TELETOON FREE PREVIEW KICKS OFF NATIONWIDE AUGUST 15
6-week-long Multi-platform free preview set to reach over 12 million viewers
(Toronto, ON, August 8, 2012) – TELETOON Canada Inc. is pleased to offer Canadians coast-to-coast free access to TELETOON during the TELETOON Free Preview event from Wednesday, August 15, 2012 to Sunday, September 30, 2012. Throughout this period, subscribers of participating television service providers can tune into TELETOON’s English- or French-language linear, Video On Demand and broadband services (where available) to sample an unbeatable lineup of comedy, action and blockbuster movie programming for kids, families and young adults.
From 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET/PT, TELETOON offers up kid and family-friendly hits like Johnny Test, Detentionaire¸ Adventure Time and Looney Tunes; from 9 p.m. ET/PT onwards, the TELETOON at Night programming block delivers smart and culturally topical comedy shows for young adults including Futurama, Family Guy and Robot Chicken.
“With an estimated reach of over 12 million viewers across multiple platforms, the TELETOON free preview is an exciting opportunity for us to open up the channel for an even wider audience across the country to enjoy the best in animation and comedy,” said Trent Locke, Vice-President, Business Operations, TELETOON Canada Inc. “Over the six week preview, we look forward to showcasing our amazing new fall lineup and all the great programming we have in store for our audiences this upcoming season.”
TELETOON will launch its fall season beginning September 3, 2012, allowing free preview viewers to tune into an exciting slate of new series, seasons, episodes and movies. Highlights include the newest season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, brand new series including The Amazing World of Gumball and Ultimate Spider-Man as well as the latest original production from TELETOON at Night, Fugget About It.
For more information on the TELETOON free preview, please visit teletoon.com or contact your television service provider.
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 7.5 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.