Nickelodeon has a new series on the horizon. Recently, the network announced their new TV show I am Frankie will debut in September.
It’s based on the Latin American series Yo Soy Franky, the scripted program “tells the story of Frankie Gaines (Alex Hook), who looks like any other human girl, but harbors a big secret; she functions as a high-tech computer, complete with internet access, extensive memory and more.”
The cast also includes Nicole Alyse Nelson, Uriel Baldesco, Mohana Krishnan and Kristi Beckett.
I Am Frankie premieres on Nickelodeon early September .
After escaping from Tech Company, EGG Labs to avoid being used for evil purposes, Frankie enrolls in high school in an attempt to pass as a typical teenager.
Despite having an inside full of wires and circuits, Frankie begins to adapt well by bonding with her new best friend Dayton (Nicole Alyse Nelson), juggling loads of homework and dealing with boy crushes, all while keeping her true identity a secret.
Suspicion soon arises about Frankie, as popular girls Tammy (Mohana Krishnan), Lucia (Uriel Baldesco) and Makayla (Kristi Beckett) question her quick victory during a math competition.
To complicate things even further, Frankie’s wiring goes haywire as she starts experiencing human emotion, creating more challenges and adventurous fun. How long can she keep her true identity a secret while maintaining herself as a normal teenager?
Filmed in the state-of-the-art Viacom International Studios in Miami, ‘I Am Frankie’ was originally produced as Yo Soy Franky by Nickelodeon Latin America in Colombia.
The series is created by renowned Argentine writer Marcela Citterio. The English language version is produced by Paradiso Pictures and Nickelodeon Latin America.
‘I Am Frankie’ will be distributed to Nickelodeon’s global audiences spanning 170+ countries and territories via the brand’s more than 80 channels and branded blocks. Do your kids watch Nickelodeon? Would they be interested in I Am Frankie? Then stay tuned to get this awesome new series.