Nickelodeon breaks out of cable’s cage, preps standalone streaming service


Well this is big news!  It looks like the grip of cable is truly crubmling as Nickelodeon preps it’s own standalone service. Yep, that’s right! Variety is reporting that the children’s entertainment giant Nickelodeon intends to follow the example of HBO and unveil a direct-to-consumer subscription service in February, the chief executive of Nickelodeon’s parent,Viacom, said during a call with investors Thursday morning.

More details about the service will be revealed when Nickelodeon hosts its upfront meeting with advertisers next month.

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