or


[11/14/07 - 05:06 PM]
Cartoon Network Celebrates Turkey Day with "Friendsgiving" Marathon of Emmy Award-Winning Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends
The festivities will conclude with the network premiere of "The Little Peas," an all-new "Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends" episode.

[via press release from Cartoon Network]

Cartoon Network Celebrates Turkey Day with "Friendsgiving" Marathon of Emmy Award-Winning Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends

Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends Also to Appear as 30-Foot-Tall Float in the 81st Anniversary Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade� on Nov. 22

Cartoon Network will celebrate Thanksgiving 2007 with a day-long celebration of "Friendsgiving," a 12-hour marathon (7 a.m.-7 p.m. ET/PT) of best-ever Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends episodes plus an encore presentation of the Emmy-nominated 90-minute animated feature, "Good Wilt Hunting." Fans of the multiple award-winning animated series are also invited to tune in Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 22, to the 81st Anniversary Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade� in which Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends will be represented by a 30-foot-tall float spotlighting favorite series characters as singing puppets. The Turkey-Day festivities will conclude with the network premiere of "The Little Peas," an all-new Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends episode.

"Good friends are something everyone can appreciate and give thanks for this holiday," said Rico Hill, vice president of programming and scheduling for Cartoon Network. "With a musical place in the annual Macy's parade�the traditional kick-off to the holiday season�a special Foster's marathon, a heart-warming movie, and topping it off with a brand new premier, Cartoon Network aims to give kids and families a holiday event they'll remember for years to come."

In Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends, shy Mac has the perfect alter ego in his imaginary friend, Blooregard Q. Kazoo. Bloo is the impulsive, brash creature who lives at Madame Foster's home for imaginary friends, a haven for wayward friends like Wilt, Eduardo, Coco and others who have been separated from the kids and young-at-heart who "invented" them. Created by award-winning animator, executive producer and director Craig McCracken, Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends premiered in August 2004 and has earned multiple Emmy Award nominations as well as a prime time Emmy win for "Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation."

The Foster's float, depicted as a 30-foot-tall replica of Madame Foster's fun-filled, rainbow colored Victorian mansion, makes its second appearance this year in the 81st Anniversary Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade�. .Through the creativity of the Atlanta-based Center for Puppetry Arts, multiple characters from the series will appear to sing "You're My Best Friend," originally made popular by Queen. The lead lyric will be sung by Cheese to Bloo, with the Foster's gang of Eduardo, Wilt and Coco singing back-up. Additional characters from the series, Bloppypants, Fluffernutter and Jackie Khones also will be making their debut appearance on the float.

Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com), currently seen in more than 91 million U.S. homes and 160 countries around the world, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.'s ad-supported cable service offering the best in original, acquired and classic animated entertainment for kids and families. Overnight from 10:30 p.m.-6 a.m. (ET, PT), Cartoon Network shares its channel space with Adult Swim, a late-night destination showcasing original and acquired animation for young adults 18-34.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.





  [november 2007]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


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





[03/21/19 - 12:04 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Taps Emmy Award-Winning Mark Steines as Host of "Animal ER Live," A New Live Event Series from Big Fish Entertainment
"Animal ER Live" airs Saturday and Sunday nights at 9 p.m. ET/PT, for four weeks premiering Saturday, March 30.

[03/21/19 - 11:03 AM]
Casting Announcement - Hulu's "Looking for Alaska"
Denny Love, Jay Lee, Landry Bender, Sofia Vassilieva, Uriah Shelton, and Jordan Connor will join previously announced series regulars, Kristine Froseth and Charlie Plummer.

[03/21/19 - 11:01 AM]
HBO Films' "Deadwood" Debuts May 31
In this original movie based on David Milch's acclaimed, Emmy(R)-winning HBO series of the same name which debuted 15 years ago today, the indelible characters of the show are reunited after a decade to celebrate South Dakota's statehood.

[03/21/19 - 10:22 AM]
Emmy(R) Nominee Josh Charles Joins the Showtime(R) Limited Series "The Loudest Voice"
Charles will portray Casey Close, husband of former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson (Naomi Watts) and well-known sports agent, who tries to comfort his rattled wife and reassure her that her situation at Fox isn't as bad as she thinks.

[03/21/19 - 10:05 AM]
WE tv Reveals Epic New Cast of "Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta" Returning Summer 2019
Drea Kelly (R. Kelly's ex-wife), T-Boz, Waka Flocka and Tammy Rivera are joining the new season.

[03/21/19 - 10:02 AM]
SundanceTV and BBC One's "The Split" Begins Production on Second Season in London
Set in the fast-paced, messy world of London's high-end divorce circuit, "The Split" is an authentic, multi-layered, witty examination of modern marriage and the legacy of divorce.

[03/21/19 - 09:38 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Rolls Up Its Sleeves to Get "Inside Mighty Machines"
Hosted by ex-NASA jet engineer Chad Zdenek, the new six-part series scrapes away the grease and chisels through the rust to reveal the remarkable engineering principles that make great machines run.

[03/21/19 - 09:28 AM]
Video: EPIX's "Godfather of Harlem" - First Tease Released
Forest Whitaker, Vincent D'Onofrio, Giancarlo Esposito, Paul Sorvino, Nigel Thatch, and Ilfenesh Hadera star in the series, due this fall.

[03/21/19 - 09:04 AM]
ABC Announces April Season Finale Dates
"Splitting Up Together," "Fresh Off the Boat," "Speechless" and "The Rookie" will all wrap their current seasons next month.

[03/21/19 - 09:01 AM]
"The New Negroes with Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle" - New Stand-Up and Music Series to Debut April 19 on Comedy Central
Each episode will include stand-up performances from three different comedians and will conclude with an original music video featuring Open Mike Eagle and a guest recording artist, with some guest-actor appearances.

[03/21/19 - 08:17 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Survivor" Tops Race in Viewers, Demos
CBS's two-episode telecast helps the network win the night in both categories.

[03/21/19 - 08:05 AM]
"Schitt's Creek" Renewed for Its Sixth and Final Season
The sixth season is currently in pre-production and begins shooting in a few weeks.

[03/21/19 - 07:31 AM]
"Yellowstone" Season Two Launches June 19 on Paramount Network
The first season averaged 5.1 million total viewers per episode, making it 2018's most-watched new cable series and ranking second across all cable TV series for the year.

[03/20/19 - 05:35 PM]
Video: FOX Entertainment Celebrates Its New Chapter with Exclusive Trailer
The 90-second spot will debut tonight on the network.

[03/20/19 - 01:39 PM]
Fugitive Robert Brumfield, Profiled on "In Pursuit with John Walsh," Has Been Taken Into Custody
Brumfield was profiled in the February 13 episode as part of its "15 Seconds of Shame" segment.