Nickelodeon Arabia

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CountryUnited Arab Emirates
Broadcast areaMiddle East and North Africa
NetworkOrbit Showtime Network (OSN)
HeadquartersDubai, United Arab Emirates
Language(s)Arabic and English
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
OwnerViacomCBS Networks EMEAA (ViacomCBS)
Sister channelsNickToons
Nick Jr.
Club MTV
MTV 80s
MTV 90s
MTV 00s
MTV Live
Comedy Central
Paramount Channel
Launched16 July 1996 (16 July 1996) (as Nick Asia)
23 July 2008 (23 July 2008) (as the original Nick MENA)
May 1 (1-05) (relaunch)
ReplacedNickelodeon Asia (Carriage in the Middle East & North Africa)
Closed8 September 2011 (2011-09-08) (original)
Links (former:
OSNChannel 355 (HD)

Nickelodeon Arabia is a satellite, free-to-air channel for Arab children, teens and adults. It was the official Arab arm of Nickelodeon. Viacom started broadcasting Nickelodeon Arabia in 2007.[1]

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References[change | change source]

  1. Tanner Mirrlees, Global Entertainment Media: Between Cultural Imperialism and Cultural Globalization (Ofxord; New York: Routledge, 2013), p. 199