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Senreich of "Robot Chicken" Profiled

Campus newspaper The Argus profiles Wesleyan alum Matt Senreich, co-producer of Adult Swim’s Robot Chicken: Reclined at his desk in a hoodie and sneakers, it’s easy to see why Senreich describes working on “Robot Chicken” as a “dream job.” Totems of its perks, like an R2-D2 trashcan courtesy of hero-turned-pal George Lucas, are scattered around […]

"Shrek" Leads Toon Nominees at Kids Choice Awards

Ratatouille, Bee Movie, Shrek the Third, and The Simpsons Movie will battle it out for Favorite Animated Movie at Nickelodeon’s 21st Annual Kids’ Choice Awards, the network announced on Thursday. Alvin and the Chipmunks and Transformers are competing with each other and with Are We Done Yet? and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End […]

Comedy Central Announces Return of "South Park," "Lil' Bush," & Futurama DTV Premiere

Comedy Central has announced the return dates for several of their series and premiere dates for new series and movies: – The next season of South Park will return on Wednesday, March 12, 2008 at 10:00/9:00 Central – The second season of Lil’ Bush returns on Thursday, March 13, 2008, at 10:30/9:30 Central – The […]

CN: BET Didn't Seek to Censor "Boondocks"

Turner Broadcasting did not receive any pressure from Black Entertainment Television (BET) or from BET executives Reginald Hudlin or Debra Lee to pull two controversial episodes of The Boondocks, a Cartoon Network spokesman has told Advertising Age. The trade journal quotes the spokesman, James Anderson, as confirming that the two episodes, “The Huey Freeman Hunger […]

"Drawn Together" Season 3 DVD Announced

Paramount has announced that Drawn Together‘s third season will be released on 5/13/08. Special features include audio commentary, Karaoke Sing Along, promos, and bonus clips from various Comedy Central programs. The episodes that should be included are: * Freaks & Geeks * Wooldoor Sockbat’s Giggle-Wiggle Funny Tickle Non-Traditional Progressive Multicultural Roundtable! * Spelling Applebee’s * […]

Nick Theme Park Coming to Mall of America

Nickelodeon and Mall of America will open Nickelodeon Universe, a new theme park, on Saturday, March 15, the network said today. The attraction, which is the first-ever Nickelodeon theme park in the world, will feature such Nick-themed rides as the SpongeBob SquarePants Rock Bottom Plunge; Avatar Airbender; and Splat-O-Sphere. It will also have live shows, […]

Nick Airing Valentine's Day Romance Marathon

Nickelodeon will air romance-themed episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants, The Fairly OddParents, Go, Diego, Go and other series on Valentine’s Day, Thursday, February 14, as part of its Crush Week programming schedule, the network says. The Valentine’s Day marathon will run from 6:30am to 9:00pm (EST/PST). [Source: Viacom]

Royal Caribbean, Nick Team for Nickelodeon Family Cruise

Nickelodeon and Royal Caribbean International will inaugurate a Nickelodeon Family Cruise on August 10 with a seven-day voyage out of Miami, the companies announced today. The cruise will be held on Royal Caribbean’s “Freedom of the Seas” and visit Cozumel, Mexico; George Town, Grand Cayman; Ocho Rios, Jamaica; and Royal Caribbean’s private beach destination, Labadee. […]

Nick Names New Toon Prez

Brown Johnson has been named president of animation for Nickelodeon and the MTVN Kids and Family Group, Variety reports. In addition to overseeing development and production of all Nick programming, she will continue to manage preschool programming at the network, including Nick Jr. and Noggin. Marjorie Cohen, who had formerly overseen all Nick programming, will […]

"Boondocks" Loses 2 Episodes in Season 2

A report on Newsarama is stating that The Boondocks has pulled two episodes from season 2, “The Huey Freeman Hunger Strike” and “The Ruckus Reality Show.” According to an anonymous source speaking to the website HipHopDx.com, the two episodes were pulled from the schedule for taking a critical and satiric view of BET and its […]

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