Press Release from TELETOON
Toronto -- TELETOON today announces the availability of its tween-targeted and adult-orientated programming as TELETOON and TELETOON Detour launch on the iTunes Store in Canada (www.itunes.ca).
Beginning today, iTunes customers can purchase and download episodes from the most recent series of the tween comedies 6TEEN, TOTAL DRAMA ISLAND and TOTAL DRAMA ACTION. To mark the launch, TELETOON is making one episode from each series available to iTunes customers as a free download. For teen and adult fans, TELETOON Detour offers animated content suitable for more mature audiences with shows including LIFE'S A ZOO and RICK AND STEVE: THE HAPPIEST GAY COUPLE IN ALL THE WORLD. One episode from each series will also be offered as a free download.
"This is a great opportunity for the TELETOON audiences as well as our production and promotional partners." said Len Cochrane, President, TELETOON Canada. "Making programming available on iTunes opens up new possibilities and is part of the TELETOON commitment to provide animated content to audiences where and when they want it."
The launch of TELETOON and TELETOON Detour programming on iTunes forms part of TELETOON's integrated strategy to provide animated content to Canadian viewers across multiple platforms, adding to the TELETOON content already available through On Demand, on Mobile TV and the teletoon.com video player.
TELETOON is where cartoons live -- all day, every day. Available in both English and French in 7.7million Canadian homes, TELETOON brings kids, youth and adults the best in animated entertainment. TELETOON is also available on teletoon.com, On Demand and on Mobile TV. Founded in 1997, TELETOON Canada inc. is owned by Astral Media Inc. (50%), and Corus Entertainment Inc. (50%)