'The Backyardigans is a video game series based of a Nick jr. CGI-animated musical TV series created by Janice Burgess called The Backyardigans. It is a co-production of animation studio Nelvana and Nickelodeon Animation Studios. The series debuted on October 11, 2004 and ended on July 12, 2013. The show airs on Treehouse TV in Canada. In 2015, the first season was included as part of Nick Jr.'s Noggin app, a mobile application featuring episodes of older Nick Jr. programs.