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Teletoon Retro
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Country Canada
Broadcast area Nationwide
Slogan Forever fun
Headquarters Toronto, Ontario
Language(s) English
Picture format 1080i HDTV
(downscaled to letterboxed 480i for the SDTV feed)
Owner Corus Entertainment
Sister channels Teletoon
Télétoon Rétro
Cartoon Network
Treehouse TV
ABC Spark
Launched October 1, 2007
Closed September 1, 2015
Replaced by Disney Channel
Cartoon Network

Teletoon Retro is a defunct Canadian specialty channel that was owned by Corus Entertainment that was based on the Teletoon programming block. The service was dedicated to broadcasting classic animated television programs as well as some live-action series.

Along with Télétoon Rétro, it was available in over nine million Canadian households as of 2013; together they had the most subscribers among the digital Canadian specialty channels.

Teletoon Retro was shut down on September 1, 2015, with Cartoon Network inheriting the network's CRTC license, and some of its channel spaces.

Former programming

Teletoon Retro primarily aired classic animated programming; its CRTC license specified that programming had to have been produced at least 10 years prior. While primarily devoted to animation, its CRTC license allowed as much as 10% of its programming to be live action; as such, it also aired several live-action series, such as Batman, Fraggle Rock, and Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers.

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