Thirty years ago today, Nickelodeon launched their nighttime block for adults – Nick at Nite. Previously during primetime and overnight hours, Nick would either be “off the air” or would switch over to the Alpha Repertory Television Service (ARTS) from 1981-1985, which became its own network, A&E.
October 10, 2010 at 10:00am Eastern Daylight Time Discovery Kids turned into The Hub and it all began. Now, just under four years later, it’s over.
Nickelodeon’s mega global animated hit series SpongeBob SquarePants officially launched on-air 15 years ago today.
First off, I want to apologize if the title of this article misled you. As far as I’m concerned there is no Toy Story 4 coming out anytime soon. This article is regarding the commentary Paul Dini, creator of the live-action Cartoon Network series Tower Prep, made about the reason why his show, among others, was cancelled by networks like Cartoon Network. So, if you are still looking for Toy Story, you might want to stop here.
Saturday mornings on broadcast TV used to be kid central, until about 2002. That’s when Saban exited the kid biz and sold to Disney. That’s also when CBS went Nick, ABC went Disney Channel, Fox went Box (4Kids) and Kids’ WB was the only ‘90s stronghold left.
Nickelodeon’s digital television network Nicktoons turns 10 years old today. On Wednesday, May 1, 2002, Nickelodeon launched the network then known as Nicktoons TV.
If you’re a parent (or just like watching preschool shows for whatever reason), you may have noticed Nick Jr.’s new TV schedule, on-air design changes and new tagline that started today.
The Hub will have their first of three upfront presentations to advertisers and the media this Thursday, March 24 in New York City. The second will follow on March 29 Chicago and the last on March 31 in Los Angeles. During the upfront, The Hub will be announcing new series and new episode renewals for current shows. So, before the upfront gets here, let’s take a look at what The Hub has done in their first five months on the air.