- Nickelodeon (Canada)
Nickelodeon Nickelodeon logo Launched November 2, 2009 Owned by Corus Entertainment
(under license from Viacom)
Picture format 480i (SDTV) Country Canada Broadcast area National Headquarters Toronto, Ontario Replaced Discovery Kids Sister channel(s) YTV, Treehouse TV
Website Nickelodeon Availability Satellite Bell TV Channel 559 Shaw Direct Channel 550 Cable Available on most Canadian cable systems Check local listings, channels may vary IPTV Bell Aliant TV Channel 256 Bell Fibe TV Channel 559 MTS Channel 253 Optik TV Channel 72 SaskTel Channel 92
Nickelodeon is a Canadian English language Category B specialty channel based on the U.S. cable network Nickelodeon. It is wholly owned by Corus Entertainment, with its name licensed from MTV Networks International, a division of Viacom.
As with its counterparts in the U.S. and elsewhere, Nickelodeon airs programs aimed at children, including live-action series and animation. Corus already owns two similar channels, YTV and Treehouse TV, which have carried Nickelodeon programs for many years under output agreements with Viacom. Both channels will continue to air Nickelodeon programs in the future, despite the launch of Nickelodeon Canada, since those channels have near-universal coverage across Canada on basic analogue cable, whereas Nickelodeon is limited to digital distribution.
Citing the Nicktoons digital cable channel in the United States adding shows outside of animation, the Canadian Nickelodeon is very similar to Nicktoons and TeenNick, while YTV has got similarity with the American Nickelodeon and the Treehouse TV airing similarities to Nick Jr.
This marks the second Viacom-branded channel to be owned by Corus; the companies also partner on CMT Canada.
The channel launched on November 2, 2009 using the "YTV OneWorld" licence, granted to Corus by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) in September 2008. Jacob Two-Two was the first show broadcast. On the day of the channel's launch, Discovery Kids (which Corus also owned) was shut down and replaced by Nickelodeon on most cable and satellite providers. However, cable and satellite companies had to reach new agreements with Corus in order to carry Nickelodeon, as Discovery Kids operated under a different licence.
Nick jr. Canada is a programming block dedicated towards preschoolers. It airs every weekday from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM. It has the same graphics as Nick's Playdate, which airs on Nickelodeon in the USA. Unlike the US channel of the same name, Moose and Zee are not seen because they don't appear at all in Canada. Also, like Nick's Playdate, it shows traditional commercial breaks between shows and it doesn't have common continuity.
- Bubble Guppies
- Dora the Explorer
- Blue's Clues
- The Backyardigans
- Go, Diego, Go!
- The Fresh Beat Band
- Max and Ruby
- My Friend Rabbit
- Ni Hao, Kai-Lan
- Team Umizoomi
- The Wonder Pets!
It shows some TeenNick shows. TeenNick's schedule is on weekdays from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Week nights from 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Its main time is Saturday.
- Drake and Josh
- True Jackson VP
- The Amanda Show
- Big Time Rush
- Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures
- The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius
- The Angry Beavers
- Big Time Rush
- Being Ian
- Captain Flamingo
- Drake & Josh
- Edgar and Ellen
- The Fairly OddParents
- Fanboy and Chum Chum
- House of Anubis
- Kid vs. Kat
- League of Super Evil
- The Penguins of Madagascar
- Planet Sheen
- Power Rangers Samurai
- The Ren and Stimpy Show
- True Jackson, VP
- T.U.F.F. Puppy
- Rocko's Modern Life
- SpongeBob SquarePants
- Storm Hawks
- Zeke's Pad
- Disney Junior (English)
- Disney Junior (French)
- Disney XD (Canada)
- Teletoon (English)
- Télétoon (French)
- Teletoon Retro (English)
- Télétoon Rétro (French)
- Treehouse TV
Nickelodeon Blocks Sister networks Programming Internet services Media/studios Outreach programs Experiences Other International channelsNickelodeonArab World • Africa • Australia • Brazil • Canada • China • CIS • Croatia • Czech • Denmark • Europe • Finland • France • Germany • Greece • Hungary • India • Ireland • Israel • Italy • Japan • Latin America • Netherlands & Flanders • New Zealand • Norway • Pakistan • Philippines • Poland • Portugal • Romania • Scandinavia • Serbia • South East Asia • South Korea • Spain • Switzerland • Sweden • Taiwan and Hong Kong • UK • UkraineNick Jr.NicktoonsProgrammingAustralia • Canada • South East Asia • UKOtherKindernet • Nick Hits DefunctBlocksSister networksInternational channelsOther Conventional television assets Cable television/specialty channelsABC Spark · CMT · Cosmopolitan TV · Dusk · Encore Avenue · EuroWorld Sport · Food Network · Mediaset Italia · Movie Central · Nickelodeon · OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network · Sundance Channel · Telelatino · Teletoon (English · French) · Teletoon Retro (English · French) · Treehouse TV · W Movies · W Network · YTV Radio stations
Other assetsMany of the assets listed above are only partially owned by Corus Entertainment. Refer to full asset list for detailed information. Preschoolers Children and teens General audiences Defunct Additional resources on North American television North AmericaList of local television stations in North America · DTV transition · North American TV mini-template CanadaCanadian networks · List of Canadian television channels · Table · Local Canadian TV stations · List of United States stations available in Canada · 2001 Vancouver TV realignment · 2007 Canada broadcast TV realignment MexicoMexican networks · Local Mexican TV stations United States
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