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Nickelodeon 20th Anniversary 1

Nickelodeon celebrates its 20th anniversary.

Spong

SpongeBob SquarePants

Rocket Power Wallpaper

Rocket Power

Nick GaS Logo
The Amanda Show - Amanda Bynes

The Amanda Show

100 deeds for eddie

100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd

Runaway Reptar

"Runaway Reptar", the first hour-length Nicktoon special, premieres.

The Henry & June Show title

The Henry & June Show

This is a list of notable events, premieres, releases, series cancellations and endings, and other business ventures for Nickelodeon in the year 1999.

An asterisk (*) indicates that the program is a Noggin/Nick Jr. original series.

Events

  • February 2 - Noggin, a channel that's jointly owned by Nickelodeon and Sesame Workshop, debuts.
  • March 1 - Nick GaS debuts as its own channel.
  • Summer 1999 - Henry & June's Nicktoons Summer Jam replaces Nick in the Afternoon as the annual summer weekday afternoon block.

Shows

Series premieres

  • February 11 - Maisy premieres on Nick Jr., before it was moved to Noggin in 2001.
  • May 1 - SpongeBob SquarePants premieres after the Kids' Choice Awards; it would begin regularly airing on July 17th.
  • August 16 - Rocket Power premieres in prime-time.
  • October 16 - 100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd and The Amanda Show debut on an revamped SNICK, entitled SNICK House.
  • November 28 - Little Bill* premieres in prime-time.
  • December 31 - ChalkZone premieres its first episode as part of the Nick New Year's block, but the rest of the first season would be delayed to 2002.
Acquired shows (premieres)
  • January 11 - Franklin*
  • January 16 - The Brothers Flub, an animated series by SunBrow Animation, starts its run on Sunday mornings.
  • February 8 - Kipper* premieres on Nick Jr., before it was moved to Noggin in 2001.
Acquired shows (reruns)
  • January 25 - The Jeffersons
  • January 30 - The Sports Illustrated for Kids Show
  • June 6 - The Phred On Your Head Show* (starts airing regularly on March 27, 2000)
  • June 7 - Leave It to Beaver
  • July 5 - WKRP in Cincinnati
  • September 6 - Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
  • October 18 - Maude

Network departures

  • September 11
    • Looney Tunes
    • Tiny Toon Adventures

Season premieres

Series finales

Specials

Programming blocks

  • February 20 - Nick GaS ends its run, in preparation for its channel's launch.
  • March 27 - Nicktoons TV airs its final broadcast; it would become its own channel in 2002.
  • June - Henry & June's Nicktoons Summer Jam debuts, and would continue for the rest of the summer.
  • July 7 - Nick Flicks movie block begins.
  • September - 101% Whizbang! With Henry and June debuts on weekday afternoons.
  • November - U-Pick Fridays

Video games

Albums

Books

  • March 1 - Aliens
  • May 1 - Summer Vacation
  • June 1
    • Oh, Brother!
    • The Perfect Formula
  • Tommy's Last Stand
  • July 1 - Cat's Big Night / Dog Behind Bars
  • August - CatDog's Big Idea
  • September 1
    • FranKELstein
    • Star-Spangled Babies
    • Tricked For Treats!: A Rugrats Halloween
  • October 1
    • Bonjour, Babies
  • November 1
    • Chuckie's Big Wish
    • Way Off Broadway
    • Westward, Whoa!

Home video releases

  • January 12
    • Blue's Clues: Rhythm and Blue
    • Blue's Clues: ABC's and 123's
    • Blue's Clues: Back to Basics
    • Little Bear: Friends
  • March 30
  • June 8
    • Little Bear: Summertime Tales
    • Little Bear: Favorite Tales, Volume 2
  • June 22
    • Blue's Clues: Blue's Big Treasure Hunt
    • Blue's Clues: Big, Blue and Just for You!, Volume 2
  • August 3 - Rugrats: Runaway Reptar
  • August 24 - Little Bear: Little Goblin Bear
  • September 21 - Blue's Clues: Blue's Discoveries
  • October 5
    • Rugrats: Make Room for Dil
    • Rugrats: Volume 5 (Blockbuster exclusive)
  • October 12
    • Blue's Clues: Blue's Blue's Big Pajama Party
    • Blue's Clues: Big, Blue and Just for You! Volume 3

Business

People

Nickelodeon character debuts

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