20 episodes planned for release.

America Online is partnering with Anchor Bay Entertainment to distribute its original animated Webisode series "Princess Natasha" on DVD.

A total of 20 episodes of the series, which was developed for AOL's KOL service -- a version of AOL designed for children offering a more secure Web access -- will be released on two separate discs featuring ten episodes each.

AOL is also creating two bonus episodes and two games for each DVD. An exact release date for the titles has not yet been set.

AOL recently signed deals with Cartoon Network and Little, Brown Books to release the series about a princess who is also a spy, in TV and book versions, respectively.

AOL will also partner with licensing agency 360ep to explore other opportunities in areas such as toys and apparel.