Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Actor
Hal Sparks and actress, singer and dancer Coco Jones are set to join
Martha Stewart as judges of the first-ever nationwide 50-state costume competition at the star-studded
"Hub Network's First Annual
Halloween Bash" airing
Saturday, October 26, 8–10 p.m. ET/5–7 p.m. PT on the
Hub Network, a destination for kids and their families. "Saturday Night Live" actor and comedian,
Kenan Thompson, is host of the one-of-a-kind two-hour special.
is an actor, comedian and musician whose credits include the feature films "Spider-Man 2," "Slip Away" and "Extract" with actress
. Sparks is currently a lead actor on the popular live-action series "Lab Rats" and has appeared on "Talk Soup" "Celebrity Duet" and "Queer as Folk."
Jones' video for "Holla at the DJ" has over 2.8 million video views and garnered praise from MTV News, which likened Jones' video performance to a "young Beyonce." Jones' most recent hit, "Made Of," was released in March, and she is currently in the studio co-writing and recording all-new original music for her Hollywood Records album debut, expected to release in 2014. Most recently, Jones took home her first Radio Disney Music Award for the "Funniest Celebrity Take" and also performed her popular song "World Is Dancing." This summer, Jones toured the U.S. with boy band Mindless Behavior and then with
in August and September. Jones appeared as herself in the TV show, "Good Luck Charlie." Recent acclaim includes her feature on Essence.com in "35 Under 35: Young, Black, and Amazing," which places her among the likes of
, and Beyonce.
In preparation for the "
Bash," the Hub Network launched a nationwide costume competition. Fifty semi-finalists representing each state in America will win a trip to
to be a part of the two-hour star-studded event. One lucky winner will take home
and will have a chance at a walk-on role on the Hub Network's Daytime Emmy® Award-winning series, "
The Haunting Hour: The Series." Viewers can visit
to learn more and to view all of the
The special will also include chart-topping musical performances, celebrity presenters and lots of entertaining tricks and treats for kids and their families. The "
Bash" will take place at Barker Hanger in
Santa Monica, Calif.
serves as executive producer and
is producer for Bob Bain Productions. Additional presenters and chart-topping musical acts will also be announced shortly.
Sponsors of the "Hub Network's First Annual
Bash" include Activision's Skylanders SWAP Force, Hasbro's
!, Party City and Sparkle® Paper Towels.
About the Hub Network
Network is a multi-platform joint venture between Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) and Hasbro, Inc., (NASDAQ: HAS) with a goal of entertaining, enlightening, empowering and educating children and their families. The cable and satellite television network features original programming as well as content from Discovery's library of award-winning children's educational programming; from Hasbro's rich portfolio of entertainment and educational properties built during the past 90 years; and from leading third-party producers worldwide. The Hub Network's lineup includes animated and live-action series, as well as specials, game shows, and family-favorite movies. The network extends its content through a robust and engaging online presence at
. The Hub Network rebranded from Discovery Kids on
October 10, 2010
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