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Monday Nights Get More Dramatic with Total Drama World Tour
Cartoon Network's animated franchise returns Monday, June 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[via press release from Cartoon Network]

Monday Nights Get More Dramatic with Total Drama World Tour

Hit Animated Comedy Franchise Launches Around-the-World Journey Monday, June 21, at 9 p.m. (ET, PT)

The drama started at Camp Wawanakwa with Total Drama Island, went Hollywood for Total Drama Action, and now travels the globe with the all-new Total Drama World Tour, premiering Monday, June 21 at 9 p.m. (ET, PT) on Cartoon Network. Seventeen contestants�including some favorites from the past and some new faces�will duke it out on an international playing field for a grand prize of $1 million dollars. Host Chris McLean and his cohort Chef are back with Total Drama's signature painful and embarrassing challenges, this time taking advantage of the world's most famous landmarks and natural wonders.

Chris will fly the gang around the world on the Total Drama Jumbo Jet, equipped with a massive cafeteria, guys' and girls' bunk areas, a galley kitchen for Chef and, of course, a Cockpit Confessional. In each episode, the jet will land in a new and exotic location. Alliances, backstabbing and more than a few tender moments will play out onboard. Where they'll land is anyone's guess and only Captain Chris McLean knows for sure. To add even more intrigue, at some point in each episode the cast will spontaneously break into a musical number.

The new global challenges are more gut-wrenching than ever before, ranging from bungee jumping off the Eiffel Tower to going over Niagra Falls on homemade rafts. Elimination is far scarier than a trip in the Lame-o-Sine: this time, the losing contestants will have to take a high-altitude �Drop of Shame,� getting kicked out of the Total Drama Jumbo Jet mid-flight. Good thing they have been supplied with parachutes.

Viewers are invited to travel along with the contestants by following a map on www.TotalDramaWorldTour.com. Select Total Drama games, such as �Splat Oberfest� and �Drop of Shame,� will debut throughout the season, and four aftermath specials, presented by lovely new guest host Blainely and past contestants, Geoff and Bridgett, will premiere exclusively on the site.

Total Drama World Tour was created by Tom McGillis and Jennifer Pertsch and produced by FRESH TV. Fresh TV is one of the world's leading creators and producers of award winning, audience pleasing family entertainment. This award winning multi-media entertainment company set new audience delivery records when their 'Total Drama Island' finale scored as the #1 telecast in Cartoon Network's history and the series itself served as the anchor to Cartoon Network's prime time comedy franchise HAR HAR THARSDAYS.

Founded by Gemini � nominated producers Tom McGillis, Jennifer Pertsch, George Elliott and Brian Irving, Fresh TV finances, develops and produces animated and live-action television that powerfully connects to the interests, influences and enthusiasm of tween and teen audiences around the world.

Fresh TV eats, sleeps and breathes to create television young people will love to watch right now. Their current productions include the 'Total Drama' franchise, '6teen', 'Stoked' and the live action feature, 'My Babysitter's a Vampire'.

Fresh TV's sister company is the world-renowned animation studio Elliott Animation which provides a full range of 2D, 3D-CGI and 2D Flash animation production services for major North American clients from its studios in Toronto and Hamilton, Canada. Visit www.freshtvinc.com for more information.

Total Drama World Tour is produced by Fresh TV and distributed by Cake Entertainment, one of the world's leading kids' and family entertainment specialists. The London-based company, created in 2002, works with animation and live action production companies from around the world to develop, produce, commercially position and manage their IP propositions for international market. CAKE is owned and directed by Genevieve Dexter and Tom van Waveren and is now established as the meeting place for a growing family of producers of high end content for the current and future media environment. The company has now completed and acquired a wide range of programming and was awarded Kidscreen's �Best Distributor of the Year� award for 2008 and �Best Investor of the Year� award by Cartoon Forum for 2009. Recent successes including Fresh TV's Total Drama Island and Total Drama Action, Cartoon Saloon's Skunk Fu! (BAFTA nominated), Coolabi and Neptuno's King Arthur's Disasters (BAFTA nominated), and Star Farm's Edgar & Ellen all which have achieved phenomenal ratings success in the USA, UK and many other territories.

Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com), currently seen in more than 97 million U.S. homes and 166 countries around the world, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.'s ad-supported cable service now available in HD offering the best in original, acquired and classic entertainment for youth and families. Nightly from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET, PT), Cartoon Network shares its channel space with Adult Swim, a late-night destination showcasing original and acquired animated and live-action series for young adults 18-34.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.

  [may 2010]  


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