BALI, 26 APRIL 2018 – Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), today announced its broadened collaboration with Hong Kong Pay-TV operator, i-Cable to debut Nick Jr. linear channel on i-Cable’s platform in Hong Kong for the first time in the coming months. The existing collaboration with i-Cable already includes Comedy Central Asia and MTV China on their basic pack and Nickelodeon on their Kids pack. Details about the launch date and price plans will be announced at a later stage.
“We are delighted to broaden our collaboration with i-Cable to now add Nick Jr. channel to their channel line-up. Nick Jr. is about giving children and their parents ‘A Smart Place to Play’. Our preschool shows are both smart and fun, powered by great stories, relatable characters and character-led curriculum that have been our hallmark.” said Pierre Cheung, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Greater China, Viacom International Media Networks.
Nick Jr. is “the Smart Place to Play”, giving preschool kids and their parents access to educational and entertaining content that are both smart and fun, powered by great stories, relatable characters, meaningful, character-led curriculum. The preschool linear channel will offer a range of iconic Nick Jr. animation titles including the award-winning PAW Patrol, Blaze and the Monster Machines, Nella the Princess Knight and Shimmer and Shine, which are designed to engage and encourage early childhood development.
For more information about Nick Jr. in Asia, visit http://www.nickjr.tv.
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About Nick Jr.
Nick Jr. is “the Smart Place to Play,” giving kids and parents what they want – educational and entertaining content with great stories and characters that empower kids to learn while they play. The educational curriculum is in everything Nick Jr. does – the shows, packaging and promos – delivered by all the Nick Jr. characters kids know and love. The award-winning and exclusive international properties including Dora the Explorer, Team Umizoomi, Bubble Guppies and Tickety Toc, are designed to engage and encourage early childhood development. For more information about Nick Jr. in Asia, visit www.nickjr.asia.
About Viacom International Media Networks
Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), is comprised of many of the world’s most popular multimedia entertainment brands, including MTV, MTV LIVE HD, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central, Paramount Channel, and more. Viacom brands reach more than 3.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 180+ countries and territories via more than 200 locally programmed and operated TV channels and more than 550 digital media and mobile TV properties, in 40 languages. Keep up with VIMN news by visiting the VIMN PR Twitter feed at www.twitter.com/VIMN_PR. For more information about Viacom and its businesses, visit www.viacom.com, blog.viacom.com and the Viacom Twitter feed at www.twitter.com/Viacom.
Viacom International Media Networks
Senior Director, Corporate Communications, Asia