Thursday, October 27, 2011

Nickelodeon Shows "Victorious" And "Big Time Rush" To Air On UK's ITV And CITV

From ATV Today:
Victorious and Big Time Rush to air on ITV

Nickelodeon children’s programmes Victorious and Big Time Rush are to air on ITV.

The first two seasons of the live action series will air on the main ITV channel and children-aimed CITV Channel.

33 episodes of Victorious and 49 editions Big Time Rush will air as part of the weekend breakfast programming on ITV and in after school slots on CITV.
Jamila Metran, Programme Manager, CITV, said: “We are very pleased to have secured Victorious and Big Time Rush for broadcast on CITV and ITV Breakfast. The deal continues ITV’s successful partnership with VIMN on past titles which include Drake and Josh and SpongeBob SquarePants.”
Victorious has proved to be a top rating show for Nickelodeon while Big Time Rush is the highest rated live action series in the network’s 30-year history.
Tina McCann, Senior Vice President, Managing Director, Nickelodeon UK adds: “Victorious and Big Time Rush have been huge hits for Nickelodeon UK. Each features outstanding young talent who really engage with UK fans. Both shows feature friendship, music, dance, fashion and aspirational lifestyle that really resonate with our audiences. We are delighted to be bringing these properties to a wider market.”
Season one of Victorious launches on ITV’s channels on Sunday 30th October and Season one of Big Time Rush on Monday 31st October.

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