(July 10, 2001 – Burbank, CA) - Kids’ WB!, a leader in children’s television, sets up base camp for its all-original, high-adrenaline emergency operation series “RESCUE HEROES: GLOBAL RESPONSE TEAM,” which debuts on Saturday, July 21 (11:00 a.m. ET/10:00 a.m. PT). With the premiere of “RESCUE HEROES: GLOBAL RESPONSE TEAM,” Kids’ WB!’s new Saturday morning Summer schedule will include an additional episode of the exciting Japanese animé series “Cardcaptors” (10:30 a.m. ET/9:30 a.m. PT) as well as the new 11:30 a.m. ET/10:30 a.m. PT time slot for the futuristic high-adventure series “The Zeta Project.” “RESCUE HEROES: GLOBAL RESPONSE TEAM” follows the extreme emergency team around the world on their nail-biting adventures as they bring immediate help to those in need. Using their brains, skills, teamwork – plus awesome, cutting-edge gadgetry, the Rescue Heroes are always prepared to save anyone, anywhere on the globe in life-threatening situations. Whether they are dispatched to a runaway Japanese bullet train or a crisis at an underwater marine world, this extraordinary international team of men and women always will be on call and ready for their next challenging mission. Many stories from this series are drawn from real-life news headlines and always will feature safety tips and positive life lessons for all the “would-be rescue heroes” watching at home. Each adrenaline-pumping half-hour will include two distinct action-packed 11-minute episodes. Revealing the emotional drama and comedic relief behind every dangerous rescue mission, “RESCUE HEROES: GLOBAL RESPONSE TEAM” also will feature guest star Rescue Heroes who add insight and expertise to specific emergency operations. The series is produced by Nelvana.
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