Airdate: The Substitute

Lilly Singh, John Cena, Ne-Yo & JoJo Siwa amongst US celebs in Nickelodeon's teen prank show.

Teen prank show The Substitute is coming to Nickelodeon.

From the producers of Undercover Boss this sees US celebrities, including Lilly Singh, John Cena, Ne-Yo and JoJo Siwa, transformed by a team of special effects artists to go undercover as substitute teachers, surprising classes of unsuspecting students.

The premiere episode guest stars Jace Norman (Henry Danger) as he goes undercover at Luther Burbank Middle School to prank students in a variety of subjects ranging from gym to science.

Using full prosthetics and a fool-proof costume, a team of special effects artists transform Norman into a completely unrecognisable substitute teacher who is ready to give his students an unforgettable surprise. During the reveal, a $25,000 donation is made to the school.

The Substitute is produced by Industrial Media’s The Intellectual Property Corporation, and Eli Holzman and Aaron Saidman (Undercover Boss), with Mike Harney serving as showrunner. Production of The Substitute for Nickelodeon is overseen by Rob Bagshaw, Executive Vice President, Unscripted Content.

Guest stars in order of appearance include; Jace Norman (July 20), Lilly Singh (July 21), John Cena (July 22), Ne-Yo (July 23), JoJo Siwa (July 27), Rico & Raini Rodriguez (July 28), Asher Angel (July 29), Shaun White (July 30), Cooper Barnes (August 3), The Bella Twins (August 4), Kel Mitchell (August 5), Johnny Orlando (August 6).

Mondays to Thursdays at 6pm from Monday July 20 to Thursday August 6 on Nickelodeon.

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