Nickelodeon Announces 2009 Kids' Choice Award Nominees
America Ferrera/UGLY BETTY
Selena Gomez/WIZARDS OF WAVERLY PLACE
Favorite Television Actor
Jason Lee/MY NAME IS EARL
Dylan Sprouse/THE SUITE LIFE OF ZACK AND CODY
Cole Sprouse/THE SUITE LIFE OF ZACK AND CODY
Nat Wolff/THE NAKED BROTHERS BAND
THE FAIRLY ODDPARENTS
PHINEAS AND FERB
Favorite Male Athlete
Favorite Female Athlete
Favorite Video Game
GUITAR HERO WORLD TOUR
MARIO KART WII
MARIO SUPER SLUGGERS
ROCK BAND 2
DIARY OF A WIMPY KID
DIARY OF A WIMPY KID DO IT YOURSELF BOOK
HARRY POTTER series
Kids will be able to cast their vote online at http://www.nick.com/kca beginning Monday, March 2 in a total of 18 categories. Surprise awards also will be announced during the show. Kids also will be able to vote via the Nick mobile website (wap.nick.com). Beginning Monday-Friday, March 2-6, a different category will be featured on-air each day, and kids again vote for their favorite online at Nick.com.
Leading up to the award show, the Kids' Choice Awards site at Nick.com will feature video highlights from past awards shows and current promotions for Nickelodeon's 22nd Annual Kids' Choice Awards. Additional special features will include KCA video clips, games, quizzes, polls, games, printables, downloads, message boards and more.
On the night of the live show, the KCA site will serve as the interactive broadband home base and will give kids an insider's look at the entire live event. Coverage begins at 7 p.m. (ET) with an exclusive one-hour live pre-show webcast from the Orange Carpet. Also, webcams will offer multiple views of the event, giving kids control of what they want to see.
Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids and Family Group will host a special package of On Demand content in March that will incorporate Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards related content. The Nick Hotel will host a screening party on-site.
The U.S. Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards is broadcast in more than 228 million households across Nickelodeon's 50 channels in Europe, Russia, the Middle East, Asia, Australia and Latin America. Nickelodeon also produces 11 fully localized Kids Choice Awards in the U.K., Germany, Sweden, Holland, Italy, Mexico, Brazil, Indonesia, the Philippines, Australia and China.
Nickelodeon's 2009 Kids' Choice Awards will be produced by Nickelodeon Productions in association with Bob Bain Productions. SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE veteran Beth McCarthy will direct. Bob Bain and Marjorie Cohn are exec producers. Paula Kaplan is co-exec producer.