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PR: Check It: Cartoon Network to Launch in Canada on July 4, 2012

by on May 4, 2012


JULY 4, 2012

Cartoon Network and [adult swim] programming blocks will debut on TELETOON, TELETOON Retro and TELETOON at Night this spring

(Toronto, ON, May 3, 2012) – TELETOON Canada Inc. is pleased to announce that the Canadian launch date for Cartoon Network and Adult Swim has been set for July 4, 2012. In advance of the big day – and to whet the appetites of eager Canadian viewers – TELETOON will begin broadcasting a weekly Cartoon Network programming block on the main network as of Saturday, May 5. To further support the launch, on Friday, June 1, a weekly block of fan-favourite Adult Swim shows will premiere on TELETOON at Night. And finally, TELETOON Retro delves deeper into the Cartoon Network programming library to broadcast a block of classic Cartoon Network shows every week beginning on Saturday, June 2.

Cartoon Network Nested Blocks


Premieres Saturday, May 5

The Amazing World of Gumball

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

Regular Show

Saturdays at 12 p.m. ET/PT

Dexter’s Laboratory

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


Premieres, Saturday, June 2

Dexter’s Laboratory (Classic Episodes)

Saturdays at 7 p.m. ET

Powerpuff Girls

Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. ET

Codename: Kids Next Door

Saturdays at 8 p.m. ET

The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy

Saturdays at 8:30 p.m. ET

[adult swim] Nested Block


Premieres Friday, June 1

The Venture Bros.

Fridays at 10 p.m. ET/PT


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

Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law

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

Aqua Teen Hunger Force

Fridays at 11 p.m. ET/PT

Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!

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

The excitement continues online, with websites for Cartoon Network and Adult Swim – each featuring video clips, games, extra content and programming information – launching simultaneously with the network.

Available in both English and French, 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 (Canada). Select programming is available through On Demand, Mobile TV, iTunes and teletoon.com. Through its English and French networks, TELETOON reaches more than 7.5 million Canadian homes and TELETOON Retro is in more than 8 million homes. Founded in 1997, TELETOON is a proud supporter of the Canadian animation industry, investing over $245 million in homegrown content to date. TELETOON Canada Inc. is owned by Astral (50%) and Corus Entertainment (50%). For more information, please visit www.teletoon.com. TELETOON: It’s Unreal!

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