Our friends (and web hosts) over at toonzone have discovered that a new five-hour E/I programming block is headed for The CW this fall – meaning that Saban Brands’ Vortexx block is over.
In addition to B-Daman Crossfire, The CW’s Vortexx block will also add The Adventures of Chuck and Friends and The Spectacular Spider-Man to their Saturday morning line-up starting August 17.
The anime series, B-Daman CrossFire will premiere on CW’s Vortexx Saturday morning block on August 17, 2013 at 10:30 am.
The new programs making their way onto the 5-hour kids television block will include Digimon Fusion, Spectacular Spider-Man, Sendokai Champions and Bolts & Blip.
In an advertisement on today’s edition of Cynopsis Kids, Vortexx announced it will be adding repeats of The Spectacular Spider-Man as well as premieres of Digimon Fusion and a new series Bolts & Blip this fall.
Vortexx on The CW, an affiliate of Saban Brands, today announced The New Adventures of Nanoboy, an Educational and Informational (E/I) program, will make its way onto the kids programming block this Saturday, March 9. The series will be featured with back-to-back episodes at 7 a.m. and 7:30 a.m.
Transformers Prime, which airs on The Hub and is produced by Hasbro, will join Saban Brands’ Vortexx programming block on The CW starting Saturday, December 8.
The CW’s Saturday morning Vortexx block (run by Saban Brands) made their first schedule change last week (September 22) by replacing Cubix at 7am with a second Rescue Heroes (which also airs at 7:30am). That makes up the block’s required E/I hour.
The series premiere of WWE Saturday Morning Slam on August 25 (CW, 10-10:30am) was Saturday morning’s (7am-12pm) most watched program on CW among total viewers and the following kids demos: Kids under 18, Kids 2-5, Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11, Kids 9-14, Boys under 18, Boys 2-5, Boys 2-11, Boys 6-11, Girls under 18, Girls 2-11, Girls 6-11, Girls 9-14 and Female Teens (F12-17).
Saturday mornings on broadcast TV used to be kid central, until about 2002. That’s when Saban exited the kid biz and sold to Disney. That’s also when CBS went Nick, ABC went Disney Channel, Fox went Box (4Kids) and Kids’ WB was the only ‘90s stronghold left.