Cartoon Network Renews ADVENTURE TIME, REGULAR SHOW & More
Today and tomorrow at Comic-Con® International: San Diego 2014 Cartoon Network will host jam-packed panels for all their hit original comedy animated series. Amongst the surprises and hilarity of Comic-Con and coming on the heels of ratings and critical success around the world, the Network will announce Season 7 of the Emmy®-winning Adventure Time, Season 7 of the Emmy®-winning Regular Show, Season 2 of the Emmy®-winning Uncle Grandpa, Season 2 of Steven Universe and 13 more half hours of Clarence. Regular Show, Uncle Grandpa, Steven Universe and Clarence originate from the prolific artist-driven Cartoon Network Shorts Program at Cartoon Network Studios.
"We have created global momentum with this group of home-grown series," said Rob Sorcher, chief content officer for Cartoon Network. "Our commitment to keeping all of these comedies going strong is a reflection of our continued belief in the impressive creative talent powering them."
What time is it? Just nominated for a 2014 Primetime Emmy® Cartoon Network is happy to announce that pop cultural phenomenon Adventure Timewill be back for a seventh season. New episode premieres from Adventure Time's Season 6-to-date have averaged almost 2.9 million Persons age 2+, nearly 1.4 million kids 2-11 and more than 1.0 million kids 6-11. Adventure Time's unlikely heroes Finn and Jake are buddies who traverse the mystical Land of Ooo and encounter its colorful inhabitants. Adventure Time is created by Pendleton Ward and is produced at Cartoon Network Studios. Currently in Season 6, Adventure Time airs Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. (ET/ PT).
Regular Show, also nominated for a 2014 Primetime Emmy® has been greenlit for Season 7. Regular Show's Season 5 new episode premieres to-datehave averaged nearly 2.5 million Persons 2+, almost 1.2 million kids 2-11 and 909,000 kids 6-1. Created by JG Quintel and produced by Cartoon Network Studios, Regular Show features best friends and groundskeepers, Mordecai, a six-foot-tall Blue jay and Rigby, a hyperactive raccoon who spend their days trying to entertain themselves by any means necessary. Their everyday pursuits often lead to things spiraling out of control and into the surreal. Regular Showcurrently airs Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. (ET/ PT). Season six of Regular Show will premiere this fall on Cartoon Network.
It's been a "Good Morning" for Uncle Grandpa! Season 2 of the Emmy®-winning show (recently announced individual achievement winner Nick Edwards for Character Design) has been greenlit. All new episodes of Uncle Grandpa will commence Thursday, August 21 at 7:30 p.m. (ET/ PT). The new episodes will also feature great guest stars, including hip hop legend Tone Loc, wrestling icon Ric Flair and comedian Ken Marino. Uncle Grandpa debuted in September 2013 and quickly became a ratings success. Ranked #1 on Mondays among kids 6-11 and boys 2-11 & 6-11, and #1 in its 8 p.m. timeslot among all key kids and boys. Across first quarter 2014, Uncle Grandpa claimed the #1 program on Tuesdays among boys 6-11. Uncle Grandpa is created by Pete Browngardt with Audie Harrison (The Golden Compass) serving as creative director.