Friday, April 24, 2015

Sneak Peek Of New "Bella and the Bulldogs" Episode "Player Hater", Premiering 4/25 On Nickelodeon USA

To celebrate Nickelodeon USA premiering and showing the brand-new episode of the networks all-new hit original comedy series "Bella and the Bulldogs" titled "Player Hater" on Saturday 25th April 2015 at 8:30pm (ET/PT), Nick USA has unveiled a fantastic sneak peek preview of the brand-new episode on their official YouTube channel, which you can watch in the online streaming video clip below!:



In the all-new "Bella and the Bulldogs" episode "Player Hater", Bella (Brec Bassinger) is uncomfortable with Troy (Coy Stewart) dating Birthday Cake-scented Charlotte (Johnnie Ladd) and tries to forbid him from it. Plus, find out if 'forboden' is a real word!

Plus, don't forget that Nickelodeon UK and Ireland and Nickelodeon HD UK will start to premiere and show "Bella and the Bulldogs" from Monday 27th April 2015 at 6:00pm! Shabooya! Visit nick.co.uk/bella for show information, character bios, quizzes, and exclusive videos and photos!
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Tyler Perry Set To Play 'Baxter Stockman' In "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2"

The entertainment news websites Entertainment Weekly and Variety are reporting the Turtley Awesome news that Tyler Perry has been cast in Nickelodeon Movies, Paramount Pictures and Platinum Dunes' "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2", a sequel to Nick and Paramount's 2014 fun-filled and action-packed blockbuster "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" movie!


Perry will play a scientist named Baxter Stockman, a character who made his debut in the original "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" comic book and later appeared in the 2003 and Nickelodeon's 2012 animated TV series. The character briefly appeared in the 2014 film, but was played by actor K. Todd Freeman.

Details about Perry's character in "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2" are being kept under wraps.

In his original iteration, Baxter Stockman was a brilliant (if slightly paranoid) African-American inventor who enlisted April O'Neill to help him create a series of combative robots called Mousers. Later versions of the character featured Stockman joining Shredder's effects to destroy the turtles, thereby effectively becoming an arch enemy of the crime-fighting reptiles.

Best known for his “Tyler Perry Presents” films for which the multihyphenate acts as writer, producer, director and sometimes star, "TMNT2" is Perry's first film role following his turn as Ben Affleck's top-notch lawyer Tanner Bolt in the 2014 movie "Gone Girl". The Madea creator-actor, 45, has also had significant success on television, as his OWN drama series "If Loving You Is Wrong" was renewed for a second season earlier this year.

News of Perry's role follows Paramount Pictures' recent announcements that Stephen Amell has been cast to play Casey Jones "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II", and that the upcoming sequel will feature Bebop and Rocksteady, two characters that made their first appearance in the 1987 "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" cartoon. "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2" will also see Megan Fox and Will Arnett return to play their respective characters, April O'Neil and Vern Fenwick.


Director David Green ("Earth to Echo") will take the helm of the next installment in the film franchise, with Michael Bay set to produce alongside his Platinum Dunes partners Andrew Form and Brad Fuller, with Galen Walker and Scott Mednick also producing. Screenwriters Josh Appelbaum & André Nemec ("Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol") are again coming aboard to write the sequel and will also Executive Produce. Plot details and information on other returning cast members are still unknown, however, filming for "TMNT 2" is due to start in New York this month (April 2015). The sequel will be released in theaters on June 3, 2016.

2014's "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", which starred Megan Fox and Will Arnett, was a major financial success for Paramount, making $191 million at the US box office and $485M worldwide. "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" also packed a major punch with phenomenal sales during its first week of release on Blu-ray and DVD in the USA (Region A/1). The franchise has been such a success that Paramount dated the sequel for 2016 before even locking down a director or cast.
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Nickelodeon USA To Debut "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" On Saturday 23rd May 2015

The television news website The Futon Critic is reporting the exciting Nick News that Nickelodeon USA will start to premiere and show the brand-new second season of the networks hit original comedy series "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" Saturday's at 8:00pm ET/PT from 23rd May 2015!


"Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" is the story of Dawn Harper (Lizzy Greene), a born leader whose sibling rivalry with her three brothers is heightened by the fact that they are quadruplets who have wildly different personalities. Aidan Gallagher ("Modern Family") plays the germaphobic Nicky, joined by Casey Simpson ("The Goldbergs") as the overachieving and unbelievably smart Ricky, and Mace Coronel ("Bold and the Beautiful") as the pint-sized ladies man, Dicky. Brian Stepanek ("Two and a Half Men") and Allison Munn ("What I Like About You") star as the Haley parents. The series is created by Matt Fleckenstein ("Wendell & Vinnie", "iCarly", "Victorious") and executive produced by Fleckenstein and Michael Feldman ("See Dad Run"). Even though they seem different on the outside, there couldn't be a more tight-knit group.

Below is a list of currently announced all-new NRDD season two episodes and their premiere dates on Nick USA:

Saturday 23rd May 2015: Wanted: The Sugar Beet Gang (#201)
Saturday 30th May 2015: No Ifs, Ands, or But-ers (#203)
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Nickelodeon UK Unveils Alternate "Every Witch Way" Season Three Ending

All week "Every Witch Way" fans in the UK and Ireland have been voting in Nickelodeon UK's epic live fan poll on Twitter for who they wanted Emma Alonso (Paola Andino) to date - Daniel Miller (Nick Merico) or Jax Novoa (Rahart Adams) in the spellbinding season three finale of "Every Witch Way"!


At the end of the brand-new third season finale episode of "Every Witch Way", which premiered tonight, Friday 24th April 2015, on Nickelodeon UK and Ireland and Nickelodeon HD UK, Nick revealed that Emma picked Jax to be her new boyfriend!!

To celebrate the dramatic finale of "Every Witch Way" season three, Nickelodeon UK has unveiled a exclusive "What If" video clip featuring the alternative ending of "Every Witch Way" season three, showing how would things would have turned out if Emma had picked Daniel instead, which NickHeads can watch at nick.co.uk/unlock by entering the special code MAGIC!


Additionally, to further celebrate the dramatic finale of "Every Witch Way" season three, Nickelodeon UK has also unveiled a magical Twitter competition in which one lucky fan can win a fantastic "Every Witch Way" poster signed by the stars of the show! Simply send a Tweet to @NickelodeonUK and tell them if you're #TeamDanielUK or #TeamJaxUK! The contest is open until 7:30pm tonight, Friday 24th April 2015. Full terms and conditions can be found at nick.co.uk/eww.
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Thursday, April 23, 2015

Carl Greenblatt Issues Fans A "Harvey Beaks" Tumblr Fan Art Challenge

To celebrate Nickelodeon USA premiering and showing brand-new episodes of the networks newest hit original animated series (NickToon) "Harvey Beaks" every Sunday at 7:00pm ET/PT, Carl Greenblatt, the creator of "Harvey Beaks", has issued fans a Tumblr Fan Art Challenge!


To participate, all you need to do is download this blank template of Harvey Beaks from C.H. Greenblatt's official blog, Nerd Armada, draw a face on Harvey, and re-blog your picture! Don't forget to tag your post with #Harveyface so that the "Harvey Beaks" crew can find them all!

To give fans inspiration, Nickelodeon asked resident intern (Nicktern) Amelia Giller to create a selection of examples featuring popular Nicktoon stars!:


Plus, don't forget that Nicktoons UK and Ireland and Nickelodeon HD UK will start to premiere and show "Harvey Beaks" from Monday 11th May 2015! Visit nicktoons.co.uk for show information, character bios, quizzes, and exclusive videos and photos!
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Sneak Peek Of New "Sanjay and Craig" Episode "D.I.N.K", Premiering 4/26 On Nickelodeon USA

Dudes, what's up? To celebrate Nickelodeon USA premiering and showing the brand-new episode of Nickelodeon's Emmy-nominated original animated series (NickToon) "Sanjay and Craig" titled "Dangerous Debbie"/"D.I.N.K" on Sunday 26th April 2015 at 7:30pm ET/PT as part of Nick USA's all-new Sunday night line-up, the dude-snake duo have unveiled a fantastic sneak peek preview from the episode "D.I.N.K", which you can watch in the fantastic online streaming video clip from Nickelodeon's official YouTube channel below! Check it!:



Say hello to D.I.N.K! That’s a Driverless Intuitive Nice Kar, spelled with a K, of kourse! Sit back and enjoy the ride with this sneak peek look at a clip from this week's new episode mixed with the original artwork! Don't miss the new episode Sunday at 7:30pm on Nickelodeon USA!

SNAAAAKE! Don't get a blueberry stuck in your throat, but you're watching all of Noodman's most breathtaking moments in "Sanjay and Craig"! Catch Leslie and Lady Butterscotch every Sunday on Sanjay and Craig, only on Nickelodeon USA!:


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Sneak Peek Of New "Breadwinners" Episode "Birds of a Feather", Premiering 4/26 On Nickelodeon USA

Oh my baps! To celebrate Nickelodeon USA premiering the brand-new episode of Nickelodeon's popular original animated buddy comedy series (Nicktoon) "Breadwinners" titled "Birds of a Feather" on Sunday 26th April 2015 at 6:00pm ET/PT, as part of Nick USA's all-new Sunday night line-up, SwaySway and Buhdeuce have a bread-tastic sneak peek up in yo beak of the all-new episode, which you can watch in the fantastic online streaming video clip from Nickelodeon's official YouTube channel below!:



Wanna know how the best baps in Pondgea became breadwinning buddies?? Nickelodeon are telling the awesome origin story this Sunday at 6pm only on Nickelodeon USA!

You just got a sneak peek up in yo beak!
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Nickelodeon Spain To Premiere "Alvinnn!!! and the Chipmunks" On Monday 11th May 2015

Nickelodeon Spain (Espana) has announced the exciting Nickelodeon International news in a post on the channels official Facebook profile page, Facebook.com/NickelodeonES, that Nickelodeon Spain will start to premiere and show the brand-new CG-animated preschool series "Alvinnn!!! and the Chipmunks", locally titled "ALVINNN!!! Y las Ardillas", from Monday 11th May 2015 at 14:15!:
Empieza a afinar la guitarra y la voz porque las superestrellas ¡¡¡ALVINNN!!! Y las Ardillas llegan a Nickelodeon. Estreno 11 de Mayo @14:15

The new animated series, "ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks", created by Janice Karman, will take pre-schoolers on a roller-coaster ride of music, laughter and stories geared to entertain four generations of "The Chipmunks" fans. Presented for the first time in glorious CGI, the series features ground-breaking animation and a new, original Chipmunk song in every episode. The series is an animated version of a prime-time sitcom and reflects the trials and tribulations of a single parent, David Seville, trying to raise six hyper-active Chipmunks. Like most parents, Dave's patience will be pushed to the limit, forcing him to end most sentences in "ALVINNN!!!"

"ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks" is created, written, produced, voiced and directed by Janice Karman. She and her husband, Ross Bagdasarian, are the owners of the popular Chipmunks franchise and producers of the previous 1980's hit TV series and three blockbuster Chipmunks movies. The new "ALVINNN!!!" reboot series marks the return of the franchise to TV after 20 years and is produced in collaboration with OuiDO! Productions and was commissioned by M6.

Nickelodeon acquired the broadcast rights to the first two seasons (104 x 11 minute episodes) of "ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks" in February 2014 and will roll the show out on more than 70 of their international channels (excluding Nickelodeon USA and Nick Brazil) in early 2015.

Fans in the UK and Ireland can catch brand-new episodes of Alvinnn!!! and the Chipmunks every Friday at 5:30pm, only on Nick Jr. UK and Ireland!
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Nickelodeon Developing New Show From TV Writers Alex Fox And Rachel Lewis

Ticket Sarasota is reporting the exciting news that TV writers Alexandra Fox and her writing partner Rachel Lewis recently wrote and shot a pilot which Nickelodeon is currently developing into a brand-new television series!


In a interview, Alexandra told Ticket Sarasota that her potential all-new Nickelodeon series was "basically about best friendship, being little and going on adventures".

Alex Fox and Rachel Lewis are comedians, writers, producers and actors who live in Los Angeles. In addition to their potential brand-new Nickelodeon show, they are on the staff writing team of the popular PBS Kids series "Odd Squad", who have been nominated for the "Outstanding Writing in a Children's or Pre-School Children’s Series" award at the 42nd annual Daytime Emmy Awards for their work on the show.
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Nickelodeon's First Digital Series "Welcome to the Wayne" Greenlit For Television

Original Nickelodeon Press Release via TV by the Numbers:

NICKELODEON'S FIRST DIGITAL SERIES WELCOME TO THE WAYNE GREENLIT FOR TELEVISION

20-Episode Animated Adventure with Companion App to Debut in 2016


Burbank, Calif., (April, 23, 2015)Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids, announced today it has ordered 20 episodes of the comedy-adventure series, Welcome to the Wayne, marking its first digital short-form series to be greenlit for television. Along with the pick-up, Nickelodeon will create a companion app, "The Wayne," allowing users to gain a deeper, hands-on experience into the series. Welcome to the Wayne, which originally launched as a series for the Emmy Award-winning Nick App and Nick.com last year, follows the adventures of two ten-year-old boys exploring the crazy, unpredictable world of their New York City apartment building, The Wayne. The series, created and written by Emmy Award-winning writer and composer Billy Lopez (The Wonder Pets, Phineas and Ferb), is scheduled to debut in 2016.

"The Wayne" app will be developed alongside the show, taking users further into the world of The Wayne. This companion app will give users a completely interactive experience, allowing them to explore the building where they will discover new characters and locations, solve puzzles and unlock clues to unravel a greater hidden mystery. New messages and clues will be communicated through videos, online games, photos and more.

"We're reinventing genres and formats for kids, and greenlighting this series for television signals how content on all screens is coming together as one for our audience, and how we continue to cultivate creative talent like Billy Lopez," said Russell Hicks, President, Content Development and Production, Nickelodeon. "Welcome to the Wayne is a terrific example of how great stories and characters can move from one medium to another and bring the audience with them."

Launched August 4, 2014, Welcome to the Wayne was the first web-exclusive series produced by Nickelodeon. Created by Lopez, the mini-series was comprised of six 4-to-5-minute episodes available each on Nick.com and the Nick App and follows the adventures of Olly Timbers and Ansi Molina, two ten-year-old boys exploring the crazy, unpredictable world of their New York City apartment building The Wayne.

Billy Lopez is an Emmy-nominated writer and Emmy-winning composer from New York City. He has written for shows including Phineas and Ferb and South Park and been head writer on several preschool shows, including The Wonder Pets!, 3rd & Bird! and PBS's Peg + Cat. Lopez also co-created an adult sitcom for ABC Studios.

Nickelodeon, now in its 36th 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 20 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, VIAB).

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Nickelodeon Acquires Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen Library of Series, Movies and Specials

Original Nickelodeon USA Press Release via Business Wire:

Nickelodeon Acquires Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen Library of Series, Movies and Specials

First Title So Little Time Debuts April 27 on Nick



Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Portrait (Credit: Amy Troost)

April 23, 2015 09:33 AM Eastern Daylight Time

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nickelodeon is bringing the content library of beloved TV and style icons Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen to its screens through the acquisition of four series, seven TV movies and two music video specials starring the actresses. The first title from the library to debut, So Little Time, will air on Nickelodeon, Monday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. (ET/PT) with episodes airing every weekday. Following this linear launch, the Olsens' catalogue will continue to roll out across Nickelodeon's ecosystem of multiple screens later this year.

Spanning a decade of adventures (1994-2003) from Mary-Kate and Ashley, the titles acquired by Nick include the animated series Mary-Kate and Ashley in Action!; live-action movies Winning London and When in Rome; and greatest hits music compilation, Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen: Our Music Video.

"Mary-Kate and I are excited to announce our video library will be available to the Nickelodeon community," said Ashley Olsen.

"Nickelodeon has been at the forefront of kids entertainment for decades. We believe this is the perfect home for our library," added Mary-Kate Olsen.

"We're incredibly excited to bring Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen's video library to Nickelodeon," said Keith Dawkins, SVP and General Manager, Nicktoons, TeenNick and Nick Jr. "The timeless content and style, relatable sibling dynamics and overall appeal of Mary-Kate and Ashley make this a great addition to Nick's platforms."

Nickelodeon has acquired the following titles in the Mary-Kate and Ashley library:

Series: The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley (11 episodes); You're Invited to Mary-Kate & Ashley's (10 episodes); So Little Time (26 episodes); and Mary-Kate and Ashley in Action! (26 episodes).

TV movies: Mary-Kate & Ashley's Fashion Forward; Our Lips Are Sealed; Winning London; Holiday in the Sun; When in Rome; Getting There: Sweet 16 and Licensed to Drive; and The Challenge.

Music specials: Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen: Our Music Video and Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen: Our First Video.

Dualstar Entertainment Group, founded in 1993, originally focused solely on entertainment, producing a series of nearly 50 short and long form direct-to-video titles starting Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen. Today, Dualstar Entertainment Group is a distinctive boutique global brand management company renowned for developing and owning lifestyle brands to fulfill market niches along the fashion spectrum including The Row, Elizabeth and James, and Olsenboye.

Nickelodeon, now in its 36th 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 20 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, VIAB).

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Nickelodeon's Flagship London Store To Open On Saturday 30th May 2015

Original Nickelodeon UK Press Release via VIMN.com:

NICKELODEON LANDS IN LEICESTER SQUARE[PANTS]

Nickelodeon's Flagship London Store to Open on Saturday 30th May 2015


LONDON/NEW YORK, 23 April 2015 – Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products (NVCP) today confirmed that the first flagship Nickelodeon Store will open to the public in one of London's premier tourism and retail destinations, Leicester Square, on Saturday 30th May 2015. The Store is owned and operated by Entertainment Retailer Limited, a subsidiary of Summit Retail International and a division of Entertainment Retail Enterprises. It will be the sixth retail store launched to date and the first store to open in Europe.

"The launch of the first flagship Nickelodeon Store and the first flagship store in Europe is a tremendous brand building opportunity for Nickelodeon and is true to our mission to create surprising and playful experiences everywhere kids and families go," commented Ron Johnson, Executive Vice President, NVCP. "The Nickelodeon London flagship store will offer a unique Nickelodeon experience and personal touch point for fans from around the world."


Spanning two floors and more than 4500 square feet, the store will offer kids and families the opportunity to experience and interact with one of the world's leading children's brands as well as Nickelodeon's beloved properties including global animations SpongeBob SquarePants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Nick Jr. pre-school hit, Dora the Explorer, in an exciting, tangible way currently unavailable in London.

"We are thrilled and honoured to partner with Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products in opening the first Nickelodeon flagship store in London. This location is optimal and the store is the perfect benchmark for the creation of future Flagship locations in key global territories," said Tina Calvo, CEO of Entertainment Retail Enterprises.

The Nickelodeon store will feature state-of-the-art multimedia and interactive elements. The store presents a glass frontage of 1250 square metres looking out onto Leicester Square with 40 LCD screens within the store creating a compelling showcase for The Nickelodeon brand. The product range within the store will feature a broad array of more than 600 products across all key categories with 80% of store product created by Entertainment Retail Enterprises in partnership with Nickelodeon and exclusive to the Nickelodeon Stores. The Leicester Square store will also include London-limited lines as well as product from a selection of global NVCP licensees.

Bursting with technology and interactive content, specially designed in-store zones will bring Nickelodeon's world famous characters and properties to life. A green slime staircase will take shoppers up to Bikini Bottom where they can come face to face with the world's favourite sponge in daily meet and greets with a life-size SpongeBob SquarePants costume character. Additionally, the store will offer a preschool zone, a New York City skyline graffiti-decorated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle area, and Union Jack-branded gifting, stationery, apparel, homeware and souvenirs. Recognising London as the world's most global city and Leicester Square as a top tourist attraction with projected tourist footfall set to hit 18 million in 2015, the store's 70-strong staff will provide capability in at least twelve different world languages. The store will open daily from 10am-9pm with extended operating hours in the evening at weekends.

To date, Nickelodeon and SRI have together launched five retail stores in Panama, Saudi Arabia (2014) and Honduras (Feb 2015) with more stores scheduled for late 2015/2016.

About Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon is one of the most globally recognized and widely distributed multimedia entertainment brands for kids and family. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company's portfolio includes television programming and production around the world, plus special events, consumer products, digital offerings, recreation, books, feature films and pro-social initiatives. Nickelodeon's brands are seen globally in more than 500 million households across more than 130 territories, via more than 70 locally programmed channels and branded blocks. Outside of the United States, Nickelodeon is part of Viacom International Media Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.

About Entertainment Retail Enterprises

Based in Orlando Florida, Entertainment Retail Enterprises has over 25 years experience in brand building, creating cross category merchandise solutions and compelling retail environments with premium global brands, The global distribution platform enables consistent brand delivery that encompasses turnkey shop-in-shop solutions, on line stores and branded retail stores.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Nickelodeon USA To Fully Premiere "100 Things To Do Before High School" During Summer 2015

Just Jared Jr. is reporting the very exciting Nickelodeon news that, following Nick USA debuting the networks "100 Things To Do Before High School" TV movie special in November 2014, Nickelodeon USA will fully launch their brand-new series, which will introduce Nickelodeon's latest crop of super-star talent, during the Summer 2015 programming season!


"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.


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

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.

To celebrate, Just Jared Jr. has also exclusively premiered the brand-new music video for Isabela Moner's cover of the popular Duffy song "Mercy", which you can watch in the video clip below!:



To further celebrate Nickelodeon USA starting to air "100 Things To Do Before High School" very soon, Teen.com has unveiled a fantastic interview with Isabela Moner, which you can read below!:
We Just Found the Next Victoria Justice!


Actresses like Victoria Justice are hard to come by. Let's face it, it's not everyday that you come across a super talented triple-threat! That's why we are SO excited about Hollywood's newest addition, Isabela Moner. Not only does she look to Victoria as one of her acting role models, but at just 13 years old, Isabela has already gotten her big acting break on Nickelodeon's newest series 100 Things to Do Before High School. Sound familiar? That's because Victoria's rise to fame all started around the same age with her first big gig as Lola on Nickelodeon's Zoey 101. And as they say, the rest is history.

We talked to the Cleveland native and she spilled on life, friends, some things on her own bucket list and tons of fun stories from the 100 Things to Do Before High School set. And, don't worry, it doesn't look like there are any Victorious feuds in the making:

Congratulations on 100 Things to Do Before High School! Do you remember where you were when you found out your would be playing CJ?

"Yeah, it's a funny story. The week before I told my mom that if she was ever going to tell me that I got the role it had to be a surprise. Otherwise, I wouldn't be able to tell the story. So, I was with my dad on a racetrack to race carts. It was my first time and I was really excited. The worker there told me all about how to use the cart. And then he said, 'You're going to be using cart 315, which is the channel that your new show is going to be on.' It was so overwhelming that I started crying. I didn't even think that I was going to cry but then all these emotions came at once. I couldn't even imagine doing this three years ago and now I'm finally here. My mind is blown."


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Did you have a favorite Nickelodeon show or character that you looked to for inspiration when you found out you got the role?

"Yeah, I definitely look up to Victoria Justice, Miranda Cosgrove, Josh Peck – he's hilarious. I love all those stars"

Can you tell us more about CJ?

"CJ is very determined, outgoing, friendly and she's very persuasive. She knows what she wants and how to get it — not in a manipulative way, but she knows how to get a team going and working together. She's like the peanut butter to the jelly sandwich. You could have the bread and the jelly, but you need the peanut butter to stick together. That's kind of how I think of Owen (Joyner), Jaheem (Toombs) and I. Jaheem is the bread, Owen the jelly and I need to be the peanut butter in the middle to keep them together. Otherwise, I don't think the three of them would be friends because they all have their differences."


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Jaheem and Owen play your two best friends — Fenwick and Crispo — did you get a chance to meet them before filming started?

"I didn't get to meet them before auditions.We met at the mix and match, which is kind of seeing which kids work together. It's a cool process because you meet a bunch of other kids and we're still friends with them too. When I first walked into the audition room, Jaheem was the first person I talked to. I was kind of nervous because I'm not the type of person that can walk into a room and be friends with everyone. He even told me that he thought I was going to get the part. We just became friends automatically. I didn't talk to Ownen much, but as soon as we got comfortable with each other, we started sharing snacks and talking. So, yeah it wasn't really awkward when we started filming. We were friends and now we are like brothers and sisters. I spend every day with them. We haven't really had any fights. We have had feuds but it really is like brothers and sisters fighting."

What are some of the things that would be on your bucket list?

"1. Face my biggest fear — not sure what my biggest fear is yet but I want to face it. I think my biggest fear may be writing a song and performing. I write songs but performing it for people is something I just can't do.

2. Go to prom. I want to do that. It's probably also a fear of mine!

3. Cook my family a meal. I don't know how to cook so I need to learn how to cook. I'm a pro-microwaver! Mac N Cheese is my go-to.

4. I would like to meet Ellen.

5. Go to a Beyoncé concert. I love her and she's one of my idols.

6. I want to master the guitar. I know how to play a little, but I really want to master it like Ed Sheeran level.

7. Make a YouTube channel. I've done live streams with my friends, which is kind of like a YouTube channel but easier way of doing it."


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Has it been difficult balancing school and acting?

"Yeah, because school and acting don't really go together that much. But, I think I have a good balance between them. I like to work ahead and I'm working ahead in my level. We need at least three hours of school a day on set. It's two different mind sets that you have to put on. You have to be really serious for school and fun on set."

What about time for fun? What are some of your favorite things to do in your down time?

"My favorite thing to do is probably watch Netflix. I have to take advantage of my downtime. But I also really love to go hiking and I love views. I think those are the most memorable moments of your life. You're in the moment and take tons of pictures of it. I love going to places that no one has ever been before and finding little secret passages. When I'm in New York I love going on rooftops or if I'm in LA I'll go hiking by the Hollywood sign."


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When you go back home for a little while, what's the first thing you do?

"Definitely microwave food and contact my friends that I haven't seen in a long time. I really miss them all the time. I'm also bad at texting back so that's a bad flaw of mine. But I try to keep in touch with them. I do like going to NY because it's just very real. In LA everyone is so nice and it's just not real. You need a dose of reality in there every once and a awhile and a dose of mean people."

Growing up you did a lot of singing and acting in Broadway shows. Is that something that you hope to pursue?

"Yeah, I definitely want to continue dancing. And if I can do the singing thing too then I can dance in music videos, which would be fun because I don't know if I would have the discipline to go to dance school for several years. I take classes though. I want to keep going with acting. Maybe I'll win an award some day. My absolute dream is to perform at the Grammy's!"


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Nickelodeon South East Asia To Premiere "Haunted Thundermans" On Friday 24th April 2015

Nickelodeon South East Asia has announced the exciting news in a post on the channels official Facebook profile page, Facebook.com/nickasia, that Nickelodeon South East Asia will premiere the brand-new special "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 24th April 2015 at 3:55pm on Nickelodeon Indonesia (WIB), 4:25pm on Nickelodeon Singapore (SG), 4:55pm on Nickelodeon Malaysia (MY) and 6:00pm on Nickelodeon Philippines (PH), as part of Nickelodeon South East Asia's Half-O-Ween celebrations!


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.
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"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2" To Feature Bebop And Rocksteady

The Hollywood Reporter and Entertainment Weekly are reporting the Turtley Awesome news that Nickelodeon Movies, Paramount Pictures and Platinum Dunes' "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2" will feature classic TMNT fan favorites Bebop and Rocksteady!


Bebop and Rocksteady in the 1987 "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" cartoon

The news was announced by Rob Moore, the Vice Chairman of Paramount Pictures, at CinemaCon 2015.

Bebop and Rocksteady first appeared in the 1987 "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" animated series and have also made appearances in Nickelodeon's hit CG-animated series. The pair, a mutated Warthog and Rhino, work alongside Shredder and the Foot Clan, and are responsible for one of the most shocking moments in the currently running "Turtles" comics series.

Earlier this month, it was announced that Stephen Amell had been cast to play Casey Jones "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II", a sequel to Nick and Paramount's 2014 fun-filled and action-packed blockbuster "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" movie, which will also see Megan Fox and Will Arnett return to play their respective characters, April O'Neil and Vern Fenwick.

Director David Green ("Earth to Echo") will take the helm of the next installment in the film franchise, with Michael Bay set to produce alongside his Platinum Dunes partners Andrew Form and Brad Fuller, with Galen Walker and Scott Mednick also producing. Screenwriters Josh Appelbaum & André Nemec ("Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol") are again coming aboard to write the sequel and will also Executive Produce. Plot details and information on other returning cast members are still unknown, however, filming for "TMNT 2" is due to start in New York this month (April 2015). The sequel will be released in theaters on June 3, 2016.


2014's "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", which starred Megan Fox and Will Arnett, was a major financial success for Paramount, making $191 million at the US box office and $485M worldwide. "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" also packed a major punch with phenomenal sales during its first week of release on Blu-ray and DVD in the USA (Region A/1). The franchise has been such a success that Paramount dated the sequel for 2016 before even locking down a director or cast.
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Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports 2015 Host Russell Wilson Can't Wait To Be The King Of The Slime!

American football star Russell Wilson has announced that he can't wait to be the king of the slime!


Speaking to "Q13 FOX News This Morning" host Kaci Aitchison following Nickelodeon announcing that Russell Wilson will be the host of Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Sports 2015, the Seattle Seahawks' two-time Super Bowl quarterback revealed that he's honored that Nickelodeon picked him and that he's pumped to host this years "Kids' Choice Sports"!

Russell also revealed that fans can look forward to quite a few people getting slimed at "Kids' Choice Sports 2015", and that he hopes to get to slime baseball star Derek Jeter!

During the interview, Russell also talks about how he is preparing to take over the hosting baton from Michael Strahan, what its like being a role model to kids on and off the field, how he likes to connect with fans, including visiting kids at the Seattle Children's Hospital and hosting summer camps, and shares his advice for kids who have the same dream that he did!

"Kids' Choice Sports 2015", Nickelodeon's second annual Kids’ Choice Sports ceremony, airs live from UCLA's Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles on Thursday 16th July 2015 (8-9:30 p.m. ET/PT, tape delayed for West Coast) on Nickelodeon USA!

Rubie's Pet Shop Boutique Introduces Pup-Tastic "PAW Patrol" Costume Collection

Original Nickelodeon and Rubie's Costume Company Press Release, via LIMA Licensing:

PAW PATROL IS PUPPY APPROVED!

Rubie's Pet Shop Boutique Introduces New PAW Patrol Costume Collection

MELVILLE, NY (April 21, 2015) – Rubie's Pet Shop Boutique., under license with Nickelodeon, announces the launch of officially licensed pet costumes for PAW Patrol. Designed exclusively for everyone's favorite four-legged friend, the PAW Patrol Costume Collection features detailed outfits of heroic pups Marshall, Chase and Skye. Costumes for each popular character are available in sizes small, medium, large and extra-large. In addition, Rubie's Costume Company also offers PAW Patrol costumes for toddlers.


PAW Patrol, the number-one rated preschool series on all TV, stars a pack of six heroic rescue pups, led by a tech-savvy 10-year-old boy named Ryder. Together they work hard to protect the Adventure Bay community believing "no job is too big, no pup is too small!" The series features a curriculum that focuses on citizenship, social skills and problem-solving.


"PAW Patrol is one of Rubie's hottest new children's licenses so expanding the line to our pet collection was an obvious choice," said Erin Breig, Rubie's Sale and Product Development. "By recreating these rescue pup characters, each pet and their pint-sized owners can transform into their favorite PAW Patrol character this Halloween season."


About Nickelodeon
Nickelodeon, now in its 36th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon's U.S. television network is seen in almost 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 20 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, VIAB).

About Rubie's Costume Company
Rubie's, the world's largest manufacturer of Halloween costumes and accessories specializes in the creation, design, manufacturing, and distribution of costumes, make-up, wigs, masks, hats, prosthetics, and accessory items. Rubie's products are distributed wherever Halloween and masquerade costumes are retailed, including national retail chains, internet costume retailers, toy stores, costume shops, variety stores, party stores, and other specialty retailers located throughout the United States, as well as in Canada, Europe, Latin and South America, Australia, and Asia. For more information please call 516-326-1500 or visit www.rubies.com.

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Nickelodeon And Paramount May Team Up To Launch "Monster Trucks" Franchise

The entertainment industry news website Deadline Hollywood is reporting the exciting Nickelodeon news that Rob Moore, the Vice Chairman of Paramount Pictures, mentioned at the 5th annual CinemaCon convention that Paramount and Nickelodeon are expecting Paramount Animation's upcoming movie "Monster Trucks" to launch a major franchise for Paramount and Nickelodeon! Although currently unconfirmed, a "Monster Trucks" franchise could see Paramount and Nickelodeon partnering to produce a sequel to the film and/or a television series based on the movie.


Nickelodeon recently teamed up with Paramount Television to produce a brand-new live-action musical-comedy television series based on Paramount Pictures' hit movie "School of Rock", which is due to premiere on Nickelodeon USA later this year.

"Monster Trucks" is a brand-new live-action/computer-animated action film that stars Jane Levy, Lucas Till, Amy Ryan, Rob Lowe, Danny Glover, Barry Pepper and Holt McCallany. Produced by Paramount Animation and Disruption Entertainment, the movie is directed by Chris Wedge and written by Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger, and Derek Connolly. The film is scheduled to be released by Paramount Pictures on Friday 25th December 2015.
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Nickelodeon Germany To Hold Spieltag 2015 On Friday 19th June 2015

Nickelodeon Germany has announced in the following press release, from Nick Germany's "Nick Pressecenter", that Nickelodeon Germany (Deutschland) will empower kids to get up and get active when the channel hosts Nickelodeon Spieltag 2015, Nickelodeon Germany's local version of Nickelodeon's Worldwide Day of Play, in June 2015!


As part of Nickelodeon Spieltag 2015, Nickelodeon Deutschland with go off-air between 1:00pm and 5:00pm on Friday 19th June 2015 to encourage children across Germany to go outside and play, whether in a garden, at a school festival or in a playground. While off air, Nick Germany's official website, nick.de, will feature information and tips on how kids can get active and fantastic game ideas.

Nickelodeon is also inviting around 16,000 primary schools to host a Nickelodeon 'Spieltag'-school party on Friday 19th June 2015, with 100 lucky schools receiving a extensive game package to celebrate Nickelodeon Spieltag 2015. The package will feature special game stations where kids can participate in fun games which will test their skills and creativity.


Following Nickelodeon Spieltag 2015, Nickelodeon Germany will resume programming at 5:00pm by treating fans to a encore of Nickelodeon's popular live-action "The Fairly OddParents" television movie "A Fairly Odd Summer".

Additionally, Nickelodeon Switzerland (Schweiz), Nickelodeon Denmark (Danmark), Nickelodeon Sweden (Sverige), Nickelodeon Norway, Nickelodeon Netherlands (Nederland) and Nickelodeon Poland (Polska) will also be holding 'TV Free Days' throughout 2015!

Original Nickelodeon Deutschland Press Release:

Sprichwörtlich in die Röhre geguckt: Nickelodeon stellt zum 'Spieltag' 2015 wieder auf Schwarz

Nickelodeon 'Spieltag' 2015 am Freitag, den 19. Juni von 13:00 bis 17:00 Uhr // Keine Chance für Couchpotatoes: Informationen und Spielideen auf www.nick.de

Berlin, 22. April 2015 – Nickelodeon zelebriert auch in diesem Jahr wieder den 'Spieltag'. Am 19. Juni setzt der Kindersender dafür das gewohnte Programm für einige Stunden aus und sendet von 13:00 bis 17:00 Uhr Schwarzbild.

Der Nickelodeon 'Spieltag' ist eine Initiative mit Tradition. Einmal im Jahr zieht der Kindersender den Stecker und ruft seine jungen Zuschauer zum Spielen auf. Als einziger Kindersender Deutschlands gibt Nickelodeon den bekannten und beliebten Serienhelden eine Pause und bewegt die Kids stattdessen dazu, nach Draußen zu gehen und zu spielen. Hauptsache aktiv: egal ob im eigenen Garten, beim Schulfest oder auf dem Spielplatz.

Ein deutschlandweiter Aufruf an rund 16.000 Grundschulen, lädt dazu ein, am 19. Juni ein Nickelodeon 'Spieltag'-Schulfest auszurichten. Ausgewählt werden 100 Schulen, die ein umfangreiches Spielpaket erhalten. Damit können Spielstationen rund um die Themen Geschicklichkeit, Kreativität, Spaß und mehr kreiert werden. So wird der Schulhof zum buntesten Spielplatz des Ortes.

Seit 2012 erweitert Nickelodeon den 'Spieltag' auch auf die markeneigenen Online-Plattformen und nimmt das Online-Programm weitgehend offline oder bietet es nur beschränkt an. Vorab wird es auf www.nick.de Tipps und Ideen zum Thema „Draußen-Spielen“ geben.

Um 17:00 Uhr kehrt der Kindersender dann mit dem gewohnt bunten und lustigen Programm zurück und zeigt den Nickelodeon Spielfilm 'Cosmo und Wanda: Auwei, Hawaii!'.

Der Nickelodeon 'Spieltag' folgt dem Beispiel des 'Worldwide Day of Play' des US-amerikanischen Muttersenders, der seinen 'Day of Play' bereits 2003 ins Leben gerufen hat. In Nordeuropa wird der fernsehfreie Tag zu verschiedenen Tagen auch in der Schweiz, Dänemark, Schweden, Norwegen, den Niederlanden und auch in Polen veranstaltet.

Über Nickelodeon:

Nickelodeon ist ein weltweit ausstrahlender Kindersender und die Heimat einiger der beliebtesten Kinderserien derzeit, darunter 'SpongeBob Schwammkopf', 'iCarly', 'Die Pinguine aus Madagascar', 'Victorious', 'Kung Fu Panda', 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' und 'Dora'. Besonderes Programm-Highlight sind die jährlich stattfindenden 'Nickelodeon Kids‘ Choice Awards', eine starbesetzte Show, in der Kinder weltweit über die Preisträger abstimmen. Nickelodeon gehört zu der Viacom International Media Networks GmbH. Zum Nickelodeon Unternehmen gehören neben dem abwechslungsreichen Fernsehangebot für Kinder außerdem der Bereich Consumer Products, Online- und Freizeitangebote sowie Publishing Produkte. Nickelodeon Northern Europe, mit Hauptsitz in Berlin, strahlt die Nickelodeon Inhalte in 14 Länder Nordeuropas auf seinen Kanälen Nickelodeon, Nicktoons, Nick Jr., Nick Hits, Teen Nick und Kindernet aus. Die Eigenproduktionen 'Het Huis Anubis' / 'Das Haus Anubis', 'Hotel 13', 'Nickelodeon Alaaarm' und 'Nick Battle' runden das Angebot von Nickelodeon in Nordeuropa ab.


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Seattle Seahawks' Super Bowl QB Russell Wilson to Host Nickelodeon's "Kids' Choice Sports 2015"

Original Nickelodeon USA Press Release via Business Wire:


Seattle Seahawks' Super Bowl QB Russell Wilson to Host Nickelodeon's Second Annual Kids’ Choice Sports!

Kids' Choice Sports 2015 to Air Live Thursday, July 16 at 8PM (ET/PT) from UCLA's Pauley Pavilion In Los Angeles



Seattle Seahawks' quarterback Russell Wilson hosts Kids' Choice Sports 2015, live from UCLA's Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles on Thursday, July 16 (8-9:30 p.m. ET/PT, tape delayed for West Coast). (Photo: Business Wire)

April 22, 2015 11:14 AM Eastern Daylight Time

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nickelodeon today announced that Seattle Seahawks' two-time Super Bowl quarterback Russell Wilson will serve as host for Kids' Choice Sports 2015, which returns for its second year live from UCLA's Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles on Thursday, July 16 (8-9:30 p.m. ET/PT, tape delayed for West Coast). The superstar quarterback takes the hosting baton from first-year master of ceremonies Michael Strahan, who will continue to serve as executive producer, as the best athletes and top celebrities from around the world come together in a one-of-a-kind celebration of kids' love of sports.

With special guests, performances, outrageous competitions and unique categories to be announced in the coming weeks, Kids' Choice Sports 2015 will be bursting with fun, unforgettable moments, epic slimings and sheer 'fan'-demonium that can only happen on Nickelodeon. For the second straight year, kids from around the country will show their support for their favorite athletes, teams and sports moments and decide who will take home a cherished, one-of-a-kind Nickelodeon orange mohawked blimp trophy.

"I am thrilled that Nickelodeon has asked me to host Kids' Choice Sports. What an honor to be the king of slime for one crazy night! I had so much fun at the show last summer that I can't wait to get back. What kid doesn't want to get slimed? Count me in on that. I'm just a big kid at heart, so let the fun begin. I promise you, we're going to have great fun," said Russell Wilson.

Last year's inaugural Kids' Choice Sports certainly set the bar high. Worldwide superstar David Beckham was presented with the first Kids' Choice Sports' Legend Award, and celebrated by being showered in golden slime with his kids; Marshawn Lynch went into "Beast Mode," running through a gauntlet and diving into a pool of slime; superstars Dwyane Wade, Tim Howard, Serena Williams, Kevin Durant, Gabby Douglas, Victor Cruz, Carmelo Anthony, each took home a KCS trophy; and in an epic halftime show, Florida Georgia Line performed, and then the Pauley Pavilion roof nearly blew off when 15-year-old Ricardo Jacobo Jr. from Los Angeles sank a half-court shot live, winning a $50,000 grand prize.

Russell Wilson is expanding his repertoire as he takes on hosting duties for Kids' Choice Sports, though he is already making history: he has won more games in his first three seasons than any QB in the history of the league and he is first quarterback to start two Super Bowls in his first three seasons. Wilson also became the third youngest quarterback in NFL history to win the Super Bowl. Named to the NFC Pro Bowl, Pepsi Max NFL Rookie of the Year, and Sports Illustrated Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2012, Wilson tied Peyton Manning's 1998 record for most touchdown passes by a rookie (26) and became the first rookie in NFL history to lead his team to an undefeated home record. In 2013, Wilson led the Seahawks to its first ever Super Bowl victory and led the Seahawks to their second consecutive Super Bowl appearance in 2014.

Kids' Choice Sports 2015 Presenting Sponsors include Verizon. Associate Sponsors include Nationwide and Popsicle®.

Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Sports 2015 is produced by Done and Dusted in association with Nickelodeon Productions. Jay Schmalholz and Shelly Sumpter Gillyard are executive producers. Constance Schwartz and Michael Strahan of SMAC Entertainment will serve as executive producers, alongside Ian Stewart and Hamish Hamilton of Done and Dusted with Hamilton also serving as director of the show.

Nickelodeon, now in its 36th 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 20 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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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Nick Jr. Germany To Premiere "Blaze and the Monster Machines" On Saturday 9th May 2015

Nickelodeon Germany has announced the exciting Nickelodeon International news on their "Nick Pressecenter" that Nickelodeon Germany's preschool channel, Nick Jr. Germany (Deutschland), will start to premiere and show "Blaze and the Monster Machines", Nickelodeon's brand-new CG-animated preschool series that will introduce viewers to the exciting world of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), on Saturday 9th May 2015 at 4:00am! Following the shows debut, Nick Jr. Deutschland will continue to air "Blaze and the Monster Machines" most days at a different time each day.


Below is Nick Jr. Deutschland's debut schedule for "Blaze and the Monster Machines":

Saturday 9th May 2015 at 04:00;

Sunday 10th May 2015 at 05:10 and 16:00;

Monday 11th May 2015 at 17:10 and 18:35;

Tuesday 12th May 2015 at 06:35;

Thursday 14th May 2015 at 23:35;

Friday 15th May 2015 at 11:35 and 20:55.


To celebrate Nick Jr. Deutschland starting to air "Blaze and the Monster Machines", nickjr.de has unveiled the channels all-new official "Blaze and the Monster Machines" show website to accompany the brand new show, which features information about the series and each of the characters in the show - Blaze, AJ, Gabby, Crusher, Pickle, Darington, Starla, Stripes and Zeg!

Big thanks to dcbanners3 for the news!
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Nickelodeon South East Asia Debuts "Every Witch Way" Season Two

Nickelodeon South East Asia has announced the magical news in a post on the channels official Facebook profile page, Facebook.com/nickasia, that Nickelodeon South East Asia is currently premiering and showing brand-new episodes from the all-new second season of Nickelodeon's hit fantasy television series "Every Witch Way", weekdays at 5:00pm on Nickelodeon Philippines (PH) and at 5:40pm on Nickelodeon Singapore (SG)!


EVERY WITCH WAY SEASON 2 GALLERY: Pictured: Diego (Tyler Alvarez), Andi (Daniela Nieves), Jax (Rahart Adams), Emma (Paola Andino), Daniel (Nick Merico), Maddie (Paris Smith), Katie (Denisea Wilson), Sophie (Autumn Wendel) in Every Witch Way on Nickelodeon. Photo: Terry Doyle/Nickelodeon. © 2014 Viacom International Inc. All Rights Reserved.

"Every Witch Way" season two has more spells, more laughs, more romance and more awesomeness than ever, and will welcome a new student to Iridium High School, new boy Jax Novoa, played by Australia's very own Rahart Adams ("Nowhere Boys", "Neighbours")!
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Nickelodeon USA To Premiere More New Episodes From "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Season Three From Sunday 26th April 2015

Nickelodeon USA has announced the Turtley Awesome news in a Tweet on their official Twitter profile page, @NickelodeonTV, that, following a short break, Nickelodeon USA will start to premiere and show more brand new episodes from "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" season three from Sunday 26th April 2015 at 11:00am ET/PT; 10:00am C, continuing the shell-raising crime-fighting adventures of the four mutant Heroes in a Half-Shell turtles — Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo!


To celebrate, Nick USA has unveiled a fantastic video featuring a sneak-peek preview from the first upcoming all-new episode, "The Noxious Avenger", which fans can watch here on nick.com! In the sneak-peek, the Turtles have been waiting for Bebop and Rocksteady for 15 hours and they are ready for a fight, plus someone gets some mutagen to the face!

Additional source: The Futon Critic.
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Nickelodeon Greece To Premiere "Henry Danger" On Saturday 25th April 2015

Nickelodeon Greece has announced the exciting news on their official website that Nickelodeon Greece, the Greek version of the world's number one kids' channel, will start to premiere and show Nickelodeon's brand-new crime-fighting comedy series "Henry Danger", locally titled "Χένρι Ο Επικίνδυνος", from Saturday 25th April 2015 at 8:00pm (20:00)!


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Viacom Details Strategic Realignment to Create Efficiencies and Drive Long-Term Growth

Original Viacom Inc. Press Release via Business Wire:

Viacom Details Strategic Realignment to Create Efficiencies and Drive Long-Term Growth

Company to Recognize Pre-Tax Charge of Approximately $785 Million in Quarter Ended March 31; Annual Cost Savings Will Total Approximately $350 Million

April 06, 2015 04:06 PM Eastern Daylight Time


NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB, VIA) today announced the elements of its strategic realignment, including initiatives designed to promote greater cross-brand collaboration, focus on new growth areas, and improve operational efficiency and financial performance.

Following a company-wide review across its worldwide Media Networks, Filmed Entertainment operations and corporate functions, Viacom is implementing significant strategic and operational improvements, including reorganizing three of its domestic network groups into two new organizations. The new structure realigns sales, marketing, creative and support functions, increases efficiencies in program and product development, enhances opportunities to share expertise, and promotes greater cross-marketing and cross channel programming activity. The Company is also reallocating resources to expand its capabilities in critical business areas including data analysis, technology development and consumer insights, reflecting the rapidly changing media marketplace, shifting consumer behavior and evolving measurement practices.

President and CEO Philippe Dauman said, "Viacom has a powerful combination of world-class brands and popular content that is driving our business across the globe. We will continue to lead the way in connecting our vibrant brands to audiences through both traditional and innovative new platforms. This strategic realignment, which is largely completed, will allow us to sharpen our focus on driving long-term growth in a rapidly changing industry. We will transition rapidly into the future, generate substantial cost savings and continue to increase our investment in original programming to bring our audiences great content in new and groundbreaking ways."

In connection with the realignment, Viacom will recognize a pre-tax charge in the second fiscal quarter of 2015 of approximately $785 million. The charge reflects the impact of write-downs of underperforming programming, including the abandonment of select acquired titles, as well as costs associated with workforce reductions. The charge also reflects accelerated amortization of programming expenses associated with a change in the Company's ultimate revenue projections for certain original programming genres that have been impacted by changing media consumption habits.

The initiatives are expected to provide ongoing annual savings of approximately $350 million. The savings in fiscal 2015 are expected to be approximately $175 million.

In light of these actions and previously discussed strategic acquisitions anticipated in the current fiscal year that could total approximately $400 million, Viacom will temporarily pause share purchases under its current $20 billion stock repurchase program in order to stay within its target leverage ratio. The repurchase program has returned $15 billion to shareholders since its inception in October 2010, including $1.5 billion in the first half of fiscal 2015. The Company anticipates resuming stock repurchases no later than October 2015, when it begins its next fiscal year.

Mr. Dauman added, "We remain steadfastly committed to returning capital to shareholders through stock buybacks as well as our ongoing dividend program. This temporary pause reflects our history of sound financial management and our commitment to operating within Viacom's target leverage ratio."

Viacom will report results for the fiscal second quarter ended March 31, on April 30, 2015.

Cautionary Statement Concerning Forward-Looking Statements

This news release contains both historical and forward-looking statements. All statements that are not statements of historical fact are, or may be deemed to be, forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements reflect our current expectations concerning future results, objectives, plans and goals, and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that are difficult to predict and which may cause future results, performance or achievements to differ. These risks, uncertainties and other factors include, among others: the measured audience acceptance of our programs, motion pictures and other entertainment content on the various platforms on which they are distributed; technological developments and their effect in our markets and on consumer behavior; competition for content, audiences, advertising and distribution; the impact of piracy; economic fluctuations in advertising and retail markets, and economic conditions generally; fluctuations in our results due to the timing, mix and availability of our motion pictures and other programming; the potential for loss of carriage or other reduction in the distribution of our content; changes in the Federal communications laws and regulations; evolving cybersecurity and similar risks; other domestic and global economic, business, competitive and/or regulatory factors affecting our businesses generally; and other factors described in our news releases and filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including but not limited to our 2014 Annual Report on Form 10-K and reports on Form 10-Q and Form 8-K. The forward-looking statements included in this document are made only as of the date of this document, and we do not have any obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances. If applicable, reconciliations for any non-GAAP financial information contained in this news release are included in this news release or available on our website at http://www.viacom.com.

About Viacom

Viacom is home to premier global media brands that create compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, apps, games, consumer products, social media and other entertainment content for audiences in more than 165 countries and territories. Viacom's media networks, including Nickelodeon, CMT, Nick Jr., TeenNick, Nicktoons, TV Land, Nick at Nite, MTV, VH1, Comedy Central, SPIKE, Logo, BET, CENTRIC, Channel 5 (UK), Tr3s, Paramount Channel and VIVA, reach a cumulative 3.2 billion television subscribers worldwide. Paramount Pictures is a major global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment.

For more information about Viacom and its businesses, visit www.viacom.com. Keep up with Viacom news by following Viacom's blog at blog.viacom.com and Twitter feed at www.twitter.com/viacom.

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