Wednesday, November 26, 2014

TeenNick USA To Premiere Brand-New Drama Series "Open Heart" In January 2015

TeenNick USA, Nickelodeon USA's 24-hour network exclusively for and about teens and tweens, has announced the exciting Nickelodeon News in a post on the networks official blog on that TeenNick USA will start to premiere and show the brand-new original teen live-action drama series "Open Heart" from January 2015!

"Open Heart" is a all-new thrilling mystery series that follows Dylan Blake, a rebellious daughter in a family of doctors who has to solve one giant family mystery. When a run-in with the law lands Dylan, the rebellious daughter of a fractured family of doctors, community service at Open Heart Memorial Hospital, she uses her volunteer position to investigate the mysterious disappearance of her father. And even though she's surrounded by a family of doctors and good friends, Dylan is determined to unravel the secrets of Open Heart Memorial Hospital… all while trying to find her place in the world.

The series stars:

Karis Cameron (Signed, Sealed, Delivered; The Haunting Hour) as Dylan Blake, the gutsy and headstrong heroine who is determined to unravel the mystery that plagues the halls of Open Heart Memorial;

Tori Anderson (The L.A. Complex, Warehouse 13, Flashpoint) as Dr. London Blake, Dylan's brainy older sister and first-year resident;

Justin Kelly (Degrassi, Lost Girl, Latest Buzz) as Wes Silver, the cool and playful charmer, with a smart mouth that gets him out of trouble just as often as it gets him into it;

Cristine Prosperi (Degrassi, Nicky Deuce) as Mikayla Walker, the bright and bubbly ally to Dylan who distracts herself with all the hospital's social drama;

Kevin McGarry (Being Erica, Saw 7) as Dr. Timothy "Hud" Hudson, the first-year medical resident and rugged bad boy of Open Heart Memorial;

Patrick Kwok-Choon (Nikita, Rookie Blue, Being Erica) as Seth Park, loveable hipster-nerd lab tech, whose knowledge of biochemistry is exceeded only by his collection of indie novels and ironic t-shirts;

Jenny Cooper (Hemlock Grove, Scandal, NCIS, C.S.I. Miami, 24) as Dr. Jane Blake, mother to Dylan and London, and the leading trauma doctor who would rather save lives than deal with her own family affairs;

Demore Barnes (Hemlock Grove, The Listener, Flashpoint) as Dr. Dominic Karamichaelidis, the handsome attending emergency physician and resident advisor who doesn't mind being the bad guy if it means saving lives;

Elena Juatco (Repo! The Genetic Opera, Breaking the Rules, Sorority Surrogate) as Scarlet, the first-year medical resident, whose stunning beauty often leaves her razor sharp medical skills underestimated by others;

Mena Massoud (King, Combat Hospital, Poser) as Jared, the snarky and upfront head of the youth volunteer program who plays by the rules and relishes the marginal authority his position gives him;

and Dylan Everett (Degrassi, Wingin' It, The Unauthorized Saved By The Bell Story) as Teddy, Dylan's old friend - a bored rich kid and a very bad influence.

For the latest news and more information about "Open Heart", "Like" Open Heart on Facebook, follow @openheart_tv on Twitter, and follow the latest gossip using #OpenHeart.

To celebrate TeenNick USA starting to air "Open Heart" in January 2015, the shows official YouTube channel has unveiled TeenNick's first "Open Heart" trailer, which gives a fantastic first-look at TeenNick's brand-new mystery drama series, which you can watch in the online streaming video clip below!:

"Open Heart" is executive produced by Linda Schuyler and Stephen Stohn, Ramona Barckert, Matt Hornburg and Mark Bishop. The series is developed in association with marblemedia, who will be producing a fully integrated interactive digital component to the series. Directors are Stefan Brogren and Samir Rehem. Writers include Ramona Barckert, Chris Pozzebon, Scott Oleszkowicz, Brendan Gall, Brendon Yorke and Barbara Haynes. Production Executives for Corus Entertainment are Jamie Piekarz and Chris Bell and for TeenNick, Kim Powers. The 12 x 30-minute series was commissioned by YTV and TeenNick and is produced by three-time Emmy-nominated production company Epitome Pictures ("Degrassi", "Instant Star", "The L.A. Complex"), a DHX Media company, with the financial participation of the Shaw Rocket Fund, the Cogeco Program Development Fund, Bell Fund and RBC Royal Bank.

Christmas Eve On Nickelodeon UK, NickToons, Nick Jr. And Nick Jr. Too

Nickelodeon UK, the number one commercial kids TV network in the UK, has unveiled their festive programming highlights to celebrate Christmas Eve on Wednesday 24th December 2014!

To celebrate Christmas Eve, Nickelodeon UK & Ireland and Nickelodeon HD UK will be wishing viewers a fantastic Christmas with special festive episodes of the popular Nickelodeon shows "The Thundermans" ("Winter Thunderland"), "iCarly" ("iChristmas") and "How to Rock" ("How to Rock Christmas"), and there's another chance to catch Nickelodeon's brand-new Christmas holiday movie "Santa Hunters", plus, Cat gets into the present giving spirit in the "Sam & Cat" episode "Yay Day", and Louie gives Frankie the best present EVER in a encore of Nick's all-new "Haunted Hathaways" special "Mostly Ghostly Girl"! Nick UK will also be showing a huge selection box bursting with hit Nick shows, including "Sam & Cat", "iCarly", "Victorious", "Every Witch Way", "The Haunted Hathaways", "The Thundermans", "See Dad Run", "Wendell and Vinnie", "Drake & Josh", "Peppa Pig", "Genie in the House" and "Rugrats", and viewers will find out who receives the ULTIMATE Christmas present - a Nickelodeon sliming, in "Jordan & Perri’s Xmas Slime"!

NickToons UK and Ireland will wishing viewers A Cracking Christmas with two "SpongeBob SquarePants" Christmas specials, "It's A SpongeBob Christmas!", Nickelodeon's first full-length stop-motion animated special, and "It's a SpongeBob Christmas!", and a mega selection box bursting with hit NickToon shows, "T.U.F.F. Puppy", "Robot and Monster", "SpongeBob SquarePants", "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness", "Monsters vs Aliens", "Rabbids: Invasion", "Rocket Monkeys", "Breadwinners", "Sanjay and Craig", "The Penguins of Madagascar", "Power Rangers Megaforce", "Beyblade Metal Fury", "Gormiti", "The Matt Hatter Chronicles", and "The Fairly Odd Parents", and NickToons will then be making sure everyone knows that Santa Claus knows who's been naughty and nice with two episodes of "Grizzly Tales"! Plus, there's one more chance to enter NickToons' "SpongeBob's Advent Calender" competition to win amazing prizes!

Nickelodeon UK's preschool channels, Nick Jr. and Nick Jr. Too, will also be celebrating Christmas Eve by showing festive episodes of the popular Nick Junior UK shows "Peppa Pig" ("Peppa's Christmas"), "Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom" ("Christmas Episode"), "PAW Patrol" ("Pups Save Christmas"), "Olive the Ostrich" ("Olive and the Poorly Reindeer"), "Rugrats" ("The Santa Experience"), plus the "Dora the Explorer" specials "A Present For Santa", "Dora's Knighthood Adventure", "Tale of the Unicorn King" and "Dora's Enchanted Forest Adventures", and a a stocking full of hit shows, including "Peppa Pig", "Zack and Quack", "Paw Patrol", "Ben and Holly", "Dinosaur Train", "Wallykazam!", "Dora and Friends: Into the City", "Lily's Driftwood Bay", "Pajanimals", "Max and Ruby", "Guess How Much I Love You", "Rugrats", "Wonder Pets", "Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps", "Go Diego Go!", "Ni Hao Kai-Lan", "Team Umizoomi", "Thomas and Friends", "Blue's Clues", "Tickety Toc", "Lalaloopsy", "Bubble Guppies", "The Magic Roundabout", "Fifi and the Flowertots", "Pocoyo", "Louie", and "Humf", plus "The Go!Go!Go! Show" star Steve Leeds will join Arnie and Barnie (The Wiggly Worms; "The Wiggle Song") to read "A Bedtime Story" called "My Cat's A Superhero" to help everyone fall to sleep ready for Father Christmas to visit!

Source: Digiguide.