The kindie music scene is thriving and offers a lot of wonderful option for families. But sometimes you just want to hear one of your grown-up favorites and still get your kid to fall asleep. This newly released lullaby version of the White Stripes’ “Seven Nation Army” could just do the trick. Check out the video below. READ FULL STORY »
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Get ready for more wands, wings, and floaty crowny things. Nickelodeon’s third-longest running Nicktoon ever will return for an all-new season Saturday, May 4, at 9:30 a.m.
Though a few one-off OddParents specials have aired already this year, the May 4 episode is the official start of season 9 — a milestone of which Fairly OddParents creator Butch Hartman is understandably proud.
The animator tells EW that while the show has certainly evolved since its 2001 premiere — fairy godfather Cosmo, for example, has become “really stupid” because “the dumber we made him, the more jokes we could write” — its core values have stayed intact, even though its original viewers aged out of Nickelodeon’s audience long ago.
Fact #1: All children love lollipops. Fact #2: Most children don’t care for capers, by which I mean the edible bud of the deciduous capparis spinosa plant. (You know, the stuff you eat with lox — also a thing kids don’t like.)
These two truths were enough to inspire a new book from prolific animator/author Dan Krall, best known for his work on TV series like Power Puff Girls and Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends, as well as movies including Coraline and How To Train Your Dragon. His latest, the punneriffic The Great Lollipop Caper, follows — you guessed it — a “cranky caper” who hatches a salty plan to win the hearts of children everywhere. Check out the exclusive, silent movie-inspired trailer for the book below.
For audiences left wondering what happened to the simian star of NBC’s Animal Practice, we have an answer: EW has learned exclusively that Crystal the Monkey will appear in a guest spot as an old friend of Scott Baio’s David on his Nick at Nite sitcom, See Dad Run. She is, in fact, on set this week shooting an episode.
See Dad Run follows David’s readjustment to family life with three kids after the sitcom that made him famous ends, while his actress wife (Alanna Ubach) returns to work. A new episode airs this Sunday at 8 p.m. on Nick at Nite, a half-hour that finds David trying out new parenting techniques. Should he be a tiger? A helicopter? (Hilarity ensues.)
Crystal (the Monkey) will first appear on See Dad Run this fall. One time she wore a dress on the red carpet.
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It can be so hard to shake those boy band roots, so why not have fun with it? N’SYNC alum and former Dancing With the Stars contestant Lance Bass guest stars on Disney Channel’s Gravity Falls this week as one of the members of Mabel’s favorite boy band Sev’ral Timez. Turns out that they’re actually a bunch of imprisoned clones, so she sets them free, only to keep them for herself.
The episode was inspired by creator Alex Hirsch twin sister’s love for N’SYNC and Bass, her favorite. The “Boyz Crazy” episode airs Friday, April 19 (9:00 PM – 9:30 PM ET/PT). Check out the video below as the group’s heartfelt song brings Mabel to tears… guilty tears:
Nathan Fillion, Bonnie Hunt, John Krasinski, more voice cast revealed for Pixar's 'Monsters University' -- EXCLUSIVE
Pixar’s Monsters University is a bit of a class reunion for our favorite creatures of the one-eyed and furry variety. In the prequel, Billy Crystal, John Goodman, and Steve Buscemi will reprise their voice roles from 2001′s Monsters, Inc., but the new film will also feature plenty of new characters.
EW can exclusively reveal more actors who are bringing life to the animated movie’s monsters. Among the talent lending their voices to the film are Nathan Fillion (Castle), John Krasinski (The Office), and Bonnie Hunt (Cheaper By the Dozen).
Hunt’s acceptance into Monsters University marks a return to the Pixar family. She also voiced characters in A Bug’s Life, Cars, Toy Story 3, multiple short films, and even Monsters, Inc., though as a different character than her role in the prequel. READ FULL STORY »
Happy 30th anniversary, 'Fraggle Rock'! Celebrate with this first look at a new graphic novel -- EXCLUSIVE
Dance your cares away / Worry’s for another day / Everybody say / Happy birthday, Fraggle Rock!
That’s right: It’s been three whole decades since Jim Henson’s felt-covered musical romp premiered, introducing the world (or at lest those with HBO) to level-headed Gobo, artistic Mokey, athletic Red, nervous Wembley, and worrywart Boober. And happily, the Fraggles (and their human pals) are giving fans plenty of ways to celebrate this momentous occasion.
Namely: The Hub will air a special three-hour marathon of six classic Fraggle episodes on Sunday, April 21. And on May 14, the Jim Henson company and Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment will release a massive, 21-disc 30th Anniversary Collection that includes all four seasons of the show, plus a keychain, and a graphic novel that follows the Fraggles as they set out on an all-new adventure.
Check out a promo for The Hub’s upcoming marathon below — and click onward to get your first look at the graphic novel. Look, Ma — we caught five Fraggles!
Check out ABC's new game show 'Bet On Your Baby,' a 'Minute to Win It' for the toddler set -- EXCLUSIVE
What if you could translate your parenting skills into cold, hard cash — cash that went straight into your kid’s college fund? That’s the premise of Bet on Your Baby, a new ABC game show premiering Saturday, April 13 that’s sort of a mix of Minute to Win It, Candid Camera, and The Newlywed Game.
The basic gist: Parents are charged with predicting what their children will do when tasked with, say, stacking cookies or kicking a ball. If their prediction is right, they’ll win money to sock away for the little one’s college education. If not… well, the kids are probably too young to remember this experience anyway, right?
Host Melissa Peterman (Baby Daddy, Reba) makes her pitch in the video below, which also includes a clip from the show itself. Can an excitable dad correctly guess how many treats his adorable daughter Piper will be able to stack? Watch and find out.
Listen up PLL fans! We’ve got some good news for you — and some not-so-good news for our four Little Liars: Two new investigators are coming to the felony-filled town of Rosewood.
The Rosewood PD must not be doing its job (you think?!), because Sean Faris is joining the cast as state investigator Gabriel Holbrook. And EW exclusively learned that Faris won’t be showing up alone: Roma Maffia — known largely for her role as Dr. Liz Cruz on Nip/Tuck — will play Gabe’s partner, Linda Tanner. Maffia’s character will first appear in the fourth episode of the upcoming fourth season, which premieres June 11, and is another state investigator who ABC Family describes as “smart, patient, and with a military background.”
Prom. Graduation. Emotionally charged yearbook signings. Wait, do they have yearbooks in Canada? Either way: This is gonna be intense.
This June, Degrassi Community School’s current senior class — a group that includes longstanding characters like Eli, Jake, Fiona, and Imogen — will bid farewell to their drama-filled high school’s hallowed halls. And from this exclusive promo, it looks like the gang’s all set to go out in style. (We know that because the announcer says it’s true.)
Fire up Vitamin C’s “Graduation,” lower the volume, ultimately decide it’s a bad idea to play two videos at once, and steel yourself for a bracing morning shot of Degrassi:
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