Celebrate Halloween Early With A Viewing Party For "Hub Network's First Annual
And Create a Costume with DIY Tips from Martha Stewart's Halloween
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7, 2013
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --For kids of all ages, Halloween is
THE night of the year to dress up as someone – or something – else.And this
year, The Hub Network, a destination for kids and their families, is
celebrating costume creativity with the "Hub Network's First Annual Halloween
Bash," to be broadcast onSaturday, October 26, 8–10 p.m. ET/5–7 p.m. PT. This
star-studded special features a first-of-its-kind nationwide Halloween costume
competition where one semi-finalist from each of the 50 States will compete to
win best costume, $25,000, and a chance to appear in a walk-on role in the
Daytime Emmy® Award-winning series "R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The
Series." The contest will be judged by Halloween expert Martha Stewart, actor
Hal Sparks and actress, singer and dancer CoCo Jones. Kenan Thompson
("Saturday Night Live")is hosting the event; pop-music starCody Simpsonwill
be one of the musical performers; and celebrity presenters include: Bailee
Madison, Rico Rodriguez, Keean Johnson, and Todd Newton, among others to be
Sneak a few pieces of fun-sized candy, gather some basic arts supplies and
that TV remote, and host a viewing party for the "Hub Network's First Annual
Halloween Bash." If viewers need some inspiration and are not sure where to
get started on creating a costume, following are some tips garnered from
theMartha Stewart's Halloween, which is on stands now, and from
oTo turn your kid into a charismatic cowboy, just rustle up some
brown-paper grocery and trash-compactor bags. When you get home, snip and
punch them into a fringed vest and chaps, then add paper-fastener studs
and candy-cup conchos. A mop-maned horse is ready to accompany this rider
on a hunt for candy.
oWith a few clever tricks, it's easy to dress up as Napoleon and Josephine.
These costumes take a needle and thread and minimal skill. Napoleon's
jacket begins as a navy-blue hoodie; it's cut and then trimmed with
sections of red felt and gold upholstery fringe.Josephine's dress is
fashioned from lengths of inexpensive cotton, with elastic to cinch the
top and create a gathered bodice; another piece of fabric becomes the
shrug and sash.Use crystal beads to make a choker, necklace and
bracelets fit for an empress.
oA striped shirt and a hat with a red flower shout "mime" loud and clear.
That's thanks to Marcel Marceau, the famous Frenchman who debuted this
now-iconic look. Easy to find striped boat neck shirts anchor the outfit
and face paint finishes the effect.
The "Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash" is a live-to-tape special that
will take place at Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, Calif. Bob Bain
("Nickelodeon's Kids Choice Awards"; Fox's "TEEN CHOICE" Awards) serves as
executive producer and Paul Flattery is producer for Bob Bain Productions.
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 www.hubworld.com. 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.
To find the channel in your area, please visit http://www.hubworld.com and
check the channel locator at the top of the page.
Visit the Hub Network on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/hubtvnetwork and
on Twitter @HubTV.com
Note: For artwork, visit http://press.discovery.com/us/hub/
SOURCE The Hub Network
Contact: Crystal Williams, 818-531-3673, Crystal_Williams@HubTV.com
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