Nick Jr. (UK & Ireland)


Nick Jr. (UK & Ireland)
Nick Jr.
Nick Jr. logo 2009.svg
Launched 1 September 1999
Owned by Nickelodeon UK
(MTV Networks Europe/BSkyB)
Picture format 576i (4:3 SDTV)
Audience share 0.3% (June 2011, BARB)
Sister channel(s) MTV
MTVNHD
MTV Base
MTV Classic
MTV Dance
MTV Hits
MTV Rocks
MTV Shows
VH1
Viva
Comedy Central
Comedy Central Extra
Nickelodeon
Nick Jr. 2
Nicktoons
Website www.nickjr.co.uk
Availability
Satellite
Sky Channel 615
Cable
Virgin Media Channel 715
UPC Ireland Channel 687
Smallworld Cable Channel 615
IPTV
TalkTalk TV Channel 318
Internet television
Sky Go Watch live (UK & Ireland only)

Nick Jr. is a television channel in the United Kingdom and Ireland operated by Nickelodeon UK. The channel is aimed at pre-school children.

Contents

History

Nick Jr. logo, used until April 30, 2010

Nick Jr. was first broadcast in the UK and Ireland from 1993, during the daytime hours on the main Nickelodeon UK channel. In 1999, the slot was spun off into its own channel, initially broadcasting on its own channel (then channel 606) on Sky, and from 06:00-12:00 alongside Sky Sports 3 on analogue satellite, although this schedule would sometimes be altered if sports were being covered in the early morning. Analogue transmissions ceased some years later. When it first properly aired it was presented by Face. In 2001 MTV Dance started broadcasting during its downtime hours after it was spun off from MTV Extra. MTV Dance acquired its own separate channel in 2002 and both channels have since extended their broadcasting hours. As of 2 August 2010, Nick Jr. broadcasts 24 hours a day, offering a lineup of 'Nick Jr. Classics' including classic programming such as Rainbow, Bagpuss, Mr. Benn, and the like, between 20:00 and 22:00.

The shows are sometimes presented by a number of anthropomorphic characters. The morning show, between 07:00 and 09:00 is presented by Helena Dowling ,and is called "Wake Up World".

A version of Nick Jr. for Ireland was launched in 2006. This version, like Nickelodeon Ireland, shares the same schedule as the UK feed, but has Irish adverts. On the 30th April 2010 Nick Jr. introduced a new logo as seen the US.

Nick Jr. Programmes

Current programming

Nick Jr. Classics

See also

Presenters

  • Face (1st September 1999 - 4th September 2005)
  • Piper O. Possum (5th September 2005 - 29th April 2010)
  • Moose A. Moose and Zee D. Bird (30th April 2010 - Present)

External links


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