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'''Nickelodeon''' (or '''Nick''') is a popular cable network aimed at children. In the early to mid 90s, they aired reruns of ''[[The Muppet Show]]'' (from 1994 to 1996), ''[[Muppet Babies]]'' (from 1992 to 1998) and various specials. ''The Muppet Show'' and ''Muppet Babies'' were shown during Nickelodeon's regular hours as well as during Nick Jr, Nickelodeon's preschool programming block, at one point as part of an hour-long block called ''Jim Henson's Muppet Hour''. Nick Jr also aired the ''[[Muppet Time]]'' segments.
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'''Nickelodeon''' (or '''Nick''') is a popular cable network aimed at children. In the early to mid 90s, they aired reruns of ''[[The Muppet Show]]'' (from 1994 to 1996), ''[[Muppet Babies]]'' (from 1992 to 1999) and various specials. ''The Muppet Show'' and ''Muppet Babies'' were shown during Nickelodeon's regular hours as well as during Nick Jr, Nickelodeon's preschool programming block, at one point as part of an hour-long block called ''Jim Henson's Muppet Hour''. Nick Jr also aired the ''[[Muppet Time]]'' segments.
   
[[The Jim Henson Company|Jim Henson Productions]] made an original series for the station, ''[[The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss]]''.
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[[The Jim Henson Company|Jim Henson Productions]] produced an original series for the station, ''[[The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss]]''.
   
This channel had a few different titles for various showings of Henson specials. From November to December 1992, Muppet specials were shown on Sunday nights, as part of "Nickelodeon's Sunday Night Muppets". A year later, Nickelodeon showed specials on Friday nights, and called it "Nickelodeon's Friday Night Muppets". A few Muppet specials were occasionally shown on Nickelodeon's ''Special Delivery'' series. On Memorial Day, 1993, Nickelodeon broadcast an eight-hour-long Muppet Marathon, featuring both specials and episodes of ''Muppet Babies''.
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Nickelodeon also aired '"[[Secrets of the Muppets]]" and "[[Living with Dinosaurs]]" for the first time in the U.S.
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This channel had a few different titles for various showings of Henson specials. From November to December 1992, Muppet specials were shown on Sunday nights, as part of "Nickelodeon's Sunday Night Muppets". A year later, Nickelodeon showed specials on Friday nights, and called it "Nickelodeon's Friday Night Muppets". A few Muppet specials were occasionally shown on Nickelodeon's ''Special Delivery'' series. On Memorial Day, 1993, Nickelodeon broadcast an eight-hour-long Muppet Marathon, featuring both specials and episodes of ''Muppet Babies''.
   
 
From Summer 1993 to 1995, Nickelodeon broadcast ''[[Muppet Matinee]]'', a Saturday showing of Muppet specials.
 
From Summer 1993 to 1995, Nickelodeon broadcast ''[[Muppet Matinee]]'', a Saturday showing of Muppet specials.
   
The company ran [[Noggin]], a station for young children. On September 28, 2009, this network was rebranded as Nick Jr., but otherwise continued to air the same lineup of programming it had aired before the name change.
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The network ran [[Noggin]], a station for young children, as a partnership with [[Sesame Workshop]] (which sold its share in 2002). The channel continued to run ''[[Sesame Street]]''-related programming until 2005.
   
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<gallery widths="321" spacing="small">
Video:Nick Jr - Jim Henson's Muppet Hour - Intro|Jim Henson's Muppet Hour Intro
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File:Nick Jr - Jim Henson's Muppet Hour - Intro|Jim Henson's Muppet Hour Intro
Video:Muppet Show advertisement on Nickelodeon (1993)|Muppet Show advertisement on Nickelodeon (1993)
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File:The Muppet Babies on Nickelodeon|Muppet Babies Promo (1993)
Video:Nickelodeon - Muppet Matinee Promo|Muppet Matinee Promo
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File:Muppet Babies Promo- New Time (1993)|Muppet Babies Promo- New Time (1993)
Video:Nick:_Sunday_Night_Muppets_(1991)|Sunday Night Muppets (1991)
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File:Nickelodeon_Muppet_Mania_Promos_(1993)|Muppet Mania promos (1993)
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==Appearances==
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*In 2005, [[Oscar the Grouch]], [[Kermit the Frog]], and [[Miss Piggy]] made brief appearances on the final episode of ''[[U-Pick Live]]''.
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==Notes==
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*[[Tau Bennett]], Muppet prodigy and student of [[Kevin Clash]], appeared on Nickelodeon's game show ''Figure it Out'' in [[2012]], citing his experience puppeteering [[Baby Bear]] for the ''[[Sesame Street]]'' float in the [[Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade]].
   
 
==External links==
 
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Nickelodeon (or Nick) is a popular cable network aimed at children. In the early to mid 90s, they aired reruns of The Muppet Show (from 1994 to 1996), Muppet Babies (from 1992 to 1999) and various specials. The Muppet Show and Muppet Babies were shown during Nickelodeon's regular hours as well as during Nick Jr, Nickelodeon's preschool programming block, at one point as part of an hour-long block called Jim Henson's Muppet Hour. Nick Jr also aired the Muppet Time segments.

Jim Henson Productions produced an original series for the station, The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss.

Nickelodeon also aired '"Secrets of the Muppets" and "Living with Dinosaurs" for the first time in the U.S.

This channel had a few different titles for various showings of Henson specials. From November to December 1992, Muppet specials were shown on Sunday nights, as part of "Nickelodeon's Sunday Night Muppets". A year later, Nickelodeon showed specials on Friday nights, and called it "Nickelodeon's Friday Night Muppets". A few Muppet specials were occasionally shown on Nickelodeon's Special Delivery series. On Memorial Day, 1993, Nickelodeon broadcast an eight-hour-long Muppet Marathon, featuring both specials and episodes of Muppet Babies.

From Summer 1993 to 1995, Nickelodeon broadcast Muppet Matinee, a Saturday showing of Muppet specials.

The network ran Noggin, a station for young children, as a partnership with Sesame Workshop (which sold its share in 2002). The channel continued to run Sesame Street-related programming until 2005.

AppearancesEdit

NotesEdit

External linksEdit

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