Tuesday, January 03, 2023

Dante Basco to Reprise Role of Fire Lord Zuko in Upcoming 'Avatar: The Last Airbender' Adult Gaang Movie; Global Casting Call Announced

Dante Basco, the voice of young Prince Zuko in Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005-2008), is returning to voice adult Fire Lord Zuko in the upcoming untitled animated adult Gaang movie, Avatar News is reporting! The new film from Avatar Studios in 2025 is currently slated to be released in theaters on October 10th, 2025.

Dante also previously voiced Zuko’s grandson Iroh II in The Legend of Korra (2012-2014), and you may also know him from his iconic role of Rufio in the 1991 movie Hook. The actor also co-hosts iHeartPodcasts and Nickelodeon's official Avatar: Braving the Elements podcast alongside Janet Varney, the voice of Avatar Korra.

Additionally, it has also been revealed that Avatar Studios is embarking on a global casting call for Asian & Indigenous voice actors in their 20s to find the adult voices of the Gaang.

Specifically, Aang, Katara, Sokka, and Toph are currently being sought out, with Zuko already being found as mentioned above, and Dante is officially attached to the movie.

They’re looking for Asian actors for Aang and Toph and Indigenous actors for Katara and Sokka (that’s not an exact quote), matching the characters’ cultural inspirations and the live-action casting process from across 2021-2022. All the roles are for the 20s age range, which matches up with previous reports that the Gaang would be young adults in the movie. The exact in-universe year the movie takes place has yet to be officially announced.

These casting calls are specifically for the 2025 adult Gaang movie, and it's currently presumed that these actors will be the new voices for the characters at these ages across Avatar Studios’ whole animated universe. Specifically of relevance is the Zuko movie.

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Nick Jr. UK to Premiere 'The Tiny Chef Show' on January 9

Tiny Chef is coming to Nick Jr. UK & Ireland! Nick Jr. will premiere his brand new Nickelodeon series The Tiny Chef Show on Monday 9th January 2023 at 5:00pm! Following launch, new episodes of The Tiny Chef Show will continue to air weekdays at 5:00pm on Nick Jr. UK & Eire. Episodes will also air at select times on Nickelodeon and Nicktoons.

The news follows Nick Jr. airing a sneak peek of The Tiny Chef Show throughout December 2022.

Nickelodeon is whipping up epic culinary adventures in the brand-new series The Tiny Chef Show. Produced in association with Imagine Kids+Family and Nickelodeon Animation, the series follows the titular social media sensation and herbivore as he introduces and cooks new recipes for the world's tiniest plant-based dishes from his tree-stump home.

The Tiny Chef Show made its world debut on Nickelodeon in the U.S. on Friday, Sept. 9, and will premiere on Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. channels internationally in the coming months. Paramount Consumer Products will lead consumer products licensing for Tiny Chef worldwide in partnership with Imagine Kids+Family.

"Mickeflowdeon and Blimagine hewped me make da besht cooking show evow, shecond onwy to Juwia Child. Fank you," said Chef.

In The Tiny Chef Show, Chef welcomes a variety of celebrity guests--Kristen Bell, Sky & Ocean Brown, Tabitha Brown, Josh Dela Cruz, Josh Gad, Liza Koshy, RZA, That Girl Lay Lay and Keith L. Williams--to talk food, friendship and more. Each episode will feature RuPaul as the voice announcer and showcase different ingredients, foods and dishes by Chef with the help from his friends: Olly, a practical and excitable robot who works closely with Chef assisting in the preparation of each episode's dish; Ruby, Chef's beloved caterpillar pet, friend and confidant with a boundless appetite; Henry, a loyal and loving snail who moves slowly around the stump and reveals Chef's Dish of the Day; and Stump Band, the show's very own house band consisting of a fork, spatula and spoon.

In the season premiere, "Pizza/Bread," Tiny Chef makes pizza and learns that friendship is more important than toppings when Ruby eats all the basil! Then later, Tiny Chef bakes bread but forgets to watch his rising dough and needs to think fast when the dough grows too big! Featuring special guests Kristen Bell and Keith L. Williams. (#101)

The Tiny Chef Show is executive produced by Imagine Entertainment Executive Chairmen Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, Imagine Kids+Family President Stephanie Sperber, as well as Kristen Bell, Morgan Sackett, and Tiny Chef creators Rachel Larsen, Adam Reid and cinematographer Ozlem Akturk for Tiny Chef Productions. Production of The Tiny Chef Show for Nickelodeon Animation is overseen by Eryk Casemiro, Executive Vice President, Nickelodeon Animation, Global Series Content and by Elly Kramer for Imagine Kids+Family. Jen Pace and Kate Crownover serve as Nickelodeon's Executives in Charge of Production for the series.

Online at nickjr.co.uk, parents and preschoolers can find out when their favourite Nick Jr. shows. Parents can also like the official Nick Jr. UK & Ireland TwitterFacebook and Instagram pages for the latest Nick Jr. news, highlights, video clips, competitions and more.

About Imagine Kids+Family
Imagine Kids+Family was formed in 2019 by Imagine Entertainment Chairmen Brian Grazer and Ron Howard with a focus on developing and producing premium kids and family entertainment with capabilities in consumer products and franchise building. Imagine Kids+Family is run by President Stephanie Sperber, a veteran kids entertainment executive with a successful career in building kids and family businesses, IP, and franchises. IKF is currently producing The Tiny Chef for Nickelodeon and acquired an equity stake in the The Tiny Chef brand to develop the original short-form stop-motion animation Tiny Chef character across all platforms including short-form, tv series, and digital, as part of a strategic global franchise plan which also includes consumer products. Currently, IKF is producing Wild Life for HBO and Kalamata's Kitchen to name a few. Previous productions included the live-action series The Astronauts, also for Nickelodeon IKF is also producing Max Einstein under its partnership with James Patterson's' kid imprint Jimmy Books, and has a first-look partnership with Academy Award-winning animation company Lion Forge (Hair Love) around its existing IP of both licensed and original ideas.      www.imagine-entertainment.com

About The Tiny Chef 
The Tiny Chef is 6.5 inches tall (without his hat) and never talks about his age. He's an herbivore, artist, author, filmmaker, musician, and of course, Chef. The Tiny Chef has had a meteoric rise to superstardom since his emergence on Instagram in 2018. The Tiny Chef's first picture Book THE TINY CHEF AND DA MISHING WESHIPE BLOOK released in 2020 from Penguin's Razorbill imprint was an Independent Bestseller featuring an audio book companion voiced by Tiny Chef with RuPaul narrating.  Tiny Chef recently released his second picture book with Razorbill, THE TINY CHEF AND THE NIGHTIME BLADVENTURE. Tiny Chef's first edition plush sold out overnight and the bespoke talking plush is now in it's 4th edition. Tiny Chef collaborated in 2021 with Williams Sonoma on mini-spatulas and what became their #1 selling tea towel.  All Tiny Chef products were sold to benefit NO KID HUNGRY and sold out. Cheffy returns in the 2022 No Kid Hungry collaboration with more products including a Mini-Wafflemaker made by DASH.  Tiny Chef now counts over 42m likes and 3.3m followers on Tik Tok alone and delights audiences across all platforms including YouTube, Instagram, facebook and Twitter. The Tiny Chef produces all of his own material with some help from "The Tiny Team" which is Rachel Larsen, Ozlem Akturk, and Adam Reid. www.thetinychefshow.com 

About Nickelodeon
Nickelodeon, now in its 43rd 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: January 03, 2023.

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A New Year Celebration with Grey DeLisle | Avatar: Braving the Elements Podcast

A New Year Celebration with Grey DeLisle | Avatar: Braving the Elements Podcast

Classic Rugrats Comic Strip for January 3, 2023 | Nickelodeon

Classic Rugrats Comic Strip for January 3, 2023 | Nickelodeon

Stream the classic and the all new CG-animated Rugrats series on Paramount+! Try it FREE at ParamountPlus.com!

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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Craig Bartlett breaks down the “Hey Arnold Christmas Special” | What's In My Head Podcast

Craig Bartlett breaks down the “Hey Arnold Christmas Special” | What's In My Head Podcast

"Boy o Boy are we kicking off this year with a bang ladies and gents! We’ve got the creator of Hey Arnold (the GREATEST Nicktoon ever created) Craig Bartlett! This one has been a long time coming, Craig has been super influential throughout many different periods of my life. We chat about the early days and pitching Arnold, The Christmas Special and some of the Urban Legend eps as well as some of the more serious toned eps. We also get some great Steve Viksten and Tuck Tucker stories so I hope you all enjoy!"

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Supernova, Part 2: Paramount+ Premieres 'Star Trek: Prodigy' Season One Finale | Official Synopsis & Artwork

Paramount+ will premiere the brand new Star Trek: Prodigy episode "Supernova, Part 2" - the second part of the epic two-part season finale - on Thursday, December 29! Scroll below for the new episode's official synopsis as well as a selection of images from the episode. Try Paramount+ for FREE at ParamountPlus.com!

Episode 120 - “Supernova, Part 2” (Available to stream Thursday, December 29)

As the Federation hangs in the balance, the crew must make the ultimate sacrifice to save Starfleet’s future.

Written by: Kevin and Dan Hageman

Directed by: Ben Hibon

The episode picks up where "Supernova, Part 1" left off, with Starfleet's armada falling right into the Vau N'akat's trap. Things are looking grim for the Protostar crew. Can they pull off a victory? And at what cost?

New Photos:

Brett Gray as Dal, Kate Mulgrew as Janeway, Dee Bradley Baker as Murf, Rylee Alazraqui as Rok-Tahk and Jason Mantzoukas as Jankom Pog

Angus Imrie as Zero, Kate Mulgrew as Hologram Janeway and Dee Bradley Baker as Murf

Kate Mulgrew as Hologram Janeway

Ella Purnell as Gwyn and Brett Gray as Dal

Kate Mulgrew as Admiral Janeway

Star Trek Prodigy - Season 1, Episode 20 - "Supernova, Part 2" Review & Hageman Brothers Interview | Strange New Pod

This week the SNP crew review Star Trek Prodigy's final episode of Season 1, "Supernova, Part 2."

Plus SNP chats with the creators of Star Trek Prodigy, The Hageman Brothers!

All this and more on the latest episode of Strange New Pod!

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SyFy Sistas 3.02: Star Trek Prodigy is EPIC | Trek Geeks Podcast Network

Paramount granted us not one, but two interviews with Kevin and Dan Hageman, the producers of Star Trek: Prodigy. You heard Part 1 on our You Tube channel or website, but Part 2 is new! Watching twenty episodes of some terrific Trek, we were full of questions. Join in as Kevin and Dan give us inside information on the kids’ epic journey, the Protostar, Chakotay’s fate, the Diviner as Dad, Holo Janeway, and the plan for Season 2.

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It's so hard to say goodbye, especially to a dear friend 😢 #StarTrekProdigy #Shorts | Paramount Plus

Following the premiere of the first season finale of Star Trek: Prodigy, the story will continue in season two, slated to premiere on Paramount+ in 2023!

What's your best subject 🎓 at Starfleet Academy? #StarTrekProdigy #Shorts | Paramount Plus

New year, new path for the crew of the U.S.S. Protostar #StarTrekProdigy #Shorts | Paramount Plus

New episodes of Prodigy debut on Thursdays exclusively on Paramount+ in the U.S., and on Fridays in Latin America and select countries in Europe. The series is also carried on SkyShowtime in the rest of Europe.

Developed by Emmy(R) Award winners Kevin and Dan Hageman ("Trollhunters" and "Ninjago"), the CG-animated series STAR TREK: PRODIGY is the first "Star Trek" series aimed at younger audiences, and follows a motley crew of young aliens who must figure out how to work together while navigating a greater galaxy, in search of a better future. These six young outcasts know nothing about the ship they have commandeered - a first in the history of the "Star Trek" franchise - but over the course of their adventures together, they will each be introduced to Starfleet and the ideals it represents.

In the remaining STAR TREK: PRODIGY season one episodes, as the hopeful crew makes their way toward Starfleet, their dreams are threatened when they discover the U.S.S. Protostar harbors a weapon designed to tear the United Federation of Planets apart. To make matters worse, the U.S.S. Dauntless is on a manhunt for the Protostar as the real Vice Admiral Janeway is eager to uncover what happened to her missing former First Officer Chakotay. With these two ships on a collision course and destruction on the horizon, the fate of the Alpha Quadrant hangs in the balance. New episodes stream Thursdays on Paramount+.

The series has been renewed for a second season, which is slated to premiere in 2023.

STAR TREK: PRODIGY is from CBS' Eye Animation Productions, CBS Studios' animation arm; Nickelodeon Animation, led by president of animation Ramsey Naito; Secret Hideout; and Roddenberry Entertainment. Alex Kurtzman, Heather Kadin, Aaron Baiers, Katie Krentz, Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth serve as executive producers, alongside co-showrunners Kevin and Dan Hageman. Ben Hibon directs, executive produces and serves as the creative lead of the animated series. Aaron Waltke and Patrick Krebs also currently serve as co-executive producers.

The STAR TREK: PRODIGY voice cast includes Kate Mulgrew (Hologram Kathryn Janeway), Brett Gray (Dal), Ella Purnell (Gwyn), Rylee Alazraqui (Rok-Tahk), Angus Imrie (Zero), Jason Mantzoukas (Jankom Pog), Dee Bradley Baker (Murf), John Noble (The Diviner) and Jimmi Simpson (Drednok). Also featured in the series are recurring voice cast members Daveed Diggs (Commander Tysess), Jameela Jamil (Ensign Asencia), Jason Alexander (Doctor Noum), Robert Beltran (Captain Chakotay), Billy Campbell (Thadiun Okona), and Ronny Cox (Admiral Edward Jellico).

STAR TREK: PRODIGY currently streams exclusively on Paramount+ in the U.S., Latin America, Australia, South Korea, Italy and the U.K. and is coming soon to Paramount+ in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and France as well as to Nickelodeon international channels, which are available in 180 countries globally. In Canada, it airs on Bell Media's CTV Sci-Fi Channel and streams on Crave. STAR TREK: PRODIGY is distributed by Paramount Global Content Distribution.

About Paramount+

Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service, combines live sports, breaking news and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world's biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. in addition to the ability to stream CBS News Network for 24/7 news and CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis. For more information about Paramount+, please visit www.paramountplus.com and follow @ParamountPlus on social platforms.

About "Star Trek" on Paramount+

Paramount+ is now the exclusive home to every series and every episode of the full catalog of "Star Trek." This includes all seasons of the Paramount+ original series STAR TREK: DISCOVERY, STAR TREK: PICARD, the animated series STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS and STAR TREK: PRODIGY, and the newest addition STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS. "Star Trek" on Paramount+ also includes a selection of "Star Trek" films, including the documentary WOMAN IN MOTION. For additional info on and photography from Paramount+'s STAR TREK: DISCOVERY, STAR TREK: PICARD, STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS, STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS and STAR TREK: PRODIGY, please click here.

About CBS Studios

CBS Studios is one of the world's leading suppliers of entertainment programming, with more than 60 series currently in production for broadcast and cable networks, streaming services and other emerging platforms. The Studio's expansive portfolio spans a diverse slate of commercially successful and critically acclaimed scripted programming, which includes genre-defining franchises such as "NCIS," "CSI" and the ever-growing "Star Trek" universe, award-winning late night and daytime talk shows, as well as an extensive library of iconic intellectual property. The Studio also develops and produces local language and international content originating outside of the U.S. with series in the U.K., Europe, the Middle East and Australia.

About Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon, now in its 43rd 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: December 19, 2022.

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'Star Trek: Prodigy' Celebrates Dal R'El In New Clip From 'Season 1, Volume 1' Home Release

After introducing the world to Star Trek: Prodigy in two blocks of ten episodes each, season 1 of the highly-acclaimed Star Trek series has finally come to a close, and as the series is about beam onto Blu-ray and DVD, Paramount has released a clip from the home release, which you can check out below, courtesy of Screen Rant!

The animated show was created by Kevin and Dan Hageman with the aim of opening the doors of Star Trek to a younger audience and providing established viewers with a new and youthful lens from which to learn more about the universe. From the Fall of 2021 until the end of 2022, Paramount+ and Nickelodeon Animation did exactly that through Star Trek: Prodigy's tale of six alien kids who encountered the USS Protostar and tried to live the Starfleet life alongside a hologram Star Trek: Voyager's Janeway (Kate Mulgrew).

Aside from Mulgrew, who plays the hologram version of Janeway as well as her flesh-and-blood self over the course of the season, Star Trek: Prodigy's main cast includes a mix of veteran performers and several young voice talents. Brett Gray is Dal R'El, a 17-year-old Augment who becomes captain of the USS Protostar as he searches for the truth of his origins. Ella Purnell plays Gwyndala, a teenage Vau N'Akat and linguist who becomes the crew's communications officer. Jason Mantzoukas is Jankom Pog: an argumentative Tellarite and the ship's engineer. Star Trek: Prodigy also stars Angus Imrie as Zero, Rylee Alazraqui as Rok-Tahk, Dee Bradley Baker as Murf, Jimmi Simpson as Drednok, and John Noble as the Diviner.

What To Expect From Star Trek: Prodigy Season 1, Volume 1

In the above clip from Star Trek: Prodigy season 1, volume 1, Gray introduces his character of Dal and describes some of his importance in the major arc of the first season. Dal starts off as a scrappy kid who dreams of liberation, but as the show progresses, he learns about teamwork and leadership. Animation director Jason Meier goes on to describe him as a young cowboy, highlighting how his story and character development are comprised of equal parts comedy and pathos.

The above clip is but one scene from the over 75 minutes of additional footage available in the Star Trek: Prodigy season 1, volume 1 home release. Beyond the first ten episodes of season 1, the Blu-ray and DVD come equipped with never-before-seen bonus content and exclusive cards with key art from the show. The episodes can be viewed with their original English audio, as well as Spanish and French dubs. Fans can purchase their own copy for $17.99 on January 3 before season 2 arrives later this year.

While waiting for Star Trek: Prodigy season 2, Paramount has plenty of other universe-expanding series available. The alternate timeline of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds has completed its first season, while Star Trek: Lower Decks provides an altogether different animated experience. Lastly, the final season of Star Trek: Picard will land on February 16.

Star Trek: Prodigy season 1, volume 1 will be available on Blu-ray and DVD beginning on January 3.

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Bigger, Bolder, Better | 'Rubble & Crew' Promo | Nickelodeon

PAW Patrol's Rubble is getting his very own show! Rubble & Crew premieres Friday, Feb. 3, at 11:30 a.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon!

Nickelodeon and Spin Master are building on the global success of the award-winning top-rated preschool series, PAW Patrol, with the launch of Rubble & Crew, a brand-new animated spinoff centered around fan-favorite character Rubble on Friday, Feb. 3, at 11:30 a.m. (ET/PT). Produced by Spin Master Entertainment, Rubble & Crew (26 episodes) follows Rubble and his pup family as they use their awesome construction vehicles to build and repair whatever the town of Builder Cove needs in high-stakes adventures. The series marks the first television spinoff for preschool powerhouse PAW Patrol, which will celebrate its milestone 10th anniversary in 2023. Rubble & Crew will air regularly Fridays at 11:30 a.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon and continue to roll out on Nick Jr. channels internationally next year.

“Every dog has its day, so we’re answering the fan demand for more of PAW Patrol’s beloved bulldog, Rubble, with his very own series that marks the TV expansion of the global PAW franchise,” said Ramsey Naito, President, Paramount Animation and Nickelodeon Animation. “Rubble & Crew is an all-new series focusing on family and community, and it’s filled with new characters and big adventures that lean into construction play patterns that will let the audience engage in a whole new way.”

“As a proud member of the PAW Patrol, Rubble has stolen the hearts of preschoolers around the world with his loyal, optimistic nature and penchant for treats,” said Jennifer Dodge, Spin Master’s President of Entertainment and Executive Producer. “Our new series expands Rubble’s world with storytelling that digs into amazing construction projects and the importance of family, combined with high-stakes action, fun adventures and messy demolition that preschoolers will love.”

Set in the community of Builder Cove, a neighboring town to PAW Patrol’s Adventure Bay, Rubble & Crew centers on Rubble, the funny and optimistic leader of the construction crew. In the small, quickly growing town, lots of things are still needed for the community to come together, including a bigger airport, train station, bridges, tunnels, schools, fire stations, parks and more. Rubble and his construction pup family--his pup cousins Mix, Wheeler, Charger, Motor, along with Grandpa Gravel and Auntie Crane--must work together to tackle and build all the projects the town needs.

Rubble & Crew will feature occasional appearances by familiar faces from Adventure Bay and introduce the following new characters:

  • Mix, a construction chemist handling all things concrete, glue, cement and custom paints;
  • Wheeler, the clean machine for this Builder Cove team, who does not like to get dirty and bolts away to clean up every mess;
  • Charger, a big energy pup (especially when he gets a case of the zoomies!) who is kind and always eager to help out or dig into a new construction project;
  • Motor, the tiniest and youngest pup who is a valuable member of the construction crew and looking for ways to be a good helper with her power smash-it energy;
  • Grandpa Gravel, Rubble’s grandpa, the family kibble chef who supplies the team with snacks from his tasty food truck;
  • Auntie Crane, Rubble’s auntie, who runs the supply warehouse and makes sure all the pups are loaded up and ready to build;
  • Speed Meister, who runs the rival construction company in town along with his slow-moving villainous sidekick, Mr. McTurtle--together they build fast and sorta good;
  • And Mayor Greatway, Adventure Bay Mayor Goodway’s sister, a motorcycle-riding bubbly bundle of friendliness and her pet, Mr. Ducky-Doo.

Following the series launch of Rubble & Crew, PAW Patrol’s 10th anniversary year in 2023 will culminate with the Oct. 13 release of the theatrical movie sequel, PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie, from Spin Master Entertainment, Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies. PAW Patrol was recently renewed for a 10th season (26 episodes) that will follow the PAW-some pack of pups, including Chase, Marshall, Rubble, Skye, Rocky, Zuma, Everest and Tracker, on even more action-packed rescue missions and adventures--whether it’s deep in the unexplored regions of the jungle or out-of-this-world trouble in Adventure Bay. Additionally, PAW Patrol’s Chase will take to the sky once again as a balloon in this year’s 96th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®.

Rubble & Crew is executive produced by Jennifer Dodge, Ronnen Harary, Laura Clunie, Toni Stevens and Bradley Zweig, and is directed by Dianna Basso and supervising director Joey So. Rubble & Crew was developed by Bradley Zweig based on the original PAW Patrol television series created by Keith Chapman. The series for Nickelodeon is overseen by Eryk Casemiro, Executive Vice President, Nickelodeon Animation, Global Series Content. Jen Pace serves as Nickelodeon’s Production Executive for the series.

Spin Master Corp. (TSX:TOY) is a leading global children's entertainment company, creating exceptional play experiences through its three creative centres: Toys, Entertainment and Digital Games. Spin Master Entertainment creates and produces compelling multiplatform content, through its in-house studio and partnerships with outside creators, including the preschool franchise PAW Patrol and numerous other original shows, short-form series and feature films.

Nickelodeon, now in its 43rd 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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