Article: Nickelodeon Greenlights New, Animated Series “Pinky Malinky” And The Star Is A Hot Dog!


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For some of us, hot dogs are one of our favorite foods, but who would’ve known that a hot dog will be one of our favorite, new animated stars?! The remarkable and spectacular Nickelodeon has just announced its pickup of a new, animated series called “Pinky Malinky” and the lead star is… well, you guessed it! A hot dog! “Pinky Malinky” will enter in the life of Pinky Malinky and his friends and will have Pinky Malinky talk directly to the camera and audience on everything and anything that is going on in the amazing world of Pinky Malinky and his friends.

“Pinky Malinky” is co-created and co-executive produced by Chris Garbutt and Rikke Asbjoern and is executive produced by Scott Kreamer. “The trio are a part of the Artist Collective, an internal diverse group of experienced creators who mentor and support up-and-coming talent while also collaborating to cultivate, challenge and inspire Nickelodeon’s development pipeline” (source: press release).

According to the press release, “Pinky Malinky will offer original short form videos and content that will be produced in conjunction with the series for various social media platforms,” said Russell Hicks, President, Content Development and Production, Nickelodeon. “In this fast-paced digital age, the online extensions in this brand-new series are another example of how Nickelodeon meets the needs of our kids who want to access content anytime and everywhere.”

Garbutt and Asbjoern also stated, “We’re really happy that Pinky has found a home at Nickelodeon. We’ve been living with him ourselves for quite a while now, so we’re very excited to finally get a chance to share the little fella with the rest of the world!” (source: press release)

All of Nickelodeon’s shows are beyond extraordinary and so enjoyable for families and people of all ages to watch. “Pinky Malinky” is bound to be another sensation amongst all viewers! The press release stated, “At times, all children feel like they don’t fit in and Pinky’s undeniably unique point of view as a literal wiener amongst humans will allow kids to laugh at his familiar struggles and enjoy his unusual perspective on the challenges of being a school-aged kid.  By always reaching for the stars, Pinky pushes himself further than anyone could imagine, and proves that being a “wiener” is only one letter away from being a “WINNER!”

Excited for “Pinky Malinky” to air on Nickelodeon? “Pinky Malinky” is set to air on Nickelodeon in 2016! Let’s learn more about “Pinky Malinky” – “Pinky Malinky follows the everyday life of Pinky Malinky, an infectiously positive hotdog living in a human world who along with his two best friends, navigate school and life with a unique perspective.  Their humorous experiences will also be shared across social media and Nickelodeon’s digital platforms. Produced by Nickelodeon Animation Studios in Burbank, Calif., the series is scheduled to premiere in 2016.” (source: press release).

What phenomenal news – Nickelodeon always brings out the most magnificent and exceptional shows and entertainment for all viewers! Comment below and tell me or tweet me at @alexisjoyvipacc, will YOU be tuning in to “Pinky Malinky” once it airs on Nickelodeon in 2016? I know I will!

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