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The Fresh Beat Band
Genre Live Action, Preschool edutainment
Country of origin  USA
Language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 18 (List of episodes)
Original channel Nick
Nick Jr, Treehouse TV (Canada)
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
720p (HDTV)
First shown in August 15, 2009
Original run August 24, 2009 – present
External links
Official website

The Fresh Beat Band is a live-action preschool musical sitcom set with original pop songs produced for Nick. Stars Marina, Kiki, Twist, and Shout are the Fresh Beats, described as four best friends in a band who go to music school together and love to sing and dance.


About each episode

  • There are four upbeat, kid-friendly songs in every Fresh Beat Band episode.
  • Children will sing and dance along as they help the Fresh Beats solve a preschool-relatable problem.
  • The Fresh Beat Band kicks off each episode with an energetic performance of one of their signature songs.
  • When a preschool-appropriate problem arises, The Fresh Beat Band sings a song about how to confront it.
  • When the problem is solved, The Fresh Beat Band performs their big number--with the solution incorporated into the lyrics.
  • Each episode concludes with a version of The Fresh Beat Band's show-stopping "Great Day!" song.
  • Incorporated into each episode is a musical curriculum and proper examples of pro-social behavior.

Main Characters

Kiki played by Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer
Instruments: Guitar and violin
Colors: Pink and mint green
Favorite Expression: "Kickin"

Marina played by Shayna Rose
Instrument: Drums
Colors: Teal and purple
Favorite expressions: "Ready, steady, play" and "Hip, hop, and pop!"

Twist played by Jon Beavers
Instruments: Turntable, beat box
Colors: Yellow and blue
Favorite expression: "Sweet"

Shout played by Thomas Hobson
Instrument: Keyboard
Colors: Orange and green
Favorite expressions: "Cool beans" and "Stylin'"


Recurring Characters

All recurring characters have a name that is musically or instrument-based.

Melody - Owner of the Groovy Smoothie. Played by Dioni Michelle Collins.
Reed - Owner of the Music Store, and occasional guitar player. Played by Hadley Fraser.
Ms. Piccolo - Teacher at the Music School that the Fresh Beats attend. Played by Monica Lee Gradischek.

There are also 4 children known as "The Junior Beats" who are essentially the children equivalent of their grown up counterparts. All can sing and dance, and dress as a corresponding character.


Name change

During the buildup to the show's debut, the band was initially called "The Jump Arounds"; this was changed before the debut.




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