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Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest
Watch October 28 & 31, 2013 at 8am & 4pm on WMHT TV
CURIOUS GEORGE: A Halloween Boo Fest features three original songs, including “It’s Halloween Today,” sung by Pat Monahan, the lead singer of Train. As part of this multiplatform event, CURIOUS GEORGE will also feature a new game for web and mobile and new streaming video content October 2013.
“Consistently a favorite among kids and parents alike, CURIOUS GEORGE takes viewers on adventures grounded in a science and engineering curriculum,” said Lesli Rotenberg, General Manager, Children’s Programming, PBS. “We’re excited to bring this new special from one of our most popular series to families this Halloween on PBS KIDS.”
Online, a new Halloween-themed CURIOUS GEORGE game will launch in late October 2013 on pbskids.org/curiousgeorge. In the game, players will use problem-solving and logical thinking skills as they explore a pumpkin patch with George, encountering playful spooky surprises along the way. Developed in HTML5, the game will be playable across platforms – on computers, mobile devices or tablets. Families will be able to stream clips from CURIOUS GEORGE: A Halloween Boo Fest for free on the PBS KIDS Video App, online at pbskids.org/video and on the PBS KIDS Roku channel.
CURIOUS GEORGE: A Halloween Boo Fest Program Description
It’s George’s first Halloween in the country, and Bill tells him and Allie about the “Legend of No Noggin” – a spooky tale about a hat-kicking scarecrow who haunts the countryside on Halloween. But is the legend real? George and Allie are determined to find out by taking a picture of No Noggin in hat-kicking action. But first, George needs to figure out what he’s going to be for Halloween so he can win the costume contest at the town Boo Festival and give the prize to the Man with the Yellow Hat. Will George be able to put together the perfect costume and find out the truth about No Noggin? Only the curious will find out!