It's A Fairly Odd Christmas On Nickelodeon With New Original Live-Action TV Movie, Premiering Thursday, Nov. 29, At 7 PM (ET/PT

 It's A Fairly Odd Christmas On Nickelodeon With New Original Live-Action TV
             Movie, Premiering Thursday, Nov. 29, At 7 PM (ET/PT)

Nick Favorites Drake Bell and Daniella Monet Return to Star in Sequel to Hit
Movie

PR Newswire

BURBANK, Calif., Nov. 21, 2012

BURBANK, Calif., Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Nickelodeon brings holiday
cheer to viewers with a brand-new live-action/CG TV movie, A Fairly Odd
Christmas, premiering Thursday, November 29, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT). Starring
Drake Bell (Drake & Josh) and Daniella Monet (Victorious), A Fairly Odd
Christmas follows Timmy Turner as he travels around the world granting kids'
wishes. When his good intentions get him in trouble with Santa Claus and land
him on The Naughty List, Timmy must find a way to save Christmas before it's
too late. The TV movie is executive produced by Nickelodeon hit-maker Butch
Hartman and is based on his Emmy Award-winning animated series The Fairly
OddParents.

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"Fairly Odd Parents fans loved the first live-action version of their favorite
show so we decided to bring back these great characters in a Christmas
adventure,"said Marjorie Cohn, President, Content Development, Live Action,
Animation, Digital Nickelodeon Group. "The stakes are high as Timmy and the
gang embark on a hilarious mission to save Christmas that the whole family can
enjoy."

In A Fairly Odd Christmas, Timmy Turner (Bell) travels around the world with
his childhood friend, Tootie (Monet), his beloved fairy godparents, Cosmo
(voiced by Daran Norris, The Fairly OddParents) and Wanda (voiced by Susanne
Blakeslee, The Fairly OddParents), and his fairy god brother Poof (voiced by
Tara Strong, The Fairly OddParents), granting kids' wishes. Unfortunately,
Timmy doesn't consider that there may be consequences for his actions. When
children start to doubt that Santa Claus exists, a panic begins in the North
Pole. As a result, kids' wishes begin disappearing from Santa's "good" list.
Timmy's well-intended actions eventually land him on The Naughty List. Timmy
must find a way to restore the children's faith in Santa Claus before ruining
Christmas forever. Meanwhile, Mr. Crocker (David Lewis, A Fairly Odd Movie:
Grow Up, Timmy Turner!) is more determined than ever to harness the fairies
magical powers for his own purposes.

A Fairly Odd Christmas is based on the animated series and characters created
by Butch Hartman. It is executive produced by Hartman, Lauren Levine, Marjorie
Cohen and Fred Seibert. The movie is directed by Savage Steve Holland.
Teleplay by Hartman and Holland and story by Hartman, Ray DeLaurentis and Will
Schifrin. Scott McAboy serves as co-executive producer. A Fairly Odd
Christmas is produced by Pacific Bay Entertainment.

Beginning Nov. 26, Nick.com will serve as a location for fans to view
exclusive content, photos, games and more. Fans can play The Fairly
OddParents: Jingle Out of My Way!, where they have to help Timmy get off The
Naughty List and save Christmas. In this tower defense styled game, players
must strategically place snowball throwing elves on the field to defend
against oncoming Gingerbread men. They must also protect the wishful thinking
van from waves of these enemies and make their way across the Christmas themed
map from Candy Cane Chasm to the River of Egg Nog. Players can also call on
Cosmo, Wanda and even Poof for some last minute holiday reinforcements.
Additionally, the movie will be available on iTunes, Amazon, Xbox, Sony,
Vudu.

Songbird Rachel Crow performs her rendition of the holiday favorite "Santa
Claus Is Comin' To Town" in the movie, which is featured on the album Merry
NickMas, released by Columbia Records/Nickelodeon. Available for purchase
now, the album also showcases recordings by Big Time Rush, the casts of
Victorious and How to Rock, Drake Bell and SpongeBob SquarePants.

Since its debut in March 2001, The Fairly OddParents has consistently ranked
among Nickelodeon's top programs. In 2Q12, The Fairly OddParents reached 16.5
million kids 2-11 and 43 million total viewers.

Drake Bell began his career atNickelodeonwith an appearance on the network's
popular sketch comedy series,The Amanda Show,a part which led him to star in
the break-out hit seriesDrake & Joshas Drake Parker. Bell has also appeared
in several feature films such asJerry Maguire, High Fidelity,Yours, Mine and
Ours,Superhero Movie, for which Bell won a Teen Choice Award as Breakout
Male, and HBO'sThe Jack Bull, a role which garnered him a 2000 Young Artist
Award for Best Supporting Young Actor in a TV Movie or Pilot. Over the last
several years, Bell has been enjoying success as a popular singer/songwriter
having released two albums –TelegraphandIt's Only Time– and an EP –A
Reminder.Bell has toured throughout the world, including Mexico, where he
sold out two headlining shows in one day at Auditorio Nacional and where his
music has topped the charts. 

Daniella Monet is best known for her portrayal as Trina Vega in Nickelodeon's
hit live-action series Victorious. Monet has been acting since the age of
seven and has had recurring roles on the television series American Dreams and
8 Simple Rules. She was cast as Megan Kleinman on Listen Up!, where she
starred alongside Jason Alexander. Monet made her Nickelodeon debut as Chase's
ex-girlfriend, Rebecca, on Zoey 101. In 2006, she appeared in the film Nancy
Drew and the family comedy Taking 5. She also starred alongside internet
sensation Lucas Cruikshank in the hit TV movies Night of the Living Fred and
Fred 3: Camp Fred.

Butch Hartman began his animation career as an assistant animator on An
American Tail. He directed cartoons and created his own shorts for What a
Cartoon!, and also wrote and directed episodes of Dexter's Laboratory, Cow &
Chicken and Johnny Bravo. Hartman joined Nickelodeon in 1998 where he created
and produced several cartoon shorts for the Oh Yeah! Cartoons series,
including The Fairly OddParents. Commemorating the 10^th anniversary of the
animated series, Hartman brought the series to life in the 2010 live-action/CG
animated hit TV movie, A Fairly OddMovie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner! Hartman is
also the creator of Nickelodeon's animated series Danny Phantom and T.U.F.F.
Puppy.

Nickelodeon, now in its 33^rd year, is the number-one entertainment brand for
kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in
everything it does. The company includes television programming and production
in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online,
recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon's U.S. television network is
seen in more than 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated
basic cable network for 17 consecutive years. For more information or artwork,
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