Nickelodeon and DreamWorks Animation have teamed up to produce a new, 26-episode, CG-animated comedy series tentatively titled The Penguins of Madagascar, based on the penguin brothers in Madagascar and upcoming sequel, Madagascar: The Crate Escape. The series is scheduled to premiere on Nick in early 2009.

The series will be produced by Mark McCorkle and Bob Schooley, (Kim Possible, Hercules, Sky High) and feature the voices of Tom McGrath as Skipper, Jeff Bennett as Kowalski, James Patrick Stuart as Private and John DiMaggio as Rico, with Danny Jacobs starring as Julien, King of the Lemurs.