Nickelodeon finished first among all kid demographics in the first quarter of 2008, the network said today. The network had the top five kid programs and increased its ratings across the board. Among kids 2-11 the network had 1.3 million viewers, beating the Disney Channel’s 923,000 and Cartoon Network’s 566,000. In the 6-11 demographic, Nickelodeon […]
The World Canadian Bureau will lead Canadians in a strike in the new South Park episode “Canada On Strike!” on Wednesday, April 2, Comedy Central said today. The episode will feature Danes flocking to the U.S. to take the place of striking Canadians, and the South Park boys working to broker a settlement. The episode […]
Nickelodeon will air the SpongBob SquarePants half-hour special “Pest of the West” on Friday, April 11, at 8:00pm (ET/PT), the network said today. The special tells of SpongeBob’s ancestor, SpongeBuck, who fought off Dead Eye Plankton when the latter took control of Bikini Gulch. TurboNick, the network’s broadband video service at nick.com, will air song […]
South Park will pay homage to the 1981 animated feature Heavy Metal in “Major Boobage,” a new episode premiering on March 26, Comedy Central said today. In the episode, Kyle’s parents find contraband in his room, and Kenny begins to skip school, leading all concerned to worry that the boys are getting hooked on drugs. […]
Aniboom and TBD Records launched a contest yesterday iniviting all animators and Radiohead fans alike to create an animated music video for any of the songs on Radiohead’s In Rainbows album. The winner of the contest will $10,000 prize to produce a full-length animated music video. Adult Swim launched the on-air debut of the contest […]
Bandai has announced that Sunrise anime series Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (pronounced “gee-S”)will begin airing on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim programming block April 26, 2008. In addition, the show will be made available online at adultswim.com for viewing every Friday before the Saturday airing. Read the full press release.
Nickelodeon has ordered 26 new episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants and 20 new episodes of The Fairly OddParents, the network said today. In addition, the network has picked up another 20 episodes of Back at the Barnyard, the TV spinoff of the animated movie that is currently the channel’s number-two animated series with kids 2-11. Nick […]
Spider-Man is Marvel Comics’ icon. In the past decade alone, he’s starred in three live action movies, over a dozen video games, and countless comic books. Those ten years have also put him in three animated series; if you go back to the beginning, The Spectacular Spider-Man is the sixth (or even seventh, depending on […]