2015 Upfront Rundown: What’s New, What’s Returning & What’s Gone?

What’s new, what’s returning for another season, what is still left to be aired and what’s not coming back?

Cartoon Network Upfront 2015

Momentum and growth across all screens are driving Cartoon Network into the 2015-16 Upfront. Powered by number one shows and breakout new series, Cartoon was the only top kids network to see ratings growth in 2014.

“Steven Universe” Repeats Return; Less “Adventure Time” & “Regular Show”

Cartoon Network gives… and takes. Starting Monday, regularly scheduled repeats of Steven Universe return to the line-up, two weeks they were removed.

Which Network’s Bug is Biggest?

Have you ever wondered which network’s bug takes up the most space on the screen?

[UPDATED!] Cartoon Network Removes ‘Steven Universe’ Repeats

Starting today, Cartoon Network will no longer air repeat episodes of Steven Universe.

Nick, Disney, Cartoon Down In Total Day Viewers for 2014

It was a downward trend for 33 of the top 40 cable TV networks in 2014 with total day, total viewers. All but one of the networks we cover was down year-to-year.

Christine Cavanaugh, Voice Actress on Rugrats, 1963-2014

Christine Cavanaugh, voice actress well known for her roles as Chuckie Finster in Rugrats, Dexter in Dexter’s Laboratory and Oblina in Aaahh!!! Real Monsters, has passed away at the age of 51.

Top 10 Most Watched Programs of 2014 on Disney, Nick & Cartoon

For the Nielsen 2014 ratings year, Disney Channel’s original movie Zapped ranked at the most watched kids channel program.

Turner & DISH Agree: Cartoon Network Back On-Air

Cartoon Network and Boomerang are back on DISH Network today.

Dish / Turner Dispute Likely Not Ending Anytime Soon

Yesterday, Dish Network Chairman Charlie Ergen made comments regarding the Turner networks (not including TBS and TNT) that have been removed from the satellite company.

“Sonic Boom” Premieres November 8th

The new CGI animated series Sonic Boom, starring Sonic the Hedgehog, will premiere Saturday, November 8 on Cartoon Network.

Cartoon Network Schedules New Halloween Specials

Starting this Saturday, Cartoon Network will roll-out new Halloween specials as well as air a few older favorites.

Dish Network Drops Cartoon Network

As of midnight on October 21, Dish Network has failed to reach an agreement with Turner Broadcasting for networks including Cartoon Network and Boomerang.

Turner Nets Get Disney’s “Cinderella,” “Jungle Book” Films

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. has secured the network television premiere windows for The Walt Disney Studios’ upcoming releases Cinderella and The Jungle Book.

“Transformers: Robots in Disguise” Coming to Cartoon Network in Early 2015

Hasbro Studios, the Los Angeles-based entertainment division of Hasbro, Inc., announced today that Cartoon Network, the regularly top-rated primetime network for boys’ ages 6-11 and 9-14, will become the U.S home of the brand new series, Transformers: Robots in Disguise.

Cartoon Network Mini-Series “Over the Garden Wall” Premieres November 3

Come along with brothers Wirt and Greg on their puzzling adventures filled with twists and turns, friends and foes. Cartoon Network’s first animated miniseries Over The Garden Wall will premiere over five consecutive nights beginning Monday, November 3 at 7pm ET/PT.

Toonami Roundup: “Beware the Batman”, “Sym-Bionic Titan” Written-Off, Schedule Changes Galore

Some unexpected news has recently occurred on Toonami, causing massive changes to the schedule. Due to this and the other changes made before this event occurred, a Toonami roundup is in order.

Cartoon Network Writes Off “Beware the Batman,” “Sym-Bionic Titan”

The Toonami Tumblr has announced today that at a very last minute notice to them, Cartoon Network has “written off” two series and the network will no longer be able to air them.

Cartoon Network Launches “I Speak Up” Call-to-Action Against Bullying

Recognizing bullying as a health, educational and legal issue that affects millions of kids and families each year, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan have joined Cartoon Network’s recently announced “I Speak Up” call-to-action asking one million people to upload and share “I Speak Up” mobile videos to help fight bullying.

Fall Schedules: Little Change, Less Variety

As has been the case for a while now, the kids cable networks aren’t making many big changes and are playing things pretty safe season-to-season. In days of yore, said networks would usually change things up for the summer months and then shake their schedules up again for the fall. Not so much any more.