"Glenn Martin, DDS" Meets President Obama and VP Joe Biden on Feb 15, 2010

by Ed Liuon February 4, 2010
Nickelodeon has anounced a special episode of Glenn Martin, DDS scheduled for February 15, 2010, at 8:30 PM (Eastern/Pacific), to celebrate Presidents’ Day. In the episode, the title character will be summoned to the White House while his family is visiting Washington, D.C., to perform emergency dental work on President Barack Obama. Chris Parnell will […]

Michelle Kwan to Guest on "Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!" on February 21, 2010

by Ed Liuon February 3, 2010
Nickelodeon has announced that Olympic figure skating champion Michelle Kwan will guest star on a special episode of Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! on Sunday, February 21, 2010, at 7:00 PM (Eastern). Kwan will play Michelle Kwanzelberry, the greatest WuzzOlympian champion in WuzzOlympic games history who will be the coach for all of Wuzzleburg’s residents for this […]

"Heat Guy J" Complete Series Recycles Too Many Clichés

by Ed Liuon January 28, 2010
He’s a renegade! His partner is a robot! Together they fight crime! This is the high concept of Heat Guy J, a mildly entertaining but ultimately inconsequential anime series originally released by Geneon in 2003 and now re-released in a new boxed set by FUNimation. While its 26-episode span includes some reasonably entertaining and intermittently […]

"Robot Chicken" Picks Up Two More Seasons

by Ed Liuon January 22, 2010
Adult Swim has announced that Robot Chicken has been renewed for 40 more episodes, which will compose season 5 and 6 for the hit series. No information was provided on when the new seasons will begin production or when they will air. The full press release follows: Robot Chicken Gets Unprecedented Two-Season Pick-Up (click to […]

"Phineas and Ferb" Marathon Slated for February 7, 2010, on Disney XD

by Ed Liuon January 20, 2010
Disney XD will be running a Phineas and Ferb marathon on Sunday, February 7, 2010, from 8:00 – 5:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific), highlighting Perry the Platypus (a.k.a. super secret superspy Agent P). Specific episodes were not announced, but guest stars are slated to include Jane Leeves, Corbin Bleu, Moises Arias, Jennifer Grey, Jennifer Stone and Cloris […]

New "Penguins of Madagascar" Special "Dr. Blowhole's Revenge" Premieres Feb 15, 2010

by Ed Liuon January 20, 2010
Nickelodeon has announced a new Penguins of Madagascar special titled “Dr. Blowhole’s Revenge” will debut on February 15, 2010, at 8:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific). In the special, Neil Patrick Harris will guest star as the evil Dr. Blowhole, a malevolent dolphin determined to flood the world to wipe out all land mammals and eliminate the Penguins, […]

Nickelodeon and Norwegian Cruise Lines Announce New Themed Cruises Starting April '10

by Ed Liuon January 15, 2010
Nickelodeon and Norwegian Cruise Line have announced a new three-year partnership to deliver Nickelodeon-themed entertainment starting this April on the Norwegian Jewel and Norwegian Epic cruise ships, with “meet and greet” opportunities for passengers, interactive game shows ,and more. There will also be new Nickelodeon at Sea specialty cruises starting later this year on the […]

This "Archer" Hits the Bullseye

by Maxie Zeuson January 14, 2010
On paper, Archer is the kind of thing to put you in black, black mood: Another Adam Reed animated series, this one parodying the superspy genre with the same passive-aggressive, absurdist approach he brought to Sealab 2021, nailed into place by the perpetually underperforming Jon Benjamin in the title role. Get Smart by way of […]

Nickelodeons "Team Umizoomi" Brings Math to Pre-Schoolers Starting January 25, 2010

by Ed Liuon January 13, 2010
Nickelodeon will premiere Team Umizoomi on January 25, 2010, with two back-to-back episodes starting at 11:30 AM (Eastern/Pacific). The new series promises to focus entirely on math, using “action-adventure missions with an interactive math curriculum designed to help kids develop self-confidence in their math abilities and appreciate the many ways in which mathematics shapes their […]

Lil Wayne to Voice Character Named "Jesus" on Adult Swim's "Freaknik" (UPDATED)

by Ed Liuon January 7, 2010
UPDATED January 7, 2010: is quoting unidentified Cartoon Network executives that Lil Wayne will be voicing a character named “Jesus” in a one-hour special for Adult Swim titled Return of Freaknik, but that “Lil Wayne’s character is still evolving. All we can say is that he is named Jesus and not Jesus Christ.” The […]