Bagdasarian Productions’ brand new series ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks premiered yesterday, Friday, May 8 7.30pm (PH) on Nickelodeon.
Alvin and the Chipmunks are back on Nickelodeon in the all-new CG-animated series “ALVINNN!!!! And the Chipmunks”. This premiere marked the return of the franchise to television after 20 years. It is also the return of the duo Janice Karman and Ross Bagdasarian, who were both behind the original 1980s animated series and three blockbuster feature films.
ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks follows the friendship of Alvin, Simon, Theodore and The Chipettes as they face growing up and learning new life lessons.
Each episode will feature an original song produced by Bagdasarian. In the half-hour series premiere, Alvin is back in school but is not thrilled about it, that is, until he sees the new Principal and develops a crush. This episode is entitled “Principal Interest.”
In “Talking Teddy” episode, Theodore’s new talking-teddy bear is driving Alvin and Simon nuts. The two decide to rewire the bear to follow their instructions.
• After the premiere, new episodes of ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks will air weekends from Saturday, May 16 11am (PH) on Nickelodeon.
• Season one of the series will feature 52 x 11 minute episodes and is created by Janice Karman and produced by Bagdasarian Productions and OuiDO! Productions.
Alvin and The Chipmunks is a classic, global property that was created by Ross Bagdasarian Sr. in 1958. Considered to be one of the most successful kids brands in the world, Alvin and The Chipmunks has secured a loyal fan-base and garnered more than 50 million+ viewers in over 150 countries and five Emmy award nominations.