Nick Makes Sales in Middle East, Europe

"Paw Patrol"

On the heels of MIPTV, Viacom International Media Networks has signed a raft of third-party for its Nickelodeon kids' animation and live-action portfolio.

Free-to-air broadcaster CNBCe in Turkey has revamped its Nickelodeon block, renewing its yearly contract with a schedule of new hits including “Robot and Monster “(season one), “Tuff Puppy” (season two), “Kung Fu Panda” (season two) and “Monsters vs. Aliens” (season one), along with the live-action series “iCarly” (season five) and “Marvin Marvin” (season one).  

Also renewing its Nickelodeon block is cable and satellite channel QTV/Novy in the Ukraine, which has added more from “Kung Fu Panda,” “Monsters vs. Aliens,” “Planet Sheet,” “Fanboy & Chum Chum” (seasons one and two) and “Sanjay and Craig” (season one).

Reaching an audience across the entire Middle East and North Africa, MBC3 has signed up for its fourth volume of new content for its long-standing Nickelodeon-branded block including “Paw Patrol” (season one), “Go, Diego, Go!” (seasons three and four), “Bubble Guppies” (season three), “Team Umizoomi” (season four) and live-action series “Supah Ninjas” (season two), “The Thundermans” (season one) and “Sam & Cat” (season one). 

TF1 in France has signed up for more “Kung Fu Panda,” “Diego Polar Bear Rescue” and “Dora the Explorer” (seasons one), while media giant Lagardere has added “Fairly Odd Parents” (seasons five to eight) and “Monsters vs. Aliens” (season one).

In Spain, public broadcaster TVE has bought “Monsters vs. Aliens” (season one), “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” (season two), “Fanboy & Chum Chum” (season one) and “Penguins of Madagascar” (season three), While Antena 3 has added additional live-action into their programming mix, taking “The Thundermans” (season one) along with specials of “Jinxed” and “Swindle.”

Live-action content continues to be popular in the U.K. with CSC Media Group adding the latest seasons of “Unfabulous” (seasons one to three) for satellite kids’ channel PopGirl, while RTE in Ireland has bagged “Big Time Rush” (season three) and “Victorious” (season three).

Finally, public broadcaster RUV in Iceland has signed for “Bubble Guppies” (season three), “Team Umizoomi” (season three), “Sanjay & Craig” (season one) and “Paw Patrol” (season one), with Nelonen opting for “Bubble Guppies” (seasons one to three) and “Go, Diego, Go!” (seasons one to four). Meanwhile, NRK in Norway has bagged “Marvin Marvin” (season one) alongside more seasons of “Big Time Rush.”