Nicktoons (UK and Ireland)
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Current logo used from November 2014.
|Launched||22 July 2002|
|Owned by||Nickelodeon UK
(Viacom International Media Networks Europe/Sky plc)
|Picture format||576i (4:3/16:9 SDTV)|
|Audience share||0.12% (May 2016BARB),|
|Formerly called||Nicktoons TV
(22 July 2002 – October 2004)
|VuTV||Channel 238 on Freeview (UK)|
|Virgin Media Ireland||Channel 606|
|TalkTalk Plus TV||Channel 485|
|Now TV (UK)||TBA|
Nicktoons is a British digital television channel, launched on 22 July 2002. It is a cartoon based sister channel to Nickelodeon. The channel airs Nicktoons, as well as acquired programming from outside providers. Unlike the United States version, it has been ad-supported since launch.
Nicktoons was launched on 22 July 2002 as "Nicktoons TV". In October 2004, the channel was rebranded from Nicktoons TV to NickToons. The channel's first imaging campaign featured The Pixel characters as their first mascots, designed by Slomo Productions.
From February 2007 to 30 April 2010, there were 4 mascots; Rooftop, Beat, Colin, and Spoon, designed by Studio AKA.
The new 'worldwide rebrand' logo for Nicktoons was introduced on 30 April 2010 (along with the full lower-casing of the channel name), with a new imaging campaign introduced on 2 January 2012. On 3 November 2014, there were new idents introduced with eyes of the characters.
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On 18 August 2008, a new spin-off channel to Nicktoons was launched under the title of Nicktoonsters. The channel was exclusive to Sky. The channel broadcast older programming which was dropped from the main Nicktoons scheduled prior to launch. It took up half the time of a channel space shared with Comedy Central Extra +1. The channel closed on 31 July 2009 and was replaced with a 1-hour timeshift of Nicktoons, Nicktoons Replay on 1 August 2009.
A +1 feed of Nicktoons known as Nicktoons Replay launched in place of Nicktoonsters on 1 August 2009. The channel was discontinued 2 October 2012, with Comedy Central Extra +1 again in full control of the channel slot's airtime.
On 13 September 2012, it was announced that Sky would be launching an Irish feed of NickToons. It launched 16 October 2012.
In 2004, when Nicktoons TV extended their hours, the 19:00 – 22:00 slot was called 'Toonz2Nite' (extended further to 23:00 in November 2005). This had a separate, distinct presentation from the main channel, and the programmes shown were generally aimed at older viewers.
- Nicktoons (TV channel)
- Nickelodeon (UK and Ireland)
- Nick Jr. (UK and Ireland)
- Nick Jr. Too
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