TV Animation Is About to Dive Off a Cliff

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The production of animated TV programs has never been greater. All three kids channels have full slates, numerous cable networks have their own shows, and FOX continues its…

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Boomerang Relaunch is Too Little Too Late

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Cartoon Network was the original home for the vast library of Hanna-Barbera and MGM cartoons that Ted Turner had at his disposal. It soon outgrew that purpose as…

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The One Surprise From the Cartoon Network Upfront

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Although the recent Cartoon Network upfront presentation (they still have those?) didn’t reveal any major surprises as far as programming goes. Two new concepts and surfaced. The first is that the network is now ‘Always On’ but given the previous iteration of the idea, my money is that you have to be a cable or satellite subscriber to access. Boo. The second is a bit more interesting and is another attempt by an established network to figure out the teen mindset.

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The Animation Anomaly Podcast Episode 4

Sunday, September 22, 2013

The Animation Anomaly Podcast episode 4! Cartoon Network, Little Mermaid iPad-tastic screenings, idiocy, fanboys and unpaid internships!

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Week Links 35-2013

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Charles week links for September 15th to the 21st, 2013

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Why Was The Steven Universe Pilot Not Left Online?

Friday, May 24, 2013

Cartoon Network’s upcoming series Steven Universe was recently uploaded online but was quickly pulled down. Here’s a look at why that was a poor decision.

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Thought-Provoking Comments On the PowerPuff Girls CGI Special

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

With the recently announced Powerpuff Girls special, the A.V. Club commentators let loose with some though-provoking comments on the show and its appeal.

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Where’s My Adventure Time Swatch Watch?

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Seriously? Why is there no Adventure Time Swatch watch out there? Why can’t I buy them? Why can’t anyone buy them? Why hasn’t anyone thought of doing it…

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Does Cartoon Network Disrespect Its Old Shows?

Friday, January 11, 2013

See update below! Cartoon Network really is the odd man out of the three US kids channels. Originally a division of Turner Broadcasting, it now operates as an…

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Why Make A Show That Makes People A Little Uncomfortable

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

The MIPCOM conference is currently under way in France and it attracts people from all over the world looking to buy and sell TV shows. Naturally, the large…

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Which American Kids Network Online Store is the Best?

Friday, August 10, 2012

Funnily enough, it never crosses my mind that they three major kids networks here in the US actually have online stores of their own (the Hub has no…

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