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      The Orange Years: The Nickelodeon Story

      2020 1 hr. 42 min. Documentary TRAILER for The Orange Years: The Nickelodeon Story: Trailer 1 List
      88% 8 Reviews Tomatometer 94% 50+ Ratings Audience Score For millions of children and adults, the Nickelodeon Network is synonymous with growing up. In just a few years, the channel grew from a small local channel to an international phenomenon that helped shape a generation. Led by trailblazing visionary Geraldine Laybourne and her commitment to putting kids first, a group of unconventional heroes turned an underdog channel into an $8 billion dollar juggernaut as the golden standard for children’s programming. The Orange Years chronicles the rise of Nickelodeon, with the actors, writers, and creators from all the golden age Nickelodeon shows that shaped your lives. It’s wild. It’s crazy. It changed the world. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Premiered Apr 30 Buy Now

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      Daniel Q this is awesome because its nickelodeon Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/23/24 Full Review WazzupMyBoyz A joyful documentary about the popular kids' cable channel, The Orange Years is what Nickelodeon is all about — nostalgic, fun and somewhat educational. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 10/29/23 Full Review patrick f This is a really well done film. It does a great job in telling the history of Nickelodeon. It does so with great archival footage and modern day interviews with the biggest stars of Nickelodeon's past. A super fun and nostalgic trip down memory lane if you grew up in the 80's or 90's. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 03/31/23 Full Review christian d I overall enjoyed this documentary. It just bothered me that they never mentioned the dates when all this is happening. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 03/31/23 Full Review Audience Member The greatest 01 hour: and 42 minutes ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/11/23 Full Review Audience Member This is a really well done film. It does a great job in telling the history of Nickelodeon. It does so with great archival footage and modern day interviews with the biggest stars of Nickelodeon's past. A super fun and nostalgic trip down memory lane if you grew up in the 80's or 90's. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 01/15/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Nick Schager The Daily Beast There's little criticism here, but plenty of affection. Feb 3, 2021 Full Review Tara McNamara Common Sense Media Millennial-targeted docu is sweet but lacks punch. Rated: 2/5 Dec 2, 2020 Full Review Ethan Anderton Slashfilm The Orange Years is fairly formulaic in its approach, but that doesn't make it any less engaging. Rated: 8/10 Nov 30, 2020 Full Review Felix Vasquez Jr. Cinema Crazed A great injection of 90's nostalgia with a heavy emphasis on the historic significance of Nickelodeon. Nov 22, 2020 Full Review Danielle Solzman Solzy at the Movies For having a 90ish minute running time,The Orange Years: The Nickelodeon Story will be perfectly satisfying satisfying for fans. Nov 20, 2020 Full Review Joel Keller Decider An enjoyable, informative trip through Nickelodeon's prominent years, and a huge nostalgia trip for a wide range of age groups. Nov 19, 2020 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Synopsis For millions of children and adults, the Nickelodeon Network is synonymous with growing up. In just a few years, the channel grew from a small local channel to an international phenomenon that helped shape a generation. Led by trailblazing visionary Geraldine Laybourne and her commitment to putting kids first, a group of unconventional heroes turned an underdog channel into an $8 billion dollar juggernaut as the golden standard for children’s programming. The Orange Years chronicles the rise of Nickelodeon, with the actors, writers, and creators from all the golden age Nickelodeon shows that shaped your lives. It’s wild. It’s crazy. It changed the world.
      Director
      Scott Barber, Adam Sweeney
      Executive Producer
      Adam F. Goldberg, Lee Leshen
      Screenwriter
      Scott Barber, Adam Sweeney
      Production Co
      The Sonic Reducer, GingerKid Productions, Patchwork Media
      Genre
      Documentary
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Nov 17, 2020
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