May 11

Three Best Friends Embark on a Bucket List of Adventures in Nickelodeon’s Brand-New Original Comedy Series, “100 Things to Do Before High School,”

Picture (Device Independent Bitmap) 1Three best friends are determined to make the most out of their middle school years using an ever-expanding list of challenges as their guide in Nickelodeon’s newest live-action series, 100 Things to Do Before High School, debuting Saturday, June 6, at 8p.m. (ET/PT).  The 26-episode series will air regularly on Saturdays at 8p.m. (ET/PT), with each episode available on Nick.com, the Nick App and Nick On Demand one day following its linear TV premiere. 
 
Created by Scott Fellows (Big Time Rush), 100 Things to Do Before High School follows the comedic adventures of 12-year old CJ Martin (Isabela Moner) who always dreamed that high school would be the greatest years of her life.  After her older brother warns her that life after middle school is not quite the teenage dream, CJ becomes more committed than ever to strengthen her friendships with her two best friends, Fenwick Frazier (Jaheem Toombs) and Christian “Crispo” Powers (Owen Joyner), before high school ruins their lives forever.  Together, they embark on a bucket list of adventures that help them overcome class cliques, terrifying bullies and clueless teachers. For CJ, Fenwick and Crispo growing up means trying everything and taking chances while they still can.
 
In the series premiere, “Running With the Bears Thing!,” the trio set out to conquer each of their biggest fears, and for CJ that means talking to her 8th grade crush. While she plots the perfect scenario for a chance encounter, Crispo must confront his fear of snakes and help Fenwick face his fear of running through the halls with the Pootatuck Bears basketball team. As CJ, Crispo and Fenwick work to move past their phobias, they realize mastering the things on “The List” is always easier with friends by their side. 
 
Scott Fellows created and executive produced Nickelodeon’s hit TV series Big Time RushNed’s Declassified School Survival Guide and DHX Media’s Johnny Test. Previously, he worked as a staff writer for the second, third and fourth seasons of The Fairly OddParents, and received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Music and Lyrics for the show in 2003. Fellows’ earlier writing credits also include episodes of Weinerville, U to U, 100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd and Doug.
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May 07

Nickelodeon’s Henry Danger Two-Part Special Continues on Saturday, May 9th

Picture (Device Independent Bitmap) 1Kid Danger ditches Captain Man after being tempted by a cute girl in the Wall Dogs graffiti gang in part two of the Henry Danger special airing Saturday, May 9, at 8:00p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon.  In part two of, “Henry & The Bad Girl,” Kid Danger has gone rogue and joined the gang of graffiti artists spray‐painting all over Swellview. Meanwhile, Captain Man tries desperately to find his missing sidekick and shut down the gang’s leader, Van Del, before it’s too late.
 
Henry Danger follows the adventures of 13-year old Henry Hart (Jace Norman) whose life takes a wild turn when he gets selected by superhero Captain Man to be his apprentice. After promising to keep his new identity a secret, Henry must navigate a double life balancing the challenges of eighth grade with the crazy adventures of a crime fighter.
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May 05

Nickelodeon Greenlights Second Season of Make It Pop

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Nickelodeon today announced it has renewed its hit live-action, music-infused ‎daily strip, Make It Pop, for a second season with 20 episodes. Demonstrating Nick’s commitment to innovative formats and storytelling, since launch, Make It Pop is Nick’s #1 show with K6-11 and G6-11. The series ranks as the most-watched long-form content on Nick.com and on the Nick App.  The announcement was made by Russell Hicks, Nickelodeon’s President of Content Development and Production. Make It Popseason one will debut on Nickelodeon’s international channels beginning this summer.
 
Filled with new songs, lots of laughs and heart, season two sees Sun Hi, Corki, Jodi and Caleb continue their coming-of-age journey.  After their triumph with the school musical, the band XO-IQ is called upon to represent Mackendrick Prep at a high stakes battle of bands and a new musical rival emerges.  
 
“Once again, Nick has successfully tapped into a cultural force and created a meaningful, daily connection by bridging our audience with great, relatable storytelling and a shared love of music,” said Hicks.
 
Make It Pop is a half-hour comedic, music-infused daily scripted series that follows three unique girls – social-media maven Sun Hi (Megan Lee), bookish Corki (Erika Tham), and fashion-forward Jodi (Louriza Tronco) – who come together with DJ hopeful Caleb (Dale Whibley) over their love of music to form their own K-pop inspired band. Each episode features original songs and performances with a K-pop twist and an EDM beat from the show’s band, XO-IQ.  
Make It Pop is co-created by Thomas W. Lynch and Nick Cannon and produced by DHX Media. Lynch and Cannon will serve as executive producers together with DHX Media’s Steven DeNure and Anne Loi. The musical direction of the series is being led by Bill Silva Entertainment, with music supervision by Peter Coquillard and Pilar McCurry of Silva Music Publishing. XO-IQ is managed by Bill Silva Management. Doug Cohn is executive in charge of music for Nickelodeon.