Steven Universe is an American animated television series created by Rebecca Sugar for Cartoon Network. It is Cartoon Network’s first animated series to be created solely by a woman. It is the coming-of-age story of a young boy, Steven Universe (Zach Callison), who lives with the Crystal Gems—magical, humanoid aliens named Garnet (Estelle), Amethyst (Michaela Dietz), and Pearl (Deedee Magno Hall)—in the fictional town of Beach City. Steven, who is half-Gem, has adventures with his friends and helps the Gems protect the world from their own kind. Its pilot was first shown on May 21, 2013, and the series premiered on November 4, 2013. Its fifth and final season concluded in January 2019. The TV film Steven Universe: The Movie was released on September 2, 2019, and an epilogue limited series, Steven Universe Future, premiered on December 7, 2019 and ended on March 27, 2020.