FAN-FAVOURITE SERIES JOINS THE NETWORK'S NEWLY-LAUNCHED SUPER AWESOME FUN TIME AFTER SCHOOL LINEUP
TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - New superpowers, superheroes and supervillains are swooping onto Family Channel as the popular series Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir returns for a second season. Debuting with two back-to-back episodes on Friday, February 16 at 11 a.m. ET/PT, season two continues to follow the masked crusaders as they work together to save Paris from evil forces. Following the premiere, Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir joins Family's Super Awesome Fun Time lineup, the ultimate afterschool programming destination for kids, featuring new episodes from fan-favourite animated series including Alvinnn!!! and The Chipmunks, Inspector Gadget, Grizzy & the Lemmings, Johnny Test and more!
In celebration of the season two premiere, Family Channel is hosting a full-day marathon of Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir with 22 action-packed episodes. The heroic adventures begin on Friday, February 16 at 7:15 a.m. ET/PT and include four brand new episodes airing at 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 4 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET/PT. Will Ladybug and Cat Noir stop Hawk Moth from going through with his evil plan? Fans will have to tune in to find out!
Following the premiere event, Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir moves to its regular timeslot, weekdays at 4 p.m. ET/PT, joining Family Channel's Super Awesome Fun Time lineup. Airing afterschool, Monday – Friday, from 3 – 6:30 p.m. ET/PT, the newly launched programming block is the go-to destination for kids' favourite animated series.
Below is a chronological listing of series featured in Family Channel's Super Awesome Fun Time schedule. For artwork and series information, please visit DHX Television's Media Centre.
All times ET/PT
Grizzy & the Lemmings – Weekdays at 3 p.m. – Coming in February
This non-dialogue, animated comedy follows the hilarious adventures of Grizzy the bear and a pesky tribe of Lemmings as they attempt to co-exist in a forest ranger's house in the Canadian wilderness.
Inspector Gadget – Weekdays at 3:15 p.m.
When Dr. Claw returns, Inspector Gadget is brought out of retirement to defeat him again, now with Penny and Brain's open participation.
ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks – Weekdays at 3:30 p.m.
Alvin, Simon and Theodore are chipmunks, brothers and schoolkids – who also happen to be internationally famous rock stars! The series follows these wild chipmunks and their caregiver, Dave, as he tries his best to keep Alvin's mischievous streak in check.
Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir – Weekdays at 4 p.m.
Shy student Marinette and her crush, Adrien, transform into the ultimate crime-stopping duo to save Paris from evil. This time around, she enlists the services of a new team of superheroes to help take down supervillain, Hawk Moth, once and for all!
Dragons: Race to the Edge – Weekdays at 4:30 p.m.
Hiccup, Toothless and the Dragon Riders discover the mysterious Dragon Eye, whose ancient secrets lead them on journeys to new lands.
Dawn of the Croods – Monday to Thursday at 5 p.m. beginning Monday, February 5
Eep, Grug, Thunk, Ugga, Sandy and Gran are taking the prehistoric Croodacious era by storm as they deal with modern-day problems for the first time ever in history.
The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show – Monday to Thursday at 5:30 p.m.
Mr. Peabody and Sherman host a zany late-night comedy show from a swanky penthouse, with time-traveling historical figures and a live audience.
Johnny Test – Monday to Thursday at 6 p.m. beginning Monday, February 5
Crafty 11-year-old Johnny Test and his genetically modified talking dog go on high-octane adventures to save his family (and the world) from disaster.
All of the series featured in Family's Super Awesome Fun Time lineup will be available on The Family Channel App, as well as Family OnDemand. Fans can also watch episode samplings and exclusive clips at Family.ca and on Family's official YouTube channel.
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About DHX Television
DHX Television is composed of Family Channel, Family CHRGD, Family Jr. and Télémagino, and is part of DHX Media Ltd., a leading creator, producer, marketer and broadcaster of family entertainment. Dedicated to celebrating family fun, DHX Television delivers best-in-class programming through premium subscriptions and its original production mandate, and creates and produces captivating in-market events that appeal to Canadian families. DHX Television is home to world-renowned series including The Next Step, Degrassi: Next Class and Teletubbies. DHX Media Ltd. has offices globally, and is traded on the NASDAQ and Toronto Stock Exchange.
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For further information: Joanna Landsberg, Manager, Communications - DHX Television, 416.977.7458, [email protected]