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Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness chops Nickelodeon
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Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness chops Nickelodeon

In an effort to crank up both their animated attack, as well as their Saturday Morning block, Nickelodeon has big plans for Kung-Fu Panda. The DreamWorks CG blockbuster made huge waves at the box office, with more of the same planned for the sequel (The Kaboom of Doom), and Nick is hoping to cash in on that success with the animated series, Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness. Noting the ...

Black Eyed Peas, Jaden Smith, Jason Segel, and Victoria Justice join Nickelodeon's 2011 Kids' Choice Awards
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Black Eyed Peas, Jaden Smith, Jason Segel, and Victoria Justice join Nickelodeon’s 2011 Kids’ Choice Awards

In less than two weeks, Jack Black will take the stage as the host of Nickelodeon’s 2011 Kids’ Choice Awards. The annual slime-fest is going all out this year (just like every year) bringing in a number of special guests including: Jason Segel, Russell Brand, Josh Duhamel, Damon Wayans, Jaden Smith, Sofia Vergara, Jane Lynch, Lindsey Vonn, Nick Cannon, Miranda Cosgrove, Victoria ...

2011 Kids Choice Awards hit Nickelodeon April 2nd
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2011 Kids Choice Awards hit Nickelodeon April 2nd

With less than two months to go before things reach slime-time, Nickelodeon is getting everything ready for the 2011 Kids’ Choice Awards. The curtain rises (and slime falls) on Saturday, April 2nd, at 8pm. Kung Fu Panda’s Jack Black returns to host his third Kids’ Choice show, having previously hosted in 2006 and 2008. The show will feature over 20 categories with hundreds ...

Despicable Me's Minions and the Despicable Banana
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Despicable Me’s Minions and the Despicable Banana

Of all the animated films to hit theaters in the past few years, there are a rare few where the audience is as intrigued by the main characters as they are with the secondary characters. Lion King’s Timon and Pumba are good examples, as are the teams of penguins and monkeys from the Madagascar franchise. Each of those films had so much success with the secondary group that those ...

DreamWorks adds Frances McDormand to Madagascar 3
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DreamWorks adds Frances McDormand to Madagascar 3

In 2005, DreamWorks Animation brought Madagascar to the world. The sequel, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, hit a few years later in 2008. Sure, there’s been an awesome animated series, The Penguins of Madagascar, but if my math is correct, and it almost never is, we’re due for the third piece in the theatrical trilogy. Jeffrey Katzenberg, DreamWorks CEO, agrees, confirming that a ...

Nickelodeon heads to the Ukraine
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Nickelodeon heads to the Ukraine

After years of waiting, cartoon fans in the Ukraine are going to receive a very special holiday-timed gift this year! Nickelodeon will be launching its very first branded block with local broadcaster StarLightMedia Group, bringing tons of Nick fun to the Ukrainian audience. We’re talking about going from zero Nick toons to over 800 episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants, the Penguins of ...

Cartoon Network and DreamWorks sign How To Train Your Dragon series
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Cartoon Network and DreamWorks sign How To Train Your Dragon series

Let’s make it official! How to Train Your Dragon, the 3D theatrical blockbuster (and recent home blockbuster) is now having a regular television series based on the film. DreamWorks Animation is working with Cartoon Network on creation the series, similar in scope to when they worked with Nickelodeon on the Penguins of Madagascar toon. The How to Train Your Dragon animated series will ...

Nickelodeon Studios taps Oktobor Animation for The Penguins of Madagascar
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Nickelodeon Studios taps Oktobor Animation for The Penguins of Madagascar

As the world of CG animation grows by leaps and bounds, there has become a larger need for quality CG studios, giving movies and animated TV toons the polish that they need. Omnilab Media and Oktobor are no slouches in this field, joining together to form Oktobor Animation. Working along with Backyard Animation Pictures, this mega studio will become a dominant force for CG animation, leading ...

Nick and DreamWorks join for The Penguins of Madagascar: The Lost Treasure of the Golden Squirrel
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Nick and DreamWorks join for The Penguins of Madagascar: The Lost Treasure of the Golden Squirrel

The Penguins of Madagascar has been one of Nickelodeon’s more successful series, and neither Nick nor DreamWorks Animation is ready to forget that fact! Recently, the pair joined forces to debut a brand new special for the toon, titled The Lost Treasure of the Golden Squirrel. The episode pitted the Penguins versus the Lemurs versus the Rats, all in a quest to see who will reach the ...

Kung Fu Panda: The Series starts production
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Kung Fu Panda: The Series starts production

Nickelodeon has had tremendous success with the hit series The Penguins of Madagascar, based on the DreamWorks Animation film franchise Madagascar. Now, they’re taking that same logic and applying it to another DreamWorks movie, Kung Fu Panda, giving us the creatively named Kung Fu Panda: The Series. We’d heard about this awhile ago, but can now finally confirm that the show is in ...

Phineas and Ferb with Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor
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Phineas and Ferb with Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor

At 8pm on Monday, March 8th, the Disney XD will showcase a new episode of Phineas and Ferb starring Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor. The real life husband and wife acting team will be providing the voice for a super villain and his wife, out to foil Phineas and Ferb’s quest for fun. Ben is no rookie to cartoon work; for years, he has provided the voice of Alex from Madagascar and its ...

Fanboy and Chum Chum to debut on Nickelodeon UK
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Fanboy and Chum Chum to debut on Nickelodeon UK

Folks in the US have been enjoying the new CG animated series Fanboy and Chum Chum for a few months now, which has made those in the UK a bit jealous. Hoping to even the score, Nickelodeon now promises they’ll be bringing the hit series over seas for all to enjoy! This gift comes along with the soon-to-debut new logo for Nick UK, as well as new episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants, The ...

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