LOS ANGELES--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Saban’s Power Rangers Megaforce is celebrating the Halloween season in a SUPER CHARGED way. Fans are in for a treat with a variety of Power Rangers activities throughout October.
To kick off the month, the Power Rangers have a POWERED UP Halloween safety campaign, highlighting safety tips for kids to use while trick-or-treating. The Halloween safety video can be seen across multiple kids’ platforms.
Fans can also attend the Power Rangers Weekend at the Nickelodeon Suites Resort in Orlando, Fla., October 18-20. This action-packed weekend will feature a “Train Like a Ranger” lunch, meet-and-greets with the Power Rangers and a sneak peek screening of the Halloween special, “Raising Spirits,” before it airs on Nickelodeon. Attendees will also receive MEGA giveaways.
For even more Halloween fun, the Power Rangers have joined forces with Spirit Halloween for a second annual Power Rangers “Spirit of Children Week,” in which the Power Rangers Megaforce will visit 16 hospitals across the country to entertain young patients, bring to life the Halloween spirit and provide them the opportunity to meet some of their favorite superheroes!
In addition, Power Rangers costumes, including all-new Power Rangers Megaforce costumes, are now available at Spirit Halloween locations nationwide, the largest seasonal Halloween retailer in North America, and online at SpiritHalloween.com.
On October 19 at 1:00 p.m. (ET/PT), Nickelodeon will air an all-new Power Rangers Megaforce Halloween-themed episode, “Raising Spirits.” During the special, which takes place on Halloween, the scariest night of the year, the Rangers come across a mysterious cloaked Medium who conjures “visions” of monsters past, with many spooky twists and turns along the way!
About Saban’s Power Rangers Megaforce
Power Rangers Megaforce is the current season of the iconic franchise on television. The series, which airs Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon, delivers mega action, humor, excitement and entertainment, in addition to the core themes of friendship, teamwork, fitness, and helping others. Power Rangers Megaforce premiered as Saban Brands celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the Power Rangers franchise, which is helmed by Haim Saban, who created and produced the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers series in 1993. Following its introduction, Power Rangers quickly became the most-watched children’s television program in the United States and remains one of the top-rated and longest running boys live-action series in television history. The series followed the adventures of a group of ordinary young people who “morphed” into superheroes. It was seen in more than 60 countries, translated into numerous languages, and was a mainstay in the most prominent international children’s programming blocks. SCG Power Rangers LLC, which licenses and merchandises the Power Rangers brand, is an affiliate of Saban Brands. For more information, visit www.powerrangers.com.
About Saban Brands
Formed in 2010 as an affiliate of Saban Capital Group, Saban Brands (SB) was established to acquire and develop a world-class portfolio of properties and capitalize on the company’s experience, track record and capabilities in growing and monetizing consumer brands through content, media and marketing. SB applies a global omni-channel management approach to enhancing and extending its brands in markets worldwide and to consumers of all ages. The company provides full-service management, marketing, promotion and strategic business development for its intellectual properties including comprehensive strategies unique to each brand, trademark and copyright management and enforcement, creative design, retail development, direct-to-consumer initiatives and specialized property extensions. SB is led by a superior management team with decades of experience in media, content creation, branding, licensing, marketing, digital and finance. SB's portfolio of properties currently includes Power Rangers, Paul Frank, Digimon Fusion, Julius Jr., Popples, Vortexx, Zui.com and The Playforge. For more information, visit www.sabanbrands.com.
About Spirit Halloween
Spirit Halloween (SpiritHalloween.com) is the largest Halloween specialty retailer in the country with over 1,050 locations in strip centers and malls across North America. Celebrating 30 years of business, Spirit is the authority on all things Halloween, offering one-stop shopping for everything from costumes to décor and party goods to accessories. In addition to being a fun and interactive event for shoppers, Spirit stores offer complete selections of costumes and accessories for infants/toddlers, children, ‘tweens, teens, and adults along with exclusive décor you won’t find anywhere else. At the heart of Spirit Halloween is Spirit of Children (SpiritOfChildren.com), a program which focuses on making hospitals less scary for kids and their families. For the 2013 Halloween season, Spirit of Children’s goal is to raise $5 million, bringing its total contribution to more than $16 million since its inception in 2006.