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Power Hour for Nick Jr.

6/14/2005 9:35 AM Eastern

Nick Jr. will air a special episode of The Backyardigans, Race to the Tower of Power, Monday, July 18 at 11 a.m. (EST/PST).

“This special episode combines hilarious superpowers with just the right amount of edge-of-your-seat adventure and an infectious salsa score," Nickelodeon Preschool Television executive creative director Brown Johnson said in a prepared statement. "The Backyardigans' superimaginative expeditions are designed to inspire little kids' own adventures in their backyards."

The network added that the special will be preceded by the July 12 release of the first-ever collection of songs from The Backyardigans from Nick Records/Sony BMG Music Entertainment, featuring many song favorites from the series, all from different musical genres including reggae, jazz and opera.

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