Monday, June 11, 2018

Nickelodeon’s Newest Showrunner Is A Treasure Trove Of Ideas | Capitán Calavera

With a newly greenlit original animated series underway, Niki Lopez talks about her journey from intern to showrunner at the kidcaster.

Having spent a mere eight years at Nickelodeon — working her way up from an intern to a production assistant to a color stylist — Niki Lopez is now taking the helm on her first original animated series The Swashbuckling Adventures of Capitán Calavera (working title) for the kids' network.

Announced at Nickelodeon’s Upfront 2018 Presentation in March, the 20-episode CG-animated action-adventure preschool series will follow the treasure-hunting adventures of Robi Montes, a 8-year-old brave and kind-hearted pirate, as he embarks on daring rescues, searches for treasures and keeps the high seas safe from villains like the nefarious pirate Bonnie Bones in a fanciful Caribbean world. Lopez, the showrunner, created the series alongside Leslie Valdes and Valerie Walsh Valdes (Dora the Explorer), both of whom are serving as executive producers. The interactive series will be infused with a Spanish-language and culture curriculum.

“For me, animation has always been my North Star,” Lopez told Kidscreen's Mike Drach. “Ever since I was little, I always needed to find a pad of paper, and I didn’t know it at the time, but I was storyboarding, creating these characters and their backstories—I wanted to create a world.”

Growing up in Puerto Rico, Lopez, who was recently named as one of Variety's 2018 10 Animators to Watch, felt she had to head to the United States if she wanted to make it in animation. She got on board with Nickelodeon after being accepted to its 2010 summer internship program where she was able to work on Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness as a production intern. After completing the three-month internship, she was hired on as a full-time production assistant.

“I thought, I’ve got my foot in the door, now let me show them what I’ve got so they don’t feel like they can let go of me,” says Lopez.

During her time on Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness — and later on as a color stylist for Fairly OddParents and Harvey Beaks — Lopez worked to build relationships and acquaint herself with every aspect of the production pipeline. Her imagination brimming with original show ideas, Lopez began pitching to Nick’s preschool development team. Her first few ideas were turned down, but with feedback she worked to develop a series that included a strong curriculum and play pattern—both crucial aspects of what Nick was seeking.

While Lopez was able to create something that fit the kidcaster’s style and needs, Calavera also represents aspects of her personal history (including the show’s Spanish-language curriculum).

“Coming from a Latina background, representation is of the utmost importance to me, as well as pushing forth ideas of empathy and inclusivity,” she says. “The thing I remember fondly about my childhood back home was going on trips to the rainforest and imagining this wondrous, fantastical world and thinking of treasure hunts or mythical characters. I love the idea of planting these wonderful little nuggets and germinating them into something epic for kids.”

The Spanish-language lessons embedded in the series were also a no-brainer for Lopez’s co-creators Leslie Valdes and Valerie Walsh Valdes, having co-created Dora the Explorer. Now while Lopez is working out of Nickelodeon’s Burbank studio, the other two frequently call her from New York where they’re working with the writing team to discuss aspects of the story. The whole thing has been a dream come true for Lopez.

“They’re like my fairy godparents,” says Lopez. “They’ll help me with any tasks I might have on my side, and they definitely provide their own bounty of wonderful expertise. They’ve helped expand this world into something greater than I would have originally imagined.”

Visually, the series is also getting a boost from art director Jang Chol Lee (Big Hero 6, Wreck-It Ralph) and though it’s still early days, Lopez is happy with how it’s turning out. “The world feels so lush and vivid, like you almost want to live there,” she says.

Having climbed up the kidcaster ladder, Lopez wants to help others follow in her footsteps. There’s no treasure map leading to showrunner success, but she emphasizes the importance of taking the time to understand your audience and never being defeated by rejection.

“I know for certain that I wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for all those other failed pitches. They allowed me to improve and see those areas where I was lacking,” says Lopez. “I would say that if anybody has an idea they want to pitch, do as much research as possible, that’s part of the adventure.”

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Nickelodeon Netherlands And Jantje Beton To Hold Buitenspeeldag 2018 On Wednesday 13th June 2018 [Updated]

Nickelodeon Netherlands (Nederland) has announced the exciting news that they have partnered with Jantje Beton, an organisation dedicated to providing youth services, to hold the 11th edition of Buitenspeeldag, Nickelodeon Nederland's localised version of Nickelodeon's "Worldwide Day of Play", on Wednesday 13th June 2018!

For Buitenspeeldag 2018, Nickelodeon and Jantje Beton are inviting everyone to help make the Netherlands one big playground, and to organise and register activities on Nickelodeon and Jantje Beton's giant map, so that thousands of children across the Netherlands can go outside and play, whether in a garden, in a park or at a playground!

On Wednesday 13th June 2018, games will be anything but boring or unsafe. Throughout the Netherlands, streets will be closed and places will be transformed into giant playgrounds so that children can enjoy a day of fun and games with friends!

Nickelodeon will commemorate its 11th annual Buitenspeeldag celebration when the network will once again suspend programming across Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. between 13.00 and 17.00 in order to encourage kids to go outside and get active.

Nickelodeon and Jantje Beton are calling on municipalities, parents and caregivers, playgrounds, schools, youth clubs, youth organisations and associations to help turn the Netherlands into one of the biggest playgrounds on the planet by organising tons of fun activities for kids! Activities can then be submitted to be placed on Nickelodeon and Jantje Beton's Buitenspeeldag 2018 map at! At the time post publishing, more than 1150 schools, companies, neighbourhood associations, parents, municipalities and children have reported an activity, allowing a record number of more than 115,000 children to be able to play outside.

On the day, Nickelodeon presenter Nienke van Dijk will host a special Buitenspeeldag event in Amsterdam, where kids can play football and have their photos taken with their favourite characters from PAW Patrol, SpongeBob SquarePants and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!

Buitenspelen is super belangrijk, maar wordt steeds minder vanzelfsprekend. Daarom organiseren Jantje Beton en kinderzender Nickelodeon al meer dan 10 jaar de nationale Buitenspeeldag. Tijdens de Buitenspeeldag maken we samen van Nederland één grote speelplek.

Buitenspeeldag 2018 aims to get kids to go outside and play. Studies have found that 1 in 5 children doesn't play outside, or plays outside only one day a week, which is quite alarming. That is why Nickelodeon and Jantje Beton are organising Buitenspeeldag 2018, to help kids experience how massively fun it is to explore the world outside.

Outside is also the place kids can charge up their energy or wear themselves out. Outside play is not only fun, but is also essential for physical, mental and social development. Playing is important for kids, however, it is something that isn't taught enough in the current, performance-oriented society.

Whether it's an activity for a street, a school or a whole neighbourhood. Every activity is welcome! Visit for more information about Buitenspeeldag 2018, to sign up and add your activity to the Buitenspeeldag 2018 map, tips on how to organise (including how to get permits to close roads) and promote your activity, promotional material, and fun activity ideas! From obstacle courses and old Dutch games, to the best clothes to wear whilst playing in the water, under the sun or in the rain. On Buitenspeeldag 2018, everything is possible!

The news follows Nickelodeon Belgium (België; Flanders) hosting the Belgium edition of Buitenspeeldag 2018 on Wednesday 18th April 2018. Nickelodeon will be partnering with the Flemish Government again next year to host Buitenspeeldag 2019 on Wednesday 24th April 2018, and are looking for people to organise and register activities!

Nickelodeon Germany, Austria and Switzerland to Treat Fans to a Action Packed Summer Full of Fun

Nickelodeon Germany (Deutschland), Austria (Österreich) and Switzerland (Schweiz) will be treating viewers to summer packed full of action and fun!

With six weeks of summer holidays this year, Nickelodeon will once again bring fans six freshly produced episodes of the networks hit action game show Kazoom - Die Action-Spielshow! At the beginning of July 2018, Nickelodeon, together with Bastei Media and presenter Sascha Quade will start to film the third season of Nickelodeon GSA's locally produced action-packed game show in Movie Park Germany, home of Nickland, in Bottrop. Featuring crazy games on fast roller coasters and sparkling water rides, each 30-minute episode will feature brave teams of two kids aged between 9 and 12-years-old who will compete against each other. In addition to regular episodes, Kazoom season three will also feature 'Parent-Child' and Celebrity Special editions of the show, featuring special challenges. Successful contestants will also move on through to the grand final, where they'll have the chance to win a fantastic prize in the finale!

Leading up to the premiere of Kazoom - Die Action-Spielshow season three, Nickelodeon will air short five-minute interstitials titled Kazoom-Sommerspaß. In each episode of Kazoom-Sommerspaß, Sascha, along with many kids will give viewers at home tips on how they can have a great summer holiday.

Kazoom - Die Action-Spielshow season three will premiere on Sunday 22nd July 2018 at 18:50 Uhr on Nickelodeon Deutschland. (Premiere dates for Nick Österreich and Nickelodeon Schweiz to be announced)

Nickelodeon are looking for kids across Germany, Austria and Switzerland to be contestants on Kazoom - Die Action-Spielshow staffel drei! Fans can apply to be contestants on the show until Friday 15th June 2018. Visit and for full casting information!

Nick All Stars

In addition to Kazoom - Die Action-Spielshow staffel 3, Nickelodeon will be treating fans to back-to-back episodes of their favourite Nick shows all summer in Nick All Stars!

Kicking off Monday 16th July 2018, in Nick All Stars, Nickelodeon will air marathons of hit shows such as The Loud House, SpongeBob SquarePants, Game Shakers, Mysticons, The Thundermans and more weekdays at between 08:00 - 12:00 Uhr. Then, at the weekends, Nick will air the best episodes of hit Nickelodeon shows such as Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn, School of Rock, Henry Danger and The Thundermans, with each Saturday and Sunday having a different theme, including Free-Style Performances, Teamwork and Gaming & Challenges.

Below is Nickelodeon Deutschland's official press release announcing the aweslime news:

Der Sommer bei Nick: Neue Folgen von 'Kazoom – Die Action-Spielshow' und eine geballte Ladung 'Nick All Stars'

Berlin, 11. Juni 2018 – Mit sechs Wochen Sommerferien gibt es dieses Jahr wieder sechs frisch produzierte Folgen der beliebten Action-Spielshow 'Kazoom'. Anfang Juli 2018 dreht der Kindersender Nickelodeon zusammen mit der Produktionsfirma Bastei Media und Moderator Sascha Quade die actiongeladene Spielshow im Movie Park Germany in Bottrop. In verrückten Spielen auf rasanten Achterbahnfahrten und spritzigen Wasserbahnen treten hier mutige Zweierteams im Alter zwischen 9 und 12 Jahren gegeneinander an. Im „Eltern-Kind“ und „Promi-Special“ gibt es dann nochmal ganz besondere Herausforderungen. Den Finalisten winkt am Ende ein toller Preis.

Ab dem 16. Juli ist das Nick-Programm bereits mit fünfminütigen Clips rund um den 'Kazoom-Sommerspaß' gespickt, die dann auf die brandneuen halbstündigen Folgen an den Sonntagen hinführen. Hier zeigt Sascha gemeinsam mit vielen Kids, was man alles Tolles in den Sommerferien anstellen kann.

Die erste Folge von 'Kazoom – Die Action-Spielshow' hat am Sonntag, den 22. Juli 2018 um 18:50 Uhr Premiere. Bis zum 15. Juni 2018 können sich noch Teams für die Show bewerben. Alle Infos zum 'Kazoom'-Casting finden Sie hier.

Die 'Nick All Stars' – Extra lange Ferienblöcke gespickt mit allen Lieblingsserien

Das Sommerferienprogramm bei Nick versammelt ab dem 16. Juli von Montag bis Freitag die Lieblingsserien und –Charaktere der Kids in den 'Nick All Stars'-Programmblöcken. Von 08:00 bis 12:00 Uhr zeigt Nick Episodenblöcke mit Serienhits wie 'Willkommen bei den Louds', 'SpongeBob Schwammkopf', 'Game Shakers', 'Mysticons', 'Die Thundermans' und vielen mehr. An den Wochenenden vom 07. Juli bis 25. August zeigt Nick die besten Folgen von 'Nicky, Ricky, Dick & Dawn', 'School of Rock', 'Henry Danger' und 'Die Thundermans' mit verschiedenen Themen wie Free-Style Performances, Teamwork oder Gaming & Challenges.

Bildmaterial zu den Nickelodeon-Shows finden Sie hier.


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Sneak Peek: Jenna Dewan To Guest Star On New 'Blaze And The Monster Machines' Episode, Premiering 6/12

Jenna Dewan is revving her animated engines!

The actor and World of Dance host lends her voice to a cuddly vehicle named Bunnie on the newest episode of Nickelodeon’s hit CG-animated preschool series Blaze and the Monster Machines, and to celebrate, PEOPLE has unveiled a fantastic first look at Jenna in the episode!

In “Breaking the Ice,” airing Tuesday, June 12, Dewan’s bunny-truck character 'Bunnie' is going about her business, making a pile of snowballs, when the glaciers she’s sitting atop starts to melt and break apart.

While Bunnie manages to keep all her snowballs intact as she hops from piece to piece of the broken glacier, it’s then up to Blaze and his pals to save the day when she’s stranded in the middle of a huge body of water.

“With my robot power, nothing’s gonna get in our way!” Blaze proclaims before the team heads off on their rescue mission.

Jenna Dewan's character on Blaze and the Monster MachinesBlaze and the Monster Machines; Inset: Getty

One person who’s likely thrilled about Dewan’s newest endeavor? Her daughter Everly, 5, who has quite the creative soul and is not afraid to give her superstar mom her most honest feedback.

“Derek [Hough] and I were rehearsing [for World of Dance] and she wanted to be the judge. So we literally gave her a piece of paper and we did our performances and she was like, ‘Umm … 6,’ ” Dewan, 37, told Ellen DeGeneres in May.

“[Derek] got a 6 but I got an 8,” Dewan continued of her daughter, laughing. “I was like, ‘I’m still winning!’ But she was a tough judge!”

Blaze and the Monster Machines' episode “Breaking the Ice,” starring Jenna Dewan, premieres Tuesday, June 12 at 12 p.m. ET/PT on Nickelodeon USA! Check out a super sneak-peek below!:

Kids Can Cool It This Summer At Nickelodeon Summer Exhibition In Shanghai, China

Featuring an indoor Nickelodeon themed land, the exhibit features a Paw Patrol ocean balls pool, a Dora the Explorer DIY and puzzle solving zone and the Bikini Bottom sand play area, where kids get a chance to meet SpongeBob and Patrick and explore their under-water world.

Children in Shanghai, China can escape from the heat this summer at the Nickelodeon themed exhibition!

Collectively hosted by Nickelodeon and the Xintiandi Hubindao Shopping Center, the animation exhibition runs through late August and promises kids a brand new visiting experience, and will give visitors the chance to interact with popular characters from their favourite cartoons.

Featuring an indoor Nickelodeon themed land, the exhibit provides children with a Paw Patrol ocean balls pool, a Dora the Explorer DIY and puzzle solving zone and the Bikini Bottom sand play area, where the kids get a chance to meet SpongeBob and Patrick and explore the under-water world of Bikini Bottom.

The exhibition also features popular characters from hit Nickelodeon shows such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Paw Patrol, Dora the Explorer, Shimmer and Shine, Blaze and the Monster Machines and The Lord House.

A series of activities is available for both kids and parents, who can meet up with their animated idols, attend a parent-child running race and get invited to the “Summer Bubble Party.”

Visitors can also purchase the peripheral products of their favorite Nickelodeon characters and take part in the photo shooting competition to win the prize of flight tickets to Los Angeles, California.

Come and have an unforgettable summer fun adventure!

Date: Through August 31, 10:30am-9pm

Venue: Xintiandi Hubin Dao Shopping Center

Address: 150 Hubin Rd


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Oxygen to Release New 'Rugrats' and 'Hey Arnold!' Fashion Collection in the Philippines [Updated]

MANILA, Philippines – Street-wear fashion brand Oxygen has collaborated with Nickelodeon Asia to launch a brand-new '90s Nickelodeon collection in the Philippines!

The line features tops, hoodies, shorts, and accessories with the lovable characters from Nickelodeon's iconic '90s animated series Rugrats and Hey Arnold! The tops start at P499 apiece, while the accessories go for as low as P349.

The news comes as Nickelodeon Southeast Asia prepares to premiere the highly anticipated, brand-new Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie, in which Arnold finally gets answers about the whereabouts of his missing parents, on Friday 25th May 2018 at 6.30pm (SG/MY/PH), 5.30pm (WIB)!

"What better way to celebrate the '90s than spinning these well-loved characters on our daily gear," said Oxygen brand director Jeff Bascon in a release to media.

Update (6/11) - From Inquirer Fashion:

OXYGEN and Nickelodeon team up for ‘Rugrats’ and ‘Hey Arnold!’ collection

Streetwear brand OXYGEN recently launched a cartoon series collection in partnership with Nickelodeon.

The Oxygen x Nick 90’s collection includes tops, hoodies, shorts, and accessories for men and women, and features the all-time favorite characters from two of the network’s 90’s classic animated series: Rugrats and Hey Arnold!

Rugrats (1991) follows the playpen adventures of Chuckie, Tommy, twins Phil and Lil, and Angelica while Hey Arnold! (1996) centers on the big city experiences of fourth-grader Arnold.

“What better way to celebrate the 90’s than spinning these well-loved characters on our daily gear,” Oxygen Brand Director Jeff Bascon said about the partnership with Nickelodeon.

Bascon added that the collection is a perfect addition to the brand as it continue its wave of nostalgic pieces.

“Many consumers have grown up with these classic Nickelodeon shows in the ‘90s so there’s no better way to wear your heart on your sleeve than through a collection that captures the essence of the era, and yet is right on trend,” said Claire O’Connor, Vice President Consumer Products and Retail Marketing Asia Pacific, Viacom International Media Networks.

About Nickelodeon International

Nickelodeon, now in its 39th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon is one of the most globally recognized and widely distributed multimedia entertainment brands for kids and family, with 1.2 billion cumulative subscriptions in more than 500 million households across 170+ countries and territories, via more than 100+ 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 Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc.


The Oxygen x '90s Nick collection hits stores on Friday 18th May 2018! Check out a selection of the fashion line below!:

David Zinn Wins 'Best Scenic Design of a Musical' 2018 Tony Award for 'SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical'

The American Theatre Wing has announced the Sponge-Tastic news that David Zinn won the award for "Best Scenic Design of a Musical" for his work on Nickelodeon’s smash hit SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical at the 72nd Annual Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards! Check out David accepting his award below!:

David Zinn wears his heart on his sleeve

Whilst taking to Playbill, when asked what his shirt said, he opened his blazer and revealed: “‘Love is at the root of our resistance.’ It’s a Colin Kaepernick quote. I always like to bring in a little bit of the outside world in.”

Squidward's Big Break

In addition to David's big win, Squidward Q. Tentacles (Tony nominee Gavin Lee) interrupted hosts Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles to bring some class and glamour to the proceedings with a fantastic performance of his hit song “I’m Not a Loser”, which was also the evening’s leggiest number.

A huge congratulations to David Zinn and the cast and crew of the Tony-award winning SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical! :)

The Thundermans Theme Song 🌩️ Extended Version w/ NEW Lyrics | #MusicMonday | Nickelodeon

Four seasons of The Thundermans means they’ve had their fair share of superhero moments, surprises, and epic fight scenes! Catch up on it all with this new version of the theme song featuring highlights from your favorite episodes. Beware… these new lyrics are catchy too! What’s been your favorite Thundermans moment? Let me know in the comments below and catch more on Nickelodeon!

Are you a Max, Phoebe, Nora or Billy?! Take the quiz to find out which Thunderman you are right now!

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How to Make a Glowing Hairstyle Surprise🌟Style Files Hair Tutorial | Sunny Day | Nick Jr.

Would you like a glow-in-the-dark hairstyle surprise? Let’s take another look inside the Style Files to find out how you can make this one-of-a-kind creation! Watch how glow in the dark hairspray can be artfully layered into your hair. Then, you can follow Sunny’s hairstyling instructions for tips and pointers on how to safely achieve a super special hairstyle that sparkles when the lights are turned off. Mix and match their favorite colors or choose to look just like Sunny, Rox, Blair, and Doodle from Sunny Day. For more DIY hair tutorial video clips, visit the FREE Nick Jr. App or go to You’ll also find Sunny Day full episodes, games, and a collection of kids’ songs!

Watch Sunny Day, weekdays on Nickelodeon:

Preschoolers can watch full episodes online, play games, and discover silly surprises at and in the free Nick Jr. App: iTunes | Google Play | Amazon.

Stream Nick Jr. for free in the Nick Jr. App on Roku and Apple TV or download full episodes for offline viewing on iTunes or Google Play

You can also download premium apps featuring your child's favorite Nick Jr. shows on iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon.

Draw and Play: iPhone | iPad | Google Play: Phone / Tablet | Amazon

Nick Jr. Let’s Learn: iPhone | iPad

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Bunsen is a Beast | Bunsen's House | Cookie Monster | Nickelodeon UK

Amanda eats some of Bunsen's cookies, and starts to develop into a beast in this monsteriffic video clip from Bunsen Is a Beast episode "Cookie Monster"!

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Victorious | Jade and Beck Make Up | Nickelodeon UK

Jade's (Elizabeth Gillies) romantic gesture turns into a disaster, but Beck (Avan Jogia) might just be able to forgive her.

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Favorite BFF Nick Stars Duo, Zoom Challenge 👀, Owen Joyner's Jokes & More! | #WinYourWeek | Nickelodeon

TWO of your favorite Nick Stars have a birthday this week! Are you ready to celebrate with a brand new Win Your Week?! Put your eyes to the test with the new Super Zoom Challenge, find out who YOU picked as your favorite Best Friends duo, and laugh to some of Owen Joyner's jokes. Plus, a never before seen sneak peek from the latest episode of Knight Squad, "Legend of the Dragon Crystals"! Catch Knight Squad, School of Rock and more of your favorite shows on Nickelodeon!

How do you celebrate the Fourth of July? Let Nick know in the comments on YouTube for a chance to be featured in an upcoming episode of WIN YOUR WEEK!

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Speech Bubble w/Butch Hartman Feat. Daran Norris: Full Episode

Butch Hartman (creator of Fairly OddParents and Danny Phantom on Nickelodeon and accidental disembodied voice) is joined by the voice of Timmy’s Dad and Cosmo on Fairly OddParents, and lovable custodian on Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide, Daran Norris!

Speech Bubble W/ Butch Hartman - Feat. Daran Norris [Full Episode]:

Butch Hartman (creator of Fairly OddParents and Danny Phantom on Nickelodeon and accidental disembodied voice) is joined by the voice of Timmy’s Dad and Cosmo, Daran Norris!

Do You Dare? | 'Double Dare' Premieres Monday, June 25 | Only On Nickelodeon USA

Do YOU dare? Flex your brain muscles? Take a pie to the face? Pop a balloon with your butt? Play with your food? Catch some slime? Run like crazy? And pick your nose? The messiest game show on TV returns for a brand-new series, the all-new Double Dare, premieres Monday, June 25 at 8:00pm ET/PT, only on Nickelodeon USA!

Premiering Monday, June 25 at 8:00pm ET/PT and hosted by digital creator and actress Liza Koshy, Nickelodeon's Double Dare revival will see a new generation of fans compete in the messiest and most physically challenging competition of their lives. Bringing together new fans and the iconic game show’s millennial audience from the ‘90s, original series host Marc Summers returns to give color commentary on the challenges, lending his vast knowledge of the game and expertise to each episode.

Leading up to the debut of the brand-new series of Double Dare, NickSplat will air a selection of classic episodes from across the Double Dare franchise every night at 11:00pm ET/PT between Monday 18th - Sunday 24th June 2018.

Nickelodeon’s new Double Dare will also spill off of the screen and into the real world this summer, connecting to fans both old and new in a series of forthcoming location-based live experiences. There will be opportunities for fans to play Double Dare in on-the-ground versions at VidCon 2018 in Anaheim, Calif., and all summer long at Nickelodeon Universe at Mall of America in Minneapolis.

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How To Tell If Someone Is Your BFF | NickSplat

Our favorite NickSplat stars from Kenan & Kel, Rocko's Modern Life, Hey Arnold!, Doug and CatDog teach us how to tell if someone is your BFF!

Watch all your '90s Nickelodeon favorites on NickSplat, your late-night destination for your favorite childhood Nickelodeon cartoons and live-action shows! NickSplat doesn't question football-shaped heads, but embrace them - along with Reptar bars, a Big Ear of Corn, orange soda, and even slime for Pete (and Pete's) sake. Make your slime-covered Nickelodeon childhood dreams come true every night at 11 PM ET/PT, only on TeenNick USA! #NickSplat!

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Tony Awards 2018: 'SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical' Cast & Crew Interviews

To celebrate Nickelodeon's smash-hit SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical receiving 12 nominations in the 72nd Annual Tony Awards, many media outlets have released sponge-tastic interviews with the cast of crew of the critically acclaimed Broadway production. Check out a super selection of the interviews below!: