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PR: Love Is In The Air This February On Corus Kids Television

LOVE IS IN THE AIR THIS FEBRUARY ON CORUS KIDS TELEVISION

(January 10, 2007 – Toronto , Canada ) Get cosy with your crush this February as Corus Kids Television brings viewers an assortment of movies, stunt events, series and Valentine’s specials. Highlights include Edgar & Ellen: Crushed and Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild on YTV, Friendship & Caring Day on Treehouse and Sssssslithering Saturday on Discovery Kids!

YTV FEBRUARY 2007 HIGHLIGHTS

SEASON PREMIERE
CAPTAIN FLAMINGO – SEASON TWO
In a world where adults rule and kids don’t get much respect, who will watch out for them? Who can save kids from problems like a treehouse full of mutant squirrels, a hair-destroying barber, or a bathing suit gone missing in the deep end of the pool? Captain Flamingo, that’s who! Just call, “Uh-oh, Flamingo!”… and check out new and exciting episodes of Captain Flamingo Sundays at 9 a.m. beginning Sunday, February 18.

VALENTINE’S SPECIALS
YTV celebrates love and friendship with themed episodes and affectionate programs for Valentine’s Day. And Valentine’s just wouldn’t be the same without those beloved Charlie Brown specials! Tune in as YTV brings viewers A Charlie Brown Valentine and the classic Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown.

EDGAR & ELLEN: CRUSHED – SPECIAL PREMIERE
Love is all around in Nod’s Limbs – only the mischievous twins refuse to breathe the rotten stench of romance. When Edgar suddenly falls head over heels for the new girl in town, Ellen tries to split up the lovebirds and save her brother from a crushing heartbreak. Edgar & Ellen: Crushed premieres Sunday, February 11 at 11 a.m., (r) Monday, February 12 at 6 p.m. and (r) Wednesday, February 14 at 4:30 p.m.

A CHARLIE BROWN VALENTINE
The Peanuts gang is looking for love in A Charlie Brown Valentine, airing Sunday, February 11 at 11:30 a.m. and (r) Wednesday, February 14 at 6 p.m. Lovesick Charlie Brown hopes – still – to get a valentine from the Little Red-Haired Girl, as does Sally from Linus, Lucy from Schroeder and Peppermint Patty from Charlie Brown.

BE MY VALENTINE, CHARLIE BROWN
Love is in the air, but where are Charlie Brown’s valentines? Though he’s longing for some sort of love poem from the Little Red-Haired Girl, Charlie Brown would settle for a card from anyone! Meanwhile Linus’ crush on his teacher, Miss Othmar, has him desperate to get her just the right Valentine’s gift. Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown airs Wednesday, February 14 at 6:30 p.m.

SPECIAL EVENTS
MUSIC WEEK IN THE ZONE
Grab a partner and put your dancing shoes on as YTV presents Music Week in The Zone. To coincide with the launch of Big Fun Party Mix 8, YTV will be rockin’ and rollin’ with music-themed episodes of viewers’ favourite shows every night between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. from Monday, February 19 to Friday, February 23. The highlight of the week’s special programming is the exclusive premiere of the one-hour special Fairly OddParents: Fairy Idol.

FAIRLY ODDPARENTS: FAIRY IDOL – EXCLUSIVE CANADIAN PREMIERE
Norm is sick of being a genie! He’s had enough of the lame masters he’s served over the years. However, this all changes when he tries to beat Wanda and Cosmo at a super fantabulous singing contest to become Timmy’s new Fairy Godparent. Featuring the voices of Ben Stein and Method Man, this one-hour special premieres Friday, February 23 at 5 p.m.

POPCORN ‘TIL YOU DROPCORN
Roll out the red carpet on Sunday, February 25 as YTV celebrates Oscar with a full day of films recognized by the Academy. Check out this year’s line-up, including the YTV premiere of The Mask of Zorro starring the beautiful Catherine Zeta-Jones and the debonair Antonio Banderas at 6 p.m.

Babe: Pig in the City (1998) airs at 12 p.m. (Oscar nominee – Best Song)
Beethoven’s 2nd (1993) airs at 2 p.m. (Oscar nominee – Best Song)
Karate Kid II (1986) airs at 4 p.m. (Oscar nominee – Best Song)
The Mask of Zorro (1998) premieres at 6 p.m. (Oscar nominee – Best Effects; Best Sound)

ZAPX EXCLUSIVE CANADIAN PREMIERE
STUART LITTLE 3: CALL OF THE WILD
School is out and the Little family is spending their summer vacation at a beautiful lakeside cabin. Stuart can’t wait to canoe, hike and find his inner boy scout. But there’s something lurking in the woods that could spoil all the fun! It’s a big challenge for a Little mouse… can he fix it? Starring Michael J. Fox as the voice of Stuart, Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild premieres Sunday, February 4 at 6 p.m.

MORE YTV MOVIES – MORE FUN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY!
Attention all family members! Tune in to watch blockbuster hits and animated favourites in YTV’s three themed movie blocks – 3 Hairy Thumbs Up every Saturday and Sunday at 4 p.m., Saturday Night Movies every Saturday evening at 8 p.m. and ZAPX, hosted by Simon, every Sunday evening at 6 p.m.

Rugrats Go Wild (2003) airs Saturday, February 3 at 4 p.m.
Twins (1988) airs Saturday, February 3 at 8 p.m.
Stuart Little (1999) airs Sunday, February 4 at 4 p.m.
Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild (2005) airs Sunday, February 4 at 6 p.m.
Rugrats In Paris (2000) premieres Saturday, February 10 at 4 p.m.
Love Don’t Cost a Thing (2003) premieres Saturday, February 10 at 9 p.m. (special time)
New York Minute (2004) airs Sunday, February 11 at 4 p.m.
The Princess Bride (1987) airs Sunday, February 11 at 6 p.m.
Yu Gi Oh: The Movie (1998) airs Saturday, February 17 at 4 p.m.
Junior (1994) airs Saturday, February 17 at 8 p.m.
Baby’s Day Out (1994) airs Sunday, February 18 at 4 p.m.
Thunderbirds (2004) airs Sunday, February 18 at 6 p.m.
All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989) airs Saturday, February 24 at 4 p.m.

TREEHOUSE FEBRUARY 2007 HIGHLIGHTS

SERIES PREMIERES
FIFI AND THE FLOWERTOTS – CANADIAN PREMIERE
Fifi and her amazing group of Flowertot friends live in Flowertot Garden . Since Flowertots are small, everything around them appears to be huge! Fifi and the Flowertots celebrate the outdoors and through Fifi’s fine example, children can learn to care for and explore the natural world. Fifi and the Flowertots airs Mondays at 3:30 p.m. beginning February 5.

MAGGIE AND THE FEROCIOUS BEAST – NETWORK PREMIERE
In Nowhere Land, each day is filled with excitement and adventure, as Maggie and her best friend, the Ferocious Beast, explore the imaginary world created by the drawings of this bright and creative five-year-old. Maggie and the Ferocious Beast premieres on Treehouse Monday, February 5 at 1:30 p.m.

SEASON PREMIERE
MAX & RUBY – SEASON THREE
Max & Ruby follows the adventures of two bunny siblings, Max and Ruby who rarely find common ground but have fun together anyway, despite their differences. Max & Ruby encourages children to pursue their goals with enthusiasm and promotes the enjoyment of working and playing together. Enjoy new episodes as they begin Saturday, February 10 at 8:30 a.m.

FRIENDSHIP & CARING DAY
All day long Treehouse will celebrate Valentine’s with Friendship & Caring Day on Wednesday, February 14. Special highlights include the premiere of Dora the Explorer: Dora’s World Adventure, Go Diego Go: Sammy’s Valentine and a berry fine variety of Strawberry Shortcake specials every Saturday at 4 p.m. throughout the month of February.

DORA THE EXPLORER: DORA’S WORLD ADVENTURE – PREMIERE
Around the world, everyone’s celebrating Friendship Day! When Swiper mistakenly steals all the special glowing friendship bracelets, Dora must return them to the Friendship Parades in France , Tanzania , Russia and China ! Catch the premiere of Dora the Explorer: Dora’s World Adventure Wednesday, February 14 at 4 p.m.

GO DIEGO GO! SAMMY’S VALENTINE – PREMIERE
It’s Valentine’s Day and all the animals in the Rainforest are trading valentines. Diego and Sammy race against the setting sun as they swim to get past the Caimans. Singing the “mas arriba” song, Sammy climbs all the way to the top of the Trumpet Tree to deliver a beautiful bouquet of leaves to his friend Lulu the Sloth! Go Diego Go: Sammy’s Valentine premieres Wednesday, February 14 at 11:30 a.m. and (r) 6:30 p.m.

STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE: BEST PETS YET
Strawberry’s cat Custard lives a pampered existence. But with the sudden arrival of Pupcake, a rambunctious stray puppy, her comfortable world is turned upside down. Strawberry Shortcake: Best Pets Yet airs Wednesday, February 14 at 1:30 p.m.

STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE: DRESS UP DAYS
Strawberry is made to feel self-conscious about her old, patched-together raincoat. When the kids put on a production of Cinderella, Strawberry and the others are able to see that it’s not what you wear that is important, but what kind of person you are. Strawberry Shortcake: Dress Up Days airs Wednesday, February 14 at 9 p.m.

DISCOVERY KIDS FEBRUARY 2007 HIGHLIGHTS

SPECIAL EVENT
SSSSSSLITHERING SATURDAY
Viewersssss beware! The reptiles are coming out to play as Discovery Kids features Sssssslithering Saturday. On Saturday, February 17, Discovery Kids will air a full day of reptile programming sure to educate and entertain viewers. Important highlights of the day include Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course featuring the infamous Steve Irwin airing at 7 p.m., Monster Warriors airing at 12:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., Popular Mechanics for Kids airing 11:30 a.m., 5 p.m., and 11 p.m., as well as exciting episodes of Mystery Hunters at 3 p.m. and 9 p.m.

CROCODILE HUNTER: COLLISION COURSE
The late Australian conservationist Steve Irwin and his wife Terri Irwin head into the Outback to save a crocodile that has accidentally swallowed a CIA satellite beacon! It won’t be easy, but if Steve and Terri can dodge venomous snakes and bird eating spiders, then saving the crocodile from special agents shouldn’t be too much of a problem. Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course airs Saturday, February 17 at 7 p.m.

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All YTV times are ET/PT.
All Treehouse and Discovery Kids times are ET.

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