The eminent slime-tastic night will return to USC’s Galen Center and celebrate favorites across the worlds of film, television, music and more. Wahlberg will be joined by Hollywood’s biggest stars in an unforgettable telecast where kids rule.
Oscar and Golden Globe nominated actor/producer Mark Wahlberg (Transformers: Age of Extinction) will take the stage as host of this year’s ultimate kid experience, Nickelodeon’s 27th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards, premiering on Monday, 31 March at 6pm (SG/MAL) and Wednesday, 2 April at 4pm (PH)
“We are thrilled to welcome a superstar like Mark Wahlberg as he takes the helm as our master of ceremonies at the biggest kid event of the year,
We can’t wait for him to take the stage and have lots of slime-filled fun with Hollywood’s biggest stars and our audience.”– Russell Hicks, Nickelodeon’s President of Content Development and Production
Mark Wahlberg earned both Academy Award® and Golden Globe nominations for his work in the family boxing film The Fighter and Martin Scorsese’s acclaimed drama The Departed. Notable film credits include The Italian Job, The Other Guys and Ted. Most recently, he played Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell in Lone Survivor.
He will next be seen in Michael Bay’s Transformers: Age of Extinction. Wahlberg is also an accomplished producer of films such as Lone Survivor, 2 Guns and the upcoming Entourage, as well as HBO shows Boardwalk Empire, Entourage and In Treatment. A committed philanthropist, he started the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation in 2001 to benefit inner city children and teens.
Nick fans will be able to get in on the slime online this year, voting for their favorite actors, shows, movies, and musicians in all new ways. Beginning today, viewers can log on to kca.nick-asia.com to get to know their Kids’ Choice Awards host, Mark Wahlberg.
Beginning in February, the full Kids’ Choice Awards digital experience launches across desktop and mobile devices. Leading up to the March event, fans can watch wacky videos, play funny KCA-themed games, and get constant updates on the slimefest to come.
Last year, Nickelodeon’s 26th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards was a slime-tastic extravaganza where kids also paid tribute to their favorites by casting a record-breaking 392 million votes in 22 categories (including live voting during the Orange Carpet Preshow).
HOLLYWOOD SUPERSTAR MARK WAHLBERG SET TO HOST NICKELODEON’S 27THANNUAL KIDS’ CHOICE AWARDS PREMIERES ON MONDAY, 31 MARCH AT 6PM (SG/MAL) AND WEDNESDAY, 2 APRIL AT 4PM (PH). Colossal Kid Slimefest Honoring the Hottest in Music, TV and Film Returns to the Galen Center at USC
The 2014 Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards will be seen in more than 375 million households around the world and in more than 25 languages. Within hours of airing live in the United States and Canada, the show will roll out internationally, providing kids around the world the opportunity to tune into their local Nickelodeon channel to enjoy the show faster than ever. In many international markets, the 2014 KCAs will feature country-specific award categories and nominees, such as Sveriges Favoritstjärna (Favorite Swedish Star) and Migliore Cantante Italiano (Favorite Italian Singer). Voting for the 2014 KCAs will span six continents across 17 localized voting sites, giving kids practically everywhere the chance to decide who takes home a coveted blimp.
The 2013 KCAs was the highest-rated ever among kids in many international markets, including the UK, Germany and Singapore. Ratings for the 2013 KCAs were up double-digits YOY internationally, and the show was rated #1 in its timeslot among kids’ channels in key international markets, including the UK, Australia, Netherlands, Spain, Singapore, and more.
Presenting sponsors of Nickelodeon’s 27th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards are General Mills, Hasbro Nerf Rebelle™ and Target. Associate sponsors are Bounty™, Capri Sun, McDonald’s®, Nintendo and Toyota.
Nickelodeon’s 27th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards is being produced by Nickelodeon Productions in association with Bob Bain Productions. Bob Bain, Jay Schmalholz and Shelly Sumpter Gillyard are Executive Producers.
Nickelodeon, now in its 35th year globally and 16th year in Asia, is one of the most globally recognized and widely distributed multimedia entertainment brands for kids and family. The company has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does with a portfolio that extends across television, music, publishing, digital media, mobile and consumer products. Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. are seen in more than 60 million households throughout North and Southeast Asia region with 24-hour programming services including Nickelodeon Southeast Asia, Nickelodeon Korea, as well as Nickelodeon branded programme blocks and syndications. For more information about Nickelodeon in Asia, visit www.nick-asia.com.