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Nickelodeon Renews ‘Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ and Four other Shows

'Henry Danger,' 'Knight Squad,' 'The Dude Perfect Show' and 'Hunter Street' Also Renewed

Nickelodeon has greenlit “The Rise of the Teenage Ninja Mutant Turtles” for a second season before even officially debuting, with an order for 26 new half-hour episodes. The action-comedy follows the band of brothers, Raph, Leo, Donnie and Mikey, as they discover new powers and encounter a mystical world they never knew existed beneath the streets of New York City. Season two will begin production this fall at Nickelodeon’s headquarters in Burbank, Calif.
 
Season one of “Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” will debut on Monday, Sept. 17, with the global rollout set to premiere this fall across Nickelodeon’s channels and branded blocks in 170+ countries and territories. The series stars new voice talent Omar Miller (Ballers) as Raph, a jagged-shelled snapping turtle; Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation) as Leo, a red-eared slider turtle; Josh Brener (Silicon Valley) as Donnie, a soft-shell turtle; Brandon Mychal Smith (You’re The Worst) as Mikey, a box turtle; Kat Graham (The Vampire Diaries) as April O’Neil, a street savvy native New Yorker; Eric Bauza (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) as Splinter, father figure and sensei to the Turtles; and WWE Superstar John Cena as the villainous, Baron Draxum.
 
Also announced at Nickelodeon were the renewals of “Henry Danger” for season five (20 episodes); “Knight Squad” for season two (10 episodes); “The Dude Perfect Show” for season three (15 episodes); and “Hunter Street” for season three (30 episodes).

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