Corus Sets Toon Slates for YTV, Teletoon

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Corus Entertainment has announced its slate of animated children’s programming for Canada’s YTV and Teletoon 2014-15 lineups.

Teletoon and its French-language channel Télétoon are renewing the animated series Camp Lakebottom, Total Drama Ridonkulous Race, Fugget About It and Au pays des Têtes à claques.

New animated shows include:

  • Freak vs. Sweet (26 x 22 minutes) from Portfolio Entertaiment, is a story of a land ravaged by the evil forces of cute, with only one element of freakiness remaining – Benjamin Bones and his friends must protect their freaky town from Princess Boo Boo, who wants to turn the town cute.
  • Winston Steinburger and Sir Dudley Ding Dong (26 x 22 minutes) is from Entertainment One. It’s an animated series following the antics of Winston Steinburger, his feline friend Sir Dudley, and an uptight alien Hampton, as they explore galaxies in a homemade space cruise.
  • Atomic Puppet (26 x 22 minutes) is a Mercury Filmworks series, co-produced with France-based Technicolor and Gaumont Animation. The animated series is the story of young Joey Felt’s transformation from super fan to super hero. When his favorite hero Captain Atomic is transformed into a super puppet only activated by his fist, Joey finally has super powers…kind of.
  • ToonMart Marty (20 x 22 minutes), from Sardine Productions, is an animated series about ToonMart Marty, the huge fiberglass rooftop mascot of ToonMart. The mascot is zapped to life in a bizarre accident, and his life changes forever.
  • Craqué (52 x 1 minute) is from Squeeze Studio Animation. It’s about Ed, a paranoid ostrich dad who wants to protect his eight hyperactive eggs who only want to discover the world.
  • Les Grandes Gueules, English title TBC (26 x 22 minutes) is from Oasis Animation. It’s inspired from well-known characters and radio sketches from the past 19 years. Each episode features audio clips from the Grandes Gueules catalogue and original stories around a specific topic or intrigue.

For YTV, Toronto-based Corus’ is renewing the animated series Numb Chucks and Nerds and Monsters for their second seasons.

New animated shows include:

  • Looped (26 x 30 minutes) is an animated series from DHX Media about best friends Luc and Theo, who get stuck in a time loop where every day is the same Monday.
  • The Stanley Dynamic (20 x 30 minutes) is a hybrid live-action/animated show from Amaze Film + Television. The multi-cam sitcom is about the Stanleys, a TV family similar to viewers’ own, except for the fact that they have a son who is an animated cartoon.
Winston Steinburger and Sir Dudley Ding Dong

Winston Steinburger and Sir Dudley Ding Dong