The centennial episode premieres Wednesday, November 20 at 7:30 p.m.
TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - The multi Gemini award-winningTELETOON series Johnny Test marks a significant milestone on Wednesday, November 20 at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT with the Canadian premiere of its 100th episode on TELETOON's English- and French-language networks. Since its debut on the
network in 2006, Johnny Test has consistently proven to be a top performer in English and French,
earning its reputation as one of TELETOON's flagship shows.
"TELETOON loves Johnny and so does our audience," said Carole Bonneau,
Vice-President, Programming, TELETOON Canada Inc. "Over the course of
seven years, Johnny Test still boasts hit ratings in virtually every timeslot it has been
scheduled in, but most of all - it is show of exceptional quality and
it has helped put Canada on the map as a leader in kids animation."
"TELETOON is an ideal broadcast partner for Johnny Test and the show's extraordinary success wouldn't have been possible without
their support," said Scott Fellows, Creator, Johnny Test. "I look forward to working together to create many more hair-raising
adventures for Johnny, Dukey and the gang."
Recognized worldwide as a leader in the kids television and animation
industries, TELETOON Canada has invested over $300 million in the
creation, development and production of Canadian content since its
inception in 1997. TELETOON takes great pride in the international
success of its original programming like Johnny Test, a series that has been sold in over 200 countries and translated into
20 different languages including Korean, Portuguese, Chinese and Thai,
Produced by DHX Media, Johnny Test is an action-comedy extravaganza that chronicles the adventures of a
fearless 11-year-old boy, his genetically engineered super-dog Dukey
and his 13-year-old super-genius scientist sisters Susan and Mary.
Using Johnny as their guinea pig, Susan and Mary strive to solve the
trials and tribulations of adolescent angst with out-of-this-world
scientific experiments. In the 100th episode, Johnny has fallen into a fairy tale sleep from which he can't
be woken. Susan, Mary and Dukey must work together to try and wake
Johnny up before it's too late.
In the lead-up to the premiere at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT on Wednesday, November 20, as part of a month-long MOREvember
programming event in November, TELETOON will broadcast a marathon of
hit Johnny Test episodes beginning at 3 p.m. ET/PT. In addition, episodes from season 1 of Johnny Test will air Tuesdays to Fridays at 5 p.m. ET/PT from Friday, November 1 to Friday, November 22.
The Johnny-fest continues online with two brand new Johnny Test games set to launch on teletoon.com. Smash Badger 7, produced in-house by the TELETOON interactive team, will launch on Wednesday, November 20 to coincide with the episode's premiere, followed by Johnny Test: Gravity Pants on Thursday, November 21.
For more information, online games and contests, please visit: www.teletoon.com, @TELETOON and Facebook.com/TELETOON.
About TELETOON Canada Inc.
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. Through its English and French networks, TELETOON reaches
more than 7.3 million Canadian homes and TELETOON Retro is in more than
nine million homes. Founded in 1997, TELETOON is a proud supporter of
the Canadian animation industry, investing over $300 million in
homegrown content to date. TELETOON Canada Inc. is owned 50 per cent by
Corus Entertainment with the remaining 50 per cent currently in
trust pending regulatory approval of its transfer to Corus
Entertainment. For more information, please visit teletoon.com.
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