STV enhances kids’ programme offering with a daily dose of Nickelodeon


Nigerian free-to-air TV channel STV is to significantly upgrade its offering for kids, tweens and teens thanks to a new content deal with MTV Networks Africa that brings quality programming from iconic TV brand Nickelodeon to STV television viewers throughout Nigeria.

STV viewers in Lagos, Port Harcourt, Benin, Awka and Jos will now be able to tune in to a daily dose of world-class kids’ TV - sourced from kids’ entertainment powerhouse, Nickelodeon.

Starting from Friday 16 July 2010, Nickelodeon programming will become a daily fixture on STV; featuring for an hour every day Monday to Friday in an after-school block between 4 pm and 5 pm (Nigeria local time).  On Saturdays, Nickelodeon programming will air in the early morning slot between 8 am and 9 am (Nigeria local time).  

STV’s Nickelodeon blocks will be jam-packed with fun, animated programming for the 2 to 15 age group, all characterised by Nickelodeon’s distinctive kids-centric point of view.  Key shows at launch will include pre-school favourite Dora the Explorer, Go, Diego, Go!, comic epic adventure series Avatar and SpongeBob SquarePants, the global undersea entertainment phenomenon that has captured hearts around the world.