Boomerang to Salute Jones with Marathon


Boomerang will honor Chuck Jones with a 24-hour tribute to the late animated
artist and director March 1.

The marathon on the Cartoon Network spinoff will feature many of the Looney
Tunes characters and shorts he created over a 60-year career that included four

Airing from 8 a.m. March 1 to 8 a.m. March 2, the marathon will include many
of the Warner Bros. characters Jones helped bring to life: Bugs Bunny, Daffy
Duck, Elmer Fudd, Porky Pig, Road Runner, Wile E. Coyote, Marvin the Martian,
Pepé le Pew and Michigan J. Frog.

Jones died Feb. 22 at age 89 from congestive heart failure.