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[11/18/19 - 10:02 AM]
Nickelodeon Celebrates the Holidays with Series Premiere of "Top Elf," Friday, Nov. 29, at 8:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
In the series, Santa (Tommy Snider) and Ms. Jingles (Samantha Turret) invite seven civilian "Elf-testants" to the North Pole to test their skills in a series of holiday-themed challenges.

[08/28/19 - 11:13 AM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights Unscripted Holiday Series "Top Elf"; Orders Full Series Pickup of "The Substitute"
"Top Elf," which begins production in September on five one-hour episodes, features kid contestants with extraordinary building and design skills competing for the coveted title of Top Elf.







TOP ELF (NICKELODEON)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
11/29/19 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (5 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 12/21/19; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from Nickelodeon's press release, November 2019) Nickelodeon is celebrating the holidays with a new competition series, Top Elf, premiering Friday, Nov. 29, at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT). Across five one-hour episodes, seven kid "Elf-testants" with extraordinary building and design skills compete in festive challenges to become Santa's 'Top Elf' and have their wish lists granted - not for themselves, but for good causes in their hometowns. Top Elf airs Fridays at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon, with the season finale airing Saturday, Dec. 21, at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT). In Top Elf, Santa (Tommy Snider) and Ms. Jingles (Samantha Turret) invite seven civilian "Elf-testants" to the North Pole to test their skills in a series of holiday-themed challenges, from designing their own life-sized gingerbread clubhouses, to reimagining Santa's sleigh, to creating giant 3-D holiday cards. And of course, building new toys!
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Samantha Turret as Ms. Jingles
· Tommy Snider as Santa
CREW INFORMATION:
· Bob Schermerhorn as EP
· Jimmy Fox as EP
· Lisa Fletcher as EP
· Mandel Ilagan as EP (Nickelodeon)
· Michael Pearlman as DIR
· Mike Duffy as CRTR/EP
· Paul J. Medford as EP (Nickelodeon)
· Tim Duffy as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Main Event Media
· Ugly Brother Studios