Teletoon Launches Hosted Kids Block
Toronto, ON – This fall, Teletoon is injecting more fun, more excitement and more personality on-air with the launch of its first hosted block for kids on Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. ET/PT. This all-new hosted block debuts on Thursday, September 6 to coincide with the highly-anticipated season premieres of Adventure Time with Finn and Jake, Johnny Test, Detentionaire and My Babysitter’s a Vampire.
A multi-talented host and actress, Andrea Jenna will dive right into the launch of Teletoon’s fall premiere week and will continue walking viewers through the hottest night on kids television every week.
“With so much happening on air and online this fall, bringing Andrea on to host ‘Can’t Miss Thursdays’ is the perfect way to keep our viewers up to date on all our new episodes, games, contests and programming stunts,” said Russell Ward, Vice-President, Marketing, Teletoon Canada Inc. “Andrea will provide a more interactive viewing experience for fans and we’re confident that her energy and enthusiasm will really resonate with our audience. We’re delighted to welcome her to the Teletoon family.”
Viewers nationwide can catch Teletoon’s fall premiere week as part of the Teletoon free preview which continues until Sunday, September 30. For more information on the free preview please visit teletoon.com or contact your television service provider.
Highlights of Teletoon’s Fall Premiere Week include the following:
Adventure Time with Finn and Jake (Season 3)
Premieres Thursday, September 6 at 6 p.m. ET/PT
Adventure Time with Finn & Jake is an animated series that introduces viewers to unlikely hero Finn and his dog Jake, buddies who traverse the mystical Land of Ooo and encounter its colorful inhabitants. The best of friends, our heroes always find themselves in the middle of heart-pounding escapades. Finn, a silly kid with an awesome hat and Jake, a brassy dog with a big kind heart, depend on each other through thick and thin.
Johnny Test (Season 5)
Premieres Thursday, September 6 at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT
An action-comedy extravaganza, the Gemini-award-nominated series Johnny Test chronicles the adventures of a fearless 11-year-old boy, his genetically engineered super-dog Dukey and his 13-year-old super-genius scientist sisters Susan and Mary. Using Johnny as their guinea pig, Susan and Mary strive to solve the trials and tribulations of adolescent angst with out-of-this-world scientific experiments.
Detentionaire (Season 2)
Premieres Thursday, September 6 at 7 p.m. ET/PT
Lee Ping is about to start grade ten – the best year of his life – when he is blamed for pulling off an epic, mind-blowing practical joke and sentenced to spend the rest of the school year in detention. It’s goodbye freedom, goodbye girls and hello worst year of his life. Detentionaire follows Lee in his attempts to uncover the mystery behind the practical joke and clear his name.
My Babysitter’s a Vampire (Season 2)
Premieres Thursday, September 6 at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT
Last year Ethan Morgan’s over-protective parents unknowingly assigned a fledgling vampire babysitter, Sarah, to watch over him and his 8-year-old sister. As a result, Ethan and his buddies got dragged into a world of wild supernatural battles against creatures straight out of their nightmares. Season two of My Babysitter’s a Vampire finds Sarah adjusting to being a full-blooded vampire, while Ethan refuses to give up on his dreams of finding a cure for vampirism and getting up the nerve to ask Sarah on a date. On top of all that, Ethan and his friends soon discover they have a mysterious new enemy determined to wipe out all the supernatural competition in their hometown of Whitechapel. And no matter what villains the world has in store, the scariest thing of all is still high school.