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"Who Bob What Pants": New SpongeBob Special Coming to DVD

by Dr. Daedaluson August 14, 2008
A new SpongeBob direct-to-video movie is coming soon. Entitled “Who Bob What Pants”, the 74 minute film will debut on DVD on 10/14/08 for $16.99. It concerns SpongeBob leaving Bikini Bottom, getting amnesia, and becoming the ruler of another town; SpongeBob’s friends set out to bring him back, even though he doesn’t remember who they […]

Nickelodeon Picks Up Eisner's "Glenn Martin DDS"

by Ed Liuon July 29, 2008
The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Nickelodeon has ordered 20 episodes of Glenn Martin DDS, a stop-motion animated show produced by former Disney CEO Michael Eisner (free registration required). The show centers on a dentist who takes his family on a cross-country road trip, and is expected to debut next summer as part of […]

"SpongeBob SquarePants" Season 5, Vol. 2 DVD Announced

by Dr. Daedaluson July 28, 2008
Today, Nickelodeon and Paramount announced that SpongeBob SquarePants: Season 5, Vol. 2 will be released on 11/18/08. It will contain 21 episodes over two DVDs. The specific episodes included and special features haven’t yet been announced. [Source: TVShowsOnDVD.com ]

"The Fairly OddParents" Season 6, Vol. 1 DVD Announced

by Dr. Daedaluson July 28, 2008
Today, Nickelodeon and Paramount announced the 2-disc release The Fairly OddParents: Season 6, Vol. 1, which will be released on 11/18/08. It runs 220 minutes. The episodes included, as well as special features, haven’t yet been announced. [Source: TVShowsOnDVD.com ]

SDCC2008: "Avatar" Panel Report

by Eileen Cruzon July 26, 2008
Toon Zone sat in on the panel for Nickelodeon’s Avatar the Last Airbender, which was dominated by a screening of parts 3 and 4 of the “Sozin’s Comet” season finale. In attendance were show co-creators Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, and director Joaquim Dos Santos. The panel was moderated by Roland Poindexter, VP Original Programming, […]

Toon Zone Interviews Joaquim Dos Santos on Directing "Avatar"

by Ed Liuon July 22, 2008
Nickelodeon’s Avatar the Last Airbender built its reputation at least partially through its dazzling displays of animated martial-arts. However, fans of the show may have noticed that the action sequences started getting larger, more intricate, and more creative somewhere around the middle of Book 2. The exceptionally sharp-eyed may have also noticed that Joaquim Dos […]

Toon Zone Interviews Larry Schwarz on "Three Delivery"

by Ed Liuon June 27, 2008
Over the span of his career, Larry Schwarz has worn many hats. He began his career in show business as a child actor and stand-up comic. Later, he moved on to publishing with the seasonal H Magazine aimed at the Hamptons and as the CEO of VIAM Communications, which published the Vietnam Business Journal and […]

"Avatar: The Last Airbender" The Complete Book 3 Announced

by Dr. Daedaluson May 28, 2008
The third season (aka Book 3: Fire) of Avatar: The Last Airbender will be released on 9/16/08. It has a running time of 8 hours 20 minutes, and will most likely be five DVDs. No other info is yet available. [Source: TVShowsOnDVD.com ]

"SpongeBob" Copyright Lawsuit Dismissed

by Ed Liuon May 15, 2008
A lawsuit brought by Fairfield artist claiming he invented SpongeBob SquarePants has been dismissed (read Toon Zone News’ original coverage here). U.S. District Court Judge Susan Illston wrote that artist Troy Walker had not proven that his comic strip, “Mr. Bob Spongee, The Unemployeed Sponge,” was the basis of Stephen Hillenburg’s animated character, noting that […]

Manhattan, Pittsburgh Museums to Host Kid-Themed Exhibits

by Maxie Zeuson May 14, 2008
The Children’s Museum of Manhattan will open “Adventures of Dora and Diego,” a new exhibit inspired by the two TV series, on May 20, Nickelodeon said today. The exhibit will include two environments: a Diego-themed set focusing on animal habitats and wildlife, and a Dora-themed set focusing on problem-solving and Hispanic culture. The opening will […]