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This fall, TELETOON viewers are in for a treat as the network announces its fall lineup with the anticipated return of the Emmy® award-winning original animated series, Adventure Time (52 x 15 minutes) on Thursday, September 4 at 6 p.m. ET/PT. In Season 6, Finn discovers his father is alive leading him and his best friend Jake on an expedition to find him.
TELETOON kicks off its fall launch at FAN EXPO Canada™ in Toronto from August 28 to 31 bringing Adventure Time’s Land of Ooo to life. Fan favourite characters and voice actors, John DiMaggio (Jake) and Hynden Walch (Princess Bubblegum) will take part in the TELETOON screening and panel Saturday, August 30 at 2 p.m. (South building screening room 701), followed by an exclusive autograph session. Fans of the series will also have a chance to snap photos in the Ice King’s throne, spin the Peppermint Butler prize wheel and experience much more in the TELETOON booth located in the South building #1448 on level 800.
“The fall Gotta Gotta See It campaign captures the excitement of our slate,” said Anne Kane Jeffries, Vice President, Marketing, Corus Kids. “Launching the fall season at FAN EXPO gives fans an opportunity to interact with the #1 TELETOON series Adventure Time.”
The channel will also debut new Canadian original animated series Total Drama: Pahkitew Island, produced by Fresh TV, Dr. Dimensionpants, produced by DHX Media and series shorts Chop Chop Ninja, produced by Sardine Productions and Gamerizon Studio.
“We’re thrilled to be delivering a jam-packed schedule anchored by Adventure Time to lead in to new series Clarence and Total Drama: Pahkitew Island,” said Jocelyn Hamilton, Vice President, Programming and Original Productions, Corus Kids. “TELETOON is building on the success of its summer programming with the strength of its new original series and returning favourites this fall.”
New episodes of returning hit series will continue with Annoying Orange, The Amazing World of Gumball, Johnny Test, The Day My Butt Went Psycho, Camp Lakebottom, Legends of Chima, Teen Titans Go!, Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors, HULK & the Agents of S.M.A.S.H., Beware the Batman, The Tom & Jerry Show, Totally Spies! and Packages From Planet X.
The Gotta Gotta See It programming slate will be supported by an extensive four week marketing campaign that includes out-of-home transit and mall advertising, along with cinema and digital support. TELETOON will also be available on free preview until September 30.