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Nickelodeon
Nickelodeon 2009 logo.svg
Country Latin America
Broadcast area Latin America
Network Nickelodeon
Headquarters Miami Beach, Florida
Programming
Language(s) Spanish

English
Picture format 1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 4:3 480i/576i for the SDTV feeds)
Ownership
Owner ViacomCBS Networks Americas
(ViacomCBS)
Sister channels Nick Jr.
TeenNick
History
Launched 20 December 1996; 24 years ago (1996-12-20)
Availability
Cable
Claro TV
(Latin America)
Chile:
Channel 8 (SD)
Channel 508 (HD)
Peru:
Channel 35 (SD)
Channel 576 (HD)
Colombia:
Channel 208 (SD)
Channel 1208 (HD)
Ecuador:
Channel 69 (SD)
Channel 569 (HD)
Honduras
Channel 22 (Analog)
Channel 153 (Digital)
Megacable
(Mexico)
Channel 256 (SD)
Channel 1256 (HD)
Cablevisión
(Argentina)
Channel 34 (Analog)
Channel 202 (SD/HD)
Movistar TV
(Peru)
Channel 410 (SD)
Channel 765 (HD)
Tigo Star
(Latin America)
Channel 302 (Paraguay)
Channel 115 (SD; Bolivia)
Channel 724 (HD; Bolivia)
Channel 16 (Analog; El Salvador)
Channel 104 (Digital; El Salvador)
Channel 65 (Analog; Honduras)
Channel 104 (Digital; Honduras)
VTR
(Chile)
Channel 9 (Santiago)
Channel 719 (HD)
Satellite
Dish Network Mexico Channel 305
Sky
(Mexico, Central America and the Dominican Republic)
Channel 307 (SD)
Channel 1307 (HD)
DirecTV
(South America)
Channel 308 (SD)
Channel 1308 (HD)
Movistar
(Chile, Peru, Colombia and Venezuela)
Channel 302 (SD)
Channel 823 (HD)
Channel 57 (SD)
Channel 457 (HD)
Claro TV
(Latin America)
Colombia:
Channel 208 (SD)
Channel 240 (HD)
Chile:
Channel 8 (SD)
Channel 508 (HD)
IPTV
ETB
(Colombia)
Channel 102 (HD)
Claro TV
(Dominican Republic)
Channel 404 (SD)
Channel 1404 (HD)
Movistar TV
(Argentina)
Channel 508 (HD)
GTD Manquehue
(Chile)
Channel 11 (SD)
Channel 819 (HD)
Telefónica del Sur
(Chile)
Channel 10 (SD)
Dibox
(Argentina)
Channel 308 (SD)
Cablevisión
(Argentina)
Channel 202 (HD)

Nickelodeon is a Latin American pay television channel, counterpart of the American network of the same name. It is owned by ViacomCBS Networks Americas and was launched on 20 December 1996. Aside from airing Nick and Nick Jr. content, it has produced original programming for the channel and has been sold to local distributors worldwide except for Cuba as cable television is banned in that country.

Nickelodeon is divided into four regional feeds: three (North, Central and South) in Spanish.

Feeds

Nickelodeon Latin America is divided into four different feeds for its broadcast in the Latin American region.

  • North feed: Aimed at Mexico. Used to broadcast as a pan-regional feed excluding Argentina and Chile.
  • Central feed: Aimed at Colombia, Central America, Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Chile, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia. This feed used to cover Paraguay and Uruguay until 2012, when they switched to the South feed.
  • South feed: Aimed at Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay. Chile used to be covered by this feed until 2017.

Programming

Events and media

Verano Nick

Verano Nick (Nick Summer) is a limited summer event, that holds in different places, such on beaches and hotels. It holds every year since 2007.

Kids' Choice Awards Mexico

In June 2010, Viacom gave the rights for Mexico to release their own Kids' Choice Awards. It was presented on September 4, 2010 in "El Teatro Chino de Six Flags" (The Chinese Theater of Six Flags) on the Six Flags Mexico park. It was presented by Omar Chaparro and Anahí. The show was not show in TV until October 14, 2010.

Kids Choice Awards Argentina

Kids Choice Awards Colombia

Revista Nick

Revista Nick (Nick Magazine) was launched on 27 November 2004 in Mexico, ending in April 2010, five months after the American version was ended due to the continued migration of network content to the Internet.

Website

MundoNick.com was the name of the network's official website which launched in 1999. In 2020, MundoNick.com was closed in favor of a new site for the network called Nickelodeon.la.

Sister channels

Nick HD

Nick HD
Nickelodeon HD logo (2011-2016)

In September 2010, MTV Networks Latin America announced new plans for 2011, one of them, the launching of Nickelodeon HD officially MTV Live HD. In May 2011, MTV Networks Latin America announced more details. Programming would be American and local. The HD channel launched in June 1, 2011, all over Latin America. The channel was available in Portuguese (for Brazil), Spanish and English (via SAP).

Nick HD starting simulcasting the main channel on December 17, 2015, and on August 1, 2016, the original HD channel was renamed Nick 2.

Nick Jr.

Nick Jr. is a cable television channel in Latin America owned by Viacom subsidiary MTV Networks Latin America and aimed. At first, it was a block from 1997 to 2007. In 2008, it became a 24-hour channel.

Nicktoons

On January 29, 2013, it was announced that a Nicktoons channel would launch in Mexico. It started airing on February 4, 2013, on television providers Cablevisión, Megacable and Cablecom. The channel was replaced by the US feed of NickMusic in many cable providers by the end of 2020 and later was shut down as of December 2020.

NickMusic

NickMusic starting simulcasting their US feed on September 1, 2020 replacing VH1 MegaHits and Nicktoons in select Latin America countries.

TeenNick

TeenNick (formerly Nick 2) is a commercial-free secondary channel of Nickelodeon. It replaced Nick 2 on September 14, 2020.

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