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2012-07-13 07:23:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Frustrated customers took to social media sites on Wednesday to vent their anger about missing out on some of their favorite television shows amid a dispute between satellite provider DirecTV and Viacom. The battle has left 20 million customers without access to channels such as MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon, BET, Comedy Central and others, as the Viacom and DirecTV clash over how much a distributor should pay an entertainment company for...

2012-02-16 07:30:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Safe Communications, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SGTB.pk) announced today that multi-media mogul, actor, TV host and comedian Nick Cannon has partnered with Safe Communications as its spokesperson. Cannon is scheduled to represent Safe Communications in a Congressional Briefing/Press Conference on Capitol Hill regarding child safety legislation, "Do Not Track Kids Act of 2011" (H.R. 1895), to be held on March 7th. The conference is being chaired by...

2012-02-08 15:30:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nickelodeon today announced that General Mills, Target and Reckitt Benckiser have signed on as charter sponsors for NICKMOM, the network's new multiplatform content destination targeting moms. These multi-million dollar deals will include brand integration, content development and sponsorships across both the new NICKMOM TV block, debuting 4Q12 on Nick Jr., and NICKMOM.com, which launched last year. "With the creation of NICKMOM we are offering...

2012-01-24 10:40:00

MIAMI, Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nickelodeon Latin America, the favorite multiplatform brand of kids, tweens and teens, celebrates its fifteenth aNICKversary in 2012 with a year full of original productions, an on-screen battle called NICK 15, new episodes of favorite shows, new animations, series and a feast of slime across the region. The announcement was made today by Tatiana Rodriguez, Senior Vice President of Programming & Creative Strategy for Nickelodeon Latin...

2012-01-24 10:00:00

MIAMI, Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nickelodeon, in partnership with Televisa, has ordered 80 episodes of a groundbreaking, original one-hour U.S. adaptation of the popular Mexican telenovela, Reach for a Star (Alcanzar una Estrella) for Nick at Nite, it was announced today by Cyma Zarghami, President of Viacom's Nickelodeon Group; and Jose Baston President of Television and Content from Televisa. The first telenovela ever adapted for the U.S. audience, Reach for a Star...

2011-11-11 07:30:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B) today announced the transfer of its stock exchange listing to The NASDAQ Global Select Market from The New York Stock Exchange. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110811/NY51392LOGO ) The company said that the voluntary transfer to The NASDAQ Global Select Market, an exchange of The NASDAQ OMX Group Inc. (Nasdaq: NDAQ), will be more cost effective, while continuing to provide Viacom shareholders...

2011-11-09 10:55:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids and the top TV destination for moms, is creating a brand-new, multi-platform destination just for today's moms: NICKMOM, a prime-time, advertiser-supported nightly programming block on Nick Jr. and a convergent web site. Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. are already the top viewing destinations for moms, according to Nielsen Media Research, and one out of every 4 moms today grew up watching Nickelodeon...

2011-10-27 00:58:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mary J. Blige, Jason Derulo, Heidi Klum, Serena Williams, Stephen Moyer, Victoria Justice and Ariel Winter were among the celebs who took to the Hollywood Palladium stage to join host Nick Cannon for the first-ever TeenNick HALO Awards live event. The third annual TeenNick HALO Awards was held today and will air as a 90-minute special premiering Sunday, Nov. 6, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT), on Nick at Nite. Conceived, hosted and executive-produced by...

2011-10-06 13:22:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- David Beckham, Jessica Biel, Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift join creator, host and executive producer Nick Cannon in rolling out the orange carpet for this year's TeenNick HALO Awards! Recognizing real-life teens who are "Helping and Leading Others" (HALO), the third annual awards show features four extraordinary honorees and pairs them with a mega-celebrity who shares their commitment to service. The 90-minute special will also feature musical...

2011-10-05 15:31:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TeenNick super-serves '90s Nick fans with even more of what they want as "The '90s Are All That" programming block moves into prime-time, seven days a week, with an updated lineup to include the much-requested Hey Dude. The block also features a brand-new interactive segment, "UPick with Stick," hosted by the most famous popsicle stick from the '90s ever, Stick Stickly. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111005/NY81493 ) The rotating block...