Scholastic Media on TV October 2010 Highlights
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 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
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
“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.