Official Saban Brands Press Release via RangerBoard:
SABAN’S POWER RANGERS’ MILESTONE 25th SEASON, “POWER RANGERS SUPER NINJA STEEL,” TO PREMIERE SATURDAY, JAN. 27, AT 12 P.M. (ET/PT) ON NICKELODEON
Los Angeles, CA (January 10, 2018) – Saban Brands today announced Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel, which marks the global franchise’s milestone 25th season of the series, will premiere on Saturday, Jan. 27, at 12 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon in the U.S. This season will also feature an upcoming special anniversary episode that Power Rangers fans of all ages won’t want to miss.
“With 885 episodes aired and the upcoming premiere of Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel, we are extremely proud to launch the iconic series’ anniversary season celebrating 25 powerful years of diversity and teamwork,” said Janet Hsu, CEO of Saban Brands. “In Saban’s Power Rangers’ 25th season, fans should definitely get ready for milestone surprises.”
The premiere episode of Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel will be the 886th episode to air, making it one of the longest-running programs in television history. Created by Haim Saban, the 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 will honor this incredible landmark season for the franchise with year-long consumer events, promotions and partnerships.
In Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel, the heroic teens find themselves face-to-face with an old enemy when they discover Madame Odius is still alive and more determined than ever to steal the Ninja Nexus Prism and revive its powers for her nefarious purposes. Now it’s up to the Rangers, and some unexpected help from new friends, to use the power of teamwork to protect the Prism, defeat Odius and save the world!
Following the premiere of Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel on Saturday, Jan. 27, all-new episodes continue Saturdays at 12 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon in the U.S. Episodes from the previous season, Saban’s Power Rangers Ninja Steel, are currently available on Nickelodeon as well as on the Nick App or Nick.com, and fans can access the full Power Rangers library on Netflix.
For more information on Power Rangers, please visit www.powerrangers.com and follow the brand on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr and YouTube.
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 children’s 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 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. The feature film with Lionsgate premiered worldwide in March 2017 and the franchise celebrates its 25th Anniversary year in 2018. For more information, visit www.powerrangers.com.
About Saban Brands
Formed in 2010 as an affiliate of Saban Capital Group, Saban Brands (SB) acquires and develops a world-class portfolio of properties in the entertainment and lifestyle sectors. SB applies a global 360-degree management approach to growing and monetizing its brands through content, media, marketing, distribution, licensing and retail to markets worldwide and consumers of all ages. Saban Brands Entertainment Group (SBEG) develops innovative branded content that resonates with consumers across all media platforms. SBEG’s growing entertainment portfolio of brands includes Power Rangers, Popples, Glitter Force, Cirque du Soleil Junior – Luna Petunia, La Banda and others in development. Saban Brands Lifestyle Group (SBLG) drives major expansion within the company’s diverse portfolio of fashion and lifestyle properties. SBLG’s portfolio currently includes Paul Frank, Macbeth, Mambo and Piping Hot. SB operates a global network of offices in Los Angeles, London and Sydney. For more information, visit www.sabanbrands.com.
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).
Saban’s Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel launch trailer features the return of Madame Odius, and the Ninja Steel rangers will need brand new powers, Zords, and abilities to take her down. Odius isn’t alone though and will have a bevy of new monsters and creations at her side. You can watch the new trailer for yourself in the video above.
Update: The premiere episode will be titled “Echoes of Evil”!
Fans of Power Rangers Ninja Steel will recognize Madame Odius as one of the series’ main baddies. She was the assistant to Galvanax but eventually betrayed him to get the Ninja Power Stars for herself.
What is Madame Odius’ plan to take down the Rangers? Will the Power Rangers be able to stop her again? Fans will find out when Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel releases on Jan. 27!
Missed any episodes of Power Rangers Ninja Steel? Catch up now before the premiere of Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel at nick.com/ninjasteel and on the Nick App!
Originally published: Wednesday, January 10, 2018.
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