Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Nickelodeon Australia And New Zealand To Premiere "Welcome To The Wayne" On Tuesday 21st November 2017

Nickelodeon’s New Animated Mystery Series, Welcome to the Wayne, Debuts Tuesday 21st November 2017 On Nickelodeon Australia And New Zealand



(From L-R) Olly, Ansi, and Saraline from Nickelodeon’s Welcome To The Wayne

BURBANK, Calif. – (June 15, 2017) – A New York City apartment building holds mysteries and adventures behind every door in Nickelodeon’s newest animated series, Welcome to the Wayne, premiering on Nickelodeon Australia and New Zealand on Tuesday 21st November 2017 at 4:30pm (AU time; NZ time TBA). Created and written by Emmy® Award-winning writer and composer Billy Lopez (The Wonder Pets) and executive produced by Emmy Award-winning creative executive Michael Pecoriello (Yu-Gi-Oh!), the 20-episode series follows three kids as they explore their strange and fantastical apartment building, the Wayne, where nothing is what it seems. Following the shows debut, Welcome to the Wayne will air regularly Mondays to Thursdays 4:30pm (AU) on Nick AUNZ.

Welcome to the Wayne follows the comedic adventures of three friends, Ansi Molina, Olly Timbers, and Saraline Timbers, as they aim to unlock the secrets of the Wayne. Each new investigation brings them face-to-face with new characters, creatures, and oddities, known as “Wayne Phenomena,” leading them closer to uncovering the truth about the weird things happening in their building.

In the series premiere, “Rise and Shine Sleepyhead,” Ansi, a new resident of the Wayne, must work with siblings Olly and Saraline to stop a rampaging threat deep within their home.



The Welcome to the Wayne voice cast includes: Alanna Ubach (Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce) as Ansi, the anxious new kid in town; creator and co-executive producer Billy Lopez as Olly Timbers, the adventurous 10-year-old son of a toy maker and a military scientist, and lifelong resident of the Wayne; and Dana Steingold (Avenue Q musical) as Saraline Timbers, Olly’s responsible and more mature little sister.

Additional voice cast members include: Veronica Taylor (Pokémon) as The Spy from Apartment 8-I; Marc Thompson (Pokémon) as Masterson; and Robbie Sublett (The Good Wife) as Flowershirt; Dave Willis (Aqua Teen Hunger Force) as George the Doorman; Dana Snyder (The Thundermans) as Wendell Wasserman; Nikki M. James (BrainDead) as Julia Wiles; Carey Means (Aqua Teen Hunger Force) as Jonah Bishop; Harriett D. Foy (Collateral Beauty) as Clara Rhone; and Charnele Crick (Bocce Ballers) as Goodness.

Guest stars this season include: Annie Potts (Ghostbusters) as Olympia Timbers; Andrew Rannells (Girls) as Andrei, Alfred Molina (Spider-Man 2) as Albert Molina; Richard Kind (Inside Out) as Harvey Timbers; Emo Philips (Adventure Time) as Dennis O’Bannon; David Hornsby (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia) as Leif Bornewell III; Daniel Abeles (Smash) as Randy; and Shannon Walsh (Begin Again) as Madison Payne; and Clarke Thorell (The Americans) as Garrison Payne.

Before the full-length series, Welcome to the Wayne was Nickelodeon’s first digital short-form series, which debuted on Nick.com.au and the Nick Play app.

Billy Lopez is an Emmy-winning writer and composer from New York City. He has written for shows including Phineas and Ferb and South Park and been head writer on several preschool shows, including The Wonder Pets!, 3rd & Bird! and PBS’s Peg + Cat. Lopez also co-created an adult sitcom for ABC Studios. Michael Pecoriello is an Emmy Award-winning creative leader. He has overseen campaigns for Nickelodeon tent poles Kids’ Choice Awards, Kids’ Choice Sports and the HALO Awards and also served as supervising producer and head writer on animated series Yu-Gi-Oh!

Fans can immerse themselves in the Wayne by following the official Instagram account to discover more about the show, characters, and mysteries within.

About Nickelodeon Networks

Nickelodeon, now in its 38th year globally and 21st year in Australia, is a globally recognised and widely distributed multimedia entertainment brand for kids and family. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes both locally produced and global television programming plus consumer products, digital applications, theme parks, recreation, books and feature films.

Nickelodeon Australia has been named Channel of The Year twice by ASTRA and won numerous industry awards. Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. channels air 24 hours a day, seven days a week and are seen in over 2.3 million households via Foxtel (Channel 701) and Fetch TV (Channel 146). Outside of the United States, Nickelodeon is a part of Viacom International Media Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. www.nick.com.au

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Sources: Girl.com.au, SKY New Zealand.
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