CN Real (short for Cartoon Network Real) is a former programming block that aired on Cartoon Network. It featured live-action reality shows that usually aired on Wednesdays and Saturdays, the block was promoted by rock musician Andrew W.K.. The block was created so the network could more effectively compete with Nickelodeon and Disney Channel, both of which had a large number of Live Action programming.

CN Real
NetworkCartoon Network
LaunchedJune 17, 2009
ClosedMay 28, 2010
Country of originUnited States
Running time2 hours



According to its programming, CN Real had 5 original shows and one acquired show from Canada.

Title Premiere date End date
The Othersiders June 17, 2009 October 30, 2009
Survive This June 17, 2009 August 19, 2009
BrainRush June 20, 2009 July 22, 2009
Destroy Build Destroy June 20, 2009 May 28, 2010
Bobb’e Says August 19, 2009 September 23, 2009
Dude, What Would Happen August 19, 2009 May 28, 2010