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A Pup Named Scooby-Doo, The Completely Mental Misadventures of Ed Grimley, new Yogi Bear episodes, Fantastic Max, The Further Adventures of SuperTed and Paddington Bear followed in 1988 and 1989. Worldvision was sold to Aaron Spelling Productions except for Hanna-Barbera's library, which remained owned by Great American. Some of the staff got a call from Warner Bros. to resurrect its animation department and Tom Ruegger along with his colleagues left to develop new programs there. David Kirschner (known for producing the An American Tail and Child's Play film franchises) was later appointed as the new CEO of Hanna-Barbera.

List of works produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions

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Pac-Man: The Complete First Season (January 31, 2012). The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest: Season 1, Volume 2 (March 27, 2012). Shazzan: The Complete Series (April 3, 2012). Inch High, Private Eye: The Complete Series (April 24, 2012). Sealab 2020: The Complete Series (May 22, 2012). The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan: The Complete Series (June 19, 2012). Hanna-Barbera Christmas Classics Collection (July 31, 2012). The Town Santa Forgot (TV special). A Christmas Story (TV special). Casper's First Christmas (TV special). Sky Commanders: The Complete Animated Series (August 28, 2012). The Halloween Tree (August 28, 2012) (TV movie). Pac-Man: The Complete Second Season (September 11, 2012).

William Hanna

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In 1957, they co-founded Hanna-Barbera, which became the most successful television animation studio in the business, creating and/or producing programs such as The Flintstones, The Huckleberry Hound Show, The Jetsons, Scooby-Doo, The Smurfs, and Yogi Bear. In 1967, Hanna-Barbera was sold to Taft Broadcasting for $12 million, but Hanna and Barbera remained heads of the company until 1991. At that time, the studio was sold to Turner Broadcasting System, which in turn was merged with Time Warner in 1996; Hanna and Barbera stayed on as advisors. Tom and Jerry won seven Academy Awards, while Hanna and Barbera were nominated for two others and won eight Emmy Awards.

Joseph Barbera

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In 1950, after MGM dissolved their animation department, they co-founded Hanna-Barbera, which became the most successful television animation studio in the business, producing programs such as The Flintstones, Yogi Bear, Scooby-Doo, Top Cat, The Smurfs, Huckleberry Hound and The Jetsons. In 1967, Hanna-Barbera was sold to Taft Broadcasting for $12 million, but Hanna and Barbera remained heads of the company. In 1991, the studio was sold to Turner Broadcasting System, which in turn was merged with Time Warner, owners of Warner Bros., in 1996; Hanna and Barbera stayed on as advisors. Hanna and Barbera won seven Academy Awards and eight Emmy Awards.

Frank Welker

Welker has voiced Fred in almost every series and incarnation of the Scooby-Doo animated franchise (with the exception of A Pup Named Scooby-Doo) and has also provided the voice of Scooby-Doo since 2002. As of 2019, Welker is the only remaining original voice actor still involved in the franchise. His next major character voice was for Wonder Dog (which was inspired by Scooby-Doo) and Marvin White on the 1973 series Super Friends (also produced by Hanna-Barbera). That same year, he played Pudge and Gabby on DePatie-Freleng Enterprises' animated series Bailey's Comets.

List of programs broadcast by Cartoon Network

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In its early years, Cartoon Network's programming was predominantly made up of reruns of Looney Tunes, Tom and Jerry, and Hanna-Barbera shows such as Yogi Bear, Quick Draw McGraw, The Flintstones, The Jetsons, Jonny Quest, and Scooby-Doo. Cartoon Network's first original series were The Moxy Show and the late-night satirical animated talk show, Space Ghost Coast to Coast. The What a Cartoon!

List of programs broadcast by Boomerang (Latin America)

A Pup Named Scooby-Doo. The Adrenaline Project. The Adventures of Bottle Top Bill and His Best Friend Corky. The Adventures of Hello Kitty & Friends. ALF: The Animated Series. America's Best Dance Crew. Angelo Rules. Angelina Ballerina. Animaniacs. Arabian Knights. Arthur. Ashita no Nadja. Attack of the Killer Tomatoes. Atom Ant. Atomic Betty. Atracción x4. Augie Doggie and Doggie Daddy. Baby Looney Tunes. The Banana Splits. The Basil Brush Show. Beetle Bailey. Beakman's World. The Berenstain Bears. Bigfoot Presents: Meteor and the Mighty Monster Trucks. Birdman and the Galaxy Trio. Blue Water High. Bratz. Breezly and Sneezly. Britannia High. Captain Caveman and the Teen Angels.

List of children's television series by country

List of children's television series in the United Kingdom
A Pup Named Scooby-Doo. Puppy Dog Pals. The Puppy's Further Adventures. The Puzzle Place. Quack Pack. The Quick Draw McGraw Show. Quigley's Village. R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour. Rabbids Invasion. Rainbow Brite. Rainbow Fish. Rambo: The Force of Freedom. Random! Cartoons. Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja. Ranger Hal. Raw Toonage. Razzmatazz. React to That. Reading Rainbow. Ready Jet Go!. The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest. The Real Ghostbusters. Really Wild Animals. Recess. Regular Show. The Ren & Stimpy Show. The Replacements. The Reppies. Rescue Heroes. Return to the Planet of the Apes. Richie Rich (1980). Richie Rich (1996). The Richie Rich/Scooby-Doo Show. Rickety Rocket.

The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera

The Flintstone Kids (1986–1988). The Further Adventures of SuperTed (1988–1990). Galtar and the Golden Lance (1985–1987). Hanna-Barbera Superstars 10 (1987–1988). HBTV (1985–1987). The Jetsons (1985–1987; 1993-1994). Midnight Patrol: Adventures in the Dream Zone (1990–1993). The New Adventures of Jonny Quest (1986–1988). Paw Paws (1985–1987). Paddington Bear (1989–1991). The Pirates of Dark Water (1992–1993). A Pup Named Scooby-Doo (1988–1991). Richie Rich (1988–1989). Skedaddle (1988–1989). Sky Commanders (1987–1988). The Smurfs (1987–1990). Snorks (1987–1989). SWAT Kats: The Radical Squadron (1993–1994). 2 Stupid Dogs (1993–1994). Wake, Rattle, and Roll (1990–1992).

Hoyt Curtin

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He was the composer of many of the Hanna-Barbera cartoons' popular theme songs, including The Flintstones until 1981, Top Cat, The Jetsons, Jonny Quest, Superfriends, Josie and the Pussycats, The Smurfs, and The New Scooby-Doo Movies and all its spinoffs until 1986. Beginning in 1960, Curtin also composed many of the stock tunes used as incidental music in the various Hanna-Barbera series, along with the jingle heard underneath Hanna-Barbera's closing logo in 1979. He also composed two of the tunes heard in the background in 1959's Plan 9 from Outer Space, although he was embarrassed by the film's poor quality. The following year, Curtin was the composer for the animated series Q.T.

Saturday-morning cartoon

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Pufnstuf and Sigmund and the Sea Monsters, Hanna-Barbera's The Banana Splits, Stan Burns and Mike Marmer's Lancelot Link, Secret Chimp, ABC's Curiosity Shop (produced by Chuck Jones), Don Kirshner's widely popular The Monkees, and the British-made slapstick comedy Here Come the Double Deckers. With the 1970s came a wave of animated versions of popular live-action prime time series, mainly with the voices of the original casts, including The Brady Bunch (The Brady Kids), Star Trek (Star Trek: The Animated Series), Emergency!

American Broadcasting Company

To catch up, ABC followed up The Flintstones with another animated series from Hanna-Barbera, The Jetsons, which debuted on September 23, 1962, as the first television series to be broadcast in color on the network. On April 1, 1963, ABC debuted the soap opera General Hospital, which would go on to become the television network's long-running entertainment program. That year also saw the premiere of The Fugitive (on September 17), a drama series starring David Janssen, centering on a man on the run after being accused of committing a murder he did not commit.This program, like The Untouchables, went on to become an enormous hit.

Don Messick

His best-remembered vocal creations include Scooby-Doo, Bamm-Bamm Rubble and Hoppy in The Flintstones, Astro in The Jetsons, Muttley in Wacky Races and Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines, Boo-Boo Bear and Ranger Smith in The Yogi Bear Show, Sebastian the Cat in Josie and the Pussycats; Gears, Ratchet, and Scavenger in The Transformers, Papa Smurf and Azrael in The Smurfs, Hamton J. Pig in Tiny Toon Adventures and Dr. Benton Quest in Jonny Quest. Messick was born in Buffalo, New York, the son of Binford Earl Messick, a house painter, and Lena Birch (née Hughes).

Frank Welker filmography

Scooby-Doo - Fred Jones (1969-present, with the exception of A Pup Named Scooby-Doo), Scooby-Doo (2002-present; succeeding Scott Innes and Neil Fanning in 2002). Scooby's All-Star Laff-a-Lympics - Tinker, Yakky Doodle, Magic Rabbit, Sooey Pig, Dynomutt. Scooby-Doo! in Arabian Nights - Additional voices. The Skatebirds - P.O.P.S. ("Mystery Island" segment). T.U.F.F. Puppy - Additional Voices. The Tom and Jerry Comedy Show - Spike, Droopy, Slick Wolf, Barney Bear, Tom, Jerry (every one except Nibbles). Uncle Grandpa - Giant Realistic Flying Tiger. What's New Mr. Magoo? - McBarker. Wolf Rock TV - Bopper. The Wuzzles - Mockingbirddog. The X's - Additional Voices.

List of American television programs by debut date

List of American television programs by date
September 10 – A Pup Named Scooby-Doo. September 10 – Police Academy. September 11 – Fantastic Max. September 17 – Garfield and Friends. September 17 – Hey Vern, It's Ernest!. September 17 – Superman. October 1 – Monsters. October 4 – American Experience. October 4 – High Risk. October 5 – Unsolved Mysteries. October 6 – Dear John. October 8 – Empty Nest. October 10 – War of the Worlds. October 18 – Roseanne. October 21 – Something Is Out There. October 23 – Mission Impossible. October 25 – Midnight Caller. October 26 – Annie McGuire. October 26 – Tattingers. October 26 – The Van Dyke Show. October 27 – Paradise. October 29 – Dirty Dancing. November 2 – Murphy's Law.

Warner Home Video

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Warner Home Video is the home video distribution division of Warner Bros., a subsidiary of WarnerMedia. It was founded in 1978 as WCI Home Video (for Warner Communications, Inc.). The company launched in the United States with twenty films on Betamax and VHS videocassettes in late 1979. The company later expanded its line to include additional titles throughout 1979 and 1980.

Warner Bros. Television

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Warner Bros. Television (WBTV) is the television production arm of Warner Bros. Entertainment, itself part of WarnerMedia. Alongside CBS Television Studios, it serves as a television production arm of The CW (in which WarnerMedia has a 50% ownership stake), though it also produces shows for other networks, such as Shameless on Showtime and Westworld on HBO (though WarnerMedia also owns HBO). As of 2015, it is one of the world's two largest television production companies measured by revenue and library (along with Sony Pictures Television).

List of Hanna-Barbera characters

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;Hong Kong Phooey ;The Huckleberry Hound Show ;I Am Weasel ;The Impossibles ;Jabberjaw ;Jana of the Jungle ;Jeannie ;The Jetsons ;Johnny Bravo ;Jonny Quest ;Josie and the Pussycats ;Loopy De Loop * Loopy De Loop ;Magilla Gorilla ;Moby Dick and Mighty Mightor ;The New Adventures of Captain Planet ;Once Upon a Forest ;Pac-Man ;The Perils of Penelope Pitstop ;The Peter Potamus Show ;Pink Panther and Sons ;The Roman Holidays ;The Ruff and Reddy Show ;Scooby-Doo Mystery Incorporated ;Sealab 2020 ;The Secret Squirrel Show ;Shazzan ;The Skatebirds ;Snorks * List of Snorks characters ;Space Ghost and Dino Boy Note: Space Ghost, Moltar, Brak, and Zorak also appear in the modern Space Ghost Coast to Coast


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From the mid-1960s until 1992, the bulk of NBC's children's programming was composed of mainly animated programming including classic Looney Tunes and Woody Woodpecker shorts; reruns of primetime animated sitcoms such as The Flintstones and The Jetsons; foreign acquisitions like Astro Boy and Kimba the White Lion; animated adaptions of Punky Brewster, ALF and Star Trek as well as animated vehicles for Gary Coleman and Mr. T; live-action programs like The Banana Splits, The Bugaloos and H.R. Pufnstuf; and the original broadcasts of Gumby, The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, Underdog, The Smurfs, Alvin and the Chipmunks and Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears.

Wang Film Productions

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A Pup Named Scooby-Doo (1988–1991). Shirt Tales (uncredited). The Smurfs (Animation production shared with Toei Animation on some episodes during season 6–8). Snorks (1984–1989). The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians (1985). Timeless Tales from Hallmark (direct to video series, 1990). Tom & Jerry Kids (1990–1993). Yo Yogi! (1991–1992). Yogi's Treasure Hunt (1985–1987). What-A-Cartoon (some shorts). Wildfire (1986–1987). Animaniacs (1993–1998). Baby Looney Tunes (2002–2005). Detention. Histeria! (1998–2000). ¡Mucha Lucha!. Ozzy & Drix. Pinky and the Brain (1995–1998). Pinky, Elmyra and the Brain (1998). Taz-Mania.

Peter Cullen

Peter Claver Cullen (born July 28, 1941) is a Canadian voice actor. He is best known as the voice of Optimus Prime in the original 1980s Transformers animated series, and most other incarnations of the character. He has also voiced several other characters, including Eeyore in the Winnie the Pooh franchise, Monterey Jack in Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers, and KARR in Knight Rider. In 2007, Cullen returned to the role of Optimus Prime in various Transformers media, starting with the first live-action film.

Rob Paulsen

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A Pup Named Scooby-Doo – Professor Digby/Were-Doo. Quack Pack – Nigel Nightshade. Random! Cartoons – Solomon Fix, Danny, Tickle Monster, Handycat, Drillbit, and Flavio. Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja – Jacques. The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest – Hadji, Additional Voices. Recess – Additional Voices. Regular Show – Additional Voices. Rick and Morty – Snowball. Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Foot Lieutenant. Road Rovers – Gas Station Attendant. Robot and Monster – Bob, Scale. Rocko's Modern Life – Additional Voices. Rude Dog and the Dweebs – Rude Dog, Additional Voices. Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs – Saber Rider, Jesse Blue. Sabrina: The Animated Series – Uncle Zamboni.

B. J. Ward (actress)

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The Flintstone Kids - Betty Jean Bricker / Mrs. Rockbottom (1986-1988). Foofur (1987). DuckTales - episode - Top Duck - Burnie McQuack / Loopie McQuack (1987). Popeye and Son - Rad (1987). Sky Commanders - Dr. Erica Slade (1987). Superman - Additional Voices (1988). The New Yogi Bear Show - Additional Voices (1988). A Pup Named Scooby-Doo - Mrs. Rogers / Sugie Rogers / Babysitter (1988). The Flintstone Kids' "Just Say No" Special - TV Special - Betty Bricker / Mrs. Gravelson / Female Announcer (1988). The Completely Mental Misadventures of Ed Grimley - Additional Voices (1988). Bugs vs. Daffy: Battle of the Music Video Stars - TV Special - Additional voices (1988).

Allan Lurie

Lurie is best known for his voice-over for Mezmaron in the 1982 cartoon Pac-Man and as Uglor the Alien in Space Stars. His name has constantly been shown in Hanna-Barbera cartoon credits, mostly as an additional voice. He later died on March 10, 2015. * Hollyrock-a-Bye Baby - Additional Voices * A Pup Named Scooby-Doo - Additional Voices. Midnight Patrol: Adventures in the Dream Zone - Additional Voices. Pac-Man - Mezmaron. Pink Panther and Sons - Additional Voices. Space Stars - Uglor. The Adventures of Don Coyote and Sancho Panda - Additional Voices. The Flintstone Kids - Additional Voices. The Jetsons - Additional Voices (1985–1987). The New Yogi Bear Show - Additional Voices.