JBVO, Toon FM & Viva Las Bravo (partially found interstitials from Cartoon Network channel blocks; early-mid 2000s)

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The JBVO logo.

Status: Partially Found

JBVO: Your All Request Cartoon Show was a spin-off of Johnny Bravo that ran on Sundays for one season from April 2nd, 2000, to the Summer of 2001. It was a programming block hosted by Johnny, who would take in viewer requests on which cartoons to air and sometimes alongside some infrequent Cartoon Network guests like Chicken (from Cow & Chicken). They would be requested through write-ins to the show or through the Cartoon Network website, and it could be any cartoon from Cartoon Network's library, with the exception of half-hour shows (there was one episode where a caller by the name of "Jennifer" requested an episode of Dragon Ball Z, and it was played at twice the speed through with Johnny only giving expositional commentary, to which he later apologized for).

Like The Moxy Show, it was another one of Cartoon Network's attempts at a hosted cartoon show and was close to having a "live" cartoon character, and it also ironically premiered shortly after The Moxy Show had ended (in fact, the day after reruns of said show's episodes ended). And like The Moxy Show, it was arguably unsuccessful, lasting a single season in episodes for a year, before cancellation. It's also received little in the way of resurfacing; nothing of it has been seen since on the airwaves and because the episodes may have only aired on their initial premiere (possibly, as they would have their own air date said and were properly "call-in" based like real talk shows) it can be presumed that they wouldn't have been on the air long enough for most people to record. Very little else of it exists online, besides a few episodes, segments, and promos.

In some countries, including the United Kingdom and Poland, there was Toon FM, which also involved Johnny Bravo hosting from a similar set to JBVO but live from Tokyo, with Brak of Space Ghost also being there, cartoon Godzilla giving the weather, prizes to be won and karaoke sung by Johnny and Brak. All that is knowingly available is a commercial for it.

Similarly, a spin-off of the spin-off itself would be Viva Las Bravo, aired as a summer programming block, in certain European variants of Cartoon Network in 2005 and 2006. Every day, Johnny would announce three cartoons for voting through either email or CartoonNetworkHQ.net to then be shown the next day for two hours, while he would also constantly appear in commercial breaks, either cracking jokes or answering hilarious emails and phone calls. Only a few promos were found from this block. In which, it sounds like Johnny's voiced by not Jeff Bennett, but perhaps Marc Silk, Johnny's UK voice actor. Not only does his website list his role as "Cartoon Network JBVO", but a reel[1] of his displays Johnny Bravo imagery, one of which says "The Big Bravo" and "JBVO Live" and the other featuring the Toon FM logo multiple times in the background. So perhaps he voiced Johnny for both this and Toon FM.

JBVO Episode Guide[edit | edit source]

# Air Date Title Status
0 12/27/1999 Pilot Lost
1 4/2/2000 VO Show #1 Lost
2 4/9/2000 Is My Hair High Enough? Lost
3 4/16/2000 I'm the Magic Man Lost
4 4/23/2000 Wait for the Count Lost
5 4/30/2000 Mr. Excitement Lost
6 5/7/2000 I've Been Practicing Lost
7 5/14/2000 Celebrate Your Mama Lost
8 5/21/2000 Extensions Lost
9 5/28/2000 All Request Cartoon Lost
10 6/11/2000 Show #10 Lost
11 6/18/2000 It's Gotta Be In A Cone Lost
12 6/25/2000 I Was Born Ready Lost
13 7/2/2000 You Sound Down (Attached to "Scooby Double Feature.") Lost
14 7/9/2000 JBVO (Premiere episode without a unique JBVO segment, paired with #13 in reruns.) Lost
15 7/16/2000 5,4,3, Hoo-Ha Lost
16 7/23/2000 ROKKEN LIKE DOKKEN Lost
17 9/3/2000 DONNY WHO?? Lost
18 9/10/2000 TROUBLE IN TOWNSVILLE Lost
19 9/17/2000 Take Your Chicken To Work Lost
20 9/24/2000 I.R. On Show First Lost
21 10/1/2000 President Scooby Found
22 10/8/2000 My Girlfriend Lost
23 10/15/2000 Rowdy JBVO Lost
24 10/22/2000 JBVO (This was a rerun or a premiere episode without a unique JBVO segment.) Lost
25 11/5/2000 Show #23 Lost
26 11/12/2000 Show #24 Lost
27 12/3/2000 Show #25 Lost
28 12/9/2000 JBVO Marathon, 12:00PM-8:00PM Lost
30 12/10/2000 JBVO Movie Marathon, 12:00PM-10:17PM Lost
31 12/31/2000 JBVO (A rerun or Episode 26.) Lost
32 1/7/2001 Show #27 Lost
33 1/14/2001 Show #28 Lost
34 1/21/2001 JBVO (A rerun, Episode 29, or a premiere episode without a unique JBVO segment.) Lost

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Videos[edit | edit source]

LSuperSonicQ's video on JBVO and the DragonBall Z request.
LSuperSonicQ's video on Viva Las Bravo, Toon FM, and Johnny/Johnny.

Episodes and Clips[edit | edit source]

An episode from May 2001, courtesy of Cartoon Continuity Network and RetroCCN.
An episode from June 10th, 2001 (complete with commercials).
JBVO host segments from August 6th, 2000.
An episode from October 1st, 2000, featuring Scooby Doo.
An episode from October 22nd, 2000.
A 5 second clip containing Dragon Ball Z and Looney Tunes.
An opening segment from one of the episodes.


Commercials/Promos[edit | edit source]

JBVO new show promo.
A JBVO promo.
A JBVO promo.
A JBVO promo.
A JBVO promo.
A JBVO promo.
A JBVO promo.
A Cartoon Cartoon Fridays JBVO promo.
A JBVO promo from September 10th, 2000 (~7:58).
A JBVO promo from November 19th, 2000.
A JVBO promo from March 18th, 2001 (~2:00).
JBVO Hour Special promo.
A JBVO promo announcing an airing time change (~2:08).
A cZONE promo using the JBVO format from June 23rd, 2001 (~19:36).
Toon FM commercial.
A couple of Toon FM promos (~1:25) & (~1:56) .
An incomplete Viva Las Bravo block promo.
Some more Viva Las Bravo promos (in Polish).
A Polish Toon FM promo.

TV Guide[edit | edit source]

Multiple listings for a JBVO marathon on 12/9/00 (Ohio's Plain Dealer TV Guide)

See Also[edit | edit source]

External Links[edit | edit source]


Reference[edit | edit source]