Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Nickelodeon USA to Premiere 'Bubble Guppies' Season 5 on Friday, September 27, 2019

Update (9/17) - Below is Nickelodeon's official Press Release announcing the bubble-tastic news!:

NICKELODEON’S HIT PRESCHOOL SERIES BUBBLE GUPPIES MAKES
A SPLASH WITH SEASON PREMIERE’S BRAND-NEW GUPPY,
FRIDAY, SEPT. 27, AT 12 P.M. (ET/PT)

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NEW YORK–Sept. 17, 2019Nickelodeon’s hit preschool series Bubble Guppies will make a splash with the debut of an all-new season and a brand-new guppy on Friday, Sept. 27, at 12 p.m. (ET/PT). Season five of Bubble Guppies (26 half-hour episodes) will introduce Zooli, a spunky and smart student, animal expert and fin-tastic friend to the guppies’ school class. Together, the guppies will dance, sing, play and learn valuable lessons as they embark on all-new underwater adventures.

In the season five premiere, “The New Guppy!,” the guppies must figure out how to stop the Sea Witch (voiced by Carol Kane, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) after she takes their magical jewels and attempts to rule the Seven Seas. The new season of Bubble Guppies will also feature additional celebrity guest stars: Alice Cooper (Rock & Roll Hall of Fame artist), Jane Lynch (Glee), Tracy Morgan (The Last O.G.), Kristen Schaal (Bob’s Burgers), Amy Sedaris (At Home with Amy Sedaris), George Takei (Star Trek) and Henry Winkler (Barry).


Nickelodeon’s Emmy Award-winning Bubble Guppies is created and executive-produced by Jonny Belt and Robert Scull and co-developed by Janice Burgess. The interactive CG-animated series is set in a vibrant underwater environment and follows a group of diverse preschoolers with colorful fish tails who go on adventures discovering their world. Bubble Guppies is set to a soundtrack of catchy, educational pop songs and features a curriculum that infuses the core elements of kindergarten readiness, including math, literacy, the arts, science and socio-emotional development.

Nickelodeon, now in its 40th 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 brand includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, location based experiences, publishing and feature films. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB).

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Original post:

Nickelodeon USA will premiere debut the fifth season of the network's beloved CG-animated preschool series Bubble Guppies on Friday, September 27, 2019! Following launch, new episodes of Bubble Guppies season 5 will air regularly on Nickelodeon.


Bubble Guppies is a CG-animated series featuring a group of diverse preschoolers with colorful fish tails - Goby, Oona, Molly, Nonny, Deema, Gil - along with Mr Grouper, who go on adventures discovering their world. The Emmy Award-winning series, created by Robert Scull and Jonny Belt (Butterbean’s Café), is set to a soundtrack of catchy, educational pop songs and features a curriculum that infuses the core elements of kindergarten readiness including: math, literacy, the arts, science and socio-emotional development.

The season five premiere episode of Bubble Guppies, "The New Guppy!" will introduce brand-new guppy Zooli, a spunky and smart student, animal expert and fin-tastic friend to the guppies' school class. Together, the guppies will dance, sing, play and learn valuable lessons as they embark on all-new underwater adventures.


Bubble Guppies will have 26 half-hour episodes. The series was renewed for a fifth season earlier this year, along with new seasons of PAW Patrol (season seven), Butterbean’s Café (season two) and Abby Hatcher (season two), as part of the network's new content slate and ever-expanding powerful preschool portfolio.

"The New Guppy!" will be the first new episode of Bubble Guppies since the show's season four finale, "Trick-or-Treat, Mr. Grumpfish!" on Friday, October 21, 2016.

Bubble Guppies season five will premiere as part of Nick Jr. on Nickelodeon Fall 2019 programming highlights, which also includes the debuts of Blue's Clues & You! and Ricky Zoom and brand-new episodes and specials of hit Nick Jr. shows, including Ryan's Mystery Playdate (season two).

Online at nickjr.com and the Nick Jr. App, fans can find out more about the series, watch videos and full-length episodes, and play games inspired by the hit preschool series.

Bubble Guppies season five will feature the voices of: Caleb Clark (The Godfather of Harlem) as Goby, Quinn Breslin (Butterbean’s Café season two) as Gil, Taylor Nicole Kaplan as Molly, Colby Kipnes as Oona, AJ Kane as Nonny, Stella Edwards as Deema, and Jordan Friedman as the Little Fish.

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Originally published: Monday, September 2, 2019 at 18:16 BST.

H/T: Special thanks to @wfairchild72 for the news!; Additional sources: Wikipedia, TheFutonCritic.com.

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