With its powerhouse combination of both boys and girls shows - including the U.S. debut of MAGICAL DoReMi(TM), BRATZ(R) and G.I. JOE SIGMA 6(TM) - 4KIDS TV is sure to ignite the imaginations of kids nationwide. Returning to the 4KIDS TV lineup with all-new adventures are well-known and popular properties ONE PIECE(TM), WINX CLUB(TM), TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES(TM), SONIC X(TM) and MEW MEW POWER(TM).
"Our 4KIDS TV lineup this fall is our strongest yet," said Alfred R. Kahn, Chairman and CEO of 4Kids Entertainment. "With the return of our most popular shows, combined with the series premiere of the popular BRATZ girls, MAGICAL DoReMi and G.I. JOE SIGMA 6, 4KIDS TV has the programming power to bring kids to the television set. We are excited by our new fall schedule and look forward to strengthening 4KIDS TV's position as a leading destination for compelling content for boys and girls."
NEW 4KIDS TV PROGRAM SCHEDULE (Effective September 10, 2005)
8:00 a.m. - Magical DoReMi (Series Premiere)
8:30 a.m. - Mew Mew Power (All-New Episodes)
9:00 a.m. - Bratz (Series Premiere)
9:30 a.m. - Winx Club (All-New Episodes)
10:00 a.m. - Sonic X (All-New Episodes)
10:30 a.m. - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (All-New Episodes)
11:00 a.m. - G.I. Joe Sigma 6 (Series Premiere)
11:30 a.m. - One Piece (All-New Episodes)
Complementing the broadcast network is www.4Kids.TV, offering kids a 24/7 destination for streaming video of full-length show episodes, games and promotions. For programming information in your area, please visit www.4Kids.TV.
About 4Kids Entertainment:
Headquartered in New York City with international offices in London, 4Kids Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: KDE) is a global provider of children's entertainment and merchandise licensing. 4Kids, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, provides domestic and international merchandise licensing; television, film, music and home video production and distribution; media planning and buying; product development; and Web site development. For further information, please visit the Company's Web sites at www.4KidsEntertainment.com and www.4Kids.TV.
The information contained in this press release, other than historical information, consists of forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Exchange Act. These statements may involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in such statements. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to have been correct. Important factors beyond the Company's control, including general economic conditions, consumer spending levels, competition from toy companies, motion picture studios and other licensing companies, the uncertainty of public response to the Company's properties and other factors could cause actual results to differ materially from the Company's expectations.