or


[06/09/11 - 11:30 AM]
Global Hit Animated Series "Winx Club" Comes to Nickelodeon, Starting Monday, June 27, at 8 P.M.
Keke Palmer, Matt Shively, Elizabeth Gillies and Ariana Grande are among the voice talent.

[via press release from Nickelodeon]

GLOBAL HIT ANIMATED SERIES "WINX CLUB" COMES TO NICKELODEON, STARTING MONDAY, JUNE 27, AT 8 P.M.

Hour-Long Specials Feature Voice Talents of Nickelodeon's Keke Palmer, Matt Shively, Elizabeth Gillies and Ariana Grande

Burbank, Calif. - June 9, 2011 - Nickelodeon brings even more magic to its air this summer with the hit international series, Winx Club, beginning Monday, June 27, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT). Launching first with four one-hour specials, followed later this year with a weekly series, Winx Club focuses on six best friends enrolled in fairy school as they face many adventures together with strength, smarts and teamwork. Culled from the first two seasons of the Italian hit series from Rainbow S.p.A, the four specials include state-of-the-art visual effects and feature the voices of some of Nick's biggest stars, including: Keke Palmer (True Jackson, VP) as Aisha; Elizabeth Gillies (Victorious) as Daphne; Ariana Grande (Victorious) as Diaspro; and Matt Shively (True Jackson, VP) as Skye; as well as Molly Quinn (Castle) as Bloom. Cymphonique Miller (How to Rock) performs the show's theme song, "Winx You're Magic Now."

The four specials will premiere monthly through the fall, followed by a weekly series of Winx Club seasons three and four, both featuring the new Nick voice talent. Nickelodeon and Rainbow are currently in production on 52 additional episodes of original 2D/CG-animated seasons five and six, which are scheduled to bow in 2012.

"Winx Club is all about girl power," said Brown Johnson, President, Animation, Nickelodeon and MTVN Kids and Family Group. "It focuses on a group of super-fashionable fairies whose friendship and teamwork empower them to face any challenge thrown their way - from scary monsters to evil witches."

Winx Club is an animated modern fantasy adventure series that follows six best friends -- Bloom, Stella, Flora, Musa, Tecna and Aisha -- enrolled in Alfea College, the finest fairy school in all the realms. When trouble arises, the Winx transform into beautiful fairies who use their unique magical powers to fight villains and save the world from evil. Winx Club first debuted in Italy six years ago and quickly became a hit that has generated an international franchise of toys, books, clothing, and DVDs, as well as a CG-animated feature film.

Bloom (Quinn) is the most powerful fairy and leader of the Winx. She has an inborn ability to sense danger, combined with a lively intelligence and a deep sense of loyalty. As the fairy of the waves, Aisha (Palmer) is fearless, determined, energetic, and a sports enthusiast. Skye (Shively) is the leader of the Specialists, a group of teenage boys from a neighboring school who befriend the Winx fairies and fight alongside them to battle evil. The fairy sister of Bloom, Daphne (Gillies), sacrifices her life in order to keep Bloom safe and sometimes appears to her sister as an advisor. And, Diaspro (Grande), a somewhat materialistic princess who can be difficult at times.

In support of the specials, beginning June 23, kids can visit Nick.com to play Winx Club: Enchantrix, a magic-themed animated game, where players can select and dress a Winx Club character to help guide them through environments and adventures all their own. Petpet Park, Nickelodeon's virtual life fantasy world inspired by the iconic virtual world pioneer, Neopets and its popular companion characters Petpets, is offering a special virtual item giveaway. Players who visit Petpet Park from June 16-30 will receive a free Winx Club magical charm bracelet for their Petpets.

About Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon, now in its 32nd year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books, and feature films. Nickelodeon's U.S. television network is seen in more than 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 16 consecutive years. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B).

About Rainbow S.p.A.

Founded in 1995, Rainbow S.p.A. is a content company which develops animated and multimedia properties. Today it is one of the largest and most internationally renowned animation studios in the world. It is the only production company in Italy able to complete all stages of animation internally, including 3D animation. It currently has 200 full-time employees, as well as a network of animation freelancers and professionals who work with the company on a regular basis. The companies within the Rainbow group holding include: Rainbow Distribution BV in the Netherlands and Rainbow Spain (local offices which manage TV and licensing interests in association with the head office in Loreto); Rainbow CGI in Rome (film production, special effects and 3D animation); Rainbow Entertainment in Rome (fiction and live action); Rainbow Media in Singapore (videogames, internet, and on-line games); Tridimensional in Loreto (publishing and DVDs sold in kiosks); and Witty Toys in Amsterdam and Hong Kong (toy manufacturing). Rainbow S.p.A. creates and distributes original properties Winx Club, Huntik, PopPixie, Monster Allergy, Tommy & Oscar, and Maya Fox. For more information visit www.rbw.it





  [june 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· CASTLE (ABC)
· HOW TO ROCK (NICKELODEON)
· TRUE JACKSON, VP (NICKELODEON)
· VICTORIOUS (NICKELODEON)
· WINX CLUB (NICK JR)





[08/12/22 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 12
Updates include: Rex Linn bound for new season of ABC's "Big Sky"; Camilla Belle, Gus Halper join NBC's "Law & Order: Organized Crime"; and Sasha Hutchings to recur on AMC's "Demascus."

[08/12/22 - 01:43 PM]
Apple TV+ Shares First-Look at "Lessons in Chemistry," New Drama Series Starring and Executive Produced by Academy Award-Winner Brie Larson
Based on the best-selling, debut novel from author, science editor and copywriter Bonnie Garmus, "Lessons in Chemistry" will make its global debut on Apple TV+ in 2023.

[08/12/22 - 12:30 PM]
With Juggernaut "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" and "Love & Hip Hop: Miami" Premieres, VH1 Scores Its Highest Monday Prime Rating and Share in Over Two Years
The duo led VH1 to its highest Monday prime rating and share in over two years and dominated the night across social with 2.6M views.

[08/12/22 - 12:30 PM]
Prime Video's New Series "Jungle," Premiering September 30, Brings Stunning Visuals and Rhythmic Storytelling to the Screen
Produced by Nothing Lost, the visually daring and sonically stunning new series presents a distinctive form of rhythmic storytelling rooted in UK rap and drill music, and will premiere Friday, September 30, exclusively on Prime Video in over 240 countries and territories worldwide.

[08/12/22 - 12:10 PM]
MTV's New Series "Teen Mom: The Next Chapter" Premieres Tuesday, September 6 at 8pm ET/PT
The 15-episode season will explore the lives and experiences of Amber, Ashley, Briana, Cate, Cheyenne, Jade, Leah, and Maci together in one monumental series that focuses on the unique bond this "Mom Group" shares as they face the reality of parenthood and adulting while entering the next phase of life together.

[08/12/22 - 10:06 AM]
ABC Delivers a Night of Laughs: "Abbott Elementary" Marathon Airs Aug. 17
Summer break may be coming to a close, but ABC is keeping the fun going with a binge-worthy "Abbott Elementary" marathon, featuring four fan-favorite episodes of the seven-time Emmy-nominated comedy.

[08/12/22 - 10:01 AM]
Disney Branded Television's Spooky Sequel "Under Wraps 2" Will Jump-Start Halloween Season with a Sept. 25 Premiere on Disney Channel
"Under Wraps 2" picks up as Marshall (Malachi Barton), Gilbert (Christian J. Simon) and Amy (Sophia Hammons) are getting ready to attend Amy's father's Spooktacular Halloween-themed wedding to his fiancé Carl.

[08/12/22 - 09:00 AM]
Video: Amazon Freevee Reveals Premiere Date and Official Teaser for "High School," Based on the New York Times Best-Selling Memoir by Tegan and Sara Quin
The first four episodes will premiere on Friday, October 14, with new episodes available every Friday exclusively on Amazon Freevee.

[08/12/22 - 08:25 AM]
Lifetime's September Lineup Sizzles with New Movies All Month Long
Lifetime keeps everyone on their toes this September with "The Bad Seed Returns" premiering on Labor Day, Monday, September 5, then new movies every Saturday, inspired by true stories!

[08/12/22 - 08:09 AM]
"Love, Death + Robots" Volume IV Is a Go!
The 12 time Emmy-winning animated anthology returned to Netflix on May 20 with a critically acclaimed Volume III executive produced by Tim Miller and David Fincher.

[08/12/22 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Mighty Express" Season 7 Trailer - Netflix Jr
Season 7 of "Mighty Express" arrives at the station only on Netflix August 29!

[08/12/22 - 07:31 AM]
Video: "Chad and JT Go Deep" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Best bros Chad and JT set out to spread positivity through community activism and chill vibes in this raucous prank comedy series.

[08/12/22 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Snabba Cash" Season 2 - Official Teaser - Netflix
When you are out of options you just do whatever it takes.

[08/11/22 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 11
Updates include: Charter Communications to exit original series; Lucy Liu boards Netflix's "A Man in Full"; and Starz nixes Larenz Tate-led spin-off series.

[08/11/22 - 09:22 PM]
Stephen Colbert Announces Louis Cato as New Bandleader on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert"
Academy and Grammy Award-winning artist Jon Batiste is leaving after seven seasons to pursue personal and professional interests.