July 29, 2008
Nickelodeon Makes Its Classic Hits Available on the iTunes Store
NEW YORK, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids, today announces that Nick Rewind, a catalog featuring some of Nick's most beloved classic shows, is now available on the iTunes Store (http://www.itunes.com/). Nick Rewind features both full-length episodes and seasons of classic Nickelodeon shows including: The Amanda Show; Rugrats; As Told By Ginger; Hey Dude; Rocket Power; Clarissa Explains It All; and many more.
"Nick Rewind's extensive catalog offers some of the most-requested and classic early shows from Nickelodeon," said Steve Youngwood, Executive Vice President, Digital Media, Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids and Family Group. "We hear from literally thousands of teens and young parents who say they want to see the shows that defined their childhood, so we're launching Nick Rewind for them and all the fans of our brand."For $1.99 per episode, consumers can purchase and download classic Nickelodeon hit series on iTunes and view them on iPods, widescreen TVs with Apple TV or computers. Several full seasons and "Best of Volumes" for many classic Nickelodeon shows will be available from $8.99 to $19.99 each.
Nick Rewind on iTunes features:
-- Aaahhh Real Monsters -- Season 1 (13 Episodes): Aaahhh Real Monsters focuses on three barely competent, adolescent monsters trying their best to learn the ropes of monsterhood.
-- The Amanda Show -- Best of, Vol. 1 (Five Episodes): Starring Amanda Bynes, this show features comedy sketches as well as short animated segments, TV commercial parodies and short films.
-- Angry Beavers -- Best of, Vol. 1 (Seven Episodes): Daggett and Norbert are beaver brothers adapting to life on their own and perpetually torn between their sibling rivalry and undying love for each other.
-- As Told by Ginger -- Season 1 (13 Episodes): As Told by Ginger focuses on 12-year-old Ginger Foutley's experiences in Junior High School as she tiptoes between two worlds: the cool and the uncool.
-- Clarissa Explains It All -- Best of (Seven Episodes): This series examines life as seen through Clarissa Darling's (Melissa Joan Hart) eyes. Clarissa is an imaginative and very contemporary teenager who makes no bones about detailing her likes, dislikes and fantasies.
-- Doug -- Season 1 (13 Episodes): Doug deals with the life and imagination of 11-year-old Doug Funnie, his dog Porkchop, and good friends Skeeter Valentine and Patti Mayonnaise, and Doug's reaction to various situations in his life.
-- Hey Arnold -- Season 1 (13 Episodes): Hey Arnold stars Arnold as a city kid with problems like any other 4th grader, except Arnold's got a unique way of solving them.
-- Hey Dude -- Season 1 (13 Episodes): Hey Dude follows the lives of the Bar None Dude Ranch owner, his son, and five teenage employees and the predicaments the teens get themselves into while on the ranch.
-- Rocket Power -- Best of, Vol. 1 (Seven Episodes): Rocket Power is the story of four friends- Otto Rocket, and his sister Reggie, and their pals Twister and Sam-who are addicted to action and extreme sports.
-- Rocko's Modern Life -- Best of, Vol. 1 (Six Episodes): The animated series chronicles the hilarious antics of Rocko, a wallaby his own in the United States for the first time, and his beloved brain-dead dog, Sparky.
-- Rugrats -- Best of, Vol. 1 (Seven Episodes): Rugrats stars Tommy, the one-year-old hero; his best friend Chuckie; his baby brother Dil; the twins from next door, Phil and Lil; and Tommy's bratty cousin Angelica. As the pals wobble through life, we see the world from a baby's point-of-view.
-- Wild Thornberrys -- Best of, Vol. 1 (Seven Episodes): Wild Thornberrys follows the adventures of girl hero -- Eliza Thornberry, a courageous 12-year-old who can talk to animals-and her quirky family who travel the world in search of exotic, endangered animals to star in their nature documentaries.
Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids and Family Group's range of content offerings on iTunes includes the top-rated preschool series, Dora the Explorer; pop culture phenomenon SpongeBob SquarePants, and unparalleled tween hit iCarly; The N's critically acclaimed series South of Nowhere; Nick at Nite and Nicktoons Network originals; and more. Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids and Family Group programming may be purchases and downloaded on iTunes, from the television section in the Nickelodeon, The N, and Nick at Nite branded areas
Nickelodeon, in its 29th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books, magazines and feature films. Nickelodeon's U.S. television network is seen in more than 96 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 14 consecutive years. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. .
CONTACT: Joanna Roses, +1-212-846-7326, or Nakiah Cherry Chinchilla,+1-212-846-6492, both of Nickelodeon
Web site: http://www.nick.com/http://www.itunes.com/