Monday, December 16, 2013

Nickelodeon UK To Premiere "Mia and Me" On Saturday 4th January 2014

The online British and Irish TV guide website Digiguide is reporting the exciting Nick UK news that Nickelodeon UK and Ireland and Nickelodeon HD UK, the number one commercial kids TV network in the UK, will start to premiere and show the popular live action/CGI animated hybrid fantasy television series "Mia and Me" every Saturday and Sunday (Weekends) at 7:00am (replayed at 8:00am on Nick UK's plus-one timeshift channel, Nick+1) from Saturday 4th January 2014, as part of "2014 on Nickelodeon UK"!

Nickelodeon UK acquired the rights to "Mia and Me" from the Italian animation studio Rainbow S.r.l. ("Winx Club", "Huntik: Secrets & Seekers") in November 2013. is expected to unveil their brand new official "Mia & Me" show website to celebrate the debut on Nick UK & Eire soon.

"Mia and Me" follows the adventures of a 12-year-old girl who leads a double life in a magical land filled with unicorns. The story begins when a girl named Mia, whose parent's tragically died when she was young, goes to a boarding school in Italy. Mia's aunt gives Mia a game that her father, a successful game maker, made before he died. Through the game, Mia finds herself hurled into the wondrous world of Centopia, full of elves, unicorns, pans and dragons. But the once idyllic kingdom is in danger. Evil Queen Panthea seeks to capture the unicorns and harness their power to keep her self young. The valiant elves, led by Prince Mo and daring warrior Yuko, plus Pan Phuddle, fight to stop her. Thanks to her unique ability to communicate with unicorns, Mia must safeguard the golden-horned Onchao. As Mia bounces between trying to fit in at her new school and her life as a fairytale elf, she becomes the key to saving Centopia.

The show, which combines animation and live action, is co-produced by Lucky Punch and m4e. It has aired in more than 80 territories around the globe, including on Nickelodeon South East Asia (on Nickelodeon Philippines, Nickelodeon Singapore and Nickelodeon Malaysia) and on Nickelodeon Benelux (comprising of Nickelodeon Belgium (Belgiƫ), Nickelodeon Netherlands (Nederland), and Luxembourg).

(Big thanks to NickUKHub for letting me post the news!)
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