BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Nickelodeon Latin America announced today that Victoria Justice, star of Nickelodeon’s Victorious will present at this year’s Kids’ Choice Awards Argentina 2012. The second edition of the awards show will be taped from Estadio Cubierto Malvinas Argentinas on October 5th, 2012 and will air on Nickelodeon Latin America on October 16th at 8pm (Argentina). Renowned Argentine artist and comedian, Favio Posca, will host the event.
“I am honored and excited to participate in Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards Argentina 2012,” commented Victoria Justice. “I’m sure the show is going to be amazing and I look forward to meeting some of my Argentine fans.”
Actress, singer-songwriter, Victoria Justice, is the star of the hit Nickelodeon series Victorious and plays the musically-talented Tori Vega. The half-hour series showcases Justice’s comedic and acting skills, in addition to her vocal abilities, and features original music performed by Justice and the ensemble cast. She made her acting debut at the age of ten appearing in several films and television series including Nickelodeon’s “iCarly”, “Zoey 101,” “True Jackson, VP,” “The Troop” and “The Penguins of Madagascar,” amongst others. Justice recently wrapped production on season 3 of Victorious and completed her first solo U.S. tour “Make It In America.” She will soon be seen in Paramount Pictures’ FUN SIZE starring opposite Chelsea Handler, Johnny Knoxville and Thomas Mann.
The network also announced presenters Isabella Castillo and Andres Mercado from Nickelodeon Latin America’s hit telenovela GRACHI and appearances by Gaston Sofritti, Roger Gonzales of Disney Channel’s series “The U-Mix Show”, Violeta Urtizberea, Martina Stoessel, Mercedes Lambre and Jorge Blanco of Disney Channel Latin America and EMEA of “Violetta”.
Performances include EME 15, of acclaimed Nickelodeon series Miss XV and Argentine Electro pop band, Miranda! Paulina, Yago, Macarena, Eleazar, Natasha and Jack of EME 15 are set to rock the stage with a live performance of the series soundtrack, while Argentine electro-pop band Miranda! formed by Alejandro Sergi (vocals) Juliana Gattas (vocals) Lolo Fuentes (guitar), Bruno de Vincenti (programming) and Nicloas Grimaldi (bass), will captivate the audience with their unique style and sound.
Online voting to select winners ended with a record of more than 10.5 million votes through Nickelodeon’s website http://www.mundonick.com, up by 62% from last year.
GRACHI and Violetta are topping the list with six and four nods each, respectively, competing for “Favorite TV Show”, “Favorite Actor”, “Best Villain” and “Revelation.”
The Orange Carpet will air live on http://www.mundonick.com starting at 6:30pm on October 5th.
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Kids’ Choice Awards have taken place for 25 years in the United States having the biggest celebrities of the entertainment and sports industry. Latin America has produced 12 editions in Brazil, two in Mexico and one in Argentina.
Viacom International Media Networks The Americas, a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), owns and operates the company’s portfolio of entertainment brands, which include MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon and their respective properties in Spanish speaking Latin America as well as Viacom Networks Brazil. Additionally, the portfolio includes Tr3s: MTV, Musica y Mas in the US, which targets a broad US Hispanic audience, and MTV Networks International’s programming partnerships in Canada with Corus Entertainment for Nickelodeon and CTV Globe Media for MTV, Comedy Central and Vh1. The company’s emerging multiplatform businesses include MTVNHD and Red Viacom in Latin America as well as VH1HD in Brazil. MTV Networks Latin America, US Hispanic and Canada also serve the growing number of digitally connected consumers via its websites: mtvla.com, mundonick.com, comedycentral.la, comedycentral.com.br, vh1la.com, vh1brasil.com.br, tr3s.com, mtv.ca and nickcanada.com as well as through its broadband and community sites: mtvrevolution.com, mundonick.com/nickturbo, , mtvmusica.com, neopets.com and mtvdemo.com.
SOURCE MTV Networks Latin America