TELETOON hosts a contest from Friday, February 18 to Sunday, March 20, 2011 at teletoon.com, giving kids aged 10-12 years a chance to win a spot on the
English-language version of Skatoony
TORONTO, Feb. 18 /CNW/ - TELETOON today launched a new online contest that will see one lucky Canadian
viewer win a spot as a contestant on the English-language version of
its hit Hollywood Squares-inspired animation and live-action show, Skatoony, a TELETOON original production.
Starting today and running until Sunday, March 20, 2011 at teletoon.com, eligible kids can enter to appear alongside an assortment of
well-known animated characters from TELETOON's original productions. Hosted by the animated duo of Chudd Chudders and his sidekick
announcer, The Earl, Skatoony features real-life and animated contestants competing in four
side-splitting trivia-based rounds to win bragging rights as well as a
terrific prize. The contest winner will receive a trip to Toronto for
the filming and $1,000 spending money.
TELETOON is also running the contest for the French-language version of
the series from Monday, February 28 to Thursday, March 31, 2011. Full
contest rules and regulations for the English and French-language
contests are available online at teletoon.com.
In anticipation of their potential rise to stardom, kids can play the
new Skatoony game online at teletoon.com where they can play live against their friends. Kids can register and
create their very own avatar then customize its appearance in the
online "store" using Skatoony bucks earned by playing the game.
Skatoony airs every Sunday at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT on TELETOON.
Skatoony was produced by marblemedia for TELETOON Canada inc. and is based on
the Cartoon Network U.K. format. The series premiered on TELETOON in
November 2010 and the second season is currently in production.
TELETOON is where cartoons live - all day, every day. Watched in over 7.9 million
homes, TELETOON features heroic action shows, hilarious comedies along
with hit blockbuster movies. Available in both English and French,
TELETOON Canada inc. brings kids, youth and adults the best in animated
and animation-related entertainment with four nationwide specialty
television channels - TELETOON, TÉLÉTOON, TELETOON Retro and TÉLÉTOON Rétro - and select programming is also available On Demand, Mobile TV,
iTunes and teletoon.com. Founded in 1997, TELETOON Canada inc. is owned
by Astral (50%) and Corus Entertainment (50%). For more information,
please visit www.teletoon.com.
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