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This is a list of children's animated television series (including internet television series); that is, animated programs originally targeted towards audiences aged 12 and under in mind.

This list does not include Japanese, Chinese, or Korean series, as children's animation is much more common in these regions.

1960s

United States

Title Genre Seasons/episodes Show creator(s) Original release Network Studio Age rating Technique
King Leonardo and His Short Subjects Animation 3 seasons, 203 episodes October 15, 1960 – September 28, 1963 NBC • Total Television
• Leonardo Television Productions
• Format Films, Halas and Batchelor (1960-1961, season 1)
• Gerald Ray Studios, TV Spots, Inc. (1960-1962, seasons 1-2)
• Creston Studios (1961-1962, season 2)
• Gamma Productions (1961-1963, seasons 2-3)
• Jack Kinney Productions, Rembrandt Films, Hal Seeger Productions (1962-1963, season 3)
N/A Traditional
Top Cat Animated sitcom 1 season, 30 episodes William Hanna
Joseph Barbera
September 27, 1961 – April 18, 1962 ABC Hanna-Barbera Productions TV-G Traditional
The Bugs Bunny Show Anthology 52 episodes Chuck Jones
Friz Freleng
October 11, 1960 – September 2, 2000 CBS (1968–1973, 1975–1985), ABC (1960–1968, 1973–1975, 1985–2000) Warner Bros. Cartoons TV-G Traditional
Calvin and the Colonel Comedy 1 season, 26 episodes Freeman F. Gosden
Charles J. Correll
October 3, 1961 – June 9, 1962 ABC Kayro Productions N/A Traditional
The Alvin Show Comedy 1 season, 26 episodes Ross Bagdasarian, Sr. October 4, 1961 – September 12, 1962 CBS CBS Television Studios TV-G Traditional
Beany and Cecil Animation 1 season, 26 episodes Bob Clampett January 6, 1962 – June 30, 1962 ABC N/A Traditional
The Jetsons • Animated sitcom
• Comic science fiction
3 seasons, 75 episodes William Hanna
Joseph Barbera
• Original series: September 23, 1962 – March 17, 1963
• Revival series: September 16, 1985 – November 12, 1987
• ABC (Season 1)
• Syndication (Seasons 2-3)
Hanna-Barbera Productions TV-G Traditional
Tennessee Tuxedo and His Tales Animation
Comedy
4 seasons, 77 episodes September 28, 1963 – January 29, 1966 CBS • Total Television
• Leonardo Television
N/A Traditional
The New Casper Cartoon Show 6 seasons October 5, 1963 – January 30, 1970 ABC • Paramount Cartoon Studios
• Famous Studios
N/A Traditional
Jonny Quest Science fiction 1 season, 26 episodes Doug Wildey September 18, 1964 – March 11, 1965 ABC Hanna-Barbera Productions TV-Y7 Traditional
The Porky Pig Show Comedy 1 seasons, 26 episodes September 20, 1964 – September 2, 1967 ABC Warner Bros. Television
• Warner Bros. Cartoons
TV-Y Traditional
Hoppity Hooper Children's program 3 seasons, 104 episodes Bill Scott
• Chris Hayward
September 26, 1964 – September 2, 1967 ABC (1964–1967) Jay Ward Productions
• Producers Associates of Television, Inc.
N/A Traditional
Linus the Lionhearted Animated television series 2 seasons, 39 episodes Ed Graham Jr. September 26, 1964 – September 7, 1969 CBS (1964-1966)
ABC (1966-1969)
• Ed Graham Productions in association with General Foods
• CBS Television Distribution (Syndication rights)
TV-Y Traditional
Underdog • Action
Adventure
Comedy
• Comic science fiction
• Superhero
62 episodes W. Watts Biggers
• Joe Harris
October 3, 1964 – 1973 NBC
CBS
• Total Television
• Leonardo Television
• Gamma Productions
TV-G Traditional
The Atom Ant/Secret Squirrel Show Comedy
Adventure
2 seasons, 52 episodes September 9, 1965 – September 7, 1967 NBC Hanna-Barbera Productions TV-G Traditional
Milton the Monster 1 seasons, 29 episodes Hal Seeger October 9, 1965 – September 8, 1968 ABC Hal Seeger Productions, in association with the ABC Television Network TV-G Traditional
The Super 6 20 episodes 1966 – 1969 NBC • DePatie–Freleng Enterprises
• Mirisch-Rich Television Productions
N/A Traditional
The Beagles Animation September 10, 1966 – September 2, 1967 ABC
CBS
Total Television Productions N/A Traditional
Cool McCool 20 episodes Bob Kane
• Al Brodax
September 10, 1966 – January 21, 1967 NBC • King Features Entertainment
• Artransa Park Film Studios
TV-Y7 Traditional
Frankenstein Jr. and The Impossibles 2 seasons, 18 episodes William Hanna
Joseph Barbera
September 10, 1966 – January 17, 1967 CBS Hanna-Barbera Productions N/A Traditional
The Lone Ranger Western 26 episodes George W. Trendle
Fran Striker
September 10, 1966 – September 6, 1969 CBS • Format Films
• Halas and Batchelor
N/A Traditional
The Road Runner Show Comedy 4 seasons September 10, 1966 – September 2, 1972 CBS (1966-1968)
ABC (1971-1973)
Warner Bros. Television N/A Traditional
Space Ghost 1 season, 20 episodes Alex Toth September 10, 1966 – September 16, 1967 CBS Hanna-Barbera Productions TV-Y7 Traditional
The New Adventures of Superman Superhero 4 seasons, 68 episodes September 10, 1966 – September 5, 1970 CBS Filmation
DC Comics
TV-Y7 Traditional
The Mighty Heroes Animation
Comedy
1 season, 20 episodes October 29, 1966 – March 11, 1967 CBS CBS
• Terrytoons
TV-Y7 Traditional
Birdman and the Galaxy Trio Superhero 1 season, 20 episodes Alex Toth September 9, 1967 – January 20, 1968 NBC Hanna-Barbera Productions TV-G Traditional
Fantastic Four • Superhero
• Action
Adventure
1 season, 20 episodes Stan Lee
Jack Kirby
September 9, 1967 – September 21, 1968 ABC Hanna-Barbera Productions
Marvel Comics Group
TV-Y7 Traditional
George of the Jungle 17 episodes Jay Ward
Bill Scott
September 9, 1967 – December 30, 1967 ABC Jay Ward Productions TV-G Traditional
The Herculoids Science fiction 18 episodes Alex Toth September 9, 1967 – January 6, 1968 CBS Hanna-Barbera Productions TV-Y7 Traditional
Journey to the Center of the Earth Animation 1 season, 17 episodes September 9, 1967 – September 6, 1969 ABC Filmation
20th Television
N/A Traditional
Moby Dick and Mighty Mightor Science fiction 1 season, 18 episodes September 9, 1967 – January 6, 1968 CBS Hanna-Barbera Productions N/A Traditional
Samson & Goliath Superhero 13 episodes William Hanna
Joseph Barbera
September 9, 1967 – August 31, 1968 NBC Hanna-Barbera Productions N/A Traditional
Shazzan • Action
Adventure
1 season, 18 episodes Alex Toth September 9, 1967 – January 20, 1968 CBS Hanna-Barbera Productions
• Toei Animation
N/A Traditional
The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure Superhero 36 episodes September 9, 1967 – 1968 CBS Filmation
• Ducovny Productions
National Periodical Publications
N/A Traditional
Super President 1 season, 30 episodes September 16, 1967 – December 28, 1968 NBC • DePatie–Freleng Enterprises
• Mirisch-Rich Television Productions
N/A Traditional
The Adventures of Batman • Superhero
• Action
Adventure
1 season, 17 episodes September 14, 1968 – January 1, 1969 CBS Filmation
• Ducovny Productions
National Periodical Publications
N/A Traditional
The Adventures of Gulliver Adventure
Comedy
• Action
17 episodes September 14, 1968 – January 4, 1969 ABC Hanna-Barbera Productions N/A Traditional
The Archie Show Sitcom
• Musical
17 episodes • John L. Goldwater (comic)
• Bob Montana (character designs)
September 14, 1968 – January 4, 1969 CBS Filmation TV-Y7 Traditional
The Batman/Superman Hour • Superhero
• Action
Adventure
34 episodes September 14, 1968 – January 4, 1969 CBS Filmation
National Periodical Publications
N/A Traditional
Fantastic Voyage Superhero 1 season, 17 episodes September 14, 1968 – January 4, 1969 ABC Filmation Associates
20th Television
N/A Traditional
Go Go Gophers Animated series September 14, 1968 – September 6, 1969 CBS TV-Y7 Traditional
Wacky Races 1 season, 17 episodes William Hanna
Joseph Barbera
September 14, 1968 – January 4, 1969 CBS Hanna-Barbera Productions
• Heatter-Quigley Productions
TV-G Traditional
The Hardy Boys Cartoon series 1 season, 17 episodes Based on the juvenile book series created by Edward Stretemeyer September 6, 1969 – December 27, 1969 ABC Filmation Associates N/A Traditional
Here Comes the Grump Animated
Comedy
Fantasy
1 season, 17 episodes September 6, 1969 – April 25, 1970 NBC • DePatie–Freleng Enterprises
• The Mirisch Company
TV-G Traditional
Hot Wheels Animated series 2 seasons, 17 episodes • Fred Crippen
• Eddie Smardan
• Ken Snyder
September 6, 1969 – September 4, 1971 ABC Ken Snyder Properties, in association with Pantomime Pictures Traditional
The Pink Panther Show 11 seasons • David H. DePatie
Friz Freleng
September 6, 1969 – August 30, 1980 NBC (1969–1978)
ABC (1978–1980)
• Mirisch Films
• DePatie–Freleng Enterprises
TV-Y Traditional
Skyhawks 17 episodes September 6, 1969 – September 4, 1971 ABC Pantomime Pictures N/A Traditional
Cattanooga Cats Comedy 17 episodes • Neal Barbera
• Larz Bourne
September 13, 1969 – September 5, 1971 ABC Hanna-Barbera Productions TV-G Traditional
Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines Comedy 17 episodes William Hanna
Joseph Barbera
September 13, 1969 – January 3, 1970 CBS Hanna-Barbera Productions TV-G Traditional
The Perils of Penelope Pitstop Comedy-drama 1 season, 17 episodes William Hanna
Joseph Barbera
September 13, 1969 – January 17, 1970 CBS Hanna-Barbera Productions TV-G Traditional
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! • Comedy horror
Mystery
Adventure
3 seasons, 41 episodes Joe Ruby
Ken Spears
September 13, 1969 – December 23, 1978 CBS (1969–70)
ABC (1978)
Hanna-Barbera Productions TV-G Traditional

Co-productions

Title Genre Seasons/episodes Show creator(s) Original release Network Studio Status
The Beatles Comedy
• Children's
Rock music
3 seasons, 39 episodes • Al Brodax
• Sylban Buck
25 September 1965 – 21 October 1967 ABC (United States)
• ABC (Australia)
ITV (United Kingdom)
• Grantray-Lawrence Animation (1967–1968)
• Krantz Films (1968–1970)
Marvel Comics Group
Ended
Spider-Man • Superhero
• Action
Adventure
3 seasons, 52 episodes Stan Lee September 9, 1967 – June 14, 1970 ABC • Grantray-Lawrence Animation (1967–1968)
• Krantz Films (1968–1970)
Marvel Comics Group
Ended
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