Cartoon Network

Teletoon Canada Inc. flipped the switch today on Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, giving Canadians access to programming from these top-rated U.S. brands.

The brand new Canadian specialty channel Cartoon Network launched at 6 a.m. ET/PT today, while Adult Swim programming will assume its nightly position on the network starting at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

“Teletoon Canada has built a reputation as the hub for all animated and animation-related programming in Canada and today is a particularly special day for us as we expand our television family with the launch of Cartoon Network and Adult Swim,” said Len Cochrane, President, Teletoon Canada Inc. “These are strong brands known for top-notch programming in the animation and comedy genre and we couldn’t be more pleased to make Cartoon Network and Adult Swim available to Canadians.” Continue reading »

Children’s channel Cartoon Network has announced they are planning an animated series featuring DC superhero the Green Lantern.

The planned series, creatively entitled Green Lantern: The Animated Series, is scheduled for a 2011 release and looks as though it may screen around the same time as the Warner Bros. movie starring Ryan Reynolds hits cinemas.

No other details are available as yet.

Source: THR