Nick Jr India
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|Nick Jr India|
|Launched||21 November 2012|
|Owned by||Viacom 18|
|Picture format||480i (SDTV)|
|Sister channel(s)||Nickelodeon India
Nick Jr. India is a channel devoted to toddlers and a part of the Nickelodeon India franchise.
The channel was a block on Nick India then Viacom 18 decide to launch it as a channel in 2011 and the channel launched in fall of 2012. After Colors, MTV, Nickelodeon, Vh1, Nickelodeon Sonic and Comedy Central, Nick Jr. is the 7th channel from Viacom18 in India (third under the Nickelodeon brand, after Nick and Sonic).
Farah Khan, Celebrity Mom and Dora the Explorer, the channel’s cult character, unveiled the first look of the channel in a press conference. Nick Jr. will also have strong online presence to engage and interact with young parents. The website will aim at providing useful tips and information on a growing child’s need from experts. Nick Jr. website will also have interesting games for toddlers that will be on the same lines as the channel – entertaining and educational.
On February 1, 2017 Teen Nick block will be shut down thus making Nick Jr a 24 hour channel.
It is available in all major cable TV platforms in India and few DTH Platforms. Viacom 18 launched Teen Nick and Nick Jr. as a single channel on 21 November 2012. It is available on Tata Sky, Airtel Digital TV, Videocon d2h, Hathway Digital Cable, Den Digital Cable, DE Digital and In Digital Cable Systems in India. It is available in most local cable services of North India also, however, excluding DTH, the channel has not expanded to local cable networks in South India.
Viacom 18 announced the launch of channel on 11 December 2012.
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