The Amanda Show

1999, TV Show

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Drake Bell Files for Bankruptcy

Drake Bell

Former Nickelodeon star Drake Bell has filed for bankruptcy, TMZ.com reports.

The actor, who starred on Drake & Josh and The Amanda Show, claims he owes... read more

Nickelodeon Orders iCarly and Victorious Spin-Off Pilots

Jennette McCurdy, Ariana Grande

It's the beginning of the end for iCarly, but fans might not have to say goodbye to the entire cast come November.

Nickelodeon has ordered two spin-off pilots from the show — one for Sam (Jennette McCurdy) and one for Gibby Gibson (Noah Munck), Entertainment Weekly reports.

Exclusive: iCarly coming to an end

The Sam-centered series, entitled Sam & Cat, would... read more

Nickelodeon Brings Back the '90s, Unveils Programming Slate

Clarissa Explains It All, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Nickelodeon is bringing back the '90s.

Popular sitcoms All That, Clarissa Explains it All, The Adventures of Pete & Pete, Rugrats, Rocket Power, Salute Your Shorts, The Amanda Show and Kenan & Kel will be added to a block of programming on TeenNick called "The '90s Are All That!" Nickelodeon announced on Thursday.

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Has Amanda Bynes "Unretired"?

Amanda Bynes

A month after announcing she was done with her acting career on Twitter, Amanda Bynes tweeted, "I've unretired," before plugging her September movie — Easy A.

Amanda Bynes: I've retired from acting

The 24-year-old actress told her Twitter followers ... read more

Amanda Bynes: I've Retired from Acting

Amanda Bynes

If you're waiting for a sequel to Sydney White, you may be in for a long wait.

Amanda Bynes says she's retiring from acting — at 24.

"If I don't love something anymore I stop doing it. I don't love acting anymore so I've stopped doing it," she tweeted Saturday morning.

Check out photos of Amanda Bynes

The former child star and Nickelodeon alum adds that being an actress "isn't as ...
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Be Kind Rewind Scandal?

A mob of angry customers storm the counter of their local video store, complaining that the VHS cassettes they've rented aren't the actual movies but cheap homemade reenactments. The plot of the new Jack Black comedy Be Kind Rewind? Not quite: This funny premise was actually the basis for a sketch on the popular Nickelodeon comedy series The Amanda Show, starring Amanda Bynes. Eight years ago.The skit, which recently surfaced on YouTube, features Bynes and costar Drake Bell as a pair of clerks in a "Blockblister" video store who've replaced tapes of Austin Powers, The Wizard of Oz, Titanic and others with their own crappy, basement quality versions — just what Black and his costar, Mos Def, do in Be Kind Rewind, which was written and directed by video-wunderkind-turned-feature-director Michel Gondry (The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind). Each time a customer complains, Amanda and Drake's boss argues in a comically heavy accent, "This movie better!" before the kids chime ... read more

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Premiered: October 16, 1999, on Nickelodeon
Rating: TV-Y7
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Premise: A family-friendly sketch-comedy series that blends skits and animated shorts with live performances from top music acts. A recurring presence is Amanda's No. 1 fan, the wacky Penelope Taynt, who will do almost anything to meet her idol.

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