or


[11/04/13 - 07:50 AM]
Mega-Stars Josh Hutcherson, Queen Latifah, Chris Paul and Shay Mitchell Join Nick Cannon un Honoring Four Teens and Their Commitment to Service in Fifth Annual TeenNick HALO Awards
The star-studded annual awards show will broadcast live for the first time ever from the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 17.

[via press release from Nickelodeon]

MEGA-STARS JOSH HUTCHERSON, QUEEN LATIFAH, CHRIS PAUL AND SHAY MITCHELL JOIN NICK CANNON IN HONORING FOUR TEENS AND THEIR COMMITMENT TO SERVICE IN FIFTH ANNUAL TEENNICK HALO AWARDS

Interactive Event to Broadcast Live From Los Angeles for the First Time Ever Sunday, Nov. 17, at 8 P.M. on Nick at Nite

NEW YORK - Nov. 4, 2013 - Josh Hutcherson, Queen Latifah, Chris Paul and Shay Mitchell join creator, host and executive producer Nick Cannon in honoring four exceptional teens in the fifth annual TeenNick HALO Awards. Celebrating real-life teens who are "Helping and Leading Others" (HALO), the star-studded annual awards show will broadcast live for the first time ever from the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles, Calif., on Sunday, Nov. 17, at 8 p.m. (ET/tape delayed for West Coast) on Nick at Nite. The TeenNick HALO Awards pairs each honoree with a mega-celebrity who shares their commitment to service. The 90-minute special features an interactive social media lounge, musical performances, celebrity presenters and special surprises. The TeenNick HALO Awards will encore Monday, Nov. 18, at 9 p.m. (ET) on TeenNick.

"I'm humbled by the truly inspiring and tremendous work these HALO honorees are doing in their communities," said Cannon. "It's my goal to continue the conversations about issues that impact teens today, and empower young people to take action and make a difference in the world."

"The TeenNick HALO Awards has grown year-over-year and we're thrilled to bring the stories of these extraordinary teens to our audience in a live and interactive way for the first time ever," said Russell Hicks, President, Content Development and Production, Nickelodeon. "We hope kids will be inspired to continue the movement and 'HALO' throughout the year."

This year, celebrities in attendance at the TeenNick HALO Awards can visit the "HALO Hive," an interactive social media lounge, and encourage viewers to tweet and Instagram pics. Fans can tweet with #HALOawards to share how they plan on helping and leading others in their own communities.

Each TeenNick HALO Award honoree was surprised by a visit from Cannon or one of his HALO helpers, Austin Mahone and Daniella Monet, awarded a grant for their organization and given an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet and connect with a celebrity who shares a similar passion for their cause. This year's honorees are:

Miranda Fuentes, 16, Pembroke Pines, Fla. (paired with Shay Mitchell) - Inspired by her younger brother Lucas who has autism, Miranda Fuentes has spent the past five years volunteering with Surfers for Autism. The Florida-based organization uses surfing as hydrotherapy, which helps the kids open up and express themselves in a calming environment. The organization also helps eliminate the social stigma around autism and gives the participants an opportunity to impress their families with their new capabilities. Fuentes' HALO match Shay Mitchell works with the Somaly Mam Foundation to eradicate sex slavery, liberate its victims, and empower survivors to create and sustain lives of dignity and as agents of next-generation change.

Zachary Kerr, 19, Methuen, Mass. (paired with Josh Hutcherson) - Growing up as one of three identical triplets, Zachary Kerr spent years battling gender identity issues before making a transitional journey from female to male. After facing tough challenges, he became a positive advocate for the transgender community, facilitating educational programs through Greater Boston PFLAG and paving the way for more acceptance and equal treatment for others like him at both state and national levels. Kerr's HALO match, Josh Hutcherson, was a founding member of Straight But Not Narrow (SBNN), an organization that prepares and trains young adults on how to become allies of their LGBTQ peers.

Rocio Ortega, 19, Los Angeles, Calif. (paired with Chris Paul) - A first-generation Mexican American, Rocio Ortega developed a passion for advocating education as a way to help young women become independent and successful. She works extensively with Global Girl Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering girls from under-served communities around the world through new media leadership training, and Girl Up, a campaign of the United Nations Foundation. Ortega's HALO match is Chris Paul who founded the CP3 Foundation, a philanthropic partnership with The Winston-Salem Foundation that strives to impact the communities it services by using its resources and passion for philanthropy to enhance and promote education, health, sports and social responsibility for youth and families.

Denzel Thompson, 19, Philadelphia, Pa. (paired with Queen Latifah) - Denzel Thompson is a co-founder of Philadelphia Urban Creators (PUC), a youth led organization that grows organic food and revitalizes blighted landscapes into models of urban sustainability from the ground up, after battling obesity and self-esteem issues as a kid. In addition to organizing homegrown affordable farmers markets for the neighborhood, Thompson conducts educational workshops for youth in his community so they can begin to expand the Urban Creator mission throughout Philadelphia and eventually the world. Thompson's HALO match, Queen Latifah, supports Boys & Girls Clubs of America, whose mission is to enable young people most in need to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

Nickelodeon has partnered with Amigos de los Rios, Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Key Club International in the Los Angeles area to reward their star volunteers with the opportunity to be part of the HALO effect. The teens can earn a ticket to attend the TeenNick HALO Awards by participating in three hours of community service.

In the weeks leading up to the live show, the TeenNick HALO Awards dedicated site will highlight the honorees, celebrity hosts, presenters and musical performers, as well as enlist teens across the country to show how they "HALO" through InstaVids and Vine videos. On the night of the event, TeenNick.com will offer viewers an immersive, enhanced viewing of the live show with real-time orange carpet coverage, instant-replay show highlights, exclusive behind-the-scenes pics and videos, and a post-show wrap-up. The 2013 TeenNick HALO Awards can be viewed on the site in its entirety beginning Nov. 19.

Presenting sponsors of the fifth annual TeenNick HALO Awards are COVERGIRL, Reese's Puffs� cereal, Green Giant and Target.

The TeenNick HALO Awards is a Nickelodeon Original executive produced by Nick Cannon, Alex Coletti and Sal Maniaci.

Nickelodeon, now in its 34th 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 almost 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 18 consecutive years. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B).





  [november 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





[12/11/17 - 10:16 AM]
"Project Runway All Stars" Returns for Biggest Season Yet on January 4 Pitting Rookies Against Vets
Alyssa Milano returns as host with judges Isaac Mizrahi and Georgina Chapman and Anne Fulenwider, Editor-in-Chief of Marie Claire joining as mentor.

[12/11/17 - 10:00 AM]
History(R)'s Nonfiction Series "Hunting Hitler" Returns for Its Third and Final Season on Tuesday, January 2 at 10PM ET/PT
A recap special of the series is set to air on Tuesday, December 26 at 10PM ET/PT.

[12/11/17 - 09:01 AM]
Award-Winning Sitcom "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" to Make Syndication Debut on TBS in January 2018
The show will air consecutive episodes every Thursday from 7-11pm ET/PT on TBS.

[12/11/17 - 08:32 AM]
"Guy's Big Project" Produces Two New Series - "The Grill Dads" and "Eat, Sleep, BBQ"
Look for sneak peek airings of both new series this weekend.

[12/11/17 - 08:11 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Rides "Sunday Night Football" to Another Victory
The Peacock cruises to the top spot among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/11/17 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Fuller House" Is Back on December 22, Just in Time for the Holidays!
Join us for adventures in Tokyo, weddings that may or may not be happening, and nine all-new episodes.

[12/11/17 - 06:40 AM]
Netflix Announces 2018 Slate of Original Documentary Shorts
Two were previously announced as a part of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival shorts program.

[12/11/17 - 06:12 AM]
Video: It's Time to Face the Music - Stream the New Season of "Mozart in the Jungle" February 16th on Amazon Video
Hailey and Rodrigo's romance deepens as they go public with their relationship in the fourth season of the Emmy and Golden Globe winning series.

[12/11/17 - 06:11 AM]
2017 on Netflix - A Year in Bingeing
Though bingeing was standard in 2017, not all series were enjoyed in the same way.

[12/11/17 - 05:53 AM]
75th Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards Nominees Announced
HBO leads all networks with 12 nominations, powered by "Big Little Lies" with six nods.

[12/10/17 - 08:21 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Edges Competition with Holiday Mix
A rebroadcast of "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer" is the night's most-watched program.

[12/09/17 - 06:28 PM]
Video: Netflix at CCXP - Brazil Comic-Con Experience
Check out the latest teases from "Altered Carbon," "3%," "Sense8" and "Marvel's Jessica Jones."

[12/09/17 - 01:05 PM]
"Marvel's Jessica Jones" Season 2 Launch Date Announced
Today, Netflix announced that the second season of the award-winning series will premiere on March 8, 2018 at 12:01am PT in all territories where Netflix is available.

[12/09/17 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dramas Rise in Latest Victory
The Eye's trio of dramas is up from last week among adults 18-49.

[12/08/17 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 8
Updates include: Michael Malarkey cast in History's "Blue Book"; Lauren Schmidt Hissrich to spearhead Netflix's "The Witcher"; and Starz's "Vida" rounds out its cast.