Cartoon Network’s Craig Of The Creek Renewed For A Second Season
Great news for creek kids everywhere, one of Cartoon Network’s latest hit shows – Craig of the Creek has been renewed for a second season, which means more imaginative adventures at the creek with Craig and his friends J.P. and Kelsey. The show has been held in high regard for its nostalgic childhood stories, episode storylines and relatable characters. The show has ranked in the top ten cable television premieres for boys aged between six and eleven years old and has been critically acclaimed by The Los Angeles Times for its “power of imagination” and by business publication – Fast Company for its “attention to inclusion and positive representation of minorities”. The show is co-created by three-time Emmy-nominated Steven Universe writers Matt Burnett and Ben Levin and is produced at Cartoon Network Studios in Burbank, California. The show was developed through the studio’s renowned Global Artists Programme which has outputted many Emmy award winning shows and has kick-started the careers of talented show creators and animators.
In May this year, the show was awarded a Common Sense Seal by Common Sense Media because of the diversity of its characters and inclusion of minorities. Common Sense Media awards television shows (or any form of media marketed towards children) if they have a positive social message for children and whether the content has positive role models or/and educational content.
The new season of Craig of the Creek will premiere on Cartoon Network USA in 2019, but there’s still new episodes from season one to air, season one of Craig of the Creek will continue from Monday 20th August, the new episodes will premiere on weekdays at 4pm ET/PT on the Cartoon Network USA television channel and are available on the Cartoon Network app and on various pay-TV providers’ VOD and on-demand streaming platforms.
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From The Cartoon Network USA Press Release: “Craig of the Creek” Sails to Season Two
Cartoon Network’s hit original series Craig of the Creek is heading for more adventures with Craig, J.P. and Kelsey and a season two greenlight. Since its debut earlier this year, the groundbreaking show has been celebrated for the trio’s creative and imaginative escapades and spurred a groundswell of excitement from critics, fans across social media, and beyond. Craig of the Creek has also tapped into an emotional sense of nostalgia for audiences and connected with viewers through its relatable characters and universal storylines. The top 10 cable series in premieres among boys 6 – 11 has been hailed for its “attention to inclusion and positive representation of minorities” by Fast Company and by The Los Angeles Times for its “power of imagination.”
Craig of the Creek follows the precocious Craig as he leads his best friends J.P. and Kelsey on comical journeys at their neighborhood creek, transforming everyday afternoons into thrilling expeditions through imaginative play. Beginning Monday, August 20, new episodes from the current season will premiere weekdays at 4 p.m. (ET/PT) and are available on the Cartoon Network app and various TV providers’ VOD and on-demand streaming platforms.
Co-created by three-time Emmy-nominated Steven Universe writers Matt Burnett and Ben Levin, Craig of the Creek is executive produced by Cartoon Network Studios. The show was developed through the studio’s global Artists Program known for creating a pipeline of critically acclaimed, Emmy-winning shows and serving as a talent incubator for gifted animators.
Source: Nielsen Live+7 Program Based Data. Q2’18 (4/2/18 – 7/1/18). Rankings reflect delivery for premieres only, excludes replays. Cable series in premieres claim includes only series with at least 5 premieres in Q2’18.