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Animated ‘Wabbit’ Series Starring Bugs Bunny Headed to DVD

Looney Tunes returns to its slapstick comedy roots with ‘Wabbit: A Looney Tunes Production Season 1 Part 1’ available April 26.

BURBANK, CAWarner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) announced the return of Bugs Bunny, one of the world’s most popular cartoon characters with Wabbit, a new animated series set for release on DVD April 26, 2016. The hilarious, heroic and mischievous bunny cartoon is back in a new, modern comedy series featuring cutting-edge animation, new and clever storylines and. Titled Wabbit: A Looney Tunes Production Season 1 Part 1, this release will feature 26 episodes on a two-disc set and will retail for $19.97 SRP.

Wabbit is classic Looney Tunes with an updated look and engaging new characters. Squeaks the squirrel and Bigfoot join Bugs Bunny on his new escapades. Wabbit also features several of Bugs Bunny’s long-time, loyal Looney Tunes pals, including Wile E. Coyote, Yosemite Sam and the Tasmanian Devil, some of whom have new roles in Bugs’ life. It’s classic Bugs Bunny in present day situations. Now a whole new generation of viewers will be introduced to the lovable antics of that adorable, wisecracking bunny.

Wabbit’s premiere on Cartoon Network ranked #1 in its time slot across all Kids’ networks with Boys 6-11 and ranked #2 with kids 6-11. The series was the #1 original kids program on basic cable with Boys 6-11.

“Bugs Bunny is an iconic character that transcends time and continues to evolve. We know viewers will be enthusiastic about this incarnation of Looney Tunes, with one of the most popular characters at its heart. While it stays true to the original, Wabbit features a fresh, contemporary look and feel that we know viewers will find appealing,” commented Mary Ellen Thomas, Vice President Family & Animation Marketing. “Wabbit: A Looney Tunes Production Season 1 Part 1 is a must-have for cartoon lovers and Looney Tunes fans.”

Source: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment