Friday, December 07, 2018

2019 on Nickelodeon USA | New Shows, Specials, Events, Movies, Episodes, and More

With lots of brand-new shows and tons of brand-new episodes, 2019 is set to be another epic year on Nickelodeon! Check out Nickelodeon USA's highlights for Nick, Nicktoons, Nick Jr. and TeenNick in 2019 below!



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Anniversaries


Nickelodeon's 40th Anniversary


Nickelodeon will be celebrating its landmark 40th anniversary in 2019!

SpongeBob SquarePants 20th Anniversary


Nickelodeon's iconic animated series SpongeBob SquarePants will be celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2019! As part of their celebrations, Nickelodeon will launch the 26-episode 12th season of the networks number-one animated series, furthering the nautical adventures of SpongeBob and his Bikini Bottom friends, in 2019!

New Shows:


Nickelodeon:


Cousins For Life

Premieres: Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 8:30pm ET/PT


Cousins For Life is a brand-new live-action comedy series that centers on 12-year-old cousins Stuart (Dallas Young) and Ivy (Scarlet Spencer), best friends who come from very different backgrounds, who have to learn to navigate life under one roof with their families.

After Stuart’s mom is deployed overseas, his fun-loving dad Clark (Ishmel Sahid) decides to move the family to Portland to live with his uptight brother Lewis (Ron G.) and his family, which includes Stuart’s confident, socially active cousin Ivy and her younger, overly-curious brother Leaf (Micah Abbey). Now living in a brand new city, Stuart embarks on a variety of endeavors with Ivy that lead to hilarious adventures.

Although the cousins do not always see eye-to-eye, Ivy and Stuart learn they are better together, and when they team up, they are unstoppable. The series will also feature Emma Shannon (Black-ish) as Millie.

In the series premiere, "Movin’ In" (#101), when cousins Ivy and Stuart find themselves living under the same roof they learn that they are better together, and when they team up, they are unstoppable!

Cousins For Life is filmed at The Burbank Studios in Burbank, California - the same studio facility where Henry Danger is filmed, as where many iconic TV shows have been filmed, including Saved by the Bell and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - earlier this summer.

Greenlit for an initial 20 episodes, Cousins For Life comes from veteran creators and executive producers Kevin Kopelow and Heath Seifert (Austin & Ally, All That).

Los Casagrandes (working title)

Expected: TBA


Los Casagrandes (working title), a spinoff of animated hit The Loud House, will follow Lincoln Loud's friend Ronnie Anne and her extended family, the Casagrandes, living together in the big city and exploring the endless possibilities urban life has to offer.

Greenlit for an initial 20 episodes, Los Casagrandes features Ronnie Anne and her brother Bobby Santiago as they adjust to their new life in Great Lakes City, where they now live with their big, loving and chaotic multi-generational family, the Casagrandes. In the series, Ronnie Anne makes new friends, build stronger bonds with her relatives and explores the endless possibilities of city life. Bobby helps Grandpa Hector run the family's corner store, and becomes familiar with the neighborhood's quirky characters.

The Casagrande family was first introduced in the The Loud House special, "The Loudest Mission: Relative Chaos," which was recently nominated for an Imagen Award. The family will continue to appear throughout The Loud House season three, currently airing on Nickelodeon, and will be featured in a five-episode arc in season four.

The Loud House is co-executive produced by Mike Rubiner (KaBlam!), who will also serve as co-executive producer on Los Casagrandes alongside producer Karen Malach. Award-winning cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz (Coco) will serve as a cultural consultant and consulting producer for the five-episode arc of The Loud House featuring the Casagrandes.

Pony

Expected: TBA


Pony is a brand new original 2D-animated buddy comedy that follows the life of an average girl, Annie, her (almost) average family and what happens when an excitable, unpredictable, loveable and talking pony comes to live with them in their city apartment. Pony is the first animated comedy series to be greenlit for the U.S. from Nickelodeon International. Created by Ant Blades, Pony is based off a short of the same name from Nickelodeon’s 2015 International Animated Shorts Program.

Greenlit for an initial 20 episodes, Pony follows Annie’s everyday life as a 9-year-old, from working at her parent’s city farm, located on their apartment balcony, homework, school friends and, most importantly, her friendship with Pony. Pony is Annie’s biggest cheerleader and best friend, although sometimes his optimism and enthusiasm lands the pair in unusual situations.

Glitch Techs

Expected: 2019


Glitch Techs is a animated adventure-comedy series that follows two newly recruited kids as they battle video game monsters that come to life in the real world. The brand-new series comes from Eric Robles (Fanboy & Chum Chum) and Dan Milano (Greg the Bunny, Warren the Ape), both hailing from Nickelodeon's Artist Collective, an internal artist-led development program. The series has been picked-up for 20-episodes and is being produced at the Nickelodeon Animation Studio in Burbank, Calif.

Glitch Techs will boast a multi-ethnic cast, including a Muslim-American female character who will wear a hijab.

Emmy-award winning actor Bryton James (Winx Club, The Young and the Restless) will be voicing a character on Glitch Techs.

Skoogle

Expected: TBA


Skoogle is a brand-new kids sketch comedy show created by and starring Nickelodeon alum Kenan Thompson (All That, Kenan & Kel, Good Burger), and being produced by Pocket.watch and Viacom.

Skoogle will feature Thompson as the voice of the titular Skoogle, an Siri/Alexa-like digital assistant for kids who has been created to help with their daily problems. Along with his cast of kid entrepreneur inventors, Skoogle will satirize everything from service apps to streaming entertainment to social media. The series marks the first major series production for pocket.watch.

Power Rangers Beast Morphers

Expected: February 2019


Set in the future, a secret agency combines a newly discovered substance called “Morph-X” with animal DNA to create the Power Rangers Beast Morphers team. The Rangers must fight off an evil sentient computer virus named Evox which is bent on taking over the source of all Ranger power, the Morphin Grid itself. Only one fighting force can come together and stop Evox once and for all: the three new Beast Morpher Power Rangers and their Beast Bot sidekicks! Featuring never-before-seen leather suits and an all-new beast-themed arsenal (including dynamic new Zords), fans should get ready for a season full of secret ops and morphinominal fun!

Power Rangers Beast Morphers will star Rorrie Travis as Devon / Red Ranger, Jacqueline Scislowski as Zoey / Yellow Ranger, Jasmeet Baduwalia as Ravi / Blue Ranger, Abraham Rodriguez as Nate, Colby Strong as Blaze, Cosme Flores as Ben, Kristina Ho as Betty, Liana Ramirez as Roxy.

For the first time ever, each of the Power Rangers will have their own sidekick in Power Rangers Beast Morphers! The Beast Bots are the lovable sidekicks that will aid the Rangers in the quest to defeat Earth’s evildoers.

- The Red Ranger’s Beast Bot will be a Cheetah named Cruise.
- The Blue Ranger’s Beast Bot will be a Gorilla named Smash.
- The Yellow Ranger’s Beast Bot will be a Jackrabbit named Jax.

Power Rangers Beast Morphers will use footage from the 2012 Super Sentai series Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters (the 36th season overall).

Drop That Seat (Short-Form YouTube Series)

Expected: 2019


Hosted by Knight Squad star Daniella Perkins and Kida the Great, winner of So You Think You Can Dance season 13, Drop That Seat (formally titled Musical Dares) is an exciting, new game show for Nickelodeon from Executive Producer Nick Cannon and the creators of Lip Sync Battle Shorties! Drop That Seat is a crazy spin on the game musical chairs, played by teams of real kids, involving high-energy music and dance-related challenges! It's the hyper real version of the coolest house party EVER!

Drop That Seat (10 episodes) was filmed in Los Angeles, California during Summer 2018, and is the first project by Viacom Digital Studios (VDS) produced for Nickelodeon’s YouTube channel.

Man of the House (working title)



Nickelodeon has announced the development of a new animated project, Man of the House (working title), from Norman Lear's ACT III Productions. With creative concept by Colombian-American writer and illustrator Michael Molina (Trivia Night), Man of the House follows 11-year-old José as he helps his mother Maria watch over his two younger siblings, Maria Juliana (Maju) and Diego, while trying to form a hip-hop group with his quirky classmate and neighbor, Wilbur, that lives downstairs. Lear (All in the Family, The Jeffersons) and Brent Miller (One Day at a Time) will serve as executive producers.

The development of Norman Lear's project will be overseen by Claudia Spinelli, who has been promoted to the role of Vice President, Animation Development. Formerly Vice President of Current Series, Spinelli will oversee the development pipeline of all new animated content, while identifying potential creators, showrunners, writers and directors. She will also work closely with Nickelodeon's talent relations department and the animation community to scout new talent for animation development.

New Projects from Kevin Hart



Nickelodeon has entered into an exclusive first-look deal with comedian, actor and television personality Kevin Hart (Night School, Jumanji, The Secret Life of Pets) and his production entity, HartBeat Productions. Hugely popular among Nickelodeon’s audience, Hart will develop and produce live-action, scripted kids’ content for the network through HartBeat.

Nickelodeon Preschool:


Blue's Clues & You

Expected: 2019


Nickelodeon's iconic preschool series Blue’s Clues is back for whole new generation of preschoolers, and she's bringing along her new friend!

In Blue’s Clues & You (20 episodes), beloved puppy Blue invites viewers to join her and live action host, Broadway star Joshua Dela Cruz on a clue led adventure and solve a daily puzzle. With each signature paw print, Blue identifies clues in her animated world that propel the story and inspires viewers to interact with the action. Dela Cruz will have a new generation of preschoolers searching for clues with the beloved energetic girl puppy Blue.

Original Blue’s Clues host Steve Burns helped guide the audition process during the search for the new host. Said Burns, “I had the great honor of being a part of the search for the new host, and I give Josh two thumbs up! He can definitely fill my shoes, and the rugby shirt.”

Joshua Dela Cruz is making his television series regular debut as the new host of Blue’s Clues & You. Dela Cruz recently appeared in Disney’s Aladdin on Broadway as the understudy for Aladdin and a member of the ensemble. Other notable theatre credits include David Byrne’s Here Lies Love and Encores!: Merrily We Roll Along. He has also appeared in CBS’ Bull and ABC’s Time After Time.

The original Blue’s Clues series launched in September 1996 to critical praise from educators, parents, and preschoolers and ran for six groundbreaking seasons. Created by Traci Paige Johnson, Todd Kessler, and Angela C. Santomero, Blue’s Clues drew acclaim and high ratings for its unique interactivity that helped change the way kids watch television and has remained one of the most popular preschool shows of all time. The landmark series also raised the bar in preschool television by exploring advanced subject matter such as sign language, geography, physics, emotions, and anatomy.

The classic Blue’s Clues library is currently available on NOGGIN, Nickelodeon’s video subscription service for preschoolers, and short-form content can be found on the Nick Jr. App and NickJr.com.

Abby Hatcher, Fuzzly Catcher

Premieres: Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at 10:00am ET/PT


Abby Hatcher was an ordinary girl until she discovered some extraordinary cartoon creatures who get into a fuzzload of trouble! In this video you can get a first look at the fuzzlys, who are amazing and quirky creatures that live in her family’s hotel, and the courageous girl who collects clues to crack each case and save the day! Together with her best Fuzzly friend Bozzly, Abby goes on wild adventures to fix Fuzzly mishaps and help them in any way she can. Abby’s got the smarts and the heart, and she’s ready for the adventures to begin!

Abby Hatcher, Fuzzly Catcher (26 episodes; formally titled Abby Hatcher, Monster Catcher) is produced by Spin Master Entertainment (PAW Patrol, Rusty Rivets), and features a social-emotional curriculum highlighting empathy, compassion and problem-solving skills.

The series is also slated to debut on TVO in Canada in early 2019, and global distribution will follow during 2019.

Spin Master will launch the toys and other merchandise inspired by the show, including incredible plush from GUND, the oldest soft toy brand in the United States, in 2020 to allow the property to become established with its audience and to build anticipation for the toy.

Fashion Ally



Fashion Ally (working title, 40 episodes) is a brand-new animated series that follows a little girl, Ally, in the high fashion world as she makes everything around her a bit brighter, bolder and more brilliant, one design fix at a time. Fashion Ally is created by Paula Rosenthal and produced by Slivergate Media (Sunny Day, Peter Rabbit).

The Swashbuckling Adventures of Capitán Calavera

Expected: 2019-2020


The Swashbuckling Adventures of Capitán Calavera (working title, 20 episodes) is a brand-new animated action-adventure series that follows 8-year-old Robi Montes, a brave and kind-hearted pirate, as he embarks on daring rescues, searches for treasures and keeps the high seas safe from villains like the nefarious pirate Bonnie Bones in a fantastical Caribbean world. The interactive series is created by Niki Lopez (Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness, Fairly OddParents, Harvey Beaks), Leslie Valdes and Valerie Walsh Valdes (Dora the Explorer), and infused with a Spanish-language and culture curriculum.

Nickelodeon on Netflix


Avatar: The Last Airbender

Expected: TBA


Netflix will produce a reimagined live-action series based on the award-winning and beloved Nickelodeon animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender, from the original creators Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, who will serve as showrunners and executive producers. The new series, in partnership with Nickelodeon, will be exclusively available on Netflix and will start production in 2019.

Avatar: The Last Airbender aired for three seasons originally on Nickelodeon, where it began in February 2005 and concluded in July 2008. The series was nominated for—and won—Annie Awards, Genesis Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award, and a Peabody Award. Avatar: The Last Airbender follows the adventures of the main protagonist Aang and his friends, who must save the world by defeating Fire Lord Ozai and ending the destructive war with the Fire Nation.

Avatar: The Last Airbender the live action series will star a culturally appropriate, non-whitewashed cast.

Pinky Malinky

Premieres: Tuesday, January 1, 2019


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 stars Lucas Grabeel (Glenn Martin DDS) as Pinky Malinky, Diamond White (The Haunted Hathaways) as Babs Buttman, and Nathan Kress (iCarly) as JJ Jameson, along with Danny Jacobs, Retta, Colleen Smith, Vargus Mason, Lauren Tom, Robbie Daymond, and Grey Griffin.

The show will debut on Netflix as a Netflix Original, however, will still carry Nickelodeon branding.

Specials & Events:


Nickelodeon Upfront 2019

Expected: Early 2019


Nickelodeon is expected to unveil the networks upcoming highlights for the 2019-2020 programming season during their annual upfront presentation event, Nickelodeon Upfront 2019!

Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2019

Expected: March 2019


Nickelodeon will hold Nickelodeon's 32nd Annual Kids' Choice Awards, hosted by a global superstar, in March 2019 at a venue in Los Angeles, California!

Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2019

Expected: Summer 2019; TBC


Kids will celebrate their favorite athletes and the year’s most unforgettable sports moments at Kids’ Choice Sports 2019, Nickelodeon’s sixth annual Kids' Choice Sports awards ceremony!

Nickelodeon Worldwide Day of Play 2019

Expected: Late Summer 2019; TBC


Nickelodeon will encourage kids to go outside and get active with Nickelodeon’s 16th annual Worldwide Day of Play event!

New TV Movies and Specials:


Bixler High Private Eye

Expected: Early 2019


Bixler High Private Eye. Credit: Nickelodeon

Bixler High Private Eye is a brand-new comedy TV movie starring Jace Norman and Ariel Martin that tells the story of a young sleuth whose father suddenly goes missing. Norman plays Xander DeWitt, who has a knack for solving mysteries and finds himself tackling his biggest case when his father leaves for work one day and suddenly disappears without a trace. After hijinks and skipping school to find his dad, Xander’s mom sends him to live with his former private investigator grandfather in his dad’s hometown. He finds a surprising lead there and teams up with Kenzie Messina, played by Baby Ariel, an investigative reporter for the school newspaper. The TV movie also marks Henry Danger star Norman’s first time as executive producer.

Middle School Moguls

Expected: Throughout 2019


Middle School Moguls (four 30-minute specials) is inspired by the concept created by Gina and Jenae Heitkamp, who also serve as co-executive producers. The specials chronicle the ambitions of four new friends striving to create their own companies while attending Mogul Academy, an entrepreneurial school where kid-business dreams come true. They follow students Valeria (voiced by Olympic gold medalist Laurie Hernandez), Winnie (Daniella Perkins, Knight Squad, Blurt!), Celeste (Jade Pettyjohn, School of Rock) and Yuna (Haley Tju, Bella & the Bulldogs), who are empowered by Mogul Academy to test their business creativity, innovation and grit, but being a kid boss comes with grown-up challenges so they’ll have to think outside of the box and “mogulize” if they want to make their big dreams a reality.

Additional voice cast includes Tim Gunn (Project Runway) as Wren, a non-binary teacher in the Mogul Academy Fashion Branch, and Jane Lynch (Glee, iCarly) as Victoria Steele, the Headmaster of Mogul Academy.

Untitled Animated Movie

Expected: 2019


Gunnar Sizemore (The Adventures of Kid Danger, Shimmer and Shine, Stranger Things, Nashville), Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars franchise), Eric Bauza (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), Kari Wahlgren (The Adventures of Kid Danger, Fairly OddParents, Bunsen Is a Beast, Breadwinners), Mick Wingert (Breadwinners, Blaze and the Monster Machines, Kid Danger, Kung Fu Panda), Chris Swindle, Matthew Moy (Scrubs, The Middle) and so many more will lend their voices to a brand-new animated Nickelodeon Original Movie!

Rocko's Modern Life: Static Cling



Rocko, Heffer, Filburt, Spunky and the citizens of O-Town are back in Nickelodeon's brand-new original one-hour TV special Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling, based on Nickelodeon's classic ‘90s hit series Rocko’s Modern Life! Click here for a sneak-peek!

Just like the original ‘90s series, this hand-drawn special stars Rocko, a wallaby who emigrated from Australia to the United States and enjoys the simple things in life; Heffer, Rocko’s best friend; Filburt, Rocko’s other best friend; and Ed Bighead and Bev Bighead, Rocko’s neighbors; as well as the other colorful characters.

Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling brings the characters back to Earth after being lost in outer space since 1996. Rocko has trouble accepting this 21st century modern life, while Heffer and Filburt embrace every aspect of new technology, social media and the endless diversity of food trucks. Rocko wholeheartedly believes that his nostalgia for the past can save him from the tortures of the modern world.

Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling will reunite the original voice cast members who will bring their iconic characters back to life. The special is written and executive produced by the series’ original creator Joe Murray.

The voice actors reprising their famed roles include: Carlos Alazraqui (The Fairly OddParents) as Rocko, Spunky, and Leon; Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants) as Heffer Wolfe, Chuck, and Really Really Big Man; Mr. Lawrence (SpongeBob SquarePants) as Filburt Turtle and Maitre D’; Charlie Adler (Blaze and the Monster Machines) as Ed Bighead, Bev Bighead, Mr. Dupette, Grandpa Wolfe, and Mrs. Fathead; Linda Wallem (Nurse Jackie, executive producer) as Aunt Gretchen and Dr. Hutchinson; Jill Talley (SpongeBob SquarePants) as Nosey and Joe Murray as Ralph. Additionally, Steve Little (Adventure Time) joins the cast as Cowboy and Cosmo Segurson (Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling, director) as Pillow Salesman.

Joe Murray, the original creator of Rocko's Modern Life, returns as writer, executive producer and co-director of Nickelodeon's Rocko's Modern Life TV movie. Joining Joe will be Cosmo Segurson (Camp Lazlo) as co-director, and Tom Smith, a former student of Joe's and a storyboardist at Stoopid Buddy studios, and South Park animator Dan Becker.

Nickelodeon's Rocko's Modern Life TV movie is being produced out of Nickelodeon Animation Studios in Burbank, California.

Invader Zim: Enter The Florpus



Everyone's favorite megalomaniacal alien returns in Nickelodeon's brand-new Invader Zim TV movie! The 90-minute 2D-animated TV movie, from original creator Jhonen Vasquez, will show the latest and greatest ridiculous attempt at world domination by the universe’s worst alien invader ever. The movie will also feature original voices from the fan-favorite television series.

The Invader Zim movie, produced by Nickelodeon in Burbank, California, will follow perpetually desperate, delusional Zim as he concocts a new, potentially Earth-destroying plan to finally prove his worth and win him the respect he deserves from his Irken leaders, the Almighty Tallest.

In INVADER ZIM: Enter The Florpus, ZIM discovers his almighty leaders have no intention of coming to Earth and he loses confidence in his own amazingness for the first time in his amazing life, which is the big break his human nemesis Dib has been waiting for. At some point, GIR rides a tiny donkey, and that's all anyone should really care about.

The voice cast will welcome back Richard Horvitz as Zim; Rikke Simons as his malfunctioning (but adorable) robot servant GIR; Andy Berman as Dib, Zim’s arch-enemy determined to expose his plans; and Melissa Fahn as Gaz, Dib’s menacing younger sister. Additional voice actors reprising their original series roles include: Wally Wingert and Kevin McDonald as the Almighty Tallest Irken leaders; Rodger Bumpass as Professor Membrane, Dib and Gaz's father; Olivia d'Abo as Tak, ZIM's Irken nemesis; and Paul Greenberg as Poonchy, one of ZIM and Dib's human classmates.

New Seasons & Episodes:


- Double Dare (season one continued and season two; including Super Bowl LIII special)
- Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
- Knight Squad (season one continued and season two)

- Welcome to the Wayne season two
- The Loud House, including season four
- SpongeBob SquarePants season 12
- PAW Patrol
- Crashletes season three
- Hunter Street season three
- Game Shakers season three (continued; including series finale)
- Henry Danger season five continued (including 100th episode special, “Man Cave Self Destruct”)
- The Dude Perfect Show season three (continued)
- Nella the Princess Knight season two
- Rusty Rivets season two (continued)
- Blaze and the Monster Machines
- Shimmer and Shine
- Top Wing
- Sunny Day
- ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks season three (continued)
- Max & Ruby
- Hey Duggee (continued)
- Butterbean’s Café
- Rainbow Rangers
- Thomas & Friends: Big World! Big Adventures!
- Becca’s Bunch
- Peppa Pig
- Cleo & Cuquin
- Nick Jr. Canticos

Live Stage Shows, Events, Festivals and Tours


JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. The Tour



Nickelodeon star and YouTube sensation JoJo Siwa is embarking on her first multi-city, live concert tour: Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. The Tour. Making stops in 25 cities across North America including Los Angeles, Seattle, Denver, New York and Atlanta. Siwa will kick off her show at the Comerica Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona on May 17, with the final performance at Bass Concert Hall in Austin, Texas, on June 26. The tour is produced by Nickelodeon and AEG Presents. The news was announced today at a special fan event held at Sugar Factory American Brasserie in New York City. Visit JoJoDREAMTour.com for more information and tickets!

Nickelodeon SlimeFest 2019

When: Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9, 2019
Location: Chicago, Il.


Following the tremendous success of the first Nickelodeon SlimeFest in the U.S. in June, Nickelodeon's multi-day music festival for kids and families will return in 2019!

Nickelodeon SlimeFest is a multi-day immersive event for kids and families of all ages. Nickelodeon SlimeFest 2018, held on Saturday, June 9, and Sunday, June 10 at Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island in Chicago, Illinois featured musical performances by Grammy-winning artist, DJ and producer Zedd, chart-topper Liam Payne, multi-platinum artist Flo Rida, and Lip Sync Battle Shorties and social media star JoJo Siwa, as well as special appearances by a raft of popular Nickelodeon stars, including Kel Mitchell and Benjamin Flores Jr. (Game Shakers), Riele Downs and Ella Anderson (Henry Danger), Breanna Yde (School of Rock), and Daniella Perkins and Owen Joyner (Knight Squad), as well as character appearances from SpongeBob SquarePants and the Fairly OddParents, plus immersive one-of-a-kind experiences and plenty of the network’s signature green slime - presenting the audience with tons of opportunities to get covered in Nickelodeon's iconic goo!

Nickelodeon's second annual Nickelodeon SlimeFest will once again take place in Chicago, IL (venue TBD) between Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9. The first act confirmed to be taking the stage at Nickelodeon SlimeFest 2019 is Nick superstar JoJo Siwa, who will be performing at the event as part of her just announced live concert tour, Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. The Tour!

Nickelodeon SlimeFest has seen success around the globe as a slime-filled, multiplatform music and entertainment event since its inception in Australia in 2012. The event has expanded year over year and currently takes place in additional markets including the U.K., Spain, Italy and South Africa.

For more information, including when tickets will go on sale and to sign up to the SlimeFest 2019 mailing list, visit http://www.nickslimefest.com.

SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical



Nickelodeon's Tony Award winning SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical will be touring North America from Fall 2019! Visit SpongeBobBroadway.com for more information and tickets.

Brilliantly reimagining the beloved Nickelodeon series, Broadway's best creative minds bring the musical to life with humanity, heart and pure theatricality. Be there when SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face catastrophe – until a most unexpected hero rises to take center stage. Get ready to explore the depths of theatrical innovation at SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS, where the power of optimism really can save the world.

A legendary roster of Grammy Award winners. A visionary director and Tony Award®-winning design team. One of the world’s most beloved and unforgettable characters. Turn them all loose on Broadway and what do you get? SpongeBob SquarePants!

Acclaimed Steppenwolf director Tina Landau and the groundbreaking designers behind Fun Home,Hedwig, and Spring Awakening have brilliantly reimagined Bikini Bottom for the Broadway stage, bringing the spirit of SpongeBob to life with humanity, heart, and pure theatricality. With an original score from some of the biggest names in pop and rock, SpongeBob SquarePants explodes with energy.

Stakes are higher than ever before as SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world. Chaos erupts. Lives hang in the balance. And just when all hope seems lost, a most unexpected hero rises up and takes center stage.

Get ready to dive to all-new depths of theatrical innovation at SpongeBob SquarePants, where the power of optimism really can save the world!

Original score by Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Flaming Lips, Lady Antebellum, Cyndi Lauper, John Legend, Panic! At the Disco, Plain White T's, They Might Be Giants, and T.I.

Songs by David Bowie, Tom Kenny & Andy Paley
Additional Lyrics by Jonathan Coulton
Additional Music by Tom Kitt

PAW Patrol Live! "Race to the Rescue" & "The Great Pirate Adventure" Tours



All paws on deck! Nickelodeon and VStar Entertainment Group's mega-successful action-packed, music-filled PAW Patrol Live! productions, "Race to the Rescue" & "The Great Pirate Adventure", featuring the beloved characters from Nickelodeon and Spin Master's number-one animated preschool series, will continue to tour North America and internationally in 2019!

Fans can visit www.pawpatrollive.com for PAW Patrol Live! "The Great Pirate Adventure" and PAW Patrol Live! "Race to the Rescue" tour schedules, ticket sale information and PAW Patrol Live! Tail Mail, where they can sign up to be among the first to receive tour updates and exclusive ticket pre-sale information for their city.

PAW Patrol Live! "Race to the Rescue" brings everybody's favorite pups to the stage for an action-packed, high-energy, musical adventure. When Mayor Goodway goes missing during the day of The Great Adventure Bay Race, Ryder, Chase, Marshall, Rocky, Rubble, Zuma, Skye and Everest come to the rescue! The 75-minute production, which includes two acts and an intermission, shows that "no job is too big, no pup is too small," and shares lessons for all ages about citizenship, social skills and problem-solving as the characters each use their unique skills and teamwork.

In PAW Patrol Live! "The Great Pirate Adventure," Mayor Goodway is getting everything shipshape for a big Pirate Day celebration in Adventure Bay. When Cap'n Turbot falls into a dark and mysterious cavern, it's PAW Patrol to the rescue! Chase, Marshall, Rubble, Skye, Rocky and Zuma save Cap'n Turbot and discover a secret pirate treasure map that leads them on an epic adventure. Over land and on the high seas, the pups set out to find the treasure for Mayor Goodway so the celebration can go on. Things get ruff when Mayor Humdinger wants to find the treasure first for Foggy Bottom. The pups need all paws on deck for this pirate adventure, including help from the newest pup who's all ears…Tracker! Using their heroic rescue skills, problem solving and teamwork, the pups set sail to save the day. No job is too big, no pirate pup is too small!

Double Dare Live



Nickelodeon, in partnership with Red Tail Productions, LLC and CB Entertainment's Nickelodeon’s Double Dare Live, a multi-city live stage tour inspired by the iconic TV game show Double Dare and featuring original host Marc Summers and his beloved sidekick Robin Russo, will continue in 2019 and into 2020! Fans can visit doubledarelivetour.com for a list of upcoming Double Dare Live tour cities, times and ticket information.

Theatrical Movies


Wonder Park

Current Release Dates: Friday, March 15, 2019 in the US; Monday 8th April 2019 in the UK


A tribute to creativity, Wonder Park tells the story of 10-year-old June, a wildly imaginative young girl who builds models of amusements parks with her mother. When June gets older, she starts to lose her sense of wonder and begins to shun her childhood ideas, including the idea of the park, packing away her models away. Nevertheless, her childhood catches up with her!


One day whilst exploring deep in the woods, in a magical moment, she discovers a roller coaster car buried under ivy. It transports her to a fantastical wonder park, like the ones she used to build, populated by animals who were its past employees. But the park is broken down, abandoned and in a state of decay.

June soon rediscovers the wonder of her world, and teams up with a whole host of talking animals to restore the park to its full glory, complete with spinning contraptions and inverting roller coasters, all whilst contending with a invasion of a army of cheeky chimpanzombies looking to stir up all kinds of destructive mischief.

The US version of the movie includes Matthew Broderick (Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Rules Don’t Apply, The Producers) as Dad, Jennifer Garner (Nine Lives, The Tribes of Palos Verdes) as Mom, Kenan Thompson (All That, Kenan & Kel, Good Burger, SNL) as Gus, Ken Jeong (Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness, Bob’s Burgers) as Cooper, Mila Kunis (Family Guy, A Bad Moms Christmas) as Greta, John Oliver (The Daily Show, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, live-action Lion King) as Steve, Ken Hudson Campbell, who voiced Boomer the Bear, Sofia Mali as Young June, Brianna Denski (Momsters: When Moms Go Bad) as June, Oev Michael Urbas as Banky, Norbert Leo Butz (Bloodline) as Peanut, Kate McGregor-Stewart as Aunt Albertine, Kevin Chamberlin as Uncle Tony, Kath Soucie (Rugrats, Hey Arnold!) as Bus Counselor Shannon, and Noen Perez as Chatty Kid.

The UK audio track of the movie features mostly the same voice talent, with a few changes: Iconic British voice talent Tom Baker (Doctor Who, Little Britain, Monarch on the Glen) will voice Boomer the Bear and YouTube sensations Joe Sugg and Caspar Lee will voice beavers Gus and Cooper!

The PG-rated film is written by Josh Appelbaum and André Nemec (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows) from a story by Applebaum (Origin), Nemec (Knightfall), and Robert Gordon (Galaxy Quest). Appelbaum, Nemec, and Kendra Haaland serve as producers, with Karen Rosenfelt and Don Hahn executive producing. The movie is being produced by Paramount Animation, Nickelodeon Movies and Ilion Animation Studios. A director has yet to be announced for the movie.

Following the movie, Nickelodeon will launch a Amusement Park television series inspired by the movie.

Funrise, Inc. will serve as the worldwide master toy partner for the franchise.

The SpongeBob Movie: It’s a Wonderful Sponge

Current Release Date: Friday, July 17, 2020.


Absorbent and yellow and porous is he, SpongeBob will be bringing Patrick, Squidward, Sandy, Mr. Krabs, Plankton and all the denizens of Bikini Bottom to the big screen in his third SpongeBob SquarePants feature film, The SpongeBob Movie: It’s a Wonderful Sponge, set to be released on Friday, July 17, 2020!

The SpongeBob Movie: It’s a Wonderful Sponge will tell the origin story of how little SpongeBob met the rest of the Bikini Bottom gang at summer camp. The film’s opening will take place at Camp Coral when all of our favorite characters meet for the first time.

Live-Action Dora The Explorer Movie

Current Release Date: Friday, August 2, 2019


Dora the Explorer will tell the story of Dora, a girl who has spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents, but now must navigate her most dangerous adventure yet: high school. Always the explorer, Dora quickly finds herself leading Boots (her best friend, a monkey), Diego, and a rag tag group of teens on a live-action adventure to save her parents and solve the impossible mystery behind a lost Inca civilization.

Dora the Explorer stars Isabela Moner (100 Things to Do Before High School, Legends of the Hidden Temple, Transformers: The Last Knight, Sicario: Day of the Soldado, Instant Family), who portrays the teen adventurer; Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives, Overboard) and Michael Peña, who play the parents of the titular character; Eugenio Derbez (Overboard, Instructions Not Included; How to Be A Latin Lover), who plays Alejandro, a mysterious jungle inhabitant who tries to protect the teenagers from the marauders; Jeffrey Wahlberg (Future World, Ballers, Counterpart, Reefa) in the role of cousin Diego; Nicholas Coombe (Spy Kids: Mission Control, Midnight Sun) as Randy, a fellow high schooler who develops an immediate crush on Dora; Madeleine Madden (Picnic at Hanging Rock, Tidelands) as the school’s snooty class president, Sammy; and Academy Award nominee Adriana Barraza (Babel, Amores Perros, Thor, The 33) as Dora’s grandma, Abuelita Valerie; Temuera Morrison (Green Lantern, Moana), who will play the role of Powell; Q’orianka Kilcher (The Alienist), will play Inca Princess Kawillaka; Pia Miller as Dora's aunt Mami; and Madelyn Miranda, who portrays Young Dora.

Dora the Explorer is produced by Christopher Robin producer Kristin Burr, who is joined by longtime Bobin associate, executive producer John G. Scotti (The Muppets, Muppets Most Wanted, Alice Through the Looking Glass) as well as executive producers Julia Pistor (The Spiderwick Chronicles, A Series of Unfortunate Events) and Eugenio Derbez.

Bobin has assembled a talented team behind the camera that also includes reunions with Oscar®-winning production designer Dan Hennah (Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies, Alice Through the Looking Glass) and costume designer Rahel Afiley (The Muppets, Muppets Most Wanted, Flight of the Conchords). The pair will be joined by six-time Goya Award winning (and BAFTA nominated) cinematographer Javier Aguirresarobe, A.S.C. (Secretos del corazón, The Others, Blue Jasmine, Thor: Ragnarok), film editor Mark Everson (Paddington, Paddington 2) and BAFTA-nominated VFX supervisor Andy Brown (Black Panther, House of Flying Daggers, Moulin Rouge!)

Dora the Explorer recently wrapped filming in Australia’s Gold Coast, in the state of Queensland on the continent’s east coast south of Brisbane. Village Roadshow Studios, where the production is headquartered, has been host to several major Hollywood movies in the last few years, including The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, The Shallows, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok and, most recently, DC’s Aquaman. In addition to designer Hennah’s stage builds, the production is utilizing Queensland’s diverse landscape, notably tropical forests near Tamborine Mountain and Tallebudgera, to portray Dora’s jungle habitat.

Dora the Explorer is a Paramount Players and Nickelodeon production in association with Walden Media. The film is being supported by the Queensland Government via Screenland Queensland. Paramount will release the film on August 2, 2019.

Are You Afraid Of The Dark? Theatrical Movie

Current Release Date: Friday, October 11, 2019


Submitted for the approval of the Midnight Society, Paramount Players and Nickelodeon Movies are adapting Nickelodeon's iconic '90s horror anthology series Are You Afraid Of The Dark? into a feature film!

Plot details are being kept under wraps, but it has been revealed that Gary Dauberman, the writer behind the New Line horror movies It and Annabelle: Creation, is penning the script and producing the project - so expect lots of things that go bump in the night! The movie will feature the return of Midnight Society and the iconic campfire, as well as a all-new original story. Matt Kaplan is producing along with Dauberman.

Nickelodeon International


In addition to Nickelodeon USA, Nickelodeon's channels and branded blocks in 170+ countries and territories will also be premiering brand-new shows and hosting exciting events in 2019, including:

- Nickelodeon Big Base Camp (London, UK; Summer 2019)
- Peppa Pig: Festival of Fun (UK; April 2019)
- The Covurts (Working title; Expected: 2019; International)
- 44 Cats (International)
- Club 57 (Latin America and Brazil)
- Kally's Mashup season two (Latin America)
- Barbapapa (Global)
- Dragon Ball Super (Greece)
- Kids' Choice Awards 2019: Deutschland, Österreich und Schweiz (Germany, Austria and Switzerland)
- Kid-E-Cats season two (International)
- Kiva Can Do! season two (International)
- Digby Dragon - season two (Milkshake, Channel 5, UK)
- Dear Run (Asia)

Originally posted: Friday, December 07, 2018 at 12:50am GMT
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