Saturday, February 13, 2016

Women in Animation Leads Push to Get More Females Into the Animation Business

Women in Animation is on a mission, reports Variety. The organization is working to bring gender parity to the creative side of the animation industry with its 50-50 by 2025 initiative, which the group launched at the 2015 Annecy Film Festival.


The numbers are troubling. According to figures compiled last year by the Animation Guild for WIA's presentation at Annecy, only 20% of the animation workforce is currently made up of women. Broken down further, the survey found that only 10% of animation producers-directors, 17% of writers, 21% of designers and 23% of animators are women.

"The first thing we're asked when we share these startling statistics is 'How does this happen? Why does this happen?' And the next question is 'How do we change it?'" says WIA co-president Marge Dean. "The answer is very complicated. There are things that go on systemically and in the general culture of male dominance in the industry. Then there's internal issues with women themselves."

Dean says that WIA has learned that many women are hesitant to go after these roles. "It's the old 'If you see it, you can be it' effect. We think that's a big part of it. So we've been trying to bring more of a spotlight to women who are in those roles."

Rosa Tran, producer of "Anomalisa", is one woman in animation today who has spoken up for herself, and now she's nominated for an Academy Award. "My advice to a young woman getting into animation today is to believe in yourself, as cheesy as that sounds," she says. "You have to go out and make opportunities for yourself. Don't wait for anybody to hand you anything. Don't be afraid to toot your own horn and say 'I'm interested in doing this,' or 'I'd like to be a part of that project with you. I'm capable and I have these skills. Don't look at me in just one way. I can do anything.'"

One way WIA tries to help women in the industry is by exposing them to women who have achieved success in the biz. Kristy Scanlan, co-president of WIA, says, "We do a lot of events where we show a film or a pilot for a TV series and have a panel afterwards with the women who worked on the project. It's shining a light on women who have succeeded in the industry so that other women can see them as an example."

Jennifer Yuh Nelson, director of DreamWorks Animation's "Kung Fu Panda 2" and co-director of "Kung Fu Panda 3," is one of the few female animation directors in the industry today. Her advice to women looking to make their own mark in the business is to persevere. There are so many ways of doing a job. Doing this role is not a stereotype," she says. "They can do whatever makes them comfortable as long as they love what their doing and they keep at it."

Dean says getting more women on the creative side of animation is not just about equity. "Of course there should be more women because that would be fair and women are more than 50% of the population and that sort of stuff. Women are the most untapped resource around in all fields," she says. "But if we can get more female voices out there, our culture would change and the world would become a better place, or at least our culture would become better. We'd start have more interesting animation, more interesting shows and movies and music and design and all this kind of stuff. And nobody knows what that would look like, because we've never had the opportunity, ostensibly, to have an impact. That's our motivation and it really rings true at Nick and pretty much everywhere we go. Men who are running these companies say, yeah I want that."


Dean sees progress though. "Partly because we're banging the drum, and culturally, everyone's focused on women right now. There are people like (Nickelodeon president, content development and production) Russell Hicks, who, on his own said, 'I want my creative staff to be 50% female.' And they said to us, 'Help us get more women in here.'"

Nickelodeon has a robust internship and fellowship program, and Hicks says the studio recruits heavily from animation schools. "We believe in (WIA's) cause wholeheartedly," he says. "Basically, it fits with our beliefs here at the studio: the belief in outreach."

Other animation studios are seeing progress too.

Katherine Sarafian, producer and Pixar's VP, strategic talent planning, says the studio is taking steps to even out the gender balance there. "At Pixar, we try to create stories that resonate with our audiences," she says. "Different perspectives, backgrounds and points of view help us conceive the most meaningful stories. But in terms of gender balance in our studio, the numbers are not nearly where we want them to be. The number of women in our ranks has increased over time, but this requires an active approach, given that animation has historically employed more men."

Sarafian says Pixar is reaching out to students, and even hosted a Girls Who Code program last year. "We have several programs around the studio, from mentoring and forums for women in leadership to groups where technical artists and other women in production come together for peer support, guest speakers and leadership opportunities," she adds.

Disney Television Animation has had great success with its femme-created series "Star vs. the Forces of Evil," the brainchild of Daron Nefcy. "We hope to build on her show and other series created by women," says Eric Coleman, senior VP, original programming, and general manager of DTVA. "We are always looking for new voices, and our development team has, in recent years, increased its focus on female and diverse creators. We currently have an equal number of women and men in executive and production management positions, and we are dedicated to increasing the number of women in creative positions."

Sony Pictures Animation, led by Kristine Belson, has an internship program, and 64% of the artistic talent recruited out of it since 2010 have been women. SPA's production management team is more than 70% female.

In the meantime, WIA is doing all it can to get the word out. The organization holds monthly mixers for members and non-members alike, male and female, to relax and network. "There's one on the eastside and one on the westside, and they're really well attended. More than 100 people go," says Scanlon. "I've heard from women who attend our networking events that they've gotten jobs because of them."

WIA also has a mentorship program, which is currently in its second year. "The first year we had eight pairs of mentors and mentees. And this year I think we have 27 mentees. So we've grown it a lot," explains Scanlon. "We try to have a varied sampling of artists: technical people, production people, writers, etc., across the board. The pilot program was very successful. We got an overwhelmingly positive response."

Since there are more female animation graduates looking to enter the industry's creative workforce, there might be a tendency to think the parity issue will resolve itself, but Sarafian says that would be a mistake.

"I would not count on the number of female graduates to 'naturally change' anything. Relying on the natural course of events has not tipped the scales on this industry-wide - something seen across the board in entertainment. So the natural order won't change things quickly in animation either," she notes. "We need to make deliberate efforts, with our top leadership investing deeply in female creative talent. And we need to go out of our way to break entrenched habits, rethinking who is in the room in creative conversations and ensuring all voices at the table are heard. We need more women at the table."

It's not going to be easy to reach that 50-50 goal by 2025. "We need to get almost 3,000 women into jobs if this industry stays the same size as it is now," says Dean.

While progress is clearly being made, is the 2025 goal too ambitious?

"Our industry needs deliberate, decisive efforts now to get to gender balance, inclusion, and true belonging for a diverse talent pool," Sarafian says. "A clear goal like Women in Animation's 50-50 by 2025 is a fantastic step."

DTVA's Coleman agrees. "I think the goal is very ambitious. But to make great things happen, you need to be bold."

Ultimately, Dean says, "the No. 1 group that can fix this are women themselves. Women need to start thinking about that, and networking and hiring other women."
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Interview With Marianne James, VP of Consumer Products UK & Ireland & European Retail Sales and Marketing, Viacom International Media Networks

In a fantastic interview with Licensing Source, Marianne James, the Vice President (VP) of Consumer Products UK & Ireland & European Retail Sales and Marketing, Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), has announced the very exciting news that Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products (NVCP) UK & Ireland will launch their highly anticipated brand-new "Shimmer and Shine" product line in the UK during Autumn/Winter 2016!


Marianne also talks about Nickelodeon UK's biggest successes in 2015 - "Paw Patrol", which, counting both Nick Jr. and Milkshake audiences, over 10m viewers have now seen the series, "Blaze and The Monster Machines" and "Half Shell Heroes" - and what viewers can look forward to on Nick Jr. UK & Ireland in 2016, including "Digby Dragon", premiering on Nick Jr. this Spring, and "Lily's Driftwood Bay" season two, which will debut later in the year!


You can read Licensing Source's exclusive interview with Marianne James in full here on LicensingSource.net!
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Raft Of Nickelodeon Stars Nominated In The 2016 Young Entertainer Awards

A wide host of Nickelodeon stars, guest stars and voice actors have been nominated for awards in the prestigious Young Entertainer Awards 2016!

The Young Entertainer Awards is a awards show run by The Young Entertainer Awards Foundation just for young entertainers, and aims to bring together young performers and their families to honor and celebrate their performance achievements in film, television, music, and stage.

The 2016 Young Entertainer Awards will honor performers aged 5-21 who have appeared in feature films, TV, cable, web, and live theater productions aired on television or internet, been released theatrically, performed on stage, or exhibited at an international or a U.S. film festival between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2015.


The Young Entertainer Awards Foundation is a non-profit organization honoring & celebrating youth in the Entertainment Industry. It was created by various members of the entertainment industry who want to provide a positive incentive for young entertainers to perfect their skills, to build a strong foundation of confidence that will benefit them, not only in their present acting career, but also in whatever path they wish to follow in their future, and to provide a scholarship to an individual or to another organization or institution assisting talented youth who might not otherwise be able to realize their dream.

The 2016 Young Entertainer Awards will take place at the Globe Theatre at Universal Studios Hollywood on Sunday 20th March 2016.

Below is a list of nominations for the Young Entertainer Awards 2016, featuring only the awards Nickelodeon stars have been nominated for. You can find a full list of 2016 Young Entertainer Awards nominees at youngentertainerawards.org:


Best Leading Young Actor - Television Movie, Mini Series or Special
Tate Berney - The Right Girl - Pix L Entertainment
Rio Mangini - One Crazy Cruise - Nickelodeon
Graham Verchere - Jim Henson's Turkey Hollow - Lifetime


Best Leading Young Actor - Television Series
Connor Kalopsis - The Grinder - Fox
Sean Michael Kyer - Odd Squad - PBS
David Mazouz - Gotham - Fox
Kamil McFadden - KC Undercover - Disney Channel
Sloane Morgan Siegel - Gortimer Gibbons Life On Normal Street - Amazon
Coy Stewart - Bella and the Bulldogs - Nickelodeon
Charles Vandervaart - The Stanley Dynamic - YTV


Best Leading Young Actress - Television Series
Layla Crawford - The First Family - USA Entertainment Studios
Giselle Eisenberg - Life In Pieces - CBS
Addison Holley - Annedroids - Amazon
Paris Smith - Every Which Way - Nickelodeon
Olivia Stuck - Kirby Buckets - Disney XD
Lauren Taylor - Best Friends Whenever - Disney Channel


Best Supporting Young Actress - Television Series
Ashley Boettcher - Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street - Amazon
Adrianna DiLiello - Annedroids - Amazon
Autumn Wendel - Every Which Way - Nickelodeon

Best Recurring Young Actor 13 and Under - Television Series
Samuel Faraci - Odd Squad - PBS
Brendan Heard - Odd Squad - PBS
Sean Michael Kyer - Continuum - SyFy
Trevor Larcom - Fresh off the Boat - ABC
Rio Mangini - Bella and the Bulldogs - Nickelodeon
Tate Yap - Odd Squad - PBS


Best Recurring Young Actress 16-21 - Television Series
Luna Blaise - Fresh off the Boat - ABC
Frederique Dufort - Unite 9 - Radio Canada TV
Gabrielle Elyse - Nicky, Ricky, Dicky and Dawn - Nickelodeon
Emily Robinson - Transparent - Amazon
Sara Waisglass - Degrassi: The Next Genertation - CTV


Best Recurring Young Actress 13 to 15 - Television Series
Ava Cantrell - Haunted Hathways - Nickelodeon
Olivia Steele Falconer - Once Upon a Time - CTV/ABC
Stephanie Katherine-Grant - The Goldbergs - ABC
Chandler Kinney - Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street - Amazon
Madison Lintz - Bosch - Amazon
Kassidy Mattera - Mr. D - CBC


Best Recurring Young Actress 12 and Under - Television Series
Siena Agudong - Nicky, Ricky, Dicky and Dawn - Nickelodeon
Isabella Alexander - Fresh Off The Boat - ABC
Yasmeene Ball - Super Natural - CW
Sunnie Pelant - Bones - Fox


Best Guest Starring Young Actor 15 to 21 - Television Series
Zach Callison - Henry Danger - Nickelodeon
Nazariy Demkowicz - The Pinkertons - Rosetta Media
Jake Elliott - The Night Shift - NBC
Christian Hutcherson - Survivor's Remorse - Starz
William Leon - Grey's Anatomy - ABC
Ty Parker - Children's Hospital - Comedy Central / Adult Swim


Best Guest Starring Young Actress 14 to 16 - TV Series
Brielle Barbusca - Bones - Fox
Mandalynn Carlson - Grey's Anatomy - ABC
Lexi DiBenedetto - Instant Mom - Nickelodeon
Stephanie Katherine-Grant - Survivor's Remorse - NBC
Danika Yarosh - Law & Order SVU - Starz


Best Guest Starring Young Actress 11 and Under - TV Series
Layla Crawford - Henry Danger - Nickelodeon
Bianca D'Ambrosio - Freakout - ABC Family
Chelsea Miller - Some Assembly Required - YTV
Brenna Russell - Odd Squad - PBS
Malinda Sass - Monsters Inside Me - Animal Planet
Gracyn Shinyei - Super Natural - CW
Bailey Skodje - Un Real - Lifetime
Jena Skodje - Super Natural - CW


Best Young Actor Voice Over Role 12 and Under
Christopher Downs - Tumble Leaf - Amazon
Gabe Eggerling - Sofia the First - Disney Jr
Jayden Greig - Playdate - DHX Media
Zac McDowell - Tumble Leaf - Amazon
Alex Thorne - Paw Patrol - Nickelodeon


Best Young Actress - Voice Over Role
Zoe Fraser - The Curse of Clara: A Holiday Tale - CBC
Bailey Gambertoglio - Bubble Guppies - Nickelodeon
Addison Holley - WishenPoof! - Amazon
Hannah Swain - Ruff-Ruff Tweet and Dave - NBC
Brooke Wolloff - Tumble Leaf - Amazon

A huge congratulations and good luck to everyone nominated in the 2016 Young Entertainer Awards 2016!

For more information about the 2016 Young Entertainer Awards, please visit YoungEntertainerAwards.org.
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Nickelodeon To Attend Cape Town International Animation Festival 2016

Make your imagination come alive!

Nickelodeon Africa has announced the exciting news that Nickelodeon will be attending the Cape Town International Animation Festival between Thursday 18th and Sunday 21st February 2016!


Animation fans are invited to watch award-winning movies, attend workshops with international experts, and enjoy the best of South African animation talent!

Nickelodeon's Alexi Wheeler, Senior Director, International Production & Development, Tasania Parsadh, Channel Director: Nickelodeon Africa - Nickelodeon, Nicktoons & Nick Jr., and Pippa Tshabalala, Senior On-Air Producer at Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Africa, in which they'll be discussing how you can get started as an animator, what kind of contest Nickelodeon is looking for, and how you could become a part of Nickelodeon's quest for world domination! Join Alexi, Tasania and Pippa for their exclusive talk between 15h00 and 15h45 in the [Nickelodeon] Orange Room on Friday 19th February 2016!

Be ready to get drawn in!

For more information about the 2016 Cape Town International Animation Festival, it's events and speakers, please visit ctiaf.com.

The Cape Town International Animation Festival 2016 is a proud initiative of Animation S.A., in partnership with Nickelodeon, and is generously sponsored by The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture, Institut Fran├žais South Africa, and Cape Town & Western Cape Film & Media Promotion, a division of Wesgro.

Dip Stick Stickly - Nick In The Afternoon - The Splat

And now it's time to dip Stick, dip Stick. Special guest Jonathan Taylor Thomas (Home Improvement, The Lion King), the '90s tween heartthrob with three first names!:



Watch all your '90s Nickelodeon favorites on The Splat, your late-night destination for your favorite childhood Nickelodeon cartoons and live-action shows! The Splat doesn't question football-shaped heads, but embrace them - along with Reptar bars, a Big Ear of Corn, orange soda, and even slime for Pete (and Pete's) sake. Make your slime-covered Nickelodeon childhood dreams come true every night at 10pm ET/PT, only on TeenNick USA! #TheSplat!
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Happy Valentine's Day From The Splat

Celebrate Valentine's Weekend '90s Nickelodeon style with these way-cool vids!:

Happy Valentine's Day From The Splat:



Show your Valentine some love with this vintage image from '90s Nickelodeon.

'90s Nickelodeon Valentine | The Splat:



Celebrate Valentine's Day and flower power with this vintage image aired on Nickelodeon in the '90s.

Lube in Love | CatDog | The Splat:



Lube found someone who likes it greasy...
Scene from CatDog episode "Lube in Love"

Ickis Falls in Love | Aaahh!!! Real Monsters | The Splat



The tragic end of Ickis's ill-fated love for Judy, the puppet. Krumm's Shakespearean verse makes this all the more heart-wrenching.
Scene from Aaahh!!! Real Monsters episode "Blind Love, Monster Love"

"I Think I Like You" - Treeflower & Norbert | Angry Beavers | The Splat



Norb joins Treeflower and her band, The Friendly Chartreuse Bubble Gum Machine. Really feelin' the summer love and groovy music vibes.
Scene from Angry Beavers episode "Bummer of Love"

Love Lessons From '90s Nickelodeon Characters | The Splat



What kind of love lessons can you learn from '90s Nick shows like Hey Arnold, Rugrats, Kenan & Kel, Rocko's Modern Life and Doug? Hint: The lessons that involve creepy shrines, springy grass, and loving orange soda.

Watch all your '90s Nickelodeon favorites on The Splat, your late-night destination for your favorite childhood Nickelodeon cartoons and live-action shows! The Splat doesn't question football-shaped heads, but embrace them - along with Reptar bars, a Big Ear of Corn, orange soda, and even slime for Pete (and Pete's) sake. Make your slime-covered Nickelodeon childhood dreams come true every night at 10pm ET/PT, only on TeenNick USA! #TheSplat!
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Make it Pop’s XO-IQ - Misfits (Official Audio)

Just in time for Valentine's Day - The XO-IQ vs L3 EP is Now Available on iTunes! Re-live your favorite Band Blast moments as XO-IQ faces off against rival L3 in Nickelodeon's hit TV series Make it Pop!

The XO-IQ vs L3 EP features 4 heart-swooning songs including "I promise you that" and "No Way!" Download Now: http://radi.al/XOIQvsL3iTunes:



Sing Along - "MISFITS" LYRICS:

(VERSE1)

CORKI
You like red, I like blue
purple yeah is pretty cool
You like books, I like shoes
On line shops are what we do

JODI
You like sun, I like clouds
always making rainbows

SUN HI
You like hot, I like cold,
we create tornados

(PRE-CHORUS)
CROWD - Come on Come On
JODI - when we start to sing it
CROWD - Come on Come On
ALL - Everybody see it

(CHORUS1)
ALL
People say we're the misfits (Hey)
But we don't care 'cos we like it (Oh)
And all together we can rule this (Yeah)
And be cooler than the cool kids (Oh)

People say we're the mavericks (Hey)
We don't care 'cos there's magic (Oh)
And all together we can rule this (Yeah)
And be cooler than the cool kids (Oh)

(VERSE2)
CORKI
You like beaches, I like pools
Waterslides are pretty cool
You like crazy, I like wow
And we love to break the rules

JODI
You like fast, I like slow
We're a roller coaster

SUN HI
You like loud, I like louder
Party till its over

(PRE-CHORUS)
CROWD - Come on Come On
SUN HI - when we start to sing it
CROWD - Come on Come On
ALL - Everybody see it

(CHORUS2)
ALL
People say we're the misfits (Hey)
But we don't care 'cos we like it (Oh)
And all together we can rule this (Yeah)
And be cooler than the cool kids (Oh)
(cool kids SUN HI)

People say we're the mavericks (Hey)
But we don't care 'cos there's magic (Oh)
And all together we can rule this (Yeah)
And be cooler than the cool kids (Oh)
(cool kids SUN HI)

Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah
All together we can rule this
And be cooler than the cool kids

(BRIDGE)
ALL
We get together and the sparks ignite
We get together and electrify
We get together and we make it shine
We get together and we dance all niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiight (Hey!) niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiight (Hey!)

We get together and we see the light
It feels so right

People say we're the misfits (yeah)
But ya we're going to rule this

(CHORUS 3)
ALL
Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah
All together we can rule this
And be cooler than the cool kids

People say we're the misfits (Hey)
But we don't care 'cos we like it (Oh)
And all together we can rule this (Yeah)
And be cooler than the cool kids (Oh)
(cool kids SUN HI)

People say we're the mavericks (Hey)
But we don't care 'cos there's magic (Oh)
And all together we can rule this (Yeah)
And be cooler than the cool kids (Oh)

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Megan Lee's Favourite Fashions From Season 2 of Make It Pop

Go behind the scenes of Make It Pop with Megan Lee (Sun Hi) as she shows off her favourite fashions from Season 2!:



Just in time for Valentine's Day - The XO-IQ vs L3 EP is now available for pre-order on iTunes! Re-live your favorite Band Blast moments as XO-IQ faces off against rival L3 in Nickelodeon's hit TV series Make it Pop!

The XO-IQ vs L3 EP features 4 heart-swooning songs including "I promise you that" and "No Way!" Pre-order now at http://radi.al/XOIQvsL3iTunes!
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Kids’ Choice Awards 2016 - Star Games #1: Kids’ Choice A-Words

Nickelodeon gathered cast members from The Thundermans, Henry Danger, Game Shakers, Bella & The Bulldogs, and 100 Things to Do Before High School in the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards studio for a little game session called Kids' Choice A-Words! See how quickly your favorite Nickelodeon stars can guess these words using only clues and don't forget to tune in to the 2016 Kids' Choice Awards, airing live on Nickelodeon USA, Nickelodeon Canada and Nickelodeon Australia & New Zealand on Saturday, March 12, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT) and on Nickelodeon channels around the world within hours of the live show!:


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Either Or With "Nick Kicks" Presenter Rachel Stringer

Get to know a little bit more about Rachel Stringer, one of Nickelodeon UK's lead presenters for Nick's brand new Football show, Nick Kicks! Tune into Nick Kicks every Saturday morning at 8am, only on Nicktoons UK & Ireland!:



Check out nicktoons.co.uk/nickkicks and the award-winning Nick Play app for more footie-tastic videos, behind-the-scenes content, polls, quizzes and games!
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KCA 2016 Insider #1 With Jordan Banjo And Perri Kiely

Jordan Banjo and Perri Kiely give us the inside scoop on Kids' Choice Awards 2016 direct from their top-secret Kids' Choice Awards HQ!:



The boys check out this week's UK nominee news and catch up with Joey Essex whose Cat, Prince Essex, is the reigning champion for the UK's Favourite Celebrity Animal! Although this year, he's up against some stiff competition. Head to kca.nick.co.uk for your chance to vote!

Catch the UK & Irish premiere of Nickelodeon's 2016 Kids' Choice Awards, hosted by Country music superstar and coach panelist on NBC's The Voice, Blake Shelton, and UK dance stars Jordan and Perri, on Sunday 13th March 2016 from 5:00pm!
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How To Draw: Michael the Fowl From "Tinkershrimp & Dutch"

Tinkershrimp & Dutch Co-Creator, Chris Stack, show us how to draw Michael the Fowl, the world's most dangerous headless Chicken, misunderstood genius and evil master of disguise!:



Watch every episode of Tinkershrimp & Dutch exclusively on Nickelodeon UK's digital platforms! For more exclusive behind the scenes content stay tuned at nick.co.uk and on the Nick Play app (available on iOS and Android)!

Find out how to draw the King Hunnybun III and his fearless, time-travelling bodyguards, Tinkershrimp and Dutch!

Don't forget to follow Tinkershrimp and Dutch on Twitter at @TinkAndDutch and on Instagram at @TinkershrimpAndDutch, plus the grumpy Michael The Fowl on Twitter @MichaelTheFowl (be sure not to ruffle his feathers)! #TinkershrimpAndDutch
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Professional Wrestler Chris Jericho To Guest Star In Upcoming Episode Of "The Thundermans"; Filming For Season 3 Wraps

Wrestling champion Chris Jericho has announced the super news in a series of posts on his official Instagram profile page, @ChrisJerichoFozzy, that he will be a guest star in a upcoming brand-new episode of The Thundermans season three! Chris Jericho filmed his guest appearance at the Paramount Pictures Studios in Hollywood this week:



And that's a wrap! Great time guesting on the @thundermanstv with my buds @jackgriffo @ryrynewman & @kirakosarin!
(#killermullet by @hair2starsjanik) @nickelodeontv - Friday 12th February 2016.

Additionally, The Thundermans star Jack Griffo announced the bittersweet news in a separate post on his official Instagram feed, @JackGriffo, that the filming for the third season of The Thundermans wrapped on Friday 12th February 2016:


Last day of season 3! Huge thanks to @chrisjerichofozzy for coming in this week and totally rocking it!!! One of the coolest dudes in the business. #Thundermans.

Original source: Lords of Pain.
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