Saturday, January 13, 2018

Nickelodeon UK Digitally Premieres First Episode Of 'Welcome To The Wayne' *Updated*

To celebrate Nicktoons UK & Ireland starting to premiere Nickelodeon's brand-new animated mystery series Welcome to the Wayne weekdays at 4:00pm from Monday 15th January 2018, Nickelodeon UK has made the very first episode of Welcome to the Wayne, "Rise and Shine Sleepyhead", available to watch in full for free on and brand-new look Nick Play app ahead of its TV debut!

A New York City apartment building holds mysteries and adventures behind every door in Nickelodeon’s newest animated series, Welcome to the Wayne, premiering on Nicktoons UK & Ireland on Monday 15th January 2018 at 4:00pm. Created and written by Emmy® Award-winning writer and composer Billy Lopez (The Wonder Pets) and executive produced by Emmy Award-winning creative executive Michael Pecoriello (Yu-Gi-Oh!), the 20-episode series follows three kids as they explore their strange and fantastical apartment building, the Wayne, where nothing is what it seems. The series will premiere daily, Monday through Friday, at 4:00pm on Nicktoons UK & Eire, with same day encores at 8:30pm. Viewers will also be able to catch up by watching replays Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00am and 8:30pm on Nicktoons UK & Ireland.

Welcome to the Wayne follows the comedic adventures of three friends, Ansi Molina, Olly Timbers, and Saraline Timbers, as they aim to unlock the secrets of the Wayne. Each new investigation brings them face-to-face with new characters, creatures, and oddities, known as “Wayne Phenomena,” leading them closer to uncovering the truth about the weird things happening in their building.

(From L-R) Olly, Ansi, and Saraline from Nickelodeon’s Welcome To The Wayne

In the series premiere, “Rise and Shine Sleepyhead,” Ansi, a new resident of the Wayne, must work with siblings Olly and Saraline to stop a rampaging threat deep within their home.

The voice cast of Welcome to the Wayne includes: Alanna Ubach (Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce) as Ansi, the anxious new kid in town; creator and co-executive producer Billy Lopez as Olly Timbers, the adventurous 10-year-old son of a toy maker and a military scientist, and lifelong resident of the Wayne; and Dana Steingold (Avenue Q musical) as Saraline Timbers, Olly’s responsible and more mature little sister.

Additional voice cast members include: Veronica Taylor (Pokémon) as The Spy from Apartment 8-I; Marc Thompson (Pokémon) as Masterson; and Robbie Sublett (The Good Wife) as Flowershirt; Dave Willis (Aqua Teen Hunger Force) as George the Doorman; Dana Snyder (The Thundermans) as Wendell Wasserman; Nikki M. James (BrainDead) as Julia Wiles; Carey Means (Aqua Teen Hunger Force) as Jonah Bishop; Harriett D. Foy (Collateral Beauty) as Clara Rhone; and Charnele Crick (Bocce Ballers) as Goodness.

Guest stars this season include: Annie Potts (Ghostbusters) as Olympia Timbers; Andrew Rannells (Girls) as Andrei, Alfred Molina (Spider-Man 2) as Albert Molina; Richard Kind (Inside Out) as Harvey Timbers; Emo Philips (Adventure Time) as Dennis O’Bannon; David Hornsby (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia) as Leif Bornewell III; Daniel Abeles (Smash) as Randy; and Shannon Walsh (Begin Again) as Madison Payne; and Clarke Thorell (The Americans) as Garrison Payne.

Before the full-length series, Welcome to the Wayne was Nickelodeon’s first digital short-form series, which debuted on official Nickelodeon websites and the Nick Play app in select markets, including on and

Billy Lopez is an Emmy-winning writer and composer from New York City. He has written for shows including Phineas and Ferb and South Park and been head writer on several preschool shows, including The Wonder Pets!, 3rd & Bird! and PBS’s Peg + Cat. Lopez also co-created an adult sitcom for ABC Studios. Michael Pecoriello is an Emmy Award-winning creative leader. He has overseen campaigns for Nickelodeon tent poles Kids’ Choice Awards, Kids’ Choice Sports and the HALO Awards and also served as supervising producer and head writer on animated series Yu-Gi-Oh!.

Online at and the Nick Play app, fans can find out more about Welcome to the Wayne and its characters - Ansi Molina, Olly Timbers, Saraline Timbers and Leif Bornewell III - as well as watch exclusive video clips, including a super sneak-peek, take the Welcome to the Wayne quiz, and vote on Nicktoons' poll: Would you like to live in the Wayne? Yeehaaaa! or No Way! On the Nick Play app, fans can also watch Nickelodeon's original digital short-form Welcome to the Wayne series.

Fans can also immerse themselves in the Wayne by following the official Instagram account to discover more about the show, characters, and mysteries within.

Below is a list of currently announced all-new episodes of Welcome to the Wayne set to premiere on Nicktoons UK & Eire in January 2018:

Monday 15th January 2018 - Rise and Shine Sleepyhead: As Ansi, a new resident of the Wayne, wonders whether he belongs here, he must work with Olly and Saraline Timbers to stop a rampaging threat within their home.

Tuesday 16th January 2018 - Like a Happy, Happy Bird: With Ansi now on board, Team Timbers follows a mysterious figure into the secret library. Meanwhile, Ansi attempts to protect his new friend from a monster.

Wednesday 17th January 2018 - Mail Those Cards, Boys!: After a robotic pigeon steals their postcards, Team Timbers and their frenemy Leif must fight their way through the Wayne Postal Service to get them back.

Thursday 18th January 2018 - Today Was Wassome: Tired of being bossed around, Ansi joins forces with Wendell Wasserman, a spoon-wielding vampire hunter, to track down the Wayne's last remaining vampire.

Friday 19th January 2018 - Some Kind of Tap-Dancing, Beekeeping Whaler: As Olly helps his new neighbour Andrei regain his memory, Ansi is convinced his best friend is in mortal danger -- because Andrei is a vampire!

Monday 22nd January 2018 - Like No Other Market on Earth: On the search for a mysterious rainbow gas, Team Timbers ends up in the supermarket trailed by a dangerous creature determined to end their friendship!

Tuesday 23rd January 2018 - Beeping the Binklemobile: When the Gleeco competition comes to the Wayne, Ansi meets his biggest competition. When Ansi's creation comes alive, Team Timbers has to take down the Gleeco Man.

Wednesday 24th January 2018 - Spacefish: When Olly, Ansi, and Andrei have a boys' bonding night "roof camping" they try to conjure a ghost -- but something even more terrifying appears.

Thursday 25th January 2018 - A Pair of Normas: Team Timbers tries to stop reality TV show hosts from revealing the secrets of the Wayne... and exposing themselves and the world to danger.

Friday 26th January 2018 - It's the Mid-Season Finale: Olly and Ansi's favourite TV characters come to life. Saraline learns terrifying truths about the Wayne from the mysterious figure who has been tracking them.

Monday 29th January 2018 - Hit it, Toofus!: Olly arranges a long-awaited dinner between his and Ansi's family, but when the Spy shows up, Team Timbers must outsmart the bad guys without their parents finding out.

Tuesday 30th January 2018 - Wall-to-Wall Ping-Pong Ball: Team Timbers visit the library to find out more about its vampire-filled past. When they are ambushed by a ninja, they discover their new friend could be evil!

Wednesday 31st January 2018 - Swap Shop Hop and Bop: Ansi has to let go of his childhood toys, Olly is on a mission to find the ultimate collection, and Andrei's clothing comes to life in pursuit of a mysterious object.

Thursday 1st February 2018 - 8/08/08: Saraline's 8th birthday turns into a late night adventure through the Wayne with all of their friends to investigate a strange clue from Tony Stanza.

Friday 2nd February 2018 - Flutch: Ansi gets taken down to a mysterious kingdom below the Wayne, ruled by a washing machine pharaoh! Team Timbers begins to rely on their new friends for help on their adventures.

Monday 5th February 2018 - What's for Linner?: Team Timbers follows a magical paper butterfly to a fantastical origami world created by Katherine Alice, a girl without a voice who needs their help.

Tuesday 6th February 2018 - Leave the Funny, Find the Bunny: At the Wayne Talent Show, Olly and Ansi put on a magic act and encounter a powerful rabbit bent on revenge.

Wednesday 7th February 2018 - Gimble in the Wabe: The Wayne loses power on the hottest day of the year, forcing Team Timbers to search for the swimming pool. A discovery leads them to the Gyre, a secret organization.

Thursday 8th February 2018 - Keep an Eye on the Nose: Saraline investigates a mysterious walking nose that's loose in the Wayne while Olly is convinced Julia is hiding a major secret.

Friday 9th February 2018 - So This is Glamsterdam: With the Spy close to opening the gates, Team Timbers prepares for an all out battle for the Wayne. But where did Ansi go? How will they stop an army of vampires?

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About Nicktoons

Available in over 13 million homes, Nicktoons showcases the world’s best comedy animation. Launched in 2002 and part of the Nickelodeon network of channels, Nicktoons broadcasts the very best in funny cartoons to audiences across the UK and Ireland, featuring top shows such as SpongeBob SquarePants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Loud House and Fairly OddParents. More information is available at Nicktoons is available on Sky 606, Virgin 717 and through BT Vision.

About Nickelodeon

The Nickelodeon Network is a top-performing commercial kids TV network in the UK and Ireland with Nickelodeon channels available in over 13 million cable and satellite homes. Having launched in 1993 Nickelodeon UK comprises seven dedicated entertainment channels for kids aged 4-15 and their families, and is a joint venture between Viacom International Media Networks and BSkyB.

Originally posted: Monday, January 08, 2018.

Schedule source: Digiguide.
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