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Viacom Used TMNT…as a TAX SCHEME?

This is one of the craziest stories I ever heard of, and the year is just getting started. And maybe its REALLY getting bad in Viacom if they are doing this to a storied franchise… From NBC News: Viacom Inc was sued by a former vice president who said the media company fired her in retaliation for opposing its alleged plan to illegally avoid paying U.S. taxes on the international licensing ...

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Nick Jr. to Air Wanda and the Alien

International kids entertainment distributor CAKE has recently inked a deal with Nickelodeon, which will give the broadcaster rights to air the series Wanda and the Alien on more than 70 Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. channels all over the world (excluding the US). The series will start airing on Nickelodeon’s international channels in late 2014. Wanda and the Alien is an enchanting preschool ...

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Amazon Prime Instant Video Expands with PBS Kids Shows

Amazon has recently bolstered their multi-year licensing agreement with PBS via the addition of hundreds of new episodes from shows from the network’s library, including additional episodes from hit children’s shows such as Caillou, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Arthur, Wild Kratts, Dinosaur Train, and others. The expanded deal is signed fresh off the recent multi-year deal with ...

Netflix May Drop SquarePants
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Netflix May Drop SquarePants

Netflix has recently announced that they are planning to let their broad, multi-year deals with Nickelodeon, BET, and MTV expire next month. While the online streaming service company clarified that they will continue to license some of the cabler’s shows, it will start to focus more on selective licensing arrangements in order to carry only the programs that will work best for its ...

Nick Channels Return to DirecTV
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Nick Channels Return to DirecTV

Regular Toonbarn contributor DarkRukia has recently posted about DirecTV dropping Nickelodeon (along with 14 other channels) from their service, and hoped that it doesn’t last long, since it prevents high quality shows such as The Legend of Korra, Spongebob Squarepants, and many others from being watched by as many as 20 million DirecTV subscribers. As further evidence that DarkRukia has ...

Paramount Animation to animate CG Nickelodeon movies
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Paramount Animation to animate CG Nickelodeon movies

The universe that is Viacom continues to grow! One section, Paramount Pictures, has just recently announced a new in-house animation division that they proudly refer to as Paramount Animation. The goal of the dept is to pump out CG animated films, on a Pixar and DreamWorks Animation level, and much of the focus will be on Nickelodeon properties, whom also fall under the giant Viacom umbrella. ...

Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants hits 200 episodes
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Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants hits 200 episodes

Who lives in a pineapple, under the first 199 episodes? Nickelodeon wants to know, and clearly the answer is the absorbent and yellow and porous SpongeBob SquarePants. Continuing the love story started over a decade ago, Viacom recently ordered a ninth season of the amazingly popular cartoon, complete with 26 brand new episodes, which will bring SpongeBob’s total count past the 200 ...

Zevo-3: Nickelodeon Cartoon or Commercial
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Zevo-3: Nickelodeon Cartoon or Commercial

On October 11th, Nicktoons launched a brand new cartoon called Zevo-3. The adventure follows three teenagers who were exposed to the mysterious Zevo Compound and had their lives changed forever! Now, the three patrol New Eden City as super heroes, fighting off Stankfoot and his mutant monsters before they destroy the city. Sounds like a great Nickelodeon cartoon, right? Well, Campaign for a ...

SpongeBob SquarePants app, SpongeBob's Krusty Komics
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SpongeBob SquarePants app, SpongeBob’s Krusty Komics

Got an iPad? iTouch? iPhone? iAnswer to this question? Well, if you do, and you’re a SpongeBob fan, you’re in luck! Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products recently released a new SpongeBob SquarePants app called SpongeBob’s Krusty Komics. The application features digitized comics and even a few games, all featuring your favorite yellow and porous under-sea friend. ...

New SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer stuff
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New SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer stuff

SpongeBob undies? You bet! Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products has recently signed a number of deals pertaining to products for SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer. The items are being specifically crafted for areas in Western Europe and Asia, though many could likely spread elsewhere. Cartoon Mania will be creating all types of clothing (yes, undies!) for SpongeBob. Even ...

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