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Nickelodeon programming block “All That,” and then some

By Molly Kaplowitz

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For years, over 9 million fans asked Nickelodeon to rerun its classic shows. And, thanks to the power of a Facebook group, Nickelodeon has announced that there are plans to launch a new block of nighttime programming in the fall, cleverly called “The ‘90s Are All That!”

Television shows we cherished while growing up, such as "Rugrats," will once again be available from midnight to 2 a.m. Photo courtesy

The block will feature a changing selection of the live-action and animated shows we grew up with, including “All That,” “Clarissa Explains it All,” “The Adventures of Pete and Pete,” “Rugrats,” “Rocket Power,” “Salute Your Shorts,” “Kenan & Kel” and “The Amanda Show.” Nickelodeon is taking additional requests from people on via social media web sites to add more shows to the program.

But, you have to be a night owl to watch them, as they’ll play from midnight to 2 a.m. seven days a week.

I grew up watching nearly every episode of “Rugrats” and admiring Amanda Bynes’ rapid rise to fame, so this is the best change a TV network has made in a while. Rather than cranking out cookie-cutter family sitcoms or cliché cartoons, Nickelodeon took a step in the right direction by giving fans exactly what they wanted.

These shows may play in the wee hours of the night, but I’m willing to bet that many others who grew up in the ‘90s won’t mind staying up for these iconic classics.



12 Responses to “Nickelodeon programming block “All That,” and then some”

  1. Happy on March 22nd, 2011 9:11 am

    I miss these shows so much. I’ll definitely stay up to watch them. It’s been so long since Nickelodeon had good stuff. Nowadays, all they have is stuff like iCarly, which is just painful to watch.

  2. anonymous on March 22nd, 2011 6:48 pm

    bring back jimmy neutron

  3. Brittany Fleck on March 24th, 2011 9:45 am

    omg this is amazing just made my day

  4. Daniel Schifrin on March 24th, 2011 10:29 am


  5. anon on April 1st, 2011 7:29 am

    made my day too 🙂

  6. YES on April 1st, 2011 7:45 am

    Day. Made.

    Bring back Jimmy Neutron and As Told By Ginger Too. I’m extremely excited for All That, Rugrats, and Rocketpower!!

  7. !!!! on April 1st, 2011 8:49 am


  8. Yea on April 3rd, 2011 12:36 am

    YESSSHH!HH!!!!! my childhood:)

  9. R. Kerr on April 4th, 2011 9:38 am

    Ren & Stimpy

  10. Taylor Z. on May 13th, 2011 10:44 am

    I love these shows!! i am so excited and cant wait!!! My only request is that the following shows come back as well.
    – Jimmy Nuetron
    – Ren and Stimpy
    – As Told By Ginger
    – Angry Beavers

  11. Spock on May 13th, 2011 11:43 am

    If Nick is getting this idea I thinks It’s time for Cartoon Network to bring back some of its old shows.

  12. Happy on May 17th, 2011 10:54 am

    I want hey arnold