Nickelodeon Programming Premieres for End of "Crush Week" & Valentine's Day 2011
Nickelodeon has announced several premieres slated for the last day of “Crush Week” on February 12, 2011, including new romance-themed episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants, T.U.F.F. Puppy, The Penguins of Madagascar, The Fairly OddParents, and Planet Sheen.
The full press release with summaries and air times follows:
Nickelodeon Wraps Up “Crush Week”
When Carly and Sam Hire a Heartthrob
in Premiere of iCarly’s “iHire an Idiot” on Sat., Feb. 12
Final Day of Love-Laced Programming Includes Premieres of Live-Action
and Animated Series Beginning at 9:30 a.m. ET/PT
Nickelodeon’s “Crush Week” concludes this Saturday, Feb. 12, with its most crushable programming yet. In an all-new iCarly, “iHire an Idiot,” at 8:00 p.m. (all times ET/PT), Carly and Sam hire a cute guy as an intern, but he turns out to be more trouble than he’s worth. The crush-fest continues with romance-themed episodes of Big Time Rush, True Jackson, VP and Victorious, plus behind-the-scenes clips of making Big Time Rush’s new video, “Girlfriend.” For a clip from “iHire an Idiot,” click here: http://www.sendspace.com/pro/dl/q4l6h2
The day kicks off with heart-throbbing premieres of Nickelodeon’s hit animated series, SpongeBob SquarePants, T.U.F.F. Puppy, The Penguins of Madagascar, The Fairly OddParents and Planet Sheen, beginning at 9:30 a.m. For clips from the newest Nicktoons, T.U.F.F. Puppy and Planet Sheen, see below:
T.U.F.F. Puppy, “Snap Dad“
Planet Sheen, “Chock Around the Clock”
The rollout of Nickelodeon’s love-themed programming on Saturday, Feb. 12:
9:30 a.m., SpongeBob SquarePants (PREMIERE)
“Love That Squid” – SpongeBob helps Squidward prepare for a date.
“Tunnel of Glove” – Pearl is embarrassed when she must sit next to SpongeBob in the Tunnel of Glove.
10:00 a.m., T.U.F.F. Puppy (PREMIERE)
“Thunder Dog” – Kitty helps Dudley conquer his fear of thunder in order to stop Bird Brain from using his thunder cannon to bury Petropolis in an avalanche.
“Snap Dad” – Snaptrap and Dudley’s mom, Peg, have fallen in love. Things couldn’t get any worse, or so Dudley thinks, until Snaptrap is inspired by his new girlfriend to turn a new leaf and becomes the newest member of T.U.F.F.
10:30 a.m., The Penguins of Madagascar (PREMIERE)
“Love Hurts” – Private is smitten with the zoo nurse, Shawna. And the only way he can see her is if he gets injured. Time and time again, Private purposefully sabotages missions in order to visit his crush. Meanwhile, the other guys cannot figure out why Private has stumbled into a continuous streak of bad luck.
“The Officer X Factor” – The zoo animals are suffering a New Your City heat wave. The penguins have a plan to beat the heat, but they need Alice out of the way. With her gone on an impromptu vacation, they get to work. But their efforts are thwarted when Officer X steps in as the temporary zookeeper.
11:00 a.m., The Fairly OddParents (PREMIERE)
“Love Triangle” – Poof and Foop compete to win the affections of Goldie Goldenglow, a magical new girl at Spellementary School while participating in the school play, “Mr. Cookie’s Happy Day.”
11:30 a.m., Planet Sheen (PREMIERE)
“The Oomlick Maneuver” – In an attempt to stop Princess Oom from liking and licking him, Sheen tries to get her back together with her ex-boyfriend, Grish the Beautiful.
“Chock Around the Clock” – While pet-sitting, Sheen accidentally gets Aseefa’s pet Chocktow caught by Animal Control and has to rescue him before she returns.
8:00 p.m., iCarly (PREMIERE)
“iHire an Idiot” – The gang decides to hire an intern for the web series, so Carly and Sam hire a guy they think is cute. When the new intern turns out to be more trouble than he’s worth, Freddy must to prove to Carly and Sam they’re better off without an intern at all.
8:30 p.m., Big Time Rush (ENCORE)
“Big Time Girlfriends” – James helps Camille run lines for a soap opera audition when they get caught up in the moment and kiss. Gustavo tries to set up Carlos with his first girlfriend so he can learn about heartbreak, and Kendall and Jo have such busy schedules they never have time to see each other.
9:00 p.m., True Jackson, VP (PREMIERE)
“Field Trip” – The kids go to Colonial Town for their school field trip and True learns about Lovers Tower, the town’s clock tower, where it’s said that when two lovers kiss at the stroke of one, they will be together for eternity. True plots to have Jimmy kiss her, but this proves to be anything but easy.
9:30 p.m., Victorious (ENCORE)
“The Wood” – The kids are excited to hear that they’ll be the stars of a new reality show being filmed at Hollywood Arts. Meanwhile, Trina and Robbie are forced to work at The Grub Truck after injuring Festus.
NICKELODEON CELEBRATES VALENTINE’S DAY WITH MARATHON OF PRESCHOOL FAVORITES MONDAY, FEB. 14
Holiday-themed Block Features New Episode of Dora the Explorer
Guest-Starring Carol Kane (Taxi) as Petunia
Nickelodeon’s Valentine’s Day preschool marathon is as follows (all times are ET/PT):
9:00 a.m. – Dora the Explorer “The Grumpy Old Troll Gets Married” PREMIERE
The Grumpy Old Troll is getting married to Petunia (voiced by Carol Kane) and everyone is a part of the wedding. Everything’s almost ready, except the Grumpy Old Troll forgot to pick up the rings from his Grandma’s house. Dora and her friends must dance the “Troll’s Happy Dance” to make it across the Flowery Garden; count with the Wedding Bells and find the rings at Grandma’s house so the Grumpy Old Troll can have his wedding.
9:30 a.m. – Dora the Explorer “Te Amo”
El Mago, a mean magician, casts a spell on King Popo and Queen Maria, turning them into mountains. To break the spell, they have to fix a broken bridge and find their way through a maze of rocks. Then they have to climb the mountains and call to each other, “Te Amo!”
10:00 a.m. – Go, Diego, Go! “Sammy’s Valentine”
It’s Valentine’s Day and all the animals are celebrating by giving Valentine flowers and fruit to their loved ones. Little Sammy the Sloth wants to deliver a special V-day present to his friend Lulu the Sloth, but he must get to her before the sun sets. Diego and Sammy hang glide from the tall cliff, swim quickly past the caimans to finally reach Lulu at the Trumpet Tree.
10:30 a.m. – Max & Ruby “Max’s Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Day is a busy time for Ruby and Louise who make special Valentine cards for all their Bunny Scout friends. Ruby gives Max the important job of taking her Valentines to the mail box and Max ends up making a special Valentine delivery of his own.
11:00 a.m. – Bubble Guppies “Bubble Puppy”
Gil wants to adopt a puppy, but the Bubble Guppies have to learn how to take care of a pet before he can bring the little guy home.
11:30 a.m. – Team Umizoomi “Special Delivery”
Team Umizoomi needs to help their friend Anthony who forgot to put stamps on his Grandma’s “Just Because I Love You” card. The Umi Team must use their math skills to determine the correct numbers of stamps to apply to the package, identify the correct zip code written on the mail truck, and find the correct house by counting backwards.
12:00 p.m. – Dora the Explorer “The Grumpy Old Troll Gets Married” ENCORE
12:30 p.m. – Dora the Explorer “Te Amo” ENCORE
1:00 p.m. – The Wonder Pets! “Save the Lovebugs/Save the Skunk Rocker”
The Wonder Pets travel to the Florida Everglades to reunite a pair of quarreling Lovebugs on Valentine’s Day. / The Wonder Pets get a call from Manchester, England where a Skunk Rocker can’t find a band to play with him.
1:30 p.m. – The Backyardigans “Special Delivery”
Tasha, Pablo, and Uniqua are tough leather-wearing bikers who are good to the bone. Set to a Norteno music soundtrack, the motorcycle trio drives through the desert and stops at a mailbox to drop off Valentine’s Day cards. When a mailman played by Tyrone loses his mailbag, a zany chase ensues as Tasha, Pablo and Uniqua try to return the bag so that everyone receives their Valentine cards.