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 […]
Nickelodeon has confirmed that Avatar: The Last Airbender will be returning to the network for it’s third season on Friday, September 21, 2007 at at 8:30PM (EST/PST). For full information about the upcoming premiere along with a little information about the previously announced season 2 DVD set check out the press release.
IGN.com has revealed some of the contents of the upcoming Avatar the Last Airbender Season 2 DVD set, which is currently scheduled for release on September 11, 2007. Writer/director M. Night Shyamalan is interviewed on one featurette with co-creators Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino about the live-action adaptation of Avatar and how the show’s […]
Nickelodeon’s Backyardigans will be getting their first prime-time hour-long movie on September 17, 2007. Titled Super Secret Super Spy, the movie will let the Backyardigans take on roles in international espionage as they jaunt across the globe to a hip jazz soundtrack. Cyndi Lauper will be providing the theme song, “The Lady in Pink.” The […]
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts has interviewed co-producer Rich Watson about Tak and the Power of Juju, which debuts on Nickelodeon on Friday, August 31. Based on the video game of the same name, the show focuses on the life of Tak and his quirky friends living on the mythical island paradise of Pupununu. Watson discusses the […]
On August 24, 2007, Nickelodeon will air a new Danny Phantom movie, “Phantom Planet”, from 8-9 PM. In addition, five new episodes will air all week starting on August 20, 2007 from 4-4:30 PM each day, leading up to the movie. The episodes include “Eye For An Eye” (8/20), “Boxed Up Fury” (8/21), “Frightmare” (8/22), […]
On December 31st, 2007, Noggin and The N will become their own separate 24-hour networks, previously having shared the same channel. Noggin will be commercial free and continue to deliver preschool-centered programming such as “Little Bear”, “Franklin”, “Dora the Explorer”, and many more, while The N will be ad-based and feature shows aimed at tweens/teens. […]