The Thundermans

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The Thundermans
Thundermans Logo.jpg
Genre Sitcom
Created by Jed Spingarn
Starring
Opening theme
"Livin' a Double Life"
by
  • Kira Kosarin
  • Jack Griffo
Composer(s) Ron Wasserman
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 4
No. of episodes 83 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Jed Spingarn
  • Dan Cross
  • David Hoge
  • Sean Cunningham[1]
  • Marc Dworkin[1]
Producer(s) Agustín Matus
Location(s) Paramount Studios
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 22–25 minutes
Production company(s)
Distributor Nickelodeon
Release
Original network Nickelodeon
Picture format 1080i (HDTV)
Audio format Stereo
Original release October 14, 2013 (2013-10-14) – present
External links
Website www.nick.com/the-thundermans/

The Thundermans is an American sitcom created by Jed Spingarn that premiered on Nickelodeon on October 14, 2013. The series stars Kira Kosarin, Jack Griffo, Addison Riecke, Diego Velazquez, Chris Tallman, Rosa Blasi, and Maya Le Clark.

Plot[edit]

The series revolves around the Thundermans, a suburban family with superpowers who are living normal lives in the fictional town of Hiddenville, Florida. The series specifically focuses on teenage twins Phoebe, who is working to become a full-fledged superhero, and Max, who is trying to be a supervillain.

Cast and characters[edit]

  • Kira Kosarin as Phoebe Thunderman
  • Jack Griffo as Max Thunderman
  • Addison Riecke as Nora Thunderman
  • Diego Velazquez as Billy Thunderman
  • Chris Tallman as Hank Thunderman
  • Rosa Blasi as Barb Thunderman
  • Maya Le Clark as Chloe Thunderman (recurring, season 3; main, season 4)

Production[edit]

On August 3, 2012, Nickelodeon announced The Thundermans as one of its upcoming live-action series.[2] Shooting began in mid-February and extras were cast at that time and throughout the production at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles.[3] Its pilot was shot in October 2012.[4][5] On December 20, 2013, the series was renewed for a second season.[6] The second season premiered on September 13, 2014. On March 4, 2015, the series was renewed for a third season.[7] The third season premiered on June 27, 2015. On March 2, 2016, the series was renewed for a fourth season,[8] which premiered on October 22, 2016. Nickelodeon ordered six additional episodes for the series' fourth season on May 16, 2017, which will take the series over 100 total episodes.[1]

Episodes[edit]

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
1 20 October 14, 2013 (2013-10-14) June 14, 2014 (2014-06-14)
2 24 September 13, 2014 (2014-09-13) March 28, 2015 (2015-03-28)
3 25 June 27, 2015 (2015-06-27) October 10, 2016 (2016-10-10)
4 TBA October 22, 2016 (2016-10-22) TBA

Ratings[edit]

Season Episodes First aired Last aired Avg. viewers
(millions)
Date Viewers
(millions)
Date Viewers
(millions)
1 20 October 14, 2013 (2013-10-14) 2.39[9] June 14, 2014 (2014-06-14) 2.16[10] 2.05
2 24 September 13, 2014 (2014-09-13) 1.56[11] March 28, 2015 (2015-03-28) 2.18[12] 1.82
3 25 June 27, 2015 (2015-06-27) 2.42[13] October 10, 2016 (2016-10-10) 2.43[14] 1.61
4 14 October 22, 2016 (2016-10-22) 1.96[15] TBA TBD 1.77

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Result Ref.
2016 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards Favorite TV Show Won [16]
British Academy Children's Awards BAFTA Kids' Vote - Television Nominated [17]
2017 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards Favorite TV Show – Kids' Show Nominated [18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Denise Petski (May 16, 2017). "Nickelodeon Orders Six More Thundermans Episodes; Greenlights Knight Squad Comedy Series". Deadline. Retrieved May 16, 2017. 
  2. ^ Nellie Andreeva (August 3, 2012). "Nickelodeon Announces New Series & Pilots". Deadline. Retrieved March 31, 2013. 
  3. ^ "ChrisFabregas: Coming to You Live from a Taping of the #Thundermans at Paramount Studios!". Twicsy. July 13, 2013. Retrieved November 5, 2013. 
  4. ^ Nellie Andreeva (February 14, 2013). "Nickelodeon Pilot The Thundermans Picked Up to Series, a Young Lead Recast". Deadline. Retrieved March 31, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Nickelodeon Auditions and Casting for New Series The Thundermans". TV Show Auditions. Archived from the original on August 21, 2013. Retrieved March 31, 2013. 
  6. ^ "The Thundermans: Nickelodeon Orders Season 2". TV Series Finale. December 20, 2013. Retrieved September 16, 2015. 
  7. ^ Denise Petski (March 4, 2015). "Bella and the Bulldogs and The Thundermans Renewed by Nickelodeon". Deadline. Retrieved October 14, 2016. 
  8. ^ Brian Steinberg (March 2, 2016). "Nickelodeon Unveils Four Live-Action Series, Animated Movie at Upfront". Variety. Retrieved October 14, 2016. 
  9. ^ "Monday Cable Ratings". Screener. October 15, 2013. Retrieved September 24, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Saturday Cable Ratings". Screener. June 17, 2014. Retrieved August 3, 2014. 
  11. ^ Douglas Pucci (September 16, 2014). "Saturday Cable Finals". TV Media Insights. Archived from the original on September 18, 2014. Retrieved January 3, 2015. 
  12. ^ Mitch Metcalf (March 31, 2015). "Top 25 Saturday Cable Originals: 3.28.2015". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved September 24, 2016. 
  13. ^ Mitch Metcalf (June 27, 2015). "Top 100 Saturday Cable Originals: 6.27.2015". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved September 24, 2016. 
  14. ^ Mitch Metcalf (October 11, 2016). "Top 150 Monday Cable Originals: 10.10.2016". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved October 11, 2016. 
  15. ^ Mitch Metcalf (October 25, 2016). "Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals: 10.22.2016". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved October 25, 2016. 
  16. ^ Zach Johnson (March 12, 2016). "Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2016 Winners List". E! Online News. Retrieved October 14, 2016. 
  17. ^ "2016 Children's BAFTA Kids' Vote - Television". Retrieved December 1, 2016. 
  18. ^ "Nickelodeon Announces 2017 Kids' Choice Awards Nominations". Nick Press. February 2, 2017. Retrieved February 14, 2017. 

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