12:30pm PT by Lesley Goldberg
Cartoon Network Adds More 'Regular Show,' 'Annoying Orange,' 'Gumball'
Cartoon Network is re-investing in Regular Show, The Amazing World of Gumball and Annoying Orange.
Emmy winner Regular Show has been renewed for a fifth season, Gumball for a third, with web-turned-TV series Annoying Orange earning an order for additional episodes, the cable network announced Monday.
Regular Show, which recently wrapped its third season, ranks as the No. 1 show on Mondays from 7-9 p.m. among key boy demographics and No. 1 among kids. Guests on this season on series, which hails from JG Quintel and Cartoon Network Studios, have included Ed Asner and Thomas Haden Church.
Gumball, for its part, hails from Cartoon Network Studio Europe, and has earned two BAFTA wins on its way to becoming the No. 1 program among kids and boys 2-11 and 6-11 on Tuesdays from 7-9 p.m.
For its part, Annoying Orange launched in June and ranks as the No. 1 program on Mondays among all key boy demographics. The series hails from The Collective, Dane Boedigheimer and Tom Sheppard.
Time Warner-owned Cartoon Network is the No. 1 network among boys ages 6-11 and is available in 99 million homes and 194 countries around the world. The network also has a sketch comedy series with Nick Cannon in the works.