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TV News Roundup: Mira Sorvino, Rory Culkin Join Quibi Series ‘Emma’

  • Variety
TV News Roundup: Mira Sorvino, Rory Culkin Join Quibi Series ‘Emma’
In today’s TV news roundup, Quibi announces new cast members for horror series “Emma” and Nickelodeon renews “Blue’s Clues and You!”


Academy Award winner Mira Sorvino and Rory Culkin have been cast in supporting roles in Quibi’s latest horror series “Emma.” The two are joined by Hannah Murray (“Game of Thrones”) and Michael Gaston (“Man in the High Castle”) who will appear in recurring roles. “Emma” follows the dark journey of a young woman (AnnaSophia Robb) down on her luck and pregnant under mysterious circumstances who must deal with the increasingly disturbing effects of her pregnancy, and the potential conspiracy surrounding it. Directed by Mary Harron, the series is currently in production.


“The SpongeBob Musical: Live On Stage” will premiere Dec. 7, Nickelodeon announced. The Broadway play will reunite members of the original cast and the musical with veteran voice actor Tom Kenny, who will make
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Nickelodeon Greenlights Season 2 Of ‘Blue’s Clues & You’

  • Deadline
Riding the wave of its debut in the number one spot, Nickelodeon has greenlit a second season of Blue’s Clues & You with host Josh Dela Cruz and the lovable titular puppy Blue.

Blue’s Clues & You premiered on November 11 and in its first week, it became the number one preschool show, psting strong gains during its premiere week up +38% with K2-5 over prior four weeks and +34% among total viewers. With its strong debut, Nickelodeon is set to bring it back with new episodes continuing to air weekdays.

The second season of Blue’s Clues & You will have Josh and Blue taking on brand-new adventures with friends old and new. The new season will also feature special appearances by Steve (Steve Burns), Joe (Donovan Patton), and Josh’s Lola (Carolyn Fe) — his grandmother — along with even more singing and dancing, exploration, celebration, and of course clues that empower preschoolers to help their friends.
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Nickelodeon Renews ‘Blue’s Clues and You!’ for Season 2

  • The Wrap
Nickelodeon has renewed “Blue’s Clues & You!” for a second season.

The children’s network ordered an additional 20 episodes of the preschool series, which premiered on Nov. 11. A remake of the 1996 classic “Blue’s Clues” series, “Blue’s Clues & You!” follows new host Josh (Josh Dela Cruz) and Blue on new adventures.

In Season 2, original “Blue’s Clues” host Steve (Steve Burns) will make an appearance, as will the show’s second host, Joe (Donovan Patton), and Dela Cruz’s grandmother. Season 2 will also feature “even more singing and dancing, exploration, celebration, and of course clues that empower preschoolers to help their friends,” according to the network.

Nickelodeon also has plans to debut a new “Blue’s Clues & You!” inspired float at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, on which Dela Cruz will perform alongside a 22-foot tall Blue covered in 13 pounds of glitter.

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Blue's Clues Sneak Peek: Steve and Joe Return in Nickelodeon Reboot — Watch

Blue's Clues Sneak Peek: Steve and Joe Return in Nickelodeon Reboot — Watch
Nick Jr. is introducing a new generation to Blue’s Clues with a little help from hosts past. Steve Burns (aka “Steve”) and Donovan Patton (aka “Joe”), who shared hosting duties during the series’ original run (1996–2002), make a special appearance in the series premiere of Blue’s Clues & You! to welcome new host Joshua Dela Cruz (aka “Josh”) into the fold.

A little history lesson: Steve served as the original Blue’s Clues host when it premiered back in 1996, until the character left for college in 2002 at the end of Season 4. Steve was then replaced by Joe, who stayed with
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Original ‘Blue’s Clues’ Host Steve Burns to Return for Premiere of Remake

  • The Wrap
Original ‘Blue’s Clues’ Host Steve Burns to Return for Premiere of Remake
The original “Blue’s Clues” host Steve Burns is returning to make an appearance in the series premiere of Nickelodeon’s remake, “Blue’s Clues and You!

Burns will be joined by fellow former host Donovan Patton (Joe), with the pair assisting the new host, Josh Dela Cruz, in solving his first game of Blue’s Clues. You can watch the trio interact in the trailer above.

According to Nickelodeon, “a remake of the groundbreaking, curriculum-driven interactive series ‘Blue’s Clues,’ ‘Blue’s Clues & You!’ follows Blue as she invites viewers to join her and Josh on a clue-led adventure and solve a puzzle in each episode. With each signature paw print, Blue identifies clues in her animated world that propel the story and inspire the audience to interact with the characters.”

Also Read: Nickelodeon Lands New 'Lego Jurassic World' Animated Miniseries -- Watch First Teaser (Video)

The original “Blue
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Blue's Clues Reboot Video: Nickelodeon Classic Gets New Host, CGI Makeover

A new generation of children will soon know how to do the Blue Skidoo. Nickelodeon on Monday released a first look at Blue’s Clues & You!, which welcomes the titular detective back to her home network after a 12-year absence.

All of the talking household items you remember from your childhood — Tickety Tock, Slippery Soap, Shovel and Pail, Mr. Salt and Mrs. Pepper, Cinnamon and Paprika, Mailbox and Magenta — are back, but they’ve ditched their old-school construction paper motif and have undergone a complete CGI glow-up. All your favorite inanimate objects, including the original Thinking Chair and an updated Handy Dandy Notebook,
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'Blue's Clues' Reboot Open to Female Host

  • TMZ
Beloved children's show "Blue's Clues" is returning after a 12-year hiatus, but the half animated and half live-action program's host might look very different. We're told the "Blue's Clues" team is seriously considering replacing the hosting spot, previously held by Steve Burns and Donovan Patton, with a woman.  Sources tell us production for the reboot is paying close attention to what fans want via social media. So far, the hashtag #BringBackSteve has been trending. We're
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Blue's Clues: Nickelodeon Remaking 1990s Kids' Show

Sit down in your thinking chair for this one. Nickelodeon is reviving its Blue's Clues TV show for a new generation. Whose clues? Blue's Clues. The initial order is for 20 episodes, with updated animation. A live-action/animation hybrid, the original Blue's Clues premiered on Nickelodeon in September of 1996, with host Steve Burns as Steve. Burns left the educational children's television series in 2002 and was replaced by Donovan Patton who played Joe, until the show was cancelled in 2006. (This writer's youngest son, who was a toddler when Burns left, couldn't stop crying about 'Teve'.) Nickelodeon will begin casting the reboot, next month. Read More…
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Blue's Clues: Why Steve Burns Left the Nickelodeon Series

What ever did happen to Steve Burns from Blue's Clues? Recently, the actor/musician spoke with Tech Insider about why he left the Nickelodeon TV show.Burns hosted the animated children's series from 1996 to 2002. The program followed Steve as he solved mysteries with the help of his dog, Blue. Burns was replaced by Donovan Patton in 2002. Nickelodeon eventually ended the series in 2006.Read More…
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The Wiggles shake things up; mess with our memories

Ch-ch-ch-changes. Three of the original members of the Wiggles have decided that it’ll soon be time to hand over their colorful skivvies. Jeff Fatt (Purple Wiggle), Greg Page (Yellow Wiggle), and Murray Cook (Red Wiggle) will do one more tour before three replacements join Anthony Field (Blue Wiggle) next year.

“We’ve been entertaining children around the world for 21 years now and it has been a fantastic ride in our Big Red Car,” the wildly successful Australian band said in a statement on their site. The demands of touring and performing have taken their toll and the three departing
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Spotted: Wyclef Jean and Angelina Make Music

Spotted: Wyclef Jean and Angelina Make Music
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Wyclef Jean and daughter Angelina Claudinelle helped solve Blue’s Clues on Saturday, meeting up with show host Donovan Patton at the Nickelodeon Mega Music Fest 2010.

The event was held at the Howard Gilman Opera House in Brooklyn.

Angelina, 5, is the only child for the musician and wife Marie Claudinette.

Related: Wyclef Jean and Daughter Angelina in NYC
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Liveblogging "One Life To Live": What Would Blue Say?

I'm sorry, I just can't get over the fact that the lead gay-bashing day thug is played by Donovan Patton, the star of Blues Clues. Actually he was the second star, after the first one, Steve Burns died in a tragic accident/suicide/murder/satanic sacrifice/from eating Pop Rocks/in Vietnam/from spider eggs in Bubble-Yum*

* May be an urban legend.

Anyway, this episode will hopefully feature more of Donovan, who had to spend the night in a cell with Mitch Laurence.

Can Oliver handle it when Kyle needs to spend time with the recuperating Nick?

Join us for the fun, and refresh for updates!

2:05Pm Est: It's the morning after for Layla and Cris. Oliver calls Kyle and tells him that those two are still gong at it, and Kyle says "well at least someone's getting lucky. I'm so sorry about last night". Oliver says "don't even think about apologizing.
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Gays of our Lives (December 8, 2009)

Welcome to another edition of Gays of Our Lives. This week in Gool Theater, we’ve got some very good clips from As the World Turns. And yet, the show still managed to annoy me. Am I just picky? Watch for yourself and see. Plus, Good Times, Bad Times (Dutch) starts an intriguing plot arc, Roman risks his life on All That Matters and One Life to Live continues to astound and amaze. Thankfully, it’s in a good way.

Gool Scoops And Spoilers has the dish on the new gay storyline on Emmerdale, Kyle and Oliver each make a commitment to Nick on One Life to Live, but can they keep their promises? Plus, Ravi comes to the defense of his sisters on Hollyoaks, Ian is trapped in a dicey situation on Shameless (U.S.), the kids from Glee make it to Sectionals in the final episode until – gasp!
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