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Nickelodeon Orders Superhero Family Comedy 'The Thundermans' to Series (Exclusive)

Lesley Goldberg
February 14, 2013

Nickelodeon is getting into the sibling superhero business.

The network has ordered to series The Thundermans, a superhero-themed comedy about a family of twin siblings, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively.

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The family comedy revolves around the Thundermans, 14-year-old twin siblings (Kira Kosarin and Jack Griffo) who share the same bathroom, school and annoying little siblings. She is a super student with a sunny disposition who looks forward to being a superhero someday, but he is a supervillain.

Jed Spingarn, whose credits include Nickelodeon's The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius and Johnny Bravo, will executive produce the 13-episode series.

Thundermans becomes the latest series order to come from Nick's ambitious 2013 slate. The network recently handed out series orders to The Haunted Hathaways, iCarly spinoff Sam & Cat and Wendell and Vinnie, starring iCarly's Jerry Trainor (which premieres Feb. 16).

Rosa Blasi, Chris Tallman, Jack Griffo, Diego Velasquez and Addison Reike co-star in Thundermans, one of five live-action pilots the network ordered in August.

Spingarn is repped by UTA.

Email: Lesley.Goldberg@thr.com; Twitter: @Snoodit