Cartoon Network Renews ‘Adventure Time,’ ‘Uncle Grandpa,’ 3 Others

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Cartoon Network has renewed five of its original series, “Adventure Time,” “Regular Show,” “Uncle Grandpa,” “Steven Universe” and “Clarence,” the Time Warner-owned cable network said Tuesday.

Th cable network said it struck orders for the eighth seasons of both “Adventure Time” and “Regular Show”; the third seasons of both “Uncle Grandpa” and “Steven Universe”; and the second season of “Clarence.” All the programs originated with the network’s Shorts Program, which helps identify new talent.

In “Adventure Time,” unlikely heroes Finn and Jake traverse the mystical Land of Ooo and encounter its colorful inhabitants. The series was created by Pendleton Ward and is produced at Cartoon Network Studios.

Regular Show” features Mordecai, a six-foot-tall blue jay, and Rigby, a hyperactive raccoon, who spend their days trying to entertain themselves by any means necessary.  The series was created by JG Quintel and is produced at Cartoon Network Studios.

“Steven Universe” tells the story of three magical defenders of the planet….and Steven. He joins Garnet, Amethyst and Pearl on their magical adventures. The series is created by Rebecca Sugar.

“Uncle Grandpa” was created by Pete Browngardt and produced at Cartoon Network Studios. Its third season is slated for 2016. “Clarence” is a spirited boy who sees the best in all things and wants to try everything.

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  1. Scoot says:

    love Uncle Grandpa & Steven Universe

  2. amir says:

    man I really love this show I wish I could be On this and I wish Jake was my dog

  3. Jamie says:

    Congrats to all these shows. They deserve it!

  4. Ariana amaya says:

    Keep on watching Cartoon Network

  5. we want the incredible world of Gumball

  6. emmy says:

    i can understand why they renewed adventure time and the author shows great shows but what i cant understand is “uncle grandpa” why the show is like the worst show ever

  7. adam says:

    so their renewing one good show, Regular Show, as well as 4 really bad shows.. great job cartoon network.. (that was sarcasm by the way)

    • Dan says:

      That’s your opinion! Those other four shows have a fan bases and good ratings to warrant renewal, and why would their decision be on one stuck up idiot who thinks his opinion only matters.

    • @Adam

      Judging by the grammer, and the sentence structure and delivery in your post, I can safely assume you have no clue what you’re talking about. Whether your a pre-marutre ager, a substance abuser, a foriegn national, or just simply someone who does not have the slightest grasp of the language thier posting in at the moment, please, kindly fuck off.

    • Gray says:

      It’s not letting me reply to the comment directly, so I had to do this.
      It sounds like you may have only watched the first few episodes, which are a bit slow. The point of this show is to show character development, which is why Steven is a lot more naive in the earlier episodes. This is his coming of age story.
      As for “cheap character design”, I don’t see where you’re going with that. It’s actually pretty refreshing to have so many females being part of the main cast, especially since they are not overtly feminine. And lazy animation? In comparison to what shows? What I CAN list though, is what I consider to be lazy: the aforemented Uncle Grandpa and Clarence, Teen Titans Go!, Johnny Test, Flapjack, that list can also go on.
      Another thing that can be accredited to this show is that it has a duel meaning for kids and older viewers: The theme of the show is that character flaws in people are what make people special. You may have heard the saying that came from the show “If every porkchop were perfect, we wouldn’t have hotdogs.”. It’s a fun analogy for kids to understand, while it really is a good lesson. Older viewers can enjoy those messages along with the deeper story that follows (how Steven deals with not knowing his mother, trying to balance his duties as a Crystal Gem with a normal human life, and accepting the dark past of the gems that he is a part of).
      CN is notorious for making its shows look like trash from the commercials they air, but you’d be hard-pressed to find a cartoon that carries as much clout as Steven Universe does. Regular Show is decent if you’re looking for some light-hearted comedy, but I will keep watching SU for a great story.

    • Gray says:

      If I may ask, what is wrong with Steven Universe? That has to be one of my favorites currently showing on the CN.
      I do agree with you about Uncle Grandpa and Clarence though. Those two need to just die quickly…

      • adam says:

        cheaply character designs, lazy animation, s dumb story written done to kids. and the list goes on. it would be faster to name what’s right… um.. it’s concept original i guess. that’s about it for what’s good about steven universe

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