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Televisa buys 500 hours of Nickelodeon fare

Mexican TV giant Televisa has acquired a 496-hour package of content from Viacom kids channel Nickelodeon. The content will air across Televisa nets in Mexico and extends a programming agreement between it and Viacom International Media Networks. The huge package of Nick fare includes seasons of Penguins of Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as […]

VIMN scores Americas, Euro sales

Viacom International Media Networks has closed a batch of deals in North and Latin America and Europe. In Spain, pubcaster TVE has bought Monsters vs Aliens, while Atresmedia acquired Sanjay & Craig (pictured) for its Neox Kidz block. In France, French broadcaster Lagardère also bought Monsters vs Aliens, while France Televisions acquired season two of […]

Nick greenlights more Turtles

Nickelodeon has ordered a fourth season of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The new twenty-episode season of the CGI animated series will debut on Nick in the US next autumn and internationally thereafter. Season three of the series – a reboot of the original toon, based on the Peter Laird and Kevin Eastman comic book series […]

Nick unveils toons, live-action for new season line-up

Network to launch three new animated series, three live-actioners, four preschoolers My Nick Jr. app to launch in spring Welcome to the Wayne launching on upcoming Nick Jr. App Six toons, three live-action series returning Nickelodeon has unveiled its 2014-15 programming line-up, with greenlights for a trio of animated toons and new live-action shows. The […]

News brief: Turtles set for Japanese channel

Japan’s TXN Network has acquired Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles from Viacom International Media Networks. The CG animated series will launch on the commercial broadcaster on April 4. The show, a reboot of the original 1980s series, launch on Nickelodeon channels in 2012.

TalkTalk adds Nicktoons to YouView line-up

UK operator TalkTalk has added children’s channel Nicktoons to its YouView pay TV service line-up. The Nickelodeon-owned network will be available as part of TalkTalk TV’s Kids Boost and Entertainment Extra Boost packages on YouView channel 560. The Kids Boosts package offers 16 children’s linear and on-demand channels, including Nickelodeon and Nick Jr, for £5 […]

VIMN scores Asian broadcasting deals

Broadcasters across Asian have bought animated Nickelodeon programming from Viacom International Media Networks. TianJin Shi Team Shine Culture Communications has acquired seasons one and two of Penguins of Madagascar for the Kaku Kids channel in China, while Korea Telecom Hitel has bought season one of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Taiwan’s Eastern Broadcasting Asia has bought […]

Nickelodeon greenlights raft of new content

Nickelodeon has ordered two new full-length animation series and greenlit four pilots. In the US, the Viacom-owned kids network has endured a rocky ride in the ratings in the past 18 months and is refreshing its content line-up with new shows to sit alongside perennial favourites including SpongeBob SquarePants and newer hits Teenage Mutant Ninja […]

Reinventing the classics

Children’s TV is something that binds and defines peer groups. With new versions of Thunderbirds, Noddy and various others in the works the commercial power of nostalgia is clearly intense, but when updating a classic respect and modern-day relevance are key, reports Jane Marlowe. Turner’s Cartoon Network was built with classic properties and senior VP […]

Viacom cuts content deals with French broadcasters

Viacom international Media Networks has cut a raft of programming deals with French channels in the wake of MIPTV. It has licensed SpongeBob SquarePants, the SpongeBob Christmas special and season seven of Dora the Explorer to TF1. France’s largest commercial broadcaster has also acquired the second season of Kung Fu Panda and renewed deals for […]