Have you heard of The Orange Years? Well, if you’re a child of the 1990s and you grew up on the cable network for kids known as Nickelodeon, this is a new documentary feature you’ll want to seek out.
The Nickelodeon documentary The Orange Years will have its world premiere at the DOC NYC festival next week, but before then, a teaser clip has arrived online to shine a light on one of the staple programs from Nickelodeon’s glory years, The Adventures of Pete & Pete. In the clip, you can find out how the quirky comedy series managed to land outstanding musician guest stars like Michael Stipe, Iggy Pop, Debbie Harry, and more. Read More »
If you’ve ever wondered how SpongeBob came to live in a pineapple under the sea, you’re just in luck. The next SpongeBob Squarepants movie, The SpongeBob Movie: It’s A Wonderful Sponge will be an origin story all about how our favorite aquatic sponge came to be, and (probably) how he got those square pants.
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Last year, the pop culture fanatics at FYE made the dreams of Rugrats fans come true by releasing a real life Reptar chocolate bar filled with green frosting. It was a fun way to cash in on the nostalgia for the fan favorite Nicktoon of children of the ’90s, but it sounds like they may have heard the cries of some fans who were hoping for a more authentic recreation of the cartoon treat.
FYE is releasing a new and improved Reptar bar that is actually in the shape of the Godzilla rip-off that Tommy Pickles and his friends were so obsessed with on Rugrats. And the good news is that the candy concoction is still filled with frosting that turns your tongue green. Find out how and when to get it below. Read More »
Posted on Monday, September 17th, 2018 by Fred Topel
During their Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles panel for the Television Critics Association, Nickelodeon announced they had already greenlit a second season of the new series. That was before a sneak preview of the show and its official premiere on Nickelodeon.
Now, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles premieres today on Nickelodeon with brand new designs for the turtles, new villains and even new music. The line-up is still classic, though: Donatello (Josh Brener), Michelangelo (Brandon Mychal Smith), Leonardo (Ben Schwartz) and Raphael (Josh Brener) team up with April O’Neill (Kat Graham) and their mentor Splinter (Eric Bauza).
After the TCA panel, executive producers Andy Suriano and Ant Ward hung around to talk with /Film a bit more about their plans for a second season, the new toys based on their new designs, Splinter’s reinvented role, and the Pinky and the Brain reunion on their show.
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The dream of the ’90s is alive on NickSplat. The Nickelodeon streaming channel available on VRV is now offering a whole slew of classic shows from the 1990s, including Clarissa Explains It All, Kenan & Kel, Are You Afraid of the Dark? and many more. Fans of nostalgia and baggy clothes take note!
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Even though the Dora the Explorer movie feels like some kind of straight-to-television production based on the first look we’ve seen, the Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon project has certainly rounded up a decent supporting cast.
Isabela Moner is playing the titular character from the educational animated program that played all over Nickelodeon every morning for years. Recently, Eva Longoria was lined up to play Dora’s mother Elena, and now Ant-Man franchise scene stealer Michael Peña has landed the role of her father. Read More »
(Welcome to Nostalgia Bomb, a series where we take a look back on beloved childhood favorites and discern whether or not they’re actually any good. In this edition: revisiting the classic Nickelodeon series Are You Afraid of the Dark.)
It’s been 18 years since Nickelodeon’s Are You Afraid of the Dark went off the air, yet in that time the audience who grew up with the anthology series have never forgotten it. The weekly horror show followed a group of teens telling ghost stories around a campfire, telling us what to fear about life and adolescence.
But in the time since its debut in 1992 – its 26th anniversary just passed – Are You Afraid of the Dark has aged beautifully, telling stories that did more than just present ghosts and ghouls, but gave kids a look at the more amorphous frights they’d never thought of. Maybe this explains why its success has never been completely replicated since?
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Nickelodeon’s popular game show Double Dare made a big comeback this past summer with all new episodes for grown up children of the ’90s and a whole new generation of kids to enjoy. Now Double Dare will give fans a whole new way to experience the trivia and physical challenge competition series with a live tour heading across the United States this fall, and original host Marc Summers and his beloved sidekick Robin Russo will be coming along with it.
Find out everything you need to know about the Double Dare Live tour below. Read More »
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Mondo Gallery, the pop culture haven based out of Austin, Texas, has announced that it will be hosting a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles art show later this month, and naturally, they’re throwing a pizza party to celebrate. Cowabunga, dudes.
Keep reading to see a few of the pieces that will be on display, from artists like Dave Perillo, Matt Ryan Tobin, and more.
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Nickelodeon announced to the Television Critics Association that they are renewing Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for a second season. The show doesn’t even premiere until September, and a panel of the creators and voice actors followed the announcement. Executive producers Andy Suriano and Ant Ward described how they took previous incarnations of TMNT and shook them up.
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