The CBS Television Network's 1999-2000 Saturday Morning schedule, whichbegins on October 2, includes three returning shows and three new ones, allproduced by Toronto-based Nelvana. The new series are RESCUE HEROES,BLASTER'S UNIVERSE, and NEW TALES FROM THE CRYPT. RESCUES HEROES is about ateam of international emergency response professionals, and is designed tointroduce young viewers to preparedness and safety techniques. BLASTER'SUNIVERSE is based on a series of CD-ROMs from Knowledge Adventure. Set inthe early 21st century, the series is about Max Blaster, a 12-year old boywho is obsessed with science and space, and his 12-year old alien friend,who looks like a typical human girl. Together they work to save theuniverse using logic and creativity. NEW TALES FROM THE CRYPTKEEPER is anew anthology series hosted by the ghoulish Cryptkeeper whose tales aredesigned to teach the value of honesty, hard work, responsibility, andother moral values. The returning shows are ANATOLE, FLYING RHINO JUNIORHIGH, and MYTHIC WARRIORS. ANATOLE follows a Parisian mouse couple andtheir six kids; FLYING JUNIOR HIGH is about a group of kids who usecreative thinking to beat a class bully; and MYTHIC WARRIORS revolvesaround mythological heroes who learn moral values while battling monsters.
The complete schedule follows:7:00-7:30 amANATOLE7:30-8:00 amBLASTER'S UNIVERSE8:00-8:30 amRESCUE HEROES8:30-9:00 amFLYING RHINO JUNIOR HIGH9:00-11:00 am CBS NEWS SATURDAY MORNING11:00-11:30 am NEW TALES FROM THE CRYPTKEEPER11:30-NOON MYTHIC WARRIORS: GUARDIANS OF THE LEGEND