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WPBS-DT CELEBRATES HALLOWEEN WITH CURIOUS GEORGE: A HALLOWEEN BOO FEST AND NEW EPISODES

One-hour CURIOUS GEORGE special kicks off week of new episodes,

 PBS KIDS Halloween-themed programming and Coloring Contest

Watertown, NY, October 23, 2014 – On Monday, October 27, CURIOUS GEORGE: A Halloween Boo Fest returns to WPBS-DT at 8am, kicking off season 9 with a week of new episodes from the popular series. New adventures with CURIOUS GEORGE debut on WPBS-DT October 28-30; and one of them features an original song performed by Belinda Carlisle!  The week of Halloween will also feature Halloween-themed episodes from other PBS KIDS shows, including an encore play of CURIOUS GEORGE: A Halloween Boo Fest on October 31.

“Each year, Halloween is a highly anticipated and fun time for children in our broadcast community,” said Tiffany Hart, Outreach Manager, WPBS-DT. “WPBS is excited to celebrate this time of year with a one-hour special and new episodes from CURIOUS GEORGE, as well as Halloween programming from other family favorites.”

During Halloween week, WPBS-DT will be the go-to destination for all things costumes, pumpkins and spooky stories. CURIOUS GEORGE: A Halloween Boo Fest celebrates curiosity, friendship and trying new things, all while providing safe and family-friendly holiday entertainment. Throughout the week, WPBS will also feature other Halloween programming, including a new episode from DINOSAUR TRAIN debuting on Monday, October 27, and encore presentations of themed episodes from DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD, WILD KRATTS, CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG and more.

On pbskids.org, kids can watch Halloween-themed clips and full episodes and can play festive games, including CURIOUS GEORGE’s “Pumpkin Boo.” Halloween videos will also be available on the PBS KIDS Video App and on PBS KIDS on Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire and Chromecast.

Join the fun by entering the WPBS-TV Curious George:  A Halloween Boofest coloring contest!  Go to wpbstv.org to print out the coloring page and become eligible to win the secret Halloween prize!  Email the coloring page, or mail it in to the station.  All entries must be postmarked or emailed by Monday, November 3rd.  Winners will be announced November 14th!!  Don’t forget to tune-in to Curious George:  A Halloween Boofest, Monday, October 27th at 8am!

Entries can be emailed to Tiffany Hart, Outreach Manager, at thart@wpbstv.org OR mailed to WPBS-TV, Attn:  Tiffany Hart, 1056 Arsenal Street, Watertown, NY 13601.