Get ready for two new, adrenaline-filled, sports-themed series as they are coming your way only on Nickelodeon! The outstanding and extraordinary Nickelodeon just had its 2016 Nickelodeon Upfront yesterday, March 3, 2016 and a lot of excitement was announced including that Nickelodeon will be bringing out two Rob Dyrdek-produced series that is bound to be an absolute sensation amongst viewers. The two series are Crashletes, a new viral sports clip series hosted by New England Patriots Super Bowl XLIX Champion and Pro Bowl tight end Rob Gronkowski, as well as a docu-series called, Jagger Eaton’s Mega Life, which will focus on 15-year-old skateboarding phenomenon Eaton and his exciting life revolving around skateboarding. Both shows are being produced for 20 episodes and are set to premiere later this year.
Let’s learn more about the two shows. According to the press release, “Crashletes will feature guest personalities from the worlds of sports and entertainment, along with the funniest, craziest viral sports clips and user-generated content from around the world. As host, Gronkowski will offer funny commentary on the clips, alongside his co-hosts and guest stars. Jagger Eaton’s Mega Life follows the adventures of teen skateboarder Eaton as he shows viewers what it’s like to spend a day in the shoes of people who are pushing boundaries, living their lives without limits and inspiring others to do the same.”
Rob Dyrdek stated, “Partnering with Nickelodeon allows me to share my passion for sports and pop culture with kids and families in creative and innovative ways. With Gronk’s fun, big personality and Jagger’s relatable, youthful insight, Crashletes and Mega Life will resonate with sports fans and kids alike” (source: press release).
Rob Dyrdek is known for creating and bringing out some of the most sensational, spectacular and fan-favorite projects. In fact, Crashletes and Jagger Eaton’s Mega Life are two series that join Rob Dyrdek and production partner, Shane Nickerson of Superjacket Production’s other creation, Wild Grinders, that is currently airing on the NickSports TV block on Nicktoons.
Cyma Zarghami, President, Viacom Kids and Family Group stated, “Nick has a long history in kid reality beginning with game shows like Double Dare and Legends of the Hidden Temple. Crashletes and Jagger Eaton allow us to connect the audience via real and authentic people and a different kind of storytelling that is fresh and exciting” (source: press release).
This 2016 continues to bring a lot more Nickelodeon masterpieces to viewers with all of these incredible and outstanding shows! Comment below and tell me or tweet me at @alexisjoyvipacc, are you excited to see Crashletes and Jagger Eaton’s Mega Life?
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