Nickelodeon Upfront 2013 Begins February 26th – Announcement for Book 2 of The Legend of Korra’s Release Date Seems Likely

Note: Big thanks to the commentor by the alias of JB for notifying me about the Upfront’s release date.

Every year, Nickelodeon holds an event called an “Upfront”, which is essentially the Comic-Con equivalent for Television Networks. During these Upfronts, Networks talk about their upcoming television schedule for the year. They discuss shows that will be returning to the network and talk about what fans should expect during the new seasons.

During March of last year, Nickelodeon held their 2012 Upfront and basically gave a rundown of their 2012 Television Schedule. They discussed the newly planned seasons for Spongebob Squarepants, Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness and many other popular Nickelodeon shows. More importantly, they discussed Book 1 of The Legend of Korra. Nickelodeon’s 2012 Upfront gave us the release date for Book 1 as well as a new trailer for the series.

Throughout this current off-season, Nickelodeon has failed to even mention Book 2’s existence. For any Legend of Korra fan that hasn’t done his or her homework, Book 2 doesn’t even exist. I was a little disappointed in the network for not capitalizing on apparent opportunities, but another opportunity has arisen: the Nickelodeon 2013 Upfront is scheduled for February 26th where the Network is expected to talk about their entire 2013 television schedule.

Based on passed history, it’s practically confirmed that Nickelodeon will at least mention Book 2 since it will be a part of their 2013 schedule, but I think we’ll get more than a simple mention.

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The Last Airbender Movie will Premiere Tomorrow on Nickelodeon, Should we expect a Trailer for Book 2?

Last Airbender

After several years of waiting, Nickelodeon has finally decided to premiere The Last Airbender movie on their network. The Last Airbender will be making its first television premiere this Monday (tomorrow), January 21st at 6 PM, on Nickelodeon. Now I’m not writing this post to further bash this movie since I know that a lot of people who visit this blog seem to like the movie. I don’t know why, maybe they’re seeing something in it that I’m not.

Anyways, the premiere of The Last Airbender comes at a very interesting time. January is coming to a close and February will start up fairly soon. After a shortened month in February, we have March and then finally April, which is believed to be the release month for Book 2. That means we only have about 3 months left until Book 2 of The Legend of Korra supposedly begins.

However in the world of television exclusively, Book 2 of The Legend of Korra doesn’t even exist. Since the conclusion of Book 1, Nickelodeon hasn’t even mentioned the existence of Book 2 of The Legend of Korra on TV.

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