"Dora," "SpongeBob" Snuggies Coming this Fall

SpongeBob- and Dora-themed Snuggies for kids will become available this fall, thanks to a licensing deal between Nickelodeon and Snuggie-maker Allstar Products Group, the companies announced today. The deal will also bring to market a SpongeBob-themed Bendaroos Activity kit, and SpongeBob- and Dora-themed Touch N’ Brush Hands Free Toothpaste Dispensers. [Source: PR Newswire]

"SpongeBob" MMOG Coming to Asia

MTV Networks Asia and GigaMedia will launch a SpongeBob SquarePants massively multiplayer online game in 2011, World Screen reports. The game is being developed by the series’ creative team but will roll out in Asian markets, including China, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Southeast Asia and India.

Cable TV Ratings: May 31 - June 6, 2010

In the list of cable top 25 shows (based on total viewers) for the week of May 31 – June 6, 2010, Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants placed four spots. The most watched was the Monday morning airing at 11AM with 4.3 million viewers (ranked 14th for the week). A repeat of the hour-long “Truth or Square” […]

Toonzone Presents New "Toy Story 3" Video: "The Great Escape"

Disney/Pixar has released another promotional video for Toy Story 3, focusing on the turn of events that drives the plot of the movie: the accident that sends Andy’s gang of toys to the Sunnyside Day Care Center: Toy Story 3 will be released on June 18, 2010. Check out some of Toonzone News’ other Toy […]

"SpongeBob: Clash of Triton" Coming Canadian TV in July

SpongeBob SquarePants: The Clash of Triton will get its Canadian premiere on Nickelodeon on Sunday, July 11, at 6:00pm, the network says. It will come at the climax of a 48-hour SpongeBob marathon that will start on Friday, July 9, at 6:00pm. The Clash of Triton will be rebroadcast on Monday, July 12, 5:30pm on […]

Toonzone Presents New "Toy Story 3" Video: "Groovin' with Ken!"

Disney/Pixar has released a new promotional video for Toy Story 3, slated to hit theaters on June 18, 2010. “Groovin’ with Ken!” gives an intimate behind-the-scenes look at what life is like for the popular girls’ boys’ toy. BOYS’ toy. I don’t know why people keep saying that about Ken. Toy Story 3 will be […]

Warner Bros. Animation Announces New "ThunderCats" Series for CN in 2011

Warner Bros. Animation has announced that it has begun production on ThunderCats, a new animated series based on the original 1980’s cartoon about a tribe of fierce feline warriors battling against evil forces over the fabled Stones of Power. The series will be a creative collaboration between Warner Bros. Animation and Japan’s Studio4°C, which has […]

Nick, Disney Post Record May Performances

Nickelodeon scored its best-ever May performance with an average of 2.1 million total viewers, the network said today. It was also the number-one basic cable network with kids 2-11, kids 6-11, and with total viewers for the month. Nick at Nite, Nick Jr., TeenNick and Nicktoons each also posted their best May performances ever with […]

The New Thundercats and the Retro Revival

Today’s unexpected news about the development of Warner Bros’ new ThunderCats cartoon for a 2011 premiere is welcome and interesting for a few reasons worth noting. First of all, I think it’s fair to say that assorted animation news in the past nine months has introduced a fad of retro revival. What young adults grew […]

Homer Simpson Named Greatest TV/Film Character of Last 20 Years

Homer Simpson is the greatest character created for television or film in the past twenty years, according to a survey taken by Entertainment Weekly. The cartoon icon placed ahead of Harry Potter and Buffy the Vampire Slayer to take the top slot. SpongeBob SquarePants also placed in the top ten, along with Hannibal Lecter, Tony […]

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