Posts Tagged ‘nickelodeon’

"Pest of West" to Air April 11; Coming to DVD April 15

by Maxie Zeuson March 24, 2008
Nickelodeon will air the SpongBob SquarePants half-hour special “Pest of the West” on Friday, April 11, at 8:00pm (ET/PT), the network said today. The special tells of SpongeBob’s ancestor, SpongeBuck, who fought off Dead Eye Plankton when the latter took control of Bikini Gulch. TurboNick, the network’s broadband video service at, will air song […]

Nick Orders New Eps of "SpongeBob," "OddParents" and Other Series

by Maxie Zeuson March 13, 2008
Nickelodeon has ordered 26 new episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants and 20 new episodes of The Fairly OddParents, the network said today. In addition, the network has picked up another 20 episodes of Back at the Barnyard, the TV spinoff of the animated movie that is currently the channel’s number-two animated series with kids 2-11. Nick […]

New "Kai-lan" Episodes Coming in March

by Maxie Zeuson March 10, 2008
Four new episodes of Ni Hao, Kai-lan will air during the week of Monday 24 on Nick Jr., the network said today. “Everybody’s Hat Parade” (March 24), “Snowiest Ride” (March 25), “Safari Pals” (March 26), and “Rain or Shine” (Mardh 27) will air at 11:00am on each morning. The episodes will be repeated on Friday, […]

Nick Jr. to Air "Dora" Special

by Maxie Zeuson February 28, 2008
Nick Jr. will air two new episodes of Dora the Explorer back-to-back under the title “Dora Undercover Spies,” the network announced yesterday. The adventure, which has Dora and Boots trying to stop Swiper the Fox from stealing Tico the Squirrel’s birthday presents and Isa the Iguana’s cupcakes, will premiere on Friday, March 14, at 12:00pm […]

"Fairly OddParents" Special Sets Ratings Records

by Maxie Zeuson February 20, 2008
The Fairly OddParents‘ President’s Day special was the highest rated entertainment program among all kid demographics for the year to date, Nickelodeon said today. The special had an average viewership of 8.8 million, making it second only to the Super Bowl among television events so far this year among kid audiences. It was also the […]

"Dora" Going Live-Action

by Maxie Zeuson February 18, 2008
Dora the Explorer will get a live-action, prime-time movie spinoff, Nickelodeon announced today. The film will feature Dora as a ten-year-old live-action character in a CG-effects enhanced world. [Source: PR Newswire]

"Backyardigans Live! Tale of the Mighty Knights" Tour Announces Schedule

by Maxie Zeuson February 15, 2008
Nickelodeon and Broadway Across America have announced the schedule for their The Backyardigans Live! Tale of the Mighty Knights. touring production. The tour, which is based on the primetime special, has the characters trying to protect an unpredictable egg. The production comes from the same creative team behind the TV show, including writer Adam Peltzman, […]

"Dora," "Diego" Headline Nick Toys for 2008

by Maxie Zeuson February 14, 2008
New toy lines based Dora the Explorer, Diego, and SpongeBob SquarePants were announced by Nickelodeon today in advance of Toy Fair 2008. Dora‘s upcoming Dora Saves the Snow Princess TV movie will get a major push from Fisher Price, which will unveil a Dora’s Prance & Fly Pegasus and a line of 11″ fashion dolls. […]

Toon Zone Interviews Nick SVP Teri Weiss About "Ni Hao, Kai-lan"

by Ed Liuon February 12, 2008
In her 9 year tenure at Nickelodeon, Teri Weiss has been involved one way or another with some of Nick Jr’s biggest hits, including Dora the Explorer, Blue’s Clues, Go, Diego, Go!, and The Backyardigans, which have earned her a Peabody Award and multiple Emmy nominations. Her success comes as little surprise, considering her string […]

"Shrek" Leads Toon Nominees at Kids Choice Awards

by Maxie Zeuson February 9, 2008
Ratatouille, Bee Movie, Shrek the Third, and The Simpsons Movie will battle it out for Favorite Animated Movie at Nickelodeon’s 21st Annual Kids’ Choice Awards, the network announced on Thursday. Alvin and the Chipmunks and Transformers are competing with each other and with Are We Done Yet? and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End […]