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Nickelodeon Announces Halloween Themed "Shocktober" for October 2008

by Ed Liuon October 9, 2008
Nickelodeon has announced a series of specials and Halloween-themed episodes to run on Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Nicktoons Network, and NOGGIN from October 25-31, 2008. Shows getting new episode premieres include Go, Diego, Go!, Ni Hao, Kai-lan, Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!, Three Delivery, The Mighty B!, and El Tigre. For full details on programming and scheduling, read […]

"Dora Saves the Snow Princess" & "Celebrates 3 Kings Day," but Diego Has All the Fun

by Ed Liuon October 6, 2008
By now, the runaway success of Nickelodeon’s Dora the Explorer makes it all but critic-proof. I very much doubt that anything I write will be able to sway a pre-schooler who wants Mommy or Daddy to buy the new DVDs Dora Saves the Snow Princess or Dora Celebrates Three Kings Day!, or the newest DVD […]

"SpongeBob SquarePants" Spongicus Special Coming to DVD

by Dr. Daedaluson October 6, 2008
A new 90-minute SpongeBob SquarePants episode, titled “Spongicus” (a parody of “Sparticus”) is coming to DVD on 1/27/09. No price or special material has yet been announced. [Source: TVShowsOnDVD.com ]

Stan Lee to Kick Off Nicktoons Animation Festival on Oct 3, 2008

by Ed Liuon September 25, 2008
Animation Magazine reports that the Nicktons Animation Festival will kick off on October 3, 2008 with a special two-day, invitation-only event with Stan Lee, co-creator of Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, and numerous other of Marvel Comics’ iconic superheroes. Shorts from the festival will also air on Nicktoons at 11:00 PM (Eastern) throughout the month of […]

"WhoBob WhatPants?" to Air on Oct 13, 2008, Guest-Starring Ray Liotta

by Ed Liuon September 24, 2008
Nickelodeon has announced that the next SpongeBob SquarePants special, “WhoBob WhatPants?” will be airing on Monday, October 13, 2008, at 8:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific). In the special, SpongeBob is struck with amnesia and wanders away from Bikini Bottom, causing his friends to fear that they’ve lost him forever. The memory-impaired sponge will have a fateful encounter […]

Nickelodeon Picks Up "Fanboy & Chum Chum" and "Team Umizoomi;" Renews "Mighty B!"

by Ed Liuon September 17, 2008
Nickelodeon has announced two new animated series and the second season of The Mighty B! Fanboy and Chum Chum will be a CGI animated series spun off from Nickelodeon’s Random! Cartoons series, focusing on the 10-year old comic-book loving Fanboy and his friend and sidekick Chum Chum. The series was created by Eric Robles (Ni […]

Nickelodeon International Picks Up "Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom"

by Ed Liuon September 16, 2008
World Screen is reporting that Nickelodeon International has picked up the pre-school series Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom. The series was produced by the Contender Entertainment Group, creators of the hit show Peppa Pig. The 52 episode series is still in production, and is scheduled to hit televisions in 2009 throughout Africa, Asia, Europe, the […]

MovieWeb Hosts Advance Look at "Avatar" Complete Book 3 DVD Special Features

by Ed Liuon September 15, 2008
MovieWeb.com is hosting an exclusive sneak peek video from the bonus features disc in the Avatar Complete Book 3 DVD collection. The DVD set will be on store shelves tomorrow, September 16, 2008.

Paramount to Bring Wildbrain's Kidrobot to Feature Films

by Ed Liuon September 12, 2008
Variety is reporting a deal between Paramount Pictures and Wildbrain to turn its Kidrobot line of vinyl figures into a series of feature films that will combine animation and live-action. The films will be released through the Nickelodeon Movies label.

Financial Times on Possible "Dora the Explorer" Makeover

by Ed Liuon August 24, 2008
The Financial Times discusses possibilities for additional Dora the Explorer projects and merchandise aimed at expanding the bilingual character’s audience to older children. While Nickelodeon did not comment on specific changes, they did acknowledge that they are “eager to find ways to retain Dora’s pre-school fans as they mature,” especially in the face of increased […]