Actor Hal Sparks And Actress, Singer And Dancer Coco Jones Added As Judges To "Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash"

Actor Hal Sparks And Actress, Singer And Dancer Coco Jones Added As Judges To
  "Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash" Nationwide Costume Competition

Jones and Sparks Join Halloween-Expert Judge Martha Stewart on the
Star-Studded Special To Be Broadcast Oct. 26

Celebratory Event To Be Hosted by SNL's Kenan Thompson, Featuring a
Performance by Pop-Star Cody Simpson, Including Celebrity Presenters Bailee
Madison, Rico Rodriguez, Keean Johnson, Todd Newton and More

PR Newswire

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30, 2013

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Actor Hal Sparks and actress,
singer and dancer Coco Jones are set to join Halloween-expert Martha Stewart
as judges of the first-ever nationwide 50-state costume competition at the
star-studded "Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash" airing Saturday,
October 26, 8–10 p.m. ET/5–7 p.m. PT on the Hub Network, a destination for
kids and their families. "Saturday Night Live" actor and comedian, Kenan
Thompson, is host of the one-of-a-kind two-hour special.





Hal Sparks is an actor, comedian and musician whose credits include the
feature films "Spider-Man 2," "Slip Away" and "Extract" with actress Mila
Kunis. Sparks is currently a lead actor on the popular live-action series "Lab
Rats" and has appeared on "Talk Soup" "Celebrity Duet" and "Queer as Folk."

Jones' video for "Holla at the DJ" has over 2.8 million video views and
garnered praise from MTV News, which likened Jones' video performance to a
"young Beyonce." Jones' most recent hit, "Made Of," was released in March, and
she is currently in the studio co-writing and recording all-new original music
for her Hollywood Records album debut, expected to release in 2014. Most
recently, Jones took home her first Radio Disney Music Award for the "Funniest
Celebrity Take" and also performed her popular song "World Is Dancing." This
summer, Jones toured the U.S. with boy band Mindless Behavior and then with
Austin Mahone in August and September. Jones appeared as herself in the TV
show, "Good Luck Charlie." Recent acclaim includes her feature on
in "35 Under 35: Young, Black, and Amazing," which places her among the likes
of Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, and Beyonce.

In preparation for the "Halloween Bash," the Hub Network launched a nationwide
costume competition. Fifty semi-finalists representing each state in America
will win a trip to Los Angeles to be a part of the two-hour star-studded
event. One lucky winner will take home $25,000 and will have a chance at a
walk-on role on the Hub Network's Daytime Emmy® Award-winning series, "R.L.
Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series." Viewers can learn more and to view all of the Halloween
costume submissions.

The special will also include chart-topping musical performances, celebrity
presenters and lots of entertaining tricks and treats for kids and their
families. The "Halloween Bash" will take place at Barker Hanger in Santa
Monica, Calif. Bob Bain serves as executive producer and Paul Flattery is
producer for Bob Bain Productions. Additional presenters and chart-topping
musical acts will also be announced shortly.

Sponsors of the "Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash" include
Activision's Skylanders SWAP Force, Hasbro's Furby Boom!, Party City and
Sparkle® Paper Towels.

About the Hub Network
The Hub  Network is a multi-platform joint venture between Discovery
Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) and Hasbro, Inc., (NASDAQ: HAS)
with a goal of entertaining, enlightening, empowering and educating children
and their families. The cable and satellite television network features
original programming as well as content from Discovery's library of
award-winning children's educational programming; from Hasbro's rich portfolio
of entertainment and educational properties built during the past 90 years;
and from leading third-party producers worldwide. The Hub Network's lineup
includes animated and live-action series, as well as specials, game shows, and
family-favorite movies. The network extends its content through a robust and
engaging online presence at The Hub Network rebranded from
Discovery Kids on October 10, 2010, and is available in over 73 million U.S.
households. The Hub Network logo and name are trademarks of Hub Television
Networks, LLC. All rights reserved.

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