Hello everyone once again! How are you? I hope all of you are having a nice week thus far. Don’t worry, Friday is just around the corner, hang in there!
Anyway back to the news — Nickelodeon’s funny girls Jennette McCurdy who played Sam Puckett on iCarly and Ariana Grande who played Cat Valentine on the now cancelled Victorious TV Show which featured Victoria Justice as the lead are now back as their iconic characters from iCarly and Victorious in the brand-new, spin-off comedy Sam & Cat, debuting Saturday, June 8, at 8 PM. (ET/PT).
Sam & Cat follows feisty Sam and flighty Cat as they become best friends and unlikely roommates who start a babysitting service. The series is created by award-winning executive producer Dan Schneider (iCarly, Victorious, Drake & Josh, Zoey 101).
‘Sam & Cat is the perfect vehicle to showcase the amazing chemistry and comedic talents of Jennette and Ariana,’ said Russell Hicks, President, Content Development and Production, Nickelodeon. ‘Fans will love seeing two of their favorite Nick characters back in action in this wild and hilarious comedy.’
In the series premiere, total opposites Sam Puckett and Cat Valentine first meet when a wild predicament lands both girls in the back of a moving garbage truck. After quickly becoming friends and roommates, they find themselves babysitting three younger kids, which give Sam and Cat the idea to start Sam & Cat’s Super Rockin’ Fun-Time Babysitting Service.
Beginning June 7, new episodes of Sam & Cat are available on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Xbox Video, Vdio, PlayStation Store, Samsung Media Hub and Vudu. Viewers can visit Nick.com/SamandCat to access polls, photo galleries, interviews with the cast and video playlists. In addition, Sam & Cat super-fans can log on to the site to relive the girls’ funniest moments from iCarly and Victorious. As a bonus, iTunes will discount all seasons of iCarly and Victorious beginning June 3 through June 11.
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Just one week ago, creator Dan Schneider had to say goodbye once more as Nickelodeon’s hit series iCarly said goodbye with an impressive 6.4 million viewers likely dabbing tears from their eyes.
While the months ahead will also force Schneider to say farewell to his other original series Victorious after the series was not renewed by the network, the creative mind is far from over with these characters.
Earlier this year, we told you that both shows would live on in the form of greenlit pilots Sam & Cat and Gibby. And today, Nickelodeon has officially embraced one of the series as some babysitting hijinks are in store for 2013.
Nickelodeon has officially announced they have picked up Sam & Cat for a series order of 20 episodes. Starring Jennette McCurdy and Ariana Grande reprising their roles from iCarly andVictorious, production will begin in January for a premiere sometime next year.
Source: Google News
Young Hollywood Story of the week: Justin Bieber Needs To Pay Child Support
Victoria Justice has a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving, (mostly her money and millions of fans) and she took to her Twitter to name a few! Here are the top 8 things Victoria Justice revealed that she can’t live without:
1. My Family
2. My Dogs (Sammy & Sophie)
8. All Of You
We personally think she forgot to add 2 more things(again) to her list, 9. Her Money, and 10. Her Looks. I am wrong? Be honest, let us know in the comments and have a great day!
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Ariana plays a character named Amanda who enjoys putting on a bunch of fun constumes, one of which she shared on her twitter page for her fans.
Ariana Grande also posted this along with the picture: “One of my looks for Swindle as Amanda.”
Actors and Actresses in “Swindle” include:
Truly a sad day for a lot of us Nick Fans. After 3 seasons, the hit show Victorious has been cancelled, meaning it will not be renewed for a 4th Season next year(sometimes you have clarify).
This shouldn’t come as a big surprise because the star of the show, Victoria Justice is going to be 20 years old in less 7 months, why is this important? Nickelodeon usually shuts down a show if the main actor or actress is no longer a teen and this is the case for Victoria Justice.
iCarly is also getting cancelled after a few successful seasons on Nick TV but rumors are a new show featuring Ariana Grande and Jennette McCurdy titled, Sam & Cat will debut in the next few months to replace any of the cancelled shows.
Will you be watching the spin-offs or are you still going to be sad/angry that they cancelled Victorious and iCarly? Let us know in the comments!
Date of Birth: May 14, 1993
Miranda Cosgrove was born on May 14, 1993 in Los Angeles, California. As an actress, she was popularly known for her notable performance in the movie The School of Rock. Her other projects included Grounded for Life, Unfabulous, Zoey 101, Keeping Up with the Steins, and Last of the Mustangs to name a few.
Megan Parker is portrayed by Miranda Cosgrove on the television series Drake & Josh. Megan is the sister of Drake and stepsister of Josh . She has a large supply of espionage equipment and has her own website. In addition, she usually gets her brothers into all sorts of accidents and antics as she is always planning new ideas to prank them.
Miranda Cosgrove is also a singer-songwriter. One of her earliest performing experiences came when she was three years old, and she started to dance and sing at the restaurant Taste of LA. During her performance, a talent agent who was present believed she had the potential to do more, and signed Cosgrove up with the agency she worked for. The actress then began finding work in advertising and shows. After finishing elementary school, she continued her education through home schooling and then online schooling.
Since then, she has made notable appearances on many television shows. Miranda Cosgrove got her start on the hit film School of Rock, in which she plays Summer Hathaway opposite comedian Jack Black. This was followed by a role in the Nickelodeon series Drake & Josh, portraying Megan Parker. Her character is the sister of Drake and the stepsister of Josh, who has a supply of espionage equipment and her own website. Cosgrove later took on a role in movies like Here Comes Peter Cottontail: The Movie, and the family film Yours, Mine and Ours. In 2006, she was seen on The Wild Stallion and Keeping Up with the Steins. The next year, she guest-starred in the series Zoey 101, and got her own show as Carly Shay in the Nickelodeon sitcom iCarly. Carly often finds herself frustrated by and going up against the censorship of Ms. Briggs, leading her to create her very own web show featuring unusual talents in the school. In 2008, Miranda Cosgrove signed on for roles in the telefilms The Naked Brothers Band: Mystery Girl, iCarly: iGo to Japan, and Merry Christmas Drake and Josh.
As a singer, Miranda Cosgrove has released an album for the iCarly soundtrack, which also features her Drake & Josh co-star, Drake Bell.
Date of Birth: February 17, 1992
Meaghan Martin was born on February 17, 1992, in Las Vegas, Nevada. A fan of musical theater, she performed in several community theater productions in Las Vegas. She began modeling at the age of five including Disney licensed apparel at the M.A.G.I.C. Convention in Las Vegas. Meaghan then made her professional theater debut in the Los Angeles production of the Jason Robert Brown musical “13.” Meaghan is best known for her role as the beautiful yet bossy Tess Tyler, queen bee of the hottest clique in camp, in Disney Channel’s Original Movie Camp Rock.
Vying and competing for the attention of pop star Shane Gray, Tess grows seemingly frustrated when she sees a special bond forming between him and her new underling Mitchie Torres. While it appears Tess has the perfect life, she longs for the attention of her mother, a famous recording artist who spends more time on the road than with her daughter.
Soon Meaghan will be reprising her role of Tess in Camp Rock 2. Meaghan’s latest project is the ABC Family pilot, “10 Things I Hate About You”, in the role of “Bianca”. She also recently had the lead role as “Megan” in the independent film Dear Lemon Lima. She has also guest-starred on Fox’s “House”, Disney Channel’s “The Suite Life of Zack & Cody,” Nickelodeon’s “Just Jordan” and CBS’s “Close to Home.” She was also featured in a variety of national and international commercials such as Barbie and Cabbage Patch Dolls.
Date of Birth: June 26, 1992
Jennette McCurdy was born on June 26, 1992 in Los Angeles County, California. She has three older brothers named Dustin, Scott and Marcus, and she resides in Garden Grove, California with them and the rest of her family. She has appeared on a number of television shows and films, notably the Nickelodeon series iCarly.
In 2000, Jeanette McCurdy landed a role on Mad TV, before appearing on the Makoto Yokoyama-directed action film Shadow Fury. She followed this up with a role in the CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episode titled “Cats in the Cradle.” Her next projects became My Daughter’s Tears and Hollywood Homicide.
In 2004, she was seen on Karen Sisco, the mystery thriller Breaking Dawn, and the TV production Tiger Cruise. She later appeared on episodes of Strong Medicine, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Medium and Judging Amy.
In 2005, she played Daisy Wilkerson on two episodes of Fox’s Malcolm in the Middle, before landing a role on The Inside as Madison St. Clair. She was later seen on Over There, See Anthony Run, and on Nickelodeon’s Zoey 101. In 2006, McCurdy was cast in an episode of Will & Grace, then on Close to Home, and on the comedy pilot Against Type. Her next project was three episodes of Lincoln Heights, then played Dory Sorenson on The Last Day of Summer.
McCurdy then joined the cast of iCarly as Sam, the lead character’s best friend who is often rebellious, lazy, and funny, and gets into bickering arguments with Freddie. Among her favorite pastimes are baking cookies, playing leapfrog, and slacking off work. She often gets Carly and herself into trouble, using her friend as a scapegoat for when things go awry. Sam also has a violent and aggressive streak, though she subtly hides it while still managing to intimidate others.
McCurdy’s other ambitions include activities like dance, karate, ice skating, piano, cooking, reading, writing, and watching movies. The talented girl is also fond of roller-blading, skateboarding, singing, baseball, basketball, and trampoline.
Date of Birth: June 26, 1993
Ariana Grande, full name Ariana Grande-Butera, born June 26,1993, in Boca Raton, Florida, US, is an American actress, singer and dancer. Ariana Grande made her big debut on Broadway at the age of 15 and she is currently part of the cast of the Nickelodeon series “Victorious” where she portrays Cat Valentine.
For her role as Charlotte in the Broadway musical “13″, Ariana won a National Youth Theatre Association Award in 2008. Grande is a member of Broadway in South Africa and she teaches music and dance to children there every year.
She is a natural brunette. Dyed her hair velvet red for the role of Cat Valentine on “Victorious” (2010) because the rest of the cast were brunette. Creator/executive producer Dan Schneider didn’t want everyone to have brown hair.
Has an older brother Frankie James Grande who is 11 years older than her. He’s also a performer and producer, and went on tour with her as one of her dancers.
As for her music career, Ariana Grande released her first single “Put Your Hearts Up” in 2011. She has also been featured on the soundtrack of “Victorious”. Ariana Grande has also made an appearance in Greyson Chance’s “Unfriend You” music video where she played his ex-girlfriend.
Date of Birth: February 19, 1993
Victoria Justicewas born February 19, 1993, in Hollywood, Florida to Serene and Zack Justice. She is of Puerto Rican descent on her mother’s side, and of Irish descent on her father’s side. Her family moved from Hollywood, Florida, to Los Angeles when she was 11 so she could pursue acting. She has a stepfather named Mark.
Victoria Justice has guest starred on several television series including Gilmore Girls and Everwood. She played “Rebecca” on The Suite Life of Zack & Cody. She had roles in the films Mary, When Do We Eat?, Silver Bells, The Garden, and Unknown.
Justice’s first major role came in 2005 on the series Zoey 101. Her character (Lola Martinez) was an outgoing actress who eventually became best friends with other students, Zoey Brooks (Jamie Lynn Spears), Nicole Bristow (Alexa Nikolas), and Quinn Pensky (Erin Sanders). In 2009, Justice played Tammi Dyson in the Nickelodeon’s original film, Spectacular!. She also had a supporting role in the feature film, The Kings of Appletown, starring Dylan and Cole Sprouse. Also in 2009, she guest starred on The Naked Brothers Band, in the iCarly episode “iFight Shelby Marx” and on True Jackson, VP. In 2010, Justice appeared in one episode of The Troop.
The Orlando Sentinel reported in August 2008 that Justice had signed a talent deal with Nickelodeon. The series, Victorious, takes place in a performing arts high school and revolves around Justice’s character Tori Vega as she pursues a singing career. It premiered on March 27, 2010 to 5.7 million viewers, making it the second highest-rated premiere for a live action series in Nickelodeon history, behind the official Big Time Rush premiere in January. Justice will also star in the 2010 Nickelodeon television movie “The Boy Who Cried Werewolf”, playing Jordan Sands, a girl who is transformed into a werewolf following her move to a creepy manor.
In an interview with the Associated Press, she stated that she is coming out with an album but will take her time with the process, rather than rush it, and write the songs on the album.