Preschoolers Enriching Entertainment Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!
The new original animated series, Wow! Wow! Wubbzy on Nick Jr. offers a 26-episode preschool series, produced by Bolder Media for Boys and Girls and created by Bob Boyle (producer on Nickelodeon's The Fairly OddParents and Danny Phantom), celebrates the spirit of teamwork and cooperation.
The Wubbcast features musical animation (5-7 minute episodes) for distribution on portable video devices, including Apple iPod and Sony PlayStation Portable [PSP] and mobile telephones. See at (http://www.wubbzy.com/), Nick Jr. Video, NickJr.com's broadband video platform for preschoolers and parents (http://www.nickjrvideo.com/) and animation distribution platform Channel Frederator (http://www.channelfrederator.com/)
"Wubbzy and his friends are being introduced through books, television and the Wubbcast. There is no better partner in the world to reach young children and the people who love them than Nick Jr.," said Susan Miller, Executive Producer, Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!
Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! stars a curious little creature named Wubbzy and his two pals Widget and Walden who live in the mythical city of Wuzzleburg. The offbeat loveable friends live in a world, which is a whimsical and imaginative version of our own. All Wubbzy wants to do is have fun and spend his time chasing flutterflys, eating ice cream and playing hippity-hopscotch! But when he runs into everyday kid problems, he calls on his friends for help and advice. Widget is a mechanical whiz who owns a fix-it shop and is always ready to jump in and lend a hand. Her solution to any problem is to build something big and complicated, but her inventions don't always work! Walden is a quirky scientist who finds great wisdom in everything from ancient philosophy to tarot card reading. He has a unique way of looking at the world, but his brainy approach doesn't always produce practical results.
In Wuzzleburg, things can spin quickly out of control. A toy train can leave the backyard in a shambles, a cake-baking escapade can bury Wuzzleburg under a sea of batter and a quest for marshmallow lasagna can lead to a runaway wagon ride down Mt. Zubba Bubba! Wubbzy, Widget and Walden can turn a simple challenge into a calamity, but when they work together, they can solve anything! The trio's everyday adventures help them to discover just how the world works.
Each half-hour episode of Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! will feature two, 10-minute adventures with Wubbzy, Widget and Walden. As each journey comes to a close, the themes of the day are reinforced through an original music video, followed by a direct-to-camera segment where Wubbzy, Widget and Walden address the preschoolers at home.
Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! supports social skills, self-awareness and humor as a coping skill. Although their world is more fanciful and imaginative than our own, Wubbzy, Widget and Walden face the same interpersonal and developmental issues that typical preschoolers face. They learn how they fit into the group, how to understand their own feelings and those of others, and how to get along with one another. As preschoolers watch Wubbzy, Widget and Walden tackle these issues, they are exposed to important ideas about both interpersonal and intrapersonal development.
Nick Jr. is a specially designed programming block airing on Nickelodeon weekdays from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. (ET/PT) and weekends on CBS (check local listings). Completely dedicated to preschoolers ages 2-5, Nick Jr.'s Emmy, Peabody and Parents' Choice Award-winning programs are curriculum based, fun and commercial free. At Nick Jr., kids play to learn with innovative, original shows created just for them.