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Nick Sets Hispanic Heritage Month Fare

9/13/2005 2:26 AM Eastern

Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. will present special programming for Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15-Oct. 15, the network said Monday.

Nickelodeon will commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month with several special episodes of Nick News with Linda Ellerbee, as well as the basic-cable premiere of movie Princess & the Barrio Boy.

Nick Jr. will contribute special programming marathons and episodes of Dora the Explorer.

“With all of the culturally relevant programming and off-channel events throughout Hispanic Heritage Month, we hope to empower kids to proudly celebrate their heritage,” Nickelodeon Television president Cyma Zarghami said in a prepared statement.

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