Monday, January 09, 2017

Former Klasky Csupo CEO Addresses Student Body at Okmulgee High School Auditorium on Tuesday 10th January 2017 at 9am on How the Habits of Mind and Story Maker Help At-Risk Students

Original Wonder Media Press Release via PR Newswire:

Former "Rugrats" CEO Addresses Student Body at Okmulgee High School Auditorium on Tuesday at 9am on How the Habits of Mind and Story Maker Help At-Risk Students

OKMULGEE, Okla., Jan. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In the aftermath of the tragedies within the Okmulgee community over the holidays, the Okmulgee School District has invited Terry Thoren to address the Okmulgee student body on Tuesday at 9:00am at the Okmulgee High School Auditorium.

Terry Thoren was the former CEO of Klasky Csupo, Inc., the company that produced the Rugrats, The Wild Thornberrys and Rocket Power for Nickelodeon. He is now the CEO of Wonder Media, whose flagship product, Wonder Media Story Maker™, has had transformational effects on students within Okmulgee School District since its implementation this summer.

Renee Dove, Superintendent of Okmulgee School District, says that, "Mr. Thoren was originally scheduled to travel from Hollywood, California to personally train 25 elementary school teachers on the implementation of the Institute for Habits of Mind's Instructional Animations. But when I realized how magical it would be for the students to hear a message about how such habits like "Managing Impulsivity," "Persisting," "Listening with Understanding and Empathy" and "Applying Past Knowledge to New Situations" would help them find ways to be in control of their own lives, I asked him to present to the entire student body."

Thoren dedicated his career to producing character-education content for any child - especially those with literacy skills at risk. Schools use Story Maker™ to provide an authentic experience in which students write scripts, edit their work, and produce an animation for public consumption. Thoren's mission is to provide educators and parents with animation solutions that engage children in the classroom the same way they are entertained outside of the classroom. Students are so engaged with Story Maker™ that they do not want the school day to end. Thoren recollects a student saying, "I forgot to take time out to eat or use the restroom I was so excited about making an animation."

Why are kids getting so excited to learn? Story Maker™ transforms classrooms into animation studios where students assemble teams to take on roles in creative, technical, and managerial functions. In addition to literacy, participation in a Story Maker™ project develops 21st century skills including collaboration, critical thinking, creativity, and problem solving. Using animated characters to create a genuine product for a real audience is a research-based education approach which uniquely appeals to students and, most importantly, ignites a hunger for knowledge that is unique in the classroom.

Upon accepting to speak to the Okmulgee student body Thoren says, "the irony of this situation is that, in the beginning, we produced the 16 Habits of Mind animation series with the intent to teach young children the skills necessary to manage the social issues arising in this unstable world we live in today. The vision was to help avoid the very tragedies that have shaken this community." The hope is that the Story Maker™, with the 16 Habits of Mind, will give the district tools to address these key issues.


SOURCE Wonder Media


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The Mary Moon Foundation To Hold 6th Annual Family-Fun Event At Nickelodeon Universe

Shoot for the Moon – March 4th, 2017!

The Mary Moon Foundation is excited to announce its 6th Annual Family-Fun Event to be held at Nickelodeon Universe at the Mall of America! Join the foundation for their fundraising event to help finance art supplies, toys and games for critically ill children and their families by providing resources to help hospitalized children enjoy life as much as every child should.


Unlimited-Ride, All-Day Tickets to Nickelodeon Universe and Silent Auction

* Exclusive Access Rides from 8:00 am – 10:00 am, then shared with public until 9:30 pm

* Ropes Course Free from 8:00 am – 10:00 am

* Silent Auction with over 150 items, ends at 1:00 pm (ticket purchase not necessary to participate in auction)

* More to announce soon!


* Nickelodeon Universe at the Mall of America

* Silent Auction and Will Call inside the park at the Parkview Conference Center, right next to the Hard Rock Café


Saturday, March 4th – Starting at 8:00 am


Option 1: March 4th Event Tickets are just $20.00 each for the first 800 tickets, afterwards tickets will be $30.00 each. Normal price is over $37.00

* Tickets for our event on 3/4/17 include exclusive access to the park from 8:00am to 10:00am, and free ropes course for those first two hours

* Tickets can be mailed to you for a $5.00 fee or picked-up at Will Call on March 4th between 7:45am and 12:30pm. Tickets not picked up will be forfeited.

Option 2: Any-day Tickets are $30.00 each. Normal price is over $37.00

* Tickets can be used for any day of the year, during normal park hours

* There is no expiration date

* Tickets can be mailed to you for a $5.00 fee or picked-up at Will Call on March 4th between 7:45am and 12:30pm. Tickets not picked up will be forfeited.

Buy tickets!

About Nickelodeon Universe:
Located in the center of Mall of America®, Nickelodeon Universe features seven acres of unique entertainment, including 27 rides and attractions for guests of all ages and courage levels. Themed after the No. 1 entertainment brand for kids, Nickelodeon Universe offers Nickelodeon character meet and greets, spine-tingling rides, the longest indoor zipline in North America and unique retail shops and dining options. For more information visit

About The Mary Moon Foundation:

The Mary Moon Foundation is a non-profit organization based in Apple Valley, MN.

The Mary Moon Foundation was founded in loving memory of Mary Jacqueline O’Keefe, nicknamed “Moon.” Mary loved participating in arts and crafts and a variety of games and other activities while she spent a large portion of her final year in the hospital fighting neuroblastoma. The organization's mission is to conduct fundraising events to help finance art supplies, toys and games for critically ill children and their families by providing hospitals and children’s hospice resources to help children enjoy life as much as every child should.

On November 9th, 2016 the foundation celebrated its $100,000 milestone with the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital.

Please visit The Mary Moon Foundation, and like The Mary Moon Foundation on Facebook, to learn more about Mary and her parents’ goals with the new foundation.

H/T: Twin Cities.
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Nickelodeon Australia & New Zealand To Premiere New "Make It Pop" Special "Summer Splash" On Friday 13th January 2017

Nickelodeon Australia has announced the exciting news in a post on their official Facebook profile page,, that Nickelodeon Australia and New Zealand will premiere the brand-new Make It Pop hour-long TV movie "Summer Splash" on Friday 13th January 2017 at 6:30pm, as part of Nickelodeon Summer Vibes!

True friendships are put to the test when Nickelodeon’s music-infused series Make It Pop returns with a one-hour TV event!

School’s out at MacKendrick Prep and XO-IQ band members Sun Hi (Megan Lee), Corki (Erika Tham), Jodi (Louriza Tronco) and DJ Caleb (Dale Whibley) are spending their summer at the world-famous Sparkview Resort after winning a spot as the hotel’s exclusive house band. Tempers flare and friendships are tested when the resort manager tries to steer the group in a new musical direction. But with the support and inspiration from some special guests, the band must find a way to put on the show of the summer.

Red Power Rangers Ninja Steel Ranger William Shewfelt Revisits His Modesto, CA Roots

Before the newest Red Power Ranger escaped to Earth with the Ninja Nexus Prism, he spent some time growing up in North Modesto, California.

Actor William Shewfelt, 21, recently visited his hometown this weekend, bringing his alma maters a you-can-do-it-too message and promoting the Jan. 21 debut of his character. Red Power Ranger Brody Romero arrives in the 24th season of Saban's iconic Power Rangers franchise, Power Rangers Ninja Steel on Nickelodeon USA.

Power Ranger actor William Shewfelt signs autographs at Prescott Junior High in north Modesto on Friday. Photo: Nan Austin

On Thursday 5th January 2017, Shewfelt spoke to an assembly and signed autographs at Agnes Baptist Elementary, where he went to kindergarten toting a Red Power Ranger backpack. On Monday 9th January 2017, the former Panther gave a presentation at Modesto High.

On Friday 6th January 2017, he worked out with Prescott Junior High kids during PE and talked to college-aiming AVID students before also hosting an assembly there. All four Shewfelt kids went to Stanislaus Union schools. His younger sister is a seventh-grader at Prescott. His brother goes to Beyer High, and his older sister works for Modesto City Schools.

For the assembly, he made a Power Ranger cast shoutout to Prescott Junior High, part of a visit he said he hoped would inspire kids to reach higher.

“It’s a great motivating factor for students, who know he sat on the same benches we sit on today. He committed himself and worked hard,” said Prescott Principal Harjinder Mattu.

Power Ranger actor William Shewfelt takes a selfie with Anisah Villegas at Prescott Junior High in north Modesto on Friday. Photo: Nan Austin.

Many of the kids thronging around him seeking autographs said they were longtime fans of the show, or their younger brothers and sisters had watched it. A few said they had never seen it, but hey, he’s a star. Between classes, Shewfelt gamely signed binder paper, backpacks, smartphone cases, a math workbook, arms, and even one cheek.

“I love you!” called out a voice from a giggling group of girls dashing off to class.

“I watch it with my little sister. The Red Power Ranger is my favorite!” said eighth-grader Anisah Villegas before posing for a selfie with Shewfelt.

He is a celebrity now, but as a Prescott student – “I sure wasn’t,” he told the kids.

“But what’s interesting about that is that changes as you go through life,” he said, advising them to follow their passions. “If you give people love and value, and put out the best in you, then you become popular. People like you for whatever you do.”

“He was one of the shy kids, walking around with his head down,” recalled teacher David Bragga, who urged him to try out for a part in a school play. Shewfelt refused.

“He didn’t think he could do it,” Bragga said.

Power Ranger actor William Shewfelt talks to AVID students at Prescott Junior High in north Modesto on Friday. Photo: Nan Austin

But the invitation stirred something, Shewfelt said: “Deep down I wanted to. It kind of lit a fire inside me.”

In his third year at the University of California, San Diego, dissatisfied with his economics major, he emailed Bragga about how to get started in theater. Success came before he finished his new major, putting off a degree for now, Shewfelt said.

He talked about his change of heart to kids also aspiring to being the first generation in their family to go to college.

“I think going to college was the best decision I ever made,” Shewfelt told them.

“Through being in college, I learned what I wanted and what I didn’t want to be,” he said. “It’s not just classes in college. You fully expand, in so many different ways.”

Work in college productions, connections made and bit parts led him to the Power Ranger audition.

Power Ranger actor William Shewfelt strikes a Ninja power pose with school secretaries and Principal Harjinder Mattu at Prescott Junior High in north Modesto on Friday. Nan Austin.

“He was a hard worker. He was a blue trunk,” said gym teacher Kris Lindberg, referring to Prescott’s point-based gym short colors. Blue is the third rung of four, just below gold. Shewfelt wore a fresh pair of blue Prescott shorts to gym Friday, having grown in size as well as confidence since junior high.

“I was a little string bean noodle, super short,” Shewfelt said with a grin. With the gym class, he ran a 50-yard dash in 6.5 seconds, performed 20 pull-ups and two sets of six power-ups, lifting his full torso above the bar from a dead hang.

Power Rangers do mostly weight lifts, gymnastics and run as a standard workout, he said.

“We keep it really simple,” he added.

William Shewfelt signs a collector Red Power Ranger figure for teacher Dave Bragga, who inspired him to try acting, at Prescott Junior High in north Modesto on Friday. Photo: Nan Austin

His top fitness priority is healthy eating – lots of vegetables with some fruit and a little meat.

He and the Power Rangers production crew spent the fall filming Season 24 in New Zealand, where the landscape best matches the show’s setting. On Jan. 15, he returns to New Zealand to shoot the second half of the Ninja Steel story arc through May. That will be the show’s 25th anniversary, airing in 2018 with guest appearances of the most popular past Rangers, Shewfelt said.

Power Rangers Ninja Steel starts deep in space, where Galvanax, the evil champion of the intergalactic game show, Galaxy Warriors, is sending his best warrior contestants to Earth to steal the mythical Ninja Power Stars made of ninja steel so he can rule the universe. Galvanax and monsters battle to prove who is the mightiest warrior. To become invincible, Galvanax must control the Ninja Power Stars.

To stop him and his warriors, a new team of five heroic teens has formed. With teamwork and great strength, the NINJA STEEL POWER RANGERS: Brody (Red Ranger), Preston (Blue Ranger, Peter Sudarso), Hayley (White Ranger, Zoe Robins), Calvin (Yellow Ranger, Chantz Simpson), and Sarah (Pink Ranger, Chrystiane Lopes) unite to eliminate the threat using new Ninja Powers, powerful weapons, and awesome Megazords made from legendary ninja steel. Together, the Power Rangers fight an epic battle to save the galaxy from destruction.

The Power Rangers stories run for two years each, most featuring all new crews. The bad guys, however, stick around, Shewfelt said. Covered in elaborate rubber body costumes and masks, most of the monster actors play their parts season after season.

“It’s really strange. One second I’m telling them off on the set. The next second we’re eating lunch together,” he said.

Before being cast as a Power Ranger, Shewfelt starred in the short dramatic film The Final Days of Elliot Morrison, about a man recounting his last year to a new friend shortly before his untimely death.

What will be next? Shewfelt said he will audition for roles, but his dream is to be cast for a film adaptation of The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho.

“That book changed my life,” he said.

Jason, Nicholas And Donovan Goliath To Host Nickelodeon Africa's NickFest 2017

Original Nickelodeon Africa Press Release via DStv:

Big names for NickFest

Take three very funny guys, add a huge dollop of sticky green slime, stir in thousands of kids and parents, music, activities and more - and you have the perfect recipe for NickFest 2017, South Africa’s biggest family-centric festival.

Japes, pranks, stunts, celebrity slimings, comic clowning around and inspired silliness galore will be the order of the day as Jason, Nicholas and Donovan Goliath take over the TicketPro Dome (Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 March), presenting a fantastic line-up of family friendly musicians, entertainers, activities and more, together with a fantastic co-host (to be revealed shortly).

Among the many kid-tastic attractions at NickFest will be the legendary Slime Area, a 625-metre square space where kids will be able to slither around, bathe, battle and shower in 10,000 litres of gloriously gooey slime. Don’t forget to bring a towel and a change of clothes - because there’s no way you’re getting out of here anything other than 100 percent slimed.

“Every comedian wants to get in touch with their inner child,” says Jason Goliath, “and what better way to let it out than by hosting NickFest 2017! It’s going to be like no other gig the Goliaths have ever done. They say kids can be a tough crowd so Donovan, Nicholas and I have been getting in shape by practising our family-friendly gags, hanging out with our Nickelodeon pals SpongeBob SquarePants, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Shimmer and Shine, and even getting slimed in preparation for the big day.”

Says Chris Torline, Director, Marketing and Digital Media, VIMN Africa: “We are excited to welcome Jason, Nicholas and Donovan on board for NickFest 2017. This dynamic trio combine world-class hosting skills, with an infectious sense of fun and amazing ad-libbing skills. We are certain that they will keep audiences thrilled over the two days of festivities, and leave our NickFest fans wanting more!”

Goliath & Goliath are among the most recognisable comedy entertainers in South Africa. In 2015, Jason Goliath (founder of Goliath & Goliath) was recognised as one of Africa’s best comedians and even represented Africa in Montreal, Canada at the Just for Laughs Festival.

Donovan Goliath first burst onto the comedy scene in 2010 when he took to the stage at the Comedy Underground in Melville, Johannesburg, proving a hit from the start as people rolled in the aisles with laughter. This was all the inspiration he needed to keep writing and performing. He has been entertaining South Africans ever since, and it’s been a great ride.

He may be the youngest of the three, but that has not stopped Nicholas from rapidly ascending the entertainment ladder. He is a highly sought-after MC, a regular on the comedy circuit, and a regular on TV (having appeared in three popular Comedy Central stand-up specials).

During the two-day festival, The TicketPro Dome will be completely transformed into a‎ Nickelodeon wonderland inspired by the channel’s colourful on-screen worlds. There will be two sessions each day, with morning sessions starting at 9:00 am and afternoon sessions starting at 15:00.

Tickets for NickFest are on sale at and select Edgars, CNA and Postnet outlets, priced R290 per head, or R270 per person for a family of 4-6 people. Groups of 10 or more people enjoy a discounted price of R250 per head. Entrance is free for children younger than two. Entrance to the Slime Area costs R150 per person (tickets sold separately; kids under 12 must be accompanied by an adult).

NickFest 2017 is brought to you by Nickelodeon (DStv channel 305) in conjunction with Glen21 Entertainment & KinderJoy.

For more information on NickFest 2017 please go to, join us on Twitter @NickAfrica and on Instagram @Nickelodeon_Africa, or like us on Facebook at To join the conversation about NickFest 2017, please use the hashtag #NickFest2017.


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Nick Jr. USA To Premiere "Digby Dragon" On Monday 23rd January 2017

Nick Jr. USA, Nickelodeon USA's top-performing preschool channel, will start to premiere and show Digby Dragon, a brand new CG-animated preschool series based on original work from Sally Hunter (Humphrey's Corner), on Monday 23rd January 2017 at 7:00pm ET/PT!

Set in the colourful and enchanted Applecross Wood, the series follows Digby, a young dragon learning to fly. Digby and his best friends Chips, the scatter-brained squirrel, fairy Fizzy Izzy and Grumpy Goblin take on magical adventures meeting friends from Applecross Wood along the way.

In the premiere episode "Runaway Scottie," when Mungo accidently starts up Scottie with Archie on board, Digby realises that he has the chance to be a hero. Saving Scottie and Archie is far harder than he imagined! Then, in "Dragon Rock," when Digby tells his friends that they need to go to Peek Rock to see a special event, Grizel and Mungo decide they have to get there first!

To celebrate the premiere of Digby Dragon, has launched Nick Jr. USA's official Digby Dragon show website, which features information about Nick Jr.'s all-new animated preschool series and three fantastic sneak-peek previews, including a first-look at the shows theme song!

Commissioned by Nickelodeon UK and produced entirely by Blue-Zoo Productions at its central London studio, the CGI show promises to be the latest in a long line of hits from the studio behind Olive the Ostrich, Tree Fu Tom, Q pootle 5 and Alphablocks. The series has been funded through an Enterprise Investment Scheme along with presales and advances.

The series launched on Monday 4th July 2016 at 4:30pm on Nick Jr. UK and Ireland, and became the channels most watched weekday launch for a brand-new show, ever.

Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products (NVCP) will represent Consumer Products for the property in the UK and Ireland, with Aardman Animations representing the property's international TV, DVD and digital sales.

The series has also been acquired by Nick Jr. Australia And New Zealand and Nick Jr. Latinoamérica, and will also air on ZDF/KiKa in Germany and S4C in Wales.

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Nick Jr. Central And Eastern Europe To Premiere "The Day Henry Met..?" On Monday 23rd January 2017

The Hungarian children's television news blog Gyerek-Világ is reporting the exciting news that Nick Jr. Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) will start to premiere and show the brand-new animated preschool series The Day Henry Met..?, locally titled Amikor Henry találkozott..., weekdays at 15:40 from Monday 23rd January 2017!

Aimed at the preschool audience, The Day Henry Met..? (52 x 5mins) is a 2D animated preschool series that encourages children to use their imagination and discover the world around them through play and adventure. In every episode Henry, a charming, inquisitive Irish lad, meets something new, which becomes the focus of his journey of discovery and adventure, ultimately teaching viewers about real-life objects and occupations. The Day Henry Met a Whale!, The Day Henry Met the Moon!, The Day Henry Met a Postman!, The Day Henry Met a Knight! Hmmm, I wonder what Henry's going to meet today?

The news follows Nickelodeon acquiring the international broadcast rights for The Day Henry Met in July 2016, following successful launches on Nick Jr. UK & Ireland and Australia & New Zealand, where the series has built a legion of young fans.

The Day Henry Met is produced by Dublin-based Wiggleywoo and distributed by Monster Entertainment. It has now been sold to 177 territories worldwide, including to RTE in Ireland; TV Ontario, Television Francaise Ontario and Knowledge Network in Canada; Canal Plus for all French-speaking territories worldwide; ABC in Australia; Kids TV in Korea; YLE in Finland; SVT in Sweden; and HMH in the U.S. The series is funded by RTÉjr, The Irish Film Board, Section 481, Creative Europe and pre-sales. The colourful, hand-drawn series is ideal for preschoolers. A second season of The Day Henry Met recently launched in October 2016 on RTÉjr in Ireland.

Below is a list of Nickelodeon Central and Eastern Europe's (CEE) premiere dates for the first five brand-new episodes of The Day Henry Met:

2017-01-23 - 15:40 - The Day Henry Met...A Football / The Day Henry Met...A Shield
2017-01-24 - 15:40 - The Day Henry Met...A Parrot / The Day Henry Met...A Guitar
2017-01-25 - 15:40 - The Day Henry Met...A Microscope / The Day Henry Met...An Aeroplane
2017-01-26 - 15:40 - The Day Henry Met...A Statue / The Day Henry Met...A Clock
2017-01-27 - 15:40 - The Day Henry Met...A Life Boat / The Day Henry Met...A Letter
2017-01-30 - 15:40 - The Day Henry Met...A Panda / The Day Henry Met...A Balloon
2017-01-31 - 15:40 - The Day Henry Met...A Train / The Day Henry Met...A Whale

The Day Henry Met..? won The Pulcinella Award for the Best European Work at Cartoons on the Bay in Venice in April 2015, and recently won the Best Animation award at the Irish TV Gala Awards in October 2016. The show was launched at MIP Junior 2015.

Nickelodeon Central and Eastern Europe comprises Nickelodeon Malta, Nickelodeon Romania, Nickelodeon Hungary, Nickelodeon Czech Republic, Nickelodeon Croatia, Nickelodeon Ukraine, Nickelodeon Slovenia, Nickelodeon Serbia, and Nickelodeon Bulgaria.

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Nickelodeon Iberia To Premiere "Rank The Prank" On Saturday 14th January 2017

Nickelodeon Spain has announced the exciting news in a trailer on the channels official Facebook profile page,, that Nickelodeon Iberia will start to premiere and show Rank the Prank on Saturday 14th January 2017 at 18:25 on Nickelodeon Portugal and at 19:25 on Nickelodeon Spain (España)!:

Coral World Park Undersea Resorts And Viacom Collaborate To Develop New Nickelodeon Resort And Attraction In The Philippines

Original Nickelodeon Asia Press Release via Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Asia's official Newsroom:



PHILIPPINES/ SINGAPORE, 9 JANUARY 2017Viacom International Media Networks' (VIMN) global kids brand Nickelodeon today announced their collaboration with Asia’s first underwater resort developer, Coral World Park Undersea Resorts Inc., to develop a new Nickelodeon Resort and Attraction in the Philippines. The Nickelodeon undersea attraction and resort will be part of Coral World Park (CWP), a 400-hectare undersea-themed masterplanned development in Western Philippine province of Coron, Palawan. With an expected opening in 2020, Nickelodeon’s first resort in Southeast Asia is slated to have 70 hectares set aside for the resort’s accommodation and 30 hectares for the themed attraction.

“We’re thrilled to be partnering with Coral World Park to open the world’s first undersea attraction and Nickelodeon’s first resort in Southeast Asia as we continue to expand on our theme-based attractions in Asia and across the world,” said Gerald Raines, Senior Vice President, Global Recreation for Viacom International Media Networks. “This is yet another important step in boosting the Nickelodeon entertainment experience as we continue to give our fans, kids and their families, new ways to interact with the brand and the iconic characters they love.”

“Creating immersive on-the-ground consumer experiences are increasingly important. Hence, growing the recreational and consumer products footprint of the Nickelodeon brand in Asia Pacific is a priority for us. I am delighted this collaboration will add another Nickelodeon themed attraction in Asia, which will in turn give a significant business opportunity for our partners across multiple platforms,” said Mark Whitehead, President and Managing Director of Viacom International Media Network Asia Pacific.

The 100-hectare Nickelodeon undersea attraction and resort, which will be inspired by some of Nickelodeon’s most iconic properties like SpongeBob SquarePants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Dora the Explorer, will advocate ocean protection. It will also feature one-of-its-kind resort dining experience with CWP’s trademark underwater restaurants and lounges, which will be located about 20 feet below sea level with vivid views of the world beneath the ocean.

The Nickelodeon undersea attraction and resort will be located amidst a cluster of 16 white sand islands of the CWP. With a distance of 5 to 20 minutes apart by speedboat, visitors can expect a multi-island experience within CWP that includes island hopping, hidden lagoons, hot springs, an animal reserve and world-class diving amidst shipwrecks. When completed, CWP will be the largest coral reef conservation program in Asia, with Asia’s largest marine sanctuary for five key species – dolphins, sea cows, sea horses, turtles and whale sharks. Its Ocean Protection program is jointly funded by the Monaco based Dr. AB Moñozca Foundation and its CWP Trust, and supported by global personalities advocating awareness on climate change. CWP will open in phases starting 2018 and is within a three to six hour radius to major cities within Asia.

Paul Moñozca, Chairman of Coral World Park Undersea Resorts Inc., said: “The Nickelodeon undersea attraction and resort will be exciting additions to Coral World Park and I am delighted we are collaborating with Viacom international Media Networks to create this unique undersea themed family experience.”

The announcement marks another milestone in Nickelodeon’s continued growth strategy in Asia. Early last year, Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon, the first Nickelodeon theme park in Asia was opened at Sunway Lagoon in Malaysia. The new Philippines location will take its place alongside other Nickelodeon-branded attractions around the world, which will include recently announced attractions: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Land at Dream Island in Moscow, Nickelodeon Universe at American Dream in the U.S., a Nickelodeon land inside the newly-announced IMG Worlds of Legends theme park in Dubai, newly-opened Nickelodeon Hotels and Resorts in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic; Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon in Malaysia; Nickelodeon Land at Parque de Atracciones de Madrid in Spain; Nickelodeon Universe in Minneapolis' Mall of America in the US; SeaWorld on the Gold Coast in Queensland and Wet’n’Wild Sydney in Australia; Nickelodeon Land at Blackpool Pleasure Beach in the UK; Nickland at Movie Park in Germany.

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About Coral World Park Undersea Resorts Inc.
The Coral World Park (CWP) is the largest Marine Reserve in Asia, comprising a cluster of 16 islands located in the western Philippines. It stretches 15,000 square miles from Coron town in the north to Puerto Princesa in the South with its center at the town of San Vicente in the province of Palawan.

The CWP was started in 2011 by the Singapore based Dr. AB Moñozca Foundation to address the conservation of coral reefs and its marine life amidst the threat of global warming and other issues threatening its pristine condition. The project is part of the foundation’s advocacy on Ocean Protection.

The CWP is part of the Coral Triangle of Asia, the center and nursery of marine life on planet earth. It hosts 76% of reef-building coral species, 35% of coral reef fish species together with 15 lakes, 42 ponds, 44 waterfalls, 72 natural springs, 9 mineral springs, 28 principal rivers, 43 streams and 165 creeks. Its islands are mystical with limestone cliffs, hidden lagoons and white sand beaches. Other attractions include an animal reserve and over 40 World War II Japanese shipwrecks, making it the leading dive site in the region.

About Nickelodeon
Nickelodeon is one of the most globally recognized and widely distributed multimedia entertainment brands for kids and family. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company’s portfolio includes television programming and production around the world, plus special events, consumer products, digital offerings, recreation, books, feature films and pro-social initiatives. Nickelodeon's brands reach 1.1 billion cumulative subscribers in more than 160 countries and territories, via more than 80+ locally programmed channels and branded blocks. Outside of the United States, Nickelodeon is part of Viacom International Media Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. For more information about Nickelodeon in Asia, visit

About Viacom International Media Networks
Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), is comprised of many of the world’s most popular multimedia entertainment brands, including MTV, MTV LIVE HD, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central, Paramount Channel, and more. Viacom brands reach more than 3.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 180+ countries and territories via more than 200 locally programmed and operated TV channels and more than 550 digital media and mobile TV properties, in 40 languages. Keep up with VIMN news by visiting the VIMN PR Twitter feed at For more information about Viacom and its businesses, visit, and the Viacom Twitter feed at


The Loud House | Official Theme Song Remix | Nickelodeon

It’s The Loud House theme song, Loud-er, Long-er, and Lincoln-ier than ever before! Yep, the tune you know and love finds a brand new groove in this poppin’ music video. And while you’re rockin' to the beat, watch The Loud’s picture wall come to life. Your ears – AND eyes – will be saying “this is my jam!”:

Tune into brand-new episodes of The Loud House, weekdays at 5:00pm ET/PT, only on Nickelodeon USA!

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Bunsen Is A BEAST | Get to Know Bunsen! | Nickelodeon

From the mind of Butch Hartman, creator of Fairly Odd Parents, T.U.F.F. Puppy and Danny Phantom, comes the brand new show Bunsen is a Beast!:

Ever wondered what it was like being the only beast in an all-human school? NO?! Well… that makes sense, but Bunsen knows this feeling EXACTLY! Even though Bunsen has a tad more fur than most of his classmates, he's starting to realize that beasts and humans aren't so different. Except the eating garbage thing… That's pretty exclusive to beasts.

Bunsen is a Beast will be released in February 2017, only on Nickelodeon USA! Catch a sneak-peek on Monday 16th January 2017 at 8:00pm ET/PT, straight after the debut of the brand-new Nickelodeon Original Movie, Rufus 2 at 7:00pm ET/PT!
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