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[11/16/12 - 12:28 PM]
Cartoon Network Presents All-New Holiday Specials and 24-Hours of Classic Christmas Specials
The cable channel details its holiday-themed programming highlights for the coming month.

[via press release from Cartoon Network]

CARTOON NETWORK PRESENTS ALL-NEW HOLIDAY SPECIALS AND 24-HOURS OF CLASSIC CHRISTMAS SPECIALS

Regular Show, Annoying Orange, MAD, The Looney Tunes Show and The Amazing World of Gumball to Premiere Original Holiday Fare

24-Hours of Favorite Holiday Specials and Movies Beginning on Christmas Eve at 6 a.m. (ET, PT)

It's time to laugh as if you had a belly full of jelly and enjoy that warm, fuzzy holiday feeling when Cartoon Network kicks off its holiday programming on Monday, Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. (ET, PT) with a week full of all new holiday specials from Regular Show, Annoying Orange, The Amazing World of Gumball, The Looney Tunes Show and MAD. Then beginning Christmas Eve, Cartoon Network gives the gift of 24 hours of animated holiday classics like Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Tom and Jerry: A Nutcracker Tale. Bright spots of Cartoon Network's holiday programming schedule include:

ALL-NEW CARTOON NETWORK HOLIDAY EPISODES

Monday, December 3

· 8 p.m. (ET, PT): Regular Show: "The Christmas Special" - Mordecai and Rigby have to destroy a gift for Santa to save Christmas. The episode features Emmy Award(R)-winner Ed Asner as Santa Claus and Academy Award(R)-nominee Thomas Haden Church as a rogue elf.

· 8:30 p.m. (ET, PT): Annoying Orange: "Orange Carol" - It's Christmas Eve, and Orange's annoying antics are spoiling everyone's holiday cheer. Will a visit from three ghosts bring Orange the Holiday spirit? Or will he end up alone, annoying only himself?

Tuesday, December 4

· 7 p.m. (ET, PT): The Amazing World of Gumball: "Christmas"- Santa Claus is coming to town. Unfortunately, he gets run over by the Wattersons, so it's up to them to save Christmas.

· 7:30 p.m. (ET, PT): The Looney Tunes Show: "A Christmas Carol" - When the overwhelming heat zaps everyone's enthusiasm for Christmas, Lola (voiced by Kristen Wiig) decides to stage her own version of "A Christmas Carol" to renew the town's holiday spirit, while Foghorn and Daffy set off for the North Pole to set up a giant fan that will blow cold air down to their sweltering town. It all culminates with "Christmas Rules," an all-new Merrie Melody performed by the cast of The Looney Tunes Show singing about why Christmas is such a wonderful holiday.

Thursday, December 6

· 8 p.m. (ET, PT): MAD: "Fantastic Four Christmases/ Red and White Collar" - It's a MAD Christmas Special! The kids of the Fantastic Four have to go to all four relatives' houses in one day, and deal with yuletide super villains! Then, Santa is let out of jail and teams up with the FBI! Plus Christmas commercials, Spy vs. Spy and more!

HOLIDAY SPECIALS

Tuesday, December 4

· 5:30 p.m. (ET, PT): Abominable Christmas - After two Abominable Snowkids are chased from their mountain hideaway, they are forced to spend Christmas with the most feared animal of them all: humans. Despite their mischief, they learn the meaning of Christmas as they help the family learn the importance of each other.

· 6:30 p.m. (ET, PT): Scooby-Doo: Haunted Holidays - Scooby-Doo and the gang participate in a holiday parade where they discover an abandoned haunted clock tower with a troubled past. The sinister snowman haunts the streets and accompanied with a large blizzard, threatens to close down the toy store for good.

Wednesday, December 5

· 7:30 p.m. (ET, PT): Smurfs: A Christmas Carol - At Christmas, Grouchy Smurf behaves badly to everyone and it takes the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future to teach him to appreciate Christmas.

24 HOURS OF CHRISTMAS SCHEDULE:

Monday, December 24

· 6 a.m. (ET, PT): Powerpuff Girls Twas the fight Before Christmas

· 7 a.m. (ET, PT): Code Name: Kids Next Door: "Operation Naughty"

· 7:30 a.m. (ET, PT): Code Name: Kids Next Door: "Operation Snow"

· 8 a.m. (ET, PT): Johnny Test: "Big Snow Job" and "Snowmen"

· 8:30 a.m. (ET, PT): Johnny Test: "Snow Ball" and "Holly Jolly"

· 9 a.m. (ET, PT): The Looney Tunes Show: "A Christmas Carol"

· 9:30 a.m. (ET, PT): Olive the Other Reindeer

· 10:30 a.m. (ET, PT): A Scooby Doo Christmas

· 11 a.m. (ET, PT): Garfield: "Home for the Holidays"

· 12 p.m. (ET, PT): Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends: "A Lost Claus"

· 12:30 p.m. (ET, PT): The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack : "Low Tidings"

· 1 p.m. (ET, PT): Chowder: "Knishsmas"

· 1:30 p.m. (ET, PT): Billy & Mandy Save Christmas

· 2:30 p.m. (ET, PT): Ed, Edd n Eddy's Jingle, Jingle, Jangle

· 3 p.m. (ET, PT): Johnny Test: "Snow Ball" and "Holly Jolly"

· 3:30 p.m. (ET, PT): Tom and Jerry Nutcracker

· 4:30 p.m. (ET, PT): Abominable Christmas

· 5:30 p.m. (ET, PT): Scooby Doo: Haunted Holidays

· 6 p.m. (ET, PT): Smurfs: A Christmas Carol

· 6:30 p.m. (ET, PT): The Amazing World of Gumball : "Christmas"

· 7 p.m. (ET, PT): The Looney Tunes Show: "A Christmas Carol"

· 7:30 p.m. (ET, PT): Adventure Time: "Holly Jolly Secrets"

· 8 p.m. (ET, PT): Regular Show Christmas Special

· 8:30 p.m. (ET, PT): Annoying Orange: "Orange Carol"

Tuesday, December 25

· 6 a.m. (ET, PT): A Johnny Bravo Christmas

· 6:30 a.m. (ET, PT): The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack : "Low Tidings"

· 7 a.m. (ET, PT): Chowder: "Knishsmas"

· 7:30 a.m. (ET, PT): Tom and Jerry Nutcracker

· 8:30 a.m. (ET, PT): Abominable Christmas

· 9:30 a.m. (ET, PT): Scooby Doo: Haunted Holidays

· 10 a.m. (ET, PT): Smurfs: A Christmas Carol

· 10:30 a.m. (ET, PT): The Looney Tunes Show: "A Christmas Carol"

· 11 a.m. (ET, PT): Adventure Time: "Holly Jolly Secrets"

· 11:30 a.m. (ET, PT): Johnny Test: "Snow Ball" and "Holly Jolly"

Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com) is the #1 U.S. television network among boys 6-11. Currently seen in 99 million U.S. homes and 194 countries around the world, Cartoon Network is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.'s ad-supported cable service now available in HD offering the best in original, acquired and classic entertainment for kids and families. In addition to Emmy-winning original programming and industry-leading digital apps and online games, Cartoon Network embraces key social issues affecting families with solution-oriented initiatives such as Stop Bullying: Speak Up and the Move It Movement.

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.

Boomerang Rings in the Holidays with a Month-Long CHRISTMAS PARTY

Classic Animated Specials to Air on Weekends in December; 18-Hour Holiday Marathon Brings Cheer Christmas Day

Boomerang, Turner Broadcasting System's commercial-free classic cartoon network, will present holiday specials of yesteryear throughout December as part of a month-long CHRISTMAS PARTY. Two full hours of holiday programming will entertain families every Saturday and Sunday from 9-11 a.m. (ET), culminating in an 18-hour marathon of cheer beginning at 6 a.m. (ET) on Christmas Day.

The spotlighted guests of this party, from Tom & Jerry to Papa Smurf, span nearly four decades of cartoon history from the late 1960s through the early 2000s. This Christmas party will celebrate not only how favorite animated families like the Flintstones and the Jetsons ring in the holidays, but will also feature Emmy(R)-nominated one-of-a-kind specials like The Town That Santa Forgot.

"Boomerang's 'Christmas Party' takes us back to a time when families would gather around the television for their annual favorites," said Stacy Isenhower, senior vice president of programming and scheduling for Boomerang and Cartoon Network. "The season truly is about family and togetherness, and our programming helps honor that tradition."

Highlights of the Boomerang CHRISTMAS PARTY include:

· A Flintstones Christmas Carol (1994), Saturday, Dec. 8, 9 a.m. (ET): Christmas is nearly ruined when Fred, who plays Ebenezer Scrooge in a Bedrock Community Players Christmas production, becomes a true-life Scrooge himself.

· A Jetson's Christmas Carol (1985), Saturday, Dec. 8, 10 a.m. (ET): Mr. Spacely forces George Jetson to work late on Christmas Eve, while the family wonders what has happened to him. Later that night, Mr. Spacely is visited by his old partner, Jacob Marsley, who tells him of three spirits that will visit him - and they do! - showing Mr. Spacely that his future is doomed unless he changes his ways!

· The Town That Santa Forgot (1993), Sunday, Dec. 16, 9 a.m. (ET): Dick van Dyke stars as the voice of a kind grandfather relaying the tale of Jeremy Creek, a spoiled boy who learns it is better to give than to receive.

· The Powerpuff Girls: 'Twas the Fight Before Christmas (2003), Sunday, Dec. 16, 10 a.m. (ET): The Powerpuff Girls are busy saving Christmas everywhere when Princess, Townsville's greediest little girl, plots to trick Santa into turning her into the fourth Powerpuff Girl. Bubbles, Blossom and Buttercup explode into a Yuletide winter blizzard of bad-girl-thwarting action to put Princess in her place and keep Christmas from disappearing forever.

· The Smurfs Christmas Special (1982), Saturday, Dec. 20, 4:25 p.m. (ET): The Smurfs must use all the holiday goodness they can muster to battle an even greater evil than Gargamel.

· Yogi's First Christmas (1980), Saturday, Dec. 22, 9 a.m. (ET): Hanna-Barbera's most beloved classic characters, including Huckleberry Hound and Snagglepuss, join Yogi at Jellystone Lodge for a Christmas celebration in this much-loved holiday movie.

· Casper's First Christmas (1979), Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2:30 p.m. (ET): A joyful group of cartoon friends visit Casper on Christmas Eve. Hairy Scary tries to scare their Christmas spirits away until a touching gesture changes his heart.

· Nutcracker Scooby (1984), Thursday, Dec. 25, 7:30 p.m. (ET): This two-part episode from The New Scooby Doo Mysteries is presented as an hour-long Christmas special. The Mystery, Inc. gang - Freddy, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy & Scooby-Doo - tries to spread a little cheer when they are confronted by yet another creepy ghoul.

Boomerang is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.'s (TBS, Inc.) 24-hour cable/satellite network offering the best in classic animated entertainment. In partnership with Cartoon Network, the service boasts 75 percent unduplicated programming and is available to cable/satellite operators and their customers in Spanish. Boomerang's official Web site is located at http://Boomerang.CartoonNetwork.com.

Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com) is the #1 U.S. television network among boys 6-11. Currently seen in 99 million U.S. homes and 194 countries around the world, Cartoon Network is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.'s ad-supported cable service now available in HD offering the best in original, acquired and classic entertainment for kids and families. In addition to Emmy-winning original programming and industry-leading digital apps and online games, Cartoon Network embraces key social issues affecting families with solution-oriented initiatives such as Stop Bullying: Speak Up and the Move It Movement.

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.





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