Hangzhou, China – Nickelodeon announced on April 29 that it has won the coveted “Golden Monkey King Award” for its award-winning Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at an awards ceremony that was part of the Tenth China International Cartoon and Animation Festival in Hangzhou. The iconic hit TV animation series received the highest honour at the festival.

At the awards ceremony, Rich Magallanes, Senior Vice President of Nickelodeon Animation was present to receive the award, who oversees production of current animated series including Teenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesSpongeBob SquarePantsKung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness and The Penguins of Madagascar.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles wins the Golden Monkey King Award