Posts Tagged ‘nick jr’
Angela Santomero and Arty from Creative Galaxy

Toonzone Explores the “Creative Galaxy” with Series Creator Angela Santomero

by Ed Liuon October 3, 2014
By her own admission, Angela Santomero couldn’t sit close enough to the TV when Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood was on. Little did she realize at the time that her affection for Fred Rogers’ seminal kids TV show would lead to a career in the television industry. While researching an eighth grade research paper on Mister Rogers, […]
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Nickelodeon Launches “Blaze and the Monster Machines” on October 13, 2014

by Ed Liuon October 1, 2014
NICKELODEON LAUNCHES BLAZE AND THE MONSTER MACHINES, BRAND-NEW PRESCHOOL SERIES SUPERCHARGED WITH STEM CURRICULUM, MONDAY, OCT. 13, AT 12 P.M. (ET/PT) New Interactive Animated Series Dedicated to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Debuts with Hour-Long TV Movie NEW YORK–Oct. 1, 2014 – Building upon its legacy of providing curriculum-enriched preschool programming, Nickelodeon will introduce viewers […]

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A Look Ahead At The Winter 2014 Nickelodeon Highlights In The UK

by Grant Whiteon September 30, 2014
With the summer over and year’s end not far away, Nickelodeon UK have announced their plans for the twilight months of 2014. As usual this includes a healthy number of animated shows. November will see the main channel air A Fairly Odd Summer, the latest Fairly OddParents live action movie starring Drake Bell and Daniella […]
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 […]


Nickelodeon’s Fresh Beat Band Greatest Hits Live Tour Kicks Off in November 2014

by Ed Liuon August 6, 2014
NICKELODEON’S THE FRESH BEAT BAND ARE BACK WITH BRAND-NEW LIVE CONCERT TOUR KICKING OFF IN NOVEMBER The Fresh Beat Band Greatest Hits Live Presented by Nickelodeon Will Feature New Songs Plus Fan Favorites and Travel To Cities Across the U.S. Including New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas and More; Tickets On Sale Starting Friday, […]

Peppa Pig Gobbles Up Russia And Ukraine

by Alex Beanon June 25, 2014
Popular British children’s animation series “Peppa Pig” is already shown on television stations in both Russia and Ukraine but both countries are set to be invaded by Peppa Pig merchandise as the E1 Studio responsible for producing it will expand their licensing agreement that will have plush toys, wooden toys and bath toys coming to […]

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PR: Nickelodeon Announces 2014 Preschool Animated Shorts Program

by Ed Liuon March 26, 2014
Nickelodeon has announced their 2014 Animated Shorts Program, an extension of their long-running animated shorts program with an eye towards targeting kids aged 2-5. Shorts are due by April 28, 2014, and can run 90-seconds to 2 minutes in length, focusing on strong characters that should appeal to both genders. Pitch materials must include: Concept […]


PR: Nickelodeon to Debut Over 100 Episodes of Brand-New Educational Preschool Series in 2014-2015 Season

by Ed Liuon March 13, 2014
NICKELODEON TO DEBUT OVER 100 EPISODES OF BRAND-NEW EDUCATIONAL PRESCHOOL SERIES IN 2014-2015 SEASON Network to Add Two More Preschool Greenlights to Its Top-Rated Preschool Line-Up: Shimmer & Shine and Fresh Beat Band of Spies NEW YORK – March 13, 2014 – Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids, will premiere more than 100 episodes […]

Review: “Wallykazam!” – The Magic Word is “Fun”

by Ed Liuon February 3, 2014
There’s a lot of talk in the news lately about how to provide high-quality pre-K education for all kids in America. It’s something I can get behind in principle, and I’m not being completely facetious in saying we should ensure that audience gets quality cartoons as part of that initiative. Given recommendations on how much […]