2009 in animation
The year 2009 in animation involved some animation-related events.
- January 9 - Nickelodeon kicks off a year-long celebration of SpongeBob SquarePants''s 10th anniversary.
- January 14 - The Simpsons begins a new slogan: Best. 20 Years. Ever.
- January 19 - The Powerpuff Girls return to Cartoon Network for the tenth anniversary. After the special, series creator Craig McCracken and writer Lauren Faust eventually left Cartoon Network after the Cartoonstitute project was canceled and the network focused on its live-action and reality programming.
- March 17 - The Simpsons season 20 episode In the Name of the Grandfather broadcasts on Sky1 in the United Kingdom. The episode later premiered in the United States on March 22.
- May 31 - After more than 10 years on the air, PBS pulls Jay Jay the Jet Plane off the PBS Kids schedule.
- Academy Award for Best Animated Feature: Up
- Animation Kobe Feature Film Award: WALL-E
- Annecy International Animated Film Festival Cristal du long métrage: Coraline and Mary and Max
- Annie Award for Best Animated Feature: Up
- Asia Pacific Screen Award for Best Animated Feature Film: Mary and Max
- BAFTA Award for Best Animated Film: Up
- European Film Award for Best Animated Film: Mia and the Migoo
- Goya Award for Best Animated Film: Planet 51
- Japan Academy Prize for Animation of the Year: Summer Wars
- Japan Media Arts Festival Animation Grand Prize: Summer Wars
- Mainichi Film Awards - Animation Grand Award: Summer Wars
Television series debuts
|January 23||Wolverine and the X-Men||Nicktoons Network||2009|
|April 4||Special Agent Oso||Playhouse Disney||2009–12|
|April 19||Sit Down, Shut Up||Fox||2009|
|April 24||Iron Man: Armored Adventures||Nicktoons||2009–12|
|May 27||The Goode Family||ABC||2009|
|August 17||Glenn Martin, DDS||Nick at Nite||2009–11|
|August 28||Hot Wheels Battle Force 5||Cartoon Network||2009–11|
|September 7||Dinosaur Train||PBS Kids||2009–17|
|September 14||The Super Hero Squad Show||Cartoon Network||2009–11|
|September 17||Archer||FX, FXX||2009–present|
|September 27||Titan Maximum||Adult Swim||2009|
|The Cleveland Show||Fox||2009–13|
|October 12||Fanboy & Chum Chum||Nickelodeon||2009–14|
|October 26||Have a Laugh!||Disney Channel||2009–12|
Television series endings
|January 18||Viva Piñata||TheCW4Kids||2006–09||Cancelled|
|Moral Orel||Adult Swim||2005–09||Cancelled|
|January 24||Tak and the Power of Juju||Nickelodeon||2007–09||Cancelled|
|March 30||The Replacements||Disney Channel||2006–09||Ended|
|April 18||Yin Yang Yo!||Disney XD||2006–09||Ended|
|May 2||My Life as a Teenage Robot||Nicktoons Network||2003–09||Ended|
|May 3||Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends||Cartoon Network||2004–09||Ended|
|May 23||Transformers: Animated||Cartoon Network||2007–09||Ended|
|June 28||Three Delivery||Nicktoons Network||2008–09||Ended|
|August 7||The Goode Family||ABC||2009||Cancelled|
|September 12||Sushi Pack||CBS||2006–09||Ended|
|September 13||King of the Hill||Fox||1997–2009||Cancelled|
|September 18||Pinky Dinky Doo||Noggin||2006–09||Cancelled|
|October 19||The Mr. Men Show||Cartoon Network||2008–09||Cancelled|
|November 8||Ed, Edd n Eddy||Cartoon Network||1999–2009||Ended|
|November 18||The Spectacular Spider-Man||TheCW4Kids||2008–09||Ended|
|November 29||Wolverine and the X-Men||Nicktoons Network||2009||Cancelled|
|December 20||Random! Cartoons||Nicktoons Network||2008–09||Ended|
|December 22||Little Einsteins||Playhouse Disney||2005–09||Ended|
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