Thursday, October 29, 2015

Nick Jr. Australia & New Zealand To Premiere "Shimmer And Shine" On Monday 2nd November 2015

Foxtel is reporting the spellbinding news on the TV Guide on their official website,, that Nick Jr. Australia & New Zealand, Nickelodeon Australia's top performing preschool channel, will start to premiere and show "Shimmer and Shine", Nickelodeon's magical brand-new animated preschool series, weekdays at 10:00am from Monday 2nd November 2015!

In Nickelodeon's brand-new animated preschool series, preschoolers will enter a whimsical genie world full of magic, music and misadventures! The series (20 episodes) follows twin genies-in-training, Shimmer and Shine, who grant wishes for their friend Leah that lead to surprising mishaps - but the trio always figures out a way to make the mistakes turn out great.

"Shimmer and Shine" features a social-emotional curriculum highlighting the importance of teamwork, resilience and overcoming obstacles. The series is created by Farnaz Esnaashari-Charmatz (post-production supervisor for "Dora the Explorer", "Go, Diego, Go!") and produced at Nickelodeon Animation Studios in Burbank, California.

Shimmer & Shine Pictured: (L-R) Nahal, Shine, Shimmer and Tala in new animated preschool series, Shimmer & Shine, coming to Nickelodeon in 2015. Photo Credit: Nickelodeon. ©2014 Viacom International, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

To celebrate the Australian and Kiwi launch of "Shimmer and Shine", has launched the channels official "Shimmer and Shine" show website, featuring information about Nickelodeon's brand-new preschool series!

Below is a list of currently announced all-new "Shimmer and Shine" episodes set to debut on Nick Jr. Australia & New Zealand, with episode descriptions:

Monday 2nd November 2015 - The Sweetest Thing: When Leah wishes for help making cupcakes for her school bake sale, she and the genies find themselves stuck with a giant birthday cake, some farm animals and a river of cupcake batter. (S1, EP3)

Tuesday 3rd November 2015 - Treehouse Broken: Leah and Zac try building a treehouse but find themselves in over their heads. Leah asks her genies for a treehouse and is thrown for a loop when Shimmer and Shine turn her house into a house of trees. (S1, EP5)

Wednesday 4th November 2015 - Lights! Camera! Genies!: Leah and Zac are pumped to watch their favorite flick, "The Dragon Princess," but when Leah's popcorn burns and the movie won't play, it looks like Movie Night is a no-go. (S1, EP8)

Thursday 5th November 2015 - What a Pig Mess: When Leah's party food accidentally gets run over by Zac in his battery-operated car, Leah needs to figure out what else to bring fast. (S1, EP6)

Friday 6th November 2015 - Abraca-Genie: Leah notices Zac the Magician's magic tricks aren't going quite so well, so she calls on her genies for some real magic assistance. (S1, EP10)

Your best friends are on the way! Shimmer and Shine is a preschool show about twin genies and their magical adventures with their best friend Leah. (L-R) Leah, Shimmer and Shine on Nickelodeon. Art: Nickelodeon©2015 Viacom, International, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Monday 9th November 2015 - Ahoy, Genies!: When Leah's bucket full of beach treasures floats into the vast ocean, Leah summons Shimmer and Shine to help her retrieve the loot. (S1, EP7)

Tuesday 10th November 2015 - Dino Might!: After searching endlessly for Zac's missing dinosaur toy, Leah asks her genies to wish up a replacement and gets stuck with a real live Apatosaurus! (S1, EP4)

Wednesday 11th November 2015 - Backyard Ballet: Leah and Zac want to twirl, leap, and reenact their new favorite ballet, Swan Lake, but they clearly lack the grace of professional ballet dancers. (S1, EP9)

Viewers in the UK can catch the premiere of "Shimmer and Shine" from Monday 9th November 2015 at 4:30pm, only on Nick Jr. UK and Ireland!
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