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Netflix and DreamWorks Reveal Three New Series

Netflix and DreamWorks Animation have recently announced three more original animated kids’ series as part of their partnership. The list includes Puss in Boots, Veggie Tales in the House, and King Julien. The two streaming partners also announced the premiere date for the second batch of episodes for Turbo FAST: Friday, April 4. You can check out the teasers below:

DreamWorks adds Frances McDormand to Madagascar 3

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 third film (and possibly an eventually fourth!) is on the way. Madagascar 3 is underway, ready for theaters on May 18th, 2012. The general plot will revolve around Alex, Marty, Gloria, and Melman still trying to get home, working their way through Europe’s traveling circus along with King Julien, Maurice, Mort, and the Penguins, amongst others (like a sea lion, a jaguar, a tiger, and more!). Frances McDormand will do her best to stand between the friends and success, starring as the villainous animal control officer. You ready to dance?

Nickelodeon scores with The Penguins of Madagascar President’s Day special

Nickelodeon scores with The Penguins of Madagascar President's Day special

Last week, Nickelodeon debuted The Penguins of Madagascar President’s Day special, Dr. Blowhole’s Revenge, earning the top ratings spot for the evening. The episode featured special guest star Neil Patrick Harris, star of “How I Met Your Mother”, as the penguins’ long-time nemesis out for revenge and to finally conquer the world. Skipper, Kowalski, Rico, and Private face off against the malevolent Dr. Blowhole, attempting to foil his plans. The evil dolphin aims to kidnap King Julien, who Dr. Blowhole mistakenly thinks is Skipper’s best friend. Take a look at a clip of the episode right here

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