MUMBAI: Powerpuff Girls, the iconic an animated series on Cartoon Network is set to make a comeback from 9 April on weekends.
The series will be telecast on Saturdays and Sundays at the 9.00 am time slot.
In a unique promotional exercise, the channel has launched a new website ‘Powerpuff Yourself” that allows the viewers to make their own Powerpuff Avatar. Everything can be customized, from the skin and eye colour to your outfit and accessories.
Earlier, indiantelevision.com had reported that in addition to the debut on 85 million homes on Cartoon Network, Turner’s other kids channels in the region – Boomerang, Toonami and POGO – will also air the premiere at the same time as Oh! K, TCM Turner Classic Movies, Warner TV and truTV.
Channels operated by affiliate partners – notably Astro Ceria in Malaysia and TV5 in the Philippines – will also be a part of the launch.
The Powerpuff Girls is produced by Cartoon Network Studios, with Nick Jennings (Adventure Time, SpongeBob SquarePants) serving as executive producer and Bob Boyle (Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!) as co-executive producer.
One of Cartoon Network’s most enduring original series, the initial run of The Powerpuff Girls, created by Craig McCracken, premiered in 1996 and earned two Emmy Awards along with five nominations and countless animation honors throughout its 78-episodes. The series also spawned a feature film with Warner Bros. Pictures in 2002.