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New Nick series appeases kids with mobile, YouTube ties

Two 12-year-old girls become mobile moguls in Nickelodeon’s new live-action series, Game Shakers, which is making the apps created in the show available to its viewers in real life.


Nickelodeon reveals Writing Program finalists

With previous Nickelodeon Writing Program alum reveling in a second-season renewal for Bella and the Bulldogs, Nick is unveiling this year’s finalists from a crop of hopeful scribes.


Nick orders social-media influenced mockumentary series

Nickelodeon has greenlit 20 episodes of Pinky Malinky, a new original animated comedy series that borrows from mockumentary/reality-show formats and will launch on TV and digital platforms in 2016.


Kay Wilson Stallings joins Sesame Workshop

Sesame Workshop has dipped into the pool of ex-Nickelodeon executives again for its most recent appointment. Kay Wilson Stallings joins the nonprofit as its new SVP of content development.


Sesame Workshop bolsters its senior executive team

Viacom alum Tanya Haider is among two new hires joining the ranks at Sesame Workshop, where she will work closely with a slew of former Nickelodeon execs – including Sesame Workshop CEO Jeffrey Dunn.


James Stephenson named Nick SVP of animation and games

Taking an all-screen approach, Nickelodeon has appointed digital media specialist James Stephenson to the newly created position of SVP of animation and games.


Former Nick exec Paula Kaplan joins AwesomenessTV

The former Nickelodeon EVP has immediate plans to help cast the slate of shows and films currently in development at DreamWorks-owned AwesomenessTV, using a blend of digital and linear stars.


Nick engages teen girls with four-night soccer special

On the heels of Team USA’s 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup win, Nickelodeon is looking to further engage sports fans with a TV event to find the best teen girl soccer player in the US.


Nick spices up pre-primetime with Talia in the Kitchen

Nickelodeon is adding a dash of magic to its programming lineup with the addition of new live-action series Talia in the Kitchen.


From the mag: Crossing borders for online content

Kidscreen talks with Frederator Networks CEO Fred Seibert about the MCN ramping up its roster of international acquisitions.




Magazine

Our spring edition of iKids Digital is now available! We’re taking a look at the looming rise of VR in kids entertainment, how MCNs are boosting the marketing might of kidsnets, and the rise of artificial intelligence in kids tech toys.

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