Cartoon Network Pre-Empts DC Nation Programming Block For Remainder Of October 2012

According to scheduling details released by Cartoon Network, the DC Nation programming block will be pre-empted for the remainder of October 2012 starting today. New episodes of Young Justice and Green Lantern: The Animated Series, along with new animated short-form content, was originally scheduled to air during the DC Nation block this morning at 10:00am (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network, but was replaced at the last minute with other programming. The Fall 2012 season of the block – which included new episodes of Green Lantern: The Animated Series, Young Justice, and new animated shorts – started up back up just two weeks ago after a summer hiatus. Representatives for Cartoon Network have yet to return any inquiries.

The schedule changes were quietly revealed late last night – Friday, October 12th, 2012 – through a programming update on the official Cartoon Network website. Promotions advertising new DC Nation content slated to air this weekend released earlier in the week were also removed. Reaction to this sudden schedule change has been uniformly negative across various social media platforms.

Cartoon Network previously announced an entire month of new DC Nation programming for October 2012, with new content slated to run straight through to December 2012 before taking a winter hiatus and then returning again with new content come March 2013. This last-minute schedule change now throws the originally scheduled plans off-track. The DC Nation programming block will be replaced with back-to-back episodes of DreamWorks’ Dragons: Riders of Berk for the remainder of October. Please note schedule details are subject to change without notice, so stay tuned for any further possible changes.

DC Nation – including both Young Justice and Green Lantern: The Animated Series – remain off the Cartoon Network schedule for the time being, though could possibly turn up in an as-of-yet unannounced new timeslot. When the DC Nation block was originally announced in 2011, Cartoon Network confirmed a three-year commitment to the programming initiative.

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      C

      I think you mean it’s not crash.

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    JADA

    I wait for this EVERY SATURDAY FAITHFULLY!! We’ve been MODED!! Not crash CN NOT CRASH!! I can’t believe they would do this!!

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    Robin

    Not feeling the aster CN. Not at all. Totally not feeling this.
    YOU HAVE MADE THE ENTIRE FANDOM DISTRAUGHT. HEAVY ON THE DIS.

    you can not leave us with a Wally/Dick fight.

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    Juan A Montoya

    WHAT THE HECK IS WITH THIS CRAZY RANDOM CHANGE AT THE LAST MINUTE?!?! Oh come on CN, is this is about the 20th anniversary thing, then there’s no reason to do this change since it’s not supposed to start until right after Young Justice. Not to mention the fact that there were still new episodes of Omniverse and Clone Wars right before DC Nation’s supposed to start. And Rider’s of Berk may be good at times, but not when it blocks my favorite show. We just got out of a hiatus 2 weeks ago, we DON’T NEED ANOTHER ONE!!! Especially when today’s episode was supposed to have a huge impact on the story!

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    Selina Desire

    This is so wrong. This replacement show may be great but since they replaced my two favorites with it, I erased it from my dvr without even watching it. It is SAD that Cartoon Network can mess up Saturday Morning cartoons so badly.

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    bobob

    This is [inappropriate content removed]!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    tara

    askfjalsfkjakslfjaskljaslkjasl
    This is like the one thing I look forward to on weekends…

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    Me

    One thing’s off about this news. Scratch off Green Lantern. We really don’t mind.

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      mana

      :/

      A lot of people including me mind.

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    come on

    I love Riders and DC Nation equally… But this is just disrespectful to DC Nation fans. At least WARN us, will ya?

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    originalfan

    I saw this if CN wants to cancel the DC nation why not just not watch the channel period. DC nation is the only show I pay attention to on that channel (sometimes Ben and pokemon)

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      originalfan

      Say this not saw, sorry

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    Odd228

    Wow thats crazy they could at least post green lantern and young justice online

    Cartoon network gets Five fingaz to the face

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    Jsin

    I haven’t seen one single positive comment regarding this last minute BS change. I myself absolutely cannot believe this “last minute” change was even considered… I mean what the hell were they thinking? I R SO ANGRY! CN WHY DID YOU DO THIS TO US?!?!

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      Phillip Johnson

      Im waiting for the whole season of Young Justice: Invasion to be complete so I can watch them all on Dish DVR and They got the dish Schedule wrong and I have to wait for it again.

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    olala

    love you, YJ-fans! The only thing keeping me from killing someone is you guys!

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    Scott

    This is slop. The DVR just provided some crappy cgi dragon show instead of Young Justice. Classic bait & switch.

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    Bob

    @cartoonnetwork says, “Hey #DCNation fans! Have you heard?? DC Nation will return in January with all new episodes!”

    I am very not happy.

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    BigPoeticCanine

    Guys, I really think we should take to Twitter and blow CN’s ear off with complaints. They should know that the fans don’t appreciate what they’re doing with these programs, even though they may or may not have a reasonable explanation. I’m pretty sure there are much more die-hard fans of the show than me and I’m quite distraught by this sudden news. Showing CN how perturbed we are will hopefully make them see that they have some solid franchises that they need to stop screwing around with. Moreover, Greg Weisman deserves a series that lasts longer than two damn seasons. He deserves better.

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    tank

    Seeing as how DC Nation is or rather WAS the only current reason to watch Cartoon Network they need to get their act together and get it back on the air a hell of a lot sooner than January. This is not cool.

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    Odd228

    Everyone the young justice episode that was supose to air and the f
    Green lantern episode is on itunes

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    monitor_ep

    Well lets see I watch on CN:
    Star Wars
    Ben 10
    DC NATION
    Thundercats (well I used to)

    I do not understand why CW doesn’t air them instead of the Japanese programs. Think about what a TRUE DC Nation block would look like:

    7:00am (central)
    Krypto TAS
    Batman TAS

    8:00 am
    Superman TAS
    Static Shock

    9:00am
    Batman Beyond – Zeta Project TAS
    Justice League – JLU

    10:00am
    Green Lantern TAS
    Young Justice TAS

    11:00am
    Teen Titans Go (Teen Titans reruns during Go hiatus)
    Beware the Batman

    12:00pm
    Smallville reruns

    1:00pm
    Arrow repeat

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    Zippo

    I swear CN has been going downhill since like 2005…what happened to original cartoons, like the PP Girls, courage the cowardly dog, KND, etc.? Me personally, I only watch young justice on DC Nation, but i feel like they should make it their first priority! So many people tune in for their shows and shorts on saturday mornings, and as far as YJ goes, we have been through like 3 hiatuses so far and we havent even finished the 2nd season! This is such crap I can’t even properly convey my feelings right now D:

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    Gipdac

    Where can I complain? This is SO frustrating! I want my Young Justice back

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    TIM DRAKE

    THIS IS SO HEINOUS!!!! WE HAVE BEEN SO PATIENT WITH THEM THIS SUMMER, WAITED MONTHS FOR THIS AND THIS IS HOW THEY REPAY US?!!!!!!!! WITH 3 EPISODES!!!!!! I SWEAR TO GOD I’M THINKING OF FRICKIN JUST BOYCOTTING THE WHOLE THING!!!! THIS IS HEINOUS YOU HEAR THAT CARTOON NETWORK HEINOUS!!!!

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