Kids' WB! Announces Fall 2007 Lineup

Tue, August 28th, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

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CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

BURBANK CA Kids' WB! on the CW premieres four new

series on September 22 when the No. 1 rated Saturday morning kids broadcast

network officially begins its 2007 season" it was announced today by Kids'

WB! Senior Vice President and General Manager Betsy McGowen.

"Eon Kid" "Magi-Nation" "Will & Dewitt" and "Skunk Fu!" make their

American network debuts on Kids' WB!" joining returning favorites "The

Batman" "Shaggy & Scooby-Doo Get A Clue!"Legion of Super Heroes" "Tom

and Jerry Tales" and "Johnny Test." All nine series premiere new episodes on

Saturday" September 22.

"From action and adventure to comedy and self-discovery" and animation

styles running the gamut from traditional 2D to computer-generated and

flash-anime" the new Kids' WB! lineup truly offers entertainment for

everyone" McGowen said.

The new Kids' WB! on the CW lineup will air as follows in both ET/PT:

7:00 AM Will & Dewitt

7:30 AM Magi-Nation

8:00 AM Tom and Jerry Tales

8:30 AM Tom and Jerry Tales

9:00 AM Skunk Fu!

9:30 AM Shaggy & Scooby-Doo Get A Clue!

10:00 AM Eon Kid

10:30 AM Johnny Test

11:00 AM Legion of Super Heroes

11:30 AM The Batman

The lineup" with individual series synopses:

Will & Dewitt (7:00 a.m.)

A series steeped in self-discovery and personal accomplishment"Will &

Dewitt" proves that sometimes the smallest victories are the greatest. Will

is an everyday little kid with an endless thirst for big kid adventure. But

he needs direction. Enter Dewitt" his talking frog and personal "life

coach." Dewitt's a frog and then some a green ball of shape-shifting

optimism to guide Will toward his destiny of discovering that all things are

possible. Where there's Will" Dewitt is the way. "Will & Dewitt" is produced

by Cookie Jar Entertainment.

Magi-Nation (7:30 a.m.)

"Magi-Nation" follows the adventures of teenager Tony Jones" whose world is

forever changed when he is mystically transported into a beautiful world far

beyond imagination that was created a millennium ago by a powerful race

known as the Magi. Here Tony meets Edyn and Strag" two young Magi heroes in

training" who help him discover his vast new magical environment. However"

all is not perfect in Tony's new world as the Moonlands of Magi-Nation are

threatened by the evil Shadow Magi. It's up to this young trio and their

vast collection of Dream Creatures to thwart the evildoers' plans and

protect their world.

A multi-platform entertainment brand" kids enter the fantastic world of

"Magi-Nation" via the 2D animated television series. From there" fans can

experience the continuing action of the three young Magi heroes via the

Internet as they navigate their

way through environmental obstacles and confront the constant challenges and

creatures that threaten the vitality of the 12 precious Moonlands of

Magi-Nation. "Magi-Nation" is produced by Cookie Jar Entertainment and

Daewon Media (Korea).

Tom and Jerry Tales (8:00 & 8:30 a.m.)

"Tom and Jerry Tales" resumes its eternal cat-and-mouse antics in one of the

top-rated Saturday morning kids broadcast series of the 2006-2007 season.

Departing the traditional home environment" Tom and Jerry travel the globe

in search of all-new mischief" pummeling each other with their ongoing

slapstick gags in new geographic locales and culturally diverse settings.

The new season brings the pair to fresh destinations from the exotic lands

of Southeast Asia" Africa and Australia to the fantastical worlds of magic"

mysticism" monsters and super heroes. Along the way" they'll play tennis and

hockey" encounter fictional characters like Dracula and Frankenstein" become

super heroes with escalating dueling powers" and give a helping hand to

history joining the Wright Brothers in their attempts to fly" and finding

themselves in the midst of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

Combining a faintly modern spin with a nod to the retro" this cat and mouse

comedy team scrambles" slides and slams onto the screen" creating

over-the-top" laugh-out-loud mayhem and memories. Produced by Warner Bros.


Skunk Fu! (9:00 a.m.)

Already scoring big in the UK and Australia"Skunk Fu!" is the hilarious

tale of Skunk" a rambunctious martial arts student under the tutelage of

wise old Panda. The goal of Skunk's training is to become the hero The

Valley ultimately needs to fend off perennial attacks by evil Dragon" and

end a centuries-old battle. Skunk and Panda are joined in their comedic

adventures by a gallery of entertaining animal pals from the combat-ready

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Rabbit and the skillful Fox to the adroit Turtle and cowardly Tiger. Each

does his part to guide Skunk along his hero's journey of enlightenment"

usually with amusing results. On the antagonist side of The Valley are

Dragon's minions his lead henchman Baboon and an army of Ninja Monkeys.

They stand as equal parts menacing villains and comic foils to Skunk's

escapades. "Skunk Fu!" is a co-production between Cartoon Saloon" Telegael

and Hoek" Line and Thinker. Audiovisual rights for "Skunk Fu!" are being

handled worldwide by Cake Distribution.

Shaggy & Scooby-Doo Get A Clue! (9:30 a.m.)

In its maiden season"Shaggy & Scooby-Doo Get A Clue!" consistently rated

No. 1 among Saturday morning kids broadcast series in the coveted Kids 2-11

demographic. The latest incarnation of the original "Scooby-Doo" characters

has our canine hero and his pal Shaggy living in the mansion of Shaggy's

mysteriously missing Uncle Albert. Within the mansion" the unorthodox

boy-and-his-dog duo discover a secret lab filled with gadgets and formulas

including a transforming Mystery Machine and Scooby Snacks that give Scooby

surprising powers. Shaggy and Scooby set out to find Uncle Albert and keep

the secret technology away from the comically evil Dr. Phineus Phibes. The

second season of "Shaggy & Scooby-Doo" raises the stakes on humor as Dr.

Phibes now possesses the secret morphing nanotechnology but has no idea

how it works. The more he manipulates the formula" and uses himself and his

bumbling agents as guinea pigs" the bigger the laughs. Over the course of

these 13 new episodes" Shaggy & Scooby-Doo will encounter Phibes in a wide

variety of venues from the opening of their very own theme park ?Shaggy &

Scooby World' to Phibes' underground lair deep in the fiery bowels of an

active volcano. They'll even meet aboard a Mexican cruise" vowing to eschew

all differences in favor of a well-deserved week of vacation from "evil"

only to have those plans go ridiculously awry. Produced by Warner Bros.


Eon Kid (10:00 a.m.)

"Eon Kid" brings adventure to the life of Marty" an enterprising 11-year-old

who unexpectedly becomes the human extension of the Fist of Eon. Seemingly

lost for all time" the Fist endows Marty with amazing fighting powers but

puts him at the heart of a centuries-old struggle between good and evil.

Pursued by the dark armies of The General" Marty must undertake a hero's

journey of action" adventure" comedy and self-discovery into an eye-popping

world of battle-bots" bounty hunters" legendary warriors and humanoid

bandits. "Eon Kid" is produced in state-of-the-art" computer-generated

television animation by Daiwon C&A Holdings Co." Design Storm Co." BRB

International and Manga Entertainment" and distributed by Starz Media.

Johnny Test (10:30 a.m.)

"Johnny Test" chronicles the adventures of a fearless

11-year-old boy" his genetically engineered super dog" Dukey" and his

13-year-old super genius brainiac twin sisters" Susan and Mary" who use

Johnny as their guinea pig for their out-of-this-world scientific

experiments. Johnny is the ultimate test pilot where no mission is too

unbelievable" no challenge is too great" no villain is too menacing and no

sister-created concoction is too wild. As long as his dog" Dukey" can come

along" Johnny gives it a go! "Johnny Test" is produced by Cookie Jar


Legion of Super Heroes (11:00 a.m.)

The second season of "Legion of Super Heroes" finds the group fulfilling

their collective destiny" each member elevating his skills to new levels ?

just in time to face even greater challenges. A incomprehensibly

undefeatable nemesis Imperiex" the destroyer of galaxies from the rich

annals of DC Comics puts the Legion into action alongside new team

members. Superman returns from the 21st century with greater development of

both his physical prowess and far better utilization of his powers to help

the Legion toward victory in the 31st century and beyond. Moreover" the

Legion finds a surprising" new ally from across the space-time continuum a

41st century Superman" cloned from the original Superman with alien DNA

added to the mix for new" enhanced powers to assist in its efforts to rid

the universe of this powerful foe. Along the way" the LOSH including new

members like Chameleon Boy provides the perfect complement of heroics and

comedy to the efforts of the Supermans. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation.

The Batman (11:30 a.m.)

Four-time Emmy Award winner "The Batman" will focus its new season on the

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introduction of Batman's Justice League peers. Expect amped-up action and

heightened stakes as Superman" Green Lantern" The Flash" Green Arrow"

Martian Manhunter and several others work in concert with Batman and even

more of his amazing technological wonders to defend Gotham from a

seemingly never-ending roster of super villains. The usual suspects return

with nefarious new schemes and more sophisticated gadgetry as the Joker"

Penguin" Harley Quinn and Mr. Freeze are joined in their quest to rid Gotham

of any nocturnal winged creatures by the likes of Sinestro" Scarface" Mirror

Master" Metallo" Clayface and even Lex Luthor" who enlists Poison Ivy and

her enchanting spores to turn Superman against Batman in the two-part season

premiere. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation.

Kids' WB! on the CW will welcome two additional series in early 2008

the hotly anticipated "The Spectacular Spider-Man" an all-new animated

series from Culver Entertainment; and "World of Quest" an action-comedy

based on the Komikwerks graphic novel series by Jason Kruse" and produced by

Cookie Jar Entertainment.

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