Nickelodeon Studios Opening Day Celebration (partially found live broadcast; 1990)


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Nickelodeon Studios Opening Day Celebration
The special's title screen, taken from the surviving initial hour of footage.
The special's title screen, taken from the surviving initial hour of footage.
Status Partially Found

Nickelodeon Studios was a TV filming studio and family attraction based in Universal Studios Florida. It was operational from June 7th, 1990 to April 30th, 2005 after declining popularity and usefulness in the early 2000s.[1] When it first opened, Nickelodeon aired a special for the event simply titled Nickelodeon Studios Opening Day Celebration. The event was hosted by several Nick personalities, such as Double Dare host Marc Summers.[2]

The special was three hours long (5PM to 8PM) and showcased the studio's attractions (along with some of Universal's) and also featured several celebrity appearances from the likes of Bill Cosby, Steven Spielberg, and Will Wheaton. It also featured games, pre-recorded skits, and musical performances from acts such as teen R&B trio Perfect Gentlemen, girl group The Cover Girls, and hip-hop duo Kid 'n Play.

Availability

Despite efforts to find the whole special[3], only the first hour has ever resurfaced via an incomplete VHS recording made during the broadcast.

Gallery

Hour one of the special.

References

  1. Wikipedia article on Nickelodeon Studios. Last retrieved 11 Mar 2015.
  2. Scan of a press release for the special. Last retrieved 11 Mar 2015.
  3. "Quest to Find the Entire Nickelodeon Studios Opening Day Celebration" Facebook page. Last retrieved 11 Mar 2015.

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Anonymous user #1

11 months ago
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May 20th on the splat, they're airing various things on the studio. One is this.
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Xnobody13

11 months ago
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I was the anonymous comment from above. I can confirm that I saw another ad for this event. Starting May 20th, they are going to be celebrating Nick Studios on The Splat (if you aren't aware, the TeenNICK night block starting 10 PM est). I don't know how long it will be running. One of the things they will be airing is apparently the opening day celebration.
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Anonymous user #2

11 months ago
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I remember this. My parents recorded it

on vhs for me. i have the full thing somewhere...
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Anonymous user #3

11 months ago
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ya got proof m8?
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Anonymous user #7

6 months ago
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that's great! never experience it as a kid. but i only saw one half of the celebration on YouTube. i hope you can find it so you can upload it on YouTube, or Facebook somehow.
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Anonymous user #2

11 months ago
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Anon 3 let him find the damn thing
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Anonymous user #2

11 months ago
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anon 3 i found it. will upload pics soon
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Anonymous user #4

11 months ago
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so you were not lying...thanks for actually telling the truth

(btw I wasn't being aggressive, a lot of users claim to have lost media but have no proof)
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Anonymous user #5

11 months ago
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Okay. ill upload stuff on twitter. will link soon
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Punkupine

11 months ago
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im the user who has the full thing. the twitter is:nickstudiosfull
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Anonymous user #6

7 months ago
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You said you'd post it on June 22, Where Is It.
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ApolloJustice

6 months ago
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So did anyone get a recording of the rerun?
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Anonymous user #7

6 months ago
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i hope so.
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Anonymous user #8

6 months ago
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I recorded day 1 and 3. Some dipshit deleted my recording of day 2 off the DVR before I could transfer it onto DVD.
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Anonymous user #4

6 months ago
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@anon8 if you ever find out who deleted day 2. please punch him/her in the face
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Jman123

6 months ago
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That sucks man
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Anonymous user #9

3 months ago
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can i help in the search?
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