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.
In Latin America, Brazil’s free-to-air broadcaster Bandeirantes has closed a four year branded block package that includes kids and teen animation and live action programming, including the first series of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, as well as iCarly seasons one to five, Victorious seasons two and three and Supah Ninjas season one.
Chile’s free-to-air broadcaster Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso (UCVTV) has also picked up a two year branded block animation package with preschool series Team Umizoomi, Bubble Guppies and Dora The Explorer, while El Salvador’s Canal 12 has signed on for a three year branded block deal that includes Dora the Explorer and SpongeBob SquarePants.
Teleamazonas in Ecuador and TV Hondureña in Honduras have selected programming for year three of their Nickelodeon block packages, while Nicaragua’s Telenica has selected for year three with acquisitions including Big Time Movie and Drake & Josh seasons three and four, plus a raft of live-action series.
Meanwhile, additional global deals have been inked specifically for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Australia’s Network Ten, MBC3 in the Middle East, ABS-CBN in the Philippines, Okto in Singapore, LNK in Lithuania, POP TV’s Kanal A in Slovenia and STB QTV in the Ukraine will air the series, which premiered this past Fall.
Nickelodeon has picked up the series for a second season, and Paramount Pictures has plans for a movie to premiere in May 2014.