Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Google Adds Nickelodeon And Comedy Central Apps To Chromecast

Google has announced the exciting news on their official Google Chrome Blog that they have added Nickelodeon's Emmy Award-winning Nick App and the popular Comedy Central app to Chromecast, just in time for Thanksgiving and the holiday season!:

Now casting: Comedy Central, Nick and Sesame Street Go

Posted: Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Chromecast is adding seven more great apps to your casting queue. Get bigger laughs with The Daily Show on Comedy Central, learn with Elmo on Sesame Street Go, or cast Nickelodeon and let Spongebob keep your family entertained. And, no matter how far you travel this winter, stay connected with TuneIn for international radio stations and millions of podcasts. With EPIX, YuppTV and ENCORE Play also casting, you have a full lineup of shows, sports, games and movies to last throughout the holiday season.
An immersive branded experience, the Nick App allows Nickelodeon fans to explore a laughter and slime-filled world that showcases content from hit Nickelodeon shows such as "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky and Dawn", "Henry Danger", "The Haunted Hathaways", "The Thundermans", "Sam & Cat", "SpongeBob SquarePants", "Sanjay and Craig" and "Breadwinners". Kids are able to interact with the Nick brand through a moveable tile layout that can be swiped in any direction, promoting discovery and exploration and offering fans instant and on-demand access to Nickelodeon content. The Nick App is the ultimate destination for hilarious original videos, animated shorts, games, full episodes, and more! Plus, look out for the Do Not Touch Button!

The Comedy Central mobile app offers comedy fans the latest episodes of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart", "The Colbert Report", "South Park" and "@midnight", plus other hit CC shows, including "Tosh.0", "Key & Peele", "Drunk History", "Nathan For You" and much more. You can also kick back with great stand-up specials, archive shows (including Chappelle's Show) and full seasons of returning series.

Chromecast is a digital media player developed by Google. The device, a 2.83-inch (72 mm) HDMI dongle, plays audio/video content on a high-definition display by directly streaming it via Wi-Fi from the Internet or a local network. Users can select the media to play using mobile apps and web apps that support the Google Cast technology. Alternatively, content can be mirrored from the Google Chrome web browser running on a personal computer, as well as from the screen of some Android devices. Chromecast was released for purchase in the USA on Wednesday 24th July 2013. The Google Cast SDK was released on Monday 3rd February 2014, allowing third parties to modify their software to work with Chromecast [Source: Wikipedia].
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Nickelodeon USA Tops Basic Cable Ratings With Kids And Total Viewers

Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids and families, has announced the exciting Nickelodeon Ratings News in the following press release, from TVByTheNumbers.com, that Nick USA closed the fourth week of November 2014 (Monday 17th to Sunday 23rd November 2014) as the top basic cable network in total day with Kids 2-11 (2.2/670K) and total viewers (1.3M), scoring its sixth consecutive weekly win!


"SpongeBob SquarePants" was the net's top series for the week with Kids 2-11, averaging a (4.6/1.4M). It was followed in that category by live-action hits "Henry Danger" (3.9/1.2M) and "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky and Dawn" (3.7/1.1M), respectively. With Kids 6-11, "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky and Dawn" was the network's number-one program landing a 5.3/990K average, while "Henry Danger" (5.3/989K) was second for the week. Additionally, "PAW Patrol" (6.5/771K) led Nickelodeon's preschool slate, with "Wallykazam!" (4.2/507K) following.

Nickelodeon USA's niche network, Nicktoons USA, posted double-digit year-over-year (YOY) increases with its core demo, posting gains with Kids 6-11 (0.6/79K, +50%), Boys 6-11 (0.9/59K, +50%) and P2+ (243K, +54%).

Original Nickelodeon Press Release:

NICKELODEON TOPS BASIC CABLE WITH KIDS AND TOTAL VIEWERS

Net's Top Shows for the Week Include SpongeBob SquarePants, Henry Danger and Nicky Ricky, Dicky and Dawn

NEW YORK – Nov. 25, 2014 – Nickelodeon closed the fourth week of November (11/17/14-11/23/14) as the top basic cable network in total day with Kids 2-11 (2.2/670K) and total viewers (1.3M), scoring its sixth consecutive weekly win.

SpongeBob SquarePants was the network's top series for the week with Kids 2-11, averaging a (4.6/1.4M). It was followed in that category by live-action hits Henry Danger (3.9/1.2M) and Nicky, Ricky, Dicky and Dawn (3.7/1.1M), respectively. With Kids 6-11, Nicky, Ricky, Dicky and Dawn was the net's number-one program landing a 5.3/990K average, while Henry Danger (5.3/989K) was second for the week.

Additionally, PAW Patrol (6.5/771K) led Nickelodeon’s preschool slate, with Wallykazam! (4.2/507K) following.

Nickelodeon's niche network, Nicktoons, posted double-digit year-over-year increases with its core demo, posting gains with Kids 6-11 (0.6/79K, +50%), Boys 6-11 (0.9/59K, +50%) and P2+ (243K, +54%).

Nickelodeon, now in its 35th 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 more than 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 19 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B).

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Nickelodeon USA Unwraps Festive Line-Up Full Of Holiday-Themed Specials, Premieres And Classic Fan Favorites

Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids and families, has announced in the following press release, from Nickelodeon's Kids and Family Press Site, NickPress.com, that Nickelodeon USA will be unwrapping a festive line-up packed full of holiday-themed specials, premieres and classic fan favorites across all their networks beginning Friday 5th December 2014!


Original Nickelodeon Press Release:

NICKELODEON BRINGS FESTIVE CHEER WITH HOLIDAY-THEMED SPECIALS AND PREMIERES BEGINNING FRIDAY, DEC. 5

Preschool Holiday Premieres Feature Special Guest Voice Appearances by Tony Bennett and Kate Micucci in Wallykazam! "Wally Saves the Trollidays!," and Beau Bridges in Bubble Guppies "A Very Guppy Christmas"

NEW YORK – Nov. 25, 2014 – Nickelodeon unwraps a festive line-up of holiday-themed specials, premieres and classic fan favorites across all Nickelodeon networks beginning Friday, Dec. 5. The celebration features all-new episodes of preschool hits Wallykazam!, Bubble Guppies, and Peppa Pig on Nickelodeon; a Zack & Quack premiere on Nick Jr.; plus a TeenNick Top 10 special and holiday-themed encores of current Nick hits (Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn, The Thundermans) and classic favorites (Big Time Rush, Drake & Josh, iCarly, Victorious) on TeenNick.



Norville, Wally and Elfelfa (voice of Kate Micucci) in Wallykazam! “Wally Saves the Trollidays!” in WALLYKAZAM on Nickelodeon. Photo: Nickelodeon. ©2014 Viacom International, Inc. All rights Reserved.

On Friday, Dec. 5, Nickelodeon kicks off the merriment with Wallykazam! "Wally Saves the Trollidays!" at 10:30 a.m. (ET/PT). Legendary crooner Tony Bennett guest stars as the singing voice of Bobgoblin, an impulsive and egocentric goblin with a knack for finding trouble. Kate Micucci (Garfunkel & Oates, The Big Bang Theory) also guest stars as the voice of Elfelfa, a spirited and enthusiastic elf who is the Jingle Troll's new helper.



“A Very Guppy Christmas”--Pictured: Mr. Claws, Gil, Bubble Puppy, Molly in BUBBLE GUPPIES on Nickelodeon. Photo: Nickelodeon. ©2014 Viacom, International, Inc. All Rights Reserved

On Friday, Dec. 12, the holiday cheer continues with the premiere of the Bubble Guppies special, "A Very Guppy Christmas" at 9:00 a.m. (ET/PT). Beau Bridges (The Millers) guest stars as Mr. Claws, a jolly, white-bearded lobster who bears an uncanny resemblance to Santa.

Below is a rundown of holiday-themed programming by network (all times ET/PT unless otherwise noted):

NICKELODEON:

Friday, Dec. 5, at 10:30 a.m. - Wallykazam! "Wally Saves the Trollidays!" *Tony Bennett and Kate Micucci Guest Star*

It's that time of year when the Jingle Troll makes Trolliday wishes come true. When Bobgoblin gets his hands on the sack of magical wishes, Wally has to help him remember the true spirit of the season.

Saturday, Dec. 6, at 11:30 a.m. - Rabbids Invasion "Rabbid Stick-Up/O'Come All Ye Rabbids/Slippery and Soapy"

A Rabbid gets mixed in with a group of goofy bank robbers. / The Rabbids try to recreate the spirit of Christmas by decorating a palm tree on the beach. / A Rabbid makes friends with a bar of soap.

Friday, Dec. 12, at 9 a.m. - Bubble Guppies "A Very Guppy Christmas"

Molly and Gil meet Mr. Claws and his horse Snowflake. When Mr. Grouper's van gets stuck in the holiday snow, Mr. Claws and Snowflake come to the rescue.

Friday, Dec. 19, at 9:30 a.m. - Peppa Pig "Snowy Mountain/The Airport/Flying on Holiday/The Holiday House/End of the Holiday"

"Snowy Mountain": Peppa and her friends are on Snowy Mountain learning how to ski. Their teacher Madame Gazelle was once a world champion but it's Mummy Pig who impresses everyone. / "The Airport": The Pig family is preparing to go on vacation. Peppa and George pack their favorite toys, and Granny and Grandpa are left to look after Goldie the Fish. / "Flying on Holiday": Peppa and her family have landed in Italy where they discover another language. Daddy Pig finds driving around difficult while Peppa rings Granny and Grandpa Pig to check if they are looking after Goldie the Fish. / "The Holiday House": It's the first day in their Italian villa. Peppa and her family explore the local village where there is pizza to eat, presents to buy and a postcard to be sent to Goldie the Fish. / "End of the Holiday": Peppa enjoyed her holiday abroad, but it's now time to go home. Suzy missed Peppa very much and can't wait to see her, while Peppa can't wait to see Goldie the Fish.

NICK JR.:

Friday, Dec. 5, at 5:30 p.m. - Zack & Quack "The Pop-Up Christmas Calendar/Zack's Christmas Letter"

Zack gives his friends a special pop-up calendar to help them count down the days until Christmas. When Quack and Fluffy accidentally lose all of the Christmas surprises that pop out of it, they have to find a way to make it right. / Zack's mailbox gets frozen at Christmastime so he sets out to deliver his letter to Santa Claus in person, but getting to the North Pole and finding Santa proves harder than Zack and Quack
expected. Now it's going to take a real Christmas miracle to save the day.

Nick Jr. will also air holiday-themed episodes of preschool favorites during the extended Satur-Yay! block from 1-5 p.m., every Saturday in December.

NICKMOM:

NickMom celebrates the holidays with all-new episodes of Parental Discretion (Friday, Dec. 26, from 10p.m. – 12a.m.); an Adventures of Old Christine marathon (Monday Dec. 22 – Thursday, Dec.25, from 10p.m.-2a.m.); and family-friendly movies like Run Fatboy Run (Monday, Dec. 8, at 11:30p.m.), Angus Thongs and Perfect Snogging (Wednesday, Dec. 10, at 12a.m.) and Ramona and Beezus (Monday, Dec. 15, at 11:30p.m.).

NICKTOONS

Nicktoons is stuffing viewers' stockings this holiday season with the first two seasons of the 2003 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series from Dec. 22 – 28, at 8:00 p.m. (ET) and The Legend of Korra Book 4 premieres every Friday during December, at 9:00 p.m. (ET).

TEENNICK:

TeenNick Top 10 holiday special – Friday, Dec. 5, at 10 p.m. (ET)

Nick Cannon shares his weekly music video playlist and discusses what's hot in music, videos and pop culture. Special guests: Kendall Schmidt, Kalin and Myles.

TeenNick is also treating viewers to classic Nickelodeon holiday-themed episodes and movies every Thursday, at 9:00 p.m. (ET). The line-up includes Drake & Josh, iCarly, Big Time Rush, Victorious, A Fairly Odd Christmas, Drake & Josh Christmas and encores of the Nickelodeon original TV movie Santa Hunters, Nicky, Ricky Dicky & Dawn, and The Thundermans.

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Monday, November 24, 2014

Nickelodeon And Paramount Unveil Brand-New "The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water" Character Posters

Nickelodeon Movies and Paramount Animation have released three brand-new character posters for their upcoming brand-new "SpongeBob SquarePants" movie, "The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water", which you can check out below!

UPDATE (11/25): Added Squidward Tentacles as Sour Note poster!

The posters, debuted by Yahoo! Movies, feature Captain Eugene H. "Armor Abs" Krabs (also known as Mr. Krabs), Sheldon J. Plankton and Squidward Tentacles as their superhero alter egos in the movie, Sir Pinch-A-Lot, Plank-Ton and Sour Note. Yahoo! Movies will exclusively reveal the next new character poster tomorrow, Tuesday 25th November 2014, at 12pm ET; 9am PT!:



Mr. Krabs is Sir Pinch-A-Lot



Plankton is Plank-Ton



Squidward is Sour Note

"The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water" centers on SpongeBob SquarePants and his Bikini Bottom pals as they go on a epic quest. After a pesky pirate named Alameda Jack, played by Antonio Banderas, finds a magical book which gives anybody writing on its pages the power to do just about whatever they want, he discovers that the final page is missing and sets out on a mission to retrieve the missing page, which is protected deep under the surface by one legendary hero - SpongeBob SquarePants! After the pirate gets his hands on the last page of the book to put his evil plans in motion, SpongeBob, Patrick Star, Sandy Cheeks, Squidward Tentacles and Mr. Krabs discover that to save their underwater world, they must come to ours. After arriving on the surface and meeting a few humans, they learn that to fight off the menace endangering their beloved Bikini Bottom and get the last page back into the right hands so that they can rewrite the story, they must become superheroes - SpongeBob SquarePants becomes The Invincibubble, Patrick Star turns into Mr. Superawesomeness, Squidward Tentacles is Sour Note and Mr. Krabs turns into Sir Pinch-A-Lot. Get ready for a movie so extreme, you'll need new pants! "The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water" features a mix of 2D & 3D CG-animation and live action.

"The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water" will be released in theatres in the USA on Friday 6th February 2015 and in Digital 3D and 2D in cinemas across the UK on Friday 20th March 2015!

Fans can keep up to date and get the latest "The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water" news by following and visiting the films official websites and social media profiles:

USA:

Website: SpongeBobMovie.com
Facebook: Facebook.com/SpongeBobMovie
Twitter: http://twitter.com/SpongebobMovie

UK:

Website: SquarePantsMovie.co.uk
Facebook: Facebook.com/SpongeBobMovie.UK

Worldwide:

Instagram: @SpongeBobMovie

Hashtag: #SpongeBobMovie
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Sneak Peek Of Nickelodeon's Brand-New Holiday Movie "Santa Hunters", Premiering 11/28 On Nick USA

To celebrate Nick USA premiering and showing Nickelodeon's brand-new original TV movie "Santa Hunters" on Friday 28th November 2014 at 7:00pm (ET/PT), the entertainment news website Just Jared Jr. has unveiled a exclusive first-look sneak-peek at Nick's all-new Holiday movie, which you can watch in the online streaming video clip here on JustJaredJr.com! In the clip, during a sleepover, Alex (Benjamin “Lil P-Nut” Flores Jr.), his younger sister Elizabeth (Laya DeLeon Hayes) and cousins Zoey (Breanna Yde) and Richard (Mace Coronel) introduce their arsenal of stealthy Santa hunting equipment, including body cameras, glow in the dark paintballs, and a tiara cam!



Pictured: (l-r) Richard (Mace Coronel), Alex (Benjamin "Lil P Nut" Flores, Jr.), Grandpa (Alvin Sanders), Zoey (Breanna Yde), Elizabeth (Laya Hayes), in SANTA HUNTERS on Nickelodeon. Photo: Dean Buscher/Nickelodeon. ©2014 Viacom International, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Santa's making his list, checking it twice... and undergoing a secret investigation in Nickelodeon's brand-new original TV movie "Santa Hunters"! The film, which stars Benjamin "Lil P-Nut" Flores Jr. ("The Haunted Hathaways"), Breanna Yde ("The Haunted Hathaways") and Mace Coronel ("Nicky Ricky Dicky & Dawn"), follows nine-year-old Alex (Flores) as he sets out to prove to the world that Santa is real. However, unexpected consequences from Alex's meddling may cause Santa to lose his Christmas powers forever.

In "Santa Hunters", Alex and his cousins Zoey (Yde) and Richard (Coronel) create an elaborate setup of traps to catch Santa on tape, but their plan backfires when they realize that seeing Santa will cause him to lose his Christmas magic. The kids have to protect the tape to save Christmas, learning that believing is more important than seeing.

Fans can visit http://www.nick.com/santahunters/ to access an exclusive sneak peek of the movie, flip through photo galleries, take fun holiday polls and watch behind-the-scenes videos of the cast!

"Santa Hunters" is executive produced by Scott McAboy (Swindle, Big Time Movie, Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh), Robin Cowie (Exists, The Blair Witch Project), Christopher C. Dotson, III and Reed Frerichs (Exists). The film is produced by Amy Sydorick (Big Time Movie, Swindle, Jinxed, A Fairly Odd Summer), directed by Savage Steve Holland (Big Time Rush, Fairly Odd Summer, Fairly Odd Christmas) and written by Jamie Nash (Cordially Invited, Lovely Molly).
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Nickelodeon Names Sujata Luther Senior Vice President, Consumer Insights

Original Nickelodeon USA Press Release via Nickelodeon's Kids and Family Press Site, NickPress.com:

NICKELODEON NAMES SUJATA LUTHER SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, CONSUMER INSIGHTS


NEW YORK – Nov. 17, 2014 – Nickelodeon has named Sujata Luther Senior Vice President, Consumer Insights, Nickelodeon Group. The announcement was made today by Ron Geraci, Executive Vice President of Research and Planning, to whom she will report.

In this role, Luther, a 20-year consumer insights and strategy maven, will be responsible for coordinating research projects conducted in support of Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., TeenNick, Nick at Nite, and Nickelodeon's digital brands. She will also design and conduct strategic consumer research on behalf of Nickelodeon's production, consumer products, recreation, public affairs teams and other lines of business.

"Sujata joins our team with over two decades of experience, leading and developing global consumer insights and planning strategies in the kids space," said Geraci. "Her knowledge, passion and expertise in understanding consumer behavior will help drive the network's business strategies and content as we continue to focus on this new generation of post-millennial kids."

Luther previously served as Chief Operating Officer at MGA Entertainment where she oversaw the marketing, branding, public relations, licensing and entertainment, customer relationships, finance and operations departments. She grew licensing and entertainment revenue; enhanced the consumer insights function to include a proprietary evaluation process for all products, brands, entertainment and advertising; established the development and coordination of worldwide marketing strategies; negotiated and executed a co-production broadcast agreement of the Lalaloopsy series with Nickelodeon; and developed and executed multi-layered demand-driven marketing strategies for key brands.

Prior to that, Luther was the Managing Partner and Executive Vice President of Consumer and Business Strategy, Marketing and Product Development for Enesco, LLC where she was responsible for the overall strategic direction, brand profitability and portfolio management of the company. Luther also served as Senior Vice President of Global Consumer Insights and Business Strategy for Mattel, Inc., providing strategic global marketing and insights for Mattel brands.

Luther holds a degree in Psychology from Delhi University in India and a Masters degree in Marketing from Santa Clara University.

Nickelodeon, now in its 35th 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 more than 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 19 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B).

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Nickelodeon USA Serves Up Fall Feast Of Preschool Premieres Beginning Monday 24th November 2014

Original Nickelodeon USA Press Release via The Futon Critic:

NICKELODEON SERVES UP FALL FEAST OF PRESCHOOL PREMIERES WITH BRAND-NEW "DORA AND FRIENDS: INTO THE CITY!" AND "BUBBLE GUPPIES" BEGINNING MONDAY, NOV. 24

Nickelodeon stuffs Thanksgiving week with brand-new episodes of preschool favorites Dora and Friends: Into the City! and Bubble Guppies. The week kicks off with the Dora and Friends special, "Mystery of the Magic Horses," on Monday, Nov. 24, at 10 a.m. (ET/PT), followed by Bubble Guppies "Gobble Gobble Guppies" on Wednesday, Nov. 26, at 9 a.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon.



Pictured: Naiya, Pablo and Dora in Dora and Friends “Mystery of the Magic Horses” in DORA AND FRIENDS, INTO THE CITY on NICKELODEON. Photo: Nickelodeon. ©2014 Viacom, International, Inc. All Rights Reserved

In "Mystery of the Magic Horses," Dora and her friends set off on a magical journey to a mysterious island to save a herd of lost horses. Along the way, they must outwit bandits so they can safely return the horses to the city farm. In "Gobble Gobble Guppies," Molly and Gil discover all of the pumpkins are missing when they go to the pumpkin patch. Their turkey friend Giblet leads them on a harvest hunt to find the culprits--the pumpkin patch pirates!



"Gobble Gobble Turkey"--Pictured: Deema (Yellow hair} and Turkey in BUBBLE GUPPIES on Nickelodeon. Photo: Nickelodeon. ©2014 Viacom, International, Inc. All Rights Reserved

On Nov. 14, Nickelodeon's award-winning website, www.nickjr.com, will launch a Dora and Friends "Legend of the Lost Horses" game and printable activity packs. Beginning Nov. 19, the Bubble Guppies page will feature an exclusive first look of "Gobble Gobble Guppies," Thanksgiving-themed episodes and fun activity packs.

Dora and Friends: Into the City! is a brand-new animated preschool series airing weekdays at 10 a.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon. The series features the iconic character Dora living in a city, attending school and at the center of a peer group that works together to give back to the community--having both real-life and magical adventures along the way. Dora and Friends, created by Chris Gifford and Valerie Walsh Valdes, is set to a soundtrack of Latin-influenced pop music and features an interactive curriculum focusing on community service, problem solving, emotional skills, Spanish language and Latino culture.

Bubble Guppies is a CG-animated series featuring a group of diverse preschoolers with colorful fish tails who go on adventures discovering their world. The Emmy Award-winning series, created by Robert Scull and Jonny Belt, is set to a soundtrack of catchy, educational pop songs and features a curriculum that infuses the core elements of kindergarten readiness including: math, literacy, the arts, science and socio-emotional development.

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"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Laser Maze is Newest Addition to Entertainment Line up at Nickelodeon Suites Resort

Nickelodeon Suites Resort has announced the Booyakasha TMNT news in the following press release, from Business Wire, that Nickelodeon Suites Resort (also known as the Nick Hotel / Nickelodeon Hotel) is set to debut an all-new laser maze experience called the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Laser Lockdown"! The first-of-its-kind experience for the iconic "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" brand was created exclusively with attraction powerhouse SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment and Nickelodeon. This new offering expands on the typical laser maze model by combining state-of-the-art technology with the highly recognizable Heroes in a Half Shell.

Original Nickelodeon Suites Resort Press Release:

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Laser Maze is Newest Addition to Entertainment Line up at Nickelodeon Suites Resort

November 20, 2014 11:45 AM Eastern Standard Time

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nickelodeon Suites Resort is set to debut an all-new laser maze experience, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Laser Lockdown. The first-of-its-kind experience for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle brand was created exclusively with attraction powerhouse SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment and Nickelodeon. This new offering expands on the typical laser maze model by combining state-of-the-art technology with the highly recognizable Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.



Official Ribbon Cutting to open Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Laser Lockdown at the Nickelodeon Suites Resort in Orlando. Louis Robbins from Nickelodeon Suites Resort and Kate Magnusson from SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment. (Photo: Business Wire)

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Laser Lockdown delivers an action-packed adventure, featuring high-visibility lasers and UV lighting, as well as key graphic components, character dialogue and themed music to fully immerse guests into the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle universe. The attraction also incorporates a few surprise special effects that further enhances the storyline and overall experience for guests.

"The Nickelodeon Suites Resort is excited to be the first to showcase the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Laser Lockdown laser maze, which will be a tremendous draw for our hotel," said Louis Robbins, Managing Director, Nickelodeon Suites Resort. "We can't wait for our guests to experience this new attraction and enter their "mission score" on the leaderboard to see where they rank against their friends and family."



Guests use their ninja stealth skills to navigate a web of high-tech lasers during the interactive experience. (Photo: Business Wire)

"We are proud to continue our partnership with Nickelodeon by utilizing such a well-regarded brand to deliver a one-of-a-kind experience that enhances the overall stay for hotel guests," says Mark Cornell, Senior Vice President, Attractions Development, SimEx-Iwerks.

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Laser Lockdown is now open at the Nickelodeon Suites Resort, recruiting guests for an epic mission to thwart the Kraang's diabolical plan for world domination. With Mikey trapped in a super-secret Kraang Laboratory, it is up to maze participants to disable the security system, all while using their ninja stealth skills to navigate a web of high-tech lasers. The attraction is configured to entertain one or two participants at a time, providing a slightly different experience for guests each time they take on the challenge.

This new attraction marks the second collaboration between SimEx-Iwerks and Nickelodeon Suites Resort. The hotel is also home to a SimEx-Iwerks 4-D Theater that currently features several 4-D Experiences® including SpongeBob SquarePants 4-D: The Great Jelly Rescue and Dora & Diego's 4-D Adventure.

About Nickelodeon Suites Resort

Located in the heart of Orlando's tourism district, Nickelodeon Suites Resort, otherwise known as Nick Hotel, is much more than a place for guests to lay their heads at night. From two over-the-top pool complexes with slides and flumes, to live entertainment and character breakfasts featuring Nickelodeon's beloved characters, to a multimillion dollar 4-D Experience Theater, to the colorfully themed kid suites and gallons upon gallons of slime, Nick Hotel offers non-stop activity from dawn to dusk for the entire family any time of the year. For more information about the Nick Hotel, visit www.nickhotel.com or call (877) NICK-KID.

About Nickelodeon

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 http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B).

About SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment

SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment specializes in designing, building and operating special F/X driven cinematic attractions that feature blockbuster content from the world's major film studios. We build successful partnerships that provide 4-D Experience films and services to over 150 attractions in more than 30 countries. Our attractions generate revenue, drive attendance and provide family-friendly and memorable experiences to over 50 million guests each year. SimEx-Iwerks collaborates with Funovation, preferred provider of laser maze attractions.

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Nickelodeon Suites Resort to Offer Super Cyber Discount During Biggest Shopping Weekend of the Year

Original Nickelodeon Suites Resort Press Release via PRWeb:

Nickelodeon Suites Resort to Offer Super Cyber Discount During Biggest Shopping Weekend of the Year

Nickelodeon Suites Resort announces a limited time offer to save up to 40% on travel now through June 11, 2015. Simply reserve a stay any time Black Friday through Cyber Monday to enjoy extra savings.



Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at Nickelodeon Suites Resort

Orlando, FL (PRWEB) November 19, 2014

For a limited time, Nickelodeon Suites Resort (Nick Hotel) is offering guests an extraordinary savings on a stay at the resort for travel through June 11, 2015. For just four days, beginning on Friday, Nov. 28 and ending on Monday, Dec. 1, guests can reserve suite accommodations at Nick Hotel for up to 40% off the best available rate.

With incredible family-friendly entertainment that everyone will enjoy, this remarkable deal also provides kids and their families with the chance to meet the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Dora the Explorer and SpongeBob SquarePants costumed characters, while experiencing all the green gooiness of Nickelodeon's world-famous 'slime'.

The Super Cyber sale offer includes:

* Up to 40% off the best available rate
* Kid-friendly accommodations
* Live shows and entertainment
* Use of water parks
* Parking for one standard vehicle
* Shuttle service to area theme parks
* Complimentary Wi-Fi

"Kids of all ages enjoy staying at the Nick Hotel and our Super Cyber Sale is the perfect opportunity to give the gift of entertainment this holiday season," said Tony Aslanian, Director of Sales and Marketing for Nickelodeon Suites Resort.

About Nickelodeon Suites Resort

Located in the heart of Orlando's tourism district, Nickelodeon Suites Resort, otherwise known as Nick Hotel, is much more than a place for guests to lay their heads at night. From two over-the-top pool complexes with slides and flumes to live entertainment and character breakfasts featuring Nickelodeon's beloved characters, to a multimillion dollar 4-D Theater, to the colorfully themed kid suites and gallons upon gallons of slime, Nick Hotel offers non-stop activity from dawn to dusk for the entire family any time of the year. For more information about the Nick Hotel, visit http://www.nickhotel.com or call (877) NICK-KID.

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Nickelodeon Suites Resort in Orlando Offers Deep Discounts During the Biggest Shopping Weekend of the Year with Super Cyber Sale

Nickelodeon Suites Resort has announced the exciting news in the following press release, from Business Wire, that Nickelodeon Suites Resort (also known as the Nick Hotel / Nickelodeon Hotel), the only Nickelodeon-themed resort of its kind, will offer special discounts on Orlando travel as part of the hotel's Super Cyber Sale! For a limited time, guests can take advantage of savings up to 40% off on their stay for travel through Thursday 11th June 2015!


Original Nickelodeon Suites Resort Press Release:

Nickelodeon Suites Resort in Orlando Offers Deep Discounts During the Biggest Shopping Weekend of the Year with Super Cyber Sale

November 19, 2014 12:37 PM Eastern Standard Time

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nickelodeon Suites Resort is excited to offer special discounts on Orlando travel as part of the hotel’s Super Cyber Sale. For a limited time, guests can take advantage of savings up to 40% off on their stay for travel through June 11, 2015.

Nickelodeon Suites Resort offers incredible family-friendly entertainment that everyone will love. For just four days beginning Black Friday through Cyber Monday, December 1, guests can reserve a suite at the home of some of their favorite Nickelodeon characters for up to 40% off the best available rate. Visit the Super Cyber Sale page today to sign up for a reminder to save big on a family vacation.

This is the perfect opportunity to meet the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Dora the Explorer, SpongeBob SquarePants and experience SLIME. Simply select travel dates anytime now through June 11, 2015 to take advantage of incredible savings.

This Super Cyber Sale Offer Includes:

* Up to 40% off the best available rate
* Kid-friendly accommodations
* Live shows and entertainment
* Use of water parks
* Parking for one standard vehicle
* Scheduled shuttle service to area theme parks
* Complimentary Wi-Fi

"Kids of all ages enjoy staying at the Nick Hotel and this is a perfect opportunity to give the gift of entertainment this holiday season by taking advantage of our Super Cyber Sale," said Tony Aslanian, Director of Sales and Marketing for Nickelodeon Suites Resort. "It's been a very big year here with the excitement of the Total Turtle Takeover, but we aren't done celebrating yet. 2015 will be our 10th Birthday bringing Nickelodeon to life."

Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to save big at Nickelodeon Suites Resort. The sale begins Black Friday, November 28 and runs through Cyber Monday, December 1.

*Visit our events page for a full calendar of exciting happenings and incredible entertainment in 2015.

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About Nickelodeon Suites Resort

Located in the heart of Orlando's tourism district, Nickelodeon Suites Resort, otherwise known as Nick Hotel, is much more than a place for guests to lay their heads at night. From two over-the-top pool complexes with slides and flumes, to live entertainment and character breakfasts featuring Nickelodeon's beloved characters, to a multimillion dollar 4-D Theater, to the colorfully themed kid suites and gallons upon gallons of slime, Nick Hotel offers non-stop activity from dawn to dusk for the entire family any time of the year. For more information about the Nick Hotel, visit www.nickhotel.com or call (877) NICK-KID.

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Sunday, November 23, 2014

NickToons UK Wishes Viewers A Prize-Tastic Christmas With "SpongeBob's Advent Calender"

'Tis the season for Mistletoe and presents!


Nickelodeon UK, the number one commercial kids TV network in the UK, has announced in their brand new trailer the very exciting Nick UK News that, to celebrate the Christmas season, Nick UK's animation and action channel, Nicktoons UK and Ireland, will be hosting a brand new and exclusive "SpongeBob SquarePants"-themed 'Watch and Win' competition called "SpongeBob's Advent Calender", where NickToons will be giving NickHeads in the UK and Ireland the chance to win amazing prizes, including a iPad, a Playstation 4, passes for Nickelodeon Land at Blackpool Pleasure Beach and a TV, everyday throughout December 2014!


To be in with the chance to win fantastic prizes, simply 'toon in and watch NickToons every morning from 7:00am between Monday 1st and Wednesday 24th December 2014 and keep your eyes peeled to spot that days SpongeBob's Advent Calender symbol. Once you've spotted that days festive symbol, simply head to the contests official website, nicktoons.co.uk/christmas (coming soon!), and match the symbol to enter the competition!

Watch and Win this Christmas with SpongeBob's Advent Calender, this December, only on NickToons! Plus, don't forget to tune into "Jordan & Perri's Xmas Slime" every weekday between 4:00pm and 6:00pm on Nickelodeon UK from Monday 1st December 2014 for tons more festive fun, prizes, special guests, pranks and, of course, slime, with Nick's dynamic duo, Jordan Banjo and Perri Kiely!
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Nickelodeon USA Unveils First "Power Rangers Dino Charge" Trailer

Following Nickelodeon USA premiering the epic "Power Rangers Super Megaforce" season finale, "Legendary Battle", on Saturday 22nd November 2014, Nick USA has unveiled the networks first teaser trailer for "Power Rangers Dino Charge", the upcoming 22nd season of Saban's popular "Power Rangers" franchise, to celebrate Nickelodeon USA starting to premiere and show "Power Rangers Dino Charge" from early 2015! "Power Rangers" fans watch Nick's first "Power Rangers Dino Charge" promo, which gives a first-look at the all-new "Power Rangers" series, here on nick.com!


Missed the thrilling conclusion of PRSMF, or just want to watch the exciting action again? NickHeads can watch the last episode of "Power Rangers Super Megaforce" now on nick.com! Additionally, NickToons USA will be airing a very special 75-minute extended version of the "Power Rangers Super Megaforce" finale on Monday 24th November 2014 from 11pm to 12:15am! Following the Monday airing, the extended finale will also be available on nick.com and Nickelodeon's Emmy Award-winning Nick App from Tuesday 25th November 2014!


On pre-historic planet Earth, an alien secretly entrusted the powerful Paragon Prisms to 12 majestic dinosaurs for protection, but when asteroids hit and the dinosaurs went extinct, the prisms were lost. In "Power Rangers Dino Charge", set in present day, an intergalactic bounty hunter has arrived, determined to locate the prisms, harness their power, and destroy Earth. To face this threat, a new team of heroic Power Rangers must join together, find all of the lost prisms, and use their prehistoric energy to charge up an arsenal of dino-fueled swords, blasters, zords and Megazords in order to save the world!
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Saturday, November 22, 2014

SpongeBob SquarePants To Guest Star In Macy's Black Friday 2014 TV Advert

Macy's and Nickelodeon have announced in the following press release, from Business Wire, that Nickelodeon megastar SpongeBob SquarePants, Macy's 2014 Holiday Ambassador, will guest star in Macy's brand-new Black Friday 2014 television advertisement, scheduled to premiere on US TV on Sunday 23rd November 2014! In Macy's all-new Black Friday TV ad, the world's most loveable undersea character, SpongeBob SquarePants, will share his special enthusiasm to help build excitement for Macy's Black Friday giveaway.


This year's Black Friday television spot centers around several customers' enthusiastic reaction to first hearing about Macy's "Black Friday Give-Away with a Million Dollars in Prizes". When one family, along with SpongeBob SquarePants and his BFF Patrick Star, receive word about the giveaway via breaking news, they take excitement to a new level, sharing an equally exuberant response.

Fans of all ages can bring home the fun with an exclusive "SpongeBob SquarePants" holiday plush, complete with Patrick and Plankton finger puppets, available in-store and online at macys.com/squarepants. Available only at Macy's, this giftable item also features a special code on the hangtag that can be used to unlock exclusive content.

Adding to the holiday cheer, the first-ever 'square' balloon will make its 11th triumphant return to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday 27th November 2014. Nickelodeon's "SpongeBob SquarePants" balloon will be joined in the 88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade by Nickelodeon's first-ever "Dora and Friends" float called "Aventuras Fantasticas", featuring the newly imagined Latina heroine and some of her new friends, Kate and Pablo, who win be singing and dancing along the parade route!


Original Macy's Press Release:

Macy's Reveals a Black Friday Giveaway with a Million Dollars in Prizes

Along with unbeatable doorbusters on the season's hottest items, Macy's will give away a total of $1 million in prize gift codes to shoppers nationwide through an interactive experience in-store

SpongeBob SquarePants™ brings his signature charm to Macy's Black Friday commercial

All Macy's Black Friday specials revealed today on macys.com

November 20, 2014 11:05 AM Eastern Standard Time

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Shoppers will have even more reasons to be excited during Macy's Black Friday Giveaway with a Million Dollars in Prizes in stores nationwide during doorbuster hours. Beginning at 6 p.m. local time on Thanksgiving Day, customers can shop the greatest deals of the weekend (all Black Friday specials were revealed today on macys.com/blackfriday), plus have a chance to win big, scoring digital gift codes that can be used instantly for Black Friday purchases. A new television spot scheduled to break on Nov. 23 features the world's most loveable undersea character, SpongeBob SquarePants, offering his special enthusiasm to help build excitement for Macy's Black Friday giveaway.

"This year, we're adding another level of entertainment to our highly-anticipated Black Friday doorbusters and specials," said Martine Reardon, chief marketing officer at Macy's. "As customers navigate their shopping route throughout the store, they will be able to score digital gift codes offering instant wins via Macy's mobile app. This element of surprise along with a playful new commercial featuring our official holiday ambassador, SpongeBob SquarePants, is certain to add a new element of fun to our customers' shopping experience on Black Friday this year."

"SpongeBob's special brand of optimism and cheer is the perfect complement to Macy's phenomenal Black Friday promotion that gives back to consumers in a big way," said Pam Kaufman, chief marketing officer and president Consumer Products, Nickelodeon Group. "I'm personally excited to see Black Friday turn SpongeBob yellow."

Using Macy's mobile app, customers can scan QR codes in-store to enter the instant win experience during doorbuster hours, beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 27 through 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28, and Saturday, Nov. 29 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Upon scanning, customers will see if they have won a digital gift code worth $10, $25, $50 or $250. At the end of each hour, a new pool of prizes becomes available and customers can play again. See rules and regulations for full details, including alternate method of entry at macys.com/million. One million dollars in digital gift codes will be given away. No purchase is necessary. Text "APP" to 62297 to download Macy's mobile app. Customers are encouraged to download in advance. Message and data rates may apply.



With the help of SpongeBob SquarePants™, Macy's will host its Black Friday Give-Away with a Million Dollars in Prizes in stores nationwide during doorbuster hours. (Graphic: Business Wire)

This year's Black Friday television spot centers around several customers' enthusiastic reaction to first hearing about Macy's "Black Friday Give-Away with a Million Dollars in Prizes." When one family, along with SpongeBob SquarePants and his starfish sidekick Patrick, receive word about the giveaway via breaking news, they take excitement to a new level, sharing an equally exuberant response.

Fans of all ages can bring home the fun with an exclusive SpongeBob SquarePants holiday plush, complete with Patrick and Plankton finger puppets, available in-store and online at macys.com/squarepants. Only at Macy's, this giftable item also features a special code on the hangtag that can be used to unlock exclusive content.

Starting today, customers can preview Black Friday specials online at macys.com/blackfriday and add favorites to their shopping list which is available via desktop, mobile device and tablet. They can also create custom tags to organize recipients and shop straight from their list all Thanksgiving Day on macys.com.

For more information on Macy's Black Friday, including merchandise images, please visit http://pimsmultimedia.com/macys-holiday-2014/black-friday.php. Additionally, Black Friday video from our 2013 opening can be downloaded here for media use: https://www.hightail.com/download/UlRRblRxeFhUME5MWE1UQw.

About Macy's

Macy's, the largest retail brand of Macy's, Inc. (NYSE:M), delivers fashion and affordable luxury to customers at approximately 800 locations in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam, as well as to customers in the U.S. and more than 100 international destinations through its leading online store at macys.com. Via its stores, e-commerce site, mobile and social platforms, Macy's offers distinctive assortments including the most desired family of exclusive and fashion brands for him, her and home. Macy's is known for such epic events as Macy's 4th of July Fireworks® and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade®, as well as spectacular fashion shows, culinary events, flower shows and celebrity appearances. Macy's flagship stores -- including Herald Square in New York City, Union Square in San Francisco, State Street in Chicago, Dadeland in Miami and South Coast Plaza in southern California -- are known internationally and leading destinations for visitors. Building on a more than 150-year tradition, and with the collective support of customers and employees, Macy's helps strengthen communities by supporting local and national charities giving more than $70 million each year to help make a difference in the lives of our customers.

For Macy’s media materials, including images and contacts, please visit our online pressroom at macys.com/pressroom.

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Nickelodeon UK To Premiere Brand-New "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" And "See Dad Run" Christmas Specials On Friday 5th December 2014

Get ready for Christmas, Nickelodeon style!

Nickelodeon UK, the number one commercial kids TV network in the UK, has announced the exciting Nick UK news in their latest "All New All Nick" trailer/promo that Nickelodeon UK and Ireland and Nickelodeon HD UK will be premiering and showing the brand-new Christmas special of Nick's all-new hit original comedy series "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn", titled "Santa's Little Harpers", and the all-new Christmas special of Nick's popular family comedy series "See Dad Run", called "See Dad Run Christmas Into the Ground", back-to-back on Friday 5th December 2014, as part of "Jordan and Perri's Xmas Slime"!


In the brand-new "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" Christmas special "Santa's Little Harpers", premiering at 5:00pm on Friday 5th December 2014 (repeated at 6pm on Nickelodeon+1), less than a week after the episodes world debut on Nick USA, the Harper quads want the newest video game console for Christmas, so Tom and Anne make them work at their sports shop, Get Sporty, as Christmas elves to earn the money to buy it. However, it becomes every quad for themselves as they compete over the tip money!



Pictured: David Hobbs (Scott Baio), Amy Hobbs (Alanna Ubach), Emily Hobbs (Ryan Newman), Joe Hobbs (Jackson Brundage), and Janie Hobbs (Bailey Michelle Brown) in See Dad Run on Nickelodeon. Photo: Bonnie Osborne/ Nickelodeon. ©2012 Viacom, International, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Then, in the all-new "See Dad Run" Christmas special "See Dad Run Christmas Into the Ground", premiering at 5:00pm on Friday 5th December 2014 (repeated at 6:30pm on Nick+1), David (Scott Baio), Marcus (Mark Curry) and the Hobbs family spend all day in a Cost Club warehouse store to get a special dish for Christmas dinner. David has confidence that his trip to Cost Club will be a short one, however, pot stickers might be his undoing. Meanwhile, Amy (Alanna Ubach) must work on Christmas Eve dealing an unruly TV director, and Kevin Kostner (Ramy Youssef) decorates the Hobbs' living room with Christmas decorations while they are away.

(Additional source: Digiguide)
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Friday, November 21, 2014

Get Set For A "Legendary Battle" In The Epic Finale Of "Power Rangers Super Megaforce", Premiering 11/22 On Nickelodeon USA

The entertainment news website IGN UK is reporting the bittersweet "Power Rangers" news in the following article that Nickelodeon USA will premiere and show the season finale episode of Saban's "Power Rangers Super Megaforce", the 21st and latest season in the long-running "Power Rangers" franchise, on Saturday 22nd November 2014 at 12:00pm ET/PT!

In the epic season finale of "Power Rangers Super Megaforce", titled "Legendary Battle", when The Emperor nearly defeats the Rangers after a massive attack, but the Rangers get help for a super group of familiar faces!


The massive season finale of "Power Rangers Super Megaforce" will feature a host of legendary Power Rangers fans will recognize from shows 20 year history, including Tommy Oliver (Jason David Frank), T.J. Johnson (Selwyn Ward), Cassie Chan (Patricia Ja Lee), Leo Corbett (Danny Slavin), Damon Henderson (Reggie Rolle), Karone (Melody Perkins), Carter Grayson (Sean Cw Johnson), Dana Mitchell (Alison MacInnis), Wesley Collins (Jason Faunt), Mike (Hector David, Jr.), and Emily (Brittany Pirtle).

The episode was filmed as part of the 20th Anniversary of the iconic "Power Rangers" franchise.

To celebrate Nick USA premiering the closing episode of "Power Rangers Super Megaforce" on 11/22, IGN has unveiled a exclusive sneak peek from the brand-new episode, which you can watch in the online streaming video clip below! In the video, the current "Power Rangers" meet Tommy, back in his original Green Ranger uniform, and other Power Rangers from the past:



Nickelodeon USA will start to premiere and show "Power Rangers Dino Charge", the upcoming 22nd season of Saban's popular "Power Rangers" franchise, from early 2015:
POWER RANGERS SUPER MEGAFORCE EXCLUSIVE CLIP: JASON DAVID FRANK RETURNS AS TOMMY

The Green Ranger is back!

Who's the most popular Power Ranger ever? Despite there being many, many candidates -- thanks to the show's 21 year history -- it's almost certain that Tommy Oliver (played by Jason David Frank) would win any poll on the subject.

The Power Rangers veteran, who starred in four different incarnations of the series (the original Mighty Mophin Power Rangers, Power Rangers: Zeo, Power Rangers: Turbo and Power Rangers: Dino Thunder) and also guest starred in Power Rangers: Wild Force, is returning for the first time in years for the Power Rangers: Super Megaforce finale this coming Saturday... and he's not alone.

Frank is one of many veterans of the series who is guest starring in "Legendary Battle", which was filmed as part of the show's 20th anniversary celebration this past year.

IGN has an exclusive clip for you from the episode, as the current Power Rangers meet Tommy -- back in his original Green Ranger costume -- and others from the past.

Besides Jason David Frank as Tommy, the other returning veterans include Selwyn Ward (as Power Rangers: Turbo and Power Rangers in Space's T.J. Johnson), Patricia Ja Lee (as Power Rangers: Turbo and Power Rangers in Space' Cassie Chan), Danny Slavin (as Power Rangers: Lost Galaxy's Leo Corbett), Reggie Rolle (as Power Rangers: Lost Galaxy's Damon Henderson), Melody Perkins (as Power Rangers: Lost Galaxy's Karone), Sean Cw Johnson (as Power Rangers: Lightspeed Rescue's Carter Grayson), Alison MacInnis (as Power Rangers: Lightspeed Rescue's Dana Mitchell), Jason Faunt (as Power Rangers: Time Force's Wesley Collins), Hector David, Jr. (as Power Rangers: Samurai's Mike) and Brittany Pirtle (as Power Rangers: Samurai's Emily).

Jason David Frank on his Return to Power Rangers:



Power Rangers: Super Megaforce - “Legendary Battle” premieres on Saturday, Nov. 22 at 12pm ET/PT on Nickelodeon.

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Sneak Peeks Of Brand-New "Henry Danger" Episode "Henry the Man-Beast" And All-New "The Haunted Hathaways" Episode "Haunted Charm School", Premiering 11/21 On Nickelodeon USA

To celebrate Nickelodeon USA premiering and showing brand-new episodes of the networks hit original comedy series "The Haunted Hathaways" and brand-new original sitcom "Henry Danger" on Saturday 22nd November 2014 as part of Nick USA's all-new 'New Saturday Night' programming block, Nick USA has unveiled super sneak peek previews of both all-new episodes!

In the following first-look of the all-new episode of "Haunted Hathaways" titled "Haunted Charm School", After Frankie is mistakenly blamed for making a mess that Louie made, Michelle's sends her to charm school. But will that really make Frankie any less of a trickster? Find out during a brand-new episode of "The Haunted Hathaways" this Saturday at 9:30pm/8:30c!:



Then, in the brand-new episode of "Henry Danger" called "Henry the Man-Beast", Henry's got a big date, but things don't go quite as planned after he's accidentally exposed to a strange device in the Man Cave which causes him to go through, well, a lot of changes. Find out exactly what's behind these drastic (and hairy) changes during a brand new "Henry Danger", this Saturday at 8pm ET/PT on Nickelodeon! You can watch a super sneak peek of "Henry the Man-Beast" here on BOP and Tiger Beat Online!


Also, in the brand-new "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" episode titled "The Sad Tail of Gary-Chip-Tiny Elvis-Squishy Paws", GaryChipTinyElvisSquishyPaws heroically stops a theft at the Harpers' sports shop, Get Sporty, but the Quads argue over his name. Ms. Dumont (Sheryl Lee Ralph, "Instant Mom", "Moesha", "Dreamgirls"), a wealthy woman in town, sees the quadruplets' dog on the news and recognizes him as her own missing pet, Lord Timothy. While she reclaims the dog and takes him home, the kids vow to get him back and give GCTESP a real name! As part of the episode, Nickelodeon USA is giving viewers the chance to choose the new name for GaryChipTinyElvisSquishyPaws! NickHeads can head to nick.com/nrdd and vote for GaryChipTinyElvisSquishyPaws's new name in the special poll. Fans can choose from Gary, Chip, Tiny Elvis, Squishy Paws and Lord Timothy. The results will be revealed during the all-new episode of NRDD, "The Sad Tail of Gary-Chip-Tiny Elvis-Squishy Paws", premiering Saturday 22nd November at at 8:30pm (ET/PT)! Check out the photos from the brand-new episode below!

Plus, catch the brand-new episode of "The Thundermans", titled "Change of Art", in which Billy takes an art piece from a museum to help Phoebe with her art project, at 9pm/8c, this Saturday, only on Nick USA!
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Thursday, November 20, 2014

Nickelodeon UK To Premiere "Sam & Cat" Series Finale, "Gettin' Wiggy", On Friday 28th November 2014

All great things must come to a end, and sadly, Nickelodeon's hit original comedy series "Sam & Cat" is no exception.


Nickelodeon UK, the number one commercial kids TV network in the UK, will be premiere and show the series finale episode of "Sam & Cat", called "Gettin' Wiggy", at 5:00pm on Friday 28th November 2014 (repeated at 6pm on Nickelodeon+1), as part of Nickelodeon UK's "All New All Nick" programming line-up!

Following the debut of the brand-new "Sam & Cat" episode "Gettin Wiggy", Nick UK & Eire/HD will encore the all-new episode the following Monday at 5pm (repeated at 5pm on Nick +1).



Pictured: (L-R )Nona (Maree Cheatham), Dice (Cameron Ocasio), Cat Valentine (Ariana Grande), and Sam Puckett, (Jennette McCurdy) in "SAM AND CAT" on Nickelodeon. Photo: Terry Doyle/ Nickelodeon. ©2013 Viacom International, Inc. All rights reserved.

In the final ever "Sam & Cat", Cat (Ariana Grande) accompanies Dice (Cameron Ocasio) to Phoenix, Arizona so he can do a job modeling hair in a photo shoot for a magazine cover when Dice's Mom and Aunt Fergene get coyote fever. Sam (Jennette McCurdy) asks Nona (Maree Cheatham) to stay at her and Cat's apartment while Cat is away and Nona proves to be a dream roommate, by making lavish dinners, doing Sam's laundry, etc. Meanwhile, at the magazine shoot, when another boy named Jet Xander is poised to win the coveted cover photo, Cat becomes convinced that Jet is wearing a wig and tries to blow it off his head with a large fan. What could possibly go wrong? Find out in the brand-new "Sam & Cat" episode "#GettinWiggy"! Look out for Cat's "States Sam isn't allowed in" song and mac and cheese and cheese and cheese and cheese!
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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Nickelodeon South East Asia To Premiere New Show "Max & Shred" On Monday 1st December 2014

Nickelodeon South East Asia has announced the exciting Nickelodeon International News in a post on the channels official Facebook profile page, Facebook.com/nickasia, that Nick SEA will start to premiere and show Nickelodeon and Breakthrough Entertainment's brand-new live-action buddy-comedy series "Max & Shred" from Monday 1st December 2014!:
.#WHATWednesday: Based on the photo, can you tell WHAT brand new show is coming to Nickelodeon on Dec 1?!

"Max & Shred" is a brand-new buddy comedy series about a Jr. World Championship snowboarder named Max Asher (Jonny Gray) who moves to Colorado to train for the Winter Cup. He is set to stay with a host family and forms an unlikely friendship with his new uptight science prodigy of a roommate Alvin "Shred" Ackerman (Jake Goodman, "Life with Boys"). The show centers on the boys' odd couple relationship as they help and hinder each other through the trials of teenage life. Howie, an adorable, super smart eight-year-old girl protégé of Alvin's, aids the boys in their adventures. Each half hour multi-cam episode will comically highlight the challenges of the young science whiz living with a celebrity athlete and will follow these two boys as they navigate through teenage life with completely opposite point of views. It's gonna be siiiiick!


"Max & Shred" is created by writing partners Ben MacMillan and Josh Greenbaum whose credits include CW's "Swordfighting", CBS's "Homeland Insecurity" and the Paramount feature film "The Mascot". The series is executive produced by George Doty IV who is no stranger to the Nickelodeon family having written and co-executive produced some of the networks biggest hit shows including "iCarly", "Victorious" and the beloved buddy-comedy series "Drake & Josh".

"Max & Shred" debuted on Nickelodeon USA on Monday 6th October 2014.

Additionally, Nickelodeon South East Asia has launched a brand-new watch and win competition called Nickelaliens! As part of the contest, NickHeads must keep a lookout whilst watching their favourite Nick shows for Nickel Aliens. Once they've spotted that days four Nickel Aliens, viewers can head online to the competitions official website at nick-asia.com/nickelaliens and enter the contest to win out of this world prizes, including exclusive Nickelodeon merchandise and tablets!

Nick Asia also recently premiered the brand-new live-action "The Fairly OddParents" movie "A Fairly Odd Summer", locally titled "A Fairly Odd Paradise"/"Fairly Odd Paradise", on Friday 14th November 2014!
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'Tis The Season For Mistletoe And Slime On Nickelodeon UK With Jordan & Perri

Deck the halls for the arrival of "Jordan & Perri's Xmas Slime", as best friends Jordan and Perri bring Nickelodeon viewers a slime-filled Christmas!


Nickelodeon UK, the number one commercial kids TV network in the UK, has announced and confirmed in the following press release that, to celebrate Christmas, Jordan Banjo and Perri Kiely from the British street dance troupe Diversity will be taking over Nickelodeon UK and Ireland and Nickelodeon HD UK this December to present "Jordan and Perri's Xmas Slime"!


The series sees best friends Jordan and Perri don their very best Christmas jumpers and spend the festive season in a cozy cabin after Perri tricks Jordan into a Christmas break to the North Pole. Expect cracking pranks, sparkly guest stars and a sleigh-full of slime!


Viewers are invited to join the boys every weekday between 4:00pm and 6:00pm on Nickelodeon (repeated from 5pm to 7pm on Nick+1) from Monday 1st December 2014 as they give away a sack-load of prizes, challenge each other to festive dares and introduce everyone's favourite Nickelodeon shows, movies and seasonal specials. Celebrity guests include Union J, The Vamps, Rixton and Olly Murs, with each star sharing survival tips for Christmas with Jordan and Perri as well as revealing their best and worst Christmas gifts.



Jordan and Perri have Christmas all wrapped up!

While the snow falls outside, Jordan and Perri will compete to receive the ultimate Christmas present - an honorable Nickelodeon sliming. Viewers can vote to decide who will get covered in the green stuff online at nick.co.uk, with the winner being revealed on Nickelodeon on Christmas Eve, Wednesday 24th December 2014. Nick fans can also head to nick.co.uk to enter a daily competition to win prizes and fill their stockings just in time for Christmas. Alongside nick.co.uk, Nickelodeon's award-winning Nick App will play host to hilarious bloopers of Jordan and Perri clowning about on set and exclusive behind the scenes clips.

Original Nickelodeon UK Press Release:

‘TIS THE SEASON FOR MISTLETOE AND SLIME ON NICKELODEON WITH JORDAN AND PERRI

Expect cracking pranks, sparkly guest stars and a sleigh-full of slime in new series Jordan & Perri’s Xmas Slime

London, Tuesday 17th November – Deck the halls for the arrival of Jordan & Perri’s Xmas Slime, as best friends Jordan and Perri bring Nickelodeon a slime-filled Christmas. The series sees Jordan and Perri don their best Christmas jumpers and spend the festive season in a cozy cabin after Perri tricks Jordan into a Christmas break to the North Pole. Jordan & Perri's Xmas Slime will air weekdays, 4:00pm – 6:00pm on Nickelodeon from 1st December.


Join the boys as they give away a sack-load of prizes, challenge each other to festive dares and introduce everyone's favourite Nickelodeon shows, movies and seasonal specials. Celebrity guests include Union J, The Vamps, Rixton and Olly Murs, with each star sharing survival tips for Christmas with Jordan and Perri as well as revealing their best and worst Christmas gifts.


While the snow falls outside, Jordan and Perri will compete to receive the ultimate Christmas present - an honorable Nickelodeon sliming. Viewers can vote to decide who will get covered in the green stuff online at nick.co.uk, the result will be revealed on Nickelodeon on Christmas Eve. Nick fans can also head to nick.co.uk to enter a daily competition to win prizes and fill their stockings just in time for Christmas. Alongside nick.co.uk, the Nick App will play host to hilarious bloopers of Jordan and Perri clowning about on set and exclusive behind the scenes clips.

About Nickelodeon

Available in 14 million homes, Nickelodeon is the place where kids rule and features top shows such as Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards, Sam & Cat, Victorious, SpongeBob SquarePants and iCarly. Launched in 1993, Nickelodeon brings hit international and locally-produced entertainment content to audiences in the UK and Ireland. Viewers can also watch Nickelodeon in high definition through Nickelodeon HD and have the opportunity to catch up with the schedule through Nickelodeon +1. Exclusive games, behind the scenes clips, show information and more are available on nick.co.uk and the dedicated Nick app where viewers can find exclusive content updated daily. Nickelodeon is available on Sky, Virgin, TalkTalk, BT Vision, YouView, VUTV on Freeview and on UPC in the Republic of Ireland.

The Nickelodeon Network brings the best in kids' content to the UK and Ireland with Nickelodeon channels available in over 14 million cable and satellite homes. Having launched in 1993 Nickelodeon UK comprises seven dedicated entertainment channels for kids aged 4-15 and their families, and is a joint venture between Viacom International Media Networks and BSkyB.

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