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superdude

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Mar 6, 2016
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abc- something's happening
8:00 the care bears
8:30 my pet monster
9:00 little clowns of happytown
9:30 little wizards
10:00 pound puppies
10:30 real ghostbusters
11:00 flintstone kids
11:30 bugs bunny & tweety
12:00 animal crack-ups
12:30 abc weekend special

cbs- cbs spirit, oh yes!
8:00 hello kitty
8:30 muppet babies
10:00 pee-wee's playhouse
10:30 mighty mouse the new adventures
11:00 popeye and son
11:30 teen wolf
12:00 cbs storybreak
12:30 kidd video

nbc- come home
8:00 gummi bears
8:30 smurfs
10:00 fraggle rock the animated series
10:30 alvin and the chipmunks
11:00 alf
11:30 new archies
12:00 foofur
12:30 i'm telling

cbs was back in gear this year and abc was garbage with their forgettable trio from 8:30-10.
for me...
8:00 hello kitty
8:30 muppet babies (back and forth with smurfs)
10:00 pound puppies/pee-wee's playhouse
10:30 mighty mouse/alvin and the chipmunks
11;00 popeye and son (alf cartoon was good too)
11:30 bugs and tweety
12:00 cbs storybreak
12:30 kidd video

my abc lineup would've been...
8:00 care bears family (or something new)
8:30 pound puppies
9:30 my pet monster (transition from the cute cartoons earlier in the morning to ghostbusters)
10:00 the real ghostbusters (still a hot property)
11:00 bugs bunny and tweety (should've been used to plug up at least an hour if not more, ala the cbs days)
12:00 flintstone kids
12:30 abc weekend special
 

TnAdct1

Ravioli, Ravioli
Aug 3, 2002
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cbs was back in gear this year and abc was garbage with their forgettable trio from 8:30-10.
Agreed. While the only new show that season to remain on for another year was Mighty Mouse, CBS was pretty much the channel that I watched in the 1987-1988 (especially when ABC made the dumb decision to drop the Care Bears Family mid-season).
 

Zorak Masaki

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May 6, 2002
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Aside from The Real Ghostbusters, Alf, New Archies, and occasionally Foofur. I mainly just watched CBS this season. Also noticed that with the possible exceptions of Mighty Mouse and Ghostbusters, there were no action cartoons on any of the three networks this season. Also, were the Kidd Video reruns on CBS the syndicated versions that cut out the music videos and licensed music, or were they the original versions that originally aired on NBC?
 
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superdude

king of cool
Mar 6, 2016
61
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CBS slogan for this year was What A Party. All new bumpers with kids running the control booth.

ABC started the iconic stop-motion 'brick wall' bumpers.

NBC had super lame bumpers with NBC stars hosting. Terrible.
 

superdude

king of cool
Mar 6, 2016
61
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Aside from The Real Ghostbusters, Alf, New Archies, and occasionally Foofur. I mainly just watched CBS this season. Also noticed that with the possible exceptions of Mighty Mouse and Ghostbusters, there were no action cartoons on any of the three networks this season. Also, were the Kidd Video reruns on CBS the syndicated versions that cut out the music videos and licensed music, or were they the original versions that originally aired on NBC?
I recall them being the same versions that aired on NBC.