However, with the advent of cable, Saturday morning animation blocs were no longer maintained by the main broadcast networks, and Hanna-Barbera's original series were less and less in demand. In 1991, Hanna-Barbera's backlog of series was purchased by Ted Turner for use on his new animation channel: Cartoon Network. In the same decade, Hanna-Barbera began producing original programming for Cartoon Network's What A Cartoon! show, which introduced some of the network's most popular series, such as Dexter's Laboratory, Johnny Bravo, and The Powerpuff Girls.
When Turner Broadcasting merged with Time-Warner, Hanna-Barbera Productions became a subsidiary of Warner Bros.. In 2001, Hanna-Barbera was absorbed fully into Cartoon Network Studios, and, as of 2016, Hanna-Barbera Productions is an in-name-only unit of Warner Bros. Animation, which administers the rights to its catalog and characters. Hanna-Barbera characters continue to appear in new productions animated by Warners.
In FusionFall, Hanna-Barbera's achievements are memorialized in the "Hani-Baba Temple," and on a totem that portrays the classic Hanna-Barbera characters Top Cat, Scooby-Doo, Fred Flintstone, Yogi Bear, George Jetson, and Quick Draw McGraw.
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