Valentine’s Day is just round the corner and children are geared up to celebrate and show their love for their favorites in true Nickelodeon style as the leading kids’ entertainment channel is all set to air the biggest and slimiest award show of the year – Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards (KCA) 2020 in an all new avatar.
The one-of-its-kind awards show will simulcast across 11 of kids favourite entertainment destinations across Television, OTT and digital platforms on 14 February at 8:30 pm.
As a category first, the awards will simulcast across Nick, Sonic and Nick HD+ on TV and across OTT on Voot, Voot Kids, Jio TV and Jio TV+. The show will also be aired on Nick India and Voot Kids Channels on YouTube as well as Nick India Facebook and Instagram pages ensuring that kids and families everywhere can be part of this year’s show.
Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards is India’s only award show of the kids by the kids and for the kids, which recognises and celebrates the best in the world of entertainment across digital, mobile gaming, sports, film and television industries. The awards this year promises kids and families an evening of fun, frolic and fanfare with dozens of celebrities such as Varun Dhawan, Tiger Shroff, Shraddha Kapoor, Kiara Advani, Badshah, Norah Fatehi and many more making video appearances, performances, and taking on challenges. Tiger Shroff and Kiara Advani will receive special recognitions for keeping kids entertained throughout the lockdown.
Hosted by popular child artist Aakriti Sharma and the entertaining dancer, host and dost Raghav Juyal, the 30-minute show will feature Badshah rapping for his young fans and actor-comedian Dilip Joshi taking on the emoji challenge followed by a pyjama party with the toons. Taking the tradition alive of entertaining kids, a notch higher, the gala promises to take the viewers on a wild ride of fun and entertainment.
Commenting on KCA 2020, Viacom18 Hindi Mass Entertainment & Kids TV Network head Nina Elavia Jaipuria said, “With each passing year, we have strengthened the bond with our young audiences by empowering and entertaining them with unique and differentiated content. This year, in its virtual format, with the introduction of new categories, Nickelodeon is set to simulcast Kids Choice Awards 2020 across 11 destinations thus ensuring that we are available across all screens and platforms for our young viewers. Following the legacy of a dazzling show full of entertainment, this year will once again see kids favorites come to life through fun conversations and lots of entertainment which we are sure will be a great evening for families to enjoy together”
Following a year of disruption due to the pandemic, Nickelodeon has infused innovation into the extravaganza with a whole new format and a host of firsts to its credit; a digitized transformation followed by all new and innovative nomination categories and a never seen before KCA squad. The nominations which were extended to six new categories including Best YouTube influencer, Best Kid Influencer, to name a few, reflected the times we live in and celebrated those who upped the spirits during lockdown. The phenomenal response received by the awards this year with around 15 lakh votes makes this award even more special.