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Cartoon Network gives go ahead to The Powerpuff Girls

Published on: 20th July 2016

The emmy-nominated franchise will see a second series.

puff480The series premiere in April won the night in all key demos and had over 81 million worldwide fans experiencing it across multiple platforms, making it the largest international event in the history of the network. The successful Powerpuff Yourself avatar maker has also given over 12 million fans of all ages the ability to see themselves as a real Townsville superhero. The series also picked up its first Emmy nomination this year for Outstanding Short Form Animated Program.

The original arbiters of girl power join an expanding diverse portfolio of returning fan-favourites at Cartoon Network that include 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 from 21st to 24th July, with it’s first-ever panel and an immersive Townsville-inspired booth.

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