Technically, DreamWorks Animation has had a production branch for television since 1996, but the creators of Shrek, Madagascar and How to Train Your Dragon are now getting their own channel.
Check out the “Welcome to DreamWorksTV” video below:
Now, you’re probably wondering, “What about Nickelodeon?” For years, DreamWorks Animation and Nickelodeon have had a strong partnership, with Nick being the host for several DreamWorks-inspired hit shows like “Kung Fu Panda” and “Penguins of Madagascar.”
I was wondering that too, so I looked into what DreamWorks has been up to this past year leading up to the announcement. It turns out they actually hired a former Nickelodeon executive, Marjorie Cohn, as their Head of Television. Cohn was with Nick for 26 years, and she’s joining two other Nick employees who are shifting to DreamWorks: Mark Taylor and Peter Gal.
Of course, this was announced unceremoniously last August, but the plan…
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