Cartoon Network Rings in 2018 with Series Premiere of Unikitty! and Two New Episodes of Steven Universe

All-New Episodes of The Amazing World of Gumball and We Bare Bears Join Unikitty! Fridays in January Cartoon Network is kicking off 2018 with a New Year’s Day series premiere […]

All-New Episodes of The Amazing World of Gumball and We Bare Bears Join Unikitty! Fridays in January


Cartoon Network is kicking off 2018 with a New Year’s Day series premiere of Unikitty! Monday, Jan. 1 at 6 a.m. (ET/PT). The debut will rotate six new episodes throughout the day. Fans can also watch Unikitty! across the network’s digital and mobile platforms including the Emmy Award-winning CN app and VOD. New episodes will air Fridays at 6:30 p.m. (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network.

Tune in this January for an all-new arc from fan-favorite Steven Universe, titled Steven Universe: Stranded. The two-part special event begins with “Lars of the Stars,” featuring a special guest appearance by Jinkx Monsoon (RuPaul’s Drag Race). Steven Universe: Stranded premieres Friday, Jan. 5 at 7:30 p.m. (ET/PT).
In addition to new episodes of Unikitty!, fans can catch premieres of The Amazing World of Gumball and We Bare Bears every Friday in January beginning at 6 p.m. (ET/PT).

See below for highlights from the January programming lineup:
Unikitty!

Monday, Jan. 1 at 6 a.m. (ET/PT)

“Action Forest”
Hawkodile is the toughest action hero in the land, until his old rival shows up to take vengeance on him. Defeated and in need of help, Hawkodile must train Unikitty and the others into super muscle­y tough bros. And there’s only one place unstoppable warriors are made, the Action Forest.

“Kaiju Kitty”
When a giant monster attacks the Unikingdom, the gang fights back with Dr. Fox’s awesome new secret weapon: a massive mega robot!

“Fire & Nice”
When Master Frown causes Unikitty to have an angry outburst that gets a little too destructive, she wishes her Rage Kitty side wasn’t part of her anymore. Thanks to a new Dr. Fox invention, she gets her wish.

“A Rock Friend, Indeed”
Unikitty discovers Puppycorn’s only other friend is a boring old rock. Encouraged to “make more friends,” Puppycorn just can’t find someone he clicks with.

“Kitchen Chaos”
After a workplace injury, Richard is unable to do his servant work. Unikitty and the others take on the task of one simple chore, clean the kitchen. This incredibly boring task taxes our heroes as they find every way possible to not do it.

“Crushing Defeat”
When Hawkodile develops a secret crush on Dr. Fox, he finds himself actually crushing down in size! Unikitty and the gang become his love gurus to help him confess his feelings before he shrinks away into nothing.

Friday, Jan. 5 at 6:30 p.m. (ET/PT)

“Wishing Well”
Unikitty discovers all the wishes are trapped at the bottom of the well. She frees them to bring joy to the town… only to discover that they’ve gone a little bad after years trapped in a dark hole.

Friday, Jan. 12 at 6:30 p.m. (ET/PT)

“Hide N’ Seek”
Unikitty is proud to be the reigning champ of Hide N’ Seek Day. But when Unikitty finds everyone in the kingdom except for Richard, she hunts him down at all costs!
Friday, Jan. 19 at 6:30 p.m. (ET/PT)

“Stuck Together”
When Master Frown’s head is stuck on Unikitty’s butt, she vows to help him get his own body back, but first, she has to attend to her nice princess duties!

Friday, Jan. 26 at 6:30 p.m. (ET/PT)

“Little Prince Puppycorn”
Puppycorn finally realizes that he’s a prince, so he wants to be in charge of the kingdom for once! Despite their friends’ concerns, Unikitty makes Puppycorn ruler, but soon realizes absolute power in the hands of the pup is too much for him to handle and his ideas aren’t exactly great. Can they remove him from power while keeping the kingdom from revolting?

The Amazing World of Gumball

Friday, Jan. 5 at 6 p.m. (ET/PT)

“The Rival”
Back in time to when Anais is a newborn baby and Gumball and Darwin are jealous of her sparking a baby war.

“The Lady”
The kids find out Dad has been dressing as a woman to make friends.

Friday, Jan. 12 at 6 p.m. (ET/PT)

“The Sucker”
Darwin ends up in detention with the Bomb Kid, who decides to make Darwin his new target. However, it backfires when Darwin ruins his life.

Monday, Jan. 15 at 6 p.m. (ET/PT)

“The Vegging”
Gumball and Darwin just want to veg out all day but end up having to save the rest of the family.

Friday, Jan. 19 at 6 p.m. (ET/PT)

“The One”
Tobias tries to be Gumball’s best friend.

Friday, Jan. 26 at 6 p.m. (ET/PT)

“The Cage”
The kids convince Mr Corneille to become a cage fighter and set up a fight against a fearsome Russian fighter.

We Bare Bears

Friday, Jan. 5 at 7 p.m. (ET/PT)

“Bearz II Men”
The Baby Bears help a teenager accomplish his dream of being a famous singer.

“Bro Brawl”
The Bears participate in a brother-themed game show against Panda’s ex-BFF, Tom, and his roommates.

Friday, Jan. 12 at 7 p.m. (ET/PT)

“Hurricane Hal”
A storm rolls in while the Bears are separated. Grizz looks after the Poppy Rangers. Panda is stuck with Charlie in his car. And Chloe and Ice Bear are in the city seeking a ride home.

Friday, Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. (ET/PT)

“Vacation”
Nom Nom is ordered by his doctor to take a vacation. But he’s paired with an unlikely travel buddy: Grizz.

Friday, Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. (ET/PT)

“Beehive”
The Bears allow bees to live in the cave to make honey. But soon the Bears, entranced by the honey, become the bees’ mindless servants.

Steven Universe

Steven Universe: Stranded premieres Friday, Jan. 5 at 7:30 p.m. (ET/PT)

“Lars of the Stars”
Lars rises to the occasion.

“Jungle Moon”
Stevonnie finds themself alone on an adventure.

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