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PR: New Season of Robot Chicken Premieres on Teletoon at Night Beginning Sunday, 4/10

by on March 25, 2011



A special Robot Chicken: Star Wars episode premieres Sunday, April 3 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

(Toronto, ON, March 21, 2011) – TELETOON At Night brings back Robot Chicken‘s hilariously twisted take on pop culture with a brand new season, beginning Sunday, April 10 at 10 p.m. ET/PT during the “Fred at Night” programming block hosted by Fred Kennedy. The popular series is exclusively available in Canada on TELETOON At Night.

To kick off the new fifth season, TELETOON At Night will premiere the all-new hour-long Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III on Sunday, April 3 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, followed by an encore presentation of the Robot Chicken: Star Wars Special – a compilation of the first two Robot Chicken: Star Wars half-hour specials featuring some new footage – from 11 p.m. to 12 midnight ET/PT. The stop-motion send-ups keep coming as TELETOON At Night adds a full hour of classic Robot Chicken episodes from Monday, April 4 to Friday, April 8, at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT.

Robot Chicken (Season 5)
New episodes air Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT, beginning April 10
Additional episodes air Mondays to Fridays at 11 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.

Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III
Sunday, April 3 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
The Emmy Award-winning Robot Chicken returns with its third send-up of the Star Wars universe. In this all-new hour-long special, four very different characters – Emperor Palpatine, Darth Vader, Boba Fett and Gary the Stormtrooper – reveal untold stories that weave and interconnect throughout all six Star Wars films.

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 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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