Saturday, December 27, 2014

2015 On Nickelodeon UK, NickToons, And Nick Jr.

Below are Nickelodeon UK's, Nicktoons UK's, Nickelodeon HD UK's, Nick Jr. Channel UK's and Nick Jr. 2's highlights for 2015:

Please note, that unless confirmed, all premiere dates are speculated and are yet to be confirmed by Nickelodeon UK.

Nickelodeon UK and Ireland (including Nickelodeon HD and Nick+1):

New Show: "Max & Shred" - Confirmed TX: January 2015:

A Snowboard Pro Gets a Brand New Bro in Nickelodeon and Breakthrough Entertainment's brand-new live-action buddy-comedy series "Max & Shred"!

"Max & Shred" chronicles the hilarious and unlikely friendship between Max Asher (Jonny Gray), a celebrity snowboarder, and Alvin "Shred" Ackerman (Jake Goodman, "Life with Boys"), a science whiz-kid, who become roommates and instant "bros" when Max moves to Colorado to train for the Winter Cup. The two boys must work to become friends and learn to navigate the trials of teenage life from completely opposite points of view. It's gonna be siiiiick!

This season on "Max & Shred" (26 X 30), the boys will find themselves in hilarious situations that everyday teens' experience. From liking the same girl to navigating the crazy halls of high school to fighting over who gets a new room, Max and Shred may approach life differently but in the end, they always have each other's back.

New Show: "Henry Danger" - Expected TX: Early 2015:

Created and written by Nickelodeon hitmaker Dan Schneider ("iCarly", "Sam & Cat") and Dana Olsen ("George of the Jungle", "Inspector Gadget"), is a brand-new crime-fighting comedy that features 13-year-old Henry Hart (Jace Norman) who gets the after school job of a lifetime - a part-time job as Danger Boy, a sidekick-in-training to Swellview's super crime fighter and well-known superhero Captain Man (Cooper Barnes, "The Perfect Host"). Henry's gig has awesome perks. First up, it pays $10/hour. Sweet! Next up, he gets to play with next-level, high-tech gadgets. Oh and... he gets to save the WORLD! Their colorful adventures throw Henry's otherwise ordinary life absurdly out of balance, yet he must keep his new job a secret from his best friends Charlotte (Riele Downs, "The Best Man Holiday") and Jasper (Sean Ryan Fox). As long as he keeps his new identity hidden from his family and friends, plus passes Algebra, Henry is set to be the superhero sidekick of the century! Supervillains, beware. Chew gum, blow bubble, fight crime.

New Show: "Bella and the Bulldogs" - Expected TX: Mid-2015:

A head cheerleader's life takes an unexpected twist when her rifle-like throwing arm takes her from the sidelines to becoming her middle school's starting quarterback in Nickelodeon's newest live-action comedy series, "Bella and the Bulldogs" (12 episodes). In this new comedy ripped right out of 2014's headlines of girls playing traditionally "boy" sports, Bella Dawson (played by newcomer Brec Bassinger), a confident, caring and talented teenager, suddenly finds herself fulfilling a lifelong dream but also having to navigate the world of her teammates Troy (Coy Stewart), Sawyer (Jackie Radinsky) and Newt (Buddy Handleson), without losing her two best friends, Pepper (Haley Tju) and Sophie (Lilimar) from the cheer squad.

New Show: "100 Things To Do Before High School" - Expected TX: Mid-2015:

"100 Things To Do Before High School" (26 episodes) is a brand-new live-action creator-driven comedy-focused series from "Big Time Rush" creator and executive producer Scott Fellows. The half-hour, single-camera series follows three best friends as they navigate the highs and lows of middle school, with the help of a bucket list of adventures that help them overcome class cliques, terrifying bullies and clueless teachers.

With real life and teen drama awaiting her after 8th grade graduation, CJ Parker (Isabela Moner) has only a short time left to make the most of her middle school years. Together with her two lifelong best friends Fenwick (Jaheem Toombs) and Crispo (Owen Joyner), she is determined to get the most out of this time, using an ever-expanding list of challenges as a guide. For this group, growing up means trying everything and taking chances while they still can.

New Show: "School of Rock" - Expected TX: Mid-2015:

"School of Rock" (13 episodes) is a brand-new live-action, musical-comedy series produced by Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids, and Paramount Television based on the 2003 hit film from Paramount Pictures. The series will follow the adventures and misadventures of Dewey Finn (Tony Cavalero), a down-on-his-luck rocker who poses as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school as he teaches his eccentric, unconventional and overachieving students to play and love rock 'n' roll.

New Episodes: "Every Witch Way" Season Three - Expected TX: Early 2015:

"Every Witch Way" season three will be hotter than ever! In "Every Witch Way" season 3, it's a new year, and there's a new girl, Mia (Elizabeth Elias), who's causing new trouble. Mia is a mysterious troublemaker who is used to getting her way and dislikes being vulnerable. She arrives in Miami driven by a deep desire for revenge... but her plans become complicated once she falls for Daniel (Nick Merico). With plenty more spells, more laughs, more romance and more awesomeness than ever, things will be heating up, so don't miss a magical moment in the third brand-new season of "Every Witch Way"!

New Season: "The Legend of Korra - Book Three: Change" - Expected TX: January 2015: In the third season of Nickelodeon's popular original animated series "The Legend of Korra" (13 episodes), titled "Book Three: Change", Avatar Korra and her friends must contend with the consequences of her handling of the spirit world.

New Episodes: Winx Club Season Seven - Expected TX: Spring/Summer 2015: Nickelodeon UK is expected to start to premiere and show brand new episodes from the brand new seventh season of the popular animated television series "Winx Club" in Spring/Summer 2015, as part of Nick UK and Eire's Spring/Summer 2015 programming highlights!

Nickelodeon 2015 Kids' Choice Awards / Nickelodeon's 28th Annual Kids' Choice Awards - Expected TX: March 2015:

Get ready for more massive performances, the biggest celebrities and more slime than ever in the biggest party on the planet, the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2015, direct from Los Angeles, California! The UK version of KCA 2015 is sponsored by children's skate-shoe brand Heelys.

New Movie: "Tripwrecked" - Expected TX: Autumn/Winter 2015:

In the brand-new Nickelodeon Original Television Movie "Tripwrecked", a family's vacation turns into an epic disaster involving a cruise ship, a stolen sea lion, and a tub full of fro-yo. "Tripwrecked" will star Nickelodeon Stars Kira Kosarin ("The Thundermans") as Ellie, Benjamin Flores Jr. ("The Haunted Hathaways") as Nate and Sydney Park ("Instant Mom") as Piper, plus upcoming Nick Star Rio Mangini ("Bella and the Bulldogs") as Cameron and Nickelodeon guest star Sedona Cohen ("Henry Danger") as Melina. "Tripwrecked" is being produced by Pacific Bay Entertainment and directed by Michael Grossman ("Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh", "Zoey 101", "Kenan & Kel": "Two Heads Are Better Than None") from a script written by Gregg Millman.

New Movie: "Copy-Kid" - Expected TX: Autumn/Winter 2015:

"Copy-Kid" will star Nickelodeon Stars Jack Griffo from "The Thundermans" and Jace Norman from "Henry Danger". The movie was written by John E. Deaver and William S. Walker, directed by Scott McAboy, and produced by Pacific Bay Entertainment.

More brand new episodes of favourite Nickelodeon UK shows - Expected: Throughout 2015:

Nickelodeon UK is also expected to continue to premiere and show more brand new episodes of hit shows, including "The Haunted Hathaways", "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn", "See Dad Run" and "The Thundermans", plus add more digital content to the award-winning Nick App in 2015, including "Junior Eye", "Chase Champion", and "Mr. Sheep's Department of Dreams".

To Be Confirmed:

The Greenhouse Season (Series) Two
Nickelodeon's Fruit Shoot Skills Awards 2015
Dance Academy Season 3
Instant Mom
N-View (New episodes)
The Legend of Korra - Book 4: Balance
Animal Rescue Show (working title)
Divorced Family
Open Heart
Mako Mermaids
Alien Dawn
Kids' Choice Sports 2015

Nicktoons UK and Ireland:

New Episodes: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Season 3: Expected TX - February 2015: Nickelodeon's Heroes in a Half-Shell return when Nick UK's animation and action channel, Nicktoons UK and Ireland, starts to premiere and show brand new episodes from "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" season 3, continuing the shell-raising crime-fighting adventures of the four mutant Heroes in a Half-Shell turtles — Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo!

In TMNT Season 3, the Turtles are run out of the city and into the woods by Shredder and the Kraang, and retreat to April's farmhouse in upstate New York. As they get used to their new environment, they'll encounter new mutants and creatures within the wild woods!

Nickelodeon has announced that, beginning with season three, Seth Green ("Robot Chicken", "Tucker", "Austin Powers", "Family Guy") has joined the voice cast as Leonardo, taking over from Jason Biggs and Dominic Catrambone.

New Show: The NickToon Formally Named "Bad Seeds" - Expected TX: Autumn/Winter 2015:

"Bad Seeds" (26 episodes), created, written and directed by C.H. Greenblatt ("SpongeBob SquarePants", "Chowder"), follows Harvey, a sweet and well-meaning bird, who makes two new best friends, Fee and Foo, the wildest imps in the forest. Although their friendship seems unlikely, their connection only grows as they push each other out of their comfort zones and into endless adventures.

New Show: "Pig Goat Banana Cricket" - Expected TX: Autumn/Winter 2015:

PGBC (26 episodes) features a series of absurd interwoven stories about four friends and roommates, Pig (the fool), Goat (the artist), Banana (the wise-guy) and Cricket (the brain). Created by Dave Cooper and J. Ryan and executive produced by David Sacks (The Simpsons, Regular Show) who co-writes with J. Ryan. Dave Cooper also art directs the series and the pilot was directed by independent animator Nick Cross.

New Season: "Power Rangers Dino Charge" - Expected TX: Autumn/Winter 2015:

On pre-historic planet Earth, an alien secretly entrusted the powerful Paragon Prisms to 12 majestic dinosaurs for protection, but when asteroids hit and the dinosaurs went extinct, the prisms were lost. In "Power Rangers Dino Charge", set in present day, an intergalactic bounty hunter has arrived, determined to locate the prisms, harness their power, and destroy Earth. To face this threat, a new team of heroic Power Rangers must join together, find all of the lost prisms, and use their prehistoric energy to charge up an arsenal of dino-fueled swords, blasters, zords and Megazords in order to save the world!

New Show: "ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks" - Expected TX: Early 2015:

Watch out, 'cos here they come, and they're back with style! NickToons UK is expected to start to premiere and show the brand-new CG-animated "ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks" television series, from early 2015!

The new animated series, "ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks", created by Janice Karman, takes us on a roller coaster ride of music, laughter and stories geared to entertain The Chipmunks' four generations of fans. Presented for the first time in glorious CGI, the series features ground-breaking animation and a new, original Chipmunk song in every episode. The series is an animated version of a prime-time sitcom and reflects the trials and tribulations of a single parent, David Seville, trying to raise six hyper-active Chipmunks. Like most parents, Dave's patience will be pushed to the limit, forcing him to end most sentences in "ALVINNN!!!".

Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids and families, has picked up the rights to two seasons (104 x 11 min) of "ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks" and will roll the show out on more than 70 of their international channels (excluding Nickelodeon USA and Nick Brazil) in early 2015.

New Show: "Get Blake!" - Expected TX: Mid-2015:

"Get Blake!" (52x11'), formally titled "Blake and the Aliens", is a hilarious new animated comedy series filled with visual gags and delirious characters. The show features 13 year-old Blake Myers, and his best friend Mitch, who constantly find themselves under siege by three squirrels in their city block. These are not just regular Earth-squirrels... They're alien squirrels! These "Squaliens" have been sent from the future with one secret goal: capture Blake in order to prevent him from one day becoming Blake Myers, Space Ranger. Hero. Defeater of Squaliens. But this trio of silly, alien squirrels quickly learn that operation Get Blake isn't easy as it sounds... The show is developed in partnership with Nickelodeon and Gulli.

More brand new episodes of favourite Nicktoons UK shows - Expected: Throughout 2015:

Nicktoons UK is also expected to continue to premiere and show more brand new episodes of popular shows, including "SpongeBob SquarePants", "The Fairly OddParents!", "Monsters vs. Aliens", "Sanjay and Craig", "Rocket Monkeys", "Breadwinners" and "Rabbids Invasion" season two.

Nick Jr. UK and Ireland (including Nick Jr. +1) and Nick Jr. Too:

New Show: "Wanda and the Alien" - Confirmed TX: Monday 5th January 2015:

Friends come in all shapes and sizes. Based on the books by best selling author Sue Hendra, "Wanda and the Alien" (52 x 10 minutes) is a pre-school animated series about wonder and unconditional friendship. When a young and scared alien crashes with his space rocket into the woods, little rabbit Wanda's world becomes even more interesting and exciting. After a few moments of hesitation, they are now the best friends in the universe. The Alien has a unique gift that makes him very special: he can freeze a moment in time so that you can see the magical details in it from different points of view. Even a splash in the water can become special if you can catch it and wear it like a crown! Combining an enchanting story with the best 2D animation, every episode sees the two characters exploring the beauty and the wonders of Wanda's charming forest and the Alien's incredible and funny planet, while highlighting the importance of values such as friendship, trust and kindness. Follow Wanda and the little Alien as they discover things out of their worlds!

New Show: Puffin Rock - Expected TX: Mid-2015:

Cartoon Saloon, an Academy Award nominated Irish Animation Studio based in Kilkenny, has announced the exciting Nick Jr. UK news that Nickelodeon UK's preschool channel, Nick Jr. UK, has picked up the broadcast rights to "Puffin Rock", a brand new animated children's TV series (39 x 7') narrated by Irish actor Chris O'Dowd ("Bridesmaids", "The IT Crowd" and "Moone Boy")! Co-produced by Oscar nominated Irish animation studio, Cartoon Saloon, global publisher Penguin, and Northern Irish children's media company, Dog Ears, "Puffin Rock" will be broadcast by Nick Jr. in the UK and RT√Čjr in Ireland.

New Show: Blaze and the Monster Machines - Expected TX: Mid-2015:

"Blaze and the Monster Machines" (20 episodes) is a original CG-animated series introduces preschoolers to the areas of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). This is the first preschool show that features a curriculum dedicated to all areas of STEM. Viewers will join an eight-year-old boy named AJ and his incredible monster truck Blaze on super-sized adventures. AJ and the viewer help Blaze as they explore the physics of how things move, master mathematics and discover how everyday technologies work. "Blaze and the Monster Machines" created by Jeff Borkin (head writer, "Team Umizoomi", "Little Einsteins") and Ellen Martin (producer, "Bubble Guppies", "The Backyardigans").

New Show: "Shimmer & Shine" - Expected TX: Mid-2015:

"Shimmer & Shine" (20 episodes) is a brand-new animated series follows the magical adventures of fraternal twin genies, Shimmer and Shine, who unintentionally create chaos while attempting to grant wishes for their human best friend, Leah. The new series features an emotional-intelligence curriculum that highlights mistakes as an important avenue to learning and doing better next time. "Shimmer & Shine" is created by Farnaz Esnaashari-Charmatz and produced at Nickelodeon Animation Studios.

Brand-New Show: "Little Charmers" - Expected TX: Mid-2015:

"Little Charmers" (80 x 11-minute episodes) is a fantastical all-new girls' preschool brand from Nelvana and Spin Master that, with a pinch of magic and a bit of mischief, celebrates the magic of friendship and will enchant little girls worldwide.

"Little Charmers" embodies the magic of friendship in the whimsical land of Charmville and stars Hazel, a fearless and spirited go-getter, who is on her way to becoming a full-fledged Charmer. She has a big heart and the best of intentions and can often be seen with her two BFFs, "potionista" Lavender and "spellerina" Posie, flying past Mount Sparklemore and Ogre Valley on their training brooms. These "Charmers-In-Training" embark on spellbinding adventures that always stir up funny debacles, like turning the entire town into mushrooms or accidentally setting loose a herd of unicorns. Together this inseparable trio use their imaginations and teamwork to fix magical mishaps and, along the way, learn the value of friendship, no magic required. With magical tools, adorable pets and awesome powers, the "Little Charmers" are a fantastic team of friends who bring magic into everything they do! Together, these three enchanting friends make their way in the world of wonderment around them - excited to break in their new magical powers, and go on exciting adventures. They may mess up, but they're up to the challenge. No matter what their fantastical day brings, like accidentally setting loose a herd of unicorns or teaching a baby dragon to fly, it still always comes down to friendship, learning about yourself, and having fun along the way. The Little Charmers are up for anything, so sparkle up! "The power is inside you!" The overriding theme of the series is the idea that kids can solve problems and accomplish things on their own. Sure, it's fun to have magical abilities, but in the end, the Little Charmers always figure it out using their wits. "Little Charmers" empowers viewers to feel confident they too have the right stuff inside (power, talents, abilities, self-esteem, confidence, etc.) and can do anything they set their hearts and minds to.

Spin Master is developing and manufacturing a multi-faceted toy line including dolls, playsets, apparel and accessories, to roll out at mass retail in Autumn/Fall 2015.

New Show: "Fresh Beat Band of Spies" - Expected TX: TBC:

In this brand-new animated series (20 episodes) based on the hit live-action show, The Fresh Beat Band, the four best friends -- Kiki, Marina, Twist and Shout – are also a group of undercover spies. The pop band uses their individual talents and the coolest transforming spy gadgets to outwit a goofy cast of bad guys and solve an endless series of wild and wacky mysteries. The series, which teaches problem-solving to preschoolers, is created by Nadine van der Velde and Scott Kraft, the same duo behind "The Fresh Beat Band".

More brand new episodes of favourite Nick Jr. UK shows - Expected: Throughout 2015:

Nick Jr. UK and Ireland is also expected to continue to premiere and show more brand new episodes of popular shows, including "Thomas and Friends", "Bubble Guppies", "Dinosaur Train", "Dora the Explorer", "Olive the Ostrich", "Poppy Cat", "Team Umizoomi", "PAW Patrol", "Lily's Driftwood Bay", "Zack & Quack", "Dora and Friends: Into the City!", "Wallykazam!", and "Guess How Much I Love You: The Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare" (season two)!

To Be Confirmed: The release of a UK version of Nickelodeon Preschools' popular Nick Jr. App.

2016 On Nickelodeon UK, NickToons, And Nick Jr.

"The Loud House" is the first series to be greenlit out of its 2013 Animated Shorts Program! Inspired by first-time creator Chris Savino's ("Rocko's Modern Life", "The Powerpuff Girls") chaotic life growing up in a huge household, the series will follow 11-year-old Lincoln as he gives an inside look at what it takes to survive in the bedlam of a large family, especially as the only boy with 10 sisters.

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