2015 Upfront Rundown: What’s New, What’s Returning & What’s Gone?

2015 Upfront Rundown

With Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon having already released their upfront news for this year, and while Disney hasn’t release a formal upfront press release yet, they have informed various media outlets of their plans for the 2015-16 season, it’s time to take a look at the big picture. What’s new, what’s returning for another season, what is still left to be aired and what’s not coming back?

Nickelodeon

Newly Announced Series (“wt” = working title)

  • Game Makers (wt, 26 episodes)
  • Make It Pop (20 episodes) – previews March 26, premieres as a weekday strip in April
  • Talia’s Kitchen (wt, 40 episodes) – weekday strip series
  • Mutt & Stuff (20 episodes) – preschool; pilot airs March 6
  • Roll Call (wt) – in development
  • The W.I.T.s Academy (wt, 20 episodes) – spin-off of Every Witch Way, will air as a weekday strip

New Series Already Announced

  • School of Rock (13 episodes)
  • 100 Things to Do Before High School (26 episodes)
  • Harvey Beaks (26 episodes) – premieres March 28/29
  • Pig Goat Banana Cricket (26 episodes)
  • Shimmer and Shine (20 episodes) – preschool
  • The Loud House (13 episodes)

Recently Renewed Series

  • Max & Shred (season 2)
  • The Thundermans (season 3)
  • Bella and the Bulldogs (season 2)
  • Henry Danger (season 2)
  • Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (season 2)
  • Every Witch Way (season 4)
  • Dora and Friends: Into the City! (season 2)

Already Renewed Series

  • Breadwinners (season 2)
  • Sanjay and Craig (season 3)
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (season 4)

Active Shows with New Episodes Remaining

  • SpongeBob SquarePants
  • Power Rangers Dino Charge
  • Rabbids Invasion
  • PAW Patrol
  • Blaze and the Monster Machines
  • Wallykazam!

Current Shows Ending After This Season

  • The Fairly OddParents – final 2 episodes airing March 28; haven’t heard anything about a renewal, but with this show anything is possible
  • T.U.F.F. Puppy – remaining episodes airing Saturdays through April 4 on Nicktoons
  • Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness – 10 episodes remain
  • The Haunted Hathaways – while a formal announcement hasn’t been made, the last episode produced airs tonight on Nick

Disney Channel

Newly Announced Series

  • Untitled Jessie spin-off
  • Best Friends Whenever
  • Stuck in the Middle (pilot)

Recently Renewed Series

  • Girl Meets World (season 2)

Active Shows with New Episodes Remaining

  • K.C. Undercover
  • I Didn’t Do It
  • Liv and Maddie
  • Dog With A Blog

Current Shows Ending After This Season

  • Jessie
  • Austin & Ally [X]

Disney XD

Newly Announced Series

  • Gamer’s Guide to Pretty Much Everything
  • Pickle & Peanut
  • Future-Worm!
  • DuckTales (2017)

New Series Already Announced

  • Guardians of the Galaxy

Recently Renewed Series

  • Star Wars Rebels (season 2)
  • Kirby Buckets (season 2)

Already Renewed Series

  • Wander Over Yonder (season 2)
  • The 7D (season 2)
  • Star vs. The Forces of Evil (season 2) – renewed ahead of March 30 premiere

Active Shows with New Episodes Remaining

  • Lab Rats
  • Mighty Med
  • Gravity Falls
  • Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja
  • Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero
  • Ultimate Spider-Man
  • Avengers Assemble
  • Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.

Current Shows Ending After This Season

  • Phineas and Ferb
  • Kickin’ It – final episodes airing this month

Cartoon Network

Newly Announced Series

  • Total Drama Presents: The Ridonculous Race

Newly Announced Mini-Series & Specials

  • Long Live The Royals (mini-series)
  • Regular Show: The Movie
  • Adventure Time mini-series
  • Steven Universe / Uncle Grandpa crossover

New Series Already Announced

  • We Bare Bears
  • The Powerpuff Girls (2016)
  • Transformers: Robots in Disguise – premieres March 14
  • Supernoobs

Already Renewed Series

  • Adventure Time (season 7)
  • Regular Show (season 7)
  • Clarence (season 2)
  • The Amazing World of Gumball (seasons 4 & 5)
  • Steven Universe (season 2)
  • Uncle Grandpa (season 3) [X]

Active Shows with New Episodes Remaining

  • Pokémon
  • NinjaGo: Masters of Spinjitzu
  • Teen Titans Go!
  • Sonic Boom
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