Nickelodeon has halted production on Sam & Cat, its most popular show, after scantily-clad selfies of star Jennette McCurdy, 21, were leaked online last month.
But according to McCurdy, the hiatus is due to a compensation dispute and not her racy pics.
Nickelodeon will hold the first Kids' Choice Sports Awards this summer, the network announced Thursday. The inaugural show will be hosted by former NFL player and Live! with Kelly and Michael co-host Michael Strahan, and will be broadcast live from the Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles on Thursday, July 17.
On Nickelodeon's new animated series Breadwinners, best friends SwaySway and Buhdeuce are ducks that deliver loaves of unusual bread out of their Rocket Van. Creators Steve Borst and Gary "Doodles" Di Raffaele (MAD) came up with the idea behind the carb-loving waterfowl as part of the kids network's new Animation Shorts Program, created to incubate new creator-generated cartoons that could then be turned into series. Nickelodeon liked what it saw and fast-tracked 20 episodes of Breadwinners, which premieres Monday, Feb. 17 at 7:30/6:30c. (The show then moves to Saturdays at 11 a.m./10c starting Feb. 22.) Borst and Raffaele answered our showrunner survey to explain why Breadwinners is the greatest thing since sliced... well, you know.
Sophia Grace Brownlee, Rosie McClelland, Jennette McCurdy, Ariana Grande
British sensations and Ellen Show superstars Sophia Grace and Rosie are charming viewers again, this time with another guest spot on Nickelodeon's Sam & Cat.
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In an exclusive clip from Saturday's episode "#RevengeoftheBritBrats" below, con artists Gwen (Sophia Grace) and Ruby (Rosie) drop in on Sam (Jennette McCurdy) and Cat's (Ariana Grande) apartment pretending to be friendly, but intending to drive a wedge between the roommates. When Sam and Cat catch on to this, they turn the tables on the not-so-innocent connivers.
Tia Mowry, best known for starring in Sister, Sister and The Game, is set to star in the new Nick at Nite comedy Instant Mom, Deadline reports.
The cable network has ordered 13 episodes of the multi-camera comedy, which will first premiere on...