Viva Piñata

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Viva Piñata
Vivapinata logo.jpg
Premiere September 9, 2006
Finale October 18, 2008
Creator Norman J. Grossfeld & Lloyd Golfdine
Network FOX (seasons 1 and 2),
The CW (seasons 3)
Style 30-minute animated comedy
Company 4Kids Entertainment
Seasons 3
Episodes 52 (12 unaired)
Origin USA

Viva Piñata is a computer-generated animated comedy show co-produced by 4Kids Entertainment with video game makers Rare (part of Microsoft). A video game of the same name was released for the Xbox 360 and Windows PCs. The franchise is an attempt to make the Xbox 360 video game console more family-friendly.

Season one and two aired on the 4Kids TV block on FOX. The first six episodes of the third season were shown on the CW4Kids block on The CW, after witch it was pulled from the schedule. All episodes have aired outside the US.

The series follows the adventures of a group of living piñatas who reside on Piñata Island. As befits a piñata, they spend their time filling up with candy so they can attend parties and be the center of the show.



Actor Character Duration
Main Cast
Marc Thompso Franklin Fizzlybear 1 2 3
Dan Green Hudson Horstachio 1 2 3
Jamie McGonniga Fergy Fudgehog 1 2 3
Brian Maillard Pauly Pretztail 1 2 3


Season Premiere Finale #
Season One September 9, 2006 April 21, 2007 20
Season Two September 8, 2007 December 8, 2007 14
The CW
Season Three September 13, 2008 October 18, 2008 18


DVD Releases

Title Release Date #
Episode Collections
The Piñata Must Be Crazy and Other Stories February 10, 2009 1

Lights, Camera, Action! May 19, 2009 1


External Sites