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KidShow! is a Saturday morning animation and live-action block for children and it's broadcast by RKO Network. It's first broadcast was in 1963 (under its original brand as RKO KidShow).

RKO KidShow

1963-1975

RKO KidShow 1959

1975-1981

RKO KidShow 1975

1981-1982

RKO KidShow 1981

RKO Cartoon Express

1982-1986

RKO Cartoon Express 1982

RKO Saturday Morning

1986-1987

RKO Saturday Morning 1986

RKO SuperSaturday

1987-1988

RKO Super Saturday 1987

In 1987, RKO Saturday Morning was replaced by RKO SuperSaturday.

RKO Funny Saturday

1988-1989

In 1988, RKO SuperSaturday was replaced by RKO Funny Saturday.

RKO's BIG New Saturday

1989-1990

In 1989, RKO Funny Saturday was replaced by RKO's BIG New Saturday.

RKO Cartoon Zone

1990-1991

RKO Cartoon Zone 1990

In 1990, RKO's BIG New Saturday was replaced by RKO Cartoon Zone.

1991-1997

RKO Cartoon Zone 1991

1997-2002

RKO Cartoon Zone 1997

The 1997 theme song for the block was composed by Ron Wasserman.

Disney's Saturday Block Party

2002-2006

In 2002, RKO Cartoon Zone was replaced with the Disney-programmed Disney's Saturday Block Party, a sister to block to ABC Kids on the Disney-owned ABC and Disney's Animation Weekdays on UPN. Reruns of some other shows and Canadian series along with the runs of new Nelvana shows were also aired during the block (with "Disney's" usually omitted from the logos on the Disney's Saturday Block Party bumpers during those non-Disney shows.)

RKO Xplosion

2007-2009

RKO Xplosion 2005

After Disney's contract with RKO expired at the end of 2006, Disney's Saturday Block Party was relaunched as the sports-themed block RKO Xplosion. All the programs from Saturday Block Party were dropped upon the relaunch and replaced with new shows, mainly coming from Bohbot Entertainment and Gotaku's libraries.

Nelvana Kids

2010-2014

Nelvanakidslogoblock

In 2010, Nelvana Limited took over the block, and relaunched it as Nelvana Kids. All of the programs from RKO Xplosion were dropped upon the relaunch. Among the new shows added to the block were Pelswick and Anatole. Blazing Dragons also returned after having left the lineup in 2004. The theme song for the new block was composed by Jacek Fiedorowicz and featured the vocals of Stevie Vallance and Clay Cornelissen.

KidShow!

2014-present

KidShow logo 2014

In September 27, 2014, Nelvana Kids was officially relaunched as KidShow!, reviving the original block branding. The majority of the show's programs come from the Nelvana library.


VTE RKO
Predecessor: RKO Holdings, LLC

Split from: CPN Holdings


RKO Entertainment:
RKO-Ryman Ventures Nashville (50%) | RKO Alternative Entertainment | RKO Pictures (Others) | RKO-Pathé Films | Embassy Pictures (Others | Embassy Interactive | Embassy Television)

RKO Network (HD | 3D | +1):
RKO Daytime (block) | RKO Two | RKO Latino | RKO Sports | UPN (50%) | Rhodium
RKO News: MSNRKO | CRKO | RKO Hispanic News | BBC RKO News (50%) | RTS NewsChannel1 | RKO News Radio | TodayRKO (50%)
RKO Kids: RKO Jr. | RKO Teen | KidShow! (50%) | RKO Kids Classics
Television stations: Zabrus Global Media
International television: RKO Canada
Studios: RKO Studios

Digital media:
RKO.com | VideoFun | RKO Games (RKO Mobile | Volatile Games | RKO Sports Games | RKO Origin Box)
Past consoles: RKO SuperColor | RKO Game Track | RKO Spirit | RKO Worm | RKO Game Track Color | RKO LineVision | RKO Hot Line | RKO 2X | RKO Tape | RKO Tape 2 | RKO Tape 3 | RKO 1550 | RKO Bound

Defunct:
RKO Television Studios (Flat House, Inc.) | RKO Television Distribution | RKO Home Entertainment | RKO International Television | RKO Television Group


1 Operated by Zabrus Global Media.
2 To be merged to RKO Entertainment.

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