New and Returning Series for Teens and Their Families to Premiere October 1st
August 30, 2016 (Burbank, CA) – The CW, in association with Litton Entertainment, today announced the Fall line-up for the third season of its One Magnificent Morning Saturday morning programming block, premiering Saturday, October 1, 7:00 am-12:00 pm, with new and returning series aimed at teens and families.
The first three hours of One Magnificent Morning will be comprised of E/I programming produced to educate and entertain teens 13-16 and their entire families. Kicking off the block, CALLING DR. POL returns with incredible real life stories of Dr. Pol’s passion for animal care and rehabilitation. New this season, RESCUE ME WITH DR. LISA matches orphaned and abandoned animals with loving new homes. And DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILLAN: FAMILY EDITION returns, hosted by noted dog behaviorist Cesar Millan, who is forever engaged in efforts to help pups and their families.
Following DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILLAN: FAMILY EDITION, the family entertainment continues with series that take families on the journey of their lives, promote healthy lifestyles, and present innovative solutions to manage the family’s budget.
SAVE OUR SHELTER by DOG for DOG follows entrepreneur, philanthropist, and pet expert, Rocky Kanaka, along with his team of specialists as they hit the road to help breathe new life into animal shelter facilities across North America. SAVE OUR SHELTER follows Rocky as he engages the local community to get involved by recruiting volunteers, contractors, industry experts, social media influencers and celebrities to revitalize rescues and get more pets adopted. Each episode culminates in a big makeover reveal as one lucky pet finds their forever home. The series educates audiences on pet-related topics and inspires communities across the US and Canada to come together to get involved in the Rescue Life by adopting, volunteering or donating. DOG for DOG is a company whose mission is to feed dogs in rescues and shelters by donating food, pound for pound.
In VACATION CREATION, “there’s no place like home” takes on a new meaning. Families deserving a memorable and meaningful experience are featured in a new series that transports them from home to a once-in-a-lifetime adventure far away. Hosted by Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczco, VACATION CREATION gives deserving people a once-in-a-lifetime travel experience they would likely never experience together. Families from diverse backgroundswith unique histories receive a carefully crafted trip aligned with the location and culture of their choice culminating in an unforgettable VACATION CREATION.
DINNER SPINNER PRESENTED BY ALLRECIPES is the new half-hour competitive cooking series that helps millions of people to reinvent their daily menus. The first-ever television show inspired by an app, DINNER SPINNER is the newest extension of the Allrecipes brand, the world’s number one digital food destination. Each week on DINNER SPINNER, hosted by Gabe Kennedy, two home cooks compete to show off their creativity in a race for the best plate. A panel of Allrecipes experts will judge the final dishes to determine the winner. Each episode will teach audiences the value of healthy, wholesome ingredients and how healthy food choices can have positive effects on our quality of life.
Produced for family viewing, UNLIKELY ANIMAL FRIENDS teaches audiences to never doubt the power of friendship. UNLIKELY ANIMAL FRIENDS will give viewers a first-hand look at how a dolphin and a Labrador Retriever came to be inseparable pals, or find out how a sheep and a pair of rhinos are now best buddies.
SAVE TO WIN, premiering Saturday, November 5, is a fun and fast-paced play-along game show where savvy shoppers can win big cash by showcasing their knowledge of America’s favorite household brands. Two teams of two compete head-to-head as they play shopping-themed games in our studio store that resembles Family Dollar, one of America’s largest retail chains. Hilarious host and celebrity chef, Pat Neely, dishes out his southern charm as our contestants compete in three rounds testing their brand knowledge. Our show culminates in an exciting final bonus round where picking the right items off our product-themed prize wall can result in one team walking away with the jackpot.
The CW’s One Magnificent Morning lineup is below. All times ET/PT:
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1st
7:00-7:30 AM CALLING DR POL (E/I)
7:30-8:00 AM CALLING DR POL (E/I)
8:00-8:30 AM RESCUE ME WITH DR. LISA (E/I)
8:30-9:00 AM DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILLAN:
FAMILY EDITION (E/I)
9:00-9:30 AM DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILLAN:
FAMILY EDITION (E/I)
9:30-10:00 AM DOG WHISPER WITH CESAR MILLAN:
FAMILY EDITION (E/I)
10:00-10:30 AM SAVE OUR SHELTER
10:30-11:00 AM VACATION CREATION
11:00-11:30 AM DINNER SPINNER PRESENTED BY ALLRECIPES
11:30 AM -12:00 PM UNLIKELY ANIMAL FRIENDS
PREMIERING SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5th
11:30 AM – 12:00PM SAVE TO WIN
About The CW Network:
THE CW TELEVISION NETWORK, a joint venture between Warner Bros. Entertainment and CBS Corporation, made its debut on September 20, 2006, as America’s fifth broadcast network and is the only network specifically targeting viewers ages 18-34, a demographic highly sought after by advertisers. The CW offers a five-night, 10-hour primetime lineup that runs Monday through Friday. In daytime, The CW broadcasts a Monday-through-Friday afternoon block and a five-hour Saturday-morning kids block. For more information, visit www.cwtv.com.
About Litton Entertainment
Litton Entertainment is the preeminent independent producer and distributor in the U.S. television industry creating and distributing quality programming for over twenty years. Litton’s Weekend Adventure, produced by Litton Studios, was the first program block of its kind and airs Saturdays on ABC stations nationwide. Litton’s Weekend Adventure features original E/I series including Jack Hanna’s Wild Countdown, Emmy® winning Rock the Park, Emmy® winning Sea Rescue and Emmy® nominated The Wildlife Docs. Litton Entertainment provides CBS Network with six original programs for Saturday mornings called CBS Dream Team: It’s Epic!, including Emmy® winning Lucky Dog, Emmy® winning The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation with Mo Rocca, Emmy® winning The Inspectors, and Chicken Soup for the Soul’s Hidden Heroes. Litton also provides The CW Network with One Magnificent Morning, a five hour destination featuring E/I programming in its second season and on October 1, 2016 Litton will begin providing NBC stations six original E/I series under the iconic brand, The More You Know. Litton’s syndication and news division distributes a diverse slate of programs including the new E/I block Go Time! launching in Fall 2016 and Consumer Reports TV and The Consumer Alert News Network. For more information about Litton Entertainment, visit www.litton.tv.
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