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Nickelodeon U.K. turns to Turner exec

McCann to head Blighty division

LONDON — Turner Broadcasting high-flyer Tina McCann has been tapped as head of Nickelodeon U.K.

McCann, acting chief content officer for Turner’s children’s entertainment brands in Europe, the Middle East and Asia, joins the Viacom-owned tyke web May 10.

Her full title is senior vice president/managing director at Nickelodeon U.K.

McCann will have overall responsibility for all the network’s U.K. operations and brands, reporting to the board of Nickelodeon U.K.

At Turner, she launched Cartoon Network and TCM across Europe and developed a successful channel in China (CETV).

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