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Nick Jr.
Nick Jr. logo 2009.svg
Country United Kingdom and Ireland
Broadcast area United Kingdom and Ireland
Slogan Everyday's an adventure!
Language(s) English
Picture format 1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 576i for the SDTV feed)
Timeshift service Nick Jr. +1
Owner (ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia/Sky Group)
Sister channels Nickelodeon
Nick Jr. Too
Launched 1993 (programming block)
1 September 1999 (TV channel)
Virgin Media Channel 715
Channel 716 (Too)
Virgin Media Ireland Channel 607
WightFibre Channel 101
Sky (UK) Channel 606 (HD)
Channel 613 (Too)
Channel 622 (+1)
Channel 645 (SD)
Sky (Ireland) Channel 606
Channel 622 (+1)
Channel 625 (HD)
TalkTalk Plus TV Channel 484
BT Channel 484
BT (via Now TV) Channel 470
Channel 476 (HD)
Channel 490 (Too)
Plusnet Channel 484
Channel 490 (Too)
Eir Vision Channel 615
Streaming media
Sky Go Watch live (UK & Ireland only)
Now TV Watch live (UK only)
TVPlayer Watch live (UK only, TVPlayer Plus subscription required)
Virgin TV Anywhere Watch live (UK only)

Nick Jr. is a British television channel in the United Kingdom and Ireland operated by a joint venture between ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia and Sky Group. The channel is aimed at pre-school children.

Other related services

Nick Jr. Too

Nick Jr Too
Nick Jr. Too logo.

Another channel, Nick Jr. 2, was launched on 24 April 2006, it was renamed to Nick Jr. Too in November 2014.

Since October 2013, the channel has occasionally branded itself as Nick Jr. Peppa for short periods, usually one month, where the channel solely screens Peppa Pig. Also, it rebrands as Nick Jr. Paw Patrol that only airs Paw Patrol that ususally airs for one months as well.

Unlike the main channel, Nick Jr. Too is not available on TalkTalk, Eir TV or WightFibre.

Nick Jr. Classics

During the mid and late 2000s, Nick Jr. and Nick Jr. 2 presented a nighttime programming block dedicated to classic British children's programmes from the 1970s under the title Nick Jr. Classics. The block launched under the name Noggin on 31 May 2004, running every night from 8:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. It was rebranded as Nick Jr. Classics on 5 September 2005.

The block was discontinued on Nick Jr. on 4 January 2009 and Nick Jr. 2 in 2010.


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