Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10 Returning in 2016

18 Jun 2015 - By TW Staff

Coming next year, Cartoon Network is launching global reboots of its hit television series Ben 10 and beloved Powerpuff Girls franchise, which will be produced by Cartoon Network Studios.

The network's fresh take on Ben 10 is a new animated series re-introducing the energetic, fun-loving 10-year-old Ben Tennyson and will premiere first internationally in 2016, followed by the United States in 2017.

“We decided it was time to introduce Ben to a new generation of kids,” said Cartoon Network Chief Content Officer Rob Sorcher, in the announcement. “Ben 10 has been an overwhelming success story across all media platforms, and we know kids around the world will be eager to see the reinvention of this beloved character.”

The re-imagining of the Powerpuff Girls that centers on three girls (Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup) juggling school and saving the world all before bedtime will premiere globally in 2016.

"It has been wonderful to see this new show team bring such passion and positive creative spirit to this iconic property," said Chief Content Officer, Rob Sorcher, in the announcement. "We know that fans of every age will appreciate this new take on saving the world before bedtime."