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Finders Keepers

This is a list of notable events, premieres, releases, series cancellations and endings, and other business ventures for Nickelodeon in the year 1987.

Television

Series premieres

Acquired shows
  • January 5 - The Ann Sothern Show/Private Secretary (aka Susie) (Both series aired in rotated runs) (last regular airing of the shows was on March 31, 1990)
  • March 7
    • The Bad News Bears
    • Mad Movies with the L.A. Connection
  • March 16 - The Shari Show
  • May 18 - Maple Town
  • June 1 - Adventures of the Little Koala
  • July 1 - Car 54, Where Are You? (last regular airing was on March 31, 1990)
  • October 1 - Inspector Gadget (the first run of the show ended on August 31, 1992, with a second run starting on November 4, 1996)
  • October 4 - 16 Cinema
  • October 5
    • Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In (last regular airing was on July 29, 1990)
    • Sharon, Lois, and Bram's Elephant Show

Series endings

  • May 31 - Standby...Lights! Camera! Action!
  • Bananaman
  • December - Danger Mouse (would air on Nickelodeon again for a second run between September 30, 1991 and October 2, 1994)
  • December 20 - Kids' Writes ends its six year run (though it only aired for a single seventeen episode season)

Specials

People

Business

Behind the scenes

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