Sunday, February 11, 2007

Nickelodeon Announces Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards UK

According to Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards 2007 Press Website, Nickelodeon UK will be hosting a localised UK version of the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards' for the first time later this year.

Nickelodeon's 7th Annual Kids' Choice Awards was the first to air internationally in 1994 on Nickelodeon's channel in the UK and now, more than a decade later, the US show is seen in more than 205 million households across Nickelodeon's 34 channels in the UK, Europe, Russia, Israel, Asia, Australia, Latin America and Brazil. Since premiering the first KCAs in the US in 1987, Nickelodeon has launched eight fully localized versions around the globe starting with Meus Premios Brasil in 2000 and Mis Premios Nick Mexico in 2003. Annual events now also take place in Sweden, Holland, Italy, China and Australia.

The franchise's 20th year will see the debut of two new Kids' Choice Awards in the biggest television markets in Europe. For the first time ever, Nickelodeon UK is bringing the Kids' Choice Awards to the UK later this year. The UK event will be produced by Nickelodeon UK, together with the team behind MTV's European Music Awards. The UK event date and all-star lineup will be announced this spring. Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards Germany will take place in fall 2007.

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