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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Viacom to Revive 'Rugrats' with New Nickelodeon Series, Feature Film

The iconic series will return to Nick with 26 new episodes, while Paramount Players will bow a live-action feature with CGI characters in November 2020.


Viacom is bringing Rugrats back to both the big and small screen!

The media conglomerate announced Tuesday that it is reviving the children's television series for a 26-episode greenlight at Nickelodeon and greenlighting a new live-action feature film featuring CGI characters for Paramount Players.

The TV series and movie will include new adventures with original characters Tommy, Chuckie, Phil, Lil, Susie and Angelica while also introducing a new world of characters.

Original creators Arlene Klasky, Gábor Csupó and Paul Germain will return for the Nickelodeon series as executive producers. Production on the new animated series is already underway in Burbank, California with casting, a premiere date and more announced in the coming months.

The Rugrats feature will be penned by David Goodman and released by Paramount Players on Nov. 13, 2020. Paramount Players is a division of Viacom's Paramount Pictures that develops and co-produces co-branded feature films with Viacom’s flagship cable networks. Other Viacom brand getting the feature treatment from Paramount Players are Dora the Explorer (with the show airing on Nickelodeon from 2000-14) and Are You Afraid of the Dark? (which originally also ran on Nickelodeon). All told, Rugrats is the seventh feature on the Paramount Players slate, joining Nobody's Fool (due Nov. 2), Eli (Jan. 4), What Men Want (Jan. 11), Dora (Aug. 2, 2019), Body Cam (TBD) and Are You Afraid of the Dark (Oct. 11, 2019).

The Rugrats revival arrives as the kids-focused cable network finds itself in new territory after 30-year-plus Viacom veteran Cyma Zarghami exited her post as president of the Nickelodeon Group. Sarah Levy is running the brand in the interim as a replacement has not yet been determined.

To compete with fellow cable and streaming outlets (Netflix, Apple) that have entered the kids programming space, driving up the price and demand for content, Nickelodeon, like other high-end scripted destinations, is leaning on reboots and spinoffs to compete and cut through the cluttered landscape. Rugrats joins other recently revived projects at Nickelodeon including Double Dare, Blues Clues, Rocko's Modern Life and Invader Zim and a potential reboot of Clarissa Explains It All with original star Melissa Joan Hart, as well as the already aired Hey Arnold! and Legends of the Hidden Temple television movies.

"Rugrats is hands-down one of the most celebrated cartoons in TV history, and we are thrilled for a whole new audience to meet these iconic characters in brand-new adventures," said Levy, chief operating officer at Viacom Media Networks and interim president at Nickelodeon. "What was true in 1991 when the original show premiered is still true today: kids are fascinated with the world of babies. We can’t wait for today’s kids to meet Tommy, Chuckie and pals.”

Rugrats originally ran for nine seasons and 172 episodes from 1991 to 2004, debuting alongside Doug and Ren & Stimpy as one of the original Nicktoons, earning four daytime Emmys and six Kids' Choice Awards, among others, its own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and launching a slate of consumer products. The success led to three features, starting with 1998's The Rugrats Movie, which introduced Tommy’s younger brother Dil, followed by Rugrats in Paris: The Movie (2000), which introduced Kimi and Kira, and Rugrats Go Wild (2003), a crossover film with fellow Klasky Csupo series The Wild Thornberrys, They grossed $100 million, $76.5 million and $439.4 million, respectively. The series also spawned a number of spin-offs, including All Grown Up! and Pre-School Daze.

Rugrats focuses on a group of toddlers, Tommy Pickles, Chuckie Finster, twins Phil and Lil DeVille, and Angelica Pickles, and their day-to-day lives that became adventures in their imaginations. The original Rugrats series launched in August of 1991 and instantly became a groundbreaking phenomenon, spawning consumer products, three hit theatrical releases and cementing its place in pop culture history through its iconic characters, storytelling and unique visual style. Rugrats was in production for nine seasons over the course of 13 years, earning four Daytime Emmy Awards, six Kids’ Choice Awards

"Now feels like the ideal time to reintroduce this iconic cast of characters to a whole new generation of young fans,” said Brian Robbins, president of Paramount Players. “Kids who grew up with Tommy Pickles and the Rugrats crew will now be able to share that experience with their own children."

Mining its library on both the film and TV side is part of a larger plan by Viacom CEO Bob Bakish to help revitalize the media behemoth amid dwindling linear ratings and increased competition. The company's MTV recently unveiled MTV Studios, which will mine its library to reboot some of its iconic series for other outlets. Along with MTV, it has been among the most active Viacom networks in bringing back well known series as part of the new Viacom mandate.

Original source: The Hollywood Reporter; Additional sources: TVLine, Deadline, Wikipedia; H/T: ToonZone Forums PinkiePie97.
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Monday, July 16, 2018

Building The 'Double Dare' Set | Time Lapse Video | Nickelodeon

On your mark, get set, BUILD! Check out how the Double Dare set was built in this aweslime time-lapse video by James Connelly!


Double Dare is back, bigger and slimier than ever before! Fans can catch brand-new episodes of Double Dare, weekdays at 8:00pm ET/PT, only on Nickelodeon USA!

Hosted by digital creator and actress Liza Koshy, Nickelodeon's Double Dare revival sees a new generation of fans compete in the messiest and most physically challenging competition of their lives. Bringing together new fans and the iconic game show’s millennial audience from the ‘90s, original series host Marc Summers returns to give color commentary on the challenges, lending his vast knowledge of the game and expertise to each episode.

Series guests will include Kenan Thompson, Kel Mitchell, Lori Beth Denberg, Jamie Lynn Spears, Rico Rodriguez, Chloe Kim and Lindsey Vonn.

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Nickelodeon’s new Double Dare will also spill off of the screen and into the real world this summer, connecting to fans both old and new in a series of forthcoming location-based live experiences. There will be opportunities for fans to play Double Dare in a on-the-ground version all summer long at Nickelodeon Universe at Mall of America in Minneapolis.


More Nick: 'All That' Alums Kenan Thompson, Kel Mitchell and Lori Beth Denberg Reuniting to Compete on Special Episode of 'Double Dare'!
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Drake & Josh | First Intro Vs. Last Intro | TeenNick

Remember the first time we met Drake & Josh?


Watch Drake & Josh on Nickelodeon and TeenNick!


More Nick: Nickelodeon Working on 'Clarissa Explains It All' Reboot Starring Melissa Joan Hart!
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GIR Makes Mashed Potatoes | Invader ZIM | Nickelodeon

Thanks Gir, I'd love some mashed potatoes 🥔


Who's exciting for Nickelodeon's upcoming Invader ZIM movie, "Enter the Florpus!"?


More Nick: Nickelodeon to Host INVADER ZIM: Enter the Florpus! Panel at SDCC 2018!
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Crash Nebula CANCELLED Movie and TV Show (Fairly OddParents SPIN OFF!) | Butch Hartman

In the early days of Fairly OddParents, Butch Hartman developed a Crash Nebula project with Nickelodeon and Paramount!



Yes, he's the real guy. Butch Hartman created your childhood AKA Fairly OddParents, Danny Phantom, TUFF Puppy, and now...the NOOG NETWORK and Bunsen Is a Beast!

Butch Hartman Sketchbook #1: https://www.amazon.com/Butch-Hartman-Sketchbook-Stuff-drawn/dp/1975613392

Check out Butch's brand-new comic The 3 O'Clock Club from Lion Forge Comics, and be sure to like, subscribe, and follow everything of Butch's below:

Butch Hartman - Facebook | Instagram | Butch's Sketchpad On Instagram | Twitter | Snapchat: @realhartman | YouTube | Speech Bubble | Tumblr | Pinterest

The Noog Network - www.noognetwork.com | Instagram | Twitter | Snapchat: @noognetwork | Tumblr | Pinterest

More Nick: Butch Hartman Kickstarting Oaxis Online Platform!
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More Nickelodeon Highlights | Week 29

A selection of previously unreported programming highlights for Nickelodeon channels around the world!


Week 29: Monday 16th - Sunday 22nd July 2018

-- Nickelodeon Iberia will start to premiere brand-new episodes from the all-new third season of The Loud House weekdays at 18:50h on Nickelodeon Portugal (locally titled Loud em Casa) and at 19.50h on Nickelodeon Spain (España; locally titled Una casa de locos) from Monday 16th July 2018! Nick Iberia will kick The Loud House season three off with the 30-minute special "Tripped!". Additional new episodes premiering on Nick this July include "No Place Like Homeschool", "Selfie Improvement" and "Pipe Dreams".

-- Nick Jr. España will start to premiere more brand-new episodes of Kid-E-Cats weekdays at 15.30h Monday 16th July 2018!

-- Everyone's fave sponge is back in BRAND NEW episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants! This Monday to Thursday at 4pm (AEDT), only on Nickelodeon Australia and New Zealand!



-- Nickelodeon Brazil (Brasil) will be hosting a iCarly Forever stunt from Sunday 29th July 2018 starting at 17:00!



More Nick: Nickelodeon Releases New 'Dora's Worldwide Adventure' and 'Nick Football Champions' Apps Globally!

Additional source: whatweekisit.com.
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Villanos de Nick | Nickelodeon Latinoamérica

¿Quién es el villano más villano de la familia Naranja de Nickelodeon?



Watch all your favourite shows and stars on Nickelodeon!

Más Nick: Nickelodeon Latin America Announces Kids' Choice Awards Argentina 2018 Pre-Vote Nominees!
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NOGGIN Latin America Adds 'Blaze and the Monster Machines' Season One

First Season of Blaze and the Monster Machines Races onto Noggin Latinoamérica!


The first season of the hit Nick Jr. series Blaze and the Monster Machines (Blaze y los Monster Machines) is now available through Nickelodeon’s top-ranked video subscription service for preschoolers, NOGGIN in Latin America!

Blaze and the Monster Machines | Latinoamérica | Trailer 1 | Noggin



¡Enciende tu motor porque las aventuras de Blaze y los Monster Machines llegaron a Claro Video! Disfruta episodios de ciencia, ingeniería y mecánica en Noggin por Claro Video
https://www.clarovideo.com/mexico/playngo

Blaze and the Monster Machines is an interactive show for preschoolers that introduces the worlds of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Viewers join an eight-year-old boy named AJ and his incredible monster truck Blaze on super-sized adventures. AJ and the viewer help Blaze as they explore the physics of how things move, master mathematics and discover how everyday technologies work. Created by Jeff Borkin (Team Umizoomi, Blue's Clues) and Ellen Martin (Bubble Guppies, The Backyardigans), Blaze and the Monster Machines launched in October 2014 as the first preschool show that features a curriculum dedicated to all areas of STEM. Currently in its fourth season, Nickelodeon recently renewed the series for a fifth season.

Blaze y los the Monster Machines | Latinoamérica | Trailer 2 | Noggin



¡Enciende tu motor porque las aventuras de Blaze y los Monster Machines llegaron a Claro Video! Disfruta los episodios en Noggin por Claro Video https://www.clarovideo.com/mexico/playngo

Noggin offers a wide variety of content, including shows, songs, games and educational videos featuring Nick Jr. characters. The app can be downloaded in Latin America through the App Store as well as via Google Play, and is also available on select OTT services, including Claro Video in Uruguay, Mexico, Peru and the Dominican Republic.

The content featured on Noggin includes some of Nickelodeon's biggest hits, such as Rugrats, Dora la Exploradora, Go, Diego, Go!, Blue's Clues, Rusty Rivets, Paw Patrol, Ni Hao Kai Lan, Team Umizoomi, Peter Rabbit and Fresh Beat Band of Spies.

More information about Noggin Latinoamérica can be found at www.noggin.com/la/ and on the services official Facebook page, facebook.com/NogginLA.

Más Nick: Nickelodeon Latin America Hosts 11th Annual Verano Nick Jr. At Granja de las Américas In Mexico!

Originally published: Monday, July 16, 2018 at 8:42pm BST.

Original source: TVKIDS.
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Power Rangers Live Stream | Monday 16th July 2018

Watch epic Power Rangers moments on the Power Rangers live streams!





Fans can catch brand-new episodes of the latest season of Power Rangers, Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel on Nickelodeon USA.

Missed any episodes of Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel? Catch up now at nick.com/ninjasteel and on the Nick App!

Connect with Power Rangers:
Web - http://www.powerrangers.com
Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/powerrangers
Twitter - http://twitter.com/PowerRangers
Instagram - http://www.instagram.com/powerrangers

More Nick: Saban Brands Announces Power Rangers’ 26th Season, 'Power Rangers Beast Morphers'!

Originally published: Monday 16th July 2018 @ 6:42pm BST.
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Nick Jr. USA To Premiere 'Thomas & Friends' Movie 'Sodor's Legend Of The Lost Treasure' In July 2018 [Updated]

Shiver me timbers! Surprises await Thomas and his friends as they dig up their most daring adventure yet in the network premiere of the Thomas & Friends movie "Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure" (2015), premiering this July on Nick Jr. USA!


Unearthing an old pirate ship, Thomas is on the hunt for Sodor's lost treasure! In Thomas & Friends: Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure, when Thomas rocks the boat with some new friends, trouble soon rushes in. Will Thomas track down the treasure in time, or will Sailor John set sail with it? Join Thomas & Friends in this explosive movie adventure!

Nickelodeon will premiere Thomas & Friends - Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure in three parts over three days, airing Part 1 (#116) on Monday 23rd July 2018 at 4:00pm, Part 2 (#117) on Tuesday 24th July 2018 at 4:00pm, and Part 3 (#118) on Wednesday 25th July 2018 at 4:00pm! (All times ET/PT).

Thomas & Friends | Sodor’s Legend of the Lost Treasure 📜 New Movie Coming Soon | Nick Jr.



Arrr’ you looking for an adventure? Get excited for a pirate treasure hunt in the all-new Thomas & Friends movie, ‘Sodor’s Legend of the Lost Treasure.’ ⚓ Watch this fun sneak peek with Thomas, Gordon, Henry, and Emily and gear up for this special event. There will be pirate ships, trains, and, most of all, treasure! 💎 Be sure to tune-in next Monday at 4pm on Nick Jr. to watch the brand-new Thomas & Friends movie, ‘Sodor’s Legend of the Lost Treasure.’ 📜

To find full episodes of Thomas & Friends, visit the FREE Nick Jr. App.

Following the debut of Thomas & Friends: Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure, Nick will premiere two brand-new episodes of Thomas & Friends: "Philip's Number"; "A Most Singular Engine" (#124) on Thursday 26th July 2018 at 10:00am and "Very Important Sheep"; "Mucking About" (#125) on Friday 27th July 2018 at 10:00am!



Leading up to the premiere of Thomas & Friends - Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure, Nickelodeon will premiere the Thomas & Friends movie "Journey Beyond Sodor" (2017) in three parts over three days at the beginning of July 2018, airing Part 1 (#126) on Monday 2nd July 2018 at 10:00am, Part 2 (#127) on Tuesday 3rd July 2018 at 10:00am, and Part 3 (#128) on Wednesday 4th July 2018 at 10:00am! Following the movie, Nick will premiere two brand-new episodes of Thomas & Friends: "Diesel and the Ducklings"; "Toad and the Whale" (#119) on Thursday 5th July 2018 at 10:00am and "Mike's Whistle"; "Useful Railway" (#120) on Friday 6th July 2018 at 10:00am!

All times ET/PT

More Thomas: Peter Andre to Voice Mischievous Australian Rally Car 'Ace' in 'Thomas & Friends: Big World! Big Adventures! The Movie'!

Originally published: Wednesday, June 27, 2018.

Additional sources: Google.co.uk Amazon.co.uk, IMDb.
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