Nickelodeon is notable for being the first cable network meant for children. But the network has also has its own significant achievements and firsts, as well as those for its motion picture label, listed below.

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Firsts and achievements


  • 1977 - The first cable network, aimed for children: Founded as Pinwheel, renamed Nickelodeon in 1979


  • 1986 - First Nickelodeon game show: Double Dare
  • 1988 - First video game based on a Nickelodeon show: Double Dare for the NES
  • 1989 - First Nickelodeon original sitcom: Hey Dude




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