Thursday, January 12, 2012

Nickelodeon UK To Premier The Nickelodeon 2012 Kids' Choice Awards On 1st April 2012

According to this Nickelodeon UK News article from ATV Today, Nickelodeon UK will premiere Nickelodeon's 25th Annual Kids' Choice Awards ceremony, the Nickelodeon 2012 Kids' Choice Awards, which will be presented by actor, singer and producer Will Smith, on Nickelodeon UK and Ireland, Nickelodeon HD UK and Nick Replay UK on Sunday 1st April 2012 at 5.30pm (repeated at 6.30pm on Nick Replay UK) (transmission (TX) time to be announced by Nick UK), the very next day after Nickelodeon holds the the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2012 on Saturday 31st March 2012 at the Galen Center at USC [University of Southern California] in Los Angeles, California, USA:
Will Smith to host Children’s Award Show

The actor, singer and producer is to front Nickelodeon's Kids Choice Awards 2012. The event will take place at the Galen Center at USC in Los Angeles, California.
“Will Smith is one of the world’s biggest stars and is instantly recognisable with kids and parents alike around the globe” said Tina McCann, Managing Director for Nickelodeon UK. “A mega blimp winner, Will is sure to be the life and soul of the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2012 party. ”
Two-time Academy-Award® nominee Smith recently finished filming Columbia Pictures’ Men in Black III, which will be released this spring in the UK. Up next, he will begin filming and producing One Thousand A.E. co-starring Jaden Smith.
“The Kids’ Choice Awards is always the year’s liveliest, slimiest and most outrageous party for kids and teens,” said Will Smith. “I’m honoured they wanted me to host this year so I can have a front row seat to take part in the fun.”
Smith’s list of blockbusters includes the most recent I Am Legend and Hancock. He entertained a youth audience across the early 1990s with sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bell Air.

The premiere of the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2011, hosted by actor and comedian Jack Black, was the highest rated Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards ever. The 2011 UK premiere received an 8.2% share, up +325% on the slot average, making Nickelodeon the #1 kids’ channel during the time slot. The performance was up +32% on the previous year, with nearly half a million viewers tuning into the show during its premiere slot.

The 2012 awards will air on Sunday April 1st. Nickelodeon is available on Sky 604, Virgin 712, through BT Vision and TalkTalk.
Below is a streaming video and transcript of Nickelodeon UK's brand new "Will Smith To Host The Nickelodeon 2012 Kids' Choice Awards, April 1st, On Nickelodeon!" promo/trailer:

[Female voiceover artist]

Initiating Kids' Choice 2012 Host Reveal...

He will bring the stars.

He will bring the slime.

Because this year, for the first time ever, the host of the 2012 Kids' Choice Awards is...

Will!

[Will Smith to Kids' Choice Awards audience: Let me hear you say "Hey Will!" Kids' Choice Audience reply: Hey Will!]

[Peter Dickson, also known as "Voiceover Man", takes over as the voice over artist of Nick UK's "KCA 2012 Host Reveal" promo]

The biggest star in Hollywood is hosting the biggest award show on earth!

Will Smith hosts the 2012 Kids' Choice Awards, Sunday April 1st on Nickelodeon!

[Original female voice over artist from the beginning of Nickelodeon UK's "KCA2012 Host Reveal" promo takes over as the promos voice over artist again]

Transmission Complete!
Also, posted by Nickelodeon UK staff member Adam J Parker (who is also a resident of Nickelodeon Towers in London) on his official Twitter page (@adamjohnparker):
@AJSawyer [Alex Sawyer/Alfred "Alfie" Lewis in Nickelodeon's House Of Anubis]: [...] How's Nick stuff [Nickelodeon stuff]?
@adamjohnparker - [...] Nick is very busy. I'm cutting some HoA stuff for the US...

@adamjohnparker - I'm up to episode 50 [of House Of Anubis], and it's getting pretty hardcore in the land of Sibuna... Apart from that we're gearing up for KCA's etc
@AJSawyer - Ah wow, early prep [preparation]! When do the nominations [Kids Choice Awards 2012 Nominations] come out?
Also, posted by Nickelodeon UK and Ireland on their official Twitter profile page (@NickelodeonUK):
why does America get all the new episodes before us?
@NickelodeonUK - Many diff reasons,we r getting KCAs same day! Others take little longer!
And:
Hehe nice try :) we get it a day later! But still that's amazing!
@NickelodeonUK - A mere few hours really if you count the time zone difference ;) We'll b working thru the night to get it on screen tho!
Also:
make KCA 2012 sooner so I can see @iWillSmith
@NickelodeonUK - We cant wait either, voting will open soon! Get ready!
And:
Are the KCA's on April 6th this year? Is Will Smith hosting it
@NickelodeonUK: YES Will Smith, NO its Sunday 1st April 5.30pm! Slimetastic!

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