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|Launched||December 1, 1977|
|Country||Nationwide (with international versions in Canada, the U.K., the U.S., United Arab Emirates, Australia, CIS, Europe, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Latin America, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, France, Scandinavia, South East Asia, Sweden and Denmark)|
|Sister channel(s)||Nicktoons, Nick Jr., TeenNick|
|Website||Nickelodeon International Site|
Nickelodeon is an Worldwide Cable television network. It is made for children. The network was started in 1977 as Pinwheel. During the late mornings and afternoons, Nickelodeon shows Nick Play Date. This is a group of learning programs and series for younger children. They are shown while the older children are in school. At night, the network shows Nick at Nite. Nick at Nite is a group of re-runs of older series that parents watched when they were younger.
Rugrats is the series which has been shown for the longest time on Nickelodeon. The series has been shown for thirteen years. It was the most popular show on the network until they started showing SpongeBob SquarePants. Rugrats has led to two spin-offs, All Grown Up! and Suzy and Angelica's Preschool Daze.
Worldwide Spin-off networks [change]
Some of the programs that have been shown on Nickelodeon include:
Other uses of the name [change]
- The term Nickelodeon refers to the moviehouses of the early 20th century.
- It was also the name of a 1976 movie from Columbia Pictures. The movie starred Ryan O'Neil, Burt Reynolds and John Ritter.