Nickelodeon and ITN Productions team for Nick Kicks football show
Nickelodeon UK & Ireland has announced a long-term partnership with the Football League to produce Nick Kicks, a live-action football programme covering all 72 clubs of the Football League. Featuring highlights of Football League matches filmed, edited and delivered by ITN Productions, Nick Kicks is produced by Nickelodeon UK production team. The production of Nick Kicks follows the broadcast deal struck between The Football League and Viacom international Media Network’s Channel 5.
Launching on 6 February, the 22-minute programme will run for 18 episodes ending on 4 June. As well as covering the remainder of this season, the series will air across the 2016/17 and 2017/18 seasons – over 100 episodes in total.
Produced in association with the Football League Trust, each week Nick Kicks will feature highlights from the week’s football as well as the more humorous moments from the week and a look ahead to upcoming games. The show will take viewers behind the scenes of the Football League with visits to local clubs. Roman Kemp and Rachel Stringer have been signed as presenters for Nick Kicks.