Did you know it was out? I sure didn’t! link
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I was curious about why Freakazoid (and Animaniacs and Tiny Toon Adventures) were ever canceled in the first place — they were all critically acclaimed shows, and Animaniacs and Tiny Toons had very strong ratings, so what was the problem? It didn’t say about Tiny Toons, but despite Animaniacs’ being the second-highest rated kids show on TV, the WB Network axed it because it wasn’t bringing in their target demographic of little kids — then, after juggling around Freakazoid from timeslot to timeslot, they canceled it for the same reason.
I know network execs aren’t known for their brains, but canceling a popular show (then undermining another show by the same people) because it appeals to an audience with higher disposable incomes than your intended target audience is pretty amazingly stupid. Of course, Fox did the same thing with The Tick…
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