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Saturday, February 29, 2020

Nickelodeon India and Sonic Adds Four New Local Language Feeds

MUMBAI: Nickelodeon India, the category leader that has remained the undisputed No. 1 kids network in India over the past 6 years has added yet another feather in its cap. Nick and Sonic are now available for viewers to watch in 8 languages - Hindi, Gujarati, Bengali, Marathi, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada!


This step fortifies Nickelodeon’s category leadership, making Nick and Sonic the only two channels that are available in 8 languages making them the most inclusive kids television channels, entertaining kids across the country - be it north, south, east or west!

Enhancing the engagement and viewing experience, all the kids’ favorite shows such as Motu Patlu, Ninja Hattori, Rudra, Golmaal Jr, Shiva and many more are now available to them in their preferred language.

The language feeds will provide linguistic simplifications, drive a deeper connect and give viewers and advertisers an opportunity to engage with the brand in a very relatable manner. The market expansion will be amplified locally (Kerala, Maharashtra, Gujarat & Bengal) through micro targeted marquee marketing initiatives that will drive awareness and visibility of Nick and Sonic being available in the respective local languages. TV commercials with the regional flavor on local channels, innovative regional print ads, disruptive on-ground visibility and activations along with key radio stations will amplify this message.

Commenting on the announcement, Viacom18 Hindi Mass Entertainment & Kids TV Network head Nina Elavia Jaipuria said: “We at Nickelodeon have always told stories that have delighted our audiences. Our adorable toons have formed an unbreakable bond with kids. We now bring our winning stories even closer to our fans by delivering them in a language of their choice. In a country like India where there are multiple spoken dialects and regional content consumption is only growing, it gives us great joy in engaging with our viewers in the language that they are most comfortable with.

The 8 language feed options are now available across leading cable and DTH platforms for both Nick and Sonic.

Update (29/2) - Viacom18 has debuted a Gujarati dub of SpongeBob SquarePants! It's currently only available on newer episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants airing on Colors Gujarati.


More Nick: Nick India Announces Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2019 India!

Originally published: Monday, January 20, 2020.

Sources: Indian Television Dot Com, AnimationXpress; Additional source: ET BrandEquity, Vimeo /@Copperworks.
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Nickelodeon USA's February 2020 Premiere Highlights

Below are Nickelodeon USA's currently announced February 2020 premiere highlights for Nick, Nicktoons, Nick Jr., Nick at Nite and TeenNick:


Latest Update: 2/29 (Check back regularly for the latest updates!)

'PAW Patrol' to Introduce Show's First Handicapped Pup During 'Dino Rescue' Theme

Nickelodeon's beloved CG-animated preschool series PAW Patrol is set to introduce the show's first handicapped pup as part of its upcoming Dino Rescue theme!


PAW Patrol is rooted in action and adventure and this summer the pups will embark on a Dino Rescue! In Dino Rescue, the PAW Patrol travel to Dino Land where they meet new pup and dinosaur expert, Rex. With brand-new rugged Dino Rescue gear, heavy-duty vehicles and tools, the pups are ready for action-packed prehistoric rescue missions in a lost world full of dinosaurs.

The Dino Rescue theme will be meticulously integrated into the PAW Patrol world, staying true to the storylines and characters while exploring new landscapes and rescues. Similar to previous themes, the attention to detail will transcend to the toys.

A first look at PAW Patrol Dino Rescue toy line has unveiled that Rex will be physically disabled, and will be equipped with a wheelchair for his back legs to help him get around:


The PAW Patrol Dino Rescue toy line will also feature innovative features and inspiring transformations like the PAW Patrol™ Dino Patroller, the first-ever motorized PAW Patrol vehicle, featuring large scale wheels for extra rough terrain the Patroller also comes with five and a half inch T-Rex Dino and Chase figure for your little hero to go on big rescues. The PAW Patrol™ Dino Patroller is set to zoom into stores during Fall 2020 with a SRP of $59.99. Suitable for children aged age: 3+.

Additional upcoming new PAW Patrol toys include Chase's Hovercraft, Ultimate Police Cruiser and the Adventure Bay Rescue Way.

Each of the new PAW Patrol toys is set to arrive in stores during Fall 2020.

Its fantastic that Nickelodeon and Spin Master are adding more diverse characters that viewers can see themselves in and relate to into the world of PAW Patrol! Representation matters, and the more kids from all walks of life are represented in the content they consume, the better.

The news comes hot on the heels of Spin Master announced the first-ever PAW Patrol theatrical movie! A Spin Master Entertainment production in association with Nickelodeon Movies and distributed by Paramount Pictures, the PAW Patrol film is slated to arrive in theaters in August 2021 and will be directed by animation veteran Cal Brunker (Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature; Escape From Planet Earth).

PAW Patrol follows the adventures of a tech-savvy boy named Ryder and his team of pups who are ready to save the day. Whenever there's trouble, pups Chase, Marshall, Rubble, Zuma, Rocky and Skye are ready for action, no matter what comes their way. With a mission to work together to keep Adventure Bay safe, no job is too big, and no pup is too small.

Airing in over 160 countries, in 30 languages, PAW Patrol is consistently ranked as one of, if not the, top-rated preschool series. Currently entering its seventh season on Nickelodeon, PAW Patrol's universal messaging resonates with children around the world and since its launch in 2013, the franchise has won countless awards. The series has been renewed for an eighth season.

More Nick: Nickelodeon Launches PAW Patrol Safety First! Global Campaign!

Originally published: Saturday, February 29, 2020.

H/T: Special thanks to @TVShowsFan for the news!; Additional source: BookTrust.
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Young Dylan Performs New Song “1234” on All That! 🎤 | All That

Young Dylan Performs New Song “1234” on All That! 🎤 | All That


Young Dylan takes the All That stage to perform his new hit song, ”1234”! Watch Young Dylan rock the crowd as he hits the woah and the shoop!

Make sure to catch Young Dylan in his brand new Nickelodeon show, Saturdays at 8:30 p.m. (ET/PT), followed by All That at 9, only on Nick! Deets: http://nickalive.blogspot.com/2020/02/nickelodeon-sets-premiere-date-for.html

Vote for All That in the 2020 KCAs!: http://www.kidschoiceawards.com

Subscribe to the official All That YouTube channel!: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6UzskfVDPkJ5aSe755ZGgQ

More Nick: Nickelodeon's 'All That' Reunites Jamie Lynn Spears with the Cast of 'Zoey 101' in All-New Version of “Thelma Stump”!
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abercrombie kids Spreads Kindness With Launch of Kind Crew, Supports Children’s Wellness; Partners with Nickelodeon for “Play On” YouTube Kids Series

abercrombie kids Spreads Kindness With Launch of Kind Crew, Supports Children’s Wellness

abercrombie kids launches #PlayItForward Dance Challenge


Join abercrombie kids’ Kind Crew by completing the #PlayItForward Challenge, a 15-second fun and engaging dance. For every dance post using #PlayItForward on Instagram or Facebook, abercrombie kids will donate $1 to On Our Sleeves*, a movement to help remove the stigma surrounding children’s mental health. *up to $10,000

NEW ALBANY, Ohio, Feb. 28, 2020 -- abercrombie kids, a division of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF), happily announces the launch of its “Kind Crew”, a team of six kids enlisted to inspire other young people and spread kindness through various on-the-ground and digital activations. While noteworthy for their own individual talents, each member of the Kind Crew was selected because they embody kindness in their own lives, spreading messages of acceptance, authenticity and positivity wherever they go. The Kind Crew initiatives will aim to make the world a more compassionate, understanding and kind place. To support this, abercrombie kids will also benefit several organizations dedicated to children’s wellness, beginning with On Our Sleeves™, the movement to transform children's mental health.

Throughout 2020, members of the Kind Crew will appear at in-person events, engage with fellow kids via social media posts on both their own and abercrombie kids’ accounts, and appear in an exclusive video series for Nickelodeon’s YouTube Kids channel, called “Play On.” The Kind Crew’s first endeavor is the #PlayItForward Challenge, a 15-second fun and engaging dance challenge featuring some of today’s top moves. The dance premiered at a pop-up event at Playground LA in Los Angeles on February 22, where Kind Crew members (JT Church, Dani and Dannah Lane, Lilliana Ketchman, Charlie Garton and Nicole Laeno) and dozens of others participated in engaging activities, crafts and learned the dance.



Join abercrombie kids’ Kind Crew by completing the #PlayItForward Challenge, a 15-second fun and engaging dance. For every dance post using #PlayItForward on Instagram or Facebook, abercrombie kids will donate $1 to On Our Sleeves*, a movement to help remove the stigma surrounding children’s mental health. *up to $10,000

Play On - DIY T-Shirt & Dance CHALLENGE with Abercrombie Kind Crew | Nick


Join Abercrombie’s Kind Crew on a journey to spread cheer through fun dances, creative challenges and more! Lilly K and Nicole Laeno lead the journey for the Nationwide® On Our Sleeve movement as the team designs shirts to express their true personalities! Things get real exciting when dancing becomes a must during their challenges. #AD

Kids are encouraged to replicate the dance and post to their own social media accounts, or ask to share on their parents’ accounts – all in an effort to spread joy and give back. For every dance post using #PlayItForward on Instagram or Facebook, abercrombie kids will donate $1 to On Our Sleeves * to help remove the stigma surrounding children’s mental health.

Started on World Mental Health Day in 2018, the On Our Sleeves movement, which is spearheaded by Nationwide Children's Hospital In Columbus, Ohio, offers free online content and resources for families navigating mental health issues, spreads awareness to fight the stigma, and provides support for accelerating children’s behavioral health research at Nationwide Children’s.

“The Kind Crew was created to bring more kindness, understanding and joy into the world, which aligns with abercrombie kids’ brand mission. We couldn’t think of a better way to kick off this initiative than bringing our customers together with the #PlayItForward Challenge,” said Kristin Scott, President, Global Brands at Abercrombie & Fitch Co. “We’re so excited for others to join our call for kindness, and have fun while doing it, to benefit a fantastic platform like On Our Sleeves.”

In addition to the #PlayItForward dance challenge, abercrombie kids will continue to support On Our Sleeves with a round-up program through May. In the US, for every abercrombie kids purchase made in store or online, customers will be able to round up their purchase to help provide additional support for the movement's important work.

To learn the #PlayItForward Challenge choreography and see the dance in action, visit and follow abercrombie kids’ Instagram at @abercrombie. To meet the Kind Crew, check out the first episode of “Play It Forward” highlighting the group on Nickelodeon’s YouTube Kids Channel. To discover more about On Our Sleeves and the important work Nationwide Children’s Hospital is doing for children’s mental health, visit www.onoursleeves.org.

abercrombie kids and Nickelodeon previously partnered for the #PlayIsLife campaign during summer 2019.

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About abercrombie kids
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More Nick: Nickelodeon Upfront 2020 Roundup!

Originally published: Friday, February 28, 2020.
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How Much is Patrick's Rock House Worth? 🏠 Bikini Bottom Dream Homes | SpongeBob

How Much is Patrick's Rock House Worth? 🏠 Bikini Bottom Dream Homes | SpongeBob


You know what they say: one person's rock is another starfish's home. Okay, they don't say that, but it doesn't make it any less true! Join Nickelodeon on this installment of Bikini Bottom Dream Homes to find out just how much Patrick's rock house is worth!

Watch SpongeBob SquarePants on Nickelodeon!

CALLING ALL GOOFY GOOBERS! (ROCK!) Are ya ready for a deep dive into the world of SpongeBob SquarePants? The SpongeBob YouTube channel is THE PLACE for all fan-favorite SpongeBob moments! We’re serving up everything from legendary scenes to remixes of classic songs to deep dives into Bikini Bottom lore. Be sure to check back every week for Music Mondays, Wumbo Wednesdays, and Flashback Fridays! Subscribe now at https://www.youtube.com/SpongeBobOfficial!

Shop SpongeBob!: https://www.spongebobshop.com

More Nick: Nickelodeon Announces Voice Cast for 'Kamp Koral: SpongeBob’s Under Years', First-Ever 'SpongeBob SquarePants' Spinoff!
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"You Got Served" 🍕Animatic | Rise of the TMNT | Nickelodeon Animation

"You Got Served" 🍕Animatic | Rise of the TMNT


Leo and Mikey cook up a competition in this side-by-side animatic from the Rise of the TMNT episode, "You Got Served"!

Credits:
Board Artists: Max Collins and Polyna Kim
Revisionist: Gladyfaith Abcede
Director: Sebastian Montes
Editor: Adam Arnold

Watch lots more animatics here!: http://nickalive.blogspot.com/search/label/Animatics

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More Nick: Synapse Games Developing New TMNT Game for Kongregate!
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Blue’s Clues & You! Blue’s Birthday Bash (Pt 1) 🥳 Pinkie Pals Adventures Ep #6 | Nick Jr.

Blue’s Clues & You! Blue’s Birthday Bash (Pt 1) 🥳 Pinkie Pals Adventures Ep #6 | Nick Jr.


It’s Blue’s birthday and Josh is throwing her a party! What will Josh give Blue for her birthday? Play Blue’s Clues and find out in this latest installment of Nick Jr. Pinkie Pals!

You can find Blue’s Clues & You! and more of your favorite shows weekday mornings on Nickelodeon and everywhere you find Nick Jr.

Kids can watch their favorite Nick Jr. shows weekdays on Nickelodeon and all week long on the Nick Jr. channel: http://nickjr.com/tvschedule/

Preschoolers can watch full episodes online, play games, and discover silly surprises in the free Nick Jr. App and at NickJr.com. Stream Nick Jr. for free in the Nick Jr. App on Roku and Apple TV or download full episodes for offline viewing on iTunes or Google Play.

You can also download premium apps featuring your child's favorite Nick Jr. shows on iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon, including Nick Jr. Draw and Play and Nick Jr. Let’s Learn!

Watch more Nick Jr. everyday for FREE on Nick Jr. Pluto TV!

More Nick: Nick Jr. Live! "Move To The Music" U.S. Theatrical Tour Dates!
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FAILED Nickelodeon Pilots *NEVER BEFORE SEEN* | Butch Hartman

FAILED Nickelodeon Pilots *NEVER BEFORE SEEN* | Butch Hartman


Including: Dyna-Mice (for Cartoon Network), The Dan Danger Show and Knight and Dave.

Never Before Seen Cartoons in... the ULTIMATE Sketchbook Tour! | Butch Hartman [COMPILATION]


Want a drawing from Butch? https://linktr.ee/butchhartman

Watch Butch's brand-new cartoon, HobbyKids Adventures, on NickJr.com!

Butch Hartman - Facebook | Instagram | Butch's Sketchpad On Instagram | Twitter | Snapchat: @realhartman | YouTube | Speech Bubble | Tumblr | Pinterest

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More Nick: Netflix and Nickelodeon Form Multi-Year Output Deal to Produce Original Animated Films and Series!

Originally published: Friday, February 28, 2020.
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Power Rangers Beast Morphers Episode 2 Preview | "Save Our Shores" Official First Look

Power Rangers Beast Morphers Episode 2 Preview | "Save Our Shores" Official First Look


Exclusive First Look of Power Rangers Beast Morphers Season 2 Episode 2. "Save Our Shores" premieres Saturday 8AM/ET on Nickelodeon USA!

A huge trash spill at the beach endangers the local wildlife; Scrozzle sets about finding reinforcements.

Robo Blaze and Roxy | Power Rangers Beast Morphers Season 2 Episode 2


They're back! Scrozzle creates Robo Blaze and Robo Roxy in Power Rangers Beast Morphers.

Power Rangers vs Robo Blaze and Roxy | Power Rangers Beast Morphers Season 2 Episode 2


The Power Rangers meet Robo Blaze and Robo Roxy.

What did you think of the brand new Power Rangers Beast Morphers Season 2 episode "Save Our Shores"? Vote in the poll here!: http://nickalive.blogspot.com/2020/02/what-did-you-think-of-new-power-rangers_29.html


Connect with Power Rangers: powerrangers.com | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube

More Nick: The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Team Up with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in New Comic Series from BOOM! Studios!

Originally published: Friday, February 28, 2020 at 18:10 GMT.
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Noobees | Segunda temporada: Primeiro Episódio COMPLETO | Brasil | Nickelodeon em Português

Noobees | Segunda temporada: Primeiro Episódio COMPLETO | Brasil | Nickelodeon em Português


Confira o primeiro episódio completo da segunda temporada de Noobees!

Mais Nick: Nickelodeon Latin America and Nickelodeon Brazil to Premiere 'Noobees 2' on Monday 2nd March 2020!
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Mundo Avatar con la Pereztroica: ¿Cuánto sabe la Pereztroica acerca de El Laberinto? | Nickelodeon Latinoamérica

Mundo Avatar con la Pereztroica: ¿Cuánto sabe la Pereztroica acerca de El Laberinto?


Esta vez los avatares juegan con los humanos. ¡Sí! como lo leiste, mira como La Pereztroica es puesta a prueba por los Avatares en este reto de Verdad o Castigo.

Noobees | ¡Conoce los sets por dentro! | Latinoamérica | Nickelodeon en Español


Descubre todos los secretos del detrás de cámaras junto a los personajes en este video y ¡No te despegues de la pantalla de Nick porque se viene la segunda temporada de Noobes 2!

Más Nick: Nickelodeon Latin America and Nickelodeon Brazil to Premiere 'Noobees 2' on Monday 2nd March 2020!

Originally published: Friday, February 28, 2020.
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Op de RODE LOPER bij DE GROTE SLIJMFILM met BIBI 💖 | Nickelodeon Nederlands

Op de RODE LOPER bij DE GROTE SLIJMFILM met BIBI 💖 | Nickelodeon Nederlands


Nickelodeon-host Nienke van Dijk was afgelopen zondag aanwezig bij de premiere van De Grote Slijmfilm met Bibi. Ze sprak daar onder andere hoofdrolspeelster Bibi (Indy), Vincent Visser (Daan), Edson da Graça (Mitchell), Sarah Nauta (Vesper) en Géza Weisz (Dominicus Duff) over hun personages en hun favoriete slijm. De Grote Slijlmfilm met Bibi draait vanaf nu in de bioscoop!

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/degroteslijmfilm
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/degroteslijmfilm
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCILVS0U32iXwePB3A-seVNg

Cast list:
Nienke van Dijk
Bibi
Vincent Visser
Edson da Graça
Sarah Nauta
Ferdi Stofmeel
Géza Weisz
Dylan Haegens
Marit Brugman

DE GROTE SLIJMQUIZ voor SLIJMQUEENS & KINGS 👑 | WIST JE DATJE-QUIZ | Nickelodeon Nederlands


Onze nieuwe film De Grote Slijmfilm met Bibi draait nu in de bioscoop, de hoogste tijd dus voor een slijmerige slijmquiz! Ben jij een echte slimequeen of slimeking en weet je er alles van; van glitterslijm tot lawineslijm en van fluffyslijm tot eetbaar snoepslijm? Dan dagen we je graag uit! Test samen met Nienke jouw slijmkennis. Beantwoord alle vragen goed en ontdek het geheime woord!

WIST JE DATJES-QUIZ is een wekelijkse interactieve quiz, waar jij - daar achter je beeldscherm - aan mee kunt doen. Elke week staat een andere Nickelodeon-show of relevant thema centraal. De quiz wordt afgewisseld met leuke weetjes en we sluiten iedere keer af met een mystery tour, die alleen echte speurneuzen kunnen oplossen!

Cast list:
Nienke van Dijk

WAT IS INDY VAN PLAN?!


Indy en Olivia zijn dol op Fie Valentijn, de bekende slijm koningin, dus wil Indy midden in de nacht actie voeren om haar te redden. Zou jij dat durven? Laat het weten in de comments!

WAT?! GAAT DAAN PIZZA'S BEZORGEN?


Wanneer Daan zijn baan kwijtraakt wil Indy graag helpen, al is pizza’s bezorgen zonder scooter best wel moeilijk… maar bij de ALLERGROOTSTE speelgoedfabriek werken klinkt heel erg tof!

BACKSTAGE VLOG van DE GROTE SLIJMFILM met BIBI - Bibi


In deze vlog neem ik je mee op de filmset van De Grote Slijmfilm met Bibi! Je ziet mij acteren en je ziet de locaties waar we gefilmd hebben. Dus ook de speelgoedfabriek van de gemene speelgoedbaas Duff. Ik laat je in deze video alle geheime filmlocaties zien!! En heel tof nieuws: De Grote slijmfilm heeft al 200.000 bezoekers!! Fantastisch!! Super bedankt allemaal, ik ben blij en trots!! Veel kijkplezier bij deze behind the scenes vlog video!! Veel kijkplezier! xoxo Bibi ♥♥♥

Meer Nick: NewBe, Splendid Film and Nickelodeon Benelux Collaborate on New Slime-Themed Movie 'De Grote Slijmfilm'!

Originally published: Thursday, February 6, 2020.
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What Did You Think of New 'It’s Pony' Episode 'Pet Pony; Dog Day'? | Nickelodeon Fan Poll

What did you think of the brand new episode of It’s Pony, "Pet Pony; Dog Day" (#107)? Vote in the polls and sound off in the comments below!

In the brand new It’s Pony episode "Pet Pony", when pets are banned from the building, Annie and Pony have to convince the landlord to reconsider!:

What Did You Think of the New 'The Casagrandes' Episode 'Trend Game; This Bird Has Flown'? | Nickelodeon Fan Poll

What did you think of the brand new The Casagrandes episode "Trend Game; This Bird Has Flown" (#110)? Vote in the polls and sound off in the comments below!

What Did You Think of the New 'Power Rangers Beast Morphers' Episode 'Save Our Shores'? | Nickelodeon Fan Poll

What did you think of the brand-new Power Rangers Beast Morphers episode "Save Our Shores"? Vote in the poll and sound off in the comments below!

Nickelodeon UK Brings Slime Music and Mayhem to Blackpool and London with SLIMEFEST 2020

NICKELODEON BRINGS SLIME MUSIC AND MAYHEM TO
BLACKPOOL AND LONDON

Nickelodeon UK and VisitBlackpool bring Slime, Music & Mayhem back to
Blackpool’s Pleasure Beach Arena on 17th – 19th October and for the first time ever – The SSE Arena,
Wembley on 26 th October, in partnership with DHP Family

Tickets go on sale next Friday 6th March at 10am at www.nickslimefest.co.uk

Diversity’s Jordan Banjo and Perri Kiely return to their hosting duties and will be joined by ‘The X Factor: Celebrity’s’ Max and Harvey and Tik Tok social star Holly H

#SlimefestUK @NickelodeonUK


London, 28th February, 2020 – Nickelodeon UK are partnering with VisitBlackpool to bring Nickelodeon’s SLIMEFEST back for a fifth year of slime, music and mayhem following last year’s sold out shows.

SLIMEFEST 2020 will take place at The Arena at Blackpool Pleasure Beach from 17th – 19th October and is coming to London for the first time ever with DHP Family presenting two shows at The SSE Arena, Wembley on 26th October.

An all new location calls for an exciting hosting line up –longstanding SLIMEFEST hosts Jordan Banjo and Perri Kiely are returning to the stage and this year will be joined by Max and Harvey and Holly H for all 8 shows. They’ll host Nickelodeon’s unique mix of chart-topping music acts, special guests, social stars and of course….Slime! Tickets are on sale from Friday 6th March at 10am. Families can purchase tickets and find out more information at www.nickslimefest.co.uk


SLIMEFEST Show Schedule

  • Shows at 1pm and 6pm on Saturday 17th October - The Pleasure Beach Arena, Blackpool
  • Shows at 1pm and 6pm on Sunday 18th October - The Pleasure Beach Arena, Blackpool
  • Shows at 1pm and 6pm on Monday 19th October - The Pleasure Beach Arena, Blackpool
  • Shows at 2pm and 7pm on Monday 26th October – The SSE Arena, Wembley, London

More information on the SLIMEFEST 2020 performers for Blackpool and London will be announced in the coming months.

Virginia Monaghan, VP, Events and Experiences, ViacomCBS Networks International commented: “We can’t wait to bring SLIMEFEST back for a fifth year, it’s been such a huge success in Blackpool so we’re looking forward to returning to the UK’s favourite beach resort. Expanding the shows to the iconic arena in Wembley is a testament to the event and it’s affinity with kids and parents alike. London and Blackpool-prepare for the ultimate badge of honour from us at Nickelodeon….slime!”


Cllr Gillian Campbell, Deputy Leader of Blackpool Council, said: “We are delighted to see the return of Nickelodeon’s SLIMEFEST in 2020. These shows have become an integral part of Blackpool’s fantastic October half-term offer, attracting parents and children from across the country. We look forward to welcoming families to another three days of fabulous entertainment and hope they will take the opportunity to enjoy everything that Blackpool has to offer during our spectacular Illuminations season.”

Daniel Ealam, Director of Live at DHP Family says “We’re hugely excited to be partnering with Nickelodeon to launch the first ever London edition of SLIMEFEST! After several highly successful years in Blackpool, it is the natural next step to bring this amazing show to the capital, and The SSE Arena, Wembley is the perfect fit for this unique live event!”

SLIMEFEST will also air on Friday 6th November at 6pm on Nickelodeon as well as over the weekend on Channel 5.


SLIMEFEST 2019 saw performances from Diversity along with music acts: Professor Green, Scouting for Girls, New Hope Club, Max and Harvey, Road Trip, Jess Folley and The Thundermans star Kira Kosarin as a special guest. Watch the highlights below!:


Over 100,000 people have attended related SLIMEFEST events across the globe in the US, Australia, Italy, UK, Germany and Spain.


Nickelodeon
The home of SpongeBob SquarePants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, PAW Patrol and Nella the Princess Knight, Nickelodeon UK & Ireland Network is available in over 13 million cable and satellite homes and now reaches more than 10 million viewers a month. Launched in 1993, the top-performing Nickelodeon network comprises seven dedicated entertainment channels for kids aged 4-15 and their families: Nickelodeon, Nickelodeon HD, Nickelodeon +1, Nicktoons, Nick Jr., Nick Jr. +1 and Nick Jr. Too. The entertainment company has built a diverse multi-platform business by putting kids first in everything it does – Kids Rule! Content is at the core of the business with critically-acclaimed and hugely-popular television programming from the UK and around the world. In addition to the quality television programmes, Nickelodeon also produces bespoke content available online and on Nick Play, as well as consumer product and recreation opportunities such as the UK’s first-ever Nick theme park, Nickelodeon Land and the slimiest music festival for kids, SLIMEFEST UK.

VisitBlackpool
VisitBlackpool is the tourism arm of Blackpool Council and is tasked with promoting the UK's most popular holiday destination to leisure and business visitors, both domestically and internationally.

Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Blackpool Pleasure Beach is the UK’s favourite amusement park and is also home to the UK’s only Nickelodeon Land. Family thrills and memories to last a lifetime are assured on Nickelodeon Land with 12 rides, a whole host of your favourite Nickelodeon characters and live entertainment across the six acre site.

DHP Family
DHP Family are a fast growing, ethical, entertainment company and one of the UK’s leading promoters, putting on more than 1500 gigs per year at all levels from stadiums to pubs for over 1 million music fans. DHP are currently Music Week’s Live Music Promoter of the Year and Live UK’s Live Music Business Awards National Promoter of the Year.

The SSE Arena, Wembley
The SSE Arena, Wembley is globally renowned as one of the UK’s most iconic concert and events venues, and is part of a winning partnership between SSE, ASM Global (the leading provider of innovative venue services and live experiences) and Wembley Park. The arena is situated next to Wembley Stadium and located in the heart of Wembley Park.

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Originally published: Friday, February 28, 2020 at 19:00 GMT.
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What Did You Think of the New 'The Crystal Maze' Episode 'Keep Your Eyes On The Panda!' | Nickelodeon Fan Poll

What did you think of the brand new The Crystal Maze episode "Keep Your Eyes On The Panda!"? Vote in the poll and sound off in the comments below!

Go Behind The Scenes of 'The Adventures of Paddington' at Cardiff Animation Festival 2020

Chapter is proud to be hosting Cardiff Animation Festival (CAF) for its second year. Over four days, from 2–5 April 2020, CAF will showcase some of the best animation from all over the world for adults, families and filmmakers.


In addition to the broad selection of animated short films, the festival also features masterclasses, workshops, filmmaker Q+As, retrospectives, an education program, behind-the-scenes screenings, industry events, panels, networking events and parties.

Held at Chapter, CAF is focal point for Cardiff’s thriving animation community and a meeting place for industry, independent animators and enthusiasts from the wider animation world. CAF provides a platform in Wales for the best of British and international animation and welcomes independent filmmakers, exciting new talent and established industry greats to Europe’s youngest capital city.

Lauren Orme, Festival Director of Cardiff Animation Festival commented: “We’re delighted to be back and bringing another jam-packed line-up of animation to Cardiff this April. Animation is an artform that doesn’t always get the recognition it deserves, and we’re really proud to celebrate it.”

“We had so many amazing animated short films to choose from this year that we decided to add an extra programme. We’ve got a brilliant and diverse selection of shorts that we’re really excited to share”.

“There’s a huge audience for animation in Cardiff and beyond. The inaugural Cardiff Animation Festival in 2018 was really well received with sell-out audiences and a huge buzz. We can’t wait to do it all again this year.”

Animated shorts

Diverse animated short film programs are at the heart of Cardiff Animation Festival. Themed shorts screenings for adult audiences will include: 'Truth', showcasing animated documentaries, 'Dare' a late night screening of dark and strange shorts, and ‘Speechless’, films without dialogue. Films about the environment and our place in the world are brought together in a program called ‘Cynefin’, a Welsh word with no direct translation to English, but which roughly translates as ‘habitat’. Other themes include ‘Heart’, ‘Body’ and ‘Mind’, films whose stories explore neurodiversity and mental health. Chapter will explore Mental Health & Wellbeing across its wider artistic programme in Spring 2020.

Masterclasses and Q&A’s

CAF invites some of the world’s most prolific animators and filmmakers to Cardiff in a series of masterclasses and Q&A’s.Audiences will get a chance to step into the many worlds of His Dark Materials (produced in Cardiff) as they’re shown how traditional puppetry, cutting-edge VFX and a sprinkling of Dust combined to bring daemons and armoured bears to life. Welsh animator Simon Chong will join the festival for a talk via video link from LA, where he now lives and works as a Director on Fox and Comedy Central UK’s Bob’s Burgers. Festival-goers will also have the rare chance to see episodes of the magical Moominvalley starring Matt Berry and Rosamund Pike on the big screen. A Q&A with Episode Director Avgousta Zoureldi will give audiences of all ages an opportunity to learn more about the making of Gutsy Animations’ beautiful TV adaptation of writer-illustrator Tove Jansson’s classic stories about the Moomins.

CAF will present an exciting range of talks, panels and networking events for those in the animation industry or hoping to break in. Following her recent Skwigly article responding to new statistics on inclusion and diversity in the UK’s VFX and animation sectors, animation art director and illustrator Tanya J Scott will chair a discussion on inclusion in the animation industry, with a panel of animation and VFX creatives discussing how we work towards a fairer and more diverse workplace. Events in partnership with ScreenSkills will give new and emerging talent a chance to network and learn from established professionals across the animation industry.

Families and young people


Young audiences will get to meet and learn from animators and sound designers with a schools programme in partnership with Into Film. Cardiff’s long-running Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival will bring a selection of some of their favourite Iris Prize-nominated animated shorts.

Treats for family audiences includes a behind-the-scenes tour of the new The Adventures of Paddington series by Blue Zoo Animation for StudioCanal & Nickelodeon, and Illuminated Films’ hit CITV and S4C comedy The Rubbish World of Dave Spud with creator Ed Foster. As well as chances to meet the talent behind animated family favourites, Cardiff Animation Festival’s Family program will include animated shorts screenings for children of different ages, and chances to try animation for the first time, with workshops in English and Welsh.

CAF has also announced that there will be a screening of Netflix’s Oscar-nominated feature film I Lost My Body (dir. Jérémy Clapin) – a story about class, coming-of-age and a search for connection in the darker side of early 90s Paris.

Cardiff Animation Festival 2020 will run from Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th April at Chapter. For more information and tickets please visit chapter.org or contact the box office on 029 2030 4400.

Watch brand new series The Adventures of Paddington, beginning Monday March 2nd 2020 only on Nick Jr. UK & Ireland! Watch a full episode now!: http://nickalive.blogspot.com/2020/02/the-adventures-of-paddington-full.html

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ViacomCBS Promotes Josh Line and Justin Dini in Communications and Marketing

ViacomCBS has named Comedy Central veteran Josh Line to serve as Executive Vice President (EVP) and Chief Brand Officer for the newly enlarged company.


Justin Dini and Josh Line. Photo: ViacomCBS

Line will oversee all marketing strategies for the company with an emphasis on synergy efforts across a collection of brands that range from Nickelodeon, MTV, BET and Comedy Central to Paramount Pictures, CBS and Simon & Schuster. He was most recently head of marketing and digital for Comedy Central, TV Land and Paramount Network.

Justin Dini, ViacomCBS’ exec VP of corporate communications, will expand his role to become head of communications and chief spokesman for the company. Dini joined ViacomCBS in July 2017 as senior VP of corporate communications, after representing ViacomCBS parent company National Amusements during his tenure at Brunswick Group. Dini and Line report to Julia Phelps, ViacomCBS’ chief communications and marketing officer.

Line and Dini’s expanded roles come as ViacomCBS has made other changes in Phelps’ unit. Marketing and communications functions are particularly important for ViacomCBS, which has faced a chilly response so far from Wall Street to the growth initiatives outlined for the Viacom-CBS merger that was completed in early December.

“We will be telling the cross-company story to internal and external audiences including advertisers, distributors, investors, creators, press and employees, ensuring all audiences understand our strategies, priorities, brands, businesses and culture,” Phelps wrote in a memo detailing the promotions.

Phelps highlighted five other appointments in a memo announcing the new roles for Line and Dini.

  • Crystal Barnes will oversee social impact, philanthropy and community engagement as Senior Vice President (SVP) of corporate social responsibility, ESG strategy and reporting.
  • Susan Claxton will help manage projects that involve communications and corporate marketing functions. She will also be the company liaison for the ViacomCBS board of directors in her role as Vice President (VP) of production and board relations.
  • Cheryl Family will lead the creative team that works on cross-company projects, serving as senior VP of creative and strategy.
  • Stephen Kipp will oversee the execution of events for the company as senior VP of special events.
  • Marc Zelanko will manage business matters for the marketing and communications group as senior VP of business operations, communications and corporate marketing.

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Originally published: Saturday, February 29, 2020.

Original source: Variety.
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Friday, February 28, 2020

March 2020 on Nickelodeon Central and Eastern Europe: KCA 2020 | The Casagrandes | Just Add Magic | Henry Danger | Butterbean's Café + More

Below is a round-up of Nickelodeon Central and Eastern Europe's (CEE) programming highlights for March 2020!


More Highlights:

February 2020 on: Nickelodeon CEE | Nick Jr. CEE | Nicktoons CEE

March 2020 on: Nick Jr. CEE | Nicktoons CEE

All times CET; Unless otherwise noted, localised episode titles are Hungarian.

--- This March, Nickelodeon Central and Eastern Europe will be premiering:

-- Brand-new episodes of Butterbean's Café:

- 2020-03-02 05:00 1x12 The Sugar Plum Fairy!
- 2020-03-05 05:00 1x24 Cricket's Forever Friend / Dazzle's Tea-riffic Teapot!
- 2020-03-06 05:00 1x25 Cricket's Treasure Hunt! / The Puddlebrook Gold Rush!
- 2020-03-07 05:00 1x20 The Great Egg Hunt! / Upside-Down Frown Cake!
- 2020-03-09 05:00 1x27 The Hawaiian Luau! / Kitty-sitting!
- 2020-03-10 05:00 1x30 The Towering Tower of Crepes!
- 2020-03-17 05:00 1x?? The April Fools' Joke! / Dazzle's Birthday Surprise!
- 2020-03-20 05:00 1x36 The Marmalady Sisters! / Butterbean's is Closing!
- 2020-03-21 05:00 1x39 The Big Tomato! / Tough Customers!
- 2020-03-22 05:00 1x37 Oopsie Doodle!

"Butterbean's Café" is locally titled "Babi kávézója" in Hungary and "Cafeneaua Bobiței" in Romania.

-- The brand new show Just Add Magic! [more info]:

- 2020-03-16 19:25 1x01 Just Add Magic - series premiere
- 2020-03-17 19:25 1x02 Just Add Brains
- 2020-03-18 19:25 1x03 Just Add Dogs
- 2020-03-19 19:25 1x04 Just Add Mom
- 2020-03-20 19:25 1x05 Just Add Jake
- 2020-03-23 19:25 1x06 Just Add Birthdays
- 2020-03-24 19:25 1x07 Just Add Mama P
- 2020-03-25 19:25 1x08 Just Add Besties
- 2020-03-26 19:25 1x09 Just Add Do-Overs
- 2020-03-27 19:25 1x10 Just Add Memories
- 2020-03-30 19:25 1x11 Just Add Camping
- 2020-03-31 19:25 1x12 Just Add Pluots Pt. 1

-- Kids' Choice Awards 2020!:

- 2020-03-25 18:00 - premiere
- 2020-03-26 15:00 - encore
- 2020-03-27 19:50 - replay
- 2020-03-28 11:45 - repeat

-- The brand new show The Casagrandes! [more info]:

- 2020-03-25 19:00 1x01 Going Overboard / Walk Don't Run - sneak peek
- 2020-03-30 18:10 1x01 Going Overboard / Walk Don't Run - premiere
- 2020-03-31 18:10 1x04 The Two of Clubs / Vacation Daze

"The Casagrandes" is locally titled "A Casagrande család" in Hungary.

-- Brand new episodes of Henry Danger:

- 2020-03-15 19:10 5x26 Visible Brad
- 2020-03-22 19:10 5x24 Story Tank
- 2020-03-29 19:10 5x28 Holiday Punch (Christmas special)

-- Additionally, Nickelodeon CEE will air a selection of Nickelodeon Original Movies and specials every Sunday at 11:20 throughout the month, replayed the following Saturday at 11:20:

Sunday 1st March 2020 - Blurt! (Ne szólj szám!)

Sunday 8th March 2020 - Lost in the West Part 1 (Vad kaland a Vadnyugaton, 1. rész)

Sunday 15th March 2020 - Lost in the West Part 2 (Vad kaland a Vadnyugaton, 2. rész)

Sunday 22nd March 2020 - Lost in the West Part 3 (Vad kaland a Vadnyugaton, 3. rész)

Sunday 29th March 2020 - Rufus

Márciusi, magyar cím hamarosan, új sorozat, évadnyitó, előpremier, Filmek, különkiadások márciusban - minden vasárnap 11:20-kor, ismétlés szombatonként 11:20-kor.

Originally published: Sunday, February 9, 2020.

Original source: Mentrum; Additional source: Google Translate; H/T: Anime Superhero Forum /@Normanator1 3.
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March 2020 on Nicktoons Central and Eastern Europe: The Casagrandes + SpongeBob SquarePants

Below is a round-up of Nicktoons Central and Eastern Europe's (CEE) programming highlights for March 2020!


More Highlights:

February 2020 on: Nickelodeon CEE | Nick Jr. CEE | Nicktoons CEE

March 2020 on: Nickelodeon CEE | Nick Jr. CEE

All times CET; Unless otherwise noted, localised episode titles are Hungarian.

--- This March, Nick Toons Central and Eastern Europe will be airing:

-- The brand new show The Casagrandes! [more info]:

- 2020-03-30 16:45 1x01 Going Overboard / Walk Don't Run - series premiere
- 2020-03-31 16:45 1x04 The Two of Clubs / Vacation Daze

"The Casagrandes" is locally titled "A Casagrande család" in Hungary.

-- Brand new episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants!:

- 2020-03-23 16:55 12x05a Plankton's Old Chum
- 2020-03-24 16:55 12x11 Mind the Gap / Dirty Bubble Returns
- 2020-03-25 16:55 12x16 Handemonium / Breakin'
- 2020-03-26 16:55 12x21a A Cabin in the Kelp
- 2020-03-27 16:55 12x21b The Hankering

"SpongeBob SquarePants" is locally titled "SpongyaBob Kockanadrág" in Hungary and "SpongeBob Pantaloni Pătraţi" in Romania.

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Originally published: Friday, February 28, 2020.

márciusi, márciusra, új sorozat, évadnyitó

Original source: Mentrum; Additional source: Google Translate.
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Atos Artificial Intelligence to Power American Dream Attractions, Including Nickelodeon Universe

Atos Artificial Intelligence to power American Dream attractions

Prescriptive maintenance to reduce downtime and increase customer satisfaction at Nickelodeon Universe and Observation Wheel


Paris, France and Irving, Texas, February 27, 2020 – Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announced the delivery of its high-powered artificial intelligence, Codex AI Suite, to analyze data and predict attraction performance for Triple Five Group’s American Dream retail and entertainment complex. This modern IoT and machine learning platform will enable American Dream to reduce downtime, increase guest satisfaction and lower maintenance costs.

Atos’ Codex AI Suite collects and stores data from hundreds of ride sensors, which feeds into an algorithm that detects apparent trends, anomalies and unique identifiers of a machine’s state. It is an easy-to-use, efficient and cost-effective solution to help American Dream rapidly build and deploy artificial intelligence applications, better extract value from data and develop new business opportunities. The solution will establish a baseline of data analytics using historical data captured from the ride controller and activated through apps rendering on any device.

As part of the contract, Atos’ Codex AI Suite will be enabled by multiple BullSequana Edge servers from Atos. The BullSequana Edge servers will be placed on-site throughout Nickelodeon Universe, American Dream’s indoor theme park, and the Observation Wheel for powerful AI inference and real-time analytics at the edge while keeping data safe and secure. This will enable American Dream to predict in real-time the performance of these two attractions, in order to reduce downtime and increase guest satisfaction.

“Combining traditional retail with entertainment creates unparalleled experiences for our guests while also setting high expectations of service. Through our partnership with Atos, we will leverage their expertise in data analytics, AI and IoT to enhance attraction services for the benefit of theme park guests, making their time at American Dream more efficient as well as enjoyable,” said Naveen Akunuri, Chief Technology Officer, American Dream.

“Working with American Dream is the latest project that builds on our strengths and capabilities of driving data-driven insights to become a key differentiator for our customers. We continue to connect physical and digital environments to harness data for business opportunities,” said Karan Chetal, Vice President, Head of Transportation and Hospitality Strategic Engagements, Atos in North America.

In addition to delivering AI products and services, Atos will provide four research-driven AI Labs, each ranging from 6 to 12 weeks, to focus on validation of cognitive solutions for American Dream’s attraction team. The AI Labs will help accelerate time to value in the main four areas of prescriptive maintenance, predictive failure, modern Internet of Things platforms and machine learning platforms.

In November, Atos announced a multi-year contract with Triple Five Group to serve as a key technology provider and build and manage a smart IT experience using Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions for American Dream, a three million-square foot entertainment and retail complex in East Rutherford, NJ.

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About Atos

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 110,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of € 12 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos|Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information technology space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.

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'All That' Star Aria Brooks Celebrates Black History Month on Her Instagram

Aria Brooks is unquestionably a rising star in the midst of Young Hollywood. This muti-talented Atlanta-native has been perusing her passions, singing and acting, from a very young age. Fast-forward to present-day and Brooks is beginning to accumulate a diverse professional resume that includes titles such as Harriet, the Netflix series, Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings, the Nickelodeon's sketch comedy series All That, among others.


As we know, February is dedicated to Black History Month, where we remember the past, celebrate the present, and craft our story for the future. As a proud young African-American rising star, Brooks has been using her Instagram during the month to showcase prominent historical figures from our past and present.

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Happy 1st day of Black History Month!!!! * * Let’s kick it off with Miss Universe, Zozibini Tunzi. She is the first black woman to win the pageant since 2011 and the first woman to do so with natural afro-textured hair. Tunzi told Insider that many people, including her friends, told her she should wear a wig or weave for the competition. But Tunzi, who has worn her hair natural for three years, didn’t want to change herself for the pageant. She said she wanted to show that “beauty does not look one certain way.” “It extends to more than just hair,” she added. “It’s about accepting yourself for who you are and how different you are. I hope it just inspires women to be themselves, their authentic selves.” * * @zozitunzi You are my inspiration and a wonderful example of #excellence and #blackgirlmagic 😘✊🏽

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Black History Month, also known as African-American History Month, began as a way of remembering important people and events in the history of the African diaspora. The precursor to Black History Month, Negro History Week, began in 1926, when historian Carter G. Woodson and the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History announced that the second week of February would be dedicated to the study of black history. This week was chosen because it coincided with the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln on February 12th and that of Frederick Douglass on February 14th. Both dates had been celebrated by black communities since the late 19th century.

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Day 2 of Black History Month is dedicated to TWO awesome women. * *Harriet Tubman, born into slavery in Maryland, escaped to freedom in the North in 1849 to become the most famous "conductor" on the Underground Railroad. She risked her life to lead hundreds of family members and other slaves from the plantation system to freedom on this elaborate secret network of safe houses. She had to have a massive amount strength and courage and determination, even when others doubted her. She is definitely a superhero in my eyes ❤️ * *Cynthia Erivo did an OUTSTANDING job portraying Mrs Tubman in @focusfeatures @harrietfilm It was an honor to watch your commitment to the role and your professionalism, even when so many said you couldn’t do it. You represented her so well and I am proud to know you. Thanks for being an inspiration to people everywhere. @cynthiaerivo

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At the time of Negro History Week’s launch, Woodson stated that the teaching of black history was essential to ensure the physical and intellectual well-being and survival of the race.

Negro History Week blossomed into Black History Month and was celebrated for the first time as a full month in 1970 at Kent State.


In 1976, President Gerald Ford officially recognized Black History Month and urged all Americans to, “seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of Black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history.”

Black History Month received official recognition from not only the United States and Canada, but most recently, Ireland, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom have begun to unofficially observe Black History Month as well. As Black History Month 2020 draws to a close, tell me what did you do to make Black History Month special this year?


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