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Brad Bird Wants To Make A Hand-Drawn 2D Animated Horror Movie

by Peter Paltridgeon September 21, 2015
Few present-day names are more revered in animation than Brad Bird, who was responsible for The Iron Giant and The Incredibles. Lately, however, he’s been shifting his attention to the genre of live-action, where he hasn’t been so lucky, his latest effort being the box office flop Tomorrowland. Perhaps this is why he’s returning to […]

Chris O’Dowd Narrates New Nick Jr. UK Show “Puffin Rock”

by Grant Whiteon April 24, 2015
Irish actor and comedian Chris O’Dowd (The IT Crowd, Moone Boy) will be taking the role of narrator in Nick Jr’s new animated series Puffin Rock. Produced by an alliance of Oscar nominated Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon, Penguin Random House Children’s publishing and Dog Ears media, the series focuses on the puffling Oona and […]


‘ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks’ Coming To Nick Jr. UK This April

by Grant Whiteon March 16, 2015
BAGDASARIAN PRODUCTION’S FAMOUS CHIPMUNKS MAKE A PITCH PERFECT DEBUT ON NICK JR. IN NEW SERIES ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMUNKS Go nuts for Alvin, Simon, Theodore and the Chipettes in the animated series ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks premiering this April. London, 16th March 2015 – The world-renowned Chipmunks are bringing havoc and humour to Nick Jr. […]
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PR: Nickelodeon UK Opens Its Doors To First Ever Digital Series: Welcome to the Wayne

by Grant Whiteon December 12, 2014
NICKELODEON OPENS ITS DOORS TO FIRST EVER DIGITAL SERIES:WELCOME TO THE WAYNE Expect quirky, crazy and hilarious adventures at the tip of your finger with Welcome to the Wayne available on the Nick App, and from Monday 22nd December 2014  London, Friday 12th November 2014 – Nickelodeon UK is to launch its first animated […]


Review: “Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion” – Whaddya got?

by Grant Whiteon October 3, 2014
I love Star Wars. You love Star Wars. Even that crazy old guy down the street who says his teeth are talking to him loves Star Wars. It’s a cultural icon and mythology that few other sci-fi or movie series can compete with. Although people might have their misgivings about the prequel trilogy that finished […]

PR: Prepare To Loaf Out Loud As Nickelodeon UK Delivers New Animation ‘Breadwinners’

by Grant Whiteon August 20, 2014
  PREPARE TO LOAF OUT LOUD AS NICKELODEON DELIVERS NEW ANIMATION BREADWINNERS Expect hilarious escapades, high energy and booty-shaking music in plucky new series Breadwinners, premiering on Monday 22nd September at 4:30pm only on Nicktoons London, 20th August 2014 – New animated comedy Breadwinners follows SwaySway and Buhdeuce, two hilarious ducks who operate a bread […]


Hasbro Teaches Humans and Bots How To Ride Your Dinobot

by Grant Whiteon June 2, 2014
The official Transformers YouTube channel today unveiled a trilogy of cartoon shots instructing one on how to properly ride a mighty Dinobot. Inspired by theatrical shorts from Warner Brothers and Disney, the shorts are a comedic promotion for the upcoming Transformers 4: Age of Extinction and its related toyline, both of which introduce the fan […]

Toonzone Attends Nickelodeon UK’s 2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Animation Reveal

by Grant Whiteon January 20, 2014
Before speaking to the panel of TMNT producers we viewed an upcoming episode of season 2, ‘Attack of the Squirrelanoids’. Making its UK debut at 9:30am 25th January on Nicktoons, it’s a love letter to Aliens and pulp sci-fi comics in which our heroes must face a ninja’s natural enemy- mutant squirrels. Scary, funny and […]


Review: “Sanjay and Craig” (UK) – Comedy with Crossover Appeal

by Grant Whiteon November 20, 2013
There’s a lot of crossover with older viewers for action animation but often less so with comedy cartoons. Maybe Nick’s new show Sanjay and Craig can change that. As the quick and catchy opening song explains, the series focuses on an Indian-American boy named Sanjay who finds a talking snake named Craig in the local […]