Nick Jr. headed to Latin America


MEXICO CITY -- MTV Networks on Wednesday announced it is launching kids' channel Nick Jr. and online platform NickTurbo Jr. in Latin America.

In July, Nick Jr. will bow in Mexico on Televisa-owned pay TV systems Cablevision and satcaster Sky Mexico. Additional distribution deals with other Latin American nations will be announced at a later date.

MTV said Nick Jr. is the first network to offer multiplatform content via online, video on demand and broadband to preschoolers in Latin America.