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[[caption-width-right:350:[[EarWorm Nick Nick Nick, Ni-Nick Nick Nick, Nickelodeon!]]]]
In 1979, Nickelodeon debuted as the first cable TV network to program exclusively for children. Early in its history, it was nicknamed the "Green Network" because of its educational programming. Its major programming includes AnimatedShows, {{Kid Com}}s, and {{Made For TV Movie}}s. Its morning preschool educational block, [[NickJr Nick Jr.]], includes programs for toddlers and kindergarteners. During its evening block, NickAtNite, the channel shows old {{Sit Com}}s and dramatic series. It is currently owned by Creator/{{Viacom}} which also owns Creator/{{MTV}}, Creator/VH1, SpikeTV, and Creator/ComedyCentral, among others (and in fact used to even own Creator/{{CBS}}).

Several other specialized cable channels have spun off from it, including TVLand, [[NickJr Nick Jr.]], [[TeenNick TeenNick]][[note]]Formerly Noggin/The N and Nick GAS (Games and Sports)[[/note]], and {{Nicktoons}}[[note]]Formerly Nicktoons TV and Nicktoons Network[[/note]].

See also NickVerse.
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!!Original shows that debuted on the network include:

[[foldercontrol]]

[[folder: Nicktoons ]]

[[index]]
* ''WesternAnimation/AaahhRealMonsters''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfJimmyNeutronBoyGenius''
** ''WesternAnimation/PlanetSheen''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheAngryBeavers''
* ''WesternAnimation/AsToldByGinger''
* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender''
** ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra''
* ''WesternAnimation/BackAtTheBarnyard''
* ''WesternAnimation/BadSeeds''
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Breadwinners}}''
* ''WesternAnimation/CatDog''
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Catscratch}}''
* ''WesternAnimation/{{ChalkZone}}''
* ''WesternAnimation/DannyPhantom''
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Doug}}'' (First Nicktoon, later bought by [[/index]] Creator/{{Disney}}[[index]]) (Created at Jumbo Pictures, but still produced under the Nicktoons banner)
* ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddparents''
* ''WesternAnimation/FanboyAndChumChum''
* ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold''
* ''WesternAnimation/InvaderZim''
* ''WesternAnimation/KaBlam'' (arguably unofficially--while Nick's marketing and the ''Not Just Cartoons: Nicktoons'' book considers it to be one, it never got the Nicktoons logo at the end like the others did.)
** ''WesternAnimation/ActionLeagueNow''
* ''WesternAnimation/KappaMikey'' (debuted as NicktoonsNetwork's first original cartoon, but briefly played on regular Nick as well)
* ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPandaLegendsOfAwesomeness''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheLoudHouse''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheMightyB''
* ''WesternAnimation/MyLifeAsATeenageRobot''
* ''WesternAnimation/NFLRushZoneGuardiansOfTheCore''
* ''WesternAnimation/OhYeahCartoons''
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Pelswick}}''
* ''WesternAnimation/ThePenguinsOfMadagascar''
* ''WesternAnimation/PeterRabbit''
* ''WesternAnimation/PigGoatBananaCricket''
* ''WesternAnimation/RabbidsInvasion''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow''
* ''WesternAnimation/RobotAndMonster''
* ''WesternAnimation/RocketMonkeys''
* ''WesternAnimation/RocketPower''
* ''WesternAnimation/RockosModernLife''
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}''
** ''WesternAnimation/AllGrownUp''
* ''WesternAnimation/SanjayAndCraig''
* ''WesternAnimation/SpeedRacerTheNextGeneration'' (Nick aired the pilot before its premiere on Nicktoons as a sneak peak)
* ''WesternAnimation/{{SpongeBob SquarePants}}''
** ''Literature/TheUglyBarnacle''
* ''VideoGame/TakAndThePowerOfJuju'' (a [[TheAnimeOfTheGame CGI adaptation of the video game series of the same name]])
* ''Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles'' (beginning in 2011 with Nickelodeon's purchase of the franchise)
** ''WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2012''
* ''WesternAnimation/ThreeDelivery''
* ''WesternAnimation/ElTigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera''
* ''WesternAnimation/TuffPuppy''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheWildThornberrys''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheXs''
* ''WesternAnimation/YakkityYak''
[[/index]]

[[/folder]]

[[folder: Live-Action Shows and Nickcoms ]]

[[index]]
* ''Series/OneHundredDeedsForEddieMcDowd''
* ''Series/TheAdventuresOfPeteAndPete''
* ''AgainstTheOdds'' (a biography series hosted by [[TheIncredibleHulk Bill Bixby]])
* ''Series/AlienDawn'' (created by {{Nicktoons}})
* ''Series/{{Animorphs}}'' (A LiveActionAdaptation of the books)
* ''Series/AreYouAfraidOfTheDark''
* ''Film/BestPlayer''
* ''Series/BigTimeRush''
* ''Series/TheBrothersGarcia''
* ''Series/BucketAndSkinnersEpicAdventures''
* ''Series/ClarissaExplainsItAll''
* ''Series/CousinSkeeter''
* ''DontJustSitThere''
* ''Series/DrakeAndJosh''
* ''TheElephantShow''
* ''Series/EureekasCastle''
* ''Series/EveryWitchWay''
* ''{{Fifteen}}''
* ''WebVideo/{{Fred}}: [[RecycledTheSeries The Show]]''
* ''Series/TheHauntedHathaways''
* ''Series/HenryDanger''
* ''Series/HeyDude''
* ''Series/HouseOfAnubis''
* ''Series/HowToRock''
* ''Series/ICarly''
* ''TheJourneyOfAllenStrange''
* ''JustJordan''
* ''Series/KenanAndKel''
* ''Series/KidsCourt''
* ''{{Livewire}}'' (a kids' talk show)
* ''Series/MarvinMarvin''
* ''[[MisterWizard Mister Wizard's World]]'' (a science show hosted by Don Herbert, who had hosted a similar show as Mister Wizard decades earlier. A great show, Nick reran it for years and years.)
* ''[[Main/MyBrotherAndMe My Brother and Me]]''
* ''TheMysteryFilesOfShelbyWoo''
* ''Series/NedsDeclassifiedSchoolSurvivalGuide''
* ''NickNewsWithLindaEllerbee''
* ''Series/{{Pinwheel}}'' (this was, in fact, the show which begat Nickelodeon as a channel, previously called Pinwheel)
* ''Franchise/PowerRangers'' (beginning in 2011 with Haim Saban's reacquisition of the franchise from [[/index]] Creator/{{Disney}}[[index]])
** ''Series/PowerRangersSamurai''
** ''Series/PowerRangersMegaforce''
* ''Series/SamAndCat''
* ''SaluteYourShorts''
* ''Series/TheSecretWorldOfAlexMack''
* ''Stand By, Lights, Camera, Action!'' (a behind-the-scenes show about making movies, hosted by [[/index]] Creator/LeonardNimoy[[index]])
* ''TrueStoriesFromFamousPeople'' (aired as short segments between shows)
* ''Series/SpaceCases''
* ''Series/SupahNinjas''
* ''Series/{{Taina}}''
* ''Series/TheThundermans''
* ''Series/TheTroop''
* ''Series/TrueJacksonVP''
* ''{{Unfabulous}}''
* ''{{Series/Victorious}}''
* ''Series/{{Weinerville}}''
* ''WelcomeFreshmen''
* ''Series/YoGabbaGabba''
* ''Series/{{Zoey 101}}''
[[/index]]

[[/folder]]

[[folder: Game Shows ]]

[[index]]
* ''Series/BrainSurge''
* ''Series/{{Double Dare|1986}}''
* ''Series/FigureItOut''
* ''Series/FindersKeepers''
* ''Series/GetThePicture''
* ''Series/LegendsOfTheHiddenTemple''
* ''MakeTheGrade''
* ''NickArcade''
* ''NickelodeonGuts''
* ''Series/ThinkFast''
* ''[[{{Series/WhatWouldYouDoNickelodeon}} What Would You Do?]]''
* ''Series/WildAndCrazyKids''
[[/index]]

[[/folder]]

[[folder: Sketch Comedies ]]

[[index]]
* ''Series/AllThat''
* ''TheAmandaShow''
* ''OutOfControl''
* ''{{Roundhouse}}''
* ''TurkeyTelevision''
* ''Series/YouCantDoThatOnTelevision''
[[/index]]

[[/folder]]

[[folder: News ]]

* ''Nick News with Linda Ellerbee''

!!Shows that originated elsewhere but have aired in reruns on Nickelodeon:
[[index]]
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Sixteen}}''
* ''Anime/AdventuresOfTheLittleKoala''
* ''The Adventures of WesternAnimation/TheLittlePrince''
* ''TheAdventuresOfTintin''
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}''
* ''ComicStrip/{{Bananaman}}''
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Beetlejuice}}''
* ''BelleAndSebastian''
* ''BlackBeauty''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheBrothersFlub''
* ''WesternAnimation/ButtUglyMartians''
* ''WesternAnimation/CountDuckula''
* ''WesternAnimation/DangerMouse''
* ''Series/DennisTheMenace'' (The live-action TV series)
* ''GrimmsFairyTaleClassics''
* ''Series/H2OJustAddWater'' (US and UK)
* ''[[WesternAnimation/HeathcliffAndTheCatillacCats Heathcliff]]''
* ''WesternAnimation/InspectorGadget''
* ''Series/{{Lassie}}''
* ''TheLittlBits''
* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes''
* ''MapleTown''
* ''WesternAnimation/MartinMystery''
* ''Literature/MayaTheBee''
* ''WesternAnimation/MenInBlack: The Series''
* ''Series/MisterEd''
* ''Series/TheMonkees''
* ''WesternAnimation/MuppetBabies''
* ''Anime/TheMysteriousCitiesOfGold''
* ''NickRocks'' (a half-hour music video block)
* ''TheNoozles''
* ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}'' specials and the half-hour ''Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show''
* ''Franchise/PowerRangers''
* ''WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle''
* ''WesternAnimation/SpartakusAndTheSunBeneathTheSea''
* ''SportCartoons'' (Shown as shorts between shows, these European-produced pantomime cartoons starred a likable hippo and a [[CatsAreMean mean cat]] playing various sports)
* ''WesternAnimation/StarTrekTheAnimatedSeries''
* ''TheThirdEye'' (an anthology series which rotated reruns of three foreign-produced fantasy serials: ''IntoTheLabyrinth,'' ''UnderTheMountain,'' and ''TheWitchesAndTheGrinnygog.'')
* ''Series/TheTomorrowPeople'' (both the original British version, and a later remake produced by Nick)
* ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures''
* ''Series/TodaysSpecial''
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Underdog}}''
* ''TheWorldOfDavidTheGnome''
* ''WesternAnimation/YogiBear''
[[/index]]

!!Movies produced by Nickelodeon:
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Movies Based on the Shows ]]

[[index]]
* ''WesternAnimation/AtlantisSquarepantis''
* ''Film/AFairlyOddMovieGrowUpTimmyTurner''
** ''Film/AFairlyOddChristmas''
* ''Film/GoodBurger''
* ''HeyArnoldTheMovie''
* ''WesternAnimation/JimmyNeutronBoyGenius''
* ''WesternAnimation/JimmyTimmyPowerHour''
* ''Film/TheLastAirbender''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheRugratsMovie'' (First movie to be based on a TV show)
* ''WesternAnimation/RugratsInParis''
* ''WesternAnimation/RugratsGoWild''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSpongebobSquarepantsMovie''
** ''[[WesternAnimation/TheSpongebobMovieSpongeOutOfWater The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water]]''
* ''Film/TruthOrSquare''
* ''TheWildThornberrysMovie''
[[/index]]

[[/folder]]

[[folder: Other Movies ]]

[[index]]
* ''Film/BestPlayer''
* ''Literature/CharlottesWeb''
* ''Film/CryBabyLane''
* ''Film/{{Clockstoppers}}''
* ''Film/GymTeacherTheMovie''
* ''Literature/HarrietTheSpy'' (First movie under Nick's banner)
* ''Film/HotelForDogs''
* ''Film/{{Jinxed}}''
* ''TheLastDayOfSummer''
* ''Film/NachoLibre''
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Rango}}''
* ''Literature/ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents''
* ''ShreddermanRules''
* ''Film/SnowDay''
* ''Film/{{Swindle}}''
* ''Film/TheBoyWhoCriedWerewolf''
* ''Literature/TheSpiderwickChronicles''
* ''Film/TheAdventuresOfTintin''
[[/index]]

!!{{Video Game}}s produced by Nickelodeon:
[[index]]
* ''MonkeyQuest''
* ''VideoGame/NicktoonsUnite''
** ''VideoGame/NicktoonsMLB''
* ''VideoGame/TakAndThePowerOfJuju''
[[/index]]

!!Specials frequently rerun on the weekend ''Special Delivery'' block:
[[index]]
* ''The Adventures Of Baron Munchausen'' (a European-produced animated version and its sequel, which predate the [[Film/TheAdventuresOfBaronMunchausen live action film)]]
* ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfMarkTwain''
* ''DotAndKeeto''
* ''WesternAnimation/DotAndTheKangaroo''
* ''MarcoPoloJunior''
* ''WesternAnimation/ThePoint''
* ''Revenge Of The Humanoids'' ''(OnceUponATimeSpace:'' TheMovie)
* ''UFO Kidnapped'' (a TV movie starring Les Lye from ''You Can't Do That on Television'')
[[/index]]

!!Among the popular celebrities who gained fame through this channel:
[[index]]
* Creator/MirandaCosgrove
* Creator/NathanKress
* Creator/JennetteMcCurdy
* JerryTrainor
* Music/VictoriaJustice
* Music/ArianaGrande
* Creator/DaniellaMonet
* LizGillies
* LeonThomasIII
* Music/KekePalmer
* GabrielIglesias
* AmandaBynes
* Creator/DrakeBell
* JoshPeck
* KenanThompson
* KelMitchell
* Series/BigTimeRush
* MelissaJoanHart
* Creator/SamanthaBoscarino
* LarisaOleynik
* MarcSummers
* OmarGooding
* MichelleTrachtenberg
* DannyTamburelli
* DavidLascher
* ChristineTaylor
* DannyCooksey
* BlakeSoper
* Creator/JewelStaite
* ShawnAshmore
* NickCannon
* Music/AlanisMorissette
[[/index]]
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