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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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Jimmy Neutron refers to a Nickelodeon franchise that involves a feature film, two television series, and several video games and television films. A film, Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius was distributed by Paramount Pictures in 2001, and produced by Nickelodeon Movies with O Entertainment and DNA Productions. Directed by John A. Davis, the film centers around the parents of Jimmy's hometown being kidnapped by aliens known as Yokians, causing Jimmy and the rest of the children in town to band together to rescue them. An American computer animated television series The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius created by John A. Davis, the 2002 spin-off to the 2001 film, originally aired on Nickelodeon for three seasons from July 20, 2002 to November 25, 2006.

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An entrance to Jimmy Neutron's Nicktoon Blast at Universal Studios Florida.
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Jimmy Neutron's Nicktoon Blast was a simulator ride at Universal Studios Florida that replaced The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera. The story line revolved around Ooblar, (brother to King Goobot who is an enemy of Jimmy's) from the Yolkian planet has stolen Jimmy's newest rocket creation, the Mark IV. Jimmy, along with his best friend Carl and robotic canine, Goddard, invite the audience to give chase in other rockets through the worlds and sound stages of the Nicktoons.

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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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I think what set the [1990's] apart was the fact that the climate was ripe for people taking chances and doing different things. Both Nick and Cartoon Network were able to invest on people who had nothing to lose. Of course, the result of that was that there was a big explosion in the scene. There were big successes—like that yellow sponge that popped up in a big way—and with that success came another era where people aren’t apt to take as many chances because the stakes are too high.
Joe Murray, Animator, series creator of Rocko's Modern Life
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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 (2012–2017) • 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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