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PR: TELETOON Programming Highlights for June 2011

TELETOON
PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS
JUNE 2011

SEASON FINALE
The season finale of The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes! airs Friday, June 24, as part of a back-to-back Avengers doubleheader beginning at 8 p.m. ET.

The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes!
Friday, June 24 at 8 p.m. ET/PT (Back-to-back episodes)
When the planet is threatened by Super Villains, time-traveling conquerors, alien invaders, mythical monsters or mad robots bent on the total destruction of humanity, the Avengers assemble. From Iron Man and Captain America to Thor and The Incredible Hulk, Earth’s mightiest heroes come together to protect the planet from menaces.

SCOOBY-DOO! DOUBLE BILL
TELETOON features back-to-back Scooby-Doo! movies on Saturday, June 25 beginning at 5 p.m. ET/PT leading up to and including that night’s Big Ticket Movie.

Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins (2009)
Saturday, June 25 at 5 p.m. ET/PT (Repeats Sunday, June 26 at 9 a.m. ET/PT)
See how the legend and the adventure begin. Four mismatched teens and one very vociferous Great Dane are bound into an enduring friendship when they unite for the first time to solve the haunting of their high school.

Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster (2010)
Saturday, June 25 at 7 p.m. ET/PT (Repeats Sunday, June 26 at 2 p.m. ET/PT)
Curse of the Lake Monster follows the crew to their summer jobs at a country club owned by Daphne’s uncle. The Mystery Incorporated gang stumbles upon some strange happenings around the local lake – including mystical moonstones, creepy characters and a Frog Monster on the loose.

CONTINUING SERIES

Batman: The Brave and the Bold (New Episodes)
Fridays at 7 p.m. ET/PT
The Caped Crusader teams up with heroes from across the DC Universe, delivering non-stop action and adventure with a touch of comic relief. Blue Beetle, Green Arrow, Aquaman and others fight crime alongside Batman, although their differing powers and personalities are often at odds with the Dark Knight’s style.

The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes! (New Episodes)
Fridays at 8 p.m. ET/PT
When the planet is threatened by Super Villains, time-traveling conquerors, alien invaders, mythical monsters or mad robots bent on the total destruction of humanity, the Avengers assemble. From Iron Man and Captain America to Thor and The Incredible Hulk, Earth’s mightiest heroes come together to protect the planet from menaces.

Scooby-Doo Mystery Inc (New Episodes)
Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. ET/PT
Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy and their talking dog, Scooby-Doo, are back, solving mysteries in the spooky town of Crystal Cove, a sleepy coastal village that boasts a long history of ghostly sightings, werewolves and glowing deep sea divers. Once again, the team must try and find an explanation for these other-worldly occurrences.

Bakugan: Mechtanium Surge (New Episodes)
Sundays at 6 a.m. ET/PT
After defeating Emperor Barodius and the Twelve Orders on Gundalia, the Bakugan Battle brawlers return victorious to Earth. The battles in Bakugan Interspace have exploded with popularity and the Brawlers, especially Dan, reign supreme as world class superstars until Dan learns that his battling directly threatens Earth!

The Superhero Squad Show (New Episodes)
Sundays at 7:30 a.m. ET/PT
The Super Hero Squad – Iron Man, Wolverine, the Hulk, the Silver Surfer, Thor and the Falcon – teams up to protect Super Hero City from Dr. Doom and other infamous baddies. These brave heroes deliver the action with plenty of humor on the side.

Transformers: Prime (New Episodes)
Sundays at 12 p.m. ET/PT
In this all-new series, Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Ratchet and the rest of the Autobots are back to protect Earth from the evil Decepticons who have become more powerful than ever. Team Prime may be few against the Decepticon hordes, but they find increased strength through bonds forged with three human teenagers.

G.I. Joe Renegades (New Episodes)
Sundays at 12:30 p.m. ET/PT
Branded as renegades for crimes they did not commit, a heroic group of young G.I.s is forced to turn fugitive as they battle to clear their names. To do so, they must expose the evil Cobra Industries – a seemingly benevolent corporation secretly bent on creating a New World Order.

TELETOON BIG TICKET MOVIES
Saturdays at 7 p.m. ET/PT
(Repeats on Sundays at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. ET/PT)

Premiere:
The Pink Panther 2 (2009) – Network Premiere
Saturday, June 18 at 7 p.m. ET/PT
When legendary treasures from around the world are stolen, including the priceless Pink Panther Diamond, Chief Inspector Dreyfus is forced to assign the bumbling Inspector Jacques Clouseau to a team of international detectives and experts charged with catching the thief and retrieving the stolen artifacts. Starring Steve Martin.

Encore Presentations:
Kung-Fu Panda (2008)
Saturday, June 4 at 7 p.m. ET/PT

The Pink Panther (2006)
Saturday, June 11 at 7 p.m. ET/PT

Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins (2009)
Saturday, June 25 at 5 p.m. ET/PT (Repeats Sunday, June 26 at 9 a.m. ET/PT)

Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster (2010)
Saturday, June 25 at 7 p.m. ET/PT (Repeats Sunday, June 26 at 2 p.m. ET/PT)

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.


TELETOON at Night
Programming Highlights
June 2011

FRED AT NIGHT
“Fred at Night” is a special, post-10 p.m., TELETOON At Night-hosted block on Sundays featuring Fred Kennedy. Over the course of the two-hour programming block, Fred introduces series’ episodes for the night, shares his views on the animation style, characters and storylines and provides commentary on his many passions from music, comics and movies to technology, celebrities and current events. New highlights to the existing lineup include:

Robot Chicken
Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Old-school stop-motion animation and fast-paced satire are the hallmarks of this eclectic show created by Seth Green and Matt Senreich. Action figures find new life as players in frenetic sketch-comedy vignettes that skewer TV, movies, music and celebrity.

Lucy, the Daughter of the Devil (Returning Series)
Sunday June 26 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT (Return date)
Sundays at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT (beginning June 26)
This series revolves around Lucy, a 21-year-old woman, her father, Satan, and their complicated relationship. Satan wants Lucy to accept her identity and fulfill her destiny as the Anti-Christ, but Lucy isn’t sure if she wants to carry on the family business. Meanwhile, Lucy is dating a DJ named Jesus (pronounced HEY-soos), who may or may not be the Messiah – either way, Satan doesn’t want Lucy seeing him, which is why she continues to do so. To further complicate Lucy’s life, the Vatican has dispatched the Special Fathers to hunt her down and destroy her to prevent her from doing her father’s bidding.

Archer (Returning Series)
Sundays at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT (beginning June 26)
Archer is the story of suave master spy Sterling Archer, who deals with global crises along with a slew of personal issues, including an overbearing mother/boss and a career-fixated ex-girlfriend. Boasting the less-than-masculine code name of “Duchess,” Archer works at an international spy agency with other highly-trained employees who aim to confuse, undermine, betray and royally screw each other.

TELETOON AT NIGHT MOVIE
Saturdays at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT
(Repeats at 12 midnight ET/PT)

Premiere:
The Punisher (2004)
Saturday, June 25 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT (Network Premiere)
FBI special agent Frank Castle’s final assignment goes horribly wrong when a young man, Bobby Saint, is inadvertently killed. Bobby’s father, Howard Saint, a wealthy businessman with ties to the criminal underworld, blames Castle and takes his revenge by murdering Castle’s wife and son. With nothing left of his former life, Castle vows to avenge his family by providing justice for ordinary people and exacting retribution from society’s villains as The Punisher. Starring Thomas Jane and John Travolta.

Encore Presentations:
X-Men (2000)
Saturday, June 4 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT
A band of mutants with unique powers join forces to protect a world that fears and despises them. Based on the popular Marvel Comics characters. Starring Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry and Ian McKellen.

X2: X-Men United (2003)
Saturday, June 11 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT
The X-Men are back to face their most dangerous mission ever, forcing them to stand united with their enemies to protect man and mutantkind. After an anti-mutant specialist abducts Professor Xavier, imprisons his students and steals Cerebro, the fugitive X-Men join forces with Magneto to rescue their brethren and prevent a mutant massacre. Starring Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry and Ian McKellan.

Aeon Flux (2005)
Saturday, June 18 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT
Four hundred years in the future, the majority of the human population has been wiped out and the survivors are ruled by a congress of scientists. Aeon Flux, a top operative in the underground rebellion, is sent to assassinate a government leader and uncovers a massive conspiracy along the way. Starring Charlize Theron.


TELETOON Retro
Programming Highlights
June 2011

Continuing series

Stop the Smoggies (New Episodes)
Weekdays at 10:30 a.m.
The Suntots live on a paradisiacal island and just want to live in peace. However, a family of treasure hunters have arrived in search of a magic coral they are convinced will give them eternal youth.

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (New Episodes)
Fridays at 9 p.m. ET
In this classic series, Prince Adam is presented with a powerful and magical sword which enables him to transform into He-Man – the most powerful man in the universe. He-Man must then learn to use his new-found power to overcome the forces of evil.

She-Ra, Princess of Power (New Episodes)
Fridays at 9:30 p.m. ET
In times of danger Princess Adora calls upon magical powers to become the classic female heroine She-Ra, Princess of Power. Using her unique powers and aided by her friends of the Great Rebellion, She-Ra endeavors to defend the magical Crystal Castle and planet Etheria against the villainous Hordak and his evil Hordesmen.

The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (New Episodes)
Sundays at 6:30 a.m. ET
Alien sorceress Rita Repulsa and her army of monsters emerge from space to conquer Earth. All that stands in their way are five teenagers with attitude who draw on dinosaur powers to transform into the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.

SUNDAY RETRO REWIND MARATHON

The Racoons (Six Back-to-Back Episodes)
Sunday, June 5 at 1 p.m. ET
The Racoons follows Bert, Melissa and Ralph Raccoon, three environmentally-minded friends who strive to protect the Evergreen Forest from the notorious Cyril Sneer and his henchmen.

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (Six Back-to-Back Episodes)
Sunday, June 12 at 1 p.m. ET
In this classic series, Prince Adam is presented with a powerful and magical sword which enables him to transform into He-Man – the most powerful man in the universe. He-Man must then learn to use his new-found power to overcome the forces of evil.

Favourite Retro Dads – Retro Rewind Marathon Special (Six Back-to-Back Episodes)
Sunday, June 19 at 1 p.m. ET
In celebration of Father’s Day, TELETOON Retro will air a special Retro Rewind Marathon on Sunday, June 19 at 1 p.m. ET with six back-to-back shows featuring some of the best loved animated dads of all time.

She-Ra, Princess of Power (Six Back-to-Back Episodes)
Sunday, June 26 at 1 p.m. ET
In times of danger Princess Adora calls upon magical powers to become the classic female heroine She-Ra, Princess of Power. Using her unique powers and aided by her friends of the Great Rebellion, She-Ra endeavors to defend the magical Crystal Castle and planet Etheria against the villainous Hordak and his evil Hordesmen.

TELETOON RETRO BIG TICKET MOVIE
Fridays at 7 p.m. ET

Premieres:
Gremlins (1984) – Network Premiere
Friday, June 3 at 7 p.m. ET (Encore on Saturday, June 4 at 5 p.m. ET)
When Billy Peltzer’s father gives him an unusual pet as a Christmas gift – a Mogwai – he explains three simple yet extremely important rules: don’t get it wet, keep it away from bright lights and most importantly, never ever feed it after midnight. When the rules are inadvertently broken the consequences are dire as chaos is unleashed all over the small town of Kingston Falls. Starring Zach Galligan, Corey Feldman and Phoebe Cates.

Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990) – Network Premiere
Friday, June 10 at 7 p.m. ET (Encore on Saturday, June 11 at 5 p.m. ET)
Billy Peltzer and his girlfriend Kate have left Kingston Falls behind and moved to New York to work for media mogul Daniel Clamp. When Billy’s old pet Mogwai, Gizmo, shows up at the Clamp highrise in Manhattan, the three ever-important rules of Mogwai ownership are broken and a new horde of Gremlins is unleashed. It’s up to Billy, Kate and Gizmo to stop the Gremlins before they can escape the Clamp building and wreak havoc all over the Big Apple. Starring Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates and John Glover.

The Goonies (1985) – Network Premiere
Friday, June 17 at 7 p.m. ET (Encore on Saturday, June 18 at 5 p.m. ET)
In this unforgettable childen’s adventure of subterranean caverns, sunken galleons and a fortune in lost pirate treasure, the Goonies – Mikey, Brand, Mouth and the rest of the gang – team up to find the treasure and save their house from demolition by greedy land developers. Starring Josh Brolin, Sean Astin and Corey Feldman.

Encore Presentation:
Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island (1998)
Friday, June 24 at 7 p.m. ET (Encores on Saturday, June 25 at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. ET)
Scooby-Doo, Shaggy and the rest of the gang return for another animated, spine-tingling comic misadventure. This time the intrepid investigators explore a haunted house inhabited by grim ghosts and grotesque zombies on spooky Moonscar Island.

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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