Cartoons like Casper the Friendly Ghost, Scooby Doo, and The Smurfs will always be around, but their Saturday morning time slots will not. The CW was the last broadcast television network to cut Saturday morning cartoons from their morning lineup. This hour, we're talking about the history of Saturday morning cartoons and how kids these days are getting their cartoon fix.
Chris Hamel, president and programmer of the Gateway Film Center
Jerry Beck, animation historian, author, and editor of Cartoon Research
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television & Popular Culture at Syracuse University