Nickelodeon is a cable television channel owned by Viacom. It was the first American television network aimed at children.

Nickelodeon was the main producer and broadcaster for The Backyardigans.


  • Nickelodeon - The network's main channel. The Backyardigans primarily aired on this channel from 2004 until 2013.
  • Nick Jr. - A channel aimed entirely at preschool-aged viewers. The Backyardigans reruns aired on this channel.
  • Nick HD - A high-definition simulcast feed of Nickelodeon.
  • Nick Jr. HD - A high-definition simulcast feed of Nick Jr.
  • Nick 2 - A repackaged version of Nickelodeon for alternate time zones.
  • Nick On Demand - The network's video-on-demand service.
  • TeenNick - A channel targeted at adolescents.
  • Nicktoons - A channel that prominently features animated television series.
  • TV Land - A channel targeted at adult audiences, based on Nickelodeon's Nick at Nite block.
  • Noggin - A defunct channel that began as a joint venture between Viacom and Sesame Workshop.
  • Nickelodeon Games and Sports for Kids - A defunct channel that aired game shows and competition programs.


  • - A website featuring videos, games, quizzes and more based on Nickelodeon shows.
  • - A website aimed at a younger audience that includes games and videos of Nick Jr. shows, such as The Backyardigans.
  • - A website for the Noggin brand that includes The Backyardigans among other programs.
  • - The network's TeenNick website.
  • - The network's Nicktoons website.
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