Monday, July 27, 2015

Norfolk Tides Partner With Nickelodeon For Special SpongeBob SquarePants Night; Players To Wear SpongeBob Jerseys

Original Frederick Keys Press Release via

Tides to wear SpongeBob SquarePants Jerseys

Norfolk Tides partner with Nickelodeon for special SpongeBob Night

The special SpongeBob jerseys will be auctioned off, with the proceeds benefiting the United Way of South Hampton Roads

On Friday, August 7, the Norfolk Tides (Triple-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles) will be wearing one-of-a-kind SpongeBob SquarePants themed jerseys. These will be worn by the Tides during their game against the Indianapolis Indians (Pittsburgh Pirates Triple-A Affiliate). During the game the Tides will have a silent auction for the jerseys with the proceeds going to the United Way of South Hampton Roads. Winning fans will get the jerseys off the players back immediately after the game.

Norfolk Tides General Manager Joe Gregory Wearing SpongeBob SquarePants Jersey. [Photo via]

Costumed characters (SpongeBob SquarePants and Patrick) will be on hand during the game to interact with fans on the concourse. Throughout the game there will be SpongeBob themed music and video clips played as well as SpongeBob trivia. After the game will be a post-game fireworks extravaganza.

"The Norfolk Tides are excited to be involved with Nickelodeon and are elated to be the first Minor League Baseball Club to wear these unique and fun SpongeBob SquarePants jerseys" said Tides General Manager Joe Gregory.

Tickets for the August 7 game can be purchased at the Harbor Park Box Office, through Ticketmaster, or online at For additional information, fans can call 757-622-2222.
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Frederick Keys To Host 90's Nickelodeon Night On Friday 31st July 2015

Original Frederick Keys Press Release via

90's Nickelodeon Night Scheduled

Keys to Wear Special Rugrats-Themed Uniforms

FREDERICK, Md. -On Friday, July 31, the Frederick Keys will be holding 90's Nickelodeon Night at Nymeo Field. Gametime is at 7:00 p.m and gates open at six, as the Keys take on the Myrtle Beach Pelicans. To celebrate the evening, the night will be themed after one of the network's most iconic shows, Rugrats.

During the game, players will wear special Rugrats uniforms which will be Chucky Finster-themed. Jerseys will be raffled off during the game. Fans will also have a chance to win Rugrats prizes throughout the night and can enjoy some of the show's most entertaining video clips.

To add to the fun, there will be a host of special on-field games. One fan will be asked to identify the hairstyles of different Rugrats characters during "who in the hair is that." Additionally, a game of "guess that smell" will require one individual to identify what type of chocolate bar is melted in a diaper. Fans will also want to keep an eye out for the "diaper dog toss" featuring hot dogs wrapped in diapers which will be shot into the stands and a special "minute to win it" pickle eating contest.

Other fun between-inning games include a blankie tug of war, a bottle race, a baby crawl race, a diaper changing contest and a game of "deal or no deal" featuring Rugrats prizes. Fans can also have fun answering Rugrats trivia.

90's Nickelodeon Night is part of the network's ongoing initiative with major sports leagues to provide a variety of sports-themed content and off-channel activations. In addition to teaming up with the Keys, Nickelodeon will be bringing its most beloved shows and characters to life at alongside minor league baseball teams such as the Norfolk Tides (Orioles Triple-A).

Rugrats aired on Nickelodeon from 1991-2004, winning more than 20 awards during its 13-year run. That includes four Daytime Emmy Awards, six Kids' Choice Awards and two CableAce Awards. In commemoration of their 10th anniversary, Rugrats received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2001. In September 2013, TV Guide ranked the show as one of the "60 Greatest Cartoons of All Time."

Following the game there will be postgame fireworks, presented by Tilted Kilt Frederick. For tickets to 90's Nickelodeon Night, fans can contact the Keys by calling 301-815-9939 or by visiting
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Born Licensing To Represent Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products Australia and New Zealand

Clip licensing company Born Licensing has been appointed as the licensing agent for Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products in Australia and New Zealand!

Nickelodeon's animation library includes hits such as "SpongeBob SquarePants", "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "Dora the Explorer", "The Ren and Stimpy Show", "Rugrats", "Hey Arnold!" and "Rocko's Modern Life".

David Born, owner and director of Born Licensing, has previously worked on the clip licensing business at major global studios across markets including Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Africa and Middle East.

"The popularity of titles such as "SpongeBob SquarePants" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" span generations and appeals to audiences of all ages," said Born.

"Nickelodeon's first television audiences in Australia now have families of their own, and today's kids wield incredible influence in household purchasing decisions. There is tremendous value in offering marketers the opportunity to tap into both the nostalgic and current appeal properties past and present within the Nickelodeon portfolio."

Claire O'Connor, director, Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products Australia and New Zealand (NVCP AU/NZ), added: "Nickelodeon's vast library of programming and beloved characters have fans of all ages across Australia and New Zealand.

"With our 20 year history in Australia, there is great potential in collaborating with like-minded brands that celebrate the kid in everyone."

Born Licensing will be meeting with advertising agencies throughout Australia and New Zealand to discuss clip licensing techniques and the portfolio of brands available to work with.

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Nickelodeon USA Unveils Second Sneak-Peek Of One Of The Final Episodes Of "Every Witch Way"

It's the final week of the fourth, and sadly, final season of Nickelodeon's hit fantasy television series "Every Witch Way" on Nickelodeon USA, and to prepare fans for the amazing and shocking must-see series finale of "Every Witch Way", Nick USA has unveiled a brand-new video on their official YouTube channel in which "Every Witch Way" stars Daniela Nieves and Paola Andino, who play Andi Cruz and Emma Alonso, respectively, in the hit Nick show, give fans a magical sneak-peek preview at one of the final episodes of "Every Witch Way", which you can watch in the online streaming video clip below!:

Nickelodeon USA Unveils Three Sneak-Peeks From New Comedy "Massively Mixed-Up Middle School Mystery"

To celebrate Nickelodeon USA premiering the networks brand-new hour-long comedy movie "Massively Mixed-Up Middle School Mystery" on Saturday 1st August 2015 at 8:00pm ET/PT, Nick USA have unveiled three fantastic second sneak peek preview of Nickelodeon's brand-new special on their official YouTube channel, which you can watch in the super online streaming video clips below!

Sensational "Winx Club" Promotion Set For Launch In Singapore

Original Rainbow and Kilogrammedia Press Release via Licensing World:

Sensational Winx Club Promotion Set For Launch in Singapore!

Singapore is the latest country to launch promotional activity for the Winx Worldwide Reunion – the upcoming event that is exciting Winx fans across the globe!

Winx Club's mixture of family-friendly storylines, fashionable themes and beautiful animation have made it a massive hit in Singapore and across the world. Comprising seven TV series and three feature-length movies that mix 2D animation and CGI, Winx Club follows the adventures of a group of young fairies and combines action and adventure with comedy, appealing to girls from 4 to 10 right up to tween/teen.

Megcorp, the distributor for Winx Club in Singapore, has launched a competition which invites fans to use their creativity and imagination by taking a picture of themselves as their favourite Winx Fairy. A judging panel will decide on the winner, who will receive a dream ticket to the incredible reunion event!

The Winx Worldwide Reunion will celebrate the huge global popularity of the hit brand by bringing together fans from around the world. Competitions have already launched in several countries across the globe that offer a trip to the eagerly anticipated event as a prize.

The reunion will be held in the town of Jesolo, near Venice, from September 3rd to the 6th. Fans and their families from across the world will attend a special welcome party, take part in a fashion show and a creative lab and get involved with lots of singing, dancing and games!

Rainbow is a world leader in the kids' entertainment industry, dedicated to TV and feature film productions, along with managing global distribution for its ancillary rights. Rainbow's successful distribution of its content in diverse media including TV, theatre, and the Internet, as well as in the consumer products industry, has led to the company being top ranked on the yearly Global Licensor List worldwide, and 1st in Europe. Rainbow's property list includes: Winx Club, Tommy & Oscar, Prezzy, Monster Allergy, Huntik Secret and Seekers, PopPixie, Maya Fox, Gladiators of Rome and Mia and me. The company is headquartered in Italy, with subsidiaries in Moscow, Hong Kong and Singapore.

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