Canadian nets ink deals for Nickelodeon series

YTV, along with Telequebec, TVA/Yoopa and VRAK TV, have acquired and renewed licenses for several series from the US children's channel.

Canadian French-language broadcasters Telequebec,  TVA/Yoopa and VRAK TV, along with English-language kidsnet YTV, have acquired and renewed licenses for a raft of Nickelodeon series from Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN).

YTV has taken House of Anubis (seasons one and two) and Nickelodeon movies Best Player, Boy Who Cried Werewolf and Fairly Odd Movie.

Telequebec has renewed Go, Diego Go! (season two) as well as the specials Go, Diego Go! The Great Dinosaur Adventure and Go, Diego Go! Safari Rescue. It also signed five Dora specials including Dora The Explorer Pirate Adventure and Dora the Explorer Dances to the Rescue.

VRAK TV, meanwhile, has snagged licenses for SpongeBob SquarePants (season one),Victorious (season one), and in HD, seasons one and two of Victorious, Big Time Rush (season one), iCarly (season two and episodes from season 3), and movies Best Player and The Boy Who Cried Werewolf.

Over at TVA-owned French-language preschool net Yoopa, Bubble Guppies (season one) and seasons one and two of Team Umizoomi will be joining the schedule.

From Kidscreen Daily