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Nickelodeon Upfront 2012: "Legend of Korra" Premieres April 14, 2012; "Raving Rabbids" & "Monsters vs. Aliens" Series

by on March 14, 2012

At the Nickleodeon Upfront 2012 in New York City, the network announced a premiere date for The Legend of Korra on April 14, 2012, at 11:00 AM (ET/PT), with new episodes airing regularly on Saturday in the same timeslot. In addition, new series were announced based on the Raving Rabbids video game and DreamWorks Animation’s Monsters vs. Aliens, as well as a new series called Robot & Monster, all with 26 episode orders. Robot & Monster is slated to air during the 2012-13 season, while Raving Rabbids is slated for spring 2013.

Other animation-related announcements include a stop-motion Christmas episode of SpongeBob SquarePants (inspired by the classic Rankin-Bass holiday specials); a fall 2012 premiere of the new TMNT series; new episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants, T.U.F.F. Puppy, Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness, Penguins of Madagascar, The Fairly OddParents, and Winx Club; seven new pilots picked up for the 2012-13 season, including four by Butch Hartman (The Fairly OddParents, T.U.F.F. Puppy)

Stay tuned for more news and stills from the 2012 Nickelodeon Upfront presentation.

4:30pm – Updated with images (The Legend of Korra and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
6:14pm – Updated with The Legend of Korra Teaser Trailer
6:54pm – Updated with official press release

11:30pm – Updated with a new trailer posted by The Wall Street Journal:

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