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Regal Academy returns to Nickelodeon

The animated series, Regal Academy will return to Nickelodeon, it has been announced by Rainbow Group and The Alpha Group US LLC.

The first series of the show will continue to air on the station on Saturday mornings at 7am.

Regal Academy follows Rose, the granddaughter of Cinderella, as she enters the Regal Academy where she embarks on magical adventures with her classmates, who also have fairytale heritage and belong to the school’s founding families. The series, which adds a modern and comedic twist to the most beloved fairytales, debuted on Nickelodeon in August 2016. 

“With Regal Academy, Rainbow Group continues to create animated series that delight kids, and we are looking forward to treating the audience to more episodes this year," said Elizabeth Murray, Executive Vice President, Programming, Nickelodeon Group. 

Building upon the series’ success, The Alpha Group will release a full line of fashion dolls and playsets based on Regal Academy in Autumn 2017. Designed for girls five and older, the line spans 14 SKUs across 7 assortments with a wide range of price points. The toy line will be showcased at New York Toy Fair in February 2017 during which fans of the show will be able to catch a glimpse of the Regal Academy bus driving around Manhattan. 

“We are thrilled at the positive response to Regal Academy from fans of all ages and we are looking forward to continuing the series with fresh adventures for Rose Cinderella and her classmates,” added Cristiana Buzzelli, SVP Licensing and Acquisitions, Rainbow Group.

“Having Nickelodeon as the global broadcaster for the series has delivered outstanding viewership, creating lots of Regal Academy fans. The possibilities are endless for these dynamic characters and these additional episodes will offer fans a richer look at the magical Regal Academy world.”

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