4Kids Unveils Newest Chaotic Series at MIPCOM
Press Release from 4Kids Ent.
NEW YORK (September 17, 2009) – 4Kids Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:KDE) will present the newest chapter of its popular fantasy adventure series, CHAOTIC: SECRETS OF THE LOST CITY, to international broadcasters at MIPCOM next month. The series’ new season, produced in HD and traditional cel animation by 4Kids Entertainment, will take audiences to an exciting new level within the CHAOTIC game experience. Twelve new half-hour episodes will be available beginning in September 2009, bringing the series to a total of 78 episodes in the CHAOTIC saga.
CHAOTIC has caught on across North America, with the TV series airing up to ten times a week in both the U.S. on Cartoon Network, Disney XD and TheCW4Kids, and across Canada on TELETOON. The brand has also captured the attention of kids worldwide, with the program currently broadcast on Gulli TV (France), RTL2 (Germany), Disney XD UK, Rede TV (Brazil), RTBF (Belgium), SIC (Portugal), MNet (South Africa), TEN Network (Australia), ABS-CBN (Philippines), Kids Central (Singapore), Canal+ Cyfrowy (Poland), Children’s Channel (Israel) and Digiturk (Turkey) among others.
The international rollout comes as CHAOTIC: SECRETS OF THE LOST CITY has just been acquired by Cartoon Network in the U.S. and by TELETOON in Canada for the 2009-10 television season.
Viewers will brace for a slew of shocking secrets and radical revelations as CHAOTIC returns with an all-new action pack of adventure, with more awesome Creatures and incredible BattleGear than ever before in SECRETS OF THE LOST CITY. As Perim’s tenuous tribal alliance is shattered, a startling discovery leads to the most momentous event in CHAOTIC history. And while CHAOTIC’s mightiest warriors clash over the power of time itself, one burning question remains: who will uncover – and ultimately master -- the Secrets of the Lost City?
At MIPCOM, 4Kids Entertainment will be based at Booth R32.24.
About 4Kids Entertainment, Inc.
With U.S. headquarters in New York City, regional offices for its trading card business in San Diego, California and international offices in London, 4Kids Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: KDE) is a global organization devoted to the creation, development, production, broadcasting, distribution, licensing and manufacturing of children’s entertainment products.
Through its wholly owned subsidiaries, 4Kids produces animated television series and films, distributes 4Kids’ produced or licensed animated television series for the domestic and international television and home video markets, licenses merchandising rights worldwide to 4Kids’ owned or represented properties, operates Websites to support 4Kids’ owned or represented properties, and produces and markets collectible trading card games. Additionally, the Company programs and sells the national advertising time in the five-hour Saturday morning children’s TV block known as TheCW4Kids on The CW television network.
Additional information is available on the www.4KidsEntertainment.com corporate web site and at the www.4Kids.tv game station site.