Captain N: The Game Master was an animated cartoon television show that aired on NBC from September 9, 1989 to October 26, 1991. The show was part of NBC’s Saturday morning cartoon lineup and incorporated elements from many of the most popular video games that were released on the Nintendo Entertainment System.
Saturday Supercade was an animated cartoon television show that aired on CBS from September 17, 1983 to December 1, 1984. Created by Ruby-Spears Enterprises, the show was based on popular arcade games of the time. Each episode was one hour long and comprised of several short segments centered around characters from the Golden Age of video arcade games.
Starcade was a television game show that was produced by the JM Production Company and aired on TBS from 1982 to 1983, followed by a 1-year syndication run the following year. It was the first televised game show to be based on video games. The show aired for 3 seasons, produced a total of 133 episodes and was used to showcase brand new arcade games.