Cartoon Network On-Air Productions

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Cartoon Network On-Air Productions (formerly Cartoon On-Air) was a on-air division of Cartoon Network, founded in 1995. It creates short-form material, broadcast design packages, advertising, promos, idents and motion graphics for the network. The company quietly went defunct in 2005.

Cartoon On-Air


Logo: On a black background, a cyan line slides in from the left, stopping at the right to form the "CARTOON" word from the 1992-2004 Cartoon Network logo with the "AIR" on it. After that, the white line slides in from the right, the text "stunts packaging advertising short form." typing in underneath the line, and the turquoise ripples from the 1999-2017; 2019 Cartoon Network Productions logo appear.

Technique: 2D computer animation.

Music/Sounds: A sound of a whoosh accompanied by a noise that sounds like ripping throughout, followed by a slide whistle, the sounds of the computer keyboard typing, and a boing with Frank Welker saying "Yeah!".

Availability: Rare. Seen on three DVD volumes of The Best of Cartoon On-Air, which consists of classic CN promos, commentaries and behind the scenes.

Cartoon Network On-Air Productions

(March 23, 2002-June 6, 2003)

Logo: The text reads "This Has Been a Cartoon Network On-Air Production", followed by the Cartoon Network logo from 1992 to 2004 with the website link at the bottom.

Variant: There's at least one variant where both the text and the CN logo with the website link appear.

Technique: None.

Music/Sounds: The end of the special.

Availability: Rare. Seen on the on-air specials The 1st 13th Annual Anvil Awards Show Program Special: Live in Stereo and Cartoon Network's Funniest Bloopers and Other Embarrassing Moments.

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