Sunday, December 15, 2019

Nickelodeon UK to Premiere 'The SpongeBob Musical: Live On Stage!' on Monday 16th December 2019 at 5:30pm

NICKELODEON UK TO DEBUT ORIGINAL TELEVISION MUSICAL EVENT
THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL: LIVE ON STAGE!
MONDAY, DEC. 16, AT 5:30 P.M.

SpongeBob SquarePants Voice Actor Tom Kenny Appears in Special as “Patchy the Pirate”

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(l-r) Danny Skinner (Patrick Star), Ethan Slater (SpongeBob SquarePants), Christina Sajous (Sandy Cheeks) in “The SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage!”. Photo credit © Alex Bailey/Nickelodeon

London — Dec. 15, 2019 — Nickelodeon UK & Ireland will The SpongeBob Musical: Live On Stage!, which, following a critically lauded run on Broadway, reunites members of the original award-winning Broadway company, on Monday 16th December 2019 at 5:30pm! Joining the cast is veteran SpongeBob SquarePants voice actor Tom Kenny as “Patchy the Pirate,” performing the original Sara Bareilles song “Poor Pirates.” The SpongeBob Musical: Live On Stage! was filmed for television in front of a live theater audience, capturing all-new depths of theatrical innovation, where the power of optimism really can save the world.

“I’ve had a blast portraying live-action suburban buccaneer and President of the SpongeBob SquarePants Fan Club, ‘Patchy the Pirate,’ since the character’s first appearance in season two of SpongeBob SquarePants way back in 2000,” said Kenny. “I loved The SpongeBob Musical, and I was thrilled to be included in it both in pre-recorded (‘French Narrator’) and songwriter (‘Best Day Ever’) forms! But to now have the opportunity to actually step onstage and perform alongside members of the original Broadway production is truly a unique honor. It’s ‘meta times ten,’ and I think Nickelodeon’s audience will really get a kick out of it!”

Nickelodeon has revealed a first look of the special, where the stakes are higher than ever, as SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the potential of total annihilation of their undersea world. Chaos erupts. Lives hang in the balance. And just when all hope seems lost, a most unexpected hero rises and takes center stage.


The SpongeBob Musical: Live On Stage! cast will include Ethan Slater as SpongeBob SquarePants, Gavin Lee as Squidward Q. Tentacles, Danny Skinner as Patrick Star, Brian Ray Norris as Eugene Krabs, Wesley Taylor as Sheldon Plankton, Christina Sajous as Sandy Cheeks and Tom Kenny as ‘Patchy the Pirate’. The ensemble will include Kyle Hamilton, Katie Lee Hill, Curtis Holbrook, Jesse JP Johnson, L’ogan J’ones, Jai’len Josey, Kelvin Moon Loh, Lauralyn McClelland, Vasthy Mompoint, Bryonha Marie Parham, Oneika Phillips, Jon Rua, JC Schuster, Abby C. Smith, Robert Taylor Jr., and Allan Washington.

Adapted from the beloved Nickelodeon series, the Broadway musical was hailed by The New York Times as “brilliant,” and “effervescent candy-for-the-spirit” by New York Magazine. This new musical earned its place on 2017’s “Best of Broadway” lists, including Broadway.com, BuzzFeed, Chicago Tribune, The Daily Beast, Deadline, ET Online, Forbes, Time Out New York and Variety.

Named Best Musical by the Drama Desk Awards and Outer Critics Circle, and earned 12 Tony Award nominations – the most nominated musical of the 2017-2018 theatre season – winning for Best Scenic Design of a Musical (David Zinn).

Acclaimed Steppenwolf director Tina Landau and the groundbreaking designers behind Fun Home, Hedwig, and Spring Awakening have brilliantly reimagined Bikini Bottom for the Broadway stage, on tour, and now for television, bringing the spirit of SpongeBob to life with humanity, heart, and pure theatricality. With an original score from some of the biggest names in pop and rock, The SpongeBob Musical: Live On Stage! explodes with energy.

The SpongeBob Musical: Live On Stage! is a musical production conceived and directed for the stage by Tina Landau, book by Kyle Jarrow, orchestrations, arrangements & music supervision by Tom Kitt, with choreography by Christopher Gattelli, produced for television by Austin Shaw, and directed by Glenn Weiss. Nickelodeon’s Vice Presidents Paul J Medford and Susan Vargo serve as executive producers, alongside Senior Vice President of Music & Talent Doug Cohn and is executive produced and overseen by Executive Vice President of Unscripted and Live Events Rob Bagshaw.

This one-of-a-kind television musical event features original songs by Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Flaming Lips, Lady Antebellum, Cyndi Lauper, Rob Hyman, John Legend, Panic! At The Disco, Plain White T’s, They Might Be Giants, and T.I. (Clifford Harris, Jr.), Domani Harris, and Darwin Quinn, and additional songs by David Bowie, and by Tom Kenny and Andy Paley. Additional lyrics by Jonathan Coulton. Additional music by Tom Kitt. Along with “The SpongeBob Theme Song” by Derek Drymon, Mark Harrison, Stephen Hillenburg, and Blaise Smith.

The design team includes scenic and costume design by David Zinn, lighting design by Kevin Adams, projection design by Peter Nigrini, sound design by Walter Trarbach, hair and wig design by Charles G. LaPointe and casting by Telsey + Company/Patrick Goodwin, CSA.

The Original Cast Recording is available now from Masterworks Broadway wherever music is sold and streamed.

The SpongeBob Musical: Live On Stage! made its debut on Nickelodeon USA on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, where it was a ratings hit. The SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage! Sing-A-Long premieres Sat., January 4, 2020 at 7 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nick USA.

The SpongeBob Musical is now on tour across North America.


(l-r) Danny Skinner, Gavin Lee, Ethan Slater. Photo credit © Alex Bailey/Nickelodeon


Tom Kenny as “Patchy the Pirate” with cast members of “The SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage!”. Photo credit © Alex Bailey/Nickelodeon


Ethan Slater and the cast of “The SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage!”. Photo credit © Alex Bailey/Nickelodeon


Katie Lee Hill, Ethan Slater, Tom Kenny, Brian Ray Norris. Photo credit © Alex Bailey/Nickelodeon


Ethan Slater and the cast of “The SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage!”. Photo credit © Alex Bailey/Nickelodeon

Since its launch July 17, 1999, SpongeBob SquarePants has reigned as the number-one kids’ animated series on TV for the last 17 years, while generating a universe of beloved characters, pop culture catchphrases and memes, theatrical releases, consumer products, a Tony award-winning Broadway musical and a global fan base. SpongeBob SquarePants is the most widely distributed property in Viacom International Media Networks history, seen in more than 170 countries, translated in 30+ languages, and averaging more than 140 million total viewers every quarter. SpongeBob SquarePants is created by Stephen Hillenburg and produced by Nickelodeon in Burbank, Calif. The character-driven cartoon chronicles the nautical and sometimes nonsensical adventures of SpongeBob, an incurably optimist and earnest sea sponge, and his undersea friends.

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Nickelodeon Premieres Throughout the Decade | 2010-2019 | Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon Premieres Throughout the Decade


How many of these shows do you remember? Featuring: How to Rock, The Loud House, Robot and Monster, The Thundermans, All New All That, The Casagrandes, Middle School Moguls, Talia in the Kitchen, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Double Dare, The Dude Perfect Show, School of Rock, Paradise Run, America's Most Musical Family, Legendary Dudas, T.U.F.F. Puppy, Breadwinners, Planet Sheen, Jagger Eaton's Mega Life, Sam & Cat, Victorious, Harvey Beaks, Bella and the Bulldogs, Bunsen Is a Beast, Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures, All In With Cam Newton, Welcome to the Wayne, Henry Danger, The Substitute, The Haunted Hathaways, Top Elf, 100 Things to Do Before High School, Lip Sync Battle Shorties, Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader, Game Shakers, Sanjay and Craig, The Adventures of Kid Danger, The Legend of Korra, Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Every Witch Way, Keep it Spotless, Figure it Out, Seven Secrets with Miranda Cosgrove, Hunter Street, You Gotta See This, Pig Goat Banana Cricket, WITS Academy, Winx Club, Crashletes and more!

What was your favorite Nick show of the decade? Vote in the poll below, and vote for more of your favorites here!

Saturday, December 14, 2019

What Did You Think of 'MMPRxTMNT #1'? | Nickelodeon Fan Poll

The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers are set to team-up with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for the first time thanks to Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, a brand-new five-part comic miniseries from BOOM! Studios, under license by Hasbro, Inc., in partnership with IDW and Nickelodeon, which will see the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers fight – and maybe team up with – the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for the first time!


What did you think of the first issue of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? Vote in the poll and sound off in the comments below!

'Power Rangers Beast Morphers' Season 2 Announced

In 2020, Power Rangers Beast Morphers returns for a second season!


But contrary to what past years’ trends have left fans expecting, next year’s team won’t be Super Beast Morphers. Or Beast Super Morphers. The show’s 2020 season will officially be known simply as the second season of Power Rangers Beast Morphers, or Power Rangers Beast Morphers. Or if you're in the U.K., Power Rangers Beast Morphers series two. Whatever takes your fancy.

Power Rangers Beast Morphers Season 2 will feature the return of Doctor K from Power Rangers RPM, as well as a dino-themed team-up starring Austin St. John, the original Red Mighty Morphin Power Ranger. Select heroes from Power Rangers Dino Charge including Brennan Mejia (Tyler the Dino Charge Red Ranger), Yoshi Sudarso (Koda the Dino Charge Blue Ranger), and Davi Santos (Ivan the Dino Charge Gold Ranger) will also return for the dino-themed teamup.

The season will also introduce Beast-X Mode, a brand new armored power-up donned by the Red, Blue, and Yellow Ranger. With these new powers in hand, the Beast Morphers team will be charged with taking on Robo Blaze, a brand new villain coming in 2020. Who is Robo Blaze, and how is he different from the villain the Rangers defeated in the first season? Fans will have to find out when the show premieres in 2020.

Power Rangers Beast Morphers Season 2 will also introduce new Zords, new Megazord combinations, and new high-tech weapons.

The season (the 27th season overall) will include 22 brand new episodes, including two holiday themed specials set to air around Halloween and the Christmas holidays.

Each episode will air on Nickelodeon USA at 8 a.m. ET/PT, beginning in early 2020. The season will then last the duration of the year, with an annual summer hiatus set to cover the length of the summer. PRBM season two is also expected to air on Nickelodeon in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Greece, and POP in the U.K.

Power Rangers Beast Morphers will have 44 episodes in its entirety, and air on Nickelodeon from 2019-2020.

Fans can check out the official Power Rangers Beast Morphers synopsis below.

"Set in the future, a secret agency combines a newly discovered substance called “Morph-X” with animal DNA to create the Power Rangers Beast Morphers team. The Rangers must fight off an evil sentient computer virus bent on taking over the source of all Ranger power, the Morphin Grid itself. Featuring never-before-seen leather suits and an all-new beast-themed arsenal (including dynamic new Zords), fans should get ready for a season full of secret ops and morphinominal fun."

Power Rangers Beast Morphers stars Rorrie Travis as Devon the Red Ranger, Jasmeet Baduwalia as Ravi the Blue Ranger, Jackie Scislowski as Zoey the Yellow Ranger, Abraham Rodriguez as Nate, Colby Strong as Blaze, Liana Ramirez as Roxy, Kristina Ho as Betty, and Cosme Flores as Ben.

The 2020 title was confirmed by the season’s first toys shared by Power Ranger Talk.

Fans can watch brand-new episodes of Power Rangers Beast Morphers season one (the 26th season overall in the long-running Power Rangers franchise) Saturdays at 8:00 a.m. (ET/PT) on Nick USA.

From ComicBook:

Power Rangers Beast Morphers' Liana Ramirez Talks Emotional Last Day on Set

Power Rangers Beast Morphers season 1 is in full swing, but while fans are getting brand new episodes from the first season the cast of the Beast Morphers has actually already finished filming. That's not just season 1 we're talking about mind you, but season 2 as well, and they've already started taking on other projects now that their time in New Zealand is done. We've seen glimpses of the wrap party Hasbro held for the cast as the show came to a close, and we recently had a chance to talk to Beast Morphers' very own Liana Ramirez all about the emotional process of getting through the last day on set, and while there are plenty of tears, they were happy ones.

"Well, I have a cast photo in my room that I, whenever I went back to the US, our producers from New Zealand sent to us as like as a wrap gift," Ramirez said. "And I remember that day, it was my official last day on set, and we were trying so hard to hold it together because we took that picture around lunchtime and we still had a few hours left on set."

"And we were just trying to not cry and smile for the camera, even though we were all like having so many bittersweet feelings of, 'Oh, we don't want to leave. We don't want to leave this. But wow, we've created something incredible together.' And it's one of those things that it's going to have a special amazing place in our heart forever. Yeah, there were a lot of happy tears that day," Ramirez said.

"Happy tears because we know this adventure is ending, but it was the most amazing adventure of our lives," Ramirez said. "But there's going to be more amazing adventures in the future, and we're super thankful for that and the opportunities that Rangers will give us as actors in the future. We were all super, super excited about that."

The good news is that while they are in fact done filming, fans of the show have plenty of time left to enjoy the cast, as Beast Morphers still has another full season to get through and we're not even done with this one yet.

"Absolutely. It's wild," Ramirez said. "We're going to be on your screens for like a year and a half left. That's crazy. It's weird to think that we're going to be filming other projects here soon and then like, we're going just going to be on TV at the same time. That's a really cool concept, so cool."

Beast Morphers stars Rorrie D. Travis (Devon/Red), Jacqueline Scislowski (Zoey/Yellow), Jasmeet Baduwalia (Ravi/Blue), Abraham Rodriguez (Nate), Liana Ramirez (Roxy), Colby Strong (Blaze), Cosme Flores (Ben), Kristina Ho (Betty), Kevin Copeland (Mayor Daniels), and James Gordon (Handyman), and you can check out the official description for Power Rangers Beast Morphers below.

"Set in the future, a secret agency combines a newly discovered substance called “Morph-X” with animal DNA to create the Power Rangers Beast Morphers team. The Rangers must fight off an evil sentient computer virus bent on taking over the source of all Ranger power, the Morphin Grid itself. Featuring never-before-seen leather suits and an all-new beast-themed arsenal (including dynamic new Zords), fans should get ready for a season full of secret ops and morphinominal fun."

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From Den of Geek:

Power Rangers Beast Morphers Season 2 News

Power Rangers Beast Morphers season 2 will air on Nickelodeon in 2020! Here's everything we know about the new season.

Power Rangers Beast Morphers will return! While the first season just wrapped up there's still more story to tell! The 27th season of Power Rangers will be the second season Power Rangers Beast Morphers and it's airing on Nickelodeon in 2020! Beast Morphers will continue to adapt footage from the Japanese Super Sentai series Go-Busters.

Power Rangers Beast Morphers Return Date

Power Rangers Beast Morphers' currently doesn't have an official return date but Power Rangers has usually debuted their new seasons in February or March. We'll let you know when we find out more!

Power Rangers Beast Morphers Cast

Huge news out of SDCC 2019 was that Austin St. John, the original Red Ranger (Jason Lee Scott), is set to appear in Power Rangers Beast Morphers season two! Scroll down to check out a teaser featuring the legend.

Rorrie Travis stars as the Red Ranger (Devon), Jasmeet Baduwalia as the Blue Ranger (Ravi), and Jackie Scislowski as the Yellow Ranger (Zoey).

Colby Strong also stars Blaze, Liana Ramirez as Roxy, Abraham Rodriguez as Nate, Kristina Ho as Betty, and Cosme Flores as Ben.

Power Rangers Beast Morphers Trailer

At SDCC 2019 we got a trailer for the second half of the first season of Power Rangers Beast Morphers. However at the end we got a few shots from the second season including the new Beast-X mode, new zords, and the return of Rangers from Mighty Morphin, Dino Thunder, and Dino Charge! So far we've only seen Jason out of suit. You can watch that trailer below.



Power Rangers Beast Morphers Season 2 Story

We don't have an official synopsis of the season yet but the trailer above does let us know that all of the previous Dinosaur themed teams will be showing up in the season. For what reason we don't know yet!

We also know that Evox has infected Devon's dad and Roxy and Blaze have been freed from their comas. What will happen with them remains to be seen!

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BOOM! Studios Unveils First Look at 'Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #2'

MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS/TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #2 FIRST LOOK

Your First Look at Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #2 From BOOM! Studios

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BOOM! Studios, under license by Hasbro, Inc. and in partnership with IDW and Nickelodeon, has revealed a first look at MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS/TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #2, the latest issue of an all-new five-issue limited series event! Written by Ryan Parrott (Power Rangers: Necessary Evil), illustrated by Simone di Meo (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Venom Annual), colored by Walter Baiamonte, and lettered by Ed Dukeshire (Once & Future), the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers fight – and maybe team up with – the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in January 2020.

Tommy faces a shocking betrayal within the Foot Clan that puts him in the crosshairs of their leader – Shredder! But can the Rangers and Turtles put their differences aside before Shredder unleashes his ultimate weapon? No Rangers or Turtles fan can miss this shocking reveal that’ll change everything they’ve ever known!

MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS/TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #2 (OF 5) features a main cover by Dan Mora (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Once & Future), with Turtle Ranger Helmet variant covers by Goñi Montes (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers) and more!



Print copies of MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS/TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #2 will be available on January 8, 2020 at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the one nearest you), or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers like comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Madefire.

Softcover collections of MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS, SABAN’S GO GO POWER RANGERS, and other Power Rangers releases from BOOM! Studios, including original graphic novels such as the upcoming Saban’s Power Rangers: The Psycho Path, are available everywhere books are sold.

IDW’s extensive library of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles graphic novels – new stories tied into the Rise of the TMNT cartoon, remastered Eastman & Laird classics, IDW’s critically-acclaimed ongoing saga (now approaching its landmark 100th issue and available as the TMNT: The IDW Collection), and more – are available now at comic book shops and booksellers everywhere.

For continuing news on the MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS series and more from BOOM! Studios, stay tuned to boom-studios.com and follow @boomstudios on Twitter.

For more on Saban’s Power Rangers, please visit www.powerrangers.com and follow Power Rangers on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

For more on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, please follow the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Also, for the latest TMNT comic book news, visit IDWpublishing.com and follow @IDWpublishing on Twitter.

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What could the “shocking reveal that’ll change everything” be? And might this early preview of the issue contain it? I'm going to say yes, because this preview shows us that Donatello is a member of an elite organization, something we didn’t know. That’s right, Donatello is a Powerbrony, the name for the hardcore fans of the Power Rangers!

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'Power Rangers' Reboot Movie in the Works at Paramount and Hasbro

Hollywood is about to say “It’s Morphin Time” once again!


Paramount Pictures is developing a new Power Rangers reboot film! Jonathan Entwistle, known as a director and executive producer on Netflix’s popular The End of the F***ing World, is in early negotiations to direct.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, which first reported the news, the new film’s story line aims to bring the franchise to its roots, and will involve a time-travel element that brings the kids to the 1990s, and in Back to the Future fashion, they have to find a way to get back to their present. Patrick Burleigh, who wrote the upcoming Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway, is penning the script. Hasbro, which acquired Haim Saban’s flagship Saban’s Power Rangers property and other entertainment brands in 2018, is producing the feature via its film arm, Allspark Pictures. This will be the first Power Rangers film produced by Hasbro. Paramount and Hasbro, Inc. struck a deal in 2017 to produce and distribute content based on Hasbro brands, as well as original stories.

Studio Lionsgate produced and released a feature from Dean Israelite in 2017 that rebooted the title, making it less kid-friendly and giving it a more brooding YA edge. The movie grossed $142.3 million worldwide - $85.36m of which came domestically - on a reported $105 million budget, much less than was anticipated, causing Lionsgate to scrap plans for a series of Power Rangers movies as a result. It isn't known what the advertising budget was for the film. Power Rangers did end up doing fairly strong business in both home video and merchandise sales, however. That film, starring Naomi Scott, Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Banks, RJ Cycler, Becky G, Ludi Lin, and Dacre Montgomery, earned mixed reviews from critics. Israelite recently directed and executive produced Nickelodeon's Are You Afraid of the Dark? revival miniseries. The stars of the 2017 movie hinted at the reboot during a Reddit AMA earlier this year.

"I think there is a movie in the works but it's not with me and the cast," Stranger Things star Montgomery - Jason the Red Ranger in the movie - said when asked if another Power Rangers flick was on the way. "So yes, but not with us."

When the news broke, that film's Black Ranger Ludi Lin is thrilled about the news. "Amazing news! Another chance to embrace a DIVERSE TEAM of HEROES! I’m a fan!," Lin wrote on Twitter.

On the surface, Entwistle is an outside-the-box choice for the shiny franchise as his Netflix show is dark and envelope-pushing, about the opposite of what you can get for a Hasbro property. The show, a dark comedy that he directed and exec produced and that debuted its second season in November, told of the growing friendship between a teenage boy who believes he is a sociopath and is looking for a person to kill and a girl who persuades him to ditch their homes for a road trip.

Entwistle is currently in post-production on I’m Not Okay With This, another Netflix show he co-created, exec produced and directed. Also teenage-centric, Not Okay focuses on a girl dealing with high school life, her budding sexuality and superpowers.

But the director, repped by CAA and Grandview, has shown he has a grasp on the voice of the younger generation, which execs hope will translate into something unique and appealing onscreen.

This iteration of the Power Rangers franchise will be just another notch on the belt of movies produced with Hasbro and Paramount. The two companies have recently relaunched the Transformers franchise with Bumblebee and are currently working on Snake Eyes and Micronauts.

Despite being under Hasbro for just a short time, Brian Golden — chief executive for the toymaker — explained earlier this year he was pleased with the toyline's performance in the marketplace.

"Sure. Well, the launch of POWER RANGERS is starting in North America," Goldner said. "The line launch there. We had some products ship in Q1, but limited. It will roll out in the subsequent quarters, both in North America and around the world. I'm very pleased with the ratings of the new show. It's a ratings leader in its time slot. It's offering a very strong lead out. And Nickelodeon's been a very good partner and helping us to market the new series. The team has done a great job in producing this transition from Saban to our own studio has been seamless, and I give the team a lot of credit for producing such a high quality show that's really beloved by kids and improved in a number of ways from the last production. So we're, obviously, very excited about POWER RANGERS, not only for this year, 9 months, but for 2020 as we'll have a full year impact. So very good there."

The Power Rangers franchise kicked off in 1993 as a television series based on the Japanese Super Sentai franchise. Though there have been a number of iterations since its debut, the Power Rangers has rarely strayed from the original premise: a group of teenage friends who could transform into monster-fighting superheroes. The franchise has also gave fans three feature films: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie in 1995, Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie in 1997, and Power Rangers in 2017. Mighty Morphin Power Rangers is among TV’s longest-running kids’ live-action series with almost 900 episodes to date in several incarnations. The show first aired on Fox Kids, then in the 2000s on Disney-owned channels. A movie also hit theaters in 1995. The long-running Power Rangers TV franchise aired its 26th season — Beast Morphers — this year on Nickelodeon, with season 27 (a second season of Beast Morphers) set to premiere on the network in 2020.

Keep in mind that the plot for this new Power Rangers movie could change down the line. It’s still early into the creative process, and since Paramount hasn’t set a release date yet, there’s plenty of time for Patrick Burleigh to change the narrative or Jonathan Entwistle to add his own tweaks. Still, with time travel having been a well that the Power Rangers have utilized numerous times, this would be a unique way for this next movie to stand out from its predecessor.

The cast of the 2017 film has since gone on to do other projects, both in TV and movies. RJ Cyler has been involved in several projects, including Scream and Black Lightning, while Dacre Montgomery has hit it big in Stranger Things.

Naomi Scott played Jasmine as part of Disney's Aladdin and was also featured in Charlie's Angels, while Lin played Murk in DC's billion-dollar Aquaman and is poised to be featured in the upcoming Mortal Kombat film.

As for Becky G, she's been lighting up the music scene with a slew of hit singles and her recent album Mala Santa and shows no signs of slowing down.

Power Rangers starred Dacre Montgomery (Jason/Red Ranger), Becky G (Trini/Yellow), RJ Cyler (Billy/Blue), Ludi Lin (Zack/Black Ranger), and Naomi Scott (Kimberly/Pink Ranger), as well as Bryan Cranston (Zordon), Elizabeth Banks (Rita Repulsa) and Bill Hader (Alpha 5).

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Kid Danger Quits | Henry Danger: The Final Season Trailer | Nickelodeon

The end is nigh when Henry Danger returns for its final season in January 2020! In Nickelodeon's latest Henry Danger: The Final Season teaser trailer, Henry (Jace Norman) quits his job of being Captain Man's sidekick, Kid Danger, causing Captain Man (Cooper Barnes) to put up a Help Wanted sign in Junk n' Stuff's window in his search for a new sidekick!



“The final goodbye. Starting January 2020,” the show tweeted along with the video below on Saturday (December 14).

In the clip, Henry can be heard saying “I don’t want to be a sidekick for the rest of my life”. “Then why are you even here?” Captain Man says, to which Henry replies, “Good question.”

Make sure to tune into the final batch of new Henry Danger episodes, premiering this January, only on Nickelodeon. :'(

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America's Most Musical Families Sing the Holiday Classic "Santa Claus is Coming to Town"! | America's Most Musical Family

America's Most Musical Families Sing the Holiday Classic "Santa Claus is Coming to Town"!



Happy holidays from America's Most Musical Family! Check out the contestant's festive performance of the classic Christmas carol "Santa Claus is Coming to Town"!

Catch America's Most Musical Family, Fridays at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT), only on Nickelodeon!

America’s Most Musical Family is a one-of-a-kind music competition series that will see 30 talented and diverse family bands performing in all genres take center stage in front of celebrity judges Grammy Award-winning global superstar Ciara, digital media sensation David Dobrik, pop icon and Broadway star Debbie Gibson and show host, singer and television personality Nick Lachey to compete for a recording contract with Republic Records and the chance to win a $250,000 cash prize in partnership with Capri Sun 100% Juice. Bands taking part range from a father/daughter duo, sibling groups and a 12-member multigenerational brass ensemble. The bands will battle it out over the course of 12 hour-long episodes and one half-hour special.

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Who Was Your Favorite Family Band in 'America's Most Musical Family' Episode 7: Semifinals, Part 1? | Nickelodeon Fan Poll

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Lincoln & Ronnie Anne’s VLOG #2: Fun w/ Filters! 🎦 The Loud House & Casagrandes | Nickelodeon

Lincoln & Ronnie Anne’s VLOG #2: Fun w/ Filters! 🎦 The Loud House & Casagrandes | Nick



Lincoln Loud and Ronnie Anne are BACK for another VLOG! In this episode, Ronnie Anne gets a new skateboard, Lincoln talks about zombie movies, and they both go over their favorite room items! Plus, they have some fun with video chat face filters… everything from clowns to pirates! You won’t believe what Lincoln looks like with the age filter!

Missed Lincoln & Ronnie's first vlog? Watch it here!: http://nickalive.blogspot.com/2019/12/lincoln-ronnie-annes-vlog-first-upload.html

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