The Amazing World of Gumball Approved for 2 More Seasons
Cartoon Network has recently approved two new seasons of the hit animated comedy series The Amazing World of Gumball, which brings the total order for the series to five laugh-filled seasons. The Amazing World of Gumball is notable for being the first full-length animated series to have come out of Cartoon Network Studio Europe. Created by Ben Bocquelet and directed by Mic Graves, the series combines 2D and 3D animation in a live-action setting. The 3rd season of the series will start airing on Thursday, June 5 at 6:30pm on Cartoon Network U.S.
For the uninitiated, The Amazing World of Gumball focuses on an extra-ordinary suburban family living in an ordinary town. The series largely follows the misadventures of the 12 year old Gumball, his Dad who is a 6’4” pink rabbit who stays at home, his mom who works in the rainbow factory, and the 4 year old genius bunny Anais.
Season 2 of The Amazing World of Gumball managed to rank #1 in its timeslot among kids aged 6 to 11 and boys 2 to 11 and 6 to 11, while also managing to rank #1 in its Wednesday timeslot among all targeted kids aged 2 to 11, 6 to 11 and 9 to 14 plus boys 2 to 11, 6 to 11, and 9 to 14, as per Nielsen Media Research.