Friday, February 06, 2015

Nick Jr. UK To Premiere Brand-New Show "Blaze and the Monster Machines" On Friday 6th March 2015

Buckle up for Nick Jr. UK's brand-new show!

UPDATE: Nick Jr. UK will premiere "Blaze and the Monster Machines" with the special hour-long episode "Blaze of Glory" on Friday 6th March 2015 at 4:00pm (repeated at 5:00pm on Nick Jr. +1)! Following the series debut, Nick Jr. UK will continue to air all-new episodes of "Blaze and the Monster Machines" weekdays at 4:00pm (repeated at 5:00pm on Nick Jr. +1).

Nick Jr. UK has announced the exciting news on the channels recently launched official "Blaze and the Monster Machines" show website the exciting news that Nickelodeon UK's preschool channel, Nick Jr. UK and Ireland, will start to premiere and show "Blaze and the Monster Machines", Nickelodeon's brand-new CG-animated preschool series that will introduce viewers to the exciting world of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), on Monday 9th March 2015 at 10:00am (repeated at 11:00am on Nick Jr. +1) Friday 6th March 2015 at 4:00pm (repeated at 5:00pm on Nick Jr. +1)!

The first preschool show on TV to comprehensively cover all areas of STEM in every episode, "Blaze and the Monster Machines" follows the amazing monster truck Blaze and his eight-year-old driver AJ and builds upon Nick Jr.'s legacy of providing curriculum-enriched preschool programming.

With the help of the audience at home, Blaze and AJ have adventures that explore the physics of how things move; tackle problems through scientific inquiry and mathematics; and discover the component parts needed to make everyday technologies work. Each action-packed episode is filled with monster trucks, physical humor and upbeat original songs with lyrics that highlight a STEM concept such as adhesion, friction, force, trajectory and magnetism. The series is created by Jeff Borkin ("Team Umizoomi" head writer) and Ellen Martin ("Bubble Guppies" supervising producer).

Blaze is Axle City's greatest hero and the champion of the racetrack! Whenever there's trouble he's the truck everyone turns to for help because he can do things no other truck can. Blaze has Blazing Speed, a special turbo boost that lets him accelerate and go faster than any other monster machine. But Blaze has more than just speed. He also has the power to transform into any other vehicle or machine! Using his engineering knowledge Blaze can add new parts to himself and change into anything. From a hydrofoil to a hang glider to even a hair dryer, if you can engineer it, Blaze can become it!

Nick Junior UK's official "Blaze and the Monster Machines" webpage features information about the series and each of the characters in the show - Blaze, AJ, Gabby, Crusher, Pickle, Darington, Starla, Stripes and Zeg - plus a 'Watch' section featuring exclusive online streaming video clips from episodes of "Blaze and the Monster Machines", and a fantastic 'Create' area full of fantastic colouring in sheets!
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