During the 1990s, you were either a Disney Channel kid or a Nickelodeon kid. While Disney Channel may have had the roster of multi-talented stars who would become big names in film, TV and music, Nickelodeon is where risks were being taken and kids were mesmerized and obsessed with the more edgy line-up of programming that didn’t feel like it was pandering to them just because they were young.
Soon you’ll be able to find out how it all happened in the new documentary The Orange Years, and the first trailer features the many stars and creators who made Nickelodeon the definitive kids cable channel. Read More »
Last month, we found out Nickelodeon was bringing back their beloved game show Double Dare. The game show and several varying iterations that followed it focused on two teams competing to win prizes by answering trivia questions and partaking in super messy physical challenges. The new show will very much have the same format, but it will have a new host that Nickelodeon is bringing in from YouTube stardom.
Liza Koshy, best known for her YouTube channel with over 14 million subscribers, has been named as the Double Dare reboot host. If you’re one of those fans who was hoping Marc Summers would return as host, don’t worry. The former Double Dare host will return as a color commentator during the game show’s physical challenges. Read More »
Remember Marc Summers? The producer of food network shows like Restaurant: Impossible, most people from my generation probably know Summers better as the host of the Nickelodeon television game show Double Dare (and in later incarnations, Super Sloppy Double Dare, Family Double Dare and Double Dare 2000). The show was an 1980’s classic, combining trivia questions with messy physical challenges and the climactic Obstacle Course. Now Summers has an new spin which could bring back the television game show which has been credited for putting Nickelodeon on the map.
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