Tuesday, March 22, 2022

'Clownderella' Promos | Side Hustle | Nickelodeon

Catch the brand new Side Hustle episode "Clownderella", premiering Thursday, March 24, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT, straight after an all new Warped! at 7:00, only on Nickelodeon! Check out the promos below!


In the brand new Side Hustle episode "Clownderella": Munchy (Isaiah Crews) crushes on a cute clown at the Mooery, but she leaves in a rush dropping her clown shoe. Munchy, Presley (Jayden Bartels), and Lex (Jules LeBlanc) must now disguise themselves as clowns to find her and help Lex overcome her fear of clowns. (#209)


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Originally published: March 22, 2022.

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'Hired!' Promo | Warped! | Nickelodeon

Catch the brand new Warped! episode "Hired!", premiering Thursday, March 24, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT, followed by an all new Side Hustle at 7:30, only on Nickelodeon! Check out the promo below!


In the all-new Warped! episode "Hired!," Milo (Anton Starkman) helps get Olivia (Emma Nasfell) a job at Warped!, but soon finds out that working together is not what he thought it would be. Darby (Ariana Molkara) gets a job at the frozen yogurt shop after learning the employees get to sing. (#110)


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Originally published: March 18, 2022.

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Nickelodeon Orders 'The Patrick Star Show' Season 2

NICKELODEON ORDERS SECOND SEASON OF ORIGINAL ANIMATED SERIES,
THE PATRICK STAR SHOW

From Nickelodeon Animation, 26-Episode Pickup Continues to Spotlight
the World’s Most Famous Sea Star, Patrick Star


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BURBANK, Calif.—March 21, 2022—Nickelodeon has ordered a second season (26 episodes) of its original animated series, The Patrick Star Show, which follows a younger Patrick Star living at home with his family, where he hosts his own variety show for the neighborhood from his television-turned-bedroom. Produced by Nickelodeon Animation, new episodes of The Patrick Star Show season one will continue to premiere on Nickelodeon.

“This next season of The Patrick Star Show will embark upon even more imaginative, colorful and hilarious adventures, diving deeper into the Star family’s daily life and escapades,” said Claudia Spinelli, Senior Vice President, Animation for Big Kids.  “For over 20 years, the beloved Patrick Star has provided humor to fans around the world, and we can’t wait to see what he does next.”

The second spinoff of the number-one animated series SpongeBob SquarePants tells brand-new stories about one of the most beloved best friends in TV history that is set to be the wildest ride yet. The family sitcom stars Patrick and the rest of his family as they are constantly disrupted by Patrick’s wild whims and surreal imagination.

The Patrick Star Show stars Bill Fagerbakke (Patrick Star), Tom Wilson (Cecil Star), Cree Summer (Bunny Star), Jill Talley (Squidina Star) and Dana Snyder (GrandPat), who will continue to bring these characters to life. Cast members from the original SpongeBob series will continue to populate Patrick’s world.


Marc Ceccarelli (SpongeBob SquarePants) and Vincent Waller (SpongeBob SquarePants) are executive producers of the series. The Patrick Star Show is developed for television by Spinelli, with production overseen by Kelley Gardner, Vice President, Current Series Animation, Nickelodeon. Jennie Monica is Vice President of Production, Nickelodeon.

The Patrick Star Show renewal is part of Nickelodeon’s strategy to be the home of the biggest franchises kids and families love, and it expands Nickelodeon’s growing portfolio of influential properties that already includes SpongeBob SquarePants, Kamp Koral: SpongeBob’s Under Years, PAW Patrol, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Blue’s Clues & You!, Star Trek: Prodigy, The Smurfs partnership, and the Transformers: EarthSpark and Monster High co-productions.

Since its launch July 17, 1999, SpongeBob SquarePants has reigned as the most-watched kids’ animated series for 20 consecutive years, while generating a universe of beloved characters, pop culture catchphrases and memes, theatrical releases, consumer products, a Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical and a global fan base.  SpongeBob SquarePants is the most widely distributed property in ViacomCBS Networks International history, seen in more than 170 countries and territories, translated in 30+ languages, and averaging more than 100 million total viewers every month. SpongeBob SquarePants was created by Stephen Hillenburg and produced by Nickelodeon in Burbank. The character-driven cartoon chronicles the nautical and sometimes nonsensical adventures of SpongeBob, an incurable optimist and earnest sea sponge, and his undersea friends.

Nickelodeon, now in its 42nd year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The brand includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, location-based experiences, publishing and feature films. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon is a part of Paramount’s (Nasdaq: PARA, PARAA) global portfolio of multimedia entertainment brands.

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Originally published: March 21, 2022 at 18:00 GMT.

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Classic Rugrats Comic Strip for March 22, 2022 | Nickelodeon

Classic Rugrats Comic Strip for March 22, 2022 | Nickelodeon


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Rugrats, provided to Creators Syndicate by Nickelodeon, based off the popular animated television series has been created for children and family's to laugh and enjoy together.

Follow these comics and their take on real episodes of the show and their own spin on hilarious adventures.

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Drake Bell Claims Josh Peck Wrote Offensive 'Drake & Josh Reboot Script

Drake Bell Spilled More Details About His Feud With Josh Peck And Claimed He Once Scripted An Entire Drake & Josh Reboot Centered Around Mexican Stereotypes


“How could I have texted him on the night of his wedding about his wedding… when I didn’t know there was a wedding until the day after the wedding.”

It might be 2022, but it feels like 2017 again; the infamous feud between Drake Bell and Josh Peck appears to be escalating.

If you needed a quick refresher, the former Nickelodeon co-stars found themselves caught up in a public drama after Drake called Josh out online for not inviting him to his wedding.

For context, the two played fan-favorite stepbrothers in Nickelodeon's beloved sitcom Drake & Josh from 2004 to 2007, but they apparently lost touch over the years that followed. When Josh got married to Paige O’Brien Peck a decade after the show finished filming, he didn’t feel the need to invite his former costar.

Drake made this public knowledge at the time, hopping online to post — and quickly delete — a series of harsh tweets. “When you’re not invited to the wedding the message is clear…,” he wrote. “True colors have come out today. Message is loud and clear. Ties are officially cut. I’ll miss you brotha.”

A couple of months later, the two reunited at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) and seemingly reconciled their friendship. They went on to appear in several vlogs together, even partaking in scripted sketches that poked fun at their dispute.

But last week, Josh spoke out about the discord for the first time and made a bunch of claims about what actually went down between the two on the day of his wedding.

“So I didn’t invite [Drake] to my wedding ‘cause I hadn’t talked to him in many, many years,” Josh recalled on the BFFs podcast last Thursday (March 17).

“I knew that Drake and I didn’t stay in touch for the 10 years since we had made the show, but no one needed to know that,” he said. “Cut to, I’m getting married that night. And I see these text messages from him cursing me out, coming for me…on the night of my wedding.”

Recalling Drake’s infamous tweets, Josh said: “He takes to the internet and he starts writing these tweets that immediately catch fire. … So then he leans in and goes on this press tour about how heartbroken he is and creating this narrative that just wasn’t true.”

He continued, “I remember a month later ... I was at the Video Music Awards, and I see him there, and he sees me. I go up to him — and this might be the most Sopranos thing I've ever done — I look at him and I go, ‘Go apologize to my wife right now.’”

“And he goes, ‘OK’ and he made a beeline for my wife, and I see him do this whole five-minute performance of an apology. ... I was like, 'Go apologize to my wife or something bad’s gonna happen,’” Josh added.

Shortly afterward, Drake’s wife Janet Von Schmeling publicly refuted Josh’s claims, branding him a “f**king liar” in a quickly deleted Instagram story. She denied that Josh had ever threatened Drake, instead alleging that he’d “nicely” asked him to apologize.

And now, Drake has given his recollection of the night — as well as his opinion on Josh’s remarks — in a brand-new podcast.

On Sunday (Mach 20), Drake revealed on Instagram that he and Janet launched their own podcast, titled Drake & Janet. A bunch of users immediately noted that the name, font, and logo were virtually identical to those of Drake & Josh, prompting speculation that the podcast would be full of further insight into the feud.

Credit: Drake Campana, Instagram /@drakebell

Well, not only does the description of the episode read “Drake spills the tea…,” but Josh's comments from the BFFs podcast are also featured in the first few seconds.

Janet firstly discusses her public reaction to Josh’s remarks. “Looking back on it now, obviously I’m more calm. I don’t know why it upset me so much,” she says, to which Drake responds, “‘cause you’re my wife.”

“I was there that day,” Janet recalls. “I saw [Josh] with his camera before he even came up to you. I whispered in your ear and said, ‘Josh is walking up, and he has a camera, and he is vlogging you. … And then Josh walks up shaking with his camera.’”

They then play the footage in question, which was uploaded to Josh’s YouTube channel as part of a vlog called “DRAKE AND JOSH REUNION.” In the short clip, Josh approaches Drake and seemingly catches him off guard. “Holy sh*t,” Drake says. “What’s up, buddy? Is this happening right now, live?”

Josh says to Drake, “Please tell Facebook to be nice to me” — referring to the onslaught of hate that he and Paige received after Drake publicly slammed him on Twitter. “Oh my god, it’s not even my fault,” Drake replies, before looking directly into the camera and telling fans to “chill out” and “lay off.”

Now recalling the day in more detail on their podcast, both Drake and Janet claim that the entire exchange was lighthearted — as opposed to how Josh described things last week.

Janet says: “We were all smiling, laughing, he did ask you to apologize — rightfully so,” to which Drake adds, “And I wanted to.”

Drake then claims Josh said to him: “Hey, man, you don’t need to say sorry to me, but I really need you to say sorry to Paige.”

“I was like, ‘Yeah, dude, absolutely. Like, I wanna say sorry to Paige,’” Drake recalls. “And that was it.”

Janet and Drake then claim that they exchanged numbers with Josh and Paige after the encounter, and that all four of them went on to hang out several times — contrary to Josh’s claim that they barely communicated after the VMAs.

“We’ve hung out many times,” Janet says, echoed by Drake. He adds, “That’s what bugged me about it. That [Josh] was like, ‘We weren’t friends, we didn’t hang out.’ … That’s not true.”

Drake also refutes Josh’s claim that he had sent him harsh messages on the night of his wedding. “How could I have texted him on the night of his wedding about his wedding when I didn’t know there was a wedding until the day after the wedding,” reads the onscreen text alongside screenshots showing that Drake’s tweets were posted on June 18, while Josh’s wedding took place on June 17.

Drake calls Josh out for saying that the texts came out of the blue and that the two hadn’t talked in years, instead claiming that they’d texted and hung out on several occasions.

“It was just strange,” Drake says. “I mean, look. I said some tarty things. But I was bummed, dude. … I was like, man, that sucks. Like, I wish I could have been there for you.”

“Josh and I have always had our ups and downs. … Maybe it’s just ‘cause we were kids and we had our own demons,” he continues. “We’ve had times when we’ve been friends, and we’ve had times where we’ve wanted to kill each other … but we were like brothers.”

Drake goes on to recall more details from his and Josh’s past, claiming that the two had once planned on creating an entire Drake & Josh reboot.

According to Drake & Janet, Josh had pitched a script for the show that was based on the stepbrothers all grown up and featured a bunch of ruder jokes. For example, Josh had apparently wanted to spin the show’s iconic “Hug me, brother” line to “Hug yourself, f*ckhead” as part of a comedic new plot.

But as the couple read back on Josh’s alleged script, they reveal that much of the plot was centered around harmful Mexican stereotypes. Janet is from Paraguay, a country in South America. Meanwhile, Drake now infamously goes by the surname Campana across social media and made the switch to posting in Spanish last year.

“‘We’re in Mexico,’” Janet reads. “‘Drake performs at a quinceañera — a Latin celebration of a girl’s 15th birthday. It’s not your typical quince. This newly 15-year-old Elena is the daughter of the biggest drug kingpin in Mexico’ … Really?”

She continues, “'Her father Enriqué — the head of the cartel — sits in the middle of the party at a table surrounded by guards and beautiful women. … Think Escobar, Chapo,’” she reads, with Drake groaning at the stereotypes around the drug business.

“‘Drake is onstage backed by a mariachi band,’” Janet reads. “‘People drink copious amounts of alcohol…and ingest other illicit substances.’” She later adds that they “go into a gun fight” and refuse to pay Drake — which, as she notes, is “another terrible stereotype.”

Drake says, “Right when I read [the script], I was like, 'Man, I can’t represent [Mexican people like that].'” He and Janet call Josh’s script “a direct insult” on all they’d built and cultivated living in Mexico over the years.

Janet then discloses that the “Mexico depiction was just the tip of the iceberg” and that there were apparently “so many other red flags” present in Josh’s script. She says that as Drake’s business partner, producer, and wife, she couldn’t “allow” him to partake in something that perpetuated such harmful stereotypes.

“I wasn’t gonna let you do that script,” she says, noting that their 9-month-old son is half Paraguayan and will speak Spanish when he’s older. “You weren’t gonna let yourself do it anyway,” she adds, to which Drake agrees.

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Originally published: March 22, 2022 at 02:26 GMT.

Original source: BuzzFeed News; H/T: Looper.

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Riverhead High School Blue Masques Proudly Present Nickelodeon 'The SpongeBob Musical' in April 2022 | NY

Riverhead High School Blue Masques Proudly Present
Nickelodeon The SpongeBob Musical


Where: Charles Cardona Auditorium, Riverhead High School, Riverhead, NY

Performance Dates and Times:
07 April 2022 7:00 PM
09 April 2022 7:00 PM
09 April 2022 1:00 PM
09 April 2022 7:00 PM

The stakes are higher than ever in this dynamic stage musical, as SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world. Chaos erupts. Lives hang in the balance. And just when all hope seems lost, a most unexpected hero rises up and takes center stage. The power of optimism really can save the world!

The SpongeBob Musical is based on the beloved animated series created by Stephen Hillenburg and features a book by Kyle Jarrow, with original songs by Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alexander Ebert of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Flaming Lips, Lady A, Cyndi Lauper, John Legend, Panic! At the Disco, Plain White Ts, They Might Be Giants and T.I., and songs by David Bowie, Tom Kenny and Andy Paley. Additional lyrics are by Jonathan Coulton, with additional music by Tom Kitt. The musical production was conceived by Tina Landau.

STROBE LIGHTS WILL BE USED THROUGHOUT PERFORMANCE.

EXTRAS AVAILABLE!!!!

- Add on ticket for themed dinner before Friday 7 pm show. Galley Grub menu available. Buffet 5-630.

Add on ticket for cast meet and greet/backstage pass after Saturday 1pm show



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Originally published: March 22, 2022.

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New York Islanders Host Second Annual Nickelodeon Day

New York Islanders Host Second Annual Nickelodeon Day

Islanders to host Nickelodeon Day vs Dallas Stars on March 19


The New York Islanders and Nickelodeon are teaming up again to give Isles Nation a slime filled multi platform experience on Saturday, March 19th at 2:00pm. The event will build on the success of last year's collaboration and elevate the Islanders' game experience with the integration of Nickelodeon's beloved shows and characters, in the digital space and in arena.

Fans at the game and tuning in from home will experience Nick themed content throughout the game, featuring characters from SpongeBob SquarePants, PAW Patrol and Fairly OddParents

Those enjoying the game at home will be immersed in the team's second screen experience platform, the Islanders HomeIce Experience and by following along with the team's social and digital channels. HomeIce delivers exclusive content to fans' living rooms like trivia, polls, team videos and game celebration graphics. Social media followers will find information on how to win a custom Islanders x Nickelodeon themed Members Only varsity jacket.


Nickelodeon themed activation spaces will be scattered throughout the concourses at UBS Arena for fans to enjoy, including: a Nick Jr. coloring station for kids with themed giveaways, a DIY slime station that fans can assemble their own exclusive jar of slime, and a photo opportunity on Nickelodeon's famed Snick Big Orange Couch! Fans will also be able to participate in a digital scavenger hunt to win fun prizes.

"We're excited to once again partner with Nickelodeon to bring Isles Nation a unique and richly enhanced fan experience like none other," said Danielle Lewis, Director of Game Presentation. "This year, we've taken things up a level especially with the return of fans and the new technologies we have at UBS Arena."

On March 19th, content will be featured on NewYorkIslanders.com, Islanders Facebook (@NewYorkIslanders), Instagram (@NY_Islanders), Twitter (@NYIslanders) and in the UBS Arena app. For more information on HomeIce and how to download the UBS Arena App visit newyorkislanders.com/homeice.

From NHL:


Islanders host Nickelodeon Day, immerse fans in cartoon world
Ice projection show, make-your-own-slime headline event activities

New York Islanders defenseman Zdeno Chara is older than SpongeBob.

Chara played his first NHL game on Nov. 19, 1997, while "SpongeBob SquarePants" made its television debut on May 1, 1999.

On any other day, that stat isn't as relevant, but on Saturday, the New York Islanders teamed up with Nickelodeon to host Nickelodeon Day during the game against the Dallas Stars at UBS Arena. Fans were immersed in a Nickelodeon-type universe and saw lively displays of characters like SpongeBob SquarePants, both on the ice and on social media. The largest event illustration was a projection show smothering the ice in virtual slime.


Everyone's favorite Nickelodeon characters from "PAW Patrol" and "Fairly OddParents" also made special appearances on the game broadcast, which of course, was slime galore.


At the arena, fans also made their own slime.


Former NFL player Damien Woody was in attendance for Nickelodeon Day, but he wasn't walking out of the game dry. Or would you call it clean? How about not-sticky?


Either way, get slimed, Isles Nation.

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Kings gameday: Fox’s status for Slamson’s slime-green themed Nickelodeon Day birthday bash

Kings mascot Slamson will celebrate another birthday with a slime-green theme Sunday when the Phoenix Suns visit Golden 1 Center on Nickelodeon Day. The Kings hope De’Aaron Fox will be able to suit up to mark the occasion.

Fox is listed as questionable again after missing Friday’s games against the Boston Celtics due to right hand soreness. Guard Jeremy Lamb is expected to return Sunday after missing the past three games due to personal reasons.

The Kings (25-47) are coming off a 126-97 loss to the Celtics. They have lost six of seven to fall five games behind the New Orleans Pelicans for the final play-in spot in the Western Conference, all but ending their playoff hopes.

The Suns (57-14) won their fourth in a row with a 129-102 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Friday. Devin Booker and Deandre Ayton have helped Phoenix open up a nine-game lead for the No. 1 seed in the West despite the absence of Chris Paul, who has been out since the All-Star break with a right thumb avulsion fracture.

The Suns could also be without forward Jae Crowder, who has missed the past two games due to left groin soreness. Crowder is averaging 9.6 points and 5.3 rebounds in his 10th NBA season.

A whole host of Nickelodeon costume characters and NBA mascots will be on hand for Slamson’s birthday, including Benny the Bull from the Chicago Bulls and Blaze from the Portland Trail Blazers. The festivities will include a slimed archway in DOCO Plaza; Nickelodeon-theme entertainment and prizes; Nick Jr. Kids Corner activities; and food specials, including $6 kids meals featuring hot dogs, chips, drinks, nachos with “slime green” cheese and SpongeBob toys.

FOX RULED OUT

Interim Kings coach Alvin Gentry said Fox will miss his second game in a row due to the hand injury after being ruled out for Sunday’s game against Phoenix.

Gentry said Fox is still considered day-to-day. Gentry said Fox will accompany the team on its upcoming five-game road trip.

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Sacramento Kings - Nickelodeon Day | Good Day Sacramento


As the Sacramento Kings host the Phoenix Suns, the team will present “Nickelodeon Day” to celebrate Slamson’s birthday.


Originally published: March 16, 2022.

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The Greatest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Comic Book Saga of All Time Concludes in IDW’s 'The Last Ronin #5'

The Greatest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Comic Book Saga of All Time Concludes in IDW’s The Last Ronin #5

Eastman & Laird’s Epic Showdown of Good and Evil, Decades in the Making,
Reaches Its Jaw-Dropping Finale on April 27th


SAN DIEGO, CA (March 18, 2022) – With hundreds of thousands of copies in print, the best-selling IDW comic book series of all time reaches its senses-shattering conclusion with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin #5, hitting stores on April 27th!

Springing from a lost 1987 storyline by TMNT co-creators Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird, The Last Ronin tells the story of a lone surviving Turtle in a dark possible future, undertaking a seemingly hopeless mission to obtain justice for his fallen family and friends. Released quarterly in a prestige oversized format since the first issue debuted in October 2020, The Last Ronin has taken the comic world by storm, building tension for fans as they await the answer to the ultimate question: Will the Ronin be able to find some measure of peace…or is he fated to meet the same end as his brothers?

“Thirty-five years in the making, The Last Ronin is everything I dreamed it could be and more,” says Eastman. “For the creative team, I feel the epic task of bringing this story to life has truly been our Mount Everest, and with the summit in sight, we sincerely wish to thank all the friends and fans who brought the love and support needed so we could bring this adventure all the way home. From my original partner on this journey, the brilliant Peter Laird, to the unparalleled skills of Tom Waltz, the incredibly gifted Esau and Isaac Escorza, Ben Bishop, and Luis Antonio Delgado, as well as the rock-solid IDW backbone and Nickelodeon commitment to make sure we had the time to get it right, we’ve given it our best shot, and I could not be prouder of everyone involved.”


“What we’ve enjoyed the most has been working with a legend like Kevin Eastman,” says the Escorzas in a joint statement. “He’s everything you’d expect him to be, but even cooler. We are totally overwhelmed to have been part of a project of this magnitude and have loved to see the fan reaction and the support of all the retailers and collectors around the world.”

“As far back as I can remember, two things were always there: drawing and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Often they went hand in hand,” says Bishop. “What Kevin and Pete did as a couple of crazy self-publishing comic kids shaped the kind of comic creator that I wanted to be and showed me just how much is possible in this medium. The reality now, all these years later, that I’m working with these creators and drawing these characters, absolutely feels like a dream come true. I’d like to thank the fans and retailers for making this one of the biggest TMNT comics since issue #1.”

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin #5 will be available with two cover variants for retailers and fans to enjoy.

While The Last Ronin’s final chapter brings one incredible narrative to a close, the torch of epic storytelling will be passed to the next huge Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles saga—namely, a sweeping new tale called The Armageddon Game, set within the present day continuity of IDW’s monthly comic book series. The brainchild of longtime TMNT scribe Tom Waltz, working alongside current TMNT ongoing writer Sophie Campbell, the new storyline will be foreshadowed in the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles “Free Comic Book Day” Special, available for free at participating comic book shops on May 7th, and it will officially kick off with June’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Opening Moves #1.

“Being invited to be a part of The Last Ronin has, by far, been one of the most exciting creative experiences that I have ever had, both during my long run on TMNT at IDW and in my overall writing career,” says Waltz. “Everyone helping to bring this project together has been amazing, including so many unsung heroes working their shells off behind the scenes. I couldn’t be more thankful to all of them, nor more appreciative of Kevin and Peter for allowing me to add my own personal mark to this particular TMNT tale that they laid the foundation for decades ago. It’s been a humbling experience, and I fully plan to take everything I’ve learned about epic storytelling and incorporate it into my own opus of sorts, TMNT: The Armageddon Game… Coming soon!”



For information on how to acquire TMNT comics and graphic novels from IDW, please contact your local comic shop or visit www.comicshoplocator.com to find a store near you.

About IDW

IDW (NYSE AMERICAN: IDW) is a leading media company providing uniquely compelling stories and characters in various genres for global audiences across all entertainment platforms. The award-winning IDW Publishing and IDW Entertainment divisions holistically evaluate and acquire IP for franchise development across comics and graphic novels, television, theatrical, games, merchandise, and other entertainment platforms, in addition to bringing world-renowned storytelling to life with our creative partners.

About Paramount Consumer Products

Paramount Consumer Products oversees all licensing and merchandising for Paramount (Nasdaq: PARA, PARAA), a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, Paramount Consumer Products’ portfolio includes a diverse slate of brands and content from BET, CBS (including CBS Television Studios and CBS Television Distribution), Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and Showtime. With properties spanning animation, live-action, preschool, youth and adult, Paramount Consumer Products is committed to creating the highest quality product for some of the world’s most beloved, iconic franchises. Additionally, Paramount Consumer Products oversees the online direct-to-consumer business for CBS and Showtime programming merchandise, as well as standalone branded ecommerce websites for Star Trek, SpongeBob, South Park, and MTV.

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'The SpongeBob Musical' Returns to The Christmas Theater in Greece in May 2022

The SpongeBob Musical will be returning to The Christmas Theater in Athens, Greece on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th May 2022! The news follows the inaugural run of the Greek production of the hit Broadway musical based on the beloved Nickelodeon animated series SpongeBob SquarePants in December 2021. Pre-sale tickets are available at https://www.viva.gr!