Nickelodeon and Netflix Ink New Multi-Year Output Deal for Original Animated Features, Shows

Variety | 11/13/2019 | Elaine Low
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In an expansion of their relationship, Netflix and Nickelodeon have formed a new multi-year output deal to produce original animated features and television series, based on both existing Nickelodeon characters as well as brand-new ones.

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“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,” said Netflix vice president of original 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.”

Kids programming is just another battlefield of the ongoing streaming wars. Linear viewership at kids cable networks are sinking as direct-to-consumer platforms pick off their viewers; Netflix says that 60% of its subscribers watch kids shows and movies with regularity.

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