Monday, April 15, 2019

Nickelodeon News Bytes - Sunday 14th April 2019

NickALive!'s pick of Nickelodeon news, highlights and more from around the internet!:

-- ALL ABOARD - Nickelodeon has launched a channel just for viewers on cruise liners called NickOnBoard (Nick On Board)! The Nickelodeon feed, with has a different schedule from the main U.S. channel (reports say that it airs PAW Patrol at 11pm) is currently available on Carnival cruises, including the Carnival Valor cruise liner. If you have any more information about the channel, please let me know in the comments below or on social media (links in the right sidebar)!

Source: Huge thanks to @PinkiePie97!

-- Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) announced today that on Friday, May 10, 2019, it will issue financial results for the quarter ending March 31, 2019. The company will conduct a conference call at 8:30 a.m. (ET), following the release of its earnings announcement. A live audio webcast of the call will be available on the Investors homepage of Viacom’s website ( beginning at 8:30 a.m. (ET) on May 10. The conference call can also be accessed by dialing 877-451-6152 (domestic) or 201-389-0879 (international). Please call five minutes in advance to ensure that you are connected prior to the call. An audio replay of the call will be available beginning at 12:00 p.m. (ET) on May 10 in the Events, Webcasts & Annual Meetings section of Viacom’s Investors home page, and at 844-512-2921 (domestic) or 412-317-6671 (international) using PIN number 13689140. The earnings release and any other information related to the call will be accessible on the Investors home page of Viacom’s website. [read more]

-- Meet & Greet costumed characters from Nickelodeon's hit preschool series Butterbean Café at the Jr. Chef Experience at Westchester Magazine's Wine & Food Festival — Tuesday-Sunday, June 4-9! [read more]

-- A raft of classic children’s series and specials from The Jim Henson Company, including Fraggle Rock and The Storyteller, have launched on Amazon Prime Video through the streamer’s self-distribution service Prime Video Direct! The deal includes all five seasons of Fraggle Rock (96 x 25 minutes); ’80s anthology series The Storyteller (nine half-hours); Storyteller spinoff The Storyteller: Greek Myths (four half-hours); Emmy-winning puppet series The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss (40 half hours), which aired on Nickelodeon; and nursery rhyme puppet series Mother Goose Stories (13 x 24 minutes), among a number of other series and specials. Overall, Henson is sending seven series and six specials to the platform, which will be available via a branded landing page on Most of the content is available to subscribers of Prime through the standalone Prime Video service in 68 English-language territories, including the US, Canada, the UK, Australia, New Zealand and the Nordics. However, not all of the content will be offered in the US due to licensing constraints. [read more]

-- MNC Licensing, PT Mega Panen Abadi (Dream Store) and Campina Parlour collaborate to open a new store in Teras Kota, BSD City, Serpong, Tangerang Selatan (Tangsel), with JoJo Siwa merchandise as its main product! [read more]

-- Dude Perfect has announced the The Pound It Noggin Tour, a live tour in which the group will visit 20 U.S. cities this summer! [read more]

-- Boka Food to advertise on Nickelodeon UK [read more]

-- “Peppa Pig is always number one year on year” [read more]

-- The award-winning classic CBS/Fox Video/Nickelodeon series, Kids in Motion: A Creative Movement and Music Show, is being rebooted by original creator, Julie W. Markovitz, and producer George Paige! They have established a team with digital content experts, Amber Cordero and Steve Smythe, to bring this heritage program back to life as new OTT content targeting kids 2 to 8 years in age. Production for New Kids in Motion is slated to start in early 2020. [read more]

-- Nickelodeon voice actor Tara Strong, the voice of Dil Pickles (Rugrats), Timmy Turner (The Fairly OddParents), Twilight Sparkle (My Little Pony), Harley Quinn, Ben 10, Raven and many more characters, to attend 2019 Superman Celebration in Metropolis, Illinois! [more info]

More Nick: Nickelodeon Embarks on New Direction with its Biggest, Most Wide-Ranging Content Slate Ever | Nick Upfront 2019!

Originally published: Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 11:58pm BST.

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