The Thundermans

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The Thundermans
Thundermans Logo.jpg
GenreSitcom
Created byJed Spingarn
StarringKira Kosarin
Jack Griffo
Addison Riecke
Diego Velazquez
Chris Tallman
Rosa Blasi
Theme music composerScott Simons
Opening theme"Livin' a Double Life", performed by Kira Kosarin and Jack Griffo
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes30 (List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)Jed Spingarn
Dan Cross
David Hoge
Producer(s)Agustín Matus
Location(s)Paramount Studios, Hollywood, California
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time22–25 minutes
Production company(s)Uptown Productions
DistributorNickelodeon
Broadcast
Original channelNickelodeon
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Audio formatStereo
Original runOctober 14, 2013 (2013-10-14) – present (present)
Chronology
Related showsThe Haunted Hathaways
Every Witch Way
External links
Website
 
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The Thundermans
Thundermans Logo.jpg
GenreSitcom
Created byJed Spingarn
StarringKira Kosarin
Jack Griffo
Addison Riecke
Diego Velazquez
Chris Tallman
Rosa Blasi
Theme music composerScott Simons
Opening theme"Livin' a Double Life", performed by Kira Kosarin and Jack Griffo
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes30 (List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)Jed Spingarn
Dan Cross
David Hoge
Producer(s)Agustín Matus
Location(s)Paramount Studios, Hollywood, California
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time22–25 minutes
Production company(s)Uptown Productions
DistributorNickelodeon
Broadcast
Original channelNickelodeon
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Audio formatStereo
Original runOctober 14, 2013 (2013-10-14) – present (present)
Chronology
Related showsThe Haunted Hathaways
Every Witch Way
External links
Website

The Thundermans is an American superhero live-action comedy television series that began airing on Nickelodeon, on October 14, 2013. The series is created by Jed Spingarn. Nickelodeon announced that it ordered 20 episodes for the show. The preview premiered on October 14, 2013. The show officially premiered on November 2, 2013.[1][2][3][4] It stars Kira Kosarin, Jack Griffo, Addison Riecke, Diego Velazquez, Chris Tallman and Rosa Blasi.[5][6] The preview received 2.4 million viewers.[7] The series premiere received 2.6 million viewers. On December 20, 2013, the series was renewed for a second season.[8]

Plot[edit]

The show revolves around a suburban family with superpowers and specifically 15-year-old twins, one a superhero and one a superhero wanting to be a supervillain. They moved to Hiddenville to live normal lives.

Cast and characters[edit]

Main characters[edit]

Recurring characters[edit]

Production[edit]

On August 3, 2012, Nickelodeon announced The Thundermans as one of its upcoming live-action shows.[9]

Shooting began in mid-February, and the extras will be cast at that time and throughout the production at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles.[10] Its pilot was shot in October 2012.[11][12]

Episodes[edit]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired (U.S. dates)
First airedLast aired
120October 14, 2013 (2013-10-14)June 14, 2014 (2014-06-14)
220[13]September 13, 2014 (2014-09-13)[14]TBA

Awards and Nominations[edit]

YearAwardCategoryRecipientResult
2014Nickelodeon Kids' Choice AwardsFavorite TV ActorJack GriffoNominated

Broadcast[edit]

The series originally aired on October 14, 2013 as a preview and premiered on November 2, 2013 on Nickelodeon. It premiered on April 2, 2014 on Nickelodeon (Africa) and Nickelodeon (Philippines) and on April 7, 2014 on Nickelodeon (UK and Ireland).[15] Nickelodeon (Southeast Asia) premiered it on April 1, 2014 and Nickelodeon (Australia and New Zealand) on May 5, 2014 and Nickelodeon (Brazil) on April 7, 2014.[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nickelodeon greenlights 'Thundermans' comedy". Variety. 14 February 2013. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  2. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (14 February 2013). "Nickelodeon Orders Superhero Family Comedy 'The Thundermans' to Series (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "Nickelodeon’s "The Thundermans" Will Begin Production Spring 2013". Nick411.net. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "Nickelodeon's "The Thundermans" Will Begin Production Spring 2013". Nickutopia. 7 March 2013. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  5. ^ Nova, Sasha (15 February 2013). "Superhero Comedy The Thundermans Gets Nickelodeon's Green Light". Boom Tron. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  6. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (26 February 2013). "Nickelodeon Renews 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' and Announces New Series 'Breadwinners', 'The Haunted Hathaways' & More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  7. ^ .Bibel first=Sara (October 14, 2013). "Monday Cable Ratings: 'Monday Night Football' Wins Night, 'WWE Raw', 'Basketball Wives', 'Fast N Loud', 'Teen Mom 3' & More". TVbytheNumbers. 
  8. ^ Ng, Philiana (December 20, 2013). "Nickelodeon Renews 'Thundermans' for Season 2 (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 20, 2013. 
  9. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (14 February 2013). "Nickelodeon Announces New Series & Pilots". Deadline.com. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  10. ^ "ChrisFabregas: Coming to you LIVE from a taping of the #Thundermans at Paramount Studios!". Twicsy.com. 2013-07-13. Retrieved 2013-11-05. 
  11. ^ "Nickelodeon auditions and casting for new series 'The Thundermans'". TV Show Auditions. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  12. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (14 February 2013). "Nickelodeon Pilot ‘The Thundermans’ Picked Up To Series, A Young Lead Recast". Deadline.com. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  13. ^ "The Thundermans Season 2". Tv.msn.com. Retrieved 2014-08-16. 
  14. ^ "The Thundermans - Episode Guide - MSN TV". Tv.msn.com. Retrieved 2014-08-16. 
  15. ^ a b http://nickalive.blogspot.com/2014/04/more-nickelodeon-channels-around-world.html

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