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Nickelodeon renews four junior favourites

Nickelodeon has ordered new seasons for some of its most popular shows with junior audiences. The channel has renewed PAW Patrol, Blaze and the Monster Machines, Rusty Rivets and Top Wing. In the sixth season of PAW Patrol (26 half-hour episodes, produced by Spin Master Entertainment), the heroic pack of pups–Chase, Marshall, Rubble, Skye, Rocky, Zuma and Everest–transform into the ...

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Nickelodeon, Disney Channel, and Cartoon Network are dying, and everybody got the wrong reasons why its dying.

A recent article shows the bad, very bad, extremely bad news. The three main networks for Kids Shows and Animation are literally dying. This article from Bloomberg explains why and there are some choice quotes here: This season’s ratings for the 2-to-11 set are shaping up to be the worst yet. And few in the industry predict a turnaround. The implications are enormous for giants like Viacom Inc. ...

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Avatar: The Last Airbender receives complete Blu-Ray release next week

Following a complete series DVD release in 2015, Paramount Home Entertainment is bringing the Nickelodeon classic Avatar: The Last Airbender to Blu-Ray in North America! The high definition release of the entire series will launch first at Best Buy stores on May 1st before becoming available to all retailers on June 5th. The set will contain nine discs and come in a slip cover. Here’s the ...

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An Allegory of Animation.

I been proud to write for Toon Barn for the last several years. But as of late, I haven’t been proud of writing about animation on this site. And recent events have showcased the issues the industry suffers from. But on this essay, I want to write in allegorical terms about what i see in the industry. This deals with four men and how they affected their area of work. But their lives in the ...

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Mysticons returns from hiatus this month

The second season of Nelvana’s girl’s action series Mysticons premiered on Nicktoons on January 13th. Then, unexpectedly, new episodes went on hiatus after February. Fans, rejoice! The drought is almost over, as episode 28 “Save the Date” will air on Nicktoons on April 21st at 8 AM. New episodes are also returning in Canada. YTV will be airing two episodes every Sunday at ...

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THQ Nordic to re-release old Nickelodeon video games

THQ Nordic and Nickelodeon have partnered up to re-release console video games based on classic Nicktoons. The duo haven’t officially confirmed which titles will be rolled out or when, but fans should look at the library of Nickelodeon games published by the original THQ in the past. The full list of franchises represented in the deal are: Avatar: The Last Airbender Back At The ...

Nickelodeon Picks Up Paw Patrol's Second Season
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PAW Patrol barks up new video game

It’s hard to believe a show as successful as PAW Patrol hasn’t had a home console adventure, but that’ll soon be fixed. Outright Games and Nickelodeon have partnered to bring PAW Patrol: On A Roll to Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this September. PAW Patrol follows the adventures of a pack of heroic rescue pups–Chase, Marshall, Rubble, Skye, Rocky, Zuma, ...

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Toys R Us Is Closing It’s Doors. Its Cartoon Networks, Nickelodeons and Disney’s Fault.

Toys R Us – TRU for many of us older, was a staple of American kid culture. It was the toy store. For a long long time, any toy that was promoted on TV. was on the shelf in the store. It was where many Christmas dreams were made. And who could forget the commercials? But, it seems that Toys R Us could not survive the changing metrics of the world. The Store Announced it could close every ...

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Nickelodeon Launches Social VR Experience, SlimeZone

Nickelodeon and IMAX Corp. have recently joined forces in order to launch a new multiplayer social VR experience dubbed “SlimeZone” to IMAX’s VR Experience Centres all over the globe. The fun has already started at select venues in LA, NY, and Toronto. There are plans to launch overseas as well, with Shanghai, Bangkok, and Manchester, UK being one of the first places to be ...

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Thomas & Friends Returns with New Hour-Long Special

The iconic series Thomas & Friends will be returning to Nickelodeon this month via an hour-long special titled “The Adventure Begins.” The special will air on March 12 at 10am ET/PT on Nickelodeon and the Nick Junior channel, serving as a kickoff to a new batch of episodes marking the series’ 21st season. The Thomas & Friends: The Adventure Begins special will follow the titular ...

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Nickelodeon Launches Nick Jr. Play App Internationally

Buoyed by its success in the US, Nickelodeon is expanding the reach of their Nick Jr. Play app to the rest of the world. The app has already launched in the UK and Denmark, with rollouts to other regions to follow in the coming months. The app has been downloaded more than 16 million times in the US, and has brought so many kids a fun, educational experience featuring their favorite Nick Jr. ...

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Nickelodeon reveals Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Nickelodeon has shared the first images for their upcoming 2D-animated Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series. The pictures showcase the new visual style fans can expect to see for the four turtles, Master Splinter and April O’Neil. This slideshow requires JavaScript. Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reimagines the characters in a new way, featuring jagged-shelled Raphael ...

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