Nickelodeon star and “Favorite TV Actress” nominee Victoria Justice will headline the network’s hour-long pre-show for Nickelodeon’s 2011 Kids’ Choice Awards, with a performance of her brand-new single “Beggin’ On Your Knees” on Saturday, April 2.
For the first-time ever, Countdown to Kids’ Choice can be viewed live on multiple platforms – Nick.com, Facebook, Android and iPhone smartphones and iPads – beginning at 7 p.m. (ET) with key moments from the orange carpet also airing on Nickelodeon throughout the hour.
It was announced that actor, comedian Jack Black returns to host Nickelodeon‘s 2011 Kids’ Choice Awards (KCA), premiering live on Saturday, April 2. (Read: Jack Black to Host Kids’ Choice Awards Show)[ Also Read: Katie Catches Blacky in Peace Forest ]
Nickelodeon will also introduce 450 episodes of new animation programming over the next three years, with nearly 200 episodes rolling out on Saturday mornings in 2012. (Read: Nickelodeon Plans 450 Animated TV Episodes)
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Nickelodeon’s 2011 Kids’ Choice Awards will air live at 8 p.m. (ET/tape delayed for West Coast) from the Galen Center at USC in Los Angeles.
Immediately following Nickelodeon’s 2011 Kids’ Choice Awards, the network will premiere a brand-new episode of Victorious, titled “Beggin’ on Your Knees,” at 9:30 p.m. (ET/PT), featuring a music performance of the title track.
In the new episode, the Full Moon Jam is coming up and the cutest boy at Hollywood Arts wants to perform a duet with Tori (Justice), but she finds out he has a reputation. Is Tori just having trust issues or is this guy bad news?[ Also Read: LeapPad Explorer: a Learning Tablet for Kids ]
“Beggin’ On Your Knees” will be included on the upcoming Victorious soundtrack, out this summer on Columbia Records. The music video for the track which features the cast of Victorious will premiere on Saturday, March 12, at 9:45 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon. The song will be available on iTunes Tuesday, April 5.
During Countdown to Kids’ Choice, kids can participate in the experience with total access to the live event coverage.