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NickRewind[1] (formerly The '90s Are All That, The Splat, and NickSplat) is a programming block that broadcasts nightly over TeenNick. The block shows reruns of classic mid-late 1980s, 1990s, and early-mid 2000s children's programming, mostly shows that aired on Nickelodeon during their original runs. The block airs nightly from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.[2]

Nick Rewind logo.svg
LaunchedJuly 25, 2011; 8 years ago (2011-07-25)
Owned byViacom Media Networks
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 480i letterbox for SDTVs)
CountryUnited States
Broadcast areaNationwide
Formerly calledThe '90s Are All That (2011–15)
The Splat (2015–17)
NickSplat (2017–19)
Sister channel(s)Nickelodeon
Nick at Nite
WebsiteNickRewind’s Facebook page
NickRewind’s Twitter page

The block was preceded in the format by The '90s Are All That, which debuted the night of July 25, 2011 (early July 26) and was inspired by a large amount of interest in classic Nickelodeon series from the 1990s by users of social media outlets such as Facebook.[3] From October 7, 2011 through October 23, 2011, the block aired in an earlier time slot, from 10 p.m. to midnight.[4] Response to the debut was very positive; hashtags pertaining to the block became trending topics on Twitter[5] and the Nielsen Ratings for TeenNick on the debut night increased to between eight and 60 times the ratings TeenNick received in previous weeks, beating numerous higher-profile basic cable programs in the same time slot.[6] The '90s Are All That was originally two hours in length, with most of that time airing from midnight to 2 a.m. Eastern Time.

Beginning October 5, 2015, the block expanded to eight hours encompassing the full overnight block (10 p.m. to 6 a.m.), and began airing a broader variety of series as it rebranded as The Splat.[7] Its name and logo came from Nickelodeon's historic logo, a white brush-printed wordmark on an amorphous orange background (often manifested as a "splat" shape, but which was frequently rendered in many others), which the network used from 1984 to 2009. To align itself with Nickelodeon's cross-platform branding, The Splat was renamed NickSplat on May 1, 2017.[8]

The block underwent yet another name change when it was renamed NickRewind on March 18, 2019, targeting its focus on airing more Nickelodeon series outside the 90s.


Current programming

Show title First run
Doug 1991-94
Rocko's Modern Life 1993–96
Hey Arnold! 1996–2004

Former programming

Before July 2019, NickRewind occasionally rotated most of the shows on the block, with the amount of variety in the block varying widely. Other shows from the Nickelodeon library are being shown on streaming services such as Pluto TV and VRV.

The following programs include:

Show title Original/Nickelodeon run First day on NickRewind
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters 1994–97 October 10, 2015 (2015-10-10)*
Action League Now! 2001–02 November 19, 2016 (2016-11-19)
The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius 2002–06 January 9, 2019 (2019-01-09)
The Adventures of Pete & Pete 1991–96 June 17, 2017 (2017-06-17)*
All Grown Up! 2003–08 October 11, 2015 (2015-10-11)
All That 1994–2000[9] October 7, 2015 (2015-10-07)*
The Amanda Show 1999–2002 June 10, 2016 (2016-06-10)*
The Angry Beavers 1997–2001 October 7, 2015 (2015-10-07)*
Are You Afraid of the Dark? 1992–2000 October 6, 2015 (2015-10-06)*
As Told by Ginger 2000–04[10] October 9, 2015 (2015-10-09)
Back at the Barnyard 2007–10[11] January 23, 2019 (2019-01-23)
CatDog 1998–2005 October 6, 2015 (2015-10-06)*
ChalkZone 2002–08 November 12, 2016 (2016-11-12)
Clarissa Explains It All 1991–94 October 6, 2015 (2015-10-06)*
Danny Phantom 2004–07 January 16, 2019 (2019-01-16)
Doug 1991–94[12] October 5, 2015 (2015-10-05)*
Double Dare 1986–92[13][14] October 9, 2015 (2015-10-09)*
Double Dare 2000 2000 June 23, 2018 (2018-06-23)
The Fairly OddParents 2001–16[15] May 1, 2019 (2019-05-01) (Pluto TV only)
Figure It Out 1997–99[16] October 11, 2015 (2015-10-11)*
GUTS 1992–96 October 11, 2015 (2015-10-11)*
Hey Arnold! 1996–2004 October 7, 2015 (2015-10-07)*
Hey Dude 1989–91 October 28, 2015 (2015-10-28)*
Invader Zim 2001–02[17] January 2, 2019 (2019-01-02)
The Journey of Allen Strange 1997–2000 October 26, 2015 (2015-10-26)*
KaBlam! 1996–2000 October 8, 2016 (2016-10-08)
Kenan & Kel 1996–2000 October 5, 2015 (2015-10-05)*
Legends of the Hidden Temple 1993–95 October 9, 2015 (2015-10-09)*
My Brother and Me 1994–95 December 31, 2015 (2015-12-31)*
The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo 1996–98 October 28, 2015 (2015-10-28)*
Nickelodeon Arcade 1992 August 28, 2018 (2018-08-28) (VRV only)
Nick News with Linda Ellerbee 1992–2015 November 5, 2016 (2016-11-05)
Oh Yeah! Cartoons 1998–2001 December 3, 2016 (2016-12-03)
The Ren & Stimpy Show 1991–95 October 5, 2015 (2015-10-05)*
Rocket Power 1999–2004 October 8, 2015 (2015-10-08)*
Rocko's Modern Life 1993–96 October 6, 2015 (2015-10-06)*
Roundhouse 1992–96 October 10, 2015 (2015-10-10)
Rugrats 1991–2004 October 8, 2015 (2015-10-08)*
Salute Your Shorts 1991–92 October 9, 2015 (2015-10-09)*
Space Cases 1996–97 January 1, 2016 (2016-01-01)*
SpongeBob SquarePants 1999–present[18] May 1, 2019 (2019-05-01) (Pluto TV only)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (4Kids version) 2003–09[19] May 1, 2019 (2019-05-01) (Pluto TV only)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012) 2012–17 May 1, 2019 (2019-05-01) (Pluto TV only)
True Jackson, VP 2008–11 May 1, 2019 (2019-05-01) (Pluto TV only)
Unfabulous 2004–07 March 25, 2019 (2019-03-25) (VRV only)
Victorious 2010–13 May 1, 2019 (2019-05-01) (Pluto TV only)
Weinerville 1993–94 October 10, 2015 (2015-10-10)
Welcome Freshmen 1991–93 October 6, 2015 (2015-10-06)
The Wild Thornberrys 1998–2004 October 10, 2015 (2015-10-10)*
You Can't Do That on Television 1981–90[20] October 5, 2015 (2015-10-05)
Zoey 101 2005-08 January 1, 2019 (2019-01-01) (VRV only)

Programs with an asterisk (*) previously had aired on The '90s Are All That before the rebrand. Only two shows aired on The '90s Are All That that have yet to air on NickRewind or its Splat-branded predecessors: The Secret World of Alex Mack and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (the latter of which, a show that originally aired on Fox Kids, only aired on The '90s Are All That as part of a one-time special presentation).

Note: These are broadcasting dates, which begin at 6 am and end 24 hours later.[21]


Occasionally, NickRewind broadcasts movies based on classic Nickelodeon shows.

The following movies that have aired on the block include:

Movie title Release date First day on NickRewind
Cry Baby Lane October 28, 2000 October 31, 2011
Good Burger July 25, 1997 September 16, 2019
Hey Arnold: The Jungle Movie November 24, 2017 November 24, 2017
Hey Arnold: The Movie June 28, 2002 N/A
Legends of the Hidden Temple November 26, 2016 November 27, 2016
Rugrats Go Wild June 13, 2003
Rugrats in Paris: The Movie November 17, 2000 N/A
The Rugrats Movie November 20, 1998 November 22, 2018
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie November 19, 2004 November 25, 2017
The Wild Thornberrys Movie December 20, 2002 N/A

Programming blocks

U-Pick with Stick

On October 7, 2011, Stick Stickly, who hosted the Nick in the Afternoon block during the mid-1990s, returned to host the block on Friday nights. The Friday night block revived the "U-Pick" segment from Nick in the Afternoon, allowing viewers to vote online to decide which shows they want to see.

Citing Stick's New Year's hangover, U-Pick went on hiatus for January 2012. The first U-Pick post-hiatus was a showdown between Rocko's Modern Life and The Angry Beavers on February 3. The winning show was Rocko's Modern Life and it aired on the block for the entire weekend. U-Pick returned in early March for a showdown between Salute Your Shorts and CatDog with a marathon over the weekend of March 23 at stake. Salute Your Shorts prevailed.

Following the departure of Paul Christie, the voice of Stick Stickly, in March 2012, U-Pick was moved exclusively to an online content, in which the winning show would have a number of full episodes released for streaming on the block's official website; the first online U-Pick featured CatDog against Rocket Power with the latter as the victor. Later matchups included Double Dare vs. Are You Afraid of the Dark? and Clarissa Explains It All vs. The Secret World of Alex Mack (the last of which was abandoned before voting was closed).

Stick Stickly did return on August 5, 2013, to host '90s Game Show week, then on a more permanent basis in a Wednesday night time slot beginning in June 2015. Votes for the 2015 incarnation are cast via Facebook comments.


In 2013 and 2017, the block revived the SNICK branding. The block returned for one night on August 17, 2013, with The original lineup was aired (Clarissa Explains It All, The Ren & Stimpy Show and Are You Afraid of the Dark?) with the exception of Roundhouse being replaced by All That.

The block returned in 2017, airing every Saturday night in August, with a special night on August 15, 2017.

25 Year Animation Celebration

From August to December 2016, on every weekend the block aired a different Nicktoon to celebrate twenty-five years of Nickelodeon's animated programming.

Special programming

The '90s Are All That occasionally broke from the standard program format to air episodes of series that, because of either problems with securing the broadcast rights or not enough episodes to rerun the series in a regular time slot, did not get a regular spot on the block's lineup. The occurrence of these special program appearances varied widely; they were common in the first few months of the block but would not appear for several months at a time (thus ensuring the airing of the same reruns over and over again after a few months). NickSplat abandoned the set program schedule block and these types of shows now air in more frequent rotation.


2011–15: Launch as "The '90s Are All That"

Original logo as "The '90s Are All That", used from July 25, 2011 until February 2013.

Labor Day 2011 featured double episodes of Hey Arnold! and Rocko's Modern Life to mark their debut on the lineup.

The weekend of Halloween 2011, dubbed "Stick or Treat", featured a special edition of U-Pick that accompanied episodes of Are You Afraid of the Dark?, in which viewers chose horror-themed shows and specials. The previously lost film Cry Baby Lane, which was aired once on Nickelodeon in 2000, aired on The '90s Are All That on October 31. The network stated it was a "write-in candidate".

In addition to the U-Pick lineups, The '90s Are All That also scheduled marathons for Thanksgiving week. Salute Your Shorts, Rugrats, Hey Arnold!, All That, and Kenan & Kel all had at least one marathon night. For the first time in the block's history, all eight slots were filled by different episodes, whereas on the regular schedule, the second two hours repeat the first.

Early Christmas Eve 2011 was marked with "Merry Stickmas", featuring several Nick Christmas specials chosen by viewers via a special U-Pick ballot and original Nickelodeon IDs from the era.

The final week of 2011, dubbed "Party Like It's the '90s", featured shows originally featured in the 1995 through 1999 incarnation of SNICK. KaBlam! and Animorphs were excluded and replaced with other SNICK programs of the era. This also included '90s Nick IDs. The December 31 edition, called "Stick Clark's New Year's Sticking Eve", featured the revival of "U-Dip," another Nick in the Afternoon feature, as an homage of the large list of objects dropped on New Year's Eve across the United States. Nickelodeon's trademark slime won the vote. The block started at 10 pm and ended at 2 am, with a re-air from 2 am–6 am, to accommodate the occasion.[22] To symbolize the end of 2011, the regular-length series finales of The Secret World of Alex Mack, Kenan & Kel, Clarissa Explains It All, and Doug aired from 10 pm to midnight.

To symbolize the beginning of 2012, the above-mentioned series premieres aired from 12 to 2 am. The night also featured Stickly's brother Woodknot and Face, who was the host of Nick Jr. for several years. It was, to date, the only appearance of any Nick Jr. property on the block until Face appeared again on March 27, 2016.[23]

To celebrate Super Bowl XLVI, a special U-Pick won by Rocko's Modern Life aired the weekend of on February 3, 2012, also chronicling Stick and Woodknot's trip to the Super Bowl in a new Stick special, "Stick Goes to the Big Game".

Salute Your Shorts won the U-Pick showdown against CatDog and aired the weekend of March 23 as a Stick Stickly special called "Stick's ShamROCKing Weekend", celebrating St. Patrick's Day at the parade in New York City.

On the week of March 26, 2012, to celebrate the 2012 Kids' Choice Awards, the block launched KCA Back in the Day, in which during commercial breaks, they aired archived clips of past Kids' Choice Awards shows from the 1990s.

Coinciding with the 2012 Summer Olympics, the game shows Figure It Out, Family Double Dare, and Legends of the Hidden Temple occupied the entire block on the weekend of August 3. This was the first schedule change of any length in over 4 months.

For Halloween 2012, on October 30 and 31, the block aired episodes of Are You Afraid of the Dark?, as well as Halloween episodes of All That, Doug, Rugrats, and Kenan & Kel.

Thanksgiving 2012 was celebrated from November 22–25 by airing two nights of marathons for Hey Arnold!, followed by Rugrats marathons for the last two nights. On both's first nights, their respective Thanksgiving episodes aired.

Beginning Christmas Eve and ending on December 30, the block aired an event titled "Holiday GIF[T] Guide", promoting their official Tumblr page by posting GIF images of Holiday-related '90s Nickelodeon scenes (the GIFs would also be aired via bumpers during this event). All week, the block also aired marathons of Rugrats, Hey Arnold!, Doug, All That, Kenan & Kel, and Clarissa Explains it All. Remixed versions of classic Holiday Nick IDs were also shown.

Starting early New Year's Day 2013, the block aired Rugrats marathons for the first week of January, Hey Arnold! in the second, Doug during the third, Clarissa Explains it All during the fourth, and Kenan & Kel to finish the month.

For the week of Valentine's Day starting February 11, the block aired "Valennineties", featuring love-themed episodes of Rugrats, Hey Arnold!, Clarissa Explains It All, Salute Your Shorts, and Rocko's Modern Life. It included several valentine bumpers.

To celebrate Nickelodeon's 2013 Kids' Choice Awards, the block launched "'90s Your Choice Awards 2013". Beginning March 5, viewers could vote on the block's website for their favorite categories involving '90s Nickelodeon. The winners were announced March 18–22 at midnight, and were Doug for Favorite '90s Jam (The Beets), Kenan & Kel for Favorite Forbidden '90s Love (Kel and Orange Soda), Doug for Favorite Not-So Superhero (Quailman), The Wild Thornberrys for Manliest Mustache (Nigel Thornberry), and Salute Your Shorts for Craziest Cameo (Zeke the Plumber), the winning shows aired in the Midnight timeslot of the night they were announced the winner. During the week of the '90s Your Choice Awards, alongside the winning show for that night, airing at Midnight, Rugrats aired for the rest of the block. The '90s Your Choice Awards aired on Monday, March 18 to Friday, March 22.

Leading up to April Fools Day 2013, the network advertised the debut of a long-lost episode of Rocko's Modern Life that would air the night of March 31. The episode turned out to be a still image of a can of mayonnaise; the incident is a reference to the Rocko two-part episode "Wacky Delly," in which the producers of the show-within-a-show "Wacky Delly" deliberately air such an episode in a failed attempt to sabotage the series.

The week before Memorial Day in 2013 featured "Meme-orial Week," in which fans submitted their '90s Nick-themed memes for air during the block. The memes appeared during the shows.

The week of June 3–6, 2013 was branded "Summer Blockbusters" and features television movies based on 1990s Nickelodeon series, including Rugrats: "Runaway Reptar", Kenan & Kel: "Two Heads Are Better Than None", CatDog: "The Great Parent Mystery", and Kenan & Kel: "Awww Here it Goes to Hollywood". These would reair on Fridays and Sundays throughout the rest of June.

On August 3, 2013, the block aired a one-hour marathon of Legends of the Hidden Temple, after the show won the '90s Nick Facebook Faceoff, a four-round knockout tournament to determine the best Nickelodeon series of the 1990s.

From August 5 to August 8, 2013, Stick Stickly hosted '90s Greatest Game Show Moments, which was a week that featured a game show episode every night, and special moments. The block aired Family Double Dare, Global Guts, Figure It Out, and Legends of The Hidden Temple.

On August 17, 2013, the block celebrated the 21st SNICKiversary (21st anniversary of SNICK) by airing Clarissa Explains It All, The Ren & Stimpy Show, All That, and Are You Afraid of the Dark?; all but All That were aired during the inaugural SNICK lineup (All That appeared in place of Roundhouse, which Nickelodeon lost the rights to shortly after it aired).[citation needed] New bumpers were produced as part of the celebration, and the shows' "We'll be right back" outros made for the block were used.

From September 23, 2013, to September 26, 2013, the block aired cat-related episodes, under the name "The '90s Are All Cat". Featured shows were Rugrats, Hey Arnold!, CatDog, The Ren & Stimpy Show, All That, and Kenan & Kel. Special "cat-ified" episodes aired at 11pm and 1am under the names Meow Arnold!, RugCats, All Cat, and Kitten & Kel. The block also aired pictures of fans' cats that were sent in to the block's Twitter (@90sAreAllThat) using #90sAreAllCat, and the block dressed up the cats as '90s Nicktoon characters. They also had a game to correspond with the event.

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, the first series not to have originally aired on Nickelodeon during its original run, celebrated its 20th anniversary over "Mighty Morphin' Weekend", November 8, 2013, to November 11, 2013. The second sets of two hours were not occupied by repeats of the first, and episodes had a shorter running time, which meant 9 different episodes aired each night, totaling 27.

On November 25, 2013, the block aired party-themed episodes, as part of "Mix-Tape Monday". It included CatDog, Clarissa Explains it All, Hey Arnold!, Kenan & Kel, Rugrats, and Doug. Fans were invited to record a short Vine or Instagram video introducing each show in the style of Total Request Live for potential airing between shows. Mix-Tape Monday was advertised to return a few weeks later on December 16 with Holiday episodes of shows, though they did not air. A Valentine version was also promoted but, again, did not air.

From December 23, 2013 to December 31, the block aired The Secret World of Alex Mack, the block debut of My Brother and Me, Aaahh!!! Real Monsters, Rocket Power, Salute Your Shorts, and Hey Dude alongside marathons of Hey Arnold!, Kenan & Kel, and Rugrats.

From January 1 to January 12, 2014, the block continued airing the above-mentioned shows.

In honor of the 20th anniversary of The Adventures of Pete & Pete, the block aired the original interstitial shorts during commercial breaks.[when?]

From February 14 to February 16, 2014, the block aired Valentine's Day themed episodes of Rugrats, Hey Arnold!, CatDog, Doug, All That, and Kenan & Kel.

From March 24 to March 27, 2014, Rugrats aired during the entire block. On March 28, 2014, the block aired 90s Your Choice Awards where fans could vote for their favorite 90s Nick shows. Hey Arnold! and Rocko's Modern Life won the vote and aired during the entire block that night.

On April 21, 2014, the block aired Hey Arnold!, Doug, Rocko's Modern Life, The Angry Beavers and The Ren & Stimpy Show as part of Mix-Tape Monday. Songs featured in a show's episode and theme songs were seen in a karaoke style.

On June 7, 2014, Rocket Power joined the lineup, replacing Kenan & Kel and All That. This was the first major schedule change in over a year. On June 16, 2014, the block aired Hey Arnold!, Rugrats, CatDog, Rocko's Modern Life, and The Ren & Stimpy Show as part of Summer Mix-Tape Monday.

In the summer of 2014, anniversary marathons for Hey Dude & Rocket Power aired 25 years and 15 years to the day of the former and latter's debuts.

From October 27 to October 31, 2014, the block aired Halloween episodes of Hey Arnold!, CatDog, Aaahh!!! Real Monsters, Rugrats, Kenan & Kel, and Doug, along with episodes of Are You Afraid of the Dark?.

Following the death of voice actress Christine Cavanaugh, the block scheduled a series of episodes of Rugrats episodes centering on the character Chuckie Finster, originally voiced by Cavanaugh, on the night of January 1, 2015 (no special New Year event had been scheduled that year).

From March 30, 2015 to April 3, 2015, the series aired specials or "Out of the Vault" specials including an April Fools' Day episode of The Wild Thornberrys, Kenan & Kel, All That as well as airing the two-part Rugrats TV special Runaway Reptar, the Kenan & Kel TV movie Two Heads Are Better Than None, Cry Baby Lane, and Weinerville which was broadcast for the first time in 18 years.

2015–17: Rebrand as "The Splat"

"The Splat" logo, used from October 5, 2015, to April 30, 2017.

On September 11, 2015, the block's Facebook page announced a new program block called "The Splat".[24] It was later confirmed that beginning October 5, 2015, the block would rebrand as The Splat, and expand to eight hours. The same general format and program library is being used, with less repetition of series; whereas The '90s Are All That aired most of its shows five days a week, The Splat added a number of shows into the rotation that had either not yet been seen on the previous block or had only aired as special presentations, no longer airing them on a set weekly schedule. These programs also included programs that originally aired in the 1980s and the 2000s (decade).[7]

Along with the name change, The Splat has also often been treated as a separate entity of TeenNick, as TeenNick commercials and promotions do not appear on the block.

To celebrate the New Year, The Splat aired the "90s Nick Dance Party," featuring programs that debuted in 1995 on December 31, 2015 (along with it a running countdown to "1996" instead of 2016), and programs that debuted in 1996 on January 1, 2016.

On March 27, 2016, in preparation for Easter, Face from Nick Jr. appeared on the block once again in a sketch where he attempts to help viewers find the Easter Bunny.[23]

On April 1, 2016, just minutes into a broadcast of CatDog, a random cutaway[25] occurred abruptly leading to the music video for "Never Gonna Give You Up" by Rick Astley featuring Stick Stickly in many scenes. This was dubbed "#StickRoll" and served as an April Fools' Day prank referencing Rickrolling, a form of internet pranking popular in the late 2000s. Later, during a broadcast[26] of Doug, the channel's aspect ratio was rotated 90 degrees as another joke.

On August 11, 2016, The Splat celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Nicktoons by air the first three (Doug, Rugrats, and Ren & Stimpy) while the creators sat on the orange couch discussing the show and behind the scenes and continued by airing a different Nicktoon for an hour every weekend (with the exception of Thanksgiving Weekend and Christmas Eve) until the weekend of December 3–4 which included premieres of KaBlam!, ChalkZone, Action League Now!, and Oh Yeah! Cartoons.

On October 22–23, The Splat aired four unaired episodes of As Told by Ginger from Season 3, that have never aired in the US, after almost 10 years of the airing an episode from this season, that was first aired on Nicktoons.

On November 23, The Splat aired in simulcast with Nick at Nite a reunion special of Double Dare to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the show's premiere. The special featured the cast of All That participating in a new first-run episode of the game; to accommodate the simulcast, The Splat began airing an hour earlier than usual.[27]

On November 27, The Splat aired Nickelodeon TV movie Legends of the Hidden Temple.

On April 1, 2017, The Splat aired April Fools episodes of Hey Arnold!, Rugrats, As Told By Ginger, and Kenan & Kel. While their respective episodes played, random clips of different Nickelodeon shows made cutaways.

On April 19, 2017, The Splat aired a marathon of The Angry Beavers with many episodes of the show in honor of its 20th anniversary.

2017–19: Second rebrand as "NickSplat"

The "NickSplat" logo, used from May 1, 2017 to March 17, 2019.

To align itself with Nickelodeon's cross-platform branding, The Splat was renamed NickSplat on May 1, 2017.[8] The content and styling of the block remains the same.

On the weekend of June 17-18, NickSplat aired a marathon where episodes of The Adventures of Pete & Pete played all night, along with commentary with the two main characters as part of the "Pete and Pete Takeover".

On June 24, 2017, NickSplat introduced "Nick Flicks" where movies of various shows air every Saturday night (a revival of a format that had aired on Nickelodeon from 2001 to 2002).

In August 2017, Nick Flicks was replaced for the month with a revival of the SNICK block to honor the block's 25th birthday, with shows from the block (such as Clarissa Explains It All, Are You Afraid of the Dark?, The Ren & Stimpy Show, and The Adventures of Pete & Pete) airing from 11PM-1AM. Several tidbits and random facts about SNICK would occasionally pop up on screen, a la Pop-Up Video, during the shows, and the original bumpers for the block were used before and after commercial breaks.

Beginning on October 1, 2017, NickSplat was shortened to a seven-hour block.

From November 17 to November 23, 2017, NickSplat aired every episode of Hey Arnold! every night. The marathon led up to the premiere of Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie, which was simulcasted on Nickelodeon and Nicktoons. It was followed by the NickSplat premiere of The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, making it the first time SpongeBob content has aired on the block.[28]

On January 22, 2018, The Ren & Stimpy Show began airing on the block at 3AM.[29]

During the week of June 18-24, 2018 Double Dare episodes were aired to hype the Liza Koshy-hosted revival, which premiered the following week on Nickelodeon. This included Double Dare 2000, which had yet to air on the block. A second Double Dare week was held to promote the reboot's new Sunday timeslot run but only airing episodes from the original version which took place on September 24-30, 2018.

On August 28, Nickelodeon launched a channel on the VRV streaming service with the NickSplat name featuring much of the same programming, including NickSplat newcomers Nick Arcade and Zoey 101.[30]

In January 2019, NickSplat shifted to a marathon format where each night's programming consists solely of up to fourteen episodes of the same show. In addition, shows from the mid to late 2000s (decade) were featured on the first four Wednesday nights of January, starting with Invader Zim on January 2,[31], The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius on January 9,[32] Danny Phantom on January 16[33], and Back at the Barnyard on January 23[34]. The latter series is the first NickSplat program to have episodes that originally aired in the 2010s. This format was later dropped in late February.

On February 25, 2019, All That and The Ren & Stimpy Show joined the line-up (in the case of Ren & Stimpy, it rejoined the lineup), airing at 11PM and 2AM respectively.

2019: Third rebrand as "NickRewind"

On March 15, 2019, NickSplat's YouTube channel was renamed NickRewind. Three days later on March 18, 2019, the rest of its social media along with the block was officially renamed "NickRewind". The goal of its rebrand is to continue showing classic Nickelodeon series from a wide spectrum of eras, most notably the 80s and 90s while also emphasizing more programming from the 2000s. The block also began airing classic music videos with most of its library coming from its sister networks MTV Classic and NickMusic.

On May 1, 2019, much of NickRewind's programming was made available for free via Pluto TV. The "Nick Pluto" channel carries much of Nickelodeon's archival programming, including that which aired regularly on NickRewind.

On June 10, 2019, NickRewind began airing the week-long "All That Binge-a-Thon" in preparation for the new season of All That, the marathon aired from 11 PM to 1 AM from Monday through Thursday, and all night Friday through Sunday.

Temporary downsizing

On July 15, 2019, TeenNick overhauled its overnight programming, eliminating most of NickRewind and replacing it with content from AwesomenessTV and archival teen-oriented programs from MTV. With the change, NickRewind was reduced to two hours, airing in the very early morning, with the program library reduced to a collection of 1990s Nicktoons, each of which was scheduled for a single airing each day.[35]

Within days of that change, the MTV programs were dropped and NickRewind was abruptly and partially re-expanded to five hours and later up to 6 hours on weekdays and 8 hours on weekends on August 2, with the block returning to a marathon format of multiple episodes of the same series (or films based on said series) each night, airing airs 12 AM to 6 AM on weekdays and 10 PM to 6 AM on weekends.[36]

On August 10, 2019, NickRewind gained back its original timeslot while also gaining the 10 PM hour, making it the first time its run for eight hours, since 2017.[37]

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Recipient(s) Result
2015 6th Annual Shorty Awards Best Use of Social Media for Television The '90s Are All That Nominated[38]

Media and merchandise

Emoji keyboard app

In September 2015, along with the announcement of The Splat, it was also announced that a new keyboard app would be released to the Apple App Store and Google Play, which is titled "The Splat Emoji Keyboard" developed by Snaps Media. The keyboard features pictures and GIFs of 90s Nicktoons characters and various objects. The app was released in October 2015, coinciding with the launch of The Splat.[39]

On May 2, 2017, the app was renamed "NickSplat Keyboard" to coincide with the name change of the block, despite the current name change the former name remains.


In 2011, when the block was known as "The '90s Are All That", it had its dedicated website, which featured clips, the schedule, and voting sections.[40] In 2014 when the block re-branded, the website was removed and was simply a webpage on When The Splat was announced, a new website was made and featured quizzes, clips, and posts from their various social media pages until its shutdown as its current name NickSplat in late February 2018.

In 2017, NickSplat launched a weekly Web series, NSFW: Nick Shows were Freakin' Weird, which features clips of NickSplat shows containing adult innuendos that viewers would not have understood as children.

International versions

As of 2019, these versions retain the “Splat” name.

United Kingdom

In 2016, Nickelodeon UK launched a UK version of "NickSplat". Instead of it being a block, it's an online only service on[41] For a limited time in 2017, Nicktoons UK broadcast some of the shows from the block.

Netherlands & Flanders

In December 12, 2016, Nickelodeon Netherlands & Flanders launched a Dutch version of "NickSplat" simply called "Splat". The block airs on weeknights at midnight since the channel was extended to 24/7 programming.[42][43][44]

See also


  1. ^ "@NickRewind: "NickSplat is now NickRewind! All your favorite Nickelodeon shows from every era are now in one place. Catch it every night on TeenNick"". Twitter. March 18, 2019. Retrieved March 18, 2019.
  2. ^ Note all times Eastern and Pacific. Subtract one hour for Central Time Zone.
  3. ^ TeenNick goes retro with '90s programming – EXCLUSIVE, Entertainment Weekly, March 10, 2011.
  4. ^ "Teen Nick TV Listings, TV Shows and Schedule". Zap2It. Archived from the original on 2015-10-06. Retrieved 2011-07-17. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help); External link in |publisher= (help)
  5. ^ Powers, Lindsay (July 26, 2011). Teen Nick's '90s TV Revival a Big Hit With Viewers. The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 26, 2011.
  6. ^ The Vulture (July 26, 2011). Nick's New '90s Nostalgia Block is a Ratings Smash. New York Magazine. Retrieved July 26, 2011.
  7. ^ a b Brian Steinberg. "Nickelodeon Will Launch 'The Splat', A Block of 1990s Favorites – Variety". Variety.
  8. ^ a b "The Splat is now NickSplat". Nick and More. 1 May 2017. Retrieved 1 May 2017.
  9. ^ The 2002–2005 and 2019 runs were not included.
  10. ^ Two of the last unaired episodes of Season 3 burned off on Nicktoons in 2004 and 2006 respectivelly. In October 2016, NickRewind as The Splat aired four of these unaired episodes.
  11. ^ Last six episodes burned off on Nicktoons in 2011.
  12. ^ Nickelodeon series only. The 1996–99 series (Brand Spanking New! Doug/Disney's Doug) was produced and is owned by The Walt Disney Company.
  13. ^ 1988–89 episodes originally aired on Fox and in first-run syndication.
  14. ^ The 2018 and 2019 runs were not included.
  15. ^ Last episodes of Season 10 burned off on Nicktoons in 2017.
  16. ^ The 2012 and 2013 runs were not included.
  17. ^ Last six episodes burned off on Nicktoons in 2006.
  18. ^ This series still produces new episodes, although began airing in 1999, only selected episodes of Season 1 are included on Pluto TV.
  19. ^ This incarnation of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles originally aired on FoxBox, 4Kids TV and The CW4Kids from 2003 to 2009. Other than the series finale Turtles Forever, it never aired on the proper Nickelodeon channel but is owned by Viacom through its 2009 purchase of the TMNT franchise and has aired in ites entirety on Nicktoons.
  20. ^ Originally aired on CTV beginning in 1979. First U.S. airings were in 1981.
  21. ^ "TeenNick Schedule". Retrieved 2011-08-30. 6:00 AM ... 5:30 AM
  23. ^ a b "Are You An Easter Bunny? | Nick Jr. | The Splat". YouTube. 2003-11-11. Retrieved 2016-11-26.
  24. ^ [1][dead link]
  25. ^ "Winslow's Ultimate Prank | CatDog | The Splat". YouTube. 2016-03-31. Retrieved 2016-11-26.
  26. ^ "Joe Guerrero - Anyone else experiencing this my show it..." Facebook. 2016-04-01. Retrieved 2016-11-26.
  27. ^ "'Double Dare' returns to Nickelodeon with reunion show 30 years after premiere". 23 November 2016.
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  29. ^ "TeenNick changes too: 'Zoey', 'Drake' & 'Hathaways' return". Nickandmore!. 19 January 2018.
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  35. ^ TeenNick adds series from MTV and AwesomenessTV from, July 10, 2019
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  38. ^ "TeenNick's The '90s Are All That". Archived from the original on 2015-06-14. Retrieved 2015-06-13. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  39. ^ Rosenfeld, Laura (September 25, 2015). "Nickelodeon's The Splat Will Include A New '90s Programming Block, Emojis And Social Presence". TechTimes. Retrieved March 27, 2017.
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  42. ^ Robert Briel (1 November 2016). "Spike goes 24/7 exclusively on Ziggo". Retrieved 23 November 2016.
  43. ^ "Verschuiving zender Nickelodeon". Archived from the original on 2016-11-24. Retrieved 23 November 2016. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  44. ^ Jarco Kriek & Jan-Hein Visser (21 February 2017). "Spike 24/7 na Ziggo ook bij KPN, Caiway en T-Mobile Thuis". TotaalTV. Retrieved 21 February 2017.