Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs is a Canadian-American animated series developed by DHX Media and Sony Pictures Animation. Based on the movie series of the same name, the series will be traditionally animated using Toon Boom Harmony. Originally commissioned by Teletoon, the series will air on YTV in Canada, Cartoon Network in the United States, and on the Boomerang channel in other territories. The series premiered on March 6, 2017, on Cartoon Network, with a sneak peek airing on February 20, 2017.
The series is a prequel, featuring the high school years of Flint Lockwood, the eccentric young scientist in the films. In his adventures, he will be joined by Sam Sparks, a new girl in town and the school's "wannabe" reporter, along with Flint's dad Tim, Steve the Monkey, Manny as the head of the school's audiovisual club, Earl as a school gym teacher, Brent as a baby wear model, and Mayor Shelbourne, who wins every election on the pro-sardine platform.