The Hub Network Announces New Original Programming

The Hub, a joint venture between Discovery Communications and Hasbro, Inc., has announced the addition of two new Hub Original Series programs to the network.

Live-action program Pictureka! and animated series The Adventures of Chuck and Friends will appear on the network when it launches October 10. The programs join The Hub’s previously announced series, which will offer programming choices across the network’s planned programming blocks of preschool (ages 2-5, 9 AM-1 PM), kids afternoon/kids prime (ages 6-12, 1-6 PM), family prime access (6-7 PM), and family prime (7-11 PM).

Pictureka! is adapted from the family board game and will feature contestants and their families as they take on the challenge of finding specific objects disguised in elaborate drawings. The show is produced by Hasbro Studios in conjunction with Ellman Entertainment.

The Adventures of Chuck and Friends
features Tonka’s Chuck the Truck and a cast of friends in a song-filled series geared towards preschoolers. The show is produced by Hasbro studios.

The Hub Network is a cable and satellite network that will feature original programming, content from the Discovery library of programming, material from Hasbro entertainment, and programming from third party producers and will reach approximately 60 million U.S. households on what is currently the Discovery Kids channel.

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Christina Edwards

Christina Edwards

Summer 2010 intern for The Toy Book/Specialty Toys & Gifts