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Tinker Bell Brings Her Magic to Family Channel

Astral Media’s Family Channel invites viewers to the magical world of fairies in the Canadian broadcast premiere of Disney’s animated movie,Tinker Bell.

Press Release from Astral Media

Toronto, October 21, 2009 – Astral Media’s Family Channel invites viewers to the magical world of fairies in the Canadian broadcast premiere of Disney’s animated movie,Tinker Bell. This animated movie for the whole family features the voices of America Ferrera, Raven-Symoné, Kristin Chenoweth, Mae Whitman, Lucy Liu and Anjelica Huston. Tinker Bell premieres Saturday, October 24 at 7 p.m. ET/PT.

In Tinker Bell, viewers meet the enchanting creatures of Pixie Hollow, who “nurture nature” and bring about the change of the seasons. Tinker Bell thinks her fairy talent as a “tinker” isn’t as special or important as the other fairies’ talents. But when Tinker Bell (Mae Whitman, In Treatment, Avatar: The Last Airbender) tries to change who she is, she creates nothing but disaster. With encouragement from her friends Rosetta (Kristin Chenoweth, Pushing Daisies), Silvermist (Lucy Liu, Charlie’s Angels), Fawn (America Ferrera, Ugly Betty) and Iridessa (Raven-Symoné, That’s So Raven). Tink learns the key to solving her problems lies in her unique tinker abilities and discovers that when she’s true to herself, magical things can happen.

Tinker Bell is executive produced by multiple Oscar-winner John Lasseter (WALL·E, Up), and narrated by Canadian music artist Loreena McKennitt. Also starring is Anjelica Huston as Queen Clarion.

Family Channel is a premium, commercial-free network offering the best in family television entertainment in 6 million homes across Canada. Dedicated to celebrating family life and providing a fun experience for all, Family airs a unique mix of series, movies and specials, with a large portion of programming supplied by Disney. Family Channel also offers Family OnDemand in select areas, a Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) service that features hit Disney movies and series, top-rated Canadian series and Playhouse Disney programming. Visit us at Family.ca.

Family Channel is an Astral Television Network. Astral Media is a leading Canadian media company, active in specialty and pay television, radio, outdoor advertising and interactive media. Astral Media's solid and dynamic presence in the country's major markets rests on its commitment to offer a unique combination of high-quality, targeted media for all its audiences. For more information about Astral Media, please visit www.astralmedia.com.