Wednesday, August 30, 2006

"Bozo Jr" and the "Baby Stooges"

According to web reports, the late Jim Henson created a revitalizing trend in 1984, introducing a new 'baby' genre with the 'Muppet Babies' in "The Muppets Take Manhattan".

This was followed by Walt Disney Company's "Disney Babies", Warner Bros. "Tiny Toons Adventures", "Baby Looney Tunes" and Hanna-Barbera's "The Flintstone Kids" and "A Pup Named Scooby Doo".

Larry Harmon Pictures Corp. is now trying to relaunch their "Bozo the Clown " franchise with "Bozo's Clown Babies" and "Bozoo Animals".

The "Baby Stooges" animated series is also being developed for 2008.

The "Bratz Babyz" toy product line, debuts next month with the release of the Fox DVD "Bratz Babyz: The Movie".

Wayan Bros. Entertainment recently produced "Thugaboo", based on the adventures of brothers Shawn, Marlon & Keenan Ivory Wayans, growing up in the inner city. First episode is titled "Sneaker Madness".

Also in the works is a "Marvel Babies" comic book series, with a toyline spin-off.