Thursday, February 06, 2014

Nick Jr. UK And To Host "Zack & Quack" Twitter Party On Friday 7th February 2014

Nick Jr. UK and Ireland has announced the very exciting news that, to celebrate Nickelodeon UK's preschool channel starting to premiere and show Nickelodeon's brand new CG-animated series "Zack & Quack" on Friday 7th February 2014 at 4:30pm (repeated at 5:30pm on Nick Junior UK's plus-one (+1) timeshift channel, Nick Jr.+1), they have teamed up with the online parenting community to host a very special "Zack & Quack" Twitter Party, and everybody's invited!

Nick Jr. and's "Zack & Quack" Twitter Party will be held on their official Twitter profile pages on Friday 7th February 2014 from 3.45pm to 5.45pm, and to join in, simply follow @NickJRUK, @UKMumstv & @RedRoseMummy and Tweet using the dedicated hashtag #zackandquack! There will also be lots of opportunities to win great craft prizes!

The party is open to everyone and is heavily based around craft activities using all kinds of materials so get collecting your old boxes, plastic bottles, tubes and anything else you can find to take part at home. You can find lots of great ideas on how you can get involved during the "Zack & Quack" Twitter Party in Nick Junior's official "Zack & Quack" Twitter Party guide and downloadable Twitter Party Pack, which are filled with tons of easy steps, fantastic tips and great activities on how you can join in the party at home, including instructions on how to make a origami Frog!

Additionally, Nick Jr. UK and have unveiled a brand-new competition where you could win a bundle of craft activities and materials worth £100! To enter and to watch a super sneak peek preview of the very first episode of "Zack & Quack", "Pop-Up Speedway", simply visit the contests official webpage at!

To further celebrate Nick Jr. UK premiering "Zack & Quack", has unveiled the channels official "Zack & Quack" show website, which you can visit here at Nick Junior UK's official "Zack & Quack" webpage features information about the series and each of the characters in the show - Zack, Quack, Kira, Belly Up, Fluffy, and Hop and Skip - online streaming videos featuring clips from episodes of "Zack & Quack", and a 'Create' area featuring fantastic downloadable puzzles!

Set in a fantastical immersive pop-up book where where imagination and creativity rule, "Zack & Quack" is a brand-new CG-animated series which follows the adventures of an inventive boy named Zack and his best friend, a young duck called Quack. There are surprises abound, as pulling pop-ups triggers unexpected wonders and causes exciting new worlds to literally unfold before their eyes. Resourceful friend and neighbour, Kira, joins the dazzling duo on each adventure and is on hand to fix any paper problem with her expert pop-up tool kit.

Zack and Quack meet plenty of quirky friends along the way including a wise frog called Belly Up, Skip and Hop - a pair of acrobatic squirrel sisters - and an ever cautious hedgehog called Fluffy. Together with their friends, Zack and Quack soon discover that anything's possible with the power of pop up. The Nickelodeon and Zodiak Rights co-production has a unique visual style which re-imagines the pop-up book format for television.

Following the series premiere on Friday 7th February 2014, new episodes will air every Friday at 4:30pm on Nick Jr. UK and Ireland. Viewers can also visit for more fun and games.

In the premiere episode "Pop-Up Speedway", Zack and his friends build a pop-up race car and Zack wants to prove it's a winner on the greatest raceway ever. Zack and Quack will have to use all of their pop-up "engine-uity" to show that their homemade hot-rod is just as good as the other cars.

Watch "Zack & Quack" on Nick Jr. UK every Friday at 4:30pm from 7th February 2014!

Where every day's an adventure, Nick Jr. UK is a top-performing commercial pre-school entertainment brand in cable and satellite homes. Launched in 1999 as the world's first channel dedicated to pre-school children, Nick Jr.'s programming includes beloved shows "Dora the Explorer", "Peppa Pig", "Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom" and "Bubble Guppies". Online, clips, games, exclusive activities and downloads are all available at Viewers also have the opportunity to catch up with the schedule through Nick Jr. +1. Nick Jr. is available on Sky 615, Virgin 715, through BT Vision and TalkTalk channel 318.

The Nickelodeon Network is a top-performing commercial kids TV network in the UK and Ireland with Nickelodeon channels available in over 14 million cable and satellite homes. Having launched in 1993 Nickelodeon UK comprises seven dedicated entertainment channels for kids aged 4-15 and their families, and is a joint venture between Viacom International Media Networks and BSkyB.

Additional sources: Viacom International Media Networks UK and Ireland, Red Rose Mummy
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