BARBARA EDEN, TELEVISION'S MOST ICONIC GENIE, GETS ANIMATED IN NICKELODEON'S HIT PRESCHOOL SERIES "SHIMMER AND SHINE"
All-New Episode "The Crystal Queen," Premieres Friday, Nov. 18, at 11 a.m. (ET/PT)
I Dream of Jeannie star Barbara Eden with Farnaz Esnaashari-Charmatz, the creator of Nickelodeon Preschool's Shimmer and Shine. Credit: Twitter/@FarnazEsnaasha1.
Legendary TV icon Barbara Eden (I Dream of Jeannie) revisits her genie roots and gets animated in a brand-new episode of Nickelodeon's hit preschool series Shimmer and Shine. In "The Crystal Queen," premiering Friday, Nov. 18, at 11 a.m. (ET/PT), Eden plays Empress Caliana, a quirky genie empress and mentor to Samira, the genie princess. When power-hungry sorceress Zeta traps Samira in a magical crystal cave, Shimmer, Shine and Leah team up with Empress Caliana to save the day.
Shimmer and Shine follows the adventures of twin genies-in-training, Shimmer and Shine, and features a social-emotional curriculum highlighting the importance of teamwork, resilience and overcoming obstacles. Shimmer and Shine currently ranks as the number-one preschool show in its timeslot across all TV.
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