Friday, May 12, 2017

Nickelodeon USA To Premiere "Pinky Malinky" In Early 2018

Pinky Malinky, the star of Nickelodeon's upcoming brand-new original animated comedy series Pinky Malinky, has announced the exciting news in a post on his official Instagram profile page, @Pinky_Malinky, that Nickelodeon USA will start to premiere his all-new show in early 2018!

Pinky Malinky is a brand-new fly-on-the-wall reality show that follows the everyday life of Pinky, an infectiously positive hot dog living in a human world. With his best friends Babs and JJ by his side, Pinky reaches for the stars in the small town of Sackenhack. Through his good spirits and sausage sensibilities, Pinky proves that a "wiener" is only one small letter away from being a "WINNER!"

Using the tropes of a mockumentary and reality show format, Pinky and his friends will talk directly to the camera and the audience to share their absurd and silly take on real life. At times, all children feel like they don't fit in and Pinky's undeniably unique point of view as a literal wiener amongst humans will allow kids to laugh at his familiar struggles and enjoy his unusual perspective on the challenges of being a school-aged kid. By always reaching for the stars, Pinky pushes himself further than anyone could imagine. Pinky and his friends' humorous experiences will also be shared across social media and Nickelodeon's digital platforms.

Co-created and co-executive produced by Chris Garbutt and Rikke Asbjoern (The Amazing World of Gumball) and executive produced by Scott Kreamer (Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness), the trio are a part of the Artist Collective, an internal diverse group of experienced creators who mentor and support up-and-coming talent while also collaborating to cultivate, challenge and inspire Nickelodeon's development pipeline.

Pinky Malinky will star Lucas Grabeel (Glenn Martin DDS, I Kissed A Vampire) as Pinky Malinky, Diamond White (The Haunted Hathaways) as Babs Buttman, and Nathan Kress (iCarly) as JJ Jameson.

Produced by Nickelodeon Animation Studios in Burbank, Calif., the original animated series will join Nickelodeon's growing roster of content driven by creators discovered all over the world.

Visit to find out more Pinky Malinky, and follow Pinky and his pals on social media:

Pinky Malinky - Instagram | Twitter | Vimeo | YouTube (Caution: Please don't unfollow him...)

Babs Buttman - Instagram | Twitter

JJ Jameson - Instagram | Twitter

I feel like me and this hedgehog have the same hairstyle so we should probably become friends ☺️ #pricklypals

A post shared by Babs Buttman (@babs_buttman) on

Maybe he's born with it, maybe it's the Mayfair filter #thestruggleisreal

A post shared by JJ Jameson (@jj_james0n) on

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