It began on January 18, 2014 with the dub premiere ''[[XY001|Kalos, Where Dreams and Adventures Begin!]]'', and concluded on December 20, 2014 with ''[[XY049|Bonnie for the Defense!]]''. It originally aired in the United States as part of the 2014 [[Cartoon Network]] Saturday morning line-up.
It is preceded by [[Pokémon Black & White: Adventures in Unova]], the last season of the [[Best Wishes series]] dub, and will succeed with
a 18th season.
See the [[List of XY series episodes#Pokémon the Series: XY|list of Pokémon the Series: XY episodes]] for a list of episodes aired this season.