Cartoon Network shutting down
The news of mergers within Warner Bros. Television Group following the merger, as well as many layoffs from the Cartoon Network crew, has left fans worried about the popular animation studio’s future.
- Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Network Studios are in the process of merging.
- The news of layoffs at Cartoon Network studios upset viewers.
- People rushed to Twitter with the hashtag #RIPCartoonNetwork.
Warner Bros. has laid off 82 employees in various divisions such as animation, screenplay, and so on. The merger of Cartoon Network Studio and Warner Bros. was recently announced by the company.
Warner Bros. Discovered and denied the shutdown of Cartoon Network Studios, calling the claims false. The business also stated that Cartoon Network will continue to be offered despite employee layoffs.
Warner Bros. laid off around 82 people working in various domains such as animation, and scripted and unscripted divisions in a recent memo. It comes after the business revealed plans to combine Cartoon Network Studio and Warner Bros. Channel into a single organization under the Warner Bros. brand.
According to media sources, Warner Bros. Television is looking for new employees and hopes to reorganize its business model.
Cartoon Network Studios’ most recent round of changes coincides with some of their animated series being less accessible to viewers. Furthermore, Cartoon Network ratings have been declining for some time; according to Nielsen statistics, viewership will be down by 26% in 2021.
Netizens React with Emotional Memes
Cartoon Network Studios is being shut down after 30 years and will be merged with Warner Bros‼️😔 pic.twitter.com/TBCjfXSjmH
— RapTV (@Rap) October 13, 2022
RIP Cartoon Network (1992-2022) 💔 pic.twitter.com/LVXDBtRedD
— moc 🏜 (@manofculturez) October 12, 2022
Thanks cartoon network for making my childhood awesome. pic.twitter.com/QEAuLqJY4p
— Anchit Bose (@AnchitBose) October 14, 2022
It’s an end of an era. End of our old childhood days.
Don’t know why but this makes me little emotional 🥲
Thank you Cartoon Network for bringing smiles and joy back in the days 🙌🏻
Thank you for memories. RIP Bro pic.twitter.com/U6UuNGYP1t
— Yashraj (@yashhitange) October 14, 2022
so cartoon network gon be gone just like that? pic.twitter.com/iMaQH6vn1R
— klaus. (@klaus38003713) October 14, 2022
Thank you for all those memories 🥲 Tom & Jerry , Scooby do, Popeye, powerpuf girls , courage, looney toones and many more❤️
Now I am really getting aged feel🤧#CartoonNetwork
— Loner (@Memorieslives) October 14, 2022
— தமிழ்Velan (@Thamizh_Velan) October 14, 2022
End of an Era, RIP Cartoon Network 😢 pic.twitter.com/JumJJHrXoo
— All Things DC MD VA (@TheDMVDaily) October 14, 2022
It was always Cartoon Network over Disney and Nickelodeon for me 🏾
— Modern Day Esther 👑 (@ModernEsther_) October 14, 2022