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Warren Buffet animated specials to hit The Hub

Warren Buffett is putting his mouth where his money is in an effort to teach kids the importance of financial literacy. The renowned investor has voiced and created a series of four animated specials that will air on The Hub starting next month.
September 30, 2011

Warren Buffett is putting his mouth where his money is in an effort to teach kids the importance of financial literacy. The renowned investor has voiced and created a series of four animated original specials that will air on The Hub starting next month.

The first of the half-hour specials, entitled Secret Millionaires Club, will kick off on October 23 on the Hasbro/Discovery joint kidnet.

The specials feature Buffett as an advisor to a group of entrepreneurial kids who learn through a series of adventures the basic principles about business. For instance, in the premiere episode Buffett gives financial advice to a group of teens attempting to raise money for their school and a trip to New York City. Guest-starring in the episode is entertainment mogul and business entrepreneur JAY-Z.

The four specials are adapted from the original 26 webisodes of the same name produced by A Squared Entertainment and Andy Heyward, former CEO of DIC Entertainment. Dates and guest stars for the remaining three specials have yet to be announced.

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