Nickelodeon's Live-Action Hit "House of Anubis" Renewed for Second Season



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Nickelodeon orders a second season of the hit telenovela-style, mystery-adventure series House of Anubis, it was announced today by Marjorie Cohn, Nickelodeon’s President, Development and Original Programming. House of Anubis is a new version of the successful Nickelodeon international series recreated and recast for U.S. audiences. Production will commence on 45 new half-hour episodes in Liverpool, England this July with premieres rolling out in a Monday – Friday daily format in 2012.
“We’re upping the ante from season one of House of Anubis, to bring fresh, spine-tingling episodes to our audience who thoroughly embraced this new genre for Nick,” said Cohn. “Fans can expect even more mystery, comedy and adventure balanced with universal teen issues from this re-imagined daily series that originated from one of our sister networks in Europe.”

House of Anubis follows a group of students who uncover and solve hidden mysteries at an English boarding school, while dealing with the highs and lows of their teenage years. In season two, the teens undertake a series of perilous challenges in order to find a powerful and long-forgotten treasure. This season will also introduce several new characters including series regular Eddie (played by Burkely Duffield), a self-styled punk bad boy from America.