Newsarama’s Animated Shorts has spoken with Matt Maiellaro and Dave Willis, co-creators of Adult Swim’s Aqua Teen Hunger Force. The pair discuss Carl, New Jersey, the live-action casting call for Carl, the well-known actors they think could play Carl, and the new DVD set which contains four bonus episodes of the show.
Nickelodeon has announced that the Dora the Explorer special episode “Dora Saves Three Kings Day” will premiere on the main Nickelodeon channel on January 6, 2009, at 8:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific). In the special, Nick’s reigning pre-school cartoon character will teach viewers about the cultural holiday of Three Kings Day (also known as El Dia de […]
A while back, when I reviewed Coyote Ragtime Show‘s first volume, I expressed annoyance about the numerous sources who said the series sucked. It left me feeling like a cretin, since I enjoyed the first four episodes. Well, ultimately, I find that “they” were right. Despite a promising start, the rest of the show doesn’t […]
The Marvel Animation Age is reporting that The Spectacular Spider-Man will be moving from the KidsWB block on the CW network to Disney’s new Disney XD network, with the second season expected to premiere in March 2009. It is also expected that the first season will be run on Disney XD as well. MAA also […]
The owner of a car wash in Sydney, Australia has attracted the attention of Nickelodeon’s legal team, which is claiming that the car wash’s company logo too closely resembles SpongeBob SquarePants. The owner is claiming that his logo looks “totally different” from Nickelodeon’s famous character.
Comic book writer Geoff Johns has spoken with Newsarama.com about his latest writing job on with Seth Green and Matt Senreich on Robot Chicken, including the season premiere of the show and the long-planned feature film version. Among other topics, Johns discusses how he began writing for the series, what guidelines and prohibitions he has […]
The Animation Collective has announced that new webisodes of Three Delivery will be available at the Three Delivery website. A new 1.5 minute webisode will be posted on the site every Friday starting on December 5, 2008 and running through January 2, 2009. The show currently airs on the Nicktoons network. For full details, read […]
As part of larger cutbacks at parent company Viacom, the Nickelodeon Animation Digital Studio in New York City will be shutting down. The studio currently hosts 4 production units for Dora the Explorer/Go, Diego, Go!, The Backyardigans, and as-yet unpremiered shows Bubble Guppies and Team Umizoomi. According to a post at the ASIFA-East weblog, the […]
Marvel Animation and Toonz Entertainment have greenlit a second season of the animated series Wolverine and the X-Men, which has been airing in Canada, Latin America, and Italy, and will debut on the Nicktoons Network and the BBC in January 2009. The Marvel Animation Age has also been informed by YTV that the series will […]
Nickelodeon’s new animated series, The Mighty B!, will get a DVD release on 2/24/09. Entitled The Mighty B! – We Got the Bee, the DVD contains an hour and a half of cartoons as well as a “Behind The Mighty B!” featurette. Price is not yet available. [Source: TVShowsOnDVD.com ]