Posts Tagged ‘Dora the Explorer’
Shimmer and Shine Nickelodeon Nick Jr. Upfront 2014

“Shimmer and Shine” Comes To Nick Jr. UK This November

by Grant Whiteon October 12, 2015
The brand new animated series Shimmer and Shine will debut on Nick Jr. UK with a week of premieres starting Monday 9th November at 4:30pm and every Monday at the same time in the weeks following. Created by Farnaz Esnaashari-Charmatz, post production supervisor on Dora the Explorer and Go, Diego, Go, the series focuses on a human girl named Leah […]

Toonzone Tours the Nickelodeon Animation Studios

by Christopher Glennonon March 31, 2015
Over 20 years and 50+ different cartoon shows, Nickelodeon Animation is just as strong as it ever was. Situated in a white building with big orange letters in Burbank, California, Nickelodeon Animation Studio opened its doors to Toonzone News and other members of the press for a studio tour in anticipation of the latest addition […]

Dora and Friends: Into the City

Review: “Dora and Friends: Into the City” – Same As It Ever Was

by Ed Liuon August 18, 2014
Disappointment awaits those hoping that Nickelodeon’s top-selling Spanish-speaking moppet would get an attitude and story makeover in her new show, Dora and Friends: Into the City. Dora has gone from being an elementary school kid to a teenager, and dropped the anthropomorphic animals and sentient inanimate objects that were her friends in favor of several […]


Peanuts, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Steve Jobs Planned as U.S. Postage Stamps

by Ed Liuon February 21, 2014
The Washington Post has uncovered a list of planned designs for upcoming U.S. postage stamps for 2014-2015, which includes Charles Schulz’s Peanuts, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and Apple co-founder and seminal Pixar figure Steve Jobs. Rudolph is listed as “Design Approved” for release in 2014 (alongside stamps commemorating events of the Civil War, the War […]

PR: Hilary Duff Guest Stars in Brand-New Dora the Explorer Primetime Special, “Dora’s Ice Skating Spectacular”, Premiering November 25th

by spidey4545on November 19, 2013
HILARY DUFF GUEST STARS IN BRAND-NEW DORA THE EXPLORER PRIMETIME SPECIAL, “DORA’S ICE SKATING SPECTACULAR,” PREMIERING MONDAY, NOV. 25, AT 7:00 P.M. (ET/PT)   Figure Skating Superstar Johnny Weir Appears in New Dora the Explorer Promotional Spot NEW YORK – Nov. 19, 2013 – ‘Tis the season for an icy adventure as Nickelodeon debuts the brand-new Dora the Explorer primetime special, “Dora’s Ice Skating Spectacular,” on Monday, Nov. 25, […]


NY Times on Disney Junior’s Pre-School Challenge to Nickelodeon

by Ed Liuon April 3, 2013
The New York Times has examined the rapid successes of Disney’s entries into the pre-school market, presenting a major challenge to Nickelodeon’s traditional dominance in that demographic. Within a year of the launch of Disney Junior as a programming block and a separate cable TV network, Disney has taken the top 3 pre-school programs while […]

Kidvid Capsule Reviews: "Green Eggs and Ham" SE Blu-ray & "Dora’s Rescue in the Mermaid Kingdom"

by Ed Liuon June 27, 2012
The Green Eggs and Ham Special Edition Brings a Seussian ‘Toon to high-definition. This 70’s special is from DePatie-Freleng; For the time, the animation is quite appealing. And, of course, who doesn’t love Seuss? Only a fool or a Grump-Flappa-Roose. “The Sneetches” is a tale of how foolish racism Leads only to light wallets and […]