Thursday, September 03, 2015

Nickelodeon Launches "Playtime With Blaze and the Monster Machines" App In Asia

Original Nickelodeon Asia Press Release via Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Asia's official Pressroom:


New app, based on Nickelodeon's hit preschool series, Blaze and the Monster Machines, available now on iOS and Google Play

SINGAPORE, 3 SEPTEMBER 2015 - 1, 2, 3 Let's Blaze! Nickelodeon's all-new app, Playtime with Blaze and the Monster Machines is available now in Asia on iOS and Google Play. The new app, based on Nickelodeon's hit preschool series Blaze and the Monster Machines, offers preschoolers five different fun-filled activities to test drive their skills in memory, matching and colouring, set within the world of Blaze and the Monster Machines. As each game is completed, preschoolers are rewarded with stickers that can be used to customize and create their very own scenes from Axel City.

Features include:

- Available on iOS and Google Play in 13 languages including English, French, Italian, Dutch, German, Spanish (Latin America), Spanish (Europe), Norwegian, Polish, Swedish, Russian, Portuguese (Brazil), and Turkish.

- Choose your favourite avatar: Blaze, Crusher, Pickle, and Stripes.

- Five mini-games:

-- Blaze's Truck Wash: Blaze, Stripes and Pickle have gotten all muddy! Help scrub them down with soap, wash them off with water from a hose, and towel dry them to make them sparkly and clean again.

-- Blaze Race to the Finish Line: Help Blaze avoid obstacles on the track and collect items to race to the finish line on time!

-- Monster Machines Memory: Play the classic game of memory by flipping over cards to match all of your favorite characters from Blaze. 3 levels to complete!

-- Creative Coloring: Get creative with 4 colouring activity sheets including Blaze, Stripes, AJ and Pickle!

-- Match-up with Blaze: Find groups of 3 of the same tools to match up. 9 exciting levels to play!

- As you complete each game, you are rewarded stickers which can be used to create your very own Blaze world by customizing two landscapes from Axel City.

*Promo codes available for reviews

About Blaze and the Monster Machines

In Blaze and the Monster Machines, the amazing monster truck Blaze and his eight-year-old driver AJ have adventures that explore the physics of how things move; tackle problems through scientific inquiry and mathematics; and discover the parts needed to make everyday technologies work. Each action-packed episode is filled with monster trucks, physical humor and upbeat original songs with lyrics that highlight a STEM concept such as adhesion, friction, force, trajectory and magnetism. The series, created by Jeff Borkin (Team Umizoomi head writer) and Ellen Martin (Bubble Guppies supervising producer), airs on weekdays on Nickelodeon at 9.30 am (PH) and Mondays to Sundays on Nick Jr. at 9.35am (TH/WIB) and 10.35am (HK/MY/PH/SG).


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Chris Houghton Unveils New Time-Lapse Video Of The Construction Of The New Nickelodeon Studios

Take a walk around the construction of the future home of the Nickelodeon Animation Studio in this brand-new video by Chris Houghton, a Storyboard Director on Nickelodeon's popular original animated buddy comedy series (Nicktoon) "Harvey Beaks"!:

Get Nickelodeon's Brand-New Sky Whale App Today!

Are you ready for the most amazing game in your life? Are you ready to smash through donuts, Monkeys and toilets? Then download Nickelodeon's brand-new game app, "Sky Whale", for FREE today, brought to you by the Game Shakers! Visit and for more information.

Game Shakers don't just play games, they make them! Learn more about Sky Whale, the app that started it all!

Additionally, to celebrate Nickelodeon USA starting to premiere and show Nickelodeon's brand-new original comedy series "Game Shakers" from Saturday 12th September 2015 at 8:30pm ET/PT, Nick USA has unveiled a fantastic behind-the-scenes video featuring GloZell Green touring the set of "Game Shakers", which visitors in North America can watch here on!
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Nickelodeon To Hold "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Panel At New York Comic Con 2015

Nickelodeon has announced the Turtley Awesome news in a post on their official "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Tumblr blog that Nickelodeon will be holding a "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" panel at New York Comic Con 2015!

The "TMNT" team will be returning to New York Comic Con to reveal exclusive sneak peeks from "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" season 4 and what action is in store for the four hero brothers. The panel will feature executive producers Ciro Nieli and Brandon Auman, along with the talented voice actors Seth Green (Leonardo), Rob Paulsen (Donatello), Greg Cipes (Michelangelo), Eric Bauza (Tiger Claw, Hun), and more special guests! Nickelodeon's "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" NYCC 2015 panel will take place on Thursday 8th October 2015 between 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Booyakasha!

Additionally, Nickelodeon Magazine publisher Papercutz will be holding a 10th Anniversary Panel on hursday 8th October 2015 at 5:30pm in Room 1A24, in which Editor-in-Chief Jim Salicrup, Publisher Terry Nantier and a variety of Papercutz creators will reminisce about a decade in kids' publishing and look forward to the next 10 years.

Allison Strejlau, the illustrator for Papercutz' Nickelodeon Magazine "Breadwinners" series, "The Ren & Stimpy Show" co-creator Bob Camp and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: New Animated Adventures" artist Billy Martin will also be appearing at NYCC 2015!
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Nickelodeon Confirms A "Hey Arnold!" Revival Is Planned; "Rugrats" A Strong Possibility

Following Russell Hicks, the president of content and development at Nickelodeon, announcing the very exciting news yesterday that Nickelodeon is currently looking at the networks library to bring back ideas, shows that were loved, in a fresh new way, a Nickelodeon insider has told The Independent that a "Hey Arnold!" return is very much on the cards, while "Rugrats" could soon be back on our screens too!

Nickelodeon recently hinted that "The Jungle Movie", a theatrical film originally planned to be the finale for the popular Classic Nickelodeon original animated series (Nicktoon) "Hey Arnold!", may finally be made. Nickelodeon is also currently in production on a brand-new animated series called "The Thing about Babies", which could be a "Rugrats" reboot!

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Gulliver & Co. Extends "SpongeBob SquarePants" Kids Clothing Line In Russia With Autumn/Winter Children's Wear

Nickelodeon Viacom Consumer Products Russia (Россия), a division of Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Russia, CIS, Ukraine and Baltics, has announced the Sponge-Tastic news in the following press release, from, that children's apparel specialist Gulliver & Co. has extended their licensing agreement with NVCP to expand their "SpongeBob SquarePants" apparel collection to include Autumn/Winter children's wear!

Captain of the Seven Seas

The expansion follows Gulliver & Co's original popular kids clothes range featuring the Nickelodeon megastar earlier this year, and active support of the brand licensor and licensee allows Nickelodeon Viacom Consumer Products Russia and Gulliver & Co. to continue their successful cooperation for the new season.

Gulliver & Co.'s "SpongeBob SquarePants" Autumn/Winter children's wear range will feature warm jackets, trousers and pullovers, plus winter accessories, including stylish hats, scarves and gloves, as well as underwear and pyjamas. All items of the collection will be decorated with pictures and elements from Nickelodeon's hit original animated series "SpongeBob SquarePants", and will feature a orange and blue colour scheme.

Капитан семи морей

In addition to casual wear, the collection will include a stylish jacket which will complete any school uniform!

The "SpongeBob SquarePants" kids clothing range will be sold in 180 of Gulliver & Co.'s retail stores, as well as on the company's official online store,

Original Nickelodeon Viacom Consumer Products (NVCP) Россия Press Release:

Опубликовано 03.09.2015


Осенняя-зимняя коллекция – уже вторая коллекция одежды с Губкой Бобом, выпускаемая ТД «Гулливер и Ко». В марте 2015 была заключена первая лицензионная сделка между Nickelodeon Viacom Consumer Products и ТД «Гулливер и Ко» по продаже прав на производство и реализацию детской одежды под брендом «Губка Боб Квадратные Штаны» в России. Популярность дебютной коллекции у покупателей и активная поддержка бренда лицензиаром и лицензиатом позволили продолжить успешное сотрудничество и в новом сезоне.

В новом сезоне ассортимент будет значительно расширен: в осенне-зимней коллекции будут представлены теплые куртки, брюки и пуловеры, зимние аксессуары – стильные шапки , шарфы и перчатки, а также нижнее белье и пижамы. Все предметы коллекции украшены изображениями Губки Боба или элементами его узнаваемой символики и выполнены в благородной оранжево-синей цветовой гамме. Помимо одежды в стиле casual, в коллекцию войдет строгий пиджак, который может стать ключевым предметом в комплекте модной и стильной школьной формы.

Петя Тончева, директор по лицензированию VIMN в России прокомментировала новую коллекцию: «Мы очень довольны результатами сотрудничества с крупнейшим производителем детской одежды в России Gulliver. «Губка Боб Квадратные Штаны» - популярнейший сериал Nickelodeon и один из самых успешных брендов VIMN в сегменте лицензирования. Наши зрители любят анимационных героев и хотят, чтобы они сопровождали их и в реальной жизни, поэтому изображение позитивного Губки Боба на предметах детской одежды позволяет привлечь дополнительное внимание покупателей к коллекции».

ТД «Гулливер и Ко» выпускает детскую одежду под брендами Gulliver, Gulliver Baby и Button Blue и входит в тройку крупнейших поставщиков детских игрушек в России. Розничная сеть Gulliver охватывает более 80 городов России, Казахстана, Украины, Азербайджана, Республики Беларусь и Финляндии. Коллекция под брендом «Губка Боб Квадратные Штаны» доступна в 180 фирменных магазинах компании, а также в официальном интернет-магазине

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Nickelodeon UK To Premiere "Game Shakers" Soon; Launches Official Website And "Sky Whale" App

Nickelodeon UK, the number one commercial kids TV network in the UK, has announced the very exciting news in a post on their official blog that Nickelodeon UK and Ireland and Nickelodeon HD UK will premiere and show Nickelodeon's brand-new live-action comedy series "Game Shakers" very soon!

Additionally, Nick UK has released "Sky Whale", the game app Babe and Kenzie create in the shows premiere episode, ahead of the shows premiere! The Sky Whale game challenges players to bounce through the sky and to keep a narwhal up in the air, using clouds and crazy objects to go higher and farther, even into outer space or on an underwater adventure. "Sky Whale" is available to download for iOS devices (iPhone and iPad) on the Apple App Store now! Keep your Narwhal flying high by eating donuts and collecting combos. Think that sounds easy? Think again. If your narwhal's donut supply runs dry, you'll be hitting 'Play Again'... and believe me, you will!

To celebrate Nickelodeon UK and Ireland/HD UK debuting Nick's brand-new sitcom soon, has unveiled Nick UK & Eire's official "Game Shakers" show website to accompany the brand new show!

Nickelodeon UK's all-new "Game Shakers" show webpage currently features information about the brand Nick show, a 'Meet the Characters' section featuring bios for Babe, Kenzie, Hudson, Double G and Triple G, a "10 Things You Need To Know About Game Shakers" photo gallery, Nick UK's official "Game Shakers" blog, and a fan poll asking what visitors what is their favourite game on - SpongeBob QuestPants, Nick Soccer Stars, Power Rangers Super Megaforce: Legacy or Winx Club: Bloomix Battle?

Created by hit-maker Dan Schneider ("Henry Danger", "iCarly", "Victorious", "Sam & Cat", "Zoey 101", "Drake & Josh", "Kenan & Kel", ), the show follows a pair of 7th grade girls, Babe (Cree Cicchino) and Kenzie (Madisyn Shipman), who, after creating a wildly successful mobile game app called Sky Whale for a science project, start a gaming empire in Brooklyn called Game Shakers with their friend Hudson (Thomas Kuc).

But when superstar rapper Double G (Kel Mitchell, "Kenan & Kel", "All That", "Good Burger"), a super successful, unpredictable rapper, finds out the girls used one of his songs in their game without licensing it, he threatens to sue them for all he is owed! To make things right, Babe and Kenzie decide to make the rap superstar their business partner and hire his son, Triple G (Benjamin Lil P-Nut” Flores, Jr, "The Haunted Hathaways"), as a game consultant. Together, Babe, Kenzie, Hudson, Triple G and Double G will work to make Game Shakers a huge success in the gaming world! Will this new deal be a high score or a game over for Babe and Kenzie? Let the games begin!

Tying the show to today's kids' love of gaming and apps, the games created by Babe and Kenzie in the series will be made available to kids to play on and through the Nick app.
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