via press release:
JAMIE FOXX, EMMA STONE, LIAM HEMSWORTH, ZENDAYA, KEVIN JAMES,
MEGHAN TRAINOR, NICK CANNON, DEBBY RYAN, QUVENZHANÉ WALLIS,
FIFTH HARMONY, BETHANY MOTA, SHAWN MENDES AND MORE SCHEDULED
TO APPEAR AT NICKELODEON’S 28TH ANNUAL KIDS’ CHOICE AWARDS,
HOSTED BY NICK JONAS, SATURDAY, MARCH 28, AT 8 P.M. (ET/PT)
Nickelodeon to Air Exclusive First-Look at the All-New Animated Series Harvey Beaks
Immediately Following the Slime Ceremony
Santa Monica, Calif. – March 18, 2015 – An all-star lineup of celebrities will join host and performer Nick Jonas at Nickelodeon’s 28th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards on Saturday, March 28 (8-9:30 p.m. ET/PT, tape delayed for West Coast), at the “Fabulous” Forum in Los Angeles. This year’s show participants include Academy Award®-winning actor and Grammy winner Jamie Foxx, Academy Award®-nominated actress Emma Stone (Birdman), Liam Hemsworth (The Hunger Games), Zendaya (K.C. Undercover), Kevin James (Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2), Grammy nominee Meghan Trainor, Nick Cannon, Debby Ryan (Jessie), Quvenzhané Wallis (Annie), platinum recording artist Echosmith, chart-topping songstresses Fifth Harmony, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting (The Big Bang Theory), Tia Mowry-Hardrict (Instant Mom), Josh Gad (The Wedding Ringer), Laura Marano (Austin & Ally), Ross Lynch (Austin & Ally), Grant Gustin (The Flash), Chloe Bennet (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), Hilary Duff (Younger), YouTube sensations Bethany Mota and Shawn Mendes, Actor and Vine superstar Josh Peck, WNBA star Skylar Diggins, Sports Illustrated Kids’ Sports Kid of the Year, Little League star Mo’ne Davis and more. Previously announced music stars 5 Seconds of Summer and Iggy Azalea, featuring Jennifer Hudson, will be performing on the show.
Following the biggest night of slime, Nickelodeon will sneak peek the all-new animated series Harvey Beaks at 9:30 p.m. (ET/PT). Harvey Beaks tells the story of the unlikely friendship between Harvey, a kid who’s never broken the rules, and Fee and Foo, his two friends who’ve never lived by any. Viewers can catch Harvey Beaks in its regular Sunday night timeslot beginning March 29 at 7 p.m. (ET/PT).
As only Nickelodeon does, kids are invited to cast their votes across 21 categories, including new additions Favorite Talent Competition Show, Favorite Family TV Show, Most Addicting Game and Favorite New Artist across all of Nickelodeon’s digital platforms including Nick.com and the Nick app on Android, iOS and Kindle. Users are voting on Twitter in record numbers this year, with almost 100 million votes on Nickelodeon’s Twitter feed using #KCA. Furthermore, fans can join in on the slime-fest by going to Nick.com/kca15, the official destination for everything Kids’ Choice Awards, with hilarious videos, quizzes, photo galleries, weekly polls and get the latest KCA news on this year’s show and nominees.
The 2015 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards will roll out in international markets within hours of airing live in the United States, Canada and Australia, giving kids around the globe the opportunity to tune into their local Nickelodeon channel to enjoy the show. Voting for the 2015 KCAs will span six continents across 19 localized voting sites in addition to Twitter hashtag voting (#KCA) giving kids practically everywhere the chance to decide who takes home a coveted blimp.
Presenting sponsors of Nickelodeon’s 28th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards are Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition, General Mills Cinnamon Toast Crunch™, Gogurt® & Fruit Snacks, Hasbro DohVinci, and Walmart. Associate sponsors are Bounty®, Capri Sun, McDonald’s®, Nintendo and Toyota.
Nickelodeon’s 28th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards is produced by Nickelodeon Productions. Jay Schmalholz, Shelly Sumpter Gillyard, Andrew Llinares and Paula Kaplan are executive producers. Ben Thursby is co-executive producer.
Nickelodeon, now in its 35th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon’s U.S. television network is seen in more than 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 20 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B).