11-03-2010, 02:09 PM
GI-Joe Renegades debut press release from The Hub
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The Hub have issued the following press release regarding G.I-Joe Renegades and its Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend debut.
The Hub to Premiere New Original Series âG.I. Joe Renegadesâ During Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend
Coming this Thanksgiving holiday weekend to The Hub, a cable network for
kids and their families, is a special two-part premiere of the new
half-hour, action-adventure animated series âG.I. Joe Renegades,â Friday,
November 26. The Hub is a joint venture of Discovery
Communications and Hasbro, Inc., and is available to 60 million U.S.
cable and satellite households.
The new animated series, a re-imagining of the popular, original series
âG.I. Joe A Real American Hero,â takes viewers back to the origins of
the G.I. Joe storyline, in which the worldâs most elite renegade force
of highly trained specialists are forced to band together to prevent
their nemesis, the evil forces of Cobra Industries, from achieving
âG.I. Joe Renegadesâ is produced for The Hub by Hasbro Studios. The
series is executive produced by Jeff Kline, whose television credits
include âTransformers: Primeâ and âJackie Chan Adventures.â
Preceding the series debut, The Hub will present a half-hour
behind-the-scenes special, âHub Exclusive: âG.I. Joe Renegadesâ and
âTransformers: Primeââ (3:30 p.m. ET),
showcasing two original series on The Hub. The special is followed by
the world premiere of the first two half-hour episodes (5
p.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET) of âG.I. Joe Renegades.â The series will
continue in its regular time period, Friday, December 3, with an encore
presentation at 5 p.m. ET and a new episode premiere at 5:30 p.m. ET.
Starring in the series premiere are Lee Majors (âThe Six Million Dollar
Manâ) as âGeneral Abernathy,â and Charlie Adler, the original Cobra
Commander from the animated series âG.I. Joe: Resolute,â who reprises
his role in the new series. âG.I. Joe Renegadesâ also includes an
all-star lineup of story editors, including Marty Isenberg (âBen 10,â
âTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtlesâ and âBatman the Animated Seriesâ) and
Henry Gilroy (âStar Wars: Clone Wars,â âThe Tickâ and âBatman the
A full schedule of the âG.I. Joe Renegadesâ and related programming
follows. (All times ET).
âHub Exclusive: âG.I. Joe Renegadesâ (Premiere: Friday,
November 26, 3:30 p.m. â 4 p.m.. Encore presentations: Monday,
November 29, 6 p.m. â 6:30 p.m.; Friday, December 3; 4:30 p.m. â 5 p.m.;
and Saturday, December 4, 12 p.m. â 12:30 p.m.)
âG.I. Joe Renegadesâ - Part 1 of âThe Descentâ(Premiere: Friday,
November 26, 5 p.m. â 5:30 p.m.. Encore presentations: 11 p.m. â
11:30 p.m.; Sunday, November 28, 1 p.m. â 1:30 p.m.; Friday, December 3,
7 a.m. â 7:30 a.m.)
âG.I. Joe Renegadesâ -Part 2 of âThe Descentâ(Premiere:
Friday, November 26, 5:30 p.m. - 6 p.m..
Encore presentations: 11:30 p.m. â 12 a.m.; Sunday, November 28, 1:30
p.m. â 2 p.m.; Friday, December 3, 7:30 a.m. â 8 a.m.)
About The Hub:
The Hub is a multi-platform joint venture between Discovery
Communications (NASDAQ:DISCA - News) (NASDAQ:DISCB - News) (NASDAQ:DISCK - News) and
Hasbro, Inc., (NYSE:HAS - News) 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, specials and game shows, and 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 reaches
approximately 60 million U.S. households. The Hub logo and name are
trademarks of Hub Television Networks, LLC. All rights reserved.
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