Tag: Teletoon

Canadian Networks: CBC Kids and CORUS Execs Break Down What They’re Looking for in 2018

Networks – What are they looking for? From last months’s The Animation Conference (TAC)’s Meet the Networks was a brief talk by development executives about what the networks are seeking and what’s new. Cartoon North’s intrepid note-taker, Brent Smith, was…

Len Cochrane Passes Away at 71

The Hollywood Reporter is sharing the news that legendary Canadian kids broadcast executive, Len Cochrane, has passed away at the age of 71. Len was a pioneer of the kids broadcast sector, founding Teletoon and presiding over Family Channel from…

press release: Counterfeit Cat Goes Global On Disney XD and Disney Channel

Toronto, Canada – September 19, 2016  – Tricon Kids & Family’s award-winning original animated comedy series Counterfeit Cat  (52×11′ and 11×2′ shorts) pounces onto Disney XD and Disney Channel in multiple territories including France, South East Asia, Japan, Australia/New Zealand,…

press release: Radical Sheep and Teletoon Team up For SPRINKLE and the SWEET SUGAR MAGICS

Toronto, Canada – February 4, 2016 – Corus Entertainment’s TELETOON and RADICAL SHEEP PRODUCTIONS have entered into a development deal for animated comedy SPRINKLE and the SWEET SUGAR MAGICS from Comedian, Writer and Creator Stephanie Kaliner. SPRINKLE and the SWEET…

from the internets: Teletoon Retro Shutting Down

CP24 (of all places) has got this tidbit: Corus is down Teletoon Retro at the end of August. (Here’s the link) Some programming could shift to Teletoon proper, and I can assume we’ll be getting further announcements as the channels…

press release: Dave Cooper’s Bagel and Becky Lands at Teletoon

April 13, 2015 – Toronto, Ontario – Corus Entertainment’s TELETOON has commissioned the animated comedy series, The Bagel and Becky Show from Radical Sheep Productions for their 2016/2017 slate. Production has started on 52×11 minute episodes of the animated series,…

More Networks, Less Animation.

A few weeks ago, Playback reported that a new movie channel, Starlight, that shows nothing but Canadian movies, would be getting a Category B broadcast license. Awesome! The all-Canadian movie channel Starlight has finally got its broadcast licence from the…

press release: Steven Universe coming to Teletoon!

I know this makes a lot of people very excited, so here you go: TELETOON Canada premieres Steven Universe this April (April 7, 2014 – Toronto, Canada) Steven Universe premieres on Thursday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT in TELETOON…

press release: More Camp Lakebottom coming from 9Story

9 Story Entertainment Receives 2nd Season Order for Hit Animated Comedy Series CAMP LAKEBOTTOM Toronto, Canada – April 6, 2014 – 9 Story Entertainment is pleased to announce that it has received a 2nd Season order from TELETOON Canada for…

from the internets: New Corus structure revealed

I’ve been waiting to hear about this, and it looks like it’s finally being announced. Apologies to Jeremy Dickson at Kidscreen for swiping the press release: On the heels of its CRTC-approved US$233 million buy-out of the 50{f2e86ea6af82e2bb048871abf045622abf0ed27fb513932dc1ee8c05a54cbefd} stake in…

from the internets: Globe & Mail on Corus/Shaw acquisitions

This article might seem peripheral to the animation sector in Canada, but the subject matter will have a very direct effect on the working futures of animators across this country: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/crtc-raises-flag-over-ties-between-corus-shaw/article14015455/ The relationship between Corus and Shaw is the bigger…

Press release: Pirate Express, from Vancouver’s Atomic Cartoons

  ATOMIC AND STICKY PICTURES SAIL INTO PRODUCTION ON ORIGINAL SHOW PIRATE EXPRESS (Vancouver, BC) – Atomic Cartoons and Australia’s Sticky Pictures are raising anchor and starting production on 26 half hour episodes (52 x 11) of Atomic Cartoons’ original…

Teletoon’s Latest Original Production Slate Includes Inspector Gadget Relaunch

TELETOON Canada announces two new original series, Inspector Gadget and Pirate Express, as well as the renewal of four others (Banff, Alberta – June 11, 2013) –TELETOON Canada Inc. today announced its latest original production slate, featuring a brand new…

press release: Mercury Filmworks and Technicolor bring Atomic Puppet to Teletoon

Ottawa, Canada & Paris, France – (January 29, 2013) – Canada’s Mercury Filmworks and Paris-based Technicolor (Euronext Paris: TCH) today jointly announce a development deal with TELETOON Canada for animated comedy television series, Atomic Puppet. Mercury Filmworks, Technicolor and TELETOON will…

press release: Cartoon Network Canada is GO!

(Toronto, ON, July 4, 2012) – TELETOON Canada Inc. flipped the switch today on Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, giving Canadians access to programming from these top-rated U.S. brands. The brand new Canadian specialty channel Cartoon Network launched at 6…

press release: 9 Story Entertainment announces Season 2 Renewal of “Fugget About It” on TELETOON

Toronto, Canada – June 12, 2012 – 9 Story Entertainment announces its animated primetime comedy series Fugget About It (13 x 22′) has been renewed by TELETOON Canada for a 2nd season of 13 new episodes for Fall 2013.  Originally…

Cartoon Network Canada update

We ran a press release a few weeks ago regarding Teletoon’s upcoming venture with Cartoon Network, Cartoon Network Canada.  I’ve been in touch with the kind folks at Teletoon for some clarification. Here’s what we now know: CN Canada will…

Cable News/Rant: Teletoon Retro in Forever Fun…’Till We Can’t Flog the Rerun

The Teletoon channels recently introduced their winter 2012 schedules. Teletoon, being the petulant, eldest sibling, gets the most attention. Teletoon at Night gets by with new episodes of Crash Canyon and Futurama. Teletoon Retro earns…”new” episodes of Care Bears Family,…