A whole lot of “bubble, bubble, toil and trouble” is coming to Cartoon Network in the U.S. Winx Club, 4Kids Entertainment’s animated series about teenaged fairies and witches, is set to join the cabler’s action/adventure block, Miguzi, on Monday, May 16, at 5 p.m. (ET/PT). The series also joins Nickelodeon in the U.K. this month.
When Bloom discovers she has magical powers, she joins the Alfea School for Fairies, the oldest and most prestigious fairy school in the magic dimension. There she meets four fellow freshmen, Stella, Flora, Musa and Tecna, and they form the Winx Club. Together, the girls use the lessons they learn in school to fight off evil-doers, such as the witch students at rival school Cloud Tower.
Cartoon Network will air 26 episodes of Winx Club during Miguzi, which airs seven days a week and featuressuch hit series as Teen Titans, Justice League Unlimited and Megas XLR.
Winx Club currently airs in the U.S. on 4Kids TV and is seen around the world via such broadcasters as RAI 2 (Italy), France 3, Teletoon (France), RTL II (Germany), Telecinco (Spain), Alter TV (Greece), TV 2 (Denmark), MTV3 (Finland), Nickelodeon (Netherland/Benelux), TV 2 (Norway), RTP1 (Portugal), Club RTL (Belgium), ORF (Austria), YTV (Canada), Network TEN (Australia), Cartoon Network (Australia and New Zealand), TV3 (New Zealand), Minimax (Poland), S4C (Wales), TVR /Channel 2 (Romania TV Markiza (Slovakia) and Iceland Broad Corp.
Influenced by top Italian designers, Winx Club is produced in Italy by Rainbow Srl and is adapted for English language markets by 4Kids Entertainment.