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Hub Network Announces "The 1st Annual Hub Halloween Bash," An Action-Packed Live Event For The Entire Family

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Hub Network Announces "The 1st Annual Hub Halloween Bash," An Action-Packed Live Event For The Entire Family

14:25 EDT Tuesday, April 30, 2013

First-of-Its-Kind Halloween Celebration Features A Nationwide Costume Competition with Finalists from Every State in America
The Fun Includes Celebrity Host, Presenters and Judges Plus Chart-Topping Musical Acts
Bob Bain Productions To Helm Event ? Producers of Fox's "Teen Choice Awards" and Nickelodeon's "Kids' Choice Awards"

LOS ANGELES, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hub Network, a destination for kids and their families, will broadcast "The 1st Annual Hub Halloween Bash," a live spooktacular event for the entire family that celebrates Halloween in a ground-breaking television special to be produced by Bob Bain Productions, producers of Fox's "Teen Choice Awards" and Nickelodeon's "Kids' Choice Awards," it was announced today by Margaret Loesch, President & CEO, Hub Network.

"Since its launch in 2010, Hub Network has staked its claim to Halloween with family friendly, spooky programming that performs extremely well with kids and families," said Loesch. "Just like the Ball drop every year on New Year's Eve, we believe this fun tentpole event will be a new cultural phenomenon around Halloween."

Halloween is one of the nation's fastest growing and biggest holidays for kids and families. "The 1st Annual Hub Halloween Bash" will celebrate the best of Halloween, including the first-ever nationwide costume competition with one finalist being chosen from every state in America. Hosted by a celebrity to be announced soon, this special Halloween event will also include chart-topping musical performances, celebrity presenters and judges, as well as lots of entertaining tricks and treats for kids and their families.

The live-to-tape special will take place at Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, Calif. and will air on Hub Network in late October. Bob Bain serves as executive producer and Paul Flattery is producer for Bob Bain Productions.

About Hub NetworkHub 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. 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. Hub Network rebranded from Discovery Kids on October 10, 2010, and is available in nearly 73 million U.S. households. The Hub Network logo and name are trademarks of Hub Television Networks, LLC. All rights reserved.

To find the channel in your area, please visit http://www.hubworld.com and check the channel locator at the top of the page.

Visit Hub Network on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/hubtvnetworkNote:  For artwork, visit http://press.discovery.com  

SOURCE Hub Network

For further information: Joanna Massey, 818-531-3670, Joanna_Massey@HubTV.com, or Crystal Williams, 818-531-3673, Crystal_Williams@HubTV.com

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