NICKELODEON ANNOUNCES NEW ANIMATED SHORTS PROGRAM
TO TAP INTO COMEDY PIPELINE
BURBANK, CALIF. — March 8, 2012 — Nickelodeon will implement a new animated shorts program designed to develop comedy-driven content, it was announced today by Brown Johnson, President, Animation, Nickelodeon and MTVN Kids and Family Group. As part of the program, ten, 60 second shorts will be made with the potential of becoming long-form animated comedy series which will air on the network or Nick.com.
“The new shorts program gives us an opportunity to tap into comedy talent from many different sources,” said Johnson. “We’re excited to offer this unique opportunity to artists and comedians with all levels of experience, where their creative voices and point of view will be a potential pipeline for new animated series.”