Cartoon Network Takes Over TELETOON Airwaves This April

TELETOON viewers get a taste of Cartoon Network every Wednesday in April from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. ET/PT

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TORONTO, March 25, 2013 /CNW/ - TELETOON viewers are in for a treat this April when the network will offer a sampling of top programming from the recently launched animation channel Cartoon Network. Viewers who have yet to tune in to this new channel will have the opportunity to check out hit Cartoon Network shows every Wednesday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. ET/PT in April during a special programming block that includes Cartoon Network-exclusive titles like Regular Show, Incredible Crew and MAD: The Animated Series.

Brought to Canada in July 2012, Cartoon Network offers a unique and diverse slate of entertainment experiences through hilarious animated and live-action content for kids and families. In addition to the titles above, the Cartoon Network lineup features popular shows including Ben 10: Omniverse, Dexter's Laboratory and Generator Rex.

The Cartoon Network Takeover lineup is as follows:

  • Regular Show
    Airs Wednesdays in April at 7 p.m. (New Episodes) and 7:30 p.m. ET/PT
    Regular Show features best friends Mordecai (a six-foot-tall blue jay) and Rigby (a hyperactive raccoon). The two are groundskeepers at a park owned by Pops, a humanoid-looking lollipop who has spent his entire life there. The job is so deadly dull that the two friends will do anything they can to avoid it. This doesn't go over well with their boss Benson (an anthropomorphic gumball machine) — but their efforts often result in insane escapades that delight Pops.
  • Incredible Crew (New Episodes)
    Airs Wednesdays in April at 8 p.m. ET/PT
    Incredible Crew is a half-hour sketch comedy series from producer and entertainer Nick Cannon. Every episode of this high-energy, fast-paced show delivers hilarious comedy bits, outrageous hidden camera pranks, original music videos and commercial parodies all with a distinct attitude - a contemporary blend of internet sensibility mixed with kid imagination.
  • MAD: The Animated Series (New Episodes)
    Airs Wednesdays in April at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT
    An animated sketch-comedy series from Warner Bros. Animation and inspired by the iconic MAD magazine, a twisted mix of humor and animation styles pulls back the curtain and exposes the sordid truth behind movies, TV shows, games and - of course - curtains! Classic MAD icons are featured, as well as a barrage of pop culture parodies and punch lines.

For more information on TELETOON, please visit: www.teletoon.com, @TELETOON and Facebook.com/TELETOON.

For more information on Cartoon Network, please visit: www.cartoonnetwork.ca, @CartoonCAN and Facebook.com/cartoonnetworkCAN.

About TELETOON
TELETOON delivers hilarious comedy, unexpected surprises and edge-of-your-seat action through the best in animated series and blockbuster movies to youth and families. Available in English and French, TELETOON is watched in more than 7.4 million Canadian homes. Founded in 1997, 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. Select programming is available through On Demand, Mobile TV, iTunes and through TELETOON Canada's online properties. TELETOON Canada Inc. is owned by Astral (50%) and Corus Entertainment (50%). For more information, please visit teletoon.com.


SOURCE: TELETOON Canada Inc.

For further information:

Media Site:
www.teletoonmedia.com

Media Contacts:
Megan Dunkley
TELETOON Canada Inc.
Publicist
416-956-5443
megand@teletoon.com

Sarah Etherden
TELETOON Canada Inc.
Communications Manager
416-956-2051
sarahe@teletoon.com

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