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Cartoon Network November 2020 Ratings Report

The big event of November was the (almost) end of Thundercats Roar. We also got the TV premiers of Teen Titans Go! to the Movies and LEGO DC Shazam: Magic and Monsters. The Amazing World of Gumball aired more episodes of the Gumball Chronicles, Teen Titans Go! and Total Dramarama aired as well, and Bakugan: …

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How Steven Universe’s Endings Succeeded Against the Odds

Despite the freedom of animation, cartoons are limited by their medium, and the circumstances they’re created under. Some fans consider Steven Universe to have ended too early, and to be missing too many uncompleted ideas.

David remembers their experiences with cartoons that ended too early, and how Steven Universe flexed its creative muscles to create …

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What’s Your Glitch, Mitch? The Meanest Character in Glitch Techs

Mitch Williams has quite the arc from the start of Glitch Techs to the end of its second season: starting as a character willing to use mind wiping for just about anything, he becomes someone who seems like he might actually be willing to work with others. Hey, for Mitch, that’s a big deal.

But …

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Why You Forgave Lapis Lazuli After One Episode of Steven Universe

There’s a lot of talk about villains being redeemed in Steven Universe, but one character left off of those lists is Lapis Lazuli. It’s not hard to understand why: everyone loves Lapis! But if you sit back and watch Ocean Gem, you realize that Lapis did some bad stuff. Why was she forgiven right away?

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Cartoon Network October 2020 Ratings Report

The month of October saw Cartoon Network release a lot of bombs: Teen Titans Go, Apple and Onion, Craig of the Creek, and Total Dramarama all got a week of new episodes, and Victor and Valentino got four!

We also saw the premier of Ben 10 vs the Universe, the Night of the Harbinger movie …

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Enid and Her Family: The Spookiest Characters in OK KO

There’s only one family in OK KO spooky enough for Halloween, and that’s Enid’s family. Wilhamena, Bernard, Enid, Boris, and Icky live together in the spookiest house on the block, and since they boast a vampire, a werewolf, a witch, a frankenstein monster, and a headless horseman to be, there’s no one who can take …

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Stacks: More Than Just Craig of the Creek’s Librarian

While Craig of the Creek is an outdoor series, it still makes time for indoor kids like Stacks. Except… Stacks isn’t just an indoor kid, is she? Sure, her initial episodes focus on what she can do inside a library, but later episodes of Craig of the Creek see her venture out into the creek …

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Mao Mao and Badgerclops: Legendary Heroes

Mao Mao and Badgerclops have their silly moments. If you look at what they’re capable of, however, you’d see that if they didn’t let themselves become complacent they’d breeze through most foes in the show. Mao Mao: Heroes of Pure Heart just hasn’t thrown anything at our heroes that they couldn’t handle if they just …

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Redeeming the Irredeemable: Infinity Train and Steven Universe

With the release of book three Infinity Train has finally reformed its first villain. It’s a great milestone, but Steven Universe has been reforming villains for a long time. The greatest redemption in all of Steven Universe is undoubtedly the Diamonds, especially Blue and Yellow.

So, let’s compare them to Grace, Infinity Train’s offering. It …

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Cartoon Network September 2020 Ratings Report

Cartoon Network premiered new episodes for five shows in September, as well as the We Bare Bears movie. Ratings were… Not good. The movie got 458k viewers, Total Dramarama got 278k, Ben 10 got 203k, Ninjago got 181k, DC Super Hero Girls got 141k, and Bakugan got 139k.

Here’s to hoping that ratings pick up …

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