Kappa Mikey - The First Anime Series Created and Produced Entirely in the U.S. - Premieres on Nicktoons Network Saturday, February 25 at 8:00 PM (ET)

MTV Networks' First Global Acquisition to Roll Out Across Nickelodeon's International Channels Beginning in May, 2006 </IMG>

NEW YORK, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Kappa Mikey, the first global acquisition by MTV Networks, will debut on Nicktoons Network in the U.S. with two half-hour, back-to-back episodes on Saturday, February 25 from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (ET). The new original animated comedy series was developed by Nickelodeon and created and executive produced by Larry Schwarz of Animation Collective. Beginning in May, Kappa Mikey will roll out across Nickelodeon's international channels, including Nick Asia, Nick UK, Nick Spain, Nick France and Nick Europe.
Kappa Mikey will premiere during the "Three-Headed Monster," Nicktoons Networks' prime-time programming block from 7 p.m. to midnight, and will encore throughout the weekend. As a special on-air event tied-in to the show's debut, Kappa Mikey's main character, Mikey Simon, will host a series of "behind-the-scenes" interstitials beginning Saturday, February 25. The hosted interstitials will feature guest appearances from Mikey's co-stars and first-look clips from the show.