Olivia, a preschool CGI series based on the children’s books by Ian Falconer, is set to premier on Nickelodeon at 11:30 am (ET/PT) on January 26. The series tells the story of a pig who uses her imagination to go on incredible adventures. (click to enlarge) For full details, read the press release here.
The Press-Enterprise has profiled Stu Krieger, an assistant professor at UC Riverside and the head writer for Toot & Puddle, an animated series on Noggin based on the children’s books by Holly and Douglas Hobie. The article discusses Krieger’s long history in television writing stretching back to Steven Spielberg’s Amazing Stories and the original Land […]
Wolverine and X-Men Join Forces to Prevent World Destruction In New Animated Series Wolverine and the X-Men Premiering Jan. 23 on Nicktoons Network NEW YORK, Jan. 5, 2008 – Nicktoons Network, the fastest growing kids’ network, introduces Wolverine and the X-Men, the new action-packed animated series based on Marvel’s ever popular Super Heroes. Produced by […]
Nickelodeon has announced that the Dora the Explorer special episode “Dora Saves Three Kings Day” will premiere on the main Nickelodeon channel on January 6, 2009, at 8:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific). In the special, Nick’s reigning pre-school cartoon character will teach viewers about the cultural holiday of Three Kings Day (also known as El Dia de […]
The owner of a car wash in Sydney, Australia has attracted the attention of Nickelodeon’s legal team, which is claiming that the car wash’s company logo too closely resembles SpongeBob SquarePants. The owner is claiming that his logo looks “totally different” from Nickelodeon’s famous character.
The Animation Collective has announced that new webisodes of Three Delivery will be available at the Three Delivery website. A new 1.5 minute webisode will be posted on the site every Friday starting on December 5, 2008 and running through January 2, 2009. The show currently airs on the Nicktoons network. For full details, read […]
As part of larger cutbacks at parent company Viacom, the Nickelodeon Animation Digital Studio in New York City will be shutting down. The studio currently hosts 4 production units for Dora the Explorer/Go, Diego, Go!, The Backyardigans, and as-yet unpremiered shows Bubble Guppies and Team Umizoomi. According to a post at the ASIFA-East weblog, the […]
Nickelodeon’s new animated series, The Mighty B!, will get a DVD release on 2/24/09. Entitled The Mighty B! – We Got the Bee, the DVD contains an hour and a half of cartoons as well as a “Behind The Mighty B!” featurette. Price is not yet available. [Source: TVShowsOnDVD.com ]
Nickelodeon has released highlights of their December 2008 programming schedule, focusing on the Christmas and holiday-themed specials. Animated premieres include the Christmas episodes of Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!, The Wonder Pets!, and The Fairly Odd Parents. Other seasonal episodes of The Backyardigans, Dora the Explorer, Go, Diego, Go!, and Yo Gabba Gabba! will also be running […]
The Wonder Pets! special episode Save the Nutcracker will be debuting on Nickelodeon on December 8, 2008, at 8:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific). The special episode of the Emmy-winning show sends Linny the Guinea Pig, Turtle Tuck, and Ming-Ming Duckling into a version of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker ballet, as the Mouse King emerges from a picture book […]