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From the Madagascar films, Skipper, Kowalski, Rico, and Private must protect the Central Park Zoo from King Julien XIII, Maurice, and Mort

Official Trailer for The Penguins of Madagascar Movie Released

DreamWorks Animation has just released the first official trailer for the feature-length theatrical version of their popular spin-off TV series, The Penguins of Madagascar. The feature is slated for a November 26 release, swapping release dates with Home. The Penguins of Madagascar movie will be released in stereoscopic 3D and is directed by Simon Smith and Eric Darnell, boasting an all-star voice cast that includes Tom McGrath, Chris Miller, Chris Knights, John Malkovich, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ken Jeong, Annett Mahendru and Peter Stormare.

You can check out the trailer below:

DirecTV drops Nickelodeon, 14 other channels

DirecTV drops Nickelodeon, 14 other channels

If you turned on your TV this morning and saw that Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, BET, MTV, Nicktoons was gone, then you are not alone. Late Tuesday night Viacom pulled off Nickelodeon and 14 other channels from the 20 Million or so DirecTV subscribers. DirecTV subscribers lost 14+ channels owned by Viacom in a dispute to pay the channels DirecTV was brodcasting.  Viacom sent letters to DirecTV on Tuesday ordering them to remove the channels by midnight or face legal action.

Celebrate Mother’s Day with Nick’s Penguins of Madagascar

Celebrate Mother's Day with Nick's Penguins of Madagascar
This Sunday, May 13, Nickelodeon will celebrate Mothers’ Day with a motherly-themed episode of the hit Emmy-award nominated Penguins of Madagascar CG animated series.

Entitled “Smotherly Love”, the episode finds Ma, an empty-nested mother possum, taking up permanent residence in the Penguins’ Lair, due to the fact that it was the Penguins who destroyed her home, albeit accidentally, while fighting against Hans the Puffin.

Video: MELISSA McCARTHY on Nick’s The Penguins of Madagascar

Video: MELISSA McCARTHY on Nick's The Penguins of Madagascar
Emmy Award-winning actress Melissa McCarthy (of Mike and Molly, Bridesmaids) guest stars on Nickelodeon’s hit CG animated series, The Penguins of Madagascar, this Sunday, May 6 at 10 AM ET/PT.

McCarthy will lend her voice to a love struck ostrich named Shelly, who will play a very important part in Rico’s life. In the episode, entitled “Love Takes Flightless”, the ostrich Shelly accidentally gets stuck in quick-drying cement, and only Rico can save her. The act of heroism results in Shelly falling in love with the penguin, but Rico’s heart belongs only to his doll.

Blowhole Strikes Back on Nickelodeon’s Penguins of Madagascar tonight

Blowhole Strikes Back on Nickelodeon's Penguins of Madagascar tonight

Tonight, Friday September 9th, the hour-long special Penguins event we’ve all been waiting for is finally here, Penguins of Madagascar: Blowhole Strikes Back. After months of frustration, Blowhole is back — and he wants some Penguin payback! His evil knows no boundaries, and his villainous scummery knows no ends… if only his singing voice wasn’t so lovely! Be sure to TOON into Nickelodeon tonight at 8pm for the DreamWorks Animation special, featuring all of your favorite charactesr from the Penguins of Madagascar animated series, as well as a special guest appearance of Alex the Lion from the original Madagascar film franchise.

Madagascar’s Alex the Lion joins the Penguins in Blowhole Strikes Back

Madagascar's Alex the Lion joins the Penguins in Blowhole Strikes Back

It’s been over a year since the Penguins last did battle with the evil Dr. Blowhole, and now he’s looking for some Penguin Payback. On Friday, September 9th, Neil Patrick Harris returns as Dr. Blowhole to get just that in Nickelodeon’s one-hour special, Penguins Movie Event called The Penguins of Madagascar Blowhole Strikes Back. More evil than ever, the Penguins have their work cut out for them, which is why they’re thankful (or, at least, will be) when they get a little help from a friend; Alex the Lion from DreamWorks Madagascar films. Insert applause here! …or… here! In any event, be sure to TOON in to Nickelodeon on Friday to see how the whole thing turns out. And check out this latest sneak peek teaser trailer in the meantime.

The Penguins of Madagascar Blowhole Strikes Back on Nickelodeon Sept 9

The Penguins of Madagascar Blowhole Strikes Back on Nickelodeon Sept 9

Next Friday, the malevolent Dr. Blowhole returns to battle the Penguins, as Nickelodeon kicks off a new hour-long animated special The Penguins of Madagascar: Blowhole Strikes Back. Featuring the voice of Neil Patrick Harris, the Penguins versus Dr. Blowhole special will kick off at 8pm on Friday, September 9th, only on Nickelodeon. NPH will perform four new songs in the Penguins Movie Event, for even the penguins will note that he does have a surprisingly nice voice …for villainous scum. The special will also feature the voices of Andy Richter and Tom McGrath as Mort and Skipper. Want more? Check out these screen shots!

Dora, Olive the Ostrich, TUFF Puppy, Fanboy, Planet Sheen to Nick UK

Dora, Olive the Ostrich, TUFF Puppy, Fanboy, Planet Sheen to Nick UK

Nickelodeon is gearing up for a brand new season to launch this September on a global front. Over on Nickelodeon UK, as well as the United Kingdom’s version of Nicktoons and Nick Jr., there’s all sorts of animated goodness just waiting to mesh with fans. Included in the mix are: T.U.F.F. Puppy on Nick, and Dora the Explorer, Bubble Guppies, Team Umizoomi, Peppa Pig and Poppy Cat, and Olive the Ostrich making appearances on Nick Jr., with a special three-part Dora adventure, Dora’s Enchanted Forest Adventure, in November. Nicktoons will join in with Penguins of Madagascar, Fanboy and Chum Chum, Grizzly Tales, Planet Sheen and The Troop. That’s a lot of animation!

The Penguins of Madagascar star in DreamWorks’ Madagascar spin-off

The Penguins of Madagascar star in DreamWorks' Madagascar spin-off

You loved them in Madagascar. You were impressed, again, in the sequel, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa. You raved when Nickelodeon brought them to The Penguins of Madagascar, and have been on pins and needles waiting for their appearance in the upcoming Madagascar 3. But now, there’s a whole new reason to get excited for the grouping of Penguins, as DreamWorks Animation readies their own upcoming spin-off film! Simon Smith, of Bee Movie fame, has signed on to direct and Lara Breay, of Megamind fame, will produce the film, which will of course star Skipper, Kowalski, Private, and Rico. No date has yet been set for the Penguins’ film, but you can continue to catch them regularly on their Nickelodeon series, as well as Madagascar 3, set to hit theaters on June 8th, 2012.

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