Netflix to Air 'Winx Club' Spinoff in 2016

Rainbow Studios is expanding its Winx Club franchise with a spin-off series, "Winx Club WOW: World of Winx," that will be available exclusively on Netflix.

April 6, 2018

Netflix to Air 'Winx Club' Spinoff in 2016

The first season of the new series (13x22) will be available by early 2016 with a second following in the fall. 

In "Winx Club WOW," the girls embark on an undercover journey all around the world looking for talented kids in art, sports, music and science.

A new approach will see story lines that are more serialized, designed specifically for the on-demand viewing of Netflix members.

“'Winx Club' is already a very successful show on Netflix in all our territories; it’s exciting to be expanding our relationship with such a great European animation studio,” says Erik Barmack, vice president of content acquisition, Netflix. “Rainbow Studios has created a very popular global franchise, and we’re thrilled to become the home of the next generation Winx Club for all

of its current and future fans.”

The two companies’ existing partnership has already seen earlier seasons of "Winx Club" released on the service in all global regions Netflix is currently available, as well as the Rainbow properties "PopPixie" and "Mia and me." Additionally, the most recent Winx Club movie,

The Mystery of the Abyss

, will be available only on Netflix in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Ireland and France shortly after its theatrical release earlier this month.

“We are very happy to be building a solid and wide collaboration with Netflix, so extending it to include new and original content is fantastic news,” says Iginio Straffi, president and chief executive officer, Rainbow Group. “Netflix is an innovative and exciting presence in the field of content distribution, and our production teams are busy putting together what will be a brand-new and truly magical experience for Winx Club fans across the globe.” 

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