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Kevin Nealon on Voicing "Glenn Martin, DDS"

by Ed Liuon July 31, 2009
Kevin Nealon spoke to members of the press about voicing the title character for Glenn Martin, DDS, the new stop-motion animated sitcom premiering on Nickelodeon on August 17, 2009. Among other topics, Nealon discussed how he got the role and the biggest surprises to him in doing his first voice-over part.

"Glenn Martin, DDS" Debuts on Nick at Nite on August 17, 2009

by Ed Liuon July 30, 2009
Viacom has announced that the stop-motion animated sitcom Glenn Martin, DDS will be premiering in the Nick at Nite programming block on Nickelodeon on Monday, August 17, 2009, at 8:00 PM (All times Eastern/Pacific). The series is the first to come from Michael Eisner’s Tornante Animation and centers on a suburban dentist who packs up […]

SpongeBob SquarePants 10th Anniversary Coverage Around the News

by Ed Liuon July 17, 2009
Several different media outlets are covering the 10th anniversary SpongeBob SquarePants festivities, which begin tonight, July 17, 2009: The Mercury News follows many news outlets and provides an extended recap of the Square Roots documentary, chronicling SpongeBob’s rise to fame. The Boston Globe speaks with SpongeBob creator Steve Hillenburg about how he went from a […]

SDCC09: Full Con Programming Available; "Avatar" Co-Creators Signing

by Ed Liuon July 13, 2009
The San Diego Comic-Con International has made the full programming schedule available for the con. Schedules for Friday July 24, Saturday July 25, and Sunday July 26 have been added to the Thursday schedule; animation fans may want to restrict the plethora of choices to the Animation category and pretend none of the other cool […]

Honolulu Star Bulletin on Nick’s "Ape Escape" Shorts

by Ed Liuon July 6, 2009
The Honolulu Star Bulletin has profiled Hawaii animation studio Hawaii Film Partners, which produced the 38 2-minute Ape Escape shorts which debuted on the Nicktoons network yesterday. The shorts are based on the Sony PlayStation game franchise of the same name, and will be the studio’s first animation project.

680News on Tom Kenny as "The New Mel Blanc"

by Ed Liuon July 6, 2009
680News has dubbed Tom Kenny “the New Mel Blanc” in a profile article, where the voice actor for SpongeBob SquarePants discusses that role and his many others in the voice acting business, with roles in Rocco’s Modern Life, Camp Lazlo, The Powerpuff Girls, Transformers Animated, and Dilbert. The article discusses how Kenny got the gig […]

Nickelodeon Animation Festival Extends Call for Entries from July 1 – Sept 8, 2009

by Ed Liuon July 1, 2009
Nickelodeon has announced that the 6th annual Nickelodeon Animation Festival (formerly titled the Nicktoons Network Animation Festival) will have an extended call for entries running from July 1 to September 8, 2009. This year’s event adds a new “15 Seconds to Fame” award, calling for a 15 seconds of animation for a funny character, with […]

Nickelodeon Announces Special Programming for SpongeBob SquarePants 10th Anniversary

by Ed Liuon June 25, 2009
Nickelodeon has issued a press release detailing their plans for celebrating the 10th anniversary of SpongeBob SquarePants, which debuted on July 17, 1999, and has gone on to conquer the airwaves in his distinctive poriferic way. Anchoring the celebration will be the “Ultimate SpongeBob SpongeBash Weekend” on July 17-19, 2009, starting at 8:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific). […]

Nickelodeon Launches "ChinaToon" Block on Nick Asia

by Ed Liuon June 18, 2009
Variety is reporting that Nickelodeon will be launching an hour-long “ChinaToon” programming block on Nickelodeon Asia, which will be dedicated to the animation of the People’s Republic of China. The block is intended to assist in stimulating China’s indigenous animation industry, and will begin with the kids’ comedy series Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf […]

Nick Announces "Planet Sheen," "TUFF Puppy," 3 Pilots; Promotes Rawlings

by Ed Liuon June 10, 2009
Nickelodeon has ordered seasons for two new animated series: Planet Sheen, a spin-off from Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius from Steve Oedekerk; and T.U.F.F. Puppy, the newest series from Butch Hartman. Planet Sheen has received an order for 26 half-hour episodes, while T.U.F.F. Puppy has an order for 13. Planet Sheen will follow the misadventures of […]