Sunday, November 03, 2013

Nickelodeon UK Announces Christmas Programming Highlights And Plans!

The Nickelodeon UK and Ireland fanblog NickUKHub is reporting the Nickelodeon UK News that the online British and Irish TV guide Digiguide have started to announce Nickelodeon UK's exciting festive schedules, programming line-up and plans to celebrate Christmas on Nickelodeon UK & Ireland/HD, Nicktoons UK & Ireland and Nick Jr. UK & Ireland, as part of December on Nick UK & Eire!

Nickelodeon is also expected to debut their Christmas on-air presentation on Monday 2nd December 2013, including Christmas-themed Nickelodeon idents (station ID's), promo endboards, on-screen graphics (BUGs/DOGs) and channel bumpers.

It is currently unknown whether Nickelodeon UK will be hosting a exclusive 'Watch and Win' competition this year, similar to "SpongeBob's Big Advent Calendar", as part of Nick UK's Christmas highlights.

Nickelodeon UK/HD

Starting Monday 2nd December 2013, Nick will be showing Christmas themed episodes of popular Nickelodeon shows and original TV movies everyday at 8:30am and 9:00am (repeated the same day at 3:30pm and 4:00pm)!

Monday 2nd December 2013:
8:30am / 3:30pm - Victorious Christmas special: A Christmas Tori
9:00am / 4:00pm - Movie - A Fairly Odd Christmas

Tuesday 3rd December 2013:
8:30am / 3:30pm - "Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures" Nickmas special: Epic Christmas
9:00am / 4:00pm - TBA

(all times plus-one on Nickelodeon UK's timeshift channel, Nick+1)

Nicktoons UK

Starting Monday 2nd December 2013, NickToons will be showing Christmas themed episodes of Nickelodeon original animated series (Nicktoons) everyday at 8:00am and 9:00am (repeated the same day between 5:00pm - 6:00pm)!

Monday 2nd December 2013:
8:00am / 5:00pm - CatDog: A Very CatDog Christmas
8:30am / 5:30pm - SpongeBob SquarePants: SpongeBob's House Party.

Tuesday 3rd December 2013:

Nick Jr. UK

Nickelodeon UK's preschool channel, Nick Jr. UK and Ireland, will also be joining in the Christmas festivities by airing Christmas themed episodes of popular Nick Junior shows! (schedules coming soon!)
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Nickelodeon Africa To Debut Nick's New Buddy Sitcom "Sam & Cat" On Monday 4th November 2013

Nickelodeon Africa has announced in the News section of their official website,, the very exciting Nickelodeon International News that Nickelodeon Africa, the African version of the world's number one kids' channel, will start to premiere and show Nick's brand new original buddy comedy series "Sam & Cat", starring Nick Stars Jennette McCurdy and Ariana Grande, on Monday 4th November 2013 at 4:35pm CAT!

To celebrate the African debut of the brand new Nick comedy show, Nickelodeon Africa's official website has unveiled the channels official "Sam & Cat" show website, which features character bios, show information, and online streaming video clips featuring exclusive sneak peek first looks at the brand new Nick show!

The brand new Nickelodeon sitcom "Sam & Cat" follows feisty Sam Puckett (Jennette McCurdy; "iCarly") and flighty Cat Valentine (Ariana Grande; "Victorious") as they become best friends and unlikely roommates who start a babysitting service called "Sam & Cat's Super Rockin' Fun-Time Babysitting Service". The series is created by award-winning executive producer Dan Schneider ("iCarly", "Victorious", "Drake & Josh", "Zoey 101")!
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It's A SpongeBob SquarePants Christmas At Changi Airport In Singapore This Holiday Season

Changi Airport in Singapore has announced the Sponge-tastic Nickelodeon Asia News on their official Christmas website that, to help celebrate the 2013 Christmas holiday season Bikini Bottom style, Nickelodeon megastar SpongeBob SquarePants will be visiting Changi Airport!

From Friday 15th November 2013 until Sunday 5th January 2014, as part of Changi Airport's Christmas celebrations, visitors to Changi Airport's Terminal 3 will have the opportunity to discover surprises at SpongeBob's Giant Pineapple House and visit the Super Bouncy Playground at the airports special SpongeBob SquarePants-themed Activity Area!:

15 Nov 2013 - 5 Jan 2014

'Tis the season to be travelling @ Changi Airport

Guess who's coming to Changi Airport?
It's SpongeBob SquarePants!

A fun-filled Christmas awaits you and your family at Changi Airport. Discover surprises in store for you at SpongeBob’s Giant Pineapple House (T3). Then, hop over to the Super Bouncy Playground at our SpongeBob SquarePants-themed Activity Area.

What's more, experience the world’s most exotic destinations across our airport, brought to life in our giant landmark topiaries: Italy's Colosseum and Leaning Tower of Pisa (T2 and T3 Transit), Russia's St Basil's Cathedral (T2 Public) and Turkey’s Trojan horse (T1 Transit). Don’t miss it—you may end up making these attractions your next adventure!

Coming soon on 15 Nov 2013
To celebrate Nick star SpongeBob SquarePants holidaying at Changi Airport this holiday season, Nickelodeon Asia has shared a photograph of SpongeBob SquarePants' giant Pineapple home at the airport on their official Facebook profile page,!:

Is it already time to celebrate Christmas in Bikini Bottom?!

Can you tell us where the Pineapple House is located?
Additionally, to further celebrate SpongeBob and his friends traveling to Changi Airport this Xmas, when visitors spend $150*, they will be able to purchase a exclusive SpongeBob plush toy for $3! They'll be six designs to choose from! Plus, exclusive to Changi Rewards, the first 1,000 members to earn 1,200 points during the promotion period can redeem a full set of 6 plush toys in gift packaging, FREE!**

* Valid with same-day purchases in a single receipt. While stocks last. Terms and conditions apply.
** While stocks last. Terms and conditions apply.

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Ariana Grande To Hold Mini European Tour; To Perform Secret Concert In London; To Be Backstage Host At The 2013 MTV EMA In Amsterdam

Nickelodeon Star Ariana Grande has announced the very exciting news in a Tweet on her official Twitter profile page, @ArianaGrande, that she'll be holding a mini-tour of Europe all next week (week beginning Monday 4th November 2013) when she visits Germany, France, the UK and the Netherlands!:
I can't believe I leave this weekend. Going to Germany, Paris, London & Amsterdam all next week! So excited to finally meet all of you there
As part of her European tour, Ariana Grande has announced in a post on her official Facebook page,, that she will be performing a very exclusive intimate concert at a top secret location in London, England on Thursday 7th November 2013, and to celebrate, Island Records, the organisers of the special show, has unveiled a brand new and exclusive competition where fans can win a pair of tickets so they and a friend can attend the exclusive intimate concert, in which Arianators can enter here at!

Don't forget to let NickALive! know if you win tickets to attend Ariana's top secret concert! You can let NickALive! know on Twitter, Tumblr, Google+, on Instagram, and/or Facebook!

As part of Ariana's European tour, Ariana will also be the backstage host at the 2013 MTV EMA at Amsterdam's Ziggo Dome on Sunday 10th November 2013 (10.11.2013!), where she'll give fans full access to all the action that will be going down backstage at MTV's European Music Awards! The awards ceremony will be broadcast live from 9:00pm CET.

It is currently unknown whether Ariana Grande will also be promoting her brand new Nickelodeon comedy series "Sam & Cat", in which she plays Cat Valentine, during her European tour.
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Nickelodeon Italy To Premiere "Sam & Cat" On Monday 4th November 2013; Launches Competition To Win Trip To Los Angeles

Nickelodeon Italy (Italia) has announced in the 'Notizie'/'News' section on their official website,, the exciting Nickelodeon news that Nick Italy will start to premiere and show Nick's brand new original buddy comedy series "Sam & Cat", starring Nick Stars Jennette McCurdy and Ariana Grande, on Monday 4th November 2013 at 7:00pm!

To celebrate starting to show the all-new Nick sitcom "Sam & Cat", Nickelodeon Italia will be launching a brand new and exclusive competition called "Gioca e vinci con Sam & Cat" ("Play and win with Sam & Cat") where, after watching the very first episode of "Sam & Cat", "#Pilot", on Monday 4th November 2013, Italian NickHeads can head to for a chance to win a fantastic trip to Los Angeles for themselves and their best friend and CD's of Ariana Grande's debut album "Yours Truly"! The closing date of Nick Italy's "Sam & Cat" contest is Tuesday 19th November 2013. The prize is valued at Euro: 8.180,00.

Following the premiere of each brand new episode of "Sam & Cat", Nick Italy will also unveil brand new webisodes of "Little Sam & Cat Show" ("The Lil' Sam & Cat Show"), the animated short companion show online at, which will take viewers backstage to find out how they filmed select scenes and stunts in that weeks episode!

To further celebrate the Italian premiere of "Sam & Cat", has also unveiled a exclusive photo gallery featuring pictures taken behind-the-scenes of "Sam & Cat" and a exclusive online streaming video clip featuring a sneak peek at the brand new show, plus Nickelodeon Magazine has five essential recipes with weird ingredients you need to throw the perfect "Sam & Cat" party!:
Sam & Cat dal 4 novembre su Nickelodeon

Su Nickelodeon sta per sbarcare la coppia di amiche più stramba della TV! Cosa succede se la tostissima Sam di iCarly incontra la dolce Cat di Victorious? Lo scopriremo dal 4 novembre ogni sera alle 19 nella nuova serie Sam & Cat!

Firmato dallo stesso autore di iCarly e Victorious, lo show ci racconterà le nuove avventure di Sam (interpretata da Jennette McCurdy) e Cat (interpretata da Ariana Grande), che ora sono coinquiline e socie in affari. Per mantenersi Sam e Cat diventano infatti babysitter. Ovviamente non sono due babysitter qualsiasi: sono le babysitter più divertenti di sempre! Scopri come nasce questa pazza coppia in questa video-anteprima!

Dopo aver guardato Sam & Cat in TV vai su A partire dal 4 novembre ti daremo la possibilità di vincere un fantastico viaggio a Los Angeles insieme al tuo migliore amico e tante copie del CD di debutto di Ariana Grande Yours Truly!

Inoltre, dopo ogni episodio in esclusiva sul sito troverai il Little Sam & Cat Show, uno show che ti mostrerà il backstage della puntata appena andata in onda!

Già non vediamo l'ora che sia il 4 novembre! Per ingannare l'attesa guarda le foto dal dietro le quinte di Sam & Cat e segui tutte le news su Jennette McCurdy e Ariana Grande.

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