TELETOON Retro holds record for subscriber penetration of any
all-digital Canadian specialty channel
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TORONTO, March 19, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - TELETOON Canada Inc. is pleased to announced its popular classic cartoon network TELETOON Retro continues to break subscriber records, reaching over nine million
subscribers for its English- and French-language services and
maintaining the top spot for subscriber penetration of any all-digital
Canadian specialty channel.
"Since its launch just over five years ago, TELETOON Retro's lineup of
classic cartoons has really struck a chord with Canadian viewers of all
ages, leading to the remarkable growth it has undergone in such a short
period," said Len Cochrane, President, TELETOON Canada Inc. "We're
delighted to continue delivering fun through laughter and timeless
characters in such an impressive number of Canadian homes with the help
of our distribution partners across the country."
Fresh off a successful brand refresh, TELETOON Retro's new look and
positioning targets a co-view audience and focuses on being a top
entertainment choice for families wanting to spend more time together,
while being inclusive of cartoon enthusiasts of any age.
Right now even more Canadians can tune in to TELETOON Retro's timeless
comedies, classic superheroes and fun flicks during the TELETOON Retro Free Preview, running until April 3, 2013. For more information about the TELETOON Retro free preview, please
contact your television service provider.
About TELETOON Retro
With timeless comedies, classic superheroes and fun flicks for all ages,
TELETOON Retro is the perfect choice for families and cartoon
enthusiasts alike. It's a place where parents can share a laugh with
their old childhood pals and introduce their kids to new cartoon
friends. Available in English and French, TELETOON Retro is available
to more than 9 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 teletoonretro.com.
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