via press release:
DR. SEUSS’ HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS
LET’S HEAR HOLIDAY CHEERS BY ALL KIDS NEAR — UNLESS THE GRINCH GETS HIS WAY, THEN WE’LL HEAR JEERS — IN THE ANIMATED “DR. SEUSS’ HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS”
“Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” the 1966 animated holiday story loved by all tall and small, airs SUNDAY, DECEMBER 25 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network (OAD on ABC: 12/12/06).
Based on the classic children’s book by the legendary Dr. Seuss, “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” takes viewers inside a snowflake to Whoville, the magical land of the Whos. But high above this holiday-loving town resides the Grinch, a hateful creature with a heart three sizes too small, who despises Christmas and plots to steal it from the Whos.
Will a greedy Mayor Augustus Maywho or the seductive Martha May Whovier ruin his plans? Or will the loving little Cindy Lou Who be able to teach The Grinch the true meaning of Christmas?
The voice cast includes Boris Karloff as The Grinch/Narrator and June Foray as Cindy Lou Who.
The animated short was directed by Chuck Jones and was written by Dr. Seuss, with additional story by Bob Ogle and Irv Spector.
“Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” will be broadcast in HD/mono, with Spanish audio via SAP. This program carries a TV-G parental guideline.