The Orange Years Documentary Trailer Explores Nickelodeon’s Glory Days

 

We’ve got a brand new trailer for The Orange Years: The Nickelodeon Story, which ought to enchantment to only about anybody who had cable and grew up within the 90s. The documentary, because the title suggests, chronicles the rise of Nickelodeon to prominence throughout the popular culture panorama. This preliminary have a look at the film ought to function an enormous increase of nostalgia for individuals who watched these reveals rising up, but it surely additionally seems to be to supply a greater understanding of how all of those reveals got here to be.

The trailer kicks off with a few the largest stars from the community’s glory days explaining what it was like behind the scenes. We then see somebody getting slimed, one thing any followers of the Nick within the 90s will probably be aware of. Described because the “anti-Disney,” we’re supplied a window into what was occurring behind the scenes that helped make the community what it turned. Because the voice of Spongebob Tom Kenny says, “The inmates have been very a lot operating the asylum.”

Loads of basic reveals are represented within the trailer, comparable to Guts, Clarissa Explains It All, Double Dare, All That, The Secret World of Alex Mack, Salute Your Shorts, Rugrats and extra.

The documentary is directed by Scott Barber and Adam Sweeney. Adam F. Goldberg, of The Goldbergs fame, additionally serves as an govt producer. Kenan Thompson (All That, Kenan & Kel), Kel Mitchell (All That, Kenan & Kel), Alisa Reyes (All That), Marc Summers (Double Dare), Larisa Oleynik (The Secret World of Alex Mack), Phil Moore (Nick Arcade), Kirk Fogg (Legends of the Hidden Temple), Venus DeMilo (Salute Your Shorts), Michael Bower (Salute Your Shorts), Danny Cooksey (Salute Your Shorts), Fred Keller (Hey Dude) and Christine McGlade (You Cannot Do That on Tv) are featured. Mitchell Kriegman (Rugrats) and Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants) additionally have been interviewed for the doc.

The Orange Years: The Nickelodeon Story tells the story of the Nickelodeon Community. In only a few years, the channel grew from a small native channel to a global phenomenon that helped form a whole technology. Geraldine Laybourne led the best way and thru her dedication to placing children first, a gaggle of unconventional heroes turned a small channel into an $eight billion media behemoth that turned the gold customary for youngsters’s programming. It chronicles the rise of the community with the actors, writers and creators from all of the golden age Nickelodeon reveals that formed a technology.

Nickelodeon launched nationwide in 1979 however did not really develop into the model of it everyone knows till roughly twenty years later. It’s now out there in practically 90 million households within the U.S. alone. The documentary initially debuted on the Doc NYC Competition in November 2018. It is not clear how a lot has modified for the reason that film debuted however, for no matter purpose, it took a while to safe distribution. However this could appear to be a case of higher late than by no means. The Orange Years: The Nickelodeon Story arrives on demand on November 17 from Gravitas Ventures. You should definitely take a look at the brand new trailer for your self.

The Orange Years: The Nickelodeon Story poster

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