Corus Entertainment unveils Fall slate of kids programming

The slate includes "Big Nate," set to debut on YTV, "Vida the Vet" and "Barbie: A Touch of Magic" will become available on Treehouse, while "Total Drama Island" and the "Hijinks of Tiny Toons Looniversity" become available on Cartoon Network. Episodes will be available to stream on Teletoon+ and StackTV.

1 SEP 2023

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Corus Entertainment has released its Fall-time slate of content from kids’ networks, YTV, Treehouse, Cartoon Network, and Disney Channels, featuring the latest animated and live-action premieres, fan-favorite returning seasons, and non-stop antics airing all fall long. In addition, live and on-demand content will also launch on Teletoon+ and StackTV YTV. 

The animated series, "Big Nate," launches 2 September at 11:30 a.m. PT/ET, following a sixth-grade kid who has a never-ending need to prove his awesomeness to the world. Whether he is dealing with disasters at home or detention at school, Nate Wright is no stranger to struggle. Luckily, he is able to express himself through the world of cartoons that he creates. Charming, mischievous, and a magnet for misadventure, trouble is always fun when Nate is around. 

On YTV, viewers can expect the final chapter of "The Hardy Boys," with the mystery unraveling every Monday leading up to the finale on 18 September at 8 p.m. ET/PT. You can also catch new episodes of "Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous," "The Croods Family Tree," "Dragons: The Nine Realms," "SpongeBob SquarePants," "Monster High" and "Popularity Papers" on the network. As a bonus, bookworms can find an exclusive YTV edition of the first book of "Popularity Papers," "Research for the Social Improvement," and "General Betterment by Lydia Goldblatt and Julie Graham-Chang," available through Indigo.

Premiering 14 October at 10:05 a.m. ET on Treehouse is "Vida the Vet," produced by Spin Master Entertainment. Set in the established Malibu location, the title follows ten-year-old Vida, an animal doctor who nurtures the charming and silly woodland creatures who live outside her home. In addition, Mattel Television’s "Barbie: A Touch of Magic" premiered on 4 September at 10:05 a.m. ET also forms part of the catalog.  The title features a mysterious baby horse on the beach in Malibu, and discover that the little horse is actually a baby Pegasus! They work together to find out how to get little Peggy home while protecting her from Rocki, the fantastical Glyph. 

 "Bossy Bear" is set to air on 8 September at 10:05 a.m. ET. From husband-and-wife team David Horvath and Sun-Min Kim (UglyDolls), and based on the popular book series by Horvath, the series follows "Bossy Bear," an overly-enthusiastic extrovert, and Turtle, a thoughtful introvert--unlikely besties who make the perfect team for navigating silly childhood adventures in their Koreatown-inspired city of Pleasantburg. Also from Mattel Television is "Thomas & Friends: The Great Bubbly Build," airing 28 October at 8:50 a.m. ET. The special sees Sandy and Carly set out to make an art project together, but when their ideas clash, and the project fails, they learn that it needs the right mix of both ideas to succeed.

This fall, returning episodes of "Rubble & Crew," "Batwheels," "Bugs Bunny Builders," "Builder Brothers Dream Factory," and "Ready, Steady, Wiggle!" will also be available on Cartoon Network, as well as "Total Drama Island" on 21 October at 6 p.m. ET/PT. On an island surrounded by the tears of past contestants, 16 new iconic teens gather to compete in the cruelest challenges ever conceived. "Tiny Toons Looniversity" will premier on 15 September at 7 p.m. ET/PT, following Babs, Buster, and their new friends Hamton, Plucky, and Sweetie to Acme Looniversity, the premier institution of higher hijinx learning. While enrolled, they form long-lasting friendships with one another and perfect their cartoony craft while studying under the greatest cartoon character in history, the Looney Tunes.

Cartoon Network’s "Adventure Time: Fionna & Cake" will premier premiering on 15 September at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT. Produced by Cartoon Network Studios and based on characters from the beloved “Adventure Time” franchise, this brand-new 10-episode series set in the land of Ooo follows the alternate universe versions of Finn and Jake on a multiverse-hopping journey toward self-discovery. When Fionna and her sidekick Cake find themselves in the crosshairs of a powerful new foe, they have no choice but to seek the help of former Ice King Simon Petrikov. With appearances from Marshall Lee, Marceline the Vampire Queen, Princess Bubblegum, and Finn the Human, Adventure Time: Fionna & Cake transports fans of the classic series to worlds both familiar and alien.

In addition, Nelvana’s award-winning short film "Jelly" will make its prime-time premiere on Thursday, 21 September at 7 p.m. ET/PT. "Jelly" takes audiences on a journey through a modern dilemma intertwined with a captivating fairy tale.  The family fun continues with all-new episodes of "Craig of the Creek!" The laugh-a-minute lineup extends with episodes of "Teen Titans Go!," "We Baby Bears," "Looney Tunes Cartoons," and "The Heroic Quest of the Valiant Prince Ivandoe" on Cartoon Network and STACKTV.

New seasons of Disney Channel's "Big City Greens" premiering 24 September at 11 a.m. ET/PT, new episodes of "Hamster & Gretel," beginning in October, and even more of "Hailey’s On It!," "Bunk’d: Learning the Ropes," and "Villains of Valley View." Later in the season, "The Naughty Nine" will become available. Disney Junior will also return with fall episodes of "Bluey," "Marvel’s Spidey and his Amazing Friends," "Mickey Mouse Funhouse" and "Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures." On 1 October, don’t miss the special "Mickey and Friends Trick or Treats" at 7 p.m. ET/PT on Disney Channel and 7:15 p.m. ET on Disney Junior.