Nickelodeon Animation Studios
Background information
Launched February 26, 1990
(as Games Animation)
March 4, 1998
(as Nickelodeon Animation Studio)
Owned by Viacom

Nickelodeon Animation Studio (also known in Burbank as Nickelodeon Studios Burbank) is an animation studio. It was originally founded in 1991 as Games Animation,[1] and is best known for producing several animated television series for Nickelodeon and Nicktoons Network such as SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The studio complex is located in Burbank, California, with an additional facility located in New York City.[2]

Shows produced

Show Co-production with Years
Doug Jumbo Pictures, Ellipse Programmé, Canal+, and France 3 1991-1994
Rugrats Klasky Csupo 1991-2004
The Ren & Stimpy Show Spumco International 1991-1996
Rocko's Modern Life Joe Murray Productions 1993-1996
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters Klasky Csupo 1994-1997
Blue's Clues[3] Nick Jr. Productions 1996-2006
KaBlam! Flying Mallet Inc. 1996-2000
Hey Arnold! Games Animation Inc. and Snee-Oosh Inc. 1996-2004
The Angry Beavers Gunther-Wahl Productions Inc. 1997-2001
Oh Yeah! Cartoons Frederator Studios 1998-2001
The Wild Thornberrys Klasky Csupo 1998-2004
CatDog Peter Hannan Productions 1998-2005
The Wild Thornberrys Klasky Csupo 1999-2004
SpongeBob SquarePants United Plankton Pictures Inc. 1999-present
Little Bill[4] 1999-2004
Dora the Explorer Nick Jr. Productions 2000-2015
As Told By Ginger Klasky Csupo 2000-2006
The Fairly OddParents Frederator Studios 2001-2017
Invader Zim 2001-2006
The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius O Entertainment and DNA Productions 2002-2006
ChalkZone Frederator Studios 2002-2008
All Grown Up! Klasky Csupo 2003-2008
My Life as a Teenage Robot Frederator Studios 2003-2009
Danny Phantom Billionfold Studios 2004-2007
The Backyardigans Nick Jr. Productions and Nelvana 2004-2010
Avatar: The Last Airbender DR Movie, JM Animation and MOI Animation 2005-2008
Catscratch 2005-2007
Go, Diego, Go! Nick Jr. Productions 2005-2011
The X's 2005-2006
Mr. Meaty 3Js Productions and CBC Television 2005-2009
Wonder Pets! Nick Jr. Productions and Little Airplane Productions 2006-2013
El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera Mexopolis 2007-2008
Tak and the Power of Juju THQ 2007-2009
Back at the Barnyard Omation 2007-2011
Ni Hao, Kai-Lan Nick Jr. Productions and Hangingtoons Productions 2007-2011
The Mighty B! Paper Kite Productions and Polka Dot Pictures 2008-2013
Making Fiends 2008
The Penguins of Madagascar DreamWorks Animation SKG 2008-2015
Fanboy & Chum Chum Frederator Studios 2009-2014
Team Umizoomi Curious Pictures 2010-2015
Planet Sheen Omation 2010-2013
T.U.F.F. Puppy Billionfold Studios 2010-2015
Bubble Guppies Wild Brain Productions, Nelvana and Jam Filled Toronto 2011-2016, 2019-present
Winx Club[5] Rainbow S.r.l. 2011-2016
Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness DreamWorks Animation SKG 2011-2016
The Legend of Korra Ginormous Madman Productions and Studio Mir 2012-2014
Robot and Monster Smasho! Productions and Lowbar Productions 2012-2015
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Mirage Studios and Lowbar Productions 2012-2017
Sanjay and Craig Forest City Rockers 2013-2016
Breadwinners Titmouse, Inc. 2014-2016
Dora and Friends: Into the City! 2014-2017
Blaze and the Monster Machines Nerd Corps Entertainment and DHX Media 2014-present
Harvey Beaks 2015-2017
Pig Goat Banana Cricket 2015-2018
Shimmer and Shine Guru Studio and Xentrix Studio 2015-present
The Loud House Jam Filled Entertainment 2016-present
Bunsen Is a Beast Billionfold, Inc. 2017-2018
Welcome to the Wayne Yowza! Animation 2017-2019
The Adventures of Kid Danger Powerhouse Animation and Schneider's Bakery 2018
Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Mirage Studios 2018-present
Middle School Moguls Gengirl Media, Inc. 2019
Blue's Clues & You 9 Story Media Group and Brown Bag Films 2019-present
The Casagrandes Jam Filled Entertainment 2019-present
It's Pony Blue-Zoo Productions 2020
Kamp Koral United Plankton Pictures 2020
Adventures in Wonder Park Paramount Animation and Ilion Studios 2020
Glitch Techs Maven Animation Studio 2020
Rugrats Klasky Csupo 2020
Man of the House Act III Productions TBA
Meet the Voxels Nickelodeon Entertainment Lab TBA
Untitled Star Trek animated series CBS Television Studios, Secret Hideout and Roddenberry Entertainment TBA

See also

References and notes

  1. Andy Meisler (October 17, 1993). New Kings of TV's Toon Town. Los Angeles Times.
  2. David Kilmer (September 22, 1999). Nickelodeon opens animation studio in New York. Animation World Network.
  3. Animated at Nickelodeon Animation's New York branch. Source: Animation World Network
  4. Animated at Nickelodeon Animation's New York branch. Source: Animation World Network
  5. Writing, animation approval, and voice recording done at Nick Animation in co-production with sister company (through Viacom) Rainbow SpA. Sources: Jonathan Foss, Morgan Decker,


Note: This gallery only includes images from either Nickelodeon Animation's website or social media posts

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