The Fairly OddParents

Invader Zim

Invader Zim

All Growed Up VHS

All Growed Up!

Jimmy Neutron Boy Genius film

Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius

This is a list of notable events, premieres, releases, series cancellations and endings, and other business ventures for Nickelodeon in the year 2001. To many, this is when Nickelodeon started to get better in terms of quality and programming. As well as find their own identity.


Series premieres

Season premieres

Series finales


  • April 21 - Leading up to both the 2001 Kids' Choice Awards and its tenth anniversary Nick airs Decade of Diapers, a marathon of the top 10 greatest Rugrats episodes as voted on
  • July 21 - Rugrats celebrates its 10th anniversary with the premiere of the hour-length special episode "All Growed Up". The special's premiere is followed up with the half-hour 10th anniversary retrospective documentary Still Babies After All These Years.


  • March 4 - TEENick premieres as a Sunday night counterpart to SNICK.


Video games

  • April 13 - Rugrats: Totally Angelica for PlayStation
  • September 24 - Rugrats: Castle Capers and SpongeBob SquarePants: Operation Krabby Patty
  • October 21 - Rugrats: All Growed-Up
  • November 5 - SpongeBob SquarePants: SuperSponge



Home video releases

  • Rocket Power: Maxing Out
  • March 27 - Rugrats in Paris: The Movie
  • June 5
    • Dora the Explorer: Swing Into Action
    • Dora the Explorer: Wish on a Star
  • August 7
    • Rugrats: Decade in Diapers - Volume 1
    • Rugrats: Decade in Diapers - Volume 2
    • Rugrats: All Growed Up
  • August 21 - Dora the Explorer: To the Rescue
  • November 2 - Rugrats Kwanzaa

Nickelodeon character debuts


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