Wednesday, October 10, 2007

THE DETOUR on TELETOON | PILOT PROJECT

October 2nd, 2007

GO SPACE KNIGHTS GO!
FATKAT’s “SPACE KNIGHTS” green-lit for The Detour on TELETOON Pilot Project.

Toronto, ON and Miramichi, NB – Viewers will be tuning in to TELETOON for the fall ‘08 debut of Fatkat Inc.’s SPACE KNIGHTS, as a part of The Detour on TELETOON Pilot Project. A recent initiative of TELETOON, The Pilot Project invites producers to submit new, no-holds-barred comedy to be broadcast on The Detour on TELETOON, the network’s popular teen/adult orientated programming block.

Created by FATKAT, SPACE KNIGHTS is an animated parody of super hero cartoons of the late 90’s. The SPACE KNIGHTS are a group of slightly outdated superheroes who drive Honda accords that when linked together, can transform into a variety of giant robots, from a pterodactyl, to a giant T-Rex, to a saber tooth tiger. They use these and other powers to stop a never ending stream of bizarre creatures and insane villains. The irreverent comedy follows the misshapen adventures of the crime-fighting team who must battle bickering and in-fighting almost as much as the external foes they face.

“FATKAT is thrilled to be working with TELETOON” says Andrew Dunn - FATKAT’s VP of Business Development. “We look forward to finding SPACE KNIGHTS home on The Detour. We are so glad to be working with such a great Canadian company” Dunn added.

FATKAT is heading to MIPCOM this year with a lot of steam behind the project and hopes to attract more worldwide interest its properties.

FATKAT, based in New Brunswick, Canada, began its days in 2003 as a service animation house with four employees, and today employs over 120 full time staff, providing a range of production needs within the animation industry. Having worked on numerous television series these past four years such as Happy Tree Friends, and currently working on Three Delivery, a co-venture with Animation Collective, FATKAT has moved beyond, developing its own content for various genres. Check out Fatkat.ca for more information.

TELETOON is where cartoons live – all day, every day. Available in both English and French in over 7.2 million Canadian homes, TELETOON brings kids, youth and adults the best in animated entertainment. Plus, TELETOON is available On Demand and on Mobile TV. Founded in 1997, TELETOON is owned by Canada’s Astral Media Inc. (50%), and Corus Entertainment Inc. (50%) More information on The Detour on TELETOON Pilot Project can be found at corp.teletoon.com. The deadline for submissions is December 31, 2007.



GO SPACE KNIGHTS GO!








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3 Comments:

At 10/10/2007 05:35:00 PM , Blogger sean said...

congrats with this. I see you also have a "Kid in Hell" idea that you're working on. Original. Good luck with all things.

 
At 10/12/2007 08:37:00 PM , Blogger Jeff Cook said...

Great to see originality and development for the adult block.

Sounds very cool indeed.

 
At 10/23/2007 09:20:00 PM , Blogger winchester said...

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