Nickelodeon has issued a press release detailing their special October programming, which turns the month into “Shocktober” in a run-up to Halloween. New Halloween-themed episodes of Tak and the Power of Juju and El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera are scheduled, along with several holiday marathons on the Nick Jr. network and holiday activities […]
Nickelodeon and Paramount announced Avatar: The Last Airbender‘s second volume of Book 3: Fire today: It is scheduled for 1/22/08 with a MSRP of $16.99. It will contain five episodes: “The Avatar and the Firelord”, “The Runaway”, “The Puppetmaster”, “Nightmares and Daydreams”, and “Day of the Black Sun”. In related news, the first volume of […]
According to an article on USA Today, Nickelodeon is beginning to ramp up its promotional efforts around its hit show Avatar the Last Airbender, hoping to tap into the growing appetite for fantasy action entertainment. The second season’s ratings were up 21% from the first, with an average of 2.9 million watching the show, and […]
Nickelodeon will air a one-hour Go, Diego, Go! movie on Monday, October 8, 2007. Titled Safari Rescue, the movie will bring animal rescuer Diego to Africa, where he will team up with fellow animal adventurer Juma to save the elephants of the Serengeti plains from an evil spell. The movie will air at 9:30 – […]
Edgar & Ellen will be debuting on the Nicktoons Network with two back-to-back episodes on Sunday, October 7, 2007, at 8:00 PM (Eastern). The title characters are a pair of twins who carry out a campaign of pranks on the residents of the town of Nod. Each episode also includes a two-minute segment inspired by […]
The New York Times takes a look at Nickelodeon’s push for higher-end electronics that feature the network’s most popular animated characters (free registration required). Items such as SpongeBob DVD players and digital photo frames will be on sale at retailers this month, and are meant to compete with similar products coming from competitors like the […]
Frederator Productions is teaming with Project 51, Hawaii Film Partners and Showcase Entertainment to bring a series of 38, 2-minute shorts based on the Sony Playstation game series Ape Escape to the Nicktoons Network in early 2008. Frederator has a production blog up for the series with more production art on their Flickr page.
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts has interviewed Jennifer Oxley of the Little Airplane studio on Nickelodeon’s Wonder Pets. Oxley discusses her high standards for the show and how she meets her own goals by producing the entire show in-house domestically. She also discusses her past, working for indie animators John Canemaker and Bill Plympton, as well as […]