"Modern Family" Actor, Nolan Gould, "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" Star, Zachary
Gordon, Added as Presenters and America's First Teen-Girl Pop-Group Fifth
Harmony Set to Perform on "Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash," Oct. 26
Star-Studded Special To Be Hosted by SNL's Kenan Thompson With a Performance
by Pop-Star Cody Simpson and Costume Competition Judges, Martha Stewart, Hal
Sparks and Coco Jones
Bailee Madison, Rico Rodriguez, Keean Johnson, Todd Newton and More Enlisted
as Celebrity Presenters
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 8, 2013
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hub Network, a destination for
kids and their families, announced today that actors Nolan Gould ("Modern
Family") and Zachary Gordon ("Diary of a Wimpy Kid") have been added as
presenters and America's first teen-girl pop-group Fifth Harmony will perform
one of their hits on the "Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash,"
Saturday, October 26, 8–10 p.m. ET/5–7 p.m. PT.
Known as the loveable Luke Dunphy on the comedy series "Modern Family," Nolan
Gould's credits include the upcoming Civil War drama "Field of Lost Shoes,"
"The To-Do List," and "Friends With Benefits" with Justin Timberlake. Gould
has also appeared in the Daytime Emmy® Award-winning "R.L. Stine's The
Haunting Hour: The Series."
Actor Zachary Gordon, known for his role in the feature film series "Diary of
a Wimpy Kid," "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules" and "Diary of a Wimpy Kid:
Dog Days," has also appeared in the Daytime Emmy® Award-winning "R.L. Stine's
The Haunting Hour: The Series."
Fifth Harmony, America's first teen-girl pop-group formed during season two of
"The X Factor," are known for their show-stopping vocals, undeniable charisma
and genuine sisterly bond. With a rapidly growing fan base, the group draws
nearly a million views each week on their official YouTube channel, showcasing
renditions of songs such as Rihanna's "Stay" and Ed Sheeran's "Lego House."
The group also has thousands of female fans of all ages who call themselves
"Harmonizers." Fifth Harmony's highly-anticipated EP,"Better Together"will
be released October 22 and in 2014, they will head out on tour sharing the
stage with their X Factor judge, Demi Lovato, on her Neon Lights Tour, kicking
off February 9 in Vancouver. Members of Fifth Harmony include Dinah Jane
Hansen, Lauren Jauregui, Ally Brooke, Normani Kordei, and Camila Cabello.
Hosted by Kenan Thompson ("SaturdayNight Live"), the "Hub Network's First
Annual Halloween Bash," will feature the first-ever nationwide Halloween
costume competition. Fifty semi-finalists representing each state in America
will win a trip to Los Angeles to be a part of the televised costume
competition to bejudged by Halloween-expert Martha Stewart, actor Hal Sparks
("Spider Man 2"), and actress, singer and dancer Coco Jones ("Holla at the
DJ").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." The star-studded, two-hour special
also includes a performance by pop-star Cody Simpson and appearances byBailee
Madison ("Trophy Wife"), Rico Rodriguez ("Modern Family"), Keean Johnson
("Spooksville") and Todd Newton ("Family Game Night"), among many
others.Additional presenters and chart-topping musical acts will be announced
The "Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash" will take place at Barker
Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. Bob Bain serves as executive producer and Paul
Flattery is producer for Bob Bain Productions.Viewers can visit
hubworld.com/halloween to view all of the Halloween-costume submissions and
learn more about the special.
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 athttp://www.facebook.com/hubtvnetwork and
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