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New "Speed Racer" Animated Series Coming to Nicktoons

by Ed Liuon June 20, 2007
Variety is reporting that Lionsgate will announce a new Speed Racer cartoon today. Nickelodeon’s cartoon network Nicktoons has committed to airing the first 26 episodes of the series. Current plans state that the cartoon will begin airing early next year in time for the live-action Speed Racer movie. The Animation Collective (Kappa Mikey) was named […]

Sony Music Group and Nickelodeon Team Up for Multimedia Properties

by Ed Liuon June 18, 2007
The Sony Music Group and Nickelodeon have just announced a deal to co-produce and co-finance television and music projects over the next four years. The two companies have collaborated before on soundtracks for hit shows like SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer. The first project to come from the new partnership will be the original […]

Nickelodeon and Marriott team up for a new series of resorts

by Weathermanon June 1, 2007
Nickelodeon and Marriott Resorts have signed a partnership agreement, along with Miller Global Properties LLC, to bring the Nickelodeon name to a new series of hotel resorts worldwide. The new resorts will open starting in early 2010 in San Diego California and will be spreading out to major family vacation destinations worldwide. The centerpiece of […]

Andrea Romano Interviewed at AvatarSpirit.net (Parts 1-3 Posted)

by Ed Liuon May 30, 2007
AvatarSpirit.net has posted part 1 of a 3-part interview with voice director Andrea Romano. The first section of the interview discusses what a voice director’s responsibilities are and what a typical day recording Avatar is like. (UPDATED May 21, 2007): Part 2 of the interview has been posted, which details how Romano became a voice […]

"SpongeBob SquarePants" Season 5, Vol. 1 Coming on 9/4/07

by Dr. Daedaluson May 15, 2007
Part of SpongeBob SquarePants‘s fifth season will be coming to DVD on 9/4/07. It will contain 23 episodes, nine of which haven’t been released on DVD yet. [Source: TVShowsOnDVD.com ]

Jorge R. Guiterrez & Sandra Equihua on Creating "El Tigre"

by Ed Liuon April 22, 2007
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts column has interviewed Jorge R. Guiterrez and Sandra Equihua, the husband-and-wife team that created El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera for Nickelodeon. The pair discuss their art backgrounds, origins and inspirations for Manny and his supporting cast, and how they’re dealing with the hit ratings for their new show. Other news […]

Nick Jr's Wonder Pets Need Saving in Latest TV Special

by Ed Liuon April 11, 2007
Nickelodeon has issued a press release announcing Save the Wonder Pets!, a new musical special on Nick Jr. debuting on Monday, April 23, 2007 at 11:00 AM (Eastern/Pacific). The episode follows the classroom pets Linny, Tuck, and Ming-Ming down the gullet of a humpback whale, and the efforts of a wide swath of sea creatures […]

Call for Entries to Nicktoons Animation Festival from April 1 to June 1

by Ed Liuon April 3, 2007
The 4th annual call for entries to the Nicktoons Network Animation Festival. The festival is held in conjunction with Frederator Studios, and animators from all over the world are invited to submit their work to the festival from now until June 1, 2007. A pre-selection jury will choose an assortment of submitted shorts to be […]

"Avatar" Wins Humane Society of US Award

by Ed Liuon March 30, 2007
AvatarSpirit.net for the “Appa’s Lost Days” episode. The Genesis Award is given to “honor works from the big screen, the small screen and from print media – news and entertainment that convey the message of respect and compassion for animals.” (via AvatarSpirit.net)

Nick Jr. Premieres New "Backyardigans" and "Blue's Room" Episodes

by Ed Liuon March 28, 2007
Nick Jr. will be premiering new episodes of The Backyardigans throughout the week of March 19, followed by new episodes of Blue’s Room during the week of March 23. Both shows will be getting 4 new episodes airing Monday through Thursday, with a two-hour marathon of all the new episodes on Friday. The Backyardigans will […]