For the first time in the network's history, Nickelodeon will feature a same-sex married couple on its show The Loud House.
According to Variety, Nickelodeon has confirmed that the couple, Harold and Howard McBride, are Clyde McBride's parents. The show, which is about the life of a boy and his ten sisters, will introduce the couple in an upcoming episode. From a clip posted online, it looks like there won't be a big reveal and instead the moment will focus on how protective and loving the McBrides are of their son while dropping him off at a slumber party.
Fans of the network have reacted to the news with praise and positivity.
Wait excuse me, but did Nickelodeon serve me a nerdy black child with gay parents. INTERRACIAL GAY PARENTS. https://t.co/enQRNjyDo4— Brandon Taylor (@brandonrambles) July 18, 2016
@Ieodavinci COME ON REPRESENTATION 👏👏👏— makayla (@softcheekbones) July 17, 2016
The McBrides will be introduced on tonight's episode of The Loud House, which will air at 5p.m.
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