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Toasted TV

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Toasted TV
Toasted TV logo.png
Toasted TV's logo.
Headquarters Australia Flag.png Australia
Launched August 22, 2005
Owned By Ten Network Holdings

Toasted TV is an Australian programming block broadcast on the free-to-air station Eleven (prior to February 27, 2012, Network Ten). It screens every day of the week from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Launched on August 22, 2005, Toasted TV has aired the Pokémon anime to Australian audiences since April 26, 2006.

History

Toasted TV was launched to replace Cheez TV, which had a similar scope. It shows cartoons and pre-recorded entertainment segments targeted at children. Its current hosts are Seamus Evans and Kellyn Morris. Former hosts include Sean Kennedy, Dan Sweetman, Pip Russell.

Starting from February 10 2012, Toasted TV is currently airing Pokémon Black & White: Rival Destinies at 8 am every day of the week, except for Saturdays.

It has also previously aired Pokémon: Advanced Battle, Pokémon: Battle Frontier, Pokémon: Diamond and Pearl, Pokémon Diamond & Pearl: Battle Dimension, Pokémon Diamond & Pearl: Galactic Battles, Pokémon Diamond & Pearl: Sinnoh League Victors, and Pokémon: Black & White. This includes all Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Team Go-Getters Out of the Gate!, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time & Darkness, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky - Beyond Time & Darkness, and The Mastermind of Mirage Pokémon.

When Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time & Darkness aired on October 31, 2008, Pikachu made a special guest appearance on the show.

On December 16, 2010, Toasted TV began airing Pokémon Diamond & Pearl: Galactic Battles. On December 18, 2010, Toasted TV began airing Pokémon Diamond & Pearl: Sinnoh League Victors.

On March 24, 2011, a Nintendo employee named Jamie made a guest appearance on the program to promote the newly released Pokémon Black and White.

For the release of Pokémon Black and White, Toasted TV ran a promotion in which the winner received a Nintendo DSi and either Pokémon Black or White, with four runners-up receiving either Pokémon Black or White. The competition closed on April 1, 23:59 Australian Eastern Standard Time (UTC+10:00).

On April 23, 2011, Toasted TV aired the Australian FreeTV debut of The Rise of Darkrai. On July 16, 2011, Toasted TV aired the FreeTV debut of Giratina and the Sky Warrior. On October 29, 2011, Toasted TV aired the FreeTV debut of Arceus and the Jewel of Life.

On September 10, 2011, Toasted TV began airing Pokémon: Black & White. On February 27, 2012, Toasted TV switched from Network Ten to its sister channel Eleven. During this switch, Pokémon: Black & White changed from airing once per week to every day of the week, except for Saturdays.

Location

Toasted TV is currently filmed in a studio, but was formerly filmed at theme parks.

It was originally filmed at Warner Bros. Movie World, then moved to Sea World in 2007. Prior to moving to Dream World, episodes were occasionally filmed at Wet'n'Wild Water World and at the Australian Outback Spectacular. After the 2011 road trip, Toasted TV was filmed at Dreamworld. In July 2012, Toasted TV moved to a studio rather than being filmed at a theme park.

External links

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