Kids' WB! kicks off its Saturday morning schedule on September 13, 2003 and its weekday lineup on September 15, with and unprecedented slate of returning to the 2003-2004 season. The network will also launch the "Kids WB! BIG, Really, Really BIG Sweepstakes," offering kids the chance to win one of hundreds of prizes.
The Saturday slate includes new episodes of Warner Bros. Animation productions of WHAT'S NEW SCOOBY-DOO?, OZZY & DRIX and ¡MUCHA LUCHA! Also returning are new installments of YU-GI-OH! (FUNimation and 4Kids Ent.), JACKIE CHAN ADVENTURES (Sony Pictures Ent.) and X-MEN: EVOLUTION (Marvel Studios in association with Film Roman). Rounding out the schedule is the next evolution of POKÉMON: ADVANCED (4Kids Ent.), following Ash and Picachu as they journey into an unknown land with hundreds of never-before-seen POKÉMON.
Joining the 2003-2004 schedule later on in the season will be the second season of MEGAMAN: NT WARRIOR (ShoPro Ent.), STATIC SHOCK (WBA), TEEN TITANS (WBA) the action series featuring young superheroes led by Robin The Boy Wonder currently seen on Cartoon Network and XIAOLIN SHOWDOWN, a new production from WBA, a mystical comedy crusade that follows Omi, a gifted monk-in-training from the Xiaolin Temple and his fellow trainees rich Japanese hacker girl Kimiko, flashy Brazilian circus star Raimundo and Texas Kung Fu cowboy Clay around the world to find and protect sacred ancient power objects that hold the keys to mystical superpowers. Also joining the lineup later in the year is a new version of ASTRO BOY. Sony Pictures Television and Tezuka Prods. are producing the new series based on the original 50-year-old toon from Manga master, Osamu Tezuka.
Kids' WB! will team up with Hasbro to give away 500 "BIG Premiere Prize Paks" during the 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, they may enter by logging onto www.KidsWB.com by September 15, or by sending in a postcard with the correct 4 BIG Clues by September 22. Prize packs will include the BIG THINtronix Telephone, BIG THINtronix Radio and an oversized Kids WB! inflatable chair.
To highlight the new sixth season of POKÉMON during the weekday lineup, Kids WB! joins forces with Nintendo to give kids the chance to win 500 E-readers with a deck of 60 EX: SANDSTORM trading cards. To win, kids will have to locate the "BIG Pokémon Clue" each weekday afternoon and enter by logging onto www.KidsWB.com by September 22, or by sending in a postcard.
KIDS' WB! 2003-2004 SEASON FALL SCHEDULE ET
SATURDAYS8:00 am WHAT'S NEW SCOOBY-DOO? 8:30 am YU-GI-OH!9:00 am JACKIE CHAN ADVENTURES9:30 am OZZY & DRIX10:00 am POKÉMON: ADVANCED 10:30 am ¡MUCHA LUCHA!11:00 am YU-GI-OH!11:30 am X-MEN: EVOLUTION
MONDAY-FRIDAY3:00 pm SCOOBY-DOO3:30 pm JACKIE CHAN ADVENTURES4:00 pm POKÉMON4:30 pm YU-GI-OH!