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Nickelodeon, often simply called Nick and originally named Pinwheel, is an American cable channel owned by MTV Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom International. The channel is primarily aimed at children ages 9–16, with the exception of their weekday morning program block aimed at preschoolers ages 2–8. Since 2006, it has been run by MTVN Kids & Family Group President Cyma Zarghami. It is ranked as the #1 cable channel as of 2011, and had been promoted as "The First Kids' Network," as it was the first American television network aimed at children since the Pinwheel days.

Nickelodeon broadcasts day runs on Sunday-Thursdays from 7 a.m.-8 p.m., Fridays from 7 a.m.-9 p.m. and Saturdays from 7 a.m.-10 p.m. (Eastern and Pacific Time). Since 1985, it shares its channel space with Nick at Nite, a night time channel that airs sitcom reruns during the interim hours. It is treated as a separate channel by A.C. Nielsen Co. for ratings purposes. The two services are sometimes referred to under the collective name "Nickelodeon/Nick at Nite", due to their association as two individual channels sharing the same channel space.

The network's pre-history began on December 1, 1977 when QUBE, the first two-way interactive cable TV system was launched in Columbus, Ohio by Warner Cable (owned by Warner Communications, and an ancestor of Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment). One of the specialized channels available to subscribers of the QUBE system was Pinwheel, a cable channel offering children's programming. Pinwheel was re-launched as Nickelodeon on April 1, 1979, and despite its prior history on the QUBE system under the Pinwheel name, it has declared that 1979 is the network's official launch year. It began airing on various Warner Cable systems, beginning in Buffalo, New York and quickly expanded its audience reach.

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The Ren & Stimpy Show, often simply Ren & Stimpy, is an American animated television series, created by Canadian animator John Kricfalusi (pictured). The series concerns the adventures of the titular characters: Ren Höek, a psychotic chihuahua, and Stimpson J. Cat, a good-natured, dimwitted cat. The show officially premiered on August 11, 1991, later the same day as the debut of Rugrats and Doug, the three of which comprised the original Nicktoons. The show ran for five seasons on Nickelodeon, ending its original run with the Christmas episode "A Scooter for Yaksmas." The show is animated in various styles reminiscent of the Golden Age of American animation. It is particularly memorable for its off-color humor, black comedy, and innuendo, all of which contributed to the production staff's altercations with Nickelodeon's Standards and Practices department. A spin-off for adult audiences, Ren & Stimpy "Adult Party Cartoon", aired in 2003 on Spike.

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American actor Ernest Borgnine, when he was made an honorary chief petty officer of the United States Navy in October 2004. After being discharged from the navy after World War II and having no direction in his life, Borgnine began his acting career on the advice of his mother, who thought his personality was well-suited for the stage. This began a six-decade period mostly as a character actor on stage, film, and television. His most famous roles were as the lead in Marty, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor, the title role in McHale's Navy, and as a voice actor in the cartoon series SpongeBob SquarePants.

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Miranda Cosgrove (born May 14, 1993) is an American actress and singer-songwriter. Cosgrove's career began at the age of three when she appeared in television commercials. Her film debut was in 2003, as Summer Hathaway in School of Rock. Cosgrove appeared in a number of minor television roles over several years before coming to prominence on the Nickelodeon TV series Drake & Josh. A few years later, Cosgrove landed the role of Carly, the lead character in the Nickelodeon TV series iCarly. As of May 2010, Cosgrove earned US$180,000 per episode of iCarly, making her the second-highest-paid child star on television. She was listed in the 2012 edition of Guinness World Records as the Highest Paid Child Actress for iCarly. Following the success of iCarly, a soundtrack album was released in June 2008, in which she performed four songs. Cosgrove's debut album Sparks Fly was released on April 27, 2010.

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Live-action series: The Adventures of Pete & Pete (1993-1996) • Are You Afraid of the Dark? · Clarissa Explains It All · Hey Dude · My Brother and Me · Roundhouse · Salute Your Shorts · All That · The Secret World of Alex Mack  · Welcome FreshmenThe Amanda Show · The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius · Animorphs · As Told by Ginger · Cousin Skeeter · The Journey of Allen Strange · Kenan & Kel · The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo · Space Cases · 100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd · The Brothers Garcia · Caitlin's Way · The Nick Cannon Show · Noah Knows Best · Romeo! · TainaDance on Sunset · Drake & Josh · H2O: Just Add Water · Just for Kicks · Just Jordan · The Naked Brothers Band · Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide · Unfabulous · Zoey 101 · iCarly (2007-2012)  · True Jackson, VP · The Troop (2009-2011) · Big Time Rush · Victorious (2010-2013) · House of Anubis · Power Rangers Samurai · Supah Ninjas · Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures · How to Rock · Fred: The Show · You Gotta See This · Marvin Marvin · Power Rangers Megaforce · Sam & Cat (2013-2014) · AwesomenessTV · The Haunted Hathaways · The Thundermans · Every Witch Way (2014-2015) · Henry Danger · Nicky, Ricky, Dicky, & Dawn · Max & Shred · 100 Things to Do Before High School · Bella and the Bulldogs · Power Rangers Dino Charge · Make It Pop · Talia in the Kitchen · Game Shakers · WITS Academy · Paradise Run · School of Rock · The Other Kingdom · All In with Cam Newton · Crashletes · Legendary Dudas · Jagger Eaton's Mega Life · Power Rangers Ninja Steel · Hunter Street • The Dude Perfect Show • I Am Frankie

Nicktoons: Rugrats (1991–2004) • Doug (1991–1994) • The Ren & Stimpy Show (1991–1996) • Rocko's Modern Life (1993–1996) • Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (1994–1997) • KaBlam! (1996–2000) • Hey Arnold! (1996–2004) • The Angry Beavers (1997–2001) • CatDog (1998–2004) • Oh Yeah! Cartoons (1998–2001) • The Wild Thornberrys (1998–2004) • SpongeBob SquarePants (1999–) • Rocket Power (1999–2004) • Pelswick (2000–2002) • As Told by Ginger (2000–2003) • The Fairly OddParents (2001–) • Invader Zim (2001–2006) • Action League Now! (2001-2002) • ChalkZone (2002–2008) • The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2002–2006) • All Grown Up! (2003–2008) • My Life as a Teenage Robot (2003–2009) • Danny Phantom (2004–2007) • Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005–2008) • Catscratch (2005–2007) • The X's (2005–2006) • Mr. Meaty (2005–2010) • El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera (2007–2008) • Tak and the Power of Juju (2007–2009) • Back at the Barnyard (2007–2011) • Angelica and Susie's Pre-School Daze (2008) • The Mighty B! (2008–2011) • Making Fiends (2008) • The Penguins of Madagascar (2008–2015) • Random! Cartoons (2008-2009) • Fanboy & Chum Chum (2009–2014) • Planet Sheen (2010–2013) • T.U.F.F. Puppy (2010–2015) • Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (2011–2016) • The Legend of Korra (2012–2014) • Robot and Monster (2012–2015) • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012–) • Monsters vs. Aliens (2013–2014) • Sanjay and Craig (2013–2016) • Rabbids Invasion (2013–) • Breadwinners (2014–2016) • Harvey Beaks (2015–) • Pig Goat Banana Cricket (2015–) • The Loud House (2016) • Bunsen Is a Beast (2017-) • Welcome to the Wayne (2017-) • Pinky Malinky (2017-) • Sky Rat (2017-) • Super Macho Fighter (2018-) • Glitch Techs (2018-) • Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2018-) • The Adventures of Kid Danger and Captain Man (2018-) • Cupcakery of Doom (2018-) • Amusement Park (2019-)

Nick Jr.: The Adventures of Little Audrey (1988–?) • Eureeka's Castle (1989–1995) • Gullah Gullah Island (1994–1997) • Allegra's Window (1994–1996) • Little Bear (1995–2003) • The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss (1996–1997) • Blue's Clues (1996–2006) • Franklin (1997–2004) • Phred on Your Head Show (1999-2002] Little Bill (1999–2004) • Dora the Explorer (2000–2014) • Maggie and the Ferocious Beast (2000–2006) • Oswald (2001–2004) • 64 Zoo Lane (2001–2003) • The URL with Phred Show (2001-2002) • Max & Ruby (2002–) • Maisy (2002–2007) • Play with Me Sesame (2002-2007) • Oobi (2003–2006) • Miffy and Friends (2003-2007) • Moose and Zee (2003-2012) • Whoopi's Littleburg (2004) • The Backyardigans (2004–2010) • Cooking for Kids with Luis (2004-2005) • LazyTown (2004–2009) • Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Friends (2004–2009) • Curious Buddies (2004-2005) • Blue's Room (2004–2007) • Go, Diego, Go! (2005–2011) • Pinky Dinky Doo (2005–2009) • Jack's Big Music Show (2005–2007) • Wonder Pets! (2006–2015) • Toot & Puddle (2006–2009) • The Upside Down Show (2006–2008) • Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! (2006–2010) • Yo Gabba Gabba! (2007–) • Ni Hao, Kai-Lan (2008–2011) • Olivia (2009–2011) • The Fresh Beat Band (2009–2013) • Team Umizoomi (2010–2015) • Dino Dan (2010–) • Bubble Guppies (2011-) • Peppa Pig (2011-) • Franklin and Friends (2011-2012) • Mike the Knight (2011-2013) • Tickety Toc (2012-) • Peter Rabbit (2012-) • Lalaloopsy (2013-2015) • PAW Patrol (2013-) • Julius Jr. (2013-2015) • Wallykazam! (2014-) • Zack & Quack (2014-) • Mia and Me (2014-) • Dora and Friends: Into the City! (2014-) • Blaze and the Monster Machines (2014-) • Little Charmers (2015-) • Nick Jr. Puppies (2015-) • Fresh Beat Band of Spies (2015-2016) • Mutt & Stuff (2015-) • Shimmer and Shine (2015-) • Teletubbies (1997-) • Rusty Rivets (2016-) • Nella the Princess Knight (2017-) • Sunny Day (2017-) • Rainbow Rangers (2017) • Butterbean's Café (2017) • Top Wing (2017) • Abby Hatcher (2017)

Nickelodeon Movies: Harriet the Spy (1996) • Good Burger (1997) • The Rugrats Movie (1998) • Snow Day (2000) • Rugrats in Paris: The Movie (2000) • Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001) • Clockstoppers (2002) • Hey Arnold!: The Movie (2002) • The Wild Thornberrys Movie (2002) • Rugrats Go Wild (2003) • The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004) • Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) • Mad Hot Ballroom (2005) • Yours, Mine and Ours (2005) • Nacho Libre (2006) • Barnyard (2006) • Charlotte's Web (2006) • The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008) • Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2009) • Hotel for Dogs (2009) • Imagine That (2009) • The Last Airbender (2010) • Rango (2011) • The Adventures of Tintin (2011) • Fun Size (2012) • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) • The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015) • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016) • Monster Trucks (2017)

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