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"Kappa Mikey" Added to iTunes, TV Movie Premieres on Feb 16, 2008

Nickelodeon has just added Kappa Mikey to the list of shows available for purchase on Apple’s iTunes Store. As with all TV shows, individual episodes are $1.99 each and can be viewed on a Mac, PC, or video-enabled iPod. The same announcement also mentioned “The Karaoke Episode,” the first Kappa Mikey TV movie which will […]

Nick Number One in 2007

Nickelodeon was the number one basic cable network among kids for the fourteenth year in a row in 2007, the network announced today. Citing Nielsen Media data, the company said that it delivered 2.1 million total viewers, averaged 1.2 million viewers among kids 2 to 11 and 674,000 viewers among kids six to 11. These […]

"The Penguins of Madagascar" Series Coming to Nick in Early 2009

The Penguins of Madagascar, a tentatively titled series based on the 2005 Dreamworks Animation’s CG film Madagascar, is coming to Nickelodeon in early 2009. The studio will be produced at the Nickelodeon Animation Studio in Burbank, CA. Its executive producers are Mark McCorkle and Bob Schooley (Kim Possible, Hercules), and features the voices of Danny […]

Hertz Adds Nick-Themed Media Players to Rental Lineup

Parents will be able to get media players pre-loaded with Nickelodeon shows when they rent cars from Hertz under a deal announced today by the two companies. Nick on the Go will be a fully portable, pre-loaded, touch-screen media player that comes with forty hours of programming from Nickelodeon and Nick Jr., including SpongeBob SquarePants, […]

Avatar TV Movie "Day of the Black Sun" Premieres November 30 on Nick

Nickelodeon has announced in a press release that the Avatar: The Last Airbender hourlong special event movie Day of the Black Sun will be premiering on the network on Friday, November 30 at 8PM (ET/PT). Tennis star Serena Williams and WWE wrestler Mick Foley will be providing their voices as special guests in the movie. […]

Nicktoons' Keith Dawkins Promoted to SVP, Nickelodeon Programming Partnerships

Nickelodeon has announced that the Keith Dawkins, Nicktoons Network General Manager, has been promoted to Senior Vice President (SVP), Nickelodeon Programming Partnerships. In his new role, Dawkins will be responsible for arranging creative partnerships and co-productions with “non-traditional programming partners” and also manage the acquisition of new programming for the Nickelodeon and Nicktoons networks. Dawkins […]

NY Times on SpongeBob's Yearlong Journey to Atlantis

The New York Times has examined the year-long process to bring the SpongeBob SquarePants special episode Atlantis SquarePantis from concept to screens (free registration required). The article examines the outline-driven writing of the show; the reasons, benefits, and added overhead for outsourcing animation to Korea; the continuing involvement of creator Stephen Hillenburg in SpongeBob; and […]

Nickelodeon Announces "Superstuffed Nicktoons Weekend" for Nov 22-25, 2007

This Thanksgiving, Nickelodeon will be running day-long marathons of its hit animated series in the “Superstuffed Nicktoons Weekend.” The blocks will start at 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM (all times Eastern/Pacific) from November 22 to 25, 2007. Mixed in with the programming will be a chance to vote for and count down the “Top 100 […]

"Atlantis SquarePantis" featuring David Bowie to air on November 12, 2007 on Nick

Atlantis SquarePantis, the all new TV movie featuring SpongeBob SquarePants and his gang with special guest star David Bowie, will debut on Nickelodeon on November 12, 2007 at 8pm. The movie chronicles the adventures and mishaps that befall SpongeBob and his friends when SpongeBob reunites the two halves of a key to the mythical city […]

"Dora Saves the Mermaids" to Premiere at 7pm on November 5, 2007

Nickelodeon will be premiering the one hour long Dora the Explorer movie Dora Saves the Mermaids on November 5, 2007 at 7 PM Eastern. The movie stars Dora in an all new adventure at the beach. During beach cleanup day Dora and her friends hear the story of the fall of the mermaid kingdom from […]

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