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2013-11-15 16:22:09

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- San Francisco Bay Area independent animation studio Ghostbot, Inc. announces today that Josh Book joins the studio as its CG Creative Director. Known for unique style and memorable characters, the team at Ghostbot has branched out to increase their capabilities to 3D/CG. Under Book's tenure, the CG pipeline at Nickelodeon became one of the most efficient global CG production pipelines for animation. Book oversaw all in-house CG series...

2013-07-31 20:21:08

Industry Vet Mark Taylor and DWA Exec Peter Gal Round Out New TV Leadership Team Charged with Delivering 1200 Episodes of Original Programming GLENDALE, Calif., July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DreamWorks Animation (Nasdaq: DWA) has named children's programming leader and former Nickelodeon executive Marjorie Cohn as its first-ever Head of Television, overseeing the production and development for DreamWorks Animation's television efforts. A 26-year veteran of Nickelodeon,...

2012-08-03 02:23:24

NEW YORK, Aug. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nickelodeon announced today that it has greenlit over a dozen new live-action, animation and TV movie projects - featuring top creative talent in front of and behind the camera, iconic characters from its most popular series and an animated talking snake - that will begin rolling out this fall and into 2013. The slate includes a new Nick at Nite series Wendell and Vinnie and two Nick spin-off comedy pilots, Sam & Cat and Gibby, featuring beloved...

2012-06-01 02:22:24

WAYNE, N.J. and GLENDALE, Calif., June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Toys"R"Us and DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today unveiled "World of Madagascar," a new brand featuring toys based on characters from all three Madagascar films, now available exclusively at Toys"R"Us online and in store locations around the world. Coinciding with the launch of Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, which arrives in theaters on June 8, Toys"R"Us is showcasing the "World of Madagascar" in...

2012-03-14 15:20:00

NEW YORK, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nickelodeon, at its annual upfront presentation held today at Jazz at Lincoln Center, unveiled plans for an unprecedented 650 new episodes--the top-ranked network's most ever--of both brand-new content and returning hits, as well announcing premiere details for the highly anticipated animated series The Legend of Korra; a stop-motion SpongeBob SquarePants Christmas special; original primetime TV movies; casting for the new Nick at Nite series Hollywood...

2012-01-24 08:15:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced that Gregg Taylor has been named head of development for the studio, a role previously held by Alex Schwartz. Schwartz will serve as a producer on the studio's upcoming feature film, Mr. Peabody & Sherman, which is scheduled to be released on March 14, 2014. Taylor will oversee the development of all projects at DreamWorks Animation. "Gregg is an exceptional executive with...

2011-10-25 13:59:00

BURBANK, Calif., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nickelodeon will premiere the highly anticipated CG animated comedy series, Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness, a co-production with DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA), on Monday, Nov. 7, at 5:30 p.m. (ET/PT), kicking off a full week of brand-new episodes every weekday at 5:30 p.m. (ET/PT), following all-new episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants at 5:00 p.m. (ET/PT). Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness follows the further...

2011-08-31 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother) returns as the title characters' sinister nemesis, Dr. Blowhole, in Nickelodeon's brand-new Penguins of Madagascar special, "Blowhole Strikes Back," premiering Friday, Sept. 9, at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT). The hour-long special features Harris performing in four original musical numbers, two of which he is singing alongside The Penguins of Madagascar characters. The series recently garnered six Daytime Emmy...

2011-03-10 15:59:00

NEW YORK, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- During its upfront presentation held today at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City, Nickelodeon underscored its leadership position by unveiling plans for brand-new content, more of its top-rated hits and big events that span its entire kids and family portfolio. Punctuated by celebrity appearances and exclusive music performances, Nick's upfront event opened with Victoria Justice, star of the hit Victorious, debuting her brand-new single,...

2011-03-10 14:30:00

NEW YORK, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nickelodeon, the global leader in television animation, will introduce 450 episodes of new animation programming over the next three years, with nearly 200 episodes rolling out on Saturday mornings in 2012. Representing the largest amount of animation production in the network's history, the new roster includes current hits like SpongeBob SquarePants, The Penguins of Madagascar, Fanboy and Chum Chum, T.U.F.F. Puppy, and the brand-new series The...