Nick News with Linda Ellerbee is an American educational children's and teenagers' TV newsmagazine that was shown on Nickelodeon from 1992 to 2015. Nick News took the form of a highly rated and recognized news program for children and teenagers alike, discussing important social, political and economic issues in a format intended for both children and adults. With 178 episodes from 1992 to 2015, it is one of the longest-running Nickelodeon series.
Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher is an American sitcom which aired on The WB from 1996 until 1998. The executive producers of the program, Dennis Rinsler and Marc Warren, drew on their own experiences as former teachers in New York and actually based the character that Mitch Mullany played on their real life friend, John Freno. Freno was a music teacher in the same elementary school as Dennis and Marc and was beloved by the students of the school.