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Nickelodeon South East Asia to Premiere 'Butterbean’s Café' on Monday 11th February 2019




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Nickelodeon's new animated preschool series, Butterbean’s Café

Preschoolers will be whisked away on magical culinary adventures in Nickelodeon’s brand-new CG-animated series, Butterbean’s Café, premiering on Nickelodeon South East Asia on Monday 11th February 2019 at 11.30am (MY/SG) / 2.30pm (PH) / 10.30am (WIB)! Following launch, new episodes of Butterbean’s Café will air regularly on Nickelodeon South East Asia.

Created by Robert Scull and Jonny Belt (Bubble Guppies), Butterbean’s Café, the series (40 episodes) centres on a fairy named Butterbean and her adventures running her neighborhood café and bakery, and showcases creative cooking and features a curriculum with social-emotional lessons that highlight kindness and gratitude, and leadership skills.

In the series, Butterbean, her fairy friends--Dazzle, Poppy and Jasper --and her little sister Cricket take pride in serving up healthy snacks and sweet treats to the residents in their community of Puddlebrook. Butterbean’s special magic beans, the fairies’ enchanted kitchen tools and the team’s can-do spirit all combine to make their cafe the most awesome eatery in town.

In Butterbean’s Café’s series premiere, “The Grand Opening!,” Butterbean and her friends work together to make the opening of the café a success, while competing café owner Ms. Marmalady (voiced by Alysia Reiner of Orange Is the New Black) attempts to throw them off track.

Online at, parents and children can find out more about Butterbean’s Café and dance-along to the show's official theme song. Fans can also like the official Nick Jr. Asia Facebook and Instagram pages for the latest Nick Jr. news, highlights, video clips and more.

Butterbean’s Café made its world debut on Nickelodeon in the U.S. on Monday 12th November 2018, where it became Nickelodeon's highest-rated preschool series debut since the 2013 launch of PAW Patrol, posting double-digit year-over-year gains and averaging a 4.6/456,000 with Kids 2-5 (+27%). The new episode (1 p.m. [ET/PT]) also drew 1.3 million total viewers (+55%). The will be rolling out on Nickelodeon’s international channels and branded blocks throughout 2019.

The US-English dub of Butterbean’s Café features the voice talent of Margaret Ying Drake as Butterbean, Olivia Grace Manning as Dazzle, Kirrilee Berger as Poppy, Koda Gursoy as Jasper, and Gabriella Pizzolo as Cricket, and features guest voice appearances by top celebrity chefs and culinary experts, including Richard Blais (Top Chef, Guy’s Grocery Games), Alton Brown (Good Eats, Iron Chef America), Carla Hall (The Chew, Top Chef), Padma Lakshmi (Top Chef), Giada De Laurentiis (Giada at Home) and Rachael Ray (The Rachael Ray Show).

In additional news:

To celebrate the Year of the Pig, Nickelodeon South East Asia will premiere the brand-new Peppa Pig Chinese New Year Special on Tuesday 5th February 2019 at 8:00am, as part of the channels Luna New Year highlights!

In the special, titled "Chinese New Year; The Panda Twins; The Secret Club; Talent Day; Stars", it's the Year of the Pig, and Madame Gazelle teaches the children in Peppa's playgroup about Chinese New Year! The group celebrates with lanterns, fireworks and dragon dances, and makes a wonderful dragon costume. Together they enjoy celebrating the traditions of a different culture as they work together to create the decorations. And a new 'The Panda Twins' story, airing in conjunction with the Chinese New Year premiere, introduces two new characters - Peggi and Pandora, the twin daughters of Police Officer Panda. In addition to these timely and festive new stories, Peppa and Suzy Sheep decide to start a Secret Club, where they will go on secret missions together; Madame Gazelle hosts Talent Day in playgroup; and Peppa and her little brother George get to gaze at the shining stars with Mummy and Daddy Pig through a telescope!

Nickelodeon South East Asia also recently started to premiere and show the brand-new magical series The Bureau of Magical Things!

About Nick Jr.

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About Nickelodeon International:

Nickelodeon, now in its 39th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon is one of the most globally recognized and widely distributed multimedia entertainment brands for kids and family, with 1.2 billion cumulative subscriptions in more than 500 million households across 170+ countries and territories, via more than 100+ locally programmed channels and branded blocks. Outside of the United States, Nickelodeon is part of Viacom International Media Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. For more information about Nickelodeon in Asia, visit Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc.

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