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Nick Jr.
Nick Jr. logo 2009.svg
CountryUnited Arab Emirates
Broadcast areaMiddle East and North Africa
HeadquartersDubai, United Arab Emirates
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the standard-definition feed)
OwnerParamount Networks EMEAA
Sister channelsNickelodeon
Teen Nick
Club MTV
MTV 80s
MTV 90s
MTV 00s
MTV Live
Comedy Central
Paramount Channel
Launched23 July 2008; 14 years ago (2008-07-23) (original block)
5 January 2015; 7 years ago (2015-01-05) (re-launch as channel)
Closed8 September 2011; 11 years ago (2011-09-08) (original block)

Nick Jr. is an Arab television channel in the Middle East and North Africa operated by a joint venture between Paramount Networks EMEAA and OSN.[1][2] The channel is aimed at pre-school children, Similar to the French version of the channel is known as “Nickelodeon Junior” in promos but still uses the shortened logo used on other feeds.


Programming block on Nickelodeon (2008–2011)

Nick Jr. was first introduced to Arab viewers on 23 July 2008 as a programming block on Nickelodeon it was aired until 8 September 2011 when Nickelodeon's Arab feed was closed down & all programs (expect for Oobi) were moved to MBC3.

Re-launch & start as full-time channel (2015–present)

Nick Jr. was re-introduced to the Arab world along with Nickelodeon on 5 January 2015 on the Emirati provider OSN.


Some of the shows:

See also


  1. ^ "OSN to launch Nickelodeon HD and Nick Junior on January 5". 18 December 2014.
  2. ^