According to Entertainment News International, Cartoon Network announced an ambitious new programing slate for the 09-10 season. At their Upfront presentation, CN unveiled 19 new programs in the works making this the biggest new content commitment in CN history.
“Last year, we outlined a strategy focused on genres of programming,” said Rob Sorcher, chief content officer for Cartoon Network. “Today we revealed how that strategy continues to grow with additional nights of signature programming and expands to include both scripted live-action and alternative content, as well as animation. We’re committed to delivering a diverse range of engaging, aspirational content to our audience.”
Among the shows are seven new animated series suck as ADVENTURE TIME WITH FINN AND JAKE, BEN 10: EVOLUTIONS, and SYM-BIONIC TITAN. Also on deck are six alternative live-action series, THE OTHERSIDERS, BOBB’E SAYS, and DESTROY BUILD DESTROY. Original movies from CN include SCOOBY DOO! THE MYSTERY BEGINS, FIREBREATHER, TIGER’S APPRENTICE, and BEN 10: ALIEN SWARM.
More pilots are also in the works, and several shows are returning with new episodes.