THE HUB NETWORK GOES RETRO WITH "THE TOTALLY HUBULAR 80'S MOVIE WEEK" BEGINNING MONDAY, SEPT. 2
LOS ANGELES - The Hub Network, a destination for kids and their families, travels back in time with "The Totally Hubular 80's Movie Week." Beginning Monday, September 2 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT, fans can tune-in and celebrate the 80's with movies, such as "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?," "Big Top Pee-Wee," and "Troop Beverly Hills." Fans will "fer shur" be entertained by catchphrases and images from the decade's most unforgettable clothing trends found in each of the films.
"The Totally Hubular 80's Movie Week" kicks off with the Hub Network premiere of three big movies from the 1980s. See below for descriptions and broadcast information:
"Who Framed Roger Rabbit" (Monday, Sept. 2, 8-10 p.m ET/5-7 p.m. PT)
The line between reality and fantasy is blurred when gumshoe detective Eddie Valiant gets mixed up with the fast-talking "toon" Roger Rabbit, the femme fatale Jessica Rabbit, and a slew of other hilarious characters in this wacky "whodunit" adventure.
"Big Top Pee-Wee" (Tuesday, Sept. 3, 8-10 p.m ET/5-7 p.m. PT)
Pee-Wee's playful existence on his very own farm gets even better when a giant storm dumps a circus in the front yard. And leave it to Pee-Wee to find a place for himself in the greatest show on Earth.
"Troop Beverly Hills" (Wednesday, Sept. 4, 8-10 p.m ET/5-7 p.m. PT)
A spoiled, wealthy housewife leads her daughter's Wilderness Girls' troop with an unorthodox twist. Rather than learning the ways of the forest, the girls take dance classes and learn to shop in Beverly Hills.
"Who Framed Roger Rabbit?" and "Big Top Pee-Wee" will encore on Thursday and Friday nights, respectively.
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The Hub Network 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 Network's 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 Network rebranded from Discovery Kids on October 10, 2010, and is available in over 73 million U.S. households. The Hub Network logo and name are trademarks of Hub Television Networks, LLC. All rights reserved.
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