Max & Shred

television series

Max & Shred is a Canadian/American-produced sitcom. It was first shown in the United States on Nickelodeon on October 6, 2014.[1] It was first shown in Canada on YTV on October 7, 2014.[2]

Max & Shred
Created by
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes34
Executive producer(s)
  • Joan Lambur
  • George Doty IV
  • Ira Levy
  • Michael McGuigan
  • Peter Williamson
  • Nat Abraham
  • George Ellis Doty
Producer(s)Jim Corston
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time22 minutes
Production company(s)
Original network
Picture formatHDTV 720p
Audio format5.1 surround sound
Original releaseOctober 6, 2014 (2014-10-06) –
March 31, 2016 (2016-03-31)

Plot Edit

The series is about the friendship between Max Asher (Jonny Gray), a celebrity snowboarder, and Alvin "Shred" Ackerman (Jake Goodman), a science whiz-kid. They become roommates and instant friends when Max moves to Colorado to train for the Winter Cup.

Characters Edit

  • Jonny Gray as Max Asher
  • Jake Goodman as Alvin “Shred” Ackerman
  • Saara Chaudry as Howie Finch
  • Emilia McCarthy as Abby Ackerman
  • Jean-Michel Le Gal as Lloyd Ackerman
  • Siobhan Murphy as Diane Ackerman

Episodes Edit

Series overview Edit

Season Episodes U.S. air date Canadian air date
First aired Last aired First aired Last aired
1 26[3] October 6, 2014 (2014-10-06) TBA October 7, 2014 (2014-10-07) TBA

Season 1 (2014) Edit

No. Title U.S. air date[4] Canadian air date Production
U.S. viewers
1"The Big Hair Switch 360"October 6, 2014 (2014-10-06)October 7, 2014 (2014-10-07)101TBA
Max, an easygoing superstar snowboarder, moves to Colorado and into the home of Alvin, a super smart science whiz.
2"The Lien Love Triangle"October 7, 2014 (2014-10-07)October 21, 2014 (2014-10-21)104TBA
Max and Shred fall for the same girl, Quinn, so they each decide to take her on a date and let her decide who she likes more. Meanwhile, Abby is on a mission to get Quinn to join the school soccer team.
3"The 1080 Room Twist"October 8, 2014 (2014-10-08)October 14, 2014 (2014-10-14)102TBA
Alvin and Max are tired of being roommates and battle over who will get to make the den into their new room. Abby and Howie help Lloyd write a novel about a vampire-wizard.
4"The Nosebonk Nemesis"October 9, 2014 (2014-10-09)TBA107TBA
Max is preparing to compete against his snowboarding nemesis, Yuud Nuuderuud. But to his dismay, Alvin and his entire family are charmed by Yuud and refuse to believe he could be the cheater Max says he is.
5"The Snow Day Variety Method"October 14, 2014 (2014-10-14)TBA109TBA
A giant snowstorm traps the Ackermans inside their house. Max has a panic attack and the family takes unusual steps to help him through it.
6"The Frontside Hero Slide"October 15, 2014 (2014-10-15)TBA106TBA
Alvin is competing against his nemesis, Wendy, for a spot in a prestigious science society. And Howie and Diane use unusual methods to train Abby for a 10K.
7"The Blunt Stall Auction Flail"October 16, 2014 (2014-10-16)TBA103TBA
Abby accidentally auctions off Max's lucky snowboard and he becomes convinced that he can no longer win. Lloyd decides to prove to Diane that he can eat a three-foot long hot dog.
8"The Alt-Ctrl-Shifty Laptop Burn"October 20, 2014 (2014-10-20)TBA110TBA
Alvin decides to get a sponsor (like Max), but when his free laptop proves to be a bust Alvin is faced with a difficult dilemma. Howie creates a very special snowboarding suit for Max.
9"The Half-Cab Robot Baby Bonk"October 21, 2014 (2014-10-21)TBA111TBA
Alvin and Max must take care of a baby simulator doll in order to pass their Life Skills class. When they accidentally destroy the baby, they must work together to save the baby and their grade.
10"The Stalefish Double Flip"October 22, 2014 (2014-10-22)TBA112TBA
Alvin, Max and get trapped in the hut while ice fishing. Back at home, Diane and Abby attempt to de-traumatize Howie after she accidentally sees a scary movie they were watching.

References Edit

  1. Kondolojy, Amanda (September 22, 2014). "A Snowboard Pro Gets a Brand-New Bro in Nickelodeon's New Live-Action Buddy Comedy, 'Max & Shred'". TV By The Numbers. Archived from the original on October 16, 2014. Retrieved October 18, 2014.
  2. "YTV Introduces New Buddy Comedy Series Max & Shred Tuesday, October 7 at 7 p.m. ET/PT on YTV". Corus Entertainment. September 22, 2014. Archived from the original on October 15, 2014. Retrieved October 7, 2014.
  3. "Corus Announces a Robust Slate of New and Returning Original Productions for YTV and TELETOON with 18 Commissioned Shows". Corus Entertainment. June 9, 2014. Archived from the original on July 15, 2014. Retrieved October 18, 2014.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Shows A-Z - Max & Shred on Nickelodeon". The Futon Critic. Retrieved October 18, 2014.

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