THE HUB CONTINUES ROLLOUT OF AMBITIOUS SLATE OF ORIGINAL SERIES WITH "CLUE"
Ever-Popular Mystery Board Game Comes to Life In New Half-Hour, Live-Action Series;
Casting to be Announced
LOS ANGELES, Ca. -- CLUE, the iconic family-favorite board game, will come to The Hub as an
original, half-hour live-action series, it was announced today by Margaret Loesch, President and
CEO of the new network for kids and their families, which launches October 10 (10-10-10). The
series, which will feature a youthful, ensemble cast (to be announced) working together to
uncover clues and unravel mysteries, will be produced by Hasbro Studios.
Announcement of the Hub Original Series was made today during the new network's
appearance at the 2010 Television Critics Association Press Tour in Los Angeles.
The Hub is a joint venture between Discovery Communications and Hasbro, Inc., and will be
available to 60 million U.S. cable and satellite households upon launch.
"We're excited to bringing CLUE to television, as the property exemplifies the qualities we look
for: good storytelling, compelling characters, kids and family game-play together, and group
problem solving," said Ms. Loesch. "The opportunity to develop a program based such an
iconic and immensely popular game is unique, and we believe the television adaptation will be
very popular with kids and their families."
The series "Clue" will join a diverse and ambitious lineup of Hub Original Series and U.S.
Premieres previously announced by the channel. Hub Original Series announced to-date
include: "Dan Vs.," "Family Game Night," "G.I. Joe Renegades," "My Little Pony Friendship is
Magic," "Pictureka!" "Pound Puppies," "R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour," "The Adventures of
Chuck and Friends" and "Transformers Prime."
About The Hub: The Hub, a multi-platform joint venture between Discovery Communications
(NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) and Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE: HAS), will entertain, enlighten,
empower and educate children and their families. The cable and satellite television network will
feature original programming as well as content from Discovery's library of award-winning
children's educational programming; from Hasbro's rich portfolio of entertainment and
educational properties built during the past 90 years; and from leading third-party producers
worldwide. cptfc The Hub lineup will include animated and live-action series, specials and game
shows, and the network will extend its content through a robust and engaging online presence.
The Hub will launch October 10, 2010 (10-10-10) reaching approximately 60 million U.S.
households on what is currently Discovery Kids channel. The online home of The Hub is
www.hubworld.com. The Hub logo and name are trademarks of Hub Television Networks, LLC.
All rights reserved.