Cartoon Network (1992-2008, 2010-2014, 2018-Present)

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Cartoon Network (1992-2008, 2010-2014, 2018-Present)
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Genre: Children programming
Running Time: 16 hours a day (6:00 AM to 8:00 PM)
Country: United States
Release Date: October 1, 1992
Created by: Ted Turner
Distributed by: WarnerMedia


Cartoon Network (abbreviated as CN, as of 2004) is an American pay television network owned by the Global Kids, Young Adults and Classics division of Warner Bros. Entertainment, itself a subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia through its Studios and Networks Group division.

Why It Rocks

  1. The idea of launching a network dedicated to cartoons was a pretty interesting idea.
  2. It was served as a 24-hour outlet for classic animation properties from the Turner Broadcasting libraries such as Warner Bros. (Looney Tunes/Merrie Melodies), pre-1986 MGM (Tom and Jerry, Droopy), and Hanna-Barbera (Scooby-Doo!, The Flintstones, and The Jetsons).
  3. Ever since Turner Broadcasting System purchased Hanna-Barbera in 1991, the company produced What a Cartoon, when it later became Cartoon Cartoons. Speaking of which, they aired the original series, starting with The Moxy Show, along with the other shows like Dexter's Laboratory, Johnny Bravo, Cow and Chicken, I Am Weasel, The Powerpuff Girls (1998) (Seasons 1-4), Ed, Edd n Eddy and Courage the Cowardly Dog, Codename: Kids Next Door, Samurai Jack, and The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy (Seasons 1-4).
  4. It launched Cartoon Network Studios, where it produced some of the shows, and while some shows they co-produced by the network itself without the studio.
  5. It even aired some programming blocks like Fridays, Powerhouse, Toonami, and Miguzi as well as the movies from Warner Bros. Pictures, New Line Cinema and some other companies.
  6. Since Turner Broadcasting System merged with TimeWarner in 1996, it gets even better when it aired some of the programs from either Fox Kids or Kids WB!, such as Animaniacs (1993 TV series), Pinky and the Brain, Freakazoid!, Mucha Lucha! and Xiaolin Showdown, produced by Warner Bros. Animation. They even aired some based off DC Comics, like Batman: The Animated Series, Superman: The Animated Series, Super Friends, Static Shock, Justice League (Animated Series) and Teen Titans. It also aired some shows from acquired shows like Totally Spies and Atomic Betty.
  7. As of #5, they mostly launched Fridays, where they show new episodes for the shows, and while Toonami aired for weekdays and Saturday nights, where it shown anime series like Dragon Ball Z, Sailor Moon, Naruto as well as some American programs like Megas XLR, Star Wars: Clone Wars, and ThunderCats.
  8. It launched Boomerang in 2000, where it aired most of libraries from Warner Bros., MGM, Hanna-Barbera, and Cartoon Network, and Adult Swim, where it aired adult shows for both animated and live-action, as well as some programs from Fox, such as Family Guy (Seasons 1-6), Futurama and American Dad! (Seasons 1-11).
  9. During the early to the mid-2000's, following the new logo, they shown the CN City, where the characters from Cartoon Network and Warner Bros appeared in between 2D and 3D. It also aired some shows like Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends, Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi, The Life and Times of Juniper Lee, Camp Lazlo, Ben 10 (2005) and Class of 3000.
  10. From 2008 to 2010, during the Noods era, it aired some new shows like Chowder, The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack, The Secret Saturdays, and some acquired shows like Johnny Test (Seasons 1-3), Total Drama Island, and 6teen.
  11. The website for games and videos was fun and entertaining. The commercials was even great, when they shown promos, bumpers, music videos, and more.
  12. Despite their downfall during 2009 and 2015-2017, they still air some great original series to this day, like Adventure Time, Regular Show, Sym-Bionic Titan, The Amazing World of Gumball, and Steven Universe. And some of the acquired shows are great, like MAD, The Looney Tunes Show, Wabbit, etc. And they managed to recover from both downfall times and is still decent to this day.

Bad Qualities

  1. It went downhill in 2009, when it aired CN Real, were it focusing on live-action shows than cartoons and in 2015-2017, as the channel started constantly milking Teen Titans Go! Thankfully Cartoon Network completely abandoned live-action shows and Teen Titans Go! started playing less, showing that they're slowly improving themselves. 2010 was when the Renaissance Era began and the Network redeemed themselves, then the network redeemed themselves again in 2018 onward.
  2. Some of the shows were bad or mediocre, such as Mike, Lu & Og, My Gym Partner’s a Monkey, Squirrel Boy, Out of Jimmy’s Head, The Problem Solverz, The Powerpuff Girls reboot, Ben 10 reboot (the first four seasons), and even some shows, which Warner Bros. owns like Teen Titans Go! (as mentioned above) and ThunderCats Roar.
  3. Christina Miller, from 2015 to 2019, while not terrible, wasn't a very good president.

Comments


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S012891

2 months ago
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Keep in Mind, that’s Teen Titans Go! is being milked by Warner Bros. since they owned it not Cartoon Network.
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Brian Aria

one month ago
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Man, Still waiting for a New CN Mascot after their loss of Ed,Edd,n Eddy(The Former CN Mascot followed by Jester By Danny Anttouchi in which the Rivalry between Nick and Disney finally ended after The Eds finally having retirement with The Big Picture Show).
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Erichoffmann

one month ago
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I think the channel started to go downhill in 2004. Foster's was the only new show that I can think of that's held up really well over the years.
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S012891

20 days ago
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Even so, Cartoon Network still ain't what it's used to be.
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JoshReyes773

10 days ago
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Did anyone know that CN is launching a new preschool block this fall? It's called Cartoonito and it's shows will hopefully better than Tickle-U's shows (minus the Thomas reboot).
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Gametoon

9 days ago
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Can we remove the 2018-Present part? The channel really isn't good anymore.
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TallAutism2006

6 days ago
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Actually, it's still decent
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PATRICKSTARSEVEN

3 days ago
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Idk why but some of the older cartoon network shows in my country airs in a completly different network.

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