Nickelodeon Latin America Announces New Programming

by Zeddon January 26, 2006
Nickelodeon Latin America has announced a slew of new programming for its 2006 slate, including the animated series The X’s, Catscratch, Skyland, Yu-Gi-Oh! Gx, Lola and Virginia, and Kappa Mikey. New episodes of several current Nickelodeon Latin America’s shows, including SpongeBob SquarePants, Rugrats and Dora the Explorer, among others, will also air. [Source: World Screen]

"Miss Spider" Comes to Treehouse

by Zeddon January 26, 2006
Nelvana’s Miss Spider’s Sunny Patch Friends joins Treehouse’s programming lineup on Tuesday, March 7, at 10:30am, with a repeat at 6:00pm. The series will air Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30am and 6:00pm, Saturdays at 5:30pm, and Sundays at 10:30am. The preschool network will air the previously broadcast first season (26 episodes) before all-new episodes premiere […]

Fowler Joins Nelvana

by Zeddon January 26, 2006
Nancy Fowler has joined Nelvana as Senior VP, Worldwide Licensing. In her new role, Fowler will oversee Nelvana’s Licensing, Marketing and Creative Services teams, reporting to Executive VP of Business Development Doug Murphy. [Source: Corus Entertainment]

Adult Swim Renews "The Boondocks"

by Zeddon January 26, 2006
Adult Swim has ordered a second season of The Boondocks. The network has signed on for 20 new episodes of the series. The new episodes are expected to air on Adult Swim this winter. [Source: Business Wire]

Cartoon Network Goes Interactive

by Zeddon January 26, 2006
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS) has appointed NDS Group plc as exclusive interactive TV (iTV) games and enhanced television applications developer for the Asia Pacific region. NDS and TBS will deploy Cartoon Network interactive content on selected Asian Pacific digital platforms. NDS will also provide TBS a variety of iTV games on a pay-per-play basis, […]

"Dragon Booster" Comes to McDonald’s

by Zeddon January 26, 2006
Characters from Dragon Booster will be available in McDonald’s Happy Meals alongside characters from Strawberry Shortcake from January 27 through February 23, 2006. PR Newswire has details.

Upper Deck & Nickelodeon Team Up for "Avatar: The Last Airbender"

by Zeddon January 26, 2006
Upper Deck Entertainment (UDE) — in association with Nickelodeon — has announced plans to create and distribute a new trading card game (TCG) based on the cartoon series Avatar: The Last Airbender. The trading card game will be the first collectible card game to use UDE’s new QuickStrike game engine, which features lightning-fast one-on-one card […]

"Lady and the Tramp" Comes to Hollywood’s El Capitan Theatre

by Zeddon January 26, 2006
In celebration of Valentine’s Day and the soon-to-be-released 50th Anniversary edition DVD of Walt Disney’s animated classic Lady and the Tramp, Hollywood’s legendary El Capitan Theatre will present a special two-week engagement of the film from February 2 – 14, debuting a magnificent new digitally restored Cinemascope version of the film. The event will begin […]

T-Boz Joins Cast of Cartoon Network Series from André Benjamin

by Zeddon January 26, 2006
Cartoon Network has announced that Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins, lead singer of TLC, will join the cast of the upcoming animated series created and executive produced by André Benjamin (André 3000 of OutKast) and Tom Lynch (Romeo!). The primetime half-hour series features a group of musically gifted kids and an unlikely visitor who brings sunshine to […]

"SpongeBob," "South Park" Go to iTunes

by Ed Liuon January 26, 2006
Several shows from Viacom television networks are now available for purchase at Apple Computer’s iTunes Music Store. Included among the list of shows are Comedy Central’s South Park and Drawn Together, and Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer. All videos are $1.99 each.