Nickelodeon Germany


Nickelodeon Germany

Infobox TV channel
name = Nick Deutschland
logoalt = Nickelodeon
logosize = 186 x 138px
launch = September 12, 2005
audience = Children
owner = Viacom
web = [http://www.nick.de/ www.nick.de]
sat serv 1=Astra 1G
sat chan 1=11.973 GHz V / 27.5
sat serv 2=Astra 1F
sat chan 2=11.421 GHz H

Nickelodeon Germany, known on-air only as Nick, is a 24 hour television channel for kids in Germany. Launched on September 12, 2005, Nick Germany is based in Berlin. The channel is available on cable and a unscrambled, free-to-air (FTA) analogue and digital satellite transmission. Some parts of Germany can watch Nick 24h a day while other parts can only watch Nick in the morning or evening.

Incarnations

1995-1998

This is in fact the second incarnation of Nickelodeon in Germany -- the first version of Nickelodeon signed on in 1995, as a joint venture between Viacom and a German media company called Ravensburger TV. Programming on this version, which used the full Nickelodeon name, featured a mix of Nicktoons, live action Nick shows, German-produced programming and imports from the United States and other European countries, and was on the air daily from 6AM to 8PM. The channel was available throughout most of Europe on an FTA satellite signal.

However, due to competition with the state-run KI.KA children's channel and restrictions on cable carriage, plus financial problems with Ravensburger, Nickelodeon was cancelled in Germany on June 1, 1998. Nick's programming then shifted to other channels (Super RTL and KI.KA in particular).

German Nick Show Lineup

This is some of the lineup for the original German Nick channel.

*KaBlam!
*Rugrats
*Rocko's Modern Life
*Clarissa Explains It All
*Rugrats
*Hey Arnold!
*AAAHH! Real Monsters!
*David The Gnome
*Inside Out Boy
*German Nick Awards
*Life With Loopy
*Prometheus & Bob

2005-present

Nick(elodeon) re-opened in Germany at September 12, 2005. At first they aired only part times in the morning/evening in whole Germany, since 2006 Nick airs 24/7 for some parts of Germany and since 2007 airs Nick 24/7 for whole big cities like Berlin, Potsdamm. The most cities now receive Nickelodeon except some little towns. The Germany Comedian Bürger Lars Dietrich is the moderator from Nick. The second moderator is Nela Panghy-Lee, known from the german TV-series "Wege zum Glück".2007 the first Nick Kids Choice awards especially for Germany started. In October 2008 Nick is going to start the Kids Choice Awards again.In January 2008 Nick started "NICK nach acht". NICK nach acht is a german version from "NICK@Nite". This programme airs from 8.15pm to 6.00 am. There you can find shows like "Ferris Bueller" or "Police Academy".

Programs broadcast

Animation

* Aaahh!!! Real Monsters
* All Grown Up!
* Angry Beavers
* As Told by Ginger
* Avatar The Last Airbender
* Braceface
* Carl Squared
* CatDog
* Catscratch
* Chalkzone
* Code Lyoko
* Delilah & Julius
* Emma Alien
* Fairly Odd Parents
* Flatmania
* Grisu
* Grossology
* Hey Arnold!
* Invader Zim
* Jimmy Neutron
* Johnny Test
* KABLAM!
* Kappa Mikey
* Martin Mystery
* My Life as a Teenage Robot
* Ren and Stimpy Show
* Rocket Power
* Rocko's Modern Life
* Rugrats
* Shuriken School
* Skyland
* SpongeBob Squarepants
* The Gnoufs
* The X's
* Trollz
* Wayside School
* Wild Thornberrys
* Winx Club
* Yakkity Yak

Live Action

* Drake & Josh
* Naturally Sadie
* Unfabulous
* Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide
* Zoey 101
* Clarissa
* Kenan and Kel
* Pete & Pete
* Rebelde Way
* Noah Knows Best
* Sweet Valley High
* The Naked Brothers Band
* iCarly
* Genie In The House

Local Programming

* Alles Nick!
* Pferdegeflüster
* Nick Talent
* Nick Kids Choice Awards Germany
* Kids Top 20

Nick Jr. Germany

* Dora the Explorer
* Wonderpets
* Go, Diego, Go!
* Backyardigans
* Blue's Clues
* Max & Ruby
* Miss Spider
* Henry's World
* Die Glücksbärchis
* Noddy
* Paz
* Tractor Tom
* Allegra's Window

Austrian-created

* Forscherexpress
* Tom Turbo

German-created

* Goalpirates

Austrian Version

A Austrian version of Nick started broadcasting on digital sattelite however it timeshares with Viva Austria. In general programming is the same and the only differnce is the commecials shown.

External links

* [http://www.nick.de/ www.nick.de]
* [http://www.nickelodeon.at/ www.nickelodeon.at]


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