The Cheetah Girls go Bollywood on Family Channel



    
    Viewers experience all the growl power of The Cheetah Girls: One World
    on-air and on-demand
    

    TORONTO, Aug. 7 /CNW/ - Astral Media's Family Channel closes out
Family Jams, a high-octane summer of exclusive music-filled event programming
from Disney Channel, with superstars The Cheetah Girls, who bring their unique
brand of music and fun to India. The highly anticipated third Cheetah Girls
movie, The Cheetah Girls: One World, airs Friday, August 22 at 8 p.m. ET/PT
day-and-date with Disney Channel. Viewers can catch all the Cheetah-rrific fun
on multiple platforms when Family OnDemand viewers get an early look at the
movie beginning Tuesday, August 19.
    The music- and dance-driven story of The Cheetah Girls: One World follows
Chanel (Adrienne Bailon), Aqua (Kiely Williams) and Dorinda (Sabrina Bryan) -
members of the go-getting music group The Cheetah Girls - as they travel to
India to pursue the chance of a lifetime - starring roles in a Bollywood film.
When they learn the movie has room for only one Cheetah Girl, the girls start
to question their commitment to The Cheetah Girls' dream, and each must weigh
her own aspirations against the group's future. Drama, dancing and
Cheetah-style fun ensue in this colourful movie that celebrates friendship.
    Filmed in picturesque Udaipur, India, The Cheetah Girls: One World is set
against the city's historic landmarks, including City Palace. The movie,
inspired by a book series written by award-winning author Deborah Gregory, is
directed by Paul Hoen (Jump In, Tru Confessions) and executive produced by
Debra Martin Chase (The Cheetah Girls, The Princess Diaries, The Sisterhood of
the Traveling Pants). Choreographer Fatima Robinson (Dreamgirls) fused hip hop
and traditional Indian dance for the movie's high-energy dance numbers. The
music was composed by David Lawrence (High School Musical, High School
Musical 2).

    Family Channel is a premium, commercial-free network offering the best in
family television entertainment in 5.7 million homes across Canada. Dedicated
to celebrating family life and providing a fun experience for all, Family airs
a unique mix of series, movies and specials, with a large portion of
programming supplied by Disney. Family Channel also offers Family OnDemand in
select areas, a Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) service that provides a
minimum of 30 hours of Family Channel and Playhouse Disney programming. Visit
us at Family.ca.

    Family Channel is an Astral Television Network. Astral Media is a leading
Canadian media company, active in specialty and pay television, radio, outdoor
advertising and iMedia. Astral Media's solid and dynamic presence in the
country's major markets rests on its commitment to offer a unique combination
of high-quality, targeted media for all its audiences.





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For further information: Geneviève Parent at (416) 956-8547 or
gparent@tv.astral.com

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