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PR: Milestones, The Mighty B, and Marathons This August on YTV

MILESTONES, THE MIGHTY B AND MARATHONS THIS AUGUST ON YTV

(July 2, 2008 – Toronto , Canada ) This August, YTV will celebrate 20 years of family-friendly programming with classic favourites like Rugrats and Goosebumps, plus an exclusive sneak peek of the new Nickelodeon series The Mighty B starring SNL’s Amy Poehler, as well as back-to-back episodes of Pokemon.

YTV AUGUST 2008 HIGHLIGHTS

YTV’S 20TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
With 20 years of good times under our belt, YTV wants to mark the occasion with the shows that made us great. From Monday, August 11 to Sunday, August 17 from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m., YTV will bring fans a special one-week blast of retro programming.

Take a step back in time to the shows kids rushed home from school to watch! Relive the good times with episodes of Rugrats and Rocko’s Modern Life on Monday, Goosebumps on Tuesday, Reboot: Daemon Rising on Wednesday, It’s Alive on Thursday, Hit List on the Friday, wrapping up with Dragonball and Antigravity Room on Sunday.

THE MIGHTY B – SNEAK PEEK IN THE ZONE!
Created and voiced by SNL’s Amy Poehler, The Mighty B follows the adventures of 10-year-old Bessie Higgenbottom, the world’s most ambitious Honeybee scout, who wears her uniform every single day, leads her troop with a zeal General Patton would have admired, and has earned more Bee Badges than any Honeybee in history. However, a bunch of badges still elude her, and Bessie won’t rest until she’s earned them all.

Viewers young and old can catch a sneak peek of two episodes, plus premiere episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants and The Fairly OddParents on Friday, August 29 beginning at 4 p.m. in The Zone hosted by Carlos and Joyce.

POKEMON MARATHON
To celebrate the newest season of Pokemon: Diamond & Pearl, fans will get a Pokemon treat with a morning of back-to-back episodes of season X in YTV’s Saturday morning cartoon block Crunch hosted by Ajay. Let the Pokemon madness begin Saturday, August 9 at 7 a.m. until 12 p.m.

MOVIE PREMIERE

SPICE WORLD – PREMIERE
Tell us what you want, what you really, really want: the Spice Girls movie! As the girls gear up for their first live concert at London ‘s Royal Albert Hall, they face off against the paparazzi, endless press junkets, smooth-talking agents and even an extra-terrestrial or two. Emma, Victoria, Mel B., Geri and Mel C. star with George Wendt, Richard E. Grant, Roger Moore and Meat Loaf in this silly, sassy movie, directed by British comedy veteran Bob Spiers ( Fawlty Towers , Absolutely Fabulous). YTV premieres Spice World on Friday, August 8 at 7 p.m.

MORE YTV MOVIES, MORE FUN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY!
Attention all family members! Tune in to watch blockbuster hits and animated favourites throughout the week in YTV’s themed movie blocks: 3 Hairy Thumbs Up every Saturday and Sunday at 4 p.m., Big Fun Fridays every Friday at 7 p.m. and ZAPX every Sunday at 6 p.m.

King of the Camp (2007) airs Friday, August 1 at 7 p.m. (r) Sunday, August 10 at 4 p.m.
Zolar (2004) airs Saturday, August 2 at 4 p.m.
New York Minute (2004) airs Sunday, August 3 at 4 p.m. (r) Friday, August 22 at 7 p.m.
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005) airs Sunday, August 3 at 6 p.m.
Spice World (1997) airs Friday, August 8 at 7 p.m.
Pokemon 7: Pokemon Destiny Deoxys (2004) airs Saturday, August 9 at 4 p.m.
The Great Outdoors (1988) airs Sunday, August 10 at 6 p.m.
Team Galaxy: Predator Plants from Outer Space (2007) airs airs Saturday, August 16 at 4 p.m.
Beverly Hillbillies (1993) airs Sunday, August 17 at 4 p.m.
The Flintstones (1994) airs Sunday, August 17 at 6 p.m.
Reboot: My Two Bobs (2001) airs Saturday, August 23 at 4 p.m.
Babe: Pig in the City (1998) airs Sunday, August 24 at 4 p.m.
Racing Stripes (2005) airs Sunday, August 24 at 6 p.m.
Drake & Josh Go Hollywood (2006) airs Friday, August 29 at 7 p.m.
Casper’s Scare School (2006) airs Saturday, August 30 at 4 p.m.
Little Rascals (1994) airs Sunday, August 31 at 4 p.m.
Hook (1991) airs Sunday, August 31 at 6 p.m.

All YTV times are ET/PT.

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