Saturday, June 20, 2015

YTV Canada To Air Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Sports 2015 Live On Thursday 16th July 2015

YTV Canada has announced the exciting news on their official blog that the Canadian children's television channel will be airing Nickelodeon's "Kids' Choice Sports 2015" awards LIVE in July 2015!

Hosted by Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl Quarterback Russell Wilson, Nickelodeon's second annual "Kids' Choice Sports" Awards will be held at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles on Thursday 16th July 2015 and will be broadcast live on Nickelodeon USA and YTV in Canada between 8:00pm-9:30pm ET/PT!

This year marks the first time ever that YTV will be airing the event. Canada will be one of only a couple countries airing "Kids' Choice Sports 2015", the only awards show for kids where NFL champions go head-to-head with tennis legends, and NBA record holders compete with NASCAR racers celebrating kids' favorite athletes and sports moments of the year!

With special guests, performances, outrageous competitions and unique categories, "Kids' Choice Sports 2015" will be bursting with fun, unforgettable moments, epic slimings and sheer 'fan'-demonium that can only happen on Nickelodeon. Kids from around the country will show their support for their favorite athletes, teams and sports moments and decide who will take home a cherished, one-of-a-kind Nickelodeon orange mohawked blimp trophy.

Sports superstar Derek Jeter will be honored with the Legend Award at this year's show in recognition of his unmatched talent, integrity and sportsmanship on and off the field. The Legend Award honors athletes who are the ultimate role models to kids across the globe, inspiring generations year after year.

As part of Nickelodeon's "Kids' Choice Sports 2015", sports fans across Canada can cast their votes in 12 total categories at

This year's list of nominees welcomes a number of first-timers, rising stars and iconic sports fan-favorites competing for the win including Jose Abreu, Carmelo Anthony, Odell Beckham Jr., Drew Brees, Malcolm Butler, Kelly Clark, Sidney Crosby, Stephen Curry, Skylar Diggins, Novak Djokovic, Gabby Douglas, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Roger Federer, Rickie Fowler, Blake Griffin, Rob Gronkowski, Nyjah Huston, LeBron James, Joey Logano, Andrew Luck, Andrew McCutchen, Rory McIlroy, Lionel Messi, Maya Moore, Alex Morgan, DeMarco Murray, Marshawn Lynch, Rafael Nadal, Cam Newton, Alexander Ovechkin, Cristiano Ronaldo, Ronda Rousey, Jordan Spieth, Mike Trout, Ashley Wagner, Abby Wambach, J.J. Watt, Andrew Wiggins, Serena Williams, Russell Wilson and many more.

The categories and nominees for Kids' Choice Sports 2015 are:

YTV's Summer Beach Bash Makes Waves at Canada's Wonderland Splash Works; To Feature Appearances By XO-IQ And Cast Of "Max & Shred"

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YTV's Summer Beach Bash Makes Waves at Canada's Wonderland Splash Works on Saturday, August 8

Summer concert event at Splash Works featuring performances by sizzling-hot artists including Rebel Coast, XO-IQ and the stars of YTV's Some Assembly Required and an appearance by Max & Shred

Fans from coast to coast can tune in on the same day it happens; the show will air at 7 pm ET/PT on August 8

YTV’s Summer Beach Bash will be hosted by Carlos (far right) from YTV’s The Zone, along with [...] Suki, Victor and Lisa

(Toronto, Canada) Back by popular demand, Corus Entertainment's YTV is once again hosting Summer Beach Bash, the hottest, family concert event of the summer. This year, the televised summer concert and all-day event will be making even bigger waves at Canada's Wonderland Splash Works on Saturday, August 8 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. That same day, viewers across Canada will have the chance to watch the Summer Beach Bash on YTV at 7 p.m. ET/PT. YTV's own Carlos of The Zone, will host the show, along with help from Suki, Lisa and Victor.

"We're excited to bring YTV Summer Beach Bash to Splash Works, the perfect setting for a fun summer party and an amazing line-up of performers," said Jamie Piekarz, Director of Content, Corus Kids. "Stay tuned to YTV for news on additional artists."

Beside Splash Works' giant wave pool White Water Bay, thrilling water slides and interactive water play areas, fans will be treated to exciting live performances from cool Toronto-based band Rebel Coast; up-and-coming pop group XO-IQ, featured in the highly anticipated new YTV series, Make It Pop; Kolton Stewart and Charlie Storwick from YTV's Some Assembly Required; as well as appearances from YTV stars, including Jonny Gray, Jake Goodman, Emilia McCarthy and Saara Chaudry from Max & Shred.

Fans should keep a close eye on, as well as #YTVBeachBash, @YTVofficial and @YTVBeachBash on Instagram, @YTV on Twitter and YTV's Facebook page for exciting announcements on musical acts to be added to the roster in the coming weeks. For more information, visit

Produced by Tricon Kids & Family, the day-long event and television special, will have a true festival spirit that also features dance performances from Jade's Hip Hop Academy and meet 'n greets with YTV talent including Stanley Dynamic, Game On, and Max and Shred, as well as the exciting line up of performers and hosts of Summer Beach Bash. With extreme bubble artists, amazing magicians, YTV mascots, games, giveaways and more, the day will be a blast from start to finish!

Access to YTV Summer Beach Bash in Splash Works opens at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 8 and is free with the purchase of an admission ticket to Canada's Wonderland. Season tickets holders to the park will have special advance access to Splash Works beginning at 10 a.m. Admission to Summer Beach Bash in Splash Works will be on a first-come, first-served basis and will be limited to the water park's capacity. Fans are encouraged to arrive at Splash Works early to get in on the Summer Beach Bash fun and follow #YTVBeachBash on social media for updates of when their favourite artists will be performing.

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.

Tricon Kids & Family
Tricon Kids & Family is a boutique division of Tricon Films & Television, one of North America's strongest independent production and distribution companies dedicated to producing and representing ground breaking television. Tricon Kids & Family features both original production and acquired third party content. Following the success of the multi-season, award winning format The Next Star, Tricon Kids & Family specializes in developing strategic partnerships in all genres including animation, live-action scripted and reality. #tricon


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