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"Yo Gabba Gabba!" Lands Season 3, Live Show, Movie, and Merch Deals

by Ed Liuon April 9, 2009
Variety is reporting on the crossover success of Yo Gabba Gabba!, which has just been renewed by Nickelodeon for a third season of 13 episodes. In addition to its success on television, a live show will launch in Australia next month before coming to the United States, and a feature film is being targeted for […]

Beyoncé Knowles on "Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!" April 27, 2009 (UPDATED with video)

by Ed Liuon April 8, 2009
Singing star Beyoncé Knowles will make her voice acting debut as Shine, the lead singer of the Wubb Girlz, on Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! in a special week-long Wubb Girlz celebration starting on April 27, 2009, and running to an hour-long “Wubb Idol” movie on Thursday, April 30. UPDATED April 8, 2009: Check out the following […]

"Avatar: The Last Airbender" Wins Peabody Award

by on April 2, 2009
The Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia announced the list of winners of the 2008 George Foster Peabody Awards, a prestigious award celebrating the best of electronic media. Among the eclectic list of winners is Nickelodeon’s anime-influenced action cartoon Avatar: The Last Airbender. The ceremony, hosted by […]

"SpongeBob vs. the Big One" Premieres April 17, 2009 on Nickelodeon

by Ed Liuon April 2, 2009
Nickelodeon will debut the new episode “SpongeBob vs. the Big One” on Friday, April 17, 2009, at 8:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific). Johnny Depp guest-stars as “Jack Kahuna Laguna,” a surfing expert who must teach the marooned SpongeBob, Patrick, and Squidward to surf the infamous “Big One” back to Bikini Bottom. “SpongeBob vs. the Big One” is […]

Nickelodeon Orders Third Season of "Yo Gabba Gabba!"

by Ed Liuon March 31, 2009
The Hollywood Reporter is stating that Nickelodeon has signed up for a third season of Yo Gabba Gabba! No word was given on how many episodes will be included in the order or when they will come on the air.

"Penguins of Madagascar" Becomes Nick’s Most-Watched Season Premiere

by Ed Liuon March 31, 2009
The debut episode of The Penguins of Madagascar on Nickelodeon this past weekend drew 6.1 million viewers, making it the most-watched season premiere in the network’s history. The show, spotlighting the misadventures of the supporting characters of the Madagascar franchise, will be running new episodes at 8:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific) on weeknights until April 10, 2009.

"Variety" on Nickelodeon Rebranding; Animation Insider on the Upfront (UPDATED)

by Ed Liuon March 17, 2009
Variety has taken a look at the long-expected rebranding of the Nickelodeon networks, where Noggin will be renamed Nick Jr. and the N will become TeeNick. The announcement was made officially at last Thursday’s Nickelodeon upfront, which also hosted a preview of Michael Eisner’s new stop-motion animated series Glenn Martin, DDS. UPDATED March 17, 2009: […]

Nick and Mattel Release "Tween Dora" Image to Soothe Negative Reactions

by Ed Liuon March 17, 2009
In the wake of an overwhelmingly negative reaction to a teaser image of a “tween Dora the Explorer,” Nickelodeon and Mattel have released a newer image and more information about the planned changes to the character (left, click to enlarge). The older, silhouetted image has been replaced with a true photo of Dora, which reveals […]

"Dora the Explorer" Teen Look Previewed, Causes Uproar

by Ed Liuon March 9, 2009
Nickelodeon and Mattel have released a teaser silhouette of a revamped Dora the Explorer line of toys that will debut in the fall, which will turn the character into a teenager who has abandoned her shorts and sneakers for longer hair, what seems to be a short skirt, and pointed ballet pumps. In the new […]

"Penguins of Madagascar" Premieres on Nickelodeon on March 28, 2009

by Ed Liuon March 9, 2009
Nickelodeon has announced that The Penguins of Madagascar will debut on Saturday, March 28, 2009, immediately following the 22nd Annual Kids’ Choice Awards at 9:30 PM. The new series will follow the misadventures of the penguins from the Madagascar franchise, with Andy Richter and Tom McGrath reprising their roles from the movies for the television […]