Posts Tagged ‘nickelodeon’

Nickelodeon Releases Details for "Shocktober" Programming

by Ed Liuon October 4, 2007
Nickelodeon has issued a press release detailing their special October programming, which turns the month into “Shocktober” in a run-up to Halloween. New Halloween-themed episodes of Tak and the Power of Juju and El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera are scheduled, along with several holiday marathons on the Nick Jr. network and holiday activities […]

"Avatar: The Last Airbender" Book 3, Vol. 2 Announced

by Dr. Daedaluson October 2, 2007
Nickelodeon and Paramount announced Avatar: The Last Airbender‘s second volume of Book 3: Fire today: It is scheduled for 1/22/08 with a MSRP of $16.99. It will contain five episodes: “The Avatar and the Firelord”, “The Runaway”, “The Puppetmaster”, “Nightmares and Daydreams”, and “Day of the Black Sun”. In related news, the first volume of […]

Nickelodeon Pins Big Hopes on "Avatar"

by Ed Liuon September 21, 2007
According to an article on USA Today, Nickelodeon is beginning to ramp up its promotional efforts around its hit show Avatar the Last Airbender, hoping to tap into the growing appetite for fantasy action entertainment. The second season’s ratings were up 21% from the first, with an average of 2.9 million watching the show, and […]

"Go, Diego, Go!" Does a "Safari Rescue" on October 8, 2007

by Ed Liuon September 21, 2007
Nickelodeon will air a one-hour Go, Diego, Go! movie on Monday, October 8, 2007. Titled Safari Rescue, the movie will bring animal rescuer Diego to Africa, where he will team up with fellow animal adventurer Juma to save the elephants of the Serengeti plains from an evil spell. The movie will air at 9:30 – […]

"Edgar & Ellen" Prank Their Way onto Nicktoons Network Starting Oct 7, 2007

by Ed Liuon September 21, 2007
Edgar & Ellen will be debuting on the Nicktoons Network with two back-to-back episodes on Sunday, October 7, 2007, at 8:00 PM (Eastern). The title characters are a pair of twins who carry out a campaign of pranks on the residents of the town of Nod. Each episode also includes a two-minute segment inspired by […]

Nickelodeon Posts New "Back to the Barnyard" Preview Clip

by Ed Liuon September 19, 2007
A new video clip for Back to the Barnyard has been posted by Nickelodeon. It is available in both QuickTime and Windows Media formats. Back to the Barnyard will debut on Friday, September 29, 2007, at 9:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific).

NY Times on Nickelodeon’s Push Into Licensed Electronics

by Ed Liuon September 19, 2007
The New York Times takes a look at Nickelodeon’s push for higher-end electronics that feature the network’s most popular animated characters (free registration required). Items such as SpongeBob DVD players and digital photo frames will be on sale at retailers this month, and are meant to compete with similar products coming from competitors like the […]

"Ape Escape" animated shorts coming soon to Nicktoons Network

by Matt Hazudaon September 19, 2007
Frederator Productions is teaming with Project 51, Hawaii Film Partners and Showcase Entertainment to bring a series of 38, 2-minute shorts based on the Sony Playstation game series Ape Escape to the Nicktoons Network in early 2008. Frederator has a production blog up for the series with more production art on their Flickr page.

Little Airplane’s Jennifer Oxley on "Wonder Pets"

by Ed Liuon September 12, 2007
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts has interviewed Jennifer Oxley of the Little Airplane studio on Nickelodeon’s Wonder Pets. Oxley discusses her high standards for the show and how she meets her own goals by producing the entire show in-house domestically. She also discusses her past, working for indie animators John Canemaker and Bill Plympton, as well as […]

Avatar: The Last Airbender third season premiere airdate announced

by Matt Hazudaon September 5, 2007
Nickelodeon has confirmed that Avatar: The Last Airbender will be returning to the network for it’s third season on Friday, September 21, 2007 at at 8:30PM (EST/PST). For full information about the upcoming premiere along with a little information about the previously announced season 2 DVD set check out the press release.