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1993–2019 1995–1998 2001–2012 2002 2004–2011 2010–present 2012; 2016–2021
1993–2019 1995–1998 2001–2012 2002 2004–2011 2010–present 2012; 2016–2021

1993–2019

Cartoon Network 1992.svg
Designer:  Hatmaker
Primal Screen
DESIGNefx
Typography:  Eagle Bold
Launched:  December 5, 1993

The 1992–2004 Cartoon Network logo as a production logo was first used on The Moxy Pirate Show!, premiered in December 5, 1993.

This logo has many on-screen logo variants throughout its 25-year usage, most notably the Cartoon Cartoons "Ripple" endtag which was used on episodes of Cartoon Network shows, pilots, and films that were produced from October 22, 1999 to November 10, 2016. The said endtag was first used on Johnny Bravo episode "Galaxy Boy / Damien’s Day Out / Noir Johnnyand" and the last Cartoon Network original series to use the Ripple endtag is Ben 10 2016 reboot. The last Cartoon Network movie to use the 1999–2016 Ripple endtag or in general, Cartoon Network Productions logo, however, is Regular Show: The Movie, released in August 14, 2015.

The Ripple endtag itself, one of the commonly used endtag that feature the 1992 Cartoon Network logo, however, has also variants and underwent changes throughout its 18-year usage (October 22, 1999–November 10, 2016; January 21, 2019), such as:

  • Parent company byline was changed from "A Time Warner Company" to "An AOL Time Warner Company" in 2001 due to the AOL and Time Warner (parent company of Turner Broadcasting System with Turner served as parent company of Cartoon Network) merger on the said year. The version with the AOL Time Warner byline was used until 2003. It was then reverted to the 1999 version (where the "A Time Warner Company" byline is again used) in late 2003 because Turner's parent company AOL Time Warner was reverted back to Time Warner on October 16, 2003, with the 1999 version (with Service Mark (SM) symbol and Time Warner byline) continued to be used from late 2003 to late 2014. The 1999 version was used until late 2014 due to the introduction of a version of the Ripple endtag with the Trade Mark (TM) symbol on October 28, 2014.
  • Service Mark (SM) symbol, located at the center-right of 1992–2004 CN logo, was changed to Trade Mark (TM) symbol in late 2014. The version with the Trade Mark symbol was used in the last two years of usage of the Ripple endtag (October 28, 2014–November 10, 2016) starting with Over the Garden Wall and last used on Ben 10 2016 reboot, with this version of the Ripple endtag was also used on January 21, 2019 due to the credits error on Cartoon Network airing of Steven Universe episode "Change Your Mind".
  • On DreamWorks Dragons, the endtag uses the music from the credits and inverted version of the 1992 CN logo, has a map background, parent company byline and Service Mark symbol are in black text, and circles do not appear behind the logo.

In terms of years of production of a particular show, the 1992–2004 Cartoon Network as the production logo is last used on Roll No. 21 in 2018. Strangely in January 21, 2019, the 1999–2016 Ripple endtag appeared on Cartoon Network airing of the Steven Universe episode "Change Your Mind", despite the fact that the "Exploding Blocks" endtag is now being used during that time (this is because it used the credits for "We Need to Talk" episode (which was produced in 2015 according to the credits) instead of the credits for "Change Your Mind").

This is the longest Cartoon Network Productions logo to be used, having used for 25 years, from its debut on The Moxy Pirate Show! in December 1993 to the credits error of Cartoon Network airing of Steven Universe episode "Change Your Mind" in January 2019. It is also the only CNP logo to encompass all three logos of Cartoon Network, which makes it one of the circumstances where the 1992–2004 CN logo is still used even after the network changed its logo in June 14, 2004 and May 29, 2010, the other being on merchandising products until 2017 (where since 2017 the 1992 logo is now replaced with the 2010 version of the Checkerboard logo) and at the bottom of Cartoon Network's website.

1995–1998

Cartoon Network Productions Logo 1995.svg
Designer:  Hatmaker
Typography:  Zurich Std Bold Condensed
Eagle Bold
Launched:  September 10, 1995

The logo with the word "Productions" above the 1992–2004 Cartoon Network logo was used on Space Ghost: Coast to Coast and Cartoon Planet.

Trivia

  • This is the only logo that has the word "Productions". The rest of the logos from other shows, however, simply use Cartoon Network's 1992–2004, 2004–2010 and 2010–present logos and the 2010 version of the Checkerboard logo as the network's 1993–2019, 2004–2011, 2010–present and 2012; 2016–2021 production logo, respectively.

2001–2012

Cartoon Network Skull Logo.svg
Designer:  Hatmaker
Corey McPherson Nash
Linda Simensky
Typography:  Eagle Bold
Launched:  May 7, 2001

The skull with the 1992–2004 Cartoon Network logo as its teeth was used on Adult Swim shows that were produced from 2001 to 2012.

2002

Cartoon Network Youri.png

The text only logo, which reads "A cartoon Network Production" was only used on the French animated series Youri the Spaceman (also known as Youri Networski), which aired on Cartoon Network France in 2002.

2004–2011

Cartoon Network 2004.svg
Designer:  Animal Logic
Typography:  Eagle Bold (modified)
Launched:  November 19, 2004

The 2004–2010 Cartoon Network logo as a production logo was first used on Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi. It is mostly used on shows produced or distributed outside the United States, with a few on shows distributed within the US.

2010–present

Cartoon Network 2010.svg
Designer:  Brand New School
Typography:  Gotham Ultra (modified)
Launched:  September 6, 2010

The 2010 Cartoon Network logo as a production logo was first used at the end credits of Mad. Like with the previous 2004–2011 logo, it is mostly used on shows produced or distributed outside the United States, with a few on shows distributed within the US. This logo started to be used as the network's production logo on the same date as the debut of the 2010–2015 Cartoon Network Studios logo (September 6, 2010).

2012; 2016–2021

Cartoon Network 2010 Extended.svg
Designer:  Brand New School
Typography:  Gotham Ultra (modified)
Launched:  November 2, 2012 (international)
November 10, 2016 (United States and Exploding Blocks endtag)

The 2010 version of the Cartoon Network checkerboard logo as a production logo was first used on an Indian animated film Sons of Ram, released on November 2, 2012.

Four years later, it was used on the 2016 Exploding Blocks endtag which replaced the 1999–2016 Cartoon Cartoons "Ripple" endtag and is used on episodes of Cartoon Network shows, pilots, and films that were produced and distributed from November 10, 2016 to April 9, 2021. Unlike its predecessor "Ripple" endtag, the Exploding Blocks endtag does not have a parent company byline below the logo. It made its debut on a Regular Show episode The Key to the Universe and last used on Elliott from Earth which produced from September 2018 to 2020 and premiered in the United Kingdom on March 6, 2021 and in the United States on March 29, 2021.

Since April 2019, the 2016 Exploding Blocks endtag is no longer used on episodes of Cartoon Network original series, pilots, and films that were produced, released, and distributed in the United States due to the dissolution of Turner Broadcasting System on March 4, 2019 which removed all references to Turner Broadcasting and also resulted on the transfer of Cartoon Network's parent company from Turner to Warner Bros. (with the last CN original series to use the said endtag is Victor and Valentino and the first CN original series to not use the Exploding Blocks endtag is Mao Mao: Heroes of Pure Heart, while the first CN movie not to use the CNP logo is Steven Universe: The Movie). As a result, only the Cartoon Network Studios logo is shown after the credits of a show or movie thus they simply end with the said logo.

After the airing of Elliott from Earth's 16th episode on April 9, 2021 where the 2016 Exploding Blocks endtag and overall the 2010 version of the Cartoon Network checkerboard logo as a production logo is last used, the 2010 Cartoon Network logo as a production logo that was first used on September 6, 2010 is now only used since April 9, 2021.

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