Bella and the Bulldogs

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Bella and the Bulldogs
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Genre Comedy
Created by Jonathan Butler & Gabriel Garza
Starring
Composer(s) Ron Wasserman
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 39 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Jeff Bushell
Producer(s) Chris Phillips
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 22 minutes
Production company(s) Nickelodeon Productions
Release
Original network Nickelodeon
Picture format 1080i (HDTV)
Original release January 17, 2015 (2015-01-17) – June 25, 2016 (2016-06-25)
External links
Website

Bella and the Bulldogs is an American comedy television series created by Jonathan Butler and Gabriel Garza that aired on Nickelodeon, premiering on January 17, 2015, and ending on June 25, 2016. The series stars Brec Bassinger, Coy Stewart, Jackie Radinsky, Buddy Handleson, Lilimar, Haley Tju, and Rio Mangini.

Plot[edit]

The series follows cheerleader Bella Dawson whose life in Texas takes an unexpected twist when she is recruited to become the new quarterback for her school's football team, the Bulldogs. At first, the rest of the team do not want her as the quarterback, but they eventually accept her.

Episodes[edit]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
119January 17, 2015 (2015-01-17)May 30, 2015 (2015-05-30)
220September 30, 2015 (2015-09-30)June 25, 2016 (2016-06-25)

Cast[edit]

Main[edit]

Recurring[edit]

Production[edit]

On March 4, 2015, the series was renewed for a second season.[1] The second season premiered on September 30, 2015. Actress Brec Bassinger stated in a Twitter message about the episode airing on June 25, 2016: "I hope y'all enjoyed the last episode of #bellaandthebulldogs ..."[2]

Broadcast[edit]

Bella and the Bulldogs premiered on March 18, 2015, on YTV in Canada[3] and on Nickelodeon in Australia and New Zealand on April 4, 2015.[4] The series premiered on the Southeast Asian feed of Nickelodeon in Singapore and the Philippines on April 6, 2015, and in Malaysia on April 11, 2015. In the United Kingdom and Ireland, Nickelodeon debuted the series on May 4, 2015. In Africa, the pilot debuted on June 26, 2015, and the series officially premiered on September 7, 2015.[5][6]

Reception[edit]

Ratings[edit]

Season Episodes First aired Last aired Avg. viewers
(millions)
Date Viewers
(millions)
Date Viewers
(millions)
1 19 January 17, 2015 (2015-01-17) 2.52[7] May 30, 2015 (2015-05-30) 1.39[8] 1.65
2 20 September 30, 2015 (2015-09-30) 1.49[9] June 25, 2016 (2016-06-25) 1.49[10] 1.29

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Result Ref.
2016 Kids' Choice Awards Mexico Favorite International Program Won [11]
Kids' Choice Awards Colombia Favorite International Program Nominated [12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Denise Petski (March 4, 2015). "Bella and the Bulldogs and The Thundermans Renewed by Nickelodeon". Deadline. Retrieved April 4, 2015. 
  2. ^ Brec Bassinger [@Brecbassinger] (June 25, 2016). "I hope y'all enjoyed the last episode of #bellaandthebulldogs ..." (Tweet). Retrieved October 8, 2016 – via Twitter. 
  3. ^ "YTV Sets the Stage for the Most Exciting March Ever". Corus Entertainment. February 27, 2015. Retrieved March 25, 2015. 
  4. ^ D Higgins (March 30, 2015). "April on Foxtel: Game of Thrones, Mad Men, Wentworth, Deadline Gallipoli and 200+ Other New Shows". Foxtel. Retrieved March 31, 2015. 
  5. ^ DStv (June 26, 2015). "Reasons to Love Bella and the Bulldogs". DStv. Retrieved September 1, 2015. 
  6. ^ Nickelodeon Africa (August 31, 2015). "Bella and the Bulldogs". Facebook. Retrieved September 1, 2015. 
  7. ^ Mitch Metcalf (January 21, 2015). "Top 25 Saturday Cable Originals: 1.17.2015". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved October 8, 2016. 
  8. ^ Mitch Metcalf (June 2, 2015). "Top 100 Saturday Cable Originals: 5.30.2015". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved June 2, 2015. 
  9. ^ Mitch Metcalf (October 1, 2015). "Top 100 Wednesday Cable Originals: 9.30.2015". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved October 1, 2015. 
  10. ^ Mitch Metcalf (June 28, 2016). "Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals: 6.25.2016". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved June 28, 2016. 
  11. ^ "Kids Choice Awards Mexico 2016". Mundo Nick (in Spanish). Retrieved August 21, 2016. 
  12. ^ "Kids Choice Awards Colombia 2016". Mundo Nick (in Spanish). Retrieved September 10, 2016. 

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