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.