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Official Trailer for Dora and Friends: Into the City!

The worldwide phenomenon Dora the Explorer is getting ready to embark on an entirely new adventure in the new series Dora and Friends: Into the City! This brand new animated preschool series will feature a vastly improved and redesigned Dora along with a new group of friends and a new interactive curriculum.

Dora and Friends: Into the City! is scheduled for an August debut on Nickelodeon, and will feature the iconic character Dora living in a new city, attending school at the center of a peer group that works together in order to give back to the community, as they have both real life and magical adventures every episode. The series will take on a regular weekdays timeslot during Nickelodeon’s preschool block.

You can check out the official trailer below:

Nickelodeon Reveals New Slate of Educational Preschool Shows for 2014-2015

Nickelodeon has recently announced that they will premire more than 100 episodes of brand new educational preschool shows within the network’s 2014 to 2015 season, making it their biggest pipeline of content ever.

Aside from the newly-launched Wallykazam!, the upcoming Dora and Friends: Into the city! And Blaze & the Monster Machines, Nickelodeon will also be adding two more newly approved series to their preschool slate: Shimmer & Shine and Fresh Beat Band of Spies. The former focuses on twin genies-in-training and the latter is the animated version of the live action series The Fresh Beat Band.
“This season, we are introducing Nickelodeon’s biggest pipeline of content for every demo and in every genre,” said Cyma Zarghami, President, Nickelodeon Group. “Our preschool slate reinforces Nickelodeon’s standing as the best place for shows that are both smart and fun, powered by great stories, relatable characters and a meaningful curriculum that has been our hallmark.”

Nickelodeon’s new preschool series rolling out in the 2014-2015 season include:

Nickelodeon Debuts New Primetime Special: Dora in Wonderland

This coming March 10, Monday, at 7 pm ET/PT, Nickelodeon will be taking preschoolers on a musical adventure as they pay tribute to the iconic Alice in Wonderland via a new primetime Dora the Explorer special, titled “Dora in Wonderland.”

The hour-long special will follow Dora, Boots, and their friends as they follow Abuela’s kitties through a magic mirror, which leads them to the magical, mixed-up world of Wonderland. Along the way, they come across a Mad Hatter (Mel Brooks), Rabbit (Alan Cumming), Cheshire Cat (Jewel) and the Queen of Hearts (Sara Ramirez) — all while watching out for the Knave of Hearts (Swiper).

Nickelodeon to Launch Bilingual Preschool Learning Toys for Dora the Explorer

Nickelodeon and Smart Play, LLC., have recently joined forces in order to launch a new line of dual-language preschool learning toys based on the Dora the Explorer franchise. Set for a spring debut nationwide, the product line will include a whole slew of electronic learning toys and puzzles that can be played in both English and Spanish languages. The toys are designed to be lightweight and compact, making them ideal for use by kids at home and on the go.

Nickelodeon Launches a New Dora Ice Skating Game

Nickelodeon Launches a New Dora Ice Skating Game

In support of the upcoming Dora Ice Skating Spectacular, which is scheduled to air on Nickelodeon on November 25, the award-winning website NickJr.com will be launching a whole slew of brand new content related to the upcoming half-hour special, such as print-and-play ice skating activities like Dora Ice Skating Puzzles, mazes, and make a cool iron-on Dora Ice Skating decal. But more importantly, there’s also a new Ice Skating Game aptly named ‘Dora’s Ice Skating Game.’

Hilary Duff to Guest Star in Dora’s Ice Skating Spectacular

Hilary Duff to Guest Star in Dora's Ice Skating Spectacular

This coming November 25, at 7 PM on Nickelodeon, actress Hilary Duff will be guesting in a brand new Dora the Explorer primetime special titled ‘Dora’s Ice Skating Spectacular,’ alongside two-time Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir, who is currently featured in the special’s promo spot as Dora’s Ice Skating coach.

In ‘Dora’s Ice Skating Spectacular,’ Hilary Duff will be playing the Ice Witch, who has taken over everyone’s ice skates in the Snowy Forest. In order to get everybody’s ice skates, Dora must beat the Ice Witch in a skating contest.

Dora the Explorer Rocks in New Primetime Special

Dora the Explorer Rocks in New Primetime Special

This coming January 14th, Monday, at 7 PM ET/PT, Preschoolers will get the chance to jam with one of Nickelodeon’s most popular characters as Dora the Explorer debuts a new prime time special titled “Dora Rocks!” The half hour special will allow kids to hone their musical skills as they play various interactive games that teach geometry and Spanish words and phrases. Dora the Explorer currently reaches more preschoolers than any other TV show (12.4 million) and averages a 4.9/661,000 K2-% and 1.5 million total viewers.

Nickelodeon’s Ninja Turtles to Appear on Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Nickelodeon’s Ninja Turtles to Appear on Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Nickelodeon has just announced that the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will be venturing out of the sewers in order to join all the happy festivities at the 86th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in Manhattan, via their very own rocking float. The Parade will be taking place on Thanksgiving, Nov. 22, where the turtles will be joining other Nick favorites such as Dora the Explorer and SpongeBob Squarepants.

Dora the Explorer Thanksgiving Parade Premieres Nov 19

Dora the Explorer Thanksgiving Parade Premieres Nov 19

Nickelodeon Preschool will be celebrating this year’s Thanksgiving with a brand new episode of Dora the Explorer titled “Thanksgiving Day Parade,” which will premiere on Monday, Nove 19 at 9:30 am ET/PT. The episode follows Dora and the gang as they try to prepare for the big Thanksgiving Day parade and dinner, but when the Pirate Piggies accidentally float away on Dora’s boat float, it is up to Dora and Boots to rescue them and save Thanksgiving.

New Spongebob and Dora Merchandise from Nickelodeon

New Spongebob and Dora Merchandise from Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products have recently announced plans to launch new infant programs based on popular properties SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer. The new lines, called Dora Baby and Bubbly Baby Bob!, are expected to launch internationally this winter and spring. Both are expected to complement instead of replace the existing range of Dora the Explorer and SpongeBob Squarepants product lines. The announcement was made by Michael Connolly, Senior Vice President, NVCP, at Brand Licensing Europe 2012 in London.

New Dora the Explorer and Team Umizoomi Primetime Specials Premiere Aug. 13

New Dora the Explorer and Team Umizoomi Primetime Specials Premiere Aug. 13

Nickelodeon will be celebrating the Olympics and the sports-friendly summer season with a couple of new primetime specials from their hit shows Dora the Explorer and Team Umizoomi on August 13 starting at 7:00PM. There will also be a new spot featuring Team Umizoomi and supermodel Heidi Klum on Sunday, Aug. 19 on Nick Jr.

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