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'Young Justice' and 'Green Lantern' Cancelled by Cartoon Network?

Say it ain't so!

Many of us saw this coming, but that doesn't make this any less heartbreaking! Cartoon Network's latest press release lists new and returning shows and unfortunately fan favorites Young Justice and Green Lantern aren't on it! First the unexplained delay, now this? I'll let that sink in and give you a moment or two to vent.

Despite being widely loved by comic fans, the two animated shows didn't appear on the list. Instead, Teen Titans Go! and Beware the Batman made the cut.

This is very disappointing news, especially after Green Lantern shocked us with such a powerful episode ("Loss"). Viners, this is where I usually ask you to sound off, but I think a moment of silence is more appropriate.

Source: Deadline, Bleeding Cool

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Posted by Kavahaden

I SO DISAPPROVE OF THIS

Posted by ZacCooper

I'm honestly shocked by the fact an amazing show such as Young Justice got passed over a shows like Beware The Batman and Teen Titans GO!, I mean does anyone even watch Teen Titans anymore, it wasn't exactly amazing when it was originally on.

Posted by The Umbra Sorcerer

@MatKrenz: Public forum, can post what I want regardless of whether you like it or not. Now don't get me wrong if you like YJ great I mean it's just down to taste. I personally didn't like it so I felt the need to show how I felt about it's cancellation just like everyone else did.

Posted by srk12

I'm assuming they will at least finish up all the season 2 episodes. I'm sad but not at all surprised. The tie in comics and the toy lines getting cancelled was a strong warning and no cartoon can withstand the crazy hiatus'. I don't know what the ratings of this show are like currently but I'm sure the show lost some of its younger audience when with the hiatus. That coupled with the fact that the focus shifted from the more well known and popular characters to the more obscure characters, and that the writing has been a bit inconsistent this season, would have lead to a drop in the ratings. I'm honestly more sad about Green Lantern because at least YJ got to 46 episodes which is more than most cartoons get.

Edited by MatKrenz

@The Umbra Sorcerer: Then do it in a way that doesn't make you look like an asshole.

Posted by Nerd Of A Hero

What? Both Young Justice and Green Lantern gets Cancelled? Man o' Man, THIS SUCKS DONKEY-KONG BALLS!!!

Posted by laflux

I don't mean to sound like a hard-a$$ but Cartoon Network is not going to bring back these shows because of a petition. They are gone, Cartoon Network are goons and I'm very sad.

Meanwhile Ultimate Spider-Man continues to break the fourth wall while riding his Spider-Cycle all the way into season two, with a third season planned. And guess what, Luke Cage has even got a Power Bike!!!!!!!!

In truth its not bad at all, and been relatively impressed with season two thus far.

@k4tzm4n

The news is certainly very sad, but did you really expect viners to react with quiet reflection? Such news only creates a shark- like feeding frenzy which can only be exceeded when ComicVine releases news of Liefeld doing, well anything.

Posted by mistrx75

Aw man. I just got into these shows, too. I love them both. And "Loss" was such a good, sad episode. Now I'm even more depressed. Well, at least these seasons will get to complete their storylines.

Posted by The Umbra Sorcerer

@MatKrenz: That is how I feel about it truthfully, In my mind there's not much point in trying to cover it up for the sake of someone else I mean it's only a tv show but seeing as you do enjoy it I will say sorry for some way insulting a past time you enjoy but Im not really gonna try and change my reaction to suit someone else's opinion.

Posted by bladewolf

This better be a hoax...it better! (clenches fists)

Posted by Sniper_King

I hate Cartoon Network now

I don't want chibi Titans or CGI Batman, I want Young Justice and CGI GL.

Posted by k4tzm4n
@laflux: Of course not. 
Posted by Mbecks14

@Vincie_Pooh said:

We got 7 eps to go, I love season 1 and I was so ready for season 2. I wanted to see at least StarFire, Cyborg, Raven, Rose,Kyle Rayner, and a whole lot other... Booster Gold!

When the showed up Red Arrow was the mole and wasn't even real, I was like DAM! Seriously The real Roy Haper was bad ass as Arsenal. They also have Tim Drake Robin! The best Robin ever! (I don't care about new 52 turn around Tim Darke.)

Plus out of a lot of the characters, Aqualad is my favorite one.

I can always trust Greg Weisman, one of my favorite's. Greg Weisma

ALL of this! Plus I wanted Tim, Conner, Cassie, and Bart to team up and have an episode to themselves!

Posted by GodDamnIronMan

WTH?! I just started to get into YJ and now they cancelled it?! CN sucks!

Edited by Darkmount1

Following up my previous comment:

It's time we had a COUP D'état against the studio heads! VIVA LA REVOLUCION!!!! Who's with me? Grab all manner of angry mob supplies--torches, pitchforks, attack dogs--and follow me!

Posted by Webjaker

WHY!?

Why would you take a show that EVERYONE loves and replace it with two shows that are crappy knock-offs of shows that never should have been cancelled.

We have Beware the Batman - That looks terrible and is NO Batman the Animated Series

and then Teen Titans as Chibi Babies - if you have the same cast and production team.... just bring back the Teen Titans, the regular teen titans, just start a new season...

?????????????????

Posted by lorex

Could never really get into the CG Green Lantern but I really liked Young Justice. From everything I have scene Younf Justice was well recieved by fans and I just wonder why DC has its head so far up its ass reguarding this show. I hope its not because the characters do not match their NEW 52 vision and thats why its being canceled or worse they want to but their money into a new Batman cartoon because marketing says it will be more successful. I do think this is a DC decision not a CN one.

Posted by laflux

@k4tzm4n said:

@laflux: Of course not.

Oh, good then ;)

Posted by LeaderVladimir

I HATE YOU, CARTOON NETWORK! *gets pistol and shoots CN president in the groin*

Posted by mk111

Cartoon Network, why?

Posted by SuperJedi17

https://www.change.org/petitions/cartoon-network-continue-young-justice#share

I Signed myself up on the petition.And it's your right.NAY! IT'S YOUR DUTY TO SIGN THE PETITION! Let's keep this show alive Guy/Gals!

Posted by mtrakos

SOB!

Posted by doomsilver

NO!NO!NO!NO!NO!NO! THEY CAN'T DO THIS!

Posted by Herx

Dear assholes Cartoon Network

I would like to fucking kick your ass from here to sunday make a formal complaint about your DUMBASS idiotic choice of cancelling two of the best shows you've had in a while, dicks . You cancel these shows after placing them at a godawful inapropriate time slot of 9am on a Saturday morning rather than a later slot at another day which would have deffinatly garnered these shows the views that they deserved. You then proceed to make HUGE dicks of yourselfs a cancellation choice after it was you yourselves who hindered the progress and success of these shows by making that fucking stupid hiatus placing them both on hiatus for a long period of time, then ponder as to why they are not getting the necessary views. You then go on to replace them with 2 new shows, a fucking chibified spoof spin-off of a show that you once showed (with more than 2 seasons may i add) which ended many years ago with a satisfying conclusion and a new batman program which has yet to be shown. Yet rather than intergrate these 2 shows into the time slot with the other 2 shows you've up and cancelled them, talk about a dumb buissness decicion if both these new 2 shows tank. which may result in viewing poles which you might not enjoy. Many fans of these characters of the coloured pages, young and old, new and not so new, have suffered from the unjust cancellation of many comic adaptions to the mini screen in recent years and if there is one thing that you should know about our lot it's that we are loud. we are vocal and we know where the cartoon network stall is in conventions.

Yourse trully

A declaration of war from a comic fan

P.S. If this was also about toy sales then you just lost the game. multiple action figures and playsets with multiple characters and villains from all across the DCU all lost for chibi titans and a limited batman set (and if yee havent noticed batman toys aren't that uncommon).

Posted by mk111

@Herx:

I love this post.

Posted by Agent9149

-_- green lantern was so good. I was waiting for sinestro to get a yellow ring

Posted by thveej

WHYYYYYYYYYYYY?  JUST TAKE MY MONEY AND MAKE MORE............ cry, cry, cry.... :(

Posted by mk111

@Agent9149:

Oh gosh, you're right! The show might not get that far!

Posted by The Poet

hmm... peculiar...

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Posted by notoriousmistersims

so are they goin to play the last of the seasons of each or they getting cut straight away?

Posted by ssejllenrad

@Herx said:

Dear assholes Cartoon Network

I would like to fucking kick your ass from here to sunday make a formal complaint about your DUMBASS idiotic choice of cancelling two of the best shows you've had in a while, dicks . You cancel these shows after placing them at a godawful inapropriate time slot of 9am on a Saturday morning rather than a later slot at another day which would have deffinatly garnered these shows the views that they deserved. You then proceed to make HUGE dicks of yourselfs a cancellation choice after it was you yourselves who hindered the progress and success of these shows by making that fucking stupid hiatus placing them both on hiatus for a long period of time, then ponder as to why they are not getting the necessary views. You then go on to replace them with 2 new shows, a fucking chibified spoof spin-off of a show that you once showed (with more than 2 seasons may i add) which ended many years ago with a satisfying conclusion and a new batman program which has yet to be shown. Yet rather than intergrate these 2 shows into the time slot with the other 2 shows you've up and cancelled them, talk about a dumb buissness decicion if both these new 2 shows tank. which may result in viewing poles which you might not enjoy. Many fans of these characters of the coloured pages, young and old, new and not so new, have suffered from the unjust cancellation of many comic adaptions to the mini screen in recent years and if there is one thing that you should know about our lot it's that we are loud. we are vocal and we know where the cartoon network stall is in conventions.

Yourse trully

A declaration of war from a comic fan

P.S. If this was also about toy sales then you just lost the game. multiple action figures and playsets with multiple characters and villains from all across the DCU all lost for chibi titans and a limited batman set (and if yee havent noticed batman toys aren't that uncommon).

Send this to them please!

Posted by darkman97

i've been reading these post for the last 20 min. the more i read the more new post pop up. never made it to the end. but if this is true, how many are with me on banning CN from their household? petitions are nice to sign, but to get results, you have to hit them in their pockets. low ratings will do this.

i am in my early 30's and i don't watch many cartoon shows, but i love the ones that take me back to my childhood. gets me away from the hussle and bussle of adult life. the He-Man, Wolverine and the X-Men, Spectacular Spiderman and this YJ all did this. if this is true, all i have left is Transformers Prime. i will watch YJ until it's cancelled then no more CN in my home.

join me in this

Posted by RedOwl_1

........... Aw God, I remember when I thought Aqualad killed Artemis, so I threw all the insulting words I knew at my screen (I'm biligual so they're plenty) now this is ten times worse....

Posted by TheBlueWarden

They Dont Understand They Had Gold With Both Shows and now there going for Bronze bs sad

Posted by Emperormeister734

WHY SERIOUSLY WHY WOULD THEY DO THAT NOW WHAT AM I GONNA GET FOR EARLY SATURDAY FOR, WHAT IDIOT WOULD DO THAT.

Posted by Ms. Omega

F You Cartoon Network I am done.......

Edited by Emperormeister734

Someone start petition on change.org, we can save these shows

Posted by frozenedge

Who the hell is running Cartoon Network these days? A guy in orange and green speedos could run the company better than this. First Thundercats has disappeared now Green Lantern (which was really starting to hit it's stride) and Young Justice as well? They most really want us to switch over to watching the new Avengers show and Spiderman on Disney XD. If they didn't have three other shows and Adult Swim I wouldn't be watching CN at all these days

Posted by TenEyedMen

@sweatboy said:

Rhas Al Ghul took the Match clone, sort of hinting at a fight between Match and SB,

That story is actually in the comic book tie-in.

Though it may be in the show itself as well.

Posted by Black_Claw

Well looks like Cartoon Network is starting to dig it's grave yet again. Hopefully Young Justice will get moved to the hub, but it's unlikely.

Posted by dngn4774

@SuperJedi17 said:

https://www.change.org/petitions/cartoon-network-continue-young-justice#share

I Signed myself up on the petition.And it's your right.NAY! IT'S YOUR DUTY TO SIGN THE PETITION! Let's keep this show alive Guy/Gals!

If the last petition to end the show's hiatus was ignored (a petition that had 15,000 sigs btw), what makes you think that CN won't just ignore this one as well?

Posted by Nightwing28710

The best shows get cancelled.

Posted by ComicCrazy

Oh come on...Young Justice was one of my favourite shows of all time and Green Lantern was getting there.....FAAAAAAAAAR OUUUUUUUUUT

Posted by Bestostero

i could care less about the CG Green Lantern show, but I am sad about Young Justice, I cant say Im surprised though, im pretty sure it was hinted a while back that this would be the last season.

Posted by PrinceIMC

Maybe maybe maybe Young Justice is just going on hiatus again so it's not coming back as soon as those others.....I'm crossing my fingers.

Posted by Mia26

This sucks such great shows .... awawawaw ...... well given that Cartoon network changed the date it aired from friday to saturday and changed it's time slot about 3 times am not sure how they expected children to keep up with the show, even I had trouble keeping up and the only reason my younger siblings kept up was because I made sure they knew. So in behalf of me and my younger siblings F#%$ you Cartoon Network.

Posted by kid Apollo

this is BULLSh*T

Posted by desmond006

I liked YJ, wasn't great but it was cool. I didn't like GL.

Posted by xtremekidx

WTH is wrong with CN?

i just hope they get the show back on some other channel :(

Posted by comicace3

No how is this possible...

I bet the batman show won't last a season because CN is A JOYKILL... OR KILLJOY