UPDATED – Nick September: “Henry Danger”, “Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn” Premiere September 13
This September, Nickelodeon has series premieres, new episodes, a Wimpy Kid movie and more on the schedule.
Nickelodeon will premiere two of their new live-action series Henry Danger and Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn as well as the return of The Thundermans for its second season and new AwesomenessTV on Saturday, September 13 from 8-10pm. New episodes of each series will continue Saturday nights at the same time.
However, Nick kicks off the month on September 1 with the network premiere of the first Diary of a Wimpy Kid movie at 8pm. A favorite of Cartoon Network for the past two years, this will be the first time the movie has aired on a different cable network, besides Cartoon Network or TBS.
New episodes of The Haunted Hathaways return Saturday, September 6 and will air Saturdays at 7:30pm. Nick will also premiere the movie Sophia Grace & Rosie’s Royal Adventure on Saturday, September 6 at 8pm.
For other new episodes, Power Rangers Super Megaforce continues with premieres (which resume August 30) on Saturdays at noon. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles returns Friday, September 12 at 8pm with new episodes back on Friday nights. Sanjay and Craig and Breadwinners also return with premieres on Saturday mornings from 10:30-11:30am starting September 20. Lastly, in early October new episodes of Instant Mom and See Dad Run return to Thursday nights from 8-9pm.
Preschool series Dora and Friends, Bubble Guppies, Team Umizoomi and PAW Patrol will also have premieres throughout September.
On Nick at Nite, How I Met Your Mother launches the week of September 8 with night-long marathons of the series. Following that week, the series will settle in the 11pm-1am spot pushing Friends‘ block of episodes afterwards.
A press release from Nick for their two new series follows:
NICKELODEON PREMIERES BRAND NEW CRIME-FIGHTING, LIVE-ACTION COMEDY SERIES HENRY DANGER ON SATURDAY, SEPT. 13 AT 8P.M. (ET/PT)
Newest Comedy from Hit-Maker Dan Schneider Stars Jace Norman Who Lands the Opportunity of a Lifetime as a Superhero Sidekick
Santa Monica, Calif. – (Aug. 20, 2014) – An ordinary 13-year-old kid’s life takes a wild turn when he lands the dream job as the sidekick-in-training to a superhero in Nickelodeon’s new live-action comedy, Henry Danger premiering Saturday, Sept. 13, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT). Henry Danger kicks off a night of back to back series premieres with Nickelodeon’s other new live-action comedy, Nicky Ricky Dicky & Dawn premiering at 8:30 p.m. (ET/PT).
Henry Danger, a multi-camera, scripted half-hour series created and executive produced by multi-Emmy nominated hit-maker Dan Schneider (Sam & Cat, Victorious, iCarly, Zoey 101, Drake & Josh) and co-creator and co-executive producer Dana Olsen (George of the Jungle, Inspector Gadget) follows the adventures of Henry Hart (Jace Norman) who gets selected by superhero Captain Man (Cooper Barnes) to be his apprentice. After promising to keep his new identity a secret, Henry must navigate a double life balancing the challenges of eighth grade with the crazy adventures of a crime fighter. Henry Danger will air regularly on Nickelodeon Saturdays at 8 p.m. (ET/PT).
In the series premiere, Henry discovers that being a superhero’s sidekick is much harder than he ever thought. Henry desperately struggles to balance the demands of his schoolwork, his family responsibilities, and his new job as Kid Danger – all while keeping his crime fighting alter ego a secret from everyone he knows, including his two best friends Charlotte (Riele Downs) and Jasper (Sean Ryan Fox) and younger sister Piper (Ella Anderson). When Henry’s life begins to crumble under the pressure, he turns to Captain Man for help. Captain Man offers Henry the use of an amazing new device that solves Henry’s problems… at first. But it comes with a high cost, as Henry discovers at school the next day.
Viewers will get an immersive look at Henry’s whole world online at Nick.com/HenryDanger. Fans of the show will enjoy a personalized, interactive experience with fun games, pictures and a series of motion comics. There will also be an opportunity to interview Captain Man himself for the position of superhero sidekick, take a quiz to find out your own sidekick personality and watch exclusive behind the scenes footage with the cast, to learn all about the next generation of Nick stars both on and off screen.
Writer-producer Dan Schneider has established himself as a dominant force in the world of family entertainment by creatively drawing on his affinity for youth culture at Nickelodeon. Under his Schneider’s Bakery Productions, he has carved a unique, progressive niche in the world of kid and family entertainment, as creator and executive producer of mega-hit series Sam & Cat, iCarly, Victorious and Zoey 101, which have received multiple Emmy nominations, Schneider also created/executive produced The Amanda Show and Drake & Josh. In addition, his series all have the distinction of having won numerous Kids’ Choice Awards and recently received the first-ever Kids’ Choice Lifetime Achievement Award. Schneider began with Nickelodeon as executive producer and show runner on the network’s groundbreaking sketch comedy series All That from 1994 to 1998, and then returned to run the show in its seventh season. After which, he went on to produce Kenan & Kel, starring Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell. Schneider also created the hit WB series What I Like About You. His comedic success has also translated on the big screen, writing and producing the popular films, Good Burger and Big Fat Liar.
Actor, producer and screenwriter Dana Olsen has written on several movies and television series, including Inspector Gadget, Memoirs of an Invisible Man, George of the Jungle, The ‘Burbs, Wacko, It Came from Hollywood, Laverne & Shirley and Joanie Loves Chachi. He has also made on-screen appearances in Sammy the Screenplay, The ‘Burbs and Making the Grade.
NICKELODEON TAKES SIBLING RIVALRY TO A NEW LEVEL WITH THE DEBUT OF NICKY, RICKY, DICKY & DAWN SATURDAY, SEPT. 13 AT 8:30P.M. (ET/PT)
Brand-New Live-Action Comedy Series About a Family of Quadruplets Gives Way to Four Times the Laughs
Santa Monica, CA – (August 20, 2014) – Nickelodeon takes sibling rivalry to a whole new level when Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn premieres on Saturday, Sept. 13 at 8:30p.m. (ET/PT). The series follows the hysterical adventures of the 10-year-old quadruplets of the title who don’t have much in common, except their birthday. Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn will launch with the network’s new series Henry Danger for an all-new Saturday night live-action comedy lineup.
“Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn stars Aidan Gallagher (Modern Family) as Nicky, Casey Simpson (Despicable Me 2) as Ricky, Mace Coronel (The Bold and the Beautiful) as Dicky and Lizzy Greene as Dawn. Rounding out the cast are Allison Munn (That ’70s Show) who plays the Harpers’ mother Anne, Brian Stepanek (The Suite Life of Zack and Cody) as their father Tom and Gabrielle Elyse (The Thundermans) as 16-year-old Josie, a close friend and confidante to the kids and an employee at the Harper family store Get Sporty! This season will find the Harper quadruplets in situations everyday kids experience, but multiplied by four. From each of them planning their own “grownup” birthday parties to finding the perfect babysitter to seeing a scary movie for the first time, Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn may approach life differently, but in the end they can always depend on each other.
Leading up to the September 13 premiere of Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn, fans can visit www.Nick.com/nrdd to access exclusive sneak peeks, photo galleries, quizzes and behind-the-scenes action straight from the set. The series will be available for download on iTunes, Amazon, Xbox, Sony, Vudu, Nook, Google and Fios Flex View beginning Sunday, September 14.
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn is created by Matt Fleckenstein and executive-produced by Michael Feldman and Fleckenstein. Michael Feldman’s writing and producing career has left an imprint on the entertainment industry for the last two decades. After spending six years producing radio and television commercials for the world renowned Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, Disney on Ice and Siegfried & Roy, he was accepted into the coveted Warner Bros. writing program. Feldman subsequently landed writing jobs for some of television’s most beloved sitcoms including Everyone Loves Raymond, Yes, Dear, Boston Common, The Gregory Hines Show and The Brian Benben Show, among others before accepting a position on Disney Channel’s first multi-camera sitcom, That’s So Raven. During his 10-year tenure at Disney, he also developed and executive produced Sonny with a Chance and So Random. Feldman joined the Nickelodeon family in 2012 as an Executive Producer for Nick at Nite’s first original comedy series, See Dad Run starring Scott Baio.
Matt Fleckenstein received his break working as Seth MacFarlane’s assistant, which eventually led to writing his first produced episode of television for Family Guy. From there, he has written and produced various animated and live-action series including the Emmy Award-winning PBS series WordGirl, as well as several hit Nickelodeon series including Drake and Josh and iCarly. The father of five children all within five years of each other, Fleckenstein brings his unique life experience to Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn.