via press release:
NICKELODEON RELEASES APP FOR WINDOWS 8
Network Introduces Kids’ Entertainment Brand For Windows 8
NEW YORK – Nov. 19, 2012 –Nickelodeon will reimagine Nick.com, the number-one kids entertainment website*, for Windows 8, tailoring it to the platform’s fun and unique gesture-based interface. Providing a hub for all things Nick and available for free download in the Windows Store, fans can play more than 1500 games, view photos and watch videos featuring their favorite hit series including iCarly, Victorious, Big Time Rush, The Legend of Korra, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, SpongeBob SquarePants, and more.
“Nickelodeon strives to be everywhere kids are – with this multiscreen generation, it is especially important to offer companion experiences featuring their favorite content,” said Steve Youngwood, Executive Vice President and General Manager Digital, Nickelodeon Group. “We are thrilled to bring Nickelodeon to Windows 8 as we further extend our offerings to platforms where our fans are.”
Said John Richards, senior director of Windows App Marketing for Microsoft Corp., “Nickelodeon is one of the top brands for kids, and we are excited to bring the brand to Windows 8.”
Nickelodeon, now in its 33rd year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon’s U.S. television network is seen in more than 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 17 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B).