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Nickelodeon, now in its 29th year globally and second year locally in New Zealand, is the number one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. Nick NZ airs 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is seen in over 700,000 households on SKY channel 41. On-air, Nick NZ features a wide array of original and acquired programming from animation to comedy, adventure and live action programs for kids aged 3 to 14 years. Nick NZ also owns and operates one of the few dedicated interactive kids websites in New Zealand – www.nicknz.co.nz.

NICKELODEON – Sunday 23 December, 7.25am & 5.30pm

Nickelodeon’s first-ever full-length stop-motion animation special stars the legendary actor John Goodman as Santa Claus. It’s Christmas in Bikini Bottom and everyone’s excited, except Plankton, as he’s used to Santa filling his stocking with coal every year. This year he vows to get his Christmas wish – the Krabby Patty formula – and he’ll do it by making everyone in Bikini Bottom bad!

NICKELODEON – Sunday 23 December, 6.30am-8.30pm, Encores Christmas Eve and Christmas Day from 6.30am

Nickelodeon’s Ultimate Christmas Marathon features the best live action and Nicktoon Christmas themed episodes. Including Victorious, iCarly, Big Time Rush, The Penguins of Madagascar, SpongeBob SquarePants, Kung Fu Panda and loads more.

NICKELODEON – Sunday 16 December, 6pm

Drake Bell stars as Timmy Turner in the second live action TV movie based on Nicktoon’s Fairly OddParents. Timmy Turner and his well-meaning fairy godparents try to save Christmas, but first they must get Timmy off the naughty list!

NICKELODEON – Sunday 16 December, 3pm

Its Icemas time, that special time of the year where the subzero superhero, Man-Arctica, travels the world and delivers gifts to all the good little boys and girls. And who hasn’t been as good as Fanboy & Chum Chum? In fact, Fanboy thinks he is absolutely guaranteed to get the most sought after toy on the planet – the Super Mega Octo Rocket Kraken (aka “Smork”). But when Fanboy learns that his status is more “naughty” than nice, he and Chum Chum go on a wild mission to Man-arctica’s workshop to make sure that they get their Smork!

NICKELODEON – Fridays 7 & 14 December, 5.30pm

Nickelodeon’s hit boy band Big Time Rush continue their third season of their self-titled comedy series this December. Kendall, James, Logan and Carlos are double dating, blind dating and deleting their music from department stores!

NICKELODEON – Weekdays from Monday 10 December, 4pm

Nickelodeon promises plenty of punchy, playful and eye-popping pandemonium this December with Penguins, Puppy & Panda! A week filled with brand new episodes every day from 4pm – 5:30pm featuring three hilarious Nicktoons; The Penguins of Madagascar, T.U.F.F. Puppy and Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness.

NICKELODEON – Sunday 9 December, 6pm (Encores Sunday 23 December, 7.30am & 5.30pm)

Nickelodeon’s first-ever full-length stop-motion animation special It’s a SpongeBob Christmas stars the legendary actor John Goodman as Santa Claus. In this special episode, it’s Christmas in Bikini Bottom and everyone’s excited, except Plankton, as he’s used to Santa filling his stocking with coal every year. This year he vows to get his Christmas wish – the Krabby Patty formula – and he’ll do it by making everyone in Bikini Bottom bad. Step one: feed his special jerktonium-laced fruitcake to all the citizens of Bikini Bottom, turning them into jerks. Step two: create an evil SpongeBob robot that will make Santa think that even SpongeBob, the only one impervious to jerktonium, has turned bad. Step three: get his tiny hands on the Krabby Patty formula. Will Plankton finally get his Christmas wish or will SpongeBob overcome Plankton’s evil scheme and save Christmas?

NICKELODEON – Sunday 9 December, 3pm

After years of being on Santa’s naughty list, Petropolis’ villains team up to hi-jack Christmas. Dudley and Kitty have to stop them and save Santa and his elves before midnight of nobody will get presents this year.

NICKELODEON – Friday 7 & 14 December, 5.30pm

Nickelodeon’s hit boy band Big Time Rush continue their third season of their self-titled comedy series. Kendall, James, Logan and Carlos are double dating, blind dating and deleting their music from department stores!

NICKELODEON – Mondays from 3 December, 4.30pm

Since surfacing in October on Nickelodeon the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have faced enemies more dangerous and pizza more delicious than anything they could have imagined! This December don’t miss one more new episode as the hilarious brotherly foursome of Leonardo, Donatello, Michelangelo and Raphael shell out justice with their ninja aptitude and total-teenage attitude.