Nickelodeon Signs Multi-Year Deal With Netflix to Produce Original Films & TV Shows Based on Nick Characters

In response to the launch of Disney’s new streaming service, Nickelodeon and Netflix have introduced that they’re teaming up to produce new movies and TV collection based mostly on Nick characters, in addition to convey extra present Nick content material to Netflix!

Via press launch:

Netflix and Nickelodeon immediately introduced that they’ve fashioned a brand new, multi-year output deal to produce authentic animated characteristic movies and tv collection – based mostly each on the Nickelodeon library of characters in addition to all-new IP – for youths and households world wide.

This marks an growth of the present relationship between the businesses, which has already introduced a number of well-liked titles to Netflix, together with animated specials Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling and Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus. Also forthcoming are specials based mostly on The Loud House and Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

“Nickelodeon has generated scores of characters that kids love, and we look forward to telling wholly original stories that re-imagine and expand on the worlds they inhabit,” stated Netflix vp of authentic animation, Melissa Cobb.

“We’re thrilled to continue collaborating with Brian Robbins, Ramsey Naito, and the creative team at Nickelodeon in new ways as we look to find fresh voices and bring bold stories to our global audience on Netflix.”

“Nickelodeon’s next step forward is to keep expanding beyond linear platforms, and our broader content partnership with Netflix is a key path toward that goal,” stated Brian Robbins, President, Nickelodeon.

He added, “The Nickelodeon Animation Studio is home to the world-class artists and storytellers behind some of the most iconic characters and shows ever made, and our head of Animation, Ramsey Naito, has been building on that legacy over the past year by ramping up development and production exponentially. The ideas and work at our Studio are flowing, and we can’t wait to work with Melissa and the Netflix team on a premium slate of original animated content for kids and families around the world.”

The information comes simply 24 hours after the launch of Disney+, which has up to now been an enormous success for Walt Disney Co., who introduced Wednesday (Nov. 13) that the platform garnered 10 million sign-ups on day one.

Back in April, Disney stated it plans to attain 60-90 million Disney+ subscribers globally by 2024.

Netflix at present has over 60 million subscribers within the United States and 158 million globally.

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