NBC has joined with DreamWorks Animation to air two all-new animated holiday television specials based on the studio’s feature films, “Monsters vs. Aliens” and “Madagascar,” both featuring many of the characters as voiced by the original talent from the films.
The first of the 30-minute specials is titled, “Monsters vs. Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space.” It features the voices of cast members Reese Witherspoon, Seth Rogen, Hugh Laurie, Will Arnett, Kiefer Sutherland and Rainn Wilson. The special is set to air on Wednesday, October 28 (8-8:30 p.m. ET, repeating from 8:30-9 p.m. ET). The second special, “Merry Madagascar,” is scheduled to broadcast on Tuesday, November 17 (8-8:30 p.m. ET) and repeat on Saturday, November 28 (8-8:30 p.m. ET) just before the holiday season.