Tuesday, August 07, 2018

All That’s Kel Mitchell and Lori Beth Denberg Love Being a Part of ’90s Nostalgia

Being a part of a show as beloved as Nickelodeon’s All That can have its perks, at least that’s how former cast members Kel Mitchell and Lori Beth Denberg tell it (for one, Mitchell gets free burgers pretty much everywhere he goes, provided he performs the Good Burger greeting for everyone in the restaurant). But it can also come with its own weird challenges like coming to terms with the fact they’re now a part of ’90s nostalgia. On the set of Nickelodeon's new Double Dare, The A.V. Club talked with Denberg and Mitchell about being on the show and how it feels to be a huge part of so many childhoods.

Keshet International Signs Two High-Volume Kids' Deals for Titles Within Ananey Partnership

Official Keshet International Press Release:


HBO Europe picks up THE GREENHOUSE and SPELL KEEPERS, Portugal’s SIC buys

BED & BISCUIT and SPELL KEEPERS. All three shows produced by Nutz Productions.

The Greenhouse

7 August 2018 – Global content and media producer and distributor Keshet International (KI) has signed two separate deals for a raft of tweens’ and teens’ finished content following its recent distribution partnership with Ananey Communications Group.

KI has licensed HBO the SVOD rights to all three seasons of the Israeli ratings record-breaking daily-drama THE GREENHOUSE (175×22’; החממה) alongside three seasons of the live action series SPELL KEEPERS (150×22’; כדברא) for its subscription services in 13 countries across Central Europe. Meanwhile KI has also sold Portugal’s SIC three series of the sitcom BED & BISCUIT (totalling 51×22’; בית הכלבים) and the first series of SPELL KEEPERS (50×22’) in a separate deal that will see the Impresa-owned channel dub, rather than subtitle, both series for its local audiences. All three of these Hebrew language series originally premiered on Nickelodeon Israel and Teen Nick exclusively on Yes TV and are produced by Nutz Productions, a subsidiary of the multi-channel group Ananey Communications.

These two high-volume deals follow KI’s recent strategic move into the kids’ market, first launching a dedicated kids’ division headed by new hire Nicola Andrews, and then establishing an on-going content partnership with Ananey Communications Group – Israel’s leading kids’ content provider – to bring teens’, tweens’ and kids’ programming to a wider global audience.

Nicole Correia, SIC’s Acquisitions Manager says, “We are very happy to partner with Keshet International and we believe both SPELLKEEPERS and BED & BISCUIT are a perfect fit for our audience.”

Nicola Andrews, KI’s Senior Sales and Commercial Director, Kids says, “Our slate of live action series from Ananey’s Nutz Productions is exceptional. Not only do these series look great, and feature gripping storylines, they’re also internationally appealing – as these two high-profile deals show.”

Orly Atlas-Katz, CEO of Ananey Communications, says, “We are very excited and honoured. Our content offers a unique and entertaining viewing experience, perfected for millennials and we are thrilled that HBO and SIC have recognized this. We trust that the vast spread and prestige these two networks bring with them will help KI deliver our content to new audiences around the world and we are certain they will fall in love with them as well.”

Teen drama Spell Keepers

Created by Michal Cooper-Keren and based on original idea by Sivan Shiknagy and Einat Shahak, SPELL KEEPERS (S1, S2 and S3, totalling 150×22’) is an exciting, mysterious and fantastical daily-drama series focussing on two strong and determined female heroines – Kirki and Laila. The Spell Keepers are a secret group of good witches called Kadabras, whose role is to protect humanity from supernatural creatures who threaten to harm them. Together, they are the strongest force in the supernatural world. They control the four elements of nature: wind, earth, fire and water – and they can perform magical feats, such as create storms or floods.

The Greenhouse

Created by Giora Chamizer, THE GREENHOUSE (S1, S2 and S3, totalling 175×22’) centres on a brother and sister who, after losing their mother in a spaceship crash, arrive at an elite boarding school for gifted future leaders: The Greenhouse. They join two competing houses within the school. Soon, mysterious developments draw the rival houses into a secret investigation where they expose a destructive plot. Only by joining forces can they save the country from a disaster. Having broken ratings records on its debut in Israel, this live action series has also been adapted into an English international version entitled GREENHOUSE ACADEMY by Ananey’s Nutz Productions for the streaming giant Netflix.

Bed And Biscuit

Created by Hagit Bilia and Lior Kfir, BED & BISCUIT (S1, S2 and S3, totalling 51×22’) is a sitcom for younger kids, which takes place in a family-run boarding kennel for dogs in a small village in Israel. Moti is a mediocre lawyer who has had enough of the big city and wants to live a simpler life and spend more time with his only daughter Ori. Together, the energetic father and smart and funny daughter make the move into the country to run their family business – a dog kennel.

Other live action series that are part of KI’s slate of finished kids’ content produced by Ananey’s Nutz Productions include CRAFT PARTY (22 x 10’), a colourful and inspiring series presented by two nine year old girls that celebrates the art of crafting and DIY for younger children; and THE HOOD (S1, S2 and S3, totalling 150×22’), a daily drama that skilfully combines edgy class struggles with suspenseful action and big doses of fun, as widower Ben’s kids prank the community’s snobbish teens with hilarious results, all while searching for a mystical treasure that could change their lives forever.

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About Keshet International (www.keshetinternational.com)
Keshet International is a leading global content and media producer and distributor. It is part of the Keshet Media Group, Israel’s most successful media company. Headed by CEO Alon Shtruzman, KI’s portfolio includes seven local production and distribution hubs in addition to its Tel Aviv HQ – Keshet UK, Tresor in Germany, Keshet Asia in Hong Kong, Keshet India, as well as Keshet Digital Studios, Keshet Films and Keshet Studios in the US – and a majority stake in Greenbird Media. Established in 2012, KI offers original content developed and produced within this network of companies, as well as curated third party IP. KI’s boutique catalogue of finished content and formats spans a broad range of scripted and non-scripted programming, including drama, comedy, entertainment, game shows, kids’ and factual. Highlights include the 2018 Cannes Series’ winning drama and ratings smash, When Heroes Fly; addictive game show The Search; factual series Bad Habits, Holy Orders and World’s Most Evil Killers; successful talent competitions Rising Star and Masters of Dance; gripping espionage thriller False Flag and Prisoners of War, upon which the prime time Emmy® winner Homeland was based; and international Emmy® Award-winning ‘buddy comedy’ Traffic Light.

About Ananey Communications Group

Founded by Udi Miron in 1996, Ananey Communications is the leading multi-channel TV firm in Israel. With 11 original lifestyle TV channels and exclusive representation of the Viacom brands in Israel (including MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, Teen-Nick & Nick Junior), Ananey channels reach a total of 76% of all Israeli households. Founded in 2010, Nutz Productions is the high-end concept and production arm of Ananey, which produces all the original series for the Viacom brands, as well as for other Israeli networks. The company also develops content in close cooperation with foreign production entities, honing its expertise in international productions. Recently, Nutz Productions was commissioned by Netflix to produce its remake production of Greenhouse Academy – an original live-action daily-drama series which was first broadcast for 4 seasons on Nickelodeon Israel and locally produced by Nutz as well.

About SIC

SIC Television was launched in 1992 as the first private channel in Portugal incorporated in Impresa Media Group. Along with free-to-air SIC, Impresa also owns seven cable channels under the SIC brand: SIC Noticias (24 hour news); SIC Mulher (female audiences); SIC Radical (male audiences); SIC K (kids); SIC Caras (entertainment and lifestyle); SIC International (communities abroad), SIC International Africa (communities abroad in Africa). Publications Expresso (newspaper) and Blitz (music magazine) are also part of the media group. SIC Content Distribution is Impresa’s content distribution department. As a broadcaster, SIC produces and distributes a wide range of content produced daily on a B2B and B2C model worldwide.


The Greenhouse has also aired on Nickelodeon UK & Ireland.

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H/T: Kidscreen; Additional source: TelevisionPost.
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Nickelodeon to Release ‘PAW Patrol: Mighty Pups' Special on DVD Exclusively at Walmart Ahead of TV Debut [Updated]

Nickelodeon’s brand-new TV movie PAW Patrol: Mighty Pups will be available exclusively at Walmart on DVD Tuesday, September 11 ahead of its TV debut on Nickelodeon!

The DVD of the 44-minute special retails at $17.99 and includes a digital copy on Vudu. The DVD will have English 5.1 audio presentation.

In this mission, the PAW Patrol are given Mighty Pup powers after a mysterious meteor lands in Adventure Bay. When Mayor Humdinger and his nephew trap Ryder and steal the meteor to take over the city, the pups must work together and use their new powers to race to the rescue and save the day.

Update (8/7): Below is the official synopsis for the PAW Patrol: Mighty Pups DVD!:

In this high-flying, heroic mission, the PAW Patrol are given Mighty Pup powers after a mysterious meteor lands in Adventure Bay. When Mayor Humdinger and his nephew trap Ryder and steal the meteor to take over the city, the pups must work together and use their new powers–from Chase’s super speed to Marshall’s mighty heat, Rubble’s super strength and more–to race to the rescue and save the day. PAW Patrol: Mighty Pups is produced by Nickelodeon Home Entertainment and distributed by Paramount Home Media Distribution and will be available on DVD on September 11 exclusively at Walmart for the suggested retail price of $17.99.

Additionally, Nickelodeon and Paramount will also be releasing a second PAW Patrol DVD on the same date for $10.99 SRP. The DVD, titled PAW Patrol: Halloween Heroes will contain “seven exciting adventures to get all fans in the spooky-spirit,” including a double-length special!

Here’s the episode list:

Pups and the Ghost Pirate
Pups Save a Ghost
Pups and the Ghost Cabin
Pups Save a Bat
Pups Fall Festival
Pups Save the Corn Roast
Pups Save a Show

PAW Patrol: Halloween Heroes has a running time of 88 minutes and features English 5.1 and Spanish Stereo (Audio presentation).

Update (8/5): Spin Master revealed during their Q2 2018 Financial Results Earnings Call that the PAW Patrol: Mighty Pups DVD will also have a sneak-peek of the theme that will be introduced in PAW Patrol season six! Spin Master also revealed that they are planning more exclusive direct-to-DVD launches in the future, and that they are hard at work on planning for the PAW Patrol movie!

Spin Master also revealed during their 2Q18 earnings call that:

- The new PAW Patrol Ultimate Rescue theme in Season 5 has timed with the delivery of Spin Master's fall product line that features some incredible vehicles. Retailers are particularly excited about Marshall’s ultimate firetruck as the key driver for the holiday season. The delay of the new theme until closer to Spin Master's fall selling season is also part of the reason they increased marketing spend in the first half of 2018. The company did not refresh the theme in spring 2018, choosing to carryover the Sea Patrol theme they introduced in July 2017. They increased marketing in the first half to continue to grow the brand ahead of the new content and theme.

- PAW Patrol took its fifth award last week at the China Licensing Awards, where PAW Patrol won best young property of the year. CCTV is continuing to be a strong partner in airing the PAW Patrol episodes free to air in China, with Season 3 launching this fall. Spin Master is also expanding distribution in China in 2018 to include the Walmart department store and wholesale channels.

- The Rusty Rivets toy line will be launching globally in August 2018 and is tied closely with the building theme prominent in the show.

- Nickelodeon USA is planning to premiere the network's brand-new animated preschool series Abby Hatcher, Fuzzly Catcher during late 2018 - early 2019 (before the end of January 2019)! Spin Master will launch Abby Hatcher, Fuzzly Catcher during Fall 2019.

- It's taken Spin Master and Nickelodeon four years to develop and produce Abby Hatcher, Fuzzly Catcher!

To celebrate the PAW Patrol's brand-new adventure, Spin Master has released a Mighty Pups tie-in toy line exclusively at Walmart. The line includes: PAW Patrol Mighty Pups ‐ Chase′s Flip & Fly, 2‐in‐1 Transforming Vehicle with Launchers; PAW Patrol ‐ Mighty Pups 6‐Pack Gift Set, PAW Patrol Figures with Light‐up Badges and Paws; and the PAW Patrol ‐ 8" Mighty Pups Chase Plush.

PAW Patrol: Mighty Pups is produced by Nickelodeon Home Entertainment and distributed by Paramount Home Media Distribution.

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Originally published: Thursday, July 19, 2018.

Original source: Media Play News; Additional source: The Geekiary.
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Nickelodeon Benelux to Premiere New Episodes of 'SpongeBob SquarePants' from Monday 13th August 2018

Nickelodeon Benelux will start to premiere more brand-new SpongeBob SquarePants episodes weekdays at 16:55 uur on Nickelodeon Netherlands (Nederland) and at 17:00 uur on Nickelodeon Belgium (België; Flanders) from Monday 13th August 2018!

Nickelodeon Benelux's SpongeBob SquarePants August 2018 premiere schedule is:

Monday 13th August 2018: Sanitation Insanity (Sanitaire waanzin)
Tuesday 14th August 2018: Drive Happy
Wednesday 15th August 2018: Old Man Patrick
Thursday 16th August 2018: Fun-Sized Friends
Friday 17th August 2018: Grandmum's the Word

In additional news, Nickelodeon Benelux recently started to premiere and show Nickelodeon's hit game show Paradise Run weekdays at 17:25 uur on Nickelodeon Nederland and at 18:20 uur on Nickelodeon België! Fans van visit nickelodeon.nl and nickelodeon.be to find out more about the show and watch video clips from the show.

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Original source: Invincibubble.

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Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn Look Back at Most Memorable Moments of the Series 😊 | Nickelodeon

Take a look back at some of the best Nicky, Ricky, Dicky and Dawn moments throughout all 4 seasons! What was your favorite moment of the show? 😊

What is YOUR favorite moment from Nicky, Ricky, Dicky, & Dawn? 😊

Watch the series finale of Nicky, Ricky, Dicky, & Dawn in full now on nick.com and the Nick App!

More Nick: Nickelodeon USA's August 2018 Premiere Highlights!
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Back to School 🎒Challenges! ft. Henry Danger, The Thundermans, SpongeBob & More! | #TryThis | Nickelodeon

It’s time for some fun Back to School challenges featuring clips from School of Rock, Henry Danger, SpongeBob, and the Thundermans! Get ready to Finish The Lyric, successfully complete the Time Warp Challenge, and spot as many emojis as you can!

Did you stick around for the Max and Phoebe BONUS CLIP starting at 3:27?! ⚡

Slimeify your back-to-school supplies with Nickelodeon Slime's aweslime back-to-school line, available now at Office Depot!

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How to Make a Tiny Beach! 🏖️ Ft. Henry Danger, The Loud House, SpongeBob & More! | Nickelodeon

Feeling those end-of-summer blues? Wishing you lived closer to a beach so those sandy, sunny, super-special beach days could be EVERY DAY??? Well, Nickelodeon's got a life hack for you…make your own teeny tiny beach 🏖️ out of Kinetic Sand and Slime so that summer really can last forever! Just channel Henry Danger, Dawn Harper, Lincoln Loud, and good ol’ SpongeBob to keep your summer rockin’ on and on and on and on and on and on and on and on and—well, you get the idea.

Catch more of your favorite shows on Nick, and visit nick.com/nick-summer for more awesome summer videos and games! Plus, check out Nickelodeon's awesome DIY series, DIY With Me, Summer Snackdown and the Merrell Twins' Double Dare DIY Challenges!

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Thomas and the Brownlow Medal: Episode 1 | Thomas’ Aussie Football Adventure | Thomas & Friends

Thomas is working in Melbourne, Australia and sees his friend Shane. He is just in time for the AFL Grand Final week and a special awards ceremony called the Brownlow Medal.

Catch Thomas & Friends episodes on Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. in the USA and on Milkshake! in the UK! Check your local listings for the latest information.

Connect with Thomas & Friends Online: Official Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest

Looking for even more safe, fun, kid friendly activities and apps? Head over to http://www.thomasandfriends.com and shop for Thomas & Friends engines, games, and other products at http://fisher-price.mattel.com

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Nehemiah Manufacturing's Boogie Wipes and Kandoo Team Up with Nickelodeon to Promote Healthy Habits and School Readiness

Official Nickelodeon USA Press Release:

Nehemiah Manufacturing’s Boogie Wipes and Kandoo Team Up

with Nickelodeon to Promote Healthy Habits

and School Readiness

Nehemiah Manufacturing’s Boogie Wipes and Kandoo are teaming up with Nickelodeon to promote healthy habits and ensure preschoolers are prepared for school through an on- and off-channel co-branded marketing campaign. Kicking off this summer and extending through March 2019, the campaign is in partnership with the net’s Nick Jr. Beyond the Backpack, an initiative which champions kindergarten readiness and provides fun, simple and unique tools to lead to educational success.

The parent-directed campaign includes: the distribution of Nehemiah’s Healthy Habits booklets, which feature the Nick Jr. Beyond the Backpack toolkit, to 5,000 pediatricians’ offices across the country from September to December 2018; a printable potty training chart on beyondthebackpack.nickjr.com; product sampling at Nick Jr. Beyond the Backpack on-the-ground events throughout the 2018-2019 school year; and an on-air spot that will air on the Nick Jr. preschool block on Nickelodeon and the Nick Jr. channel through March 2019.

Eric Wellinghoff, VP of Marketing at Nehemiah Manufacturing, notes: “We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Nickelodeon. Driving awareness of these amazing, free resources is a great fit for our mission at Boogie Wipes and Kandoo to help create healthy habits for children.”

“We’re extremely excited to be teaming up with Nehemiah Manufacturing’s Boogie Wipes and Kandoo,” said Jennifer Tracy, Senior Vice President, Partner Marketing and Creative Advertising, Nickelodeon Group. “These exceptional brands share Nickelodeon’s commitment to kids and families, making them an ideal partner.”

Kandoo and Boogie Wipes products are made especially for kids, designed to help them stay healthy and clean all on their own. Both brands also offer a variety of free online resources ranging from potty training tips to handwashing and bath time, promoting toddler independence, school readiness and much more.

Kandoo Flushable Wipes are easy to use with a refillable tub and clean up to 30% better than toilet paper. Kandoo also offers a portfolio of fun and colorful Bath & Body products, getting kids excited about cleaning while also encouraging them to clean themselves.

Similarly, kids and parents alike love Boogie Wipes. They’re made with natural saline, which cleans and dissolves dried on, crusty snot and boogers caused by colds and allergies. They can be used as a gentle alternative to dry tissues, cleaning the most sensitive noses.

Nick Jr. Beyond the Backpack helps families build a solid foundation for childhood education by offering tips, activities and resources on beyondthebackpack.nickjr.com, which focus on five major areas critical to kindergarten readiness: Family Engagement, Health & Wellness, Literacy Skills, Social & Emotional Skills and STEM Skills. Additionally, on the website, parents and caregivers can create customized learning plans full of games, videos and printable activities featuring their children’s favorite Nick Jr. characters.

Kandoo and Boogie Wipes products are available at all major retailers and online.


Kandoo and Boogie Wipes products are manufactured by the Nehemiah Manufacturing Co., in Cincinnati, Ohio. Nehemiah is a second chance company with the mission to build brands, create jobs and change lives. Many employees who come to Nehemiah Manufacturing just need a chance to prove themselves. They may show up with a spotty work history – or no work history – or a record blemished in some way. These hard-to-hire candidates are invisible to most companies. But not to us. Because we know giving people a chance is the right thing to do.


Nick Jr. Beyond the Backpack is a kindergarten readiness initiative geared towards helping parents and caregivers prepare their preschoolers for academic success through interactive elements including a dedicated website at www.beyondthebackpack.com where parents can customize a learning plan with games, videos and printables. All elements focus on five key areas deemed critical to educational achievement: family engagement; health and wellness; early literacy; social and emotional development; and fundamental STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills.

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NickTube: Planet Nickelodeon Video Round-Up | Tuesday 7th August 2018

Check out a selection of video clips featuring your favourite Nickelodeon shows and stars from Nickelodeon channels around the world!