Articles Tagged ‘Nickelodeon’
A number of Nickelodeon live-action programs targeting tween and teen demos have been picked up by broadcasters across Latin America.
After looking at nearly 900 pitches from writers, artists, directors, designers and comedians from around the world, Nickelodeon has picked 12 finalists for its second annual Animated Shorts Program, which is intended to cultivate creative talent and develop original comedy-driven kids content.
PBS was tops in the Daytime Emmy children’s categories with 44 nominations buoyed by Sesame Street’s 17 nods, while Nickelodeon followed closely behind with 36 nominations. Interestingly, of Cartoon Network’s 11 nominations, seven were for the recently cancelled Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Read on for a list of nominees in key categories.
MTV Thailand is heading to more than 10 million homes in the region following a strategic alliance between Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Asia, local content provider appleTool and MCOT. The latter will also air a Nickelodeon-branded block on its Modernine channel.
New eBook titles from Nickelodeon Publishing are headed to Barnes & Noble’s NOOK Store and Apple’s iBookstore, including a Bubble Guppies title for the first time.
With a keen eye for comedy in tow, Nickelodeon has added the original comedy series Sanjay and Craig to its US channel lineup. The network is also bringing a second season of Tickety Toc and the anime series Yu-Gi-Oh! to its preschool and toon channels.
Nickelodeon’s New York-based president of content development Marjorie Cohn has chosen to exit the kidsnet after serving 26 years with the company, and Alison Dexter‘s EVP of productions position has been eliminated amid ongoing realignment.
As digital streaming video services like Netflix and Amazon continue to take on network-esque characteristics by developing their own original content, kidcasters like Nickelodeon are doing what they can to make their own content more accessible on-demand.
Jack Daley has been named VP of consumer marketing for Nickelodeon Group, where he will oversee marketing strategies and ad planning for special events and series as well as lead acquisition efforts in support of the company’s mobile app and digital gaming businesses.
Following the recent news of its content partnership with Nabi Jr. tablets, Nickelodeon is expanding its video presence on the LeapFrog platform in France, Belgium and Switzerland. On the TV front, Nickelodeon has signed new animation and live-action TV deals within Northern Europe.