Nickelodeon is a TV channel that aired the Barbie film series for fifteen years, from 2002 to 2017. Mattel's president, Richard Dickson, called Nickelodeon "the on-air home" for Barbie movies.
The second movie in the series, Barbie as Rapunzel, was actually the first to air on Nickelodeon (on November 24, 2002). The first movie (2001's Barbie in the Nutcracker) eventually aired on Nickelodeon on March 21, 2004.
The following movies aired on Nickelodeon before they were even released on DVD: Fairytopia, The Magic of Pegasus, Mermaidia, The Barbie Diaries, The 12 Dancing Princesses, Magic of the Rainbow, and The Diamond Castle.
In 2017, Barbie Video Game Hero was the last movie to air on Nickelodeon. Afterward, the Barbie movies moved to Netflix instead.