Nick


Nick going OTT with SVOD service

Nickelodeon is to launch a standalone US subscription on-demand service as the Viacom channel targets children and families across platforms. Talking on a Viacom earnings call yesterday, Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman said the “innovative” service would target the “fast-growing mobile market” and would be “very attractive for parents and children”. Nick plans to give the […]

Dora moves to the city in new Nickelodeon series

Nickelodeon is launching Dora and Friends: Into the City!, a new animated preschool series featuring the popular Latina character. The new 20x30mins series was created by the people behind the original show, Chris Gifford and Valerie Walsh Valdes. It will bow on Nick in the US on August 18 and roll out internationally on Nick […]

Nickelodeon and Sky team for kids Block Party series

Nickelodeon UK and BSkyB have jointly commissioned a new kids series, Jordan & Perri’s Ultimate Block Party. The live-action series will be made by Princess Productions, part of the Shine Group. Filming of the 8x30mins series starts in spring and it marks the first time Viacom’s Nick and News Corp.-backed Sky have jointly commissioned a […]

Turtle Power

Viacom acquired the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles from The Mirage Group and 4Kids Entertainment in late 2009 for US$60 million and the resulting new TV series debuted on September 29 on Nick in the US with a two-episode double-header. When Ciro Nieli found out Nickelodeon had bought the Turtles he knocked on their door with […]

MTV cuts raft of programming deals in CEE and CIS markets

Viacom International Media Networks has concluded numerous deals for MTV and Nickelodeon programming across the CEE region and Russia and the CIS states. Several deals have been inked for branded blocks of Nickelodeon programming. NTK in Kazakhstan will start airing a Nickelodeon branded block featuring Wonderpets, iCarl, Penguins of Madagascar and Legend of Korra. MRTV […]