NEW YORK, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Nickelodeon today announced the availability of new apps for the iPhone and iPod touch based on some of its most popular television properties and proprietary websites. "iCarly: Sam's Remote" and "Go, Diego, Go: Musical Missions" join recently launched Nickelodeon apps including "SpongeBob Tickler", "SpongeBob Jellyfish Jam", AddictingGames "The World's Hardest Game" and "iParkIt", "Shockwave Daily Jigsaw to Go" and "Dora Saves the Crystal Kingdom." Nick's full suite of apps have had more than 4.5 million downloads worldwide since the launch of its first app in February 2009.
"Nickelodeon's parenting, online gaming and kids' entertainment expertise has enabled us to develop successful apps for the iPhone and iPod touch," said Steve Youngwood, executive vice president of Digital, Nickelodeon Kids and Family Group. "Consumers can now expect new Nickelodeon apps based on our top games, sites, shows and characters like iCarly and Diego on a continuous basis."
New app "iCarly: Sam's Remote" allows users to turn their iPhone or iPod touch into Sam's remote, and includes iconic sound effects from the show like Sam's insults voiced by Jennette McCurdy animations and more. In "Go, Diego, Go: Musical Missions", users can play along with Diego as he uses music to rescue the shy animals of the world. The new Nickelodeon apps are available for $1.99 each from the App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore/.
The Nickelodeon Kids and Family Group portfolio of digital sites which serve kids, teens, and parents focus on its audiences' core activities online: games, community, and video. The group of sites include Nick.com; Nickjr.com; TeenNick.com; Neopets; Shockwave; AddictingGames; and ParentsConnect; among others.
Nickelodeon, now in its 30th 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, magazines and feature films. Nickelodeon's U.S. television network is seen in almost 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 15 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. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B).