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Litton drops slots on ABC and CBS, E/I programming to move to an earlier slot

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  1. RandomMe

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    In a move that surprised millions, Litton Entertainment has announced that they were breaking ties with ABC and CBS, and the networks were going to create new programming blocks instead.

    "There are so many cord-cutters that illegally want to watch their shows. If they want to watch them now, they need a cable subscription and all that.", said Dave Morgan, founder of the SC-based producer of E/I programming.

    In order to fulfil the quota, ABC and CBS are forced to shed their Saturday morning editions of their morning shows whilst their E/I programming will be divided over two days - Saturdays and Sundays from 5:30 to 7.

    So far, the ABC has confirmed that a Disney Channel block is underway and will run for five hours. The first two hours of the block are E/I Disney Junior programming, whilst after 9, ABC Kids returns with the freshest, non-E/I Disney programming, finally allowing the full nationwide premieres of shows like Phineas and Ferb, Fish Hooks, Gravity Falls, Dog With a Blog, Shake it Up! and one of those new Marvel shows. CBS has confirmed that they will air Bubble Guppies and Dora and Friends: Into the City to fulfil E/I requirements and will launch a new "TOONSLOT" from 8 to 11. It is speculated that two of the shows are going to be originals.

    NBC decided not to join the game due to the upcoming "The More You Know" block, plus FOX has decied not to jump the flings. The CW is studying a potential CN block (which could possibly include originals), and the block is being tested by KHON's sister CW station, who is testing Clarence overnight.
     
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    Yeah, ABC wanted to have an educational show about bananas later this year, but the plans were shelved.
     
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    The bananas will like that.
     
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    TOONSLOT will have a show about bananas.
     
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    That's nice and all, but what'd be really nice is if they also made a show about... bananas.
     
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    8:00 - BANANAAASSS!!!
    9:00 - an action show
    9:30 - Aquaris Quest
    10:00 - MORE BANANAS BECAUSE THE CROUD WANTED!!!
     
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    Kitschensyngk Worse than one of those little blue crunchy things

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    I'll never understand this planet's infatuation with such juvenile entertainment.
     
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    It's been confirmed: there will be a CN block on The CW.
     
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    Wait this better not be a stupid April fools thing, is it?!
     
  12. jaylop97

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    It was meant to be an April Fool, Litton is still expanding and dominating Saturday Mornings.
     
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    And as of yesterday, none of the April Fool threads were locked, as they normally would be on 4/2.
     
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    Isn't Litton going to take over NBC Kids soon?
     
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    Yes, and this is an April Fools thread that needs to be locked.
     
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