SABAN BRANDS AND NICKELODEON ANNOUNCE EXTENSION OF POWER RANGERS BROADCAST PARTNERSHIP THROUGH 2021

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Los Angeles, CA – February 12, 2018
 – Saban Brands and Nickelodeon today announced the continuation of their longtime partnership, with Nickelodeon to serve as the official broadcaster for Saban’s Power Rangers television series in the U.S. through 2021.

“Saban’s Power Rangers has been on the air for 25 continuous seasons and we are thrilled to extend our long-standing and collaborative partnership with Nickelodeon through 2021 to continue to deliver action-packed adventures to a new generation of kids,” said Janet Hsu, Chief Executive Officer of Saban Brands. “We are excited for the year ahead and what’s to come for the Power Rangers franchise.”

Pam Kaufman, Chief Marketing Officer and President of Consumer Products, Nickelodeon Group added: “Saban Brands has been a leader in kids’ entertainment since its inception and we look forward to continuing our strong relationship by bringing fans more Power Rangers on Nickelodeon in the coming years.”

In 2018, the Power Rangers celebrate 25 continuous years on the air, making it one of the longest running series in television history with nearly 900 episodes aired to date. Created by Haim Saban and launched in 1993 with Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, the franchise celebrates its milestone anniversary year with the 25th season, “Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel” currently airing on Saturdays at 12 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon in the U.S.

The Saban’s Power Rangers television series and subsequent movies, including the 2017 feature film with Lionsgate, follows the adventures of a group of ordinary teens who morph into superheroes and save the world from evil. The TV show airs in 150 markets around the world and is translated into numerous languages. As a top-ranked action brand for decades with more than 150 licensees globally, Saban Brands is commemorating Power Rangers’ landmark 25th year with year-long consumer events, promotions and partnerships.

For more information on Power Rangers, please visit www.powerrangers.com and follow the brand on FacebookTwitterInstagramRangerNation.com and YouTube. To watch full episodes go to Nick.com and the Nick app.

About Saban’s Power Rangers

Saban’s Power Rangers franchise is the brainchild of Haim Saban, creator and producer of the original, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers hit series that launched in 1993. Following its introduction, “Power Rangers” quickly became the most-watched television program in the United States and remains one of the top-rated and longest running kids live-action series in television history. The series, currently in its 25thseason, follows the adventures of a group of ordinary teens who morph into superheroes and save the world from evil. It is seen in more than 150 markets, translated into numerous languages and a favorite on many key international children’s programming blocks around the world. For more information, visit www.powerrangers.com.

About Saban Brands

Formed in 2010 as an affiliate of Saban Capital Group, Saban Brands acquires, develops and manages a world-class portfolio of entertainment properties. Saban Brands applies a global 360-degree management approach to growing and monetizing its brands through content, digital, marketing, distribution, licensing and retail in markets worldwide. Saban Brands’ growing entertainment portfolio of brands includes Power Rangers, Rainbow Butterfly Unicorn Kitty, Paul Frank, Popples, Glitter Force, Cirque du Soleil Junior – Luna Petunia and La Banda, amongst many others. Saban Brands is headquartered in Los Angeles with a global network of offices. For more information, visit www.sabanbrands.com.

About Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon, now in its 38th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon’s U.S. television network is seen in more than 90 million households and has been the number-one-rated kids’ basic cable network for 22 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB).

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In the newest installment of our Ranger Nation Spotlight series, hosts Eric and Zach have a conversation with Liz, also known as Ranger Liz. She is creator and host of the Ranger Week In Review YouTube series. She answers your questions like how does she balance being a mom while delivering weekly content? What is it like to work with a Power Rangers actor at a convention table?

We also discuss a ton of news, including: casting call for the next season of Power Rangers, a massive Boom Studios Shattered Grid update, Legacy Zeo toys, newly spotted Legacy figures, Power Rangers Legacy Wars new characters and more!

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In our 2nd extra episode this month, brought to you by our supporters on Patreon, Eric and Zach comment on our listener’s choice for this episode, Power Rangers in Space, “Dark Specter’s Revenge Parts 1 & 2”. We quickly realize the gaping plot holes, logic leaps and… is in Space actually as good as we remember?

We also discuss the latest news including UK Toy Fair reveals, Power Morphicon Events and Guest announcements, new Imaginext figures, Super Ninja Steel episode descriptions, and an update on the Toys R Us Bankruptcy.

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It’s time to Ranger Up with @trekkieb47 @secretrangerfan & @ZachLaVoy as they talk all things Power Rangers on the Four Eyed Radio Network with RANGER COMMAND POWER HOUR!

4 years! Hosts Eric, A.P. and Zach hosted a live 4th Anniversary special episode on YouTube with listeners who joined in. First, we discussed the news such as the upcoming Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel season, Talkin’ Toku, Legacy Wars, SHATTERED GRID, KyuuKyuu Sentai GoGoV upcoming DVD release from Shout! Factory and HYPERFORCE.

Then we answered your questions. Find out: the history of Ranger Command, our future podcast plans, how we have changed as a fandom over the years, how fandom keeps Power Rangers relevant, our favorite toy releases, the deal on interviews, our Anniversary Dream Team of Power Rangers, and more!

We really appreciate all of our listeners for making the past for years something special. Cheers to the 25th Anniversary of Power Rangers and the 4th of RCPH!

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It’s time to Ranger Up with @trekkieb47 @secretrangerfan & @ZachLaVoy as they talk all things Power Rangers on the Four Eyed Radio Network with RANGER COMMAND POWER HOUR!

In our newest extra episode, brought to you by our supporters on Patreon, Eric is joined by his wife Theresa (@thetg17) to talk about what it’s like to be married to a Power Rangers Superfan. What were Theresa’s first impressions of Eric’s collection? Did Eric have any reservations about his fandom? How was Power Rangers introduced into the relationship? Find out these answers and more!

We also discuss the news including Tokunation‘s six year anniversary, Toys R Us bankruptcy update, new Legacy toy sightings and Power Rangers RPM coming to dvd.

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It’s time to Ranger Up with @trekkieb47 @secretrangerfan @ZachLaVoy as they talk all things Power Rangers on the Four Eyed Radio Network with RANGER COMMAND POWER HOUR!

In this Ranger Nation Interview, Eric and A.P. talk to Sean Cw Johnson, best known in Ranger Nation as Lightspeed Rescue Red Ranger, Carter Grayson. He has starred in numerous television shows such as CSI Miami, JAG, Seventh Heaven, Safe Harbor and more.

We talk about his time on the show, suiting up again for guest appearances in other seasons, conventions and so much more! A huge thanks to all of our listeners who submitted some great questions.

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It’s time to Ranger Up with @trekkieb47 @secretrangerfan & @ZachLaVoy as they talk all things Power Rangers on the Four Eyed Radio Network with RANGER COMMAND POWER HOUR!

Eric is joined by guest co-hosts Brian (@CollectorShuki) and Derek (@DerekBGayle) to review Power Rangers Ninja Steel Episode 21 “Grave Robber” and Episode 22 “Past, Presents and Future”. Eric defends Levi’s decision to do his own thing, Brian suggests a crazy plan to fix the Ninja Nexus Prism and Derek is grossed out by said plan!

We also discuss some podcast news about Patreon and Ko-Fi, an upcoming interview with Sean Cw Johnson (Carter Grayson, Red Lightspeed Ranger) and Legacy Wars adding Preston from Ninja Steel to the game.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

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It’s time to Ranger Up with @trekkieb47 @secretrangerfan & @ZachLaVoy as they talk all things Power Rangers on the Four Eyed Radio Network with RANGER COMMAND POWER HOUR!

Eric is joined once again by guest co-hosts Doug (@ickybooley) and Derek (@DerekBGayle) to review Power Rangers Ninja Steel Episode 18 “Abrakadanger”, Episode 19 “Helping Hand” and Episode 20 “Galvanax Rises”. Where did Victor get an advanced robotic arm? Is Principal Hastings secretly Madam Odius? Prepare for extreme revisions!

We also discuss the new comic book event announcement for Power Rangers Shattered Grid and… new Ranger Keys? Then we answer your questions, like which returning actor would we NOT want to see for the 25th anniversary, who we DO want to see in Hyper Force and Shattered Grid and the next Power Rangers adaptation of sentai.

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It’s time to Ranger Up with @trekkieb47 @secretrangerfan & @ZachLaVoy as they talk all things Power Rangers on the Four Eyed Radio Network with RANGER COMMAND POWER HOUR!

In November’s extra episode, brought to you by our supporters on Patreon, Eric, A.P. and Zach talk about what they are thankful for this year. We also read what our listeners are thankful for in our Ranger Nation Answers segment. Then, we discuss the news regarding Super Ninja Steel toys being released and the Power Ranger Live tour delay. Finally, in our Questions from Ranger Nation segment, we discuss our ideal Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers sequel series concept.

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Power Rangers Ninja Steel – Series Production Stills Gallery

Next Saturday (December 2nd, 2017) Power Rangers Ninja Steel airs it’s final episode of the year, the Holiday Special, “Past, Present, and Future”.

To mark the end of the season we have collected all of the behind the scenes production stills Power Rangers released throughout the year.

What will the 25th anniversary season bring in 2018? As always, keep listening to Ranger Command Power Hour where we will be sure to talk about it!

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