Nickelodeon hopes to cure the summertime blues with a trio of new primetime TV movies based on the hit animated series All Grown Up, Danny Phantom and My Life as a Teenage Robot. The hour-long kid flicks will air weekends in July and August, premiering Saturdays at 8 p.m. (ET/PT) and encoring Sundays at 4 p.m. (ET/PT).
In All Grown Up: “Dude, Where’s My Horse,” Tommy Pickles and his pals go to a dude ranch and try their hand roping and wrangling, and join a cattle drive. While the others easily master cowboy skills, Tommy fails at every turn. Regardless, he must rise to the occasion and get the group to its destination when they lose their Trail Master mid-drive. The special airs July 16 and 17.
Danny Phantom: “Reign Storm” premieres July 30, as Danny finds himself in an action-packed, suspenseful game of chess when Vlad Plasmius accidentally awakens the most powerful king of ghosts, Pariah Dark. To defeat the ghost king, Danny dons an ecto-skeleton battle suit and sets out to save the town, which has been sucked into the Ghost Zone.
Fans of My Life As A Teenage Robot can catch the premiere of Escape from Cluster Prime on Aug. 13. The fun begins when Jenny is accidentally transported to Cluster Prime, the planet of robots ruled by her nemesis, Vexus. At first, she is shocked that she finally fits in, but soon finds herself battling evil robot guards, saving desperate robot slaves and facing betrayal by a new friend. Back on Earth, Wakeman and the boys try desperately to contain a horde of colorful criminal characters that have come out of the woodwork in Jenny’s absence.
Saturday, July 23 sees the premiere of the half-hour Adventures Of Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius episode, “My Big Fat Spy Wedding.” In this one, Jimmy embarks on a special mission to track the activities of Beautiful Gorgeous (Wendie Malick), who seems set to launch an attack on international super spy Jet Fusion. In an unexpected turn of events, Gorgeous ad Jet announce wedding plans and want Jimmy to be the Best Man. The special follows up the hit Jimmy Neutron TV movie, Operation: Rescue Jet Fusion, which first aired in October of 2003.