Grojband

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Grojband
Poster
A promotional poster depicting the main characters; from left to right: Laney, Corey, Kin and Kon.
GenreComedy
FormatAnimated series
Created by
Written by
Voices of
Composer(s)
  • Brian Pickett
  • Graeme Cornies
Country of originCanada
Original language(s)
  • English
  • French
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes26 (52 shorts) (List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
Running time22 minutes (11 minutes per short)
Production company(s)
DistributorFremantleMedia
Broadcast
Original channel
Picture formatHDTV 1080i
Audio formatSurround
First shown inUnited States
Original runSeptember 5, 2013 (2013-09-05) – present
External links
Website
Production website
 
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Grojband
Poster
A promotional poster depicting the main characters; from left to right: Laney, Corey, Kin and Kon.
GenreComedy
FormatAnimated series
Created by
Written by
Voices of
Composer(s)
  • Brian Pickett
  • Graeme Cornies
Country of originCanada
Original language(s)
  • English
  • French
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes26 (52 shorts) (List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
Running time22 minutes (11 minutes per short)
Production company(s)
DistributorFremantleMedia
Broadcast
Original channel
Picture formatHDTV 1080i
Audio formatSurround
First shown inUnited States
Original runSeptember 5, 2013 (2013-09-05) – present
External links
Website
Production website

Grojband is a Canadian animated series developed by Fresh TV and distributed by FremantleMedia, Ltd. (FME). The series is created by Todd Kauffman and Mark Thornton, and co-directed by Kauffman and Thornton. Executive Producers are Tom McGillis, Jennifer Pertsch, creators of the hit animated reality franchise Total Drama.[1][2] The series is rated C8[3] in Canada and TV-PG in the United States. It is geared toward children ages 6 to 11.[4]

The series first aired on June 10, 2013 on Cartoon Network[5] and June 25, 2013 on Boomerang[6] in the United States and on September 5, 2013 on both of its original channels, Teletoon[7] and Télétoon[8] in Canada.

Synopsis[edit]

Grojband follows Corey and his three best friends, Laney and twin brothers Kin and Kon, as they work to propel their garage band to international stardom. When they don't have the lyrics, Corey and his friends get Trina into an emotional diary mode to write lyrics in her diary, so that Corey and his friends can perform a perfect song.

Characters[edit]

Grojband[edit]

The Newmans[edit]

The Newmans are a gender-reversed doppelgänger band to Grojband.

Other characters[edit]

Episodes[edit]

Grojband consists of 26 episodes (52 segments).[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cartoon Network Unveils Busy 2013-2014 Season". Animation Magazine. 2013-01-28. Retrieved 2013-06-25. 
  2. ^ "Coming Soon – Your first look at what's next from Cartoon Network". FreshTVinc.com. Retrieved March 25, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Grojband Videos | Watch Online Videos and Clips". Cartoon Network. Retrieved 3 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "Press Release: Fresh TV Announces New Animated Music Comedy, Grojband". FreshTVinc.com. Retrieved July 15, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "Grojband - Fresh TV". Freshtvinc.com. 2013-06-10. Retrieved 2013-06-25. 
  6. ^ "Boomerang TV Schedule". LocateTV. Retrieved 2013-06-25. 
  7. ^ "TELETOON Something Funny". Teletoonmedia.com. 2002-02-12. Retrieved 2013-08-13. 
  8. ^ "La Salle De Presse « Télétoon". Teletoonmedia.com. 2002-02-12. Retrieved 2013-08-14. 
  9. ^ "Neptoon Studios Q&A Tumblr". Neptoon Studios. Retrieved August 6, 2013.  For a response from the producers regarding an inconsistency with Corey's age, see "Producers address why FreshTV's bio is different". Neptoon Studios. Retrieved August 6, 2013. 
  10. ^ "GrojBand Characters: Laney Penn". FreshTVinc.com. Retrieved July 15, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Neptoon Studios Q&A Tumblr". Neptoon Studios. Retrieved August 30, 2013.
  12. ^ a b "Neptoon Studios Q&A Tumblr". Neptoon Studios. Retrieved August 30, 2013.
  13. ^ "GrojBand Characters: Trina Riffin". FreshTVinc.com. Retrieved July 15, 2013.