Monday, December 21, 2015

Official "Rufus" Trailer - Nickelodeon USA

From Dog to Dude! Check out this exclusive first look at Nickelodeon's brand-new original new movie, "Rufus", starring Jace Norman ("Henry Danger") and Haley Tju ("Bella and the Bulldogs"), premiering January 2016, only on Nickelodeon USA!:

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Nickelodeon Launches Brand-New "TMNT Battle Match" App Globally

Nickelodeon has launched a brand-new global app based on the networks hit CG-animated "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" television series, with a simultaneous worldwide release on the Apple App Store, Google Play Store and Amazon App Store!

Titled "TMNT Battle Match", the app is inspired by the fourth season of the popular series. In this furiously-fast puzzle fighter game, the Triceratons have destroyed present day Earth, and it's your job to help the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles travel back in time, battle alien space creatures from beyond the known Universe and save Earth!

FIGHT ALIENS! - Battle new and familiar TMNT enemies in Outer Space!

Use your finger to match 3 or more action icons that unleash devastating attacks on enemies! Connect shapes horizontally, vertically, or even on the diagonal. The more tiles you match, the more powerful your attack! Match pizza icons to heal yourself and tap ninja turtle icons to reveal special moves and boosters.

PLAY AS ALL 4 NINJA TURTLES - Play as Leo, Raphael, Donnie or Mikey for each battle. Switch turtles frequently to build up each turtle's punch, kick, and health stats.

UNIQUE ENVIRONMENTS - Explore new space environments from the TMNT show on Nickelodeon! Select a location from the map to navigate around space and start your quest to save earth. Battle through a frozen planet crawling with ice dragons, a derelict ship filled with space zombies and other deadly interstellar locations!

STRATEGY - As you play, the TMNT: Battle Match app unlocks new tiles to help unleash powerful battle moves.

GAME CENTER READY - Connect the TMNT: Battle Match app to your Apple Game Center account on your iOS mobile device and compare your high scores with friends.

UPGRADE - Upgrade the Turtle's space suits and weapons to defeat powerful alien foes! Earn or buy 'Zemulaks' credits to upgrade even faster.

"TMNT Battle Match - Ninja Turtles Matching Game" is available to download in English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish.

Additional source: ToonBarn.
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The Atlanta Hawks Travel Back In "Slime" With Nickelodeon 90's Night

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The Hawks Travel Back In "Slime" With Nickelodeon 90's Night

Fans to Relive the Best of '90s Nostalgia with Classic Nick Shows, Legends of the Hidden Temple, Double Dare and More Surprises from the Decade on Jan. 9th!

Posted: Dec 21, 2015

ATLANTA - It might be the start of a new year, but the Atlanta Hawks are teaming up with Nickelodeon to transport fans back to the era of fanny packs, Rugrats and neon clothing by celebrating all things '90s during the game on Saturday, Jan. 9 versus the Chicago Bulls. The Atlanta Hawks and Nickelodeon will bring activities based on the network's most beloved iconic '90s shows to Philips Arena, giving attendees a chance to live out their childhood dreams of participating in challenges from GUTS and Double Dare.

"A significant part of our fan base, millennials, grew up in the '90s on Nickelodeon and have great memories of shows like Salute Your Shorts and Hey Arnold!," Hawks and Philips Arena CEO Steve Koonin said. "Now those fans have their own kids that they bring to the games. This night gives them a unique way to share a little bit of their childhood with them, creating new memories."

Alongside meet-and-greets and photo ops with Nickelodeon costume characters like Rugrats' Chuckie, Tommy and Angelica, and the Temple Guard from Legends of the Hidden Temple, expect Hawks Alumni, including Dominique Wilkins, Theo Ratliff and Duane Ferrell, who ruled the boards in the '90s to be on hand. The evening's festivities will include special in-game giveaways and a few secret treats round out the theme night.

Nickelodeon recently launched "The Splat," a new content destination spanning television, social media and a dedicated website celebrating the iconic Nick shows from the 1990s and beyond. The Splat's programming block, airing daily from 10 p.m.-6 a.m. (ET/PT) on TeenNick, dives deep to create a retro experience filled with landmark Nick programs, original promos and on-air stunts.

In the promotional video for social media, Hawks players Justin Holiday and Lamar Patterson are set up by teammate Kyle Korver to be the grateful recipients of Nickelodeon's iconic green slime synonymous with the channel and its show, You Can't Say That on Television. [Click here for the "Justin Holiday Gets Slimed For Nickelodeon '90s Night" video and "Lamar Patterson Gets Slimed For Nickelodeon '90s Night" video.]

The Jan. 9 game against Chicago starts at 5 pm and is the first stop for Nickelodeon as they roll out their flashback-inducing activations in a tour of NBA arenas including those for the BrooklynNets and Milwaukee Bucks.


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Nickelodeon UK Unveils Official "WITs Academy" Website

To celebrate Nickelodeon UK and Ireland/HD starting to premiere and show "WITs Academy", a bewitching spin-off of "Every Witch Way" following Andi's magical journey at the prestigious W.I.Ts Academy, every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 6:00pm from Tuesday 5th January 2016, has unveiled Nick UK & Eire's all-new official "WITs Academy" show website to accompany the brand new show, which you can visit here at!

In "WITs Academy", Andi is now studying at W.I.Ts Academy, the Magic Realm's most esteemed school for witches and wizards in training, but, as the best friend and unofficial Guardian to the Chosen One, she now has to work hard to prove that she can live up to expectations as the first and only human Guardian. She's also in charge of getting the Magical Realm's toughest witch and wizard to graduation day, one of which is Jax's little sister, Jessie Novoa. Along the way she'll have to decide who is a friend, who is a foe and who may be more.

In the premiere episode "The New Guard", Andi arrives at "WITS Academy" and meets the other Guardians and Witches in training. Then in Wednesday's episode "The Jinx", the WITS complete their first test. Ben struggles with a challenge, while Ruby has it out for Andi.

Nickelodeon UK's brand-new "WITs Academy" series webpage features information about Nick's all-new telenovela-style drama series, character bios for Andi Cruz, Jessie Novoa, Luke Archer, Kim Sanders, Cameron Masters, Ruby Webber, Sean De Soto, Emily Prescott, Ben Davis, Gracie Walker, Ethan Prescott and Agamemnon, Nickelodeon UK's official "WITs Academy" blog, exclusive video clips and photo gallery's, a fantastic poll asking fans whether they'd rather be a guardian or a witch, and a magical "W.I.Ts Academy" application form game!

"WITs Academy" stars Daniela Nieves as Andi Cruz, Kaelii "Jazzy" WIlliams as Kim Sanders, Calvin "Ryan" Cargill as Luke Archer, Jailen James Allen Bates as Ben Davis, Andrew Amaru Ortega Walker as Sean De Soto, Lidya Jewett as Gracie Walker, Tyler T. Perez as Cameron Masters, Kennedy Lea Slocum as Ruby Webber, Julia Antonelli as Jessie Novoa, Christ Margaret "Meg" Crosbie as Emily Prescott, and Efthimios "Timothy" Colombos as Ethan Prescott, Todd Allen Durkin as Agamemnon, Mia Matthews as Desdemona, and Bianca Matthews as Samantha.

"W.I.Ts Academy" is created by Catharina Ledeboer and is produced by Viacom International. "The W.I.T.s Academy" is executive produced by Tatiana Rodriguez ("Talia in the Kitchen") and José Vicente Scheuren ("Every Witch Way"). "W.I.Ts Academy" season one features 20 episodes.
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Nickelodeon Strikes Deal To Open First Attraction In China

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has struck a deal with two Chinese partners to open a brand-new Nickelodeon-branded attraction in Southern China by 2020!

The partners in the project in Sanshui New Town - which will be Nickelodeon's first branded attraction in China and is estimated to cost $1.85 billion (RMB11.9 billion) — are the Sanshui New Town Management Committee and Elite Global, with a license from Viacom International Media Networks.

The theme park attraction is expected to cost $1.85 billion (RMB11.9 billion) to build and is scheduled to open by 2020. The park is part of a Foshan Cultural and Ecological Coastal Project, which was set out last year as encompassing a culture-oriented city, that fosters inter-industry integration between cultural and six other fields: tourism, sports, science, technology, commerce and traditional industries.

"We are thrilled we will develop our first branded attraction in China, which will open up further opportunities for our recreation business in Asia," said Ron Johnson, executive VP, Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products (NVCP).

"We look forward to working with Elite Global Group and Foshan to create a series of branded attractions that will appeal to kids and families across China, enabling them to connect with some of the most beloved Nickelodeon characters in the world, including SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles."

The partners said they plan to include in their development a China Cultural Creativity Base "committed to incorporating Chinese culture, stories and values into world-level works," a China Cultural Product & Derivative Exchange and energy-efficient buildings.

Nickelodeon branded attractions and parks around the world include Nickelodeon Land at Pleasure Beach Blackpool (U.K.), Nickelodeon Universe in Minneapolis' Mall of America, Nickelodeon Land at SeaWorld on Australia's Gold Coast, Nickelodeon Beach at Wet 'n Wild Sydney (Australia), Nickland at Movie Park Germany, Nickelodeon Land at Parque de Atracciones Madrid (Spain) and Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon to open at Sunway Lagoon in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia). Nickelodeon also has a branded hotel, Nickelodeon Suites Resort, in Orlando, Florida, and plans to open Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana, Nickelodeon's first-ever international hotel property, in May 2016.

Sources: Variety and The Hollywood Reporter.
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"Make It Pop" - "All of the Love" Official Karaoke Version

Check out this karaoke version of the XO-IQ holiday song "All of the Love" from the brand-new "Make It Pop" holiday special "The Gift"! Catch new episodes of "Make It Pop" season two weeknights at 7pm on Nickelodeon USA and 7:30pm on YTV in Canada from Monday 4th January 2016! (all times ET/PT):

Catch the brand-new "Make It Pop" holiday special "The Gift" all this holiday season on Nickelodeon and YTV!
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Blind Taste Test: Gail Vs. Ellis Ann - "Talia In The Kitchen"

Three dishes, no peeking! Gail Soltys (Debbie) and Ellis Ann Jackson (Valerie) try to guess the food in today's Blind Taste Test, hosted by Liam Obergfoll (Tyson). Let's see how they do! Watch brand-new episodes of "Talia in the Kitchen" season two weekdays at 7pm/6c, leading up to the magical second season finale, "Escape to Spice Island", premiering Wednesday 23rd December 2015 at 7pm/6c, only on Nickelodeon USA!:

Additional source: Zap2it TV Listings.
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Christmas Advent 20 - Delivering Presents on Crustmas - "Breadwinners"

To celebrate the Christmas countdown, Nickelodeon UK are delivering festive video treats everyday until Christmas! In today's treat, from the brand-new "Breadwinners" holiday special "A Crustmas Story", SwaySway and Buhdeuce sing "Delivering Presents on Crustmas"! Merry Crustmas everybody!:

Tune into the ultimate Nick Christmas Party for festive episodes of your favourite Nickelodeon shows everyday from 5:00pm, only on Nickelodeon UK & Ireland/HD, plus, don't forget to enter "SpongeBob's Christmas Wrap!", everyday from 7-9am and 6-8pm on Nicktoons, to win Sponge-tastic prizes from the Nickelodeon Store!
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"Beautiful Christmas" - "Big Time Rush"

Kendall, James, Carlos and Logan teach us how to have a "Beautiful Christmas" in festive music video from "Big Time Rush"!:

Watch "Big Time Rush" on Nickelodeon and TeenNick!
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