Nanalan' is an American–Canadian television show broadcast by the Nickelodeon's Nick Jr. programming block in the US and CBC Television in Canada. Nanalan' is "designed to foster children's curiosity and love of learning, with the hope they will carry it with them as they grow". Excerpts from the show also air on Fox Kids UK. The series premiered airs at 9:30AM ET/PT times on February 9, 2000 on Nickelodeon's Nick Jr. block in the United States.
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||3|
|No. of episodes||198 (list of episodes)|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Production company(s)||The Grogs|
Nick Jr. Productions
|Original network||Nickelodeon (U.S.)|
CBC Television (Canada)
|Original release||February 9, 2000 –|
January 6, 2006
Nanalan' began airing on February 9, 2000 and on January 6, 2006, it was nominated for the following three Gemini Awards: Best Performance in a Pre-School Program or Series; Best Writing in a Children's or Youth Program or Series; and Best Pre-School Program or Series. Nanalan' won Best writing and Best performance, an award shared by Jamie Shannon (the voice of Mona), Jason Hopley (the voice of Nana and Russell), Marty Stelnick (the voice of Mrs. Bea), Todd Doldersum (the voice of Mr. Wooka), and Ali Eisner (the performer of Russell).
Several compilation DVDs of the show and a CD of musical highlights are also available.
The main character is a green puppet named Mona. She is known for her lollipop and orange Nana, who is Mona's main caretaker.