NICKELODEON SERVES HUGE HELPINGS OF BRAND-NEW CONTENT THIS THANKSGIVING BEGINNING MONDAY, NOV. 24
Line-up Includes Dora and Friends Special, Original TV Movie Santa Hunters
and the Star-Studded Nickelodeon HALO Awards
NEW YORK - Nov. 11, 2014 - Nickelodeon offers a super-stuffed Thanksgiving week with new episodes of the network's hit preschool and live-action series; Santa Hunters, an original TV movie; and the Nickelodeon HALO Awards, an hour-long concert special honoring real-life kids and their commitment to service. Additionally, week-long marathons of hit classics and animation favorites like Big Time Rush, iCarly, Victorious, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and The Legend of Korra will air across Nick's digital networks, TeenNick and Nicktoons.
Airing Monday, Nov. 24, through Sunday, Nov. 30, the programming feast kicks off with the premieres of the Dora and Friends:Into the City! special "Mystery of the Magic Horses," on Monday, Nov. 24, at 10 a.m. (ET/PT), and then Bubble Guppies "Gobble, Gobble Guppies," on Wednesday, Nov. 26, at 9 a.m. (ET/PT). On Friday, Nov. 28, kids will dive into the holiday spirit with the original TV movie Santa Hunters at 7 p.m. (ET/PT) and continue the festivities into Saturday, Nov. 29, with holiday-themed live-action premieres of Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn at 8:30 p.m. (ET/PT), The Thundermans at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT) and Awesomeness TV at 9:30 p.m. (ET/PT).
The sixth annual Nickelodeon HALO Awards caps off the hearty weekend with a star-studded concert special hosted by Nick Cannon, airing Sunday, Nov. 30, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT) across Nickelodeon networks (Nickelodeon, TeenNick, Nicktoons) and streaming live on Nick.com, the Nick App and Nick Radio.
The following is a full rundown of Nickelodeon's Thanksgiving programming, by network (all times ET/PT unless otherwise noted):
Dora and Friends: Into the City! "Mystery of the Magic Horses" - Monday, Nov. 24, at 10 a.m.
Dora and her friends set off on a magical journey to a mysterious island to save a herd of lost horses. Along the way, they must outwit bandits so they can safely return the horses to the city farm.
Bubble Guppies "Gobble Gobble Guppies" - Wednesday, Nov. 26, at 9 a.m.
Molly and Gil discover all of the pumpkins are missing when they go to the pumpkin patch. Their turkey friend Giblet leads them on a harvest hunt to find the culprits--the pumpkin patch pirates!
ORIGINAL TV MOVIE:
Santa Hunters - Friday, Nov. 28, at 7 p.m.
Alex (Benjamin "Lil P-Nut" Flores Jr. of The Haunted Hathaways) and his cousins Zoey (Breanna Yde of The Haunted Hathaways) and Richard (Mace Coronel of Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn) set out to prove to the world that Santa is real by creating an elaborate setup of traps to catch Santa on tape, but their plan backfires when they realize that seeing Santa will cause him to lose his Christmas magic. The kids have to protect the tape to save Christmas, learning that believing is more important than seeing.
Nickelodeon HALO Awards - Sunday, Nov. 30, at 7 p.m.
Led by host, creator and executive producer Nick Cannon, the Nickelodeon HALO Awards celebrates kids who are "Helping and Leading Others" (HALO) in their communities. Featuring performances by pop superstars Jessie J, Nick Jonas, Meghan Trainor, Echosmith, The Vamps, Fifth Harmony and The Roots; along with celebrity presenters, Nick stars and special surprises. The hour-long concert special will air across Nickelodeon's networks (Nickelodeon, TeenNick and Nicktoons) and stream live for the first time ever on Nick.com, the Nick App and Nick Radio.
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn "Santa's Little Harpers" - Saturday, Nov. 29, at 8:30 p.m.
The quads want the newest video game console for Christmas, so Tom and Anne make them work at the store to earn the money to buy it. It becomes every kid for themselves as they compete over the tip money.
The Thundermans "Winter Thunderland" - Saturday, Nov. 29, at 9 p.m.
Max is at his Scroogiest on Christmas Eve, until the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future show up to put him in the holiday spirit.
AwesomenessTV "The Thank You Mask" - Saturday, Nov. 29, at 9:30 p.m.
Hosted by Benjamin Flores Jr. and Breanna Yde of The Haunted Hathaways, this hilarious episode is filled with holiday fun and festive sketches including Terry The Tomboy: Guide To New Years' Eve, Santa Falling Prank, Ways To Get More Presents, Sierra's Guide To Living Glamorously: Gingerbread, and more.
TeenNick celebrates Thanksgiving week with day-long marathons of fan favorites including Big Time Rush, iCarly, Victorious and Zoey 101, followed by theatrical movie premieres at 9 p.m. (ET).
Nick Jr. offers kids a sweet serving of Tickety Toc premieres at 5:30 p.m. (Mon, Wed, Fri), leading into the Satur-Yay! premiere of Julius Jr. at 1 p.m.
NickMom celebrates the holiday with a robust line-up of classic movies including A Walk to Remember, Spanglish, Little Manhattan, American President, Nanny McPhee Returns, Mrs. Doubtfire and Parenthood.
Nicktoons unveils its "Fansgiving" celebration with action-packed marathons of Power Rangers, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and The Legend of Korra, Monday-Thursday from 5:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m. (ET). Then, on Wednesday, Nov. 26, the NickSports block is jam-packed with an all-new episode of WWE Slam City, the NFL RUSH: Football Rivalries, Vol. 1 special and the network premiere of LeBron James: More Than A Game, from 9-11 p.m. (ET).