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Started by KyL416, March 27, 2009, 05:38:36 PM


Week of March 30 & April 6 - The Penguins of Madagascar Premiere Weeks
Monday, March 30, at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT), The Penguins of Madagascar #104A "Operation: Plush and Cover"
o   When visitors become infatuated with the stuffed Mort dolls from the Zoouvenir Shop, Julien's jealousy gets the best of him. He sabotages the Mort dolls, which spurs a Mort toy recall. But in the rush to get rid of all the Mort dolls, Mort is sent back to the factory as well. The penguins are called to action to save little Mort before he's destroyed along with his plush dolls.

Tuesday, March 31, at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT), The Penguins of Madagascar #104B "Happy King Julien Day"
o   In an attempt to avoid angering King Julien, Maurice convinces the zoo animals to celebrate "King Julien Day" by bribing them with a piñata. Skipper refuses to be bought, but the other animals agree. They soon find out that King Julien Day is fun for Julien and miserable for everyone else. But it'll all be worth it once they crack open that candy-filled piñata.

Wednesday, April 1, at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT), The Penguins of Madagascar #105A "Paternal Egg-Stinct"
o   Marlene discovers an egg and declares the Penguins the perfect egg watchers. At first, they are reluctant to take on the task. But soon, Skipper decides this is the perfect opportunity to train a new recruit. Meanwhile, Julien, jealous that the penguins were chosen to care for the egg, attempts to steal it for himself.

Thursday, April 2, at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT),  The Penguins of Madagascar #105B  "Assault and Batteries"
o   Julien's blaring music is driving Skipper up the wall. So, he decides to remove the batteries from Julien's radio to end the racket once and for all. But when Julien catches Skipper in the act, the resulting chase takes them into the kangaroo pen. Joey, the kangaroo, doesn't take kindly to intruders, and Skipper and Julien must work together to get out of his pen before Joey pounds them both to a pulp.

Monday, April 6, at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT), The Penguins of Madagascar #106A "Penguiner Takes All"
o   It's penguins vs. lemurs in capture the flag. Confident of their superior skills, the penguins bet they'll win the game with ease. When they lose, they're convinced it was a fluke and go double or nothing. Soon, Skipper and his team have lost everything to the lemurs. The penguins make one final effort to beat the lemurs, placing their very freedom on the line.

Tuesday, April 7, at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT), The Penguins of Madagascar #106B "Two Feet High and Rising" ** (Please note new cart)
o   Julien cannot take any more of Mort's obsessive foot touching so he passes a "no feet touching" law and exiles Mort from the lemur habitat. The penguins take the poor lemur in, and try a variety of methods to help Mort overcome his foot cravings. Success is in sight, until Julien finds himself in danger, and Mort is forced to choose between instruction and instinct.

Wednesday, April 8, at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT), The Penguins of Madagascar #102A "Tangled in the Web"
o   In the efforts to boost zoo attendance Alice installs webcams in all the habitats.  While the other animals vie for the spotlight, the penguins stand perfectly still, refusing to be spied upon. That is, until a misstep by Private leads him to be named the zoo's most popular animal.

Thursday, April 9, at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT), The Penguins of Madagascar #102B "Crown Fools"
o   While trying to prove to Marlene that he knows how to have fun, Skipper accidentally knocks Julien's crown off his head and into the sewer. King Julien is devastated. Feeling responsible, Skipper takes his crew on a mission to retrieve the crown. Meanwhile, Marlene attempts to calm the hysterical Julien any way she can.

Saturday, April 11, at 8:00 p.m. - iCarly # 216 "iMake Sam Girlier" *please note new title
o   When Sam admits she has a crush on a boy at school, Carly teaches Sam how to entice him by acting more girly.  Meanwhile, Spencer is convinced that a girl likes him because of his tuxedo, so he starts wearing it all the time.

Saturday, April 11, at 8:30 p.m. - True Jackson, VP #118 "Switcheroo"
o   Max decides that everyone should know how every other department functions and assigns everyone to do a different job for the day.

Saturday, April 11, at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT) The Naked Brothers Band  #992 "Premiere" (One Hour Movie)
•   The Naked Brothers' major motion picture is finally ready for release. The studio is hosting a blowout premiere and the question on everybody's mind is who will Nat take as his date? It seems like every girl he's ever met wants to go with him. Nat looks for guidance from Alex who's discovered he has the ability to predict the future with his hair. However, bigger problems lurk when a mysterious figure with a grudge against the band vows to ruin the premiere. To top things off, after welcoming a new member into the band (bassist Kristina) Rosalina returns and wants her place back.  The one-hour movie features the debut of two new songs, "Fire" and "Just A Girl I Know" written and performed by Nat Wolff.

Friday, April 17, at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT) - SpongeBob SquarePants – "Spongebob vs. The Big One"
•     While trying to sell Krabby Patties to hungry surfers in the waters of Goo Lagoon, SpongeBob, Patrick, Squidward and Mr. Krabs are swept away by a giant wave.  Mr. Krabs is carried off into the haunted waters of the Dutchman's Triangle, and the other three find themselves stranded on a remote tropical island where they meet an enigmatic surf guru named Jack Kahuna Laguna (voiced by Johnny Depp).  Jack informs them that the only way back to Bikini Bottom is to surf the legendary wave called The Big One and he helps them rise to the challenge.
Saturday, April 18, at 10:00 a.m. (ET/PT) The Penguins of Madagascar #107 "The Hidden/Kingdom Come"
•   "The Hidden" - The zoo acquires new residents, but no one has been able to get a look at them. Marlene goes over to greet them first, and promptly disappears. Then, one by one, the penguins and lemurs are all taken away by these mysterious new animals. Finally, it's up to Kowalski, the last man standing, to rescue his friends and confront this new, possibly dangerous threat.
•   "Kingdom Come" - Something is wrong with King Julien. He's been acting crazier than usual, much crazier. Soon, he is carted off to the zoo infirmary for treatment and Maurice is left in charge. The penguins see this as a much-needed break from the egomaniacal Julien, but things don't go the way they'd hoped. Soon, Maurice is ruling the entire zoo with an iron fist.
Sunday, April 19, at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT) -- Nick News with Linda Ellerbee #97 "A Kid Off the Grid"
o   When you don't use energy from the electric company, you're said to be living "off the grid." As many as 350,000 U.S. households now meet their own energy needs, and it's estimated that close to 4 or 5 million homes will be going off-the-grid in the next 10 years.  In the special, Nick News will introduce viewers to kids who are going off the grid and show kids how they can make a difference to help protect our natural resources.

APRIL 22, Earth Day Programming  

Wednesday, April 22, at 8:00 p.m. – iCarly #214 "iGo Nuclear"
o   When Carly, Sam, and Freddie get an assignment at school to create an original project that benefits the environment, Carly ends up building an illegal nuclear-powered generator.

Wednesday, April 22, at 8:30 p.m. -- True Jackson, VP #114 "True Intrigue"
o   Max discovers a top-secret environmentally friendly material on a trip to Africa, and True must keep the fabric a secret before they announce the fabric to the world.

Saturday, April 25, at 10:00 a.m. The Penguins of Madagascar #108 "All Choked Up/Little Zoo Coupe"
o   While planning an explosive mission to take out some robot invaders, the penguins are surprised by a visit from Alice. She forces some strange liquid down Rico's throat, and, after she departs, the penguins discover Rico can no longer regurgitate items from his belly. No worry, except that Rico accidentally swallowed an already activated bomb. Now, the penguins only have 29 minutes to help Rico hurl again, or he's going kaboom!
o   When Julien rolls up in Alice's zoo cart and mocks the penguin's car, calling it babyish, the penguins challenge the lemurs to a race around the zoo. Winner takes the loser's ride. The race is on, as the two teams zoom around the zoo in their souped-up vehicles.

Friday, May 1, at 8:00 p.m. - The Fairly OddParents #994 Wishology Part 1: The Big Beginning
o   Centuries ago, fairy ancestors hid a mystical wand on Earth that has the power to defeat The Darkness, but only the Chosen One depicted in the Fairy World prophecy can unlock its mysteries. Timmy gets called to the task as he resembles the Chosen One in the prophecy.  Unfortunately for Timmy, his fairies are missing; his existence has been erased and the Darkness has sent giant metallic robot soldiers called Eliminators to, well, eliminate him. Now he's on a crazy adventure that takes him from Dimmsdale to Fairy World to Las Vegas to find his fairies and the magical wand needed to defeat this swirling black hole of destruction.  And finally at the Middle-Aged Rock Festival (MARF) in Vegas he meets KISS -- who rock out and morph into The Galactic Guardians of the White Wand.    

Saturday, May 2, at 8:00 p.m. -- iCarly #217 "iGet Caught"
o   When Carly dates a bad boy, she tries to keep their relationship a secret from Spencer.  Meanwhile, Sam pays Freddie to build her a website posting all her favorite gross-out videos.

Saturday, May 2, at 8:30 p.m. -- True Jackson, VP #117 "Max Mannequin"
o   Max enlists the help of True, Ryan, and Lulu to propose to his girlfriend, Doris, who is expecting something original.  

o   Max enlists the help of True, Ryan, and Lulu to propose to his girlfriend, Doris, who is expecting something original.  When True finds out the delivery of the ring has been delayed, she and Ryan decide to go pick up the ring themselves, since Ryan just got his learners permit. But when there is no adult around to come with them, Ryan suggests they use the new mannequin of Max as the adult they need. Unfortunately, they are pulled over by a cop who tears up Ryan's permit but he's so moved by the romantic story he gives them a ride to get the ring.  Meanwhile, Max has filled the conference room with flowers and candles, but when he pops the question to Doris, she days no. True finds out Doris was expecting a more original proposal - like Max in a lawn chair flying over the city with a million balloons. They all decide to use the dummy to do the actual flying but when the dummy gets knocked over the side the building, the real Max ends up doing the proposing and this time she says yes.