Happy Snow Day! Playhouse Disney presents Snow Day Saturday, a day filled
with winter and holiday-themed episodes and the second season premiere of
Imagination Movers


TORONTO, Dec. 16 /CNW/ - Astral Media's Playhouse Disney invites viewers to grab some cocoa, sit back and enjoy a weekend of special programming for younger viewers, Snow Day Saturday on Saturday, December 19, which includes the premiere of Ha Ha Holidays from Season Two of Imagination Movers, starring New Orleans' alternative rock band for younger viewers.

Beginning at 6 a.m. ET/PT, Playhouse Disney presents a day-long event featuring new episodes of Special Agent Oso and Strawberry Shortcake, and snow and holiday-themed episodes of viewer favourite series including Handy Manny, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, My Friends Tigger & Pooh and Franny's Feet. The fun continues with the premiere of Ha Ha Holidays from Imagination Movers at 7:30 a.m. ET/PT. In this festive episode, it's Christmas Eve and Santa seems to have lost his jolly ho-ho-ho. The Movers must get to the bottom of the problem and help Santa restore his laugh in time for Christmas.

The second season of imagination Movers will include more than 25 new original songs by the band. Season Two guest stars include Cheri Oteri (Saturday Night Live), Joey Fatone ('N Sync, Dancing with the Stars), Nancy O'Dell (Access Hollywood), Willie Garson (Sex and the City), Grammy Award(R)-winning blues artist Chris Thomas King, Duff Goldman (Ace of Cakes), Joshua Gomez (Chuck), and Disney Channel stars Jason Dolley (Cory in The House) and Nicole Anderson (JONAS). Future episodes of Imagination Movers will air in the series' usual timeslot, Sundays at 7:30 a.m. ET/PT.

Playhouse Disney is a commercial-free, multiplex channel offered to Family Channel subscribers across Canada. Committed to offering engaging, educational and development-based programming for younger children, the channel offers exclusive, first-run programs from Disney together with celebrated Canadian series to create an environment for fun and learning. Visit us at www.playhousedisney.ca. Playhouse Disney is an Astral Media network.

Playhouse Disney is an Astral Television Networks. Astral Media is a leading Canadian media company, active in specialty and pay television, radio, outdoor advertising and interactive media. 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. For more information about Astral Media, please visit www.astralmedia.com.

SOURCE Astral Media Inc.

For further information: For further information: Media contact: Scott Campbell at (416) 956-8648 or scampbell@tv.astral.com

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