Tiger Electronics inks deal with Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon

MUMBAI: Continuing its leadership position in the tween electronics market, Hasbro Inc.‘s Tiger Electronics has inked distribution deals with Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon to provide content for its new, portable Vugo Multimedia System.

This move is consistent with the Tiger Electronics strategy to replicate the latest technology trends for adults and deliver consumer electronics designed specifically for tweens featuring a library of the must-have content that they demand.


"Portable digital media players are all the rage right now and by partnering with Tiger Electronics Cartoon Network can offer its most popular shows to kids in a format that is perfect for them. The Vugo multi-media player allows us to put our content into the pockets of tweens everywhere. And, as a key content provider, Cartoon Network will provide a free Fosters Home for Imaginary Friends download that will be featured on the Vugo packaging," said Cartoon Network Enterprises senior vice president John Friend.

"As the number-one entertainment brand for kids and the top rated television network for tweens, we‘re excited to bring Nickelodeon‘s leading properties to the launch of Vugo. In addition to reaching Nick fans on-air, on-line, and through new technologies including mobile telephone content, Vugo offers us a new path to serve tweens, wherever they may go," said Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products senior vice president entertainment products Stephen Youngwood.

Available this November, the portable Vugo Multimedia System gives tech-savvy tweens access to their favorite TV shows, music and photos all in one sleek and stylish multimedia system made just for them. Some of the hottest TV shows and premium programming will be available for purchase at Kids can also put their own content onto the Vugo player.

"We are thrilled to have alliances with both Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon, as Tiger Electronics continues to deliver the kind of exciting, must-have entertainment that our tween audience loves," said Hasbro‘s US Toy Segment president Brian Goldner.

Cartoon Network content available for download includes: Fosters Home for Imaginary Friends, Dexter‘s Laboratory, Courage the Cowardly Dog, Codename: Kids Next Door, Ed, Edd n Eddy and The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy.

Tween favorites from Nickelodeon available for download includes: SpongeBob SquarePants, Danny Phantom, Jimmy Neutron, Unfabulous, Rocket Power and Teenage Robot.

Latest Reads
US$ 4.5 bn expected from IPL rights; SC recommends accounts scrutiny

The Supreme Court on Friday froze all financial transactions between the BCCI and state cricket associations by directing the apex body not to disburse any funds till it resolves to abide by the Justice RM Lodha panel recommendations on reforms by 3 December . The top court ordered that none of...

Television TV Channels Sports
TVS Tyres is co-presenter for Asian Champions Trophy 2016

Continuing its strong connect with sports, TVS Tyres has associated with Asian Champions Trophy 2016 by becoming the co-presenter. The Asian Champions Trophy is one of the premier hockey tournaments, a much sought after annual international competition promising some great hockey action. This...

Television TV Channels Sports
Q2-17: Zee Learn declares maiden interim dividend

The board of directors of the Essel group’s education company Zee Learn Limited (ZLL) have declared a first time ever dividend of 5 percent per equity share of Re 1 each for the quarter ended 30 September 2016 (Q2-17, current quarter).

Television TV Channels Factual & Documentary
Whether BARC action can stop unethical practices?

Whether businesses and industries practice their art of selling fairly although they have 'Fair Practices' training during the academic courses, workshops and several ISO and other certifications? There seems to be the fear of the lawman, and not the law in India.

Television TV Channels Viewership
TV Superhighway: beIN, Yaddo, AfricaXP have joined us, says Magine CEO Ambuj Goyal

CANNES; Magine has secured partnerships with four of the industry’s most exciting sports, documentary and entertainment content providers. Partnerships with beIN, the international media group and owner of MIRAMAX; Yaddo, the new documentary streaming service headed up by former head of The BBC’s...

Television TV Channels Factual & Documentary
Colors emerges strong on strength of Naagin I & II

MUMBAI: One of the top rated shows Naagin Season 2 helped Colors reach a top-ranking position.

Television TV Channels GECs
Pakistan Broadcasters Association to oppose PEMRA Indian content ban

MUMBAI: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) shocked both Pakistan and Indian broadcasters when it issued an order blanking out  all Indian content from Pakistan’s television channels on 19 October.

Television TV Channels GECs
Sony Pix to telecast 'Jurassic World' on 22 October

Sony Pix will take the viewers on a thrilling, adventurous journey with cloned dinosaurs in their Billion Dollar Premiere property. The channel plans to air Jurassic World on 22 October at 1 pm and 9 pm.

Television TV Channels English Entertainment
Sony AXN scripts deal with Pinewood; buys stake in SVOD service Hopster

Folks at Sony Pictures Television (SPT) are in a celebratory mood. Not only has it signed a six-series deal with Pinewood Television but has also acquired a minority stake in the London-based video subscription service for kids content - Hopster.

Television TV Channels English Entertainment

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories