Nickelodeon (Asian TV channel) facts for kids
Logo (Since 15 March 2010)
|Network||ViacomCBS Networks EMEAA|
|Slogan||Putting kids first|
|Picture format||1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 480i/576i for the SDTV feed)
|Owner||ViacomCBS Networks EMEAA|
MTV Live HD
|Launched||16 July 1996|
Nickelodeon is an Asian pay television channel operated by ViacomCBS, broadcasting from Singapore to the audiences in the rest of Asia & some regions in Oceania. Launched on 16 July 1996, the channel broadcasts Nickelodeon's original series, being a version of the namesake television channel in the United States, but it also airs the shows from third-party companies. The programs are in English.
The channel was also used to be available in South Korea, New Zealand and the Philippines, but it was later replaced by the specific versions for the respective areas.
Main Article: Nickelodeon (Middle East & North African TV channel)
In the Middle East, Nickelodeon Asia was made available to the Middle Eastern viewers in the region via the ABS-2 satellite and it was broadcast in English. Previously, the channel was made available to the Middle Eastern viewers in the region via the Palapa C2 and D satellites until 2010, when Nickelodeon Asia left Palapa D.
Malaysia & Brunei
In Taiwan, Nickelodeon Asia is available in Taiwanese Mandarin.
Hong Kong & Macau
In Mainland China, Nickelodeon Asia was made available to the Chinese viewers via a programming block branded as HaHa Nick based in Shanghai which existed from May 2005-October 2007 broadcasting in Mandarin Chinese, Nickelodeon is currently defunct in China with programs going the channels such as CNTV.
The channel was made available on Medianet in June 2018.
Main Article: Nickelodeon (South Korean TV channel)
Kids Choice Awards
The Indonesia Kids Choice Awards is the first Kids Choice Awards set in Asia next to the Philippines. The first show was held since 2008 in Jakarta and was first hosted by Tora Sudiro, Tasya Kamila and Ringgo Agus Rahman and some various Indonesian Artist's over the years. The logo of the show is exactly the same as the US version however, it is designed for the Indonesian version of the show and still read Nickelodeon Indonesia Kids Choice Awards.
The Philippines Kids Choice Awards is the second setting of the Kids Choice Awards in Asia preceded by Indonesia. The show was first held since 2008 at the Aliw Theater in Pasay and was first hosted by Michael V. and some various Filipino artists. According to Amit Jain, executive Vice-President and managing director of MTV Networks India, China and Southeast Asia, "This is a milestone for Nickelodeon's business in Southeast Asia as it will deliver on Nick's commitment of providing global kids-centric shows and properties which are adapted to reflect local tastes and aspirations." The Philippines KCA has been inactive all over the years.
Nick Jr. is the preschool channel which replaced the Nick Jr. block on Nickelodeon's main pan-Asian feed since 1 July 2011. It was launched on 18 May 2011 on StarHub TV Channel 304 in Singapore and on TelkomVision Channel 305 in Indonesia. The channel had expand its broadcast to other parts of Southeast Asia in later 2011.
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