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Nickelodeon
Nickelodeon 2009 logo.svg
CountryItaly
Broadcast areaItaly
San Marino
Vatican City
Programming
Language(s)Italian, Original
Picture format576i (SDTV)
Timeshift serviceNickelodeon +1
Ownership
OwnerParamount Networks EMEAA
Sister channelsNick Jr.
History
Launched1 November 2004; 17 years ago (2004-11-01)
Links
Websitenicktv.it
Availability
Streaming media
Sky GoNickelodeon
Sky KidsNickelodeon
Now TVNickelodeon

Nickelodeon is an Italian children’s television channel launched on 1 November 2004 on Sky Italia. From 1997 until 2000, Rai Sat 2 broadcast Nickelodeon cartoons for three hours a day.

History

The channel was launched on 1 November 2004. At first it divided its frequency with Comedy Central, which broadcast at night. On 31 July 2009 a +1 timeshift version was launched. The same day Nick Jr. was launched, replacing RaiSat YOYO, which became free and is now named Rai Yoyo. On 9 September 2013, it and the +1 version of the network converted to a 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio.

Related channels

Nick Jr.

Main article: Nick Jr. (Italian TV channel)

Nick Jr. is an Italian children’s' TV channel aimed at pre-school children, It is available on Sky Italia & was launched on 31 July 2009.

TeenNick

TeenNick was an Italian TV channel aimed at Teens & Pre-Teens & aired a wide-variety of Nickelodeons Live-action programming it was launched in 4 December 2015, though was unsuccessful & closed after about 4 years of broadcasting on 2 May 2020, The channel was available though Sky Italia.

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