It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Stockings are being hung up, presents are being wrapped and a whole lot of fun awaits with over 100 hours of seasonal content on Nickelodeon during “Nickmas!” This holly jolly season, Nickelodeon is getting everyone in the holiday spirit with 21 festive premieres and all new episodes of fan-favorite series including PAW Patrol, Santiago of the Seas, Blue’s Clues & You!, The Casagrandes, The Substitute, All That Danger Force, and more!
Kids and their families will be able to welcome in the holidays in a fantastic way during “Nickmas” with all of the excitement Nickelodeon has in store. The holiday cheer began on Thursday, November 19th with the second season premiere of Top Elf, the network’s holiday competition series. In this all-new season, “seven talented “Elf-testants” [are invited] to the North Pole to compete in a series of holiday-themed challenges for the title of “Top Elf” and $25,000 to a charity on their Wish List. Each “Elf-testant” is paired with one of Santa’s elves who are excited to help bring their holiday vision to life. The season will feature even bigger and messier challenges, including building a life size countdown calendar, designing sweet treat carts for the North Pole street fair, reimagining Santa’s style for a high-tech makeover, creating a scenic 3D pop-up experience and producing and starring in their very own holiday-themed music video” (source: press release).
Fans can look forward to several, outstanding, special guests who will be joining in on the fun in Top Elf and will serve as celebrity judges. Social media star Addison Rae, Nickelodeon’s Unfiltered
To add onto the holiday merriment, Nickelodeon will air its much-anticipated, brand new, star-studded special, The All-Star Nickmas Spectacular, bringing all the joy on Saturday, November 28th at 9pm E.T. / P.T. Viewers will enjoy seeing familiar faces and Nickelodeon favorites in this wondrous special.
“Hosted by Nickelodeon’s Lex Lumpkin, the hour-long variety show will include musical performances by JoJo Siwa, That Girl Lay Lay and Ne-Yo, along with appearances by Gabriel Iglesias, Jay Pharoah, Tisha Campbell, Trevor Noah and Young Dylan. The special will also feature comedy sketches from the casts of All That, The Astronauts, Danger Force, Group Chat and Nickelodeon’s Unfiltered—including Darci Lynne with Petunia—as well as special messages from animated stars SpongeBob SquarePants, Lincoln and Lucy from The Loud House, and Ronnie Anne from The Casagrandes” (source: press release).
Nickelodeon truly is bringing holiday magic to our TV screens this “Nickmas” and families will have a memorable time watching all of these marvelous and exciting premieres.
Santa Claus is coming to town and he’s making sure you’re watching all of the brilliant, holiday-themed premieres on Nickelodeon! Check out the full list of “Nickmas” premieres below.
Comment below and tell me or tweet me at @alexisjoyvipacc, what are you looking forward to seeing the most during “Nickmas?!”
“Nickmas” Premieres airing on Nickelodeon:
- The Adventures of Paddington “The Lost Letter” (30-minute special) – Friday, Nov. 27, at 8:30pm (Nick Jr. Channel)
Paddington has accidentally sent Jonathan’s Santa letter to Peru by mistake. When he sends Pigeonton to the North Pole with a new list, he goes missing.
- The All-Star Nickmas Spectacular – Saturday, Nov. 28, at 9pm
Nickelodeon brings cheer this holiday with star-studded guests and musical performances by JoJo Siwa, That Girl Lay Lay and Ne-Yo as Nickelodeon star Lex Lumpkin journeys to the North Pole to meet Santa Claus before the biggest show of the year. Special appearances by Gabriel Iglesias, Jay Pharoah, Tisha Campbell, Trevor Noah, Young Dylan and the casts of All That, The Astronauts, Danger Force, Group Chat and Nickelodeon’s Unfiltered, including Darci Lynne with Petunia. Special messages from animated stars SpongeBob SquarePants, Lincoln & Lucy from The Loud House, and Ronnie Anne from The Casagrandes.
- Blue’s Clues & You! “Blue’s Night Before Christmas” – Friday, Dec. 4, at 11am
It’s the night before Christmas and Josh and Blue play Blue’s Clues to figure out what Blue wants for Christmas, decorate with Steve, help Joe wrap presents, and celebrate a night full of holiday traditions. Guest Stars: Steve Burns and Donovan Patton
- Ryan’s Mystery Playdate “Ryan’s Christmas Time Special!” – Friday, Dec. 4, at 11:30am
Ryan and his family spend Christmas remembering their messiest memories, coolest challenges and most magical playdates.
- Bubble Guppies “The Guppies Save Christmas!” – Friday, Dec. 4, at 12pm
On Christmas Eve, Molly, Gil, and Bubble Puppy discover Santa’s lost list in the snow. To return the list safely to the North Pole, they have to keep it out of the hands of the Christmas-hating Humbug.
- It’s Pony “Bramley Holiday” – Saturday, Dec. 5, at 11:30am
The Bramleys need to find a way to celebrate their traditions and be together for the holidays.
- The Casagrandes “A Very Casagrandes Christmas” – Saturday, Dec. 5, at 7pm
Ronnie Anne is excited for the perfect Christmas, but visits from the neighbors put her dream Nochebuena on hold.
- The Loud House “Season’s Cheating/A Flipmas Carol” – Saturday, Dec. 5, at 7:30pm
Lincoln tries to rig the family gift swap and ends up learning a valuable lesson. Then, a Scrooge-like Flip is visited by three ghosts in a special take on “A Christmas Carol.”
- Abby Hatcher “A Very Fuzzly Christmas” – Sunday, Dec. 6, at 10am (Nick Jr. Channel)
Abby is determined to bring her holiday traditions to the neighborhood when a snowstorm closes the hotel on Christmas Eve.
- The Substitute “Gabriel Iglesias” – Thursday, Dec. 10, at 8:30pm
Comedian and actor Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias brings kids on a hilarious journey to uncover the “true” history and traditions of the holidays.
- PAW Patrol “Pups Save the Marooned Mayors/Pups Save the Game Show” – Friday, Dec. 11, at 12pm
While ice fishing in the North Country, Mayor Goodway and Mayor Humdinger get stuck in an ice crevasse. Then, Cowgirl Beryl hosts a game show at the Wingnuts’ farm.
- Baby Shark’s Big Show! “Baby Shark’s Big Fishmas Special” (series premiere) – Friday, Dec. 11, at 12:30pm
With Fishmas just around the corner, the season’s hottest toy–Burpin’ Bubbz–is at the top of Baby’s and William’s wish lists and when Santa Jaws goes missing, it’s up to them to save the holiday.
- Danger Force “Down Goes Santa: Part 1” – Saturday, Dec. 12, at 8pm
Danger Force learns the real story of Christmas. When Santa’s sleigh comes crashing down, an ancient spell is broken and the fate of Christmas hangs in the balance.
- Side Hustle “Friendiversary” – Saturday, Dec. 12, at 8:30pm
Every year Lex and Presley celebrate their Friendiversary by giving each other a thoughtful gift, but this year a blizzard threatens to derail their tradition. The girls venture into the storm, making for a Friendiversary they’ll never forget.
- All That “1134” – Thursday, Dec. 17, at 8:30pm
Hit ‘Em With Spanish returns for a holiday edition, Nathan cancels candy canes, All That presents The Remote: A Horror Trailer, and Denzel shows up at a department store to spread unwelcomed holiday cheer advice. Performance by: Pentatonix
- ALVINNN!!! and the Chipmunks “A Very Merry Chipmas” – Saturday, Dec. 19, at 11am
Theodore is mistaken for an elf and whisked off to the North Pole to help build toys in Santa’s workshop.
- LEGO City Adventures “Arrest Ye Merry Gentlemen” – Saturday, Dec. 19, at 11:30am
When Fendrich threatens to ruin Sinclair’s holiday gala, Duke intervenes to save both the party and the holidays.
- Danger Force “Down Goes Santa: Part 2” – Saturday, Dec. 19, at 8pm
The fight to save the holidays rages on! Danger Force is forced to square off with Krampus on his own turf to try and save Christmas.
Below is the rundown of Nickelodeon’s “Nickmas” classic holiday episodes, airing (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon, unless otherwise noted.
- PAW Patrol “Pups Save Christmas” – Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 8am; Friday, Dec. 4, at 10am
When Santa’s sleigh crashes and the reindeer run off, Ryder and the PAW Patrol have to help Santa finish delivering presents and save Christmas.
- The Loud House “11 Louds a Leapin’” Saturday, Dec. 5, at 6:30pm; Saturday, Dec. 12, at 10:30am; Tuesday, Dec. 22, at 1pm
The Louds are getting ready for Christmas when the unthinkable happens to Lincoln – his sled goes in their neighbor’s yard! Lincoln and Clyde attempt to pull off a sled rescue mission and end up finding out secrets about Mr. Grouse.
- SpongeBob SquarePants “It’s A SpongeBob Christmas!” – Saturday, Dec. 5, at 11am; Saturday, Dec. 12, at 12pm; Monday, Dec. 21, at 1pm
SpongeBob inadvertently helps Plankton enact his plot to put all of Bikini Bottom on Santa’s naughty list, and now has to stop Plankton before he gets his Christmas wish—the Krabby Patty secret formula.
- SpongeBob SquarePants “Patchy the Pirate Presents the SpongeBob SquarePants Christmas Special” – Sunday, Dec. 6, at 1pm; Saturday, Dec. 12, at 10am; Monday, Dec. 21, at 1:30pm
Nobody in Bikini Bottom has ever heard of Christmas or Santa Claus until Sandy lets them in on this surface tradition. SpongeBob wants to bring Christmas to Bikini Bottom this year and his enthusiasm is infectious. Everyone gets into the spirit, waiting for Santa to arrive on the big day, except Squidward, who has scoffed at SpongeBob the whole time.
- Rugrats “Rugrats Chanukkah” – Thursday, Dec. 10 – Thursday, Dec. 17, at 10pm
Tommy leads the babies into another adventure to save Grandpa Boris from the “Meany of Chanukah”- Grandpa’s childhood rival, Schlomo. While the Rugrats learn about Chanukah from the Seniors’ play entitled “The Meaning of Chanukah,” Angelica is determined to find a TV to watch the “Cynthia Christmas Special.”
Fans can head to the Nick and Nick Jr. apps, and NickJr.com to view holiday-themed episodes and short-form content. Noggin, Nickelodeon’s interactive learning service for preschoolers, will continue to spread cheer this season with a holiday hub featuring over 50 pieces of festive long and short-form content, including: holiday-themed shorts; full-length episodes of hit series PAW Patrol, Bubble Guppies, Peppa Pig and more; games; play-along videos; and e-books.