| Mar 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The TV screen is about to get more competition when it comes to luring young eyeballs -- and some of the content
is going to come from the networks themselves.
As upfront season approaches, Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network have let loose a slew of new...
| Aug 29, 2014
Ogee Muniz, dressed as a Firebird, complete with a red mask, was chatting with her Gingerbread Man-out-of-"Shrek" boyfriend Anthony Cruz in the United Center concourse before Arcade Fire's Tuesday night set when a petite woman in a formal dress approached...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Time marches on for everyone, even cartoon characters, apparently.
"Dora and Friends: Into the City" is the new animated series spun off from the long-running hit "Dora the Explorer" and premieres Monday on Nickelodeon. Any parent who has gotten misty-...
| May 3, 2014
Tickets are now on sale for Nickelodeon’s The Fresh Beat Band for its grandstand show 6:30 p.m. Aug. 31 at the Allentown Fair. The band which stars in an Emmy Award-winning Nick Jr. TV show that has just been nominated for another Emmy, is returning...
| Aug 13, 2014
Seeing Nickelodeon TV’s Fresh Beat Band at Allentown Fair on Aug. 31 will be a great time for young music fans. Getting tickets at more than 50 percent off would make it even better. Lehigh Valley music can hook you......
| Mar 22, 2013
| 9:54 AM
Hey, you’re a cool parent. Not an eye-rolling source of embarrassment for your kids. Oh, you are? Well, “Yo Gabba Gabba” creator Christian Jacobs knows what you mean. And he’s about the coolest dad ever.
Way back before he...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:52 AM
Viacom Inc.'s fiscal third-quarter profit soared 20%, boosted by ratings improvement at the company's TV networks and two gigantic films from Paramount Pictures: "Star Trek Into Darkness" and "World War Z" with Brad Pitt.
Viacom became the latest...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 3:48 PM
So here's the final score: Time Warner Cable got some but not all of what it wanted. CBS got pretty much everything that it wanted.
And after a month of being denied access to CBS, Showtime and other popular channels, Time Warner subscribers got the...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:44 AM
Watch your back, "Subway" Jared. Zevia, a Los Angeles maker of sugar-free soda, has found an unlikely spokesman in rapper and kids’ show star Biz Markie.
The goofball hip-hop artist, best known for the 1989 song “Just a Friend” and a...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 6:46 AM
Amazon.com Inc. has reached an expanded multi-year agreement with Viacom that will bring hundreds of the media company's television shows to Amazon's Prime Instant Video service.
The offerings include some of the best-known shows in children's...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Adult life is made up mostly of expected things, to keep our minds from exploding. But when the unexpected thing does occur, if it is not harmful or tragic, it can bring with it feelings of incredible happiness. Such was the moment when I first...