Nickelodeon's Sam & Cat premieres on Monday, August 12 at 6 p.m. on YTV

Nickelodeon's Sam & Cat premieres on Monday, August 12 at 6 p.m. on YTV 
TORONTO, July 30, 2013 /CNW/ - Corus Entertainment's YTV is premiering Sam & 
Cat in Canada on Monday, August 12 at 6 p.m. ET/PT. The side-splitting, new 
spin-off comedy stars beloved teen funny gals, Jennette McCurdy (iCarly's Sam 
Puckett) and Ariana Grande (Victorious' Cat Valentine). Created for 
Nickelodeon by award-winning executive producer Dan Schneider, (iCarly, 
Victorious, Drake & Josh, Zoey 101), the series follows feisty Sam and flighty 
Cat as they become best friends and unlikely roommates who start a babysitting 
In the series premiere, total opposites Sam Puckett and Cat Valentine first 
meet when a wild predicament lands both girls in the back of a moving garbage 
truck. After quickly becoming friends and roommates, they find themselves 
babysitting three younger kids, which give Sam and Cat the idea to start Sam & 
Cat's Super Rockin' Fun-Time Babysitting Service. To view a sneak peek of the 
series, click here. 
Sam & Cat kicks off YTV's strong Monday night lineup, including The Next Star 
Season 6 at 7 p.m. and Wendell & Vinnie at 8 p.m., which features iCarly's 
hilariously funny Jerry Trainer, also premiering on August 12. Special 
upcoming Sam & Cat guest stars include iconic comedy duo Penny Marshall and 
Cindy Williams (Laverne & Shirley), in their first appearance in a scripted 
series in over 30 years, and Sophia Grace and Rosie of The Ellen DeGeneres 
Show who reprise their roles as troublemakers Gwen and Ruby. 
Grande, who plays the lovable Cat, will be in Toronto on August 27 performing 
tracks from her new debut album, Yours Truly, which launches on September 3. 
Her 2013 breakout single, The Way featuring Mac Miller, scored Grande her 
first Billboard Top 10 single. 
An additional 20 episodes have been greenlit for the series, which is 
currently Nickelodeon's number-one live-action series in the U.S., averaging 
3.7 million total viewers since its launch in June. The series drew over 4.2 
million viewers with its stateside premiere, making it the network's biggest 
live-action debut in three years. 
About YTV
Seen in over 11 million homes across Canada, YTV is a leading entertainment 
brand for kids.YTV offers quality entertainment for kids and families with hit 
Nickelodeon series, nighttime drama for teens, blockbuster movies and original 
Canadian programming. YTV reaches its viewers online at and in local 
communities with the traveling road show WOW!. YTV is owned by Corus 
Entertainment Inc., a Canadian-based media and entertainment company. Corus is 
a market leader in specialty television and radio with additional assets in 
pay television, television broadcasting, children's book publishing, 
children's animation and animation software. The Company's multimedia 
entertainment brands include YTV, Treehouse, Nickelodeon (Canada), ABC Spark, 
W Network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada), CosmoTV, Sundance Channel 
(Canada), Movie Central, HBO Canada, Nelvana, Kids Can Press, Toon Boom and 
radio stations including CKNW AM 980, 99.3 The FOX, Country 105, 630 CHED, 
Q107 and 102.1 the Edge. Corus creates engaging branded entertainment 
experiences for its audiences across multiple platforms. A publicly traded 
company, Corus is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (CJR.B). Experience 
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