ABC Family Airs the Network Television Premiere of ‘Yogi Bear’ on Saturday, April 27
via press release:
HEY THERE, IT’S YOGI BEAR!
ABC FAMILY AIRS THE NETWORK TELEVISION PREMIERE OF “YOGI BEAR“
AIRING SATURDAY, APRIL 27
As Part of the Special Weekend, ABC Family Will Also Premiere
The Family Friendly Movies “Because of Winn-Dixie” and “Peter Pan”
Burbank, CA (April 1, 2013) – Hey Boo Boo! ABC Family premieres “Yogi Bear,” everyone’s favorite pic-a-nic basket-stealing bear, as part of a weekend of family friendly movies airing Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28. “Yogi Bear” premieres Saturday, April 27 (7:25-9:00PM ET/PT).
The marathon will also include “101 Dalmatians” (1996), “102 Dalmatians,” “Gnomeo & Juliet,” “The Lion King,” “Snow Dogs” and “Cinderella,” plus the ABC Family premieres of “Because of Winn-Dixie” (Saturday, April 27 at 7:00-9:00AM ET/PT) and the Disney classic, “Peter Pan” (Sunday, April 28 at 4:45-6:30PM, ET/PT).
In “Yogi Bear,” Yogi (voiced by Dan Aykroyd) and Boo Boo (voiced by Justin Timberlake) team up with Ranger Smith (Tom Cavanagh) and documentary filmmaker Rachel Johnson (Anna Faris) to keep Jellystone from being destroyed by loggers.
“Because of Winn-Dixie” tells the story of a lonely girl (AnnaSophia Robb) in a new town, who befriends a scruffy dog. Based on the beloved children’s book by Kate DiCamillo. Also stars Jeff Daniels, Cicely Tyson, Dave Matthews, Eva Marie Saint, Elle Fanning and Harland Williams.
“Peter Pan” is the animated Disney classic about the boy who wouldn’t grow up. Adventurous Peter comes upon the Darling Family and decides to take Wendy, John and Michael to his home in Neverland, with the help of his fairy friend Tinker Bell. Once there, they must fight off the nefarious Captain Hook.
Part of the Disney/ABC Television Group, ABC Family is distributed in over 97 million homes. ABC Family features programming reflecting today’s families, entertaining and connecting with adults through relatable programming about today’s relationships – told with a mix of diversity, passion, humor and heart. ABC Family’s programming is a combination of network-defining original series and original movies, quality acquired series and blockbuster theatricals. Emmy® Award-winning ABCFamily.com provides a variety of interactive entertainment and community features from rich, fan-centric programming — including blogs, viewing parties, webisodes, full episodes of the network’s hit programming, along with sneak peek exclusive previews and behind-the-scenes clips. ABC Family is also the destination for annual Holiday events with “13 Nights of Halloween” and “25 Days of Christmas.” ABC Family. A New Kind of Family.