Nella the Princess Knight
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Genre
Created byChristine Ricci Ph. D.
Developed byClark Stubbs
Voices of
ComposerMatt Mahaffey
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes68 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producers
  • Cathal Gaffney
  • Darragh O'Connell
ProducersEmma Fernando
Gillian Higgins
Running time11-12 minutes
Production companies
DistributorViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks
Release
Original network
Picture formatHDTV 1080i
Audio formatStereo
Original releaseFebruary 6, 2017 (2017-02-06) –
July 21, 2021 (2021-07-21)

Nella the Princess Knight is an American animated children's television series created by Christine Ricci Ph. D., premiering on Nickelodeon on February 6, 2017.[1] Toys produced for the series are manufactured by Vivid Imaginations.

Plot

Nella the Princess Knight is about Princess Nella, a girl who saves the citizens of her parents' kingdom by turning into a princess knight whenever there is catastrophic trouble. She goes on missions with Trinket, Sir Garrett, and Clod. Together they go on quests, solve mysteries, and learn valuable lessons.

Episodes

Main article: List of Nella the Princess Knight episodes

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
148February 6, 2017 (2017-02-06)November 2, 2018 (2018-11-02)
220November 21, 2018 (2018-11-21)July 21, 2021 (2021-07-21)

Characters

Main

Antagonists

Recurring

Production

Nella the Princess Knight is produced by Brown Bag Films in the United Kingdom[4]. The series was renewed for a second season on May 24, 2017.[5]

Broadcast

Nella the Princess Knight debuted on Nickelodeon in the United States on February 6, 2017.[1] The series aired on Treehouse TV in Canada on May 6, 2017.[6] The final three episodes of the second season were released on Paramount+ on July 21, 2021.[7]

Home media

Reception

Critical response

Emily Ashby of Common Sense Media rated Nella the Princess Knight 5 stars, stating the series is "a lot of fun, filled with funny moments and messy encounters in a place where berry bushes can pelt people with their fruits and volcanoes spew sudsy concoctions."[8]

Many have praised the series for its biracial main character and lack of gender roles.

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Nominee(s) Result Ref.
2018 NAACP Image Awards Outstanding Children's Program Nella the Princess Knight Nominated [9]

Books

A book, Nella's Unicorn Rescue, was released on March 7, 2017.[10]

References

  1. ^ a b Tabarsi, Anahita (2017-01-13). "Nella the Princess Knight Premiering February 6th on Nickelodeon!". Brown Bag Films. Retrieved 2017-01-19.
  2. ^ Barnes, Brooks (2017-02-02). "Nickelodeon Wades Into Princess Politics". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-07-18.
  3. ^ "Must-listen romance and audio excerpt: 'Caraval' by Stephanie Garber (Plus interview with narrator Rebecca Soler) | Happy Ever After". Archived from the original on 2018-05-07. Retrieved 2018-05-06.
  4. ^ Brown Bag Films. "Take a look at our new friend Nella, debuting from our Manchester studio in February". LinkedIn. Retrieved February 14, 2017.
  5. ^ Whyte, Alexandra (2017-05-24). "More preschool renewals, SpongeBob for Nickelodeon". Kidscreen. Retrieved 2017-07-01.
  6. ^ "Saturday May 6". TreehouseTV.com. Archived from the original on 6 May 2017. 11:40 AM Nella the Princess Knight S1 Eps # 1 - Princess Nella's Orc-hestra/The Blaine Game
  7. ^ "Nella the Princess Knight". Paramount+. Retrieved July 22, 2021.
  8. ^ Ashby, Emily (31 January 2017). "Nella the Princess Knight". Common Sense Media. Retrieved 2017-07-01.
  9. ^ "NAACP Image Awards: 'Marshall,' 'Get Out,' 'Girls Trip' Dominate Film Nominations". The Hollywood Reporter. 20 November 2017.
  10. ^ "NELLA'S UNICORN RESCUE ~~ CHRISTINE RICCI". FictionDB. Retrieved January 19, 2017.