TV Animation Is About to Dive Off a Cliff

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
coyote cliff

The production of animated TV programs has never been greater. All three kids channels have full slates, numerous cable networks have their own shows, and FOX continues its…

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Copyright Shmopyright and 90s Kids’ Lust for Nickelodeon Nostalgia

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Original Nickelodeon logo

If the events of the last 15 years have taught us anything, it’s that young people in particular, really don’t give a damn about copyright. What it stands…

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Is The Nickelodeon OTT Service Bad for Animation?

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
MLaaTR Stage Fright 09

Nickelodeon is launching an OTT service. Yes, basically it’s like Netflix, but just for Nickelodeon shows. That should be an awesome announcement, right? Well, in theory, yes, it…

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No, Nickelodeon Were Right To Release The Legend of Korra So Soon After the Leaks

Thursday, July 10, 2014
Kick-ass Korra

Writing for at the end of June (and escaping my attention until know), Merrill Barr postulates that Nickelodeon were wrong to alter their marketing plan for Book 3 of Legend of Korra after the Mexican arm of the network inadvertently let a few episodes from the season get loose on the internet, and are beholden to internet ‘pirates’ as a result. I say that’s poppycock.

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Nickelodeon, Kids, Junk Food and Animation

Monday, June 17, 2013
Via: Cereal Facts

When it comes to TV for kids, a common flashpoint is junk food advertisements. Here’s a look at why Nikelodeon is currently taking flak for their policies.

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Reading the Fine Print in the Nickelodeon Animated Shorts Release

Friday, January 25, 2013

Ever read the fine print? You might find something interesting, especially if you are submitting ideas to a network like NIckelodeon.

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How To Petition for An Avatar and Legend of Korra Soundtrack

Saturday, August 11, 2012
WSJ Korra

In what seems to be a regular occurrence over on The Last Airbender subreddit (yes, I am a subscriber), someone has released yet another internet petition for an…

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Which American Kids Network Online Store is the Best?

Friday, August 10, 2012
Cartoon Network Shop

Funnily enough, it never crosses my mind that they three major kids networks here in the US actually have online stores of their own (the Hub has no…

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The Typewritten Review of The Legend of Korra

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Charles Kenny Legend of Korra review

Click through to read the only typewritten review of The Legend of Korra known to exist, complete with genuine spelling and grammatical errors. And follow me on tumblr…

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Disney, Nick, Netflix, No?

Friday, July 6, 2012

This is an interesting story, an analyst called Todd Juenger has come out with a report about children’s programming, and one of the key points he makes, is…

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Criminal Enterprise or Under-served DVD Market?

Saturday, June 16, 2012
knock-off Avatar DVD-1

Often the scourge of the entertainment industry, so-called “pirates” are often singled out as the single greatest threat to its very survival. The usual brush used to tar…

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