Sunday, June 30, 2013

Nickelodeon Sweden To Premiere "Sam & Cat" In November 2013

Nickelodeon Sweden (also known as Nick Sverige), the Swedish version of the popular children's channel, has announced in a post on their official blog, Nickelodeon Bloggen, the exciting Nickelodeon News that Nickelodeon Sweden is planning to start to premiere the brand new Nick original comedy series "Sam & Cat" from November 2013! It is currently unknown whether Nickelodeon Denmark (Danmark) will also start to show the all-new Nickelodeon sitcom "Sam & Cat" at the same time. To celebrate Nick Sweden starting to air "Sam & Cat" in November, Nickelodeon Sverige's blog post is packed full of show information and photographs of Sam Puckett (Jennette McCurdy) and Cat Valentine (Ariana Grande), which you can view here on Nickelodeon.se!

July 2013 On Nickelodeon UK, NickToons, Nick Jr. And Nick Jr. 2

Here are Nickelodeon UK and Ireland's, Nickelodeon HD UK's, Nickelodeon +1's, Nicktoons UK and Ireland's, Nick Jr. Channel UK and Ireland's, Nick Jr. +1's and Nick Jr. 2's channel highlights and events for July 2013:


More of Nickelodeon UK's July 2013 schedule highlights and upcoming events will be posted in this NickALive! Nickelodeon UK blog post when they are announced. Latest Nickelodeon UK schedule news and updates will be posted in each Nick channels category in this blog post.

Keep your TV tuned to Nick this July as Nick, Nicktoons and Nick Junior has more brand new shows and all-new episodes of your favourite Nickelodeon shows this month! Plus, the countdown to Nickelodeon UK's 20th Birthday on Sunday 1st September 2013 continues! #SummerOnNick

Nickelodeon


New Nicktoon - "The Legend of Korra": It;s time to meet the next new Avatar... Nickelodeon UK and Ireland and Nickelodeon HD UK will start to premiere and show Nickelodeon's brand new original animated series (Nicktoon) "Legend of Korra" every Sunday at 9:00am (repeated at 10:00am on Nick UK's plus-one timeshift channel, Nick+1) from Sunday, 7th July 2013!

New Episodes - "Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures": Nickelodeon UK and Ireland and Nickelodeon HD UK, the number one commercial kids TV network in the UK, will be premiering and showing more brand new episodes of the Nickelodeon original comedy series "Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures" in July 2013, as part of Summer on Nickelodeon UK 2013 (exact transmission (TX) air dates, air times and episode names to be announced by Nickelodeon UK)!

New Season - "Supah Ninjas": Nickelodeon UK and Ireland and Nickelodeon HD UK will start to premiere and show season 2 of Nickelodeon's original action-comedy series "Supah Ninjas" weekdays at 4.30pm (repeated one hour later at 5.30pm on Nick UK's plus-one timeshift channel, Nick +1), from Monday 1st July 2013, as part of "July on Nick UK 2013" and early Summer 2013 on Nickelodeon UK!

New Episodes of "You Gotta See This": Nick UK and Ireland has announced and confirmed to NickALive! the very exciting Nick UK News that Nick UK and Eire/HD will continue to host the world premieres of more never-before-seen brand new episodes of the new Nickelodeon reality show "You Gotta See This" in July 2013 as part of "Summer on Nickelodeon UK 2013" (exact transmission (TX) air dates, air times and episode names to be announced by Nickelodeon UK)!

New Episodes of "Jordan & Perri's Ultimate Block Party": Nickelodeon UK and Ireland/HD will continuing hosting the world premieres of brand new episodes of Nick UK and Sky 1 HD's brand new dance-themed reality series "Jordan & Perri's Ultimate Block Party" in July 2013!

Nicktoons


New Episodes - "Huntik": Nickelodeon UK's animation channel, Nicktoons UK and Ireland, will premiere and show more brand new episodes of the animated action series created and directed by Iginio Straffi, the creator of the popular animated Nickelodeon series "Winx Club", called "Huntik: Secrets & Seekers", in July 2013, as part of Summer on Nicktoons 2013! According to Nick UK's "What's On Nicktoons" schedule section on Nick.co.uk, Nicktoons UK & Eire will be showing all-new episodes of "Huntik" every Sunday at 8:00am from 6th July 2013.

New Episodes of "T.U.F.F. Puppy": Nicktoons UK and Ireland (100% toons, may contain nuts mutts), will continue to premiere more brand new episodes of Nickelodeon's hit action packed original animated series (Nicktoon) "T.U.F.F. Puppy", in July 2013, as part of Summer on Nicktoons 2013! Although to be confirmed, Nicktoons UK & Eire is expected to continue to show all-new episodes of "T.U.F.F. Puppy" every Monday at 4.30pm.

Nick Jr. and Nick Jr. 2


New Episodes of "Let's Go Pocoyo": Nickelodeon UK and Ireland's preschool channel, Nick Jr. UK and Ireland, will start to premiere and show brand new episodes of the popular animated preschool series "Let's Go Pocoyo" from Monday 22nd July 2013 (transmission (TX) time to be announced by Nick Jr. UK), as part of "Summer on Nick Jr. UK 2013"!

New Episodes of "Max and Ruby": Nickelodeon UK and Eire has announced and confirmed to NickALive! the exciting Nick Jr. UK News that Nickelodeon UK's preschool channel, Nick Jr. UK and Ireland, will be premiering and showing brand new episodes of the popular animated preschool series "Max and Ruby" ("Ruby and Max") in July 2013 (transmission (TX) dates and times to be announced by Nick Jr. UK), as part of "Summer on Nick Jr. UK 2013"!

Nickelodeon South East Asia Announces First Ever Nickelodeon Slime Cup Soccer Event; To Be Held In Singapore During July 2013

Eventfinda Singapore is reporting in the following event listing from their official website, eventfinda.sg, the exciting Nickelodeon Asia news that Nickelodeon, in collaboration with SingTel's mio TV, will be launching the worlds first-ever Nickelodeon Slime Cup soccer event in Singapore and in Southeast Asia in July 2013!

UPDATE: To celebrate the 2013 Nickelodeon Slime Cup, Nickelodeon Asia has launched a brand new watch-and-win competition called "Slimey Contest" where Nicksters have the chance to win great prizes, including iPad minis and amazing Nickelodeon goodie bags (goody bags)! Simply tune into Nick between 6pm-7pm and count the number of times slime balls appear on the screen, then head to the contests official webpage and fill in your details! It's the slimiest contest to ever hit your TV screens!

At Nick Asia's new pro-social initiative, kids aged between 7-14 years and their families are invited to bond together over two days of playful soccer-oriented activities and clinics at this special SpongeBob SquarePants-themed event featuring soccer legend Fandi Ahmad, one of Singapore's most successful footballers, complete with Nickelodeon's world famous signature slime! Visitors can catch freestyle football performances and futsal competitions, and play games for great Nickelodeon goodies and the rare opportunity of getting slimed. Admission is free. Nickelodeon SEA has announced in a post on their official Facebook profile page, facebook.com/nickasia, that the Urban Street Team, the only freestyle football crew in Singapore which specializes in performance at all event types, will also be at the Nick Slime World Cup, where they will be helping Nicksters learn a new trick or two!

Nickelodeon will be holding Nickelodeon Slime Cup 2013 on Saturday 20th July 2013 between 11:00am – 7:00pm and on Sunday 21st July 2013 between 11:00am–7:00pm at Downtown East, D'Marquee, 1 Pasir Ris Close, Singapore, Singapore:
Nickelodeon Slime Cup
Nickelodeon Slime Cup, Singapore, July 20 2013 – July 21 2013

When:
Sat Jul 20, 11:00am–7:00pm
Sun Jul 21, 11:00am–7:00pm

Where: D'Marquee, 1 Pasir Ris Close, Singapore, Singapore
Restrictions: All ages
Ticket Information: Admission: Free
Website: Nickelodeon
Event listed by: loh9

Nickelodeon, in collaboration with SingTel’s mio TV, will be launching the first-ever Nickelodeon Slime Cup in Singapore and in Southeast Asia. Kids aged between 7-14 years and their families, are invited to bond together over two days of playful soccer-oriented activities and clinics at this SpongeBob SquarePants-themed event featuring Fandi Ahmad, one of Singapore’s most successful footballers, complete with Nickelodeon’s signature slime! Visitors can catch freestyle football performances and futsal competitions, and play games for Nickelodeon goodies and the rare opportunity of getting slimed. Admission is free.

Nickelodeon Stars Jennette McCurdy And Ariana Grande Celebrate Their Birthdays On The Set Of Their New Nick Show, "Sam & Cat"

To celebrate Nickelodeon Stars' Ariana Grande ("Victorious") and Jennette McCurdy's ("iCarly") recent Birthdays on Wednesday 26th June 2013, Nickelodeon Italy (also known as Nickelodeon Italia) has unveiled in a post on their official Nickelodeon Magazine (Nick Magazine) blog a very special photo gallery which features exclusive pictures of Jennette McCurdy ("iCarly") and Ariana Grande ("Victorious") celebrating their recent Birthdays and showing off their colorfully decorated birthday cakes on the set of their brand new Nickelodeon original comedy series "Sam & Cat", which you can view on NickTV.it by clicking on the photo montage below!

To help celebrate their Birthdays, Ariana and Jennette were joined by two very special guests - the popular comedy duo Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams, stars of the hit American comedy series "Laverne & Shirley" - who were at the "Sam & Cat" studios in Los Angeles, California, to film their scenes for their upcoming episode of "Sam & Cat" in which the television stars stage a reunion.
You can view more photographs of Ariana Grande and Jennette McCurdy celebrating their Birthday's on the studio set of "Sam & Cat" here on Just Jared Jr.

One Direction's Zayn Malik And Liam Payne Dress Up As The "Power Rangers" At Recent Concert At The Comcast Center In Mansfield, MA

Nickelodeon Italy (also known as Nick Italia) is reporting in a post on their official Nickelodeon Magazine (Nick Magazine) blog the One Direction news that backstage during One Direction's concert at the Comcast Center (formerly Tweeter Center) in Mansfield, Massachusetts on Wednesday 26th June 2013, 1D's Zayn Malik and Liam Payne were spotted dressed up as heroes from Nickelodeon's hit action series "Power Rangers"! 1D boyband member Zayn Malik got dressed up as the Black Ranger, while co-band member Liam Payne became the Blue Ranger. Those pesky villains better watch out, as Liam also demonstrated some of his combat skills! According to the teenage celebrity gossip website Sugarscape, the idea came around after a Directioner (One Direction super fan) brought the 1D lads their very own superhero costumes to a recent meet and greet. Click on the picture montage below to view NickTV.it's photograph gallery of Zayn and Liam from One Direction as the Power Rangers at the Comcast Center in Mansfield!:

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Nick Jr. Channel UK To Premiere Brand New Episodes Of "Max and Ruby" In July 2013

Nickelodeon UK and Eire has announced and confirmed to NickALive! the exciting Nick Jr. UK News that Nickelodeon UK's preschool channel, Nick Jr. UK and Ireland, will be premiering and showing brand new episodes of the popular animated preschool series "Max and Ruby" in July 2013 (transmission (TX) dates and times to be announced by Nick Jr. UK), as part of "Summer on Nick Jr. UK 2013"!

"Max and Ruby" is a Canadian-American preschool animated series created by children's book author/illustrator Rosemary Wells and is based on the world of her "Max and Ruby" books. Each episode presents stories about Max, a rambunctious and determined three-year-old rabbit, and his big sister, Ruby, a patient, goal-oriented, seven-year-old rabbit. In each episode, kids learn valuable life lessons while they watch as these bunnies teach lessons in kindness, working together, and respecting and listening to others.

Nick Jr. Channel UK To Premiere Brand New Episodes Of "Let's Go Pocoyo" In July 2013

Nickelodeon UK and Ireland and Sky Media UK websites' 'Sky TV's Children's Television Schedule Highlights In July 2013' webpage have announced the exciting Nick Jr. UK News that Nickelodeon UK and Ireland's preschool channel, Nick Jr. UK and Ireland, will start to premiere and show brand new episodes of the popular animated preschool series "Let's Go Pocoyo" from Monday 22nd July 2013 (transmission (TX) time to be announced by Nick Jr. UK), as part of "Summer on Nick Jr. UK 2013"!
Let's Go Pocoyo (New Episodes)
Nick Jr
Starts Monday 22 July
Pocoyo is a curious little boy. Him and his friends, Pato and Elly always manage to have fun together while learning lots about things like colours, animals and shapes. Join them all for brand new eps!

NickToons UK To Premiere More Brand New Episodes Of The Acton-Packed Nicktoon "T.U.F.F. Puppy" In July 2013

Nickelodeon UK and Ireland has announced and confirmed to NickALive! the exciting Nick UK News that Nickelodeon UK's animation channel, Nicktoons UK and Ireland (100% toons, may contain nuts mutts), will continue to premiere more brand new episodes of Nickelodeon's hit action packed original animated series (Nicktoon) "T.U.F.F. Puppy", in July 2013, as part of Summer on Nicktoons 2013! Although to be confirmed, Nicktoons UK & Eire is expected to continue to show all-new episodes of "T.U.F.F. Puppy" every Monday at 4.30pm:
Nickelodeon's all-action animated original series "T.U.F.F. Puppy" follows a 'dim-witted' but determined dog named Dudley Puppy (who is voiced by Nickelodeon Star Jerry Trainor), who, along with his co-workers, Kitty Katswell (voiced by Grey DeLisle), The Chief (voiced by Daran Norris), and Keswick (voiced by Jeff Bennett), works as a secret agent for an organization called T.U.F.F. (Turbo Undercover Fighting Force). "T.U.F.F. Puppy" takes place in a fictional city called Petropolis, which is populated by animal characters. "T.U.F.F. Puppy" is Butch Hartman's third animated series for Nickelodeon, after "The Fairly OddParents" and "Danny Phantom".

NickToons UK To Premiere More Brand New Episodes Of The Acton-Packed Animated Series "Huntik: Secrets And Seekers" In July 2013

Nickelodeon UK and Ireland has announced and confirmed to NickALive! the exciting Nick UK News that Nickelodeon UK's animation channel, Nicktoons UK and Ireland, will premiere more brand new episodes of the animated action series created and directed by Iginio Straffi, the creator of the popular animated Nickelodeon series "Winx Club", called "Huntik: Secrets & Seekers", in July 2013, as part of Summer on Nicktoons 2013! According to Nick UK's "What's On Nicktoons" schedule section on Nick.co.uk, Nicktoons UK & Eire will be showing all-new episodes of "Huntik" every Sunday at 8:00am from 6th July 2013:
8:00am: Huntik - New series! Join the Seekers as they travel the world in search of ancient amulets.
NickToons UK's new animated action show "Huntik: Secrets & Seekers" is an action adventure comedy/drama about a group of Seekers traveling around the globe in search of ancient Amulets that can invoke different types of titans. Long before our times, humanity fought against an evil of unimaginable power. The darkness was broken only by the Seekers, humans able to invoke legendary creatures - the Titans - into their own plane of existence. With the Titans executing their every order, the first Seekers fought against the dark forces of the underworld and against themselves. Centuries went by, and one by one, the Titans were hidden: some were buried following grueling battles, others merely forgotten as time passed. The magical and powerful creatures lie hidden and dormant in the most remote parts of the universe, waiting to be awakened by a new and bold group of Seekers. After centuries, the Seekers divided themselves into chapters in order to find traces and clues of past and extinct populations in order to reveal the mystery of the Titans. The Huntik Foundation reaching for these answers will travel from the tip of the South American continent to Europe, from North America to African terrains. Only the most worthy of Seekers are able to invoke the Titans and benefit from their unbelievable powers.

"Huntik" is an Italian animated series created and directed by Iginio Straffi (creator of the "Winx Club"), and is a co-production between Big Bocca Productions, a company owned by Richard McWilliam, CEO and owner of Upper Deck and Rainbow S.p.A., and is one of the spin-offs to Nick's popular "Winx Club" series. All of the show's designs, animation and visual style were created in Italy, while the scriptwriting and original voice recording were done in the United States.

Also, from Sky Media UK's 'Sky TV's Children's Television Schedule Highlights In July 2013' webpage:
Huntik (New Episodes)
NickToons
Starts Saturday 6 July

A boy named Lok is thrown into a world of adventure and danger when he accidentally breaks a statue left behind by his long lost father. Inside he finds a journal and a magical Amulet, but he also finds himself under attack by a mysterious Organization that will stop at nothing to get them.

The Irish Times Interviews Colin Williams, Founder Of Sixteen South; Nick Jr. UK To Debut New Mixed Media Series "Driftwood Bay" In Spring 2014

The Irish Times, a Irish daily broadsheet newspaper, has unveiled a exclusive interview they recently held with Colin Williams, the founder of the Belfast-based independent children's television production company Sixteen South Television, who are currently producing "Driftwood Bay", a brand new mixed media animated preschool series that Nickelodeon UK's preschool channel, Nick Jr. UK and Ireland, commissioned in 2012, and is due to premiere on Nick Jr. UK in Spring 2014, as part of 2014 on Nickelodeon UK, which you can read below:
Colin Williams

Children’s television production company Sixteen South was established in 2008

Colin Williams founded children’s television production company Sixteen South in 2008. He worked in advertising before setting up his first business, post production company Inferno, which produced animation, film and interactive content for museums and television commercials.

He set up Sixteen South as a side project to Inferno after seeing an ad to pitch to Sesame Workshop in New York to produce a local version of its iconic show Sesame Street. After success with what became Sesame Tree, his team developed Big City Park, which was shot on location in Belfast's Ormeau Park and aired on the BBC children's channel CBeebies.

Belfast-based Sixteen South has since produced more than 200 episodes of children’s television for broadcasters across the globe, including the BBC, Nickelodeon, US cable giant Sprout and ABC Australia. It was ranked among the UK’s top indie producers by Televisual and also won the Deloitte Fast 50 Rising Star award in both 2011 and 2012. The shows, which include Sesame Tree, Big City Park, Big and Small, Pajanimals and Driftwood Bay, have received an IFTA award, a BAFTA and two Emmy nominations.

How did you secure your first investment?
I asked the bank to remortgage my house to raise some money to buy some equipment and pay the bills.

What vision prompted you to start-up your business?
I had been running a successful commercial production and post production company and while it was doing well, I was unhappy that the work we were producing was all about selling stuff to people who didn’t want to buy it. I wanted to create content that would make a difference and be seen, enjoyed and remembered in years to come. Children’s television was exactly that.

What moment or deal would you identify as the “game changer” or turning point for the company?
I think that the game keeps changing and there are lots of game changing moments, which constantly move us to bigger opportunities and bigger challenges. Pajanimals, our fourth show in partnership with The Jim Henson Company and the broadcaster Sprout, brought us into the global market and our work into over 300 million homes. And Driftwood Bay, our new show, has had an incredible response from the market, gaining us independent credibility.

What were the best and worst pieces of advice you received when starting out?
The best advice was something I scribbled down: “Do some good, make some money, have some fun”.
Three pieces of worst advice: being told by my Biology A-level teacher that I was a waste of space and wouldn’t do anything with my life; being told by a tutor at art college that animated media was too hard and wouldn’t catch on; and being told by a local broadcaster not to think about getting into children’s television because it was impossible.

Do you plan to extend your services to a new customer demographic or penetrate a new sector in the next 12 months?
Yes. We have produced five shows – all of which are created for preschoolers (2-6 year olds). We are currently negotiating a deal for a live action drama for 7-11 year olds with a global broadcaster.

What are the biggest challenges you face now?
Our biggest challenge is to get a large-scale children's drama off the ground while juggling all the other shows.

Topics: Business, Sectors, Media & Marketing, Colin Williams, Inferno, Jim Henson Company, Sixteen South
Nick Jr. UK's upcoming brand new mixed-media animated show for 3-6 year olds, "Driftwood Bay", is about a very special island that exists in the imagination of a little girl named Lily who creates a world of adventure and friendship from different treasures she finds washed up on the beach. Lily is 5 years old and lives on the Island of Arranish with her Dad. They live in a little hut on the beach packed full of jars, knick-knacks, driftwood and some very special friends... all made by Lily from salvage washed up by the sea. Across the way is Driftwood Bay – another island that Lily can see from her window, and it is here that the characters that she has created in her imagination come to life. Every day the sea washes up a new treasure which sparks Lily’s imagination about what might be happening on Driftwood Bay. And so, accompanied by her best friend Gull, the clever seagull, an adventure begins as they head off 'across the way to Driftwood Bay'.

"Driftwood Bay" is a unique series about making your own fun and adventures from the things that you find. It's about using your imagination and creativity to inspire an adventure or tell a story. It's based on real artwork made entirely from things washed up on the beach - from the animal characters to the backdrops and landscapes, everything has been created from beach salvage. It came to life when children's artist, Joanne Carmichael began to create characters from various things that she found washed up on the beach outside her cottage on the Scottish Island of Arran. Production of Season One (52 episodes x 7 minutes) commenced in Autumn (Fall) 2012 and will available for broadcast from Spring 2014. Show bible, scripts and a animated trailer is available on request from sixteensouth.tv.

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Episode Five Of Nickelodeon UK's "Jordan & Perri's Ultimate Block Party" To Feature The Welsh Breakers (Also Known As Vortex Breakdancers); To Guest Star Diversity's Very Own Crew Leader, Ashley Banjo

Nickelodeon UK and Ireland have announced in the "What's On Nickelodeon" schedule section on Nick.co.uk and in the channels latest 'Next Week on Jordan & Perri' promo/trailer currently airing on Nick UK, the Nickelodeon UK News that the fifth brand new episode of Nick UK and Sky 1 HD's brand new dance-themed reality series "Jordan & Perri's Ultimate Block Party", which Nickelodeon UK & Ireland and Nickelodeon HD UK will premiere and show on Friday 5th July 2013 at 6.30pm (repeated at 7.30pm on Nick UK's +1 (plus-one) timeshift channel, Nick+1), will feature the shows presenters, Jordan Banjo and Perri Kiely, of British street dance troupe Diversity fame, helping The Welsh Breakers, a group of five young boys from a sleepy-village in the Welsh Valleys who have formed their own crew called the Vortex Breakdancers, to enhance their dance skills and pull off a performance that will impress all their friends! A special guest shows up to give the group some last minute teaching – Diversity's very own crew leader, Ashley Banjo - but only after the boys put Ashley through his paces with a quick game of rugby.

The Vortex Breakdancers is a dance group formed to help keep local kids out of mischief in their otherwise quiet, small town near Newport. Made up from Jayden, 13, Cameron, 11, Ethan, 11, Liam, 13, and Kenny, 12, the group has a real family-like bond, especially as they are unofficially managed by one of the group member's brothers. According to the boys, nothing ever happens in their village and so they couldn't have been more excited to be surprised by Jordan and Perri. Finally, a chance to spice things up! Luckily, The Break Dancers already have street dance experience, but working with Jordan and Perri means they can try to perfect their “resurrection” dance moves, improve their flips and spins, and most importantly perfect their kick-butt attitude:
6:30pm: Jordan & Perri's Block Party - The Welsh Breakers: This group of five boys from Wales all break dance but want Jordan and Perri's help to enhance their dance skills and pull off a performance that will impress all their friends.

More Jordan & Perri's Block Party.
Also, from the Gwent news section on the official South Wales Argus website:
Newport dancers to make TV debut on Nickelodeon series Jordan & Perri’s Ultimate Block Party


PARTY TIME: The young members of Vortex Breaks who will make their TV debut

FIVE Newport youngsters are set to make their television debut on a the Nickelodeon series Jordan & Perri’s Ultimate Block Party, today.

Newport dance crew ‘Vortex Breaks’ will see five boys, Jayden Cobner, 11, Cameron, Vaughan, 11, Ethan Williams, 11, Liam Parsons, 13, and Kenny Eze, 13, perform their routine on the show airing at 6.30pm tonight. They had their party at their training base in Risca.

Jordan & Perri’s Ultimate Block Party sees Jordan and Perri travelling around the UK surprising youngsters with parties.

The party’s headline dance act – a routine performed by the youngsters and choreographed by dance supremoes Jordan and Perri.

There will be plenty of surprises throughout the series including guest appearances from celebrities such as dance group Diversity, singer A*M*E and boy band The Loveable Rogues.

Throughout the series Jordan and Perri will put kids through their paces during intense dance rehearsals.

Not only will the groups be put to the test, but guests will also get a chance to show off their signature moves.

Liam Parsons said: “We threw the biggest party Risca has ever seen thanks to Jordan and Perri.

“We can’t believe we met Ashley Banjo! His expert advice definitely helped us to perfect our moves and tricks – it was amazing to see the look on our friends and families’ faces when we performed.”

Jordan & Perri’s Ultimate Block Party is a co-production with Sky and will air on Sky 1 HD later in the year.

Further information on the episode will be featured at nick.co.uk/jordanandperri

Friday, June 28, 2013

Sneak Peek Of The Brand New Nickelodeon Comedy Series "The Haunted Hathaways"

To celebrate Nick USA starting to premiere and show Nickelodeon's brand new original live-action comedy series "The Haunted Hathaways" from Saturday 13th July 2013 at 8:30pm (ET/PT) as part of Summer on Nickelodeon USA 2013, the entertainment news website Entertainment Weekly's 'the Family Room' television news column has unveiled a brand new exclusive online streaming video clip which features a exclusive sneak peek at the all-new Nickelodeon sitccom!

The video, which you can watch here on EW's official website, features Taylor Hathaway (Amber Montana), Frankie Hathaway (Breanna Yde) and their Mom, Michelle Hathaway (Ginifer King) first moving into their brand new house in New Orleans, Louisiana, when Taylor and Frankie meet one of their unexpected supernatural new house guests, played by Lil P-Nut!:
First look at Nick's 'The Haunted Hathaways'


Image Credit: Nick

No, this isn’t Anne Hathaway's Les Mis follow up.

The Haunted Hathaways is Nick's newest sitcom. Created by Robert Peacock (Reba) and exec produced by Boyce Bugliari and Jamie McLaughlin, Hathaways will tell the stories of a mother (Ginifer King) and two daughters (Amber Montana, Breanna Yde) who relocate to New Orleans and find themselves living with a ghost family (Chico Benymon, Curtis Harris and Lil P-Nut). Paging The Haunted Mansion!

Your child may already be a fan of Lil P-Nut; he’s a viral star whose YouTube videos generate millions of views. Check out an exclusive first look at The Haunted Hathaways [here on family-room.ew.com!]:

The Haunted Hathaways will premiere July 13 at 8:30 p.m on Nickelodeon.

Tags: EW Exclusive, Haunted Hathaways, Nickelodeon, Video

Nickelodeon USA To Premiere New Episode Of "Sanjay and Craig" On Saturday 29th June 2013 At 10:30am ET/PT; Nick.com Unveils New S & C Online Game

Nickelodeon has announced in the following press release, from TVbytheNumbers, the exciting Nickelodeon News that Sanjay and Craig continue their best bud adventures on Nick USA this Saturday 29th June 2013 at 10:30am (ET/PT) during a all-new episode of Nickelodeon's brand new original animated series (Nicktoon) "Sanjay and Craig"! First in "Traffical Island", the kids turn against Sanjay when he maroons them all on a highway median. Then in "Partybot", Sanjay and Craig find an old robot that Sanjay's dad Vijay (Kunal Nayyar, "The Big Bang Theory") constructed in college and become party animals.

For more "Sanjay and Craig" fun, viewers can go online to play "Sanjay and Craig: Messin' with Noodman". In this new interactive online game, players can play as Sanjay or Craig and bounce balls into the neurotic Mr. Noodman's yard. Knock over his lawn ornaments for the perfect score, but make sure you don't let him catch you!

Original Nickelodeon Press Release:
The Big Bang Theory’s Kunal Nayyar Parties with Robot in New Sanjay and Craig Episode

Sanjay and Craig continue their best bud adventures this Saturday, June 29, at 10:30a.m. ET/PT during a new episode of Nickelodeon’s Sanjay and Craig. First in “Traffical Island,” the kids turn against Sanjay when he maroons them all on a highway median. Then in “Partybot,” Sanjay and Craig find an old robot that Sanjay’s dad Vijay (Kunal Nayyar, The Big Bang Theory) constructed in college and become party animals.

For more Sanjay and Craig fun, viewers can go online to play “Sanjay and Craig: Messin’ with Noodman.” In this new game, players can play as Sanjay or Craig and bounce balls into the neurotic Mr. Noodman’s yard. Knock over his lawn ornaments for the perfect score, but don’t let him catch you!

Sanjay and Craig follows the adventures of Sanjay, an excitable and irreverent 12-year-old boy (Maulik Pancholy, 30 Rock) and Craig, a smooth-talking snake and master of disguise (Chris Hardwick, Nerdist, The Talking Dead). Together, they embark on epic kid-inspired quests that are at times totally ridiculous, absolutely gross and weirdly sweet. From perfecting the ultimate bike skid, tightroping across a pool of garbage on a dare or Craig manipulating a contest to win his best buddy one hundred dogs, their routine hijinks often cross into the land of the fantastical and the absurd. Only Sanjay and his closest friends can hear Craig’s warped words of wisdom. The only thing that stands in their way is their unhinged, snake-phobic neighbor, Mr. Noodman (Tony Hale, Veep, Arrested Development), who’s always on the verge of figuring out that Craig can talk.

Tags: Sanjay and Craig Ratings
Categories: Network TV Press Releases

Nickelodeon USA To Premiere New Comedy Show "The Haunted Hathaways" From Saturday 13th July 2013

The entertainment industry news website Variety is reporting the exciting Breaking Nickelodeon News in the following article that Nick USA will start to premiere and show Nickelodeon's brand new original live-action comedy series "The Haunted Hathaways" from Saturday 13th July 2013 at 8:30pm, (ET/PT), as part of Summer on Nickelodeon USA 2013!

After airing in its 8:30 p.m. Saturday timeslot, Nickelodeon will make available episodes of "The Haunted Hathaways" digitally the following day (Sunday 14th July 2013) through such sources as iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Xbox Video and Vudu.

"The Haunted Hathaways", described as "The Brady Bunch" with a supernatural twist, is a all-new live-action comedy series about a family - a mom (Ginifer King) and her daughters (Amber Montana, Breanna Yde) - who, after they move into a house that's already being lived in by a family of ghosts - a dad (Chico Benymon) and his sons (Curtis Harris, Lil' P-Nut) - in New Orleans, Louisiana, discover that life in The Big Easy is a little more complicated and way more spirited than they thought it would be. "The Haunted Hathaways" is written by Robert Peacock, with Boyce Bugliari and Jamie McLaughlin, the creators of the Nickelodeon comedy series "Bucket & Skinner’s Epic Adventures", on board as the show's showrunners. Season one of "The Haunted Hathaways" will have 20 x 30 minute episodes:
Nick's 'Haunted Hathaways' To Launch July 13 with ‘P-Nut’ Center

New live-action comedy offers ghostly premise

Nickelodeon is readying for launch new live-action comedy “The Haunted Hathaways” — featuring kid viral hip-hop star Benjamin “Lil P-Nut” Flores Jr. — with a premiere date of July 13.

“Hathaways,” created by Robert Peacock (“Reba”) and exec produced by Boyce Bugliari and Jamie McLaughlin (“Bucket & Skinner’s Epic Adventures”) will tell the stories of a mother (Ginifer King) and two daughters (Amber Montana, Breanna Yde) who relocate to New Orleans and find themselves living with a ghost family trio (Chico Benymon, Curtis Harris and Lil P-Nut).

“ ‘The Haunted Hathaways’ is a high-concept show that combines the ultimate blended family with a new dimension of fun to bring fresh and relatable storytelling for our audience,” said Nick content development and production prexy Russell Hicks. “Fans will be excited to see the silly hijinks and supernatural comedy that ensue as our talented creative team and ensemble cast bring these two families, literally from different worlds, to life.”

After airing in its 8:30 p.m. Saturday timeslot, episodes will be made available digitally the following day through such sources as iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Xbox Video and Vudu.

Lil P-Nut’s videos on YouTube have generated as many as 3 million-plus hits, with others also reaching seven figures.

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Thursday, June 27, 2013

Nickelodeon UK To Unveil Exclusive "Jordan & Perri's Ultimate Block Party" Competition On Friday 28th June 2013

Nick UK has announced in a Tweet (post) on their official Twitter profile page that, to celebrate Nickelodeon UK & Ireland and Nickelodeon HD UK premiering and showing the next brand new episode of the channels dance-themed reality series "Jordan & Perri's Ultimate Block Party" on Friday 28th June 2013 at 6.30pm, they will be unveiling and launching a special brand new Twitter competition on Friday 28th June 2013 exclusively for followers (subscribers) of Nickelodeon UK and Eire's Twitter feed, where one lucky winner can win a very special "Jordan & Perri" prize! To be in with the chance to win the Nick's great "Jordan & Perri's Ultimate Block Party" contest prize, simply check @NickelodeonUK at 5.00pm (BST (GMT+1))!
Yep, #jordanandperri have @TomDaley1994 on the show tomorrow at 6.30pm!!! Oh & there's more news... - Thursday 27th June 2013

.. we have a VERY SPECIAL #jordanandperri prize to giveaway to 1 lucky winner on Twitter - check our feed at 5pm tomorrow! - 27/6/2013.
In the next all-new episode of "Jordan & Perri's Ultimate Block Party", presenters Jordan Banjo and Perri Kiely, of British street dance troupe Diversity fame, will help The Kent Divers, a group of nine divers from Crystal Palace, South London, who have never danced before, perform an impressive street dance routine in front of their friends and family! The group will also receive a very special surprise video message from Team GB Olympian Tom Daley, who will share his advice on how to work well under pressure, as well as offering hints on how to move diving skills on to the dance floor.



The Divers, from Crystal Palace, join Jordan and Perri from Diversity for the new Nickelodeon show.

Nickelodeon UK Job Opportunity - Coordinator To Support Nick UK's International Toys And Games Team

The licensing industry news website Licensing.biz is reporting the Nickelodeon UK Job News that Nickelodeon UK, the British version of the number-one entertainment brand for kids, have announced that they are on the lookout for a new coordinator Nickhead to support their busy and friendly International Toys & Games Team based in Viacom International Media Networks' (VIMN) Camden Lock offices in North London!


Key responsibilities of the Nick Job will include communicating all master toy activities globally to international cluster heads, the international retail team and international brand team in an effort to drive the global toy programme from a product and sales perspective:
JOBS

Title - Coordinator
Location - UK - Camden
Salary - DOE (Depending on Experience)
Date Posted - Monday 24th June 2013
Recruiter - MTV
Contact - MTV

Description

JOB TITLE

Coordinator

JOB SUMMARY

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a coordinator to support our busy and friendly International Toys & Games Team

You should be self-motivated and confident with excellent communication skills.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

* Communicate all Master Toy activities globally to International Cluster Heads, International Retail team and International Brand team in an effort to drive the Global toy program from a product and sales perspective.

* Open up new lines of communication to agents, to ensure they are educated and supported with Master Toy partner agreements.

* Oversee the product development process for all Master licensees; Manage any creative conflicts between NCR and licensees during the product development process

* Support during quarterly financial forecasting process: ensure partners report royalties in a timely and consistent manner; create detailed financial forecast analysis; support with the presentation of quarterly royalty results and analysis to senior management and Cluster heads on forecasting calls

* Present property and business updates to licensees in creative and business “kick-off” meetings

* Support pre, during and post tradeshows, conferences, regional planning meetings, and licensee’s domestic & international offices to present property activities and provide strategic direction;

* Support on new business opportunities with current and prospective licensees; make recommendations to Manager /Director

* Assist with the creation and research documents that identify top selling toys, new growth opportunities and competitive landscape culled from trade journals, industry trend reviews and/or other available resources

* Initiate quarterly update meetings with key licensees and Cluster heads to ensure Licensee and Nickelodeon regions receive accurate and transparent information; distribute notes afterwards

* Work with licensees on setting up regular global meetings / updates

* Maintain an overall calendar of key products releases by licensee and distribute to territories on a quarterly basis

*Manage the deal memo and contract process for all licensees

* Maintain international licensee lists, Visual Line Lists (with product shots, in-store dates, wholesale and retail prices), Priority Product Lists, Contact Data Base, Contract Management System, Contract Status

* Pull together best practices and share – i.e. presentations / TVC / product development

ROLE-SPECIFIC SKILLS/ATTRIBUTES

Experience in a licensing role
Proficiency with MS Office, including PowerPoint and Excel
Experience of working in a people-intensive environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Problem solving and analytical skills with a strong attention to detail
A solutions-focused team player with a “can-do” attitude.
Ability to multi-task and ensure competing deadlines are successfully met.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to deal with different cultures from around the world
Excellent attention to detail and strong organisational skills.
Commercially minded and highly dedicated, as a Licensing coordinator, you must have first class multi-tasking ability coupled with project management skills.
Strong team-player
Experience dealing with foreign businesses.
Desirable
Foreign language skills - French, Spanish, German or Portuguese

MTV Core Competencies:

* Is direct and honest in dealing with others

* Treats all people with respect and fairness

* Acts consistently with their words

* Follows ethical business practices

* Works effectively through job and organisation changes

* Deals constructively with frustration and stress, maintaining a professional and positive manner

VIMN Values

* Creative Excellence

* Integrity

* Passion & Optimism

* Teamwork & Transparency

* Citizenship

* Flawless Executive

* Innovation

* Accountability

Apply here: http://ig2.i-grasp.com/fe/tpl_mtv01.asp?newms=ap&id=80662&aid=17179.
For further details on the role - and to apply in confidence - simply click on this link.

Nick Star Lucas Cruickshank Hints That Nickelodeon May Not Renew "Marvin Marvin" For Second Season

Nickelodeon Star Lucas Cruickshank ("Fred: The Show"), who plays Marvin Forman in Nick's live-action original comedy series, "Marvin Marvin", has hinted in a Tweet (post) on his official Twitter profile page (@LucasCruikshank) that Nickelodeon may have decided to cancel and not renew "Marvin, Marvin" for a second season ("Marvin Marvin" season 2). In his Tweet, below, Lucas Cruickshank also took the opportunity to express his love for his fans:
I've been a Nickelodeon boy for years and today it came to an end. So excited for new beginnings. Love you all!
The above Nickelodeon News comes hot of the heels after it was revealed that Nick's hit musical comedy series "Big Time Rush" would be ending after the shows fourth season, which is currently airing on Nick USA every Thursday as part of "Big Time Thursdays". It is also unknown whether Nickelodeon will renew their popular mystery drama series "House of Anubis" for a fourth season. Brad Kavanagh announced in a recent TwitCam chat session that no-one knows yet if Nickelodeon will make "House of Anubis" season 4. It has also been announced that Nickelodeon has cancelled "Supah Ninjas", which Nick USA recently premiered the series finale episode of, titled "The Floating Sword", which featured a cliff-hanger. Other shows recently cancelled by Nickelodeon include "Victorious", "Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures", and "How To Rock".

Although Nickelodeon has ended many shows from their live-action programming slate, Nickelodeon has a few brand new live-action shows in the pipeline, including "The Haunted Hathaways" and "The Thundermans", which Nick USA is slated to start to premiere and show from Fall (Autumn 2013), and the brand new unscripted reality video series "AwesomenessTV", which, starring Daniella Monet, Nickelodeon USA will premiere on Monday 1st July 2013 at 8:00pm (ET/PT). Segments of the show will include character sketches, celebrity satires and parody music videos.

Nickelodeon Unveils Their Plans For San Diego Comic-Con International 2013

The entertainment industry news magazine The Hollywood Reporter is reporting in the following article from their 'The Live Feed' column that Nickelodeon have announced their plans for this years San Diego Comic-Con International (SDCC) event, San Diego Comic-Con International 2013!

THR are reporting that, as part of the kids networks SDCC 2013 programme, Nick will be hosting exclusive panels for popular Nickelodeon original animated series (Nicktoons), including "The Legend of Korra", "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" and "SpongeBob SquarePants". "The Legend of Korra" will hold its panel on Friday 19th July 2013 from 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. in Ballroom 20.

Ahead of Comic-Con, Nickelodeon will make available an interactive book, "The Legend of Korra: Enhanced Experience", in the iBook store beginning Tuesday 2nd July 2013. Concept art, an in-depth look at the characters, animatics, storyboards, a sneak peek at Book Two: Spirits, and more will be featured. (THR has the first-look at a page from the "book", which you can view below).

Additionally, Nickelodeon will hold a "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Q&A session on July 19 from 2:15-3:15 p.m. in Room 6A. A limited-edition poster featuring Casey Jones will go on sale at Comic-Con from July 18, which THR has also exclusively debuted, which you can also view below.

Nickelodeon has also announced that Nickelodeon Star Josh Peck ("Drake & Josh", "The Amanda Show", "Snow Day") will voice the character Casey Jones!

A special Comic-Con edition Shredder action figure will also be on sale in San Diego.

Other panels that Nickelodeon will be holding are: "Nick Re-Mix" on Thursday 18th July 2013 from 2-3 p.m. in Room 7AB and SpongeBob SquarePants on Sunday 21st July 2013 from 1-2 p.m. in Room 6A!:
Comic-Con: Nickelodeon Sets 'Legend of Korra,' 'Ninja Turtles' Panels (Exclusive)

"Drake & Josh's" Josh Peck voices the "Ninja Turtles" character, Casey Jones, who will have a special-edition poster in San Diego.

Nickelodeon has set their Comic-Con plans.

The kids network will head to San Diego with with panels for its popular programs, including The Legend of Korra, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and SpongeBob SquarePants, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively.

The Legend of Korra will hold its panel on July 19 from 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. in Ballroom 20. Ahead of Comic-Con, Nickelodeon will make available an interactive book, The Legend of Korra: Enhanced Experience, in the iBook store beginning July 2. Concept art, an in-depth look at the characters, animatics, storyboards and more will be featured. (THR has the first-look at a page from the "book" above.)

Additionally, Nickelodeon will hold a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Q&A session on July 19 from 2:15-3:15 p.m. in Room 6A. A limited-edition poster featuring Casey Jones will go on sale at Comic-Con from July 18, which THR exclusively debuts below. The character of Casey Jones will be voiced by Drake & Josh alum Josh Peck.

A special Comic-Con edition Shredder action figure will also be on sale in San Diego.

Other panels that Nickelodeon will be holding are: "Nick Re-Mix" on July 18 from 2-3 p.m. in Room 7AB and SpongeBob SquarePants on July 21 from 1-2 p.m. in Room 6A.

Nickelodeon's "Dora The Explorer LIVE! Search For The City Of Lost Toys" Musical Stage Show Tour To Perform At The Bristol Hippodrome In July 2013 - WIN TICKETS!

UPDATE (Sunday 4th August 2013) - Added a review of "Dora The Explorer LIVE! Search For The City Of Lost Toys" at the Bristol Hippodrome below.

The British regional newspaper the Weston & Somerset Mercury is reporting in the following article from their official website, thewestonmercury.co.uk, that Nick Jr. megastar "Dora the Explorer" will be bringing her live musical stage show, "Dora The Explorer LIVE! Search For The City Of Lost Toys", to the Bristol Hippodrome in Bristol, South West England, UK, where Nickelodeon's preschool superstar will be holding performances of her live musical stage show on Friday 26th July 2013 at 4:00pm, Saturday 27th July 2013 at 10:00am, 1:00pm and 4:00pm, and on Sunday 28th July 2013 at 10:00am and 1:00pm, as part of the venues Summer 2013 season of entertainment! Tickets for Dora the Explorer LIVE! at the Bristol Hippodrome are priced between £14-19 are are available from the box office on 08448 713012 and through the Bristol Hippodrome's official website, bristolhippodrome.org.uk!

To celebrate "Dora The Explorer LIVE! Search For The City Of Lost Toys" coming to the Hippodrome in Bristol this July, the Weston & Somerset Mercury has teamed up with the theatre to launch a exclusive competition where readers can win two family tickets to attend a performance of Dora The Explorer LIVE! Search For The City Of Lost Toys on Saturday 27th July 2013 at 10.00!. To enter the contest to be in with a chance of winning a set of the family tickets, simply answer the following question correctly: What item has Dora lost in the show? Send your answer, along with your name, address, email address and a daytime telephone number to: Dora the Explorer competition, North Somerset Times, 32 Waterloo Street, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 1LW by 9am on July 5. You can also enter here on the competitions official webpage on thewestonmercury.co.uk:
Win tickets to see Dora


Dora the Explorer.
DORA the Explorer will be on stage in Bristol next month, in a singing and dancing spectacular - and your family could win tickets.

Following its UK premiere in London’s West End, the national tour of Nickelodeon’s Dora the Explorer Live! Search for the City of Lost Toys will soon hit the Hippodrome.

Fans of Dora will delight in this two-act, song and dance spectacular which invites them to think, sing and play along.

Dora the Explorer Live! is designed to teach kids to explore, communicate, overcome obstacles, solve puzzles and discover a diverse and exciting world full of fun.

In this show, which has been seen by more than two million people, Dora has lost her teddy bear, Osito, and the search is on to retrieve him.

With the help of the audience, Map, Backpack, Boots, Diego and their courageous friends, Dora uses her map-reading, counting, musical and language skills to successfully pass through the number pyramid and the mixed-up jungle to reach the City of Lost Toys.

But that sneaky fox Swiper is playing tricks along the way.

The show will be staged at the Hippodrome from July 26-28. Performances will take place at 4pm on July 26; 10am, 1pm and 4pm on July 27 and at 10am and 1pm on July 28.

Tickets, priced £14-19, are available from the box office on 08448 713012.

We have teamed up with the Bristol Hippodrome to offer the chance for readers to win two family tickets to the show at 10am on July 27.

To be in with a chance of winning a set of the family tickets, all you have to do is answer the following question: What item has Dora lost in the show?

Send your answer, along with your name, address, email address and a daytime telephone number to: Dora the Explorer competition, North Somerset Times, 32 Waterloo Street, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 1LW by 9am on July 5.

Usual Archant rules apply and the editor’s decision is final. By entering this competition you are agreeing to be contacted by Archant. You can also enter by clicking on the link [here].
Also, below is a review of "Dora The Explorer LIVE! Search For The City Of Lost Toys" at the Bristol Hippodrome, from The Bristol Post, via This Is Bristol:
REVIEW: Dora The Explorer at the Bristol Hippodrome, eight out of ten, by Martin Booth

AN adult approaching Dora the Explorer for the first time would be utterly bamboozled.

Dora is a young Mexican girl who talks in both Spanish and English.


Her best friend is a monkey called Boots, and he accompanies her on lots of adventures with the help of a talking map and backpack.

The show over the weekend at the Hippodrome was a stage version of the Nickelodeon cartoon, which has tapped in to the psyche of children of a certain age.

My two-and-a-half year-old daughter was enraptured throughout this performance.

With the other children in the audience she pointed and waved at the oversized characters on stage, she gesticulated wildly when Dora's nemesis, a sneaky fox called Swiper appeared, she clapped her hands, stamped her feet, held a star aloft when instructed, and spun round and round in the aisle even when not instructed.

There might have been talking monkeys and dancing cows, but this was also a production which had a story with a classic three-act structure.

Dora and some of her friends had lost their toys, the adventure took us to the Number Pyramid and Mixed-up Jungle, before the final reconciliation at the City of Lost Toys.

Turning a 20-minute television programme into a 90-minute stage show never felt forced.

Instead, this meant there was time for a few exuberant song and dance routines, and the introduction of more popular characters such as Azul the blue train and Dora's animal-loving cousin, Diego, who are usually more peripheral figures on the screen.

There would have been a lot of very happy youngsters in Bristol this weekend, thrilled to meet their bilingual heroine in this fun-filled and surprisingly educational show.

Any production that teaches children not just to count to three, but to count to three in Spanish with the help of a hyperactive monkey with a penchant for colourful footwear, should be applauded.

Nickelodeon UK And ASDA Team Up For The Shellraiser Tour, A 10-Date Tour Of The UK Starring The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Ultimate Fighting Machine!

IMPORTANT UPDATE - Please note the updated times for each show - each Saturday tour date will start at 10:00am and each Sunday tour date will start at 11:00am.

Are you a total shell-head? Then don't miss your chance to get up close and personal with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and their ultimate fighting machine, The Shellraiser, during Nickelodeon's 10-date Shellraiser Tour of the UK!

To celebrate summer, Nickelodeon UK, in association with Sky Go, are putting pedal to the metal to bring the Turtles' ultimate fighting vehicle, The Shellraiser, to an ASDA near you, where you'll be able to discover if you've got what it takes to be a fully certified ninja with the Dojo Training Experience, where professional Martial arts experts from the Regents Park Studio will show you some moves! With Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo at your side, get ready to become the hero you are destined to be and join the leanest, meanest, greenest heroes around! Unleash your inner ninja as you learn essential martial arts skills that will make Master Splinter proud, and get to know your enemy by discovering all about the ooze. Then, when you're ready to hit the streets, jump in Nick's lifesize replica of the The Shellraiser and save the city!

To be a part of all the epic action simply click the Nickelodeon Shellraiser Tour dates below to find your nearest participating ASDA store. Please note that while the tour itself is free, the activities will be taking place on a first-come, first-served basis so use your ninja stealth mode and get there early!

On top of all of this, you will be able check out all the latest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles toys in action and win awesome prizes, including one of x5 fantastic prize packs, including the Shellraiser vehicle toy and brand new ’Enter Shredder’ DVD, available in-store from 22nd July, PLUS, Nickelodeon will be offering one lucky winner the leanest, meanest, greenest prize around - a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle takeover of YOUR school to make lunch time Turtle time! Ever wanted to share your lunch with Leo, mess around with Mikey or see the Shellraiser pull up in your playground? Well now's your chance! You will get Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo Donatello AND the Shellraiser vehicle at your school, plus a Booyakasha pizza lunch for you and your school friends! Get Ready for a Turtle invasion at your school! To be in with the chance of winning great TMNT prizes AND to be entered into the epic prize draw, tune in to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles every weekend at 8:30am on Nicktoons then answer the question here on the dedicated competition webpage on the official Nicktoons website, Nicktoons.co.uk! Competition opens on Monday 1st July at 11.30am.

Have you seen the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Shellraiser on tour? Remember to Tweet @NickelodeonUK about your experiences and pictures using the Twitter hashtag #turtlesshellraiser!

Shellraiser Tour Dates and Locations:

Saturday July 6th: ASDA. Park Royal - 10:00am - 5:00pm
North London: Western Road, Ealing, London, NW10 7LW

Sunday July 7th 2013: ASDA. Great Yarmouth - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Acle New Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 1SF

Saturday July 13th 2013: ASDA. Brighton Hollingbury - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Kent: Unit 1, Crowhurst Road, Hollingbury, Brighton East, Sussex, BN1 8AS

Sunday July 14th 2013: ASDA. Havant - 11:00am - 5:00pm
South Coast: Purbrook Way, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 3QW

Saturday July 20th 2013: ASDA. St Austell - 10:00am - 5:00pm
South West: Cromwell Road, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 4PR

Sunday July 21st 2013: ASDA. Haydon - 11:00am - 5:00pm
South West: Thamesdown Drive, Swindon, Wiltsure, SN25 4BG

Saturday July 27th 2013: ASDA. Milton Keynes - 10:00am - 5:00pm
South East: Bletcham Way, Milton Keynes, MK1 1QB

Sunday July 28th 2013: ASDA. Aintree - 11:00am - 5:00pm
Merseyside: Ormskirk Road, Aintree, Liverpool, L10 3LN

Saturday August 3rd 2013: ASDA. Pudsey - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Owlcoates Centre, Stanningley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS28 6AR

Sunday August 4th 2013: ASDA. Sheffield - 11:00am - 5:00pm
Handsworth Road, Handsworth, Sheffield, S13 9BN

Find out more at Nicktoons.co.uk/Shellraiser and in the latest issue of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles magazine, out now!

Buy Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles merchandise at ASDA!

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Nickelodeon's "Sam & Cat" Unites Iconic "Laverne & Shirley" Comedy Duo In Upcoming Brand New Episode, "#SalmonCat"

Nickelodeon has announced in the following press release, from PRNewswire, the exciting Nickelodeon News that the popular comedy duo Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams, stars of the hit American comedy series "Laverne & Shirley", will reunite on screen in a scripted series for the first time in over 30 years with their upcoming guest appearance on Nickelodeon's brand new buddy sitcom "Sam & Cat".

Marshall and Williams will appear alongside Sam & Cat's funny gals Jennette McCurdy and Ariana Grande in the all-new episode "#SalmonCat", shooting this week in Los Angeles. In the episode, Sam and Cat are ordered to rename their babysitting business because it's too similar to "Salmon Cat," a TV show from the 1970s. Sam and Cat must track down the show's two original creators (played by Marshall and Williams) and resolve their three decade-long feud, which the Associated Press (AP) news agency says in a second article, also below, via Yahoo! News, may refer to the long-ago rumors of a "Laverne & Shirley" rivalry. It is currently unknown when "#SalmonCat" will premiere on television:

Original Nickelodeon Press Release:

Nickelodeon's Sam & Cat Unites Iconic Comedy Duo

PENNY MARSHALL AND CINDY WILLIAMS IN FIRST APPEARANCE ON SCRIPTED SERIES IN OVER 30 YEARS
SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Beloved comedy duo Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams (Laverne & Shirley) will reunite on screen in a scripted series for the first time in over 30 years with their upcoming guest appearance on Nickelodeon's buddy sitcom Sam & Cat. Marshall and Williams will appear alongside Sam & Cat's funny gals Jennette McCurdy and Ariana Grande in "#SalmonCat," shooting this week in Los Angeles. In the episode, Sam and Cat are ordered to rename their babysitting business because it's too similar to "Salmon Cat," a TV show from the '70s. Sam and Cat must track down the show's two original creators (played by Marshall and Williams) and resolve their three decade-long feud.

Sam & Cat, currently Nickelodeon's number-one live-action series, drew over 4.2 million viewers with its series premiere making it the network's biggest live-action debut in three years. Viewers can visit Nick.com/SamandCat to access polls, photo galleries, interviews with the cast and video playlists. The series airs regularly Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT).

In Sam & Cat, McCurdy (iCarly's Sam Puckett) and Grande (Victorious' Cat Valentine) are back as their respective iconic characters from iCarly and Victorious in this new spin-off comedy. Sam & Cat follows feisty Sam and flighty Cat as they become best friends and unlikely roommates who start a babysitting service. The series is created by award-winning executive producer Dan Schneider (iCarly, Victorious, Drake & Josh, Zoey 101).

Nickelodeon, now in its 34th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon's U.S. television network is seen in almost 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 18 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB).

SOURCE Nickelodeon

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Also, from Associated Press (AP) via Yahoo! News:
'Laverne & Shirley' stars reunite on Nick comedy

Associated Press/Nickelodeon, Lisa Rose - In this publicity image released by Nickelodeon, Jennette McCurdy, portrays Sam, left, and Ariana Grande, portrays Cat from the Nickelodeon series "SAM & CAT." (AP Photo/Nickelodeon, Lisa Rose)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The leading ladies of "Laverne & Shirley" are reuniting.

Nickelodeon said Wednesday that Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams will guest star in an episode of its new sitcom "Sam & Cat."
The actresses starred as 1950s and '60s pals and roommates Laverne DeFazio and Shirley Feeney, workers in a Milwaukee brewery. The sitcom aired from 1976 to 1983 on ABC.

"Sam & Cat" features Jennette McCurdy and Ariana Grande as friends who start a baby-sitting business.

Nickelodeon says Marshall and Williams will start filming on Wednesday. They play characters involved in a decades-old feud, tweaking the long-ago rumors of a "Laverne & Shirley" rivalry.

"Sam & Cat" creator Dan Schneider says it was an honor to write for what he called TV's" funniest female roommates" ever.

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Nick Cannon Announces He's Making A New Nickelodeon Show

Nickelodeon Star Nick Cannon ("All That", "The Nick Cannon Show", "Rags", the host of the "TeenNick Halo Awards" and the Chairman of 'TeenNick') has announced in a Tweet (post) on his official Twitter profile page (@NickCannon) that he's recently created a brand new show for Nickelodeon!
On set this week for a new Nickelodeon show I created. Super excited! Lots of surprises. Bringing that ol Skool NICK back! Stay tuned...
In his Tweet, Nick posted that he was on the set of his new Nickelodeon series, which could imply that his new Nick show is currently in production! Although Nick Cannon hasn't yet announced any more details of his all-new show, such as what it will be about or if it'll be a reality, comedy or drama series, he mentions the show will have a old school Classic Nickelodeon feel to it, which could suggest his new show is for Nickelodeon USA's teens and young adults channel, TeenNick, in which he is the development and creative consultant of the network. Stay tuned to NickALive! for more news about Nick Cannon's brand new Nickelodeon series as it's announced!
There ain't no party like a Nick Cannon party!

A Very Happy Birthday To Nickelodeon Stars Ariana Grande And Jennette McCurdy!; Nickelodeon Italy To Premiere "Sam & Cat" During Autumn 2013

To celebrate Nickelodeon Stars' Ariana Grande ("Victorious") and Jennette McCurdy's ("iCarly") birthdays today (Wednesday 26th June 2013), Nickelodeon Italy (also known as Nickelodeon Italia) has announced in a post on their official Nickelodeon Magazine (Nick Magazine) blog the exciting Nickelodeon Europe news that Nick Italy is planning to start to premiere and show the all-new Nick original comedy series "Sam & Cat" during Autumn (Fall) 2013!:
Compiono gli anni lo stesso giorno e presto saranno co-protagoniste della stessa serie: quest’autunno su Nickelodeon debutta Sam & Cat! Sei curioso di sapere cosa può succedere quando l’irriverente Sam e la dolce Cat vanno a vivere insieme? Dovrai aspettare solo pochi mesi.

Celebrating their birthdays on the same day and will soon be co-stars of the same series: Nickelodeon debuts this fall on Sam & Cat! Are you curious to know what can happen when the irreverent Sam and Cat sweet move in together? You'll have to wait just a few months.

[Italian to English translation provided by Google Translate]
To further celebrate Jennette turning 21 and Ariana turning 20 today, Nickelodeon Italy has unveiled a exclusive photograph (foto) gallery featuring photos of how the Nick celebrities looked as kids growing up, which you can view here on NickTV.it!

Happy Birthday, Ariana and Jennette!! Hope you both have a AWESLIME day!!

Nickelodeon UK To Continue The World Premieres Of More Brand New Episodes Of "You Gotta See This" In July 2013

Nickelodeon UK and Ireland has announced and confirmed to NickALive! the very exciting Nick UK News that Nick UK will continue to host the world premieres of more never-before-seen brand new episodes of the new Nickelodeon reality show "You Gotta See This", which is hosted by Nickelodeon Stars Noah Caleb Crawford and Chris Richard O'Neal (who portray the characters 'Nelson Baxter' and 'Kevin Reed', respectively, in the popular Nickelodeon comedy series "How To Rock") on Nickelodeon UK and Ireland and Nickelodeon HD UK in July 2013 as part of "Summer on Nickelodeon UK 2013" (exact transmission (TX) air dates, air times and episode names to be announced by Nickelodeon UK)!
"You Gotta See This" is the show that rolls the funniest celebrity interviews, bloopers, pranks, behind-the-scenes footage, and web clips of the week into one hilarious half-hour.

Spend This "Summer Under The Sea" With SpongeBob SquarePants On Nicktoons UK!

Nickelodeon UK and Ireland has announced and confirmed to NickALive! the very exciting Nick UK News that, to celebrate the British and Irish summer school holidays, Nickelodeon UK's animation channel, Nicktoons UK and Ireland, will be hosting a brand new "SpongeBob SquarePants" themed morning programming block called "Summer Under The Sea", which will feature back-to-back episodes of Nick's hit original animated series (Nicktoon) "SpongeBob SquarePants" each morning, as part of Nickelodeon's Summer on Nicktoons 2013 highlights!

UPDATE (Thursday 27th June 2013) - Nickelodeon UK may have made a last-minute change and renamed the block "SpongeBob's Pant-Tastic Summer"!

Although no more information about Nicktoons UK's new "Summer Under The Sea" programming block are currently available, it is expected that the block will have its own broadcast design package (on-air identity), which will include idents, bumpers and a DOG (digital on-screen graphic)/BUG.

Nickelodeon Star Ariana Grande Misquoted In Recent Seventeen Interview; Didn't Have A "Bad Time" On "Victorious"

The entertainment news website Digital Spy is reporting the Nickelodeon Star news in the following article that, in response to being misquoted in "Seventeen", a American magazine for teenagers, as saying that a member of the cast of "Victorious" had made her "so unhappy" during filming, Nickelodeon celebrity Ariana Grande ("Sam & Cat") has posted a post on her official Tumblr blog to clarify that she had actually been speaking about an unpleasant experience she had while performing on on Broadway in 2008. Grande added: "My years filming Victorious were some of the HAPPIEST of my life and that cast is family to me... Please please don't send hate to anyone. It's undeserved. The point of answering the [original] question [for Seventeen magazine] in the first place was to help those of you who are dealing with bullying, not to start drama. I apologise for the commotion."

No matter where Ariana Grande was bullied, I think we can all agree that bullying is a terrible thing that must be stopped. If you or a friend have been a victim of bullying, of you find more useful info here on Nickelodeon UK's "See Something Say Something" website. Nick UK's "See Something Say Something" campaign is in association with ChildLine 0800 1111:
Ariana Grande denies 'Victorious' drama: 'I was misquoted'

Ariana Grande has denied saying that she was bullied on the set of Victorious.

The Sam & Cat star was quoted in Seventeen as saying that a member of the Victorious cast had made her "so unhappy" during filming.


Ariana Grande; © WENN / Judy Eddy
However, Grande later took to her Tumblr page to clarify that she had been speaking about an experience on Broadway in 2008.

"It's my responsibility to clear up the drama today," she said. "I was misquoted in an interview and I've been very upset and disappointed all day.

"I was asked about bullying and I thought I'd share some of my personal experiences so that I could share how I overcame it with my fans and hopefully be a help to the people who look up to me and are dealing with being bullied. However, unfortunately I was a little too vague in my interview and conclusions were drawn and fingers were pointed."

Grande added: "My years filming Victorious were some of the HAPPIEST of my life and that cast is family to me... Please please don't send hate to anyone. It's undeserved. The point of answering the question in the first place was to help those of you who are dealing with bullying, not to start drama. I apologise for the commotion."

Grande also appeared to complain about the confusion on her Twitter page [‏@ArianaGrande], writing: "Sometimes things get blown out of proportion and misquoted. I'm really not a fan of drama. I guess just breathe and move on. #allLove."

Sam & Cat airs Saturdays on Nickelodeon [USA].

Netflix Acquires Global Rights To Jonathan M. Shiff Productions' "H2O: Just Add Water" Spin-Off Series, "Mako Mermaids"

Kidscreen's children's digital entertainment and media news website iKids is reporting the kids television news in the following article that the on-demand Internet streaming media provider Netflix has inked an exclusive deal with Australia's Jonathan M. Shiff Productions ("Lightning Point"/"Alien Surf Girls"), in association with Screen Australia, Network Ten, ZDF Enterprises and Screen Queensland, for "Mako Mermaids", a brand new 26 episode x 24-minute spin-off series of the popular Nickelodeon UK series "H2O – Just Add Water".

The first 13 episodes of the new adventure series, which continues the story of real-life teen mermaids Sirena, Nixie, and Lyla, will make their Netflix debut on Friday 26th July 2013 in all Netflix territories followed by the second half of the season in September 2013. Netflix aims to repeat the success of Jonathan M. Shiff's H2O – Just Add Water, a big hit for Netflix members in the US, Canada, UK, Ireland and the Nordics. The series is now seen in more than 160 territories worldwide. The addition of the original Mako Mermaids series comes on the heels of the recent Netflix deal with DreamWorks that will see DreamWorks develop more than 300 hours of original content exclusively for the internet streaming service:
Mako Mermaids swims exclusively to Netflix

Adding to its growing kids content library, Netflix has inked an exclusive deal with Australia’s Jonathan M. Shiff Productions, in association with Screen Australia, Network Ten, ZDF Enterprises and Screen Queensland, for Mako Mermaids, a new 26 x 24-minute spin-off series of live actioner H2O – Just Add Water.

The first 13 eps of the new adventure series, which continues the story of real-life teen mermaids Sirena, Nixie, and Lyla, will make their Netflix debut on July 26 in all Netflix territories followed by the second half of the season in September.

Netflix aims to repeat the success of Jonathan M. Shiff’s H2O – Just Add Water, a big hit for Netflix members in the US, Canada, UK, Ireland and the Nordics. The series is now seen in more than 160 territories worldwide.

The addition of the original Mako Mermaids series comes on the heels of the recent Netflix deal with DreamWorks that will see DreamWorks develop more than 300 hours of original content exclusively for the internet streaming service.

Tags: Jonathan M. Shiff Productions, Mako Mermaids, Netflix, Network Ten, Screen Australia, Screen Queensland, ZDF Enterprises