Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Power Rangers Megaforce touring Ireland this Easter!

Ireland-based Smyths Toys Superstores has announced that Saban’s “Power Rangers Megaforce” is making its Irish debut at Smyths Toys Superstores around Ireland this Easter in the third stop on the brand’s European retail tour!

After visiting the UK and France in 2013, the Power Rangers kicked off their Irish visit on Saturday 12th April 2014 with a stop by Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital in Crumlin, Dublin. The tour will continue on throughout the country from now through Thursday 17th April 2014, and will feature a 10m² pop-up marquee outside several of the leading toy retailer’s stores. Beginning at Smyths Toys Superstore in Blanchardstown Centre on April 12th, the free tour will mark the first ever appearance in Ireland for the “Power Ranger Megaforce”, which will include six different stops with exciting activities perfect for the whole family. The tour will feature a special Power Rangers performance, followed by exclusive meet and greets, as well as photo opportunities with the Rangers.

All children who visit the tour will receive a free face-mask and professional photograph, and will be able to visit face painting and temporary tattooing stations. The first 100 children who come dressed up as a Power Ranger will receive a special prize, while other guests will have the chance to win prizes. The retailer will also be offering 25% off the Power Rangers toy range on the days of the event.

The “Power Rangers” event is supported by headline sponsors Nicktoons, Bandai, Rubies, Mega Bloks, Channel 5 and Kix TV.

Full news on NickALive!.
Thursday, April 10, 2014

Nick Encourages Kids To Clean Up The Planet With Its Brand-New ‘Get Dirty!’ Earth Day Initiative!

Nickelodeon has announced it is encouraging kids to get their hands dirty this Earth Day on Tuesday 22nd April 2014 with the kick-off of its “Get Dirty!” Earth Day pro-social initiative! The “Get Dirty” campaign lives on-air and online and features eco-themed TV spots highlighting Nickelodeon stars and real kids who offer fun ways to improve the environment, as well as a dedicated webpage that provides kids and families with tips and information on how they can take action to help protect the planet. Additionally, Nick USA and Nick Jr. USA will be celebrating Earth Day with an eco-friendly slate of programming and a raft of Nickelodeon Stars, including, “Instant Mom” (Sydney Park), “The Haunted Hathaways” (Curtis Harris and Amber Montana), “See Dad Run” (Ryan Newman) and “The Thundermans” (Jack Griffo and Kira Kosarin), as they do their part to pitch in and clean up the environment! Full news on NickALive!.

Pic from Photo from BOP and Tiger Beat Online
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Nick Canada unveils Channel Your Inner Ninja Turtle finalists!

Nickelodeon Canada is asking Canadian ShellHeads to channel their inner Ninja Turtle for a brand-new Instagram-based “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” Street Art Challenge called “Channel Your Inner Ninja Turtle”!

As part of the contest, Nick Canada have asked fans of TMNT to show-off their street art skills by designing a work of art inspired by Nickelodeon’s hit CG-animated series “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” in a bid to have their winning design featured on a t-shirt! Nick has now gone through all the submitted artwork and have selected four finalists - “Stick it up your shell!” by Angel Carrillo (Cruz1; pictured below), “Freeze Slimeballs!” by Spencer Harrington (Random), “Hot Nunchuk Fury!” by José-Gabriel Sandoval (Wahziir), and “Come on, gimmie your best!” by Adrian Hayles. Nick are now inviting fans to vote for their favourite “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”-inspired street artwork on the contests official website, innerninjaturtle.com, with the most voted for artwork appearing on a brand-new T-shirt which will be available to buy exclusively at Walmart Canada stores from Fall 2014!

Full news on NickALive!.

Nickelodeon & CSU, Fullerton’s Atrium Gallery Presents “Butt What Is Art? A Sanjay and Craig Fine Art Retrospective”!

Nickelodeon and California State University, Fullerton’s Atrium Gallery presents “Butt What Is Art? A Sanjay and Craig Fine Art Retrospective,” a rich comprehensive collection of production art that offers a behind-the-scenes look at the world of television animation!

Curated by renowned art historians Sanjay and Craig, the exhibit is the first to focus exclusively on art created for, and inspired by, Nickelodeon’s hit animated series “Sanjay and Craig”. Opening VIP Reception is Saturday 12th April 2014, from 1:30pm-2:30pm. The dates for this exhibition are Monday 14th April 2014 through Friday 20th June 2014!

Full news on NickALive!.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Nick & Rainbow partner for Winx Club Season 7!

Nickelodeon and Rainbow S.r.l. have announced that they are partnering once again to produce a seventh season of the popular animated series “Winx Club”!

"Winx Club" season seven is slated to premiere on Nickelodeon’s global network of channels in 2015.

Full news on NickALive!.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Happy Birthday Danny Phantom!

A huge Happy 10th Birthday to Nickelodeon’s resident ghost hunter, Danny Phantom!

Image via Dan-Dare.org

Sam & Cat put on Permanent Hiatus

It’s being reported that the hit Nickelodeon show Sam & Cat has been placed on a “Permanent Hiatus” amid tension and emotions behind-the-scenes running high, with everyone on the crew let go, except for those working in post-production (the staff who edit each episode together to be broadcast on-air), putting the future of the hit Nick sitcom into doubt. Full news on NickALive!

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Nick releases latest app - Swimmin’ Jellyfish!

The latest game that’s taken Bikini Bottom by storm is finally here - Swimmin’ Jellyfish!

Guide your Jellyfish between rows of orange pipes - can you dodge them all? Will you be able to beat SpongeBob’s high score?

Available on all platforms including iOS, Android, Windows Phone & BlackBerry. Download it now @ http://at.nick.asia/1gK8957!

Today, on the anniversary of our network, we’ve decided to change course: Nickelodeon is now a channel dedicated exclusively to creating great content for the elderly.
That’s right, it’s a whole new take— this isn’t your grandma’s Nickelodeon! Actually, yes it is.
Nickelodeon: For Olds Now.


Today, on the anniversary of our network, we’ve decided to change course: Nickelodeon is now a channel dedicated exclusively to creating great content for the elderly.

That’s right, it’s a whole new take— this isn’t your grandma’s Nickelodeon! Actually, yes it is.

Nickelodeon: For Olds Now.

Nick UK announces Nick Snr.!

Nickelodeon UK has announced the launch of a brand-new Nickelodeon channel in the UK called Nick Snr.!

Nick Snr., scheduled to launch on Monday 7th April 2014, will channel share with Nick Jr. 2 and will feature a wide range of programming featuring an emphasis on the issues which are important to the older generation.

Nick Snr. will also be the home of Nickelodeon’s brand-new original animated series “Ol’Bob SquarePants” and “Even More All Grown Up!”. A spin-off from megahit “SpongeBob SquarePants”, “Ol’Bob OldPants” will feature the popular residents of Bikini Bottom in their senior years. In “Even More All Grown Up!”, a spin-off from “Rugrats” and “All Grown Up!”, Tommy, Chuckie, Angelica and the Rugrats gang are back in all new misadventures!

Full info on NickALive!