In 1960, Hanna-Barbera was offered the chance to create a series for prime-time television. What they came up with was The Flintstones, one of the most iconic cartoons to ever air on TV.
Hanna-Barbera was on a roll in 1959 with two hits already under their belt. That year, they came out with two more series, one on TV and one in theaters: Quick Draw McGraw and Loopy de Loop
Hokey Smoke! The new book by Darrell Van Citters about Jay Ward Productions, the creators of Rocky and Bullwinkle, is a complete triumph. It's a great look back at the artwork made for their shows.
Is Tom and Jerry a violent cartoon? This article explores the controversial debate of violence in cartoons.
Crusader Rabbit, created by Alex Anderson and Jay Ward, was television's first original cartoon and an important milestone, shaping the groundwork for how we view TV animation today.
Many people view South Park as a 'bad show'. However, there are actually thing about South Park that might be good for your development. This Hub lists five of these reasons.
Hanna-Barbera, the creators of Tom & Jerry, found themselves at a crossroad in a changing time. What would follow led to the birth of one of animation's most famous studios.
Jay Ward, following his success with Crusader Rabbit, began planning his next hit series. It would be a long ten years, but it eventually bore two iconic characters, Rocky and Bullwinkle.
In 1966, Charles Shultz's Peanuts aired its third animated special, and so the legend of the Great Pumpkin was born.
Yogi Bear proved to be a popular character on the Huckleberry Hound Show, so Hanna-Barbera gave him his own show in 1961. At the same time, HB produced a new series for prime-time called Top Cat.