Nickelodeon (Southeast Asia)

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Nickelodeon
Nickelodeon logo new.svg
Nickelodeon Southeast Asia's current logo
Launched 5 November 1998 (Philippines)
1 January 1999 (Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Indonesia)
25 January 2000 (New Zealand)
9 March 2001 (Singapore)
Closed 31 July 2006 (New Zealand)
Network MTV Networks Asia Pacific
Owned by Viacom International Media Networks
Picture format 480i (SDTV) 4:3
720p (HDTV) 16:9
Slogan Putting Kids First
Language English
Broadcast area Southeast Asia
Headquarters  Singapore
Replaced by Nickelodeon NZ (New Zealand only)
Sister channel(s) Global TV (Indonesia) (2006–present)
MTV (1992-1994, 1998–present)
Comedy Central (2012–present)
Nick Jr. (2010–present)
MTV Live HD (2008-present)
Website Official website
Availability
Satellite
Astro (Malaysia) Channel 612 (SD)
Indovision (Indonesia) Channel 49
TransVision (Indonesia) Channel 220
Sky Net (Myanmar) Channel 14
TrueVisions (Thailand) Channel 452
DishHD (Taiwan) Channel 6565
Cignal (Philippines) Channel 72
Sky Direct (Philippines) Channel 17
Cable
StarHub TV (Singapore) Channel 314 (SD/HD)
First Media (Indonesia) Channel 125
TrueVisions (Thailand) Channel 452
Cable TV Hong Kong (Hong Kong) Channel 139
Cablelink (Philippines) Channel 24
SkyCable (Philippines) Channel 45 (Digital)
Macau Cable TV (Macau) Channel 730
Destiny Cable (Philippines) Channel 45 (Digital)
IPTV
now TV (Hong Kong) Channel 444
myTV Super
(Hong Kong)
Channel 104
mio TV (Singapore) Channel 240 (HD)
CHT MOD (Taiwan) Channel 105
HyppTV
(Malaysia)
Channel 554 (HD)

Nickelodeon is a 24-hour children's channel that broadcasts in Southeast Asia. It also used to broadcast in New Zealand until that country got its own channel. The programs are in English.

History[edit]

The channel was launched in the Philippines on 5 November 1998 as a 24-hour English-language channel. Then, the network expanded into Indonesia, Malaysia, and Sri Lanka via pan-regional feed broadcast from Singapore since 1999. In January 2000, the channel began broadcasting in New Zealand, which lasted there until August 2006, when an independent feed of the channel was launched.

Nickelodeon began transmissions in Singapore on 9 March 2001 via Starhub TV and via SingTel since 15 March 2013. On 11 October 2006, Viacom's subsidiary MTV Networks Asia Pacific set up a new unit to manage Nickelodeon South East Asia TV based in Singapore.[1]

On 15 March 2010 it got a new logo and new programs from the United States. On 1 April 2011 a separate channel for the Philippines was launched. On 11 April 2011 there was a new schedule. The new schedule put live-action programs in the primetime slot and will double the Nick Jr. block. On 1 July 2011 the Nick Jr. block was removed. This was because the local Nick. Jr channel was rated number one channel for the first quarter of 2011 in Singapore.[2] In February 2013, The Nicktoons block launched.

Kids Choice Awards[edit]

Indonesia[edit]

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.

Philippines[edit]

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."[3] The Philippines KCA has been inactive all over the years.

Programming[edit]

Sister channels[edit]

Nick Jr. is the preschool channel which replaced the Nick Jr. block on Nickelodeon's main South East Asia 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 South East Asia in later 2011.

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