Nickelodeon Announces New Series & Pilots

Nickelodeon has unveiled a slate of greenlighted live-action and animated series and pilots (some of which Deadline has written about) both for its daytime kids channel and nighttime Nick at Nite. It includes a 20-episode order by Nick at Nite to sitcom Wendell And Vinnie and pilot pickups of Instant Mom at Nick and Nite and of The Haunted Hathaways and The Thundermans at Nickelodeon as well two iCarly sprinoff pilots as Nick is looking to extend the franchise with the original series coming to an end this fall. Both spinoffs are from iCarly creator Dan Schneider. Sam & Cat stars series’ Jennette McCurdy and Ariana Grande, Gibby is toplined by Noah Munck. Here is a list of Nick’s newly picked up series and pilots:


Current Productions:

Wendell And Vinnie (Nick at Nite series) – iCarly’s Jerry Trainor stars as Vinnie, a lovable, goofball uncle who becomes the guardian to his buttoned-up 12-year-old nephew Wendell (Buddy Handleson, Shake It Up).  Nicole Sullivan (The King of Queens, The Penguins of Madagascar) also stars as Vinnie’s high-strung older sister Wilma.  The comedy series, greenlit for 20 episodes, was written by Jay Kogen (Frasier, George Lopez) and will be executive produced by Aaron Kaplan (GCB, Terra Nova).  (more…)

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