Slate includes 'Wendell,' 'Sam & Cat,' 'Gibby'
Nickelodeon Friday said it greenlit 14 new live-action and animated series, TV movies and pilots as part of Viacom’s revamp of the kids’ network.Shows will begin rolling out this fall and into 2013. The slate includes a new Nick at Nite series “Wendell and Vinnie” and two Nick spin-off comedy pilots, “Sam & Cat” and “Gibby,” featuring characters from “iCarly” and “Victorious.” The network has also greenlit the pilot “Instant Mom” for Nick at Nite. Nick TV movies “Swindle” and “Nicky Deuce” will start production later this year. New animated series include “Monsters vs. Aliens” and “Sanjay & Craig,” with both productions based at Nickelodeon’s Animation Studio in Burbank, Calif. Nick preschool added a new animated series “Monty and Norville” and a pilot “Blaze and the Monster Machines.”