fourth hour is added to Kids’ WB’s saturday morning
schedule and an extra afternoon hour is added, making the network’s
total airtime nine hours per week.
debuts on Kids’ WB, much of the creative team from Batman:TAS
moves to this show. The show’s design is heavily influenced
by classic Fleisher cartoons, and takes place in a more contemporary
setting than Batman: The Animated Series. The series premieres
primetime on The WB in the 90-minute movie “The Last Son
Wayans’ Waynehead debuts on Kids’ WB. The
short lived series tells the story of an inner-city boy with a
Spielberg Presents Pinky and the Brain makes its debut on
The WB primetime.
Rovers, an animated series about crime-fighting dogs, debuts
on Kids’ WB and lasts one season.
becomes more educationally bent to meet FCC requirements. Steven
Spielberg returns from filming Schindler’s List in Europe,
insisting on more celebrities voicing their own cameos or whole
roles. This plan was originally intended as far back as the early
Animaniacs writer's bible, which suggests a lot of cameos which
would have the real voices "with Steven's help." The
appearances begin in 1996 and are most numerous in 1997.
Bros. launches Kids’ WB Music, a joint venture between Warner
Bros. and Kid Rhino. The label develops music products aimed at
children, featuring classic and contemporary Warner Bros. characters.
Pinky and the Brain Christmas wins Primetime Emmy Award for
Outstanding Animated Program.
Spielberg Presents Animaniacs wins Daytime Emmy Award for
Outstanding Animated Children's Program.
Spielberg Presents Animaniacs wins Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding
Achievement in Animation.
Adventures of Batman and Robin wins Daytime Emmy Award for
Outstanding Music Direction and Composition for the episode “A
Bullet for Bullock”.
Duck is released theatically. Directed by Chuck Jones.
Hare to Eternity starring Bugs Bunny, directed by Chuck Jones
premieres theatrically (dedicated to Isadore "Friz"