The Fairly OddParents is an American animated television series created by Butch Hartman for Nickelodeon, produced by Frederator Studios, Nickelodeon Animation Studios and, as of season 6, Billionfold Inc.. The series revolves around the everyday adventures of Timmy Turner, a boy who is granted two fairy godparents named Cosmo and Wanda. The series started out as cartoon segments that ran from September 4, 1998, to March 23, 2001, on Oh Yeah! Cartoons and was later picked up as a series. For the first four seasons, it was distributed outside the United States by the Canadian company, Nelvana International.
The Fairly OddParents is the second-longest-running Nicktoon, behind SpongeBob SquarePants. Season 9 of the series began development in June 2012 and began airing on Nickelodeon on March 23, 2013.