Nickelodeon (often by its shorter name Nick a practice that dates back to the top of the channel and the previously named Pinwheel 1977-1979) is an American channel cable TV owned by MTV Networks Since the early 1990's and early 2000, Nickelodeon as a brand has been extended to other areas, including Europe, Middle East Russia and Asia

Nickelodeon broadcast runs on Sunday to Thursday 7:00 to 8:00 Fridays 19:00 to 21:00 and Saturdays 7:00 to 10:00 (Eastern and Pacific Time) The Nick at Nite programming block created in 1985 to take over the canal space during the interim hours

Since 2006, Nickelodeon has been driven by MTVN Kids & Family CEO CYMA Zarghami channel is mainly aimed childrsv 6-12 years with the exception of their bext transmission blocks aimed at teens ages 13-17