'Dance Revolution' to debut on CBS in September

MUMBAI: CBS and DIC Entertainment (DIC), in collaboration with Konami Digital Entertainment Inc., are set to produce a new dance competition series, Dance Revolution, to debut on 16 September 2006 on CBS's Saturday Morning Secret Slumber Party branded programming block.

Dance Revolution (previously titled Dance, Dance, Dance!), a live-action television series inspired by Konami's hit video game franchise Dance Dance Revolution (DDR), will join the new schedule of programming on CBS's Saturday Morning Secret Slumber Party.

The series will encourage physical activity. Dance Revolution complements the programming block's overall theme of promoting healthy, balanced active lifestyles.

The line-up of previously announced programming to debut on CBS's Saturday Morning Secret Slumber Party includes Cake, Horseland, Kooky Kitchen, Sabrina: The Animated Series, Trollz and Madeline, informs an official release.

In Dance Revolution, 'tweens' and teens bring their freshest moves to this sensational new dance competition where teams of dancers display their innovative routines.

"We are thrilled to partner with Konami to create a program that will entertain kids of all ages, and get them motivated, active and off the couch," comments DIC Entertainment chairman & CEO Andy Heyward.

"We are focused on using CBS's Saturday Morning Secret Slumber Party as a vehicle to address the national concern of obesity and inactivity among children by providing motivating and innovative entertainment."

He adds, "We are excited to add this unique series to our schedule and to the international markets."

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