This is a list of notable events, premieres, releases, series cancellations and endings, and other business ventures for Nickelodeon in the year 1988.
- March 1 - The Big Ballot, renamed the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, is held for the first time under the new name.
Home video releases
- Double Dare: The Inside Scoop
- Double Dare: The Messiest Moments
- The Pinwheel Songbook