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Thursday, October 27, 2016

Nickelodeon To Premiere "Ride" In Germany, Switzerland, Austria And Poland On Monday 5th December 2016

Nickelodeon Northern Europe has announced the exciting news that Nickelodeon Austria (Österreich), Nickelodeon Switzerland (Schweiz), Nickelodeon Germany (Deutschland) and Nickelodeon Poland (Polska) will start to premiere and show Nickelodeon's brand-new live-action series Ride from Monday 5th December 2016!


Nickelodeon Northern Europe will premiere each brand-new episode of Ride weekdays at 18:55 on Nickelodeon Schweiz and Nickelodeon Österreich, daily at 20:05 Uhr on Nickelodeon Deutschland, and every weekday at 20:30 on Nickelodeon Polska.

Although unconfirmed, it is expected that Nick North will also debut Ride on Nickelodeon Netherlands (Nederland), Nickelodeon Belgium (België; Flanders), Nickelodeon Denmark (Danmark), Nickelodeon Sweden (Sverige) and Nickelodeon Norway around the same time.


(L to R): Jonny Gray, Alana Boden, Rameet Rauli, Mike Shara, Kendra Timmins, Oliver Dench, and Manuel Pacific in YTV's Ride

Ride follows Katherine "Kit" Bridges, a North American girl who moves to England when her widowed father, Rudy, accepts a job at the illustrious Covington Academy: an elite equestrian focused boarding school. What may seem like a dream come true on the surface becomes far more complicated when Kit realizes more than just her nationality and fear of riding separate her from her peers at Covington. An instant connection to TK, the most stubborn and difficult Horse at the academy, opens a door to a whole new world of adventures for Kit with friends, frenemies, crushes, hidden secrets and the chance to uncover her true identity. With TK, Kit will be able to handle any challenge she faces!

In the premiere episode, Kit’s adventures begin when she arrives at Covington Academy excited for her first day at the school. However, things take a turn for the worse when Kit realizes she’ll be expected to conquer her biggest fear – riding a horse. Meanwhile, Elaine will do whatever it takes to win in the first competition of the year and both Will and Nav want to ask Kit to the Gala, but who will Kit go with?


Ride stars Kendra Timmins (Degrassi: The Next Generation) as Kit, Jonny Gray (Max & Shred) as Josh Luders, Rameet Rauli as Anya Patel, Oliver Dench as Will Palmerston, Manuel Pacific as Nav Andrada, Alana Boden (Wolfblood, Mr Selfridge) as Elaine Whilshire, Mike Shara (Murdoch Mysteries) as Rudy Bridges, Natalie Lisinska (Orphan Black, Total Recall, Degrassi: The Next Generation) as Sally Warrington, and Sara Botsford (The Fog, Anne of Green Gables, Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction) as Lady Covington.


Commissioned by Nickelodeon and YTV and produced by Canada's Breakthrough Entertainment and the UK's Buccaneer Media, the 20x30-minute show, formally titled Let It Ride, is created by Jill Girling (Life with Derek) and Lori Mather-Welch (Would Be Kings, Queer As Folk). Executive producers for Breakthrough are Joan Lambur, Ira Levy, Peter Williamson, Michael McGuigan, Nat Abraham and Shelley Scarrow. Tony Wood (House of Anubis) is executive producing for Buccaneer. The series was cast by KM Casting. The series was filmed in Toronto and on location in Northern Ireland.


Kit (Kendra Timmins) and TK the Horse

Sources: Nick Pressecenter, Nick Prasa; Huge thanks to @PlanetNickNL for the news!
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