via Nickelodeon press release:
NICKELODEON’S HIT LIVE-ACTION MYSTERY “HOUSE OF ANUBIS” RETURNS WITH MORE DRAMA, SUSPENSE AND ADVENTURE THURSDAY, JAN. 3, AT 8 P.M. (ET/PT)
NEW YORK – Dec. 13, 2012 – Nickelodeon’s suspense-filled series, House of Anubis, returns for season three with an hour-long episode premiering Thursday, Jan. 3, at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT). House of Anubis follows a group of students who uncover and solve hidden mysteries at an English boarding school while dealing with the highs and lows of their teenage years. In season three, the Sibuna gang returns to Anubis House with new leader Eddie (Burkely Duffield) as the Osirian. It’s up to the Sibunas to untangle the mysteries and stop the adults from unleashing an evil so great it will destroy the world and everyone in it. The new season will feature returning favorite characters and also introduce new faces including KT (Alexandra Shipp), a sunny and tenacious American girl who becomes a vital part of the Sibuna gang, and Willow (Louisa Connelly-Burnham), a bright and quirky student from another boarding house.
“House of Anubis season three has new mysteries to solve, new characters, new crushes, and storylines that will both shock and delight fans,” said Marjorie Cohn, President, Content Development, Nickelodeon. “The drama and suspense will leave viewers on the edge of their seats eager to find out what will happen next.”
In the season premiere, Eddie recognizes new girl KT from a vision he had. She’s been sent here on a secret mission by her grandfather with only a key to help her. Eddie manages to get his hands on the key and has a frightening vision when he touches it. A new teacher, Miss Denby, also arrives and is protecting something very special to her….but what is it? Fabian finds Nina’s locket amongst Eddie’s things and Eddie’s forced to come clean about why Nina’s not coming back to Anubis House.
Fans can visit the House of Anubis page on Nick.com to watch new trailers, interact through message boards, take quizzes, view photo galleries, learn about the show’s new characters and play all new games beginning Dec. 31. Additionally, the season three premiere episode House of Anubis will be available for purchase the day after air – Friday, Jan. 4 – on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Xbox Video, PlayStation Store, Vudu and Nook Video.
An established Nickelodeon hit in Europe, House of Anubis is the first-ever Nickelodeon U.S. live-action show produced in the U.K. The show airs on other Nick channels around the world.
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