Sunday, July 11, 2021

Top 6 LOL Moments From Episode 1 of The Patrick Star Show! šŸ¤£ | SpongeBob

Top 6 LOL Moments From Episode 1 of The Patrick Star Show! šŸ¤£ | SpongeBob


Every star has an origin story, and this is Patrick's! Check out the top 6 funniest moments from Episode 1 of The Patrick Star Show! And catch new episodes every Friday at 7/6c only on Nickelodeon!

The Patrick Star Show follows everyone’s favorite sea star at home with his family as he hosts an imaginary variety show that comes from the bizarre and hysterical depths of his own brain.

Watch SpongeBob SquarePants and The Patrick Star Show on Nickelodeon and 200 episodes of SpongeBobThe SpongeBob Movie: Sponge On The Run & Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years on Paramount+!

Listen to The SpongeBob Musical here!: https://spongebobmusical.blogspot.com

CALLING ALL GOOFY GOOBERS! (ROCK!) Are ya ready for a deep dive into the world of SpongeBob SquarePants? The SpongeBob YouTube channel is THE PLACE for all fan-favorite SpongeBob moments! We’re serving up everything from legendary scenes to remixes of classic songs to deep dives into Bikini Bottom lore. Be sure to check back every week for Music Mondays, Wumbo Wednesdays, and Flashback Fridays! Subscribe now at https://www.youtube.com/SpongeBobOfficial!

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Middlemost Post Mini Episodes Marathon w/ Parker J. Cloud, Angus & Russell! | Nickelodeon Cartoon Universe

Middlemost Post Mini Episodes Marathon w/ Parker J. Cloud, Angus & Russell! | Nickelodeon Cartoon Universe


From a mountain of challenges to DIY projects, the fun is never-ending with Parker J. Cloud, Angus and Russell! Enjoy this mini episodes marathon full of the best of Middlemost Post!

The brand new Nickelodeon animated series Middlemost Post follows the adventures of Parker J. Cloud and Parker’s two best friends Angus and Russell as they deliver mail to the citizens of Somewhere!


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Spot the Difference #5 Racing Edition! | Loud House & SpongeBob Toys | Nickelodeon Toymation

Spot the Difference #5 Racing Edition! | Loud House & SpongeBob Toys | Toymation


Race on in and put your seeking skills to the test! Check out these side-by-side scenes and see if you can spot all the differences in this Spot The Difference Game: Racing Edition! 

#SpotTheDifference #RacingEdition #Toymation

Join SpongeBob, Blaze, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and more for some EPIC toy adventures, and watch scenes from your favorite Nickelodeon shows reimagined. Plus, tune in for original series with monstrous messes, wild challenges, and exciting games. Subcribe to the Nickelodeon Toymation YouTube channel at http://at.nick.com/ToymationSubscribe


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July 2021 on NickToons Africa: Ricky Zoom | Horrid Henry S5 | Stunts + More

Below is a round-up of Nickelodeon's programming highlights for Nicktoons Africa for July 2021!


More Highlights:



NEW TO NICKTOONS!
SEASON 1 | #101-110, 112, 114-117, 119-126
WEEKDAYS 12 JUL TO 11 AUG AT 10:00 WAT / 11:00 CAT / 12:00 EAT

Meet Ricky! Built for speed, he's a little red rescue bike who shares his experiences with his loyal Bike Buddies Loop, Scootio and DJ. Together they race around the sports track, try new stunts at the park, and zoom into every adventure!

NEW EPISODES | SEASON 5 | #209-250
WEEKDAYS 19 JUL TO 18 AUG AT 13:45 WAT / 14:45 CAT / 15:45 EAT

Meet Henry. They don't call him Horrid Henry for nothing. He really is quite horrid. Because when someone gets tricked, when rules are being broken, when trouble's around... it's usually Henry.

SPECIAL DAYS IN JULY

DAY: SUNDAY 18 JUL: NELSON MANDELA INTERNATIONAL DAY
START TIME: 16:20 WAT / 17:20 CAT / 18:20 EAT
EPISODES: NICKELODEON’S LET’S READ! PART 1 AND PART 2

DAY: TUE 20 AND SUN 21 JUL: ID EL KABIR
START TIME: 09:15 WAT / 10:15 CAT / 11:15 EAT
EPISODES: CORN & PEG S1 #102-103, 105-106, 108, 116-117, 120; S2 # 201, 203-204, 208-209, 213-215

DAY: FRI 30 JUL: INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FRIENDSHIP
START TIME: 08:45 WAT / 09:45 CAT / 10:45 EAT
EPISODES: CORN & PEG S2 #203, 220; MUNKI AND TRUNK S1 #6, 15-16; SANJAY AND CRAIG S3 #307A, 313A; THE FAIRLY ODDPARENTS S3 #30A; ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMUNKS S1 #106A, 116B, 126A, S2 #202B; SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS S5 #81, 98, S7 #149A, 151B, 152B; KUNG FU PANDA S1 #106, S2 #204; TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES S2 #209; OLLIE’S PACK S1 #112A; DORG VAN DANGO S1 #102A

TECHNO CHARGE
WEEKDAYS 5 TO 16 JUL AT 13:25 WAT / 14:25CAT / 15:25 EAT

TECHNOLOGY, YOU EITHER EMBRACE IT OR RUN FROM IT. IT CAN MAKE LIFE SO MUCH EASIER OR WREAK TOTAL HAVOC. EITHER WAY, ENJOY THIS FULLY TECHNO CHARGED NICKTOONS STUNT!

MONDAY 5: THE ADVENTURES OF JIMMY NEUTRON: BOY GENIUS S1 #101, #103, #106, #111
TUESDAY 6: SANJAY & CRAIG S3 #304; BREADWINNERS S1 #119A, S2 213A; DORG VAN DANGO S1 #104B; OLLIE’S PACK S1 #107B, #115B, #116B
WEDNESDAY 7: ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMUNKS S1 #112A, S2 #201A, #209A, #212A, #216B, #220B, #221A, #225A
THURSDAY 8: THE ADVENTURES OF KID DANGER S1 #101A, #102A, #103B; PIG GOAT BANANA CRICKET S1 #119; RAINBOW BUTTERFLY UNICORN KITTY S1 #113; MYSTICONS S2 #213
FRIDAY 9: THE FAIRLY ODDPARENT S S1 #1B, S2 #19, S6 #87, S7 #119B, S9 #131B, #137A

MONDAY 12: THE ADVENTURES OF JIMMY NEUTRON: BOY GENIUS - S2 #201, #214, #219-#220
TUESDAY 13: CORN & PEG S2 #208, 210; RABBIDS: INVASION S3 #305A, #306B, #311C, #326A; THE ADVENTURES OF KID DANGER S1 #102A, #103B
WEDNESDAY 14: ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMUNKS S1 #105A, #107B, #198A, #121B, S3 #304A, #310A, S4 #406B, #410B
THURSDAY 15: THE ADVENTURES OF JIMMY NEUTRON: BOY GENIUS S3 #310-#313
FRIDAY 16: SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS S4 #68B, S6 #118B, S8 #171A, S9 #194A, #198B, #201A, S10 #205A, S11 #227A

PARTY BLOWOUT
WEEKENDS 17 JUL TO 01 AUG AT 06:00 WAT / 07:00 CAT / 08:00 EAT

GET JOLLY THIS JULY WITH OUR FAVOURITE NICKTOONS CHARACTERS, WHO WILL BRING ALL THE LAUGHS, NON-STOP FUN AND COMPLETE ABSURDITY NEEDED TO MAKE IT A NICKTOONS CELEBRATION! LET’S GO HAVE SOME FUN!

SATURDAY 17:  ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMUNKS S1 #102B, S2 #216A, S3 #307A, S4 #412B;
SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS S10 #208B, S11 #233A
SUNDAY 18: BREADWINNERS S2 #205B, 220B; DORG VAN DANGO S1 #108A, 111B; OLLIE’S PACK S1 #121B; THE ADVENTURES OF KID DANGER S1 #103A
SATURDAY 24: SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS S6 #126, S12 #254, #355
SUNDAY 25: 44 CATS S1 #103, #177, #138; CORN & PEG S2 #219; SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS S3 #51
SATURDAY 31: THE FAIRLY ODDPARENTS S5 #69, #62B, S6 #94A, S10 #155B; SPONGEBOB
SQUAREPANTS S4 #71
SUNDAY 01: RAINBOW BUTTERFLY UNICORN KITTY S1 #101A, 103B, 112A, 115B; T.U.F.F. PUPPY S2 #209

SUNDAY MARATHONS
EVERY SUNDAY
AT 15:00 WAT / 16:00 CAT / 17:00 EAT

We’ve packaged your Sunday laughs into neat minimarathons! Enjoy the very best in comedy animation handpicked just for you, right here on NickToons!

4 JUL: NICKELODEON’S UNFILTERED: S1 #106-#109
11 JUL: OLLIE’S PACK: S1 #123-#126
18 JUL: RICKY ZOOM: S1 #101-#104
25 JUL: HORRID HENRY: S2 #209-#216
1 AUG: NICKELODEON’S UNFILTERED: S1 #110-#113

You'll LOVE these new kids shows! šŸ˜œ What to watch this week - Ricky Zoom, Space Jam & more | DStv


Huddle up kids! Did you know that from 5 July 2021 to 25 July 2021 DStv Compact Plus, Compact, Family & Access customers will enjoy even more kids entertainment - at no extra cost with our Kids Open Window! Now you can enjoy even more of your favourite kids channels at no extra cost. All you have to do is stay connected, stay plugged in and keep the fun rolling all holiday long. Get more information here: http://nickalive.blogspot.com/2021/05/july-2021-on-nickelodeon-africa.html.

Our top picks for you this week?
Watch Ricky Zoom Season 1, Mondays at 11:00 on NickToons (ch. 308) here: https://bit.ly/3brnxWe

Watch new episodes of Mush-Mush and the Mushables, weekdays at 17:30 on Boomerang (ch. 302) here: https://bit.ly/3ejnEoO
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Watch Space Jam on Friday, 16 July at 17:00 on Boomerang (ch. 302) here: https://bit.ly/3ejnEoO
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For more snack-sized info on DStv’s biggest shows, check out #OhSnack here: https://youtu.be/Y_9-TjsVbWE

ABOUT NICKTOONS

Nicktoons is available to watch on DStv Channel 308.

Available in over 13 million homes, NickToons showcases the world’s best comedy animation. Launched in 2002 and part of the Nickelodeon network of channels, NickToons broadcasts the very best in funny cartoons.

ViacomCBS creates original entertainment content for every audience, on every screen around the world. The company’s brands strive for creative excellence and cultural impact across programming, motion pictures and digital experiences that live online, on mobile and on apps.


Originally published: May 31, 2021.

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Making Nickelodeon Slime with Bibi #2 | The Even Bigger Slime Movie Special | Nickelodeon Netherlands

NICKELODEONSLIJM MAKEN SAMEN MET BIBI #2 šŸ’œ | Nickelodeon Special | Nickelodeon Nederlands


In deze Nickelodeon Slijmspecial maakt Bibi de te gekste Nickelodeon Slijm! Enige wat nog ontbreekt is een slijmerige naam, kan jij de leukste naam bedenken voor Bibi's gemaakte slijm?

Slijmcreator Indy (Bibi) moet voor een groot Slijmgala een supertof nieuw slijmrecept verzinnen. Als ze bij het maken stiekem octopussenslijm toevoegt, ontstaan er magische kleuren. Dit is het beste slijm dat ze ooit heef gemaakt! Maar als de jaloerse slijmcreator Benji (Matheu Hinzen) het recept weet te stelen, gaat alles mis. Lukt het Indy om Benji te stoppen en haar slijmfans terug te winnen?

De Nog Grotere Slijmfilm zie je vanaf 7 juli in Nederland šŸ‡³šŸ‡± en vanaf 30 juni in BelgiĆ« šŸ‡§šŸ‡Ŗ in de bioscoop!
http://nickalive.blogspot.com/2021/01/the-even-bigger-slime-movie-with-bibi.html


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Prize, Fine or Dare? - Create Your Own Game | JosuƩ's Workshop | Nickelodeon Latin America

¿Premio, multa, o reto? ¡Crea tu propio juego! | El Taller de JosuĆ© | Nickelodeon en EspaƱol


JosuĆ© construye un tablero de retos diseƱado para Ć©l y sus mejores amigos. Los retos, multas y premios saldrĆ”n del ingenio de sus propios jugadores. Es muy divertido... ¡y algo aterrador a la vez!  Mira este episodio y construye tu propio juego.

Un joven artista en su taller crea, experimenta y se divierte a travĆ©s de su imaginaciĆ³n, desafiando su propio talento y el de algnos invitados especiales.


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Classic Rugrats Comic Strip for July 10, 2021 | Nickelodeon

Classic Rugrats Comic Strip for July 10, 2021 | Nickelodeon


Stream all new CG-animated Rugrats series, exclusively on Paramount+!



Rugrats, provided to Creators Syndicate by Nickelodeon, based off the popular animated television series has been created for children and family's to laugh and enjoy together.

Follow these comics and their take on real episodes of the show and their own spin on hilarious adventures.

Read more Rugrats comic strips!: https://www.creators.com/features/rugrats

More Nick: First Look: Nickelodeon's All-New Animated 'Rugrats' Reunites Members of the Original Voice Cast to Reprise Roles!

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Nickelodeon Benelux to Air 'Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years' Marathon on July 11

Nick News Brief: Nickelodeon Benelux (BLX) will air the first six episodes of Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years in a special marathon on Nickelodeon Netherlands (Nederland) and at 16:15 uur on Nickelodeon Flanders (Vlaanderen) on Sunday 11th July 2021 starting at 9:00am. The series is locally titled Koraalkamp: SpongeBob's jonge jaren.



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The Story Behind the Iconic Vietnam Episode of Nickelodeon's 'Hey Arnold!'

For the 25th anniversary of the Hey Arnold! pilot, show creator Craig Bartlett talked about the the storyline surrounding Mr. Hyunh, a Vietnamese refugee.


On a December night in 1996, Hey Arnold! fans tuned in to the beloved Nickelodeon kids show for what was a particularly heavy, emotion-driven episode. It depicted the 1975 fall of Saigon, in Vietnam, and the forced separation of a young Vietnamese girl, Mai, from her father, Mr. Hyunh, a Vietnamese refugee who lived in the same boarding house as main character Arnold.

The episode, entitled “Arnold’s Christmas,” was the first in-depth look into the world of Mr. Hyunh, a recurring character on the show. It also served, for many Asian American kids in the 1990s, as one of the only times a piece of their history was recognized in mainstream pop culture. To this day, it remains a compelling television moment for a community whose stories have long been distorted, overlooked or flattened.

For the 25th anniversary of the pilot of Hey Arnold! on Saturday, July 10, show creator Craig Bartlett talked to NBC Asian America about the storyline that a generation of Asian Americans considers ahead of its time.

Bartlett said since there was no social media reaction at the time, it wasn’t until many of the show’s Asian American fans grew up and talked about their emotions about it that he learned of the episode’s impact.

“It's so gratifying that it's received as such a positive,” Bartlett said.

In the episode, the show’s very first Christmas special, Mr. Hyunh tells Arnold about his past. He revealed how the war in his home country had forced him to find a way to flee his city. While atop the U.S. Embassy, Mr. Hyunh, with his infant daughter, Mai, in his arms, made the decision to leave her with a soldier, knowing it would be the only way to ensure her safety.

“As the helicopter left, the soldier called out the name of a city. This city. He said he would bring her here,” Mr. Hyunh said in the episode. “It took me 20 years before I could finally get out of the country. That’s why I came to this city.”


Bartlett said the storyline is the brainchild of late writer Steve Viksten, who was known for coming up with edgier ideas for the show (he also voiced Oskar Kokoshka in the series). He pitched the idea of exploring Mr. Hyunh’s backstory through the classic Christmas game Secret Santa. While Bartlett was already on board, he brought the idea to voice actor Baoan Coleman, himself a Vietnamese refugee, during a recording session.

“And he said, ‘You know what, I was there,’” Bartlett said. “That made a big difference. I was like, ‘Wow, we really have to tell this story. This is going to be so resonant and so cool.’ And from there, I had that conviction.”

Such firm faith in the pitch was necessary, as the process to get the episode approved was “an uphill battle,” the creator recalled.

“The anguish of Mr. Hyunh having to give up his infant daughter sounded so heavy to the network execs, and also even calling up a specific war,” Bartlett said. “You'll notice, he says, ‘There was a war in my country,’ and so we don't even say ‘Vietnam War.’”

Mr. Hyunh, voiced by Baoan Coleman, holds up his daughter, Mai, to a U.S. soldier in a helicopter. YouTube/Nickelodeon Cartoon Universe

Due to the sensitive nature of the material, Bartlett said he included Coleman in the process, showing him the first draft of the episode, talking through the script prior to the first recording session. While the exact historical event was never mentioned by name, Bartlett said the team was committed to alluding to the war in a “poetic” way through an illustrative animation sequence that was accompanied by a dramatic guitar in the background, composed by Jim Lang.

“That one session, we had Baoan do his whole monologue about giving up Mai,” Bartlett said. “I just remember kind of huddling down and getting smaller and shutting my eyes and listening to it. And, we cried and cried. … Man, I was a wreck.”

Mr. Hyunh, voiced by Baoan Coleman, hugs his long-lost daughter, Mai. YouTube/Nickelodeon Cartoon Universe

There were, of course, Christmas aspects to the episode. Arnold enlists his best friend Gerald’s help in finding Mai and successfully orchestrates a reunion with Mr. Hyunh by the end. While not much is shown about how Arnold manages to pull it off, Bartlett said the series of coincidences that occur are an ode to Christmas film It’s a Wonderful Life.

"Magic happens constantly, and at the end Gerald just says, 'Hey man, it’s a miracle. Deal with it,'" Bartlett laughed.

Bao Nguyen, a Vietnamese American director who remembers feeling emotional about the episode as a kid, explained that too often, stories of the Vietnam War are told through the lens of a “loss of American innocence.”

“It's always, ‘What did America lose?’” he said. "Vietnam, for half the country, they lost their homeland. And it's never told in that perspective. It turns into a sort of American mythology, the demise of American exceptionalism."

Mr. Hyunh, voiced by Baoan Coleman, holds his baby daughter, Mai. YouTube/Nickelodeon Cartoon Universe

For years, the standard for Vietnam War depictions was Stanley Kubrick’s 1987 film Full Metal Jacket, which did little to show the Vietnamese experience aside from fetishize its women, said Nancy Wang Yuen, a sociologist and author of Reel Inequality: Hollywood Actors and Racism.

The special, however, marked a sharp departure from the narratives that Americans were so accustomed to seeing regarding the war, Nguyen said. What’s more, the character felt as though he was on the same level as the others in the cast.

“This was really the first time where I felt like the Vietnam War story was completely centered around the Vietnamese perspective. It wasn't diluted in a way to cater for a white audience. It was unapologetically the Vietnam perspective,” Nguyen said.

Among the most poignant aspects of the episode, and Mr. Hyunh’s character in general, was his accent. Many have remarked on how authentic Mr. Hyunh’s accent and manner of speaking was, which was due to Coleman's similar background to the character. Bartlett revealed that in the recording process, he would rewrite any lines that felt uncomfortable for Coleman to say, editing them on the spot if there were any that the voice actor felt were difficult.

At the time, most of the Asian accents on television served as punchlines, and many animated characters were voiced by white actors, like the Indian character Apu from The Simpsons, who was voiced by Hank Azaria, Yuen said. Azaria has since apologized and stepped down from the role.

Many accents were also imprecise and inauthentic, Yuen added.

“There were some in The Joy Luck Club, but that was different because they had Asian American source material, an Asian American director and Asian American actors,” Yuen said. “Hey Arnold! is pretty special, because they did have that. They didn't necessarily have all the creators and source material; the director had to create that. And the fact that he did decide to do things more authentically is actually ahead of time.”

Even more compelling was that Mr. Hyunh had the agency to tell his own story, Nguyen said. To do so in an authentic accent spoke to a strength that the refugee and many others like him have.

“There's a softness and tenderness in someone speaking about their trauma in a language that isn't their native language,” Nguyen said. “There's courage in that.”

Yuen said she felt the show was effective in showing children some truths about the Vietnam War and those it impacted while keeping the subject matter appropriate for its audiences.

“They didn't talk about the violence. They didn’t talk about the politics. But they humanized the Vietnamese American character,” she said. “In my study of television, the characters that the audiences relate to — the regulars that are the most complex — have to have familial relationships or romantic relationships.”


Mr. Hyunh, voiced by Baoan Coleman, tells Arnold the story of his long-lost daughter, Mai.YouTube/Nickelodeon Cartoon Universe

Yuen said familial relationships immediately humanize characters, as they’re given development beyond a two-dimensional laundromat worker or nail salon trope.

“It wasn't just showing him, that he had a daughter. It was showing this very gripping story of him having to be separated from his daughter because of the Vietnam War,” Yuen said. “I think it would cause maybe children to ask questions, and certainly it would make them feel like, ‘Oh, he has a daughter and that daughter looks just like me,’ or, ‘The daughter could have been me. What would it feel like for me to be separated from my dad?’”

For kids in immigrant households in particular, the separation aspect of the storyline is universal, and Yuen said it likely looked familiar to many Asian Americans.

“Being able to see that through Hey Arnold! even if we're not actually refugees who had that experience, it still resonates,” Yuen said. “Because coming to this country means some sort of separation from the people you love.”

As heavy as the Christmas special was, the episode was still part of the show’s brand. Over the years, Hey Arnold! — which explored complicated family dynamics, the immigrant experience and the struggles of the working class, among other controversial topics at the time — has been lauded for exposing children to bits of a harsh world in a way they could understand while also preserving the beauty and wonder that came with being a kid.

Bartlett said his work was largely inspired by A Charlie Brown Christmas, which came out when he was Arnold’s age.

“It was really emotional and it was melancholy. It was about ‘Christmas is here, and I'm depressed.’ And that seemed really revolutionary,” he said. “When I got the chance to make Hey Arnold! I wanted to do that. I was like, ‘Let's do stuff that's about how childhood is sad and kind of messed up and as a child you don't have any power and you’re just kind of trying your best.’”

“You can't fix things,” he said, “but we make them a little bit better.”

Hey Arnold! is available to stream on Paramount+.


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Nick Jr. UK Premieres 'Barbapapa - One Big Happy Family!'

Nick Jr. UK & Ireland today (July 10) premiered Barbapapa - One Big Happy Family!, the brand new animated series inspired by the legendary shapeshifting Barbapapa family, with new episodes airing every Saturday and Sunday at 6:30am!


Childhood friends since the 70s, the legendary Barbapapa family is once again adding cheer and creativity to the daily lives of children in their brand new animated series. The series follows daily lives of the extraordinary blob-shaped Barbapapa family, who can morph into other forms but retain their original colors. The Barbapapa family consists of parents Barbapapa and Barbamama and their seven children: The intellectual Barbotine; the coquette Barbabelle; the powerful Barbidur; inventor Barbidul; animal lover Barbidou; artist Barbouille; and musician Barbalala; plus their pet dog, Lolita. Together, the Barbapapa's are a large, happy family!


Nickelodeon International acquired the rights to the new Barbapapa series in June 2018 with plans to air in multiple countries across the globe. The 52×11’ episode series, produced by Normaal, will air on Nick Jr. channels in the UK, Benelux, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Greece, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines for both pay- and free-TV. Nick Jr. has also licensed the series for pay-TV in France, Australia, New Zealand, Scandinavia, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Israel, Africa, Latin America, Southeast Asia, India, South Korea and MENA.


Developed by French animation producer and distributor Normaal in partnership with TF1, Barbapapa is written and brought to life by Alice Taylor and Thomas Taylor.

“Nickelodeon has a successful track record of supporting beloved IP and finding new audiences for it around the world,” said Layla Lewis, Senior Vice President (SVP), Global Acquisitions and Content Partnerships for Nickelodeon. “We’re thrilled to partner with Normaal to introduce the long-awaited new Barbapapa series to preschoolers.”

The beloved Barbapapa universe began in 1970, emerging from the combined talent of French-American couple Anette Tyson and Talus Taylor. The original series aired in 40+ countries, including on Nick Jr. Italia (as BarbapapĆ ), gaining worldwide fandom. Its success was followed by the production of a second series in 1977, then a third in 1999 by Japanese producer Kodansha.


Parents can like the official Nick Jr. UK & Ireland TwitterFacebook and Instagram pages and sign up to the official Nick Jr. Fan Club for the latest Nick Jr. news, highlights, video clips, competitions and more.

Barbapapa is distributed by FESTIVAAL distribution. The series made its world debut on TF1 in France's Tfou programming strand on Sunday 10th November 2019, locally titled Barbapapa en famille (Barbapapa with Family).



Originally published: July 11, 2021.

H/T: Special thanks to @WebChanNews for the news!

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GameMill Slated to Release 'Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl' Console Game in October 2021

Nickelodeon is slated to release Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl, a brand new video game based on the brand's hit Super Brawl franchise, later this year!


Published by GameMill Entertainment, who has previously partnered with Nickelodeon to release Nickelodeon Kart Racers and Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix, according to GameFly, which originally leaked the information, Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl will be released on the PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch on Tuesday, October 5, 2021. A Xbox Series X/S edition is currently not listed. This, however, could be a placeholder, considering there’s been no official announcement that the game is even in development.

In Nickelodeon's Super Brawl game franchise, users can recruit new and nostalgic characters from Nickelodeon’s catalog of animated shows to assemble the ultimate team and enter the Super Brawl tournament. Players can battle it out at iconic Nickelodeon locations, such as the Krusty Krab, the Loud House, the Avatar Air Temple, and many other incredible locations with more than 20 fan-favorite characters, including SpongeBob, Invader Zim, Kid Danger, Danny Phantom and more. Games in the Nickelodeon Super Brawl franchise have previously been released for browsers and as mobile gaming apps, making Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl the first console game in the franchise.

Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl is Nickelodeon's latest crossover game. In addition to Nickelodeon Kart Racers, back in the noughts, Nick Games, under its partnership with THQ, released a slew of crossover games, such as Nicktoons Unite, Nicktoons: Attack of the Toybots, and SpongeBob SquarePants featuring Nicktoons: Globs of Doom.



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