Annual Kids Awards Show Premieres Feb. 17
Harlem Globetrotters stars Dizzy Grant, Scooter Christensen and Moose Weekes will join hosts Colin Kaepernick and Cam Newton and many other stars of sports and entertainment on Cartoon Network's fourth annual Hall of Game Awards, premiering Monday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. ET/PT (check your local listings).
Hall of Game Awards is a one-of-a-kind sports award and entertainment event for kids that lets viewers vote for their favorite sports stars and sports moments of the year.
“We are excited to be a part of this event, because kids are at the heart of everything the Globetrotters do,” said Dizzy, “and this awards show is letting the fans get involved in the voting, just like the Globetrotters let our fans vote on rules on our current ‘Fans Rule’ World Tour.”
The Globetrotters are the first organization in sports and entertainment to let fans vote on rules to be used in games. Fans can choose which new game-changing rules they want to see in their hometown by voting at harlemglobetrotters.com/rule.
The Hall of Game Awards performance by the Globetrotters will headline appearances from stars of the Olympics, extreme sports, wrestling, major sports mascots and more.
The Globetrotters’ North American tour will see the team play 300 games in over 250 cities in 48 U.S. states, six Canadian provinces and Puerto Rico through April 2014. Tickets are available now at www.harlemglobetrotters.com.
Sponsored by Wonderful Pistachios, Howard Johnson Hotels, World Vision, Greyhound Lines and Baden Sports, The Harlem Globetrotters® are celebrating their 88th consecutive year, continuing a world famous tradition of ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry, and one-of-a-kind family entertainment that continues to thrill fans of all ages. Harlem Globetrotters International, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation, the largest family-owned themed entertainment company in the U.S. Throughout their history, the Original Harlem Globetrotters have showcased their iconic talents in 122 countries and territories on six continents, often breaking down cultural and societal barriers while providing fans with their first-ever basketball experience. Proud inductees of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the Globetrotters have entertained hundreds of millions of fans-among them popes, kings, queens, and presidents-over more than eight thrilling decades. For the latest news and information about the Harlem Globetrotters, and to purchase tickets and team merchandise, visit the Globetrotters' official Web site: www.harlemglobetrotters.com.