Nick Jr. is a pay television network aimed primarily at children between 2 and 7 years of age, featuring a mix of current and some former preschool-oriented programs from Nickelodeon, and original series exclusive to the channel; it originally launched on February 2, 1999, as Noggin, a joint venture between MTV Networks and the Children's Television Workshop (now Sesame Workshop), the latter of which sold its stake to Viacom in 2002. On September 28, 2009, the network was relaunched as Nick Jr., named after the former preschool program block of the same name that aired on Nickelodeon from January 1988 to February 2009.
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A promo advertising the series' debut is the only known footage; all five episodes were believed to be lost until 2017, when snippets of episode 5 and all of episode 4 surfaced online, evidently coming from a homemade VHS tape of old Nickelodeon shows. As of 2019, the fourth episode can be seen on YouTube. Nickelodeon and Amazon.com teamed up to release Gullah Gullah Island and other Nick Jr. shows on manufacture on demand (MOD) on DVD-R discs available exclusively through Amazon.com's CreateSpace arm. * Vanessa Baden - Vanessa Alston. Hillary Hawkins (singing voice of Vanessa). James Edward Coleman II - James Alston. Ron Daise - Ron Alston. Corey Murphy - Rick.
Allegra's Window is an American children's television series that aired on Nickelodeon through its Nick Jr. block from October 24, 1994, to October 1, 1996, with reruns being shown until February 5, 1999; it was later shown on Noggin from February 2, 1999, to December 21, 2002. The series deals with the daily life of a precocious, imaginative puppet character named Allegra, and featured live actors, puppets and animation à la Sesame Street. The show was created by Jan Fleming, John Hoffman and Jim Jinkins, the latter of whom is also the creator of Doug.
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As more female Muppet performers like Camille Bonora, Fran Brill, Pam Arciero, Carmen Osbahr, Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Jennifer Barnhart, and Leslie Carrara-Rudolph were hired and trained, stronger female characters like Rosita and Abby Cadabby were created. In 2002, Sesame Street was ranked number 27 on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time. Sesame Workshop won a Peabody Award in 2009 for its website, sesamestreet.org, and the show was given Peabody's Institutional Award in 2019 for 50 years of educating and entertaining children globally. in 2013, TV Guide ranked the show number 30 on its list of the 60 best TV series.
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In Canada, Nick Jr. was launched as a programming block on the local version of Nickelodeon. Versions of Nick Jr. also exist in the United Kingdom and Ireland, Germany, The Netherlands & Flanders, India, France, Italy, Latin America, and Australia. On November 3, 2017, Nick Jr. launched in Portugal. * List of programs broadcast by Nick Jr. Nick Jr. (TV programming block). Nickelodeon. http://www.noggin.com.
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Towser. Toxic Crusaders. The Transformers. The Trap Door. The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat. Ulysses 31. Under the Mountain. Under the Umbrella Tree. Victor & Maria. Voltron: Defender of the Universe. What-a-Mess. Where's Wally?. Widget. Wil Cwac Cwac. The Winners. Wisdom of the Gnomes. The Witches and the Grinnygog. Worzel Gummidge. Worzel Gummidge Down Under. Wowser. Wuzzles. The Children's Channel at TV Ark. TCC.co.uk from Web Archive.
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And Broadcast a new strand called 3Kids Children's channels that exist in Australia are ABC Me, ABC Kids, KidsCo, Disney Channel and its spin-off Disney Junior, CBeebies, Nickelodeon and its spin-off Nick Jr., and Cartoon Network and its spin-off Boomerang. Children's channels that exist in Japan are NHK Educational TV, Kids Station, Disney XD, Nickelodeon (now under a block on Animax, known as "Nick Time") and Cartoon Network (Cartoon Network's age demographic is moving towards older viewers with shows such as Regular Show and Adventure Time).
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Series 20 was the last series of the show to air on PBS Kids; when Series 21 began airing in 2017, the American broadcast of the show was moved to Nick Jr., ending a period of almost 28 years of Thomas & Friends on American public television, 2017 also saw Journey Beyond Sodor.
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Pam Arciero - Grundgetta from Sesame Street (1984–present). Caroline Astell - Burt co-founder with Ronnie Le Drew began first professional training for puppeteers in the U.K. 1987. Audrey Atterbury - Puppeteer on Andy Pandy, the Flower Pot Men and The Woodentops, among others. Don Austen - English puppeteer who worked on Labyrinth and Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace. Bil Baird - American puppeteer of the mid- and late 20th century. Bob Baker - 400 movies, first puppeteer on TV – Los Angeles KHJ in 1939. Greg Ballora - Emmett from The Adventures of Timmy the Tooth, Baloney from The Mr. Potato Head Show.
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(2006-2008, Also Shown On Nick Jr.). The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss (1997–1999). The X's. Yakkity Yak (2004–2005). You Do Too. You Gotta See This (2012–2014). Yu-Gi-Oh! (2002–2005). Zoey 101 (2005–2012). Nick Jr. Nicktoons TV. TeenNick.
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Roobarb. Roswell Conspiracies. Rotten Ralph. Round the Twist. Roy. The Roy Files. Rubbadubbers. A Rubovian Legend. Rude Dog and the Dweebs. Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave. Rugrats. Rule The School. Run the Risk. Running Scared. Rupert Bear. S Club 7 Go Wild!. S Club Juniors Summer Party. S Club Search. Saban's Adventures of Pinocchio. Sadie J. Salty. Sam & Mark's Big Friday Wind-Up. Sam and Mark's Guide to Dodging Disaster. Sam and Mark's Sports Showdown. Sam and the River. Sam on Boffs' Island. Sarah & Duck. The Sarah Jane Adventures. Sarah Jane's Alien Files. The Satellite Show. Saturday Aardvark. Saturday Superstore. School For Stars. School of Roars. School of Silence.
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Roobarb. Roobarb and Custard Too. Rooftop Rendezvous. Root Into Europe. Rose and Maloney. Rosemary Conley. Rosie and Jim. Rosie's Walk. Rotten Ralph. Round the Bend. Royal Heritage. The Royle Family. Rubbadubbers. Rubbery Figures. A Rubovian Legend. Rubbish, King of the Jumble. Ruby Gloom. Rugrats (temporarily on Network Ten and Eleven). Rumpole of the Bailey. Running Scared. Rupert. S.W.A.L.K. St. Bear's Dolls Hospital (aired only on ABC Kids). Sailor. Sali Mali. Sam and the River. Sam's Luck. SamSam. Sammy J & Randy in Ricketts Lane (2015). The Santa Claus Brothers. Santa's First Christmas. Santo Bugito. Saturday Night Clive. Saturday Party. Scarf Jack. Scene. School's Out.
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The theme song, called "Ride on the Magic School Bus", was written by Peter Lurye and performed by rock 'n' roll musician Little Richard. The voice director was Susan Blu, two of the writers for the series were Brian Meehl and Jocelyn Stevenson. On the PBS version, the series was funded by the National Science Foundation, Microsoft Home, the United States Department of Energy, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and the annual financial support from the viewers/stations of PBS. The series was closed captioned by the National Captioning Institute when it aired on PBS.
Grundgetta is a Grouch character from Sesame Street and the girlfriend of Oscar the Grouch. Oscar occasionally calls her Grungie, while she generally calls him Oskie. In addition to being a "couple", they're best friends too. Oscar and Grundgetta, as stated by Oscar and Gordon's sister Olivia, have been friends for "a very long time". Grundgetta first appeared on Sesame Street in 1980.
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Pam Arciero – Leona Lion (2002–2010), Dixie Chimps. Anthony Asbury – Lionel Lion (2000–2008). Heather Asch – Clay Pigeon, Click the Mouse, Marmy Smartypants. Jennifer Barnhart – Cleo Lion, Dixie Chimps, Monkey Singer. Lisa Buckley – Chelsea, Dixie Chimps. Tyler Bunch – Walter Pigeon (2000), Heath the Thesaurus (2000), Dr. Nitwhite, Johnny, Vowell Boot Camp Letters. Cheryl Blaylock – Martha Reader, Girl Monkey, Click the Mouse. David Matthew Feldman – Monkeys, Ducks. Ed Gale - Orlando. Keri Horn - Kayree, The Cajun Hound Dog. James Kroupa – Walter Pigeon (2001–2003).
Pam Arciero - Little Cat F, Little Cat N, Lulu's Dog. Bill Barretta - Uncle Berklummer. Camille Bonora - Sally Spingel-Spungel-Sporn (in "The Muckster"). Kevin Clash - Little Cat Fleep. Jim Kroupa - Annoying Greebles, Dad Jalloo, Doily-Cart, Mr. Wimpletwerp, Space Creature, Zippedy Quick. Joey Mazzarino - Elwood the Jester, Lester McBird. Brian Muehl - Binkham Tamino McDoyal the Third. Jerry Nelson - Snoozer. John Tartaglia - Bird, Delivery Man. The puppet used for Annie DeLoo was later used for Billy in episode 17 of Statler and Waldorf: From the Balcony and later used in Puppet Up! alongside the Flitzpizzle and another Whatnot from this show.
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The cast of performers over the course of the series consisted of Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Fran Brill, Eren Ozker, Louise Gold, Kathryn Mullen, Karen Prell, Brian Muehl, Bob Payne, and John Lovelady. Many of the performers also worked on Sesame Street, whose characters made sporadic appearances on The Muppet Show. Jerry Juhl and Jack Burns were two of the head writers. The music was performed by Jack Parnell and his orchestra. Since its debut in 1969, Sesame Street had given Jim Henson's Muppet characters exposure; however, Henson began to perceive that he was becoming typecast as a children's entertainer.
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Brian Muehl as Tattooey the Rat. Frances Bergen as Mr. Winesop's receptionist. Art Carney as Bernard Crawford, a known theatrical producer and Ronnie's father. James Coco as Mr. Skeffington. Dabney Coleman as Murray Plotsky/Martin Price, a con artist posing as a theatrical producer. Elliott Gould as a police officer who enters Pete's Diner after Kermit leaves to meet Bernard Crawford. Gould also appeared as a cameo in The Muppet Movie. Gregory Hines as a roller skater. Mayor Edward I. Koch as himself. John Landis as Leonard Winesop, a known theatrical producer. Linda Lavin as Kermit's doctor. David Lazer as Sardi's customer. Liza Minnelli as herself. Joan Rivers as Eileen.
Telly Monster, known usually as just Telly, is an eternally worrying, fuchsia monster Muppet on Sesame Street. He is currently puppeteered by Martin P. Robinson.
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He was also the co-creator and head writer for the Nickelodeon children's television series Eureeka's Castle, original episodes of which aired as part of the Nick Jr. programming block during the 1989–1995 seasons. In 1989, Stine started writing Fear Street books. Before launching the Goosebumps series, Stine authored three humorous science fiction books in the Space Cadets series titled Jerks in Training, Bozos on Patrol, and Losers in Space. In 1992, Stine and Parachute Press went on to launch Goosebumps. Also produced was a Goosebumps TV series that ran for four seasons from 1995–1998 and three video games; Escape from HorrorLand, Attack of the Mutant and Goosebumps HorrorLand.
His major production credits include Eureeka's Castle and Gullah Gullah Island for Nickelodeon, Liquid Television for MTV, Braingames for HBO, and Media Probes for PBS. Most recently, he became Chief Creative Officer for The Whistle, a media company focusing on sports for kids. For a dozen years, Kit and partner Eli Noyes ran an independent animation & branding studio in TriBeCa, Noyes & Laybourne. Most of its major works included ID's for MTV and Nickelodeon, shorts for the Children's Television Workshop, and shows for Scholastic and Nick Junior. Kit was a Core Faculty Member in the MA program in Media Studies at the New School, where he taught both early and late in his career.
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He has also been Magellan, a baby dragon, on the ACE Award-winning series Eureeka's Castle on Nick Jr, Leon MacNeal in The Puzzle Place, Raphael in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III and Madame Chairbird in the Sesame Street film Follow That Bird. His repertoire of characters also includes Kako on the Nick Jr. series Oobi and Blue on Nick Jr.'s Blue's Room, Rabbit for The Disney Channel's Emmy Award-winning series The Book of Pooh, Leon on PBS's The Puzzle Place, and Knock-Knock on The Great Space Coaster.
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In 2001, Nickelodeon's studio in New York retooled the concept into an animated pilot, using motion capture techniques to animate the dances. The newer pilot was greenlit, and the series entered production as a co-production between Nickelodeon and Nelvana. Nickelodeon called the show "a home-grown Nick Jr. property," as "the whole creative team... [had] been part of the Nick Jr. family for years." A total of 80 episodes were produced across four seasons, each containing 20 episodes. The series first previewed on Treehouse TV in Canada on September 11, 2004, followed by its official debut on Nickelodeon's Nick Jr. block on October 11, 2004.