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“Shimmer and Shine” Comes To Nick Jr. UK This November

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Pictured: (L-R) Nahal, Shine, Shimmer and Tala in new animated preschool series, Shimmer & Shine, coming to Nickelodeon in 2015. Photo Credit: Nickelodeon. ©2014 Viacom International, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

The brand new animated series Shimmer and Shine will debut on Nick Jr. UK with a week of premieres starting Monday 9th November at 4:30pm and every Monday at the same time in the weeks following. Created by Farnaz Esnaashari-Charmatz, post production supervisor on Dora the Explorer and Go, Diego, Go, the series focuses on a human girl named Leah who wins a genie bottle pendant that happens to contain the genie pair Shimmer and Shine.

Attempting to use their powers to help them new friend deal with problems often causes more problems. The trio learn from these experiences while attempting to hide the genie’s existence a secret from Leah’s neighbour Zac. The debut episode, ‘The Sweetest Thing’, sees the genies use their magic to attempt to help Leah make cupcakes, leading to mishaps including a giant birthday cake and a river of cupcake batter.