April 2010

Beyblade: Metal Fusion Premieres June 26 on Cartoon Network

via Corus Entertainment press release: BEYBLADE: METAL FUSION TO DEBUT IN U.S. ON CARTOON NETWORK (Toronto, Canada) The boys’ action phenomenon, BEYBLADE, is making a much anticipated return to the U.S. after taking the world by storm with its enormous global success in the early 2000s. Nelvana Enterprises is pleased to announce that the next iteration of the hit franchise… Read more →

Cartoon Network Renews Ben 10: Ultimate Alien and Generator Rex

After the premiere of Cartoon Network’s new series Ben 10: Ultimate Alien and Generator Rex scored high ratings last Friday, the network announced today that they have renewed both shows for more episodes. Here’s the full press release from Cartoon Network: Cartoon Network’s BEN 10: ULTIMATE ALIEN and GENERATOR REX Premiere #1 in Their Timeslots Among Boys on All TV… Read more →

Disney XD May 2010 Schedule Changes & Premieres

Starting Monday, May 3, Disney XD is making some changes to their regular line-up.  Shows joining the weekday schedule include The Suite Life on Deck, Zeke and Luther and Aaron Stone.  Also, Monday nights are also getting a new line-up.  Here are all the new schedule details: Weekdays 8:00AM The Suite Life on Deck (replaces Cory in the House) 10:00PM… Read more →

Nickelodeon April 2010 Ratings Highlights

via Nickelodeon press release: NICKELODEON RANKS AS BASIC CABLE’S TOP NETWORK WITH KIDS, TWEENS AND TOTAL VIEWERS FOR APRIL SpongeBob SquarePants, The Penguins of Madagascar and Fanboy and Chum Chum rank as Top Three Animated Series on All TV with Kids 2-11 and Kids 6-11 Nick at Nite and Nick Jr. Score Most-Watched April with Total Viewers; Nicktoons and TeenNick… Read more →

Disney Channel Premieres “Camp Rock 2 The Final Jam” on Friday, September 3

RISE AND SHINE, ROCKERS! DISNEY CHANNEL ANNOUNCES WORLD PREMIERE OF DISNEY CHANNEL ORIGINAL MOVIE “CAMP ROCK 2 THE FINAL JAM” – Soundtrack in Stores July 27; Tickets Available in May for Jonas Brothers with Demi Lovato and Camp Rock Friends Concert Tour Embarking July 27 – It’s On! Jonas Brothers and Demi Lovato will rock the summer in “Camp Rock… Read more →

4Kids Entertainment Signs Dragon Ball Z Kai for U.S. Broadcast Premiere on TheCW4Kids Saturday Morning

via press release: 4Kids Entertainment Signs Dragon Ball Z Kai for U.S. Broadcast Premiere on TheCW4Kids Saturday Morning NEW YORK, Apr 26, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — 4Kids Entertainment has reached agreement with FUNimation Entertainment and Toei Animation Co., Ltd., to license the U.S. broadcast television rights to the new animated television series “Dragon Ball Z Kai”. Sneak peeks of “Dragon… Read more →

Disney XD Renews I’m in the Band for Second Season

via Disney XD press release: COMEDY SERIES “I’M IN THE BAND” STRIKES A CHORD WITH A SECOND SEASON ORDER ON DISNEY XD A second season of “I’m In The Band,” a music-filled, live-action comedy series about a teenager who realizes his wildest dream when he joins his favorite “vintage” rock band, has been ordered by Disney XD, it was announced… Read more →

Ben 10: Ultimate Alien and Generator Rex Premiere Tonight on Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network will premiere two new original series tonight starting at 8 p.m. ET, Ben 10: Alien Force and Generator Rex. Ben 10: Ultimate Alien follows 16-year-old Ben Tennyson as his life changes in major ways.  His secret identity has been revealed and he’s now an international mega-star super hero, loved by kids all over the world but distrusted by… Read more →

SpongeBob’s Last Stand Premieres Tonight at 8pm ET/PT on Nickelodeon!

The half-hour special, SpongeBob’s Last Stand, premieres tonight at 8pm ET/PT on Nickelodeon. Check out this preview from Yahoo! TV: Prior to the premiere, a two-hour “nature-themed” marathon of SpongeBob episodes will air. Check out which episodes: 6:00PM SpongeBob SquarePants 003A Jellyfishing 6:15PM SpongeBob SquarePants 030B I’m Your Biggest Fanatic 6:30PM SpongeBob SquarePants 005B Home Sweet Pineapple 6:45PM SpongeBob SquarePants… Read more →

Cartoon Network Upfront 2010

via Cartoon Network press release: Cartoon Network Broadens its Audience with Programming “Firsts” and Unique Primetime Strategy First-Ever Kids Sports Awards Event Cartoon Network’s Hall of Game to Debut 2011 Network Unveils 25 New Series/Movies/Specials and 13 Returning Series Cartoon Network unveiled a substantial new line-up of content today at its annual Advertising Upfront presentation at New York’s Time Warner… Read more →

Cartoon Network & Adult Swim Ratings Highlights for April 12 – 18, 2010

via Turner press note: CARTOON NETWORK: Charting three consecutive weeks of double-digit prime time growth, Cartoon Network earned betwwen 12% – 23% increases across key kid demos last week, April 12-18, 2010.  Overall kids 6-11 prime time delivery (543,000) grew by 18% and ratings (2.2) by 16%; kids 2-11 prime time delivery (789,000) grew by 16% and ratings (1.9) by 12%;… Read more →

Nickelodeon Ratings Highlights for April 12 – 18, 2010

via Nickelodeon press release: NICKELODEON’S ICARLY AND VICTORIOUS NOTCH WEEKLY WINS WITH DOUBLE-DIGIT GAINS iCarly Scores TV’s Top Spot with Total Viewers, Kids and Tweens in Saturday Time Slot Victorious is Basic Cable’s Number-One Scripted Series Telecast with Total Viewers in Sunday Night Time Period NEW YORK–April 20, 2010–Nickelodeon notched another weekly ratings win, fueled by performances from brand-new episodes… Read more →

Marjorie Cohn Named President, Original Programming and Development, Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids and Family Group

via Nickelodeon press release: Marjorie Cohn Named President, Original Programming and Development, Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids and Family Group Longtime Nick Production Exec has Delivered Countless Kid Megahits including, iCarly; Annual Kids’ Choice Awards; True Jackson, VP; and New Series Big Time Rush and Victorious NEW YORK, April 19 /PRNewswire/ — Marjorie Cohn, a 23-year veteran of Nickelodeon has been promoted to… Read more →

Weekend of Premieres on Nick: iCarly, VICTORiOUS, Big Time Rush, The Troop, True Jackson and Nick News

This weekend, Nickelodeon is treating viewers to three nights of premieres.  The new episodes start on Friday with a new Big Time Rush followed by a new episode of The Troop.  Saturday night has a new iCarly blooper special followed by a new True Jackson, VP.  Sunday brings the third new episode of VICTORiOUS and a new Nick News special.… Read more →

Nickelodeon Canada, YTV May 2010 Highlights

via Corus Entertainment press release: CORUS KIDS MAY 2010 HIGHLIGHTS YTV presents the broadcast premiere of Beyblade: Metal Fusion Nickelodeon delivers premiere episodes all month long (Toronto, Canada) Overflowing with new series and premiere episodes this May, Corus Entertainment, Canada’s largest kids’ broadcaster, delivers the highly anticipated broadcast premiere of Beyblade: Metal Fusion. Highlights also include: new episodes of five… Read more →