Monday, March 20, 2017

TeenNick Israel Launches On yes DBS; To Air "The Greenhouse" Reunion Special

Viacom's TeenNick channel has launched on the yes Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS) platform in Israel!


TeenNick Israel is the first channel in Israel to target viewers ages 9 to 14. The 24-hour service focuses on live-action dramas, sitcoms and comedies such as iCarly, Victorious (ויקטוריוס), Make It Pop, Bella and The Bulldogs and many others.


Bella and The Bulldogs

The channel also features an original special TV reunion of the cast from The Greenhouse, an original live-action daily-drama series that broadcast for four seasons on Nickelodeon Israel exclusively for yes DBS. The show was produced by Nutz Productions, which also produced The Greenhouse Academy, an international remake acquired by Netflix scheduled to air later in 2017, and marks the first time an original Israeli series has been sold to Netflix.


The Greenhouse

TeenNick is also set to air an original TV reunion special featuring the cast of the original live-action daily-drama series The Greenhouse (החממה), which aired for four seasons on Nickelodeon Israel exclusively for yes DBS. The series was produced by Ananey-owned Nutz Productions, whose new tween-skewing sitcom Bed & Biscuit recently launched on Nickelodeon Israel exclusively for yes DBS.


The Greenhouse theme song

The Greenhouse Academy — an international remake of the daily-drama series—was acquired by Netflix and will air later this year. The acquisition marked the first time an original Israeli series sold to the global SVOD giant.

The new TeenNick channel—along with other Viacom brands in Israel like Nickelodeon and Nick Jr.—will be represented and operated by Ananey Communications Group, which operates more than 11 channels and reaches 76% of Israeli households.

Sources: TVKIDS, Kidscreen; H/T: Huge thanks to RegularCapital for the news!
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