Cartoon Network Canada Expands Distribution to Over 5 Million Subscribers
Corus Entertainment’s Cartoon Network Expands Distribution to Over 5 Million Subscribers
- Expanded distribution now includes Rogers, Shaw and Shaw Direct
- Now the exclusive home of Adventure Time, Clarence, Steven Universe, Teen Titans Go! and more
(September 3, 2015 – Toronto, ON) Corus Entertainment‘s Cartoon Network is the destination for kids and families seeking hilarious animated content. As of today, the network is now widely available to over 5 million subscribers with existing distribution partners and for the first time on Rogers, Shaw and Shaw Direct. Cartoon Network will be the exclusive home for Canadian viewers to enjoy fan-favourite series like Adventure Time, Clarence, Steven Universe and Teen Titans Go! Fans are encouraged to check local listings and contact their service provider for network availability. To find Cartoon Network in your area, visit www.cartoonnetwork.ca.
“We’re thrilled to partner with our distributors to extend Cartoon Network’s powerhouse brand in more households,” said Maria Hale, Executive Vice President, Head of Content Distribution and Pay Television. “Over 5 million TV subscribers will now have access to the network’s top-tier programming.”
“This is an exciting time for viewers across a wide range of demographics who embrace Cartoon Network’s uniquely hilarious shows,” said Colin Bohm, Executive Vice President, Head of Corus Kids. “Fans and new subscribers can look forward to a stellar fall lineup of all the best new and returning series exclusively on Cartoon Network.”
Airing day-and-date with the U.S., new episodes of Uncle Grandpa, Clarence, Teen Titans Go!, The Amazing World of Gumball and Steven Universe return Thursdays on Cartoon Network. Also, on Thursdays, the recently launched animated series, We Bare Bears, about three bear brothers trying to make their way into human society, continues with new episodes. Later this fall, an all-new season of the acclaimed award-winning series, Adventure Time will premiere on the network.
Highlights of the Fall 2015 schedule include:
CARTOON NETWORK – NEW EPISODES
Uncle Grandpa airs Thursdays at 5 p.m. ET/PT starting September 3
Clarence airs Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. ET/PT starting September 3
Teen Titans Go! airs Thursdays at 6 p.m. ET/PT starting September 3
We Bare Bears airs Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT starting September 3
The Amazing World of Gumball airs Thursdays at 7 p.m. ET/PT starting September 3
Regular Show airs Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT starting September 3
Steven Universe airs Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. ET/PT starting September 17
About Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network (Canada) offers the best in award-winning animated global entertainment for kids and families across multiple platforms. Cartoon Network is the #1 ad-supported network in the United States with Kids 6-11 and, for more than 20 years, the network has entertained fans with world-class animation, from the Emmy® Award-winning The Powerpuff Girls and Regular Show, to the Peabody Award-winning Adventure Time. Cartoon Network (Canada) is under license to Canadian-based media and entertainment company Corus Entertainment Inc. For more information, please visit cartoonnetwork.ca and corusent.com.