Goodbye Saturday Morning Cartoons

Daniel Fandino Blog Post

The first installment of H-PCAACA's H Pop Culture Blog begins with an ending. Saturday morning cartoons on broadcast networks, a staple of childhood for many, came to an end on September 27th.

On the face of it, it may not seem like such a great loss to viewers. The broadcast networks had been dropping cartoons from their Saturday morning programming since NBC axed animation in favor of news and live action shows in 1992. Cartoon Network and other cable outlets will continue to run cartoons on Saturday. On demand services such as Netflix carry Adventure Time and Thundercats while Hulu has