Teletoon’s January Highlights

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New series coming to Teletoon include Generator Rex, Transformers: Prime, G.I. Joe Renegades as well as season 2 premieres of The Superhero Squad Show and Hot Wheels: Battle Force 5.

TELETOON BIG TICKET MOVIE
Saturdays at 7 p.m. ET/PT

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (Network Premiere)
Saturday, January 8 at 7 p.m. ET/PT
Sunday, January 9 at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. ET/PT
When the eccentric candy man Willy Wonka promises a lifetime supply of candy and a tour of his chocolate factory to five lucky kids, penniless Charlie Bucket sets out to find one of the winning golden tickets. With the help of his Grandpa Joe, Charlie gets a far more wonderful surprise than he ever imagined possible. Starring Gene Wilder, Peter Ostrum and Jack Albertson.

Charlotte’s Web (Encore Presentation)
Saturday, January 15 at 7 p.m. ET/PT
Sunday, January 16 at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. ET/PT
When word gets out that Wilbur the pig may end up on the dinner table, Charlotte the Spider helps him devise a plan to convince the farmers that he is a swine worth saving. Starring Dakota Fanning and Julia Roberts.

Cats and Dogs (Encore Presentation)
Saturday, January 22 at 7 p.m. ET/PT
Sunday, January 23 at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. ET/PT
Until now, the battle between cats and dogs for world domination has been held in balance by an uneasy truce. But when scientists develop a vaccine that cures humans’ allergies to dogs but not to cats, cats everywhere join forces to destroy it.

Road to Eldorado (Network Premiere)
Saturday, January 29 at 7 p.m. ET/PT
Sunday, January 30 at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. ET/PT
Upon landing on the shores of El Dorado, the legendary Lost City of Gold, Tulio and Miguel are mistaken for gods and are lavished with riches beyond their wildest dreams. As friendship, loyalty and greed collide, our unlikely heroes must make the decision of their lives: run off with the gold or face unforeseen dangers to save the people of El Dorado.

NEW SERIES

Generator Rex (Canadian Premiere)
Sunday, January 9 at 11 a.m. ET/PT
Sundays at 11 a.m. ET/PT
From the creators of Ben 10 comes Generator Rex, a new series about a teen with extraordinary powers. Infected by microscopic molecular-altering nanites, 15-year-old Rex has the ability to grow incredible machines out of his body. Rex soon finds himself recruited into a secret organization called Providence and begins to investigate the biological mutations that gave him his powers.

Transformers: Prime (Canadian Premiere)
Sunday, January 9 at 12 p.m. ET/PT
Sundays at 12 p.m. ET/PT
In this all-new series, Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Ratchet and the rest of the Autobots are back to protect Earth from the evil Decepticons who have become more powerful than ever. Team Prime may be few against the Decepticon hordes, but they find increased strength through bonds forged with three human teenagers.

G.I. Joe Renegades (Canadian Premiere)
Sunday, January 9 at 12:30 p.m. ET/PT
Sundays at 12:30 p.m. ET/PT
Branded as renegades for crimes they did not commit, a heroic group of young G.I.s is forced to turn fugitive as they battle to clear their names. To do so, they must expose the evil Cobra Industries – a seemingly benevolent corporation secretly bent on creating a New World Order.

The Superhero Squad Show (Season Two; Canadian Premiere)
Sunday, January 9 at 7:30 a.m. ET/PT
Sundays at 7:30 a.m. ET/PT
The Super Hero Squad – Iron Man, Wolverine, the Hulk, the Silver Surfer, Thor and the Falcon – teams up to protect Super Hero City from Dr. Doom and other infamous baddies. These brave heroes deliver the action with plenty of humor on the side.

Hot Wheels: Battle Force 5 (Season Two; Broadcast Premiere)
Sunday, January 9 at 1 p.m. ET/PT
Sundays at 1 p.m. ET/PT
Hot Wheels: Battle Force 5 follows Vert Wheeler as he leads the next generation of drivers in a fight to protect Earth from Sark and Vandal invaders. With the help of weaponized super-vehicles, the Battle Force searches for keys that secure each Battle Zone, to seal them off and protect them from future invasion.

CONTINUING SERIES

Star Wars: The Clone Wars (New Episodes)
Fridays at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT
This month, exciting all-new episodes of Star Wars: The Clone Wars will unveil a fearsome new villain who poses a threat to galactic peace. A three-episode story arc commencing January 14, 2011 will see the strength of the Republic tested and impact the direction of the series.

Scooby-Doo, Mystery Incorporated (New Episodes)
Thursdays at 6 p.m. ET/PT
Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy and their talking dog Scooby-Doo are back, solving mysteries in the spooky town of Crystal Cove, a sleepy coastal village that boasts a long history of ghostly sightings, werewolves and glowing deep sea divers. Once again, the team must try and find an explanation for these other-worldly occurrences.

Skatoony (New Episodes; TELETOON Original Production)
Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT
Adapted from the U.K. version of the innovative children’s quiz show, Skatoony is a Hollywood Squares-inspired animation and live-action show for kids, featuring real-life kids and an assortment of well-known animated characters from TELETOON original production Total Drama Island. Hosted by Chudd Chudders and his sidekick announcer The Earl, this series features contestants competing in four side-splitting trivia-based rounds to win bragging rights and a terrific prize.

Jimmy Two-Shoes (New Episodes)
Thursdays at 7 p.m. ET/PT
Jimmy Two-Shoes is an irrepressible, thrill-seeking optimist who makes it his mission to find fun everywhere he goes. There’s just one hitch … he lives in Miseryville, the gloomiest, doomiest place around. But along with his best friends, Jimmy is determined to surf past all obstacles and bring his infectious enthusiasm to the whole town.

Total Drama World Tour (New Episodes; TELETOON Original Production)
Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT
Bringing an international twist and a musical spin to this season, Total Drama World Tour continues the Gemini-award nominated series’ hilarious tradition of parodying the best moments of reality TV with some of the fan-favourite past contestants and a few exciting new faces. The participants get another chance at fame and fortune as they are flown to exotic locations all over the world to sing their way through larger-than-life elimination competitions, stomach curdling challenges, death-defying stunts, romances, friendships and ultimately, a chance at another million-dollar grand prize.

Stoked (New Episodes; TELETOON Original Production)
Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT
The Gemini-award nominated series Stoked follows Emma, Reef and Fin as they join locals Broseph, Lo and Johnny Front Desk Guy to work at the world renowned Surfer’s Paradise Resort. Stoked to have the summer of their lives, they are instead faced with the worst jobs ever, hideous uniforms, a run-down staff house and a tacky, fake, touristy resort. But getting to surf on their days off makes it all worthwhile.

Batman: The Brave and the Bold (New Episodes; TELETOON Original Production)
Fridays at 7 p.m. ET/PT
The Caped Crusader teams up with heroes from across the DC Universe, delivering nonstop action and adventure with a touch of comic relief. Blue Beetle, Green Arrow, Aquaman and others fight crime alongside Batman, although their differing powers and personalities are often at odds with the Dark Knight’s style.

Chowder (New Episodes)
Saturdays at 7:30 a.m. ET/PT
Chowder is a young apprentice to a magical chef. His days are filled with running errands, “helping” around the kitchen and learning how to turn some of the weirdest ingredients out there into some of the best dishes ever. In this new season, Chowder embarks on hilarious new adventures of slicing, dicing and constant mischief.

Ben 10: Ultimate Alien (New Episodes)
Sundays at 8 a.m. ET/PT
This all-new animated series follows 16-year-old Ben Tennyson, once again ready to take on enemies both human and alien. A few things have changed for the super-powered teen – his secret identity has been revealed and he’s now an international mega-star super hero. Armed with a mysterious new Omnitrix, Ben is able to transform into hyper-evolved versions of his aliens and will see action in places he’s never been.

Bakugan: Gundalian Invaders (New Episodes)
Sundays at 1:30 p.m. ET/PT
Bakugan Battle Brawlers have returned, and they’re on a brand new mission to save planet Earth. Dan, Marucho and Shun must help defeat the evil Twelve Orders who attack the peaceful planet of Neathia and now turn their attention to Earth, entering through the virtual reality Bakugan Interspace.

Carl2 (New Episodes)
Sundays at 6 p.m. ET/PT
Carl Crashman is a slacker teen who accidentally generates his own clone, then is forced to cover up the trail of chaos that his eccentric, exuberant, ‘friend-of-the-friendless’ clone leaves in his wake. It’s an awe-inspiring responsibility for someone who’s been trying to avoid responsibility his whole life.

TELETOON AT NIGHT PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS JANUARY 2011

TELETOON AT NIGHT MOVIE
Saturdays at 9:30 p.m. and 12 a.m. ET/PT

X2: X-Men United (Encore Presentation)
Saturday, January 8 at 9:30 p.m. and 12 a.m. ET/PT
The X-Men are back to face their most dangerous mission ever, forcing them to to stand united with their enemies to protect man and mutantkind. After an anti-mutant specialist abducts Xavier, imprisons his students and steals Cerebro, the fugitive X-Men and newcomer Nightcrawler join forces with Magneto to rescue their brethren and prevent a mutant massacre.

The Goonies (Network Premiere)
Saturday, January 15 at 9:30 p.m. and 12 a.m. ET/PT
In this unforgettable childen’s adventure of subterranean caverns, sunken galleons and a fortune in lost pirate treasure, the Goonies – Mikey, Brand, Mouth and the rest of the gang – team up to find the treasure and save their house from demolition by greedy land developers. Starring Josh Brolin, Sean Astin and Corey Feldman.

The Perfect Storm (Network Premiere)
Saturday, January 22 at 9:30 p.m. and 12 a.m. ET/PT
In this suspense-filled true story, the small fishing boat Andrea Gail finds itself on a collision course with fate. Just days after returning from a disappointing fishing trip, Captain Billy Tyne and his five man crew decide to return to sea one last time before the season ends. Little does he know that he will have to contend with the most destructive storm of the 20th century. Starring George Clooney.

V for Vendetta (Encore Presentation)
Saturday, January 29 at 9:30 p.m. and 12 a.m. ET/PT
In a dystopic near-future, a young woman named Evey joins forces with mysterious freedom fighter “V” to liberate Britain from a fascist regime. Based on the graphic novel by Alan Moore and David Lloyd and starring Natalie Portman and Hugo Weaving.

CONTINUING SERIES

American Dad (New Episodes)
Fridays at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Co-created by Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy), this subversive animated series revolves around Stan Smith, a CIA agent who is an undisputed weapons expert and a proud family man. Stan is constantly on the alert for terrorist activity and will go to hilarious extremes to protect his beloved America and keep his homeland secure.

FRED AT NIGHT
Fred At Night is TELETOON At Night’s post-10 p.m. block on Sunday nights. Host Fred Kennedy hangs out with viewers over the course of the two-hour block, introducing series’ episodes for that night, sharing his views on the animation style, characters and storylines and providing commentary on his many passions from music, comics and movies to technology, celebrities and current events. The programming line-up includes:

The Dating Guy (TELETOON Original Production; New Episodes)
Sundays at 11 p.m. ET/PT
The Dating Guy is a cocktail of dating, sex and friendship. Following four 20-something friends, Mark, Woody, Sam and VJ, the series exposes their romantic, working and everyday struggles as they attempt to find love or some kind of “happy ending.” From the ins and outs of dating a werewolf to the subtleties of seducing a virgin porn star, the series gives a no-holds-barred eclectic and comical view to the world of dating.

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.