Monthly archives for September, 2011

“Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred” Premieres October 22 on Nickelodeon

Internet sensation Lucas Cruikshank is back as the fast-talking, hyperactive teenager “Fred Figglehorn” in a brand-new TV movie, Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred, premiering Saturday, Oct. 22, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon.

Disney Channel Orders New Comedy Pilot, Ups Orders for “Austin & Ally” & “Shake It Up” reports that Disney Channel has ordered the production of a new comedy pilot Dog With A Blog, about a family dog who can talk and blog.

The Hub Premieres First “Secret Millionaires Club” Special on October 23

With the important message that it’s never too soon to learn the importance of “investing in yourself,” The Hub TV network, a destination for kids and their families, will present a series of four animated original specials, “Secret Millionaires Club,” featuring famed investor Warren Buffett. The first of the half-hour specials premieres Sunday, October 23 (1 p.m. ET).

Premiere Screening of “Green Lantern: The Animated Series” October 15 at New York Comic Con 2011

Start spreadin’ the news! Stars and producers of Nikita, Green Lantern: The Animated Series and MAD will all be a part of New York Comic Con 2011, as Warner Bros. Television and Warner Bros. Animation bring iconic stars and genre properties back to The Big Apple on Saturday, October 15 and Sunday, October 16.

Cartoon Network Celebrates Halloween All Month Long with Spooky Specials and Creepy Comedies

Cartoon Network is full of ghoulish goods this October with a line-up of frightfully fun new episodes and specials themed around everyone’s favorite haunted holiday. The entire month will feature premieres of Halloween-inspired episodes, original movies and many spooky specials that will be sure to satisfy this year’s Halloween craving. Following are the Halloween premieres in October.

“Fort Boyard: Ultimate Challenge” Premieres October 17 on Disney XD

Geno Segers (Disney XD’s “Pair of Kings”) and popular British television presenter Laura Hamilton (“Dancing On Ice”) host an exciting competition requiring brainpower, courage and teamwork, “Fort Boyard – Ultimate Challenge,” a 10-part series premiering MONDAY, OCTOBER 17 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET/PT), with a thrilling finale MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney XD.

This Weekend on The Hub: “Majors & Minors,” “My Little Pony” & “Transformers Prime”

Check out what’s new this weekend on The Hub!

Video Previews for This Saturday’s New Episodes of “iCarly,” “Big Time Rush” & “Supah Ninjas”

Check out previews for this Saturday’s new episodes of iCarly, Big Time Rush and Supah Ninjas on Nickelodeon.

Disney XD Renews “Kickin’ It” for Second Season

Disney XD has ordered a sophomore season of its top-rated original series “Kickin’ It.”

Disney Channel, Disney XD & Disney Junior Celebrate Halloween Throughout October With New Episodes

Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior will celebrate the year’s spookiest holiday with all-new Halloween-themed episodes, popular guest stars and special performances beginning FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7.

Cartoon Network Ratings Highlights for September 12 – 18, 2011

Cartoon Network earned solid delivery gains (4-13%) in early evening (7-9 p.m.) for the third week of September 2011.

Images & Description for Tonight’s New Episode of “The Looney Tunes Show”

Daffy doesn’t quite master the art of sweet-talking the police in “DMV,” airing Sept. 20 on Cartoon Network.

Season 3 of “Regular Show” Premieres Monday, Sept. 19 on Cartoon Network

Regular Show, Cartoon Network’s hit animated comedy featuring best friends Mordecai, a six-foot-tall blue jay and Rigby, a hyperactive raccoon, returns with its third season on Monday, Sept. 19, at 8:15 p.m. (ET, PT).

Carolina Lightcap Resigns As Disney Channels Worldwide President, Gary Marsh Promoted

The Disney/ABC Television Group today announced that Carolina Lightcap, president, Disney Channels Worldwide, has decided to step down from her post effective immediately. In a separate release, Gary Marsh was named president and Chief Creative Officer, Disney Channels Worldwide.

Nickelodeon Celebrates Worldwide Day of Play on September 24

On Saturday, Sept. 24, Nickelodeon will bring for the first time its flagship Worldwide Day of Play (WWDOP) event to the Ellipse in Washington, D.C., for the biggest celebration of active play in the eight-year history of the initiative. Fifty partner organizations, “Let’s Move” and the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition will join with Nickelodeon to host an entire day of physical activities and games for kids and their families to encourage active and healthy lifestyles. Additionally, as it has for the past seven years to commemorate WWDOP, Nickelodeon’s networks and websites will go dark from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. (all times ET/PT) as a signal to kids and families to get up and get active. In D.C., activities will begin at 10 a.m.

Cartoon Network Ratings Highlights for September 5 – 11, 2011

Cartoon Network’s Monday and Tuesday night’s line-up of animated comedies (7-9 p.m.) ranked as television’ s #1 destinations for boys 2-11, 6-11 and 9-14.

Disney Channel Ratings Highlights for September 5 – 11, 2011

Disney Channel Sweeps All Kids Competition for 13th Consecutive Week

Description & 9 Images from Tonight’s New Episode of “The Looney Tunes Show”

Bugs and Speedy toast their success with pizza in “Sunday Night Slice,” tonight at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Cartoon Network!

The Hub Posts “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic” Season 2 Premiere Clip

The Hub has posted a clip from the season two premiere of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic on their YouTube page.

“Phineas and Ferb” Soars to Series Highs in K6-11 & B6-11 on Friday, September 9

Friday’s “Phineas and Ferb” ranked as the series’ No. 1 telecast on record in Kids 6-11 (2.1 million/8.7 rating – tie) and Boys 6-11 (1.1 million/8.9 rating), and was the series’ most-watched regular telecast ever in Total Viewers (4.6 million), placing No. 2 overall, behind its Christmas special in 2009 (5.2 million, 12/11/09).