Nickelodeon Greenlights TMNT Season Four

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As the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles celebrate their 30th anniversary this year, Nickelodeon has announced that it has greenlit a 20-episode fourth season of its current TMNT CG-animated series.

The news may not come as a surprise to many: since its premiere in September 2012, which boasted an amazing 12 million viewers, the series has proved to be a massive success for the network, and this year’s first quarter saw it ranked among the top 5 animated series across all US television.

In Season Three, which will air this autumn, Robot Chicken‘s Seth Green will be replacing Jason Biggs as Leonardo, joining the rest of the turtle team which includes Sean Astin (The Lord of the Rings) as Raphael, Rob Paulsen (Planet Sheen) as Donatello and Greg Cipes (Teen Titans) as Michelangelo. Upcoming episodes will also feature a range of exciting guest stars, including Danny TrejoJ B SmooveFred TatascioreJon HederRobert Englund and Renae Jacobs.

Said Nickelodeon’s President of Content Development and Production Russell Hicks:

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles has been a global hit, maintaining impressive numbers across the network’s ratings and our digital and consumer products platforms. While new episodes will continue to debut on Nickelodeon, we look forward to propelling the momentum with a fourth season for our loyal fans.”

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Season Four is scheduled for broadcast on Nickelodeon in autumn 2015, following the release of Season Three later this year. If you’re a fan of the Turtles, don’t forget to check out our panel coverage and interview with TMNT star Greg Cipes from the MCM London Comic Con in May.

Source: Coming Soon

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