The 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards nominations were announced this morning.
Kids who’ve become online sensations share their stories in the brand-new Nick News with Linda Ellerbee special, “Webstars II: More Kids Who Are Online Hits,” premiering Monday, Dec. 30, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon. Benjamin “Lil P-Nut” Flores Jr., star of Nickelodeon’s hit live-action comedy series, The Haunted Hathaways, is featured in the special discussing how he became a viral hip-hop sensation.
The 2013 Primetime Emmy Award nominations were announced this morning. Regarding the networks we cover, Good Luck Charlie, iCarly and Nick News were nominated for Outstanding Children’s Program.
Kids might not be old enough to vote yet, but they’re watching, listening and have strong opinions about the campaign issues that matter most to them. Those opinions are heard in the Nick News with Linda Ellerbee special, “Kids Pick the President: The Issues,” premiering Monday, Sept. 17, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon. In the special, kids across the country rank and talk about important issues including same-sex marriage, education, healthcare, taxes, immigration, Iran, energy and jobs. The special features video of presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney talking about the issues, and kids sharing their opinions on what the candidates have to say.
Cosmetic surgery is a $30 billion industry and the patient is getting younger all the time. While some kids have cosmetic surgery for medical reasons, others are having it just to improve their looks. Nick News with Linda Ellerbee hears from kids who have gone through various cosmetic procedures in the half-hour special, “Minor Adjustments: Kids and Cosmetic Surgery,” premiering Sunday, Oct. 23, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon. Beginning Monday, Oct. 24, the special will be available on iTunes as a free podcast and available Tuesday, Oct. 25 on Nick.com.
There are more than 2,000 kids in the U.S. waiting for organ transplants because their own organs are failing.
Nick News “In Harm’s Way? Japan Through The Eyes Of Its Kids” Premieres Sunday, August 7 on Nickelodeon
Nick News with Linda Ellerbee goes to Japan to meet kids whose lives were changed by the tsunami in the half-hour special, “In Harm’s Way? Japan Through The Eyes Of Its Kids,” airing Sunday, Aug. 7, at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon.
Special Report as 10th Anniversary Approaches Features Former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer; Former Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security Juliette Kayyem; Chairman of the 9/11 Commission Tom Kean; and Television Journalist Aaron Brown Nickelodeon and American Psychological Association (APA) Create Companion Discussion Guide for Adults, Educators and Caregivers to Address 9/11 with Kids
Liar! Liar! Pants on fire! Most people lie at one time or another, but according to recent research, the most deceitful age is 12. Nick News with Linda Ellerbee asked kids what they lied about, then kids went online to rank their lies in the half-hour special, “Lies We Tell in Middle School,” premiering Sunday, March 6, at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon. The show features these most memorable tall tales from kids and celebrities Owen Wilson (Marley & Me), Donald Faison (Scrubs), Jeff Foxworthy (Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?), Guy Fieri (Minute To Win It), Victoria Justice (Victorious), Kendall, James, Carlos and Logan (Big Time Rush), Rosie Perez (White Men Can’t Jump) and Niecy Nash (Clean House).
In 1963, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said he had a dream of racial equality. But Dr. King had more than one dream, and his message went well beyond a plea for racial equality. In recognition of Black History Month, and in honor of the 25th year we’ve celebrated Dr. King’s birthday as a national holiday, Nick News with Linda Ellerbee focuses on what else the man said — and dreamed — and what it might mean to kids in this, the second decade of the 21st century, in Beyond I Have a Dream, premiering Sunday, Feb. 13, at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon.
Nickelodeon marks the first anniversary of the devastating Haitian earthquake with the premiere of Nick News with Linda Ellerbee: “Haiti Rising? Life in the Ruins,” on Sunday, Jan. 9, at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT). With nearly half the population under 18, and more than half the homeless being kids, everything that happens in Haiti is a kid-related issue. The half-hour special follows the stories of kids living in Haiti, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere even before the earthquake struck.
Under ordinary circumstances, dogs can make us feel happy, less stressed, even healthier. But these dogs also help kids feel less alone, more confident, more independent. They can act as a kid’s eyes, legs or hands; they can turn on the lights, open the door, warn someone about food they’re allergic to — or even calm them down when they are anxious. They’re called service dogs. On Sunday, Dec. 5, at 9:00 p.m., Nickelodeon premieres the Nick News with Linda Ellerbee special, “Good Dog,” featuring kids who have these unique dogs in their lives.
It’s a good feeling to know you can rely on your mom or dad, good to know there’s someone who’s in control when things start to feel out of control. But around 11 million American kids under the age of 18 don’t know that feeling. The reason: They have a parent who’s not in control. And that parent is not in control because he or she is an alcoholic.
Foster care is when another grownup or family takes you in, because your parents can’t or won’t provide for you properly. Hear their stories from the kids themselves in a new half-hour special, “Foster Care: A Reality Check,” premiering Sunday, Oct. 24, at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon.
From classic kid jobs like babysitting or delivering newspapers to high-profile ones like acting or designing digital apps, kids today still work outside of school. Nick News with Linda Ellerbee listens to kids across the country talk about their jobs in the half-hour special, Workin’ It, premiering Sunday, Aug. 8, at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on Nickelodeon.