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Article: Nickelodeon Has A Lot Of Excitement In Store At The 2018 San Diego Comic Con – Check Out Nickelodeon’s Panels And Activities Here!

30 Jun

Photo Credits: Nickelodeon

The highly-anticipated San Diego Comic Con is right around the corner and we seriously cannot contain our excitement. There will be tons of panels, an endless amount of fun activities and surprises at every corner. Needless to say, one of everyone’s favorite networks, Nickelodeon, has a bunch of spectacular panels and activities in store for attendees to enjoy at the 2018 San Diego Comic Con. Nickelodeon will be bringing fan-favorite icons together at its 1,800 square-foot booth at the convention floor. The network will bring attendees to the City That Never Sleeps as it celebrates its new, reimagined series, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as well as let fans enjoy the legendary Double Dare hamster wheel, a larger than life Reptar from Rugrats and many other thrilling activations.

Select fans will also be able to be a part of a virtual reality experience like no other as Nickelodeon will be offering a “Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Live” virtual reality experience where San Diego Comic Con guests will be immersed into the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ New York City world and have a conversation with either Mikey or Donnie, voiced live on the scene by Brandon Mychal Smith and Josh Brener, respectively. This is definitely an experience that SDCC guests will never forget!

According to the press release, “Each day of the Comic-Con International convention, Nickelodeon’s booth will feature: a towering New York City cityscape, featuring the bright lights, energy and iconic billboards of Times Square; a hidden Turtles lair, housing a gif opportunity; the Double Dare hamster wheel, where fans can take photos with the iconic obstacle course challenge; a photo opportunity with life-size characters from The Loud House; a 23-foot-tall, Reptar hovering above a retail area; INVADER ZIM-themed transaction zone, featuring exclusive Nick-themed collectibles and custom t-shirts and totes; costumed-character appearances; and autograph signings with the voice casts and creators from Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, INVADER ZIM, SpongeBob SquarePants and more.

Nickelodeon will present two panels: Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, featuring the new voice cast and a sneak peek at the upcoming series; and INVADER ZIM: Enter the Florpus!, a reunion with the original voice cast celebrating the new TV movie.”

It’s clear to see that Nickelodeon put in a tremendous amount of effort to make the San Diego Comic Con experience an unforgettable one for all who will be attending. There will be tons of awesome photo-opportunities and so many memories that will be made thanks to Nickelodeon’s exceptional line-up at SDCC.

Check out the full list of panels and activities that Nickelodeon will be offering at this year’s San Diego Comic Con below! Also, be sure to check out the Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles official theme song below.

Comment below and tell me or tweet me at @alexisjoyvipacc, will YOU be attending San Diego Comic Con this year? Which one of Nickelodeon’s activations at SDCC are you looking forward to the most?

(source: press release)



  • Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles


Thursday, July 19, 1:45p.m. – 2:45p.m. (Room: 6A): Rise up! The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are back with Nickelodeon’s brand-new mutation of New York’s half-shell heroes with a panel that celebrates the latest incarnation of Turtles and reinvention of the world famous franchise.  Joining the discussion is the new voice cast–Omar Miller as Raph, Ben Schwartz as Leo, Josh Brener as Donnie, Brandon Mychal Smith as Mikey, Kat Graham as April O’Neil, and Eric Bauza as Splinter–along with the co-executive producers Andy Suriano and Ant Ward, and legendary voice director Rob Paulsen. The panel will feature never-before-seen clips from the upcoming series and will be moderated by Keely Flaherty (BuzzFeed).


  • INVADER ZIM: Enter the Florpus!


Friday, July 20, 1:00p.m. – 2:00p.m. (Room: 6A): Fans will strap on their tuna-filled jetpack, prepare their bladders for imminent release, and start singing the doom song as their favorite Irken invader returns to San Diego with a panel that dives into Nickelodeon’s forthcoming new movie, INVADER ZIM: Enter the Florpus.  Original series creator Jhonen Vasquez, art director Jenny Goldberg, and voice talent–Richard Horvitz (ZIM), Rikki Simons (GIR), Wally Wingert (Almighty Tallest Red) and Kevin McDonald (Almighty Tallest Purple)–will present behind-the-scenes art and exclusive brand-new footage. The panel will be moderated by Hector Navarro (Geek & Sundry, Nerdist).




  • Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Experience: Attendees can step inside the Turtles’ secret lair under the streets of New York City for a gif opportunity.


  • Double Dare Hamster Wheel: Fans can take photos with the iconic obstacle course challenge.


  • The Loud House Photo Opp. Enter the Loud family’s living room, sit on the couch and take a group photo with Lincoln Loud and his 10 sisters.


  • Customized T-Shirt and Tote Station: Fans can purchase a t-shirt and tote from the retail shop and customize it on the spot with characters and art from their choice of seven fan-favorite Nick shows: Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, SpongeBob SquarePants, The Loud House, Double Dare, INVADER ZIM, Hey Arnold! and Rugrats.


  • Autograph Signings: Signing opportunities with Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles voice talent and executive producers, SpongeBob SquarePants’ Tom Kenny, INVADER ZIM voice talent and creator, and the Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel cast.


  • Costumed-Character Appearances: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel will make appearances at Nick’s booth at select times during the convention.


  • Retail: Attendees can purchase Comic-Con exclusive figures and collectibles, the summer edition of the Nick Box, t-shirts, pins and more.


  • Giveaways:  Enter for a chance to win special prizes over the course of the convention.


Article: Nickelodeon Reveals A First Look At The Characters In “Rise Of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!”

23 Feb

Photo Credits: Nickelodeon

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are truly legendary. From TV shows to blockbuster hit movies, toys, video games, apparel and more, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have made an incredible impact on all of us in so many ways. We can’t wait for Nickelodeon’s brand new, animated series, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, which is set to premiere on the network later this year. The phenomenal and much-anticipated show focuses on the four, renowned turtles: Raphael, Michelangelo, Leonardo, and Donatello with their trusty, tech-savvy ally, April O’Neil and their adventures and fun in the mystical world beneath the streets of New York City.

Just recently, Nickelodeon revealed a first look at the characters of Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. With a brand new look, we can already tell that this series will be absolutely remarkable and something that will have us glued to our TV screens. The characters’ looks were unveiled via a Facebook live.

According to the press release, “Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reimagines the characters in a fresh new way, featuring jagged-shelled Raphael as a snapping turtle, wielding twin tonfas as his weapons; Leonardo as a red-eared slider, using an ōdachi sword; Donatello as a soft-shell turtle, sporting a tech-bo staff; and Michelangelo as a box turtle, arming himself with a kusari-fundo. Along for the adventure is the Turtles’ most trusted ally, April O’Neil, a street savvy native New Yorker and Splinter, father figure and sensei to the Turtles.

The series stars the voice talent of Omar Miller (Ballers) as Raphael, Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation) as Leonardo, Josh Brener (Silicon Valley) as Donatello, Brandon Mychal Smith (You’re The Worst) as Michelangelo, Kat Graham (The Vampire Diaries) as April O’Neil and Eric Bauza (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) as Splinter. WWE Superstar John Cena lends his voice as villain, Baron Draxum, an alchemist warrior mutant who seeks to turn all of humanity into mutants.”

#ICYMI (In case you missed it) – check out the Facebook live revealing the characters of Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles below! Be sure to follow @Nickelodeon and @TMNT on all social media networks to keep up with the magnificent, new show.

Article: Meet The Cast Of Nickelodeon’s Brand New Series, “Rise Of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!”

13 Jan

Photo Credits: Nickelodeon

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are icons in every way and form. From animated series, to toys, games, and more, who doesn’t love the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles?! That’s why, when Nickelodeon announced that its brand new, animated series, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will be premiering this new year, we all couldn’t contain our excitement. In the outstanding, new series, the four, legendary turtles will be making their way to the streets of the City That Never Sleeps – New York, where they will find themselves getting into even more kinds of adventures.

Nickelodeon recently announced the cast-members who will be bringing these classic characters to life. Omar Miller, Ben Schwartz, Josh Brener, Brandon Mychal Smith and Kat Graham will all be voicing characters in the brilliant show.  Omar Miller will voice the role of Raphael, Ben Schwartz will take on the role of Leonardo, Josh Brener will lend his voice to Donatello, Brandon Mychal Smith will play the role of Michelangelo and Kat Graham will voice the character of April O’Neil. It’s clear to see that this is one all-star, immensely talented cast that can’t be beat and we know that they will do justice to their characters.

According to the press release, “The highly comedic voice cast shapes the team in a fresh way and breathes new life into the characters’ distinct personalities, including: Raphael, as the oldest and physically biggest brother, he is now the leader and his enthusiasm and bravado puts him front and center for most of their bizarre adventures; Leonardo, the self-professed ‘coolest’ brother possesses irreverent charm and a rebel heart; Donatello, an unflappable mechanical genius and tech wizard whose ninja skills are second only to his coding; Michelangelo, the youngest brother, an artist and awesome skateboarder with a wild colorful, and imaginative personality; and the Turtles’ most trusted ally, April O’Neil, a street savvy native New Yorker who is always ready to join in the fun.  Additionally, Eric Bauza (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) joins the cast as Splinter, both father figure and sensei to the Turtles.”

Chris Viscardi, Senior Vice President, Production and Development, Animation shared his excitement over the cast joining the series and said, “This incredible roster of voice actors provides a fresh take on these globally recognized characters, and they are going to bring this version of the Turtles to life in a whole new way. We have reimagined the series to be filled with humor, loads of action and a dynamic look, and it’s packed with all new heroes, villains and cityscapes for the Turtles to explore.” (source: press release)

Here’s what viewers can look forward to in the show: “Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles follows Raphael, Leonardo, Donatello and Michelangelo on all-new adventures as they seek to unlock the mystical secrets of New York City. From the tallest skyscraper to the dankest sewer drain, the Turtles will encounter absurd new mutants and battle bizarre creatures all while enjoying their favorite slice of pizza. Tapping into mystic, ninja powers they never knew existed, the four brothers must learn to work together and navigate the perils of the modern age and hidden realms in order to fulfill their destiny to become a team of heroes.”

Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is bound to be one remarkable show we all will definitely be obsessed with. Follow @Nickelodeon and @TMNT on Twitter and Instagram for more updates on this sensational, new show.

VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE: Alexisjoyvipaccess Covers MTV’s Extraordinary “Teen Wolf” And “Sweet / Vicious” Premiere Party! Tune In Tonight At 9:00 PM!

15 Nov


Today, November 15th, marks a life-changing day in the entertainment world as it is the sixth and final season premiere of MTV’s iconic show, “Teen Wolf” as well as the premiere of MTV’s highly-anticipated, new series, “Sweet / Vicious.” If there is one show that has changed the lives of many, it is without a doubt, “Teen Wolf.” “Teen Wolf” has been airing for so many years and has brought together fans of all ages to cherish a show that has brought so many memories, so many action-packed moments, so much love, so many tears, and one stupendous cast. Although this may be the final season of “Teen Wolf,” the outstanding memories of the show will continue to live on and now MTV is bringing out a new show that is destined to have the same impact that “Teen Wolf” has made.

This exceptional, sixth season of “Teen Wolf” will premiere tonight, November 15th at at 9:00 PM ET / PT with the premiere of “Sweet / Vicious” afterwards at 10:00 PM ET / PT. Needless to say, tonight will be an unforgettable premiere night, so it’s time to get all of your friends and family together and grab your popcorn for back-to-back, sensational premieres.

Even more excitement and mysteries awaits in this season of “Teen Wolf.” With new villains including a teacher (uh, oh!) and the infamous Ghost Riders who are certainly one of the most feared villains this season, the final season of “Teen Wolf” is one word: terrifying, but oh, so terrifyingly good! Some familiar faces will be returning and Theo will be brought back from the dead. This season also includes a lot of different time periods and time-traveling and MTV will bring out the greatest season of “Teen Wolf” and it will definitely end off in an epic way. The “Teen Wolf” cast has created such a masterpiece of a show that has touched the lives of many and from the cast-members over the sixth seasons, to writer and producer Jeff Davis, and the crew, they all have made “Teen Wolf” such a legendary show.

Making its debut on our TV screens tonight is MTV’s “Sweet / Vicious” – from the title alone, you know that you are getting ready to watch one awesome show. “Sweet / Vicious” is created by the head-strong Jennifer Kaytin Robinson, who has made such a stupendous show that brings out so much girl-power and women encouragement. With a team of women being the geniuses behind this terrific show, plus so many extraordinary cast-members, “Sweet / Vicious” is a show that will make entertainment history with its great message. The show revolves around two girls who are living double lives as vigilantes and normal college students. Ophelia, played by Taylor Dearden, and Jules, played by Eliza Bennett, are ready to put an end to all injustices they see on their college campus and at the same time, balance school, love, and living a normal life. The show has a perfect blend of comedy, action, and some butt-kicking fun! “Sweet / Vicious” also stars the incredible Nick Fink, Brandon Mychal Smith, Dylan McTee, and more.

MTV hosted its special premiere party for “Teen Wolf” and “Sweet / Vicious” yesterday, November 14, 2016 at the Dave & Busters in Hollywood, California. The casts of both shows were in attendance to share their excitement over the premieres of their exceptional shows. In attendance at the event included “Teen Wolf” cast-members Tyler Posey, Holland Roden, JR Bourne, Cody Christian, Charlie Carver, Dylan Sprayberry, Shelley Henning, Pete Ploszek, and Khylin Rhambo. “Sweet / Vicious” cast-members Eliza Bennett, Taylor Dearden, Nick Fink, Dylan McTee, Aisha Dee, and creator Jennifer Kaytin Robinson were in attendance.

I, Alexisjoyvipaccess had the greatest honor of covering MTV’s “Teen Wolf” and “Sweet / Vicious” premiere party. Check out some VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE pictures from my coverage of the event below and stay tuned for interviews with “Teen Wolf” stars Tyler Posey, Holland Roden, JR Bourne, Shelley Henning, Pete Ploszek, and Rio Mangini, and “Sweet / Vicious” stars Eliza Bennett, Taylor Dearden, Nick Fink, and creator Jennifer Kaytin Robinson on YouTube.com/alexisjoyvipaccess!

Be sure to tune in tonight for the season six premiere of “Teen Wolf” at 9:00 PM and the premiere of “Sweet / Vicious” at 10:00 PM!

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Article: Watch The First 8 Minutes Of Teen Wolf’s Final Season & MTV Releases The Sweet / Vicious Trailer!

11 Oct
Photo Credits: @TeenWolf on Instagram

Photo Credits: @TeenWolf on Instagram

Mark your calendar because November 15th is about to be one of the most exciting days! MTV is all about bringing out masterpieces to all of its viewers and November 15th is going to have back-to-back premieres of two extraordinary shows. Kicking off the fantastic night is none other than the much-anticipated, sixth and final season of the fan-favorite and highly-acclaimed show, Teen Wolf at 9:00 PM ET / PT. Following after Teen Wolf is MTV’s all new show, Sweet / Vicious which we are all super excited to see at 10:00 PM ET / PT and we know that it will be our new favorite show, like ever.

MTV had a lot of outstanding excitement during its recent New York Comic Con panels. MTV also got us all even more thrilled for the premiere episode of the final season of Teen Wolf by giving us all an eight-minute sneak peek into the episode.

The final season of Teen Wolf focuses on “Scott (Tyler Posey) and the pack as they head into their final year at Beacon Hills High. Senior year is supposed to be the best year of their lives but things turn dark when the group loses their closest ally. Before the end, Scott and Lydia (Holland Roden) will stand alone against the Ghost Riders and fight to stop the destruction of everything and everyone they love.” (source: press release) There will also be some new faces in this season of Teen Wolf including actor Rio Mangini.

In addition, MTV also released the official trailer for Sweet / Vicious. According to the press release, Sweet / Vicious is “a provocative, fast-paced dramedy set against the backdrop of a Northeastern Ivy League college. An offbeat superhero story of Jules and Ophelia, an odd-couple pair of anti-heroes hell-bent on bringing justice to those who are getting away with abuse on their college campus. Filled with clumsy attempts and missteps, Jules and Ophelia take on double lives as vigilantes while balancing parents, best friends, love interests and the metaphorical monsters under their bed.” Needless to say we are super excited to see this new show and all of the fantastic moments that awaits for us to see.

Get ready to get your MTV binge-watching on as the final season of Teen Wolf and the series premiere of Sweet / Vicious is making its way to our TV screens on November 15th starting at 9:00 PM ET / PT! Check out the first eight minutes of Teen Wolf below.

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Article: MTV Has A Lot Of Excitement Planned With “Teen Wolf” And “Sweet / Vicious” Panels At New York Comic Con!

24 Sep
Photo Credits: Zimbio

Photo Credits: Zimbio

New York Comic Con is soon approaching and we all couldn’t be any more thrilled for all of the remarkable panels, events, and highlights that will take place at the renowned convention this year. MTV has just announced that it has a lot of excitement planned with two phenomenal panels at New York Comic Con for Teen Wolf as well as the highly-anticipated, new series, Sweet / Vicious. Although we are all sad to see one of our favorite shows ever, Teen Wolf, ending this season, we look forward to seeing what mysteries will happen in this final season and we can’t wait for even more excitement with the premiere of Sweet / Vicious afterwards.

The Teen Wolf panel will take place on Saturday, October 8th at 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM at the Hammerstein Ballroom with Tyler Posey, Holland Roden, Shelley Hennig, Linden Ashby, Melissa Ponzio and executive producer Jeff Davis. On Friday, October 7th at 12:30 – 1:30 PM, the Sweet / Vicious panel will take place at the Javits Center with cast-members Eliza Bennett, Taylor Dearden, Brandon Mychal-Smith, Nick Fink and executive producers Jennifer Kaytin Robinson and Amanda Lasher. Both of the panels will get everyone even more excited for the spectacular seasons that awaits with sneak peeks.

Let’s learn a little more about Sweet / Vicious, “Starring Taylor Dearden (“Ophelia”) and Eliza Bennett (“Jules”), “Sweet/Vicious” is an offbeat superhero story for the millennial generation.  Hell-bent on bringing justice to those who get away with abuse on their college campus, Jules and Ophelia take on double lives as wannabe vigilantes. Filled with clumsy attempts and missteps, the odd-couple pair of antiheroes must balance their new secret life with best friends, parents, love interests, and the metaphorical monsters under their beds.” (source: press release)

Mark your calendars as the sixth and final season of Teen Wolf premieres on November 15th at 9:00 PM ET / PT with the premiere of Sweet / Vicious afterwards at 10:00 PM ET / PT. Comment below and tell me or tweet me at @alexisjoyvipacc, are you excited to see the premieres of the final season of Teen Wolf and the debut of Sweet / Vicious? Will you be going to New York Comic Con? I want to know!

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