"Bubble Guppies" Premieres on Nickelodeon on January 24, 2011

by Ed Liuon January 11, 2011
Nickelodeon has announced a new pre-school series titled Bubble Guppies. The CGI musical comedy series is set in an underwater environment populated by diverse preschoolers with fish tails exploring their world. The premiere episode will debut on Monday, January 24, 2011, at 11:00 AM (Eastern/Pacific), followed by two weeks of brand-new episodes. The series is […]

"SpongeBob SquarePants: The Great Patty Caper" Comes to DVD March 8, 2011

by Ed Liuon January 11, 2011
Nickelodeon has announced that SpongeBob SquarePants: The Great Patty Caper will be coming to DVD on March 8, 2011. The single disc release will contain the title episode and six more, and carry a suggested retail price of $16.99. The full press release follows, with full technical details and episode summaries: SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS: THE GREAT […]

Nickelodeon Announces New "Backyardigans" and "Brothers & Sisters" DVDs

by Ed Liuon January 6, 2011
Nickelodeon has announced two new DVDs coming to stores in February and March 2011. Nickelodeon Favorites: Sisters and Brothers will be released on February 8, 2011, containing sibling-themed episodes of Dora the Explorer, Blue’s Clues, Wonder Pets, Ni Hao, Kai-lan, and Go, Diego, Go!. On March 8, 2011, Nickelodeon will release The Backyardigans: We Arrrr […]

"Dora's Ballet Adventures" on DVD as Target Exclusive on February 20, 2011

by Ed Liuon January 4, 2011
Nickelodeon has announced a new Dora the Explorer DVD titled Dora’s Ballet Adventures, scheduled for release on February 20, 2011, exclusively at Target department stores. The disc will contain four episodes of the show and carry a suggested retail price of $16.99. The full press release follows: JOIN DORA FOR HER BIG DANCE SHOW! DORA […]

Nick Orders Ninth Season of "SpongeBob SquarePants"

by Maxie Zeuson January 3, 2011
Nickelodeon has picked up a ninth season of SpongeBob SquarePants, Deadline Hollywood reports. The kid network has ordered 26 episodes for 2012, which will push the total number of episodes of the hit series over the 200 mark. The full press release from Nickelodeon follows: NICKELODEON ANNOUNCES NINTH SEASON OF ANIMATED MEGA-HIT SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS, REACHING […]

"Peanuts Deluxe Holiday Collection" Blu-rays: One Classic, One Great, and One Turkey

by Ed Liuon December 24, 2010
If the Peanuts animated specials are perennials on TV, it seems that Warner Brothers is intent on making them perennials on home video as well. To be sure, they deserve much credit for taking away the license to Peanuts from Paramount and pushing out wonderfully remastered editions of beloved specials like A Charlie Brown Christmas […]

NYT Talks with Seth Green on "Robot Chicken: Star Wars"

by Ed Liuon December 20, 2010
The New York Times‘ Arts Beat weblog has spoken with Seth Green about Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III, which premiered on Adult Swim last night. Among other topics, Green discusses how he finds new material for satire in the Star Wars universe, how his spouse deals with his Star Wars obsession, the multi-generational nature […]

"Venture Bros" S4 Vol. 2 and Season 4 Blu-ray Coming March 22, 2010

by Ed Liuon December 19, 2010
Adult Swim and Warner Home Video have announced that The Venture Bros. Season 4 Volume 2 will be released on DVD on March 22, 2010. The DVD will contain the remaining 8 episodes of season 4 along with a set of unspecified bonus features with a suggested retail price of $19.99. On the same day, […]

"Dirty Pair" Vol. 1: Girls, Guns, and Space Bikinis. What's Not to Like?

by Ed Liuon December 18, 2010
Back in ancient days when the Internet was all text-based and dinosaurs roamed the Earth, the only place to get Japanese comics and cartoons was in the back corners of comic book stores. One of the earlier imports that piqued my curiosity at the time was Dirty Pair, although I never worked up the energy […]

All-Star Guests for Week of New "Glenn Martin, DDS" Starting Dec 20, 2010

by Ed Liuon December 10, 2010
Nickelodeon has announced a brace of special guest stars for a week of new episodes of Glenn Martin, DDS, starting December 20, 2010, at 10:30 PM (Eastern/Pacific). The following video clip has been released of “Camp,” guest starring Jimmy Kimmel: The full press release with guests and air times follows: Fergie, Jimmy Kimmel, Elijah Wood […]