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‘Invader Zim’ and ‘Rocko’s Modern Life’ movies are coming to Netflix

Netflix has revealed it will release two movies based on beloved Nickelodeon animated shows this summer. Viacom said in its earnings call last week it had sold the rights to Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling and Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus to the streaming giant, which has at last given fans an indication of when they can see the films. – Kris Holtz Engadget » https://engt.co/2Ho4TyJ
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Sky’s making a kids app that will rival Netflix and YouTube

[Sky] has teamed up with usTwo, the company behind the smash hit game Monument Valley, and development of the app is already underway. It’s intended for children between four and nine, with The Cartoon Network, Disney and Nickelodeon all contributing programming to the service. Sky says the app will offer “an intuitive and playful experience” and will come with features that allow parents to filter what their kids can access, set a limit on usage with a “bedtime” setting and look back at what they’ve been watching. – Matt Brian, Engadget

Nickelodeon breaks out of cable’s cage, preps standalone streaming service

This new business model is promising for those who have been craving TV packages that are more customized. But one must wonder if the better option would be to partner up with a Netflix or Hulu or Amazon and let these guys take care of the on demand needs. Sure, the more a la carte options customers have, the better. But at some point, those costs will add up and customers will come full circle, looking once again for a one-stop-shop solution that’s tailored to them, and offers exactly the channels they want. Surely, the industry can meet somewhere in the middle. – Christine Persaud, Digital Trends 
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Nickelodeon’s standalone streaming service is coming in February

With networks announcing new streaming options on the regular, Nickelodeon is set to reveal a standalone service of its own. During an investor call this morning, Viacom chief Philippe Dauman said the kid-friendly channel will announce its subscription plans in February, targeting mobile devices. – Billy Steele, Engadget 
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Chromecast Announces 7 New Channel Apps; Nickelodeon, Comedy Central And Sesame Street Coming To…

Google announced today (thanks, 9to5Google) that it’s expanding the casting queue for users with its Chromecast dongle with seven new apps. […] Viacom properties Nickelodeon and Comedy Central. […] Also joining the family of Chromecast-compatible apps is Sesame Street Go, […] Four more apps round out the new collection of Chromecast additions. EPIX and ENCORE Play give streamers access to many top movies. YuppTV can bring loads of Indian content to any household. Finally, TuneIn offers access to millions of podcasts and radio stations from around the world. – Connor Sears,Game N Guide 
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