Are We Upon the Kidocalypse?

The last weekend of September 2014 was also the last weekend a broadcast network aired Saturday morning cartoons. Is this the end of an animated era, or is it a sign of a long trend coming across multiple genres of children's entertainment? Children's programming used to be a highly lucrative television market, but… »11/06/14 3:30pm11/06/14 3:30pm

The Sad Saga of Korra: Or How a Network Screws Over its Fans

Exactly a week ago from today, fans of Nickelodeon's The Legend of Korra tuned their TV sets - for the last time - to see Korra's elemental-bending friends have an epic battle with Book Three's (that's Season 3, for the uninitiated) main villains (who each individually can bend one element, including their leader… »8/01/14 4:18pm8/01/14 4:18pm

New TMNT cartoon stars underwear, butt-cannons and Lil' Casey Jones

By all accounts Nickelodeon's new CG Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon is thoroughly all right — a nice mix of action, comedy, and TMNT lore. So I won't give it guff for a preview that focuses primarily on asses and ass-accessories, because it's just a preview. The new Casey Jones, however, is a different story. »8/21/13 12:30pm8/21/13 12:30pm

Watch the whole epic Legend of Korra behind the scenes featurette right now

Get a better look at the making of one of the most riveting animated series we've ever seen, Legend of Korra. One kind soul pieced together the entire Nickelodeon special Making of A Legend — minus the loud announcer who chimes in every few seconds. All of the parts are together in one fantastic edit, and it's a… »7/12/12 9:25pm7/12/12 9:25pm