My colleague Ed Liu has apparently exhausted himself looking after the Dora and Diego franchises for Toon Zone, and so falls to me the job of finding six hundred words—Any words! Not excluding “abalone” and “metonymy,” if I can find a place for them—that can be applied to the latest DVD offerings to star Nickelodeon’s […]
Nickelodeon has greenlit a second season of the stop-motion animated comedy series Glenn Martin, DDS, the first TV series from Michael Eisner’s Tornante Animation. After its debut last month (read Toon Zone’s review here), the show has been Nick-at-Nite’s #1 program among persons 2+ with 2.1 million total viewers each week. The full press release […]
The Venture Bros season 4 will premiere on October 18, 2009, at midnight. The fourth season promises to pick up where the season 3 finale left off, answering whether Brock Samson will return to work for the Venture family and whether the Monarch will ever succeed in killing his hated arch-foe Dr. Venture. Look, there’s […]
Work with me on this one. We’re all going to pretend that we’re actively working in the animation industry for a moment. It’s sometime in the mid to late 1990’s. We’re in a meeting, discussing the future of the animated Batman property. We’re going to “freshen up” the franchise with a “teen-aged” Batman. Our demographic […]
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Paramount and Hasbro will be bringing the 1 hour special G.I. Joe: Resolute to DVD. The DVD contains all 11 installments as well as exclusive missing footage and cool bonus material. The film will hit stores on November 3, 2009, the same day G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra hits stores.
Nickelodeon will be celebrating King Julien Day for this year’s Columbus Day, October 12, 2009, with a marathon of The Penguins of Madagascar from 5:00 – 8:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific), culminating in a new episode premiering at 8:00. The description of the event and episode summaries follow: Celebrate “King Julien Day” on Nickelodeon on Columbus Day […]
Nickelodeon has announced that four new episodes of Ni Hao, Kai-lan will starting Tuesday, October 13, 2009, through Friday, October 16, at 1:30 PM (Eastern/Pacific). The hit pre-school show stars a little girl and her animal friends, and teaches Chinese language and culture alongside issues common to pre-schoolers. The full press release follows. NICKELODEON PREMIERES […]
A little thing happened during the 80’s, we got a ton of awesome action cartoons to entertain us kiddies through the tough times. Unfortunately, looking back with adult glasses, our childhood favorites don’t seem as great as they did when we were 5. The latest example is Transformers, with the first half of season 2 […]