Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Popular Nickelodeon Shows And Official Nick UK Website Nominated For Awards In The 2014 British Academy Children's Awards

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has today, Tuesday 21st October 2014, announced the nominations for the 2014 British Academy Children's Awards, its annual awards ceremony which honour the very best in children's media, which includes nominations for popular Nickelodeon shows! The awards ceremony will be held at the Roundhouse, London, on Sunday 233rd November 2014 and will be hosted by English rapper, comedian, actor, screenwriter and voiceover artist Doc Brown (also known as Ben Bailey Smith).


The hit original Nickelodeon comedy series "Victorious", NickToons UK's popular animated series "Max Steel" and Nickelodeon UK's official website, Nick.co.uk, have been nominated in the favourite "Television" show and favourite 'Website' categories, respectively, in the The BAFTA Kids' Vote, the part of the 2014 British Academy Children's Awards in which children aged between seven and 14 years have their say in a nationwide poll to choose their favourite film, television programme, website and game!

Additionally, Nickelodeon's hit animated series "SpongeBob SquarePants" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" have been nominated in the best 'International' series British Academy Children's Award category, plus Channel 5's "Milkshake Monkey" has been nominated for the 'Short Form' Children's BAFTA award!

The BAFTA Kids' Vote in 2014 is supported by the initiatives official media partner, Fun Kids Radio.

NickHeads can cast their votes for "Victorious", "Max Steel" and Nick.co.uk at www.baftakidsvote.org. Voting for the BAFTA Kids' Vote opens today (21st October 2014) at 09:00 and closes at 4:30pm on Sunday 23rd November 2014!

Congratulations and good luck to Nickelodeon UK and everyone who has been nominated for a Children's BAFTA award!

Below is The British Academy of Film and Television Arts' official 2014 British Academy Children's Awards press release and a full list of Children's BAFTA nominations, from the official BAFTA website, bafta.org:

Nominations Announced: British Academy Children's Awards

The nominations for the British Academy Children's Awards on Sunday 23 November 2014, have been announced.

Three nominations for Katie Morag

Old Jack's Boat, 4 O'Clock Club, The Amazing World Of Gumball, Roy and Wolfblood each receive two nominations.

BAFTA Kids' Vote launches

London, 21 October 2014: The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has today announced the nominations for its annual British Academy Children's Awards, which honour the very best in children's media. The ceremony will be held at the Roundhouse, London, on Sunday 23 November and will be hosted by Doc Brown.

Leading the way with three nominations is Katie Morag, based on the books by Mairi Hedderwick. The show, which follows the adventures of a small girl and her family on a Scottish island, receives Drama and Writer nominations, while eight-year-old Cherry Campbell, who plays the title role, is nominated in the Performer category.

A number of programmes have received two nominations each: Old Jack's Boat, for Pre-School Live Action and Performer with Bernard Cribbins as Jack; 4 O'Clock Club for Comedy and Performer with Akai Osei as Nero; Roy and Wolfblood each receive nominations in both the Drama and Writer categories and, for the fourth consecutive year, The Amazing World of Gumball is nominated in both the Writer and Animation categories. Rocket's Island picks up the final nomination in the Drama category and first-time nominee, Kia Pegg, completes the Performer category for her role as Jodi in The Dumping Ground.

Last year's Presenter winners, Sam Nixon & Mark Rhodes, are nominated once again and are joined in this category by fellow BAFTA-winning double-act Richard McCourt & Dominic Wood, comedian Iain Stirling and wildlife presenter Naomi Wilkinson.

Junior Bake Off, judged by Mary Berry and James Martin, picks up a nomination for Entertainment. Other nominees in the category include Hacker Time, hosted by Hacker T. Dog, and game shows Fort Boyard: Ultimate Challenge and Swashbuckle.

Animation dominates International, where the 2013 winner, Adventure Time, is joined by SpongeBob SquarePants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and pre-school series Doc McStuffins.

The four films nominated in the Feature Film category are: animated adventure- comedy The Lego Movie (Warner Bros), How to Train Your Dragon 2 (DreamWorks Animation), Frozen (Walt Disney Pictures) and Maleficent (Walt Disney Pictures) starring Angelina Jolie. In Game, classic franchises are revisited with Mario Kart 8, Pokémon X & Y and Rayman Legends each receiving nominations together with Tearaway, whose development team is led by BAFTA Breakthrough Brit, Rex Crowle.

The BAFTA Kids' Vote also launched today, alongside its official media partner, Fun Kids Radio. The audience award gives children aged 7-14 the opportunity to vote for their favourite film, television programme, website and game. Three-time winner of the Website category, Bin Weevils, will be hoping to retain the title, despite facing tough competition from returning runners-up Moshi Monsters and Club Penguin, while each of the four Feature Film nominees also appear in the Kids' Vote Film list alongside Mr Peabody & Sherman, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, Rio 2, Turbo, Planes and Muppets Most Wanted.

Voting for the BAFTA Kids' Vote opens today (21 October) at 09:00 and closes at 16:30 on Sunday 23 November. Children can access exclusive content and competitions via Fun Kids Radio and can cast their votes at www.baftakidsvote.org.

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About BAFTA

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image by identifying and rewarding excellence, inspiring practitioners and benefiting the public. In addition to its Awards ceremonies, BAFTA has a year-round, international programme of learning events and initiatives that offers unique access to some of the world's most inspiring talent through workshops, masterclasses, scholarships, lectures and mentoring schemes, connecting with audiences of all ages and backgrounds across the UK, Los Angeles and New York. BAFTA relies on income from membership subscriptions, individual donations, trusts, foundations and corporate partnerships to support its ongoing outreach work. To access the best creative minds in film, television and games production, visit www.bafta.org/guru. For more, visit www.bafta.org.

NOMINATIONS IN 2014

ANIMATION

THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL Ben Bocquelet, Mic Graves, Sarah Fell - Cartoon Network Studios Europe/Cartoon Network
DENNIS THE MENACE & GNASHER Production Team - Red Kite Animation/Sticky Pictures/CBBC
SHAUN THE SHEEP Richard Starzak, Jay Grace, John Woolley - Aardman Animations/CBBC
STRANGE HILL HIGH Production Team - Factory, CBBC and Fremantle/CBBC

CHANNEL OF THE YEAR

CARTOON NETWORK
CBBC
CBEEBIES
CYW

COMEDY

4 O'CLOCK CLUB Production Team - CBBC/CBBC
ALL AT SEA Production Team - CBBC/CBBC
DIDDY MOVIES 2 Steve Ryde, Dez Mcarthy, Annette Williams - CBBC/CBBC
DNN: DEFINITELY NOT NEWSROUND Production Team - CBBC/CBBC

DRAMA

KATIE MORAG Production Team - Move on Up/CBeebies
ROCKET'S ISLAND Production Team - Lime Pictures/CBBC
ROY Production Team - Jam Media/CBBC
WOLFBLOOD Production Team - CBBC/CBBC

ENTERTAINMENT

FORT BOYARD: ULTIMATE CHALLENGE Nigel Pickard, Joe Shaw - The Foundation TV Productions Ltd/ALP/CITV
HACKER TIME Production Team - CBBC/CBBC
JUNIOR BAKE OFF Production Team - Love Productions/CBBC
SWASHBUCKLE Production Team - CBeebies/CBeebies

FACTUAL

DEADLY POLE TO POLE Production Team - CBBC/CBBC
FRONTLINE FAMILIES - A NEWSROUND SPECIAL Production Team - CBBC/CBBC
JUNIOR VETS Production Team - True North/CBBC
OPERATION OUCH! Production Team - Maverick Television/CBBC

FEATURE FILM

FROZEN Peter Del Vecho, Jennifer Lee, Chris Buck - Walt Disney Animation Studios/Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 Dean DeBlois, Bonnie Arnold - DreamWorks Animation/Twentieth Century Fox
THE LEGO MOVIE Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, Dan Lin, Roy Lee - Warner Bros. Pictures, Village Road Show Pictures/Warner Bros. Pictures
MALEFICENT Joe Roth, Robert Stromberg, Linda Woolverton - Roth Films/Walt Disney Pictures/Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

GAME

MARIO KART 8 Development Team – Nintendo/Nintendo
POKEMON X & Y Development Team - Game Freak inc/The Pokémon Company International/Nintendo
RAYMAN LEGENDS Michel Ansel, Christophe Heral, Jean-Christophe Alessandri - Ubisoft Montpellier/Ubisoft
TEARAWAY Development Team - Media Molecule/Sony Computer Entertainment

INDEPENDENT PRODUCTION COMPANY OF THE YEAR

BLUE ZOO
DOT TO DOT PRODUCTIONS
FACTORY TM LTD
KINDLE ENTERTAINMENT LTD

INTERACTIVE: ADAPTED

DISNEY ANIMATED Development Team - Touch Press/Disney Interactive/Walt Disney Animation Studios
LUDUS Rob Hyde, Aled Perry, Ruth Mills - Boom Kids and Cube Interactive
MADRON Luke Davis, Wil Stephens, Darren Wall - Glasshead/Cube/Planet Jump Productions
ROOM ON THE BROOM: GAMES Development Team - Magic Light Pictures & Stormcloud Games

INTERACTIVE: ORIGINAL

DIXI Dan Berlinka, Nina Metivier, Melanie Stokes - Kindle Entertainment/Syndicut/Lucy Atkinson/CBBC Online
MAKIES Development Team - MakieLab
MIXELS Development Team - Hibernum for Cartoon Network/Cartoon Network
TEE & MO Dominic Minns, Juliet Tzabar, Alan Owen - Plug-in Media/CBeebies Online

INTERNATIONAL

ADVENTURE TIME Pendleton Ward, Graham Falk, Nick Jennings - Cartoon Network Studios/Cartoon Network
DOC MCSTUFFINS Norton Virgien, Theresa Mayer, Chris Nee - Brown Bag Films/Disney Junior
SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Production Team - Nickelodeon/Nicktoons
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES Production Team - Nickelodeon/Nicktoons

LEARNING: PRIMARY

CYW A'R WYDDOR (CYW AND THE ALPHABET) Helen Davies, Carol Woodman - Boom Kids and Cube Interactive
LIZARD GIRL Iona Sweeney, Lynsey Miller, Vivienne Franzmann - Feelgood Fiction/BBC Two
LLANDUDNO: A SEASIDE TOWN Michael Davies, David Cortese - Landlines
THE STORY OF BRITAIN Production Team - Lion Television/Ben Tobbit/BBC Learning

LEARNING: SECONDARY

CHILDREN OF THE HOLOCAUST Production Team - Fettle Animation/BBC Online
EXPLORING THE PAST: POST WAR BRITAIN - Dominic Sant, Rhonda Evans, Nick Price - Evans Woolfe Media/BBC Two
MATTERS OF LIFE AND DEATH Andy Glynne, Dylan Howitt - Mosaic Films/BBC Two
POETRY: BETWEEN THE LINES Production Team - Somethin' Else/BBC Two

PERFORMER

AKAI OSEI 4 O’Clock Club - CBBC
BERNARD CRIBBINS Old Jack’s Boat - CBeebies
CHERRY CAMPBELL Katie Morag - CBeebies
KIA PEGG The Dumping Ground - CBBC

PRESCHOOL: ANIMATION

BING Mikael Shields, Nicky Phelan, Jeroen Jaspaert - An Acamar Films Production coproduced by Brown Bag Films and Tandem Ltd/CBeebies
DINOPAWS Production Team - Kindle Entertainment Ltd/Guru Studio Ltd/Laughing Gravy Media Ltd/CBeebies
POSTMAN PAT AND THE RUBBER DUCK RACE Production Team - Mackinnon and Saunders/CBeebies
SARAH & DUCK Tim O'Sullivan, Sarah Gomes Harris, Jamie Badminton - Karrot Entertainment/CBeebies

PRESCHOOL: LIVE ACTION

CBEEBIES THREE LITTLE PIGS Angela Young, Charlotte Bushell, Vanessa Amberleigh - CBeebies/CBeebies
GRANDPA IN MY POCKET Mellie Buse, Jan Page, Martin Franks - Adastra Creative Ltd/CBeebies
OLD JACK’S BOAT Dominic MacDonald, Tony Reed, Tom Poole - CBeebies/CBeebies
SOMETHING SPECIAL Angela Young, Kat Woolfe, Vanessa Amberleigh - CBeebies/CBeebies

PRESENTER

IAIN STIRLING The Dog Ate My Homework - CBBC
NAOMI WILKINSON Naomi's Nightmares of Nature - CBBC
RICHARD MCCOURT & DOMINIC WOOD Absolute Genius with Dick and Dom - CBBC
SAM NIXON & MARK RHODES Sam and Mark's Big Friday Wind-Up - CBBC

SHORT FORM

CITV SHARE A STORY 2013 Waldemar Werbel, Jadine Sage, Frank Mansfield - CITV/CITV
GUMBALL SONG Production Team - Cartoon Network On Air/Blue-Zoo/Cartoon Network
MILKSHAKE! MONKEY Production Team - Channel 5/Match Cut/Channel 5
NINA NEEDS TO GO Production Team - ArthurCox/Disney Junior

WRITER

SERGIO CASCI Katie Morag - CBeebies
DECLAN DE BARRA Roy - CBBC
DEBBIE MOON Wolfblood - CBBC
WRITING TEAM The Amazing World of Gumball - Cartoon Network

BAFTA KIDS’ VOTE IN 2014

FILM

CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2 (U) Sony Pictures
FROZEN (PG) Walt Disney Pictures
HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 (PG) Twentieth Century Fox
MALEFICENT (PG) Walt Disney Pictures
MR. PEABODY & SHERMAN (U) Twentieth Century Fox
MUPPETS MOST WANTED (U) Walt Disney Pictures
PLANES (U) Walt Disney Pictures
RIO 2 (U) Twentieth Century Fox
THE LEGO MOVIE (U) Warner Bros
TURBO (U) Twentieth Century Fox

GAME

DISNEY INFINITY Disney Interactive Studios
FIFA 14 EA Games
FROZEN FREE FALL Disney Mobile
JUST DANCE 2014 Ubisoft
LEGO MARVEL SUPER HEROES Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment
MINECRAFT Mojang
NEED FOR SPEED: RIVALS EA Games
POKÉMON X & Y The Pokémon Company
SKYLANDERS SWAP FORCE Activision
THE LEGO MOVIE VIDEOGAME Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment

TELEVISION

ALL OVER THE PLACE: AUSTRALIA CBBC
THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL Cartoon Network
THE DUMPING GROUND CBBC
JESSIE Disney Channel
MAX STEEL CITV
NEWSROUND CBBC
PHINEAS AND FERB Disney XD
REGULAR SHOW Cartoon Network
VICTORIOUS Nickelodeon
WOLFBLOOD CBBC

WEBSITE

BIN WEEVILS
CARTOON NETWORK
CBBC
CLUB PENGUIN
DISNEY
GIRLS GO GAME
LEGO
MOSHI MONSTERS
NICKELODEON
POKÉMON

Nominations are correct at the time of going to print. BAFTA reserves the right to make changes to the names listed at any time up until 23 November 2014

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Nickelodeon USA Wins Third Week Of October 2014 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 third week of October 2014 (Monday 13th to Sunday 19th October 2014) as basic cable's number-one total day network with Kids 2-11 (2.0/620K) and total viewers (1.2M)! The net's weekly win was fueled by strong performances across its animation and live-action lineup.


"SpongeBob SquarePants" was the network's number-one animated series for the week with Kids 2-11, averaging a 3.8/1.2M and securing 2.2M total viewers. "Sanjay and Craig" followed as Nick's number-two animated program with the demo, scoring a 3.0/930K and 1.8M P2+. Also, in live-action, "Henry Danger" was Nickelodeon's top program with Kids 2-11 (3.0/949K), pulling 1.7M total viewers. Additionally for the week, the net's top preschool programs with Kids 2-5 included "PAW Patrol" (5.5/669K), "Blaze and the Monster Machines" (4.5/542K) and "Team Umizoomi" (4.1/501K), respectively.

Original Nickelodeon Press Release:

NICKELODEON WINS THE WEEK WITH KIDS AND TOTAL VIEWERS


NEW YORK – Oct. 21, 2014 – Nickelodeon closed the third week of October (10/13/14-10/19/14) as basic cable’s number-one total day network with Kids 2-11 (2.0/620K) and total viewers (1.2M). The net’s weekly win was fueled by strong performances across its animation and live-action lineup.

SpongeBob SquarePants was the network’s number-one animated series for the week with Kids 2-11, averaging a 3.8/1.2M and securing 2.2M total viewers. Sanjay and Craig followed as Nick’s number-two animated program with the demo, scoring a 3.0/930K and 1.8M P2+. Also, in live-action, Henry Danger was Nickelodeon’s top program with Kids 2-11 (3.0/949K), pulling 1.7M total viewers.

Additionally for the week, the net’s top preschool programs with Kids 2-5 included PAW Patrol (5.5/669K), Blaze and the Monster Machines (4.5/542K) and Team Umizoomi (4.1/501K), respectively.

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 Teams Up With WWE to Air "WWE Slam City" on Nicktoons USA's "NickSports" TV Block

Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids and families, and WWE, a recognized leader in global entertainment, have announced the exciting Nick news in the following press release, from Business Wire, that "WWE Slam City", WWE's popular kids property that includes an original animated short-form series, will debut on Wednesday 22nd October 2014 during the "NickSports" programming block from 9–11 p.m. (ET) on Nickelodeon USA's animation and action channel, Nicktoons USA!


The 26-episode series is comprised of two-minute shorts featuring WWE Superstars John Cena, Randy Orton, Sheamus, The Miz, Rey Mysterio, Kane and Mark Henry in a all-new animated world. Nickelodeon's "NickSports" block airs every Wednesday from 9–11 p.m. (ET) on Nicktoons and features a rotating lineup of sports-themed content including series, specials and documentaries from leagues and key athletes, as well as acquired theatrical movies.

"WWE Slam City", filmed in the next generation of stop-motion animation, features a new WWE animated character, The Finisher, who fires all of the WWE Superstars and sends them to WWE Slam City to find day jobs. With John Cena as an auto mechanic, Randy Orton as a zookeeper and Sheamus as a theater usher, these Superstars stay true to their WWE personas as they face life outside of the ring with new career challenges.

"WWE Slam City" is a key component of WWE's larger strategy to expand its reach to kids. In 2013, WWE's national TV programming reached nearly 3 million kids each week, representing more than 20 percent of WWE's average weekly TV audience. WWE also reaches kids through the number 2 action figure property in the U.S., WWE Studios productions of "The Flintstones", "Scooby-Doo WrestleMania Mystery" and "Christmas Bounty" as well as partnerships with Mattel, Kraft Foods, Frito-Lay, Post Foods and MilkPEP. In addition, WWE supports programs that positively impact children and families around the world, including a 30-plus year relationship with Make-A-Wish as well as various literacy, education, anti-bullying and military initiatives.

Since its launch earlier this year, "WWE Slam City" has secured nearly 20 million views across a variety of platforms including WWEslamcity.com, Cartoonium, WWE Network, Hulu, Kabillion, Nintendo and AOL.

Additional upcoming NickSports programming highlights include the world TV premiere of "Little Ballers", a brand-new sports documentary that centers on a group of 11-year-old basketball players in New York City's Amateur Athletic Union, an inner-city springboard for potential NBA talent, on Wednesday 26th November 2014 at 9:00pm.

Original Nickelodeon Press Release:

Nickelodeon Teams Up With WWE® to Air WWE Slam City on Nicktoons' NickSports TV Block

October 21, 2014 09:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time

STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WWE (NYSE: WWE) and Nickelodeon today announced that WWE Slam City, WWE's kids property that includes an original animated short-form series, will debut tomorrow night during the NickSports programming block from 9–11 p.m. (ET) on Nicktoons. The 26-episode series is comprised of two-minute shorts featuring WWE Superstars John Cena®, Randy Orton®, Sheamus®, The Miz™, Rey Mysterio®, Kane® and Mark Henry® in a new animated world. The NickSports block airs every Wednesday from 9–11 p.m. (ET) on Nicktoons and features a rotating lineup of sports-themed content including series, specials and documentaries from leagues and key athletes, as well as acquired theatrical movies.

WWE Slam City, filmed in the next generation of stop-motion animation, features a new WWE animated character, The Finisher, who fires all of the WWE Superstars and sends them to WWE Slam City to find day jobs. With John Cena as an auto mechanic, Randy Orton as a zookeeper and Sheamus as a theater usher, these Superstars stay true to their WWE personas as they face life outside of the ring with new career challenges.

"This exciting partnership will allow us to bring WWE's passionate fan base to the NickSports programming block while also creating new WWE fans through Nickelodeon's massive audience," said Michelle D. Wilson, Chief Revenue & Marketing Officer, WWE. "WWE programming reaches 3 million kids each week and we're sure they'll be excited to watch WWE on Nicktoons."

"True to the spirit of the NickSports programming block, WWE Slam City offers kids and their families a fun, fresh way to experience these exciting WWE Superstars, and the series is a great complement to our diverse, and ever expanding, sports lineup," said Keith Dawkins, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Nicktoons, TeenNick and Nick Jr.

WWE Slam City is a key component of WWE's larger strategy to expand its reach to kids. In 2013, WWE's national TV programming reached nearly 3 million kids each week, representing more than 20 percent of WWE's average weekly TV audience. WWE also reaches kids through the number 2 action figure property in the U.S., WWE Studios productions of The Flintstones, Scooby-Doo WrestleMania Mystery and Christmas Bounty as well as partnerships with Mattel, Kraft Foods, Frito-Lay, Post Foods and MilkPEP. In addition, WWE supports programs that positively impact children and families around the world, including a 30-plus year relationship with Make-A-Wish as well as various literacy, education, anti-bullying and military initiatives.

Since its launch earlier this year, WWE Slam City has secured nearly 20 million views across a variety of platforms including WWEslamcity.com, Cartoonium, WWE Network, Hulu, Kabillion, Nintendo and AOL.

About Nicktoons

Nicktoons has the highest concentration of B2–11 across all television and offers programming such as the NFL RUSH ZONE franchise, Rob Dyrdek's Wild Grinders, Dragon Ball GT, the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise, the Digimon franchise and the Power Rangers franchise as well as a roster of hits that have defined kids' and animation lovers' TV, including Avatar: The Last Airbender, Invader Zim, Danny Phantom, SpongeBob SquarePants, The Fairly OddParents, and The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius. Nicktoons currently reaches almost 68 million homes via cable, digital cable and satellite. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nicktoons and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB).

About WWE

WWE, a publicly traded company (NYSE: WWE), is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. The company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience. WWE is committed to family friendly entertainment on its television programming, pay-per-view, digital media and publishing platforms. WWE programming reaches more than 650 million homes worldwide in 35 languages. WWE Network, the first-ever 24/7 over-the-top premium network that includes all 12 live pay-per-views, scheduled programming and a massive video-on-demand library, is currently available in more than 170 countries. The company is headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Mexico City, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore, Dubai, Munich and Tokyo.

Additional information on WWE (NYSE: WWE) can be found at wwe.com and corporate.wwe.com. For information on our global activities, go to http://www.wwe.com/worldwide/.

Trademarks: All WWE programming, talent names, images, likenesses, slogans, wrestling moves, trademarks, logos and copyrights are the exclusive property of WWE and its subsidiaries. All other trademarks, logos and copyrights are the property of their respective owners.

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Nickelodeon UK To Premiere Brand-New Halloween Specials "Mostly Ghostly Girl" And "Haunted Thundermans" On Friday 31st October 2014

Get ready for tons more supernatural fun this Halloween! Nickelodeon UK, the number one commercial kids TV network in the UK, has announced and confirmed the very exciting news in the following press release that Nickelodeon UK and Ireland and Nickelodeon HD UK will premiere and show the brand-new one-hour special episode of Nickelodeon's hit original comedy series "The Haunted Hathaways", "Mostly Ghostly Girl" on Friday 31st October 2014 at 3:00pm (repeated at 4:00pm on Nickelodeon+1), as part of Nickelodeon UK's Halloween programming highlights!

Nickelodeon UK has also announced in the same press release, below, the further fantastic news that, following Nick UK & Eire/HD premiering and showing the all-new THH special "Mostly Ghostly Girl", Nickelodeon UK and Ireland and Nickelodeon HD UK will also premiere and show "Haunted Thundermans", in which the superhuman meets the supernatural as the casts of Nick's hit shows "The Haunted Hathaways" and "The Thundermans" unite for a EPIC hour-long crossover Halloween special, on Friday 31st October 2014 at 4:00pm (repeated at 5:00pm on Nick+1), less than two weeks after the specials US premiere on Nick USA!


In the all-new "Haunted Hathaways" special "Mostly Ghostly Girl", for accidentally causing her birthday party to be cancelled, Louie turns Frankie into a half ghost and takes her to Ghost World. After a change of heart about the party, Michelle is having a hard time finding entertainment while Ray tries to fill the now vacant spot. When it is discovered that Frankie is human, she is put in ghost jail! Miles and Taylor follow Frankie and Louie into Ghost World and try to help Louie break out a now fading-out-of-existence Frankie from ghost jail. Guest Stars: Brian Stepanek ("Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn") as Officer Goosebump and Jake Roche, Danny Wilkin, Charley Bagnell and Lewi Morgan from the British Pop/R&B group Rixton as themselves.


In the brand-new special episode, "Haunted Thundermans", after a super-villain named The Green Ghoul escapes Ghost World on Halloween, the Thundermans head to New Orleans to help the Hathaways and the Prestons defeat the ghoul. However, saving the day gets complicated when super-powered trick-or-treating, sibling jealousy and teen romance get in the way.

Original Nickelodeon UK Press Release:

MEDIA ALERT: NICKELODEON HOSTS A SPOOKTACULAR HALLOWEEN WITH TWO BACK-TO-BACK SPECIALS

Cross-Over Episode 'Haunted Thundermans' follows a Haunted Hathaways special Featuring British Boyband Rixton

London Tuesday 21st October, 2014 – The superhuman meets the supernatural as the casts of hit shows The Haunted Hathaways and The Thundermans unite for Halloween hour special 'Haunted Thundermans' on Friday 31st October at 4:00pm on Nickelodeon.

'Haunted Thundermans' will air on Nickelodeon UK less than two weeks after its US premiere. The episode sees the Thundermans head to New Orleans to join forces with the Hathaways and the Prestons to defeat a super-villain after he escapes Ghost World on Halloween. However, saving the day gets complicated when super-powered trick-or-treating, sibling jealousy and teen romance get in the way...

The cross-over episode follows an hour-long Halloween episode of The Haunted Hathaways on Friday 31st October at 3:00pm. Guest starring Jake Roche, Danny Wilkin, Charley Bagnell and Lewis Morgan aka boyband Rixton, "Mostly Ghostly Girl," sees Louie take Frankie to Ghost World for her birthday. However, when the ghosts find out Frankie is human they put her in ghost jail. It's up to Miles and Taylor to save Frankie, not just from being trapped in Ghost World forever, but get her home in time to see Rixton at her birthday party.

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Sunday, October 19, 2014

Behind-The-Scenes Of Nickelodeon's "The Legend of Korra" Video Game; Nickelodeon At NYCC 2014 News Round-Up

To celebrate Nickelodeon's upcoming highly anticipated brand-new "The Legend of Korra" video game by Activision and Platinum Games, Nickelodeon and Playstation have unveiled a series of exclusive videos that go behind-the-scenes of Nick's all-new "Legend of Korra" video game to show fans how the game was developed and made, which you can watch in the online streaming video clips below!

Nickelodeon USA To Premiere "100 Things To Do Before High School" TV Movie On Tuesday 11th November 2014

UPDATE: Added Nickelodeon USA's official "100 Things To Do Before High School" promo below!

ToonZone Forums member 'J21697' is reporting the exciting Nick News in a post on TZ's NickToons forum that Nickelodeon USA has announced in a brand-new trailer/promo that Nick USA will premiere and show the first episode of the networks brand-new live-action original comedy series "100 Things To Do Before High School" as a one-hour television movie on Tuesday 11th November 2014 at 7pm ET/PT!



Following the debut of the shows pilot, Nickelodeon USA is expected to fully premiere "100 Things To Do Before High School" soon after during early 2015.



Isabela Moner (CJ Parker), Jaheem Toombs (Fenwick) and Owen Joyner (Crispo) in "100 Things To Do Before High School". Photo via Variety.com.

"100 Things To Do Before High School" is a brand-new live-action creator-driven comedy-focused series from "Big Time Rush" creator and executive producer Scott Fellows. The half-hour, single-camera series follows three best friends as they navigate the highs and lows of middle school, with the help of a bucket list of adventures that help them overcome class cliques, terrifying bullies and clueless teachers.


With real life and teen drama awaiting her after 8th grade graduation, CJ Parker (Isabela Moner) has only a short time left to make the most of her middle school years. Together with her two lifelong best friends Fenwick (Jaheem Toombs) and Crispo (Owen Joyner), she is determined to get the most out of this time, using an ever-expanding list of challenges as a guide. For this group, growing up means trying everything and taking chances while they still can.


"100 Things To Do Before High School" will join Nick's robust, live-action slate that features recently premiered series "Henry Danger", which follows a 13-year-old boy who lands a part-time job as the sidekick-in-training to a superhero; "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn", centering on the Harper quadruplets who have only two things in common - their parents and their birthday; and upcoming comedy series "Bella and the Bulldogs" which follows a perky head cheerleader whose life in Texas takes an unexpected twist when she becomes the new quarterback for her school team.

Scott Fellows created and executive produced Nickelodeon's hit TV series "Big Time Rush", "Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide" and DHX Media's "Johnny Test". Previously, he worked as a staff writer for the second, third and fourth seasons of "The Fairly OddParents", and received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Music and Lyrics for the show in 2003. Fellows' earlier writing credits also include episodes of "Weinerville", "U to U", "100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd" and "Doug".

Nickelodeon placed a 26-episode order for "100 Things To Do Before High School" in July 2014 following the filming of the shows successful pilot in March 2014. Filming for the series is scheduled for Fall 2014 in Los Angeles.
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Saturday, October 18, 2014

Nickelodeon UK To Premiere New TV Movie "A Fairly Odd Summer" On Friday 7th November 2014

Summer may be over for another year, but the weather will still be scorching on Nickelodeon UK this November!

Nickelodeon UK, the number one commercial kids TV network in the UK, has announced the magical Nick UK news in an all-new Nick Flicks trailer that Nickelodeon UK and Ireland and Nickelodeon HD UK will premiere and show "A Fairly Odd Summer", Nickelodeon's brand-new live-action "The Fairly OddParents" television movie in which Drake Bell ("Drake & Josh") and Daniella Monet ("Victorious") reprise their starring roles as Timmy Turner and Tootie, on Friday 7th November 2014 (exact transmission (TX) time to be announced), as part of Nick UK's Autumn/Winter 2014 programming highlights!


In a world where magic is real, and evil comes in all shapes and sizes, Timmy embarks on a daring adventure to the tropical beaches of Hawaii to save his summer, his summer, Tootie and all of fairy kind from the claws of evil anti-fairy Foop, played by Scott Baio ("See Dad Run").


In "A Fairly Odd Summer", Summer's here and the whole Fairly Odd gang is off to Hawaii... everyone except Timmy. Now a responsible adult, Timmy's new job in Fairly World is to watch over the precious Abracadabrium, the source of all fairy magic. But when Timmy decides to bring the Abracadabrium with him to Hawaii, he catches the evil eyes of Anti-fairy Foop and Denzel Crocker (David Lewis, "Man of Steel"), who form an evil alliance and steal the Abracadabrium to rule the world.



Pictured (Left to Right): Vicky (Devon Weigel), Mitzy (Ella Anderson), Tootie (Daniella Monet), Marty (Carter Hastings), Timmy (Drake Bell), in FAIRLY ODD SUMMER on Nickelodeon. Photo: Norman Shapiro/Nickelodeon @ 2014 Viacom International, Inc. All Rights Reserved

"A Fairly Odd Summer" is based on the animated series and characters created by Butch Hartman. It is executive produced by Hartman and Scott McAboy. The movie is directed by Savage Steve Holland. Teleplay by Hartman and Holland and story by Hartman. "A Fairly Odd Summer" is produced by Pacific Bay Entertainment.




Pictured: Foop (Scott Baio) and Mr. Crocker (David Lewis) in FAIRLY ODD SUMMER on Nickelodeon. Photo: Norman Shapiro/Nickelodeon @ 2014 Viacom International, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Nickelodeon UK And KiCK! Magazine Release "Footy Quacks" Episode Five - Queens Park Rangers vs. Liverpool

To celebrate Nicktoons UK and Ireland, Nick UK's animation and action channel, showing Nickelodeon's brand-new bread-tastic original animated buddy comedy series (Nicktoon) "Breadwinners" weekdays at 4:30pm, Nickelodeon UK and KiCK! have unveiled the fifth all-new episode of their brand-new weekly Football-themed web series called "Footy Quacks"!


Back after international duty, Nick and KiCK!'s quack-tastic feathered footie fans David Beakham and Quack Wilshere are this week going quazy predicting the winners of the upcoming Queens Park Rangers vs. Liverpool Premier League football match on Sunday 19th October 2014 at Loftus Road. Who do David Beakham and Quack Wilshere think will win this one? Whatever football team they pick, you can be sure that there's been no 'fowl' play!



KiCK! Footy Quacks with Breadwinners Week 5 - QPR v Liverpool

Back after international duty, the ducks turn their attention to Sunday's game at Loftus Road. Where bottom of the table QPR entertain Liverpool. Who do David Beakham and Quack Wilshere think will win this one?

Follow SwaySway and Buhdeuce's latest animal antics in their jet-fueled Rocket Van by watching Nickelodeon's brand-new show, "Breadwinners", weekdays at 4:30pm, only on NickToons UK and Ireland! You'll LOAF it!


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Friday, October 17, 2014

Sneak Peek Of New "Henry Danger" Episode "Jasper Danger", Premiering 10/18 On Nickelodeon USA

To celebrate Nickelodeon USA premiering and showing the brand-new Halloween episode of the networks all-new original sitcom "Henry Danger", titled "Jasper Danger", on Saturday 18th October 2014 at 8pm ET/PT; /7 C, as part of Nick USA's Halloween highlights, Nickelodeon USA has unveiled a super sneak peek preview of the brand-new episode on their official YouTube channel, which you can watch in the online streaming video clip below!



- Episode 107 - Jasper Danger; Pictured: Monica (Sedona Cohen), Jasper (Sean Ryan Fox), Henry/Kid Danger (Jace Norman) and Charlotte (Riele Downs) in Henry Danger on Nickelodeon. Photo: Lisa Rose/Nickelodeon. ©2014 Viacom International, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

In the all-new "Henry Danger" Halloween episode, when Jasper (Sean Ryan Fox) goes as Kid Danger for Halloween, he takes things too far and is mistaken for the real deal. It's then up to the real Kid Danger (Jace Norman) and Captain Man (Cooper Barnes) to come to his rescue. Meanwhile, Henry and Charlotte (Riele Downs) have to take Piper trick or treating on Halloween night, but Henry and Piper are having trouble finding the perfect Halloween costume. Henry decides on a Zombie Tennis Player costume, but there's been a mix-up with Piper's costume... Who exactly is Jonathan Swift (no relation to Taylor Swift) and are zombies finally played out? Find out on a brand new episode of "Henry Danger" this Saturday at 8pm/7c, only on Nick USA, plus look out for Captain Man's Cheerleader Lobster costume (could he be a Dancing Lobster?)!:





- Episode 107 - Jasper Danger; Pictured: Captain Man/Ray (Cooper Barnes), Henry Hart/ Kid Danger (Jace Norman) and Charlotte (Riele Downs) in Henry Danger on Nickelodeon. Photo: Lisa Rose/Nickelodeon. ©2014 Viacom International, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Additional source: Just Jared Jr.
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Nickelodeon UK To Relaunch Official Website Soon

Nickelodeon UK has announced the exciting Nick News that Nickelodeon UK and Ireland will be relaunching their official website, Nick.co.uk, with a brand-new design, very soon!


Nick UK's brand-new look nick.co.uk will feature more aweslime new games to play plus lots, lots more, and is expected to feature a responsive web design (RWD) that will provide NickHeads with an optimal viewing experience, allowing fans to experience the full world of Nickelodeon whether viewing the all-new look website on desktop PC's and laptop computers or on tablet and smartphone (mobile) devices.


To celebrate Nickelodeon UK launching their brand-new website very soon, Nick UK has unveiled their all-new online "SpongeBob SquarePants" game, "Barnacles My Face", which NickHeads can play here on Nick.co.uk!
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Nickelodeon To Premiere "Get Blake!" On Nick USA During Fall 2014; Internationally Soon

Zodiak Kids has announced the exciting Nickelodeon news in the following press release, from Animation World Network, that Nickelodeon USA will start to premiere and show "Get Blake!", Marathon Media's brand-new exciting cartoon style comedy series filled with visual gags and delirious characters, developed in partnership with Nickelodeon and Gulli, during Fall/Autumn 2014, as part of the networks Fall/Winter 2014 programming highlights!

Following the shows debut on Nick USA, Nickelodeon is expected to premiere "Get Blake!" on Nickelodeon channels internationally soon after.


"Get Blake!" (52x11'), formally titled "Blake and the Aliens", is a hilarious new animated comedy series featuring 13 year-old Blake Myers, and his best friend Mitch, who constantly find themselves under siege by three squirrels in their city block. These are not just regular Earth-squirrels... They're alien squirrels! These "Squaliens" have been sent from the future with one secret goal: capture Blake in order to prevent him from one day becoming Blake Myers, Space Ranger. Hero. Defeater of Squaliens. But this trio of silly, alien squirrels quickly learn that operation Get Blake isn't easy as it sounds...

The series boasts world-renowned creative teams with long-standing credentials in animation including director Daniel Klein, executive producer Eryk Casemiro; and Derek Dressler ("Kick Buttowski", "Johnny Test", "Breadwinners" and "Annoying Orange"), who supervised the writing, and features a American comic sensibility whilst preserving the distinctive French artistic style.

Zodiak Kids recently launched "Get Blake!" at the MIPJunior 2014 market in Cannes, France, where Zodiak Kids offered complimentary "Get Blake!" branded Tuk-tuk Express rides to and from the Palm Beach with stops at Palais and the main hotels on the Croisette.

Original Zodiak Kids Press Release:

Zodiak Kids launches Get Blake!' a new production from Marathon Media in partnership with Nickelodeon and Gulli.

Zodiak Kids announced the launch of Marathon Media’s brand new production Get Blake! (52x11’) an exciting new cartoon style comedy series filled with visual gags and delirious characters, developed in partnership with Nickelodeon and Gulli.

For Get Blake!’s market debut, Zodiak Kids is launching a special initiative at the Mipjunior market in Cannes. Zodiak Kids is offering complimentary Get Blake! branded Tuk-tuk Express rides to and from the Palm Beach on Saturday and Sunday with stops at Palais and the main hotels on the Croisette.

Get Blake! is a hilarious new animated comedy featuring 13 year-old Blake Myers, and his best friend Mitch, who constantly find themselves under siege by three squirrels in their city block. These are not just regular Earth-squirrels… They're alien squirrels! These “Squaliens” have been sent from the future with one secret goal: capture Blake in order to prevent him from one day becoming Blake Myers, Space Ranger. Hero. Defeater of Squaliens. But this trio of silly, alien squirrels quickly learn that operation Get Blake isn’t easy as it sounds…

Eryk Casemiro, CCO Marathon Media comments, "After years of doing light-hearted action such as Totally Spies or Martin Mystery, this is the first broad comedy series for Marathon Media, employing an American comic sensibility while preserving the distinctive French artistic style."

"We're excited to bring Get Blake! to our Nickelodeon audiences," commented Jules Borkent, SVP, Global Acquisitions and International Programming, Nickelodeon, Viacom International Media Networks. "Get Blake! is a fresh new series that will keep kids laughing, and complement our existing line-up of funny, character driven content currently airing on our Nickelodeon channels globally."

Caroline Cochaux, TV broadcast and programs Executive Director France & international, Lagardère Active, comments, "Humor is one of the reasons for the remarkable success of Gulli, the leading kids channel in France. It is a real pleasure to be part of the Get Blake! adventure and we are thrilled to bring this tremendous asset to our audience in a few months."

The series boasts world-renowned creative teams with long-standing credentials in animation including director Daniel Klein, executive producer Eryk Casemiro; and Derek Dressler (Kick Buttowski, Johnny Test, Breadwinners and Annoying Orange), who supervised the writing.

The TV broadcast launch is planned for this Fall on Nickelodeon US and then on Gulli.

Zodiak Kids holds worldwide TV and licensing rights to the series.

Source: Zodiak Kids

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Nickelodeon USA To Premiere New Holiday Movie "Santa Hunters" During Thanksgiving 2014

The entertainment news website Just Jared Jr. has unveiled a exclusive video clip featuring Nickelodeon USA's first teaser trailer for Nickelodeon's upcoming brand-new Christmas-themed Original Nickelodeon TV Movie called "Santa Hunters", which you can watch here on JustJaredJr.com!


Nick's first "Santa Hunters" promo goes behind-the-scenes of Nick's brand-new holiday movie with the films stars - Nickelodeon Stars Benjamin Flores, Jr. and Breanna Yde from the hit Nick original comedy series "The Haunted Hathaways" and Nick star Mace Coronel from "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" - to give viewers a exclusive sneak peek at Nick's all-new Christmas film!


In "Santa Hunters", Alex (Flores) and his cousins Zoey (Yde) and Richard (Coronel) rig up an elaborate setup of traps and video equipment to catch Santa Claus on video tape. However, their plan backfires when they realize that when they see Santa, he begins to lose his Christmas magic. The kids have to protect the tape to save Christmas, and they learn that believing is more important than seeing.

Nickelodeon also announces in JJJ's exclusive first-look that Nick USA will premiere and show the networks brand-new holiday movie "Santa Hunters" in November 2014 during the Thanksgiving Weekend, and that Nick.com will launch the movies official website, nick.com/santahunters, very soon!

"Santa Hunters" is directed by Savage Steve Holland ("Big Time Rush") and is produced by Pacific Bay Entertainment.
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Thursday, October 16, 2014

Nickelodeon Superstar SpongeBob SquarePants To Support Breast Cancer Research Australia

The licensing business news website Licensing.biz is reporting the Sponge-tastic news in the following article that Nickelodeon Australia has once again partnered with The National Breast Cancer Foundation (Australia) to turn Nickelodeon megastar SpongeBob SquarePants pink in support of breast cancer research!


Throughout breast cancer awareness month, taking place during October 2014, a range of sleepwear labelled SpongeBob PinkPants will be sold through Big W stores in Australia.

Priced from AUD$20-$25, a portion of all SpongeBob PinkPants pyjama and nightie sales will go towards breast cancer research projects to help NBCF achieve its aspirational goal of zero deaths from breast cancer by 2030:

AUSTRALIA: Spongebob Squarepants to support Breast Cancer Research

Spongebob PinkPants sleepwear line will be sold through Big W stores in Australia.

Nickelodeon has once again partnered with The National Breast Cancer Foundation to turn Spongebob Squarepants pink in support of breast cancer research.

Throughout October - which is breast cancer awareness month - a range of sleepwear labelled Spongebob PinkPants will be sold through Big W stores in Australia.

Priced from $20-$25, a portion of all Spongebob PinkPants pyjama and nightie sales will go towards breast cancer research projects to help NBCF achieve its aspirational goal of zero deaths from breast cancer by 2030.

"We are grateful to have Spongebob PinkPants products involved again in raising money for breast cancer research," said Carole Renouf, CEO of the National Breast Cancer Foundation. "Every dollar raised through the sale of the Spongebob PinkPants products will take us one step closer towards our goal of zero deaths from breast cancer by 2030."

Claire O'Connor, ANZ director of consumer products for Nickelodeon Viacom Consumer Products, added: "This is our fourth year supporting this great cause and we hope that our Spongebob PinkPants range can once again make a valuable contribution to funding breast cancer research projects."

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Nickelodeon Benelux Acquires Rights To "The New Adventures of Geronimo Stilton"

Kidscreen and Animation Magazine are reporting the exciting Nickelodeon news in the following articles that Nickelodeon Northern Europe has acquired the broadcast rights to the brand-new "Geronimo Stilton" animated series "The New Adventures of Geronimo Stilton", based on the popular book series of the same name, for Nickelodeon Benelux (Nickelodeon Netherlands (Nederland) and Nickelodeon Belgium (België; Flanders))!

"The New Adventures of Geronimo Stilton" (26 x 22-minute eps), produced by Atlantyca Entertainment and the French production company Superprod, with the participation of Rai, follows the story of internationally renowned mouse-journalist Geronimo as he travels across the globe, and features faster moving storylines than the original 2009 series, which currently airs Nickelodeon Netherlands, Nickelodeon Belgium, and Nickelodeon Scandinavia (Nickelodeon Denmark (Danmark) and Nickelodeon Sweden (Sverige)).

Atlantyca has also secured pre-sales with broadcasters ARD and Kika in Germany and Canal Panda in Portugal for the all-new animated "The New Adventures of Geronimo Stilton" television series. Atlantyca announced the deals at MIPCOM 2014 in Cannes



The New Adventures of Geronimo Stilton

From Kidscreen:
Atlantyca Entertainment and Superprod to create new Geronimo Stilton series

His popularity may be quiet as a mouse Stateside, but Geronimo Stilton will expand his reach across Europe with the creation of a new animated series from Atlantyca Entertainment and French prodco Superprod, with the participation of Rai.

The New Adventures of Geronimo Stilton (26 x 22-minute eps) follows the story of mouse-journalist Geronimo across the globe, with faster moving storylines than the original. For this new series, Atlantyca has already signed broadcast licensing agreements with ARD and Kika (Germany), Nickelodeon (Belgium, Holland) and Canal Panda (Portugal).

Based on the kids books launched in 2000 by Italian publisher Edizioni Piemme, Geronimo Stilton books have sold more than 100 million copies across 150 countries.
Also, from Animation Magazine:
Atlantyca, Superprod Team Up for New ‘Geronimo Stilton’ Series

Atlantyca Entertainment took advantage of the MIPCOM event to announce its deal with France-based studio Superprod to produce The New Adventures of Geronimo Stilton, with the participation of Italy’s Rai. The brand new cartoon (26 x 22) will feature faster moving stories of internationally renowned mouse-journalist Geronimo Stilton.

Atlantyca has already secured key pre-sales for the series, inking deals with broadcasters ARD and Kika in Germany, Nickelodeon for Belgium and Holland, and Canal Panda for Portugal.

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Halloween 2014 On Nickelodeon UK And NickToons UK

Nickelodeon UK, the number one commercial kids TV network in the UK, and the TV guide Digiguide have announced Nick UK and NickToons UK's spooktacular schedules and highlights to celebrate the spookiest and scariest month of the year which will feature some of the most terrifying episodes of Nickelodeon's most popular original series and spine-tinging premieres of brand new episodes to make sure you have the perfect jolly-olly-hollo-Halloween!


Halloween on Nickelodeon UK & Ireland and Nickelodeon HD UK


The Halloween horror fun begins on Friday 31st October 2014 when "Big Time Rush" experience Big Time Terror in "Big Time Halloween", and things get creepy in the hit Nick Flick "The Boy Who Cried Werewolf". Then, get ready for more supernatural fun with tons of episodes of "The Haunted Hathaways", including the premiere of the brand-new hour-long "Haunted Hathaways" Halloween special "Mostly Ghostly Girl" at 4pm!

The first day of Nick UK's Halloween Weekend might be over, but that's no reason to howl at the moon! There'll be more frightening Halloween mayhem on Nickelodeon UK when their fright-fest weekend continues on Saturday 1st November 2014 with the spooktacular Halloween-themed episodes of "iCarly", "iHalfoween" and "iScream on Halloween", plus a encore of "The Haunted Hathaways" Halloween special "Mostly Ghostly Girl"!

The the blood curdling screams (of laughter) continue on Sunday 2nd November 2014 with the haunting "Victorious" episode "Helen Back Again", the hauntingly good "SpongeBob SquarePants" episodes "Don't Look Now" and "Seance Schmeance", and episodes of "The Haunted Hathaways"!

Plus, catch spine-tinging Nick Flicks "Roxy Hunter and the Horrific Halloween", "Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred" and "The Boy Who Cried Werewolf" as part of Half-Term on Nickelodeon UK & Ireland and Nickelodeon HD UK, starting Monday 27th October 2014!

Halloween 2014 on NickToons UK & Ireland


NickToons' Halloween shenanigans begins Friday 24th October 2014 with the premiere of the brand-new 30 minute "Sanjay and Craig" Halloween special "Tufflips' Tales of Terror" at 6:00pm!

Beware of creatures that go "Bwaaaaaah!!!" in the night on Monday 27th October 2014 when Nicktoons premieres the brand-new spine-tingling "Rabbids Invasion" episode featuring the chilling tales "Vampire Rabbid", "Rabbid Halloween", "Zombie Rabbid" at 2:30pm, followed by encores of the hauntingly good "SpongeBob" special "Spongebob v The Goo" and "Sanjay and Craig" special "Tufflips' Tales of Terror". Plus, there's terror for SwaySway and Buhdeuce when they run into a monster and experience a "Beach Day... Of Horror" at 4:30pm (encore at 10:30pm), and Timmy Turner's help with the gardening brings his expired hamster back to life in the "Fairly OddParents" episode "That's Life" at 7pm!

The Halloween fun continues on Tuesday 28th October 2014 with the spooky "Fairly OddParents" episode "Scarily Odd Parents", the chilling "SpongeBob SquarePants" episodes "Ghost Host", "Scaredy Pants" and "Born Again Krabs", the blood curdling funny "Breadwinners" episode "Tunnel of Fear", and the terrifying "Sanjay and Craig" episode "Ghost Pool"!

The monster mash continues on Wednesday 29th October 2014, starting with the "SpongeBob SquarePants" episode "Sandy, SpongeBob and the Worm" at 10:15am, and spooky SBSP episode "Ghoul Fools" at 2pm. At 2:30pm, Timmy isn't allowed to see the latest horror film in the "Fairly OddParents" episode "Fly Boy". There's ghostly shenanigans in SBSP episode "The Curse of Bikini Bottom" at 3pm, and Cosmo and Wanda turn into Scary Fairies in FOP episode "Lights Out" 3:15pm. SpongeBob, Patrick and Squidward get "Shanghaied" at 3.30pm, then Squidward becomes a Unfriendly "Ghost" at 3:45pm, and SpongeBob develops a "Fear Of A Krabby Patty" at 9pm!

The shrieks continue on Thursday 30th October 2014, starting with the "Monsters vs Aliens" episode "Attack of the Movie Night". SpongeBob visits a mysterious town in "Rock Bottom" at 11:45am, then a evil Jellien overlord visits Bikini Bottom and turns everyone into clones in "Planet of the Jellyfish" at 12pm. There's an encore of "Squidward, the Unfriendly Ghost" at 2pm, and Timmy's Mom and Dad become "Ghostbusters" and fight Ghouls in "Poltergeeks" at 2:15pm - Who ya gonna call?! There's "Zombie Bananas" loose in "Rocket Monkeys" at 2:45pm, SpongeBob plays "Ghost Host" to the Flying Dutchman at 3pm, and there'll be howls of laughter in the "T.U.F.F. Puppy" episode "Happy Howl-O-Ween" at 3:15pm. SpongeBob tries to prove he's not a "Scaredy Pants" at 3:45pm, and visits a "Toy Store Of Doom" at 5:30pm.

On Halloween fun continues on the scariest day of the year on Friday 31st October 2014, when Bikini Bottom experiences a "Whelk Attack" at 11:45am. SpongeBob tries to prove he's not a "Scaredy Pants" at 2pm, there's ghostly going on's in SBSP episode "The Curse of Bikini Bottom" at 2:15pm, and there's an encore of the brand-new spine-tingling "Rabbids: Invasion" episode featuring the fang-tastic tales "Vampire Rabbid", "Rabbid Halloween", "Zombie Rabbid" at 2:30pm. SpongeBob has a gooey problem in "It Came From Goo Lagoon" at 3pm, and Remington Tufflips and Huggle Bunny host a spooky, strange and shoddy half-hour Halloween special in "Tufflips' Tales of Terror" at 3:30pm and there's "Pineapple Fever" in Bikini Bottom at 5:30pm (repeated at 10:30pm).

The haunting's continue over the weekend, when SpongeBob, Patrick and Squidward get "Shanghaied" on Saturday 1st November 2014 at 10am, Bikini Bottom thinks that SpongeBob is a monster in "The Thing" at 11:30am, a large worm is terrorising Bikini Bottom in "Sandy, SpongeBob and the Worm" at 2pm, SpongeBob gets into a fight with a doodle of himself in "Frankendoodle" at 3pm, and Heffer and Rocko have a bad trip aboard an aeroplane in the "Rocko's Modern Life" episode "Jetscream"!

There's more fang-tastic spookiness on Sunday 2nd November 2014, when a large worm terrorises Bikini Bottom in "Sandy, SpongeBob and the Worm". When the lights go out, Sanjay becomes the most powerful kid in town in the "Sanjay and Craig" episode "Blackout" at 10:30am, and in "Family Re-Noodman", the boys infiltrate Noodman's reunion to taste the special Frycade wings at 10:45am. 'Night Light', tales of the boogeyman send SpongeBob needs a "Night Light" after tales of the boogeyman send him into a panic at 11:30am, and SpongeBob and Patrick visit a "Toy Store Of Doom" at 7:30pm. "Pineapple Fever" hits Bikini Bottom at 9pm (repeated at 10:30pm).

Plus, catch terrifying stories in "Grizzly Tales" every morning at 3am!

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Nickelodeon USA's Premiere Of "Haunted Thundermans" Special Is Week's Top Entertainment Telecast With Kids

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 the premiere of Nickelodeon's "Haunted Thundermans" crossover Halloween special on Nick USA on Saturday 11th October 2014 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, featuring the stars of Nick's hit live-action series "The Haunted Hathaways" and "The Thundermans", topped the second week of October 2014 (Monday 6th to Sunday 12th October 2014) as the number-one entertainment program with Kids 2-11 (4.7/1.5M) and drew 2.5M total viewers! The hour-long special episode also posted double-digit year-over-year gains for the net with K2-11 (+38%) and total viewers (+29%).



"211_Haunted Thundermans"--Pictured: Max (Jack Graffo), Phoebe (Kira Kosarin), Miles Preston (Curtis Harris), Taylor (Amber Montana), Chad (Chase Austin) Photo by: Bonnie Osborne/Nickelodeon ©2014 Viacom, International, Inc. All Rights Reserved

In animation, "SpongeBob SquarePants" was the week's top kids program with total viewers, scoring 2.7M P2+. "Sanjay and Craig" was the number-two animated kids program with total viewers (2.4M P2+). Additionally, a brand-new episode of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" on Friday 10th October 2014 ("A Foot Too Big") ranked number-one in its time period with Boys 2-11 (2.4/386K) and Boys 6-11 (2.9/281K).

Original Nickelodeon Press Release:

NICKELODEON'S HAUNTED THUNDERMANS SPECIAL IS WEEK'S TOP ENTERTAINMENT TELECAST WITH KIDS

SpongeBob SquarePants is Top Kids Show with Total Viewers for the Week; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Wins with Boys in its Time Period

NEW YORK–Oct. 14, 2014 The premiere of Nickelodeon’s “Haunted Thundermans” crossover Halloween special (Saturday, Oct. 11 at 8 p.m. ET/PT), featuring the casts of Nick’s hit live-action series The Haunted Hathaways and The Thundermans, topped the second week of October (10/6/14-10/12/14) as the number-one entertainment program with Kids 2-11 (4.7/1.5M) and drew 2.5M total viewers. The hour-long special episode also posted double-digit year-over-year gains for the net with K2-11 (+38%) and total viewers (+29%).

In animation, SpongeBob SquarePants was the week’s top kids program with total viewers, scoring 2.7M P2+. Sanjay and Craig placed was the number-two animated kids program with total viewers (2.4M P2+). Additionally, a brand-new episode of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Friday, Oct. 10, 8 p.m. ET/PT) ranked number-one in its time period with Boys 2-11 (2.4/386K) and Boys 6-11 (2.9/281K).

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Nickelodeon UK Announces Nick And NickToons' October 2014 Half-Term Holiday Line-Up

Nickelodeon UK, the number one commercial kids TV network in the UK, and the TV guide Digiguide have announced Nick UK and NickToons UK's spooktacular programming plans to celebrate the October 2014 British and Irish school half-term/mid-term holiday break and Halloween!


October 2014 Half-Term on Nickelodeon UK & Ireland and Nickelodeon HD UK


To celebrate the October halfterm holiday, Nick UK will be bringing you back-to-back episodes of hit Nickelodeon shows "Sam & Cat", "The Haunted Hathaways", "iCarly", "Victorious" and "The Thundermans", plus your favourite Nick Flicks, and loads of Nick specials everyday from Monday 27th to Friday 31st October 2014!

Nickelodeon UK has announced in their brand-new trailer/promo the fang-tastic news that this Halloween Halfterm, Nickelodeon UK is welcoming boys and ghouls to Nick's Haunted Halfterm, where, every weekday from 3:00pm (repeated from 4:00pm on Nickelodeon +1), Nickelodeon UK will be airing back-to-back episodes of hauntingly good "The Haunted Hathaways" plus premiering the brand-new hour-long "Haunted Hathaways" Halloween special "Mostly Ghostly Girl", jam-packed full of blood curdling screams (of laughter), on the spookiest night of the year, Friday 31st October 2014, from 4:00pm (encored at 5:00pm on Nick +1), as part of Nick's Haunted Hathaways Halfterm!

You want more? Nick has more! As part of Nick UK's October 2014 half-term programming line-up, Nickelodeon will also be showing episodes of hit Nick shows, including "Big Time Rush", "Every Witch Way", "Wendell & Vinnie", "See Dad Run" and "Drake & Josh", plus Nick's newest hit, "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn"!

Make an appointment with your friends and family, reserve the best spot on your sofa and grab some popcorn! To even further celebrate the October half-term school holidays, Nickelodeon UK and Ireland will be screening a selection of popular Nickelodeon movies, including spine-tinging Nick Flicks to make sure you have the perfect jolly-olly-hollo-Halloween, every weekday at 1:00pm (repeated at 2:00pm on Nickelodeon +1)! According to Digiguide, Nick UK's Nick Flicks line-up will be:

Monday 27th October 2014: Jinxed!

Tuesday 28th October 2014: Swindle

Wednesday 29th October 2014: Roxy Hunter and the Horrific Halloween

Thursday 30th October 2014: Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred

Friday 31st October 2014: The Boy Who Cried Werewolf

Plus, catch Nickelodeon Movies' latest blockbuster film, "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", in cinemas everywhere across the UK from Friday 17th October 2014!

October 2014 Half-Term on NickToons UK & Ireland


To celebrate the October halfterm holidays, Nicktoons UK and Ireland will be airing a selection of your favourite Nicktoons shows, including "Robot and Monster", "T.U.F.F. Puppy", "Monsters vs Aliens", "Fairly OddParents", "Rocket Monkeys", "Sanjay and Craig", "Rabbids: Invasion", "Power Rangers Megaforce", "Beyblade Metal Fury", "Grizzly Tales", "Gormiti", "Matt Hatter Chronicles", and NickToons' latest brand-new hit show, "Breadwinners", plus will be hosting a special "SpongeBob SquarePants" marathon featuring back-to-back episodes of the hit Nick show, everyday from Monday 27th to Friday 31st October 2014!
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