Adult Swim

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Corus to launch Adult Swim channel in Canada

The adult-focused cartoon brand will replace Action channel, with Teletoon and Cartoon Network shifting programming strategy alongside.

If I was God

In brief: New SVOD services; new Emmy categories

Adult Swim and NFB launch new SVOD services, Emmy Awards expand short-form categories and more news from the week. (NFB short film If I Was God… pictured.)

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Cartoon Network, Adult Swim help Teletoon compete, execs say

U.S. brand extensions that launched Wednesday is extension of long-term partnership, says Teletoon business ops VP Trent Locke (pictured).

HUNGER FORCE

Teletoon sets launch date for Cartoon Network in Canada

In the lead-up to the ad-supported channel’s launch, Teletoon will broadcast a series of weekly nested programming blocks with shows from Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, starting May 5.

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Teletoon launching Cartoon Network in Canada

The licensing deal with Turner Broadcasting System, which includes an Adult Swim block, means U.S. cartoon series that have not aired in Canada will now reach local viewers and advertisers.