Star-Studded Presenter Lineup Revealed For Nickelodeon's 26th Annual Kids' Choice Awards, Saturday, March 23, At 8 P.M. (ET/PT)

  Star-Studded Presenter Lineup Revealed For Nickelodeon's 26th Annual Kids'
             Choice Awards, Saturday, March 23, At 8 P.M. (ET/PT)

Sandra Bullock, Steve Carell, Neil Patrick Harris, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig,
Jaden Smith, Lucy Hale, Kaley Cuoco, Miranda Cosgrove, Big Time Rush, Cory
Monteith, Jennette McCurdy, Ariana Grande, Logan Lerman, Ashley Tisdale,
Dwight Howard and Gabby Douglas to Join Host Josh Duhamel in Live Telecast;
Special Appearances by Amanda Seyfried, Josh Hutcherson, Fergie, Steven Tyler,
Scott Baio, Megan Fox, Jerry Trainor, Nick Cannon, Rico Rodriguez, Darren
Criss, Melissa Benoist, Mike "The Miz" Mizanin, and Sophia Grace and Rosie
Record-Breaking 326 Million Votes Have Been Cast to Date Globally

PR Newswire

LOS ANGELES, March 20, 2013

LOS ANGELES, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --An all-star slate of presenters
joining host Josh Duhamel and recently announced performers Pitbull, Christina
Aguilera and Ke$ha has been revealed for Nickelodeon's 26^th Annual Kids'
Choice Awards, airing live this Saturday, March 23, at 8 p.m. (ET/tape
delayed for West Coast).Sandra Bullock, Steve Carell (Despicable Me 2), Neil
Patrick Harris (The Smurfs 2), Chris Pine (Star Trek Into Darkness), Kristen
Wiig (Despicable Me 2), Jaden Smith (After Earth), Lucy Hale (Pretty Little
Liars), Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory), Miranda Cosgrove (Despicable Me 2),
Big Time Rush, Cory Monteith (Glee), Jennette McCurdy (Sam & Cat), Ariana
Grande (Sam & Cat), Logan Lerman (Percy Jackson:Sea of Monsters), Ashley
Tisdale (Scary Movie 5) and  superstar athletes, Dwight Howard and Gabby
Douglas will hand out the annual slimefest's coveted orange blimp awards this
year with special appearances by Amanda Seyfried (Epic), Josh Hutcherson
(Epic), Fergie, Steven Tyler, Scott Baio (See Dad Run), Jerry Trainor (Wendell
& Vinnie), Megan Fox, Nick Cannon (Americas Got Talent), Rico Rodriguez
(Modern Family), Darren Criss, Melissa Benoist (Glee), Mike "The Miz" Mizanin
(WWE Superstar) and Sophia Grace and Rosie (breakout internet sensations).
With a record-breaking 326 million votes already in from around the world,
kids can still cast their votes until 8pm (ET) on March 23 in 22 total
categories across all of Nickelodeon's digital outlets, including Nick.com,
Nick Mobile app as well as Nickelodeon's Facebook page and Twitter feed.

As recently announced, multi-talented global superstars Pitbull,  featuring
Grammy Award-winning vocalist Christina Aguilera, and Ke$ha will ignite the
stage with their respective hits "Feel This Moment" and "C'Mon." Leading into
the awards, special guest correspondents Daniella Monet (Victorious) and the
four friends from Nick Studio 10 will capture all the action on the orange
carpet in a live stream on Nick.com and multiple platforms -- Android and
iPhone smart phones and iPads. During The "We're Making A Pre-Show" Pre-Show,
kids will be able to participate in the experience with total access to live
event coverage and interact with their favorite stars in many ways.

Fans at home will be able to submit questions to the pre-show correspondents
for the celebrities and vote on different activities for them to do on the fun
fan-filled carpet. In addition to a trampoline, complete with aerialists,
kids will get to see celebrities getting silly in the interactive GIF booth
where they can don wacky wigs, costumes and props, as requested by kids on
Nick's social media platforms. The stars will capture playful photos with
life-size cardboard cutouts of SpongeBob SquarePants, Teenage Mutant Ninja
Turtles and the Fairly OddParents, and will receive kudos from the fan high
five gauntlet. Also scattered throughout the carpet will be "Do Not Touch"
buttons that will spray multi-colored streamers and triggered surprise special
effects. Exclusive Nick cameras will offer multiple viewing angles and will
be featured alongside celebrity tweets, interactive polls, real-time updates
and photos from the orange carpet and backstage.

Nickelodeon kicked off the 2013 Kids' Choice Awards digital experience on
www.Nick.com/KCA13. Fans are able to relive the slimiest moments from years
past, play KCA-themed games, and receive updates on all things KCA. Kids can
grab the free Nick App along with Kids' Choice Awards nominated TV shows,
movies, music and more at iTunes.com/KCA.

Nickelodeon's 26th Annual Kids' Choice Awards will be seen in more than 350
million households around the world and will be translated in to 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. In
many international markets, the Kids' Choice Awards will feature
country-specific award categories and nominees, such as Favorite Asian Act and
Favorite UK TV Show. Voting for the Nickelodeon's 26th Annual Kids' Choice
Awards will span over six continents across 15 localized voting sites, giving
kids practically everywhere the chance to decide who takes home a coveted
blimp. Ratings for the 2012 Kids' Choice Awards were up double-digits year
over year internationally, and the show was rated number-one in its timeslot
among kids' channels in key international markets, including the UK, Italy,
Spain, Mexico, Singapore and more. 

Presenting sponsors of Nickelodeon's 26th Annual Kids' Choice Awards are
General Mills, Hasbro Twister Rave Games and Target. Associate sponsors are
Bounty™, McDonald's®, nabi, Wii U from Nintendo, Toyota and Skechers.

Nickelodeon's 26^thAnnual Kids' Choice Awards is being produced by Nickelodeon
Productions in association with Bob Bain Productions. Bob Bain, Marjorie Cohn
and Paula Kaplan are Executive Producers. Media outlets can reference the
most up-to-date information on Nickelodeon's 26^th ^ Annual Kids' Choice
Awards by logging onto www.NickKCApress.com.

Nickelodeon, now in its 33rd 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 almost 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic
cable network for 18 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit
www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos
are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB).

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