NICKMAS: Nickelodeon To Air Over 100 Hours Of Seasonal Holiday Content Starting November 19
Nickelodeon has released its holiday calendar for Nickmas, a festive celebration filled with over 100 hours of seasonal content, including the return of Top Elf and classic episodes of Rugtrats and SpongeBob.
Nickelodeon will celebrate the holidays with over 100 hours of seasonal content starting on November 19. The joyous Nickmas lineup includes a mix of live-action, animation and preschool series, including classic fan-favorite holiday episodes of Rugrats, SpongeBob SquarePants and The Loud House.
Kicking off the Nickmas season will be the season two premiere of the original festive competition series, Top Elf. The second season will premiere on Thursday, November 19 at 7:30 p.m with new episodes will air every Thursday through December 17. Joining Santa and Mrs. Jingle as guest judges this season are social media star Addison Rae, Nickelodeon’s Unfiltered
Santa (Tommy Snider) and Ms. Jingles (Samantha Turret) invite seven talented “Elf-testants” to the North Pole to compete in a series of holiday-themed challenges for the title of “Top Elf” and $25,000 to a charity on their Wish List. Each “Elf-testant” is paired with one of Santa’s elves who are excited to help bring their holiday vision to life. The season will feature even bigger and messier challenges, including building a life size countdown calendar, designing sweet treat carts for the North Pole street fair, reimagining Santa’s style for a high-tech makeover, creating a scenic 3D pop-up experience and producing and starring in their very own holiday-themed music video.
On Saturday, November 28, we're getting The All-Star Nickmas Spectacular, an hour-long variety show holiday special with musical performances by JoJo Siwa, That Girl Lay Lay and Ne-Yo, along with appearances by Gabriel Iglesias, Jay Pharoah, Tisha Campbell, Trevor Noah and Young Dylan. Fans can look forward to comedy sketches from the casts of All That, The Astronauts, Danger Force, Group Chat and Nickelodeon’s Unfiltered as well as special messages from animated stars SpongeBob SquarePants, Lincoln and Lucy from The Loud House, and Ronnie Anne from The Casagrandes.
On the animation front, we'll be getting special holiday specials for popular preschool shows PAW Patrol, Santiago of the Seas, The Adventures of Paddington, Blue's Clues & You and more. ALVINNNN!!! and the Chipmunks "A Very Merry Chipmas" episode will air on Saturday, December 19 at 11 a.m. followed by LEGO City Adventures "Arrest Ye Merry Gentlement" at 11:30 a.m.
There are two holiday episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants playing on various days throughout the month. Rugrats fans can look forward to the classic "Rugrats Chanukkah" episode playing each night from December 10-17.
SpongeBob SquarePants “It’s A SpongeBob Christmas!” – Saturday, Dec. 5, at 11am; Saturday, Dec. 12, at 12pm; Monday, Dec. 21, at 1pm
SpongeBob inadvertently helps Plankton enact his plot to put all of Bikini Bottom on Santa’s naughty list, and now has to stop Plankton before he gets his Christmas wish—the Krabby Patty secret formula.
SpongeBob SquarePants “Patchy the Pirate Presents the SpongeBob SquarePants Christmas Special” – Sunday, Dec. 6, at 1pm; Saturday, Dec. 12, at 10am; Monday, Dec. 21, at 1:30pm
Nobody in Bikini Bottom has ever heard of Christmas or Santa Claus until Sandy lets them in on this surface tradition. SpongeBob wants to bring Christmas to Bikini Bottom this year and his enthusiasm is infectious. Everyone gets into the spirit, waiting for Santa to arrive on the big day, except Squidward, who has scoffed at SpongeBob the whole time.
Rugrats “Rugrats Chanukkah” – Thursday, Dec. 10 – Thursday, Dec. 17, at 10pm
Tommy leads the babies into another adventure to save Grandpa Boris from the "Meany of Chanukah"- Grandpa’s childhood rival, Schlomo. While the Rugrats learn about Chanukah from the Seniors' play entitled "The Meaning of Chanukah," Angelica is determined to find a TV to watch the "Cynthia Christmas Special."
For those of you looking for a more classic Christmas, you can turn to CBS. Starting on November 27, the network will be airing all the fan-favorite holiday classics, including Frosty the Snowman, Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer and even Robbie The Reindeer.