(July 16, 2001 – Burbank, CA) – Kids’ WB!, the #1 broadcast network for kids, announces the debut of its stunning new 3D-CGI animated series, “CUBIX,” which presents a world “where there’s a robot for everyone,” premiering on Saturday, August 11 (10:30 a.m. ET/9:30 a.m. PT). “We are excited to be partnering with 4Kids Entertainment on their first original series ‘CUBIX,’” said Ms. Friedman. “This stunning 3D-CGI series brings an unprecedented quality of animation to television that kids have never before experienced. ‘CUBIX’ presents an amazing futuristic world, filled with fascinating characters and robots, which kids today will be captivated by.” “CUBIX” follows the adventures of 13-year-old Connor, a gadget whiz, who brings to life a robot named Cubix that had been discarded as useless. When the town’s wacky mad scientist, the evil Dr. K., begins to steal robots in search of a mysterious power source, Cubix and his friends prove to be the only force that can stop him. “CUBIX” is set in an amazing world called Bubble Town, where 10,000 of 24,000 residents are robots! The robots are everywhere and serve every function – from pizza delivery vendors to personal trainers to police officers…and even best friends! From 4Kids Entertainment, the same production team that brought “Pokémon” and the new fall series “Yu-Gi-Oh!” to Kids’ WB!, “CUBIX” is a futuristic series filled with high-adventure and extraordinary friendships. This breakthrough show is the first original animated series produced by 4Kids. Kids’ WB! and 4Kids Entertainment also will launch the CUBIX web site www.cubixrobotsforeveryone.com this summer, featuring sneak peeks of upcoming episodes, character descriptions and a fun-filled CUBIX coloring book which kids can download and print. Kids also will be able to link to the CUBIX site via www.KidsWB.com. Kids’ WB!, a leader in kids’ television, is the children’s programming service of The WB Network. The network has set precedent with its innovative and diverse 2000-2001 programming schedule and is the #1 broadcast network for the second consecutive season. Kids’ WB! brings viewers this season’s breakout hits “Jackie Chan Adventures,” “Pokémon: The Johto Journeys,” “Static Shock,” the all-original series “X-Men: Evolution,” along with the new mid-season series “The Zeta Project.” The network also brings viewers the returning highly-rated hits “Pokémon,” “Cardcaptors,” “Batman Beyond,” “Men In Black: The Series,” “Max Stee”l and other Kids’ WB! favorites. Kids can find more on Kids’ WB!’s web site at www.KidsWB.com.
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