SANTA MONICA, Calif.
Oct. 23, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Superhero siblings share an extraordinary secret in
's brand-new live-action comedy series,
Saturday, Nov. 2, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
. Created and executive produced by three-time Emmy Award-winner
Big Time Rush
) and executive produced by
Pair of Kings
), the scripted half-hour series follows a pair of superhero twins, Phoebe (
) and Max Thunderman (
), with opposite personalities, who must navigate their way through school, friends and a family of extraordinary superheroes, all while keeping their true identities a secret. New episodes of
will air regularly Saturdays at
9 p.m. (ET
/PT) on Nickelodeon. The first episode of
will be available for free on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Xbox Video, PlayStation Store, Samsung Media Hub and Vudu until
, along with a free behind-the-scenes video called "Meet The Thundermans."
"The classic tale of sibling rivalry is taken to new heights in
, President, Content Development and Production, Nickelodeon. "Our audience will love the chemistry between the fresh talent of
, while the combination of family and super powers amp up the comedy in this hilarious new series."
Phoebe and Max Thunderman are 14-year-old fraternal twins turbocharged by freeze breath and the power to move objects via telekinesis. Phoebe, a good-natured sister, always tries to do the right thing, while Max, a troublemaker, dreams of one day becoming a super villain. Brother Billy (
) moves at super speed, while younger sister Nora (
) cuts solid objects with her laser beam eyes. Rounding out the family are parents Hank (
), who possesses extraordinary
strength and the ability to fly, and Barb (
), who can generate lightning from her hands. Ultimately, the family must attempt keep their powers under wraps and lead a "normal" life... but can life ever be "normal" in a family of superheroes?
In the series premiere, "Phoebe vs. Max," a prank war between Max and Phoebe gets out of hand when Max pranks his sister on picture day at school and she finally decides to take on the family's troublemaker once and for all.