[12/01/20 - 12:38 PM] Nickelodeon and Time's "Kid of the Year" TV Special to Simulcast on Nick, TV Land, TeenNick and Nicktoons Friday, Dec. 4, at 7:30 P.M. (ET/PT) The special will also air on Comedy Central on Friday, December 11 and CBS Television Network on Monday, December 21.
[via press release from Nickelodeon]
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NICKELODEON AND TIME'S "KID OF THE YEAR" TV SPECIAL TO SIMULCAST ON NICK, TV LAND, TEENNICK AND NICKTOONS FRIDAY, DEC. 4, AT 7:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
Nickelodeon, TIME and TIME for Kids' first-ever Kid of the Year TV special is set to simulcast on Friday, Dec. 4, at 7:30 p.m. (ET/PT) across Nickelodeon, TV Land, TeenNick and Nicktoons. Hosted by Trevor Noah (The Daily Show with Trevor Noah), the special will introduce the top five Kid of the Year honorees, along with kids performing incredible "acts of awesome," ahead of the ultimate Kid of the Year being named. The special will also air on Comedy Central on Friday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT) and CBS Television Network on Monday, Dec. 21, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT).
Celebrity guests making appearances throughout the special include Kristen Bell, Simone Biles, Dixie D'Amelio, Billie Eilish, Rob Gronkowski, Neil Patrick Harris, Chris Hemsworth, Ken Jeong, Angelina Jolie, Chloe Kim, Brie Larson, Zachary Levi, Russell Westbrook and Malala Yousafzai, among others.
Chosen from a nationwide search that received over 5,000 inspirational kids being nominated, the five honorees were selected with the help of an influential kid committee comprised of Dylan Gilmer (Tyler Perry's Young Dylan), Chinguun Sergelen (All That), Little Chef Ivy (MasterChef Junior), Sky Katz (Raven's Home), and TIME for Kids Kid Reporters Raunak Singh and Tiana Sirmans, who also appear in the special.
The first-ever Kid of the Year honor is a multiplatform initiative recognizing extraordinary young leaders who are making a positive impact in their communities. The ultimate Kid of the Year will be featured on a cover of TIME with a companion story in TIME for Kids.