Cartoon Network USA To Air Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs Animated Series
Sony Pictures Animation announced their 2017-2018 animation slate yesterday (20/06/2016), Sony Pictures Animation’s press release confirms that Cartoon Network USA will also air the series in 2017. International versions of Turner’s kids channels in Europe, Middle East and Africa and Asia-Pacific already confirmed that they will air the new series back in October 2015. The new series is a prequel to the popular movie franchise, of a which a young Flint Lockwood has ambitions to become a respected scientist and inventor. The first season of the new series will have twenty-six 22-minute episodes and is animated by Sony Pictures Animation and distributed by DHX Media.
About The Series from the DHX Media Press Release:
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs: The Series takes place before giant food came raining down on Swallow Falls. Flint Lockwood is a high school tween with big dreams. Swallow Falls is a blue-collar town where sardines are driving a booming economy. But Flint suffers from NFD: Non Fish-related Dreams. He wants to be a serious scientist and maybe one day not have his inventions blow up in his face.
Along for the ride is Sam Sparks, who’s the new girl in town and the school’s newest wannabe ace reporter. These two outsiders come together for laughs and comedic adventures with all the great characters from the film: Flint’s Dad Tim, Steve the Monkey, Manny the head of the school’s audiovisual, school gym teacher Earl before he becomes a cop, Brent who still models baby wear, and Mayor Shelbourne, who wins every election on the pro-sardine platform.
From The Sony Pictures Animation Press Release:
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS is slated for its television series incarnation airdate in 2017. The 2D animated small-screen series, produced in partnership with DHX Media and commissioned by TELETOON in Canada, will expand on the adventures of the computer-animated feature films and will air on Cartoon Network in the U.S. and Turner channels across EMEA, APAC and Latin American markets.