Saturday, May 18, 2024

More Steven Universe, Uncle Grandpa for Cartoon Network


ATLANTA: Cartoon Network has given the go-ahead to fifth seasons of the popular original series Steven Universe and Uncle Grandpa.

Steven Universe and Uncle Grandpa will return to the channel’s schedule next season alongside such hits as Adventure Time, Clarence, The Amazing World of Gumball and Regular Show. Both series originated from the Shorts Program at Cartoon Network Studios.

Steven Universe was created by Rebecca Sugar, with a voice cast comprising Zach Callison and Estelle. Uncle Grandpa was created by Pete Browngardt. Beginning next month, the show’s main character will host the Good Mornings with Uncle Grandpa programming block every Saturday.

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Yu-Gi-Oh! & Hello Kitty Collab for McDonald’s

Yu-Gi-Oh! and Sanrio's Hello Kitty and Friends have partnered with McDonald’s for a global Happy Meal promotion.

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Skydance Animation Names New Head of Production

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