December 1, 1977
Owned by
Viacom International, Incorporated
United States
Broadcast area

  • Nickelodeon (usually abbreviated as "Nick", and originally named Pinwheel from December 1, 1977 to March 31, 1979), is a cable television network owned by MTV Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom International. As of 2010, Nickelodeon is ranked as the #1 cable channel among the kids 2-11 and 6-11 demographics. For most of its history, the channel had been promoted as "The First Kids' Network," as Nickelodeon was the first American television network aimed at children, dating back to its days under the Pinwheel name. Nickelodeon's broadcast day runs on Sunday through Thursdays from 7 a.m.-8 p.m., Fridays from 7 a.m.-9 p.m. and Saturdays from 7 a.m.-10 p.m. (Eastern and Pacific Time). It is the main broadcast channel for Bubble Guppies. Any video from Nickeloeon wihtout permission uploaded shall be terminated and penalized from copyright