Scholastic Media on TV October 2010 Highlights

Scholastic Media, the entertainment and media division of Scholastic Inc., produces award-winning, top-rated kids' television shows for broadcast and cable channels.

Scholastic Media on TV October 2010 Highlights

Press Release from Scholastic Media

Scholastic Media, the entertainment and media division of Scholastic Inc., produces award-winning, top-rated kids' television shows for broadcast and cable channels.

Clifford the Big Red Dog

Follow Clifford and his owner, Emily Elizabeth, as they help friends on everyday adventures that teach life lessons through Clifford's Big Ideas.  An award-winning, top-rated series on PBS KIDS, airs Mon.-Fri. (Check local listings).  

Click here to learn more about Clifford’s national BE BIG! Campaign and contest, aimed at showing kids how Clifford’s Big Ideas make the world a better place.  National 2010 winners will be announced in October.

Monday, October 11 ON PBS KIDS

“MY BEST FRIEND” Emily decides she must find something special for show-and-tell.  But after an exhaustive search of Birdwell Island for the perfect thing to share, Emily learns that sometimes the best things in life are right under your nose.

“CLEO’S FAIR SHARE”

Cleo gets a new toy and doesn’t want to share it.  She then learns it’s not as much fun playing with a new toy without your friends.

Wednesday, October 20 ON PBS KIDS

“COME BACK, MAC”

Mac tears one of Jetta’s favorite sweaters and feels so terrible, he runs away.  Clifford and friends seek him out and convince him to return and face the music.  Mac learns he’s more important to Jetta than her sweater, and that facing up to one’s deeds is the wise thing to do.

“BOO!”

It’s Halloween and Jetta can't stop bragging about how brave she is.  When the whole town gets a little spooked after watching a scary ghost movie together, Jetta learns it’s okay to have fears and admit them to the people who care about you. 

WordGirl

A 2010 Emmy Award nominee, WordGirl airs Mon. – Fri. on PBS KIDS GO! (Check local listings).

Monday, October 11 On PBS KIDS GO!

Premiere - “THE SOREST LOSER”

New student (and villain) Victoria Best wins all but one of the trophies at the school assembly. When Becky’s trophy goes missing, WordGirl and Captain Huggy Face come up with a plan to thwart Victoria’s evil trophy-stealing plans. Vocabulary Words: Trophy, Boast

Premiere - “SHOWDOWN AT THE SUPER SECRET SPACESHIP HIDEOUT”

During the latest encounter between WordGirl and Dr. Two-Brains, Two-Brains hits himself with his own snooze-ray.  When he and his Henchmen wake up from their slumber, they find themselves in WordGirl’s secret spaceship hideout.  WordGirl must battle them for control of the snooze-ray and her secret hideout. Vocabulary Words: Frolic, Procrastinate

Monday, October 25 On PBS KIDS GO!

Choice for Halloween - “TOBEY’S TRICKS AND TREATS”

After losing the costume contest at school, Tobey sets his Robots on a candy-stealing spree and vows to ruin Halloween.  Becky and Violet (in her WordGirl costume) plot to save the holiday… and the city. Vocabulary Words: Eerie, Supernatural

“ESCAPE WHAM”

When both Chuck and the Whammer attempt to steal famous, priceless Henry VIII artifacts, WordGirl assumes they're partners in crime.  But instead of working together, the two villains end up battling each other.  Vocabulary Words: Potential, Boisterous

Maya & Miguel

Lively and colorful, this series chronicles the adventures, and misadventures, of 10 year-old siblings Maya & Miguel Santos, with their family and friends in a richly diverse neighborhood. This award-winning series airs Monday-Friday on PBS stations nationwide (Check local listings).

Monay, October 4 ON PBS KIDS

“THE MATCHMAKER”

One evening, after Maya sees Abuela Elena dancing alone after dinner, she decides that her grandmother’s cheery exterior is masking a deep loneliness — and that Abuela Elena needs to be fixed up on a date.  Maya’s big idea launches a quest for an eligible sixty-something bachelor, the mother of all makeovers, and a blind date that doesn’t go as planned.

Friday, October 15 ON PBS KIDS

Choice for Hispanic Heritage Month - “LA CALAVERA”

When Maya wants to add oomph to her school presentation on Mexico, she consults Abuela Elena, who allows her to borrow a prized possession: a calavera -- or skull made of sugar -- used in annual Day of the Dead celebrations.  Maya’s presentation goes well, but somehow she loses the calavera.  Will her frantic search turn up the missing treasure?  And what will she tell Abuela?

Turbo Dogs

Turbo Dogs is the award-winning 3-D animated series featuring a group of canine friends from Racerville.  Each episode is action-packed with non-stop antics emphasizing friendship, fair play and teamwork to provide kids with "rules for the road.”  Airs on the Qubo programming block (Wed.-Fri. on ION TV, Sat. on NBC and Telemundo in Spanish, and Sat.-Sun. on Qubo’s 24/7 channel. Check local listings).

Turbo Dogs was awarded a KIDS FIRST! endorsement by the Coalition for Quality Children’s Media.

Saturday, October 2 ON Qubo on NBC and Telemundo

“MARSHALL DASH”

Dash's new authority as track Marshall begins to go to his head.

“DOGS IN THE FOG”

Sarge becomes self-conscious and embarrassed by his distinctive laugh.

The Magic School Bus

This award-winning animated science adventure series starring Lily Tomlin as Ms. Frizzle is one of television’s longest-running children’s science series.  In it, Ms. Frizzle and her class take cliff-hanging science adventures straight into the human body, to the center of the earth, even to outer space. When you're on the Bus, you never know what will happen!

Friday, October 9 ON NBC

“THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS GETS LOST IN SPACE”

Arnold's know-it-all cousin Janet drives the kids crazy when she joins Ms. Frizzle's class on a field trip and gets them lost in outer space!

Sunday, October 31 ON TELEMUNDO (in Spanish)

Choice for Halloween - “THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS IN THE HAUNTED HOUSE”

The class is thrilled about its upcoming concert at the Sound Museum -- until they discover the spooky mansion is more of a thrill than they bargained for.  With guest star Carol Channing as Cornelia C. Contralto.

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