Teletoon Gives 'Fugget About It' Full Season Order

Canadian cartoon channel hands out five new series orders, including a homegrown animated comedy about a New York crime boss relocating to a sleepy Canadian town as part of a witness protection program.

BANFF, ALBERTA -- Canadian cartoon channel Teletoon has given a full-season order to the primetime animated comedy pilot Fugget About it from 9 Story Entertainment.

Teletoon will debut the comedy about the misadventures of a New York mob boss who relocates to sleepy Oakville, Ontario to join the witness protection program in its Teletoon At Night block from autumn 2012.

The Canadian cable channel handed out four other series orders Tuesday, including six episodes of Just Kidding Kids, a spin-off series from the Just For Laughs Gags franchise, and 26 half-hours of Rocket Monkeys from Breakthrough Entertainment.

Teletoon also ordered 26 half-hours of the game show Splatalot from indie producer marblemedia, and Breakthrough Films & Entertainment is to produce eight half-hours of the animated comedy Crash Canyon for the Teletoon at Night block.

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