Nicktoons comes to TalkTalk

Louise Duffy | 11-02-2014

Animation channel Nicktoons has joined TalkTalk TV as part of its Kids Boost and Entertainment Extra Boost pack.

From this week, YouView from TalkTalk viewers will be able to watch cartoons including SpongeBob SquarePants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Sanjay & Craig and T.U.F.F. Puppy.

Nicktoons will be available to TalkTalk customers on YouView channel 560, as part of TalkTalk TV’s Kids Boost and Entertainment Extra Boost. Kids Boost offers 16 children’s linear and on-demand channels, including Nickelodeon and Nick Jr, for £5 a month. Entertainment Extra Boost provides over 60 channels from both sides of the Atlantic and includes a range of children’s, music, factual and entertainment programmes, for £15 a month.

Tristia Harrison, managing director, TalkTalk Consumer, said: “TalkTalk TV is fast becoming a destination for family TV. A large number of our customers are parents, looking for the best in family entertainment at a great TalkTalk price. We’re proud to be offering them even better value with the addition of Nicktoons to our Kids Boost. With half term approaching we look forward to families making the most of this new channel.”

Tina McCann, managing director, Nickelodeon UK & Ireland, added: “We are dedicated to bringing Nickelodeon content wherever audiences want it so adding Nicktoons and its schedule of hilarious and irreverent animation to TalkTalk TV’s line-up is brilliant.”

YouView from TalkTalk claims to be Britain’s fastest growing TV service, gaining 700,000 customers in the 18 months since it launched. Customers can dip in and out of their favourite shows and movies through flexible monthly Boosts starting from £5 a month.