Thursday, February 05, 2015

Viacom International Media Networks To Launch Dual-Language Services On Nickelodeon HD And Nick Jr. Via OSN In The Middle East

World Screen is reporting the exciting Nickelodeon International news that, following the launch of Nickelodeon HD and Nick Jr. on the OSN pay-TV platform in the Middle East in January 2015, Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) is making Arabic-language services available later this month!

As of Monday 9th February 2015, the two channels will be broadcast in both English and Arabic. Content from the newly launched Nickelodeon channels will also be available on OSN Play, the region's first online viewing platform offering entertainment anytime, anywhere on multiple devices. OSN Play is offered as a free value-added service to OSN subscribers.

Additionally, VIMN's Dubai Media City team will take over the production for Nickelodeon HD, transforming it into the only international kids' channel available in Arabic produced in the MENA region.

To celebrate Nickelodeon's upcoming "Kids' Choice Awards 2015" tentpole event, Nickelodeon has launched a localised official "Kids' Choice Awards 2015" website,, where kids in the Middle East can find out the latest news about "Kids' Choice Awards 2015", watch exclusive videos and will be able to vote for their favourite nominees in Nickelodeon's 28th Annual Kids' Choice Awards! "Kids' Choice Awards 2015" will air on Nickelodeon HD during the Spring 2015 programming season. The launch of a localised official KCA 2015 website may also hint that Nickelodeon may be planning to launch a localised official Nickelodeon website for Middle Eastern viewers soon at!
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