Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Nickelodeon USA To Premiere The New "iCarly" Episode "iGo One Direction" (Formally "iGot Jungle Worms") On April 7, 2012

UPDATE - Nickelodeon UK has announced that Nickelodeon UK and Ireland and Nickelodeon HD UK will be holding the UK premiere of "iGo One Direction" on Monday 16th April at 5.30pm! You can find the full information here on NickALive!!

One Direction's 'iCarly' episode gets premiere date; 1D book updates for U.S.

One Direction's 'iCarly' episode gets premiere date; 1D book updates for U.S.

One Direction's guest appearance on the Nickelodeon sitcom "iCarly" now has a premiere date: April 7, 2012.

"iCarly" star Miranda Cosgrove (second from left) with One Direction, pictured from left to right: Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Harry Styles and Liam Payne Photograph Credit: Nickelodeon

As previously reported, One Direction filmed the guest appearance in January 2012. The episode title was originally "iGot Jungle Worms," but the title has now been changed to "iGo One Direction." In the episode, One Direction's Harry Styles has a crush on Carly (played by Miranda Cosgrove), and he fakes an illness to get her sympathy and affection. The other members of One Direction play a prank on Styles and pretend to leave him out of the group. One Direction also performs "What Makes You Beautiful" in the episode.

"What Makes You Beautiful" is the first single from One Direction's debut album, "Up All Night," which debuted at No. 1 in the U.S., making One Direction to be the first U.K. group to have this a No. 1 debut in the U.S. with its first album.

In addition to appearing on "iCarly," One Direction will be featured in an upcoming Nickelodeon special (premniere date to be announced) about Big Time Rush's North American tour that had One Direction as the opening act. One Direction toured with Big Time Rush from February 24 to March 9, 2012.

One Direction is set to perform on the 25th Annual Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards on March 31, 2012, and on NBC's "Saturday Night Live" on April 7, 2012. In Canada, One Direction will be on YTV on March 26, 2012, and MusiquePlus on March 27, 2012.

One Direction (which came in third place on "The X Factor" U.K. in 2010) has also signed a development deal with Nickelodeon.

In other 1D news, the groups had two official books released in the U.K. in 2011. Now, those books will be released in the U.S.

"Forever Young" goes on sale in the U.S. on April 15, 2012. Meanwhile, "Dare to Dream: Life as One Direction" goes on sale as a paperback in the U.S. on May 22, 2012.

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