Cartoon Network has officially renewed Steven Universe for season 5
This article has the most up-to-date info on the status of Steven Universe season 5 as we continuously monitor the news to keep you in the know. Cartoon Network has officially renewed the series for another season. To get notified of the premiere date – subscribe for updates below.
About the series
An American animated TV series created and executive produced by Rebecca Sugar, Steven Universe is produced by and broadcast on Cartoon Network since 2013. The current fourth season has premiered on August 11, 2016. It is, incidentally, the first Cartoon Network program created by a woman.
The show chronicles the life and coming of age of a young boy, Steven Universe (voiced by Zach Callison) and his friends, three humanoid alien creatures – Garnet (voiced by Estelle), Amethyst (voiced Michaela Dietz) and Pearl (voiced by Deedee Magno), or the Crystal Gems. Steven and the Gems` adventures are aimed at protecting their home town Beach City and the whole world from hostile aliens. Other gems are gradually introduced as the storyline progresses.
Critical acclaim, viewership and double renewal
The series has received a lot of critical acclaim for most of its aspects, including top-notch animation, art design, voice talent, soundtrack, character development and science-fiction world-building. It has a strong 8.2/10 IMDb score and has been nominated and won a number of significant awards, including Annie and Emmy Awards. The current season has premiered to 1.318 million viewers and a 0.34, which is perfectly on par with the previous seasons, and bears no signs of losing momentum. In March 2016 Steven Universe was commissioned for a fourth and fifth season, so the fans can relax – their favorite show is safe. Stay tuned and we will inform you as soon as the next season`s release date is confirmed by Cartoon Network.