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Cartoon Network Greenlights ‘The Powerpuff Girls’ for Season Two

Animated Crime Fighters to Appear at Comic-Con in San Diego for the First Time This Week

Cartoon Network has renewed animated “The Powerpuff Girls” for a second season, with an unconfirmed number of new episodes. Debuting on April 4, 2016, this revival of the classic cartoon features the characters of Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup as three superheroes whose purpose is to reduce crime in between living a normal childhood. “The Powerpuff Girls” joins returning Cartoon Network series “Adventure Time,” “Steven Universe,” “The Amazing World of Gumball,” “Clarence,” “Regular Show” and the recently announced new “Ben 10.”

“The Powerpuff Girls is on a momentous run with its first Emmy nod, a debut appearance at one of the biggest fan events of the year, and now a second season greenlight,” said Rob Sorcher, Chief Content Officer for Cartoon Network. “Congratulations to the Cartoon Network creative teams who have super-powered this property with the perfect amount of Chemical X to bring a hit show for a new generation of fans.”

As previously announced, The Powerpuff Girls will also make its inaugural appearance at San Diego Comic-Con

“The Powerpuff Girls” is produced by Cartoon Network Studios, with Nick Jennings (“Adventure Time,” “SpongeBob SquarePants”) serving as executive producer and Bob Boyle (“Clarence,” “Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!”) as co-executive producer. The voice cast includes: Amanda Leighton (Blossom), Kristen Li (Bubbles) and Natalie Palamides (Buttercup).

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Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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