September 28, 2016 12:08 AM ET

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Company Overview of Nickelodeon Global Network Ventures, Inc.

Company Overview

Nickelodeon Global Network Ventures, Inc. operates television channels in Africa, Asia and the Pacific Rim, CIS/Baltic Republics, Europe, Latin America, and the United States. It offers various series programming, including comedy, adventure, news, and game shows for kids, as well as a line-up of original animation. The company also engages in feature films, consumer products, records, online, recreation, and publishing businesses, as well as in licensing and merchandising consumer products featuring Nickelodeon's program franchises. In addition, it operates digital channels in the United Kingdom, Australia, and Mexico. The company was founded in 1979 and is based in New York, New York. Nick...

1515 Broadway

39th Floor

New York, NY 10036

United States

Founded in 1979

Phone:

212-258-7500

Fax:

212-258-7705

Key Executives for Nickelodeon Global Network Ventures, Inc.

Group President
Chief Marketing Officer and President of Consumer Products
President of Viacom Recreation
Age: 64
Chief Operating Officer of Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids & Family Group
Head of Sales, Nickelodeon Group
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Nickelodeon Global Network Ventures, Inc. Key Developments

Nickelodeon Appoints Charly Valentine as Senior Director

Nickelodeon appointed Charly Valentine as senior director of live production and development for Nickelodeon International. Based in London, she will report to Nina Hahn, senior VP of development and production.

Nickelodeon Appoints Chris Viscardi as Senior Vice President, Content Development, Nickelodeon Franchise Properties

Nickelodeon announced that it has named Chris Viscardi to the newly created role of Senior Vice President, Content Development, Nickelodeon Franchise Properties. Viscardi will oversee the creative strategies for the network’s key franchises, including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer; and mine the network’s rich library of original series to reimagine and develop select shows for today’s audiences. Additionally, he will work closely with other Viacom divisions like Paramount Pictures to explore partnership opportunities for Nick. Viscardi will be based in Nickelodeon’s Burbank, Calif. headquarters, reporting to Russell Hicks, President, Content Development and Production, Nickelodeon Group. Currently, Viscardi serves as one of the executive producers on Nickelodeon’s Emmy-nominated animated series Sanjay and Craig, where he plays an integral role in mentoring the show’s first-time creators and co-executive producers Jim Dirschberger and Jay Howell. Under his guidance, the show launched to almost 4 million viewers, and it is now in its third season, attracting a bevy of celebrity guest stars including Anthony Bourdain, Snoop Dogg and John Leguizamo, among others.

Corus Entertainment Secures All Programming Rights to Nickelodeon Content in Canada

Corus Entertainment announced that they are broadening their partnership with a new long-term agreement that grants Corus exclusive rights to all of Nickelodeon's English and French-language content across existing and emerging digital platforms as well as linear services in Canada. Under the terms of the new licensing deal, Corus is the sole distributor and rights holder of Nickelodeon's robust catalogue of current content and library titles in Canada. The all-encompassing agreement gives Corus the ability to exploit Nickelodeon's content across linear and non-linear platforms including OTT, SVOD, electronic sell-through, games and mobile apps. In addition to English-language rights, this new deal includes rights to Nickelodeon's French-language programming.

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