eve and Day Schedules, Including “Animaniacs” Launch

This December, The Hub TV Network, one of the fastest growing basic cable networks, celebrates the holiday season by adding the outrageous animated television series “Animaniacs,” executive produced by Steven Spielberg, to the programming lineup. A broad mix of wit, slapstick, and pop culture references, the animated series from Amblin Entertainment and Warner Brothers Animation will serve as a cornerstone of The Hub’s month-long lineup of holiday-themed programming. The series will premiere with a four-hour marathon on Christmas Eve, Monday, December 24 (4-8 p.m. ET) followed by the holiday-themed musical feature film Animaniacs: Wakko’s Wish Monday, December 24 (8-10 p.m. ET). “Animaniacs” will continue on the network’s schedule in 2013 premiering in its regular timeslot on Monday, January 7 (3 p.m. ET). Read more →

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The Hub Announces Halloween Day Schedule

This Halloween The Hub TV Network gets into the ‘spirit’ with a full lineup of spooky and fun Halloween-themed movies, TV series and specials. The centerpiece of the network’s October 31 programming slate is a special two-hour marathon of the award-winning “R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour: The Series” (4-6 p.m. ET). The marathon showcases four of the scariest episodes from all three seasons of the Hub Original Series, starring popular young Hollywood actors including Rico Rodriguez (“Modern Family”) and Dakota Goyo (Real Steel). Read more →

The Hub Ratings Highlights for April 18 – 24, 2011

The Hub, a television destination for kids and their families, continued to demonstrate week-to-week ratings growth for the week of April 18-24, with particularly solid delivery increases for its special programming, The Hub World Television Premiere of the special “Chuck’s Big Air Dare,” and a special Easter lineup. The holiday lineup included marathon presentations of the popular animated series “Strawberry Shortcake’s Berry Bitty Adventures” and “My Little Pony Friendship is Magic,” and the game show “Pictureka.” Read more →

The Hub Premieres “Chuck’s Big Air Dare” Friday, April 22

The Hub Television network, a destination for kids and their families, will present the world television premiere of the one-hour special “Chuck’s Big Air Dare” based on the popular brand Tonka Chuck & Friends and The Hub’s animated series “The Adventures of Chuck & Friends.” The special, which introduces a new character Flip the Race Truck, teaches kids about the need to work together in order to succeed. Read more →

The Hub Upfront 2011

A music competition for kids, family game shows based on iconic, beloved brands, and an animated Warren Buffett are among the nine new original programs that will join ten returning popular series with new episodes in the 2011-2012 program lineup on The Hub television network, a destination for kids and their families. Announcement of the network’s continued ambitious strategy of original programming – which includes 425 half-hours of new production, on a single network in one television season — was made by Margaret Loesch, President and CEO, The Hub, in advance of the network’s upfront meeting with advertisers in New York Thursday evening. Read more →

YTV and Nickelodeon Canada January 2011 Highlights

Corus Entertainment’s kids networks usher in 2011 with six new series and a brand new programming block Big Fun Movies on YTV. Highlights include: Pound Puppies featuring the voice of Betty White and the Canadian original production Almost Naked Animals on YTV; and two exclusive Canadian premieres on Nick including T.U.F.F. Puppy starring Jerry Trainor (iCarly). Treehouse reclaims everyone’s favourite ponies with the series premiere of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic and The Adventures of Chuck and Friends based on the famous Tonka toy. Read more →

The Hub Adds Popular Talent for Upcoming Original Series

Approaching its October 10 (10-10-10) launch, the new children’s and family network The Hub has tapped an impressive roster of popular stars for its lineup of Hub Original Series. The casting for animated and live-action series was announced today by Margaret Loesch, President and CEO, The Hub, during the new network’s appearance at the 2010 Television Critics Association Press Tour in Los Angeles. Read more →

The Hub Announces Two New Seires: “Pictureka!” and “The Adventures of Chuck and Friends”

Continuing to bulk up its program lineup and define its direction ahead of the network’s October 10 launch (10-10-10), The Hub’s President and CEO Margaret Loesch announced today the addition of two new Hub Original Series, the live-action program “Pictureka!” and the animated series “The Adventures of Chuck and Friends.” The announcement builds on the momentum of the network, coming on the heels of The Hub’s recent unveiling of a robust slate of original, premiere and acquired series. The Hub is a joint venture between Discovery Communications and Hasbro, Inc. and will be available to 60 million U.S. households upon its launch. Read more →