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‘Rugrats’ Revival? Nickelodeon Mulls Return of Classic Shows

‘Rugrats’ Revival? Nickelodeon Mulls Return of Classic Shows
Before SpongeBob SquarePants, before Dora the Explorer, before “iCarly,” there was still Nickelodeon.

The Viacom-owned kiddie outlet rose to notice on the backs of programs like “The Adventures of Pete & Pete,” “Double Dare” and “Hey Dude!” And now, its top programming executive suggested, the network is considering ways to bring a small handful of its oldest programs back to its schedule.

“We are looking at our library to bring back ideas, shows that were loved, in a fresh new way,” Russell Hicks, president of content and development at Nickelodeon, told Variety.

Under the plan, the network might seek to experiment with retooled versions of classics that could include “Rugrats,” “Hey Arnold!” “You Can’t Do That on Television” or “Victorious.” The shows might not come back as series, but could appear in other formats, like a movie or special. And they likely would not constitute the bulk of the network’s development efforts.
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'Big Bang Theory': Bill Nye teases tonight's episode

'Big Bang Theory': Bill Nye teases tonight's episode
If millennials are looking for a sign the ’90s have returned, look no further than the resurgence of Science Guy Bill Nye. Recently, the television fave of any kid who has ever had a substitute science teacher has been making his way back into the public eye, with appearances on news programs and a far-too-short stint on Dancing With the Stars this season. Now, he’ll play himself and join the nerds of Big Bang Theory in tonight’s episode of the CBS comedy, which will also feature the return of Professor Proton (Emmy-winning Bob Newhart).

“They bring back by
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Listen Now: A Geekcast Radio Network Update

Welcome back to our weekly look at the new podcasts available at our “partners in podcast crime” the GeekCast Radio Network. Each week we bring you the highlights from Gcrn, with descriptions and links to each and every episode.

ToonCast Episode 88 – The Aristocats

In the 88th episode The ToonCast Crew is surrounded by cats Aristocats! Listen Now.

The Secret Origins Podcast Episode 23

In the 23rd episode we’ll be talking about The awesomely funny episode The Great Brain Robbery, Grudge Match which TFG1Mike wanted naked female Superheroes in a tub of chocolate pudding, and finally Supergirl finds herself Far From Home when she stays in the 31st Century with Brainiac 5! Listen Now.

The Tele-Cast Episode 08 – Mr. Wizard’s World

For the third educational show Optimus is ridin’ solo as he talks about the original mad scientist himself Don Herbert in Mr. Wizard’s World. Tune in to see if
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