Cartoon Network has ordered a pair of animated series that are expected to debut next year.
Regular Show and Horrorbots are expected to join Cartoon's lineup in 2010, according to network officials.
The service also announced that Cartoon Network Studios would be producing additional episodes of The Marvelous MisAdventures of Flapjack, bringing the total number of half-hour installments to 46.
An additional season of scripts has also been commissioned for Adventure Time.
Regular Show is created by J. G. Quintel and was developed as a short for Cartoon Network's Cartoonstitute. Two bored groundskeepers, Mordecai (a six-foot-tall blue jay) and Rigby (a hyperactive raccoon) are best friends who spend their days trying to entertain themselves by any means necessary, much to the displeasure of Benson (their boss, who is a gumball machine) and to the delight of Pops (an older, lollipop-headed gentleman). Their everyday pursuits often lead to things spiraling out of control and into the surreal. Regular Show will be produced at Cartoon Network Studios in Burbank, Calif.
Horrorbots tells tale of Thrasher and Blastus, two outsider teenage droids who are only slightly less horrific than the ultra-powerful robots that populate their planet, Killglobe. Now they face their greatest challenge yet: high school. Created by Michael Buckley (The Sisters Grimm) and Joe Deasy and co-executive produced by Christy Karacas (Superjail), Horrorbots will be produced in New York.
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