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Screen It Sunday

I’m frequently sent information on upcoming television, DVD/Blu-ray and movie news. I’ll be compiling and sharing the best and most interesting news with you here each week.

Check out Marvel’s Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United trailer, that debuted at the New York Comic Con!!!

SYNOPSIS:
This is the ultimate Marvel Animation Studios Super Hero team-up starring iconic Marvel characters, Iron Man and Hulk. Audiences will enjoy an adrenaline rush as they see their favorite Super Heroes as never before in this all-new groundbreaking Marvel CG-animation movie experience available only on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital platforms. Marvel’s Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United is an incredible pairing of Hulk’s brute strength and Iron Man’s high-tech intellect. Presented in the mighty Marvel manner, their combined force is unstoppable in this feature-length original animated adventure.

WORDGIRL™ TAKES ON SPOOKY VILLAINS THIS OCTOBER ON PBS KIDS

WordGirl is used to battling robots and evil neighbors, but this October, WORDGIRL is faced with the worst kind of villain – the spooky kind! Just in time for Halloween, the Emmy Award-winning series from Scholastic Media premieres the new episode “Scary with a Side of Butter/Talent Show Tobey” on Monday, October 29 on PBS KIDS (check local listings)

NEW EPISODE

October 29 – Scary with a Side of Butter/Talent Show Tobey

**Premiere**
“SCARY WITH A SIDE OF BUTTER”
Bampy Botsford sparks a panic throughout the city after telling the tale of the giant evil artichoke, and Mr. Big uses the opportunity to become even richer and more powerful! Will the giant artichoke show up, or will Mr. Big finally find a way to control the minds of citizens?
Vocabulary Words: Fable, Artichoke

“TALENT SHOW TOBEY”
Tobey tricks WordGirl into performing his poetry at the talent show, but Becky has already volunteered to be Scoops’ assistant for his magic act. How will she appear on stage as both Becky AND WordGirl, while saving the city from Tobey’s latest robot?
Vocabulary Words: Discombobulated, Essential

ADDITIONAL WORDGIRL PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS

October 18 – Where Have All the Villains Gone?/Captain Tangent Returns

“WHERE HAVE ALL THE VILLAINS GONE?”
Ms. Question comes up with a brilliant plan to get rid of WordGirl: eliminate all of the city’s villains so WordGirl is no longer needed. Will Ms. Question be able to keep WordGirl away? Or will a villian-less city need her after all?
Vocabulary Words: Eliminate, Entire

“CAPTAIN TANGENT RETURNS”
With hopes of having an article published in the Big City Times, Scoops decides to go undercover and join Captain Tangent’s pirate crew. After leaking Captain Tangent’s plans to rob a vessel, will WordGirl make it time to save the day?
Vocabulary Words: Vessel, Publish

October 26 – Tobey’s Tricks and Treats/Escape Wham

**Halloween Episode**
“TOBEY’S TRICKS AND TREATS”
After losing the costume contest at school, Tobey sets his Robots on a candy-stealing spree and vows to ruin Halloween. Becky and Violet (in her WordGirl costume) plot to save the holiday… and the city.
Vocabulary Words: Eerie, Supernatural

“ESCAPE WHAM”
When both Chuck and the Whammer attempt to steal famous, priceless Henry VIII artifacts, WordGirl assumes they’re partners in crime. However, the two villains end up battling each other rather than working together.
Vocabulary Words: Potential, Boisterous

For more information on WordGirl, visit www.scholastic.com/wordgirl and PBSKIDSGO.org/wordgirl.

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