- This article is about the 2015 television series. For other uses, see Alvin and the Chipmunks (disambiguation).
ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks, previously known as The Chipmunks and Chipettes, is an Alvin and the Chipmunks television series that was announced by Ross Bagdasarian, Jr. and Janice Karman during an interview in the spring of 2010. The series' first premiere was March 30, 2015 on M6 in France with the US premiere August 3, 2015 on Nickelodeon. ALVINNN!!! is currently airing in multiple countries.
- 1 Overview
- 2 Synopsis
- 3 Cast
- 4 Media
- 5 Releases
- 6 Trivia
- 7 Theme Song/Credits
- 8 Videos
- 9 Official Sites
- 10 References
The series is currently slated to contain at least 260 11-minute episodes and use high-definition computer generated animation, with The Chipmunks and The Chipettes' new looks similar to Alvin's iMunk design. Not only are Ross Bagdasarian, Jr. and Janice Karman once again providing the voices for the main characters, they include a new, original song in every episode.
The series is produced by Ross Bagdasarian, Jr., Janice Karman, Sandrine Nguyen, and Boris Hertzog from American Bagdasarian Productions and French OuiDo! Productions (previously named Genao Productions). OuiDo! Productions was placed with the series' animation and half of its storyboard while Bagdasarian Productions handles all voices for the characters and creation of the original music. PGS Entertainment, an international distributor, secured the media rights to the series outside the US and France in August 2013 as well as licensing and merchandising rights in May 2014. Nickelodeon acquired the broadcasting rights to the series for airing outside the US (later acquiring rights in August 2015) and Brazil in February 2014 with the commitment for two seasons; 104 episodes total. The series was first introduced to broadcasters at Mipcom in October 2013 and was the second most viewed series at the event.
In October 2016 Bagdasarian Productions and Technicolor Animation Productions (owners of OuiDo! Productions) announced the confirmation of a third and fourth season and in August 2018 a fifth season was announced by PGS Entertainment, each containing 52 episodes. A commitment to two additional seasons was announced in November 2019, bring the series episode total to 364 and an air run up to 2025, though the broadcast rights to these seasons have not yet been acquired by a network.
ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks is set in the modern day and focuses on topics such as Dave's issues with modern technology and bullying at school. Others include being embarrassed by one's parents and helping a parent find a date. Several multi-part Holiday episodes were confirmed to be included within season four and/or five.
|Janice has created a show that I feel is the best thing we've ever done. We can’t wait to share it with our fans around the world.|
|The new series produced by Bagdasarian Productions and Genao Productions will really surprise people. It's stunning in CGI and the original music is fantastic.|
|It's a different style of animation. My dad created a look in the Sixties and Janice redesigned it beautifully for the Eighties with a very classic look, less stylized, and then redesigned it again for the movies. This is the next iteration; fresh and new but with the essence of the characters, both in look and story.|
The new animated series, ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks, created by Janice Karman, takes us on a roller coaster ride of music, laughter and stories geared to entertain The Chipmunks' four generations of fans. Presented for the first time in glorious CGI, the series features ground-breaking animation and a new, original Chipmunk song in every episode. The series is an animated version of a prime-time sitcom and reflects the trials and tribulations of a single parent, David Seville, trying to raise six hyper-active Chipmunks. Like most parents, Dave's patience will be pushed to the limit, forcing him to end most sentences in "ALVINNN!!!"
- Ross Bagdasarian, Jr. as Alvin, Simon and Dave
- Janice Karman as Theodore, Brittany, Jeanette, Miss Smith, Miss Croner, Kevin, and Miss Miller
- Vanessa Bagdasarian as Eleanor and Additional Voices
- Michael Bagdasarian as Officer Dangus, Derek Smalls and Additional Voices
- Jean Elie as Biggy Large
- Bettina Kenney as Additional Voices
- For a list of ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks episodes, see List of Alvin and the Chipmunks episodes
The following are lists of potential episodes and original songs likely to appear in the series as a result of copyright applications submitted by Bagdasarian Productions since 2012. All publicly confirmed (ie. TV listings) episodes and their corresponding songs can be found on the list of all episodes linked above.
This section may contain spoilers. If you wish to continue, click "Expand."
Confirmed Unlisted Episodes
- A Father's Kiss
- Father of the Year
- Queen for the Day
- The Break In
- Space Camp
No Copyright Episodes
Confirmed Unlisted Songs
- "Didn't Mean to Burn You"
- "Drivin' 'Em Crazy"
- "Hero Chipmunk"
- "Into the Light"
- "My Lonely Heart"
- "Poor Old Me"
- "Super Sonic"
- "Take Me Away"
- "When I'm Here With You"
No Copyright Songs
- "You Are the One"
- "Nothing Without Me"
- "We Ain't Got That"
- "He's a Heartthrob"
- "I Try"
- "You Make Me Better"
- "I Promise"
- "We Are the Show"
- "Let's Go Party"
- "My Heart"
- "You're Creeping Me Out"
- "I'm Coming Home"
- "Lend Me a Hand"
- "Ride With Me"
- "Are You Listening?"
- "Never Meant to Hurt You"
- "Rhythm of My Heartbeat"
- "A Little Bit More"
- "Stop Following Me"
- "There's Nothing I Can't Do"
- "Lady Luck"
- "Run Like the Wind"
- "If You Wanna Come Down"
- "I Wanna See You When You Wake"
- "I'm so Popular"
- "Top of My Game"
- "One and Only"
- "Gonna Get Your Love"
- "One in a Million"
- "On Your Team"
- "Bye Bye"
- "All Day, All Night"
- "A Man of Mystery"
- "Get Yourself Together"
- "Undead Boogie"
- "Be Good"
- "Work It"
- "I'm So Wealthy"
- "Out of the Light"
- "Know Your Energy"
- "The Wind She Blows"
- "Under Pressure"
- "1, 2, Poof"
- "Follow Me"
- "Ready Set Go"
- "Movin' Up"
- "It's Just You and Me"
- "Faster Than the Sun"
- "Sing It Louder"
- "I Won't Be Let Down"
- "Reach for the Magic"
- "We Are Warriors"
- "Going Through the Changes"
- "Save the Day"
- "Does Not Compute"
- "All About the Act"
- "Let's Do This"
- "All Around the Globe"
- "Navigate Together"
- "Never Givin' It Up"
- "The New School"
- "Chillin' Like a Villain"
- "I Don't Care"
- "Gotta Bounce"
- "Funky Monkey"
- "Just Smile"
- "Better Than You"
- "The Very Last Days of Summer"
- "Feeling Alive"
- "Shine Like a Rockstar"
- "As Deep Waters Run"
- "Do It"
- "Running to You"
- "All on Me"
- "Twisting All Around You"
- "Hey-Oh, Beautiful Day"
- "Turn the Page"
|France||M6||March 30, 2015|||
|Nick Jr.||April 10, 2015|||
|Pop TV||February 1, 2016|||
|Nicktoons||March 5, 2016|||
|Nick Jr.||May 4, 2015|||
|Nickelodeon||May 8, 2015|||
|Spain||Nickelodeon||May 11, 2015|||
|Nickelodeon||May 15, 2015|||
|Italy||Nick Jr.||May 18, 2015|||
|K2||June 12, 2015|||
|Russia||Nickelodeon||May 29, 2015|||
|Brazil||Gloob||June 15, 2015|||
|PULS 2||August 31, 2015|||
|Turkey||Nickelodeon||June 15, 2015|||
|Germany||Super RTL||June 26, 2015|||
|United States||Nickelodeon||August 3, 2015|||
|Canada||Teletoon||September 9, 2015|||
|Family Chrgd||July 2, 2018|||
|Ukraine||TET||September 10, 2016|||
- An interview with Ross and Janice regarding the series was released in April 2014.
- The premiere episodes were watched by more than 2.26 million viewers in the US.
- This is the first Alvin and the Chipmunks series to air on television in 20 years.
- This is the first Alvin and the Chipmunks series to not air on any of the major broadcasting networks.
- None of the clips from the season one and two theme are from season two; all but one clip are from the first six episodes.
- The clips for the season one and two theme originate, in order, from: Principal Interest, Talking Teddy, Lil'T, Sister Act, Jeanette Enchanted, Sister Act, Sister Act, Sister Act, A Is For Alien, Talking Teddy, Principal Interest, Principal Interest, Sister Act, Lil'T, Principal Interest, Bully For You, Talking Teddy, Lil'T, Sister Act, Sister Act, and Jeanette Enchanted.
- The clips for the season three and four theme originate, in order, from: Alvin's Wild Weekend, Simon the Superb, Albrittina, The Chipmunk and the Catfish, Jeanette's Secret Garden, Playing Favorites, Wacky Wednesday, Switch Witch, Let's Make a Deal, Let Them Eat Crumbs, Overlooked, Un-Send!, Viral, Super Girls, and We're The Chipmunks.
- Bagdasarian Productions
- PGS Entertainment
- OuiDo! Productions (web archive)
- Nickelodeon US
- Nick Jr. UK
- Nicktoons UK
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