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Canadian Channel Teletoon to Shut Down

teletoonplus What a loss for animation historical past. Corus Leisure has introduced that Teletoon, a Canadian animation-focused TV channel for over 25 years, will quickly shutter its doorways.

Based in 1997, Teletoon was initially created for little one and teenage audiences, however later attracted a greater variety of viewers with extra mature tasks, equivalent to Robotic Hen, Undergrads, and Clone Excessive. The channel additionally introduced well-loved authentic applications to the desk, equivalent to Angela Anaconda, Donkey Kong Nation, and even a CGI Inspector Gadget reboot.

“After greater than 25 years of delighting followers with hilarious hijinks and gut-busting antics, Teletoon is revamped as Cartoon Community,” reads a Corus press launch, claiming the model’s legacy is “marked by industry-leading animation throughout the nation, shaping the panorama of kids’s leisure for generations.” Cartoon Community will now air Teletoon’s content material, whereas Cartoon Community will rework to Boomerang.

Lots of Teletoon’s authentic tasks, in addition to these the channel aired, will stay obtainable on Teletoon+, a premium streaming service launched in September 2022. All content material is commercial-free and downloadable.

“By partnering with Warner Bros Discovery Inc. and strengthening our portfolio of manufacturers throughout linear platforms, STACKTV, and Teletoon+, we’ll usher Cartoon Community into a brand new stage of hilarious comedy and edge-of-your-seat motion — all whereas retaining the Teletoon legacy alive within the digital area,” stated Corus SVP Jennifer Abrams.

Teletoon sunsets March 27, 2023.

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