Posts Tagged ‘nickelodeon’

AvatarSpirit Interviews Track Team, Pt. II

by Ed Liuon August 7, 2006 has posted the second part of their interview with the Track Team, the group that provides the music for Nickelodeon’s Avatar: The Last Airbender. This short segment of the interview covers the mechanics of how the group creates music for the show, their use of non-Western instruments, and their favorite contributions to the show.

The Track Team Talks "Avatar" Music

by Ed Liuon July 28, 2006 has posted the first of a 3-part interview with the Track Team’s Jeremy Zuckerman, half of the team that creates the music for Nickelodeon’s Avatar the Last Airbender. Zuckerman discusses how he and his musical partner Benjamin Wynn formed the Track Team, how they landed the Avatar job, and how they interact with the […]

JEWEL to Assist with New Nickelodeon Character

by Weathermanon June 22, 2006
Pop star JEWEL is developing a new girl-power character for US cartoon network Nickelodeon. The singer’s creation will be called PUNK ROCK ANGEL GIRL. [Source:] (via

"Avatar: The Complete Book One Collection" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson June 2, 2006 reports that Paramount will release Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Complete Book One Collection on September 19. The box set includes 6 discs–five of them containing all 20 episodes from Season 1 (Volumes 1-5), and a bonus disc containing special features. Also available on September 19 will be Avatar: The Last Airbender Book One: […]

"Fairy Idol" Draws Five Million Viewers

by Maxie Zeuson May 23, 2006
The Fairly Oddparents‘s “Fairy Idol” drew five million viewers during its May 19 premiere, making it the highest-rated program of the day among kids 2-11, 6-11, and 9-14, Nickelodeon said today. The special also generated 4.6 million streams on Nickelodeon’s TurboNick broadband video service and 4 million plays on’s “Fairy Idol: Fast Fame!” game. […]

Wayans, MacFarlane Judging at Nicktoons Festival

by Maxie Zeuson May 23, 2006
Shawn and Marlon Wayans, Seth MacFarlane, and Bill Plympton are among the judges named for the third annual Nicktoons Network Animation Festival, it was announced today. They are joined on the panel by Andreas Deja and J. G. Quintel, who was last year’s Producers Choice and Student Award winner. The two-day Festival will kick off […]

Cedar Fair to Buy Paramount Parks

by Maxie Zeuson May 22, 2006
CBS Corp. will sell its Paramount Parks division to Cedar Fair, L.P. for $1.24 billion, the companies announced today. Paramount operates several Nickelodeon-themed rides at its parks. The five Paramount Parks are Toronto’s Wonderland, Cincinnati’s King’s Island, Richmond’s King’s Dominion, Charlotte’s Carowinds, and Santa Clara’s Great America. Cedar Fair owns seven amusement parks, including Knott’s […]

"SpongeBob" Season 4 DVD Coming in September

by Maxie Zeuson May 18, 2006
Paramount Home Entertainment will release SpongeBob SquarePants, Season 4, Volume 1 to DVD in September, TVShowsOnDVD reports.

Kings Island Adds Nick-Themed Attractions

by Maxie Zeuson May 18, 2006
Paramount’s Kings Island in Mason, Ohio, is premiering six new Nickelodeon-inspired rides and attractions, the company says. The additions include features based on Avatar: The Last Airbender, SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer, and Danny Phantom. [Source: PR Newswire]

UPDATED: Wayans’ "Thugaboo" Coming to Nick, DVD in August

by Maxie Zeuson May 15, 2006
Thugaboo, a series of animated kids specials produced by the Wayans brothers, will debut on Nickelodeon in mid-August and then be released to DVD on August 29, Animation Magazine reports. Voice cast on the first special, Thugaboo Sneaker Madness, will include Kim Wayans, Michael Rapaport, Aries Spears, David Alan Grier, George Gore II, and Charlie […]