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Clockwork Magic

The Foundation’s preschool toon Tickety Toc delivers a bright, colorful world on Nick Jr. If you’ve ever observed a child’s instant delight at seeing a cuckoo clock for the first ... Continue Reading →
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Penguins’ ‘Operation Blowhole’ Arrives on DVD

Penguins of Magadascar, Nickelodeon’s CG-animated spinoff of its popular movie series has slowly been building up steam and picking up various awards since it debuted in March of ... Continue Reading →
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Johnny Knoxville Visits SpongeBob and Friends

Famous Jackass star Johnny Knoxville recorded a voice this week for a role on Nickelodeon’s animated series SpongeBob. In the special episode, “Extreme Spots,” Knoxville ... Continue Reading →
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Producers Guild Reveals Five Animated Movie Nominees

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) has announced the five titles nominated in the Best Animated Feature Award category. In what many awards watchers say may be a foreshadowing for ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Simpsons,’ ‘SpongeBob’ Seasons Out on DVD

As the mad race to the holidays intensifies, we have even more new animated DVDs and Blu-rays hitting stores and online shops today. First up, SpongeBob SquarePants fans can enjoy the ... Continue Reading →
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U.K. Indie Coolabi Finalizes Management Buyout by Edge

UK indie Coolabi, which produces Nickelodeon’s animated preschool series Poppy Cat, has announced a $7.7 million management buyout by shareholder Edge Performance. Edge, a leading ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network to Squeeze ‘The Annoying Orange’

Cartoon Network has acquired the TV rights to the most-watched web series of all-time, The Annoying Orange. Inspired by the viral toon watched by millions on YouTube, a new half-hour ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Announces Plans for a Super Animated Thanksgiving

Nickelodeon is serving up a Thanksgiving week menu packed with new episodes of favorite toons, specials, movies and marathons. The programming feast kicks off Wednesday, Nov. 23 with ... Continue Reading →
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Nielsen Investigates Nick’s Mysterious Ratings’ Drop

Something strange has happened to Nickelodeon’s ratings since mid-September. Both Hollywood trades have stories today about how the ratings for the children’s cable network has ... Continue Reading →
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Biplano Picks Up Licensing Rights for ‘Bolts & Blip’

Barcelona-based Biplano has been appointed to manage the licensing rights of 3-D animated property Bolts & Blip in Spain, France and Portugal. Billed as the world’s first stereoscopic ... Continue Reading →