Joseph Barbera Of Hanna-barbera Fame Is Dead At 95
Legendary animator Joseph Barbera, who with the late Bill Hanna, created the famed Hanna-Barbera animation studios, died Monday in Studio City, CA at age 95. Among numerous firsts, Hanna-Barbera created The Flintstones, the first primetime animated TV series. They also created Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?, which lasted 17 seasons, the longest-running animated series in TV history. Their library of TV shows eventually became the foundation of Turner Broadcasting's The Cartoon Network.