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Country United States
Headquarters New York City, New York
Language(s) English
Owner ViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks

Nickelodeon is a worldwide cable television network. Airing Sundays-Fridays from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. and Saturdays from 7 a.m.-9 p.m. It is made for children. The network was started in 1977 as Pinwheel. During the late mornings and afternoons, Nickelodeon shows Nick Jr.. 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 reruns of older series that parents watched when they were younger.


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Nick at Nite

Nick at Nite is a programming block for adults and older youth audiences. The block was founded at 1985. This block is similar to Adult Swim.

Nick Jr.

Nick Jr. is a children's programming block for children aged 2-6. It was founded at 1988 as a programming block. A channel called Nick Jr. launched on 2009.


Nicktoons is a programming block founded on 1991, the same day Doug, Rugrats and The Ren and Stimpy Show premiered. The programming block was repeated every Saturday and Sunday. A channel called Nicktoons launched on 2002.


TeenNick is a programming block founded on 2001. This block is for teenage audiences. The channel launched on 2009.


NickMusic is a channel that laaunched on 2002.


NickRewind is a channel that launched on 2011. It shows re-runs of old Nickelodeon shows.

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