Kids’ WB! on The CW has added some overseas muscle to its fall lineup with the animated martial arts comedy "Skunk Fu!". Acquired from UK-based Cake Distribution, "Skunk Fu!" is the sixth new series coming to Kids’ WB! for the 2007-2008 season.
Already scoring big in the UK and Australia, "Skunk Fu!" is the tale of Skunk, a rambunctious martial arts student under the tutelage of wise old Panda. The goal of Skunk’s training is to become the hero The Valley ultimately needs to fend off perennial attacks by evil Dragon, and end a centuries-old battle.
"Skunk Fu!" is a co-production between Cartoon Saloon, Telegael and Hoek, Line and Thinker.
Audiovisual rights for "Skunk Fu!" are being handled worldwide by Cake Distribution and all Licensing & Merchandising rights are being managed by Galleon Plc. The series currently airs on ABC Rollercoaster in Australia and CBBC in the UK. Cartoon Network Asia, Super RTL in Germany and France 5 and Canal J in France are also set to broadcast the series.
The 2007 Kids’ WB! fall lineup will be announced in the near future.