Which classic animated series was the first to run in primetime?

Which classic animated series was the first to run in primetime?

– The Simpsons
– The Jetsons
– Looney Tunes
– The Flintstones

Answer: The first primetime animated show was The Flintstones created by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera and aired on ABC. It was originally broadcast from September 30, 1960, to April 1, 1966 in a prime time schedule, the first such example of an animated series. In 1961, The Flintstones became the first animated series to be nominated for an Outstanding Comedy Series Primetime Emmy Award, but lost out to The Jack Benny Show. TV Guide has ranked The Flintstones as the second Greatest TV Cartoon of All Time (after The Simpsons).

The Flintstones is an American animated sitcom produced by Hanna-Barbera for ABC. The series takes place in a romanticized Stone Age setting, depicts the lives of the titular characters and their next-door neighbors and best friends. It was originally broadcast from September 30, 1960, to April 1, 1966 in a prime time schedule, the first such example of an animated series.

The Flintstones

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