Ben 10 is an American animated TV series and media franchise created by "Man of Action" (a group consisting of Duncan Rouleau, Joe Casey, Joe Kelly, and Steven T. Seagle) and produced by Cartoon Network Studios. The franchise revolves around a boy named Ben Tennyson who acquires a watch-like alien device, called the Omnimatrix, or more commonly, the Omnitrix.  The Omnitrix allows the wearer to transform into multiple different alien creatures. The Ben 10 franchise has received wide critical acclaim, and has won three Emmy Awards. It also has grossed over $4.5 billion in retail sales around the world. The franchise has four movies, all of which aired on Cartoon Network between August 2007 and March 2014.