Best Cartoon Network Shows of 2016


The Top Ten

1 Steven Universe Steven Universe Steven Universe is an American animated television series created by Rebecca Sugar for Cartoon Network. The show's based around a young boy by the name of Steven Universe, who is a hybrid of a gem and a human. He lives with his gem friends, Garnet, Amethyst and Pearl.

This show is so well put together and creative, it has everyone's favorite themes including drama, adventure, comedy, and action! The suspense is to die for and not to mention the songs, oh how beautiful they are (the best is "stronger than you", of course that is in my opinion)they really bring out the characters true selves. All of the characters have their own personality traits, Pearl is dramatic and doesn't treat herself to the fullest, Amethyst is funny, lazy, and emotional, Garnet is mysterious Powerful and a fusion, Steven is loving, kind, and is half human half gem, Connie is his (Girl) friend and trains with pearl to use a sword, Peridot was at first loyal to the evil Yellow diamond but was abandoned with the crystal gems and soon after that became one of them, Lapis Lazuli is loyal to Steven, Peridot's crush and not officially a Crystal Gem yet but is living with them, Rose is a flirt when it comes to humans but eventually found her match with Greg, Rose gave up her ...more

This show is in my opinion, the best show they've ever aired on Cartoon Network. Most of season 1 was just filler to be introduced to the characters and what the show is about, but at the end of the season, it gets more onto the plot and has one of the best songs in the show's history; "Stronger than you". At times it can be a slice of life in the filler episodes, but the plot episodes can be a mix of comedy, action, drama and feels! Honestly, Cartoon Network should let them add a couple more seasons, since season 5 is going to be the last season so far.

Really didn't expect this to be the first thing I see on this list when I clicked the link! My absolute favorite show at this point in time, and I love how free and open it is. It's open to kids and adults of all ages. The songs are incredible (my favorite being "It's Over Isn't It? "). 28% is CRAZY! That's more than 1/4 people saying this is their favorite show from this year! Being someone who got into the show a few months ago, I can truly say it's an impeccable show and never doubts to impress me.


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2 Adventure Time Adventure Time Adventure Time is an American animated television series created by Pendleton Ward for Cartoon Network. The series follows the adventures of a boy named Finn (voiced by Jeremy Shada) and his best friend and adoptive brother Jake (voiced by John DiMaggio)—a dog with the magical power to change shape more.

Adventure Time went a little downhill in Season 6 but Season 7 had been completely awesome so far! I think it has regained its title of CN's best show. Especially with Regular Show's declining quality and Steven Universe's hiatus.

Yup... Couldn't Have Said It Better Myself.

Adventure time is so creative and funny they really need a come back

I'm sad that adventure time will end. I wish it could have like... 10 or 12 seasons? Hehe..

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3 Regular Show Regular Show Regular Show is an American animated television series created by J. G. Quintel for Cartoon Network that premiered on September 6, 2010. The series revolves around the lives of two friends, a blue jay named Mordecai and a raccoon named Rigby—both employed as groundskeepers at a local park.

This show's jokes are just the best and the characters' developments are cool as well.

It's way better than adventure time sadly it is getting cancelled this January 2017

Ya I also miss Thomas - Cartoons4life


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4 Pokemon: XY & Z

Pokemon XY and Z has been a pretty great series. It shows a side of Ash that we haven't really seen and it gets pretty deep. So far I'm loving it because he's actually matured after all these years.

World wonderful cartoon

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6 We Bare Bears We Bare Bears An animated comedy show by Daniel Chong about three different species of bears - Grizzly, Panda and Ice bear (polar bear). Since they were little, they wanted to get adopted by owners separately. But then they missed each other too much, so they reunited again. Now as adults, they now live in a cave more.

I love this shows who doesn't love these guys there so funny my favorite is ice bear

I never get addicted of watching ANY cartoons aside from Spongebob which also isn't for so long. But this show definitely caught my attention and it's my new addiction. I just wish they have more episodes.

I love this show. I resemble Panda in many ways since we both love anime and manga, technology, and girls...and we both draw

I like this one

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7 The Amazing World of Gumball The Amazing World of Gumball The Amazing World of Gumball is a British-Australian-German-American-Irish children's animated television series created by Ben Bocquelet for Cartoon Network.

Th is show is so good. I can't stop watching it. It's my show conditions favorite next to Steven Universe which I already voted for.

When people say this not a good cartoon... kill them. I've been watching this ever since it came out. They make the plot in a funny, weird and interesting way that other cartoons don't have. Say whatever I love this

I love this show. The animation is polished and the jokes are top notch. I'm sad that it's stopping soon.


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8 Mighty Magiswords Mighty Magiswords Mighty Magiswords is an American Flash animated fantasy-comedy television series created by Kyle A. Carrozza specifically for Cartoon Network Video, being as the network's first online original series.

Creative show put together by a guy who has been putting this show into work since high school. I love drawing Vambre and Simone, and I was Vambre for Halloween. The swords are excellent too!

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10 The Powerpuff Girls The Powerpuff Girls The Powerpuff Girls is an American animated television series created by animator Craig McCracken for Cartoon Network. The main characters of this show are Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup. The show is about the Professor Utonium creating three little superhero girls that save the day from villains. more.

2016 version or Powerpuff Girls isn't the best but at least they didn't completely change it like with Teen Titans Go

This show is actually really good and a little funny but I still think that its good - Cartoons4life

The show is really great

They should have made them grown up like teenagers and call it the powerpuffs are back or something like that and have blossom date brick and they move out of the proffesors house

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The Contenders

11 Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu

I lobe this show they are so funny and there awesome ninjas who fight bad guys and even has some romance in it. Who doesn't love that?

I don't. They aren't funny, they aren't awesome, they are one dimensional teen stereotypes. And the romance makes it worse. - GGGofluckyourself

I love the person who put this on the list

I love this program it's so interesting but I'm disappointed at season 7 it's literally 1 episode that finishes the season. But still waiting for season 8 now

Ninjago is the best show ever

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12 Clarence Clarence Clarence is an American animated television series created by Skyler Page for Cartoon Network. The series revolves around a young boy named Clarence and his two best friends Jeff and Sumo. Page, a former storyboard artist for Adventure Time and revisionist for Secret Mountain Fort Awesome, developed more.

This show is horrible the plot is so common and dumb! Hate it so much

Will Amy from episode pretty great day with a girl come bak to the show

I'm not sure how people really feel about Clarence it's not really loved or hated


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14 Teen Titans Go! Teen Titans Go! 'Teen Titans Go!' is an American animated television series produced by Cartoon Network. The show follows a superhero group called the Teen Titans, and shows what happens when they go home and have silly adventures. This show is Cartoon Network's revival of the popular 2003-2006 American animated television more.

This show is completely stupid. They don't work together as a team 3/4 of the time. They say some very horrible things to each other. There is no plot to the show. Who ever made this show must have hit their head. They should have kept it like the original. It just makes me so angry, to see the Teen Titans embarrassed like this. Just cancel this show cartoon network. It's not working.

What the heck this show is horrible take it off the list

I think is was a BIG mistake to cancel the original Teen Titans. The episodes in this has no plot and even is they do, it makes no sense.

I always hate this show, But, How is this show on the list? This show should be lower. - LapisBob

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15 The Loud House The Loud House The Loud House is an American animated television series created by Chris Savino for Nickelodeon. The series revolves around the chaotic suburban everyday life of a boy named Lincoln Loud and his ten sisters, to which he survives as the middle child and only son in a large family of eleven children. more.

Whoever put this on, What part of "This is Nickelodeon" do you not understand?

This is nickelodeon

This is nickelodeon first of all. And this show is the worst.

This show sucks. And it does not come on Cartoon Network. - MarinetteNoir

You dislike this show and like miraculous ladybug? Makes sense. - GGGofluckyourself

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16 Teen Titans Teen Titans Teen Titans is an American animated television series created by Glen Murakami, based on the DC Comics characters of the same name.

The money they put into Teen Titans Go could being going towards a new season of this show. Teen Titans Go is a joke. - MarinetteNoir

This show ended therefore it's not still not airing (*cries*) - Cartoons4life

We want it back #2017 cartoon network - jaredmbala


17 Infinity Train Infinity Train Infinity Train is an American animated short pilot created by Owen Dennis for Cartoon Network. It follows Tulip and her companion One-One, which is composed by Glad-One and Sad-One, in their journey through a seemingly infinite train with limitless possibilities to find a way to Tulip's home.

Even though there haven't been any official episodes, Infinity Train's mini episode is really creative, funny, and visually appealing. I really enjoyed watching it, and I hope it becomes an official show soon!

18 Tom and Jerry Tom and Jerry Tom and Jerry is an American animated series of short films created in 1940, by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera.


Best cartoon show love love love it Tom and jerry

19 Star vs. the Forces Of Evil Star vs. the Forces Of Evil Star vs. the Forces of Evil is an American animated television series produced by Disney Television Animation.

I love this show because it has a female lead. I also like that she is rebellious and a lot of the stuff she does is wrong, but you still like her and learn with her. I like how the relationship between Marco and Star progressed, too. The show started out boring, but as the characters developed the show got better.

Where can I start? Everything about this show is awesome! To the story then the characters, the humor and the heartbreak, it's one of my favourite cartoons!

This show is from Disney not Cartoon Network. - TLHFanBaseSucks

20 Supernoobs Supernoobs Supernoobs is an American-Canadian flash animated series produced by DHX Media for Teletoon. The series is about four kids who navigate through middle school and fight viruses as well.

I love this show right after lego Ninjago which should be first and this should be second. THIS IS SO COOL

This should be higher I love supernoobs

Four friends who come across two aliens Mem and Zen recieve battleballs and come across evil and must save the day and there only KIDS. HOW COOL IS THAT?

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Top Remixes (4)

1. Pokemon: XY & Z
2. Adventure Time
3. Lego Ninjago
1. Adventure Time
2. Regular Show
3. Steven Universe
1. Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu
2. The Amazing World of Gumball
3. The Powerpuff Girls

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