18 Nov '11, 5am
Hey, apple! Guess who's coming to TV? Annoying Orange to star in Cartoon Network series
In this image released by Cartoon Network, a scene is shown from the web series, 'The Annoying Orange.' The popular Internet hit is coming to TV as a Cartoon Network series. -- PHOTO: AP LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hey, apple! Guess who's coming to TV? Cartoon Network announced on Thursday that it's bringing The Annoying Orange, an Internet hit, to its 2012 lineup as a half-hour series. The Annoying Orange, in which a nasal-voiced, mouthy orange pesters an apple and other objects with puns and jokes, has drawn more than 850 million views on YouTube, according to Cartoon Network. There's also a website at http: annoyingorange.com. The TV series will follow Orange and his produce buddies as they travel through time in a magical fruit car, finding adventures along the way, the network said. A debut date was not announced.