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The WB Television Network
|Type||broadcast television network|
|Country||United States United States|
|Availability||United States, Canada, and Mexico (Northern)|
|Founded||by Jamie Kellner|
|Key people||David Janollari, President|
|Launch date||January 11, 1995|
|Dissolved||September 17, 2006|
The Warner Bros. Television Network, commonly called The WB, was a television network in the United States. It was founded by the Warner Bros. film studio and Tribune Company on January 11, 1995. The network was sometimes called "The Frog" because the network's mascot was an animated frog named Michigan J. Frog.
On January 24, 2006, CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment said they were going to start The CW Television Network in the Fall of 2006. This new network would have programming from both The WB and UPN. The WB shut down on September 17, 2006.
The WB also had a group of programs aimed at children under the name Kids WB. Kids WB showed mainly animated series, for example, Jackie Chan Adventures, Taz-Mania, Tiny Toon Adventures, Animaniacs, Pinky and the Brain and Batman: The Animated Series.