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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 […]

Nick Franchises Strong in Recession; Hints at Blu-ray and "Avatar" Complete Set

by Ed Liuon June 9, 2009
Home Media Magazine has taken a look at how Nickelodeon’s strong franchises, such as SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer, have helped it weather the current economic downturn, with DVDs like SpongeBob vs. the Big One and Dora and the Three Little Pigs performing strongly in the market. The article notes new franchises and old […]

Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. Magazines Shutting Down

by on June 5, 2009
Nickelodeon has announced that they are ceasing publication of Nickelodeon Magazine and Nick Jr. Magazine by the end of the year. The former, though intended for children, also attracted independent comic creators who contributed many strips including a monthly feature called The Comic Book.

"The Mighty B" Prime Time Special "Dragonflies" Premieres June 12, 2009

by Ed Liuon June 5, 2009
Nickelodeon has announced The Mighty B‘s primetime special “Dragonflies” will be premiering on Friday, June 12, 2009, at 8:00 PM (Eastern), and also released a still from the episode (right, click to enlarge). The official Nickelodeon episode synopsis is: “It’s summertime in San Francisco and the Honeybees are enjoying a day at the Rec Center […]

Nick Orders "Monsters vs. Aliens" Pilot

by on May 20, 2009
Nickelodeon has ordered a pilot for a new series based on Monsters vs. Aliens, The Hollywood Reporter says. In addition to that project, which would join The Penguins of Madagascar and Kung Fu Panda on television, DreamWorks is set to deliver Scared Shrekless and a Kung Fu Panda holiday special to NBC. It is also […]

"Iron Man: Armored Adventures" Premiere Strikes the Iron Hot!

by on April 29, 2009
The April 24th premiere of Iron Man: Armored Adventures–based upon the popular comic book character of the same name–scored Nicktoons Network its highest original series premiere ever with boys 6-11, averaging about 125,000 viewers in said demographic. The Nicktoons Network homepage also scored in the six digit range with 239,000 visitors (+389% versus last year) […]

"SpongeBob SquarePants: First 100 Episodes" DVD Set Coming September 22, 2009

by Ed Liuon April 28, 2009
USA Today is reporting that SpongeBob SquarePants: The First 100 Episodes DVD set will be released on September 22, 2009, with a suggested retail price of $99.98. The set will contain more than 36 hours of episodes and bonus features, which will include commentary tracks by Tom Kenny, the voice of SpongeBob.

"Wonder Pets" Season 3 Begins May 18 with One of Eartha Kitt’s Final Performances

by Ed Liuon April 28, 2009
TVGuide.com is reporting that the third season of Nickelodeon’s Wonder Pets! will begin on May 18, 2009, and that one of the episodes will contain one of performer Eartha Kitt’s final performances before her passing last year from colon cancer. Kitt will voice Cool Cat who wants to scat, alongside Hip Hippo (voiced by jazz […]

"Fairly OddParents: Wishology" Premieres May 1-3, 2009

by Ed Liuon April 28, 2009
Nickelodeon has announced a change in scheduling for the three-part episode The Fairly OddParents: Wishology, which promises to take young Timmy Turner on a galactic odyssey to “search for a magical wand to prevent a deadly galactic force known as The Darkness from destroying Earth.” The three one-hour specials will premiere over the weekend of […]