This article is about the former American online network and former programming block. For the Australian programming block, see Kids’ WB Australia. Kids’ WB was an American children’s programming block that originally aired wb kids The WB from September 9, 1995 to September 16, 2006. Kids’ WB was relaunched as an online network on April 28, 2008, a few weeks before the television block was replaced by The CW4Kids.
Kids’ WB also continues to exist in the form of branded program blocks that air on television in Australia and Bulgaria. Split into WB Kids Sites, re-merger into WBKids GO! Kids’ WB debuted on The WB on Saturday, September 9, 1995, airing on Saturday mornings from 8:00 a. On September 1, 1997, a weekday morning block was added from 7:00 a.
However, WGN’s superstation feed as well as some WB affiliates had to wait until the next day, as on the day, they aired annual labor day telethons instead. On February 13, 1999, Kids’ WB made a breakthrough when the English dub of the anime series Pokémon by 4Kids Entertainment moved to the network from broadcast syndication. On January 24, 2006, Warner Bros. Saturday programming slot to 4Kids Entertainment. On May 24, 2008, 4Kids launched The CW4Kids in place of Kids’ WB. The lineup for the block consisted of 4Kids-produced shows, such as Chaotic, as well as new seasons of Yu-Gi-Oh! On April 28, 2008, Warner Bros.
Entertainment announced that The WB and Kids’ WB brands would be relaunched as online networks, with the Kids’ WB network consisting of five subchannels: Kids’ WB, Kids’ WB Jr. Scooby-Doo, Looney Tunes and DC Hero Zone. The site was split into 3 websites on May 17, 2015. All three are grouped into WB Kids Sites. The decision to split the site into three ended, after almost twenty years, the use of the “Kids’ WB! In July 2016, 2 of the 3 websites re-merged into “WBKids GO!