iCarly’s SERIES FINALE, “iGoodbye,” Premieres on November 23, 2012 (@iCarly @DanWarp)

Nickelodeonsgroundbreaking and beloved hit comedy,iCarly, which has entertained millions of kids and made random dancing and spaghetti tacos pop culture phenomenons, will end its five-season run with an unforgettable hour-long series finale event onNickelodeonFriday, Nov. 23, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT).
In iGoodbye, Spencer (Jerry Trainor) offers to take Carly (Miranda Cosgrove) to the Air Force father-daughter dance when their dad, Colonel Shay, isnt able to accompany her because of his overseas deployment. When Spencer gets sick and cant take her, Freddie (Nathan Kress) and Gibby (Noah Munck) try to cheer Carly up by offering to go with her. Colonel Shay surprises everyone when he arrives just in time to take Carly to the dance. When they return from their wonderful evening together, Carly is disappointed to learn her dad must return to Italy that evening and she is faced with a very difficult decision.
iCarlyhas been a truly definitional show that was the first to connect the web and TV into the fabric of its story-telling, and we are so very proud of it and everyone who worked on it, said Cyma Zarghami, President, Nickelodeon Group. Like all truly great TV series likeSeinfeldorEverybody Loves Raymond,iCarlyis a very special show with a cast that is beloved by a generation of fans. Everyone in this cast will always be considered part of our Nickelodeon family and we thank them for giving kids so many great and happy memories over the years.
I’m insanely proud to have created a TV show that’s loved by so many people around the world, and I’m thrilled to have had the opportunity to work with this remarkably talented cast for the past five years, said Dan Schneider,iCarlycreator and executive producer. For the finale, Ive always known that I wanted to bring Carlys dad home, so I could wrap up the series in a way that will be exciting for alliCarlyfans.”
Nickelodeons multi-platform offerings for iGoodbye include highlights from the episode onNick.comand will serve as a first-look location for fans to view exclusive behind-the-scenes footage, trailers, photo galleries, and more. The special will be available for purchase in HD via iTunes atiTunes.com/iCarly, Amazon Instant Video, Xbox Video, PlayStation Store and Vudu, beginning Nov. 24. The series will continue in reruns on Nickelodeon platforms moving forward.
Nickelodeons multi-platform offerings for iGoodbye include highlights from the episode onNick.comand will serve as a first-look location for fans to view exclusive behind-the-scenes footage, trailers, photo galleries, and more. The special will be available for purchase in HD via iTunes atiTunes.com/iCarly, Amazon Instant Video, Xbox Video, PlayStation Store and Vudu, beginning Nov. 24. The series will continue in reruns on Nickelodeon platforms moving forward.
iCarly.comwill feature a brand-new game, The Epic iCarly Game,” showcasing a level of play dedicated to eachiCarlycharacter beginning Nov. 19. In The Epic iCarly Game, players must navigate various challenges in each of the five character-themed levels to collect special objects that unlock a nostalgic video from the series. Additionally,iCarly.comwill showcase several never-before-seen webisodes.
Following the premiere of iGoodbye, fans of the series will have the opportunity to win iconic items from the set of the hit series including Spencers bottle bot sculpture, Carlys gummi light chandelier and the ice cream bench featured in her room by logging intowww.Nick.com/iCarly.
Beginning Nov. 26,iCarly: The Complete Series, will be available for download exclusively on iTunes for the first time. MarkingNickelodeonslargest offering on iTunes, the set will be available for a limited time at $74.99.
Additionally, as the series ends,Nickelodeonhas green-lit two new live-action comedy pilots fromiCarly& Victoriouscreator and executive producer, Dan Schneider, headlining Jennette McCurdy (Sam), Ariana Grande (Cat) and Noah Munck (Gibby). InSam & Cat(working title),feisty Sam Puckett (McCurdy) and daffy Cat Valentine (Ariana Grande,Victorious) become best buddies and unlikely roommates who quickly realize that fun and adventure do not come cheap. InGibby(working title), Gibby (Munck) takes a job at a recreational center and becomes a mentor to four quirky middle-schoolers, helping them break out of their shells and embrace life in true Gibbehhh style.
In addition, Jerry Trainor is starring in the brand-newNick at Nitecomedy series,Wendell and Vinnie, as Vinnie, a lovable, goofball uncle who becomes the guardian to his buttoned-up 12-year-old nephew Wendell (Buddy Handleson,Shake It Up). The comedy series, greenlit for 20 episodes, also stars Nicole Sullivan (The King of Queens, The Penguins of Madagascar) as Vinnies high-strung older sister Wilma.Wendell and Vinnieiss written by Jay Kogen (Frasier, George Lopez) and will be executive produced by Aaron Kaplan (GCB, Terra Nova).
Since its debut onNickelodeonon September 8, 2007,iCarlyintroduced random dancing, spaghetti tacos and penny Ts into mainstream popular culture and showcased celebrity guest stars including Emmy winnerJane Lynch, as Sams mom. The UK pop band One Direction made their world acting debut on the series earlier this year. Golden Globe nominated Emma Stone cameos in the show as an iCarly super fan. Additional celebrity guest stars include Golden Globe and Emmy winner Jim Parsons, The Plain White Ts, David Archuletta,SNLsKenan Wayans and Taram Killam, The Pawn Stars and Emmy Award-winner Jimmy Fallon and Tina Fey.
The hitNickelodeonlive-action seriescurrently ranks as the networks number-one show with kids 6-11 and tweens 9-14 and as one of the top series on all TV with kids and tweens.(source: Nielsen Media Research). The series is created and executive produced by hit maker Dan Schneider (Victorious, Zoey 101,Drake & Josh).

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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