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Zack & Quack Pops-Up on Nick Jr. This February

London, Wednesday 15th January 2013 – Leap into an immersive pop-up world where imagination and creativity rule in new series, Zack & Quack. The CG animated, pre-school series will bring paper pop-up to life on the small screen on Friday 7th February at 4:30pm on Nick Jr.

Zack & Quack is set in a fantastical pop-up book and follows the adventures of an inventive boy named Zack and his best friend, a young duck called Quack. There are surprises abound, as pulling pop-ups triggers unexpected wonders and causes exciting new worlds to literally unfold before their eyes. Resourceful friend and neighbour, Kira, joins the dazzling duo on each adventure and is on hand to fix any paper problem with her expert pop-up tool kit.

Zack and Quack meet plenty of quirky friends along the way including a wise frog called Belly Up, Skip and Hop - a pair of acrobatic squirrel sisters, and an ever cautious hedgehog called Fluffy. Together with their friends, Zack and Quack soon discover that anything’s possible with the power of pop up. The Nickelodeon and Zodiak Rights co-production has a unique visual style which re-imagines the pop-up book format for television. New episodes will air every Friday at 4:30pm on Nick Jr. Viewers can also visit nickjr.co.uk/zackandquack for more fun and games.

In the premiere episode “Pop-Up Speedway,” Zack and his friends build a pop-up race car and Zack wants to prove it's a winner on the greatest raceway ever. Zack and Quack will have to use all of their pop-up “engine-uity” to show that their homemade hot-rod is just as good as the other cars.

About Nick Jr.

Where every day’s an adventure, Nick Jr. is a top-performing commercial pre-school entertainment brand in cable and satellite homes. Launched in 1999 as the world's first channel dedicated to pre-school children, Nick Jr.’s programming includes beloved shows Dora the Explorer, Peppa Pig, Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom and Bubble Guppies. Online, clips, games, exclusive activities and downloads are all available at nickjr.co.uk Viewers also have the opportunity to catch up with the schedule through Nick Jr. +1. Nick Jr. is available on Sky 615, Virgin 715, through BT Vision and TalkTalk channel 318.

The Nickelodeon Network is a top-performing commercial kids TV network in the UK and Ireland with Nickelodeon channels available in over 14 million cable and satellite homes. Having launched in 1993 Nickelodeon UK comprises seven dedicated entertainment channels for kids aged 4-15 and their families, and is a joint venture between Viacom International Media Networks and BSkyB.
 


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