In Europe, the international arm of Viacom has renewed an output deal with France’s largest broadcaster TF1. The agreement dates back to 2004 and has been renewed for a further three years.
In China, VIMN has sold a huge package of Nick content to China Mobile. The three-year deal spans 1,000 hours that will run on the China Mobile video-on-demand platform. It covers Nick animated titles including Dora the Explorer, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (top) and SpongeBob SquarePants.
Other MIPCOM programming deals, meanwhile, included the sale of of a 350-hour package to Russian free TV service 2×2, which includes animated series Penguins of Madagascar, Avatar, Kung Fu Panda (right) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
In Latin America, Nicaraguan free-to-air broadcaster Telenica and Costa Rica’s Canal 7 have signed branded block deals for Nickelodeon fare.