TELETOON Canada inc. today unveiled its fall 2011 lineup for TELETOON, TELETOON at Night and TELETOON Retro featuring new series and new seasons of popular returning programs on all three schedules. Launching Monday, September 5, the new slate is full of comedy and action and is sure to keep viewers on the edge of their seats with unexpected surprises all season long.
TOM & JERRY KIDS
Premieres Monday, September 5 at 9 a.m. ET
Airs Monday to Friday at 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET and Saturday at 7 a.m. ET
39 x 30 mins
Tom & Jerry have enchanted kids for years. Now see the kind of hilarious mischief they created as a playful kitten and a crafty little mouse before they grew up. The famous duo’s friends, Droopy and Dripple and Spike and Tike, show up to play as well.
MY PET MONSTER
Premieres Monday, September 5 at 2 p.m. ET
Airs Monday to Friday at 2 p.m. ET, Saturday and Sunday at 10 p.m. ET and Sunday at 9:30 a.m. ET
13 x 30 mins
In this animated buddy series, Max Smith’s best friend Monster happens to have blue fur and a set of fangs. Although he loves Monster dearly, Max is quick to discover that keeping his real live “pet monster” a secret is no easy task – particularly a pet monster that’s fond of playing mischievous, hair-raising pranks.
Premieres Monday, September 5 at 2:30 p.m. ET
Airs Monday to Friday at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. ET and Saturday at 6 a.m. ET
39 x 30 mins
What happens when Ned overfeeds his four-inch-long, lethargic pet newt with Zippo Newt Food? That little, harmless newt turns into a 500 pound monster called Newton – the most mischievous, gluttonous, fun playmate ever! An incredible mimic, Newton can camouflage himself to avoid detection from grown-ups and other kids and is always there to lend a sympathetic ear or clown around with his best pal Ned. This can be a real problem when Mom wants to know who destroyed the shag rug with the lawnmower, but works great when Ned needs help standing his ground with the school bully.
FELIX THE CAT
Premieres Monday, September 5 at 3 p.m. ET
Airs Monday to Friday at 9:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. ET
26 x 30 mins
Premieres Monday, September 5 at 5:30 p.m. ET
Airs Monday to Friday at 5:30 p.m. ET and Saturday at 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET
63 x 30 mins
A collection of original theatrical cartoons featuring the hilarious antics of Warner Bros.’ classic animated characters.
GARFIELD AND FRIENDS
Premieres Monday, September 5 at 7 p.m. ET
Airs Monday to Thursday at 7 p.m. ET, Saturday and Sunday at 7 p.m. ET and Saturday at 9 a.m. ET
26 x 30 mins
Garfield and Friends is based on the comic strip characters created by Jim Davis. Each show features segments and blackouts starring Garfield and his comic comrades Jon, Odie, Nermal and more along with the U.S. Acres gang including Orson, Wade, Sheldon and the rest. Created in 1978 by Davis, Garfield is the fat, lazy, lasagna – loving pet of Jon, a cartoonist. Also part of the family is Odie, a very simple-minded dog. When Garfield isn’t eating and sleeping, he’s usually abusing Odie physically and mentally.
FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE
Premieres Monday, September 5 at 8 p.m. ET
Airs Monday to Friday at 11:30 a.m. and Monday to Thursday at 8 p.m. ET
16 x 30 mins
Drawing on twenty years in the life of the Pattersons, For Better or For Worse is a window into one of the world’s favourite cartoon families. The series is an anthology of animated stories featuring the instantly recognizable, much beloved cast of characters drawn in Lynn Johnston�s signature style. For Better or for Worse takes advantage of the well-developed, intricate world of the Patterson family: the middle-aged wife and mother who feels twenty-one inside; the college kid who can’t throw out the teddy bear; the father who goes so far as to price hair plugs; and the seven year-old who is still passionate about pets, nature, and getting into trouble.
BATMAN (LIVE ACTION)
Premieres Monday, September 5 at 9 p.m. ET
Airs Monday to Thursday at 9 p.m. ET and Saturday and Sunday at 8 p.m. ET
34 x 30 mins
The adventures of Batman and his ward, Robin, based upon the legendary comic book characters created by Bob Kane. When it premiered in 1966, Batman became something of a phenomenon. Rarely had a television series vaulted to the top of the ratings as quickly, or established an audience so broadly-based and intensely loyal. Starring Adam West and Burt Ward.
KING OF THE HILL
Premieres Monday, September 5 at 12 midnight ET
Airs Monday to Friday at 12 midnight ET and Sunday Night at 12 midnight ET
255 x 30 mins
King of the Hill is a hilarious animated half-hour comedy series from the creator of Beavis & Butthead and the former writers of The Simpsons and Saturday Night Live. The series follows the day-to-day activities of Hank Hill, his family and their neighbours in a suburban Texas town. Hank works at Strickland Propane where his position as Assistant Manager earns him the respect of his pals. Hank’s wife, Peggy, is a homemaker who often finds herself saying “I told you so” as she watches him do things the hard way. Peggy is also the pillar of emotional support for their only son, Bobby. Although Bobby is Hank’s pride and joy, he is more often than not the unenthusiastic recipient of his father’s over-enthusiastic instructions on “how to be a man.”
Premieres Friday, September 9 at 9 p.m. ET
Airs Friday at 9 p.m. ET, Saturday Night at 12 midnight ET and Sunday at 10 a.m. ET
26 x 30 mins
Jerrica Benton runs the Starlight Music Corporation and is also the hottest rock singer since the invention of vinyl – the leader of the sensational Jem and the Holograms. By the power of “Synergy” Jerrica becomes Jem and with the Holograms, she competes against the power-hungry Misfits. The group romps through a series of exciting adventures while inhabiting an outrageous, glamorous world as fashion and music mix with mystery and thrills. Jem is a fast-paced animated series, alive with music and fashion, with the look, feel and attraction of a music video.
CASPER & FRIENDS
New Episodes Begin Monday, September 5 at 3:30 p.m. ET
Airs Monday to Friday at 3:30 p.m. ET, Sunday at 4:30 p.m. ET and daily at 5:30 a.m. ET
This spooky series follows the adventures of everybody’s favourite little ghost, Casper, as he attempts to make friends with everyone he meets. The good-natured ghoul unwittingly scares most of the characters he comes across, but he always manages to befriend those in need and inevitably saves the day. Full of merry mischief and ghostly goings on, Casper and his pals will not fail to raise your spirits.
THE MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS
NEW EPISODES AIR SUNDAY AT 7 A.M. ET
AIRS SUNDAY AT 7 A.M. ET AND SUNDAY TO FRIDAY NIGHTS AT 12:30 A.M. ET
Alien sorceress Rita Repulsa and her army of monsters emerge from space to conquer Earth. All that stands in their way are five teenagers with attitude who draw on dinosaur powers to transform into the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.
THE TELETOON RETRO BIG TICKET MOVIE
AIRS EVERY FRIDAY AT 7 P.M. ET
THE NEVERENDING STORY (1984) – NETWORK PREMIERE
Friday, September 9 at 7 p.m. ET
SNOOPY, COME HOME (1972) – NETWORK PREMIERE
Friday, September 16 at 7 p.m. ET
A BOY NAMED CHARLIE BROWN (1969) – NETWORK PREMIERE
Friday, September 30 at 7 p.m. ET
RICHIE RICH (1994) – NETWORK PREMIERE
Friday, December 2 at 7 p.m. ET
Starring Macaulay Culkin.