Nickelodeon Premieres New CG-Animated Fantasy Series MYSTICONS 8/28
A mythic quest to save the world unfolds in Nickelodeon's newest animated series, MYSTICONS, premiering Monday, August 28, at 4 p.m. (ET/PT). Produced by Corus Entertainment's premier animation company Nelvana, the half-hour action series rich in story and mythology follows four girls who transform into legendary warriors, Mysticons, who band together to save their realm from evil. The series airs at 4:00 p.m. (ET/PT) through Friday, Sept. 1, and continues with premieres in its regular timeslot of Sundays at 12:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon. Beginning August 30, fans can watch encore episodes Wednesdays at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nicktoons.Created and executive produced by Sean Jara (Johnny Test), Mysticons is a contemporary urban fantasy series about four girls from different walks of life who are transformed into the legendary Mysticons. Arkayna, Zarya, Emerald, and Piper are drawn together by a prophecy to battle evil and protect the realm as unexpected heroes who work together to become epic warriors and ultimately, the closest of friends. The heroes team up as the STAKES are raised when the evil Queen Necrafa is released from her prison and embarks on a mission to destroy them and their home, Drake City. In the series premiere, "Sisters in Arms," the legendary Dragon Disk brings together the four girls and bestows upon them magical powers. The Mysticons voice cast includes: Alyson Court (The Big Comfy Couch) as "Arkayna Goodfey," Drake City's princess who is desperate to be a regular teen, while balancing being Mysticon Dragon Mage; Nicki Burke (Barbie: The Pearl Princess) as "Zarya Moonwolf," a tough and fiercely protective street kid with roguish charm, known as Mysticon Ranger; Evany Rosen (Hotel Transylvania: The Series) as "Emerald Goldenbraid," an innovative engineer and Arkayna's best friend, known as Mysticon Knight; and Ana Sani (Mia and Me) as "Piper Willowbrook," an optimistic and fun-loving street kid who doubles as Mysticon Striker. Visit Nick.com, the Nick App, Mysticons.com, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to learn more about Mysticons. A sneak peek full-length episode is also currently available on Nick.com and the Nick App, along with platforms including iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Vudu, Xbox, Playstation and Nick On Demand. About Nickelodeon Nickelodeon, now in its 38th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon's U.S. television network is seen in more than 90 million households and has been the number-one-rated kids' basic cable network for 22 consecutive years. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB). About Nelvana Nelvana is Canada's premier animation company and a world-leading producer and distributor of children's content. Nelvana has delighted audiences around the globe for more than 40 years with a vast library of more than 4,000 episodes from original, award-winning series like Babar and Franklin. Nelvana's content is distributed in more than 160 countries worldwide and broadcasts across Corus Entertainment's suite of leading kids networks. Nelvana Enterprises, the global licensing and merchandising arm of Nelvana, manages the organization's portfolio of in-house and third-party brands with offices in Toronto and Paris. Nelvana Studio, with offices in Toronto and Montreal, employs more than 300 Canadian artists working with local and international producers to create premium children's content for a global stage. For more information, visit www.nelvana.com.
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