October 4, 2014
NBC ditched Saturday morning cartoons in 1992, CBS followed suit not long after, and ABC lost its animated weekend mornings in 2004. The CW, a lower-tier broadcast network, was the last holdout in a game that the Big 3 left long ago.
-Robert Sorokanich, “This Is the First Weekend in America With No Saturday Morning Cartoons”, Gizmodo
Wow, the end of any era.