Thursday, August 09, 2018

JoJo Siwa Unveils First-Look At Her New Nickelodeon Animated Digital Series 'The JoJo & BowBow Show Show' [Updated]

Update (8/9): Nickelodeon will premiere The JoJo & BowBow Show Show in September 2018!

Nickelodeon star JoJo Siwa recently gave fans a first-look at her upcoming brand-new animated Nickelodeon YouTube series, The JoJo & BowBow Show Show at Viacom's first-ever Digital Content NewFront! Check out the sneak-peek in the PAWsome video below!:


A girl’s best friend is so much more in The JoJo & BowBow Show Show, a brand-new series of animated shorts starring JoJo and her beloved dog BowBow. In each 3-5 minute animated short, JoJo tells a brand-new story that comically reveals how BowBow is way more than just a furry bestie. The character art leverages the existing art style from JoJo’s popular iMessage stickers. Six episodes are being made at Nickelodeon’s Entertainment Lab in the network’s Burbank headquarters, and will debut on Nickelodeon's YouTube channel!

In addition to The JoJo & BowBow Show Show, Viacom also announced that Nickelodeon are also working on three more digital-first YouTube series:

- SlimeZone VR Showdown: A new digital series where you can watch the players go into Nickelodeon’s SlimeZone VR game to compete – and get virtually slimed!

- Nick Trip: Fans will follow Jace Norman, star of Henry Danger, as he travels throughout Europe with his brother Xander. It’s Jace’s first time in England, Germany and France, so fans will watch as he gets to see the biggest attractions, gets slimed for the first-time ever, meet fans from around the world and hang out with his Nick friends, Kira and Jack, stars of The Thundermans.

- Super League Gaming Minecraft City Champs: New eSports series following Minecraft players as they team up to represent their city in a national tournament. From meeting the competitors to crowning the champion, we’ll follow the action and excitement of this multi-week competition.

Nickelodeon are also partnering with Creator’s Edge, a hub for internet creators founded by Jace Norman and Xander Norman! Nick are teaming up with the brothers and their group of influencer friends to create original content and a number of exciting new digital shows for the network!

More Nick: Nickelodeon Greenlights New Short-Form Series 'Musical Dares'!

Originally published: Thursday, May 03, 2018.
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iQIYI Signs New Expanded Multi-year Nickelodeon Content Deal for China With Viacom International Media Networks

Original iQIYI, Inc. Press Release via PR Newswire:

iQIYI Signs New Expanded Multi-year Nickelodeon Content Deal for China With Viacom International Media Networks

BEIJINGAug. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- iQIYI Inc. (NASDAQ: IQ) ("iQIYI" or the "Company"), an innovative market-leading online entertainment service in China, today announced it has signed a new multi-year Nickelodeon content deal for mainland China with Viacom International Media Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB). Under the new expanded agreement, iQIYI will have exclusive streaming rights for Mandarin and English Nickelodeon programming in mainland China on iQIYI's platforms for kids, which will see an anticipated four-fold increase of content from their previous deal.

iQIYI Signs New Expanded Multi-year Nickelodeon Content Deal For China With Viacom International Media Networks

"We are delighted to be adding this roster of new Nickelodeon content across our platforms for kids," said Geng Danhao, Senior Vice President of iQIYI. "As iQIYI seeks to expand our selection of high quality children's content, it is more important than ever to partner with world leading producers of children's programming like Nickelodeon, a beloved children's brand from the United States, whose content has strong appeal and relevance to Chinese audiences."

"China remains a strategic market for Viacom. The extended content deal with iQIYI speaks to the success of our on-going collaboration with iQIYI who is an important content distribution partner for us in China, enabling us to meet the demand of Nickelodeon's premium entertainment content for Chinese viewers," said Mark Whitehead, President and Managing Director, Asia Pacific at Viacom International Media Networks.

iQIYI's collaboration with Nickelodeon first started in 2012. In 2017, iQIYI signed an exclusive cooperation agreement with Nickelodeon, winning exclusive streaming rights to Shimmer and Shine and Blaze and the Monster Machines. This latest agreement will give iQIYI exclusive streaming rights to several hit Nickelodeon properties, including the latest seasons of Shimmer and ShineBlaze and the Monster MachinesSpongeBob SquarePants,Top WingRusty Rivets and Rise of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

For the three months ended December 31, 2017, iQIYI's Monthly Active User (MAU) reached about 421 million on mobile and Daily Active User (DAU) reached 126 million; on PC platform iQIYI's MAU and DAU reached about 424 million and 54 million respectively, making iQIYI the leading digital content service provider in mainland China.

As the online video market becomes more competitive, innovation has become key to market success. iQIYI is aggressively pursuing innovation in the areas of AI, AR and other technologies in the field of children's entertainment, to promote a more educational and enriching entertainment environment for children. Last year, QiBubble launched the children's interactive learning module "English Enlightenment Paradise," through which children can use the "Look + Play + Practice" composite learning mode to watch original videos, play games and remember English words.

About iQIYI, Inc.

iQIYI, Inc. (NASDAQ:IQ) ("iQIYI" or the "Company") is an innovative market-leading online entertainment service in China. Its corporate DNA combines creative talent with technology, fostering an environment for continuous innovation and the production of blockbuster content. iQIYI's platform features highly popular original content, as well as a comprehensive library of other professionally-produced content, partner-generated content and user-generated content. The Company distinguishes itself in the online entertainment industry by its leading technology platform powered by advanced AI, big data analytics and other core proprietary technologies. iQIYI attracts a massive user base with tremendous user engagement, and has developed diversified monetization models including membership services, online advertising services, content distribution, live broadcasting, online games, IP licensing, online literature and e-commerce etc. For more information on iQIYI, please visit
About Nickelodeon International
Nickelodeon, now in its 39th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon is one of the most globally recognized and widely distributed multimedia entertainment brands for kids and family, with 1.2 billion cumulative subscriptions in more than 500 million households across 170+ countries and territories, via more than 100+ locally programmed channels and branded blocks. Outside of the United States, Nickelodeon is part of Viacom International Media Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc.
About Viacom International Media Networks
Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), is comprised of many of the world's most popular multimedia entertainment brands, including MTV, MTV LIVE HD, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central, Paramount Channel, and more. Viacom brands reach more than 3.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 180+ countries and territories via more than 200 locally programmed and operated TV channels and more than 550 digital media and mobile TV properties, in 40 languages. Keep up with VIMN news by visiting the VIMN PR Twitter feed at For more information about Viacom and its businesses, visit and the Viacom Twitter feed at


Nickelodeon Benelux To Treat More Deserving Kids With Their Dream Bedrooms In 'Droomkamers' Season 2

Update (9/8): Nickelodeon Benelux will start to premiere Droomkamers season two in Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg from Sunday 23rd September 2018!

Nickelodeon Netherlands (Nederland) and Nickelodeon Belgium (België; Flanders) have announced that Droomkamers, Nickelodeon's hit bedroom makeover series, is back for a second season, and they're looking for kids on who they can surprise with the bedrooms of their dreams!

Nickelodeon is asking viewers and parents to nominate children who they think deserve a dream bedroom! Do you know someone whose bedroom could do with a nice makeover and needs a helping hand? And do you have friends who can help out on the project? Nick wants to know! Together with friends and a professional stylist, Nickelodeon will give them an unforgettable surprise! Be it a jungle, a underwater world, a desert or a superhero-themed bedroom, there are no limits on bedroom designs! Nickelodeon is also looking for good friends who are willing to help out with the projects featured in the new series!

Viewers and parents can nominate a deserving child to surprise by visiting and and telling Nick why they think he or she deserves a dream room!


Doe mee met Droomkamers!

Geef je vriend of vriendin nu op voor de nieuwe afleveringen van Droomkamers! Ken jij iemand die wel een toffe make-over kan gebruiken en een helpende hand nodig heeft? En heb je bovendien nog een paar goede vrienden die mee willen helpen met klussen? Laat je gegevens achter en misschien nemen we wel contact met je op!

Door jouw gegevens op deze site achter te laten ben je, je ervan bewust en stem je ermee in dat jouw gegevens worden gebruikt en verwerkt voor dit specifieke programma en volgens de Kids Privacy Policy, cookiebeleid en de algemene voorwaarden van VIMN Netherlands B.V.

Volgens de Algemene Verordening Gegevensbescherming heeft Nickelodeon het recht om jouw persoonsgegevens te verwerken op grond van de juridische grondslag “noodzakelijk voor de uitvoering van de overeenkomst”(juridische grondslag: artikel 6 lid 1 sub b AVG).


Fans can watch full episodes of Droomkamers online at and!

Meer Nick: Nickelodeon Netherlands Announces 'Nickelodeon Familie Festival', a Brand-New Festival for Kids and Families!

Originally published: Saturday, July 14, 2018.

Additional source: Google Translate, Dyrdee.
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Nickelodeon Benelux Debuts 'De Ludwigs - Het Geheim van de Bloedverwanten'

Update (9/8): Nickelodeon Benelux will start to premiere more brand-new episodes of De Ludwigs: het geheim van de Bloedverwanten in Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg from Monday 17th September 2018!

A brand-new mystery is in store for the Ludwig family in the all-new season of Nickelodeon Benelux's hit live-action comedy adventure series, De Ludwigs!

In De Ludwigs - Het Geheim van de Bloedverwanten, the family have another mystery to solve when their dad, Erik Hunter, is accused of stealing a priceless item from the Rijksmuseum. The Ludwig siblings cannot believe their father is guilty of such a crime. However, someone who looks a lot like Erik is caught on camera, and the police are convinced they've got the right person. With new siblings, new secrets and new surprises at every turn, it's up to the kids to crack the case and clear their dad's name, or the unthinkable will happen: they'll have to be placed in a orphanage! This must NEVER happen...

De Ludwigs - Het Geheim van de Bloedverwanten will welcome back the shows famous cast, including: Tooske and Bastiaan Ragas as parents Kate and Erik; Timo Verbeek as Benny; Luca Hollestelle as Yara; Rosaline Lantink as Anoosha; Yassine El Ouardi as Daniel; and Cedric van den Abbeele as Sam. Joining the cast for the Ludwigs' newest adventure are: Manou Jue Cardoso (known for her hit Sneakernight), Eliyha Altena (known for his participation in Junior Songfestival) and Jules van der Zouwen.

De Ludwigs - Het Geheim van de Bloedverwanten premiered on Nickelodeon Benelux on Monday 9th April 2018, and airs daily at 18:00 uur on Nickelodeon Netherlands (Nederland) and at 18:45 uur on Nickelodeon Belgium (België; Flanders). Following each episodes debut, each episode will be available to watch online at and and on the award-winning Nickelodeon Play app.

Produced by Blooming Media, De Ludwigs is the Dutch version of Nickelodeon's hit international adventure comedy series Hunter Street. Both series is filmed in Amsterdam, and share the same sets, scripts and production crew.

Below is Nickelodeon België's official Press Release announcing the exciting news, via FrontView Magazine:

Bastiaan Ragas in de boeien geslagen

Kijk het nieuwe avontuur De Ludwigs - Het Geheim van de Bloedverwanten vanaf 9 april elke schooldag om 18.00 uur op Nickelodeon

Bastiaan Ragas (Erik Ludwig) wordt in de boeien geslagen in het nieuwe avontuur De Ludwigs - Het Geheim van de Bloedverwanten op Viacom-zender Nickelodeon. In dit spannende nieuwe seizoen zie je hoe vader Erik van een kunstroof wordt verdacht. Hij zou een kostbaar item uit Het Rijksmuseum hebben gestolen. De Ludwig-kinderen kunnen dit niet geloven, maar het staat toch echt op camera en de politie is ervan overtuigd; Erik is de dader. Er staat veel op het spel, als hij echt de dief is zullen de kinderen in een weeshuis geplaatst worden. Dit mag NOOIT gebeuren...

Naast Tooske en Bastiaan Ragas keert ook de rest van de topcast terug voor dit nieuwe avontuur, waaronder Timo Verbeek als Benny, Luca Hollestelle als Yara, Rosaline Lantink als Anoosha, Yassine El Ouardi als Daniel en Cedric van den Abbeele als Sam. Nieuw dit avontuur zijn rollen voor Manou Jue Cardoso (bekend van haar hit Sneakernight), Eliyha Altena (bekend van zijn deelname aan het Junior Songfestival) en Jules van der Zouwen.

De Ludwigs - Het Geheim van de Bloedverwanten is vanaf 9 april elke schooldag om 18.00 te zien bij Nickelodeon en daarna op en in de Nickelodeon Play App.

Over Nickelodeon België

Nickelodeon is het merk voor kinderen binnen de merkenportfolio van Viacom International Media Networks Benelux. De van oorsprong Amerikaanse zender is wereldwijd één van de grootste entertainmentmerken voor kinderen, in België is Nickelodeon de nummer 1 commerciële kinderzender. Ook zijn in België zusterzenders Nick Jr., NickToons en Nick Music te zien. Het is de plek waar kinderen op de eerste plek staan; zij staan centraal in alles dat Nickelodeon doet. Van de ontwikkeling van series, websites, apps en social media tot events en consumentenproducten. De Nickelodeon-programmering is speciaal ontwikkeld voor kinderen in de leeftijd van 4 tot 14 jaar en bestaat onder meer uit live action, animatie en game shows. Het entertainmentmerk besteedt veel aandacht aan het lokaliseren van de zender voor de Belgische kijker. Zo is een groot deel van de live action- en animatieseries in het Vlaams nagesynchroniseerd en zijn er veel producties te zien uit België en Nederland, zoals De Ludwigs, Snap het, Droomkamers en Cool Factor. Ook heeft Nickelodeon sinds vorig jaar met Stef Poelmans een eigen gezicht in Vlaanderen. Nickelodeon heeft in Vlaanderen een marktaandeel van 9% onder kinderen in de leeftijd van 4 tot 14 jaar. Online bereikt de Nickelodeon-website bijna 170.000 unieke bezoekers per maand. Nickelodeon is in België te zien via Proximus op kanaal 134 en via Telenet op kanaal 31.