The History of Nickelodeon

Timeline created by Taylor Peterson
  • Pinwheel

    Before Nickelodeon came about there was a childrens program called pinwheel which was later relaunched as "Nickelodeon",
  • The first Nickelodeon logo

    What most of us remember about nickelodeon would be the "orange splat" logo. But in the 80's the orginial logo was a silver pin ball with nickelodeon written over it in bright colors
  • SLIME

    In the 80's show "You Can't Do That on Television", the green slime became popular and was used in several nickelodeon shows.
  • The begining of Nickelodeon

    Pinwheel launched a new name for their program "Nickelodeon".
  • The First Channel For Kids

    The first Network for kids (youtube)
    Nickelodeon was named "The first channel for kids". TV shows like Cartoon Network and Disney Channel were not yet discovered.
  • Nick At Nite

    Nick @ Night Commercials (youtube)
    Is the nighttime programming block that broadcasts over the channel space of Nickelodeon .
  • Double Dare (1986 game show)

    Double Dare Espisode Part 1 (youtube)a game show hosted by Marc Summers.. The is filled with triva games and races.
  • Wild and Crazy Kids

    Wild and crazy kids
    A show where children--usually in teams--compette in educational games .
  • Clarissa Explains It All

    Clarissa Explans it allI A teen girl(Clarissa Darling ) describes the things that are happening in her life: dealing with typical pre-adolescent concerns such as school, boys, pimples and an annoying little brother. Some sources from wiki pedia
  • Salute Your Shorts

  • The Ren and Stimpy Show

    The Ren and Stimpy Show
    This show follows the life of Ren Höek, a psychotic chihuahua, and Stimpson J. Cat, a good-natured, dimwitted cat. This show was well known for its violence , adult like humor and sexual references . Courtesy of Wiki Pedia
  • Doug

    Doug In a animated town of Blufifngton. Doug Funnie goes on and writes about his life in his journal about his day to day problmes .
  • Rugrats

    RugratsThis show is about eight babies going on adventures and dealing situations from day to day. The last episode was on June 8, 2004
  • What Would You Do?

    Special guests, usually performers from other Universal Studios attractions, appeared on What Would You Do?. They picked audience members to perform gross, silly or extraordinary stunts. Stunts could involve handling animals, painting, dancing or creating sound effects. courtesy of WikiPedia
  • Nick Arcade (game show)

    Nick ArcadeIn Nick An arcade based game show. where teams compete to the last round.
  • SNICK (Saturday NIght Nickelodeon)

    SnickThe block debuted on Saturday, August 15, 1992, with a pair of Sunday favorites (the preteen-oriented sitcom Clarissa Explains It All and the Nicktoon The Ren and Stimpy Show) and the network premieres of Roundhouse (a musical comedy variety series) and Are You Afraid of the Dark? (a horror anthology series). Courtesy of Wiki Pedia
  • Nickelodeon GUTS

    Nickelodeon GUTS (youtube)
    The show featured young athletes competing in various athletic events in the "Extreme Arena."
  • Legends of the Hidden Temple

    Legends of the hidden templeThe show centers around a "Temple" that is "filled with lost treasures protected by mysterious Mayan Temple Guards". Teams must get through a series of tasks before they can get to the temple.
  • Rocko's Modern Life

    Rocko's Modern LifeRocko's Modern Life is based around the sadventures of an wallaby named Rocko,and his life in the city of O-Town. , the show explores the lives of his friends: the gluttonous steer Heffer, the neurotic turtle Filburt, and Rocko's faithful dog, Spunky.
    Courtesy of Wiki Pedia Last Show aired: November 24,1996
  • The Adventures of Peter & Pete

    Adventures of Pete & PeteThe show featured humorous and surreal elements in its narrative, and many recurring themes centered on two brothers both named Pete Wrigley, and their various interactions with family, friends, and enemies. Courtesy of Wiki Pedia
  • All That

    All thatAn American live-action, sketch comedy-variety show that aired on the Nickelodeon cable television network featuring short comedic sketches and weekly musical guests. Courtesy of Wiki Pedia
  • Kena & Kel

    Kenan & KelThe show was set in Chicago, Illinois, and centered on the antics of two mischievous teenagers, Kenan Rockmore (Thompson) and Kel Kimble (Mitchell). Kenan is a high school student with a job at a local grocery store, while Kel is his clumsy, orange soda-loving best friend. Courtesy of Wiki Pedia
  • Hey Arnold!

    Hey ArnoldThe show's premise focuses on an orphaned fourth grader named Arnold. Episodes center on his experiences navigating big city life while dealing with the problems he and his friends encounter.
    Courtesy of Wiki Pedia Last Episode Aired: In 2006
  • KaBlam!

    Kablam!Was a collection of short films in different styles of animation, hosted by Henry and June( animated characters), who have adventures of their own in between. Last Episode Aired: In 2004
  • The Angry Beavers

    Angry Beavers Episode (youtube) The series revolves around Daggett and Norbert Beaver, two young beaver brothers who have left their home to become bachelors in the forest near Wayouttatown, Oregon. Courtesy of Wiki Pedia
    Last Episode Aired: November 11, 2001
  • Figure It Out

    Figure It Out Episode (Youtube)
    Kids with special skills or unique achievements competed as contestants on the show while a panel of four Nick celebrities tried to guess the predetermined phrase that described the contestant's talent. Courtesy of Wiki Pedia
  • CatDog

    Cat Dog Episode (Youtube)
    The series depicts the life of conjoined brothers, with one half being a cat and the other a dog.Had an unaired episode September 22,2004 Courtesy of Wiki Pedia
    Last Episode Aired: In 2006
  • The Wild Thornberrys

    The Wild Thornberrys Episode (Youtube)A family traveling to different areas to find footage of animals, Eliza, is the main character and has the power to speak to animals because of an encounter with an African shaman, Lopsugne Sjoungboun Qeisha. Courtesy of Wiki Pedia
  • Cousin Skeeter

    Cousin Skeeter Bobby, a young boy, whose life changed when his strange cousin Skeeter comes to live with his family. With Skeeter's help, Bobby learns life lessons and tackles the general ups and downs of growing up. Courtesy of Wiki Pedia
  • Rocket Power

    Rocket Power Rocket Power involves the daily situations of a group of best friends named Oswald "Otto" Rocket, Regina "Reggie" Rocket, Maurice "Twister" Rodriguez, and Sam "Squid" Dullard, as they live in the fictional town of Ocean Shores, California.
    Courtesy of Wiki Pedia Last Episode Aired: August 15, 2006
  • 100 Good Deeds for Eddie McDowd

    100 Good Deeds for eddie Mcdowd
    Eddie McDowd was a school yard bully until he came across a man called The Drifter. Because of Eddie's bad behavior The Drifter changes Eddie into a husky mix untill he completes 100 good deads.
  • Slime Time Live

    Slime Time Live 2002 (youtube) The series mainly aired as filler during regular commercial time.
    Fact: The show holds two Guinness World Records – most people pied in three minutes (1000, in 2001), and most people slimed (762, on the finale). Courtesy of Wiki Pedia
  • The Brothers García

    The brothers Garcia
    The series follows the adventures and life of the Latino-American García family, as narrated by the older version of one of the sons, Larry who recounts his life alongside George, Carlos, and Lorena (his two brothers and twin sister, and the way they deal with everyday problems .
    Courtesy of Wiki Pedia
  • As Told by Ginger

    As Told by Ginger
    The series focuses on a middle schooler (and later high schooler) Ginger Foutley who tries to become more than a social geek.f
    Courtesy of Wiki Pedia
  • Invader Zim

    Invader ZimThe series revolves around an extraterrestrial named Zim from the planet Irk, and his ongoing mission to conquer and destroy Earth along side his gullible robot "GIR".
  • The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron:Boy Genius

    Jimmu Neutron He is a 10-year-old American boy with a stunning IQ and a love for science. Usually, his inventions cause more harm than benefit for the city of Retroville, but that never stops him from trying.
    Courtesy of Wiki Pedia
    L.E.A: May 8, 2011
  • My Life as a Teenage Robot

    My Life as a Teenager Robot
    The series follows the adventures of XJ-9, better known as Jenny Wakeman, a female robot designed to protect Earth, who is excessively addicted to teen-related activities, which are almost always interrupted by Nora Wakeman, her creator.
    Courtesy of Wiki Pedia
    L.E.A : May 2, 2009
  • All Grown Up!

    The 10th anniversary Rugrats special. Eventually turned into a series.
  • Romeo!

    The show revolves around the antics of Romeo Miller, an aspiring rapper, and his musically mediocre family and his dad, Master P and has a hip-hop band with his siblings, Louis, Gary and Jodi.
    Courtesy of Wiki Pedia
  • Drake & Josh

    Drake & Josh which follows the lives of two stepbrothers. It stars Drake Bell and Josh Peck as stepbrothers Drake Parker and Josh Nichols, respectively.
    Courtesy of Wiki Pedia
  • Danny Phantom

    Danny Phantom
    The show is about a teenage half-ghost boy, who frequently saves his town and the world from ghost attacks, while attempting to keep his ghost half a secret. L.E.A: March 25, 2007
  • Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide

    Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide Follows the lives of Ned, Cookie and Moze and their adventures in James K. Polk Middle School. The show deals with handling academic subjects, as well as social problems such as friends, lockers, projects, and tests.
  • Zoey 101

    Zoey 101
    The story of Zoey Brooks and her friends as they live life at Pacific Coast Academy.
  • ICarly

    iCarlyFocuses on a girl named Carly Shay who creates her own web show called iCarly with her best friends Sam and Freddie
  • Big Time Rush

    Big Time Rushis about the Hollywood misadventures of four hockey players from Minnesota—Kendall, Logan, James, and Carlos, after they are selected to form a boy band.
  • Victorious

    Victorious
    The series revolves around aspiring singer Tori Vega, who attends a performing arts high school called Hollywood Arts, while getting into screwball situations on a daily basis.
  • The 90's Are All That

    90's Are All That (My Audio) The 90s are all that
    The creation of the block, which debuted the night of July 25, 2011 (early July 26).This block shows all the classic Nick shows from the 90s.
  • Sound Slide presentation

  • Why I created the Nickelodeon Timeline