Nick unveils early 2011 slate

MUMBAI: US kids broadcaster Nickelodeon has picked up the new multi-camera comedy series Bucket and Skinner‘s Epic Adventures.

The multi-camera buddy comedy is about two best friends on a never-ending quest for awesomeness. 
The series begins production this month in Los Angeles for a February 2011 premiere in the US and globally on Nick channels around the world.

Bucket and Skinner‘s Epic Adventures is one of the five new series joining the network‘s line-up early next year. Other series premieres include Power Rangers Samurai, the new generation of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers; House of Anubis, Bubble Guppies, which is a new interactive CG-animated preschool series; and Supah Ninjas, a comic book-style action comedy series.

Nickelodeon president original programming and development Marjorie Cohn said, "We‘re excited to be kicking off the new year with a vibrant slate of homegrown and proven acquired properties. The variety of these new series will super-serve our audience with something new for everyone."

The show is about two surfer dudes navigating the small trials of everyday life. When Bucket (Taylor Gray) attempts to win over the affection of classmate Kelly (Ashley Argota), his best bud Skinner (Dillon Lane) decides to nominate him as class President, inadvertently causing him to run against the super-popular athlete Aloe (Glenn McCuen).

Unqualified and totally unfit for student council, Bucket is forced to team up with the Kelly‘s younger sister, the precocious Piper (Tiffany Espensen), in order to save face and try to win the heart of his dream girl.

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