Monday, August 08, 2022

Paramount+ UK & Ireland Acquires New Drama and Comedy Exclusives

Paramount+ has unveiled a slate of exclusive acquisitions for the U.K. and Ireland including Keshet’s La Brea from NBCUniversal Global Distribution and Minx, starring Jake Johnson and Ophelia Lovibond.


La Brea (pictured) is a survival thriller in which citizens battle for survival after they’re pulled into a mysterious land via a Los Angeles sinkhole while Minx tells the story of a young feminist and low-rent publisher who set out to create an erotic magazine for women in the 1970s.

Minx was acquired from Lionsgate alongside Topher Grace’s Home Economics, about the relationship between three adult siblings, and Son of a Critch, which is based on the memoir from This Hour Has Twenty-Two Minutes host Mark Critch.

The shows will debut on the streamer in August.

The Thing About Pam, also acquired from NBCUniversal Global Distribution and starring Renée Zellweger, Josh Duhamel and Judy Greer, dropped on Paramount+ last month. The story is based on the murder of Betsy Faria in 2011.

Meanwhile the streamer has also acquired Chapelwaite, which stars Adrien Brody and is based on the Stephen King short story Jerusalem’s Lot, from Sony Pictures Television, and the series Savage River (starring 13 Reasons Why lead Katherine Langford) from Dynamic Television. Langford plays a young woman who is determined to prove her innocence after her small rural town is rocked by a shocking murder.

“We are working hard to make Paramount+ the exclusive home of premium content from around the world,” Anna-Belen Dunlop, senior director of acquisitions, at Paramount U.K. said in a statement. “Paramount+ already brings together entertainment’s biggest names but we’ll keep building our offering to make the service completely irresistible to audiences.”

From C21 Media:

Paramount+ – International

Paramount Global is planning to commission 150 international originals by 2025 for Paramount+ outside North America. Nico Franks reports.

Along with the US, Paramount+ is now available as a streaming service in Canada, Australia, Latin America, South Korea, the Nordics, Ireland and the UK. It has created an especially big splash in the latter, commissioning 13 originals so far in 2022.

This means the UK has received the highest number of Paramount+ original commissions outside of the US, with an Ampere Analysis study finding that the streamer now holds the second largest slate of SVoD titles commissioned in the UK in 2022, behind Netflix.

In the first quarter of 2022, Paramount+ expanded into Western Europe with most of its new commissions – seven of 12 – produced in the UK. A second slate of original titles in Q2 consisted of a further eight originals, six of which come from the UK.

Seven of the 13 commissions announced by the streamer in the UK so far in 2022 have either been crime- or thriller-related, highlighting demand for this kind of programming in Britain, as well as its popularity internationally.

The commissions include three scripted series, including an adaptation of Jess Ryder’s 2018 psychological thriller The Ex-Wife, and four unscripted titles, one of which is The Box, a documentary about serial killers presented by detective Chris Loudon.

Trying to muscle in on any SVoD market in Western Europe these days is a tough ask but the UK is particularly tricky, given the dominance of Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, alongside the offerings from broadcasters such as the BBC, ITV and Channel 4.

Paramount Global, formerly known as ViacomCBS, owns UK broadcaster Channel 5 as well as a host of US channel brands (Showtime, Comedy Central, MTV, BET, Nickelodeon, Smithsonian), meaning that the streaming offer on Paramount+ covers plenty of bases, from scripted drama and comedy to reality, kids and features.

Notable is the group’s ‘no diversity, no commission’ policy, introduced at ViacomCBS Networks UK in mid-2020, which extends across all Paramount’s UK productions, genres, platforms and channels, a representative confirmed to C21.

The streamer held a glitzy launch event in London last month to celebrate the debut of Paramount+ in the UK, hosted by presenter Graham Norton, who fronts Paramount+ original Queen of the Universe, a drag singing competition television series produced by World of Wonder, the prodco behind RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Stars in attendance and their projects included Gillian Anderson, Viola Davis and Michelle Pfeiffer (The First Lady); Jessica Chastain and Michael Shannon (George & Tammy); and Kevin Costner and Kelly Reilly (Yellowstone); Chiwetel Ejiofor, Naomie Harris and Bill Nighy (The Man Who Fell To Earth); David Oyelowo (Bass Reeves); and Sylvester Stallone (Tulsa King).

Unlike its fellow streamers, Paramount+ could be at a disadvantage launching during a cost-of-living crisis, but executive VP and international general manager Marco Nobili is bullish about its chances.

The former Netflix exec says Paramount Global isn’t fazed by the fact households have begun cancelling certain subscription streaming services in the face of mounting monthly bills. Nor that they may not add a new one, despite the promise of “blockbuster movies, new originals and exclusive series, plus a huge variety of iconic shows.”

Economic analysts have predicted markets such as the UK could be heading for a recession, as households feel the squeeze, with inflation rising to its highest level in 30 years and warnings of an economic downturn. In the UK, Paramount+ will be available for £6.99 (US$8.56) per month or £69.90 per year after a free seven-day trial.

“The UK and Ireland as an SVoD market is top three across the globe,” states Nobili. “There are big opportunities there, with probably 55 million subscriptions overall by the end of 2025. Based on our very recent research, 63% of the sample population wants to either add a new service or replace a streaming service they have today.

“So when we look at it from that perspective we definitely believe there is still a willingness in the market to get into a new streaming service, as long as it is worth it. We are bringing a great offering to the market, a mountain of entertainment at a terrific value for the customers. It’s a very compelling offering and we have great leverage in the market.”

Indeed, many British households now subscribe to two or more streaming services, with the average streaming household having access to 2.7, which is below the US level of four, according to Ampere Analysis.

Ampere analyst Zuzana Henkova says: “Paramount+ is conscious of how crowded the UK streaming market is becoming, and their decision to distribute with Sky+ will help tackle this challenge by providing instant subscriber reach. One important differentiator for Paramount+ is its UK-made content and this will also be key to engaging Sky’s customer base who are heavier-than-average viewers of UK content.”

Current programming, original production, drama, factual

Paramount+’s UK launch came shortly after it announced plans to commission 150 international originals by 2025, as its looks to compete with fellow SVoD services such as Netflix, Prime Video, HBO Max, Peacock and Apple TV+, plus a host of local players, around the world.

Previously announced original UK dramas heading to Paramount+ include Sexy Beast, A Gentleman in Moscow, Flatshare, The Burning Girls, The Ex-Wife and The Blue. Scripted originals from elsewhere include Mexican series Los Enviados (The Envoys) and Cecilia, both of which have been renewed for second seasons.

The streamer’s latest commissions from Italy, where it is due to launch in September, and France and Germany, where it arrives in December, include Murder of God’s Banker, The Sheikh (Der Scheich), A Thin Line, MASK: Marie Antoinette Serial Killer and Circeo. These have joined existing commissions such as The Chemistry of Death, a psychological crime series based on Simon Beckett’s bestselling novels and starring Harry Treadaway.

The streamer’s originals will be produced in partnership with VIS, Paramount’s international studio, which is a division of the company’s worldwide studio footprint, spanning more than 20 countries.

“We are leveraging the entire company for sourcing projects and stories,” says Nobili, who points to Paramount’s legacy as one of the oldest surviving movie studios and its connections to talent. The idea is to build immersive stories that really resonate with our audience.”

Aiming to be a broad church for diverse projects, Paramount+ is seeking “something great for everyone,” which Nobili believes “gives flexibility to writers and creators to create the best stories.”

Nicole Clemens, the US-based president of original scripted series at Paramount+, who also heads Paramount Television Studios (PTVS), recently told C21 the US arm of the streamer is in “very close touch” with international colleagues in all territories, meeting weekly and talking constantly about original content.

Overlap between the content needs of the US, Canada, UK and Australia is inevitable, but Paramount+ isn’t ruling out any markets as potential sources of a global hit.

“We’re looking for the shows that can do well, that can grow, that can break through on a big, global level. It’s not separate anymore. If you make a show specific, authentic and good, it can start local and grow global,” says Clemens.

Nobili agrees, saying: “It’s very interesting to see how people watch content from another country. There’s a willingness to watch content from around the globe. That’s something we can bring to the table and it’s great for talent and customers. We’ve seen it with The Envoys, which quickly became one of the top titles watched in the US and the most watched original Spanish scripted show in the US.”

Paramount+ generally retains 100% global rights to all its original series, but coproductions and different deals are on the table. For example, Paramount+ is working with the BBC on The Gold, with the UK pubcaster taking the first window in the UK before Paramount+ offers it in the UK six months later, having already launched it worldwide.

PTVS’s recently forged coproduction deal with South Korea’s CJ ENM/Studio Dragon is another example of Paramount developing content with one eye on local and another on global potential.

The deal involves PTVS and CJ ENM/Studio Dragon co-developing and coproducing English-language scripted series based on CJ ENM’s titles to run on Paramount+. The first scripted project under the partnership is sci-fi drama Yonder, which is expected later this year.

Nobili says Paramount+ is looking at almost all countries the streamer is currently present in for originals, while it is also growing a crop of local originals ahead of its launches in Italy, France and Germany. Latin America is also a particular focus, with Paramount+ commissions coming out of Mexico, including Sinaloa’s First Lady and One Must Die, a suspense thriller that centres on seven people who are kidnapped and suddenly find themselves part of a deadly game.

Nobili was promoted to his current role in May by a team including Raffaele Annecchino, the then president and CEO of international networks, studios and streaming at Paramount, who a few weeks later was sent on leave by the US media giant. Nobili declines to comment on Annecchino’s exit.

Nobili’s role sees him lead the strategy and execution for Paramount+’s continued expansion in markets worldwide. While the roll-out of Paramount+ continues, Nobili says its parent company isn’t looking to mirror the actions of rival The Walt Disney Company which has been axing its linear channels in certain markets to centre attention on Disney+.

“The power of the ecosystem is key. We have a hybrid model that really works for us. We like the idea of people consuming our content in different ways. We want to let the customer decide where they want to be,” says Nobili.


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How Paramount+ Is Connecting With The South Korean Market

Paramount+ is looking to cause waves in APAC. Catherine Park, senior vice-president, head of office and streaming, reveals how it is activating in South Korea and beyond.

Paramount+ has big plans for the Korean market

The US-based entertainment company has been on a launch spree with its foray into Latin America, Australia, Canada and the Nordics, and most recently high-profile launches in South Korea and the UK & Ireland.

South Korea, a bustling market for streaming as well as content production, music and culture, marks the company’s debut into the saturated, high-growth Asian market.

The Drum recently went behind the leading player’s over-the-top (OTT) plans.

Catherine Park, Paramount’s head of office and streaming for Asia, says about the brand’s foray into Asia: “With the sheer size of its population coupled with the available technology and creativity, Asia is the place to be if you want to succeed and scale a streaming business.”

It has been strategically mapping out which countries to expand into, with Asia and South Korea the obvious choice for Paramount+.

Park continues: “South Korea is a vibrant market both for a streaming subscription business and for the content that is taking the global stage. South Korean content, music and culture are hot right now – we want to tap into that demand, and CJ ENM and Tving are the perfect partners.”

The Paramount+ offering has launched with its premium entertainment on Tving to complement the local South Korean content on the channel. “This partnership is a great opportunity for our content to be rediscovered and appreciated by South Korean audiences,” says Park.

The strategic multilateral partnership includes co-productions for original series and films, content licensing and distribution. It would let the South Korean audience view Paramount+ originals titles released for the first time in the country, as well as Paramount Pictures’ classic hits such as Mission: Impossible and Nickelodeon shows including SpongeBob SquarePants.

The first originally-produced series as part of the Paramount+ collaboration with Tving, Yonder is also soon to be launched. Park says: “To grow our reach and business in South Korea, we will continuously seek to better understand what our local audiences want and cater to those preferences.”

But in the wider APAC space, Paramount+ also has its eyes on India, where it will have to also battle new entrants such as Netflix and Amazon Prime. It will land in that market by 2023 in partnership with Viacom18.

While refusing to comment on other media players directly, Park did say that it has a more diversified distribution strategy when it comes to the debate around the subscription-only model or D2C.

She adds: “We have a solid ecosystem – linear, streaming, free-to-pay – as well as a hard bundle model, and different streaming products to address the different needs in each market.”

The US-based entertainment company defines its approach market-by-market, so it can quickly enter a market with a locally-relevant streaming model for long-term growth – whether it is a subscription, Fast (Free Advertisement Streaming channels and AVOD), or with Free and PayTV linear networks, she says.

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'Rise of the TMNT' Creatives Reveal What They Had In Store If Series Continued

Nickelodeon’s short-lived Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles may have caught flack when it first debuted, but it soon found itself an audience that’s been very happy to sing the show’s praises for years. Now that the newest iteration of the Turtles have landed their own movie on Netflix, which also holds the complete first season, it’s been the perfect time to talk about what the future could’ve held (and possibly still does?) in store for this new take on Leo, Raph, Mikey, and Donnie.

On Saturday (Aug. 6), Rise of the TMNT fan Colin Stein held a Twitch stream of the film that featured several members of the show’s production crew, including executive producer Ant Ward, character designer Bryce Collins, storyboard artist Laura Gille, and series director JJ Conway. Beyond hearing the crew discuss what had to be cut from the film for length or neat ideas — there’s a version of this movie where April could’ve piloted a mech version of Raph that Donnie made, and the prologue originally featured the show’s main cast as older, battle-tested heroes in the Krang-controlled future of New York — there was some discussion on things the crew wanted to do with the show before they learned it was ending sooner than expected.

The show’s second season had noticeably a shorter episode count than the first, and there was plenty left on the cutting room floor, including an episode that would’ve been a parody of the Star Wars Holiday Special, of all things. One plotline that had to be cut entirely was the Turtles having other siblings who Splinter failed to save when he escaped from the Hidden City of New York. One of these siblings would’ve wound up in Baron Draxum’s possession, and the other would’ve been raised by the Hidden City’s spider crime boss, Big Mama.

Another casualty of the truncated season was Karai, reimagined in Rise as an ancestor to the Turtles. The character was close to being cut from entire season entirely on the basis of not being able to give her any real character with a small handful of episodes. Even after Ward convinced the crew to keep Karai around, having her die to save the Turtles understandably didn’t feel great to much of the staff. So the writers chose to have her live on by transferring her soul into April. Before her death, though, she would’ve had more time to spend with the Turtles on an individual basis.

Had Rise made it to season three, the Krang would’ve become the primary villains of that particular season, followed by the Rat King in a hypothetical season four. Following the movie, the show’s tone would gradually switch from goofy slapstick (said to be mandated by Nickelodeon) to a darker tone, a space that the the Rise movie occupies for most of its runtime via the Krang. Unlike previous incarnations, the Krang in Rise aren’t played for laughs, and the crew wanted to get as far into body horror as they were allowed. Presumably, the surviving Krang taken into custody would’ve served as that big bad.

The entire stream contains other interesting nuggets of information and concept art for fans to pore over, such as what the Rise crew hoped to do with the Hidden City and the ideas they had for the show’s version of Casey Jones. Maybe in a not-too-distant future, we’ll see this iteration of the Turtles — sorry, the Mad Dogs — get a second chance at life, as other animated superheroes have before. By all accounts, it sounds like this show had more than enough gas left in the tank.

Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie is out now on Netflix, and the show can be watched on Netflix or Paramount+.

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The Return of Hit Reality Competition Series 'Ink Master' To Premiere Wednesday, Sept. 7 on Paramount+


Artist-Entrepreneur Joel Madden Joins as New Host, with Industry Icons and Tattoo Experts Ryan Ashley, Nikko Hurtado and Ami James as Judges

Former Host Dave Navarro Returns as “Master of Chaos”

August 5, 2022 – Paramount+ today announced that the return of the hit reality competition series INK MASTER will premiere exclusively on the service Wednesday, Sept. 7 and roll out internationally where the service is available. Additionally, it was also announced that Joel Madden, lead vocalist for the pop/punk band Good Charlotte and co-founder of music companies Veeps and MDDN, will join the series as host, with former INK MASTER winner Ryan Ashley, celebrity tattoo artist Nikko Hurtado and industry veteran Ami James serving as judges.

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In the new season of INK MASTER, hosted by artist, entrepreneur and culture enthusiast Madden, legendary fan-favorite artists return to compete in the ultimate tattoo competition. The artists will battle it out and face some of the biggest, most exciting and epic challenges seen in the history of the competition, all for the biggest grand prize yet: $250,000 and the title of “Ink Master.”

From MTV Entertainment Studios and Truly Original, the 10-episode season also introduces three new judges: Ryan Ashley, the first female tattoo artist to win INK MASTER (season eight); Nikko Hurtado, one of the world’s best color realism artists; and Ami James, a well-known Japanese tattoo specialist and entrepreneur with almost 30 years of experience. Former host Dave Navarro returns to the series as the “Master of Chaos,” introducing crazy twists and game-changing bombs to the competition.

The legends will need to prove they possess the high level skills that sets an Ink Master apart: composition, precision, color theory, finesse, stamina and endurance. With stakes higher than they’ve ever been, a single misstep could send them home and, in the end, only one artist will walk away with the title.

INK MASTER is executive produced by Glenda Hersh, Steven Weinstock and Andrea Richter. Benjamin Hurvitz, Jessica Zalkind and Tim Palazzola serve as executive producers and Donny Hugo Herran as executive in charge of production for MTV Entertainment Studios.

About Paramount+

Paramount+ combines live sports, breaking news and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world’s biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. in addition to the ability to stream other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis and ET Live for entertainment coverage.

For more information about Paramount+ and Ink Master, please visit and follow @ParamountPlus and @InkMaster on social platforms.

About Paramount Media Networks and MTV Entertainment Studios

Paramount Media Networks and MTV Entertainment Studios is one of the preeminent youth media companies in the world that connects with global audiences through its nine iconic brands – MTV, Comedy Central, VH1, CMT, Pop, Logo, Smithsonian, Paramount Network and TV Land – as well as MTV Entertainment Studios which produces acclaimed series and movies and the award-winning, Oscar nominated MTV Documentary Films.

About Truly Original

Truly Original creates a broad range of nonfiction programming for television and streaming platforms. Run by Emmy® Award-winning producers Glenda Hersh and Steven Weinstock, who serve as Truly Original’s co-presidents and CEOs, the company is a subsidiary of Banijay. Truly Original’s robust roster includes The Real Housewives of Atlanta, The Real Housewives of Potomac, The Real Housewives of Dubai, Family Karma, Ink Master, Would I Lie to You?, Kandi & The Gang, Basketball Wives, Swamp People, Summer House, Winter House, and The Last Cowboy with executive producer Taylor Sheridan. For more information visit


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Originally published: August 08, 2022.

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Paramount+ Announces Casting For U.K. Original Drama Series 'Sexy Beast'


Series Stars James McArdle, Emun Elliott,
Tamsin Greig and Stephen Moyer, and Guest Stars Sarah Greene

Michael Caleo Serves as Writer and Showrunner
with Daniel O’Hara to Direct the Opening Episodes

Series Produced by Chapter One Pictures, Anonymous Content
and VIS, the International Studio Division of Paramount

From L to R: James McArdle (credit: Joseph Sinclair), Emun Elliott (credit: Colin Ross), Tamsin Greig (credit: Jay Brooks), Stephen Moyer (credit: Frederick M. Brown), Sarah Greene (credit: Rachell Smith).

LONDON – August 8, 2022 – Paramount+ today announced casting for its upcoming original U.K. drama series, SEXY BEAST, which commenced production, filming on location in Liverpool.

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James McArdle (“Mare of Easttown,” “Angels in America”) leads the cast as Gal Dove and Emun Elliott (“The Rig,” “The Gold”) stars as Don Logan – the duo are best friends and small-town thieves, living the good life in ‘90s East London. Sarah Greene (“Dublin Murders,” “Normal People”) is Deedee, a captivating adult film star, who has the potential to turn Gal’s whole life upside down. Stephen Moyer (“Shots Fired,” “True Blood”) is Teddy Bass, a rising name in the gangster world, who Gal and Don are offered the chance to work with on a high-profile heist. Tamsin Greig (“Episodes,” “Friday Night Dinner”) is Don’s stern and formidable older sister Cecilia. The prequel series will explore Gal and Don’s complicated relationship as Gal finds himself descending into the seductive madness of the London criminal world during the vibrant and volatile 1990s, while falling in love with DeeDee.

Produced by Chapter One Pictures, Anonymous Content and VIS, the international studio division of Paramount Global. The series is written by showrunner and executive producer Michael Caleo (“The Family,” “The Sopranos”) and the opening episodes are directed by Daniel O’Hara (“Brassic”), who also serves as executive producer. Sophie Gardiner (“Best Interests”) and Rupert Ryle-Hodges (“The Hollow Crown”) are executive producers for Chapter One Pictures alongside Nicole Clemens. David Scinto and Louis Mellis, the writers of the original film, also serve as executive producers and James Levison (“Endeavour”) joins as producer.

“I feel so fortunate to be able to explore these beautifully crafted characters a decade before we met them in the original story,” said showrunner Michael Caleo. This series has been a great passion of mine for many years and I cannot wait to see it come to life with this amazing cast.”

Joining the ensemble cast for SEXY BEAST are Eliza Bennett (“Dynasty”), Clea Martin (“Hanna”), Nicholas Nunn (“The Victim”), John Dagleish (“The Third Day”), Robbie Gee (“Motherland”), Paul Kaye (“The Stranger”), Lex Shrapnel (“Infiniti”), Cally Lawrence (“Who Is Alice”), David Kennedy (“Hollyoaks”), Nitin Ganatra (“EastEnders”) and Alice Bailey Johnson (“This Is Going to Hurt”).

The series, part of Paramount+’s strategy to commission 150 international originals by 2025, will debut in 2023 in the U.K., U.S. and other international territories where the streaming service is available. Paramount+ continues to expand its global footprint and is set to launch in France, GSA and Italy later in 2022. SEXY BEAST is one of the first original dramas commissioned in the U.K. that will debut across Paramount+ internationally, with additional series including THE FLATSHARE, A GENTLEMEN IN MOSCOW, THE BLUE and THE BURNING GIRLS.


About Paramount+

Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service from ViacomCBS, combines live sports, breaking news and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world’s biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. in addition to the ability to stream ViacomCBS Streaming’s other live channels: CBS News Streaming Network for 24/7 new and CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis.

For more information about Paramount+, please visit and follow @ParamountPlus on social platforms.

About Chapter One Pictures

Chapter One Pictures, formed in 2018, is committed to making quality, entertaining and original content for television and film. Our passion is for authored work across all genres, broadcasters and platforms. Already in production are “Best Interests” by Jack Thorne (BBC/Endeavor) and “Boy Swallows Universe” by John Collee, based on the book by Trent Dalton, and in co-production with Brouhaha and Anonymous Content (Netflix). Building on the experience of Sophie Gardiner (managing director), and backed by the exceptional combination of Anonymous Content, Casarotto Ramsay and United Agents, Chapter One promises to have a real impact both internationally and within the U.K.


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Tiny Chef | Return of Babe | The Tiny Chef Show

Tiny Chef | Return of Babe | The Tiny Chef Show

Catch The Tiny Chef Show this September on Mickeflowdeon! Click HERE to find out more!

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Sharkdog Sneaks In to the First Day of School! | Netflix Jr

Sharkdog Sneaks In to the First Day of School! | Netflix Jr

Sharkdog isn't allowed to go with Max to the first day of school. What will he do?

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Nickelodeon Italy Premieres 'Best & Bester'

Nickelodeon Italy (Italia) will premiere the brand new animated comedy series Best & Bester on Monday 4th July 2022 at 15:30! Following launch, viewers can catch all new episodes everyday at 15:30 on Nick. The series will also stream on NOW.

Best and Bester are siblings and best friends obsessed with comparing the best things of all time while
enjoying the power to transform themselves into anything they want, once a day – if only they can figure out what the best thing to be actually is!

Best & Bester (52x11) is a co-production between London-based studio Eye Present and Finnish studio Gigglebug Entertainment. Nickelodeon International acquired the pre-buy rights to the series in February 2020. The deal includes creative editorial input and broadcast commitment from Nickelodeon International, as well as YLE, The Finnish Broadcasting Company, and development funding from Creative Europe, a cultural support program run by the European Union.

“Best & Bester offer both the laughs and the smarts that we think will resonate with our audience,” said Layla Lewis, Senior Vice President (SVP), Global Acquisitions and Content Partnerships, Nickelodeon. “We’re excited to welcome them to the Nick family and bring this comedic duo to our international screens.”

“We love the positive message of this show which is, at its heart, a celebration of diverse opinions and identities. Kids today live in a world that is full of possibilities, when you have a curious mind,” said Teija Rantala, Head of Children’s Programmes at YLE.

“This is great news, the Nickelodeon greenlight for the series now leads us to explore gaming and experiential content which is built into the core of the IP,” said Genevieve Dexter, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Eye Present.

Creators Joonas Utti and Anttu Harlin are thrilled to have their latest creation signed with a global kids brand, following their credits on 101 Dalmatian Street and Gigglebug.

“We want to spread joy through animation. To make seriously silly stuff, with a purpose,” said Anttu Harlin, executive producer and co-founder of Gigglebug Entertainment.

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Sharkdog: Lo squalo-cane | Nuovi Episodi Dal 30 Giugno | Netflix Italia

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Debutta il 4 luglio alle 15:30 in esclusiva su Nickelodeon la nuova serie animata tutta da ridere intitolata "Best & Bester", che andrà poi in onda tutti i giorni alla stessa ora sul canale 605 di Sky e in streaming su NOW.

"Best & Bester" sono due individui curiosi, spensierati, impulsivi che si possano incontrare ovunque. Sono gemelli nati nella cittadina di Bettervale con un'abilità davvero unica: hanno la capacità di scegliere in quale corpo abitare ogni singolo giorno. I protagonisti si possono trasformare in qualsiasi cosa, una sveglia, un pattino, un palloncino, ma sono sempre in competizione tra loro cacciandosi in situazioni divertenti. 


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Originally published: July 4, 2022.

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Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank | Official Trailer | Nickelodeon Movies | Paramount Pictures Spain

Un Héroe Samurái | Tráiler Oficial | Paramount Pictures Spain

Hank (Michael Cera), un sabueso que está en las últimas, se encuentra en un pueblo lleno de gatos que necesitan un héroe que les defienda del maligno plan de un despiadado villano (Ricky Gervais), que desea que el pueblo desaparezca del mapa. Con la ayuda de un profesor (Samuel L. Jackson) que acepta a regañadientes entrenarle, nuestro perdedor tiene que asumir el papel de samurai del pueblo y formar un equipo con los habitantes del mismo para salvar la situación. El pequeño problema es que... ¡los gatos odian a los perros! También protagonizada por Mel Brooks, George Takei, Aasif Mandvi, Gabriel Iglesias, Djimon Hounsou, Michelle Yeoh, Kylie Kuioka, y Cathy Shim, UN HÉROE SAMURAI: LA LEYENDA DE HANK. SOLO EN CINES 5 AGOSTO.

Orange Carpet Edición Especial: El perro samurái: La leyenda de Kakamucho | Nickelodeon en Español

En esta edición especial de la Orange Carpet de Nickelodeon, Terrence Little Gardenhigh se mete detrás del telón de la nueva película animada El perro samurái: La leyenda de Kakamucho y visita un dojo para aprender karate con un sensei de verdad.

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Nickelodeon Premieres 'Rock Island Mysteries' in Germany

Puzzles, Problem Solving And Preteen Adventures. Rock Island Mysteries To Make A Splash in Germany

Brand New Australian Series, Rock Island Mysteries To Premiere on Nickelodeon Germany Soon

Shot on the sun-drenched beaches and jungle-like hinterlands of Australia’s Gold Coast, Rock Island Mysteries (20 episodes) is a mystery drama comedy series that follows the adventures of 14-year-old Taylor and her friends as they explore the secrets of the beautiful and mysterious Rock Island.

Produced by Fremantle Media, the new teen series is set to premiere on Nickelodeon Germany (Deutschland) very soon! Rock Island Mysteries is locally titled Rock Islands Rätsel.

Featuring a diverse main cast anchored by Australian leads, the series follows the adventures of Taylor Young (Alexa Curtis), a charismatic and energetic leader, and her tight-knit group of friends – Nori Harlow (Noah Akhigbe), Meesha Rai (Inessa Tan), Ellis Grouch (Ryan Yeates) and step-sister Lila Gray (Izellah Connelly) – as they explore the mysteries of the island on which they live, fuelled by Taylor’s fascination with her Uncle Charlie’s disappearance, and determination to find out what happened to him. Joining the young cast are adults Kimberley Joseph, Craig Horner, Monette Lee, Annabelle Stephenson, and Lucas Linehan.

Every episode sees the gang tackle a new mystery, spurred on by Taylor’s irrepressible desire to uncover the inexplicable side of the Island and the true whereabouts of Uncle Charlie.

A tight and sometimes chaotic team of contrasting personalities, the gang are all drawn into Taylor’s quests, each member bringing something unique to the mix, be it Nori’s witty and rational practicality, Meesha’s gutsy, never-say-die attitude, Ellis’ book smarts and technical know-how, or sassy Lila’s loyal and sisterly devotion to Taylor.

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"Taylor and her group of friends are living what seems to be the perfect island life with sun-soaked beaches and jungle-like hinterlands. But underneath that perfect facade lies a hotbed of cryptic riddles, thrilling legends, and unexplainable mysteries waiting to be unravelled. Fuelled by her fascination with her Uncle Charlie’s disappearance five years earlier, Taylor is the determined leader in pursuit of the truth. Alongside Taylor, there’s Nori, a wisecracking rebel who’s got an answer for everything; Meesha, a toughas-nails sports nut who’s up for anything; Ellis, a hypochondriac who’s the brains of the group; and Taylor’s stepsister Lila, an aspiring vlogger who adores her older sister. With a determination to leave no stone unturned, the five best friends jump head first into a series of intriguing mysteries and nail-biting adventures through ancient caves, remote islands and eerie jungles."

Rock Island Mysteries was previously announced as Taylor’s Island and is a Fremantle Media production for Paramount Australia and Nickelodeon International, with major production funding from Screen Australia and support from Screen Queensland. The series was produced at Village Roadshow Studios on the Gold Coast.

Rock Island Mysteries made its global premiere in Australia on Monday, 2 May at 5pm on 10 Shake and 10 Play. The series then debuted across Nickelodeon Australia and New Zealand on Monday 6th June 2022 and will broadcast to global audiences on Nickelodeon International later in the year.

The series was created by Matthew Cooke, Vincent Lund and Michael Ford. Writers are Stephen Vagg, Sam Carroll, Alix Beane, David Hannam, Marisa Nathar, Natesha Somasundaram, Trent Roberts, Jessica Brookman and Hannah Samuel. Tenika Smith, Jovita O’Shaughnessy and Evan Clarry direct.

Rock Islands Rätsel | Trailer | Nickelodeon Deutschland

Taylor und ihre Freunde leben ein perfektes Inselleben mit sonnenverwöhnten Stränden und dschungelartigem Hinterland – so scheint es zumindest, denn hinter dieser perfekten Fassade verbergen sich kryptische Rätsel, spannende Legenden und unerklärliche Geheimnisse, die darauf warten, entschlüsselt zu werden.

Freut euch auf die Premiere der brandneuen Serie „Rock Island Mysteries“ am 20. Juni um 21 Uhr, nur auf Nickelodeon!

Rock Islands Rätsel Promo 3 - Ab 7. August 2022 (Nick Deutschland)

Rock Island Rätsel Die ersten Sekunden (Anfang) nick Germany

Rock Islands Rätsel | Sneak Peek: Folge 1x02, „Die Bermuda-Königin“ | Nickelodeon Deutschland

Schau dir eine Vorschau der Folge 1x02 aus „Rock Islands Rätsel“ an und erlebe alle neuen Abenteuer der Serie jeden Sonntag um 12:00 bei Nick im TV!

Originally published: July 19, 2022.

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