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[[Category:Wallonia language TV channels]] Nickelodeon Commercial Light is a satellite and cable television channel available in Spain, Portugal, Denmark, Norway and Sweden and operated by MTV Networks Europe. The channel is aimed at children and teenagers.

History

Iberia

Scandinavia

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.[1] The official launch was 1997-02-01.[2] 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. During this time, Nickelodeon was only available in Swedish as well as in English until a few years later.

Nickelodeon joined the Swedish terrestrial network in 2001 and the Finnish terrestrial network on 2007-09-01.

On 2008-06-18, a separate channel for Sweden was launched. Nickelodeon Sweden replaced the pan-Nordic channel in all of Sweden. The pan-Nordic does however continue to be available in Denmark, Finland and Norway.

A Danish version, Nickelodeon Denmark, was launched in 2008-03.[3][4] It was launched with VH1 Denmark, which aired Nickelodeon for six hours in the morning. The Pan-Nordic version is still available to Danish satellite viewers.

In 2011, the channel started broadcasting commercials in Norwegian, despite also being available in Denmark and Finland at the time.[5]

On 2013-01-07, Viacom launched a Finnish version of Nick Jr. which replaced Nickelodeon Scandinavia on cable and in the terrestrial network.[6][7] Nickelodeon Scandinavia continues to be available on satellite in Finland.

On 2021-02-01, Nickelodeon Scandinavia merged with this feed.[8]

On 2021-12-25, Scandinavia split from this feed, moving to the Central and Eastern Europe feed along with Poland.

In 2022, the Netherlands and Belgium will merge with this feed.

See also

  • Gallery
  • List of programs broadcast

References

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