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Nick News Special “Webstars II: More Kids Who Are Online Hits” Premieres December 30

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. Read more →

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Nick News “Kids Pick the President: The Issues” Premieres Monday, September 17

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. Read more →

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Nick News “Minor Adjustments: Kids and Cosmetic Surgery” Premieres October 23

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 Read more →

Nick News “What Happened?: The Story of September 11, 2001″ Premieres September 1

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 Read more →

“Nick News: Lies We Tell in Middle School” Premieres March 6 on Nickelodeon

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). Read more →

“Nick News: Beyond I Have a Dream” Premieres February 13 on Nickelodeon

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. Read more →

“Nick News: Haiti Rising? Life in the Ruins” Premieres Sunday, January 9 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. Read more →

“Nick News” Special “Good Dog” Premieres Sunday, December 5 on Nickelodeon

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. Read more →

New “Nick News” Special “Under the Influence: Kids of Alcoholics” Premieres November 14

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. Read more →

“Nick News: Middle School Unplugged” Premieres Sunday, June 27 on Nickelodeon

What happens when three text-happy, techie tweens take a challenge to unplug for a week? Nick News with Linda Ellerbee finds out in Middle School Unplugged, premiering Sunday, June 27, at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on Nickelodeon. Nick News asked kids across the country to go online and nominate a tech-obsessed friend or sibling who needed an intervention. Three offenders were chosen and challenged to abstain from using any form of technology for one week. The half-hour special follows their journey as they go seven days without smartphones, iPods, computers, MP3 players, video games, TV or radio. Yep. No texts, tweets or tunes. Read more →

Weekend of Premieres on Nick: iCarly, VICTORiOUS, Big Time Rush, The Troop, True Jackson and Nick News

This weekend, Nickelodeon is treating viewers to three nights of premieres.  The new episodes start on Friday with a new Big Time Rush followed by a new episode of The Troop.  Saturday night has a new iCarly blooper special followed by a new True Jackson, VP.  Sunday brings the third new episode of VICTORiOUS and a new Nick News special.… Read more →