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Jane and the Dragon Debut Highlights January on YTV

In kicking off the new year, YTV has a host of special events in January, highlighted by the debut of Weta Digitals first 3D TV series, JANE AND THE DRAGON.

Premiering on Sunday, Jan. 8 at 11:00 am, JANE AND THE DRAGON is the coming-of-age story of 12-year-old Jane, a headstrong knight-in-training who, unlike most girls of her time has a suit of armor in her closet, a sword in her belt and an unforgettable and unpredictably endearing 300-year-old dragon by her side. JANE AND THE DRAGON airs Sundays at 11:00 am, repeating throughout the week on Thursdays at 8:30 am and 12:30 pm, and Saturdays at 6:00 pm.

Airing every Sunday night at 6:00 pm, and hosted by Simon, ZAPX gives kids and parents a chance to catch up on all their favorite blockbuster movies. January ZAPX films include:

* A VERY BRADY SEQUEL (1996) on Sunday, Jan. 8 * THE BORROWERS (1997) on Sunday, Jan. 15 * WHEN IN ROME (2002) on Sunday, Jan. 22 * PRINCESS MONONOKE (1997) on Sunday, Jan. 29

In addition, TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES invade 3 Hairy Thumbs Up this month, along with a handful of other features, airing Saturdays and Sundays at 4:00 pm.

* TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES (1990) on Saturday, Jan. 7 (YTV Premiere)* TALES FROM THE NEVERENDING STORY (1984) on Sunday, Jan. 8* TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES II (1991) on Saturday, Jan. 14 (YTV Premiere)* TALES FROM THE NEVERENDING STORY: THE GIFT OF THE NAME (2001) on Sunday, Jan. 15 * TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES III (1993) on Saturday, Jan. 21 (YTV Premiere)* 3 NINJAS KICK BACK (1994) on Sunday, Jan. 22 * ZOLAR (2004) on Saturday, Jan. 28 (YTV Canadian Premiere)* THE BABYSITTERS CLUB (1995) on Sunday, Jan. 29

Moreover, YTV will air INUYASHA: AFFECTIONS TOUCHING ACROSS TIME (2001) on Saturday, Jan. 28 at 9:00 pm.

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