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Kiwis Get Into The Action For Kids' choice Awards

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Kiwis Get Into The Action For This Year’s U.S. Kids’ Choice Awards

Kimberley Crossman heads to LA to cover the show

Win tickets to exclusive preview screening event in Auckland

NZ celeb Kimberley Crossman (of Shortland Street fame) is heading to the U.S. Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, to host Nickelodeon New Zealand’s Orange Carpet pre-show. The Orange Carpet pre-show will air prior to the awards show on Saturday 17 April @ 8pm (SKY channel 041) with repeats Sunday and Monday. Kimberley travels to Los Angeles in late March to interview celebrities on the Orange Carpet and take Kiwi kids behind-the-scenes; as well as completing ten challenges around L.A. set by Kiwi Nickheads.

Nickelodeon’s 23rd Annual Kids’ Choice Awards are hosted this year by movie and TV star Kevin James (Paul Blart: Mall Cop, The King of Queens). The slime will flow for the no-holds-barred mess-fest where kids get to honour their favourites from the worlds of music, sports, television – and possibly even politics.

From Friday 12th March, Nickheads can go online to to register challenges for Kimberley to complete while she’s in L.A. Kimberley will have just two days in which to complete the ten craziest challenges before gearing up for all the excitement of exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the Kids’ Choice Awards and all the celebrities - including reporting from the Orange Carpet at the Awards Show.

“This is one of my biggest dreams come true. I can’t believe I’m heading to LA and rubbing shoulders with some of today’s hottest stars AND reporting back to all Nickelodeon fans in New Zealand. Actually, it’s three of my biggest dreams come true – I’m packing my bags now!,” she explains.

As part of the Kiwi excitement in the build-up to the awards - screening Saturday 17 April @ 8pm on Nickelodeon NZ (SKY channel 041) viewers will be given the chance to win tickets to an exclusive advanced screening event, hosted by Kimberley. Information on how to enter will be available on the Nickelodeon website ( from Monday 22nd March.
The nominees for Nickelodeon’s 23rd Annual Kids’ Choice Awards are:
Favourite Movie Favourite Movie Actor
Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Zac Efron (17 Again)
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Taylor Lautner (The Twilight Saga: New Moon
The Twilight Saga: New Moon Shia LeBeouf (Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen)
X-men Origins: Wolverine Tyler Perry (Madea Goes to Jail)

Favourite Animated Movie Favourite Movie Actress
A Christmas Carol Sandra Bullock (The Proposal, The Blind Side)
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Miley Cyrus (Hanna Montana: The Movie)
Monsters vs. Aliens Megan Fox (Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen)
Up Zoe Saldana (Avatar)

Favourite Voice from an Animated Movie
Jim Carrey (A Christmas Carol)
Seth Rogen (Monsters vs. Aliens)
Ray Romano (Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
Reese Witherspoon (Monsters vs. Aliens)

Favourite Song Favourite Male Singer
I Gotta Feeling (Black Eyed Peas Jay-Z
Paparazzi (Lady Gaga) Sean Kingston
Party in the USA (Miley Cyrus) Mario
You Belong With Me (Taylor Swift) Ne-Yo

Favourite Music Group Favourite Female Singer
Black Eyed Peas Beyonce
Coldplay Miley Cyrus
Jonas Brothers Lady Gaga
Linkin Park Taylor Swift


Favourite TV Show Favourite Reality Show
iCarly American Idol
Sonny With A Chance Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?
The Suite Life on Deck So You Think You Can Dance?
Wizards of Waverly Place Wipeout

Favourite Television Actress Favourite Television Actor
Miranda Cosgrove Joe Jonas
Miley Cyrus Nick Jonas
Selena Gomez Cole Sprouse
Keke Palmer Dylan Sprouse

Favourite Cartoon
The Penguins of Madagascar
Phineas & Ferb
The Simpsons
SpongeBob SquarePants


Favourite Male Athlete Favourite Female Athlete
Kobe Bryant Danica Patrick
LeBron James Misty May Treanor
Ryan Sheckler Serena Williams
Shaun White Venus Williams


Favourite Video Game Favourite Book
The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks Diary of a Wimpy Kid series
Mario Kart Twilight series
Wii Fit Vampire Diaries series
Wii Sports Resort Where the Sidewalk Ends

Cutest Couple:
Edward & Bella (Robert Pattinson & Kristen Stewart) The Twilight Saga: New Moon
Jacob & Bella (Taylor Lautner & Kristen Stewart) The Twilight Saga: New Moon
Neytiri & Jake (Zoe Saldana & Sam Worthington Avatar
President Barack Obama & First Lady Michelle Obama
Nickelodeon screens on SKY channel 041
For more information contact:
Di Schnauer, noodle creative marketing 021 555 335 or
or for images visit
About Nickelodeon
Nickelodeon, now in its 30th year globally and third year locally in New Zealand, is the number one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. Nickelodeon New Zealand airs 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is seen in over 700,000 households on SKY Digital Channel 041. On-air, Nickelodeon features a wide array of original and acquired programming from animation to comedy, adventure and live action programs for kids aged 3 to 14 years. Nickelodeon also owns and operates one of the few dedicated interactive kids websites in New Zealand –

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