Nick Expands Programming in CEE

A wide range of leading third-party broadcasters have picked up Nickelodeon animation and live-action programming in Central and Eastern Europe.

Viasat has signed a deal for season two of “T.U.F.F Puppy” in Latvia; season one of “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” and season two of “Kung Fu Panda” in both Latvia and Estonia; and season one of “Legend of Korra” in Lithuania.

Serbia’s Happy TV has followed suit, signing season one of “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” “Planet Sheen,” “Tak and the Power of Juju” and “Kikoriki.”

In Lithuania, the free-to-air channel LNK has ramped up its Nickelodeon movie offering, signing Best Player, Big Time Rush Movie, Merry Christmas Drake and Josh, Rags The American Mall and The Boy Who Cried Werewolf

Additionally, free-to-air Baltijos TV has picked up season one of “Aaahh!!! Real Monsters.”

Finally, in Kazakhstan, NTK/KTK has signed a deal that covers preschool favorites including season two of “Bubble Guppies” and “Kung Fu Panda,” seasons one to three of “Penguins of Madagascar” and season one of “Back at the Barnyard.”