Canadian broadcaster TELETOON is beefing up its lineup this March with two new shows that celebrate the power of imagination and another pair that poke fun at dysfunction. Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends is set to make its debut in the Great White North on March 11, followed by the world premiere of Harry and His Bucketful of Dinosaurs on March 28. Adult viewers can then take The Detour with the world premiere of Bromwell High on March 7 and Canadian debut of The Venture Brothers on March 13.
Created by Craig McCracken (The Power Puff Girls) and produced at Cartoon Network Studios in Burbank, Calif., Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends centers on 8-year-old Mac and his imaginary friend, Blooregard. When Mac’s mother decides he’s too old for an imaginary friend, Blooregard is sent to a rather unique orphanage where others of his kind wait to be adopted by new kids. Unwilling to let go of his pal, Mac convinces Madame Foster to let him visit often and keep Blooregard from being adopted by anyone else. These visits prove quite adventurous as Mac and Blooregard spend time with a particularly odd group of colorful residents. Following its 8 a.m. launch, the show will air regularly on Fridays at 5 p.m. and Saturdays a 9 a.m.
Based on the successful children’s book of the same name, Harry and His Bucket Full of Dinosaurs offers a charming look into the vivid imagination of a child whose greatest companions are his lovable and entertaining dinosaurs, that spring to life whenever no one is watching. The show will air Monday through Friday at 9:30 a.m.
TELETOON is also adding a pair of new shows to its adult animation block, The Detour. Bromwell High will make its world premiere on Monday, March 7, at 10:30 p.m. and The Venture Brothers will make its Canadian debut on Sunday, March 13, at
Decode Ent.’s Bromwell High is an animated comedy that follows the adventures of three exceptionally naughty schoolgirls, one maverick headmaster and a bunch of desperate, underpaid teachers. The action takes place on the grounds of a sub-standard, under-funded, overcrowded, graffiti-scarred secondary school in South London. It will air Mondays and Fridays 10:30 p.m. and 1 a.m.
The Venture Brothers centers on idiot fraternal twins Hank and Dean, who travel around the world with their scientist father and family bodyguard Brock Sampson, a former secret agent who responds to any and all crises with relentless, remorseless brutality. Following its 10:30 p.m. on the 13th, the series will settle into a regular spot at 1 a.m. on Fridays.
Also in March, TELETOON viewers can catch new episodes of The Batman and Megas XLR on Saturdays and Sundays, starting at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 12. Then its March Break Madness from Monday, March 14 through Friday, March 25. Special programming during this period will include compilation of viewers’ favorite series, including new additions Foster’s Home and Bucketful of Dinosaurs.