Cartoon Network Renews 'The Powerpuff Girls' for Second Season

Cartoon Network has renewed The Powerpuff Girls for a second season, the company announced.

The first season of the newly rebootedThe Powerpuff Girls premiered in April of this year and had over 81 million worldwide viewers across multiple platforms, making it the "largest international event in the history of the network," according to Cartoon Network. The show even earned its first Emmy nomination for “Outstanding Short Form Animated Program."

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.”

The Powerpuff Girls will be making their next appearance later this week at San Diego Comic-Con 2016 with a panel and an immersive Townsville-inspired booth.For attendees, Cartoon Network Presents: The Powerpuff Girls will be on Saturday, July 23rd from 11:00a.m. – 12:00p.m. at the Hilton Bayfront – Indigo Ballroom and will feature Kristen Li (Voice of Bubbles), Amanda Leighton (Voice of Blossom), Natalie Palamides (Voice of Buttercup), Tom Kenny (Voice of the Mayor and The Narrator), Nick Jennings (Executive Producer), Bob Boyle (Co-Executive Producer), Haley Mancini (Writer, Voice of Princess Morbucks) and Jake Goldman (Writer).

The Powerpuff Girls joins a 2017 lineup that includes Adventure TimeSteven UniverseThe Amazing World of GumballClarenceRegular Show and the recently announced new Ben 10.

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