joe-murray-150

Joe Murray Looks Back at ‘Rocko’s Modern Life’

Animated People: Joe Murray Creator of Rocko’s Modern Life, Camp Lazlo We recently had the chance to catch up with Joe Murray, the brilliant creator and producer of animated shows ... Continue Reading →
SpongeBob150

Exclusive Clip from ‘SpongeBob’s Frozen Face-Off’

Nickelodeon is airing a brand-new SpongeBob SquarePants special, SpongeBob’s Frozen Face-Off, this Friday, July 15 — and we’ve got an exclusive clip from the show. Here’s ... Continue Reading →
phineas-and-ferb-accross-the-second-dimension-150

Welcome to Your ‘Phineas & Ferb’ Summer!

To mark the fifth anniversary of the show, a new TV movie featuring the popular animated siblings premieres on Disney Channel and Disney XD in August. Fans of the hit animated series ... Continue Reading →
voltronforce150

‘Voltron Force’ Debut Sets Ratings Record for Nicktoons

The return of Voltron is an electric ratings hit. The June 16 premiere of the 90-minute movie Voltron Force: New Defenders Trilogy set a record as the network’s highest-rated ... Continue Reading →
spiderwoman150

New ‘Snoopy,’ ‘SpongeBob,’ ‘Bob’ Released on Home Video

It’s going to be tough to pick from this week’s relatively even batch of animation and visual-effects DVD and Blu-ray releases. The animated releases run the full gamut, ... Continue Reading →
Nick-land-image-150

Nickelodeon Land Opens Doors in U.K.

The UK’s biggest amusement park, Pleasure Beach, Blackpool has opened Nickelodeon Land, a new six-acre area, costing £10.3 million ($16.9 million), offering 12 major themed rides ... Continue Reading →
governator150

‘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 →
nick-150px

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 →
nausicaa-150

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 →
nickconsumerprods150

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 →