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Cartoon Network (often abbreviated as CN) is an American cable and satellite television channel which currently broadcasts The Amazing World of Gumball, along with many other shows. It was launched on October 1, 1992.

The main broadcasting headquarters is located in Atlanta, Georgia. Cartoon Network Studios and the West Coast headquarters are located in Burbank, California, and Great Marlborough Productions Limited and the European headquarters are located in London, United Kingdom, as a division of Turner Broadcasting System.

List of shows currently airing on Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network original series

  • The Amazing World of Gumball (currently airing its fifth season)
  • Adventure Time (currently airing its eighth season)
  • Steven Universe (currently airing its fifth season)
  • Clarence (currently airing its third and final season)
  • We Bare Bears (currently airing its third season)
  • The Powerpuff Girls (2016) (based off the original 1998 series by Craig McCracken; currently airing its second season)
  • Mighty Magiswords (Season 2 has ended; current status is unknown)
  • Ben 10 (2017) (based on the Ben 10 2005 series; currently airing its first season)

Warner Bros. series

  • New Looney Tunes (formerly titled Wabbit - A Looney Tunes Prod.; currently on hiatus in the United States)
  • Tom and Jerry Tales (ended with two seasons and 26 episodes, but reruns are still airing)
  • The Tom and Jerry Show (currently on hiatus in the United States)
  • Teen Titans Go! (based off the original Teen Titans comics and the 2003 series; currently airing its fourth season)
  • Justice League: Action (currently airing its first season)
  • Be Cool, Scooby-Doo (currently on hiatus in the United States)
  • Bunnicula (based on the children's book series by James Howe; currently on hiatus in the United States)

Syndicated series

  • Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu (currently airing its seventh season)
  • Lego Nexo Knights (currently airing its third season)
  • Sonic Boom (currently airing its second season)
  • Transformers: Robots in Disguise (currently airing its third season)
  • Supernoobs (currently airing its first season)
  • Peanuts (based on the comic strip series by Charles M. Schulz)
  • My Knight and Me (currently airing its first season)
  • Cloudy With a Chance Of Meatballs (currently airing its first season)

Upcoming Shows

  • OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes (based on the pilot short Lakewood Plaza Turbo by Ian Jones-Quartey. Premiering in August 1, 2017)
  • Summer Camp Island (based on the pilot short from Adventure Time writer Julia Pott; premiere date will be announced)
  • Apple & Onion (based on the pilot short from Gumball storyboard artist George Gendi; premiere date will be announced)
  • Craig of the Creek (created by Steven Universe writers Ben Levin and Matt Burnett; premiere date will be announced)
  • Mega Man (based on the Mega Man video game franchise; premiering in 2017)
  • Unikitty (a spin-off series based on The Lego Movie character Unikitty; premiere date will be announced)
  • DC Super Hero Girls (premiering in 2018)
  • The Heroic Quest of the Valiant Prince Ivandoe (created by Gumball 2D animator Christian Bøving-Andersen and 3D animator Eva Lee Wallberg; premiere date will be announced)
  • Wacky Races (2017) (series will premiere in August 2017 on Boomerang Australia; the U.S. premiere date will be announced)

Adult Swim

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The Adult Swim logo.

Cartoon Network also has an adult orientated programming block called Adult Swim (stylized as [adult swim] or [as]), which debuted on September 2, 2001. This channel block is not recommended for children under 13. It airs daily from 8:00pm to 6:00am.

Adult Swim original series

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Adult Swim signs in every night at 8:00pm with a viewer warning.

  • Aqua Teen Hunger Force (also known as Aqua Unit Patrol Squad 1, Aqua Something You Know Whatever, Aqua TV Show Show, and Aqua Teen Hunger Force Forever; ended with 11 seasons, 139 episodes, and a movie, but reruns are still airing)
  • Samurai Jack (part of Cartoon Network; ended with 5 seasons and 62 episodes, but reruns are still airing)
  • The Venture Bros. (Season 6 has ended; Season 7 in development)
  • Robot Chicken (Season 8 has ended; Season 9 premieres in Fall 2017)
  • Squidbillies (Season 10 has ended; Season 11 premieres Summer 2017)
  • Moral Orel (ended with 3 seasons, 43 episodes, and a special, but reruns are still airing)
  • Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! (ended with 5 seasons, 50 episodes, and a special, but reruns are still airing)
  • Infomercials (a series of fake commercials and various shorts, including the popular short "Too Many Cooks")
  • Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule (Season 4 has ended; current status is unknown)
  • Childrens Hospital (ended with 7 seasons and 86 episodes, but reruns are still airing)
  • Off the Air (Season 6 has ended; Season 7 in development)
  • The Eric Andre Show (Season 4 has ended; current status is unknown)
  • Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell (Season 3 has ended; current status is unknown)
  • Rick and Morty (Season 3 has started on April Fools' Day but the rest of the season will premiere in July 30, 2017)
  • Mike Tyson Mysteries (Season 3 has ended; current status is unknown)
  • Mr. Pickles (Season 2 has ended; Season 3 premieres in Winter 2017)
  • Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories (currently on hiatus)
  • Black Jesus (Season 2 has ended; Season 3 in development)
  • FishCenter Live (part of adultswim.com; new live episodes weekdays at 4:00pm EST)
  • Neon Joe: Werewolf Hunter (Season 2 had ended; current status is unknown)
  • Decker: Mindwipe (based on the Decker online series and part of adultswim.com; currently airing its sixth season)
  • Dream Corp LLC (Season 1 has ended; Season 2 in development)
  • Williams Stream (replays from recent episodes of live Adult Swim stream shows from adultswim.com)
  • Apollo Gauntlet (currently airing its first season)

FOX series

  • King of the Hill (ended with 13 seasons and 259 episodes, but reruns are still airing)
  • Family Guy (currently airing its 15th season)
  • The Cleveland Show (a spin-off of Family Guy; ended with 4 seasons and 88 episodes, but reruns are still airing)
  • Bob's Burgers (currently airing its seventh season on FOX; currently airing its sixth season on Adult Swim)

Syndicated series

  • American Dad! (originally part of FOX, but moved to TBS in 2014; currently airing its 14th season)
  • SuperMansion (originally part of Crackle; currently airing its second season on Crackle; currently airing its first season on Adult Swim)

Toonami

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The Toonami logo

Launched on March 17, 1997, Toonami airs action cartoons and Japanese anime hosted by TOM and SARA. Moltar, from Space Ghost Coast to Coast, was the former host of the block since its launch. The block on Cartoon Network ended on September 20, 2008. The block then appeared on Adult Swim on April Fool's Day 2012 as a prank, in place of Tommy Wiseau's film The Room, having aired it the past three years. By popular demand, the block returned and moved to Adult Swim, replacing the former ACTN block, on May 26, 2012. It airs every Saturday night from 11:30pm to 3:30am.

  • Dragon Ball Super (encores airs Saturdays at 8:00pm outside of Toonami; currently airing its fifth season in Japan; currently airing its second season in the U.S.)
  • Dragon Ball Z Kai: The Final Chapters (ended with 7 seasons and 159 episodes in Japan; currently airing its sixth season in the U.S.)
  • Tokyo Ghoul √A (ended with only 2 seasons and 24 episodes in Japan, but the anime is now airing in the U.S. for the first time)
  • Hunter X Hunter (2011) (ended with only 148 episodes in Japan, but the anime is now airing in the U.S. for the first time)
  • Lupin The Third Part 4 (ended with only 26 episodes in both Italy and Japan, but the anime is now airing in the U.S. for the first time)
  • Naruto: Shippuden (currently airing its 21st season in Japan; currently airing its 8th season in the U.S.)
  • Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (ended with 2 seasons and 52 episodes, but reruns are still airing)

Upcoming Shows

  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders (premiering in July 29, 2017 replacing Attack On Titan)
  • The Jellies! (premiering in Summer 2017)
  • Hot Streets (premiering in Fall 2017)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans (Season 2 premieres in October 2017 in both Japan and the U.S.)
  • Ballmastrz 9669 (premiering in 2018)
  • FLCL (Original series ended with 6 episodes in season 1, but picked up for two more seasons by Adult Swim for Toonami. Premiere date will be announced)
  • Mostly 4 Millennials (premiere date will be announced)

Boomerang

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The Boomerang logo.

Boomerang is a TV channel operated by Cartoon Network that airs former Cartoon Network programming. It started as a programming block on Cartoon Network on December 8, 1992, and debuted as a separate channel on April 1, 2000.

Current Programming

Cartoon Network programming

Warner Bros. series currently running

  • Teen Titans Go!
  • Wabbit/New Looney Tunes
  • Be Cool, Scooby Doo!
  • The Tom and Jerry Show
  • Bunnicula

Reruns of Warner Bros./Turner programming

  • Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies
  • The Sylvester and Tweety Mysteries
  • The Looney Tunes Show
  • MGM Cartoons (Tom and Jerry only)
  • Tom and Jerry Tales
  • The Flinstones
  • Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!
  • The New Scooby-Doo Movies
  • What's New, Scooby-Doo?
  • Scooby-Doo Mystery Incorporated
  • The Smurfs

Syndicated programming

  • Pokemon (rights transferred to Disney XD as of 2017)
  • The Garfield Show
  • Shaun the Sheep
  • Sonic Boom
  • Peanuts
  • My Knight and Me
  • Grizzy and the Lemmings

Former Programming

Note: Not all will be listed.

Warner Bros./Turner

  • Popeye the Sailor Cartoons
  • MGM Cartoons (Droopy/Tex Avery shorts, Happy Harmonies, Barney Bear, etc.)
  • Baby Looney Tunes

Syndicated

  • Johnny Test
  • DreamWorks Dragons
  • Peppa Pig
  • The Mr. Men Show
  • Almost Naked Animals
  • Pink Panther (DePatie-Freleng series)

Logos

There are several logos contributed to Cartoon Network.

20th Anniversary

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Cartoon Network Original Music Video Pays Tribute to Cartoon Network's First 20 Years

On October 1, 2012, Cartoon Network concluded its birthday-themed programming with the world television premiere of a sweeping, nostalgia inducing original music video commissioned to celebrate the network's 20 years of animated entertainment. Featuring original music by composers of the highly regarded label Mad Decent (Diplo, Major Lazer, Riff Raff, Bonde Do Role, Rusko, and more) and original animation by London-based design shop ILOVEDUST, this two-minute music video spotlights nearly 100 cartoon character all-stars who've contributed to Cartoon Network's remarkable legacy.

See also


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