Kids will get to choose the official ending to a special prime-time presentation of SpongeBob SquarePants airing on Friday, March 9, 2001 at 8:00 PM (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon.
Nickelodeon’s new irreverent, action-packed animated comedy series The Fairly OddParents, premiering Friday, March 30, 2001 at 8:30 p.m. (ET/PT), follows the adventures of 10-year-old Timmy Turner and his newly arrived fairy godparents.
Nickelodeon unwraps a bounty of prime-time presents to make kids merry throughout December, including new and favorite Yuletide episodes of various Nick series to be telecast Monday – Thursday, December 4-28 at 8:30 p.m. (ET/PT). Among these are all new holiday episodes of “100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd” (December 5), “SpongeBob SquarePants” (December 6), “Pinky & the Brain” (December 14) and “The Wild Thornberrys” (December 27).
Nickelodeon has acquired the exclusive television rights to three Emmy Award-winning animated series created and produced by Steven Spielberg and Warner Bros. Animation from Warner Bros. Domestic Pay-TV, Cable & Network Features, it was announced today by Cyma Zarghami, Executive Vice President, Nickelodeon.
Timed to kids’ back-to-school season, Nickelodeon will launch its first new on-air look in more than 10 years, beginning Monday, Sept. 4. The new look will feature a brand-new color palate exclusively of black, white, butter yellow and mint green augmenting the network’s signature orange “splat,” along with still images of Nick’s signature characters and humorous sound effects. Utilizing an economy of images and graphics to convey the network’s signature irreverence, style and wit, Nick’s new look will appear first in show teases, credit rolls and show bumpers and then will be followed later in packaging across the entire Nickelodeon brand.
IT’S BACK AND MESSIER THAN EVER! “DOUBLE DARE 2000” JOINS NICKELODEON’S WEEKDAY SCHEDULE BEGINNING JANUARY 24 WITH PREVIEW IN “SNICK BLOCK” ON JANUARY 22 Jason Harris Hosts Game Show — Based at Nickelodeon Studios Florida in Orlando — Featuring All-New “Triple Dare” Challenge New York, NY – December 20, 1999 – Double Dare – Nickelodeon’s …
Original Series Premieres Give Cartoon Network Top Spot with Kids and Teens;Courage The Cowardly Dog Best Series Premiere in Network History
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS, Inc.) will launch a new, 24-hour animation network, featuring the classic cartoons and stars of the Hanna-Barbera library, it was announced today by Betty Cohen, president of Cartoon Network Worldwide, who will oversee the new network. BOOMERANG will target parents and adults 30+, as wen as their young kids, and will feature classic Hanna-Barbera characters including Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, Quick Draw McGraw and Top Cat, as created by the legendary animation team of Bill Hanna and Joe Barbera.
Nickelodeon, Nick At Nite and TV Land Strike Programming Deal with Warner Bros. for Multiple Hit Television Shows
Nickelodeon, Nick at Nite and TV Land have reached a multi-year deal with Warner Bros. Domestic Pay-TV, Cable & Network Features in which all three networks will have access to several of Warner Bros. programs from the past 40 years of television. The agreement, which begins in April, 2000, will enable all three popular programming services to bring numerous hit sitcoms and dramas to a variety of dayparts.
Strong performances from original, acquired and library programs helped Cartoon Network finish the second quarter of 1999 tied (with TBS Superstation) as the second highest-rated ad-supported basic cable network, with a 1.1 total day household rating-the best second quarter household rating in network history. Cartoon Network also boasted the highest total day household net delivery gal n among all ad-supported cable networks (+135,000), while posting network delivery records in total day (611,000 up 28 percent), kids 2-11 (456,000 up 33 percent) and kids 6-11 (222,000 up 47 percent). The network’s 1.6 kids 6-11 total day rating was also a quarterly record. In prime time, the network set second quarter records in both ratings and delivery in households (1.6/922,000), kids 2-11 (3.4/777,000) and kids 6-11 (2.8/388,000).