Nick Jr.
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Broadcast areaAsia
NetworkParamount Networks EMEAA
HeadquartersSingapore
Programming
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 or letterboxed 480i/576i for the SDTV feed)
Ownership
OwnerParamount Networks EMEAA
Sister channelsNickelodeon
Paramount Network
MTV Live HD
MTV 90s
History
Launched20 December 2010 (New Zealand)
18 May 2011 (Asia)
1 June 2022 (as a Vietnamese TV Channel)
ReplacedDisney Junior (Astro & TrueVisions)

Nick Jr. is a Southeast Asian cable TV channel aimed at younger children, operated by Paramount Networks EMEAA and owned by Paramount International Networks. On 20 December 2010, Nick Jr. was launched in New Zealand on Sky TV, almost 4 months before its official launch in Asia.[1]

History

Nick Jr. along with MTVNHD was launched in New Zealand on 20 December 2010 and in Asia on 18 May 2011.[1] It was promoted on Nickelodeon. The channel is available on StarHub TV in Singapore, Unifi TV and Astro in Malaysia, SKY TV in New Zealand, SkyCable and Cablelink in the Philippines, and on myTV SUPER, Now TV and Cable TV Hong Kong in Hong Kong.

MTV Asia has broadcast to New Zealand before Nick Jr. Nickelodeon South East Asia previously broadcast to New Zealand from 2000 to 2006. Also available in Nick Jr. high definition in Southeast Asia and selected regions.

Since 2021, Nick Jr. replaces in most of its channel lineups, especially its rival channel Disney Junior that was shut down in the said year.

Current programming

Animated

Nick Jr. Originals

Acquired programming

Live Action

Nick Jr. Originals

Future programming

Animated

Nick Jr. Originals

Acquired programming

Former programming

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Whittock, Jesse (17 May 2011). "Nick Jr, MTVNHD find Asian homes". C21media. Retrieved 2022-06-30.