Cartoon Network Doubles Down on Global Hit Series The Amazing World of Gumball Â Network Green-lights Two Additional Seasons as Third Season Set to Premiere June 2014 in United States Â Cartoon Network announced today they have greenlit two additional seasons of their international hit seriesÂ The Amazing World of Gumball,Â bringing the total order to five seasons.Âhttp://www.animationinsider.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/GumballS3TeaserFINALmov-3286557.mov
Created by Ben Bocquelet and directed by Mic Graves,Â The Amazing World of GumballÂ is the first full-length animated series out ofÂ Cartoon Network Studio Europe. The series about an amusing blue cat named Gumball and his best buddy Darwin, a pet goldfish, combines 2D and 3D animation in a live-action setting. Season three ofÂ The Amazing World of GumballÂ is slated to premiereÂ Thursday, June 5 at 6:30 p.m.Â on Cartoon Network U.S.
This five time BAFTA award-winning series has garnered numerous awards around the world including honors from The International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (International EmmyÂ® Awards),Â AnnecyÂ International Animated Film Festival and Market (MIFA)Â and ASIFA-Hollywood (Annie Awards) and is produced at Cartoon Networkâ€™s EMEA studio, Great Marlborough Productions, in Shoreditch, London. In the United States, season two ofÂ The Amazing World of GumballÂ ranked #1 in its timeslot among kids 6-11 and boys 2-11 & 6-11 and also ranked #1 in itsÂ WednesdayÂ timeslot among all targeted kids 2-11, 6-11 & 9-14 plus boys 2-11, 6-11 & 9-14, according to Nielsen Media Research.
A top-rated global phenomenon,Â The Amazing World of GumballÂ reached a total of 36.5 million primetime viewers across EMEA between January and March of 2014. Â The Amazing World of GumballÂ tells the story of an extra-ordinary suburban family who just happen to live in an ordinary town. The series follows the misadventures of 12-year-old Gumball and his family in the wonderful little town of Elmore. Along with Gumball and Darwin thereâ€™s Dad, a 6â€™4â€ pink rabbit who stays at home while Mom works in the rainbow factory and Anais, a 4-year-old genius bunny. Gumball faces the trials and tribulations of any 12-year-old; like being chased by a rampaging T-Rex, having a robot steal his identity or dressing as a cheerleader to impress the girl of his dreams. Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com) is regularly the #1 U.S. television network in prime among boys 6-11 & 9-14. Currently seen in 99 million U.S. homes and 194 countries around the world, Cartoon Network is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.â€™s ad-supported cable service now available in HD offering the best in original, acquired and classic entertainment for kids and families. In addition to Emmy-winning original programming and industry-leading digital apps and online games, Cartoon Network embraces key social issues affecting families with solution-oriented initiatives such asÂ Stop Bullying: Speak UpÂ and theÂ Move It Movement. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world. Â
SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research based on Live+7 data. 08/14/12-12/03/13. Excludes Sneak Peek. 2 telecasts minimum. Techedge. Local Kids Targets, Local Kids Dayparts, 01/01/14 â€“ 30/03/14. Reach 3min+ Viewing BARB kids 4-15 0600-2100 Â Â
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