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Friday, July 07, 2017

Nickelodeon Unveils Star-Studded Kids' Choice Sports 2017 Attendee Line-Up

Nickelodeon has revealed the star-studded lineup for Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2017!

Update: Nickelodeon has announced the full guest list for Kids' Choice Sports 2017!:

Michael Phelps (Legend Award Recipient); Dak Prescott (Dallas Cowboys); Simone Biles (Professional Artistic Gymnast); Klay Thompson (Golden State Warriors); Von Miller (Denver Broncos); Marshawn Lynch (Oakland Raiders); Michael Strahan; P.K. Subban (Nashville Predators); Aly Raisman (Professional Artistic Gymnast); DeAndre Jordan (Los Angeles Clippers); Nick Cannon; Prince Fielder (Texas Rangers); Jimmy Butler (Minnesota Timberwolves); Laurie Hernandez (Professional Artistic Gymnast); Claressa Shields (Professional Boxer); Abby Wambach (Former USA Soccer Player, 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup Champion); Julian Edelman (New England Patriots); Breanna Stewart (Seattle Storm); Gabby Douglas (Professional Artistic Gymnast); Shaun White (Professional Snowboarder); Simone Manuel (American Competitive Swimmer); Travis Kelce (Kansas City Chiefs); Dude Perfect (The Dude Perfect Show); Cree Cicchino, Kel Mitchell, Madisyn Shipman (Game Shakers cast); Ella Anderson, Riele Downs (Henry Danger cast) and more.

The only kids’ show celebrating the world’s best athletes and epic sports moments in one big, slimy event, Kids’ Choice Sports 2017 welcomes back Seattle Seahawks’ franchise quarterback and Super Bowl champion, Russell Wilson as host. Being taped live on Thursday, July 13, from UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, Kids’ Choice Sports 2017 will air on Sunday, July 16, at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon USA.

On hand to entertain young fans and get really, really messy will be New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman (No. 11), Denver Broncos linebacker and Dancing With the Stars alum Von Miller, former host Michael Strahan, L.A. Clippers player DeAndre Jordan, and Olympic snowboarder Shaun White. Edelman, Miller and Jordan are also nominated for awards in KCS 2017.

Kids' Choice Sports 2017 host Russell Wilson. Photo: Charley Gallay for Getty Images/Nickelodeon

Seattle Seahawks QB Wilson will also get to reunite with former teammate Marshawn Lynch, who will no doubt be in “Beast Mode.” Lynch initially retired from the NFL in February 2016 but has since been officially traded to the Oakland Raiders.

Other sports stars confirmed to attend — and at risk of a serious sliming — are Klay Thompson, Prince Fielder, P.K. Subban, Travis Kelce and Jimmy Butler.

Joining the athletes on the Orange Carpet of Nickelodeon's annual slimefest will be Nickelodeon stars Cree Cicchino and Madisyn Shipman from Game Shakers) and Riele Downs and Ella Anderson from Henry Danger

“I’m so pumped to be participating in the Kids’ Choice Sports awards and to be with my Nickelodeon fam!” Cree told Just Jared Jr.

The Nickelodeon actress already knows which athlete she wants to meet: Serena Williams!

“It’s really great to see such a hardworking and talented lady nominated in three categories!”

Wilson will be hosting for the third consecutive year. The 28-year-old pro football player has both gotten married — to singer Ciara - in July 2016 — and become a father — to daughter Sienna last month — in the three years since he first took to the sticky stage.

Among the athletic nominees competing for Nickelodeon's coveted mohawked blimps this year are tennis powerhouse Serena Williams, competitive swimmer Katie Ledecky, Alex Morgan, Cristiano Ronaldo, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Danica Patrick, Lizzie Armanto, Mike Trout, Stephen Curry, Tom Brady, Von Miller, Le’Veon Bell, Laurie Hernandez, Dak Prescott, DeAndre Jordan, Alyson Felix, Sergio Garcia, DeMarcus Cousins and more. is the official destination for Kids’ Choice Sports 2017. Kids can cast their votes for their favorite athletes and all-star moments from the past year. After voting, it’s game on, with all-star polls and sports-themed short-form videos for kids to check out online and on the Nick App.

Nickelodeon will also honor American competitive swimmer and most decorated Olympian of all time Michael Phelps with the Legend Award at this year’s Kids’ Choice Sports.

Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2017 is produced by Done and Dusted in association with Nickelodeon Productions. Jay Schmalholz and Shelly Sumpter Gillyard are executive producers. Constance Schwartz and Michael Strahan of SMAC Entertainment will serve as executive producers, alongside Ian Stewart and Hamish Hamilton of Done and Dusted with Hamilton also serving as director of the show.

Sponsors for Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2017 include Airheads®, Capri Sun , Chrysler Pacifica, Crest®, Nationwide’s Make Safe Happen®, Popsicle® and Verizon.

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Original source: The Wrap; Additional source: Zimbio.
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