Sunday, December 21, 2014

Asian Networks Acquire Rights To Raft Of Animated Nickelodeon Programming

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Asia has announced the exciting Nickelodeon International news in the following press release, from VIMN Asia's official Pressroom, that broadcasters in China, the Philippines and Taiwan have picked up the broadcast rights to a raft of Nickelodeon's original animated shows!

Original Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Asia Press Release:


Tweet This: Asian Broadcasters Unwrap a Host of #Nickelodeon Programming Treats

SINGAPORE, 3 DECEMBER 2014 - With Asia TV Forum taking place next week from 9 to 12 December, broadcasters in China, the Philippines and Taiwan are wasting no time snapping up Nickelodeon animation content.

Wrapped up under the tree at FTA broadcaster ABS-CBN in the Phillippines will be a host of Nickelodeon pre-school treats, including Paw Patrol (S1), Team Umizoomi (S3) and Dora the Explorer (S6), and for kids of all ages SpongeBob SquarePants (S8-9).

Beefing up its schedule for the big kids, ABS-CBN has also tapped into Nickelodeon's library of action, mystery, martial arts and sci-fi titles, recruiting to its cause fearless adventurers, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (S1-2), Penguins of Madagascar (S3), Kung Fu Panda (S1&3), The Legend of Korra (S1) and Monsters vs Aliens (S1).

IPTV broadcaster BesTV has put 20 separate Nickelodeon titles in its shopping trolley, including special episodes of Dora the Explorer, A Fairly Odd Christmas and A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up Timmy Turner! alongside additional series of Dora the Explorer (S1-2), Fairly Odd Parents (S9), Team Umizoomi (S4), T.U.F.F. Puppy (S1), Bubble Guppies (S1) and SpongeBob SquarePants (S2-3,7).

Off-world antics will be keeping BesTV viewers glued to their sets thanks to the acquisitions of Invader Zim (S1-2), Monsters vs Aliens (S1), Planet Sheen (S1), Robot and Monster (S1) and The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron Boy Genius (1-2). Back on earth, Nickelodeon superheroes and unusual friendships make the grade, as BesTV rounds out its animation offering, thanks to Sanjay & Craig (S1), Legend of Korra (S1) and Kung Fu Panda (S1).

In Taiwan, pay-TV Eastern Broadcasting Asia Co., Ltd is loading up its sleigh with 8 different Nickelodeon titles including 8 seasons of SpongeBob SquarePants (S1-8) and 3 series of Dora the Explorer (S3-4,6). Additional treats under the tree for pre-schoolers will include Go, Diego, Go! (S1-2), Team Umizoomi (S2&4), Blue's Clues (S4) and Paw Patrol (S1), while older viewers will be able to enjoy Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (S2) and Monsters vs Aliens (S1).


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