This article is about the programming blocks aired on Nickelodeon.
Friday Night Nicktoons
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Friday Night Nicktoons was a programming block that aired from the summer of 2002 to late 2004; its original time slot was 8-10 p.m. Eastern time, expanded to start at 7 p.m. toward the end of its run. It generally aired only from July through May, but became Prime Time Nicktoons for the summer of 2004. The block was possibly made to compete with Cartoon Network's Cartoon Cartoon Fridays block.
When Friday Night Nicktoons (FNN, for short) first aired on July 12, 2002, it took place in a CGI-animated building loosely based on the Nicktoons Animation Studio in Hollywood. It was hosted by the block's logo, a shape-shifting Nick logo inside a blue ring with a green circle on it. The logo was assisted by mechanical arms that ended in Nick Jr.-glove-shaped hands, as well as a giant pair of binoculars in the bleachers.
Characters from all the Nicktoons created up to the block's creation could be spotted in the intro sequence, the "coming up" segments and the bumpers, but only the following shows were ever actually aired as part of the block:
- The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius
- All Grown Up!
- The Fairly OddParents
- My Life as a Teenage Robot
- SpongeBob SquarePants
- Oh Yeah! Cartoons (very rarely)
- Invader Zim (very rarely)
Friday Night Slimetime
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It debuted August 15, 1992 with the shows Clarissa Explains It All, Roundhouse, The Ren & Stimpy Show and Are You Afraid of the Dark? Ads and bumpers for SNICK featured the programming block's mascot, a big orange couch, in the middle of an empty nighttime street.
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TEENick was formerly on every night, but became the TEENick's Spin the Bottle programming block, in which each evening's celebrity was required to spin a bottle to choose a dare. The show eventually dropped "Spin the Bottle" from its name (but not the bottle itself). TEENick now airs both Sunday and Saturday nights, replacing SNICK.
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Nickelodeon Rewind was an hour long block on Nickelodeon that aired from 1:00 - 2:00 pm EDT every Sunday in the summer of 2006. It featured such shows as The Wild Thornberrys, The Angry Beavers, Rocko's Modern Life, Rocket Power, and The Ren & Stimpy Show. It also featured old Nickelodeon bumpers and station ads. Nickelodeon let viewers vote on their website for the shows they most wanted to see each Sunday. Some of these shows were also available on their online video service, TurboNick.
On March 18, 2019, the sister channel TeenNick's NickSplat rebranded to "NickRewind", indirectly reviving the brand. Also, it is targeting its focus on airing more Nickelodeon series outside the 90's, including more 80's and 00's programming.