Cartoon Gets Ninja Turtles

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Donatello, Michelangelo, Raphael and Leonardo are coming to Cartoon Network.

The network licensed the U.S. cable rights to the first 40 episodes of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles from 4Kids Entertainment Inc., 4Kids announced Monday.

First-run Turtles episodes will continue to air on "Fox Box," Fox’s four-hour Saturday-morning 4Kids programming block.

The series will join Cartoon’s lineup this coming spring.