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Check Out Nickelodeon’s Brand New Educational Preschool Shows for 2014-2015!

3- Fresh Beat Band of Spies (2)Have a toddler who loves Nickelodeon? Well we’ve got some great news for you! As part of what Cyma Zarghami, President of Nickelodeon Group, has called “Nickelodeon’s biggest pipeline of content for every demo and in every genre,” the channel is planning to release more than 100 episodes of brand-new educational programming this year, including four new series that are sure to excite. Joining the existing lineup— which consists such favorites as Dora the Explorer, PAW Patrol, Bubble Guppies, Peter Rabbit, and Team Umizoomi (and the newly launched Wallykazam!)— will be Blaze & the Monster Machines, Fresh Beat Band of Spies, Shimmer & Shine, and Dora and Friends: Into the City! Here’s a little bit about each of the upcoming shows:
Created by Jeff Borkin of Team Umizoomi and Blues Clues and Ellen Martin of Bubble Guppies and the Backyardigans, Blaze and the Monster Machines is a brand-new CG-animated series set to debut on Nickelodeon this fall. Blaze and the Monster Machines introduces preschoolers to the areas of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), making it the first preschool show that features a curriculum dedicated to all areas of STEM. The show focuses on an eight-year-old boy named AJ and his incredible monster truck Blaze on super-sized adventures, as AJ and the viewer help Blaze to explore the physics of how things move, master mathematics and discover how everyday technologies work.
From Nadine van der Velde and Scott Kraft, the same duo that brought you the hit live-action show The Fresh Beat Band, join Kiki, Marina, Twist and Shout as a group of undercover spies in The Fresh Beat Band of Spies! In this new animated series, which teaches problem-solving to preschoolers, the pop band uses their individual talents and the coolest transforming spy gadgets to outwit a goofy cast of bad guys and solve an endless series of wild and wacky mysteries. Fresh Beat Band of Spies is currently in production, and will air on Nickelodeon in 2015. ...  [ read more ]