Jules Borkent

New Nick show shot in Dutch and English

Nickelodeon has commissioned a new project that will yield a globally-commissioned English-lanaguage show and a Dutch-language series for Nick Netherlands. The series are The Ludwigs and De Ludwigs, with both shows being shot in Amsterdam, the Netherlands next year. The shows will share the same scripts and production sets, with Blooming Media is attached to […]

Buyers Briefing: Jules Borkent, Nickelodeon

Name: Jules Borkent Title: senior VP, global acquisitions and international programming, Nickelodeon, Viacom International Media Networks Following the announcement of Nickelodeon’s latest domestic US slate, its international programming chief, Jules Borkent, tells TBI about the kids channels’ various global programmes, rights and strategies   TBI: How does the international business operate alongside the flagship US […]

Nickelodeon signs up for Alvinnn! and The Chipmunks

Nickelodeon has taken international rights to the new Alvin and the Chipmunks series. The new show, Alvinnn! and the Chipmunks, will go out on Nickelodeon’s international channels with the exception of the US and Brazil. The show was created by by Janice Karman and is produced by Bagdasarian Productions and OuiDO! Productions. Nick has bought […]

Ex-Nickelodeon exec returns to the fray

Former Nickelodeon UK executive Layla Lewis is re-joining Viacom International Media Networks after nearly three years at rival Turner Broadcasting. Lewis has been handed the role of Nickelodeon’s VP, content acquisitions, as one of two new appointments. Additionally, Shannon Friedrichs Higdon has been promoted to VP, content and brand management, Nickelodeon International. Both will be […]