Nick Plays Along With Sports-Themed Episodes

Jul 8, 2008  •  Post A Comment

Nickelodeon will bring a taste of the Beijing Olympics to the network with sports-themed episodes of animated series “The Fairly OddParents,” “The Backyardigans,” “Dora the Explorer” and “Ni Hao, Kai-lan.”
The network will begin with an “OddParents” special, “The Fairly Oddlympics,” on Aug. 1. Olympic gold medalist Scott Hamilton will voice his cartoon self as the announcer of the event, in addition to appearing in a live-action sequence.
“The Backyardigans” will kick off Nick Jr.’s sports-themed premiere week Aug. 4-8 with the episode “Match on Mt. Olympus.”
“Dora the Explorer” will go on a Super Adventure Race on Aug. 5, while “Ni Hao, Kai-lan” battles the Dinosaur Games on Aug. 6. A repeat of “Dora’s World Adventure” airs Aug. 7.
A marathon of all four sports-themed episodes will close out the week on Aug. 8.

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