Cartoon Network USA Ben 10 Reboot Renewed For A Second Season
Today (22/05/2017), Cartoon Network USA has announced that the recently revived Ben 10 series has been renewed for a second season. The second season will be a continuation of season one, Ben Tennyson’s extraordinary vacation with his cousin Gwen and Grandpa Max will continue. In season two, there will be more new aliens, new friends and enemies and a few surprises with Ben’s Omnitrix – a special watch-like device that gives itS wearer the ability to transform into ten different aliens all with their own unique special powers. On Monday 29th May at 6pm ET/PT, Cartoon Network USA will premiere two episodes (“Rustbucket RIP” and “Bright Lights, Black Hearts”) centring on the 10th alien of the Omnitrix – Wildvine. Many international versions of Cartoon Network (including Cartoon Network UK) have already premiered the two episodes.
Since the show’s premiere in the United States on 10th April, the show has been watched by a total of 41 million viewers across all platforms including mobile, VOD (Video On-Demand) and the Cartoon Network USA channel. New Ben 10 console and mobile games are currently in development.
Ben 10 is a creation of Man of Action Entertainment, a comic book artist and writer team consisting of Duncan Rouleau, Joe Casey, Joe Kelly, and Steven T. Seagle. Man of Action is also currently developing a Megaman TV series based on the popular video game franchise of the same name in co-operation with Capcom, Dentsu, DHX Media and Film Roman. Megaman will premiere on Cartoon Network USA next year.
From The Turner Asia-Pacific/Catapult Communications Press Release: Cartoon Network Expands Ben 10 Universe with Season Two Pick-Up and New Mobile and Console Games
Turner’s Cartoon Network has announced that the hit series Ben 10 has been renewed for a second season following last year’s successful global launch about the boy with a mysterious watch. In season two, the network will build on the fan excitement for Ben 10 by expanding its multi-screen world to include new console and mobile games along with a host of other immersive experiences.
Ben Tennyson, his cousin Gwen and Grandpa Max will embark on their greatest summer vacation ever during the second season. The heroic adventures will continue as Ben meets new aliens, friends and foes while discovering exciting twists and surprises within his Omnitrix! New episodes will premiere in Australia and New Zealand every Saturday from June 10 at 8am.
Ben 10 is produced by Cartoon Network Studios and created and executive produced by Man of Action Entertainment (Big Hero 6, Generator Rex), with John Fang (Mixels, Generator Rex) as executive producer.