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Warner Bros. Animation is a reincarnation of the animation studio that produced the classic Looney Tunes. Founded in 1980 by Hal Geer, it creates cartoons mainly for television. Their work not only includes new shows for the Looney Tunes characters (Duck Dodgers, The Sylvester & Tweety Mysteries), but also animation featuring the DC Comics characters and Hanna-Barbera properties (since both companies were bought by Warner's; the latter through Turner Entertainment).

Prior to the establishment of Warner Bros. Animation, animated shows by Warner Bros. were distributed instead by WB's own television distribution company Warner Bros. Television Distribution.

For years, the opening logo for the company since 1993 was a modern-design Bugs Bunny in a suit and a bowtie, munching on a carrot and leaning on the Warner Bros. shield with one hand, with a sky blue background. This logo was also used for feature films distributed by Warner Bros. Family Entertainment.

Closing variants of the logo for animated TV shows used the company's name (Warner Bros. Animation) from 1980 to 1992. From 1993 to 2003, the company's name temporarily changed to Warner Bros. Television Animation before finally reverting back to Warner Bros. Animation in 2003.

In November 2008, Warners created a new opening logo to debut with Batman: The Brave and the Bold. The new logo features an early 1940s style Bugs, again eating a carrot, but this time without the suit and tie, leaning on the shield with his back, with a red background and the "Presents" at the bottom of the shield. The closing variant has the normal Warner Bros. Animation logo with the "A Time Warner Company" byline at the bottom of the shield over a red background. As of 2011, this opening logo is rarely seen on the company's animated TV shows. These logos were retired in 2015.

In 2015, a new logo was introduced, using a stylized version of the red WB shield as seen in Looney Tunes CGI-animated theatrical shorts with the "Animation" text at the bottom of the shield.

WBA's theatrical counterpart is Warner Animation Group.

Looney Programming

  1. Tiny Toon Adventures (1990-1992)
  2. Taz-Mania (1991-1993)
  3. The Plucky Duck Show (1992)
  4. Animaniacs (1993-1998)
  5. The Sylvester & Tweety Mysteries (1995-2000)
  6. Pinky and the Brain (1995-1998)
  7. Freakazoid! (1995-1997)
  8. Road Rovers (1996-1997)
  9. Histeria! (1998-2000)
  10. Pinky, Elmyra & The Brain (1998-1999)
  11. Baby Looney Tunes (2002-2005)
  12. Duck Dodgers (2003-2005)
  13. Loonatics Unleashed (2005-2007)
  14. The Looney Tunes Show (2011-2014)
  15. New Looney Tunes (2015-2020)
  16. Looney Tunes Cartoons (since 2020)
  17. Animaniacs (since 2020)
  18. Tiny Toons Looniversity (2022)
  19. Bugs Bunny Builders (2022)
  20. Tooned Out

Looney Feature Films Releases

Upcoming Films

Looney Direct-to-Video Releases