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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.
- 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.
- 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
- September 11
- Looney Tunes
- Tiny Toon Adventures
- February 6 - The revival of Are You Afraid of the Dark? premieres.
- November 27 - Season 6, what originally was the final season for All That, begins its run.
- June 27 - Don't Just Sit There (last regular airing was on May 25, 1991)
- December 12 - Figure It Out, four seasons
- You're On!, one season
- 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
- February 28 - The Rugrats Movie (Game Boy Color)
- June 29 - Rugrats: Scavenger Hunt
- November 10 - Rugrats: Studio Tour
- Music from The Adventures of Pete & Pete
- November 15 - The Rugrats Movie Score
- 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
- 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
- CatDog: CatDog vs. the Greasers
- CatDog: Together Forever
- The Rugrats Movie
- 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
- March 30 - Nickelodeon enters the DVD market with Paramount Home Video's DVD release of The Rugrats Movie
- February 10 - Tiffany Espensen is born
- March 21 - Lexi DiBenedetto is born
- May 5 - Jonny Gray is born
- May 25 - Brec Bassinger is born
- May 30 - Sean Giambrone is born
- September 7 - Cameron Ocasio is born
- September 13 - Zoey Burger is born and resign
- October 15 - Bailee Madison is born
- November 1 - Buddy Handleson is born
- November 11 - Mary Kay Bergman (the original voice of Timmy Turner) dies
Nickelodeon character debuts
- Oh Yeah! Cartoons: Jenny Wakeman, Nora Wakeman, Brad Carbunkle, Tuck Carbunkle, Penny Sanchez, Tootie, Jorgen Von Strangle
- SpongeBob SquarePants: SpongeBob SquarePants, Patrick Star, Squidward Tentacles, Mr. Krabs, Sheldon J. Plankton, Karen Plankton, Sandy Cheeks, Mrs. Puff, Pearl Krabs, Gary the Snail, Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy, Bubble Bass, Margaret SquarePants, Harold SquarePants, Flying Dutchman
- Rocket Power: Otto Rocket, Sam Dullard, Twister Rodriguez, Reggie Rocket, Tito Makani, Raymundo Rocket
- The Amanda Show: Penelope Taynt, Crazy Courtney
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