Kids' WB! has added five new animated series to its 2007-08 lineup. The new series, which will launch in the fall, include: CG-animated EON KID, multiplatform adventure MAGI-NATION, action/comedy WORLD OF QUEST and WILL & DEWITT. The network previously announced that a new SPIDER-MAN series would begin airing on 2008.
"The Kids' WB! core audience thrives on heightened levels of action and adventure, and these new series promise to take our fans into realms they couldn't have imagined," said Kids' WB! svp/gm Betsy McGowen.
Returning shows include Warner Bros. Animation's SHAGGY & SCOOBY-DOO GET A CLUE! TOM AND JERRY TALES, LEGION OF SUPER HEROES and THE BATMAN as well as Cookie Jar Ent.'s JOHNNY TEST.
The production companies behind EON KID are Daiwon C&A Holdings Co., Design Storm Co., BRB Int'l and Manga Ent. Starz Media is distributing.
Based on Jason Kruse's Komikwerks graphic novel series, WORLD OF QUEST is produced by Cookie Jar as well as WILL & DEWITT, while MAGI-NATION is a co-production between Cookie Jar and Korean firm, Daewon Media.
THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN is from Culver Ent., a Sony Pictures Television company.