Wendy The Witch Brews On The Boob Tube
The Harvey Entertainment Co. has entered into a deal with Vancouver-based Studio B to produce a new TV series based on their character Wendy the Witch. Studio B has acquired the rights to the popular children's series from Harvey and has partnered with Harvey in producing 26 half-hour episodes for the worldwide television and video marketplace. The series is expected to be available for delivery beginning in January 2001. Studio B also produces D'MYNA LEAGUES, WHAT ABOUT MIMI and YVON OF THE YUKON. Rick Mischel, President of The Harvey Entertainment Company said, "We are proud to introduce an entire new generation to Wendy The Witch. Studio B has created a Wendy that is edgy and mischievous, with all of the humor and fun of our past children's cartoons. Their development and production talent will ensure that the series is hip, entertaining and talking the language of today's kids." Founder of Studio B, Chris Bartleman said, "We are very excited about starting production on Wendy the Witch. We are looking forward to working with Harvey Entertainment on this project. They bring a great deal to the production, not the least of which is a long history of producing quality animated series. We look forward to bringing Wendy into the homes of a whole new fan base."