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Adult Swim Upfront 2014

Adult Swim, basic cable’s #1 network with young adults for almost a decade, announces a slate of new and returning programming in advance of its annual Upfront event in New York City on May 14, which will feature a scheduled performance by Grammy®-winning hip-hop duo Outkast. Read more →

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Nickelodeon Upfront 2014

Today, Nickelodeon has announced programming plans for the 2014-15 season, including three new live-action series, new animated series, over 100 episodes of new preschool series, the Nick Jr. App launch and the first ever Kids’ Choice Sports awards show. Read more →

Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network Upfront 2014

Resuming its successful strategy launched last year of taking its road-show presentation directly to clients and promotional partners, Cartoon Network enters the Upfront Season by introducing its newest evolution in reaching kids whenever they want and wherever they are with an expanded portfolio of exclusive content designed for specific platforms that kids access today. Read more →

Disney Channel

Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior Upfront 2013

Buoyant after another year of record-setting ratings, Disney Channels Worldwide affirmed its plan to further build its creative and ratings strength, its audience engagement and its valuable multiplatform sales opportunities, today at Disney Media’s 2013-14 Kids Upfront presentation. Held at New York’s Hudson Theatre, many sponsors and advertisers attended the event with their children. Read more →

Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon Upfront 2012

Announcements Include Premiere Date for Highly Anticipated The Legend of Korra; Original TV Movies; a SpongeBob SquarePants Stop-Motion Christmas Special; a Raving Rabbids series; and Development Projects for UK Pop Sensation One Direction, Hit-maker Dan Schneider and iCarly star Jennette McCurdy Read more →

Upfront 2011 Rundown: What’s New, What’s Renewed and What’s Gone?

Now that Nickelodeon, Disney Channel/Disney XD, Cartoon Network and The Hub have presented their 2011-12 programming slate to advertisers at upfront presentations in New York City over the past two weeks, let’s take a look at what’s new, what’s been renewed for another season and what’s ending. Each network, except for Disney, will have a second and even third (for Nick and Hub) upfront in the coming weeks. It’s unknown right now whether new information will be reveled at each, so we’ll revisit this article in the future if needed. Read more →

The Hub Upfront 2011

A music competition for kids, family game shows based on iconic, beloved brands, and an animated Warren Buffett are among the nine new original programs that will join ten returning popular series with new episodes in the 2011-2012 program lineup on The Hub television network, a destination for kids and their families. Announcement of the network’s continued ambitious strategy of original programming – which includes 425 half-hours of new production, on a single network in one television season — was made by Margaret Loesch, President and CEO, The Hub, in advance of the network’s upfront meeting with advertisers in New York Thursday evening. Read more →

Cartoon Network Upfront 2011

Springboarding off its 2010 ratings growth across key kids and boys demos, in which series/specials Adventure Time, Dude, What Would Happen, Generator Rex and Hall of Game helped propel the network to new heights, Cartoon Network described its plans for building new global franchises today as it unveiled a broad slate of new content for 2011 at its annual Advertising Upfront presentation. Thirteen new animated series, 19 returning shows, and the network’s newest live-action scripted comedy series, Level Up, which will launch with a 90-minute original movie, will debut over the next year. The morning’s announcements also spotlighted a new partnership between Warner Bros., DC Entertainment and Cartoon Network in which the three entertainment brands would unite their powerful assets in publishing, theatrical and television to create a multi-platform block of exclusive branded original content on the network named, DC Nation. Read more →

Disney Channel

Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior Upfront 2011

After delivering a year of best-ever ratings across each of its kid-driven, family inclusive platforms, and deepening its strong connection with kids and parents, especially moms, Disney showcased an unprecedented amount of new programming that’s to come — an expanded slate of 13 new original series (part of 435 total original episodes in 2011, a 30% increase from last year, not including acquisitions) and additional new titles in the blockbuster Disney Channel Original Movie franchise at its annual presentation to advertisers today at New York’s Gotham Hall. Read more →

Nick Upfront 2011: “The ’90s Are All That!” Coming to TeenNick

Nickelodeon will launch a new nighttime programming block this fall on TeenNick called “The ’90s Are All That!,” featuring a rotating selection of iconic live-action and animated shows from Nickelodeon’s 1990s library including All That, Clarissa Explains it All, The Adventures of Pete & Pete, Rugrats, Rocket Power, Salute Your Shorts, The Amanda Show and Kenan & Kel. “The ’90s Are All That!” has been developed in part as a response to overwhelming demand from fans of Nickelodeon’s groundbreaking original series from the 1990s. There are more than 9 million fans of Nickelodeon’s ’90s programming on Facebook alone. Read more →

Nick Upfront 2011: “iParty With Victorious” Premieres June 10; 100 New Eps of Live-Action Hits

Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids, will unite the casts of mega-hit iCarly and Victorious for an epic primetime event, “iParty with Victorious,” an original TV movie airing Friday, June 10. The TV movie spearheads a new season of more than 100 new episodes of the network’s live-action hit series, including iCarly, Victorious, Big Time Rush, True Jackson, VP and the daily telenovela-style series House of Anubis, among others. The season also will feature the launch of two new Nickelodeon live-action series, Supah Ninjas and Bucket & Skinner’s Epic Adventures. Read more →

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Nick Upfront 2011: 100 New Episodes of Preschool Series

Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids, has ordered 125 new episodes of the network’s top-rated preschool series, including new episodes of the latest hits Bubble Guppies, Team Umizoomi and The Fresh Beat Band and new episodes of the groundbreaking series Dora the Explorer. The network, which is home to four of the top five preschool shows on all TV–including top-ranked Bubble Guppies- has also ordered new seasons of Yo Gabba Gabba!, Max & Ruby and Olivia. Read more →