Saturday, February 28, 2015

Interviews With Diversity Stars Jordan Banjo And Perri Kiely, The UK Presenters Of Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2015

To celebrate the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2015, Fun Kids and Pop Scoop! have unveiled exclusive video interviews with Diversity stars Jordan Banjo and Perri Kiely, the UK hosts of the 2015 KCAs, which you can watch in the online streaming video clips below!

In the interviews, Jordan and Perri talk about Nickelodeon's 2015 Kids' Choice Awards, including who's been nominated, who they hope will win a coveted orange blimp award (including Joey Essex's Cat, Prince Essex), and who they hope to meet at Nick's annual slimefest, plus what it was like to present the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2014, which celebrities they got to meet whilst hosting, and what it was like for Perri to get slimed during "Xmas Slime" in December 2014! Jordan also talks about how he hopes to be slimed at Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards 2015, how happy he is that Directioners have been nominated for a Kids' Choice Award, and reveals that he's a big fan of anime video games!

Fun Kids talk to Jordan Banjo and Perri Kiely about presenting the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2015:

Pop Scoop! talks to Jordan and Perri about hosting Nickelodeon's 2015 Kids' Choice Awards:

Kids can now cast their votes across the seven already announced UK categories and the 21 international categories, including new additions: Favourite Talent Competition Show, Favourite Family TV Show, Most Addicting Game and Favourite New Artist, across all of Nickelodeon's digital platforms including, on The Nick App and via Twitter using the hashtag #KCA. You can find a full list of Kids' Choice Awards 2015 Twitter voting hashtags here on NickALive!. Furthermore, fans can join in on the slime-fest by going to Fans can vote for their favourites as many times as they like until voting closes on Saturday 28th March 2015.

Nickelodeon UK and Ireland and Nickelodeon HD UK will premiere and show the "2015 Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards", "Nickelodeon's 28th Annual Kids' Choice Awards", hosted by Nick Jonas, Jordan Banjo and Perri Kiely, on Sunday 29th March 2015 at 5:00pm (repeated at 6:00pm on Nickelodeon +1), giving Nick's UK and Irish audiences the opportunity to see all of the slime and star action less than 24 hours after the live US show, which will take place in Los Angeles' legendary 'Fabulous' Forum for the first-time ever on Saturday 28th March 2015! The awards will also encore on Channel 5 on Sunday 5th April 2015.

Plus, tune in to "Road to the KCAs" every Friday from 4:00pm on Nickelodeon UK and Ireland/HD (repeated from 5:00pm on Nick+1) and follow Jordan and Perri as they tour the United States, sending back the very latest Orange Carpet gossip, showcasing the very best of Nickelodeon and covering all the excitement in the build-up to this years slime-tastic extravaganza!
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Counting for Dummies: A Comprehensive Guide to TV Measurement

During Nickelodeon's annual upfront presentation, Nickelodeon Upfront 2015, Nickelodeon treated their audience to a bit of industry humor with the debut of a short parody starring Benjamin "Lil P-Nut" Flores Jr. and Breanna Yde, who play Louie Preston and Frankie Hathaway, respectively, on Nickelodeon's hit supernatural-themed live-action comedy series "The Haunted Hathaways"!

While hanging out in the Viacom offices in Times Square, the curious child stars stumble upon a fictitious book titled "Counting for Dummies: A Comprehensive Guide to TV Measurement".

Watch the video below to explore the mock paperback, full of examples that tally US TV viewers in a way that doesn't quite add up. These youngsters aren't the only ones stumped as the television industry continues to push for more innovation and accuracy in TV measurement:

Counting for Dummies: A Comprehensive Guide to TV Measurement from Viacom on Vimeo.

Counting for Dummies: A Comprehensive Guide to TV Measurement

Source: Blog.Viacom, Viacom's corporate blog.
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Nickelodeon USA To Premiere "Harvey Beaks" On Sunday 29th March 2015

Nickelodeon USA has announced the fantastic news in their new teaser trailer that Nick USA will start to premiere and show Nickelodeon's brand-new original animated series "Harvey Beaks" on Sunday 29th March 2015 at 7:00 PM (ET/PT)! NickHeads can watch Nickelodeon USA's latest "Harvey Beaks" promo here on Toon Zone!

A mild-mannered bird and his two wild best friends embark on a series of hilarious adventures in Nickelodeon's brand-new animated series "Harvey Beaks" (formally titled "Bad Seeds"). This 26-episode series, created and executive produced by C.H. Greenblatt ("Chowder"), tells the story of the unlikely friendship between Harvey, a kid who's never broken the rules, and Fee and Foo, his two friends who've never lived by any. Set in a magical forest, this new series follows one sweet bird on his mission to experience wild adventures with the help of his two best friends. Harvey, Fee and Foo's connection only grows stronger throughout the series as they push each other into endless fun.

Viewers can visit the "Harvey Beaks" page on and the Nick App to learn more about the show and its characters, get a behind-the-scenes look at the series and play new games beginning March 26, including "Harvey Beaks Pe-Choo!" and take the quiz "Which Character Are You?". Episodes of Harvey Beaks will be available on and the Nick App, along with platforms including iTunes, Amazon, Xbox, Google Play, Vudu, Playstation, Hulu and VOD.

Greenblatt began his career in animation as a storyboard artist and writer on Nickelodeon's "SpongeBob SquarePants". He created and executive produced "Chowder" and was a storyboard artist and writer for "The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy" at Cartoon Network. He also directed his own version of the character "Deadman" for DC Nation shorts.

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Nickelodeon USA To Premiere Brand-New "SpongeBob SquarePants" Episode "Yeti Krabs" On Sunday 29th March 2015!

Very Important Update - Nickelodeon USA WILL be premiering the brand-new "SpongeBob SquarePants" episode "Yeti Krabs" on Sunday 29th March 2015 at 7:00pm, followed by the world premiere of Nickelodeon's brand-new Nicktoon "Harvey Beaks"!

I apologise for any confusion and inconvenience caused by my last update.

The television news website The Futon Critic is reporting the exciting Nick News that Nickelodeon USA will premiere and show a brand-new episode of the networks hit original animated series "SpongeBob SquarePants" titled "Yeti Krabs" on Sunday 29th March 2015 at 7:00pm (ET/PT)!

In the all-new SBSP episode, which is the partner episode of "Kenny the Cat", Squidward stops doing work at the Krusty Krab, so Mr. Krabs tells a scary story about a yeti crab that eats lazy employees, which causes SpongeBob to take it seriously and start working in overdrive!

Source: ToonZone forum member J21697.
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Canada: YTV Sets the Stage for the Most Exciting March Ever

Original Corus Entertainment Inc. Press Release via

YTV Sets the Stage for the Most Exciting March Ever

* Special live musical performance on Friday, March 20 to be announced

* The Zone introduces Mucho Marcho Mission, a daily March Break adventure that will take YTV stars on extreme missions

* YTV airs Nickelodeon's 28th Annual Kids' Choice Awards live on Saturday, March 28, starting with YTV's live Countdown Show #YTVKCALive

* New live-action series The Stanley Dynamic and Bella and the Bulldogs

(February 26, 2015 – Toronto, Canada) This March YTV is pulling out all the stops for a month filled with new series, movies and marathons, all leading up to three incredible, breath-taking live events that will make the channel the place to be. The channel has a lineup stacked with new episodes as well as two new highly anticipated live-action comedies. Bella and the Bulldogs launches on Wednesday, March 18 at 7 p.m. ET/PT and The Stanley Dynamic will debut on Thursday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT. YTV is also set to reveal a huge treat for viewers on March 20, when a major recording artist will perform live on The Zone. Details to come. And March will go out with a roar, when YTV gives viewers front row seats to the most exciting kids' night of the year, starting with the live pre-show Kids' Choice Countdown hosted by The Zone's Carlos and followed by the live telecast of Nickelodeon's Kids Choice Awards on Saturday, March 28.

"We're thrilled to be giving our viewers the most exciting March Break lineup in YTV history," said Jocelyn Hamilton, Vice President, Programming and Original Prodcutions, Corus Kids. "Not only is our programming schedule packed with new series and episodes and great movies, but kids are in for a real treat with the adventures that YTV stars will take them on with Mucho Marcho Mission and the incredible surprise performance we have planned to wrap up the week."

Viewers can also look forward to a new season of Numb Chucks and new episodes of Some Assembly Required, Max and Shred, The Haunted Hathaways, Henry Danger, The Thundermans and Nicky, Ricky, Dicky, and Dawn.


March Break on YTV – Mucho Marcho Mission

During March Break, March 16 to March 20, YTV will the #1 place to be while school's out with movie marathons every day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET/PT and The Zone's week-long Mucho Marcho Mission Starting Monday, March 16, Carlos and The Zone gang are partaking in a daily Mucho Marcho Mission in which they will each get to do something they've always wanted to experience, like riding in a helicopter or flying on a trapeze, and take another YTV star along with them. Mucho Marcho Mission will culminate on Friday, March 20 with an incredible live performance from a major recording artist. Visit and follow @YTV for more details on Mucho Marcho Mission's daily challenges and the exciting reveal of the international singing sensation slated for the Friday finale.

Bella and the Bulldogs – Premieres Wednesday, March 18 at 7 p.m. ET/PT

Head cheerleader, Bella's life takes an unexpected twist when her amazing throwing arm takes her from the sidelines to becoming the starting quarterback of her Texas middle school football team, the Bulldogs. In this new comedy Bella Dawson, a confident, caring and talented teenager, suddenly finds herself fulfilling a lifelong dream but also having to navigate the world of her teammates Troy, Sawyer and Newt, without losing her two best friends, Pepper and Sophie from the cheer squad.

The Stanley Dynamic – Premieres Thursday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT

The Stanley Dynamic, a hilarious multi-cam sitcom centres around The Stanleys, a normal family with one big twist—one of their twin sons is animated. The 14-year-old twins, Larry and his cartoon twin brother Luke, navigate their first year of high school and try to fit in. Luke prefers to stay under the radar, but his ability to stretch his body like a wad of gum keeps him in the spotlight, while Larry's love of attention constantly backfires and results in him getting into a lot of trouble. Luckily, the twins have the support of their little sister, their mom and their cartoonist dad who chronicles the family's adventures in his online comic strip. Together the Stanleys juggle home life, school and work in a way that stretches their relationship with each other and the world in all kinds of unexpected ways.

Kids' Choice Countdown – Saturday, March 28 at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT

YTV will debut its first-ever live pre-show leading up to the 28th Annual Kids Choice Awards, with The Zone's Carlos reporting direct from the Orange Carpet in L.A. As the stars arrive The Zone's Suki and Lisa Gilroy will co-anchor the show in front of a live YTV studio audience, along with appearances from YTV's Duhin, Victor and kid contributors Miley and Ethan, as they relay the action and keep fans up-to-date with what's trending in each award category. Audience members and viewers at home will be able to share their countdown moments using #YTVKCALive for the chance to be selected for customized social shout outs. Just in time for the main event, the preshow will end with the ultimate KCA moment, when one of the YTV hosts gets slimed!

28th Annual Kids Choice Awards – Saturday, March 28 at 8 p.m. ET/PT

YTV will air Nickelodeon's 28th Annual Kids' Choice Awards live on Saturday, March 28 at 8 p.m. ET/PT and the show will be simulcast on Nickelodeon (Canada). Multi-talented singer/songwriter and actor Nick Jonas is set to take the stage from L.A.'s legendary 'Fabulous' Forum. With four new categories added, this year's new nominees include Iggy Azalea, Sam Smith, Angelina Jolie, 5 Seconds of Summer, Channing Tatum, Meryl Streep, Meghan Trainor, Chris Pratt, Fifth Harmony, Echosmith, Jessie J, Liam Hemsworth, Elle Fanning, Imagine Dragons, Kira Kosdearin and Laura Marano. Kids also picked superstar nominees Beyoncé, Cameron Diaz, Jamie Foxx, Ariana Grande, OneRepublic, Hugh Jackman, Bruno Mars, Nicki Minaj, Ben Stiller, One Direction, Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Jennifer Garner, Maroon 5, Scarlett Johansson and more.


The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2009)

Pirate Captain sets out on a mission to defeat his rivals for the Pirate of the year Award. The Pirates! Band of Misfits premieres Sunday, March15 at 6 p.m.

Wreck-it Ralph (2012)

A video game villain wants to be a hero but his quest brings havoc to his world. Wreck-it Ralph premieres Friday, March 20 at 7:30 p.m.

The Bee Movie (2010)

Barry the Bee develops a relationship with a florist in New York City, and as their relationship develops, Barry discovers humans eat honey, and he decides to sue them. The Bee Movie premieres Sunday, March 22 at 6 p.m.


Monday, March 16
Over the Hedge (2006) airs at 9 a.m
Madagascar (2005) airs at 10:40 a.m
Madagascar 2 (2008) airs at 12:20 p.m
Megamind (2010) airs at 2:05 p.m.

Tuesday, March 17
Scooby Doo 2 (2004) airs at 9 a.m
Aliens in the Attic (2009) airs at 10:45 a.m
Frankenweenie (2012) airs at 12:30 p.m
Paranorman (2012) airs at 2:15 p.m

Wednesday, March 18
Barnyard (2006) airs at 9 a.m
Open Season (2006) airs at 10:45 a.m
Surf's Up (2007) airs at 12:30 p.m
Puss in Boots (2011) airs at 2:15 p.m

Thursday, March 19
Open Season 3 (2010) airs at 9 a.m
How to train your dragon (2010) airs at 10:30 a.m
Kung Fu Panda (2008) airs at 12:25 p.m
Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) airs at 2:15 p.m

Friday, March 20
Ice Age (2002) airs at 9 a.m
Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006) airs at 10:35 a.m
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009) at 12:25 p.m
Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012) airs at 2:15 p.m

About YTV
Celebrating 25 years in television, YTV is a leading cross platform entertainment brand for kids and families. The channel offers quality entertainment with hilarious animated and live-action comedy series, popular Nickelodeon series, blockbuster movies, top-rated original Canadian programming, music, celebrities and the channel's after-school block, The Zone. Through its multiple platforms and exclusive digital and interactive content, YTV is the voice of Canadian youth culture. YTV is owned by Corus Entertainment Inc.

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