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‘Governator’ Recruits ‘SpongeBob’ Writer Steven Banks

The Arnold Schwarzenegger-backed animated project The Governator has added former SpongeBob SquarePants head writer Steven Banks to its ranks. The Emmy-nominated Banks will be head ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Unveils Toon-Heavy Schedule, New Series

Kids’ network Nickelodeon is increasing its commitment to animation, announcing at its annual upfront presentation to advertisers and press in New York that it will roll out 45 ... Continue Reading →
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Miyazaki’s Classic ‘Nausicaa’ and ‘Tales From Earthsea’ Arrive on Disc

It’s a huge video week for fans of Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli (and who isn’t a fan?). This week sees the release of the film regarded by many as Miyazaki’s masterpiece: Nausicaa ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Unveils at Toy Fair New ‘SpongeBob,’ ‘Dora’ Lines

Nickelodeon Consumer Products is making a splash at Toy Fair by unveiling new lines of toys for hit animated series SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer. The network will unveil ... Continue Reading →
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Question for the Week of February 7 2011

How do you feel about How to Train Your Dragon’s huge sweep at the Annie Awards? What about SpongeBob SquarePants and Robot Chicken getting the TV honors again? Do you think the Disney/Pixar ... Continue Reading →
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Nick to Debut SpongeBob Legends Episode on Facebook

There’s good news and even more good news for SpongeBob fans: Nickelodeon is ready to roll out Legends of Bikini Bottom, an anthology of five all-new SpongeBob SquarePants tales ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Orders Season 9 of ‘SpongeBob’; Series to Surpass 200 Episodes

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 ... Continue Reading →
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‘Shrek Forever After’ Finds a Happy Home on Video

The big green goliath’s final adventure comes home to complete the collection of animation fans everywhere with the release of Shrek Forever After (DreamWorks, $30.99 DVD, $38.99 ... Continue Reading →
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Nick, Disney XD Cook Up Thanksgiving Toons

Nickelodeon and Disney XD are giving animation fans extra reasons to give thanks this holiday season. Disney XD is serving up a new episode of Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil featuring ... Continue Reading →