12/09/2014 08:53 am ET Updated Dec 09, 2014

The State Of Cartoons After Saturday Morning: HuffPost Entertainment's Podcast, Episode 4

Each episode, HuffPost Entertainment's Podcast examines a different pop culture phenomenon. This week, it's all about the end of Saturday morning cartoons.

On Saturday, Sept. 27, The CW aired the last Saturday morning cartoon block. A ritual that so many people around the world grew up partaking in has officially ended.

In this episode of the podcast, Christopher Rosen, managing editor of HuffPost Entertainment, explores the world of animated cartoons and children's programming. How has this beloved medium changed and what can children expect from the future of cartoons?

To help answer these questions, he's joined by guests Jim Cummings, who has brought over 400 animated characters to life, including Winnie The Pooh and Tigger, Jenna Boyd, the Senior Vice President of Animation Development at Nickelodeon and Laurie O’Brien, the actress who voiced Baby Piggy.

Additional reporting by Katelyn Bogucki.



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