Nickelodeon is abbreviated as “Nick” an American Tv Channel it is first tested on 1977 and is launched on 1979.
It is the first tv channel for children and is owned by the ViacomCBS based in New York city.
The network of this channel is primarily for the children of ages 2-17 and some of its programs are parent guide.
QUBE help Nickelodeon as a part of the test and is first broadcast in Columbus. The channel now named as Nickelodeon and it has attracted wide audience in 1979 with Pinwheel as inaugural edition of this channel.
Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment the owner of QUBE sold the famous Nickelodeon along with his sisters MTV and VHI in 1986.
Sister channels of Nickelodeon are also famous and has best programming then in 1988 Nick Jr was launched basically a morning program for preschool children.
Then later on this this year new flagship channel launched Nicktoons for children it shows animated cartoons.
Then in 1999 Nickelodeon join hands with Sesame Workshop for the creation of Noggin basically a educational website and interactive brand.
The name of the channel comes from the nickel a five cent coin of US the name of Nickelodeon comes from that coin.
Its history is from 1977 when Warner Cable Communication launched cable system of QUBE.
Pinwheel a children television show is carries by the C-3 cable at 7:00am to 9:00 pm. Then in 1979 Nickelodeon distributed the Warner Cable system via RCA Satcom-1 satellite.
Its programming is very famous and it mainly incudes animated series like
- Sponge Bob
- Square Pants
- The Loud House
- The Casagrandes
- Its Pony
Its scripted series are also very famous
- Danger Force
- Tyler Perry’s Young Dylan
It is launched on 1991 as an animated television series the famous Nickelodeon animated series is mainly imported from foreign countries because of original animated specials that takes the channel on the top.
Then in 2006 Nickelodeon sign a deal with DreamWorks Animation to develop animated films and series for the lovers of this channel. Animated films like The Penguins of Madagascar.
Nickelodeon does nor air its theatrical movies on tv on regular basis it produces its own movies on tv which mainly airs on weekends and even on holidays where children can see their amazing animated movie shows.
Films is produce by the network of Nickelodeon movies its main distribution of films is Paramount Pictures.
Its film division uses Nickelodeon brand name because this channel has no rights of producing films.
Nickelodeon also produces theatrically films including Universal Barbie: A fashion Fairytale, Monster High and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles which is shown by the Nickelodeon through Paramount. It’s DVD series are also available for children.
BLOCKS OF PROGRAMMING
Its programming broadcasts usually from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm on weekdays.
- NICK Jr.
This channel usually targets the pre-school children and it airs from 7:00 am to 10 pm. During summer and national holidays it airs movies for children for their choice.
Its programs mainly includes Blaze and Monster Machines, Bubble Guppies , Peppa Pig and Santiago of the Sea’s.
- NICK SATURDAY NIGHTS
It is live action block it airs from 8:00 to 9:30 pm and is launch on 2012 as Gotta See Saturday Nights.
New episodes of original series airs in that week it features All That, Tyler Perry’s Young Dylan and many more.
RELATED NETWORK AND SERVICES
NICK AT NITE
In style it is called as “nick@nite” basically a nighttime programming service of Nickelodeon and is launch on 1985 from 9:00pm to 6:00 am.
It only shows classic programs from 1950 to 1960’s like The Donna Red Show , Mr. Ed and many more.
In 2004 Neilson has withdrawn from Nike At Nite because of television rating and has become two separate networks.
OTHER SISTER CHANNELS
It is basically for young adults and pay television network name after Teen Nick block and it airs from 2001. This act as Teen Nick block as “N” as Noggin.
The main advantage of this channel is that it has more relaxed programs then its other sister channels.
It is television network of US it only features music, videos and its programming is only for music. It allows the younger to perform their talent and music.