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The Nickelodeon franchise, leader in kids' entertainment, launches in HD: Nick HD+ now LIVE on TATA SKY
17 December, 2015

~Nick HD+ to showcase “the best of the best” local and international content~

~Available on Tata Sky on channel No. 611~

National, 16th December, 2015: Nickelodeon, India’s leading kids’ entertainment franchise, is once again set to redefine entertainment for kids by showcasing its no. 1 shows, now in high definition. Be it toys or television, today’s kids want nothing but the best, and Viacom18’s kids cluster Nickelodeon India continues to lead the pack, offering an amalgamation of kids’ favorite content in cutting edge technology. Building on its high quality content for the kids segment in the country, Nickelodeon launches its HD channel in India – Nick HD+ only on TATA SKY, (the pioneer of technological innovations in the DTH industry) on channel No. 611.

Announcing the launch, Nina Elavia Jaipuria, EVP & Business Head – Kids Cluster, said, “Nickelodeon has always stayed ahead of the curve and entertained kids across the length and breadth of India. With the launch of Nick HD+ our viewers will get to watch their favorite characters in high definition quality.  We are certain this latest offering from the Nickelodeon franchise will further strengthen the bonds our viewers have forged with their favorite characters.”

Commenting on the same, Paolo Agostinelli, Chief Content & Business Development Officer, Content at Tata Sky comments, “Tata Sky’s best in class technology clubbed with the great content of Nick HD + is sure to delight our little subscribers. Children are very important audience for us and we have been working towards brining innovative & exciting offerings for them. Pioneering to launch Nick HD+ in the country is one such proud moment.

Nick HD+ will showcase a wide array of wonderful content – from the local chart busters like Motu Patlu and Pakdam Pakdai to the evergreen favorite like Ninja Hattori to the international heavy weights like Shaun the Sheep, Dora the Explorer, SpongeBob Square Pants and Power Rangers. With the launch of the HD+ channel, kids can now enjoy high definition animation content.

However the excitement does not end there, there will be a range of shows telecast exclusively on Nick HD+, giving viewers the chance to enjoy shows like Big Time Rush, Marvin Marvin, Kung Fu Panda and Zack and Quack.

Enjoy a never before viewing experience of your favorite shows on Nick HD+ only on Tata Sky channel No.611.
Nick HD+ will soon be available on leading DTH and cable platforms.

-ENDS-

About Nickelodeon
Nickelodeon, one of India’s leading kids’ entertainment brand and part of the Viacom18 Media Pvt. Ltd, is available in over 100 million households in the country. The Nickelodeon cluster in India boasts of a bouquet of differentiated channels that cater to kids from tots to teens – Nick, Sonic and Nickelodeon (with 2 programming blocks i.e. Nick Jr./ Teen Nick). Nick Jr. (www.nickjrindia.com), which is ‘the smart place to play” believes that ‘education’ and ‘entertainment’ go hand-in-hand and is aimed at young parents and pre-schoolers. Internationally acclaimed shows like Dora the Explorer, Bubble Guppies, Wonder Pets, Team Umizoomi and Go Diego Go foster motor, memory, maths and language development in a child. The Nickelodeon channel also caters to teenagers in the latter half of the day with the Teen Nick block which showcases international sitcoms such as ICarly, Victorious and Drake and Josh. The Nickelodeon cluster has an ecosystem that extends beyond television into Consumer Products, on-ground and digital platforms.