|Headquarters||London: 17-29 Hawley Crescent|
|Owner||ViacomCBS Networks EMEAA|
|Sister channels||Nick Jr. Nicktoons|
|Launched||November 15, 1998|
Nickelodeon is a Russian & English language children's television channel launched on November 15, 1998, across Russia & the Post-Soviet States.
The high-definition simulcast started broadcasting on October 4, 2011, becoming the first kids channel throughout the CIS countries to broadcast in HD.
On September 1, 1993, Nickelodeon UK began broadcasting in Europe and the western part of Russia from the Astra 1C and Astra 1B satellites. Broadcasting was from 9:00 to 22:00 MSK. Since 1996, Nickelodeon UK has broadcast from the Sirius satellite for the western and north-western part of Russia.
The channel starts broadcasting in the round-the-clock mode since November 15, 1998, having two audio tracks: Russian and English. Dubbing is done in Moscow. Initially, cassettes with recordings were sent to Moscow, after that, the material was dubbed and the tapes were going back to London, where is the broadcast from to this day.
In 2003, the channel began broadcasting in Ukraine.
In 2004, the channel broadcasts for the whole of Eastern Europe, a Hungarian audio track was also added.
On September 17, 2011, Nickelodeon switched to widescreen broadcasting (16:9).
In 2011, a representative office of Viacom was opened in Russia and begins to deal with the distribution of the channel.
In 2012, the channel has removed all of the sound track, except for Russian and English, but for some time the broadcast continued to go from Prague, later moved to London.
Since January 1, 2015, the channel has been broadcasting without advertising. Moscow took over programming of the channel, however, the broadcast continues from London.
Since June 1, 2017, it has been abbreviated as "Nick".
From November 15, 1998, to March 1, 2010.
From March 1, 2010, to the present.