Tons of fun fare for kids this fall
Here's an overview of more new fall shows for kids. For more Teletoon programming, see MIC June 21/05.
Here’s an overview of more new fall shows for kids. For more Teletoon programming, see MIC June 21/05.
Following much buzz, Teletoon is unveiling Bratz. ‘The girls with a passion for fashion’ are getting their own series Sundays at 5:30 p.m., beginning Sept. 4. The net hopes to draw 6-11s.
YTV has two original coproductions on tap: Ghost Trackers, in which kids investigate paranormal activity and Prank Patrol, where viewers suggest a prank, then build the necessary equipment and pull off the joke with the help of the Prank Patrol. Ghost Trackers premiers in October, while Prank Patrol airs Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m., Thursdays at 9:30 p.m. and Sundays at 10 p.m., beginning Sept. 6. Both shows also debut on Discovery Kids Canada this fall.
YTV also rolls out three Nickelodeon-produced series. Starring Julia Roberts’ niece Emma Roberts, Unfabulous follows 13-year-old Addie Singer, who deals with the world by writing and recording songs in her room. The show airs Mondays at 7 p.m., beginning Sept. 5
Meanwhile, in Catscratch, three irresponsible felines inherit millions and hijinks ensue. Catscratch rolls out Fridays at 4:30 p.m. and sundays at 10:30 a.m., beginning Sept. 9
In the Asian-inspired series Avatar: The Last Airbender, a young boy is responsible for restoring world order when it is threatened by the hostile Fire Nation. The show begins Sept. 10 and will air Saturdays at 11:30 a.m.
YTV also welcomes new anime acquisitions to its Friday night Bionix block (9 p.m. to 2 a.m.): D.I.C.E., Zatch Bell and Ghosts in a Shell: Stand Alone Complex. Overall, the sked is designed for family co-viewing.
Treehouse has five new series for its preschool aud. Dora the Explorer’s cousin Diego gets his own show: Go, Diego, Go!, which will air Wednesdays at 7:30 a.m., 4 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. and Sundays at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., beginning Sept. 7.
Bob is back, erecting an environmentally friendly town in Bob The Builder – Project Build It Saturdays at 11 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., beginning Sept. 10; and Toopy & Binoo brings the popular kidlit to TV. It will air weekdays at 3:15 p.m. and 8:15 p.m.; weekends at 1:30 p.m. and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. beginning Sept. 5.
Meanwhile, a young explorer/scientist/comic genius seeks to satisfy his curiosity in Pocoyo weekdays at 3:25 p.m. and 8:25 p.m., Saturdays at 8:10 a.m. and 1:40 p.m. and Sundays at 1:40 p.m. and 5 p.m., beginning Sept. 5.
Twelve characters explore diversity in interstitial series Deko Boko Friends and, in Blue’s Room, Blue returns as a puppet in a series of literary-based specials airing Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., beginning Sept. 10.
Discovery Kids aims for the six-to-12 set with CG (Canadian Geographic) Kids, which combines adventure and humour in a look at Canada’s beauty. It airs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 1 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5 p.m. and Sundays at 10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., beginning Sept. 5. Meanwhile Martin Mystery, an animated series wherein two kids investigate the paranormal and slimy monsters airs Saturdays at 2:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., beginning Sept. 10.