7:53am PT by Kimberly Nordyke
Nickelodeon Renews 'Crashletes,' Launches New Sports-Themed Friday Night Block (Exclusive)
Nickelodeon has given a second-season renewal to Crashletes, which will continue to air on Friday nights as part of a new sports-themed programming block.
Crashletes will continue to feature New England Patriots Super Bowl champion Rob Gronkowski as he highlights "the most epic sports fails" in the viral sports series.
Co-hosts Stevie Nelson and Brandon Broady also will return for the show, which will debut 20 new episodes starting Sept. 16 at 7 p.m. ET/PT.
The new season will include guest appearances from Tony Hawk (professional skateboarder), Von Miller (Denver Broncos), Andre Drummond (Detroit Pistons), Nick Young (Los Angeles Lakers), Devin Booker (Phoenix Suns) and more.
Also joining Nickelodeon's Friday night block are new series Jagger Eaton's Mega Life and All In With Cam Newton.
Mega Life, which debuts Sept. 9 at 7:30 p.m., centers on 15-year-old skateboarding phenomenon Eaton. The 20-episode docuseries follows Eaton as he immerses himself in the world of his sports idols, including Chris Bosh, Leticia Bufoni, Bubba Wallace, Larry Fitzgerald and Erika Lang, while learning how they train and test themselves to be the best.
Some of his experiences include cage-free diving with sharks in the Bahamas; heli-boarding down a 10,000-foot mountain in Alaska; fat-tire biking down Wyoming’s treacherous slopes; and jousting head-to-head on horseback against a world champion jouster.
Watch the trailer, which is exclusive to The Hollywood Reporter, below.
All In, a docuseries which premieres Sept. 9 at 8 p.m., will find Carolina Panthers quarterback Newton helping kids fulfill their lifelong dreams. The series pairs youths with unique mentors who lend their expertise in a variety of fields, like gymnastics, animation, basketball and even local city government.
The new Friday night block replaces the current block that includes The Thundermans and Henry Danger.