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#1 Posted : Wednesday, April 4, 2018 7:24:43 AM(UTC)
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Out of curiosity, I was checking TCM's online schedule to see what the next "Treasures From The Disney Vault" lineup would be (didn't find it at the moment). While doing so, I stumbled upon a random MGM Cartoon airing on June 2nd! And I thought, "Hey, this is pretty cool!" This got me thinking though, that perhaps this wasn't just a one-time thing, and that maybe they were airing more cartoons every Saturday morning. Turns out I was right! They've been doing so since at least March 10th too! Popeyes, Droopys, one-shot MGM toons, even Tom and Jerry!

Here's what TCM has been (and will be) playing in the coming weeks! (all times are approximations based on when they're listed on TCM's official schedule on their website; in addition, all times are listed in Eastern Daylight Time):

March 10th, 2018
*8AM - Tom and Jerry: The Counterfeit Cat (1950) (played during Ride Him, Cowboy (1932))
*10AM - Popeye The Sailor: Popeye The Sailor (1933) (played during Tarzan, The Ape Man (1932))

March 17th, 2018
*8AM - Droopy: Droopy Leprechaun (1958) (played during The Big Stampede (1932))
*10AM - Popeye The Sailor: I Yam What I Yam (1933) (played during Tarzan And His Mate (1934))

March 24th, 2018
*8AM - MGM Cartoons: The Early Bird Dood It! (1942) (played during Haunted Gold (1932))
*10AM - Popeye The Sailor: Blow Me Down (1933) (played during Tarzan Escapes (1936))

March 31st, 2018 (despite it being past this date, both shorts are available online at Watch TCM On Demand until April 7th!)
*8AM - Barney Bear: The Bear Who Couldn't Sleep (1939) (played during How To Sleep (1935)) (go here to watch online!)
*10AM - Popeye The Sailor: I Eats My Spinach (1933) (played during Tarzan Finds A Son! (1939)) (go here to watch online!)

April 7th, 2018
*8AM - MGM Cartoons: Little Tinker (1948) (playing during Sagebrush Law (1932))
*10AM - Popeye The Sailor: Seasin's Greetinks! (1933) (playing during Tarzan's Secret Treasure (1941))

April 14th, 2018
*8AM - Droopy: Drag-A-Long Droopy (1954) (playing during The Avenging Rider (1943))
*10AM - Popeye The Sailor: Wild Elephinks (1933) (playing during Tarzan's New York Adventure (1942))

April 21st, 2018
*8AM - Barney Bear: Bear and the Bean (1947) (playing during Red River Robin Hood (1943))
*10AM - Popeye The Sailor: Sock-A-Bye, Baby (1934) (playing during Tarzan Triumphs (1943))

April 28th, 2018
*8AM - MGM Cartoons: Early Bird and the Worm (1936) (playing during The Story of Alfred Nobel (1939))
*10AM - Popeye The Sailor: Let's You and Him Fight (1933) (playing during Tarzan's Desert Mystery (1943))

Here's a link to the official TCM schedule for those who want to check out the official schedule as well: http://www.tcm.com/sched...est&sdate=2018-04-07

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#2 Posted : Wednesday, April 4, 2018 7:40:09 AM(UTC)
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Great! I guess I'll wake up at around the 8:00AM mark this Saturday and turn on TCM....
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#3 Posted : Wednesday, April 4, 2018 9:23:12 PM(UTC)
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I posted this a couple of weeks ago on another thread. I have Direct TV and on their program guide it now lists "The Tex Avery Show" on Saturday mornings on TCM for 23 minutes--maybe 3 Tex cartoons? We can hope. I know the first few MGM cartoons have been Tex.
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#4 Posted : Thursday, April 5, 2018 2:49:34 AM(UTC)
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Oh good, the variety of MGM cartoons on TV again which I hadn't seen in years.
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#5 Posted : Thursday, April 5, 2018 9:42:16 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Slowly I Turn Go to Quoted Post
I posted this a couple of weeks ago on another thread. I have Direct TV and on their program guide it now lists "The Tex Avery Show" on Saturday mornings on TCM for 23 minutes--maybe 3 Tex cartoons? We can hope. I know the first few MGM cartoons have been Tex.

My apologies, I didn't see any posts on here about this. I wouldn't have mentioned it otherwise. :/

Interesting that your Direct TV guide lists The Tex Avery Show on TCM - my AT&T U-Verse guide just shows the main feature presentation, and makes absolutely no mention of cartoons on the schedule (guess I'll have to fast-forward through my DVR recording to find them on Saturday! :P). I'd love to see that be true though! :)
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#6 Posted : Friday, April 6, 2018 5:50:40 AM(UTC)
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Wonderful news!

Speaking of MGM, maybe said company should also hop on board and give TCM some Pink Panthers as well. ;)
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#7 Posted : Tuesday, April 24, 2018 4:40:04 AM(UTC)
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May is surprisingly getting ever closer, so here's next month's cartoon fun being featured on TCM! (all times are listed in Eastern Daylight Time; also, based on how TCM has been playing April's cartoons, the times listed below should be the exact time the cartoons air on TCM. However, I'd recommend recording the entire movie they're scheduled to air with anyway, just in case).

May 5th, 2018
*8AM - MGM Cartoons: Chips Off The Old Block (1942) (playing during California Mall (1936))
*10AM - Popeye The Sailor: The Man on the Flying Trapeze (1933) (playing during Tarzan And The Amazons (1945))

May 12th, 2018
*8AM - MGM Cartoons: One Mother's Family (1939) (playing during Land Beyond the Law (1937))
*10AM - Popeye The Sailor: Can You Take It (1934) (playing during Tarzan and the Leopard Woman (1946))

May 19th, 2018
*8AM - Droopy: Homesteader Droopy (1954) (playing during Blazing Sixes (1937))
*10AM - Popeye The Sailor: Shoein' Hosses (1934) (playing during Tarzan and the Huntress (1947))

May 26th, 2018
Unfortunately, no shorts today due to a special Memorial Day War-Themed Feature Film Marathon.

Also of note, this may or may not be the final month that the Popeye shorts are broadcast on TCM. While the Tarzan movies continue to air in the 10AM timeslot, the TCM schedule currently does not list any Popeye cartoons after May 19th, 2018. I'd still say record the Tarzan movies anyway, as they may still end up airing more Popeye cartoons anyways.
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#8 Posted : Tuesday, April 24, 2018 10:14:29 AM(UTC)
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I've been DVRing those shorts on TCM and they never appear in the recording. I tried waiting to see the short after the film last week (9:00 A.M.- (9:30 A.M.) but the cartoon never aired. Only the next scheduled film. Did the cartoons actually air?
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#9 Posted : Tuesday, April 24, 2018 1:34:35 PM(UTC)
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I have the same DVR problems too. mainly I think part of the blame can probably go to TV Guide. couple of problems here and there, the TV Guide gets some of start order of the programs at the wrong spots, sometimes they do it on time. Before the cartoon is shown the TV age rating screen is shown. also after the cartoon short gets shown the movie follows after with out the TV age rating screen.
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#10 Posted : Tuesday, April 24, 2018 9:16:14 PM(UTC)
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The cartoons are airing so far at exactly 8:00 and 10:00 though that is not what my Direct TV schedule shows so I have just been DVRing the entire time frame from 8-11:30.
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