Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles heading to CITV

Seasons one and two of new Nickelodeon show picked up by terrestrial broadcaster.
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Viacom International Media Networks has secured terrestrial broadcast for the hotly tipped new series of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles with ITV.

The show will now air across ITV1 and CITV, beginning spring 2013. ITV and VIMN also confirmed season three pick ups of Nickelodeon's live action series, Big Time Rush and Victorious.

Jamila Metran, head of programming for CITV, said: "We are very pleased to have secured the enduring children's favourite Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for broadcast on CITV and ITV Breakfast. The deal continues ITV's successful partnership with VIMN on past titles."

Following its launch success in the US in September, Nickelodeon has ordered 26 additional episodes of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, which will begin airing next year. The series premiered on October 1st in the UK and is rolling out across Nickelodeon channels around the world between now and December 2013.

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