Nick Jr


Nick Jr Play launches in UK and Denmark

Viacom-owned kids channel Nickelodeon has launched Nick Jr Play, its interactive app aimed at pre-schoolers, outside the US for the first time. The app, which includes access to Nick Jr. shows, games and music, is now available in the UK and Denmark, with other international markets to follow. The Nick Jr app has been downloaded […]

VIMN hails ‘milestone’ batch of European deals

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has agreed a string European “milestones and deals”  in the past month across countries including Spain, Italy and Portugal. From early 2018 MTV Bankia credit card holders in Spain will be able to watch premium content on the  MTV Play mobile app, accessing a range of MTV content including a […]

Nick Jr launches in Portugal

Viacom’s Nick Jr has launched in Portugal. The channel is carried exclusively on pay TV operator NOS’s platform. The launch will bring content including Petroleum Pete and Dora the Explorer to young NOS viewers. Nick Jr is targeted at two-to-six year olds. “This reinforcing of NOS’s offering for young viewers is another step towards providing […]

Nickelodeon launches Nella app for pre-school kids

Viacom-owned kids channel Nickelodeon has launched a new app based on its Nella the Princess Knight pre-school animated series on Nick Jr. The app, Nella the Princess Knight: Kingdom Adventures, which features a range of games based on social-emotional lessons, will be available in 12 languages. Its launch followes the March launch of Together We […]

New-look Viacom takes TV to film and film to TV

New Viacom CEO, Bob Bakish, has fleshed out his turnaround plan for the media giant and pledged to bring its TV brands to film and vice versa. Announcing a slate of Nickelodeon movies for the Paramount studio, Bakish said the core Viacom channels will each contribute cobranded movies to the slate of Viacom movie studio […]

Telekom Romania adds two Viacom channels

Deutsche Telekom-owned Romanian service provider Telekom Romanian has added Paramount Channel and Nick Jr to its line-up. The channels, available via the operator’s IPTV, digital cable and digital satellite platforms, will be included in its TV S basic and TV M packages respectively.

Viacom to launch Nick and MTV channels on OSN

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) is expanding its offering in the MENA region with the launch of Nickelodeon HD, Nick Jr. and MTV Live HD on OSN’s pay TV platform.  The two kids channels and one music channel will launch on January 5 and will join VH1, which VIMN already offers in the Middle East […]

UPC DTH adds three channels

Liberty Global-owned satellite pay TV unit UPC DTH has added three channels to its offerings, which cover the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania. UPC DTH has added Comedy Central Extra to its UPC Direct, freeSAT and Focus Sat services in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania. Paramount Movie Channel will be also added […]

Nick Jr and Nicktoons debut in Africa

Viacom has launched kids channels Nick Jr and Nicktoons in Africa for the first time on MultiChoice’s DStv platform and has extended the reach of entertainment channel BET International. Nick Jr will be available on the DStv Premium package in South Africa, while Nicktoons will be available via DSTv Family, Compact, Extra and Premium packages. […]

Viacom confirms ‘landmark’ Sony OTT deal

Entertainment giant Viacom has confirmed it is to provide 22 launch channels for Sony Corporation’s upcoming US cloud-TV service. The deal marks the first time Viacom channels have been offered as live internet TV channels via a VOD service. Terms of the agreement were not revealed, but such a significant deal would not have come […]