Coming out of MIPTV 2014, Viacom International Media Networks has signed a whack of TV deals with international broadcasters, including two Nickelodeon branded-block renewals and licensing agreements for its host of animated and live-action series.
Free-to-air (FTA) broadcaster CNBCe in Turkey has revamped its Nickelodeon block, renewing its yearly contract with VIMN to include series Robot and Monster, Tuff Puppy, Kung Fu Panda and Monsters vs. Aliens. As well, as live-action hits iCarly and Marvin Marvin.
Also renewing its Nickelodeon block is cable and satellite channel QTV/Novy in Ukraine, which has added more from Kung Fu Panda, Monsters vs. Aliens, Planet Sheen, Fanboy & ChumChum (seasons one &two) and Sanjay and Craig (season one).
Reaching an audience across the entire Middle East and North Africa, broadcaster MBC3 has signed up for its fourth volume of new content for its long-standing Nickelodeon-branded block, scooping up Paw Patrol (season one), Go, Diego, Go! (seasons three & four), Bubble Guppies (season three), Team Umizoomi (season four) and live-action hits Supah Ninjas (season two), The Thundermans (season one) and Sam & Cat (season one).
In Spain, public broadcaster TVE has signed up animation favorites Monsters vs. Aliens and TMNT (season two), Fanboy & ChumChum and Penguins of Madagascar (season three), whereas Antena 3 has added more live action to their programming mix with The Thundermans and specials of Jinxed and Swindle.
Live-action content continues to be popular in the UK with CSC Media Group signing the latest seasons of Unfabulous (seasons one to three) for satellite kids’ channel PopGirl, while RTE in Ireland has bagged Big Time Rush (season three) and Victorious (season three).
Heading north, public broadcaster RUV in Iceland has signed for Bubble Guppies, Team Umizoomi, Sanjay & Craig and Paw Patrol, with Nelonen opting for Bubble Guppies and Go, Diego, Go!
Meanwhile, NRK in Norway has bagged Marvin Marvin, alongside more seasons of Big Time Rush.