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Double Dare

This is a list of notable events, premieres, releases, series cancellations and endings, and other business ventures for Nickelodeon in the year 1986.

Programming blocks

  • June 30: Nickelodeon Summer Camp, a 90-minute programming block made for airing shows that aired on Nick at Nite, aired on weekdays between 1:00 and 2:30 PM. Three shows aired on the block: The Donna Reed Show, My Three Sons, and Mister Ed. The programming block ended on the last week of August as the kids were returning to school.

Television

Series premieres

Acquired shows
  • March 3: Mister Ed
  • May 4
    • I Spy
    • The Smothers Brothers
  • June 30
    • Curious George
    • The Mysterious Cities of Gold
  • September 1: The Monkees
  • October 4: Spartakus and the Sun Beneath the Sea
  • November 1: Zoo Family

Series endings

Specials

People

Business

  • Viacom, which also had owned CBS, buys MTV Networks.
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