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Viacom Employees Become Casualties of Corporate Chaos The boardroom battle over who controls the media giant — which encompasses Nickelodeon, Paramount, Comedy Central et al — ... Continue Reading →
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m4e Inks International Broadcast Deals for ‘Wissper’

In the long-rippling wake of the MIPTV show, German brand management and media company m4e AG has kept busy securing a number of international broadcast deals for its fresh CG animated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Regal Academy’ Makes U.S. Debut on Nick August 13

The U.S. debut of new animated series Regal Academy was announced during Licensing Expo on Thursday, with European family entertainment powerhouse Rainbow (booth #U242) and No. 1 U.S. ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive Clip: ‘Harvey Beaks’ Musical Steampunks Special

A brand-new, imaginary, musical journey is awaiting C.H. Greenblatt’s feathered hero and friends as Nickelodeon launches the two-part Harvey Beaks special “Steampunks” ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Re-Ups Preschool Hits ‘Blaze,’ ‘PAW Patrol’ and ‘Shimmer & Shine’

Nickelodeon is doubling down on its No. 1 position in the preschool demographic with new season pickups for three of its top-rated animated series for youngsters: Blaze and the Monster ... Continue Reading →
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Zag’s ‘Miraculous’ Greenlight for Seasons 2 & 3

On the strength of its ratings performance around the globe, Zag Heroes title Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir has been greenlit for second and third seasons. Produced by ... Continue Reading →
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TF1 & Zagtoon Team Up for ‘Ghost Force’

French broadcaster TF1 announced at Annecy that it is developing a new animated series with Zagtoon: Ghost Force. The two companies collaborated on the recently delivered superhero ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rusty Rivets’ Launches on Nick Aug. 22

An inventive new animated preschool series will be joining the Nickelodeon lineup when Rusty Rivets premieres on the network Monday, August 22 at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT. Produced by Spin Master ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Titles ‘Hey Arnold!’ Movie Starring Original Voicers

Nickelodeon — now celebrating its 25th year of original animation — has announced the title for the highly anticipated return of one of its cartoon classics will be title ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Content Prez Russell Hicks Exits

Russell Hicks has stepped down as President, Content Development and Production for the Nickelodeon Group, Deadline reports. Hicks had been at Nickelodeon for 18 years and apparently ... Continue Reading →