Canada’s TELETOON has ordered more episodes of Fresh TV Inc.’s animated series Total Drama Island and Stoked. The third season of the mock reality show Drama takes a musical spin as Total Drama, the Musical plays on such popular live-action tween sensations as High School Musical and Camp Rock. The network commissioned another 26 episodes the upcoming Stoked, bringing the total order to 52 installments. The show will premiere on TELETOON in the spring of 2009.
‘These renewals underscore our faith in Fresh TV’s reputation as a leader in tween- and teen-oriented productions,’ says Carole Bonneau, VP of programming for TELETOON. ‘In a competitive environment, Total Drama Island brought TELETOON something innovative and funny, which viewers of all ages enjoyed. Stoked promises to bring TELETOON fans a wicked ride with tons of laughs, surfing and great characters.’
Created by Fresh TV partners Tom McGillis and Jennifer Pertsch, Total Drama, the Musical takes 15 lucky contestants all over the globe to compete in outrageous and embarrassing challenges and break into spontaneous musical numbers in each episode. Favorite contestants from the previous season will return for this globetrotting challenge fraught with alliances, backstabbing and more than a few tender moments. TELETOON has also committed to a season, dubbed Total Drama Action.
Stoked is an animated sit-com about teens who come together one summer to work at world renowned Surfer’s Paradise Resort, home of the best surfing in the country. Spending their first summer away from home, they will spend 12 weeks working hard and surfing on their days off.
Fresh TV is an award-winning family entertainment company dedicated to serving the tween and teen market. The company offers 2D and 3D production services through Elliott Animation, located in Toronto. More information can be found at www.freshtvinc.com.