Briefly: Nick Bans Junk Food Licenses in UK; Signs Deal for Taiwan
* Nickelodeon UK has revised its licensing guidelines to ban SpongeBob SquarePants and their other iconic characters from appearing on food packaging or restaurant promotions for foods high in fat, salt, and sugar. Nickelodeon US declared the same ban approximately one year ago.
* MTV Networks International and Taiwan’s YoYo TV have announced a new partnership, which will bring more than 118 hours of animation to Taiwan’s leading children’s channel, including SpongeBob SquarePants, Avatar the Last Airbender, Dora the Explorer, and Go Diego Go. [Licensing.biz]