or


[09/15/04 - 12:00 AM]
Monster Line-Up Slated for October on Cartoon Network (Revised)

[via press release from Cartoon Network]

Monster Line-Up Slated for October on Cartoon Network

Ghoulish Episodes and Halloween Specials Haunt Cartoon Network All Month Long

Cartoon Network will offer a bag full of treats during the year�s scariest month to satisfy Halloween fans far and wide. Beginning Oct. 1, Scary Fridays Specials will creep onto the Fridays schedule; Oct. 25-30 will be Scary Scooby Movie Week; a three-hour block on Oct. 30 will feature the Scary Saturday Block Party; and the Billy and Mandy Dare-A-Thon will take over seven hours on Oct. 31.

Scary Fridays Specials

Get freaked out every Friday night when Scary Fridays Specials takes over Fridays, Cartoon Network�s popular prime time block of animated comedies, beginning Oct. 1 at 8 p.m. (ET, PT). Every Friday night in October will feature a Halloween-themed special, including �Billy and Mandy�s Jacked-Up Halloween� and the premiere of Scary Godmother Halloween Spooktakular and Scooby-Doo and the Loch Ness Monster. The night of October 29 will kick off at 7 p.m. (ET, PT) with a new Halloween-themed episode of Codename: Kids Next Door. All times ET, PT.

- Oct. 1, 8 p.m.: Scary Godmother Halloween Spooktakular (PREMIERE) � Based on a book by the award-winning artist and writer Jill Thompson, this whimsical story follows Hannah Marie on an adventure one dark Halloween night. Her mean cousin is grumpy about having to babysit Hannah and cooks up a scheme to frighten her, but the scheme backfires when Hannah gets help from her Scary Godmother and quirky monster friends.

- Oct. 8, 8 p.m.: The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy � �Billy and Mandy�s Jacked-Up Halloween� � Jack, a headless prankster from Grim�s past, uses Billy to steal Grim�s scythe so he can destroy Grim and then take over the world with demons from the Netherworld.

- Oct. 15, 8 p.m.: Hamtaro � �Ham Ham Halloween� � The Ham-Ham�s are followed by a scary creature on their way to a mysterious Halloween party. But it turns out to be part of a playful prank.

- Oct. 22, 8 p.m.: The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy � �Billy and Mandy�s Jacked-Up Halloween�

- Oct. 29, 7 p.m.: Codename: Kids Next Door (PREMIERE) � �OPERATION: T.R.I.C.K.Y.� � This Halloween, everyone is in a race to get the most candy. Unfortunately for NUMBUH FOUR, his candy quest is complicated by Stickybeard and his Candy Pirates. �OPERATION: U.N.C.O.O.L.� - NUMBUH TWO convinces the Kids Next Door to journey to a spooky Cyprus Treehouse in the Bayou and rescue the all-important NUMBUH 73.

- Oct. 29, 8 p.m.: Scooby Doo and the Loch Ness Monster (PREMIERE) � Scooby-Doo, Shaggy, Daphne, Fred and Velma travel to Scotland to co-host the famous Highland games, where they get more than fun when they discover the Loch Ness Monster. Before the games begin, the gang must unravel the secret behind the fabled monster, who is angry that they�re holding the games on her sacred nesting ground.

Scooby Scary Movie Week

Scooby Scary Movie Week is sure to get everyone psyched for trick-or-treating with a skin-crawling Scooby-Doo feature airing every night during the week of Oct. 25-29. Each Monday-Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. (ET, PT) and Friday night at 8 p.m. (ET, PT), Cartoon Network will air a full-length movie based on the globe-trekking adventures of the Mystery Inc. gang. The weeklong event comes to a close with the premiere of Scooby-Doo and the Loch Ness Monster on Friday, Oct. 29 at 8 p.m. (ET, PT).

- Monday, Oct. 25 � Scooby-Doo and the Monster of Mexico � The Scooby gang goes south of the border to enjoy the Day of the Dead festivities, but the celebration comes to a screeching halt when they encounter Mexico�s version of Bigfoot, El Chupacabra, and the young snoops smell a conspiracy.

- Tuesday, Oct. 26 � Scooby-Doo and the Cyber Chase � Mystery Inc. faces their most electrifying case ever when they are zapped into a high-tech computer game based on their own adventures in this feature-length movie. While pursuing the Phantom Computer Virus through the video game, the gang travels from the prehistoric past to the space-age future, managing to meet up with their digital doubles along the way.

- Wednesday, Oct. 27 � Scooby-Doo and the Legend of the Vampire � Scooby-Doo and the gang attend a music festival held at Vampire Rock in Australia, but the music goes flat when they learn that a legendary Australian creature is kidnapping the musical acts and turning them into vampires. Masquerading as a heavy metal band, the Mystery Inc. gang must survive a trio of rock-�n�-roll vampires if they want to crack the outlandish Outback mystery.

- Thursday, Oct. 28 � Scooby Doo on Zombie Island � The gang is back on another adventure, this time on spooky Moonscar Island, where they investigate a haunted house on a Louisiana bayou. During their sleuthing, Scooby, Shaggy, Fred, Daphne and Velma encounter a host of creepy characters, including a sinister ghost pirate, a ghostly Civil War soldier and an island crawling with zombies.

- Friday, Oct. 29 � Scooby-Doo and the Loch Ness Monster PREMIERE

Scary Saturday Block Party

Procrastinators will be inspired to brew up last-minute costume ideas during the Scary Saturday Block Party airing on Cartoon Network on Saturday, Oct. 30, from 3-6 p.m. (ET, PT). The three-hour marathon will feature spooky episodes and specials of Cartoon Network favorites like Foster�s Home for Imaginary Friends, The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy and Hamtaro. All times ET, PT.

- 3 p.m. � Foster�s Home for Imaginary Friends � �Blooo� � After watching a scary movie on a dark and stormy night, Wilt and Eduardo are sure there is a ghost in the house. Little do they know that it�s actually just Blooregard, who is now ghostly white and snot-ridden from a cold.

- 3:30 p.m. � The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy � �Who Killed Who?� � Mandy visits an old haunted house down the street from which no one has emerged for years. Mandy wonders if she will be able to leave once she enters. �Teen Wolf� � Irwin turns into a werewolf, so Billy does the most logical thing-he enters him into a dog show.

- 4 p.m. � The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy � �Billy and Mandy�s Jacked-Up Halloween�

- 4:30 p.m. � Hamtaro � �Ham-Ham Halloween�

- 5 p.m. � Scary Godmother Halloween Spooktakular

Billy and Mandy Dare-a-Thon

As a nation prepares to trick-or-treat on Sunday, Oct. 31, Cartoon Network will devote a seven-hour marathon to The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy. This tale of an unflappable little girl, a dim-witted but well-meaning boy and the Grim Reaper has become one of Cartoon Network�s top-rated original series. The Billy and Mandy Dare-a-Thon will get viewers into the Halloween spirit with the spookiest, most hilarious episodes on Sunday, Oct. 31, from 12-7 p.m. (ET, PT). The half-hour Halloween special, Billy and Mandy�s Jacked Up Halloween, will kick off the marathon as well as bring it to a close.

Cartoon Network, currently seen in 87.1 million U.S. homes and 160 countries around the world, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.�s 24-hour, ad-supported cable service offering the best in animated entertainment. Drawing from the world�s largest cartoon library, Cartoon Network showcases unique original ventures such as Foster�s Home for Imaginary Friends, Codename: Kids Next Door, Teen Titans, The Powerpuff Girls, Dexter�s Laboratory, Samurai Jack, Ed, Edd n Eddy and other Cartoon Cartoons. Cartoon Network also features Adult Swim, a late-night block of animation for grown-ups. Since its launch in 1992, Cartoon Network has remained one of ad-supported cable�s highest-rated networks. Cartoon Network�s Web site is located at http://CartoonNetwork.com (AOL Keyword: Cartoon Network).

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, is a major producer of news and entertainment product around the world and the leading provider of programming for the basic cable industry.





  [september 2004]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)









[12/18/14 - 02:07 PM]
ABC Family to Air an Exclusive Look at the "Pretty Little Liars" Winter Premiere During "The Hunger Games" on Monday, December 29
The network's flagship series returns Tuesday, January 6 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/18/14 - 01:13 PM]
British TV Star Chronicles Body Transformation in Two-Part TLC Special "Fat and Back" (WT)
Said installments are set for Thursday, January 18 and 25 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/18/14 - 11:01 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Handily Outperforms ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition for Week of Dec. 8-12
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of December 8-12.

[12/18/14 - 10:18 AM]
Video: All-New Promo for Season Two of "Salem" Set to Return to WGN America in April
In the spot, Mercy transforms the symbol of her torment at the hands of the town's witches into a signal of the Witch War to come.

[12/18/14 - 10:01 AM]
TBS Wins 2014 as Basic Cable's #1 Entertainment Network with Adults 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/18/14 - 09:40 AM]
USA Network Continues Unprecedented Ratings Streak with 9th Consecutive Year as #1 in Cable in Total Viewers
USA spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/18/14 - 09:14 AM]
New Five-Part ESPN Series "Snoop & Son: A Dad's Dream" Set for January 14
The series will air four consecutive Wednesday nights at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN (re-airs on ESPNU) with a fifth and final episode airing in mid-February.

[12/18/14 - 09:09 AM]
Spike TV and Ace Hardware Announce Major Partnership for the Network's Innovative New Series, "Framework"
The series will showcase the nation's best emerging furniture designers as they compete for a $100,000 cash prize and the opportunity to launch their furniture nationally.

[12/18/14 - 09:03 AM]
New Season of "Brain Games" Tunes Up Your Brain to Give You the Upper Hand, Starting Jan. 19 at 9 PM
Host Jason Silva will be taking you behind the scenes of mind-blowing hidden camera social experiments that reveal startling truths about your own brain and the brains of people around you.

[12/18/14 - 09:01 AM]
Beth Behrs, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Ellen Degeneres, Kat Dennings, Kevin Hart, Hunter Hayes, The Band Perry and More to Attend "People's Choice Awards 2015"
The event, airing Wednesday, January 7, will be hosted by Anna Faris and Allison Janney.

[12/18/14 - 09:01 AM]
"Bachelor" and "Bachelorette" Couples, Fan Favorites and Host Chris Harrison Will Share Their Love With Millions of Viewers on the First-Ever "Bachelor" Float in the 126th Rose Parade(R)
Chris Soules, Trista and Ryan Sutter, Jason and Molly Mesnick, Desiree Hartsock and Chris Siegfried are among those participating.

[12/18/14 - 09:00 AM]
Hulu Announces Exclusive Multi-Year Licensing Agreement with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution for FX Networks' Original Series Produced by FX Productions
Said pact includes the studio's upcoming series "Man Seeking Woman," "The Comedians," "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll," "Taboo" and "Wayward Pines."

[12/18/14 - 08:44 AM]
"The Sing-Off" Ties for #2 in Its Slot Among the Big 4 in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 17.

[12/18/14 - 08:39 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Survivor" Wraps Season on Top for CBS
The Eye leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/18/14 - 08:26 AM]
Alfonso Ribeiro Comes to Cooking Channel in New Year with "Unwrapped 2.0"
The newcomer launches Monday, February 2 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.