Friday, August 30, 2013

Nickelodeon UK And Kokomo Partner For New "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Health And Beauty Product Line

The licensing industry news website Licensing.biz is reporting the exciting Nickelodeon Consumer Products news in the following article that Kokomo, a new health and beauty company specialising in licensed children's and adult toiletries as well as home cleaning products, has secured a deal with Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products (NVCP) UK and Ireland to launch a line of health and beauty products inspired by Nickelodeon's hit "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" brand!

Work has begun on a number of product lines, including a green "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" "Bath Ooze" bubble bath formula in a special bottle based on the design of a Mutagen chemical container (pictured below), and will be available in stores across the UK from October 2013!:
Kokomo reveals health and beauty line for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Range of products featuring Nickelodeon property to hit shelves from October.

Kokomo has secured a deal with Nickelodeon to launch a line of health and beauty products inspired by the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles brand.

Work has begun on a number of product lines and these will be available in stores from October.

"It is a real pleasure to have signed this iconic licence," said Gary Little, Kokomo's creative director and managing partner. "I'm thrilled to be working with the innovative and creative team at Nickelodeon and I already have a number of ideas that will bring the four masked heroes to life."

Mark Kingston, GM and SVP NVCP Europe, Middle East, Africa and Australia, added: "Every parent knows that having a loved character on a toothbrush or a bath product can assist children with their daily routines. As Turtles is currently the number one new property this year, it will be a great addition to Kokomo's current roster and we are looking forward to adding the fun and creativity that Nickelodeon offers."
Kokomo also holds licenses to manufacturer toiletries products based on the popular Nick Jr. UK animated shows "Peppa Pig" and "Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom" and the popular animated series "Monster High".
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Nickelodeon Stars Jennette McCurdy And Ariana Grande To Visit The UK In October 2013 To Attend Nickelodeon UK's Exclusive Orange Carpet Premiere Of "Sam & Cat" - Win Tickets!

Nickelodeon UK, the number one commercial kids TV network in the UK, has announced in their brand new promo/trailer, currently playing on the homepage of Nick UK's official website, Nick.co.uk (online streaming video clip below), the fantastic Nick UK news that, to celebrate Nickelodeon UK & Ireland and Nickelodeon HD UK starting to premiere and show "Sam & Cat" in October 2013, Nickelodeon Stars Jennette McCurdy and Ariana Grande will be visiting the UK in October to attend Nick UK's exclusive Orange Carpet Premiere event which will give very lucky attendees a first look at Nick's brand new show!

To further celebrate the UK debut of the new Nick sitcom "Sam & Cat", Nickelodeon UK has unveiled and launched a brand new competition which is giving British and Irish NickHeads the chance to win tickets to attend their exclusive Orange Carpet Premiere of "Sam & Cat" in October!


To enter Nick's contest and to be in with the opportunity to win Orange Tickets to attend Nick's special sneak peek of "Sam & Cat" in October and to see Jennette and Ariana live in person, simply visit Nick UK's dedicated official "Sam & Cat" competition website at nick.co.uk/samandcat and answer the following question:

Sam and Cat are characters from which of these shows?

House of Anubis and How to Rock
iCarly and Victorious
Dance Academy and Marvin Marvin

Enter Now!

Like all competitions on Nick, this competition is 100 per cent free to enter!

Nickelodeon UK's "Sam & Cat" Orange Carpet Premiere event will take place at Cineworld London at The O2 in Greenwich, South East London, UK on Saturday 12th October 2013.

468 Winners will receive: 3 x tickets (including 1 x ticket for a parent/guardian over 18) to the UK Premiere of Sam and Cat.

Competition winners must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over 18, and winners must be available to travel to and be in London on 12.10.2013 between 10am and 6:30pm to attend the Nickelodeon UK hosted event.

Catch Nick's brand new buddy sitcom "Sam & Cat", premiering this October, only on Nickelodeon!

Nickelodeon UK's 'Win Tickets to the Orange Carpet Premiere of "Sam & Cat" in London, to be attended by Jennette McCurdy and Ariana Grande' promo:



Contest Terms and Conditions:

* All Winners must be able to attend on the 12th October 2013 and be able to attend the event from 10am-6.30pm.

* Please note: no travel or food and drink expenses are included as part of this prize.

* The competition closes at 11.55pm on the 15th September 2013.

* This competition is open to children aged 7-15 years and resident in the United Kingdom and Eire.

* Winners will have 48 hours after being notified by email that they have won to accept the prize otherwise Nickelodeon can select an alternative winner.

[Nickelodeon UK News via NickUKHub]
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Nickelodeon UK To Start To Show "Sam & Cat" In October 2013; Nick UK Unveils Official S&C Website And Sneak Peek

Hold on to your Pear Phones and grab some Bibble, Nickelodeon UK, the number one commercial kids TV network in the UK, has announced in a very special sneak peek video clip of Nickelodeon's brand new buddy comedy series "Sam & Cat" (online streaming video below) on their official website, nick.co.uk, the very exciting Nick UK news that Nickelodeon UK and Ireland and Nickelodeon HD UK will start to premiere and show "Sam & Cat", starring Nick Stars Jennette McCurdy and Ariana Grande, in October 2013, as part of Nick UK's Autumn/Winter 2013 programming highlights!



Sam: What do we want?
Cat: A exclusive look at our brand new show, Sam & Cat!
Sam: When do we want it?
Cat: Now!... please.

Nick UK & Eire will also be showing a fantastic sneak peek of Nickelodeon's brand new buddy comedy series and "iCarly"/"Victorious" spin-off, "Sam & Cat", on Sunday 1st September 2013 as part of "Guest Star Sunday" and Nickelodeon UK's 20th Birthday celebrations!

To celebrate and promote Nickelodeon UK starting to air "Sam & Cat" from October, Nick.co.uk has unveiled their brand new official "Sam & Cat" show website to accompany the brand new series, which you can visit here at nick.co.uk/shows/samandcat!


Nickelodeon UK's brand new "Sam & Cat" website features a online streaming video clip featuring a exclusive sneak peek at the upcoming all-new episode of "Sam & Cat" called "#NewGoat", a "Meet The Characters" section featuring bios and information about each of the cast of #SAMandCAT - Sam Puckett (Jennette McCurdy), Cat Valentine (Ariana Grande), Dice (Cameron Ocasio) and Nona (Maree Cheatham) - and a exclusive photograph gallery featuring pictures and stills from "Sam and Cat"!

Additionally, Nickelodeon UK has also given their official website, Nick.co.uk, a little bit of a makeover, including a brand new Nickelodeon logo, ready for Nick UK's upcoming brand refresh!

The brand new Nickelodeon buddy sitcom "Sam & Cat" follows feisty Sam Puckett (Jennette McCurdy; "iCarly") and flighty Cat Valentine (Ariana Grande; "Victorious") as they become best friends and unlikely roommates who start a babysitting service called "Sam & Cat's Super Rockin' Fun-Time Babysitting Service". The series is created by award-winning executive producer Dan Schneider ("iCarly", "Victorious", "Drake & Josh", "Zoey 101").
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Thursday, August 29, 2013

LOVEFiLM UK Adds Nickelodeon And Nick Jr. Programming

Amazon UK has announced in the following press release, from the technology news website Engadget, that the UK version of the European online streaming video subscription service LOVEFiLM, a Amazon subsidiary, has today, Thursday 29th August 2013, added a variety of content from a range of Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) UK's channels, including Nickelodeon and Nick Jr.!


Available from today, a whole host of quality children's entertainment from Nickelodeon, one of the world's leading entertainment brands for kids and families, is available on LoveFilm. Programming includes Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award-winners "Dora The Explorer" and "Blue's Clues", BAFTA Award-winner "SpongeBob SquarePants" and a raft of other well-known characters such as "Team Umizoomi", "Bubble Guppies" and "Go Diego Go!"!

Amazon and Viacom announced their deal to bring popular Nickelodeon programming to LoveFilm's subscription video-on-demand (SVoD) service in June 2013:
AMAZON'S LOVEFiLM ENHANCES REALITY TV, COMEDY AND CHILDREN'S OFFERING WITH NEW VIACOM INTERNATIONAL MEDIA NETWORKS DEAL

LOVEFiLM, an Amazon company, today announced the arrival of hundreds of hours of popular reality TV series, comedy and children's entertainment on the LOVEFiLM Instant streaming service following a deal with worldwide entertainment leader Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN).

The wide selection of new shows will allow members of LOVEFiLM Instant in the UK to experience some of the greatest entertainment from across VIMN's exciting broadcast portfolio – which includes MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr. and Comedy Central.

Reality TV fans can now consume entire seasons of hit series The Hills, Teen Mom and Jersey Shore, as well the British smash-hit spin-off Geordie Shore. Ashton Kutcher's celebrity prank show Punk'd is also available to stream.

Also available from today –– is a whole host of quality children's entertainment, with popular series now available including Daytime Entertainment Emmy® Award-winners Dora The Explorer and Blue's Clues, BAFTA Award®-winner SpongeBob SquarePants and a raft of other well-known characters such as Team Umizoomi, Bubble Guppies and Go Diego Go!

Chris Bird, Director of Content Strategy at LOVEFiLM, said: "We're thrilled to announce the arrival of hundreds of great shows from prestigious broadcasters such as MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon. These new additions to our already extensive selection of entertainment will offer our members – kids and adults alike – more variety than ever before."

David Lynn, Executive Vice President and Managing Director of VIMN UK, said: "This is a great way for our audience to access some of VIMN's most well-known content, across any device. This partnership will create a fantastic gateway through which fans can view their favourite VIMN shows."

Source: Lovefilm.
Also, from Broadcast:
Lovefilm turns on Geordie Shore and Spongebob


Episodes of Geordie Shore and SpongeBob SquarePants are to be made available on Lovefilm for the first time after the Amazon-owned VoD service struck a deal with Viacom International Media Networks.

The deal will see a raft of series from MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central air on the digital platform in the UK.

These include MTV programmes The Hills, Teen Mom, Punk’d and Jersey Shore and Nickelodeon shows Dora The Explorer, Blue’s Clues, Team Umizoomi, Bubble Guppies and Go Diego Go!

Chris Bird, director of content strategy at Lovefilm, said: “These new additions to our already extensive selection of entertainment will offer our members - kids and adults alike - more variety than ever before.”

David Lynn, executive vice president and managing director of VIMN UK, added: “This is a great way for our audience to access some of VIMN’s most well-known content, across any device.”

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Nickelodeon UK, Nicktoons And Nick Jr. To Launch On Freeview HD Via IPTV Service VuTV In September 2013

Media news websites are reporting the very exciting Nickelodeon UK News in the following articles that a range of pay-TV channels, including Nickelodeon UK, Nicktoons UK, Nick Jr. UK, Comedy Central, and MTV will soon be made available to Freeview HD homes outside of any annual subscriptions, via a brand new TV service called VuTV!

VuTV, co-owned by interactive TV specialist Strategy & Technology and video streaming operator Simplestream, and run by their joint venture Synapse TV, will launch on Freeview channel 238 in September 2013, and will enable a range of premium channels from Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), A+E Networks, and Turner Broadcasting to be watched via Freeview HD boxes, through pay-as-you-go monthly payments.

Details surrounding the monthly price packages of the channels are currently being kept under wraps, but among the first wave of channels to be made available to internet-connected Freeview HD homes are Nickelodeon, Nicktoons, Nick Jr. Channel, MTV, Comedy Central, BIO, MTV, CNN, HISTORY, H2, Crime & Investigation Network, Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito.

VuTV hopes to tap into a new gap in the market presented by internet-connected televisions, by offering consumers a low-cost alternative to traditional pay-TV platforms. Unlike traditional pay-TV providers, VuTV will also offer the digital channels without any long-term contract commitments.

There are now more than 11 million Freeview homes in the UK and the number of homes with Freeview HD on their main television set is believed to be 3.53 million, and growing.

Barb will measure viewing of all VuTV channels in the same way as traditional over-the-air channels, helping to increase the broadcasters' individual ad revenues.

VuTV is said to be the first of a number of services to be powered by Synapse TV, a joint venture between Simplestream and Strategy & Technology.

From MediaWeek:
'Peppa Pig' and Ashton Kutcher coming to Freeview HD

A range of pay-TV channels, including Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, MTV and Cartoonito, will soon be made available to Freeview HD homes outside of any annual subscriptions, via a new TV service called VuTV.

VuTV: to offer a range of pay-TV channels through pay-as-you-go monthly payments

VuTV is hoping to disrupt the status quo when it launches in the UK this autumn through a partnership with Freeview channel 238 and a number of carriage deals.

It will enable a range of premium channels from A+E Networks, Viacom International Media Networks and Turner Broadcasting to be via Freeview HD boxes, through pay-as-you-go monthly payments.

Details surrounding the monthly price packages of the channels are currently being kept under wraps, but among the first wave of channels to be made available to internet-connected Freeview HD homes are Comedy Central (home to Ashton Kutcher's 'Two and a Half Men'), Nickelodeon (home to 'Peppa Pig'), BIO, MTV, CNN, HISTORY, H2, Crime & Investigation Network, Nicktoons, Nick Jr, Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito.

VuTV hopes to tap into a new gap in the market presented by internet-connected televisions, by offering consumers a low-cost alternative to traditional pay-TV platforms.

Unlike traditional pay-TV providers, VuTV will also offer the digital channels without any long-term contract commitments.

There are now more than 11 million Freeview homes in the UK and the number of homes with Freeview HD on their main set is believed to be 3.53 million, and growing.

Dan Finch, director of one of VuTV's parent companies, Simplestream, said: "We work with a wide range of broadcasters to stream their linear and on-demand TV to multiple devices. The content owners we engaged with embraced the idea of targeting the Freeview HD market with their portfolio of channels.

"As the public get wiser to connecting up their TVs, and the TVs get smarter, it's a great opportunity for channel providers to tap into the Freeview market and gain access to real-time viewing data of their channels that can be used to help shape their own marketing strategy."

Barb will measure viewing of all VuTV channels in the same way as traditional over-the-air channels, helping to increase the broadcasters' individual ad revenues.

VuTV is said to be the first of a number of services to be powered by Synapse TV, a joint venture between Simplestream and Strategy & Technology.
Also, from CNET's Crave blog:
VuTV brings Comedy Central to Freeview HD via the Web

Voulez vous regardez la TV avec moi? Oui? Then may I suggest, messieurs et mesdames, VuTV, a new service coming soon to Freeview HD that streams premium channels over the Internet.

Wait, hang on un moment -- it streams over the Internet but it's for Freeview HD? Bien sur. VuTV is a collection of channels, including such televisual luminaries as Comedy Central and the History Channel, that's accessed via one channel on the Freeview guide.

You pay upfront -- VuTV hasn't said exactly how, or how much it will cost, but it has promised "a low monthly subscription with no long-term contract". The channels are delivered over the Internet to a second guide that appears when you select channel 238 on your TV, either as standard channels, or on-demand programmes.

It's an interesting model that turns Freeview into a kind of easy jump-off point to many more channels than the current spectrum has room for. The downside is you'd be flicking between different TV guides, which could be confusing, especially when you're trying to figure out what's on later.

YouView offers something similar, with channels and on-demand shows delivered over the Internet, but featuring in the same TV guide as normal Freeview channels. Seeing it all together side by side makes it really easy to use, which is a problem VuTV will have to overcome.

Premium channels

So which channels will VuTV offer? Comedy Central is probably the biggest deal, with The Daily Show, Anger Management, Big Bad World and wall-to-wall Friends. Others on offer are the sort of thing you find on the more expensive packages on Sky and Virgin: Bio, MTV, CNN, History, H2 and the Crime & Investigation Network. Kids are catered for too, with faves such as Nickelodeon, Nicktoons, Nick Jr, Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito.

What's not known is how much it'll be, whether you can subscribe to individual channels, or when it launches. VuTV says there'll be more details in mid-September. I'll be right here on the edge of my seat.

Also yet to be revealed is exactly what tech you'll need. It requires Freeview HD, which comes built-in with many modern tellies, but otherwise you'll need a separate box. As it's streamed over the Internet, you'll need a Wi-Fi or Ethernet connection too. It's possible in future set-top boxes and TVs will be advertised as VuTV-compatible.

Would you pay extra for Comedy Central and the rest? What do you think of the concept? [...]
Also, from Digital Spy:
VuTV subscription service coming to Freeview HD

VuTV, a new subscription service, is launching for Freeview HD customers in the UK.

The premium platform will grant viewers access to popular US channels including Comedy Central, Bio, MTV, CNN and Nickelodeon.

Synapse TV's VuTV premium channel for Freeview; © Synapse TV

VuTV is co-owned by interactive TV specialist Strategy & Technology and video streaming operator Simplestream, and run by their joint venture Synapse TV.

"We work with a wide range of broadcasters to stream their linear and on-demand TV to multiple devices. The content owners we engaged with embraced the idea of targeting the Freeview HD market with their portfolio of channels," said Simplestream director Dan Finch.

"As the public get wiser to connecting up their TVs, and the TVs get smarter, it's a great opportunity for channel providers to tap into the Freeview market and gain access to real time viewing data of their channels that can be used to help shape their own marketing strategy."

VuTV will be available on Freeview channel 238 in September.

[...]

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Nickelodeon Announces Big Time Rush To Perform At The 10th Annual Worldwide Day of Play In Brooklyn's Prospect Park On Saturday 21st September 2013

Nickelodeon USA has announced the exciting Nickelodeon News in a post on their official Facebook profile page, facebook.com/Nickelodeon, that Nickelodeon's hit boy band Big Time Rush will be performing at Nickelodeon's 10th Annual Worldwide Day of Play (WWDoP) at the Nethermead in Brooklyn's Prospect Park on Saturday 21st September 2013!:
The rumors are true! BTR will perform at this year's Worldwide Day of Play! It's all going down at Prospect Park in NYC on September 21st: http://at.nick.com/wwdop

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Nickelodeon Australia And New Zealand Launches "Dare To Be Square" 2013

Nickelodeon Australia has announced on their official "Dare to be Square" website the exciting Nickelodeon News that, to further help celebrate Nickelodeon Australia's upcoming second annual SLIMEFEST event, where, on Friday 27th September 2013, Nick Australia will be taking over the Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre to hold SLIMEFEST 2013, Australia's first music festival just for kids, tweens and teenagers, Nickelodeon Australia and New Zealand has announced the return of their "SpongeBob SquarePants"-themed pro-social campaign called "Dare to be Square", an exciting initiative launched at 2012's inaugural SLIMEFEST event to promote positivity and inclusiveness and to give Aussie and Kiwi kids a voice!


Nick AU has also announced that Nickelodeon Australia and New Zealand will be showing SLIMEFEST on Monday 30th September 2013 at 5pm!

In this round world there is one hero who dares to be square. One hero who dares to be himself. One hero who is happy and positive no matter what the world throws at him. That hero is SpongeBob SquarePants. Inspired by SpongeBob, Nickelodeon is inviting kids in Australia and New Zealand to band together in a celebration of positivity, optimism, and being an individual.

To celebrate SLIMEFEST 2013 and "Dare to be Square", the Australian pop, R&B, and soul singer-songwriter Guy Sebastian has written a brand new song and Nickelodeon and Guy Sebastian are daring Australian and Kiwi kids to be part of it! To join in, simply learn the lyrics to Guy's new "Dare to be Square" song on daretobesquare.com.au, record yourself singing the chorus, and YOU could be singing along with Guy as part of Nick's virtual choir on the big screen when Guy performs at SLIMEFEST 2013! Join in, be heard and together we'll show the world that nobody can stop us from being who we are, and that just like SpongeBob, we are going to be positive no matter what and Dare to be Square! With YOUR help, let's spread the word and be heard. So stand up, sing it loud and Dare to be Square! By submitting your entry, you will join hundreds of other kids in a voice against meanies everywhere, and you just might see yourself on the giant video wall screens singing along with Guy! Record the chorus as many times as you like. You can even throw a square to show you care!

The craziest kids' concert ever, Nickelodeon's SLIMEFEST is jam-packed with cool celebrities, mega-messy stunts, electrifying musical performances, and of course, Nickelodeon's trademark slime! It's a festival experience that makes it THE ultimate family concert event for 2013. Joining Guy Sebastian for two 90 minute shows on Friday 27th September 2013 at Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre will be Nickelodeon's very own Big Time Rush, the US duo Heffron Drive (Kendall Schmidt and BTR's current guitarist, Dustin Belt), Samantha Jade, Justice Crew (Lukas Bellesini, Paul Eric Merciadez, John Len Ruela Pearce, Len John Ruela Pearce, Emmanuel Rodriguez, Samson Cosray Smith, and Solo Tohi), and Commando Steve Willis!

At SLIMEFEST 2012, celebrities Rove, Delta Goodrem, Lisa Wilkinson, Karl Stefanovic, Ruby Rose and Cody Simpson introduced the new pro-social campaign for positivity, inspired by the ever-optimistic SpongeBob SquarePants. A newly-blonde Stan Walker sang "Dynamite", with the lyrics re-versioned to lead the 5000-strong crowd to "throw their squares up in the air sometime". Square photos sent in by both kids and celebrities flashed up on the big screen while kids in the audience threw up their own square symbols, creating an amazing moment of solidarity against meanies - a touching display representing positivity and inclusiveness.

Nick AU & NZ has also launched a brand new competition and App called "Gif-tastic Dance", in which Aussie and Kiwi kids can win an aweslime VIP experience at SLIMEFEST to have the slime of your life! The prize includes flying to Sydney, be put up in style AND get backstage access to meet Big Time Rush! Simply create your very own Gif-tastic Dance here on the contests official webpage on Nickelodeon.com.au to be in the running! Here's what you could win:

4 kids + 1 x parent to become SLIMEFEST Royalty!
Trip to Sydney for 2 nights & 3 days
VIP Thrones & Seating at SLIMEFEST
Guaranteed SLIMING (& SLIME OF YOUR LIFE!)
VIP Meet & Greet with Big Time Rush!

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Nickelodeon Australia And New Zealand To Premiere New Show "Wendell & Vinnie" On Tuesday 3rd September 2013

Nickelodeon Australia has announced the exciting Nickelodeon International News in a post on their official Facebook profile page, facebook.com/NickelodeonAustralia, that Nickelodeon Australia and New Zealand will start to premiere and show Nickelodeon's brand new live-action family comedy show "Wendell & Vinnie", which stars and is produced with Nickelodeon Productions by Nickelodeon Star and "iCarly" actor Jerry Trainor, from Tuesday 3rd September 2013 at 5:00pm!
Who loves Jerry Trainor from iCarly?? We DO!!

And, we can't wait to watch him in his hilarious NEW show Wendell & Vinnie!!

Don't miss the premiere - Next Tuesday @ 5pm. #WendellAndVinnie

To celebrate Nick AU & NZ airing new show "Wendell & Vinnie" for Aussie and Kiwi NickHeads in September, Nickelodeon Australia and New Zealand has unveiled their official "Wendell & Vinnie" show webpage! Nickelodeon.com.au's official W&V website currently features a Meet The Characters section featuring bios for each of the characters in "Wendell & Vinnie" - Wendell, Vinnie Bassett, Wilma, and Taryn - and a show info page featuring information about Nick's brand new sitcom!

[Wendell & Vinnie] Owly Images

Nickelodeon's all-new comedy series "Wendell & Vinnie" is a multi-camera scripted half-hour sitcom that follows 30-year-old Vinnie Bassett (Trainor) living the life of a carefree bachelor, when he suddenly becomes the legal guardian of his precocious, wise-beyond-his-years nephew, Wendell (Buddy Handleson, "Shake It Up") forming a hysterical odd-couple family dynamic. Nicole Sullivan ("Rita Rocks", "MadTV", "The King of Queens", "The Penguins of Madagascar") also stars as Vinnie's older unlucky-in-love sister, Wilma, with Haley Strode ("Gangster Squad") as Vinnie's newly divorced neighbor and love interest, Taryn.

Thanks to NickUKHub for alerting me to the news.
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Nickelodeon Orders 7 More Episodes Of Comedy Sketch Show "AwesomenessTV"

Nickelodeon USA has announced in a Tweet (post) on their official Twitter profile page (@NickelodeonTV) the very exciting Nick News that Nickelodeon has ordered seven more episodes of Nickelodeon and DreamWorks Animation's brand new sketch comedy show "AwesomenessTV"!:
There's more awesomeness coming to Nickelodeon! We just ordered 7 more episodes of @AwesomenessTV!
"AwesomenessTV" (rated TV G) currently airs Monday nights at 8:00pm (ET/PT) on Nick USA. The series, hosted by Nickelodeon Star Daniella Monet ("Victorious"), is a brand new rapid-fire sketch comedy show based on the popular YouTube channel that blends new and existing AwesomenessTV content. Segments include character sketches, celebrity satires and parody music videos.


Nickelodeon originally ordered the series for 13 episodes. Nick's order for additional episodes will bring the number of episodes in season one (the shows freshman season) to a total of 20 episodes.


It is currently unknown whether the series will premiere and be shown on Nickelodeon's 40+ international channels across Europe, Latin America, Asia and Australia.
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Nickelodeon UK Adds British Band The Vamps To The Nickelodeon Fruit Shoot Skills Awards 2013 Line-Up

Nickelodeon UK has announced in a series of Tweets (posts) on their official Twitter profile page (@NickelodeonUK) the very exciting Nick UK News that the new British band The Vamps will be special guests at the Nickelodeon Fruit Shoot Skills Awards 2013!

The group will be joining previously announced headliners Union J, The Luminites, and Nickelodeon Star Brad Kavanagh, who plays the character Fabian Rutter in Nickelodeon's hit mystery drama series "House of Anubis", who will be making his first musical TV performance at the awards ceremony! It is currently unknown whether the band will be performing at Nickelodeon's Fruit Shoot Skills Awards 2013 ceremony.


The Vamps are an English pop punk and indie band who formed in 2012. The band consists of Bradley Simpson (lead vocals and rhythm guitar), 18, James McVey (vocals and guitar), 19, Connor Ball (vocals and bass guitar), 17, and Tristan Evans (vocals and drums), 19. The band signed to Mercury Records in late 2012 and started to grow a fan base by supporting pop punk band McFly on their Memory Lane Tour in early 2013. The band are currently recording their debut EP, which will be released on Sunday 29th September 2013, and will also will be releasing a full album in 2014.

Nickelodeon's Fruit Shoot Skills Awards 2013 will be hosted by British diver, London 2012 Summer Olympic Games medalist and Kids' Choice Awards winner Tom Daley at London's O2 Indigo Arena (also known as the indigO2), situated on the Greenwich peninsula in South East London, England, UK, on Saturday 7th September 2013, and shown the very next day (Sunday 8th September 2013) at 5.00pm (repeated from 6:00pm on Nick UK's plus-one timeshift channel, Nick+1)!

Tickets to the Nickelodeon Fruit Shoot Skills Awards 2013 are still available to buy and cost just £1 (an Admin fee for printing & postage)! Tickets will let you see all the Skills, the Stars and the Slime in person! Reserve your tickets today at fruitshoot.seetickets.com!!

Tweeted by Nick UK on @NickelodeonUK:

So excited that @UnionJworld are coming to the #fruitshootskills awards!See u there @JJUJWorld, @JoshUJWorld @GeorgeUJWorld @JaymiUJWorld !
And:
...PLUS!The @TheVampsband (yes that's right!) @BradKavanagh & the @LUMINITES will be @ the #fruitshootskills awards!Show airs on 8th Sep :)

Nickelodeon Announces Line-Up For First-Ever SpongeBob SquarePants Fan Shellabration At Universal Studios Hollywood, From Sept. 7-8

Universal Studios Hollywood and Nickelodeon have announced in the following press release, from PRNewswire, Nickelodeon's very exciting plans and itinerary for the first-ever SpongeBob Fan Shellabration, which Nick will hold at Universal Studios Hollywood in Los Angeles, California, USA over Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th September 2013, where the loveable Nicktoon character regularly appears to entertain kids and families of all ages!

Nickelodeon's two-day Shellabration event will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and will feature a myriad of Pant-Tastic SpongeBob-themed activities, including a live script-read of a "SpongeBob SquarePants" episode featuring the series voice cast; a screening of the winning videos from the inaugural SpongeBob SquareShorts: Original Fan Tributes film contest; an exhibit of fan-created "SpongeBob SquarePants" inspired art; a first of its kind SpongeBob Toyota concept car; a live musical performance by Tom Kenny (voice of SpongeBob) and much much more!

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Original Nickelodeon and Universal Studios Hollywood Press Release:

Nickelodeon Announces First-Ever SpongeBob SquarePants Fan Shellabration At Universal Studios Hollywood, From Sept. 7-8

NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nickelodeon announced today it will host the first-ever SpongeBob Fan Shellabration at Universal Studios Hollywood in Los Angeles, Calif., Sept. 7-8, where the loveable character regularly appears to entertain kids and families of all ages.

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The two-day Shellabration event will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and include a live script-read of a SpongeBob SquarePants episode featuring the series voice cast; a screening of the winning videos from the inaugural SpongeBob SquareShorts: Original Fan Tributes competition; an exhibit of fan-created SpongeBob SquarePants inspired art; a first of its kind SpongeBob Toyota concept car; a live musical performance by Tom Kenny (voice of SpongeBob) and more.

Admission to the SpongeBob Fan Shellabration is included in the price of admission to Universal Studios Hollywood.

"SpongeBob SquarePants is one of the most iconic characters of our generation and is beloved by fans around the world," said Pam Kaufman, Chief Marketing Officer, Nickelodeon Group. "We are thrilled to be partnering with Universal Studios Hollywood to give the fans an amazing, one-of-a-kind SpongeBob SquarePants experience."

"SpongeBob SquarePants is an endearing character at Universal Studios Hollywood that entertains our guests visiting from around the world," said Xiomara Wiley, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Sales, Universal Studios Hollywood. "Serving as the premier location for this first-ever Shellabration fan event in collaboration with Nickelodeon enables us to bring this lovable character to life in a variety of unexpected and interactive ways."

At Nickelodeon's inaugural SpongeBob Fan Shellabration event at Universal Studios Hollywood, guests will be able to:

* Watch a live script read of a SpongeBob SquarePants episode featuring the voice talents of Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants), Bill Fagerbakke (Patrick Star), Clancy Brown (Mr. Krabs), Mr. Lawrence (Plankton), and Rodger Bumpass (Squidward).

* Collect autograph stamps and take photos with the full cast of costumed characters, including SpongeBob, Patrick, Pearl, Sandy, Squidward, Mr. Krabs, Mrs. Puff.

* Screen the winning and other exclusive submissions from the inaugural SpongeBob SquareShorts competition; a global competition that encouraged SpongeBob fans to create and submit original tribute films, across all genres.

* Visit the "Bikini Bottom Gallery" art exhibit of fan-created SpongeBob inspired art curated by Gallery Nucleus. Some of the art was featured in the gallery's "Nautical Nonsense: A Tribute to SpongeBob SquarePants," which ran from July 27-August 11.

* See the new Toyota Highlander SpongeBob concept car, which will be making a pit stop at the Shellabration, following a cross country road trip. For more information on where you can see the SpongeBob concept car this summer visit www.nick.com/highlander.

*Sing along at a live musical performance featuring Tom Kenny and the High Seas performing live from the Universal Plaza Stage.

* Play along with fellow fans at "SpongeBob's FAN-Tastic Trivia Party," where players can test their knowledge of all things Bikini Bottom for a chance to win exclusive prizes.

* Receive a free mini-poster that features all of the characters from Bikini Bottom (limited quantity, while supplies last).

* Enjoy face painting, character drawings and a SpongeBob Skill Crane.

Since its launch in July 1999, SpongeBob SquarePants has emerged as a pop culture phenomenon. The series has been the most-watched animated program with kids 2-11 for more than 12 consecutive years, and over the past several years, it has averaged more than 100,000,000 total viewers every quarter across all Nickelodeon networks. As the most widely distributed property in Viacom history, SpongeBob is seen in over 170 countries and translated in more than 35 languages.

About Universal Studios Hollywood

Universal Studios Hollywood, The Entertainment Capital of L.A. includes a full-day, movie-based theme park and Studio Tour; the CityWalk entertainment, shopping and dining complex, the Universal CityWalk Cinemas, the "5 Towers" state-of-the-art outdoor concert venue.. World-class rides and attractions include the critically-acclaimed mega-attraction, "Transformers: The Ride—3D," the intense, award-winning ride, "King Kong 360 3D" on the famed behind-the-scenes Studio Tour, "The Simpsons RideTM," "Revenge of the MummySM —The Ride" and "Jurassic Park® —The Ride."

About Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon, now in its 34th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books, and feature films. Nickelodeon's U.S. television network is seen in almost 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 18 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB).

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Saban Brands Announces All-New Episodes of "Power Rangers Megaforce", Followed By Season Premiere Of "Digimon Fusion", Debuting On Nickelodeon USA On Saturday 7th September 2013

Saban Brands and Nickelodeon have today, Wednesday 28th August 2013, announced in the following press release, from PRNewswire, the exciting Nickelodeon News that Nick USA will start to premiere and show more brand new episodes of Saban's "Power Rangers Megaforce" on Saturday 7th September 2013 at 1 p.m. (ET/PT)! The all-new episodes of "Power Rangers Megaforce" will be followed by the season premiere of the brand new animated television series "Digimon Fusion" at 1:30 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon USA! The back-to-back episodes team up to create a MEGA power hour packed with action, excitement, humor and entertainment!

The return of new episodes of "Power Rangers Megaforce" continues the celebration of the franchise's 20th Anniversary, with today marking 20 years since the original series, Saban's "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers" ("MMPR"), which first aired on television on August 28, 1993!


"Power Rangers Megaforce" picks up when a shadow-stealing monster attacks, and the Megaforce Rangers must teach Robo Knight the power of teamwork in order to defeat him.

"Digimon Fusion" marks the sixth installment of the hugely successful "Digimon" franchise, which Saban Brands re-acquired in 2012. The all-new "Digimon Fusion" series follows Mikey, a human boy, who is transported into the digital realm and must team up with his new "Digimon" or "Digital Monster" friends before their world is deleted once and for all. New fusion powers allow Digimon to combine and fuse their abilities to create endless battle possibilities. Unleashing countless Digimon combinations, "Digimon Fusion" takes today's tech-savvy kids inside an adventure-packed digital world, where the heroes' courage is matched only by the fusion of their teamwork, loyalty and humor.

Original Saban Brands Press Release:

Saban Brands Announces All-New Episodes of Power Rangers Megaforce, Followed by the Season Premiere of Digimon Fusion, Debuting on Nickelodeon, Saturday, Sept. 7

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Saban Brands and Nickelodeon today announced that Saban's Power Rangers Megaforce will return with all-new episodes on Saturday, Sept. 7, at 1 p.m. (ET/PT), followed by the season premiere of the all-new Digimon Fusion at 1:30 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon. The back-to-back episodes team up to create a MEGA power hour packed with action, excitement, humor and entertainment.

"Fans have eagerly been awaiting new episodes of Power Rangers Megaforce, and we're excited to bring them back as we launch another one of our highly anticipated television properties, Digimon Fusion," said Elie Dekel, President of Saban Brands. "The back-to-back programming will be filled with tons of action, adventure and fun. The fans are in for a real treat."

The return of new episodes of Power Rangers Megaforce continues the celebration of the franchise's 20th Anniversary, with today marking 20 years since the original series, Saban's Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, first aired on television on August 28, 1993.

Power Rangers Megaforce picks up when a shadow-stealing monster attacks, and the Megaforce Rangers must teach Robo Knight the power of teamwork in order to defeat him.

Digimon Fusion marks the sixth installment of the hugely successful Digimon franchise, which Saban Brands re-acquired in 2012. The all-new Digimon Fusion series follows Mikey, a human boy, who is transported into the digital realm and must team up with his new "Digimon" or "Digital Monster" friends before their world is deleted once and for all. New fusion powers allow Digimon to combine and fuse their abilities to create endless battle possibilities. Unleashing countless Digimon combinations, Digimon Fusion takes today's tech-savvy kids inside an adventure-packed digital world, where the heroes' courage is matched only by the fusion of their teamwork, loyalty and humor.

For more information on Power Rangers Megaforce, please visit www.powerrangers.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.

For more information on Digimon Fusion, please visit and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.

About Saban's Power Rangers Megaforce

Power Rangers Megaforce is the current season of the iconic franchise on television. The series, which airs Saturdays at 1p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon, delivers mega action, humor, excitement and entertainment, in addition to the core themes of friendship, teamwork, fitness, and helping others. Power Rangers Megaforce premiered as Saban Brands celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the Power Rangers franchise, which is helmed by Haim Saban, who created and produced the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers series in 1993. Following its introduction, Power Rangers quickly became the most-watched children's television program in the United States and remains one of the top-rated and longest running boys live-action series in television history. The series followed the adventures of a group of ordinary young people who "morphed" into superheroes. It was seen in more than 60 countries, translated into numerous languages, and was a mainstay in the most prominent international children's programming blocks. SCG Power Rangers LLC, which licenses and merchandises the Power Rangers brand, is an affiliate of Saban Brands. For more information, visit www.powerrangers.com.

About Digimon Fusion

Digimon Fusion is the all-new animated series and sixth installment of the Digimon franchise, the longest-running Japanese anime property. The series features all-new Digimon action and excitement following Mikey, a human boy, who is transported into the digital realm and must team up with his new "Digimon" or "Digital Monster" friends before their world is deleted once and for all. New fusion powers allow Digimon to combine and fuse their abilities to create endless battle possibilities. Digimon Fusion is a property of Saban Brands and will air on Nickelodeon in the U.S. in 2013. Visit www.SabanBrands.com for more information.

About Saban Brands

Formed in 2010 as an affiliate of Saban Capital Group, Saban Brands (SB) was established to acquire and develop a world-class portfolio of properties and capitalize on the company's experience, track record and capabilities in growing and monetizing consumer brands through content, media and marketing. SB applies a global omni-channel management approach to enhancing and extending its brands in markets worldwide and to consumers of all ages. The company provides full-service management, marketing, promotion and strategic business development for its intellectual properties including comprehensive strategies unique to each brand, trademark and copyright management and enforcement, creative design, retail development, direct-to-consumer initiatives and specialized property extensions. SB is led by a superior management team with decades of experience in media, content creation, branding, licensing, marketing and finance. SB's portfolio of properties currently includes Power Rangers, Paul Frank, Vortexx, Zui.com, The Playforge, Julius Jr., Digimon Fusion and Popples. For more information, visit www.sabanbrands.com.

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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Nickelodeon Developing Potential Brand New Country Music-Themed Comedy Series "Twang" With "True Jackson, VP" Creator Andy Gordon

The entertainment news website Deadline.com is reporting the exciting Nick News that Nickelodeon has signed a deal with comedy writer-producer Andy Gordon, the creator and executive producer of Nick's popular fashion-themed sitcom "True Jackson, VP", to develop a potential brand new original comedy series called "Twang" (working title)!

"Twang" will be a 30-minute country-themed multi-camera comedy about the four semi-spoiled children of a country music star who are relocated from their privileged life in Los Angeles, California, USA, to their mother's childhood home in Leiper's Fork, Tennessee.

Gordon serves as co-executive producer on TV Land's upcoming Kirstie Alley sitcom "Kirstie". He was recently an executive producer on ABC's "Last Man Standing" and previously worked on Fox's "The Loop" and "Back To You", plus the 1986 series of "Dennis the Menace", "Get a Life", "Mad About You", "Dream On", "NewsRadio", "Just Shoot Me!", the Nickelodeon UK show "Complete Savages", "Hot Properties" and "DAG":
Andy Gordon Sells Projects To Fox, Nickelodeon

Comedy writer-producer Andy Gordon has set up half-hour projects at Fox and Nickelodeon. At Fox, he has Falling Into Place, a multi-camera ensemble comedy about five college friends who, four or five years out of college, each experiences a loss and tries to overcome it. 20th TV is producing. At Nickelodeon, where Gordon previously created and executive produced True Jackson VP, he has country-themed multi-camera comedy Twang, about the four semi-spoiled children of a country music star who are relocated from their privileged life in Los Angeles to their mother’s childhood home in Leiper’s Fork, Tennessee. UTA-repped Gordon serves as co-executive producer on TV Land’s upcoming Kirstie Alley sitcom Kirstie. He was recently an executive producer on ABC’s Last Man Standing and previously worked on Fox’s The Loop and Back To You.

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Nickelodeon's "Swindle" Takes The Top Spot With Kids And Tweens For The Week, Draws 4.2 Million Total Viewers For Nick USA

Nickelodeon, one of the world's leading entertainment brands for kids and families, has announced, in the following press release from TVbytheNumbers, that the brand new Nickelodeon Original TV Movie "Swindle" helped Nick USA continue its ratings roll by winning the week with all kid and tween demos and drawing 4.2 million total viewers during its Saturday 24th August 2013 8-10 p.m. ET/PT primetime premiere! The two-hour comedy caper also posted high triple-digit year over year gains, averaging a 7.0/2.3M K2-11 (+218%), 10.0/2.0M K6-11 (+281%) and 8.5/1.7M with T9-14 (+270%) and also scored massive increases with total viewers (+213%). Bolstered by "Swindle"'s solid ratings performance Nickelodeon won the week across all TV and posted year over year increases with kids 2-11 (3.2/1.0M; +28%). The network also topped cable with total viewers (2.0M; +22%) for the week.


Additionally, Nickelodeon USA closed the month of August 2013 with year over year increases with K2-11 (+7%) and Nick at Nite, Nickelodeon USA's nighttime programming block (stylized as nick@nite), also posted double-digit increases for the month with A18-49 (+67%).

Nickelodeon will begin to launch and start to premiere and show "Swindle" on Nickelodeon's 40+ international channels across Europe, Latin America, Asia and Australia, including Nickelodeon UK and Ireland, in 2014.

Original Nickelodeon Press Release:

NICKELODEON'S SWINDLE TAKES THE TOP SPOT WITH KIDS AND TWEENS FOR THE WEEK, DRAWS 4.2 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS

Nickelodeon Nabs Number-One Spot for the Week with Kids Across All TV and Cable’s Top Spot with Total Viewers


NEW YORK–Aug. 27, 2013–Nickelodeon’s latest original TV movie, Swindle, scored for the net, winning the week with all kid and tween demos and drawing 4.2 million total viewers during its Saturday (Aug. 24, 8-10 p.m. ET/PT) primetime premiere. The two-hour comedy caper also posted high triple-digit year over year gains, averaging a 7.0/2.3M K2-11 (+218%), 10.0/2.0M K6-11 (+281%) and 8.5/1.7M with T9-14 (+270%) and also scored massive increases with total viewers (+213%). Bolstered by Swindle’s solid ratings performance Nickelodeon won the week across all TV and posted year over year increases with kids 2-11 (3.2/1.0M; +28%). The net also topped cable with total viewers (2.0M; +22%) for the week.

Swindle features an ensemble cast: Jennette McCurdy and Ariana Grande from Sam & Cat; Noah Crawford and Chris O’Neal from How to Rock; Ciara Bravo from Big Time Rush; and iCarly’s Noah Munck. The TV movie, is based on the popular children’s book of the same name by Gordon Korman, and centers around an evil collector that cons Griffin (Crawford) out of a million dollar baseball card that could have saved his best friend’s (O’Neal) home, so he unites a ragtag group of his classmates (McCurdy, Grande, Bravo and Munck) to take down the swindler. It's an adventure that will take them through daring heists, crazy disguises and pie fight face-off – but throughout it all, the kids have to bring their skills together as a team to get justice.

Additionally, Nickelodeon closed the month of August with year over year increases with K2-11 (+7%) and Nick at Nite also posted double-digit increases for the month with A18-49 (+67%).

Nickelodeon, now in its 34th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon’s U.S. television network is seen in almost 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 18 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA).

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World Screen Interviews Philippe Dauman, The President And Chief Executive Officer Of Viacom

The official website of World Screen, a publication which covers the international media business, has posted an exclusive interview with Philippe Dauman, the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Viacom, the parent company of the Nickelodeon brand, which you can view here on WorldScreen.com (paid WorldScreen.com premium subscription required to view the article).

Nickelodeon USA Number 1 In Total Day Viewing For Week Ending Sunday 25th August 2013

The television news website TVbytheNumbers is reporting in the following article the fantastic Nickelodeon News that Nick USA was the number one US TV network in total day viewing, beating Disney and Adult Swim, for the week ending Sunday 25th August 2013!


Additionally, TVbytheNumbers is also reporting in a separate article, also below, that Nielsen has announced the number of households across the USA that receive each television network, including Nickelodeon USA, Nick at Nite (nick@nite), Nicktoons, Nick Jr. and TeenNick:
MTV Wins Week With Cable Primetime Adults 18-49, USA Number One With Total Primetime Viewers & Nickelodeon Tops With Total Day Viewership For Week Ending August 25, 2013

MTV won the week among adults 18-49 during primetime, beating ESPN and TBS.

USA was the top network among total viewers during primetime, beating Disney and ESPN

Nickelodeon was number one in total day viewing, beating Disney and Adult Swim.

Prime-time Average Viewers (Live+SD) Week Ending August 25, 2013:

Network - (000s)

USA - 2621
DSNY - 2361
ESPN - 2246
TNT - 2201
HIST - 2089
MTV - 1947
A&E - 1831
TBSC - 1737
FOXN - 1453
HGTV - 1329
ADSM - 1250
TLC - 1240
NAN - 1208
LIFE - 1142
AMC - 1084
FOOD - 1038
FX - 1028
SPK - 994
SYFY - 987
FAM - 986
DISC - 944
BRAV - 872
TRU - 851
TVLD - 777

Prime-time Adults 18-49 Viewers (Live+SD)

Network - (000s)
MTV - 1246
ESPN - 958
TBSC - 954
USA - 944
A&E - 801
HIST - 737
ADSM - 666
TNT - 632
FX - 538
TLC - 530
SPK - 519
AMC - 488
BRAV - 484
DISC - 483
LIFE - 468
VH1 - 468
FAM - 466
DSNY - 450
SYFY - 439
HGTV - 439
FOOD - 436
CMDY - 419
NAN - 375
TRU - 374

Total Day Average Viewers (Live+SD)

Network - (000s)
NICK - 1987
DSNY - 1757
ADSM - 1339
NAN - 1171
USA - 1167
TNT - 1119
TOON - 987
FOXN - 976
HIST - 895
A&E - 850
ESPN - 825
MTV - 750
HGTV - 737
TBSC - 711
ID - 573
DSJR - 482
FX - 605
AMC - 576
FOOD - 575
TVLD - 559
LIFE - 550
FAM - 542
TLC - 537
SPK - 523

-Nielsen TV Ratings: ©2013 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.Cable Channel Abbreviations: NICK = Nickelodeon, NAN = Nick At Nite, TOON = Cartoon Network, ADSM = Adult Swim, TRU = truTV, LIFE = Lifetime, NKJR - Nick Jr., FAM = ABC Family, TVLD = TV Land, FOXN = Fox News, TBSC = TBS, DISC = Discovery

Categories: Cable TV Network Weekly Ratings

Tags: A&E Ratings, Adult Swim Ratings, Cartoon Network Ratings, Discovery Ratings, Disney Ratings, ESPN Ratings, Fox News Ratings, FX Ratings, History Ratings, MTV Ratings, Nickelodeon Ratings, TBS Ratings, TNT Ratings, USA Ratings
Also from TVbytheNumbers:
List of How Many Homes Each Cable Networks Is In - Cable Network Coverage Estimates As Of August 2013

Here are the Nielsen U.S. cable channel (includes satellite & telco providers too) coverage estimates [for Nickelodeon USA's bouquet of channels] as of August 2013. To clarify after some questions, these are the number of households that actually receive each network, not the number that are simply eligible to receive them.

Note: these estimates were made before CurrentTV changed over to Al Jazeera America (and before Uverse dumped the channel) and also before Showtime was pulled off of Time Warner Cable do to its dispute with CBS.

Station Name - Estimated # of Homes (000) - Coverage %

NICK-AT-NITE - 98,799 - 86.51
NICKELODEON - 98,799 - 86.51
NICKTOONS - 67,950 - 59.50
NICK JR (formerly NOGGIN) - 76,389 - 66.89
TeenNick (formerly THE N) - 73,443 - 64.31

TOTAL CABLE PLUS - 103,241 - 90.40
TOTAL WIRED CABLE - 68,033 - 59.57
CABLE PLUS W/ PAY - 55,719 - 48.79
WIRED CABLE W/ PAY - 37,031 - 32.43
ADS - 35,833 - 31.38
TOTAL U.S. - 114,200

©2013 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.

Categories: 2-Featured,Cable TV,TV Ratings Reference

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Nickelodeon Poland To Premiere New "Victorious" Season 4 Episodes Every Saturday And Sunday From 31st August 2013

The Polish television news website naziemna.info is reporting the exciting Nickelodeon Europe News that Nickelodeon Poland (also known as Nickelodeon Polska) has announced that Nick Poland will be premiering and showing brand new episodes from season four of the hit Nickelodeon original musical comedy show "Victorious", locally titled "Victoria znaczy zwycięstwo", every Saturday and Sunday at 7:45pm (19:45) from Saturday 31st August 2013 and Sunday 1st September 2013!

Although unconfirmed, it is expected that Nick Poland will premiere the series finale episode of "VICTORiOUS", "Victori-Yes", before the channel holds the Polish premiere of Nickelodeon's "iCarly" and "Victorious" spin-off series, "Sam & Cat", on Saturday 28th September 2013 at 8.10pm (20:10):
"VICTORIA ZNACZY ZWYCIĘSTWO"

Ostatni sezon przygód Victorii "Tori" już niedługo. Główna bohaterka ozdobiła swoją szkolną szafkę plakatem z napisem "Make it shine", przypominającym o jej największym marzeniu - zostaniu gwiazdą.

Po tym, jak Tori wystąpiła na dorocznym konkursie talentów jej życie zupełnie się zmieniło. Udowodniła, że ma piękny głos i wielki talent. W nagrodę dziewczyna dostaje możliwość uczęszczania do elitarnej Hollywood Arts High School - szkoły, w której uczą się utalentowane artystycznie nastolatki. Stamtąd już tylko krok do wielkiego sukcesu i spełnienia marzeń! W finałowym sezonie okaże się, czy Tori zdobędzie upragnioną sławę.

Choć serial dobiega końca, dla fanów bohaterów serialu Nickelodeon przygotował niespodziankę. Widzowie mogli śledzić losy Cat (granej przez Arianę Grande), w nowym serialu "Sam i Cat", w którym wystąpi również niepokorna Sam (Jennette McCurdy) z "iCarly".

Premiera: 31 sierpnia, sobota, godzina 19:45,
Emisja: sobota - niedziela, godzina 19:45

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Monday, August 26, 2013

Nickelodeon Poland To Premiere Season 1 Finale Of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "Showdown", On Sunday 3rd November 2013

The Polish television news website naziemna.info is reporting the exciting Booyakasha TMNT news that Nickelodeon Poland (also known as Nickelodeon Polska) has announced that Nick Poland will premiere and show the one-hour (two-part) season 1 finale episode of the networks hit CG-animated "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" television series, locally titled "Wojownicze Żółwie Ninja", called "Showdown", on Sunday 3rd November 2013 at 6:30pm (18:30)!:
"WOJOWNICZE ŻÓŁWIE NINJA"

Pewnego dnia Mistrz Splinter został oblany tajemniczą zieloną substancją, która zmieniła go olbrzymiego szczura, a jego cztery żółwiki - w zmutowane żółwie o niezwykłych zdolnościach.

W obawie przed prześladowaniami ze strony ludzi, Splinter wychował i szkolił żółwie na wojowników ninja w podziemiach miasta. Po latach, jego podopieczni - Leonardo, Raphael, Donatelloi Michelangelo zmienili się w silnych, pewnych siebie nastolatków, których największym pragnieniem było zobaczyć świat i zjeść ogromną pizzę!

Z mrocznych kanałów, pewnego dnia wychodzą na powierzchnię, by walczyć ze złemw niespokojnym Nowym Jorku.

W oczekiwanym finałowym odcinku Żółwie starają się odgadnąć, co knuje ich nemezis - Kraang. April zostaje porwana przez Shreddera i Mistrz Spliner musi w końcu skonfrontować się ze swoim wrogiem. Leonardo naraża swoje życie, aby ocalić braci, uratować April i powstrzymać Kraanga. Shredder używa okrutnej broni przeciw Mistrzowi - jego własnej córki Karai!

Premiera: 3 listopada, niedziela, godzina 18:30
Emisja: niedziela, godzina 18:30

In the all-new episodes, "Showdown, Part 1" & "Showdown, Part 2", the fearless Heroes in a Half Shell - Leonardo, Donatello, Michelangelo and Raphael - find themselves engaging in their most difficult battle yet, as they make a desperate assault on TCRI to shut down an alien portal. The special one-hour TMNT season finale, "Showdown," introduces the villainous character Kraang Prime, the Kraang's glorious leader from Dimension X!
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Nickelodeon Poland To Premiere Brand New Original TV Movie "Nicky Deuce" On Sunday 20th October 2013

The Polish television news website naziemna.info is reporting the exciting Nickelodeon Europe News that Nickelodeon Poland (also known as Nickelodeon Polska) has announced that Nick Poland will premiere and show Nickelodeon, R&R Productions and MarVista Entertainment's brand new original kids TV movie "Nicky Deuce", which stars Nickelodeon Star Noah Munck ("iCarly", "Gibby"), on Sunday 20th October 2013 at 4:00pm (16:00), as part of Nickelodeon Polska's Autumn/Winter 2013 highlights!:
"NICKY DEUCE"

O Nicholasie Borellim (w tej roli znany z serialu iCarly Noah Munck), można powiedzieć tylko tyle, że jest spokojnym, wzorowym uczniem i grzecznym synem. Kiedy zostaje wysłany na wakacje do wujka Frankiego do Brooklynu, z daleka od nadopiekuńczych rodziców i bezpiecznego domu Nicky stara się odnaleźć w nowym, nieznanym mu środowisku.

Pewnego dnia, przez przypadek, wszyscy najwięksi gangsterzy Nowego Jorku biorą go za groźnego Nicky'ego Deuce'a, faceta który trzęsie całym miastem. Nagle okazuje się, że ten miły chłopak staje się postrachem całej okolicy.

Z nową tożsamością i większą pewnością siebie Nicky lepiej poznaje siebie, odkrywa rodzinne sekrety oraz uczy się, że nie zawsze wszystko jest tym, czym się wydaje. "Nicky Deuce" to gangsterska opowieść w iście komediowej odsłonie.

Premiera: 20 października, niedziela, godzina 16:00
"Nicky Deuce", based on a popular children's book by The Sopranos' Steve Schirripa and Charles Fleming, stars iCarly's Noah Munck as Nicholas Borelli II, a nerdy, over-protected teen who transforms into the title character. Nicholas gets caught in the adventure of a lifetime when his plans to attend math camp go awry and he is sent to spend the summer with an uncle (played by Schirripa) he never knew he had in Brooklyn, New York. A fish out of water at first, Nicholas leans on local kids to help him fit in and winds up mistakenly earning a reputation as a tough guy. When confronted with some questionable dealings, Nicky uncovers family secrets and learns that the mean streets of Brooklyn aren't always what they seem. In addition to Noah Munck, Cristine Prosperi and Steve Schirripa, Nicky Deuce also stars actors Michael Imperioli, Vincent Curatola and Tony Sirico from the popular American television drama The Sopranos, actor Cassius Crieghtney (Degrassi: The Next Generation), and actress Rita Moreno (Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego?).
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Nickelodeon Poland To Premiere "Monsters vs. Aliens" On Monday 11th November 2013

The Polish television news website naziemna.info is reporting the exciting Nickelodeon Europe News that Nickelodeon Poland (also known as Nickelodeon Polska) has announced that Nick Poland will start to premiere and show Nickelodeon and DreamWorks Animation's brand new CGI-animated Nicktoon series "Monsters vs. Aliens", locally called "Potwory Kontra Obcy", every Monday to Friday at 6:05pm (18:05) from Monday 11th November 2013, as part of Nickelodeon Polska's Autumn/Winter 2013 highlights!:
"POTWORY KONTRA OBCY"

Animacja oparta na kinowym hicie o tym samym tytule, opowiada o przygodach paczki potworów, polujących na złych kosmitów.
Cztery potwory: niebieski stwór-galareta bez mózgu B.O.B., Profesor Karaluch - przerośnięty robal i szalony naukowiec w jednym, Brakujące Ogniwo - prehistoryczna małpo-ryba oraz Gigantika - prawie zwykła dziewczyna ze zdolnością do powiększania się do monstrualnych rozmiarów, codziennie stawiają czoła nowym wyzwaniom. Muszą walczyć z kosmitami, chcącymi opanować Ziemię.
Pełne akcji przygody niezwykłych bohaterów już od listopada w Nickelodeon.

Premiera: 11 listopada, poniedziałek, godzina 18:05
Emisja: poniedziałek - piątek, godzina 18:05
"Monsters vs. Aliens" – Inspired by DreamWorks Animation's 2009 blockbuster feature film ($383 million worldwide gross), this new series follows the further adventures of the beloved monsters -- B.O.B., the gelatinous blob without a brain; Link, the prehistoric fish-man; Dr. Cockroach (locally called Prof. Dr. Kakerlake), the half-man/half-insect mad scientist; and Susan (aka Ginormica; locally named Gigantika), the incredible growing woman — as they learn to adapt to a new world filled with bizarre aliens. This series, which is greenlit for 26 episodes, marks the third partnership between Nickelodeon and DreamWorks Animation.
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Nickelodeon Poland To Premiere New Nicktoon "Sanjay and Craig" In September 2013

The Polish television news website naziemna.info is reporting the exciting Nickelodeon Europe News that Nickelodeon Poland (also known as Nickelodeon Polska) has announced that Nick Poland will start to premiere and show Nickelodeon's latest all-new original animated series (Nicktoon) "Sanjay and Craig", locally called "Sanjay i Craig", on Sunday 15th September 2013 at 7.20pm (19:20), as part of Nickelodeon Polska's Autumn/Winter 2013 highlights!

After Nick Poland debuts the first episode of "Sam & Cat", Nick Poland will encore (repeat) the first episode on Saturday 21st September 2013 at 7.20pm (19:20):
"SANJAY I CRAIG"

Gadający wąż to najlepszy przyjaciel człowieka Sanjay jest 12-letnim chłopcem pochodzenia hinduskiego, Craig natomiast to wąż, który umie mówić. Choć z pozoru nic ich nie łączy, to są najlepszymi przyjaciółmi i od lat tworzą zgrany, zwariowany duet. Tych dwoje rozpiera energia, lecz ich pomysły na zabawę nie zawsze są mądre. Ciągle pakują się w kłopoty lub niezręczne sytuacje. Jednak Sanjay i Craig zawsze umieją wyjść nawet z największych tarapatów, by za chwilę znów znaleźć się w kłopotliwej, ale przezabawnej akcji.

Premiera: 15 września, godzina 19:20

Emisja: niedziela, godzina 19:20, (powtórki: sobota, godzina 19:20)

"Sanjay and Craig" (20 episodes x 30 minutes) follows the adventures of Sanjay, an excitable and irreverent 12-year-old boy (Maulik Pancholy, "30 Rock") and Craig, a smooth-talking snake and master of disguise (Chris Hardwick, "Nerdist", "The Talking Dead"). Together, they embark on epic kid-inspired quests that are at times totally ridiculous, absolutely gross and weirdly sweet. From perfecting the ultimate bike skid, tightroping across a pool of garbage on a dare or Craig manipulating a contest to win his best buddy one hundred dogs, their routine hijinks often cross into the land of the fantastical and the absurd. Only Sanjay and his closest friends can hear Craig's warped words of wisdom. The only thing that stands in their way is their unhinged, snake-phobic neighbor, Mr. Noodman (Tony Hale, "Veep", "Arrested Development"), who's always on the verge of figuring out that Craig can talk.

"Sanjay & Craig" is a brand-new, creator-driven animated series that blends a comedic and stylistic sensibility with a distinctive mix of unusual, wonderful and random humor. The series features the additional voice talents of Linda Cardellini ("Mad Men", "Freaks and Geeks") as Megan; Matt Jones ("Breaking Bad") as Hector; Kunal Nayyar ("The Big Bang Theory") as Vijay; Grey DeLisle ("The Fairly OddParents") as Darlene and Sandy Dickson; and "Remington Tufflips" as himself.

Sanjay and Craig is created and co-executive produced by first-generation Nickelodeon viewers Jim Dirschberger, Jay Howell and Andreas Trolf, who were influenced by the cartoons from their childhoods to create content for today’s post-millennial kids. These first-time creators were paired with award-winning writers and producers Will McRobb and Chris Viscardi (The Adventures of Pete & Pete, Alvin and the Chipmunks) to develop this original animated series.
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Nickelodeon Poland To Premiere New Sitcom "Sam & Cat" On Saturday 28th September 2013

The Polish television news website naziemna.info is reporting the exciting Nickelodeon Europe News that Nickelodeon Poland (also known as Nickelodeon Polska) has announced that Nick Poland will start to premiere and show Nickelodeon's brand new live-action original comedy series "Sam & Cat", locally titled "Sam I Cat", on Saturday 28th September 2013 at 8.10pm (20:10), as part of Nickelodeon Polska's Autumn/Winter 2013 highlights!

After Nick Poland debuts the first episode of "Sam & Cat", Nick Poland will encore (repeat) the first episode on Sunday 29th September 2013 at 8.10pm (20:10):
"SAM I CAT"

"Sam i Cat" to nowy serial z dobrze już znanymi widzom Nickelodeon bohaterkami - Sam z "iCarly" i Cat z "Victoria znaczy zwycięstwo". Dziewczyny poznają się, kiedy Sam ratuje Cat ze śmieciarki. Szybko nawiązują dobry kontakt i postanawiają zamieszkać razem. Ale by móc utrzymać się i opłacić czynsz, współlokatorki zostają opiekunkami do dzieci.

Dziewczyny razem tworzą wybuchową mieszankę. Pełna energii, roztrzepana Sam i grzeczna Cat, która wszystkiego się boi, często wpadają w tarapaty. Przyjaciółki mają też różne zdanie na wiele tematów, co prowadzi do licznych kłótni. W dodatku Sam potrafi być nieobliczalna i jest prawdziwą twardzielką, Cat natomiast woli, kiedy wszystko jest dobrze zorganizowane. Mimo różnic charakteru nastolatki tworzą zgrany duet i pokonują razem wiele przeciwności losu.

Współlokatorki w każdym odcinku mają do wykonania różne zadania. Czasem jest to opieka nad dzieckiem sąsiadów, innym razem - pilnowanie kozy. Serial pełen jest zabawnych sytuacji i nieoczekiwanych zwrotów akcji, dzięki którym widzowie pokochają "Sam i Cat".

Premiera: 28 września, sobota, godzina 20:10

Emisja: sobota, godzina 20:10 (powtórki: niedziela, godzina 20:10)

The brand new Nickelodeon buddy sitcom "Sam & Cat" follows feisty Sam Puckett (Jennette McCurdy; "iCarly") and flighty Cat Valentine (Ariana Grande; "Victorious") as they become best friends and unlikely roommates who start a babysitting service called "Sam & Cat's Super Rockin' Fun-Time Babysitting Service". The series is created by award-winning executive producer Dan Schneider ("iCarly", "Victorious", "Drake & Josh", "Zoey 101").
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Saturday, August 24, 2013

Nickelodeon Denmark And Nickelodeon Sweden To Premiere "Groove High" In October 2013; Nick Norway To Also Debut Show Soon

Nickelodeon Sweden (Sverige) and Nickelodeon Denmark (Danmark) have announced on their brand new official "Groove High" show websites the exciting Nickelodeon Europe news that Nick Sweden and Nick Denmark, part of Nickelodeon Scandinavia, will start to premiere and show the new 2D animated/live-action comedy series "Groove High" from Monday 7th October (Oktober) 2013, as part of Nickelodeon Scandinavia's Back to School (Skoldags (Schooldays)/Skolestart) programming line-up and Autumn/Winter 2013 highlights!

Nickelodeon Sweden, the Swedish version of the popular kids' channel, will debut brand new episodes of "Groove High" every weekday at 3:40pm (15:40) from Monday 7th October (Oktober) 2013, and Nickelodeon Denmark, the Danish version of the popular kids' channel, will premiere brand new episodes of "Groove High" weekdays at 4:05pm (16:05) from Monday 7th October (Oktober) 2013!

Nickelodeon Norway, the Norwegian version of Nickelodeon and also part of Nick Scandinavia, has also announced plans on their official Skolestart website to start to premiere and show the brand new comedy series "Groove High" soon.

"Groove High" (26 episodes x 30-minutes), co-produced by French producer and distributor Planet Nemo alongside compatriots Nexus Factory and Irish cartoon house Telegael Teoranta, follows the story of the adventures of a group of talented kids living in an elite high school for the performing arts, as told by two of its rock star alumni.
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