In 1977, Nickelodeon used to be named Pinwheel. Most preschoolers programs were very limited, especially to preschoolers because they could only tune their favorite TV Shows on Saturday mornings. Two years later, Pinwheel was re-launched as Nickelodeon. They also made Nick JR, Nick@Nite,TeenNick,and NickToons. They also made lots of logos for Nickelodeon and made slime and ID Bumper commericals.
Launched: December 1, 1977(as Pinwheel)
April 1, 1979(as Nickelodeon)
Owned By: Warner-AMEX/Warner Cable(1977-1986)