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TELETOON & TELETOON Retro April 2014 Programming Highlights

Author: Nickandmore!

Steven Universe

TELETOON Highlights Summary
TELETOON premieres the new series Steven Universe this April. Described as “the romantic misadventures of a weird looking boy and a flame-spewing princess” in the New York Times, the show follows Steven and three gem-covered female superheroes Amethyst, Garnet and Pearl. April Fool’s Day includes the premiere of a one hour Mightly Mighty Monsters: Pranks for the Memories special as well as the Total Drama All-Stars’ “alternate ending” finale episode where the season’s loser ends up winning! Both Packages From Planet X and Ultimate Spider-Man also air their season finale episodes this April. Lego Ninjago drops two brand new episodes back-to-back! Easter weekend celebrations includes a Ben 10: Omniverse all-day marathon, a Looney Tunes day and Easter Monday marathons of the network’s most watched shows.

Special TELETOON Presentations
April Fool’s Day:
Mighty Mighty Monsters: Pranks for the Memories– one hour special – April 1 at 6 p.m. ET/PT
Total Drama All-Stars – Alternate ending – April 1 at 7 p.m. ET/PT
See how things could have turned out differently in the alternate ending for Total Drama All-Stars.

Packages From Planet X season finale – April 17 at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT
The season ends with a special doubleheader of episodes!

Lego Ninjago airs two brand new episodes air as a doubleheader – April 18 at 5 p.m. ET/PT

Easter weekend special programming:
Ben 10: Omniverse marathon – April 18 from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. ET/PT
Looney Tunes day – April 20 from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. ET/PT
Easter Monday TV marathons – April 21 from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. ET/PT including Rocket Monkeys, Camp Lakebottom and Johnny Test.

Ultimate Spider-Man Season 2 finale – April 25 from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. ET/PT

Steven Universe
Network Premiere: Season 1 begins Thursday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT
Having debuted on November 4th, 2013 on Cartoon Network US, Steven Universe is a coming-of-age story told from the perspective of Steven, the youngest member of a team of magical Guardians of the Universe. The animated series was conceived as part of the shorts development initiative at Cartoon Network Studios, and is related by Emmy and Annie Award-nominated writer and storyboard artist Rebecca Sugar (Adventure Time).

New TELETOON Episodes
Rocket MonkeysWednesdays at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT
Adventure Time Thursdays at 6 p.m. ET/PT
Annoying Orange Thursdays at 6:15 p.m. ET/PT
Packages From Planet X Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT
Lego: Legends of Chima Fridays at 6 p.m. ET/PT
Ben 10: OmniverseFridays at 7 p.m. ET/PT
Ultimate Spider-ManFridays at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT
Hulk: Agents of SMASHFridays at 8 p.m. ET/PT
Avengers AssembleFridays at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT
The Tom & Jerry ShowSaturdays at 8 a.m. ET/PT

TELETOON Big Ticket Movies
Alvin & the Chipmunks: ChipwreckedSaturday, April 12 at 7 p.m. ET/PT
Spy Kids: All the Time in the WorldSaturday, April 19 at 7 p.m. ET/PT

TELETOON Retro Highlights Summary
TELETOON Retro begins the month with a April Fool’s Day mini-marathon, featuring classic episodes of The Smurfs, Alvin & The Chipmunks, Garfield & Friends and Animaniacs. The April schedule embraces all things bunnies, with a complete 24 Hour Bugs Bunny marathon over the Easter weekend, including the TELETOON Retro premiere of Bugs Bunny’s Easter Funnies. All four feature films of The Land Before Time series are screened for the Friday Morning Matinees and Retro Rewind Marathons include My Pet Monster, Babar, Looney Tunes and Alvin & The Chipmunks. TELETOON Retro also salutes the environment by acknowledging that Earth Day occurs in April, with screenings of FernGully and FernGully 2: The Magical Rescue within this month’s Retro Fun Flicks Premieres. The Man Called Flintstone and Stuart Little III are also included in the lineup.

Special TELETOON Retro Presentations
April Fool’s Day classic cartoon mini-marathonApril 1, 2014 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. ET/PT
Including The Smurfs, Alvin & The Chipmunks, Garfield & Friends and Animaniacs.

24 Hours of Bugs Bunny marathonbegins April 19 at 7 p.m. until April 20 at 7 p.m. ET/PT
Including the TELETOON Retro premiere of Bugs Bunny’s Easter Funnies on April 20 at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT

Friday Morning Matinee:
The Land Before Time (1988) – Friday, April 4 at 7 a.m. ET/PT
The Land Before Time II (1994) – Friday, April 11 at 7 a.m. ET/PT
The Land Before Time III (1995) – Friday, April 18 at 7 a.m. ET/PT
The Land Before Time IV (1996) – Friday, April 25 at 7 a.m. ET/PT

Retro Rewind Marathons:
My Pet MonsterSunday, April 6 at noon ET/PT
BabarSunday, April 13 at noon ET/PT
Easter Looney Tunes marathonSunday, April 20 at noon ET/PT
Alvin & The ChipmunksSunday, April 27 at noon ET/PT

New TELETOON Retro Episodes
AnimaniacsMondays through Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT

TELETOON Retro Fun Flicks
The Man Called Flintstone (1966) – Friday, April 4 at 7 p.m. ET/PT
FernGully (1992) – Friday, April 11 at 7 p.m. ET/PT (Network Premiere)
FernGully 2: The Magical Rescue (1998) – Friday, April 18 at 7 p.m. ET/PT (Network Premiere)
Stuart Little III (2005) – Friday, April 25 at 7 p.m. ET/PT