SUPERSTARS AND SUPERHEROES LAND ON FAMILY CHANNEL BEGINNING TODAY

SUPER KAWAII! GWEN STEFANI CO-CREATED KUU KUU HARAJUKU TAKES CENTRE STAGE

MIRACULOUS: TALES OF LADYBUG AND CAT NOIR FIGHTS ITS WAY INTO THE LIMELIGHT

Toronto, 1 November 2016 – Music, fashion and action, oh my! November on Family Channel is packed with drama and excitement as two brand new series join the network’s after-school lineup beginning today. Animation headlines Family’s weekday afternoon schedule as Kuu Kuu Harajuku rocks its way onto the network at 3:30 p.m. ET/PT followed by the superhero adventure series Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir at 4 p.m. ET/PT. Both series follow the lives of teens as they navigate through their daily routines while saving the world from evil creatures and villains.

kkh_wallp_5a_970px_500pz-002The stars of the band HJ5 in Kuu Kuu Harajuku.
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Best friends G, Love, Angel, Music and Baby make up the super cool all-girl band HJ5 in Kuu Kuu Harajuku. Executive produced by superstar Gwen Stefani, the five best friends are dedicated to making their mark on the music world, but must fight their way through villains, aliens and unexpected catastrophes to get there. In the premiere episode, Angel releases a Teen Genie with ‘tude and tries to use her three wishes to help HJ5 win a Totally Teen Awards Golden Hoodie trophy. New episodes will continue to air weekdays at 3:30 p.m. ET/PT.

From the streets of Paris come Marinette and Adrien, two junior high students both out to save the city from evil creatures in Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir. With the help of their magical powers, these two average teens transform into Ladybug and Cat Noir – their alter egos – and together protect the city from supervillain Hawk Moth. In the premiere episode, the dynamic duo must save Paris from the evil Mr. Pigeon’s motives to turn the city into a nature reserve after kidnapping park marshals. New episodes will continue to premiere on weekdays at 4 p.m. ET/PT from November 1 to November 11, before moving to its regular timeslot at 7 p.m. ET/PT on Wednesday, November 12.

The excitement continues on Family.ca where viewers can test their knowledge of Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir with an interactive quiz before helping Ladybug save Paris in an action-packed game. Kuu Kuu Harajuku fans can get creative with downloadable colouring sheets featuring the one and only HJ5. New episodes of both series will also be offered through Family OnDemand and on the Family Channel App as they become available daily following their broadcast premieres.

Family Channel offers the best in family television entertainment in a premium, commercial-free environment. Dedicated to celebrating family life and providing a daily vacation for children and their families, Family airs a unique mix of top-rated Canadian and acquired series, movies and specials. Family is also home to F2N – an entertainment haven for teens that features high quality programs after 9 p.m. Family Channel subscribers have access to the Family Channel App, Family OnDemand and Family Online at no additional cost, to see hit movies and series when they want them, where they want them. Visit us at Family.ca.

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Joanna Landsberg
Publicist – DHX Television
joanna.landsberg@dhxmedia.com
416.977.7458

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