4th May 2012

Cartoon Network To Launch In Canada On July 4

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teletoonTELETOON Canada Inc. is pleased to announce that the Canadian launch date for Cartoon Network and Adult Swim has been set for July 4, 2012. In advance of the big day – and to whet the appetites of eager Canadian viewers -TELETOON will begin broadcasting a weekly Cartoon Network programming block on the main network as of Saturday, May 5.

To further support the launch, on Friday, June 1, a weekly block of fan-favourite Adult Swim shows will premiere on TELETOON at Night. And finally, TELETOON Retro delves deeper into the Cartoon Network programming library to broadcast a block of classic Cartoon Network shows every week beginning on Saturday, June 2.


Cartoon Network Nested Blocks
Premieres Saturday, May 5
Premieres, Saturday, June 2
The Amazing World of Gumball
Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. ET/PT
Dexter’s Laboratory (Classic Episodes)
Saturdays at 7 p.m. ET
Regular Show
Saturdays at 12 p.m. ET/PT
Powerpuff Girls
Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. ET
Dexter’s Laboratory
Saturdays at 12:30 p.m. ET/PT
Codename: Kids Next Door
Saturdays at 8 p.m. ET
The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy
Saturdays at 8:30 p.m. ET
[adult swim] Nested Block
Premieres Friday, June 1
The Venture Bros.
Fridays at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Fridays at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law
Fridays at 10:45 p.m. ET/PT
Aqua Teen Hunger Force
Fridays at 11 p.m. ET/PT
Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!
Fridays at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT

The excitement continues online, with websites for Cartoon Network and Adult Swim – each featuring video clips, games, extra content and programming information – launching simultaneously with the network.

Available in both English and French, TELETOON Canada Inc. brings kids, youth and adults the best in animated and animation-related entertainment with five nationwide specialty television channels – TELETOON, TÉLÉTOON, TELETOON Retro, TÉLÉTOON Rétro and Cartoon Network (Canada). Select programming is available through On Demand, Mobile TV, iTunes and teletoon.com. Through its English and French networks, TELETOON reaches more than 7.5 million Canadian homes and TELETOON Retro is in more than 8 million homes. Founded in 1997, TELETOON is a proud supporter of the Canadian animation industry, investing over $245 million in homegrown content to date. TELETOON Canada Inc. is owned by Astral (50%) and Corus Entertainment (50%).

This entry was posted on Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 6:04 am and is filed under National News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
  1. Tami Quiring (@VillageGamer)
    11:10 pm on May 3rd, 2012

    .@cartoonnetwork To Launch In Canada July 4th With Early Taste Tests on @Teletoon @TELETOONRetro & @teletoonatnight http://t.co/eD1Bxrqr

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