London, 22nd March, 2012 - An all-new exclusive Angry Birds short film, “Angry Birds Space” lands on Nickelodeon on Friday 23 rd March at 6 p.m.
“Angry Birds Space” is a global exclusive to Nickelodeon and will also reveal six brand-new birds.
This animated short tells the story of how the Angry Birds end up in space. It begins on a day much like any other, but suddenly a cosmic vortex appears and brings visitors from another galaxy with some unfriendly intentions. This means the heroic birds have to slingshot themselves into a new adventure - space.
Angry Birds are the most downloaded games ever, with over 700M downloads in the two years since they launched. The Angry Birds Space game will be available worldwide on from today.
About Nickelodeon UK
Nickelodeon is the top performing commercial kids TV network in the UK. Launched in 1993, it comprises seven dedicated award-winning entertainment channels for kids aged 2-12: Nickelodeon, Nickelodeon HD, Nick Replay, Nicktoons, Nicktoons Replay, Nick Jr., and Nick Jr. 2.
The Nickelodeon network now reaches more than 10 million viewers a month and is available in 12.7 million cable and satellite homes.
The company has built a diverse multi-platform business by putting kids first in everything it does and includes critically acclaimed and hugely popular television programming and production in the United Kingdom and around the world, plus consumer products, online, events, recreation and feature films.
Nickelodeon is available on Sky 604, Virgin 712 and TalkTalk 315 nick.co.uk