Nickelodeon Orders 'iCarly' Spinoffs as Hit Show Winds Down EW
With its hit show "iCarly" going off the air later this year, Nickelodeon has ordered two spinoff pilots featuring popular characters from the program, reports EW.com's Inside TV.
"Sam & Cat" will feature “iCarly’s” Sam, played by Jennette McCurdy, paired with Cat, a character from another Nickelodeon comedy, "Victorious," played by Ariana Grande. Both "iCarly" and "Victorious" are created and executive produced by Dan Schneider, who is also behind the spinoffs.
In "Sam & Cat," the young women will pair up as roommates and start a babysitting business, the piece notes.
Another “iCarly” spinoff, with the working title "Gibby," tracks the character Gibby Gibson, played by Noah Munck, as he gets a job at a recreation center and mentors four middle school students, the piece notes.
"iCarly" ends its fifth season in November, while "Victorious," which will start its third season in the fall, is waiting to hear about a fourth-season order, according to the article.