MTV has announced the popular 90’s animation,Daria, will be returning. Nickelodeon rolls out Double Dare, Blues Clues, Rocko’s Modern Life, and Clarissa Explains It All.
On Thursday, Viacom and brand MTV announced
the launching of MTV Studios. In an effort to produce reboots of MTV’s own titles, MTV Studios has several hit titles in development that will be available to SVOD buyers such as Apple, Netflix, and Hulu.
Among these titles are Daria & Jodie
, Aeon Flux
, The Real World
, and Made
. There has been some talk about adding Beavis and Butt-Head
to the list of series, but nothing has been confirmed. New titles The Valley
and Straight Up Ghosted
, are being produced for MTV’s cable network as loosely scripted reality shows.
, akin to The Hills
and The City
, follows a group of young adults navigating relationships, life decisions, and coming of age experiences. The Valley
is set in an Arizona town on the border of Mexico and the United States, providing a twist as these 20-somethings discover common bonds between two countries. Straight Up Ghosted
is based on the social media concept of “ghosting”, and the stories of those who confront lost family members, friends, and lovers about why they were ghosted.
MTV president Chris McCarthy explains their move to create MTV studios and the development of new programming here
As for Nickelodeon, also owned by Viacom, the popular 1990’s gameshow Double Dare
this Monday, June 25th at 8pm on Nickelodeon. Also in production and set to return is a remake of the popular preschool program Blues Clues
. Rocko returns in a one hour special of Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling
, which is expected to release sometime this year. You can watch a commentary by the voice of Rocko, Carlos Alazraqui, and the trailer here
In early development
is the reboot of Clarissa Explains It All
, with plans for Melissa Joan Hart to reprise her role as Clarissa Darling. Nickelodeon brought back Hey Arnold
last Fall in Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie
, also released on DVD early this year.
Nickelodeon has been successful in the expansion of their preschool portfolio which includes PAW Patrol, Blaze and the Monster Machines, Rusty Rivets, and Top Wing; all recently renewed
for the 2018-2019 season. Nickelodeon continues to develop
original live action and animation series such as Cousins For Life, Zoofari, Pony, Los Casagrandes
, and Musical Dares
while expanding on popular franchises like Thomas & Friends
, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
, and Sponge Bob
Comment below and let us know what MTV or Nickelodeon 90’s reboot you’d like to see!