via press release:
Pokémon the Series: XY Season 17 to Premiere on Cartoon Network
on Saturday, January 18th at 8:30 a.m. (ET, PT)
Pokémon the Series: XY, the 17th season of the beloved animated series, is premiering this January on Cartoon Network. This season Ash Ketchum sets out to explore the Kalos region, an all-new region full of never-before-seen Pokémon! Along the way, they’re joined by some new friends—a genius inventor named Clemont, his little sister Bonnie, and Serena, a trainer on her first journey. Ash immediately tries to challenge the Gym in Lumiose City, but doesn’t get very far before a robot throws him out! In between Gym battles, Ash and friends will be exploring this unique region, meeting all kinds of new Pokémon, and looking into a fascinating new Pokémon mystery! The new season premieres on Saturday, January 18 at 8:30 a.m. (ET, PT).
Catch all the fun by watching the digitally remastered version ofPokémon: The First Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back airing Saturday, January 4 at 8:30 a.m. (ET, PT) and Pokémon the Movie: Genesect and the Legend Awakened featuring a special half-hour prequelPokémon: Mewtwo — Prologue to Awakening on Saturday, January 11 at 8:30 a.m. (ET, PT).
Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com) is consistently the #1 U.S. television network among boys 6-11. Currently seen in 99 million U.S. homes and 194 countries around the world, Cartoon Network is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.’s ad-supported cable service now available in HD offering the best in original, acquired and classic entertainment for kids and families. In addition to Emmy-winning original programming and industry-leading digital apps and online games, Cartoon Network embraces key social issues affecting families with solution-oriented initiatives such as Stop Bullying: Speak Up and theMove It Movement.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.