Corus Entertainment announces a robust slate of new and returning original productions

Corus Entertainment has unveiled a slate of new live action and animated original programs that will roll out on its kids’ networks including YTV, TELETOON (English), and Corus Média’s network TÉLÉTOON (French) in 2014 and 2015. YTV’s lineup of new shows includes: live action series Max & Shred and The Game; a hybrid live action/animated series The Stanley Dynamic and animated series Looped. New series slated for TELETOON and TÉLÉTOON include animated comedy shows Atomic Puppet, Freak vs. Sweet, Winston Steinburger and Sir Dudley Ding Dong, ToonMart Marty, Craqué and Les Grandes Gueules (working title). This announcement was made from the Banff World Media Festival. “We’re thrilled to be adding a number of original programs across our Corus kids networks that will delight audiences and that represent our strongest slate yet,” said Colin Bohm, Vice President, Television, Head of Corus Kids in a statement. “We are extremely proud of the new and returning shows and are excited to be collaborating with a rich and diverse pool of talented production partners, including studios that are new to Corus.” In addition to this newly announced lineup of productions, Corus will be renewing several YTV series including Some Assembly Required Season 2 (Thunderbird Films), Numb Chucks Season 2 (9 Story Entertainment) and Nerds and Monsters Season 2 (Slap Happy Cartoons). TELETOON and TÉLÉTOON renewals include Camp Lakebottom Season 2 (9 Story Entertainment), Total Drama “Riconculous Race” Season 6 (Fresh TV), Fugget About It Season 3 (9 Story Entertainment) and a one-hour Rocket Monkeys special (Breakthrough Entertainment). A third season of Au pays des Tętes ŕ claques (Salambo TV Inc) has been green lit exclusively for TÉLÉTOON.