ADVISORY, March 23, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Viacom, Inc. [VIA], home to the world's premier entertainment brands such as MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, BET, CENTRIC, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., TeenNick, Nicktoons, Nick at Nite, COMEDY CENTRAL, TV Land, Spike TV, Tr3s and Paramount Pictures, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.
In honor of the occasion, Chris Gifford, creator and executive producer of Nickelodeon's Dora the Explorer and 11-year-old New York City native Fátima Ptacek, the new voice of Dora, will ring the Closing Bell. Emmy Award-winning Dora the Explorer is the most-watched preschool program on television. A new episode, "Dora's Easter Adventure," will premiere Wednesday, April 4, at 10:00 a.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon.
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About Viacom, Inc. [VIA]:
Viacom (Nasdaq:VIA) (Nasdaq:VIAB) is home to the world's premier entertainment brands that connect with audiences through compelling content across television, motion picture, online and mobile platforms in more than 160 countries and territories. With more than 160 media networks reaching approximately 700 million global subscribers, Viacom's leading brands include MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, BET, CENTRIC, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., TeenNick, Nicktoons, Nick at Nite, COMEDY CENTRAL, TV Land, SPIKE and Tr3s. Paramount Pictures, celebrating its 100th year in 2012 and creator of many of the most beloved motion pictures, continues today as a major global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. Viacom operates a large portfolio of branded digital media experiences, including many of the world's most popular properties for entertainment, community and casual online gaming.
Nickelodeon, now in its 32nd year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon's U.S. television network is seen in more than 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 17 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (Nasdaq:VIA) (Nasdaq:VIAB).
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