THREE SERIES ON THE HUB TV NETWORK NOMINATED FOR KIDSCREEN AWARDS
"R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series," "The Aquabats! Super Show!,"
"Dan Vs." Nominated for Excellence in Kids' Programming
LOS ANGELES - Three series on The Hub TV Network, a destination for kids and their families, have been nominated for Kidscreen Awards, an annual industry honor that recognizes the best in children's programming. "R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series" and "The Aquabats! Super Show!" received nominations in the categories for Best Non-Animated or Mixed Series for Tweens/Teens and Best Non-Animated or Mixed Series for Kids, respectively. "Dan Vs." was honored with its second nomination in consecutive years for Best Animated Series for Tweens/Teens.
Currently in its third season, the live-action "R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series" (Saturdays at 6 p.m. ET) takes viewers on a creepy new adventure each week embracing the genre of anthology television with tales of suspense that invariably evoke chills, thrills and scares. Produced by Front Street Pictures in association with The Hatchery, LLC, the series features a roster of Hollywood's top young talent including Mackenzie Foy (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2), Willow Shields (The Hunger Games) and Rico Rodriguez ("Modern Family").
The animated series "Dan Vs." (Saturdays at 4 p.m. ET) - also in its third season - follows a lovable curmudgeon named Dan on his ceaseless, misguided quest for justice against myriad impossible foes including the DMV and a mall Santa. "Dan Vs." is produced by Film Roman Inc. (a Starz Media Company) in association with The Hatchery, LLC
From the co-creator of "Yo Gabba Gabba!," "The Aquabats! Super Show!" (Saturdays at noon ET) features the popular rock band The Aquabats! on a never-ending quest to right wrongs, destroy boredom and seek justice for all in an inventive blend of live action and animated crime-fighting spoofs. The "Aquabats! Super Show!" is produced by FremantleMedia Enterprises and The Magic Store.
About The Hub TV Network
THE HUB is a multi-platform joint venture between Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) and Hasbro, Inc., (NASDAQ: HAS) with a goal of entertaining, enlightening, empowering and educating children and their families. The cable and satellite television network features 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. The Hub lineup includes animated and live-action series, as well as specials, game shows, and family-favorite movies. The network extends its content through a robust and engaging online presence at www.hubworld.com. The Hub rebranded from Discovery Kids on October 10, 2010, and is available in more than 70 million U.S. households. The Hub logo and name are trademarks of Hub Television Networks, LLC. All rights reserved.
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