LOS ANGELES, 14 December 2021
Nickelodeon is set to air California Dreaming, a scripted musical event from legendary, multi-hyphenate creator, producer and manager Simon Fuller and three-time Grammy award winning songwriter and producer, Ryan Tedder. The hour-long event follows a group of talented young musicians auditioning to attend an esteemed performing arts boarding school, and features original songs written by Tedder. California Dreaming airs Thursday, Dec. 16, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon.
California Dreaming stars Jenna Raine Simmons (Hyperlinked) as “Jenna,” Liv Simone (Raven’s Home) as “Liv,” Angelina Green (America’s Got Talent) as “Nina,” Ben Krieger (National tour of “Finding Neverland”) as “Ben” and Max Fincham (Invasion) as “Max.”
California Dreaming is produced by Swirl Films (Saints & Sinners) and is created and executive produced by Fuller (American Idol, So You Think You Can Dance) and Tedder (Songland). The teleplay is by Genna Ryan (Young Sheldon, The Thundermans) and story is by Janae Bakken (Greenhouse Academy) and Ryan, who are also executive producers. It is directed and executive produced by Matt Stawski (Side Effects). Marc Dworkin & Sean Cunningham (Julie and the Phantoms) served as consulting producers. Production of California Dreaming for Nickelodeon was overseen by Shauna Phelan and Zack Olin, Co-Heads of Nickelodeon & Awesomeness Live-Action. Laura Courtie served as Nickelodeon’s Executive in Charge of Production.
California Dreaming will air on THURSDAY 16 DECEMBER at 7PM (ET/PT)