4Kids Stakes Claim on Di-Gata Defenders

4Kids Entertainment licensed the television broadcast and merchandising rights from Nelvana Enterprises for “Di-Gata Defenders,” due to air on 4Kids TV (Saturday mornings on Fox affiliates nationwide) beginning July 28. A consumer products program is due in spring 2008 that will include dice, trading cards, and action figures as well as a handheld game for the Nintendo DS by The Game Factory. 4Kids Entertainment is currently working on a licensing and marketing program for the property.