Nick at Nite Turns 30

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.

Nick at Nite, Opinion

Toy Story 4: No Girls Allowed? A Response to Paul Dini’s Comments

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.

Cartoon Network, Opinion

Vortexx: Expectations? Low

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.

Broadcast Kids TV, Opinion

Before The Hub’s Upfront: Where the Network Stands Right Now

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.

Discovery Family, Opinion