- Nickelodeon Scandinavia
Infobox TV channel
name = Nickelodeon Scandinavia
logosize = 200px
launch = 1996
share = ~0.9%
share as of = Sweden, Nov '06
share source = [http://www.mms.se/manrapp/M%E5nadsrapport_2006-11.xls MMS]
terr serv 1 = Boxer
terr chan 1 = Channel 30
terr serv 2 =
terr chan 2 = Channel 21
terr serv 3 =
terr chan 3 = Channel 21
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Nickelodeon Scandinavia is a children's channel broadcasting to the
Nordic countries. It broadcasts programming from the similarly branded channels in the United Kingdom and the United States, such as " Hey Arnold!", " SpongeBob SquarePants", " Rocko's Modern Life", " Sabrina, the Teenage Witch", " The Wild Thornberrys" as well as a few locally produced programmes.
The channel started broadcasting in 1996 as a part of the analogue
Viasatpackage, only broadcasting in the morning, sharing one transponder on Sirius 1(previously Marcopolo 1) with ZTVand one on TV Sat 2shared with 3+ and other Danish channels. [ [http://www.sat-net.com/listserver/sat-nordic/msg00019.html SS News vol. 01 96.09.27] ] The official launch was February 1, 1997. [cite web|url=http://www.nick.com/all_nick/everything_nick/intl_home.jhtml|title=Nick International|accessdate=2008-07-15] Initially it was only broadcasting for six hours between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. A few years later, it switched to another transponder, allowing it to broadcast between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m.
The channel is (as of 2006) broadcast on both of the satellite systems pointed at the Nordic region (From
Viasatat Sirius 3with Videoguardencryption and from Canal Digitalat Thor 3with Conaxencryption), as well as on the Swedish DTTnetwork and most digital cable networks, and some analogue. Most cartoons are dubbed into local languages, and separate audio tracks are available on satellite. Non-cartoon series aimed an older audience is broadcast in English.
Nickelodeon joined the Swedish terrestrial network in 2001 and the Finnish terrestrial network on September 1, 2007. As of 2007, it was not available from the Norwegian
RiksTVterrestrial platform and Denmark was yet to launch digital pay television.
The channel only broadcasts between 6 AM and 6 PM, so it usually shares its bandwidth with other channels. On
Viasatit used to broadcasts on the same channel as Viasat Nature, Viasat Crimeand Playboy TV, but this was changed in 2007 when Viasat Nature started broadcasting in the day and Nickelodeon would timeshare with VH1 instead. On Canal Digital, the European version of VH1 Classicis broadcast in the downtime, and on Swedish DTT, (Boxer), Star! is shown during the same time. Several cable networks picked the Viasat stream for Nickelodeon. When VH1 Denmark, it included a six hour long simulcast with Nickelodeon in the morning.
In June 2008, a separate channel for Sweden was launched.
Nickelodeon Swedenreplaces the pan-Nordic channel in all of Sweden. The pan-Nordic does however continue to be available in Denmark, Finland and Norway.
* [http://nickelodeon.fi/ Nickelodeon Finland]
* [http://nickelodeon.se/ Nickelodeon Sweden]
* [http://nickelodeon.dk/ Nickelodeon Denmark]
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