BURBANK, CA- Kids' WB!, the #1 network in Boys 6-11, Tweens 9-14 and Male Tweens 9-14, and the #1 broadcast network in Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11, Boys 2-11 and Girls 2-11, announced its new Fall schedule with an unprecedented slate of all returning hit series to kick-off the 2003-2004 season. The BIG BIG Saturday morning schedule will premiere on Saturday, September 13, with the "Kids' WB! BIG, Really, Really BIG Sweepstakes," offering kids the chance to win one of hundreds of prizes throughout the morning (8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. ET). Kids' WB!'s premiere is soooo BIG, it will last throughout the week of September 15. The weekday line-up only gets BIGGER with five-days-a-week of exciting new adventures, beginning Monday, September 15.
The Fall 2003 schedule includes the next installment of the top-rated series PokÅmon: Advanced and all-new episodes of returning favorites Yu-Gi-Oh!, Jackie Chan Adventures, Â¸Mucha Lucha!, Ozzy & Drix, What's New Scooby-Doo? and X-Men: Evolution.
THE WEEK-LONG KIDS' WB! BIG, REALLY, REALLY BIG, BIG PREMIERE BEGINS: Saturday, September 13, as Kids' WB! teams up with Hasbro to give away five hundred BIG Premiere Prize Paks during the "Kids' WB! BIG, Really, Really BIG Sweepstakes." Each hour kids will be invited to find a "BIG Clue" on-air in order to be eligible to win. Once the viewer knows all four clues, kids may enter by logging onto www.KidsWB.com by Monday, September 15, or by sending in a postcard with the "4 BIG Clues" by Monday, September 22. The BIG Premiere Prize Paks for the morning include the BIG THINtronix(tm) Telephone, BIG THINtronix(tm) Radio and an oversized Kids' WB! Inflatable Chair. The "Kids' WB! BIG, Really, Really BIG Sweepstakes" is soooooo BIG...that the winning continues as the network celebrates the new Saturday morning and Monday-Friday schedules during the BIG week-long premiere, September 13-19. During the weekday line-up, Kids' WB! also will highlight the new sixth season of PokÅmon by joining forces with Nintendo to give kids the chance to win 500 E-readers with a deck of sixty EX: Sandstorm trading cards. To win kids will have to locate the "BIG PokÅmon Clue" each weekday afternoon and enter by logging onto www.KidsWB.com by September 22, or by sending in a postcard.
KIDS' WB!'S TOP-RATED SCHEDULE TO HIGHLIGHT ALL RETURNING FAVORITES WITH ALL-NEW ADVENTURES: Beginning Saturday, September 13, the new Saturday morning slate launches at 8:00 a.m. ET with an early dose of the second season of What's New Scooby-Doo? as the meddling Scooby Gang travels the world in the Mystery Machine, solving the comedy capers that come their way. The hot animÅ hit Yu-Gi-Oh!, which has dominated the ratings since its debut and features ancient Egyptian legends, exotic monsters and new fantastical adventures, returns in the 8:30 a.m. ET time period.
Jackie Chan Adventures (9:00 a.m. ET) returns for a fourth season joining Jackie, Jade and the J-Team on their new quest as they travel the globe in search of nine magical Japanese Oni Masks. The inner-body buddy-cop comedy Ozzy & Drix (9:30 a.m. ET) returns for its second season, featuring white blood cell Ozzy and over-the-counter cold pill Drix, as they give a microscopic view inside adolescence...from the body of 13-year-old Hector Cruz.
This Fall the saga continues with the next evolution of the popular animÅ-adventure PokÅmon: Advanced (10:00 a.m. ET), following Ash and Pikachu as they journey into an unknown land - with hundreds of never-before-seen PokÅmon - and Ash strives to become the ultimate PokÅmon trainer. Celebrating Latin culture, the irreverent, over-the-top comedy Â¸Mucha Lucha! (10:30 a.m. ET) is back for a second season, following three mascaritas as they make their way in a bizarre world where Mexican masked wrestling is a way of life.
With its 11:00 a.m. ET bonus airing, Yu-Gi-Oh! returns for a third season of more thrilling adventures as Yugi discovers what it takes to be a master duelist when he and his friends travel to the ultimate dueling arena for the showdown of the millennium. The excitement and drama escalates to a whole new level in this fourth season of X-Men: Evolution (11:30 a.m. ET) as the X-Men must now face the world after their true mutant identities have been exposed.
On Monday, September 15, Kids' WB! will kick-off its new Monday-Friday line-up with more classic Scooby-Doo mysteries (3:00 p.m. ET/PT). The weekday line-up also will feature more adventures of Jackie Chan Adventures (3:30 p.m.), PokÅmon (4:00 p.m.) and the smash-hit Yu-Gi-Oh! (4:30 p.m.).
Also coming to Kids' WB! later this Fall will be Xiaolin Showdown, a comedy crusade that takes viewers on an around-the-world journey with four, young but wise, monks trained in the ancient art of Shaolin Kung Fu. These young heroes protect the world from villainous adversaries in gravity-defying showdowns along the way!
In addition, later this season, Kids' WB! will be joined by Astro Boy, the futuristic story of an atomic-powered robot who must fight for justice and peace in a society that scorns his kind; and Teen Titans, in conjunction with Cartoon Network, introducing a new young breed of superheroes led by famed Robin The Boy Wonder. The return of Static Shock, featuring the first African-American teenage superhero in its fourth season, along with the second season of MegaMan: NT Warrior with new cyber adventures also will highlight the 2003-2004 season.
Janice Aguilar-Herrero 818-977-6056
Leigh Woodward 818-977-6069