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Actress/comedian Wanda Sykes makes a splash as the voice of a mean witch in the first-ever hour-long special of Nickelodeon’s top-rated CG-animated preschool series, Bubble Guppies, premiering Sunday, Feb. 19, at 8:00 p.m. In “Bubble Puppy’s Fin-tastic Fairytale Adventure,” preschoolers will join the characters on a fairytale-themed adventure through an enchanted underwater world.
Nicktoons launches Monsuno, a half-hour action-adventure series debuting with two back-to-back episodes on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 8:00 p.m. In the 52-episode series, the fate of the world lies in the hands of a group of heroic kids who wrestle with the power to command and battle creatures called Monsuno.
The Chicago Film Critics Association declared the trippy comedy Rango on Monday to be the best animated feature of 2011. Rango won out over challengers The Adventures of Tintin, Arthur Christmas, Puss In Boots and Winnie the Pooh.
An all-new exclusive Angry Birds holiday short film, “Angry Birds – Wreck the Halls” comes to Nickelodeon, Saturday, December 17 during the 11 a.m. airing of Kung Fu Panda: Legend of Awesomeness in Nick’s Saturday morning animation block.
Echoing its Washington-area counterpart, the Los Angeles Film Critics Association has given Gore Verbinski’s Rangoits award for Best Animation.
The Adventures Of Tintin: Secret Of The Unicorn, directed by Steven Spielberg, was named runner-up in the category for the 37th annual Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards.
SpongeBob SquarePants may be a radical who’s more green than yellow, the hosts of Fox News Channel’s Fox & Friends suggested in a recent broadcast.
“Fanboy and Chum Chum” voice artists Jamie Kennedy and Josh Duhamel threw on some capes and underwear for an upcoming promo of their Emmy Award-winning Nickelodeon animated series. Josh voices the role of Oz (Fanboy’s uber-geek mentor) and Jamie voices Fanboy’s untrusting wizard friend, Kyle. This is the first time both gentlemen appear together in support of their show.
Professional skateboarder Rob Dyrdek will bring the fun, fast-paced world of skateboarding to Nicktoons with an original, animated series, Wild Grinders, it was announced today by Keith Dawkins, Senior Vice President, General Manager, Nicktoons and TeenNick. Inspired by Dyrdek’s real-life experiences, the half-hour comedy follows the cartoon adventures of a group of friends bonded by their love of skateboarding.
Sing it with us: What lives in the rainforest, under a tree? Spongiforma squarepantsii, a new species of mushroom almost as strange as its cartoon namesake.
Its discovery in the forests of Borneo, says San Francisco State University researcher Dennis Desjardin, suggests that even some of the most charismatic characters in the fungal kingdom are yet to be identified.
Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings) joins the cast of Nickelodeon’s all-new CG-animated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as Raphael, one of four teenage brothers dedicated to a life battling evil denizens. Rounding out the cast are Jason Biggs (American Pie) as Leonardo, Greg Cipes (Teen Titans) as Michelangelo and Rob Paulsen (Planet Sheen) as Donatello. Paulsen also voiced the original Raphael from 1987–1996 in the first series.
Nickelodeon will introduce 450 episodes of new animation programming over the next three years, with nearly 200 episodes rolling out on Saturday mornings in 2012.
New shows include:
- The Last Airbender: Legend of Korra
- Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness
- Robot & Monster
- Winx Club
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles