Animaniacs

American animated television series

Animaniacs is an American animated television series created by Tom Ruegger. It is the second animated series produced by Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment alongside Warner Bros. Animation.

Animaniacs
Also known asSteven Spielberg Presents Animaniacs
GenreComedy
Musical
Satire
Slapstick
Created byTom Ruegger
Voices ofRob Paulsen
Jess Harnell
Tress MacNeille
John Mariano
Chick Vennera
Maurice LaMarche
Frank Welker
Bernadette Peters
Nancy Cartwright
Julie Brown
Laura Mooney
Sherri Stoner
Nathan Ruegger
Paul Rugg
Luke Ruegger
Cody Ruegger
Jim Cummings
Tom Bodett
Jeff Bennett
Theme music composerRichard Stone
Composer(s)Richard Stone
Steven Bernstein
Julie Bernstein
Gordon Goodwin
Carl Johnson
J. Eric Schmidt
Country of originUnited States
No. of seasons5
No. of episodes99 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)Steven Spielberg
Producer(s)Rich Arons
Sherri Stoner
Rusty Mills
Peter Hastings
Running time22 minutes
Production company(s)Amblin Entertainment
Warner Bros. Animation
DistributorWarner Bros. Television Distribution
Release
Original networkFox Kids (1993–95)
Kids' WB (1995–98)
Picture format(SDTV) 480i
Audio formatStereo (1993–95)
Dolby Surround (1996–98)
Original releaseSeptember 13, 1993 (1993-09-13) –
November 14, 1998 (1998-11-14)
Chronology
Related showsTiny Toon Adventures
The Plucky Duck Show
Freakazoid!
Pinky and the Brain
Pinky, Elmyra & the Brain

The show first aired on the Fox Network as part of its Fox Kids block from 1993 to 1995 before moving to The WB in 1995 until the series ended in 1998. It initially ran a total of 99 episodes and one movie being Wakko's Wish.

Animaniacs is a variety show, with short skits with a large cast of characters.

A reboot of the series was announced by Hulu in January 2018 and expected to air starting in 2020 called Animaniacs (2020 TV series).

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