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Topic: SpongeBob SquarePants

Nickelodeon Shifts Its $10 Million Media Business Cable network hires Spark after a review

Nickelodeon's media account has found a new home. The business is shifting to Spark after a review, according to sources. The cable network, a unit of media giant Viacom, spends nearly…

December 4, 2014, 10:54 AM EST

Nickelodeon's Jim Perry Is Courting More Adult Advertisers Upfront slate features studio partnerships

Nickelodeon revealed its slate to advertisers yesterday, and while it's all squeaky-clean kids' fare (well, relatively speaking: "As you can see from the reel, bathroom humor still works," observed Nickelodeon…

March 14, 2014, 12:53 PM EDT

SpongeBob Is Coming to a USPS Mailbox Near You in Nickelodeon's Holiday Push Very square pants, postcards and more

All right, it's been done before, but not for a while: Nickelodeon is partnering with the ever-embattled U.S. Postal Service to promote its long-running children's series SpongeBob SquarePants, in which…

December 9, 2013, 10:47 AM EST

Dora the Explorer Hawks Junk Food to Kids Like a Drug Pusher in New Ad Long-term aim is to get Nickelodeon to reject unhealthy advertising

Food advocates are back with a new ad slamming Nickelodeon for accepting ads for junk food. The ad from the Center for Science in the Public Interest and five other…

September 25, 2013, 11:09 AM EDT

Nick Targeted in Kids' Privacy Complaint for SpongeBob App Privacy group keeps up pressure on FTC

Hoping to pressure the Federal Trade Commission to step up its enforcement of kids' privacy laws, the Center for Digital Democracy filed a complaint against Nickelodeon and PlayFirst's SpongeBob Diner…

December 17, 2012, 10:03 AM EST

Analyst on Beleaguered Viacom Stock: 'It's Far and Away My Most Screaming Buy' Nick, Comedy Central, MTV parent is down but not nearly out

Here is a tale designed to stress out even the most unflappable investor: once upon a time, there was a cable conglomerate with some major ratings problems. Its kids' network…

December 14, 2012, 8:12 AM EST

Information Diet: Sherri Shepherd 'The View' co-host seriously loves Siri

Specs Age 45 Accomplishments Co-host on The View; host of The Newlywed Game; star of Lifetime original movie Abducted: The Carlina White Story (Oct. 6); guest stars as Angie Jordan on 30…

October 4, 2012, 7:53 PM EDT

The Advertising Wars: DirecTV and Viacom Nine ads you'll be seeing a lot of in the next few days

When in the course of human events it becomes necessary for one corporation to dissolve the bands of finance that have connected it with another, and to assume a martyred…

July 11, 2012, 3:54 PM EDT

Sick Nick a Drag on Viacom Ad Sales Kids net ratings declines remain a concern

Nickelodeon’s ongoing ratings woes were the talk of Viacom’s fiscal second-quarter earnings call, as executives faced a litany of pointed questions about the network’s under-deliveries. Speaking to analysts in a Q&A…

May 3, 2012, 5:43 PM EDT

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