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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Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Comic-Con

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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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles theme song

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles theme song from the 1987 animated series is burned into my brain forever thanks to all the time I spent watching that show as a kid. It’s been decades since that show went off the air, but Nickelodeon’s new show Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles has just unveiled its title sequence, and its theme song puts a new spin on that classic ’80s version. Check it out below, and see the new take on the turtles in action. Read More »

tv bits events

In this edition of TV bits:

  • Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles now has a trailer
  • Into the Badlands season 3 has a trailer, too
  • And so does SuperMansion season 3
  • A new Series of Unfortunate Events featurette
  • One Day at a Time Renewed for Season 3 at Netflix
  • Starz greenlights Gregg Araki and Steven Soderbergh series Now Apocalypse
  • Connie Britton will star in Bravo’s Dirty John

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Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles images

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are back in a new animated series. The show Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will reboot those pizza-loving mutants everyone knows and loves and offer a refreshing change for the series: the new April O’Neil will be black. Some new Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles images reveal your first official look at the new takes on the old characters.

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Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Cast

Those turtles in a half-shell are back for the animated Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, a new 2D animated series that will follow everyone’s favorite pizza-loving sewer monsters. The official voice cast for Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles was recently announced, along with a brief rundown of what to expect from the new Turtles series.

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