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TELETOON Sneaks New Shows in August

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TELETOON Sneaks New Shows in August

Canada’s TELETOON will tease audiences with sneak peeks at new fall shows every Sunday at 7 p.m. during the month of August. Highlights include the Aug. 7 world premiere of Carl 2, the Aug. 14 debut of Delilah & Julius and the Aug. 29 premiere of Gerald McBoing Boing, a new series based on the classic Dr. Seuss tale and the 1951 Oscar-winning UPA toon short produced by John Hubley.

The TELETOON original production Carl 2 follows the adventures of 14-year old Carl Crashman, a slacker who accidentally orders his own clone online using a fingerprint, a yearbook photo and a scabby band-aid. His life is turned upside-down when six weeks later he receives an enormous wooden crate containing his exact duplicate, a clone known as C2.

Delilah & Julius, another TELETOON original production, focuses on two youngsters who reside at The Academy, a school and training ground for young spies. Julius, whose parents were killed on an undercover mission, channels his energy into fighting the forces of evil while Delilah, a staunch idealist, balances the team with a positive attitude and a back-up plan.

Gerald McBoing Boing is the story of Gerald McCloy, six-year-old boy who communicates with cartoon sound effects rather than words. Together with his parents and best friends Jacob and Janine, Gerald has adventures filled with non-stop gags as he helps people see the world in a new light. The show will air Monday through Friday at 3 p.m.

TELETOON will also host the Canadian premieres of The Life & Times of Juniper Lee (Aug. 21) and The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy (Aug. 28), as well as new episodes of Duck Dodgers, What’s New Scooby-Doo?, Codename Kids Next Door and Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends starting Aug. 29 at 4 p.m.

For adults, TELETOONS late-night block, The Detour, will offer sneak peeks at new shows for three Fridays in a row during special "F Night" presentations in August. "F Night" regulars Family Guy, Bromwell High, Futurama, The Venture Brothers, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, The Brak Show and Harvey Birdman Attorney at Law will be joined by new offerings Sons Of Butchers, Station X and The Wrong Coast.

Sons Of Butchers is described as a bizarre, epic rock journey through the minds of would-be rock gods Sol Butcher, Ricky Butcher and Doug Borski, who run “Sons of Butcher Quality Meats” in downtown Steeltown. The show will premiere on Aug. 5 at 9:30 p.m.

Station X will have its world premiere on Aug. 12 at 9:30 p.m. This unique, multi-media half-hour series follows a group of six young artists, musicians, and filmmakers who share a loft in a large Canadian city. The show blends original animation and unusual video and film clips to explore such themes as as violence, excess and fashion.

Having its TELETOON premiere on Aug. 19 at 9:30 p.m., The Wrong Coast is a 13-episode stop-motion series that spoofs an entertainment news magazine to parody popular celebrities, movies and TV shows. Mixed in are little comical glimpses into the behind-the-scenes drama between two egomaniacal hosts–Mark Hamill’s Jameson Burkright and Canadian comedian Kathryn Greenwood’s Debbie Sue Ashanti-Melendez–who each want to be the top banana.

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