Thursday, January 30, 2014

Nick Jr. UK To Premiere "Kushaboom", A Brand New Dance-Themed Preschool Series, From Saturday 1st February 2014

Get ready to get up and get dancing! Nickelodeon UK and Ireland's preschool channel, Nick Jr. UK and Ireland, has announced the exciting news in a Tweet (post) on their official Twitter profile page, @NickJrUK, that Nick Jr. UK and Ireland will start to premiere and show their brand new UK-produced dance themed short-form preschool series "Kushaboom" from Saturday 1st February 2014 at 7:50am!:
Our new show #Kushaboom starts Saturday 7:50am! Your little ones can join @HelenaDowlingTV for a special dance class! (You can join in too!)
"Kushaboom" (8 episodes x 5 minutes) is a brand new preschool series set in a enchanted dance studio and features a group of four children, who will make up the 'Kushaboom crew', joining Nick Jr. and Nickelodeon presenter Helena Dowling and her puppet co-presenter, DJ Kusha, for a very special dance class. Using the mechanic of a magical dance floor that transforms into a globe, every episode will take the audience on a geographical adventure where they will explore a different dance culture and learn corresponding dance moves. The series, filmed in Hackney, London will also feature a child actress from the Stagecoach Theatre Arts Weymouth performing arts school.

"Kushaboom" will also have a dedicated website on the official Nick Jr. UK website,, which will feature exclusive interactive content, character information and online streaming video clips.

To celebrate the debut of "Kushaboom" on Nick Junior, has unveiled a brand-new "Kushaboom" online dance game called "Dance with Helena", in which you can dance along with Helena and Kusha by pressing the spacebar when the musical note reaches the box. The game helps to aid a child's physical development teaching them how to follow instructions and they're communication and language skills by teaching them the alphabet.
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