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What’s Your Nickfluence? Enter to Celebrate the Past and Future of Animation

“You can’t fight city hall, you can’t fight corporate America. They are big and we are small. You can’t fight city hall.”

Those are lyrics from a very special musical episode of Rocko’s Modern Life. I typed them by memory – around twenty years after their original airing – and even though I don’t specifically credit those 22 minutes for the B.F.A. in musical theatre I eventually earned, I’m also certain that the time I spent watching Rocko’s Modern Life (and Rugrats and Aaahh!!! Real Monsters and All That and…the list goes on) influenced my path in life.

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Nick Bigs Mentor Littles in Big Brothers Big Sisters Partnership

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These days, you can find Nickelodeon pretty much everywhere – on your TV screen, in the theaters, on your computer or phone. The network is pretty much the definition of Viacom’s Made Here Lives Everywhere campaign.

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Who New Slime Could Be so Much Fun? Kids Choice Sports 2015 Pours It on

Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports awards: home of a $50,000 half-court swish, center-stage birthday celebrations and celebrity slimings. The second annual event returned recently, celebrating kids’ favorite moments with host Russell Wilson, the Super Bowl-winning Seattle Seahawks QB who met a shower of Nick’s famous slime and danced The Whip with his girlfriend Ciara:

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Nickelodeon Unveils First-Ever Animation Scholarship Program in Partnership with Get Schooled to Award One Talented Young Animator a $25,000 Scholarship

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Nickelodeon has partnered with Get Schooled, our education foundation co-founded by Viacom and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, to award one skilled and innovative animator with a $25,000 scholarship by creating an original animated short.  This partnership marks the first-ever animation scholarship program between the two organizations, which will help elevate and support the brightest up and coming animators by giving them an opportunity to submit their story.  Read More

Counting for Dummies: A Comprehensive Guide to TV Measurement

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The Nickelodeon upfront audience was treated to a bit of industry humor with the debut of a short parody starring Benjamin Flores Jr. and Breanna Yde from the hit Nick series “The Haunted Hathaways.” While hanging out in the Viacom offices in Times Square, the curious child stars stumble upon the fictitious Counting for Dummies: A Comprehensive Guide to TV Measurement.

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