Nickelodeon Picks Up Second Season for Reality Competition Series “Soccer Superstar”

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Nickelodeon’s reality competition seriesSoccer Superstarhas been picked up for a second season!

Announced this afternoon via press release, the network revealed that the series will begin productionon six half-hour episodes this month and premiere this summer in Nicktoons NickSports TV block.Three-time Olympic gold medalist Heather Mittswill return as host, along with an acclaimed panel of judges including National Soccer Hall of Famer Marcelo Balboa, two-time Olympic gold medalist Angela Hucles and youth development expert Dan Metcalfe.

Hosting the first season ofSoccer Superstarwas an amazing experience, and I was so impressed with the determination and skills of this next generation of female soccer players, said Mitts. Were raising the bar this season with technique challenges and exciting competitions that will have viewers at the edge of their seats as these girls abilities are put to the test.

Soccer Superstaris holding its first showcase today atFC Dallas GOAL Weekin Dallas, Texas, followed by showcases in Tampa, Fla. (Feb. 20), Denver, Colo. (Feb. 27) and San Diego, Calif. (March 5). The top three players selected from each showcase will join the top 12 roster in LA and compete for the coveted title of Soccer Superstar. More information can be found on NickSports.

NickSportscelebrates kids love for the action and excitement of sports with an all-access pass to their favorite athletes, teams and leagues. Airing every Friday (9-11 p.m. ET/PT) on Nicktoons, the primetime programming block for kids and families features a lineup of original and acquired sports-themed programming including series, specials, movies and documentaries from major professional sports leagues including the NFL, MLS, NASCAR, WWE, MLB and PGA, and professional athletes.

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.

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