Entertainment ‘Kamp Koral: SpongeBob’s Under Years’ & ‘Chad’ Series Premiere Draw Solid Ratings For Nickelodeon & TBS
'John Wick' Director Chad Stahelski to Direct Action-Thriller 'Classified' at New Line
New Line has picked up the action-thriller pitch "Classified" with "John Wick" director Chad Stahelski attached to direct, according to an individual with knowledge of the project. Andrew Deutschman and Jason Pagan ("Project Almanac," "Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension") will write the screenplay. The log line for "Classified" describes the project as a "high octane, cat-and-mouse thriller, in the vein of 'Die Hard' meets 'Indiana Jones,'Andrew Deutschman and Jason Pagan ("Project Almanac," "Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension") will write the screenplay.
Kamp Koral: SpongeBob’s Under Years sneak peek episode, and the series premiere of comedyhave both gotten off to a solid ratings start for their respective networks, and .
Kamp Koral: SpongeBob’s Under Years prequel series, the newest addition to the SpongeBob SquarePants universe, scored Nickelodeon the top telecast of 2021 to date with Kids 2-11 on ad supported TV in its Friday, April 2 episode.
In Live+Same Day, the episode averaged a 1.7/336K with Kids 2-11, an increase of +31% year over year. The telecast also ranked number one for the week with Kids 6-11, averaging a 1.5/179K, posting double-digit year-over-gains (+36%); and drew 714,000 total viewers.
Robert Downey Jr. Gets Slimed At Nickeodeon Kids’ Choice Awards
Robert Downey Jr. made an in-person appearance at Saturday night’s 2021 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, accepting the award for Favourite Male Actor for his performance in “Doctor Doolittle”. “Frankly, I’m amazed how you young folks have handled the last bunch of months with such courage and flexibility. I think you’ve got beautiful days ahead, and I am proud — honestly proud — to entertain you," Downey said in his speech.
In Live +3 Kamp Koral posted double-digit lifts of +24% among Kids 2-11, averaging a 2.2/416K. With Kids 6-11 the telecast averaged a 1.5/179K, posting a +32% increase in Live +3. The episode also posted double-digit lifts with total viewers, up +20% (855K).
Produced by Nickelodeon Animation Studio, Kamp Koral: SpongeBob’s Under Years debuted March 4 on the newly rebranded Paramount+ streaming service. Following the season’s run on Paramount+, the series will air on Nickelodeon later in the year.
In the first-ever SpongeBob SquarePants spinoff, the CG-animated prequel follows 10-year-old SpongeBob SquarePants and his pals as they spend their summer building underwater campfires, catching wild jellyfish, and swimming in Lake Yuckymuck at the craziest camp in the kelp forest, Kamp Koral.
Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2021: Results, standings, schedule and TV channel
Canada's national mixed doubles curling championship takes place in Calgary, Alta.Canada's national curling championship begins on Thursday, with 35 teams hitting the sheets in Calgary, Alta. Normally scheduled to take place with 32 pairings, Curling Canada opted to expand. The 35 teams will represent provinces and territories (14), teams from the March 15, 2019 to March 15, 2020 Canadian Mixed Doubles Rankings (14) and teams that had previously committed to playing together but were unable to compete this year because of COVID-19 (seven).
Marc Ceccarelli (SpongeBob SquarePants), Vincent Waller (SpongeBob SquarePants) and Jennie Monica (SpongeBob SquarePants) are co-executive producers of the series. Production of Kamp Koral: SpongeBob’s Under Years is overseen by Kelley Gardner, Vice President, Current Series Animation, Nickelodeon.
TBS’ Chad premiered Tuesday night as cable’s #1 scripted comedy series (2021YTD, P18-49 L+SD), grossing 1.9MM total viewers and 765K among A18-49 during its premiere and sneak-peeks. The series premiere on TBS drew 285K P18-49 and 695K P2+.
Chad stars Saturday Night Live alumnaas the title character, a 14-year-old pubescent Persian boy.
In the series, Chad (Pedrad) navigates his first year of high school on a mission to become popular. Chad’s friendships and sanity are pushed to the limits as he uses every tactic at his disposal to befriend the cool kids, while enduring his mother’s new dating life and reconciling with his cultural identity.
Pedrad also executive produces and co-showruns the series with Hayes Davenport.
Nasim Pedrad's 'Chad' Debuts as Top-Rated Cable Scripted Comedy of 2021 .
Nasim Pedrad's "Chad" had its formal premiere on Tuesday to nearly 700,000 total viewers, according to TBS. The comedy, which stars the "Saturday Night Live" alum as a 14-year-old boy, currently stands as the year's top-rated scripted comedy series on cable, thanks to a sneak peek after the Syracuse-Houston NCAA game last month. In total, the premiere episode was watched by 1.9 million viewers across the two airings, with 765,000 in the coveted 18-49 demographic. "From the moment Nasim came to the first table read as Chad, I knew this series was bound for success," Brett Weitz, general manager for TBS, TNT and truTV, said.