Kids Gone Wild!
AMatt Burnett and Ben Levin discuss the making of their new Cartoon Network show By Ramin Zahed
nimation writers Matt Burnett and Ben Levin both have fond childhood memories of exploring their local creeks with their friends and having wild imaginary adventures. The three-time Emmy nominated Steven Universe veterans wanted to go back to the same spirit of fun and exploration with their new Cartoon Network series Craig of the Creek, which debuts in March and continues through spring. The highly anticipated toon centers on Craig, a young African American boy, and his quirky pals Casey and JP, who build their own wild adventures using their imagination.
“I grew up in Maryland and Matt grew up in south Jersey,” says Levin. “We both had creeks near our houses, and thought it was so
‘The point is to make the stories feel personal, and you just know that someone is going to connect with them out there.’ — Co-creator Matt Burnett