John Cena Appearing On Nickelodeon Show This Weekend (Press Release)

Nickelodeon issued the following press release today:


Nickelodeon’s “Up All Night” Special Programming Event Kicks off at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT) with iCarly’s “iWant a World Record”, Followed by New True Jackson VP’s “Pajama Party”

SANTA MONICA, CALIF. – March 30, 2010 – It’s a fun-filled all-nighter for True, Lulu, Ryan and Jimmy as Nickelodeon premieres a brand-new, special episode of True Jackson, VP on Saturday, April 3 at 8:30 p.m. (ET/PT), as part of the network’s “Up All Night” special theme night kicking off at 8:00 p.m. with an encore episode of iCarly “iWant a World Record.”

True Jackson, VP’s “Pajama Party” features guest stars Vivica A. Fox as True’s mother, Willow Smith, reprising her role as young True and a cameo appearance by WWE superstar John Cena. In “Pajama Party,” Amanda (Danielle Bisutti) crashes True’s (Keke Palmer) slumber party, where their competitive sides turn a night of game-playing and secret-sharing into a battle of wills. Vivica A. Fox and Willow Smith make special appearances, playing True’s mother and young True, respectively. Meanwhile, Ryan (Matt Shively) and Jimmy’s (Robbie Amell) preview screening of John Cena’s new action movie turns into an all-night adventure when their hero Cena surprises the audience by showing up, giving Ryan and Jimmy the thrill of their lives when he brings them to the set of his next movie and later, to a celebrity hockey game.

iCarly’s “I Want a World Record” finds Carly (Miranda Cosgrove), Sam (Jennette McCurdy) and Freddie (Nathan Kress) setting out to break the world record for the longest continuous webcast. To get their names in the Jonas Book of World Records, they have to webcast though the night, uninterrupted for over 24 hours. When a possible gas leak and an attack of drowsiness threaten their efforts, they look to their new segments which include random dancing and Spencer’s masterpiece sculpture to keep them awake.

iCarly and True Jackson, VP rank among the top-rated programs with kids 2-11 and tweens 9-14. iCarly is the top live-action series year to date with kids 2-11 and was basic cable’s top tween 9-14 program in February. True Jackson, VP is the number-two program on Saturday nights on all of broadcast and basic cable television with kids 2-11 and tweens 9-14 (Source: NMR, Live + 7 Day data thru 2/28/10, Live + Same Day data through 3/14/10). True Jackson, VP follows True as she navigates work life, social life and love life adventures around the Mad Style offices with her best friends Lulu and Ryan. True navigates her very first job, battles real-world obstacles like competitive co-workers and corporate politics and builds new friendships, romantic interests – as well as her niche as a fashion maven. Nickelodeon star Keke Palmer recently garnered her third NAACP Image Award; this year for Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children’s Program for her starring role on True Jackson, VP.

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