Nick is bringing Beatles classics such as Help!, A Hard Day’s Night, We Can Work It Out and Revolution to the tween set via the cast of Big Time Rush in the network’s original TV movie, Big Time Movie.
The movie will also feature music from Big Time Rush’s soon-to-be released sophomore album, Elevate. In Big Time Movie, currently in production in Vancouver, the characters head to London for their first big world tour but instead get mixed up in a mission to save the world. Set to premiere in 2012, Big Time Movie is executive produced by show creator Scott Fellows.
Elevate, Big Time Rush’s second album to be released this month by Columbia Records/Nickelodeon follows the group’s debut, 2010′s BTR, which has scanned over 700,000 albums. To date, Big Time Rush has sold over 2.7 million combined digital tracks. Elevate also features brand-new music that will debut on upcoming episodes of Big Time Rush.
Now in its second season, Big Time Rush, which follows four best friends from Minnesota who trade in their hockey sticks for music superstardom in Los Angeles, averages 4.1 million total viewers. The series’ launch on Nickelodeon drew 6.8 million viewers, making it the most watched live-action series premiere in the network’s history.