Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!

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Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!
Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! logo.jpg
Format Animated children's television series / Comedy / Adventure / Fantasy
Created by Bob Boyle
Developed by Doug Hadders
Adam Rotstein
Voices of Grey DeLisle (Wubbzy)
Lara Jill Miller (Widget)
Carlos Alazraqui (Walden)
Tara Strong (Daizy)
Theme music composer They Might Be Giants and Brad Mossman
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 52 (List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Bob Boyle
Fred Seibert
Phil Roman
Jay Fukuto
Susan Miller
Brendan Burch
Running time 22 minutes
Production company(s) Bolder Media
Film Roman
Distributor Starz Media
Broadcast
Original channel Nickelodeon (2006-2009)
Nick Jr. on CBS (2006)
Noggin (2006-2009)
Nick Jr. (2009-2014)
Original run August 28, 2006 (2006-08-28) – February 21, 2010 (2010-02-21)
Chronology
Related shows Yin Yang Yo!

Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! was an American educational animated children's television show created by Bob Boyle (producer of Butch Hartman's cartoons and also the creator of Jetix series Yin Yang Yo!). The series is animated in Toon Boom and Adobe Flash software,[1] produced by Bolder Media, (a joint-venture between Frederator Studios and Mixed Media Group or Classic Magic) and Starz Media. Bob Boyle, Susan Miller, Mark Warner, and Fred Seibert-Warner are the executive producers. The pop rock music is performed by Brad Mossman, and the musical score is composed and conducted by Mike Reagan. The series premiered on August 28, 2006 in the United States on Nickelodeon's Nick Jr. and Noggin simultaneously. The second and final season debuted on September 2, 2008 on Nickelodeon's Nick Jr. in the United States.

Origin

According to Bob Boyle, the series began as a story created by his niece, Viviana Ogawa, that Boyle turned into a rough comic book-style storybook called The Tail of Flopsy, Mopsy, and Ted.[2] During the series' development process, the characters were renamed Wubbzy, Widget, and Walden.[1]

Boyle submitted his original concept as a book to Bolder Media. After more than 6000 children's book concepts were reviewed, Boyle's submission was selected for development into an animated series for toddlers and preschoolers. Production for the first season began in September 2004. The series premiered on Nickelodeon's Nick Jr. block on August 28, 2006. However, it ended on Nick's Play Date block in 2010 after it aired its final episode. It originally became a hiatus until December 2009. Reruns were moved to the Nick Jr. network. The series remained a part of the channel until April 15, 2014, when the show was taken off air in the US, thus officially ending the show. The last episode aired in re-runs was "Save the Wuzzly/All Bottled Up." Also, the last episode aired on the Nickelodeon network was "Lights, Camera, Wubbzy/A Wubbstar is Born" which aired April 30, 2009.

The show has received an Emmy, A KidScreen Best TV Movie award for Wubb Idol starring Beyonce and a Telly award.

A translated version of the series has been a popular addition to the "Cúla 4" children's programming lineup on the Irish language television channel, TG4 since January 2011. The show is dubbed in 15 languages and airs in 100+ countries around the world.

Episodes

The series contained 52 episodes.

Season No. Network Season premiere Season finale!
Season 1 26 Nickelodeon/Nick Jr. August 28, 2006 June 20, 2008
Season 2 26 Nickelodeon/Nick Jr. September 2, 2008 February 21, 2010

References

  1. ^ a b "Meet Wubbzy's Creator". Retrieved 2009-12-02. 
  2. ^ Flopsy, Mopsy, and Ted

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