On the heels of Netflix’s “Full House” reboot announcement, Nickelodeon is getting into the Mary-Kate and
Viacom’s adolescent-friendly network has acquired a Birkin bag’s worth of film, TV and music content from the early era of the Olsen sisters, licensed through the twins’ lucrative company Dualstar.
Made-for-TV-features like 2001’s “Winning London” and 2002’s “When In Rome,” the animated series “Mary-Kate and Ashley in Action!” and and a greatest hits music compilation are among acquisitions that will debut on the network — across multiple screens — in the coming months.
“Mary-Kate and I are excited to announce our video library will be available to the Nickelodeon community,” Ashley Olsen said in a statement. “Nickelodeon has been at the forefront of kids entertainment for decades. We believe this is the perfect home for our library,” Mary-Kate Olsen added.
The content rollout begins April 27 with the premiere of the 2011 series “So Little Time.”
“We’re incredibly excited to bring the Mary-Kate Olsen and
A new generation of fans will absorb classic Olsen fare, but a looming question is whether or not the twins will participate in Netflix’s planned “Full House” reunion, “Fuller House.” The update was revealed unexpectedly by series star John Stamos during a Monday visit to “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”
“We just found out about it today. I guess we’re going to talk to the creators and see what’s happening,” Mary-Kate said during an interview Tuesday. “I’m shocked I haven’t heard from John [Stamos].”
A full list of Nick’s Mary-Kate and Ashley bounty includes:
Series: The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley (10 episodes); You’re Invited to Mary-Kate & Ashley’s (10 episodes); So Little Time (26 episodes); and Mary-Kate and Ashley in Action! (26 episodes).
TV movies: Mary‐Kate & Ashley’s Fashion Forward; Our Lips Are Sealed; Winning London; Holiday in the Sun; When in Rome; Getting There: Sweet 16 and Licensed to Drive; and The Challenge.
Music specials: Mary-Kate &
Ashley Olsen:Our Music Video and Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen: Our First Video.
“So Little Time” debuts air on Nickelodeon, Monday, April 27 at 7:30pm eastern and pacific.