Sunday, January 24, 2016

Nickelodeon News Bytes - Sunday 24th January 2016

NickALive!'s pick of Nickelodeon News from around the internet!

- 10 reasons why "Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir" is one of the best new cartoons!

- Jason Madoch, a line producer at Stone & Company Entertainment, Inc., has filmed a pilot for a potential brand-new Nickelodeon show called "Ninja Chefs"!

- Why Nickelodeon's brand-new intense, adventure competition "Paradise Run", premiering 2/1 on Nick USA, is perfect for "Legends Of The Hidden Temple" fans!

- Nickelodeon Italy (Italia) will start to premiere and show "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" ("Tartarughe Ninja") season four from Monday 22nd February 2016 at 18:40!:

- Spin Master Corp. wins Preschool Toy of the Year with "PAW Patrol" Paw Patroller at the Toy of the Year Awards at the British Toy and Hobby Association's (BTHA) Toy Fair 2016 exhibition in London!

- The Daily Star interviews Jordan Banjo and Perri Kiely, the UK hosts of Nickelodeon's 2016 Kids' Choice Awards!

- Nickelodeon Netherlands (Nederland) started to premiere and show "Ghost Rockers" season two on Monday 18th January 2016 at 17.45! Additionally, fans will be able to see the band perform live for the first time ever in Amsterdam on Saturday 13th February 2016 to celebrate their brand-new album, "De Beat"! Following the performance, fans will be able to meet and greet the stars of the show and have their photo taken with the Ghost Rockers! Fans can win tickets to attend this exclusive event on!

- The Xanadú Nickelodeon Slime Zone in Spain turns one with aweslime birthday party!

- Behind-the-scenes blog post about how Boom Box Post made the icy sound effects for "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" season four episode "The Moons of Thalos 3"!

- Ever wondered what a animation writer does? "Harvey Beaks" writer Shane Houghton reveals the details!

- Nickelodeon Home Entertainment to release new "Nickelodeon Favorites: Whiskers and Paws" DVD, featuring a furry and fun collection of more than two hours of content from the popular Nickelodeon preschool series "PAW Patrol", "Shimmer and Shine" and "Bubble Guppies", on Tuesday 26th January 2016!

- Devon Werkheiser has an existential crisis about "Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide"! He's also grown from child to adult actor, taking on more mature projects, including "Criminal Minds," "California Scheming" and the upcoming movie "Sundown." But what if he's destined to only be known as Ned Bigby? Thanks to a hilarious video from Legendary Shots, we see how that "stress" has taken a toll on Werkheiser!

- Devon is also working on "Devon's Life Survival Guide", a brand-new college/high school survival guide! The first will be released on Monday 25th January 2016! #WerkHarder

- 23 never-before-seen "Ned's Declassified" photos guaranteed to blow your Coconut Head!

- "True Jackson, VP" star Danielle Bisutti attends Terror Expo 2016.

- Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman trumpets the firm's adaptability in interview with LA Times. Philippe also talks about Viacom's new Hollywood facility, which will serve as Viacom's West Coast media networks headquarters! It will be really the first time that all of Viacom's channels, with the exception of Nickelodeon and the animation studio, will be under one roof. It will be home base for about 700 employees from MTV, Comedy Central, VH1, BET, Spike, TV Land, Logo. The studios will have new production stages, a lot of shooting space and a rooftop area for shoots where you can see the Hollywood sign. Mobile content is a major Viacom initiative and the Hollywood facility will be the largest mobile content studio in the industry.

Nickelodeon Turkey To Premiere "Game Shakers" On Monday 8th February 2016

Nickelodeon Turkey has announced the exciting news in a trailer on their official Facebook profile page,, that Nickelodeon Turkey (Türkiye) will start to premiere and show Nickelodeon's brand-new live-action original comedy series "Game Shakers" on Monday 8th February 2016!:

107 Facts About "The Fairly OddParents"

Cartoon Hangover's ToonedUp presents 107 "The Fairly OddParents" facts YOU should know!:

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Original source: ToonZone Forums member Lord Beckett.
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107 SpongeBob SquarePants Facts YOU Should Know!

Channel Frederator's ToonedUp presents 107 "SpongeBob SquarePants" facts YOU should know!:

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Gordon Greenberg Working On New Musical Nickelodeon TV Movie "Emerald City Records"

Acclaimed writer and director Gordon Greenberg has announced the exciting news on his official website,, that he is currently co-writing a brand-new original musical television movie for Nickelodeon titled "Emerald City Records" with Michael Weiner!

Update (2/16) - Nickelodeon's brand-new movie will now be called "Emerald City Music"!

No details about the brand-new Nickelodeon Original Movie are currently available.
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Nickelodeon UK Job Opportunity: VP, Programming

Are you a Programming and Multi Platform expert ready for your next challenge? If so, Nickelodeon UK, the number one commercial kids TV network in the UK, has the perfect job for you!

Nickelodeon's Head of Editorial - Vice President Programming, Scheduling, Marketing, Communications and Creative is looking for a Vice President of Programming to come on board and be a key member of the Nick UK Management team!

You will truly understand the vision for the channel and be a Brand Ambassador for Nickelodeon UK.

Communication will be key in this role as you will be liaising with Nickelodeon's International teams as well as developing strong relationships internally and externally.

You will work closely with Nickelodeon UK's Managing Director (MD) to improve and continually evaluate the programme strategy across the Nickelodeon UK network and source new content and partnerships to ensure that all Nickelodeon channels have a competitive edge.

You will also work alongside the VP, Commercial Director in any local acquisitions deals, securing all needed multi-platform rights.

You will work with the Research team to ensure that audience figures are reflected in the schedules so you will have a proven track record in Scheduling & Channel Planning to drive ratings improvement.

A strong knowledge and understanding of content rights will be required as you be responsible for ensuring that all scheduled programmes comply with OFCOM broadcast standards.

You will have excellent leadership skills as you will manage Nickelodeon UK's Programming and Digital teams, ensuring that all of your reports are being developed within their roles and that a succession plan is in place for the department.

You will be a strategic and analytical thinker, with the confidence to make decisions and consistently deliver to the highest standard.

Based at Viacom International Media Networks' (VIMN) Camden Lock offices in North London, this is a brand-new, exciting and challenging role full of opportunity that requires passion, creativity, self-motivation, and attention-to-detail, so if this is you then apply now at Viacom Talent! Good luck to everyone who applies! Closing date: Tuesday 26th January 2016.
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Nick To Host Nickelodeon Upfront 2016 Presentation On Wednesday 2nd March 2016 In New York City is reporting the exciting Nickelodeon News that Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids and families, will be holding their annual upfront presentation event, Nickelodeon Upfront 2016, where Nickelodeon will be unveiling the networks upcoming highlights for the 2016-2017 season, on Wednesday 2nd March 2016 in New York City!

Although unconfirmed, Nickelodeon is expected to announce information and preview the networks slate of upcoming brand-new shows, including new original animated series "The Loud House", "Pinky Malinky", "Welcome to the Wayne" and "Bunsen is a Beast!", upcoming brand-new live-action series "I Am Frankie", "The Ludwigs", "Diary of a Snob", "School of Rock", and "I Wanna Be", the networks potential brand-new live-action series "The Dunes Club", Nickelodeon's brand-new digital series "Mr. Sheep's Department of Dreams", Nickelodeon's upcoming "Kids' Choice Awards 2016" and "Kids' Choice Sports 2016" events, and brand-new episodes for hit shows, including "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" season 5 and the 200th episode Of "SpongeBob SquarePants"! Nickelodeon is also expected to talk about their upcoming "The SpongeBob Musical", set to open in Chicago this summer, with a planned Broadway opening in the 2016-2017 season!

Additionally, Viacom will be hold their annual upfront presentations for Nick At Nite, TV Land and CMT at a event in New York on Thursday 3rd March 2016!

Original source: ToonZone Forums member MrBabySpencer.
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