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Comedy superstar and 10-time KCA winner Adam Sandler to receive King of Comedy Award at Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2023

Comedy superstar Adam Sandler will receive the first-ever King of Comedy Award during the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2023, held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles and screening in Australia and New Zealand on Wednesday, 8 March at 5.30pm on Nickelodeon.

Recognised for his prolific career in comedy as an actor, writer, producer, comedian and musician over the past 30 years, Sandler will accept his Silver Blimp from a giant, opulent throne on the KCA stage, before getting decimated in Nickelodeon’s iconic Slime.

Adam Sandler said:

“I’ve had so many great times at this fantastic awards extravaganza, and I’ll always be excited to hang with da kiddies!! Love to all!!!”

Hosted by Nate Burleson and Charli D’Amelio, Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2023 will continue to put the fans in control as they enter a magical surreal world and feature extreme logic-defying stunts; wild celebrity collaborations and games; illusions and tricks; and epic slimings.

Sandler is no stranger to Nickelodeon, having won 10 coveted Kids’ Choice Awards orange blimps over the years, for both his voiceover work in animated movies and acting roles in comedies. He has also won eight People’s Choice Awards, five MTV Movie Awards and a Gotham Award for his work as Stanley Sugerman in Netflix’s Hustle. His role as Howard Ratner in the Safdie Bros.’ critically acclaimed film Uncut Gems, garnered Sandler several nominations and awards including winning the National Board of Review, and the Independent Spirit Award. 

For the full list of Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2023 nomineesand to vote now, head to: kca.nickelodeon.tv/vote.

Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2023 is produced by Nickelodeon Productions and overseen by Ashley Kaplan, Executive Vice President, Nickelodeon & Awesomeness Unscripted & Digital Franchise Studio; Paul J Medford, Vice President, Unscripted Current Series; Luke Wahl, Vice President, Unscripted Creative; Jennifer Bryson, Vice President, Production, Tentpoles, Events & Music & Specials; and Ellen Rydzewski, Senior Vice President, Celebrity, Events & Talent Relations. Jesse Ignjatovic, Evan Prager, and Barb Bialkowski serve as executive producers, with Harriet Cuddeford and Andria Parides serving.

Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2023Screens Wednesday, 8 March At 5.30pm On Nickelodeon.

Media Release – Nickelodeon

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