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

The Miami Heat's Chris Bosh steps in for Idris Elba on Hulk

It's a strange week for cartoons - a two-time NBA champ takes the place of a fan favorite actor on Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H., the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles fight the pizza topping of their dreams (a giant psychedelic mushroom), and if you close your eyes for long enough during certain scenes of Robocop, you… » 2/15/14 7:00am 2/15/14 7:00am

The Animated Ghosts of Christmas Past and Present

This weekend in the world of cartoons, a lot of shows are still off, but we are greeted by the once-in-a-year joy of holiday specials! My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic is the sole new bit of regularly scheduled animated joy this week, but a new Robot Chicken special airs to fill the void. We also take a look at… » 12/21/13 7:00am 12/21/13 7:00am

Check out an alternate reality Avengers and a Potterish My Little Pony

This weekend in the world of cartoons we have an interesting selection for your viewing pleasure. Earlier in this week we were greeted by a visit from Root Beer Guy on Adventure Time, while this weekend an episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic airs that I'm sure many of you will identify with. » 12/07/13 7:00am 12/07/13 7:00am