Soon, Harry Potter wont be the only kid casting spells in the United Kingdom. 4Kids Entertainment announced that its new animated series, Winx Club, is set to debut on Nickelodeon U.K. in May 2005.
The Winx Club takes place in the magical world of Magix and tells the story five smart, hip and fashionable teenage friends who attend the Alfea College of Fairies.
The show 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.