Angry Birds™ Toons Catapults Into the Teletoon Lineup
New animated series joins the TELETOON lineup on Saturday Mornings
(Toronto, Ontario – March 18, 2013) – Animation fans will be pleased to learn that the wildly popular and beloved Angry Birds have made their way to television screens in the new animated series Angry Birds Toons. The series, which premiered on Saturday, March 16, 2013, features 52 animated shorts and TELETOON will premiere one short every Saturday at 9:57 a.m. ET/PT.
Angry Birds Toons shows how life isn’t easy on Piggie Island for the Angry Birds. Red and his fearless feathered companions, Chuck, Matilda, Bomb, Blues and Terence, must band together to protect their eggs – and their future – from the wily plotting of the Bad Piggies. With only their wit and determination to guide them, they must overcome the Piggies’ superior technology and seemingly insurmountable numbers. But they have one great edge … the Piggies’ astounding stupidity! Angry Birds Toons brings to life the characters and adventures from one of the most beloved games in history and reveals the fun and sneaky worlds of the Birds and their nemesis Piggies.
New episodes of Angry Birds Toons will also be available on teletoon.com.
For more information, online games and contests, please visit: www.teletoon.com, @TELETOON and Facebook.com/TELETOON.
TELETOON delivers hilarious comedy, unexpected surprises and edge-of-your-seat action through the best in animated series and blockbuster movies to youth and families. Available in English and French, TELETOON is watched in more than 7.4 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 teletoon.com.
About Rovio Entertainment
Rovio Entertainment Ltd is an industry-changing entertainment media company headquartered in Finland, and the creator of the globally successful Angry Birds™ characters franchise. Angry Birds, a casual puzzle game, became an international phenomenon within a few months of its release, and is now the number one paid app of all time. Angry Birds have expanded rapidly in entertainment, publishing, and licensing to become a beloved international brand. www.rovio.com