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Malaysia is Nick's latest conquest...
December 1, 1999

Malaysia is Nick’s latest conquest

Nickelodeon’s presence in Asia keeps on growing with its eighth channel launch in the past 12 months in the region-this time, in Malaysia. Nick is also available in the Philippines, Indonesia, Japan, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka and Nepal. The Malaysian channel launched on November 1 with cable operator ASTRO, a digital satellite broadcasting service with 200,000 subscribers. Standard Nick animated fare like Rugrats and Hey Arnold! are available on the 24-hour channel, along with live-action series Kenan and Kel and game shows Figure It Out and Global Guts.

Batman and Superman descend on China

Warner Bros. International Television Distribution inked a licensing deal with three regional networks in China-Shanghai Television, Sichuan Television and Guang Dong Television-to air House of Toons. The one-hour block will air Fridays and Saturdays with Superman and Batman: The Animated Series.

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