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PR: Welcome the New Year with Old Favourites on TELETOON Retro

by on December 18, 2008


This month TELETOON Retro rings-in the New Year with new episodes of old favourites, as the classic cartoon channeladds even more episodes of Wait Till Your Father Gets Home, Alvin & The Chipmunks, ReBoot and Fraggle Rock to the schedule beginning January 5.

January 2 – January 8

On Saturday, January 3 at 9:30 am and 1:30 pm ET, the peace and quiet of the Evergreen Forest is suddenly shattered by the clang of armour and the shouts of medieval knights as fact becomes mixed with fiction in a vintage episode of The Raccoons.

January 9 – January 15

In a new classic episode of Fraggle Rock on Friday, January 9 at 9 am 7:30 pm ET Gobo welcomes his uncle, Travelling Matt, who has returned from a voyage to Outer Space.

Porky is almost convinced that he wants a dog while a bus-driving mouse and his sewer-worker pal are caught between irate wives and a hungry cat in The Porky Pig Show on Sunday, January 11 at 2:30 pm ET.

On Monday, January 12 at 8:30 am and 8:30 pm ET, The Chipettes are reunited with an old friend and reminisce about their younger days before they were famous in an episode of Alvin & The Chipmunks never seen before on TELETOON Retro.

January 16 – January 22

In Wait Till Your Father Gets Home on Friday, January 16 at 9 pm ET Irma fills in for Harry’s honeymooning secretary and manages to alienate her husband’s star client by mistaking him for a deadbeat.

At 2 pm ET on Sunday, January 18, The Banana Splits Adventure Show sees Tooly learn the value of old friends when his neglected horse rescues him from a bull and Dr. Haydn lead Mu-tan to the treasure, and also the Skeleton Men.

January 23 – January 31

There’s an interesting take on the Little Red Riding Hood story on Woody Woodpecker on Monday, January 26 at 11 am and 9:30 pm ET. While on Tuesday, January 27, at the same times, Woody has a run-in with Tom Cat.

In a TELETOON Retro premiere of a new classic Alvin & The Chipmunks episode, The Chipettes and Miss Miller and her band both audition for a spot on a Hollywood TV show on Friday, January 30 at 8:30 am and 8:30 pm ET.

TELETOON Retro has given a new home to animated favourites such as Bugs Bunny, The Smurfs and Scooby-Doo. Offering a nostalgic throwback to timeless cartoons, the channel delivers new laughs with familiar friends like Tom & Jerry, Rocky and Bullwinkle and Woody Woodpecker. TELETOON Retro is now available on Access Communications (Ch. 271), Bell TV (Ch. 599), Bluewater TV Cable and Ex-Cen Cable Cable Inc (Ch. 508), Cablevision (Ch. 64), Cogeco Cable (Ch. 87), Compton Cable (Ch. 90), Execulink Cablecom (Ch. 130), Mitchell Seaforth Cable TV (Ch. 545), Mountain Cablevision (Ch. 390), MTS Allstream Inc. (Ch. 235), SaskTel (Ch. 46), Shaw Cable (Ch. 67), Source Cable (Ch.123), Star Choice (Ch. 536), Rogers Digital Cable (Ch. 284), Vidéotron illico Digital TV (Ch. 159), Ward Cable TV (Ch. 545) and Westman Communications (Ch. 68).

Available in both English and French, TELETOON Retro presents classic cartoons all day, everyday. A nostalgic throwback to favourites of the past, TELETOON Retro delivers new laughs with familiar friends in almost six million Canadian homes. TELETOON Canada brings kids, youth and adults the best in animated entertainment with four nationwide specialty television channels, TELETOON, TÉLÉTOON,and TELETOON Retro. Founded in 1997, TELETOON Canada inc. is owned by Astral Media (50%) and Corus Entertainment (50%).

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