Cartoon Network has announced the season two debut of their NINJAGO: Masters of Spinjitzu TV show. The popular animated series will return on July 18th. It’s unclear how many episodes have been ordered this time around but the first season was comprised of 13 installments.
The most recent original episode aired on April 11th and attracted a 0.5 demo rating with 3.34 million total viewers. It was one of the most-watched programs on cable that night.
In addition, Cartoon Network’s website will launch an exclusive NINJAGO: Masters of Spinjitzu game, “Spinjitzu Snakedown” on July 2nd.
Here’s the cable channel press release which offers some additional details:
Ninjas Never Quit!
Ratings Powerhouse “NINJAGO: Masters of Spinjitzu” Returns for an Action-Packed Second Season Second Season to Premiere July 18 at 8 p.m. (ET/PT)
Hot off the heels of the record breaking first season the saga resumes as Sensei Wu and the Ninjas continue on their quest to stop Lord Garmadon from re-creating Ninjago in his own evil image. Season one of NINJAGO: Masters of Spinjitzu was the #1 program on Wednesday Nights (7-9p) with kids 2-11/6-11 and all key boys on all TV, while #1 with kids 9-14 on basic cable.
Kai, Jay, Zane and Cole continue to train Lloyd, the newly discovered Green Ninja, so his full potential as the greatest Ninja in all of Ninjago can become a reality. Lord Garmedon is relentless in his plot and pursuit against the Ninjas. The Ninjas seek constant guidance from Sensei Wu, who dispenses sage wisdom and insight, and Nya the Samurai also offers her expertise and help when the team is in need. With new adversaries on the rise the Ninjas know that once you set your sights on a goal you must never give up. By working together the Ninjas can secure peace in Ninjago – Ninjas Never Quit!
CartoonNetwork.com will launch an exclusive NINJAGO: Masters of Spinjitzu game, “Spinjitzu Snakedown” on July 2. The Hypnobrai are attacking, to defeat them players must choose Cole, Jay, Kai or Zane and battle the rise of the snakes in this action packed game. Players can launch special strikes and build up power to use in a special Spinjitzu attack. If players make it to the end they’ll fight Lord Garmadon himself.
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RATING PERIOD: 01/11/12 – 04/11/12
SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research based on Live+7 blended with Live+ SD most current data. Rankers based on Live+SD.
NOTES: All ratings based on Total U.S. Television Universe of 115,000,000 homes.
What do you think? Are you a fan of this animated series? Will you be tuning in to see season two. Are you excited to play the game?