Are We Upon the Kidocalypse?

The last weekend of September 2014 was also the last weekend a broadcast network aired Saturday morning cartoons. Is this the end of an animated era, or is it a sign of a long trend coming across multiple genres of children's entertainment? Children's programming used to be a highly lucrative television market, but… » 11/06/14 3:30pm 11/06/14 3:30pm

This Is the First Weekend in America With No Saturday Morning Cartoons

Saturday morning American broadcast TV was once animation's home field. Filling a cereal bowl with artificially colored sugar pebbles and staring at the tube was every kid's weekend plan. Not any more: For the first time in 50-plus years, you won't find a block of animation on broadcast this morning. It's the end of… » 10/04/14 6:16pm 10/04/14 6:16pm

A new Gerry Anderson puppet show is heading to Kickstarter

Gerry Anderson is a name forever burned into the minds of kids who grew up with sci-fi series like Fireball XL5, Captain Scarlet, Stingray and of course, Thunderbirds - but with a little help from crowdfunding, we might get to see a new Anderson-created Puppet series hit screens called Firestorm. » 10/01/14 3:05am 10/01/14 3:05am

Billy Batson Abuses His Shazam Powers To Solve A Problem On A Math Test

If you were school-aged child who could turn into a superpowered being with just a word, how would you use that power? To use the wisdom of Solomon an algebra problem? To sneak into an R-rated movie? These three DC Nation: Shazam! shorts reveal how Billy Batson uses three of his Shazam powers. » 9/16/14 12:30pm 9/16/14 12:30pm

The uncut, dubbed remaster of Sailor Moon begins this Friday

The next episode of Sailor Moon Crystal isn't the only things fans of the Sailor Senshi have to get excited about this weekend: Viz Media have just announced that they will be streaming the first four episodes of their new English dubbed remaster of the original Sailor Moon anime back-to-back Friday evening! » 9/04/14 1:00am 9/04/14 1:00am

​13 Of The Most Ridiculous TMNT Villains Of All Time

The Shredder has always been the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' most deadly foe, but the TMNT can't fight an evil ninja every day of the week. It would get boring! So of course their rogue's gallery expanded to include mutants, aliens, demons and… uh, a guy named Joey. Here's a baker's dozen of the TMNT's least… » 8/05/14 10:00am 8/05/14 10:00am

When Will We Get LGBT Characters in Cartoons?

Representation of LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) people in games, movies, cartoons, and other media have made progress as acceptance within the wider culture has become more main stream. The representation isn't always perfect but we have started moving away from harmful stereotypes and cliches. One… » 6/28/14 11:15am 6/28/14 11:15am