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Fanboy and Chum Chum

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I heard the news today, oh boy.

September 17th, 2008

Fredertor Postcards Series 7.32: Fanboy

You all already know it (I glad you didn’t tell anyone), but today Nickelodeon officially announced the beginning of production for Eric Robles’ “Fanboy and Chum Chum”. The first Random! cartoons to go to series. Congratulations to Eric and the whole FB&CC team!

–Fred

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Nickelodeon Greenlights New Animated Comedy Series Fanboy and Chum Chum for 26 Episode Order

BURBANK, Calif., Sept 17, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Josh Duhamel, Jamie
Kennedy, Estelle Harris Headline Voice Cast in All-New CG Animated Series from
Creator Eric Robles, Executive Produced by Fred Seibert & Emmy Award-Winning Network Vet Steve
Tompkins

Nickelodeon has ordered 26 episodes of Fanboy and Chum Chum, a new CG animated
comedy series spinning off from the upcoming Nicktoons Network anthology series
Random! Cartoons, [Read more…]

Meet Eric Robles

February 26th, 2008

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As we’re getting knee-deep on production on Nickelodeon’s Fanboy and Chum Chum (yes, that’s the official name), I reckon it’s time you meet the folks who are already working hard on the show. Of course, it’d be bad form to begin with anyone other than the creator, Eric Robles.

I first heard Eric talk about these characters, what, five years ago? Introduced to Frederator by Oh Yeah! filmmaker Andre Nieves, Eric was working on a kids’ book project with us (it was never made; but I bet some smart publisher will release it before long) and would periodically mention these two amped-up weirdo kids. Then, when we first got the go-ahead from Nick to produce thirty-nine new shorts (three years ago!), Eric was one of the first guys Fred went after to pitch (“Waddya got?”). It took a while before Eric was ready to show off his project, but, when he did, it was an [Read more…]