Nick at Nite international versions

Nick at Nite, a network that was originally established as a nighttime cable channel/programming block broadcasting over the channel space of the flagship Nickelodeon channel in the United States, has expanded to include worldwide versions.

Despite the success of Nick at Nite in the United States, most international versions of Nickelodeon do not carry their own Nick at Nite programming block, as those local versions of Nickelodeon outside of the United States either carry children's programming 24 hours a day or run a non-Nick at Nite program block during the nighttime hours. While Nick at Nite's U.S. flagship primarily focuses on reruns of discontinued primetime network sitcoms, some of these international versions have aired reruns of discontinued Nickelodeon series.

Latin America

Nick at Nite launched on February 13, 2006 on Latin America and Brazil. Since January 2007, the network had aired shows such as ALF, Mork & Mindy, The Addams Family, The Munsters, Bewitched, I Dream of Jeannie, Growing Pains, The Facts of Life, Diff'rent Strokes, Get Smart and Perfect Strangers, which have been broadcast on other Latin American broadcast and cable channels. Although the Latin American Nickelodeon was launched in the mid-1990s, it had never carried the Nick at Nite block before; the Latin American version had since shifted away from classic series and now only aired defunct Nickelodeon series, both Nicktoons and live-action comedies such as Zoey 101, Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide, True Jackson, VP, Hey Arnold!, Rocko's Modern Life and Rocket Power. The block was abruptly ended on January 1, 2015.

Australia and New Zealand

In Australia and New Zealand, Nick at Nite aired from October 23, 1995 until July/August 2000. It shared the same channel as Nickelodeon broadcasting from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. on weeknights and 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. on weekends. Shows included Get Smart, Sanford and Son, The Courtship of Eddie's Father, The Fugitive, Bonanza, The Prisoner, The Saint, Thunderbirds, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Flying Nun, Gilligan's Island, Mister Ed, and The Bob Newhart Show.[1]


UK and Ireland

Nick at Nite was one of the planned, and advertised, stations as part of Sky's new Multichannels package, but was initially never launched.[2][3][4] However, it was announced in June 2016 that a UK version of Nick at Nite would finally launch on Nickelodeon UK on June 27, 2016, running from 7pm to midnight.[5] Shows that are put in this slot include Neighbours and The Middle.

Germany, Austria and Switzerland

In Germany, Nick nach Acht (Nick after Eight) aired on Nickelodeon Germany after 8:15 p.m. CET. It aired documentaries, drama series, movies and sitcoms. The block used an adapted version of the then-current logo of its American counterpart. Many parts of the block included reruns of Ren and Stimpy and CatDog. This is only on Nick Germany's website, though. Starting in December 2008, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central shared the same channel space; Comedy Central aired after 8:15 p.m., effectively replacing Nick nach Acht.[6]

In July 2014 it was announced Nickelodeon will become a 24-hour-channel once again. The overnight schedule would be branded as "Nicknight", a block which launched on October 1, 2014. In preparation for the move, Comedy Central moved to the channel space of VIVA in September 2014, where it initially broadcast from 5pm to 6am;[7] this has since changed as of October 2015 and Comedy Central now runs on VIVA's space from 2pm to 2am.


In the Netherlands, Nick@Nite aired on Nickelodeon Netherlands from mid 2004 to early 2005, as Nickelodeon got access to airing 24 hours a day. It mostly aired Nickelodeon shows with their original language (as they would be aired in Dutch during the day), but at midnight they would often show vintage children-programmes like Bassie en Adriaan, De Bereboot and Calimero. The animated series Argaï was only aired during these hours on the channel.

Nick@Nite ran for the lifespan of their 24/7 channel. Its run in the Netherlands ended in 2005, when Nickelodeon began having to share its channel space with Talpa. As a result, they decided to move to the channel occupied by The Box, first sharing with The Box and later sharing it with the Dutch version of Comedy Central. Nickelodeon became a 24-hour service again on February 14, 2011, and on that day, TeenNick debuted on the channel, which resembles the original Nick at Nite formula as used back in 2004 and 2005. TeenNick was replaced by a Dutch version of Spike on October 1, 2015.


Russia & the CIS Countries

In Russia & the CIS countries, Nick At Nite airs on Nickelodeon (CIS) everyday from 9:30pm until 11:30pm Moscow Time. Shows include Drake & Josh, iCarly, Unfabulous, The Elephant Princess, Doctor Who, Russian News with Leslie Bricusse, True Jackson, VP.


In Japan, Nick at Nite aired weeknights from 9:00pm until 6:00am. The block premiered on August 4, 2008 and ceased on September 30, 2009. Shows included The Addams Family, Charles In Charge, Gilligan's Island, Bewitched, The Lucy Show, The Brady Bunch, The Dick Van Dyke Show and Sanford and Son.


Currently, Nick at Nite is Sonic launched on December 20, 2011 in India.

Southeast Asia

In Southeast Asia, Nick at Nite airs Monday to Friday. It airs 8-9:30 p.m. (PHIL/SING time). Shows include My Family's Got Guts, Dance on Sunset, Dennis the Menace, and Heathcliff in 2009.


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