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Cartoon Network’s 'Amazing World of Gumball' Gets Sixth Season

Cartoon Network’s animated series The Amazing World Of Gumball has been greenlit for a sixth season, according to network officials.

The series, which combines live action with 2D and 3D animation to follows the exploits of a fearless blue cat, will debut its fifth season this Setpember. The show reached more than165 million viewers globally during the first quarter of 2016 according to network officials. 

The Amazing World Of Gumball is created by Ben Bocquelet, executively produced by Sarah Fell and directed by Mic Graves.

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