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Four Series on The Hub TV Network Win 2012 CINE Golden Eagle Awards
Four top-rated original series on The Hub TV Network, a destination for kids and their families, have been honored with CINE Golden Eagle Awards for quality television production. The CINE Golden Eagle Award winners include the Hasbro Studios-produced Hub Original Series "Family Game Night," "Transformers Prime" and "Pound Puppies" as well as "R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series" produced by Front Street Pictures in association with The Hatchery, LLC.
For more than 50 years, the CINE Golden Eagle Awards have recognized films and television series that symbolize the highest standards in film and television production as determined by individuals in the film and television industries.
All four series were also awarded CINE's Special Recognition for Series Television and become nominees for CINE's competitive awards, the CINE Special Jury Award and the CINE Masters Series Award, that recognize the best film and television series from among the CINE Golden Eagle Award winners. Both awards will be announced in 2013.
"Family Game Night" (Fridays at 8 p.m. ET), hosted by Daytime Emmy(R) Award winner Todd Newton, features kids and their families competing for cash, prizes and family vacations as they play larger-than-life versions of classic games including CONNECT 4, SORRY! and BOP IT!
Daytime Emmy(R) Award-winning animated series "Transformers Prime" (Saturdays at 8:30 p.m. ET) features archrivals Optimus Prime and Megatron facing off in their legendary battle for Earth as the Autobots and Decepticons uncover clues to change the balance of power in the war, and also potentially revive their home planet of Cybertron.
The rag tag team of the animated series "Pound Puppies" (Saturdays at 9 a.m. ET) knows there's "a pup for every person, and a person for every pup," and they'll find a home for any lonely puppy, no matter what it takes!
"R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series" (Saturdays at 5 p.m. ET) takes viewers on a weekly thrill ride with live-action stories inspired by popular books from the master of kid's horror anthological storytelling and featuring today's leading young stars.
THE HUB 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 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 rebranded from Discovery Kids on October 10, 2010, and reaches more than 64 million U.S. households. The Hub logo and name are trademarks of Hub Television Networks, LLC. All rights reserved.