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“We’re not going anywhere”: Cartoon Network Comes Back From the Dead, Reveals It Was All a Misunderstanding After Breaking Millions of Hearts

Cartoon Network says "y'all we're not dead"

We all remember Cartoon Network. For a child of the 90s, Cartoon Network is more than just a television channel. It has been a critical part of our childhood, from watching Ben 10 to Dragon Ball Z or Tom & Jerry to Courage the Cowardly Dog. It has been a childhood memory that we all cherish. However, What If I tell you that this channel is about to see its end in the coming days?

Cartoon Network Studios
Cartoon Network Studios

The union of Warner Bros. with Discovery to establish Warner Bros. Discovery has sparked much debate and controversy in recent months. Rumors of the Cartoon Network channel closing down have been circulating on social media for some time now, following the channel’s merger with Warner Bros Animation.

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The rumors regarding Cartoon Network’s shutdown. How did it start?

Warner Bros. fired off approximately 82 employees working in several domains such as animation, scripted, and unscripted divisions in a recent memo. It comes after the business announced plans to combine Cartoon Network Studio and Warner Bros. Channel into a single entity under the Warner Bros. brand.

Dragon Ball Super on Cartoon Network
Dragon Ball Super on Cartoon Network

According to media sources, Warner Bros. Television is looking for new employees and hopes to reorganize its business strategy. Cartoon Network Studios‘ most recent round of changes correlates with some of their animated features becoming less accessible to viewers. Furthermore, Cartoon Network ratings have been dropping for some time.

Fans of the original programs were not pleased with this revelation. This is how Twitter users express their nostalgia for Cartoon Network.

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It should be stated that many are debating whether this merger is beneficial, with some anticipating that it will affect Cartoon Network in the long run. Notably, a Twitter user called it an “ominous portent for the future of original, new Cartoon Network animation.” On top of that, Brian Miller, former general manager of Cartoon Network Studios, shared a statement with the phrase “RIP CNS.”

Cartoon Network speaks about the Merger and its shutdown

Meanwhile, in response to the fans’ farewell wishes, the channel resorted to Twitter to clarify several points. They stated, “Y’all we’re not dead, we’re just turning 30. To our fans: We’re not going anywhere. We have been and will always be your home for beloved, innovative cartoons. More to come soon!”

Cartoon Network merged with Warner Bros. Animation
Cartoon Network merged with Warner Bros. Animation

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Cartoon Network is not currently shutting down. This rumor appears to have originated on a Fan page that has now been removed by the Fandom wiki’s moderators. The brand, studio, and channel will all remain. This change occurs behind the scenes and does not affect the programming or branding that viewers now see on the screen.

Cartoon Network recently completed its 30 years on 1st October giving us quality content and nostalgic memories for 3 long decades.

Source: Twitter

 

Written by Rishav Deb Roy

Rishav Deb Roy is currently pursuing his graduate degree in Cost and Management Accounts from Chandigarh University and he is also a budding Chartered Accountant aspirant. He has always been passionate about writing and has been honing his skills since a very early age. He uses his writing skills to help businesses create compelling content that engages and informs their audiences. Rishav says he has a passion to research on many things, especially anything related to pop culture. He’s been following them since a very early age and is eager to work on them. Currently, he is working as a Content Writer at Fandomwire.