Showing posts with label Nick TMNT Cartoon. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Nick TMNT Cartoon. Show all posts

Friday, March 3, 2017

Nick Cancels Turtles - Announces New 2D Cartoon "Rise of the TMNT"

 
It looks like the sales must be stagnant for the TMNT toyline, because instead of a sixth season of the 3D Ninja Turtles cartoon, Nick is rebooting the TMNT in a new 2D series, "Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles". You know what that means collectors...new toys!

“Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” will follow Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo on all-new adventures as they seek to unlock the mystical secrets of New York City. From the tallest skyscraper to the dankest sewer drain, the Turtles will encounter absurd new mutants and battle bizarre creatures all while enjoying their favorite slice of pizza. Tapping into mystic, ninja powers they never knew existed, the four brothers must learn to work together and navigate the perils of the modern age and hidden realms in order to fulfill their destiny to become a team of heroes.

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

The Classic 80s Ninja Turtles Crossover With The Nick TMNT Series!




The classic four are returning to reprise their roles, as they are thrust into 3D versions of their retro selves.  Pat Fraley is also returning to voice the classic Krang!!  Check out this exclusive clip of the upcoming episode from IGN. 

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: “Trans-Dimensional Turtles” airs Sunday, March 27th at 11:00am ET/PT on Nickelodeon.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Nick Renews TMNT through 4th Season, New Leonardo Voice!


The show, which is a huge hit for Nick, will have a season four!  Also, Seth Green will replace Jason
Biggs as Leonardo beginning in Season 3.

BURBANK, Calif.June 17, 2014–As the heroes in a half shell celebrate their 30th anniversary this year, Nickelodeon has picked up a fourth season of the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles CG-animated series with a 20-episode order. The announcement was made today by Russell Hicks, President, Content Development and Production, Nickelodeon.  Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ranked as one of the top five animated series for first quarter across all of television, and in consumer products is a retail success around the world. New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles episodes currently air on Nickelodeon, with season three to debut this fall, and season four slated for fall 2015.
 
Beginning season three, Seth Green (Robot Chicken) will join the voice cast as Leonardo alongside Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings) as Raphael, Rob Paulsen (Planet Sheen) as Donatello, Greg Cipes (Teen Titans) as Michelangelo, Mae Whitman (Parenthood) as April O’Neil, Hoon Lee (Royal Pains) as Master Splinter and Kevin Michael Richardson (Penguins of Madagascar) as Shredder. Josh Peck (Drake & Josh) is Casey Jones, and Corey Feldman (The Goonies) reoccurs as Slash. The series is executive produced by Ciro Nieli.
 
“The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles has been a global hit, maintaining impressive numbers across the network’s ratings and our digital and consumer products platforms,” said Hicks. “While new episodes will continue to debut on Nickelodeon, we look forward to propelling the momentum with a fourth season for our loyal fans.”
 
On August 8, Paramount Pictures will release Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, a live-action film starring Megan Fox and Will Arnett, directed by Jonathan Liebesman, written by Josh Appelbaum & André Nemec and Evan Daugherty, and produced by Michael Bay.
 
Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles premiered Sept. 29, 2012, and was an immediate ratings win, drawing almost 12 million viewers during its premiere weekend. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is a global consumer products powerhouse, winning in every category that has hit the shelves to date. (Source: The NPD Group, Inc., 2013 and 2014). It locked first quarter 2014 as the number-one action figure brand, and it has three of the top five action toys across the industry.  Additionally, it was the number-one toy for boys at Wal-Mart, Target and Toys“R”Us, and won two TOTY Awards, including top honors for Property of the Year in 2013. (Source: The NPD Group, Inc., Toys& Traditional Games, Annual 2013-2014).
 
The first global mobile app based on the series, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rooftop Run launched last June and was number-one among all paid apps in the US and in more than 40 territories around the world. It consistently ranks in the top 10 paid gaming apps on iTunes.
 
Fans of Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles can expect to see newly reimagined original and franchise characters and villains, and an ooze of guest stars including Danny Trejo, J.B. Smoove, Fred Tatasciore, Jon Heder, Robert Englund and Renae Jacobs in new episodes of season two and three. Roseanne Barr will reprise her role as Kraang Prime.
 
Armed with new hits across every genre, Nickelodeon finished first quarter 2014 as the number-one network in total day with kids 2-11 and total viewers – marking its second straight quarter at the top and securing its fourth straight monthly win driven by its animation and preschool roster. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is part of Nickelodeon’s successful animation slate which also includes SpongeBob SquarePants, Sanjay and Craig, Breadwinners and Rabbids Invasion.
 


Friday, May 2, 2014

Don’t miss Nickelodeo​n’s Crime-Figh​ting Turtles In A New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Debuting Sunday, May 4, at 11:00 a.m. (ET/PT)





Don’t miss Nickelodeon’s Crime-Fighting Turtles In A New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Debuting Sunday, May 4, at 11:00 a.m. (ET/PT)


The heroes in a half-shell return in an all-new episode of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles  this Sunday, May 4, at 11:00 a.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon.  In the episode, “The Lonely Mutation of Baxter Stockman,” the Turtles feel guilty for turning April’s father into a mutant bat so they perfect a retro-mutagen to help him. Unfortunately, things get worse when Baxter Stockman threatens to mutate April. 


For all the Turtles gamers, don’t miss the latest app update for Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rooftop Run as it adds  masked vigilante, Casey Jones giving players the ability to jump into action by playing the game as Jones himself. Whether riding in style on the new Casey Jones Chopper, engaging in new original challenges, choosing from a variety of new weapons or amping up with unique power boosts, this new update is sure to captivate Turtle gamers.

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Irma Debuting on Nick TMNT This Saturday!

You remember Irma from the original series?  Well, they're bringing her back!  Check it out.  Remember to follow us on Twitter TMNT fans!

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Nick TMNT Mutagen Man Figure Hitting Shelves...

Here he is.  Obviously, the paint apps are SO far off the show its not even funny.  This is the first time Playmates has really done that with this show, the other figures have been very dead-on.  What do you think about this one collectors?

Monday, December 9, 2013

Exclusive 2" Shredder w/ TMNT DVD at Toys 'R Us!

This is in scale with the 2" four pack of TMNT that Toys 'R Us offered with the pre-orders of the TMNT Wii game!

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

TMNT Alum Corey Feldman Voicing Slash This Saturday on TMNT!


Corey Feldman, best known by TMNT nerds as the voice of Donnie in TMNT I and III back in the 1990s, is returning to the franchise to voice fan favorite Slash this Saturday on Nick!


Slash Making An Appearance on new episode of TMNT This Saturday! Video Clip!




Goonies Alums Corey Feldman and Sean Astin Reunite in a New Episode of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles


Premiering Saturday, Nov. 30, at 11:00 a.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon

The Turtles face an unexpected threat when Feldman debuts as “Slash” in this weekend’s episode
 
 The highly anticipated Goonies reunion between Sean Astin (voice of Raphael) and Corey Feldman (voice of Slash) takes place this weekend as the Turtles are faced with a surprising rival in “Slash and Destroy.” During this brand-new episode of the hit-animated series, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, premiering Saturday, Nov. 30, at 11:00 a.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon, the Turtles find themselves being hunted by a new threat – another mutant turtle called Slash, who has a personal vendetta against the brothers.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, “Slash and Destroy” from Jessica Wilson on Vimeo.

Friday, November 22, 2013

April O’Neil and Casey Jones Team Up in New Episode of Teenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesPremiering Saturday, Nov. 23, on Nickelodeon





The danger continues to follow April O’Neil in “Target April O’Neil,” a brand-new episode of the top-ranked series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles premiering Saturday, Nov. 23, at 11:00 a.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon.  In the episode, April, who is still angry at the Turtles, tries to resume a normal teenage life,  but when Karai starts hunting her again, April realizes she may have put her new friend Casey Jones in danger as well.


TN tmnt 206 april clip 1 rev 1280x720 3500 h32 from Jessica Wilson on Vimeo.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

New Episode of TMNT on NICK This Saturday!

At 11:00a.m. (ET/PT), in a brand-new episode of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, “Mikey Gets Shellacne,” Michelangelo is tired of being the “runt of the litter.” When he fools around with some mutagen, he gets a dangerous infection that is mutating out of control.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, "Mikey Gets Shellacne"

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Nick TMNT Shellraiser Online Sale at Walmart



This week if you buy the Shellraiser for $20 you get a $5 e-gift card from Walmart, essentially making the vehicle only $15. 

Thursday, November 7, 2013

FRANCHISE FAVORITE CASEY JONES DEBUTS IN BRAND-NEW TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES

Rebellious teenager and hockey enthusiast, Casey Jones (voiced by Josh Peck, Drake & Josh), makes his series debut in the action-packed premiere of “Mutagen Man Unleashed,” a new episode of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles debuting Sat., Nov. 9, at 11:00a.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon.  During the episode, Casey quickly takes a liking to April after she is tasked with tutoring him while Donatello obsessively experiments with mutagen in a bid to find a cure for April’s mutated father. Unfortunately, this puts April in danger from a new threat, Mutagen Man.
To celebrate his return, fans have a chance to win one of the all-new Casey Jones action figures before they hit stores next year by joining the TMNT Fan Club. Click here to join: www.tmntfanclub.com.  Viewers can learn more about Casey Jones by logging on to Nick.com.

Sunday, October 27, 2013

London Expo: Nickelodeon Touts $475 Million in Retail Sales for Relaunched 'Turtles' Franchise


Story from the Hollywood Reporter: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/london-expo-nickelodeon-touts-475-649396



London Expo: Nickelodeon Touts $475 Million in Retail Sales for Relaunched 'Turtles' Franchise

At a brand licensing show, executives laud the global first-year retail sales for the reinvigorated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and the continued strength of SpongeBob SquarePants.

LONDON – Nickelodeon's successful 2012 reboot of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, along with a new line of consumer products, were in the spotlight here during a keynote event at the Brand Licensing Europe expo.
This week, Nickelodeon executives were all smiles when discussing the first year of merchandise sales for the rejuvenated franchise on the sidelines of the same event.

Nickelodeon parent, Viacom, acquired the franchise in October 2009 for $60 million and launched a new animated show on the kids network last fall. Since then, Turtles consumer products have brought in more than $475 million in global retail sales, according to the company. That includes about $250 million from the U.S., with the rest coming from international markets.

Content companies typically get a license fee from firms that want to use their characters for toys, clothing, housewares and the like along with a revenue cut.

According to licensing industry experts, the first-year Turtles consumer products haul handily exceeded the property's annual retail sales in the years before Nickelodeon acquired and reinvigorated it.

"The show is really funny and good," explained Pam Kaufman, chief marketing officer and president, consumer products at Nickelodeon. "And the property is all about humor and friendship, which is part of our core DNA. So the show does well, which translates into success in the boys' aisle" in retail stores.

"From day one, we reached out to Turtles fans," added Ron Johnson, who earlier this year was promoted to the role of executive vp of Nickelodeon and Viacom consumer products at Viacom International Media Networks. While the company refreshed the Turtles franchise to modernize it, "we also made it consistent with the past because we didn't want to alienate old fans," he added. "We really engaged the superfans and super-served all the relevant people."

The TMNT franchise revolves around Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo, and Donatello, four mutant turtles who are trained by mutant rat sensei Master Splinter and live in the sewers of New York City. The characters were created by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird in 1984 as a parody comic book that became a hit and a global franchise.

The Nickelodeon executives touted the strong sales of Turtles action figures. Kaufman said they make up about 15 percent of toy figure sales in the U.S. "Nothing's bigger," Kaufman told THR. "We are beating Iron Man, Batman, WWE."

The Turtles are also the top action figure product in such countries as the U.K., France, Italy and Australia, according to the firm.

Johnson highlighted that the line of figures offers a breadth of characters. More than 65 Turtles action figures will be launched by the end of 2015, with all first being introduced in the TV show, something other franchises don't always do, he said.

Asked about the outlook for and the possible longevity of the franchise, Johnson said Nickelodeon is taking a measured approach. "We want it to be profitable for us, our partners and retailers," he said. "We would rather see it be healthy for 25 years than milk it as much as possible short-term."

Kaufman said one advantage of the Turtles is also that due to the team spirit of the characters, the property sees every licensee carry product with all four characters. And no character outsells the others at retail, she added. "The Turtles are like a boy band. They can't be separated."

A live-action Michael Bay movie featuring the Turtles is set for 2014. At the licensing expo here, Nickelodeon showed an early clip without CGI effects that drew much applause and praise from merchandise and retail industry attendees.

Dora the Explorer, Bubble Guppies, Blaze and the Monster Machines and Paw Patrol are among the other franchises that the Nickelodeon consumer products team was focusing on during the event and for which it is rolling out new products around the world.

Kaufman, who has also worked on such consumer products properties as The Simpsons during her career, also touted the continued success of Nickelodeon evergreen SpongeBob SquarePants over the past 14 years. "In this time frame, nothing has done this well," she said when asked about SpongeBob's success in retail aisles in comparison with other content franchises.

SpongeBob is the most widely distributed intellectual property in Viacom’s history with more than $12 billion in global consumer products sales to date.

Mark Kingston, general manager and senior vp for NVCP Europe, Middle East, Africa and Australia, during a presentation compared SpongeBob to such other iconic characters including Mickey Mouse, Bugs Bunny and Kermit the Frog. "Every half second, someone on the planet is interacting with SpongeBob," he said.

A brief clip showcasing the animation for the planned 2015 SpongeBob movie also drew much applause from industry observers.
 

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