Friday, October 28, 2016

Nickelodeon's Kids Pick the President "Kids' Vote" Launches Today

Original Nickelodeon USA Press Release:



Kids’ Pick for U.S. President Revealed Nov. 5th During “Election”-Themed Episodes

of Net’s Hit Live-Action Series

NEW YORK--Oct. 28, 2016--Nickelodeon is letting kids’ voices be heard with today’s launch of its eighth Kids Pick the President “Kids’ Vote,” from Friday, Oct. 28 to Saturday, Nov. 5. Beginning today at 12 p.m. (all times ET), kids can visit to cast their vote for Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump or Gary Johnson to be the next President of the United States. The “Kids’ Vote” results will be announced live on Saturday, Nov. 5, at approximately 9:35 p.m., during an evening of special programming featuring fun, “election”-themed episodes of Nick’s hit live-action series Henry Danger, Game Shakers, School of Rock and Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn.

Beginning with the network’s inaugural “Kids’ Vote” in 1998, kids have correctly chosen the next U.S. president in advance of the national election six out of the last seven times. Nickelodeon’s “Kids’ Vote” is the cornerstone of the network’s Kids Pick the President cross-platform campaign, which is designed to keep kids informed on the issues they care about and let their voices be heard.

Nickelodeon’s “election”-themed programming—featuring storylines ranging from a race for class president to a vote for a favorite snack—will include brand-new episodes of Henry Danger at 8 p.m.; Game Shakers at 8:30 p.m.; School of Rock at 9 p.m. and Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn at 9:30 p.m. The night’s lineup will be hosted by Riele Downs (Henry Danger), Benjamin Flores Jr. (Game Shakers), Ricardo Hurtado (School of Rock) and Lizzy Greene (Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn), who will be on hand encouraging kids to get involved and cast their votes. At approximately 9:35 p.m., the Nick stars will reveal who kids nationwide have selected as their choice for the next President of the United States. Voting results will air across Nickelodeon, TeenNick, Nicktoons and NickMusic.

Kids can cast their vote on to choose who they would like to be the 45th President of the United States. One vote will be tabulated per household device.

Nickelodeon, now in its 37th 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, digital, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon’s U.S. television network is seen in more than 90 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 20 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB).

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