Fans of the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles from the '80s may rejoice or cry foul at the newest version of their beloved sewer-dwelling reptiles. Nickelodeon will debut the CG-animated series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles with a one-hour special event on Saturday, September 29 at 11:00 a.m. ET. The 26-episode, half-hour action-comedy series breathes new life into the wildly popular band of reptile brothers: Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo and Donatello. (Original voice of Raphael, Rob Paulsen, returns as Donatello this time around. Ubiquitous voice-over stars Mae Whitman (Avatar: The Last Airbender and Kevin Michael Richardson (The Penguins of Madagascar) will play April O'Neil and Shredder respectively.
The trailers on Nickelodeon show a slick, smooth style of animation. With years of merchandising and other cartoon series' in its history, the 2012 version of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is sure to bring big ratings to Nick.
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