This is a list of television programs currently or formerly broadcast on Nickelodeon's preschool block, Nick Jr. from 1988 to 2009 and since 2014 under its current name, 2009 to 2012 under the Nick Play Date name, and 2012 to 2014 under the Nick: The Smart Place to Play name.

Current programming

Original programming

Title Premiere date Source(s)
Bubble Guppies January 24, 2011 [1]
Blaze and the Monster Machines October 13, 2014
Blue's Clues & You! November 11, 2019 [2][3]
Santiago of the Seas October 9, 2020 [4][5]
Baby Shark's Big Show! December 11, 2020 [note 1][6]
Face's Music Party June 3, 2022 [7][8][9]
Kiri & Lou July 15, 2022
The Tiny Chef Show September 9, 2022 [10][11][12]

Acquired programming

Title Premiere date Source(s)
PAW Patrol August 12, 2013 [note 2]
Peppa Pig November 15, 2013 [note 2][13][14][15][16]
Ryan's Mystery Playdate April 19, 2019 [note 2]

Upcoming programming

Original programming

Title Premiere date Source(s)
PAW Patrol spinoff series focused on Rubble 2023 [7]
Bossy Bear [7]
HexVet [7]
Super Duper Bunny League 2024 [17]

Acquired programming

Title Premiere date Source(s)
Hamsterdale 2023 [12][18]

Former programming

Original programming

Title Premiere date End date Source(s)
Pinwheel January 4, 1988 July 6, 1990
Eureeka's Castle August 27, 1989 January 29, 1999
Allegra's Window October 24, 1994 [19]
Gullah Gullah Island June 2, 2000
Blue's Clues1 September 8, 1996 May 22, 2008
Binyah Binyah! February 2, 1998 February 6, 1998
Little Bill1 November 29, 1999 December 22, 2006
Dora the Explorer1 August 14, 2000 August 9, 2019
Oswald1 August 20, 2001 May 24, 2005
Whoopi's Littleburg January 18, 2004 September 20, 2005
Blue's Room August 2, 2004 January 14, 2008
The Backyardigans1 October 11, 2004 April 29, 2013
Go, Diego, Go!1 September 6, 2005 February 15, 2013
Wonder Pets! March 3, 2006 May 6, 2011
Ni Hao, Kai-Lan February 7, 2008 February 15, 2016
The Fresh Beat Band August 24, 2009 June 8, 2012
Team Umizoomi January 25, 2010 March 2, 2021
Wallykazam! February 3, 2014 February 12, 2016
Dora and Friends: Into the City! August 18, 2014 February 5, 2016
Mutt & Stuff March 6, 2015 August 10, 2017
Fresh Beat Band of Spies June 29, 2015 July 2, 2015
Shimmer and Shine August 24, 2015 March 23, 2018
Nella the Princess Knight February 6, 2017 December 22, 2017
Sunny Day July 7, 2017 August 10, 2018
Zoofari February 5, 2018 February 15, 2018
Butterbean's Café November 12, 2018 August 1, 2019

Acquired programming

Title Premiere date End date Source(s)
Belle and Sebastian January 4, 1988 September 1, 1989
Maple Town
Sharon, Lois & Bram's Elephant Show October 21, 1994
Today's Special April 30, 1991
The World of David the Gnome June 30, 1995
Adventures of the Little Koala January 6, 1988 April 2, 1993
Doctor Snuggles April 4, 1988 March 31, 1990 [20]
Fred Penner's Place September 4, 1989 August 31, 1993
The Adventures of the Little Prince September 13, 1988 December 29, 1989
Noozles November 8, 1988 April 2, 1993
Maya the Bee January 1, 1990 December 31, 1992
The Littl' Bits May 1, 1991 April 30, 1995
Nick Jr. Lunchbreak Theater
Nick Jr. Storytime
June 15, 1992 June 2, 1995
Jim Henson's Muppet Babies October 5, 1992 December 31, 1998
Cappelli & Company April 5, 1993 June 10, 1994
Janosch's Dream World December 5, 1993
Papa Beaver's Storytime March 2, 1994 October 3, 1997
The Muppet Show April 4, 1994 March 29, 1996 [21]
The Alvin Show June 13, 1994 October 21, 1994
Dennis the Menace [22]
Lassie August 31, 1995
The Busy World of Richard Scarry July 3, 1995 June 22, 2000
Rupert September 21, 1995 November 13, 1998
Little Bear1 November 6, 1995 December 25, 2002
The Adventures of Timmy the Tooth May 17, 1996 [23]
The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss October 7, 1997 January 30, 2000 [24]
The Little Twins June 22, 1998 July 3, 1998
You're on Nickelodeon, Charlie Brown November 16, 1998 February 26, 1999
Franklin1 January 11, 1999 July 30, 2004
Kipper1 February 8, 1999 December 25, 2001
Maisy February 11, 1999
Shining Time Station June 5, 2000 August 11, 2000
Maggie and the Ferocious Beast September 21, 2005
Bob the Builder1 January 13, 2001 September 22, 2004
Max & Ruby October 21, 2002 October 4, 2018
Rubbadubbers September 2, 2003 September 22, 2005
LazyTown1 August 16, 2004 October 7, 2007
Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Friends1 September 7, 2004 December 29, 2006
Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! August 28, 2006 December 20, 2010
Yo Gabba Gabba! August 20, 2007 February 25, 2011
Olivia January 26, 2009 July 10, 2009
Dino Dan December 20, 2010 [25]
Pocoyo July 23, 2011 October 8, 2014
Mike the Knight February 3, 2012 December 21, 2012 [26]
Franklin and Friends February 13, 2012 June 1, 2012 [26]
Tickety Toc September 10, 2012 September 20, 2012 [note 2][27]
Peter Rabbit December 14, 2012 December 12, 2014 [note 2]
Rusty Rivets November 8, 2016 October 4, 2018 [note 2]
Thomas & Friends December 15, 2017 December 30, 2019 [28]
Abby Hatcher December 31, 2018 February 6, 2020 [note 2]
Corn & Peg February 22, 2019 May 31, 2019 [note 2]
44 Cats May 25, 2019 January 5, 2020
Ricky Zoom September 2, 2019 February 3, 2020
The Adventures of Paddington December 20, 2019 March 27, 2020 [note 2]
Deer Squad January 25, 2021 May 27, 2021 [note 2][29]

Programming from Nickelodeon

Title Premiere date End date Source(s)
Rugrats1 June 13, 1994 May 2, 1997

Programming from Noggin

Title Premiere date End date Source(s)
Oobi April 2002[30] (shorts) April 7, 2003 [31]
Miffy and Friends April 7, 2003
Tweenies April 7, 2003 September 25, 2003
Jack's Big Music Show September 12, 2005[32] February 7, 2007
Pinky Dinky Doo April 10, 2006
The Upside Down Show October 13, 2006 [33]

Short-form programming

Title Premiere date End date Source(s)
Abby's Friends 1998 September 2004
Amby & Dexter June 2, 1997 2004
Ants, Ants, Ants (one-off short) 1998 2001
Ask the Cat October 1997 1999
The BeatBuds, Let's Jam! June 7, 2021 July 16, 2021 [34][35][36]
The Bedtime Business Song (one-off short) 1999 2001
Belle, Bix and Barker 1992 1994
Blue's Room shorts February 9, 2004 2005
Bob the Builder shorts 2003 September 2004
Count Along Time April 5, 1993 1994
Countin' Carl 1996 1999
Everyday Play 2006 2008
Favorite Foods 2001 2003
Flexy's Little Big Question 1996 1999
Gullah Gullah Island Jam Sessions March 2000 2001
Hocle and Stoty 1992 1996
Joey's Lunch 1996 2003
Jungle Boogie 1995 2003
Just Ask! 2000 2003
Just For Me Stories 2001 2004
Linny the Guinea Pig 2003 2006
Little Big Room September 5, 1994 1997
Loretta the Letter Lady 1994 1996
The Mad Caps September 1, 2003 2004
Maggie and the Ferocious Beast shorts 1998 2004
Max and his Alphabet Adventures 1993 September 2004
Mighty Bug 5 September 13, 2004 2006
Muppet Time September 5, 1994 1999
My World September 13, 2004 2006
Nanalan' 1999 2003
Nick Jr. Hispanic Heritage Month September 15, 2006 October 13, 2006
Nick Jr. Play Along September 1, 2003 February 2004
Nick Jr. Presents 2000 September 2004
Nick Jr. Presents Bill Cosby 1999 2002
Nick Jr. Rocks 1991 1993
Nick Jr. Show and Tell 1998 2002
Nick Jr. Sings 1995 2003
Nick Jr.'s I Can Do It! 2002 September 2004
Nick Jr.'s Questions April 3, 2000 2002
Nickellennium (excerpts) 2000 2002
Oobi shorts April 2002 [30]
Picture Pages January 4, 1988 April 2, 1993
Playful Parent 2001 2007
A Pup Grows Up 2005 2006
Reed's Sound Jars 1996 1999
Snappy Larry's Showtime 2001 2002
Sparky N'Arfman (one-off short) 1999
Sports Cartoons January 4, 1988 April 2, 1993
Thomas & Friends 2000 2000 [37]
Tricky Trousers 1991 1994
What Can You Imagine? 2001 2003
What's the Buzz with Philomena Fly 1995 September 2004
Winky Love 1994 1999
Wordville with Marc Weiner and Friends February 1998 2000

Mascots

Title Premiere date End date Source(s)
Face September 5, 1994 October 8, 2004
Piper O'Possum September 13, 2004 September 7, 2007

Notes

  1. ^ Co-produced by Nickelodeon Animation Studio and SmartStudy. SmartStudy owns the characters and other elements in the show while ViacomCBS retains half of the show's copyright.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Co-production with Nickelodeon.

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