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PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS

June 2012

CARTOON NETWORK BLOCK

Check it: Cartoon Network is coming to Canada, delivering boundary-breaking new programming. Tune in Saturday mornings between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET/PT to catch a sneak peek of some of the hilarious shows kids will be able to see when Cartoon Network launches in Canada later this year.

The Amazing World of Gumball (New Episodes)

Airs Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. ET/PT

The Amazing World Of Gumball follows the misadventures of Gumball, a twelve-year-old cat. With the help of his best friend Darwin, his former pet goldfish that grew legs and joined the family, he gets into all sorts of antics. He is joined by his sister, Anais, a four-year-old bunny with heightened intelligence. His father, Richard and his mother, Nicole, are there to provide him support as well.

Regular Show (New Episodes)

Airs Saturdays at 12 p.m. ET/PT

The daily surreal adventures of a blue jay and raccoon duo that attempt to deal with their mundane jobs as groundskeepers at the local park.

Dexter’s Laboratory (New Episodes)

Airs Saturdays at 12:30 p.m. ET/PT

Dexter, a bespectacled boy genius, creates strange concoctions, weird experiments and zany inventions in his huge laboratory located underneath his bedroom, despite the pesky interference of his ditzy big sister, Dee Dee.

The AmazingSpiderman SPECIAL

The Amazing Spiderman: Unmasked (Special) (Network Premiere)

Airs Friday, June 22 at 7:30 p.m. ET

Paul McGuire and Rosey Edeh take you on a guided behind-the-scenes tour of the latest Marvel Comics Superhero epic. Including interviews with Marc Webb, Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone as they take the reins adding a new dimension to the beloved Spider-Man series. This much-anticipated film, using revolutionary technology combined with a fantastic story is befitting of nothing less than its name – The Amazing Spider-Man.

CONTINUING SERIES

Skatoony (New Episodes)

Airs Sundays at 1 p.m. ET/PT

Adapted from the U.K. version of the innovative children’s quiz show, Skatoony is a Hollywood Squares-inspired animation and live-action show for kids, featuring real-life kids and an assortment of well-known animated characters from other TELETOON original productions. Hosted by Chudd Chudders and his sidekick announcer The Earl, this series features contestants competing in four side-splitting trivia-based rounds to win bragging rights and a terrific prize.

Green Lantern: The Animated Series (New Episodes)

Airs Fridays at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT, June 1 and 8

Based on the DC Comics super hero, Green Lantern: The Animated Series follows Earth’s Green Lantern, Hal Jordan, who is used to being in dangerous situations – but never anything like this! In the farthest reaches of deep space, Hal patrols the Guardian Frontier, where he must face down invasions from the evil Red Lantern Corps. Powered by pure rage, the evil Red Lanterns have sworn to destroy the Green Lantern Corps and everything they stand for. Dispatched on the experimental spacecraft The Interceptor, Hal is soon joined by an all-new group of heroes on a mission to protect Guardian Space — and the Green Lantern Corps itself.

Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes (New Episodes)

Airs Fridays at 8 p.m. ET/PT, June 1 and 29

The Avengers have fought against some of the most powerful and dangerous super-villains in the world. But just when the team thought they had things under control, new threats emerged… from SPACE! Caught in the crossfire between two warring alien empires – Earth’s mightiest heroes must take a stand. The fate of our world depends on it!

TELETOON BIG TICKET MOVIES

Air Saturdays at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. ET/PT

Muppets from Space (1999)

Airs Saturday, June 2 at 5 p.m. ET/PT

Encore: Sunday, June 3 at 11 a.m. ET/PT

Gonzo is contacted by his alien family through his breakfast cereal. He is kidnapped and it’s up to Kermit and the gang to rescue Gonzo and help reunite him with his long-lost family. Starring Dave Goelz, Bill Barretta and Jerry Nelson.

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)

Airs Saturday, June 2 at 7 p.m. ET/PT

Encore: Sunday, June 3 at 9 a.m. ET/PT

In the highly anticipated sequel to Madagascar, the New York City zoo-raised animals find themselves marooned on the distant shores of Madagascar where they hatch an escape plan so crazy it just might work. With military precision, the penguins have repaired an old crashed plane – sort of – and once the first flight of Air Penguin is aloft, the unlikely crew stays airborne just long enough to make it to the vast plains of Africa, where they encounter species of their own kind for the very first time. Starring Ben Stiller, Chris Rock and Alec Baldwin.

Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)

Airs Saturday, June 9 at 5 p.m. ET/PT

Encore: Sunday, June 10 at 9 a.m. ET/PT

When a meteorite from outer space hits a young California woman and turns her into a giant monster, she is taken to a secret government compound where she meets a ragtag group of monsters also rounded up over the years. As a last resort, the motley crew of Monsters is called into action to combat the aliens and save the world from imminent destruction! Starring Reese Witherspoon and Seth Rogen.

My Babysitter’s A Vampire (2010)

Airs Saturday, June 9 at 7 p.m. ET/PT

Encore: Sunday, June 10 at 11 a.m. ET/PT

Directed by Bruce McDonald, the Gemini-nominated My Babysitter’s A Vampire is TELETOON’s first live-action feature film. It tells the story of Ethan Mason, an overly curious 13-year-old, whose parents punish him by hiring a babysitter. But not only is his new babysitter a hot sophomore who is way out of Ethan’s league, she also happens to be a blood-sucking creature of the night. Starring Matthew Knight, Vanessa Morgan, Atticus Mitchell and Cameron Kennedy.

Scooby-Doo! Legend of the Phantosaur (2011)

Airs Saturday, June 16 at 7 p.m. ET/PT

Encore: Sunday, June 17 at 9 a.m. ET/PT

When the Scooby-Doo gang encounters the horrible Phantosaur, a ghostly dinosaur that seems intent on keeping a group of paleontologists from digging fossils, they investigate to find out what’s really behind this prehistoric haunting.

Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003)

Airs Sunday, June 17 at 11 a.m. ET/PT

From the Warner Bros. backlot to Las Vegas, Paris and the jungles of wildest Africa, Daffy Duck, Bugs Bunny, their looniest friends and Warner Bros. security guard/aspiring stuntman DJ Drake embark on a madcap quest for the Blue Monkey Diamond. The diamond is also sought by an evil corporate overlord and the dashing star of a spy-film franchise. Starring Brendan Fraser, Jenna Elfman and Steve Martin.

Shark Tale (2004)

Airs Saturday, June 23 at 7 p.m. ET/PT

Encore: Sunday, June 24 at 9 a.m. ET/PT

When a son of a gangster shark boss is accidently killed while on the hunt, his would-be prey and his vegetarian brother both decide to use the incident to their own advantage. Starring Will Smith, Robert De Niro and Renée Zellweger.

Space Chimps (2008)

Airs Sunday, June 24 at 11 a.m. ET/PT

When a $5 billion Space Agency probe disappears into an intergalactic wormhole, the agency recruits Ham III – grandson of the first chimpanzee in space – to help retrieve the wayward craft. But Ham is a free-spirited circus performer more interested in zero-gravity high-jinks than living up to his illustrious heritage. Ham becomes a reluctant hero and learns the true meaning of courage as he and his crewmates risk everything in an effort to save the peaceful inhabitants of a distant planet. Starring Andy Samberg, Stanley Tucci and Jeff Daniels.

Shorts (2009)

Airs Saturday, June 30 at 7 p.m. ET/PT

Encore: Sunday, July 1 at 9 a.m. ET/PT

Eleven-year-old Toe Thompson already thinks his neighbourhood is weird … but it’s about to get a whole lot weirder! Toe serves as the designated punching bag for the bullies of the suburban community of Black Falls, where during a freak storm a mysterious Rainbow Rock falls from the sky and grants wishes to anyone who finds it. As the Rock ricochets around the town – from kid to kid and parent to parent – wishes gone wrong quickly turn the neighbourhood upside down in a wild rampage of everything from tiny aliens to giant boogers. Starring Jimmy Bennett, James Spader and Kat Dennings.

TELETOON is unreal. It’s a network that believes that anything is possible. It’s funny, surprising, playful and even a little bit mischievous. This attitude is reflected in everything TELETOON does, including its programming lineup featuring everything from heroic action shows to hilarious comedies to hit blockbuster movies. Watched in more than 7.5 million homes, TELETOON is available in English and French and offers kids, youth and adults the best in animated an animation-related entertainment. TELETOON Canada Inc. is made up of four nationwide specialty television channels – TELETOON, TÉLÉTOON, TELETOON Retro and TÉLÉTOON Rétro, with select programming also available through 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 2012

[ADULT SWIM] BLOCK

Tune in Friday nights between 10 p.m. and 12 midnight ET/PT to catch a sneak peek of some of the hilarious shows late-night viewers will be able to see when Adult Swim launches in Canada later this year.

The Venture Bros.

Airs Fridays at 10 p.m. ET/PT

In this spoof of 1960s cartoons such as Jonny Quest and boys’ adventure novels like the “Tom Swift” and “Hardy Boys” series, the Venture brothers – Hank and Dean – travel around the world with their renowned scientist father, Doctor Venture. Fraternal twins Hank and Dean are total idiots who think, act and talk like they’re in the ’60s, even though they’re 21st-century teenagers. Doc Venture, who really can’t stand his dimwitted sons, pops “diet pills” like candy. Doc reeks of failure and unrealized potential, but he hopes his new invention will bring him the glory and respect he has long sought. Meanwhile the family bodyguard, Brock Sampson, is a former secret agent who responds to any and all crises with relentless, remorseless brutality.

Squidbillies

Airs Fridays at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT

A family of inbred squids tears up the North Georgia Mountains. It’s not all drinking, brawling and reckless gunplay. Occasionally they use crossbows. There’s also hate, love, sex, a multinational drywall conglomerate, the penal system and a deep-seated mistrust of authority and all things different.

Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law

Airs Fridays at 10:45 p.m. ET/PT

Joined by his trusty sidekick, a purple eagle, and his slightly delinquent ward, Peanut, Harvey wages legal battles against evil attorneys as he seeks justice for his celebrity clients.

Aqua Teen Hunger Force

Airs Fridays at 11 p.m. ET/PT
This animated series follows the misadventures of a group of fast food-shaped crime-fighting roommates living together in New Jersey. The supposed leader, Master Shake, frequently puts the rest of the group in danger with his self-centered pursuits. Frylock, the brains of the group, is the only one to possess actual superpowers, or skills, for that matter. The mush-mouthed Meatwad is the bumbling good-natured fool with useless yet hilarious shape-shifting abilities. The three roommates attempt to do battle with the villainous Dr. Weird, a mad scientist, as well as the occasional space creature. However, the team spends most of their energy trying to swim in the pool belonging to their hairy next-door neighbour, Carl.

Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! (New Episodes)

Airs Fridays at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT

From Tim and Eric, the creators of Adult Swim’s Tom Goes to the Mayor, comes a bizarre comedy which consists of sketches, fake commercials, prank phone calls, to name a few segments. Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! features many guest stars, in addition to its numerous appearances by the show’s creators Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim.

ROBOT CHICKEN’S 100TH EPISODE

Be sure to tune in on June 10th to catch a special presentation of Robot Chicken’s 100th episode at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT.

Robot Chicken (New Episode)
Airs Sunday, June 10 at 10:30 p.m., 12 midnight and 12:30 a.m. ET/PT

In the 100th episode, the creators imagine what the movie Sex and the City 3 would be like if made more guy friendly, Yogi Bear battles with the Power Rangers from Jellystone Park, find out why no one cares about Woody Woodpecker anymore and see the nail-biting, hair-raising, super big finish of season five in Robot Chicken’s 100th episode finale!

FRED AT NIGHT

Fred Kennedy continues to host the “Fred at Night” programming block Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT. 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, movies, technology, celebrities and current events. TELETOON at Night caters to an audience of older teens and adults with a lineup of edgy animated comedies and blockbuster movies.

Futurama (New Episodes)

Airs Sundays at 9:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. ET/PT and Monday to Friday at 9 p.m. ET/PT

This epic animated sci-fi comedy from Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons, set in the year 3000 follows the life of Phillip Fry, a pizza delivery boy who accidentally stumbles into a freezer on December 31, 1999 and wakes up a thousand years later. In his future home of “New New York City,” Fry goes to work for the Planet Express Intergalactic delivery company, where he becomes friends with Bender, a beer-fueled robot and sets his romantic sights on Leela, a sexy Cyclops who occasionally beats him up.

Robot Chicken (New Episodes)
Airs Sundays at 10 p.m. and 12 midnight ET/PT and Monday to Friday at 10:30 p.m., 1 a.m. and 2:30 a.m. ET/PT, June 3-10

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.

TELETOON AT NIGHT MOVIES

Air Saturdays at 9 p.m. and 12 midnight ET/PT

Dumb & Dumber (1994)
Airs Saturday, June 2 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

Every day is a no-brainer for Harry and Lloyd, two good-natured but incredibly stupid friends who drive across the United States to return a client’s briefcase in this comedic blockbuster. Starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels.

Jackass: The Movie (2002)

Airs Saturday, June 2 at 12 midnight ET/PT

Johnny Knoxville and his crew of fun-loving masochists bring their routines to the big screen in this feature adaptation of the popular but controversial MTV series, Jackass. A crew of young men perform a variety of strange, painful, and often humiliating stunts for the amusement of themselves and those… around them. Starring Johnny Knoxville and Bam Margera.

The Wedding Singer (1998) (Network Premiere)
Airs Saturday, June 9 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

In the romantic comedy The Wedding Singer, Robbie is the ultimate master of ceremonies who guarantees all a good time … until he gets left at the altar of his own wedding. This transforms him into a newlywed’s worst nightmare – an entertainer who can do nothing but destroy what is supposed to be the perfect day. Luckily Julia is there to help put him back on track. Starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore.

300 (2007)

Airs Saturday, June 9 at 12 midnight ET/PT

A ferocious retelling of the Battle of Thermopylae, 300 is an epic tale of sacrifice and heroism inspired by one of history’s most legendary battles. Based on the graphic novel by Sin City creator Frank Miller and starring Gerard Butler.

Starsky & Hutch (2004)
Airs Saturday, June 16 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

Tightly-wound Detective David Starsky is forced to partner with easygoing Detective Ken Hutchinson to solve a high-stakes case. Now the city may never be the same as the two, helped by savvy street informant Huggy Bear, must work together to catch smooth-talking drug entrepreneur Reese Feldman. Starring Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn.

The Ring (2002)

Airs Saturday, June 16 at 12 midnight ET/PT

A young journalist must investigate a mysterious videotape which seems to cause the death of anyone within a week of viewing it. Starring Naomi Watts.

The Rocker (2008)
Airs Saturday, June 23 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

The Rocker, aka Robert “Fish” Fishman, was the drummer for an ’80s hair band. He was living the rock ‘n’ roll dream … until he was kicked out of the group. Twenty years later, the desperate rocker joins his nephew’s band, “A.D.D.”, finally reclaiming the rock-god throne he’s always deserved, while taking his much younger band mates along for the ride of their lives. Starring Rainn Wilson, Christina Applegate, Jeff Garlin and Emma Stone.

Resident Evil (2002)

Airs Saturday, June 23 at 12 midnight ET/PT

A special military unit fights a powerful, out-of-control supercomputer and hundreds of scientists who have mutated into flesh-eating creatures after a laboratory accident. Starring Milla Jovovich and Michelle Rodriguez.

Zoolander (2001)
Airs Saturday, June 30 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

Based on a character co-created by Ben Stiller and Drake Sather for the VH-1 Fashion Awards, this original comedy follows the world’s most famous – and empty-headed – male model, Derek Zoolander, as he is pulled into a plot to assassinate the president of Malaysia. Starring Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson and Will Ferrell.

Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)

Airs Saturday, June 30 at 12 midnight ET/PT

In 1944 fascist Spain, an imaginative young girl is sent to live with her new stepfather, a ruthless captain of the Spanish army. During the night, she is visited by a fairy who takes her to a mysterious labyrinth. Told she is a long-awaited princess, she must complete three difficult tasks to earn her royal title. Directed by Guillermo del Toro and starring Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil and Sergi López.

TELETOON at Night is a special programming block on TELETOON for older teens and adult audiences who have an appetite for smart and culturally topical comedy shows. 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 through 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 Retro

Programming Highlights

June 2012

CARTOON NETWORK BLOCK

Check it: Cartoon Network is coming to Canada, delivering boundary-breaking new programming. Tune in Saturday evenings between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. ET to catch special presentations of some of Cartoon Network’s classic shows.

Dexter’s Laboratory

Airs Saturdays at 7 p.m. ET

Dexter, a bespectacled boy genius, creates strange concoctions, weird experiments and zany inventions in his huge laboratory located underneath his bedroom, despite the pesky interference of his ditzy big sister, Dee Dee.

Powerpuff Girls

Airs Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. ET

Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup, also known as The Powerpuff Girls, are three delightfully sweet sisters who have dedicated their lives to saving the world from crime and fighting the forces of evil. When Professor Utonium created the adorable kindergartners, he expected to produce three typical little girls. But because the professor accidentally spilled a secret ingredient into his concoction of sugar, spice and everything nice, he wound up with three not-so-typical little girls–complete with remarkable superpowers! When the City of Townsville’s mayor discovered that three of his young residents were equipped with incredible crime-fighting powers, he requested their assistance in protecting the town. The Powerpuff Girls stay plenty busy saving Townsville from massive lizards, colossal three-eyed fish, an evil genius monkey named Mojo Jojo, a country bumpkin and other outlandish creatures and resident villains.

Codename: Kids Next Door

Airs Saturdays at 8 p.m. ET

Five eager yet bumbling 10-year-olds join forces against adulthood in Codename: Kids Next Door. These principled kids fight for the right to enjoy all the fun things in life, such as staying up late and eating whatever you want to. But taking a stand is not enough. The youthful crew embarks on top-secret missions on behalf of children everywhere, utilizing fantastic homemade technology like flying machines and catapults to accomplish its goals.

The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy

Airs Saturdays at 8:30 p.m. ET

The story of two young kids, happy-go-lucky, dumb-as-a-stump Billy and cynical, deadpan Mandy, who become best friends with the Grim Reaper after beating him in an otherworldly limbo contest. Together, this unlikely trio handles typical suburban challenges – school, family and dealing with unwanted visitors from the Underworld and beyond.

SPIDERMAN SPECIAL

The Amazing Spiderman: Unmasked (Special) (Network Premiere)

Airs Friday, June 22 at 7:30 p.m. ET

Paul McGuire and Rosey Edeh take you on a guided behind-the-scenes tour of the latest Marvel Comics Superhero epic. Including interviews with Marc Webb, Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone as they take the reins adding a new dimension to the beloved Spider-Man series. This much-anticipated film, using revolutionary technology combined with a fantastic story is befitting of nothing less than its name – The Amazing Spider-Man.

Spiderman (Special back-to-back episodes)

Airs Friday, June 22 from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. ET

Based on the hugely popular Marvel Comics adventures, one of the world’s most beloved characters swings into action in this half-hour animated adventure series. With his super-strength, agility and ability to stick to and climb walls, Spiderman takes on New York City’s most dangerous villains. By day, the heroic and amazing Spiderman is really Peter Parker, a shy and intelligent young man with real life problems.

G.I. JOE MARATHON

On Thursday, June 28 TELETOON Retro will present a special six-hour G.I. Joe marathon, starting at 6 p.m. ET.

G.I. Joe (Special Marathon)

Airs Thursday, June 28 from 6 p.m. to 12 midnight ET

Based on the successful toy series by Hasbro, G.I. Joe is the code name for an elite strike force comprised of personnel from all branches of the United States military. Their primary purpose is to be a counterforce to the huge terrorist organization called Cobra which is gunning for world domination.

CONTINUING SERIES

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Airs Fridays at 10 p.m. ET and Saturdays at 1:30 a.m. ET

Raised in the sewers of New York City by their wise sensei, Master Splinter, Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo are schooled in the ancient and martial arts of Ninjitsu, mastering skills of stealth, weaponry and fighting. Splinter forges these four teenage turtles into one supreme green fighting machine!

SUNDAY RETRO REWIND MARATHON

Every Sunday afternoon, beginning at 1 p.m. ET, TELETOON Retro airs a three-hour marathon of themed programming that showcases classic characters and series that are sure to be a hit with viewers of all ages.

Inspector Gadget (Six Back-to-Back Episodes)

Airs Sunday, June 3 at 1 p.m. ET

A bumbling bionic police inspector stumbles about on his cases while his niece and dog secretly do the real investigative work.

Tom & Jerry Kids (Six Back-to-Back Episodes)

Airs Sunday, June 10 at 1 p.m. ET

Tom & Jerry have enchanted kids for years. Now see the kind of hilarious mischief they created as a playful kitten and a crafty little mouse before they grew up. The famous duo’s friends, Droopy and Dripple and Spike and Tike, show up to play as well.

Retro Dads (Six Back-to-Back Episodes)

Airs Sunday, June 17 at 1 p.m. ET

Celebrate Father’s Day with special rewind marathon programming featuring some of our favourite Retro dads.

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (Six Back-to-Back Episodes)

Airs Sunday, June 24 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.

TELETOON RETRO BIG TICKET MOVIE

Fridays at 7 p.m. ET

Encore: Saturdays at 1 p.m. ET

Daffy Duck’s Quackbusters (1988)

Airs Friday, June 1 at 7 p.m. ET

Encore: Saturday, June 2 at 1 p.m. ET

Down on his luck, Daffy befriends a billionaire who will pay any price for a good laugh. However, Daffy’s new venture is so successful that his new employer literally dies laughing, bequeathing the lucky duck his fortune. But when greedy Daffy fails to carry out his benefactor’s wishes, his ghost returns from the grave and Daffy must ask his old friends for help.

Tom and Jerry & The Wizard of Oz (2011) (Network Premiere)

Airs Friday, June 8 at 7 p.m. ET

Encore: Saturday, June 9 at 1 p.m. ET

They’re off to see the Wizard, the wonderful Wizard of Oz! Tom and Jerry soar over the rainbow and travel down the yellow brick road in this all-new animated retelling of the classic tale. You’ll see your favourite characters: Dorothy, Toto, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, the Lion, the Wicked Witch of the West, the Wizard, the Munchkins and more. You’ll hear many of your favourite songs, including Over the Rainbow and you’ll laugh at the antics of your favorite cat and mouse as they get twisted up in a twister, go paw to paw against flying monkeys and storm the Wicked Witch’s castle in a heroic attempt to get Dorothy and Toto (and themselves) safely back to Kansas. After all, there’s no place like home!

Bugs Bunny’s 1001 Rabbit Tales (1982)

Airs Friday, June 15 at 7 p.m. ET

Encore: Saturday, June 16 at 1 p.m. ET

Working at the Ramblin House Publishing Company, Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck are in fierce competition over who can sell the most books. The pair devises a plan to travel the world in order to out-do each other.

Jetsons: The Movie (1990)

Airs Saturday, June 23 at 1 p.m. ET

The Jetsons make their film debut in a great family movie voiced by many of the classic TV series’ original actors. George is put in charge of a mining operation for Spacely Sprockets on a distant asteroid after his predecessors keep disappearing. A great expansion on the 1960s TV series the whole family will enjoy.

Richie Rich (1994)

Airs Friday, June 22 at 7 p.m. ET

Encore: Saturday, June 23 at 1 p.m. ET

Richie Rich, based on the Harvey Comics character, is a boy billionaire who can buy anything he desires – except a normal childhood. But when Richie’s parents are kidnapped in a hostile takeover attempt on the family corporate empire, it’s up to Richie and his loyal valet to rescue his mom and dad … and the family fortune. Starring Macaulay Culkin.

TELETOON Retro presents classic cartoons all day, every day. A nostalgic throwback to favourites of the past, TELETOON Retro delivers new laughs with familiar friends to more than eight million Canadian homes. 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. 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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