Saturday, July 16, 2022

Nick Jr. Unveils New Website Design

Nickelodeon has refreshed the design of it's official preschool website,

The new-look features a similar framework as, and continues to offer visitors the chance to watch videos, including full episodes, play games, and more, as well as a TV schedule for the Nick Jr. channel. The new look also utilizes a Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) web address for the first time. This marks the first major revamp of since 2015.

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Dora the Explorer is Back On Nick!

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Originally published: June 21, 2022.

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Nickelodeon to Premiere New 'Star Trek: Prodigy' Episode 'Terror Firma' on July 22

Tune into the brand new Star Trek: Prodigy episode "Terror Firma", premiering Friday, July 22, 2022 at 8:30 p.m. (ET/PT), straight after a night of all-new SpongeBob, on Nickelodeon! Check out the promo below!

In the brand new Star Trek: Prodigy episode "Terror Firma," marooned on a deadly planet, the crew must work together with their captive Gwyn to stay alive…except the planet isn’t the only thing in pursuit. Written by: Julie Benson, Shawna Benson; Directed by: Olga Ulanova. (#105)

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Nickelodeon to Premiere New 'SpongeBob', 'Kamp Koral' and 'The Patrick Star Show' Episodes on July 22

Dive into the SpongeBob Universe with brand new episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants and Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years, and The Patrick Star Show, premiering Friday, July 22 starting at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT, only on Nickelodeon!

7:00 p.m. - SpongeBob SquarePants - Captain Pipsqueak/Plane to Sea: (#277)

7:30 p.m. - Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years - Wise Kraken/Squatch Swap: It's stand-up comedy night at Kamp Koral, and the campers are ready to laugh until they scream. / Patrick gets confused with a young Seasquatch while out in the woods. (#111)

Friday, July 22, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. - The Patrick Star Show - Nitwit Neighborhood News/Mid-Season Finale: Patrick and Squidina report the news around Bikini Bottom. / The Patrick Show presents the epic conclusion to the first half of its first season. (#113)

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Shop SpongeBob!: - SpongeBob face masks now available, with ALL proceeds going to charity!

Originally published: June 26, 2022.

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Podcast EP 170: Director Mike Caron on the Live-Action/Animation Mix ‘Fairly OddParents: Fairly Odder’

The Nickelodeon director/producer discusses his path to success from young actor to director of some of Nick’s biggest shows and the mentality he adopted to get there; he also shares the storyboarding process for the live-action/animated hybrid series he currently produces.

Check out Terry Ibele’s Animation Industry Podcast, featuring a new podcast every week focusing on the stories of today’s animation professionals - how they got to where they are and what they learned along the way. Now home to 170 episodes, the podcasts cover all areas of the industry, including storyboarding, writing, animating, directing, visual development, and game design.

Guests have included Aaron Augenblick, the notorious JJ Villard, Spike & Mike’s Spike Decker, Disney Director John Musker, Sony Lead Animator Humberto Rosa, Cuphead’s Tina Nowracki, Frederator’s Fred Seibert, Tumble Leaf’s Scarlet Nelson, and many others from major animation studios all over the world.

His most recent interview is Episode 170: Director Mike Caron on the Live-Action/Animation Mix ‘Fairly OddParents: Fairly Odder.’ You can find this episode embedded below.

Playmates Toys Appoints Character Options For Distribution of All-New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Toys in the UK & Ireland

Playmates Toys appoints Character Options for distribution of All-New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles toys

A Classic TMNT range will launch for Easter 2023, followed by a line based on Paramount Picture’s highly anticipated animated feature film, set for release in summer 2023.

Paramount Consumer Products are pleased to announce that Playmates International Company Limited (“Playmates”), has announced the appointment of Character Options as the exclusive distributor in the U.K. and the Republic of Ireland of Playmates’ all-new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT) product line.

This reimagined range of action figures, accessories, vehicles, role play toys and novelties will launch worldwide in Summer 2023 prior to the premier of Paramount Pictures new CG animated TMNT feature film – produced by Seth Rogen’s Point Grey Pictures and directed by Jeff Rowe (The Mitchells vs the Machines).

Stephanie Bailey, Vice President (VP) of Global Toys at Paramount Consumer Products, commented: “We are thrilled to have such a strong UK distribution partner on board for the Playmates line of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles toys. Our decision to work with Character Options is based on their proven performance within the category, along with their innovative marketing efforts. I’m confident we’ve partnered with the right distributor to service the UK market and that our combination of great content and toys will engage and resonate with fans of all ages.”

William Tran, executive director of Playmates Toys Limited commented, “For the past 2 years, we’ve been hard at work with the Paramount Consumer Products team in development of what we believe is our strongest TMNT toy line up ever and we know that this brand is in excellent hands with Character Options. We are proud and excited to be partnering with a team of toy professionals who are as well respected, experienced, and passionate about their brands and customer service as is the team at Character. Their unparalleled distribution reach, sophisticated marketing machine and wide-ranging experience in and understanding of the action figure and collectible market is all we could ask for in a partner.”

Jon Diver, Joint Manager Director, Character Group commented, “We are delighted to be appointed by Paramount Consumer Products and Playmates as UK and Ireland distributors of the all-new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle line. TMNT is an iconic brand that has seen great success over its history and we are immensely proud to now be part of its future with the Playmates team. Our journey will begin bringing Classic range to retail for Easter 2023. This will be followed with the movie range which will coincide with the all new TMNT movie launch. We are excited for the previews ahead and can’t wait to show the full line to our retail partners in the coming months!”

Paramount Consumer Products
Paramount Consumer Products oversees all licensing and merchandising for Paramount (Nasdaq: PARA, PARAA), a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, Paramount Consumer Products’ portfolio includes a diverse slate of brands and content from BET, CBS (including CBS Television Studios and CBS Television Distribution), Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and Showtime. With properties spanning animation, live-action, preschool, youth and adult, Paramount Consumer Products is committed to creating the highest quality product for some of the world’s most beloved, iconic franchises. Additionally, Paramount Consumer Products oversees the online direct-to-consumer business for CBS and Showtime programming merchandise, as well as standalone branded ecommerce websites for Star Trek, SpongeBob, South Park, and MTV.

Character Options Ltd
Character Options is the principal trading subsidiary of The Character Group plc, an independent toy company. Founded in 1991 and listed on the London Stock Exchange since 1994 (FTSE sector: leisure: FTSE AIM All-share: symbol: CCT.L), the business engages in the design, development, and distribution of a wide range of toys, games and playthings. Many of its products feature or are based on popular film, television, comic and digital characters, reproduced under licence from the brand owners. The principal markets for its products are in the UK and Scandinavia where it has direct distribution and in over 30 overseas territories where turnover is growing, particularly in the USA and other parts of the EU. It also partners on an exclusive basis with other overseas-based toy producers, either to market and distribute their products in the UK.

To read more about us please visit: Or to view our full current portfolio of products and brands, go to

Playmates International Company Limited (PICL):
PICL is a wholly owned subsidiary of Playmates Toys Limited, a public company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Founded in 1966, Playmates Toys is among the most well-respected and innovative marketing and distribution companies in the global toy industry with a proven history in the creation of imaginative products as well as the development and management of profitable, long-term brand franchises. Playmates Toys history with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles dates back to 1987 when they were first appointed as master toy licensee for this evergreen franchise. . From its offices in Hong Kong and California, Playmates designs, develops, markets and distributes its products in over 70 countries worldwide. For more information,


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PAW Patrol to Visit Parque Arauco Shopping Mall in Brazil

Nick News Brief: The PAW Patrol will be at the Parque Arauco shopping mall in Chile during winter vacation! For more information, click here!

From Chócale:

Paw Patrol llegó al Parque Arauco

Parque Arauco trae en estas vacaciones de invierno a los personajes de la serie animada “Paw Patrol”. En este evento, denominado “Encuentro de Patas”, cada niño podrá graduarse de colaborador de la Patrulla Canina luego de entrenarse en diversas habilidades en un espacio diseñado para que se diviertan junto a sus personajes favoritos del show televisivo.

Para todos quienes quieran hacerse parte de este gran panorama, estará ubicado en la Plaza Cristal de Parque Arauco y funcionará de manera gratuita en horario continuado de 10.00 a 20.00 horas de lunes a domingo.

Además, habrá dos shows interactivos donde los asistentes podrán ver en acción a la Patrulla Canina los días 16 y 17 de julio a las 11:00 y 15:30 horas en el sector de Distrito de Lujo.



11:00 Y 15:30 HRS. | DISTRITO DE LUJO

11:00 Y 15:30 HRS. | DISTRITO DE LUJO

* En caso de mal clima los shows pueden ser suspendidos


Originally published: July 16, 2022.

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PAW Patrol to Visit Arapiraca Garden Shopping Mall in Brazil on July 16

Nick News Brief: The PAW Patrol will be visiting the Arapiraca Garden Shopping mall in Brazil on Saturday 16th July 2022!

From 7Segundos:

Arapiraca Garden Shopping promove show infantil gratuito da Patrulha Canina

Evento acontece na praça de alimentação e é aberto ao público

Show infantil acontece no sábado na praça de alimentação - Foto: Assessoria

Novidade para a criançada! A turma da Patrulha Canina, febre infantil, desembarca na praça de alimentação do Arapiraca Garden Shopping para uma apresentação gratuita neste sábado (16).

O evento, que está sendo realizado em parceria com a Coxiar Produções, acontece neste sábado (16), a partir das 16h, e contará com a presença dos personagens Chase, Marshall, Rocky, Zuma, Alex e Skye, liderados por Ryder, um menino de dez anos de idade.

O espetáculo é inspirado em uma série de animação infantil canadense de 2013, criada por Keith Chapman e produzida pela Spin Marster e Nickelodeon.

No programa, seis filhotes trabalham em missões arriscadas de resgate com o objetivo de proteger a comunidade e salvar o dia.


Patrulha Canina
Local: Praça de alimentação do Arapiraca Garden Shopping;
Horário: 16h;
Entrada gratuita.


Originally published: July 16, 2022.

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