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Two more top-level Nickelodeon execs have left the building. On Thursday, Paul Ward, a 22-year veteran of MTV Networks and head of prime-time acquisitions, and Pete Danielsen, exec vice president of programming, who was in charge of scheduling for the past 12 years, exited the children’s cabler. Both worked in [...]
Russell Hicks, a 14-year Nickelodeon veteran and its Chief Creative Officer since 2008, has been named to the new position of President, Content Development and Production for the Nickelodeon Group. The announcement was made today by Cyma Zarghami, President, Nickelodeon Group, to whom Hicks will continue to report. The newly created [...]
From the minds behind Nickelodeon’s acclaimed Avatar comes an exciting new chapter with a brand new heroine, The Legend of Korra. In the trend-conscious world of TV animation, it is rare that a show comes along that really shakes things up. But that is what happened back in 2005 when [...]
Nickelodeon is kicking off a new animated shorts program designed to develop comedy-driven content. The initiative which was announced today by Brown Johnson, animation president for Nick, MTVN kids and family group will feature ten 60-second shorts that will be made with the potential of becoming long-form series on the [...]
Rich Magallanes has been promoted to the job of senior VP of current series at Nickelodeon Animation. Magallanes’ new job calls for him to oversee production as the executive in charge of the series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, SpongeBob SquarePants, Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness and The Penguins of [...]
Nick has announced Monday Nov. 7 as the premiere date for the its new Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness animated series. The CG-animated DreamWorks Animation co-pro kicking off a full week of brand-new episodes every weekday at 5:30 p.m., following new episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants at 5:00 p.m. Kung [...]
Only a few days after his special guest voice appearance on Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time, Neil Patrick Harris will be lending his talents to Nick’s Penguins of Madagascar, this Friday (Sept. 9) at 8 p.m. Harris (How I Met Your Mother) returns as the title characters’ sinister nemesis, Dr. Blowhole, [...]
Nick has order 13 additional new half-hour episodes of Yo Gabba Gabba!, it’s acclaimed preschooler series that mixes live action and animation. Wildbrain Entertainment will re-team with series creators Christian Jacobs and Scott Schultz of The Magic Store to produce the new season, which will be the fourth for the [...]
As if anyone could question the staying power of SpongeBob SquarePants, the square little dude’s show has been officially picked up for a ninth season by Nickelodeon, reports Deadline.com. The move will put the series over the 200 episode mark when season nine airs in 2012. The move is a [...]