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"Robot Chicken: Star Wars" Coming to DVD (Updated April 2)

by Dan Collinson April 2, 2008
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Warner will release Robot Chicken: Star Wars on May 20th. The special episode will also contain episode commentary (audio & video) as well as deleted scenes, trailers, and behind the scenes footage. The episode features the voices of Mark Hamill (Star Wars, Batman: The Animated Series), Star Wars creator George Lucas, Robot […]

Nickelodeon Finishes First in Quarter Among Kid Viewers

by Maxie Zeuson April 2, 2008
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 […]

Canadians Strike in Newest "South Park"

by Maxie Zeuson March 31, 2008
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 […]

CG Puppets to Battle in "Stitch-Up Showdown"

by Maxie Zeuson March 29, 2008
Nickelodeon International has commissioned Stitch-Up Showdown, a CG-animated series about daredevil sock-puppet warriors, from Blue-Zoo Productions, World Screen reports. The series, to be directed and produced by Adam Shaw and Oli Hyatt, will premiere in May.

SouthParkStudios.com Opens for Business

by Ed Liuon March 25, 2008
SouthParkStudios.com has launched on the Internet, providing streaming video of the entire run of Comedy Central’s South Park available on-line for free. Adobe Flash is required to view all the video clips.

"Pest of West" to Air April 11; Coming to DVD April 15

by Maxie Zeuson March 24, 2008
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 […]

New "South Park" Episode in Homage to "Heavy Metal"

by Maxie Zeuson March 24, 2008
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 Adult Swim Launch Radiohead Animated Video Competition

by Matt Hazudaon March 18, 2008
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 […]

'Code Geass' debuts on Adult Swim April 26, 2008

by Matt Hazudaon March 18, 2008
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.

Nick Orders New Eps of "SpongeBob," "OddParents" and Other Series

by Maxie Zeuson March 13, 2008
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 […]