‘Kids’ Choice Sports’ airs July 16

The only kids’ show celebrating the world’s best athletes and epic sports moments, Kids’ Choice Sports 2017 welcomes back Seattle Seahawks’ franchise quarterback and Super Bowl champion, Russell Wilson as host. Airing Sunday, July 16, at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT), Kids’ Choice Sports 2017 will be taped live on Thursday, July 13, from UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles.

New ‘Loud House’ special airs May 29

Nickelodeon Debuts Brand-New Episode of The Loud House,
“The Loudest Mission: Relative Chaos,”
Premiering on Monday, May 29, at 7:00p.m. (ET/PT)

Nickelodeon’s Lincoln Loud, along with his big sister Lori, embark on a brand-new mission in the debut of “The Loudest Mission: Relative Chaos,” airing on Monday, May 29, at 7:00 p.m. (ET/PT). In the half-hour special, two of the Loud family’s friends, Ronnie Anne voiced by Breanna Yde (School of Rock) and Bobby Santiago voiced by Carlos PenaVega (Big Time Rush), visit their extended family, the Casagrandes. Little do they know, their mother Maria has a secret motive that could keep them in town for a longer stay, but not if Lincoln and Lori can help it. The two set out on a Loud family mission to get them back.

The special will expand The Loud House universe of characters with the introduction of the Casagrande family. All eight members of the Casagrandes live under one roof, along with Lalo, their cat-fearing bull mastiff and Sergio, the family’s loudmouth parrot.

The Casagrande family is voiced by guest stars, including: Carlos Alazraqui (The Fairly OddParents) as Carlos; Roxana Ortega (The League) as Frida; Alexa PenaVega (Spy Kids) as Carlota; Jared Kozak (Born This Way) as CJ; Ruben Garfias (East Los High) as Hector; Sonia Manzano (Sesame Street) as Rosa; and Sumalee Montano (Nashville) as Maria.

The Loud House debuted on Nickelodeon May 2, 2016 and quickly escalated to the top. Season two is currently premiering on Nickelodeon, home to TV’s top two animated kids’ shows with Kids 2-11 and Kids 6-11, SpongeBob SquarePants and The Loud House.

Viewers can visit the The Loud House page on Nick.com, the Nick App, Instagram and the Facebook page to get an exclusive look at the series. Episodes of The Loud House are available on Nick.com and the Nick App, along with platforms including iTunes, Amazon, Xbox, Google Play, Vudu, Playstation, and Nick On Demand.

‘SpongeBob’ renewed for season 12

Nickelodeon today announced that SpongeBob SquarePants, the number-one animated show for kids 2-11 and kids 6-11, has been greenlit for season 12. The 26-episode pick up will further the nautical adventures of SpongeBob and his Bikini Bottom friends Patrick, Sandy, Mr. Krabs, Plankton and Squidward. Season 12 is scheduled to premiere in 2019, the series’ 20th anniversary year.

Nick picks ‘Massive Monster Mayhem’ from DHX

DHX Media announces that Nickelodeon has licensed 20 half-hour episodes of Massive Monster Mayhem, an original show for kids 6–11 that combines live action and CGI animation with real competition and comedy. The series is scheduled to premiere later this year.