Cartoon Network’s hit animated comedy series “Adventure Time” returns with its fourth season on Monday, April 2, at 7:30 p.m. (ET/PT).
Press release from Cartoon Network:
Adventure Time, Cartoon Network’s hit animated comedy series returns with its fourth season on Monday, April 2, at 7:30 p.m. (ET/PT). Recently nominated for its second Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Short-format Animated Program as well as an Annie Award for Best Animated Television Production for Children, Adventure Time has become a genuine ratings and pop culture phenomenon since its April 2010 debut. Most recently season three of the series earned the distinction of being the #1 program on Monday nights (7-9 p.m.) on all of television with kids 2-11, according to Nielsen Media Research.
In the highly anticipated fourth season, familiar characters return and a new flame heats things up for Finn. Also, Jake and Finn venture into the Nightosphere, Lumpy Space Princess writes a tell-all book and viewers see who would win in a fight between Finn and Jake. The new season features guest voices by Donald Faison, George Takei, Erik Estrada, Andy Milonakis, Emo Phillips, Bobcat Goldthwait and Susie Essman.
CartoonNetwork.com introduces a new Adventure Time game this season, “Jake’s Tough Break,” available on Monday, March 26. Players use Jake’s removable limbs to track down the mighty Magic Man’s hat and break his curse! Adventure Time is also hugely successful in the digital space. Its show page on CartoonNetwork.com is currently the site’s most highly-trafficked, year-to-date.
Along with a new season and a new game, fans can enjoy Adventure Time: It Came from the Nightosphere,a recently released DVD featuring 16 episodes from the series' first three magical seasons, plus a “Little Did You Know” character profile bonus feature.
Adventure Time follows unlikely heroes Finn and Jake, buddies who traverse the mystical Land of Ooo and encounter its colorful inhabitants. The best of friends always find themselves in the middle of heart-pounding escapades. From the mind of Pendleton Ward, Ooo is a land built for adventure. Finn, a silly kid with an awesome hat and Jake, a brassy dog with a big kind heart, depend on each other through thick and thin.
Adventure Time is produced by Cartoon Network Studios in association with Frederator Studios.
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.