Nickelodeon Wraps Up "Crush Week" When Carly and Sam Hire a Heartthrob in Premiere of iCarly's "iHire an Idiot" on Sat., Feb. 12
Final Day of Love-Laced Programming Includes Premieres of Live-Action
and Animated Series Beginning at 9:30 a.m. ET/PT
Nickelodeon's "Crush Week" concludes this Saturday, Feb. 12, with its most crushable programming yet. In an all-new iCarly, "iHire an Idiot," at 8:00 p.m. (all times ET/PT), Carly and Sam hire a cute guy as an intern, but he turns out to be more trouble than he's worth. The crush-fest continues with romance-themed episodes of Big Time Rush, True Jackson, VP and Victorious, plus behind-the-scenes clips of making Big Time Rush's new video, "Girlfriend."
The day kicks off with heart-throbbing premieres of Nickelodeon's hit animated series, SpongeBob SquarePants, T.U.F.F. Puppy, The Penguins of Madagascar, The Fairly OddParents and Planet Sheen, beginning at 9:30 a.m.
The rollout of Nickelodeon's love-themed programming on Saturday, Feb. 12:
9:30 a.m., SpongeBob SquarePants (PREMIERE)
"Love That Squid" - SpongeBob helps Squidward prepare for a date.
"Tunnel of Glove" - Pearl is embarrassed when she must sit next to SpongeBob in the Tunnel of Glove.
10:00 a.m., T.U.F.F. Puppy (PREMIERE)
"Thunder Dog" - Kitty helps Dudley conquer his fear of thunder in order to stop Bird Brain from using his thunder cannon to bury Petropolis in an avalanche.
"Snap Dad" - Snaptrap and Dudley's mom, Peg, have fallen in love. Things couldn't get any worse, or so Dudley thinks, until Snaptrap is inspired by his new girlfriend to turn a new leaf and becomes the newest member of T.U.F.F.
10:30 a.m., The Penguins of Madagascar (PREMIERE)
"Love Hurts" - Private is smitten with the zoo nurse, Shawna. And the only way he can see her is if he gets injured. Time and time again, Private purposefully sabotages missions in order to visit his crush. Meanwhile, the other guys cannot figure out why Private has stumbled into a continuous streak of bad luck.
"The Officer X Factor" - The zoo animals are suffering a New Your City heat wave. The penguins have a plan to beat the heat, but they need Alice out of the way. With her gone on an impromptu vacation, they get to work. But their efforts are thwarted when Officer X steps in as the temporary zookeeper.
11:00 a.m., The Fairly OddParents (PREMIERE)
"Love Triangle" - Poof and Foop compete to win the affections of Goldie Goldenglow, a magical new girl at Spellementary School while participating in the school play, "Mr. Cookie's Happy Day."
11:30 a.m., Planet Sheen (PREMIERE)
"The Oomlick Maneuver" - In an attempt to stop Princess Oom from liking and licking him, Sheen tries to get her back together with her ex-boyfriend, Grish the Beautiful.
"Chock Around the Clock" - While pet-sitting, Sheen accidentally gets Aseefa's pet Chocktow caught by Animal Control and has to rescue him before she returns.
8:00 p.m., iCarly (PREMIERE)
"iHire an Idiot" - The gang decides to hire an intern for the web series, so Carly and Sam hire a guy they think is cute. When the new intern turns out to be more trouble than he's worth, Freddy must to prove to Carly and Sam they're better off without an intern at all.
8:30 p.m., Big Time Rush (ENCORE)
"Big Time Girlfriends" - James helps Camille run lines for a soap opera audition when they get caught up in the moment and kiss. Gustavo tries to set up Carlos with his first girlfriend so he can learn about heartbreak, and Kendall and Jo have such busy schedules they never have time to see each other.
9:00 p.m., True Jackson, VP (PREMIERE)
"Field Trip" - The kids go to Colonial Town for their school field trip and True learns about Lovers Tower, the town's clock tower, where it's said that when two lovers kiss at the stroke of one, they will be together for eternity. True plots to have Jimmy kiss her, but this proves to be anything but easy.
9:30 p.m., Victorious (ENCORE)
"The Wood" - The kids are excited to hear that they'll be the stars of a new reality show being filmed at Hollywood Arts. Meanwhile, Trina and Robbie are forced to work at The Grub Truck after injuring Festus.