|Previous Year||Current Year||Next Year|
Cartoon Network Original Series
|# Cartoon||Name||Premiere Date||Finale Date|
|3||Dexter's Laboratory||April 28, 1996||November 21, 2003|
Animated Showcase/Anthology Series
|# Cartoon||Name||Premiere Date||End Date|
|2||The Tex Avery Show||January 23, 1996||June 15, 2002|
|Name||Premiere Date||End Date|
|Jonny Quest: The Real Adventures||August 26, 1996||September 24, 1999|
|Cave Kids: Pebbles & Bamm Bamm||September 21, 1996||November 9, 1996|
- The Tex Avery Show premieres.
- Season 3 of Space Ghost Coast to Coast begins with the episode "Explode".
- The action programming block, Power Zone, premieres.
- Cartoon Network's 4th original series and first Cartoon Cartoon, Dexter's Laboratory, premieres with the episode "Deedeemensional/Magmanamus/Maternal Combat".
- A Classic Jonny Quest marathon aired over 2 days, marking the final appearance of the series on Cartoon Network.
- Jonny Quest: The Real Adventures made its debut on television.
- Cave Kids: Pebbles & Bamm Bamm premieres.
- Cave Kids: Pebbles & Bamm Bamm ends.
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