Nickelodeon Brings ‘Fred’ to Series, Adds Third Movie

Nickelodeon is about to double down on “Fred.” Deadline.com reports that Nickelodeon is expanding the franchise, with a third film on deck featuring the teen comic as well as a 20-episode series for the channel. The character Fred is played by Lucas Cruikshank and was originally created in 2008 on YouTube as a fictional six-year-old […]

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Nickelodeon, Stars To Honor Teens For Service

NEW YORK — Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, David Beckham and Jessica Biel will help honor teenagers who are trying to help solve social problems in a Nickelodeon special. The Teen Nick HALO Awards will air Nov. 6 with Nick Cannon as host. HALO stands for “helping and leading others.” Gaga is honoring Emily-Anne Rigal. She’s a […]

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Pediatricians’ Group Finds Fault with ‘SpongeBob’

BY: Daniel Frankel LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – First it was the far right, which singled out the animated kids’ series “SpongeBob SquarePants” for promoting pro-gay and global-warming-awareness agendas. The American Academy of Pediatrics is taking aim at the 12-year-old Nickelodeon show, reporting a study that concludes the fast-paced show, and others like it, aren’t good […]

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Miranda Cosgrove Breaks Ankle in Tour Bus Accident

VANDALIA, Ill. — Actress and singer Miranda Cosgrove has broken her ankle in a tour bus accident in southern Illinois. Gina Schulman, a spokeswoman for the star of Nickelodeon’s “iCarly,” says the accident happened early Thursday on Interstate 70 near Vandalia, 70 miles northeast of St. Louis. Schulman says all five passengers on the bus […]

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‘iCarly’ Creator Talks Special Crossover with ‘Victorious’

Laverne and Shirley and Mork from Ork. Gil Grissom and Jack Malone. Scooby-Doo and Josie and the Pussycats. Television history is filled with crossover cases, where characters from one popular series manage to find their way into another series. Dan Schneider, creator and executive producer of Nickelodeon’s ‘iCarly’ and ‘Victorious,’ grew up watching all these […]

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Nickelodeon Launches Anti-Bullying Campaign

BY: DAVID BAUDER NEW YORK – The popular children’s television network Nickelodeon is the latest voice to raise awareness of digital bullying. Nick, the most-watched TV network among kids ages 2 to 14, will begin an on-air public service campaign Monday featuring some of its stars offering advice on what young people should do when […]

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Nickelodeon Debuts ‘SpongeBob’ Episode on Facebook

NEW YORK – “SpongeBob SquarePants” is giving Facebook friends a special treat. The popular Nickelodeon cartoon will debut a new 15-minute episode Thursday on the popular social website. Nick said Wednesday that “SpongeBob SquarePants” has more than 16 million ‘friends’ on Facebook. Those friends will be given instructions how to view the episode, which is […]

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