M2¢ #1: Nickelodeons In-House Animation Studio

My 2¢ is a series were I discuss various things that comes to mind.
As fair warning this is 100% my opinion.

Nickelodeon has a in-house animation studio. I personally don't know how to feel right now. When you do your research you learn that over 90% of animated american television shows are either shipped over seas to be animated in places like Korea, or shipped to be animated up north in Canada. TV shows like Adventure Time, Regular Show, Gravity Falls, Phineas and Ferb, The original Tranformers series, G.I. Joe, SWAT Kats, Wander over Yonder, Steven Universe, Rick and Morty, The Venture Brothers, Camp Lazlo, Rocko's Modern Life, Powerpuff Girls, Ed, Edd, and Eddy, Family Guy, American Dad, Earthworm Jim, Bucky o' hare, The Simpsons, and all of the my little pony series (Yes, even friendship is magic produced by Lauren Faust), were animated somewhere else then america. A few examples of TV shows animated here in america are Superjail!, South Park, and Mr.Pickles (I'll probably be talking about this cartoon later.). I have to say, I do like to see the american animation industry keep animation production in america, but I still want that quality to be maintained in both the writing and animation. (I'm not saying I like both Mr.Pickles and Superjail! If that is what some of you are thinking. Though I do like South Park. ) One part of me is happy to know Nick founded an in-house animation studio, but at the same time it's a little Urksum (Cringe- worthy) when you know what's going on. You see Nickelodeon hasn't been doing well for the past few years. Cartoon Brew says Nickelodeon has aired show after show, initially spiking views in the ratings but not keeping the audience's attention for too long. So Nick founded an in-house animation studio to quote on quote "Find the next Spongebob Squarepants." Cartoon brew quotes Nick execs in their article saying “The next SpongeBob exists within an artist who works at Nickelodeon today…That idea won’t be uncovered by taking a hundred pitches or a thousand, but rather through developing in-house talent, which is a gritty years-long process that can’t be achieved with shortcuts.”  Yeah I think it's safe to say that Nickelodeon is on death row. I think the problem is that Nick is under bad management. (Jenna Boyd Senor Creative Executive for example) They probably need some new experienced TV executives at Nick Studios. I've heard some people on the internet say that Nick needs to die, but to be honest I don't want to see Nick die. I don't see too many studios pulling off the legacy that nick has today, earned from its past years as a studio. If Nickelodeon Studios were to go under, so would our variety for animated programming. If you personally want to read more into the business stumbles of Nickelodeon feel free to read the following articles below. These articles are kinda old but I don't think they've reached enough people, also I wanted to get these thoughts off my back.

Nick Believes Key To Success Is Developing In-House Talent

Why Nick’s Pitch Program Doesn’t Work

The Way Nickelodeon Presents Its Creators Highlights the Network’s Creative Stagnation

My first Cartoon Impressions will be a cartoon produced by nickelodeon's in-house animation studio.

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