October 30, 2008
The Naked Brothers Band Rock Nickelodeon This November With New Hour-Long Movie and First-Ever Animated Special
NEW YORK, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Naked Brothers Band will rock November as Nickelodeon premieres a new hour-long movie titled "Operation Mojo" on Saturday, Nov. 22, at 9 p.m. (all times ET/PT), followed by the first-ever animated The Naked Brothers Band special, "The Supetastic 6" on Wednesday, Nov. 26, at 8:30-9 p.m. Rock star brothers Nat and Alex Wolff will also hit the road for their very first music tour, "Nat & Alex Wolff: Fully Clothed & On Tour," kicking off at the world-famous Stone Pony in Asbury Park, N.J., on Saturday, Nov. 1.
(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081030/NY42825)In "Operation Mojo" Nat sees a tabloid photo of Rosalina smooching a young Frenchman during her 'round-the-world cruise and becomes convinced that he's losing her for good. Nat goes into a funk that threatens to prevent him from finishing the movie the band is making. Desperate to snap Nat out of his gloom, Alex leads Nat on a wilderness "dude-cation". Believing that surviving the perils of nature will lead Nat to regain his mojo, he enlists his band mates to clandestinely stage events designed to make Nat believe he's a wilderness hero. The movie includes the debut of two brand-new songs, "I Feel Alone" and "Curious," written and performed by Nat Wolff.
"We're excited to premiere The Naked Brothers Band's first animated special which showcases their humor in a fun, new, fantasy-filled format," said Marjorie Cohn, Executive Vice President, Development and Original Programming, Nickelodeon Networks. "This season fans can experience The Naked Brothers Band in a variety of ways with the new movie, animated special and Nat and Alex's upcoming live national tour."
The Naked Brothers Band also gets animated with their first-ever half-hour cartoon special, "The Supetastic 6", produced by digital entertainment studio Worldwide Biggies. When a jazz-playing criminal genius, jealous of the band's success, threatens to steal the world's hair supply, the Naked Brothers know that the only ones who can stop Global Balding are their superhero alter egos, The Supetastic 6.
The cross-country weekend tour, "Nat & Alex Wolff: Fully Clothed & On Tour," will hit multiple cities across the country and feature the brothers performing songs from their first and second albums, including, "I Don't Want To Go To School,""Crazy Car" and "Mystery Girl." Tickets can be purchased at http://www.livenation.com/.
Cities and Dates: -- Saturday, Nov. 1 Asbury Park, NJ Stone Pony -- Sunday, Nov. 2 Westbury, NY Capitol One Theater at Westbury -- Saturday, Nov. 8 New York, NY Blender Theater at Gramercy -- Sunday, Nov. 9 New York, NY Blender Theater at Gramercy -- Saturday, Nov. 15 Baltimore, MD Ram's Head Live! -- Sunday, Nov. 16 Philadelphia, PA Theater of the Living Arts -- Saturday, Nov. 22 Chicago, IL House of Blues -- Sunday, Nov. 23 St Paul, MN Myth -- Friday, Nov. 28 Orlando, FL House of Blues -- Saturday, Nov. 29 Orlando, FL House of Blues -- Sunday, Nov. 30 New Orleans, LA House of Blues -- Saturday, Dec. 6 Washington, DC Sixth & I Memorial Synagogue -- Sunday, Dec. 7 Boston, MA Berklee Performance Center -- Saturday, Dec. 13 Anaheim, CA House of Blues -- Sunday, Dec. 14 Los Angeles, CA The Roxy
This season of The Naked Brothers Band follows the fortunes of the band as they make their first motion picture, from shooting to the red carpet premiere. Filled with special guests and all-new music written and performed by Nat Wolff and Alex Wolff, upcoming episodes feature a star-studded celebrity line-up including Whoopi Goldberg, Natasha Bedingfield, David Attell, ?uestlove (The Roots), David Desrosiers (Simple Plan), Simon Kirke (Bad Company), Tobin Esperance (Papa Roach), Leon Thomas and Nickelodeon's very own Victoria Justice, star of the upcoming Nickelodeon television movie Spectacular.
The season three premiere of The Naked Brothers Band (Oct. 18, 2008) was the number-one live-action program for Oct. 12-18 with kids and tweens, and more than 4 million total viewers (P2+) tuned into the hour-long special, titled "Mystery Girl". (Nielsen Media Research)
Fans of the hit series can purchase "The Naked Brothers Band: Season 2" DVD in stores now. The two-disc set includes 10 episodes featuring rehearsals, performances from the band and guest appearances. The DVD is produced by Nickelodeon Home Entertainment and distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment. Also available is THQ Inc.'s Rock University(TM) Presents: The Naked Brothers Band The Video Game for Wii(TM), PlayStation(R)2 computer entertainment system, Nintendo DS(TM) and Windows PC. Players assume the role of one of The Naked Brothers Band members and can use a microphone to sing along to up to 25 of their favorite Naked Brothers Band songs, or play all the instruments that appear on the TV show.
Inspired by the Wolff siblings' real-life, preschool-born band, The Naked Brothers Band follows a world-famous rock group, chronicling their fame, friendship, temporary break-up and adolescent experiences. The series is created, executive produced, written and directed by Polly Draper (thirtysomething) who doubles as off-camera mom to Nat Wolff and Alex Wolff. She was nominated for a 2008 Writers Guild Award in the category of Children's Episodic & Specials for the episode titled "Nat is a Stand Up Guy." Celebrated jazz musician/composer Michael Wolff (The Arsenio Hall Show) -- the stars' real-life dad and Draper's husband -- keeps it all in the family but plays against type as the screen tweens' musically inept father and serves as the series' music supervisor/co-executive producer. Along with Draper, Worldwide Biggies CEO Albie Hecht (The Rugrats Movie, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events) serves as executive producer of the series in association with Nickelodeon Television.
Nickelodeon, now in its 29th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books, magazines and feature films. Nickelodeon's U.S. television network is seen in more than 96 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 14 consecutive years. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. .
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