Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Nicktoons UK To Premiere Brand-New TMNT Special "Half Shell Heroes: Blast To The Past" On Sunday 31st January 2016; "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Season 4 In February 2016

The online British and Irish TV guide LocateTV is reporting the Turtley Awesome news that, following the premiere of "Kicking Shell & Taking Names" on Saturday 30th January 2016, Nicktoons UK and Ireland, Nick UK's top-performing animation and action channel, will be premiering the brand-new "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" special "Half-Shell Heroes: Blast to the Past" on Sunday 31st January 2016 at 7:30am! Following the specials' debut, Nicktoons UK & Eire will encore "Half-Shell Heroes: Blast to the Past" the same day at 5:00pm!

In the all-new "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" special "Half Shell Heroes: Blast to the Past", the Heroes in a Half Shell find themselves on the adventure of a lifetime when they accidentally time travel back to the Jurassic Era! During the 2D-animated hour-long special, the Turtles encounter friendly dinosaurs from the past and dangerous aliens from the future who have a nefarious plan of their own. Using their ninja skills and having some fun along the way, the four brothers must find a way to save the day and get back to home!

To celebrate the premiere of "Blast to the Past", Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products (NVCP) will launch a brand-new TMNT toy range, and plans to expand the hit property into other merchandise categories.

Additionally, Licensing.biz is reporting in their latest "Hot Brands: Movies & TV" eNewsletter that Nicktoons UK and Ireland will start to premiere and show "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" season four, continuing the adventures of Nickelodeon's justice-sworn, pizza-fuelled, half-shelled heroes, in February 2016!

In the 26-episode fourth season of TMNT, the Heroes in a Half Shell will embark on their most epic adventure yet – outer space! The Turtles, joined by a cyborg known as Fugitoid, hurdle though space meeting strange and bizarre alien creatures and combat galactic monsters all in a race against time to save planet Earth. Suit up and strap in for a space-tacular adventure as Donny, Mikey, Leo and Raph gear up into totally awesome, new astro suits!

"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" season four will feature a list of out-of-this-world stellar guest stars, including:

David Tennant ("Doctor Who") as The Fugitoid, a former alien scientist named Dr. Honeycutt, whose brain is saved and placed into the body of a robot when his body gets destroyed;

Peter Stormare ("Fargo") as Lord Dregg, an arrogant, insectoid crime lord. When the Turtles incur his wrath, he becomes one of their most dangerous enemies;

Ron Perlman ("Sons of Anarchy") as Armaggon, a vicious, bounty-hunter robo-shark with a taste for turtle;

Zelda Williams ("The Legend of Korra" and Robin Williams' daughter) as Mona Lisa, a highly skilled Salamandrian warrior;

And Michael Dorn ("Star Trek") as Captain Mozar, the supreme Commander of the Triceraton Fleet. He is a cunning and brutal military commander who answers only to the Triceraton Emperor!
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