Shimmer and Shine are back to grant Leah’s every wish. Nickelodeon has renewed the Shimmer and Shine TV show for a third season. Season three will have 20 episodes full of magical, musical adventures, featuring twin genies-in-training, Shimmer and Shine.
The series is created by Farnaz Esnaashari-Charmatz and produced at Nickelodeon Animation Studios in Burbank, California. The Shimmer and Shine TV series voice cast includes Alina Foley, Isabella Crovetti-Cramp, Eva Bella, and Blake Bertrand.
Excerpted from a multi-show press release:
NEW YORK–June 21, 2016– Nickelodeon is doubling down on its number-one position in preschool with season pickups for three of its top-rated animated preschool series, Blaze and the Monster Machines, PAW Patrol and Shimmer and Shine, totaling over 65 episodes. The renewals—for fourth seasons of Blaze and the Monster Machines and PAW Patrol, and a third season of Shimmer and Shine—are part of the network’s biggest preschool content pipeline ever, with over 10 preschool shows in production and six new series set to debut though 2018.
Nickelodeon currently owns three of the top five preschool shows on all TV, led by Blaze and the Monster Machines at number one, and ranks as the number-one network for preschoolers and kids 2-11 year to date. Most recently, the just-launched second season of Shimmer and Shine scored a series high, garnering nearly 2 million total viewers (1.8) and increasing ratings with kids 2-5 (5.3/600k) by 40% over last year.
Season three of Shimmer and Shine (20 episodes) will follow twin genies-in-training, Shimmer and Shine, as they travel beyond the Rainbow Waterfalls in Zahramay Falls, where new worlds and fantastical experiences await. Journeying aboard their magical boat, Shimmer, Shine and their best friend Leah will explore wondrous locales, meet adorable critters and learn new forms of genie magic. Shimmer and Shine features a social-emotional curriculum highlighting the importance of teamwork, resilience and overcoming obstacles.
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