Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Nickelodeon News Bytes - Wednesday 22nd February 2017

NickALive!'s pick of Nickelodeon news, highlights and more from around the internet!:


- Matalan will introduce PAW Patrol and Peppa Pig branded swim lines in early March 2017!

- Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB, VIA) today announced that Bob Bakish, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference in San Francisco, California on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 10:25 a.m. PT (1:25 p.m. ET). A live webcast of the session will be available to the general public through a link on the Investor Relations homepage of Viacom’s website (ir.viacom.com). A replay of the audio webcast will be available in the “Events / Webcasts” section of this site.

- Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) also announced today that Brad Grey will step down from his role as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Paramount Pictures. The company is commencing a comprehensive search to identify a successor, and Grey will remain at Paramount for a period to support the transition.
See also: Paramount’s Brad Grey sends his exit memo as Viacom makes it official

- Do you remember Sheila from "The Girls' Room" on The Amanda Show? See what actress Raquel Lee looks like now!

- Meet, greet and take your picture with The Thundermans star Jack Griffo at Kidabaloo, being held at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City on Saturday, Feb. 25.!

- TV execs dish on the state of kids TV.

- Lisa Silverman Meyers, Senior Vice President, operations and business planning at Nickelodeon Viacom Consumer Products, will be taking part in the "Location-Based Entertainment and Licensing" panel of the NYC Summit on Thursday 2nd March 2017!
Also see: European Companies Head to NYC Summit.

- Viacom posts the largest share of C3 impressions among all TV network groups in January 2017 with a 15.5% in adults 18-49 share, up from 15.2% a year ago -- the highest among all national media owners. Viacom’s Nickelodeon, TV Land, and CMT also had gains.

- Australia: Aeroplane Jelly and Nickelodeon Australia partner for Nickelodeon Sponsorship program as part of Aeroplane Jelly's ‘Swinging Celebration’ campaign to celebrate the brands 90th Birthday program.

- Nick Cannon and Brittany Bell welcome baby boy; name baby Golden Sagon Cannon. Congratulations Nick and Brittany!! :)

- Jamie Lynn Spears' daughter Maddie Aldridge is on the mend and back to her sporty self following an ATV accident earlier this month!

- Drake & Josh star Yvette Nicole Brown debuts an animated new look in Crackle’s SuperMansion! Yvette will play Portia (formerly known as the superhero Zenith).

- Then/Now: Former child stars, featuring Clarissa Explains It All and Sabrina, the Teenage Witch star Melissa Joan Hart!

- The Happy Meal toy people were obsessed with the year you were born (featuring 'Nickelodeon Game Gadgets' from 1992)!
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