Nicktoons is set to join sister networks Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. in Mexico starting next month. With the addition of the 24-hour animation channel, Nickelodeon will soon reach roughly 20 million TV households in the country.
National Geographic Kids will boost its short and long-form video content output with the help of Emma Rigney, who has stepped into the newly created role of creative producer, Kids & Family Video Platforms.
Canada’s Youth Media Alliance (YMA) has officially launched its English-language Awards of Excellence, which honor achievement in TV programming and digital content for young viewers over the past two years.
Nickelodeon has signed a number of global broadcasting deals for series such as the new re-imagined Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, iCary, Victorious and Supah Ninjas.
After completing a review of its business operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Turner Broadcasting System International has announced a restructure and anticipates laying off 30% of its EMEA staff or approximately 250 positions and roles.