Monday, January 25, 2016

Pop 5 Answers Revealed - "Make It Pop" Season Two Finale Week

The final week of Make It Pop season two is here! Your Pop 5 answers will be revealed! Who will win? Who will break up? Who will break down? Will the show go on? Where will the band land next? Don't miss the epic last week of the second season of Make It Pop, weeknights at 7pm (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon USA!:

In the epic second season finale of "Make It Pop", "Looking for Trouble"/"Really? It's Over?", XO-IQ prepares for an important performance; Linc reveals his summer plans; Caleb and Jodi deal with a problem; romantic tensions mount as the band receives an offer that could change their lives!

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Animating Inspiration - "Tinkershrimp & Dutch"

Ever wondered what it takes to get into animating? The talented guys from Mummu, a London based animation studio that directs the animation for Tinkershrimp & Dutch, give us some insight into what it takes to be an animator!:

Tinkershrimp & Dutch episodes premiere exclusively on Nickelodeon UK's digital platforms every Friday! For more exclusive behind the scenes content stay tuned at and on the Nick Play app (available on iOS and Android)!

In episode three, premiering Friday 29th January 2016, we meet the Royal Rubber Ducky - HRH Elizabeth Quackalot!

Don't forget to follow Tinkershrimp and Dutch on Twitter at @TinkAndDutch, and the grumpy Michael The Fowl @MichaelTheFowl! #TinkershrimpAndDutch
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Craig Goes Wild - Sanjay And Craig

Craig gets to grips with his wild side as Sanjay and Craig compete to see who can stay in the wild the longest in this super rad-awesome video clip from "Sanjay and Craig" episode "Wild Buds"!:

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Punchbowl Unveils 2016 'Characters Kids Love' Collection

Original Punchbowl, Inc. Press Release via PRWeb:

Monday, January 25, 2016

Punchbowl® Unveils 2016 'Characters Kids Love' Collection

Punchbowl adds new properties to its 'Characters Kids Love' collection, extends leadership position in Kids Birthday market


Punchbowl®, the gold standard in online invitations, today unveiled the 2016 'Characters Kids Love' collection — hundreds of branded invitations that feature iconic, beloved characters from Disney, Hasbro, Nickelodeon, Sanrio, Sesame Street, and many more.

The 2016 'Characters Kids Love' collection features more than 220 characters across 330 branded designs from Disney, Activision, Hasbro, Nickelodeon, NFL Players Association, Penguin Books, Sanrio, Scholastic, Sesame Street, and WWE. The collection includes beloved, animated and illustrated children's characters as well as real-life heroes. All of the invitations are available on desktop, tablet, or mobile phone.

"The 'Characters Kids Love' collection is the most comprehensive selection of branded invitations ever assembled," said Matt Douglas, CEO, Punchbowl, Inc. "Our 2016 collection solidifies Punchbowl as a leader in the Kids Birthday market."

Highlights of the 2016 'Characters Kids Love' collection include:

- Hundreds of popular kids themes such as Mickey Mouse, Frozen, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Dora the Explorer, Sesame Street, Hello Kitty, My Little Pony, Transformers, and Skylanders

- New branded designs that feature Snow White, PAW Patrol, Clifford the Big Red Dog, The Magic School Bus, Blaze and the Monster Machines, NERF, Tonka, and NFL Players

- Matching envelope liners, postage stamps and greetings

- Ability to add a personal photo next to a character on the invite

Kids Birthdays represent one of the largest party segments, and the 'Characters Kids Love' collection serves a distinct need in the market. According to a recent survey of moms, more than three-quarters say their child's birthday party theme is influenced by popular TV shows and movies, and 57% say that they're more likely to use a digital invitation if it features popular characters that their kids love.
Punchbowl has received critical acclaim and industry recognition for its usability and simplicity. Moms can easily create, personalize and send beautiful online invitations from their phone, tablet or desktop at or through the site's iOS or Android apps. The platform was the winner of the 2015 MITX award for "Best User Interface."

To see the 'Characters Kids Love' invitation collection, visit:

About Punchbowl, Inc.
Punchbowl is the company behind the critically acclaimed website, the new gold standard in online invitations. The site includes the 'Characters Kids Love' online invitation collection, which features iconic, beloved characters. More than 90 million people have sent and received online invitations and digital greeting cards from Punchbowl. The company was founded by technology entrepreneur Matt Douglas, is located in Framingham, MA, and is backed by Intel Capital and Contour Venture Partners. To learn more, visit

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Viacom and Canvs Partner to Decode Complex Millennial Language in Marketing Campaigns for the First Time Ever

Original Viacom Inc. Press Release via Business Wire:

Viacom and Canvs Partner to Decode Complex Millennial Language in Marketing Campaigns for the First Time Ever

Canvs Fuels Viacom Velocity's Updated Echo Social Graph 2.0, Offering Marketing Partners Unprecedented Analysis of Consumer Emotions by Identifying 56 Unique Feelings

January 25, 2016 01:30 PM Eastern Standard Time

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Viacom Velocity, Viacom's (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) integrated marketing and creative content team, today announced a partnership with Canvs, the technology platform that measures and interprets emotionality in language. The alliance provides an unprecedented advantage to Velocity's clients by measuring consumers' emotional reactions to marketing campaigns.

Velocity's updated Echo Social Graph product ("Echo 2.0."), Viacom's proprietary tool that measures the effectiveness and virality of custom creative marketing campaigns, will integrate Canvs' emotional analysis to deliver deeper insights to marketing partners about the consumer impact of a campaign. Canvs' sophisticated capability tracks a broad range of 56 unique emotions, which is a huge increase over the three general feelings – "positive-negative-neutral" – typically tracked by sentiment analysis. Additionally, Canvs' extensive database is uniquely keyed into millennial slang and social media language.

Until now, Canvs has focused mostly on translating audience feelings about television shows, but Echo Social Graph's advanced capability to track social media conversations for clients across five platforms –Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, and Instagram – opens new ways to utilize Canvs.

"Viacom's Echo Social Graph has already been providing clients a unique advantage in measuring social media campaigns by mining data on five social media platforms," said Lydia Daly, Vice President of Viacom Velocity. "Layering Canvs' analytics into Echo 2.0 deepens the insights we provide our clients like no one else can in the industry, and our team uses this information to ensure that we deliver our partners' brand messages with maximum effectiveness. Finding the most innovative ways to connect creativity and data science is what keeps us - and our clients - ahead."

Canvs' capabilities are especially notable for deciphering millennial jargon, such as "Bae" and "on fleek," as well as translate words that have double meaning, such as "sick." Canvs' depth of interpretation means it keys into language nuances, like finding "love" expressed 30,000 ways on social media.

Echo 2.0 will tap into Canvs' sophisticated database of millions of pop culture words and phrases, which accounts for misspellings to ensure accuracy in interpreting feelings as millennials intend them. "Trippy," "awkward," "boring," "enough said," "goosebumps," "guilty pleasure," and "mindblown" are among the 56 feelings interpreted by Canvs.

"Our partnership with the Echo Social Graph now enables advertisers to tap into the power of emotions to inform client's marketing, research, and advertising decisions," said Jared Feldman, founder and chief executive at Canvs. "Viacom has helped define culture for decades, and we are honored to help its advertisers understand its audiences with a level of nuance and speed that has not been previously possible."

The partnership will be unveiled this month at Viacom Velocity's third annual "Roadshow," which introduces new products and capabilities to the marketing community ahead of the Upfront season. The Roadshow, which travels to New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, will be hosted this year by Michael Ian Black of Comedy Central's "Another Period."


Viacom is home to premier global media brands that create compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form content, apps, games, consumer products, social media experiences, and other entertainment content for audiences in 180 countries. Viacom's media networks, including Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, MTV, VH1, Spike, BET, CMT, TV Land, Nick at Nite, Nick Jr., Channel 5 (UK), Logo, Nicktoons, TeenNick and Paramount Channel, reach a cumulative 3.4 billion television subscribers worldwide. Paramount Pictures is a major global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment.

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Canvs is a technology platform created to measure and interpret emotions. The company's proprietary social language interpreter technology understands millions of words used that are not yet formally defined or recognized anywhere else. Currently focused on first-run television, and working with Sony Pictures, SMG, NBCU, Viacom and more, Canvs maps the emotional resonance of specific characters, plotlines and moments - mapping the emotionally charged reactions to 56 unique emotion categories including "love," "dislike," "annoying," "beautiful," "boring" and more. Built using social media listening research from MSI Young Marketing Scholar, Professor Sam Hui, Ph.D and Jared Feldman, Canvs receives its Twitter data from Nielsen, which captures relevant Tweets from three hours before, during, and three hours after an episode's initial broadcast, local time. For more information, visit

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Devon Werkheiser Launches Web Series Spin-Off From "Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide"

For three years, Ned Bigby (Devon Werkheiser) from "Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide" gave viewers tips for surviving the emotional roller coaster that is middle school. Fans learned how to handle "bullies, insane teachers and gross school lunches," and even found out what to do if a rogue Weasel breaks into school!

But what about the years after middle school? The show unfortunately ended before Ned and his friends started high school, so fans had to manage that obstacle all on their own. And for those who went to college? Same deal. Thankfully, Werkheiser is breathing new life into "Ned's Declassified" with a brand new web series called "Devon's Life Survival Guide"!

With the first two episodes launching today, Monday 25th January 2016, past and present fans of the show can finally add more Ned Bigby tips to their arsenal.

"It feels like it's been a long time coming, but I finally became conscious of it, maybe in September of 2015," Werkheiser told MTV News on the phone.

The 24-year-old actor and musician said he kept getting requests about doing a high school or college survival guide, so he decided to revamp his YouTube channel for the series, making it "about universal life lessons and stuff that we’re all going through."

The positive responses from fans during his Reddit AMA and from "Ned's Declassified" articles written for MTV News also helped inspire Werkheiser to create the series. A huge part of what made the Nickelodeon show such a big hit was its overall message to young audiences. Werkheiser describes the heart of the show as, "No matter who you are, however weird you are or quote-on-quote cool you are, or whatever, it's OK to be who you are. We're all in this together and we're gonna get through this."

New episodes will debut every Monday on YouTube, with videos lasting 3-10 minutes each, depending on the topic. Werkheiser will divide the episodes up into seasons, aiming for 25 episodes in Season 1.

Werkheiser wants to use the beginning of the series to focus on having a conversation with the audience and building a community in the videos' comments sections. He does plan on bringing some of his former cast members on the show, but not right away. "I wanted to make sure I could build a foundation of me doing it on my own to start, but I absolutely plan on seeing how I can incorporate the old 'Ned's' cast and other people as well," he said. "I'm very excited to see how this thing grows and evolves.

"If I can help even one kid watching it get through something a little more gracefully, a little smoother, with a little more love, then that really excites me and then I know I'm doing something good in the world," he added.

Sounds like Werkheiser really is the sweet, caring, funny Ned Bigby we all know and love! Like they say, life imitates art.

The first two episodes of "Devon's Life Survival Guide" can be found below!:

Devon's Life Survival Guide (Season 1) #1- Welcome To The Guide:

Devon's Life Survival Guide (Season 1) #2- Work Harder:

Transcripts available on Devon's official Tumblr blog.

Original source: MTV News; Additional source: Wikipedia.
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Nickelodeon Germany Acquires Rights To Teen Drama Series "Skins", "Misfits" And "The Next Step" For Nicknight

Nickelodeon Germany has announced the exciting Nickelodeon International news in the following press release, from Nick Germany's "Nick Pressecenter", that Nickelodeon Germany (Deutschland) has picked up the broadcast rights to the British teen series "Skins" and "Misfits", and the second season of "The Next Step", for Nick Deutschland's nighttime programming block, Nicknight!

Nicknight will start to premiere and show the first season of the BAFTA-Award winning "Skins" every Monday to Thursday at 22:25 Uhr from Monday 1st February 2016. The series follows the lives of a group of teenagers in Bristol, South West England, through the two years of sixth form. "Skins" stars actors from many successful TV series and movies, including Hannah Murray and Joe Dempsie ("Game of Thrones") as Cassie Ainsworth and Chris Miles, respectively, Nicholas Hoult ("About a Boy", "X-Men" movie franchise) as Tony Stonem, and Kaya Scodelario ("Moon", "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales") as Effy Stonem.

Additionally, Nicknight will debut the British Sci-Fi comedy-drama series "Misfits" in April 2016, and the Canadian dance-themed teen drama series "The Next Step" weeknights at 21:30 Uhr from Monday 22nd February 2016!

Original Nickelodeon Deutschland Press Release:

Ausbau des Abendprogramms: Nicknight akquiriert 'Skins – Hautnah', 'Misfits' und zweite Staffel von 'The Next Step'

Nicknight zeigt 'Skins – Hautnah' mit Star-Schauspielern Hannah Murray, Joe Dempsey und Nicholas Hoult // Weitere Akquisen 'Misfits' und 'The Next Step'

Berlin, 25. Januar 2016 – Nicknight startet mit gleich drei Neu-Akquisen ins neue Jahr. Bereichert wird das Programm, täglich ab 21:00 Uhr nach Nickelodeon, um die Serien 'Skins – Hautnah' (UK Version), 'Misfits' und einer weiteren Staffel von 'The Next Step'.

Den Anfang macht 'Skins – Hautnah' (UK Version). Die erste Staffel der BAFTA-prämierten Serie startet am 1. Februar. Montags bis donnerstags zeigt Nicknight jeweils eine Episode um 22:25 Uhr. Der Cast der Serie vereint Star-Schauspieler vieler Erfolgsserien und –Filme: mit dabei sind unter anderem Hannah Murray und Joe Dempsey („Game of Thrones“), Nicholas Hoult („About a Boy oder: Der Tag der toten Ente“) und Kaya Scodelario („Moon“/“Fluch der Karibik“ 5; 2017).

Weiterhin hat Nicknight die Serien 'Misfits' und 'The Next Step' akquiriert. Während die britische Comedy-Fantasy Serie 'Misfits' Anfang April bei Nicknight an den Start geht, wird ab dem 22. Februar montags bis freitags um 21:30 Uhr die zweite Staffel der Tanz-Serie 'The Next Step' gezeigt.

Victor Coolman, Vice President Brand & Programming Kids & Family, Viacom International Media Networks, zum Ausbau des Abendprogramms:
„Mit Skins und Misfits ergänzen wir den TV-Plan von Nicknight um zwei starke und erfolgreiche UK-Formate. Wir sind uns sicher, dass diese Entscheidung dabei helfen wird, die Position und das Wachstum von Nicknight im deutschen Markt weiter zu stärken.“

Inhalt 'Skins – Hautnah' (UK Version):
„Denn sie wissen nicht, was sie tun. In Bristol, England, sind Tony und seine Clique zu Hause, aber sie wissen nicht wohin mit sich und ihren Gefühlen. Sie streiten sich mit ihren Eltern, flüchten sich in Drogenexzesse, vergleichen ihr Spiegelbild mit ihren Idolen, warten auf ihr erstes Mal, lernen Verantwortung für das eigene Handeln zu übernehmen und was Eifersucht aus einem macht. Kurz gesagt: Sie werden erwachsen. Irgendwie.“

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Nicknight ist der Abend- und Nachtprogrammblock des Senders Nickelodeon und sendet täglich zwischen 21:00 und 6:00 Uhr. Das Sendeschema besteht aus Showpremieren aus dem internationalen VIACOM Netzwerk sowie aus beliebten und bekannten Nickelodeon-Serien, die in Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz bei Nicknight ihre Erstausstrahlung feiern. Mit Sitcom-Highlights wie „Wendell & Vinnie“ und „How to Rock“, Dramen wie “Degrassi” oder „Awkward“ oder Reality Shows wie “Catfish” bedient Nicknight ein Zielpublikum von Teenagern und jungen Erwachsenen. Nicknight komplettiert zusammen mit Nick Jr. am Morgen für Vorschulkinder und dem Nickelodeon Block am Vormittag und Nachmittag das 24-Stunden-Programm auf dem Sendeplatz von Nickelodeon. Damit wird Nickelodeon zum einzigen 24 Stunden-Kinder- und Jugendsender im deutschsprachigen TV-Markt.

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Nickelodeon Australia Hosts Theatrical Release Of "Half-Shell Heroes: Blast To The Past" At HOYTS Cinema

Nickelodeon Australia has teamed up with HOYTS Cinema to host the theatrical release of the brand-new "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" special "Half-Shell Heroes: Blast to the Past" in cinemas across Australia! Booyakasha!

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!

Aussie ShellHeads can watch Nickelodeon's all-new TMNT special, "Half-Shell Heroes: Blast to the Past", in 30 cinemas across Australia now!

To celebrate Nickelodeon's big screen event, HOYTS Australia has launched a Turtley Awesome competition in which Aussie "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" fans can win 1 of 5 special "Half Shell Heroes" prize packs, each valued at over $260! For your chance to win, simply head to HOYTS Australia's official Facebook profile page and tell them who your favourite Half Shell Hero character is and why! (*T&Cs apply: Entries close 8pm Tuesday 26th January 2016)

Following Nick's big screen event, Nickelodeon Australia and New Zealand will start to premiere and show "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" season four, which will continue the adventures of Nickelodeon's justice-sworn, pizza-fuelled, half-shelled heroes, from Sunday 21st February 2016 at 8:00am!
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Nickelodeon Unveils Plot, Cast And Poster Of "The SpongeBob Musical"

Entertainment Weekly has exclusively unveiled the cast, plot and poster of Nickelodeon's upcoming The SpongeBob Musical!

Newcomer Ethan Slater has been cast as the absorbent, yellow, porous protagonist of The SpongeBob Musical, the forthcoming stage adaptation of Nickelodeon's hit original animated series (Nicktoon) and media franchise, "SpongeBob SquarePants"!

As co-conceived and directed by Steppenwolf member Tina Landau, The SpongeBob Musical, which will make its world premiere in Chicago in June 2016, will attempt to bring the Nickelodeon icon and his cast of undersea friends - including Starfish Patrick, Octopus Squidward, and deep sea-diving Squirrel Sandy - above the water and onto the proscenium in a traditional musical of very non-traditional circumstances.

With his sing-song voice and perpetual sunniness, SpongeBob SquarePants lends himself to starring in a musical; with his bright yellow hue, square head, and literal being a sponge, he's perhaps less natural to do so looking like an ordinary human being.

In 2008, Nickelodeon hired Landau from a pool of directors who pitched conceptual approaches to bring the beloved children's character to the stage. Landau's winning concept involved non-literal but suggestive character design (see: the key art below, showcasing the very human Slater's passing link to the very non-human sponge), an imaginative plundered playground setting, and a proprietary stage movement vocabulary.

"Before there was even a story, from very early on we did movement and physical workshops to explore the idea of whether we could really create these characters onstage without using literal representations of what they look like in the cartoon," Landau tells EW. "The DNA is the same but the form is so radically different, we're not approaching it literally. We're not trying to take the cartoon and put it onstage. We're trying to create a live theatrical event."

From there, playwright Kyle Jarrow came aboard to craft the story: The SpongeBob Musical follows a day in the fictional underwater town of Bikini Bottom, where the citizens have just learned that a nearby volcano named Mount Humongous will erupt at sundown the next day. Amid the antics and fantasies of the community over the ensuing 24 hours, SpongeBob takes it upon himself to save the day and rescue his city from certain destruction. It's an original story not pulled from the television series, says Landau.

Joining principal characters SpongeBob, Patrick, Squidward, Sandy, Plankton, Mr. Krabs, and Gary (a surprising bit of stagecraft) are many peripheral characters from the series, though not every Bikini Bottomite will get their Equity card (Mrs. Puff and Old Man Jenkins made the cut; superheroes Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy did not). Slater, who graduated from Vassar in 2014, will be joined in the cast by Lilli Cooper as Texan squirrel Sandy Cheeks, as well as an ensemble of theater veterans including Gaelen Gilliland, Curtis Holbrook, Stephanie Hsu, L'ogan J'ones, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Mark Ledbetter, Kelvin Moon Loh, Vasthy Mompoint, JC Schuster, Abby C. Smith, and Jason Michael Snow. Additional casting is on the way.

The decision to keep the characters human and not opt for puppetlike conceits (seen in similar toon-to-Tony adaptations like The Little Mermaid or The Lion King, both from competitor Disney) was a creative decision network-approved and kid-tested. "We brought in different age groups and were most worried they were going to say, 'But he's not square!'" she recalls of previewing SpongeBob's human concept to the core audience. "The main response was, 'We finally got to see him in real life.' They loved it. They felt they were getting to spend time with him in his authentic form."

Landau describes the entire production as "scrappy, inventive, and wacky"; the design aesthetic of SpongeBob's undersea world is forged from found objects on the ocean floor. "It's the same way that Bikini Bottom is," she points out, citing Dadaism. "There's a bucket, and someone says, 'That's a restaurant,' and so it's [Plankton's restaurant] the Chum Bucket. In our production, you might have a cluster of pool noodles and someone can say, 'Look at that kelp,' and it's kelp. It's a lot of unexpected materials that create our own makeshift, colorful, psychedelic world of Bikini Bottom."

In a sense, the same method applies to the production's original music, which pulls dozens of accomplished singer-songwriters into one cohesive score, shepherded by music supervisor Tom Kitt (Next to Normal). Along with Nickelodeon's music department, the musical's creators wrangled a bouncy roster from Cyndi Lauper and the Flaming Lips to Steve Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Panic! at the Disco, and Lady Antebellum - as well as a song from the late David Bowie.

Landau presented each songwriter with plot and lyric prompts, essentially taking an informed but risky guess in assigning each musical act a very specific story beat: T.I. has written a nihilistic, rabble-rousing rap for Plankton akin to "Ya Got Trouble" from The Music Man. They Might Be Giants gives Squidward his big dance number involving a chorus of tap-dancing sea Anemones. John Legend penned a ballad - though Landau clarifies that the only romance in the show is between Plankton and his computer wife, Karen. "We very specifically asked all of the artists to write how they write, and not try to do what they think Nickelodeon or SpongeBob would sound like," Landau adds. "What's amazing is, when we hear them sung by our performers, you can tell exactly who wrote which song. We really wanted that difference."

The SpongeBob Musical begins its world premiere performances on Tuesday 7th June 2016 at Broadway in Chicago's Oriental Theatre. From there, the limited engagement runs through July 3, 2016, and a Broadway run is thereafter expected in the 2016-17 season.

SpongeBob's musical future could have veered any number of creative directions, but Landau is confident in the imaginatively designed, incongruously scored approach she and Nickelodeon have honed over the past seven years - or 17, if you consider SpongeBob's journey to Broadway began when the character first debuted back in 1999. Landau hopes her production honors the most important ingredients of the world inhabited by the iconic pop culture pore-bearer.

"When we first talked to Steve Hillenburg, the creator of SpongeBob, I said to him, 'What is absolutely essential to this world?' recalls Landau. "And he said, 'The light, the sky flowers—and bubbles.'"
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Sneak Peek Of "Power Rangers Dino Super Charge" Season Premiere, "When Evil Stirs", Premiering 1/30 On Nickelodeon USA

To celebrate Nickelodeon USA starting to premiere and show "Power Rangers Dino Super Charge", the 23rd season of Saban's iconic Power Rangers franchise, on every Saturday at 12:00pm ET/PT from Saturday 30th January 2016, Screen Rant has unveiled a super-charged sneak-peek preview from the season premiere episode "When Evil Stirs", which you can watch in the fantastic video here on!

In "Power Rangers Dino Charge", the Power Rangers finally defeat the team's main antagonist Sledge; however, someone newer and even badder is stepping up to take his place. Fortunately, the Rangers were able to secure the help of Kendall Morgan - the lead scientist at the Amber Beach Dinosaur Museum - as the new Dino Charge Purple Ranger in her powerful Plesio Zord, which possesses the spirit of the extinct Plesiosaur!

This super-charged season will follow the Power Rangers as they continue their quest to unite all 10 Energems by tapping into brand-new battle gear, Zords and Megazords to save the universe. Sledge may be gone, but a all-new threat has arisen that is twice as bad, and the Power Rangers will need their biggest team ever! "Power Rangers Dino Super Charge" will make franchise history by uniting 10 Power Rangers on the same team for the first time ever! "Power Rangers Dino Super Charge" will also continue to spotlight the series' core themes of friendship, teamwork, responsibility and helping others for fans of all ages.

In the "Power Rangers Dino Super Charge" season opener, "When Evil Stirs" (#601), the Rangers believe their work is done after defeating Sledge, but an even more powerful monster begins to pick up where Sledge left off! In the super sneak peek, we see Gold Dino Ranger Ivan (Davi Santos), Purple Dino Ranger Kendall Morgan (Claire Blackwelder), and Blue Dino Ranger Koda (Yoshua Sudarso) searching for someone in the woods near Amber Beach when they come across a chilling new enemy!

Fans can find more great "Power Rangers Dino Super Charge" videos, games and pictures here on Nick USA's official PRDSC website on!

Additional sources: Zap2it TV Listings,
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