Nickelodeon (Italian TV channel)

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Nickelodeon 2009 logo.svg
Broadcast areaItaly
San Marino
Vatican City
Language(s)Italian, Original
Picture format576i (SDTV)
Timeshift serviceNickelodeon +1
OwnerViacomCBS Networks EMEAA
Sister channelsNick Jr.
Launched1 November 2004 (2004-11-01)
Sky ItaliaChannel 605 (SD)
Channel 606 (+1)
Streaming media
Sky GoNickelodeon
Sky KidsNickelodeon
Now TVNickelodeon

Nickelodeon' is an Italian television channel. It launched on 1 November 2004 on Sky Italia. From 1997 until 2000, Rai Sat 2 broadcast Nickelodeon cartoons for three hours a day.

History[change | change source]

The channel was launched on 1 November 2004. At first, it shared its frequency with Comedy Central. Nickelodeon broadcast during the day and Commedy Central broadcast at night. On 31 July 2009 a +1 timeshift version was launched. The same day Nick Jr. was launched. It replaced RaiSat YOYO. RaiSat YOYO became free and is now named Rai Yoyo. On 9 September 2013, Nickelodean and the +1 version of the network changed to a 16:9 widescreen wikt:aspect:aspect ratio.