is a children's channel broadcasting in Denmark
. In June 2008, a separate channel for Sweden was launched. Nickelodeon Sweden
replaced the pan-Nordic channel in all of Sweden. 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 Viasat
package, only broadcasting in the morning, sharing one transponder on Sirius 1
(previously Marcopolo 1
) with ZTV
and one on TV Sat 2
shared with 3+
and other Danish channels. 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 Viasat
at Sirius 3
encryption and from Canal Digital
at Thor 3
encryption), as well as on the Swedish DTT
network 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... Read More