Amazon-Video Comedy Central Showtime Apple TV+ DC Universe Disney Plus YouTube Premium HBO Max Peacock source-3036 Netflix Vudu HBO Go Hulu Plus Amazon Prime CBS All Access Verizon

Join or Sign In

Sign in to customize your TV listings

Sign in with Facebook Sign in with email

By joining TV Guide, you agree to our Terms of Use and acknowledge the data practices in our Privacy Agreement.

Nickelodeon Announces Fred: The Show, Big Time Rush Movie Premiere

Nickelodeon has ordered two projects starring YouTube star Lucas Cruikshank, the network announced today. Fred: The Show is an 11-minute live-action series based off of Cruikshank's 6-year-old character Fred Figgglehorn. Cruikshank, 18, previously starred in the network's original movies Fred: The Movie and Fred: Night of the Living Fred. The show was given a 21-episode order and is set to premiere in early 2012.  

robyn-ross.jpg
Robyn Ross

Nickelodeon has ordered two projects starring YouTube star Lucas Cruikshank, the network announced today.

Fred: The Show is an 11-minute live-action series based off of Cruikshank's 6-year-old character Fred Figgglehorn. Cruikshank, 18, previously starred in the network's original movies Fred: The Movie and Fred: Night of the Living Fred. The show was given a 21-episode order and is set to premiere in early 2012.  

Watch This Now

Looking for your next binge? TV Guide editors handpick the shows that are actually worth watching and deliver daily recommendations straight to your inbox.

By signing up, you agree to our Terms of Use and acknowledge the data practices in our Privacy Policy. You may unsubscribe at any time.

Fred: The Movie: YouTube star Lucas Cruikshank on growing his tyrannical 6-year-old

Marvin, Marvin, also starring Cruikshank, is about an eccentric intergalactic kid trying to adapt to his new life as a teenager in school. Jon Ross (10 Things I Hate About You) created the project which was given a pilot order.

"Lucas is an immensely talented actor and comedian whose unique brand of humor is a proven winner with our audience," Nickeloden president Marjorie Cohn said.

The network also announced that new comedy How to Rock, starring Cymphonique Miller, will debut on Feb. 4 and the Big Time Rush movie featuring covers of Beatles classics will premiere on March 10.