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Nick Jr.
Nick Jr. HD
Slogan It's Like Preschool on TV
Owner Viacom International (1999-2005)
Viacom (2005-present)
Nick Jr. HD
Nick Jr. HD

Nick Jr. is an abbreviation of Nickelodeon Junior. It was launched on 1988 in the United States.

International versions

United States

Launched on January 4, 1988. The US version did not had the similar graphs, promos or design as the UK, Italy or Australia except the logo. The mascots was Moose A. Moose and Zee. Currently it airs some early and late Nick Jr. shows. The new logo is a lot different then the block's logo.

  • 64 Zoo Lane
  • The Adventures of Spot
  • Barney & Friends
  • Bear in the Big Blue House
  • Boohbah
  • Brum (TV series)
  • The Busy World of Richard Scarry
  • Connie the Cow
  • Dora the Explorer
  • Franklin (TV series)
  • Hi-5 (American band)
  • LazyTown
  • Little Bear (TV series)
  • Maggie and the Ferocious Beast
  • Maisy
  • Make Way for Noddy
  • Miffy and Friends
  • Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Friends
  • The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
  • Oswald (TV series)
  • Peppa Pig
  • Play with Me Sesame
  • Pocket Dragon Adventures
  • Rolie Polie Olie
  • Rubbadubbers
  • The Save-Ums!
  • Sesame Street
  • The Shoe People
  • Stoked (TV series)
  • Square One Television
  • Teletubbies
  • Timon & Pumbaa (TV series)
  • Tiny Planets
  • Tweenies
  • Ultraman Kids
  • The Upside Down Show
  • Yo Gabba Gabba!

United Kingdom

Launched on September 1, 1999 as the first Nick Jr. channel. Until 2005 it aired from 6:00a.m. to 8:00p.m. Then in 2005 a classic children's programming block called Nick Jr. Classics was launched, airing was also increased to 10:00p.m. After Nick Jr. Classics was dropped, it began airing for 24 hours.

  • 64 Zoo Lane
  • Connie the Cow

There is a similar service titled Nick Jr. Too. It launched in April 2006 as Nick Jr. 2, but the name was changed in November 2014.


Launched on March 2004. The Australian version includes some PBS Kids series like WordWorld, Sid the Science Kid, or Martha Speaks, and original programming like Ollie.


Similar to the US version. Launched on January 26, 2010. Name stylized as Nickelodeon Junior.

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