NEV AND MAX ARE BACK WITH THE NEW SEASON OF CATFISH: THE TV SHOW!SINGAPORE, 18 FEBRUARY 2016 – MTV’s critically acclaimed series Catfish: The TV Show returns for its fifth season with an explosive season premiere on 20 March, Sundays at 7pm (TH/WIB), 8pm (SG), 9pm (MY) and 22 March, Tuesdays at 11.30am (PH).
NICKELODEON’S 2016 GLOBAL ANIMATED SHORTS PROGRAM OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONSSINGAPORE, 11 FEBRUARY 2016 – Nickelodeon announced today that its 2016 global Animated Shorts Program is now open for submissions through 15 April. The annual program, overseen by network development executives, accepts domestic and international pitches that will be developed into animated shorts for the Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. audiences. Designed to mine and cultivate a new generation of creative talent, the Animated Shorts Program aids in Nickelodeon’s mission in making the best and funn...
VIACOM AND SNAPCHAT LAUNCH UNPRECEDENTED GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPSINGAPORE, 10 FEBRUARY 2016 – Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) and Snapchat today announced an unprecedented global partnership that capitalizes on and extends the unique expertise of both companies to creatively and authentically speak to millennial and post-millennial audiences.
NICKELODEON’S "TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES" VENTURE INTO SPACE IN NEW SEASON PREMIERING IN ASIA ON MONDAY, 22 FEBRUARYSINGAPORE, 10 FEBRUARY 2016 - The heroes in a half shell from Nickelodeon’s popular CG-animated series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will venture into space in the fourth season premiering in Asia on Monday, 22 February at 6pm (WIB/TH) and 7pm (SG/MY/PH/HK/TW).
NICKELODEON UNVEILS 2016 KIDS’ CHOICE AWARDS NOMINEESSINGAPORE, 3 FEBRUARY 2016 – Nickelodeon today revealed the nominations for the 2016 Kids’ Choice Awards, the ultimate fan celebration of the best of everything kids love in pop culture. The nominees reflect the entertainment that audiences see, play, listen to and read in droves, from movies like Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Jurassic World and Pitch Perfect 2, to a host of television shows, music, gaming, books and more. Hosted by Country music superstar and coach panelist on NBC’s The Voic...
NICKELODEON FINDS MALAYSIAN HOME IN SUNWAY LAGOONBandar Sunway, 2 February 2016 – Discover a hidden world covering ten acres of lush tropical rainforest within a jungle previously “lost” to the public! This is now a reality as Sunway and Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) announce the opening of the first Nickelodeon themed attraction in Asia, Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon in Sunway Lagoon in Malaysia.
UNLEASH THE MONKEY WITH MTVSINGAPORE, 27 JANUARY 2016 – Charlie XCX, Demi Lovato, HyunA, Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez and Tori Kelly… what do these ladies share in common? MTV ushers in the Year of the Monkey with its audience with a playful clip, “Unleash the Monkey” to celebrate some of the hottest female artists who currently dominate the music industry. Wittily crafted to humour its audience, these singers were selected for a common trait: they are born in the Year of the Monkey. The Lunar New Year on-air promotion w...
COMEDY CENTRAL’S SKETCH COMEDY SERIES "CHAPPELLE’S SHOW" PREMIERES IN ASIA ON MONDAY, 8 FEBRUARYSINGAPORE, 22 JANUARY 2016 - Comedy Central’s Emmy®-nominated sketch comedy series Chappelle’s Show is set to arrive on screens in Asia with back-to-back episodes of all three seasons every Monday to Tuesday, starting Monday, 8 February at 9.55pm (TH/WIB), 10.55pm (HK/SG/PH/TW) and 11.55pm (MY).
WHO YOU GOING TO CALL WHEN YOU HAVE A FILTHY BEDROOM? GROSSBUSTERS!SINGAPORE, 14 JANUARY 2016 – This new year, get your vomit bags at the ready and see filth like you’ve never seen before in the new and exciting MTV show Grossbusters. Hosted by funnyman Evan Spaulding, the nastiest bedrooms will be brought straight to your screens every Monday, starting 25 January at 6.30pm (TH/WIB), 7.30pm (SG), 8.30pm (MY) and every Friday, starting 29 January at 11am (PH).
ENTER COMEDY CENTRAL’S "BIG BAD WORLD," A NEW ORIGINAL COMEDY PREMIERING IN ASIA ON TUESDAY, 12 JANUARY 2016SINGAPORE, 23 DECEMBER 2015 – Comedy Central is set to premiere brand new, original comedy Big Bad World in Asia on Tuesday, 12 January 2016 at 8.55pm (TH/WIB), 9.55pm (HK/PH/SG/TW) and 10.55pm (MY). Big Bad World is a comedy about what happens when you wait for life to begin. Ben Turnbull (Blake Harrison) has just graduated and the world should be his oyster, but he quickly finds himself back in his hometown and nursing his as yet unformulated dreams.
THREE BEST FRIENDS EMBARK ON A BUCKET LIST OF ADVENTURES IN NICKELODEON’S NEW ORIGINAL LIVE ACTION SERIES, “100 THINGS TO DO BEFORE HIGH SCHOOL,” PREMIERING MONDAY, 11 JANUARY 2016SINGAPORE, 22 DECEMBER 2015 – Three best friends are determined to make the most out of their middle school years using an ever-expanding list of challenges as their guide in Nickelodeon’s newest live-action series, 100 Things to Do Before High School, debuting Monday, 11 January 2016 at 5pm (TH), 6pm (HK/SG), 7.30pm (PH), 7.45pm (WIB) and 8.45pm (MY). The series will air regularly on weekdays.
THIS YEAR WAS EPIC! MTV CELEBRATES THE MOST AWESOME MOMENTS AND TOP 10 CLUB TRACKS OF 2015 WITH 28-HOUR COUNTDOWN STARTING 31 DECEMBERSINGAPORE, 21 DECEMBER 2015 – On New Year’s Eve, MTV kicks off a 28-hour COUNTDOWN TO 2016! marathon with all the trimmings to usher you into 2016! Starting Thursday, 31 December at 6pm (WIB), 7pm (PH/SG) and 8pm (MY), you can tune in to catch a line-up of the top shows, performances, and hits headlined by the hottest acts of 2015.
SIX THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT RITA ORASINGAPORE, 18 DECEMBER 2015 - Much more than just your average singer, Rita Ora has been on the up-and-up from a very young age. Still only in her early 20s, she has topped music charts everywhere and performed on the world’s biggest stages – but success hasn’t come easily. Rita spoke to MTV as part of documentary series The Ride and shared some little known facts about her journey thus far. Rita Ora: The Ride premieres on MTV in Asia on Saturday, 2 January 2016 at 2pm (WIB), 3pm (PH/SG) and ...
NICKELODEON AND PLAN INTERNATIONAL NAME 8-YEAR OLD FROM GUATEMALA AS GLOBAL WINNER OF NICKELODEON'S "TOGETHER FOR GOOD" COMPETITIONSINGAPORE, 17 DECEMBER 2015 - Kids from around the globe have chosen Esteban, an extraordinary 8-year-old, as the global winner of Nickelodeon's Together For Good competition for his project, Mini Doctor. Since the age of six, Esteban has been utilizing his bi-lingual Spanish and English language skills to help foreign doctors communicate with kids and families in his home country of Guatemala.
"MTV TRAX" LAUNCHES IN MALAYSIA IN COLLABORATION WITH MUSICQUBED AND DIGIKUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, 17 DECEMBER 2015 – Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Asia – a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), today announced the launch of its mobile service, MTV Trax, via its collaboration with MusicQubed and Digi Telecommunications Sdn. Bhd in Malaysia – making it the third market launch globally* and its first introduction in Southeast Asia. Powered by the MusicQubed platform, the MTV Trax app offers a ‘play-as-you-go’ digital music experience curated by MTV...
MTV LAUNCHES ITS NEW MOBILE DIGITAL SERVICE, "MTV TRAX" APP IN MALAYSIAKUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, 17 DECEMBER 2015 – Music fans in Malaysia, wait no longer! MTV today announced the launch of its new mobile service, MTV Trax in Malaysia, which offers consumers a digital music experience curated by MTV, featuring 100 of the hottest music tracks refreshed on their smartphones daily.
MTV INVITES FANS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA TO HAVE THEIR SAY ABOUT THEIR FAVOURITE ARTISTS’ MUSIC IN "VIDEO LOVE"SINGAPORE, 15 DECEMBER 2015 – Music videos…we love some, we hate some. Now, MTV is inviting fans in Southeast Asia to have their say about their favourite artists’ music in the brand-new music show Video Love premiering on Saturday, 26 December at 1.30pm (WIB), 2.30pm (PH/SG) and 3.30pm (MY). Video Love is a music series that dives into the biggest music videos from the hottest names in the industry – all with the help of their biggest fans!
NINE NICKELODEON APPS TO ENJOY THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!SINGAPORE, 11 DECEMBER 2015 – This yearend holidays, Nickelodeon in Asia has hand-picked its popular apps released in 2015 which offer pre-schoolers and gamers of all ages the opportunity to connect with their favourite Nickelodeon characters such as SpongeBob SquarePants, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Dora from Dora and Friends: Into the City!
SIX THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT CHARLI XCX, "CHARLI XCX: THE RIDE" PREMIERES ON MTV ON SATURDAY, 5 DECEMBERSINGAPORE, 1 DECEMBER 2015 - She’s fierce, she’s fearless and she’s determined to make her mark on music. UK powerhouse Charli XCX spoke to MTV as part of documentary series The Ride and revealed – amongst other things – a number of little known facts about her rise to music stardom. Charli XCX: The Ride premieres on MTV in Asia on Saturday, 5 December at 1.30pm (WIB), 2.30pm (PH/SG) and 3.30pm (MY).
TWO GIRLS CREATE A GAMING EMPIRE IN NICKELODEON’S NEW LIVE-ACTION COMEDY SERIES "GAME SHAKERS" PREMIERING 4 DECEMBERClick here to view a sneak peek video Tweet it: Two 12-year-old girls create a gaming empire in @NickAsia’s new live-action comedy series @GameShakers premiering 4 Dec in Asia! SINGAPORE, 18 NOVEMBER 2015 - A pair of 12-year-old girls become unlikely gaming moguls when their school project becomes the biggest mobile game of the year in Nickelodeon’s new live-action comedy series Game Shakers. The show debuts in Asia with a special one hour premiere on Friday, 4 December at 5pm (TH), 6pm (HK...
NICKELODEON TAKES PRE-SCHOOLERS ON A MAGICAL GENIE ADVENTURE WITH BRAND-NEW ANIMATED SERIES "SHIMMER AND SHINE"SINGAPORE, 12 NOVEMBER 2015 - Pre-schoolers will enter a whimsical genie world full of magic, music and misadventures in Nickelodeon's brand-new animated series, Shimmer and Shine, premiering in Asia on weekdays on Nickelodeon from Tuesday, 1 December at 9am (PH) and 9.25am (MY) and on Nick Jr. from Monday, 21 December at 11.10am (TH/WIB) and 12.10pm (HK/MY/PH/SG). The 20-episode series follows twin genies-in-training, Shimmer and Shine, who grant wishes for their friend Leah that lead to sur...
COUNTRY MUSIC SUPERSTAR BLAKE SHELTON TO HOST "NICKELODEON’S 2016 KIDS’ CHOICE AWARDS," AIRING IN ASIA ON 14 MARCH 2016SINGAPORE, 11 NOVEMBER 2015 – Country music superstar and coach on the Emmy winning NBC’s The Voice, Blake Shelton, will host Nickelodeon’s 2016 Kids’ Choice Awards, airing in Asia on 14 March 2016. Super-sized surprises will take over this year’s Kids’ Choice Awards honouring favorites from the worlds of film, music, and television, and giving kids a front-row seat to slime, stunts and celebrities.
JOIN NICKELODEON STARS ON A HILARIOUS HIGH-SEAS VACATION ADVENTURE IN "ONE CRAZY CRUISE" SETTING SAIL IN ASIA ON 20 NOVEMBERSINGAPORE, 4 NOVEMBER 2015 – Nickelodeon stars have come together for One Crazy Cruise, a brand-new original TV movie of a hilarious high-seas vacation adventure that will keep kids guessing at every turn. The movie premieres in Asia on Nickelodeon on Friday, 20 November at 3pm (TH), 3.30pm (WIB), 4pm (HK/SG), 4.30pm (MY) and 6pm (PH).
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