The Powerpuff Girls is an American animated superhero action-comedy television series and a reboot of the Cartoon Network series of the same name created by Craig McCracken. It was first announced in June 2014. A year later, it was announced that it would feature new voice actors for the main characters. The series premiered on April 4, 2016 in the United States and Latin America, April 19, 2016 in Italy, and April 25, 2016 in the United Kingdom. The Powerpuff Girls features Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup, three superheroes whose purpose is to reduce crime in between living a normal childhood.