Production has begun in Hollywood, California, on “Crash & Bernstein,” a live action comedy series — with hand puppetry — that follows Wyatt Bernstein, the only son among four kids, whose new puppet, Crash, comes to life and becomes his loud-mouthed surrogate brother who knows no limits. The multi-camera series is scheduled to premiere in fall 2012 on Disney XD. The puppet was designed and built by Chiodo Brothers Productions, Inc, based in Burbank, California.
School’s out for the summer and the fast-talking, hyper teenager “Fred Figglehorn” is headed to camp in the brand-new TV movie starring internet sensation Lucas Cruikshank, Fred 3: Camp Fred, premiering Sat., July 28, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon.
A fourth season has been ordered for Disney Channel’s “Good Luck Charlie,” a hugely popular family sitcom that recently delivered the #1 cable telecast of the week (8.9 million, L+7 data) and the #1 telecast of the entire second quarter 2012 among Kids 6-11 (4 million, L+7 data) and Tweens (3.7 million, L+7 data). The announcement was made today by Adam Bonnett, Senior Vice President, Original Programming, Disney Channels Worldwide.
Saban Brands wants kids everywhere to step into
Vortexx, a power-packed broadcast television and online destination for action,
adventure and comedy entertainment that was unveiled today. Vortexx brings all new
energy to Saturday morning television with its new five-hour programming block on
The CW Television Network. Vortexx will launch with online (www.myvortexx.com
coming soon) and mobile offerings making Vortexx available to kids whenever and
wherever they are. The television premiere of Vortexx on The CW Television Network
will be Saturday, August 25.
Nickelodeon has picked up 26 additional episodes of The Legend of Korra.
Viacom, the media giant that owns MTV Networks (which owns Nickelodeon), has pulled their networks off satellite company DirecTV’s line-up. That means Nickelodeon, Nicktoons, TeenNick and Nick Jr. are all unavailable to DirecTV subscribers as of 11:46pm ET on Tuesday, July 10.
Nickelodeon honors the late Ernest Borgnine with a two-hour SpongeBob SquarePants marathon featuring the actor as Mermaid Man, from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on Wednesday, July 11.
Saban Brands’ Power Rangers will be back again at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con International 2012, taking place July 12-15. The brand will have a bigger presence at SDCC than ever before, with POWERED Up news and events to celebrate the past, present, and future of the Power Rangers brand.
Cartoon Network once again ranked as television’s #1 network for Total Day delivery of boys 2-11, 6-11 & 9-14, and #1 in Early Prime (7-9 p.m.) delivery among boys 2-11 & 6-11.
Tune-in alert for The Hub this weekend, with The Goonies and new episodes of Pound Puppies, Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters and Transformers Rescue Bots.
Disney Channel Continues its Summer of Dominance – Ranks as Cable’s TV’s #1 Network in Total Day for the 5th Straight Week in Total Viewers
A Mayan queen poses as a substitute teacher in order to be reunited with a sun king and end the world.
Nickelodeon has released the following two video clips for Monday’s new episode of Big Time Rush (“Big Time Double Date”) airing at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT.
Nickelodeon will debut the all-new, CG-animated series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles with a one-hour special event on Saturday, Sept. 29, at 11:00 a.m. (ET/PT).
Cable ratings recap from June 18 – July 1, 2012.