Nickelodeon joins OSN Play online service

Children’s network Nickelodeon has launched on OSN Play, the online TV service from Middle East and African pay TV operator OSN.  Nickelodeon HD will be available to live-stream on OSN Play, strengthening the service’s channel line-up which also includes networks like OSN Sports Cricket HD, Food Network and Sky News. At the same time, Viacom […]

Nickelodeon launches pre-school SVOD service

Nickelodeon is set to launch a new subscription video-on-demand service next month aimed at pre-schoolers, called Noggin.  The service will be available in the US priced at US$5.99 (€5.27) per month and will include long- and short-form content. It launches as an app for Apple iOS devices. Content available at launch on the service includes […]

Chromecast adds Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, Sesame Street

Google’s Chromecast HDMI streaming device has added support for seven new apps, including Comedy Central, Sesame Street Go and Nickelodeon.  The other new apps are for US TV networks EpixHD and Encore, Indian TV service YuppTV and internet radio service TuneIn.

Viacom boosted by channels gains

Viacom reported record results for the year ending September 30, driven by gains in its channels, or media networks, business.  Announcing its fiscal fourth quarter and full year results, Viacom said that for the full year, higher media networks revenues were offset by lower film revenues. Full-year adjusted operating income grew 5% to a record […]

MTG’s Viaplay signs exclusive VoD deal with Nickelodeon

MTG’s Viaplay streaming and on-demand service has secured the exclusive video-on-demand rights for Nickelodeon programmes in the Nordics. The deal, which goes live today and runs until 2020, will give all Viaplay subscribers in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland access to animations and live action series from Viacom’s Nickelodeon. MTG claimed the deal will make […]

Viacom hires former Turner exec

Viacom International Media Networks has recruited Alan Musa as vice president and commercial director of Nickelodeon and Comedy Central in the UK. Musa has been president of Shorts International, the Liberty Global-backed short-form movie service, since late last year. Prior to that he was a Turner executive, joining the company in 1997 and serving as […]

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 […]

Now TV adds kids channels

BSkyB’s OTT service Now TV has added kids channels Nickelodeon and Nick Jr to its programming line-up. The channels will be part of Now TV’s Entertainment Month Pass for £4.99 (€6.30) a month. The move will make shows including Peppa Pig, Dora the Explorer and Paw Patrol from Nick Jr and Sam & Cat, SpongeBob […]

Virgin Media to add My Nick Jr app to TiVo

Virgin Media is to make Nickelodeon’s My Nick Jr app available in the UK for its TiVo customers. The commercial-free personal programming service will be available to Virgin Media TiVo customers on TV packages L and XL from today and will allow parents to programme a customised playlist for their preschool children. The app features […]

TalkTalk adds Nicktoons to YouView line-up

UK operator TalkTalk has added children’s channel Nicktoons to its YouView pay TV service line-up. The Nickelodeon-owned network will be available as part of TalkTalk TV’s Kids Boost and Entertainment Extra Boost packages on YouView channel 560. The Kids Boosts package offers 16 children’s linear and on-demand channels, including Nickelodeon and Nick Jr, for £5 […]