Responsible for shepherding “Welcome to the Wayne,” James Stephenson will oversee animation development and creation at Nick’s Burbank studio.
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Nick’s production chief Russell Hicks speaks to Cartoon Brew about the evolving world of television, and what it means for both viewers and creators.
Nickelodeon unveiled the revamped Nick.com today, and as part of the new site, they offered a 90-second first-look at “Welcome to the Wayne,” which is their first animated series made exclusively for digital platforms like the Nick App.
As part of its recent upfront presentation, Nickelodeon released new art from their previously announced series: “Pig Goat Banana Cricket,” “Bad Seeds” and “Welcome to the Wayne.” If their new slate of shows look comedy-centric, it’s the result of Nick’s market research, which revealed to them that children rank laughter as more important than vacation, family meals and holidays.
Nickelodeon announced this afternoon that they’ve greenlit two new series: “Bad Seeds” and “Pig Goat Banana Cricket.”