Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Nickelodeon Philippines To Premiere Brand-New "SpongeBob SquarePants" Episode On Friday 17th April 2015

Nickelodeon South East Asia has announced the exciting Nickelodeon International News in a post on the channels official Facebook profile page,, that Nickelodeon Philippines will premiere a brand-new episode of Nickelodeon's hit original animated series "SpongeBob SquarePants" on Friday 17th April 2015 at 2:30pm!

Leading up to the debut of the all-new "SpongeBob SquarePants" episode, Nickelodeon Philippines will air a special "Champ Packed" marathon full of favourite episodes of "SpongeBob SquarePants" the same day from 12:00pm!
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Viacom International Media Networks Showcases Nickelodeon's Latest Shows At MIPTV 2015

The licensing news website License! Global Mag is reporting the exciting news that Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) is highlighting a number of Nickelodeon's live-action and animated kids' series this week at the MIPTV marketplace in Cannes, France!

VIMN's Nickelodeon slate of new content includes "Bella and the Bulldogs" (20x30), which recently premiered on Nickelodeon USA, and is currently making its debut on Nickelodeon channels around the world, including Nickelodeon UK on Monday 27th April 2015.

Targeted to girls and boys ages 6 to 11, the series follows teenage cheerleader Bella who decides to chase her dream of becoming the quarterback of her middle school football team.

Nickelodeon's new animated preschool series "Blaze and the Monster Machines" is also making its debut. Featuring a storyline based on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) curriculum, the CGI series follows the monster truck Blaze, his driver AJ and their adventures in Axle City.

Additionally, VIMN is showcasing the new Spike format "Framework", a new furniture design competition series that premiered in the U.S. to an audience of 2.6 million.

MIPTV 2015 takes place between Monday 13th and Thursday 16th April 2015 at Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France.
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Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products Appoints Copyright Promotions Licensing Group As Agent In Nordic And CEE

Copyright Promotions Licensing Group has announced that Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products (NVCP) has appointed Copyright Promotions Licensing Group (CPLG) as its new consumer products agent in Nordics and Central & Eastern Europe. From Wednesday 1st July 2015 CPLG will represent NVCP's business in the Nordics and CEE (incorporating the Baltics, Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria & Romania) replacing current agency Plus Licens.

This move follows on from the strategic decision to align NVCP's business to one strategic local partner across Benelux, Nordics and CEE. CPLG is already the local licensing partner for NVCP in Benelux, and has recently opened offices in Stockholm, Sweden and Warsaw, Poland.

Mark Kingston, SVP & GM, EMEA, Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products (NVCP) stated: "We have enjoyed a long and successful partnership with Plus Licens for the last ten years, and we want to thank them for their great work and support. We now look forward to expanding the existing successful strategic partnership, that was established in Benelux 15 years ago with CPLG into new territories, to grow our existing licensee base, forge new deals and expand our brands presence."

Maarten Weck, MD of CPLG Benelux, C.E.E. & Nordics, continues: "The relationship we have built over the past 15 years in the Benelux has been a success. We are extremely excited to extend our relationship with Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN). Their strong portfolio, innovative and professional approach to the business and their top-notch team make this an extremely compelling opportunity. We look forward building their presence in the Nordic and CEE markets to further maximize the power of their brand portfolio.. We will focus on broadening the licensee base, and driving marketing opportunities for their retail presence."

CPLG will focus on expanding NVCP's existing business in the market and securing new deals with non-traditional licensees, offering a complete 360 solution to key retail channels, FMCG and service sector clients.

NVCP has launched a number of properties in Nordics and CEE to date including "SpongeBob SquarePants", "Dora the Explorer", "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "Go, Diego, Go!" and the MTV brand. New Nickelodeon properties to launch in 2015 include "Paw Patrol" and "Dora and Friends".
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Rainbow Hosting "Winx Club" Talent Show In Malaysia

The licensing news website License! Global Mag is reporting the exciting news that Italy-based Rainbow S.r.l., one of Europe's largest animation studios, has teamed with the Malaysian broadcaster NTV7 to host a very special "Winx Club"-themed talent show!

To enter, fans need to record themselves singing or dancing along to their favourite "Winx Club" song. Once filmed, fans can upload their performances to their preferred media sharing website and fill in a entry form at, and the five most popular will then be invited to perform in front of a live audience at the "Bananana! Winx Club Talent Show" in June 2015! Fans can also download audio samples to use in their videos at The competition, which is open until Monday 27th April 2015, is also accepting DVD entries.

"We are delighted to be strengthening our partnership with NTV7 by organizing this special event for Malaysian Winx Club fans," says Joanne Lee, chief operating officer, Rainbow. "This is just the first of other exciting projects that we are going to develop in the next months across Malaysia."

The winner will receive a trip to the first-ever Winx Worldwide Reunion, which will be held in Jesolo, located in Venice, Italy, this September.

"Winners of this competition not only win a fantastic prize, but also get to put their own spin and creativity as a 'Winx superstar' when they perform in front of thousands of Winx Club fans at this exciting event," says Airin Zainul, group general manager, NTV7 and 8TV.
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Nickelodeon Germany To Premiere "Adventure Time" On Monday 11th May 2015

Nickelodeon Germany has announced the exciting Nickelodeon International news on their "Nick Pressecenter" that Nickelodeon Germany (Deutschland) will start to premiere and show the popular animated series "Adventure Time", starting with season three, weekdays at 2:20pm from Monday 11th May 2015!

UPDATE: Nickelodeon Switzerland (Swiss/Schweiz) will also start to premiere and show "Adventure Time - Abenteuerzeit mit Finn und Jake" weekdays at 15:50 from Monday 11th May 2015!

To celebrate, and have launched their official "Adventure Time" websites, which feature exclusive videos and pictures from the animated series!

"Adventure Time" follows Finn, a twelve-year-old boy who battles evil in the Land of Ooo. Assisted by his magical Dog, Jake, Finn roams the Land of Ooo righting wrongs and battling evil. Usually that evil comes in the form of the Ice King, who is in search of a wife. He's decided he should wed Princess Bubblegum, though she doesn't want to marry him. Still, he persists in trying to steal her away, and Finn and Jake, along with Lady Raincorn (a cross between a unicorn and a rainbow) do their best to keep her from harm. Created by Pendleton Ward for Cartoon Network, the pilot aired on Nicktoons USA in 2007.

Huge thanks to dcbanners3 for the news!
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