PRESS RELEASE: In celebration of Nickelodeon’s 25 years of animation, the network is talking cartoons with its first-ever podcast, Nickelodeon Animation Podcast, launching today on iTunes, SoundCloud, YouTube and nickanimationpodcast.com.
PRESS RELEASE: Nickelodeon and California State University, Fullerton’s Begovich Gallery present “Happy Happy Joy Joy: 25 Years of Creator-Driven Animation,” an exhibit that goes behind the scenes and into the minds of the creators who ushered in a new era of groundbreaking animation on TV, beginning in 1991 with the launch of Doug, Rugrats, The Ren & Stimpy Show, and continuing on with landmark hits like Rocko’s Modern Life, Hey Arnold!, SpongeBob SquarePants and more. The public retrospective exhibition will be open from April 16 through May 22 at Begovich Gallery located on the Fullerton campus. Admission is free.
Nickelodeon has given the greenlight to Bunsen is a Beast by ordering 20 episodes of the animated series.
In an interview with Variety, Nickelodeon announced that it is currently in the development stages for a television movie based on their popular 90s cartoon Hey Arnold! The movie is set to pick up directly where the television series left off and provide answers to series-long mysteries such as: where are Arnold’s parents? Hey Arnold! creator Chris Viscardi was recently promoted to the position of Vice President of Content Development for Franchise Development, leading one to speculate that Hey Arnold! may only be the first of many popular series destined for revival in the coming years. President of Content Development and Production at
With his Emmy win now firmly secured, Jon Hamm is expanding to the world of animation voice over work and will appear on an upcoming episode of SpongeBob Squarepants.
There aren’t enough animated superhero tales on television, and even fewer that feature a female hero as the lead. Nickelodeon debuts Ladybug and Cat Noir in December that features to junior high students tasked with saving Paris.
Nickelodeon has named James Stephenson to the newly created position of Senior Vice President, Animation and Games, adding animation production and development to his current responsibilities of digital content creation. Stephenson will be based at Nickelodeon’s animation studio in Burbank, Calif., reporting to Russell Hicks, President, Content Development and Production, Nickelodeon Group.
Press Release Nickelodeon heads to Comic-Con International: San Diego 2015 to showcase its rich content through an innovative booth design, fan activations, talent-driven panels and more.
Press Release Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids, announced today it has ordered 20 episodes of the comedy-adventure series, Welcome to the Wayne, marking its first digital short-form series to be greenlit for television. Along with the pick-up, Nickelodeon will create a companion app, “The Wayne,” allowing users to gain a deeper, hands-on experience into the series. Welcome to the Wayne, which originally launched as a series for the Emmy Award-winning Nick App and Nick.com last year, follows the adventures of two ten-year-old boys exploring the crazy, unpredictable world of their New York City apartment building, The Wayne. The
Press Release Following the successful launch of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles collection, Diamond Select Toys announced today the expansion of its Nickelodeon partnership with the release of a brand-new SpongeBob SquarePants Minimates line. The collection will include SpongeBob, Patrick, Squidward, Mr. Krabs, Sandy, Grandpa Redbeard, Perch Perkins and Plankton designed as 2-inch-tall mini-figures with multiple points of articulation and interchangeable parts and accessories.
Watch a special hour-long premiere of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles only on Nick.com and the Nick App
Press Release Now through March 15, Turtle fans can watch the special one-hour premiere Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, “Battle for New York” exclusively on Nick.com and the Nick App ahead of its on-air debut Sunday, March 15, at 11:00 a.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon. During the episode, Leo doesn’t trust Slash when he emerges leading a team called the “Mighty Mutanimals.” While the Mighty Mutanimals lay siege to the Techno Cosmic Research Institute, the Turtles must brave the bizarre world of Dimension X to save the enslaved people of New York.
Press Release Nickelodeon has partnered with Get Schooled, a national non-profit co-founded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Viacom, to award one skilled and innovative animator with a $25,000 scholarship by creating an original animated short. This partnership marks the first-ever animation scholarship program between the two organizations, which will help elevate and support the brightest up and coming animators by giving an opportunity to submit their story.
Press Release Nickelodeon and Papercutz, the industry leader in children’s graphic novel publishing, are proud to announce an innovative first look deal, the first agreement of its kind that the network has made with a graphic novel publisher. The partnership will give Papercutz the first option to adapt all-new Nickelodeon original properties into comics and graphic novels.
Press Release Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles enters the New Year with the return of season three debuting Sunday, Jan. 11, at 11:00a.m. (ET/PT). In the all-new episode, “Eyes of the Chimera,” Casey, Raph, Mikey and Donnie are captured by a flying mutant who has an obscure connection to April. Meanwhile, April and Leo must overcome their disabilities to save them. Fans can catch new episodes of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in its new timeslot on Sundays at 11:00a.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon.