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The Fresh Beat Band

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Children's television series
Created by
Scott Kraft
Nadine van der Velde
Pop music
Country of origin
United States
Original run
August 24, 2009 - December 7, 2013
Ages 2 and up

The Fresh Beat Band is a American Nick Jr. live-action children's television show.


  • Twist--(portrayed by Jon Beavers) MC
  • Kiki--(portrayed by Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer) guitarist/violinist
  • Shout--(portrayed by Thomas Hobson) keyboardist
  • Marina--(portrayed by Shayna Rose 2009 - 2011; Tara Perry 2011 - 2013) drummer


  • Shayna Rose portrayed Marina in seasons 1 and 2. In mid-June 2011, it was announced that Shayna Rose was leaving the show to get married and pursue other projects. Tara Perry took over the role of Marina.
  • Shayna Rose's last episode as Marina was "Jungle Jazz".
  • Tara Perry's first episode as Marina was "Graduation Day".
  • Some episodes focus on one of the Fresh Beats and one on two of them (Kiki and Shout)
  • There is a TV movie called The Wizard of Song, a parody of 1939's The Wizard of Oz and the first TV movie to focus on a Fresh Beat.
  • The Fresh Beat Band is the third Nick Jr. series to become a franchise after Dora the Explorer and Blue's Clues. It's the first one however, that isn't interactive.
  • The Fresh Beat Band also had a crossover with Yo Gabba Gabba!- Yo! Fresh Beats Go! Gabba Gabba.

Episodes that focus on the Fresh Beats


  • Band Together
  • Bounce In the House
  • Hocus Pocus
  • Rhyme Time
  • Campin' With the Stars
  • Fresh Beats In Toyland
  • Follow the Leader
  • Jungle Jazz
  • Veloci-Rap-Star


  • Let's Boogie
  • Sing With Me (along with Shout)
  • Smoothies to Go-Go
  • Kiki's Kickin' Chorus
  • Car Wash Dance
  • The Case of the Missing Violin
  • Pink Swan


  • Loco Legs
  • Quack Shoes
  • Sing With Me (along with Kiki)
  • Rock to Sleep
  • Bubble Blast
  • Giant Pumpkin


  • Stomp the House
  • Hippity Hop
  • Rock the Luau
  • Circus Mojo
  • Singin' In the Rain
  • Drum Party
  • Graduation Day
  • Rock Star
  • The Wizard of Song (TV movie)
Fresh Beat Band (of Spies)
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