Nickelodeon Sponge Bob SquarePants franchises are growing. The network has ordered 52 episodes in the property’s three series. Nickelodeon has given the green light for additional episodes of The Patrick Star show and season 13 of the original Sponge Bob SquarePants series and also, Paramount + has renewed Kamp Koral: SpongeBob SquarePants for a second season and added additional episodes to the first season. Kamp Koral: SpongeBob’s Under Years, The Patrick Star Show and Sponge Bob SquarePants, are currently in production at the Nickelodeon Animation Studio in Burbank
Nickelodeon Animation President Ramsey Naito said: âSpongebob is the centerpiece of our franchise strategy to expand our character worlds and further expand our global reach. It’s a winning property across platforms as the richness of the characters and the comedy inherent in the storytelling continue to appeal to so many fans across the globe.
Each of the three series of Sponge Bob SquarePants the universe continues to garner large audiences. The Patrick Star show ranks # 1 for animated TV shows with kids ages six to 11 to date. The original Sponge Bob SquarePants the series remains the best children’s animated show on television, with the Sponge Bob SquarePants library on Paramount + also reigning as one of the service’s most viewed titles. Since its debut on March 4, Kamp Koral: SpongeBob SquarePants rose to the top as one of Paramount + ‘s most popular original titles for kids.
Pickup includes the following:
- The Patrick Star show (Season 1, 13 Additional Episodes, Nickelodeon): The second spin-off of the number one animated series Sponge Bob SquarePants follows a young Patrick Star living at home with his family, where he hosts his own variety show for the neighborhood from his television turned into a bedroom.
- Sponge Bob SquarePants (Season 13, 13 Additional Episodes, Nickelodeon): Nickelodeon’s longest-running animated series continues the nautical adventures of SpongeBob SquarePants and his Bikini Bottom friends Patrick, Sandy, Mr. Krabs, Plankton and Squidward, who will explore a variety of situations.
- Kamp Koral: SpongeBob SquarePants (season 1, 13 additional episodes, season 2, 13 episodes, Paramount +): in the very first Sponge Bob SquarePants spin-off, CG-animated prequel follows SpongeBob SquarePants, 10, and his friends as they spend their summers building underwater campfires, catching wild jellyfish and swimming in Yuckymuck Lake in the wildest camp in the forest of kelp, Kamp Koral.
Kamp Koral: SpongeBob SquarePants features Tom Kenny (SpongeBob), Bill Fagerbakke (Patrick), Rodger Bumpass (Squidward), Clancy Brown (Mr. Krabs), Carolyn Lawrence (Sandy) and Mr. Lawrence (Plankton) reprising their iconic roles. Carlos Alazraqui (The Casagrandes) and Kate Higgins (Blaze and the Monster Machines) join as new characters Nobby and Narlene, Narwhal siblings who live in the woods surrounding the camp.
The Patrick Star show brings Fagerbakke together as a young adult Patrick Star alongside the cast: Tom Wilson (Cecil Star), Cree Summer (Bunny Star), Jill Talley (Squidina Star); and Dana Snyder (GrandPat). Other cast members include Kenny, Bumpass, Lawrence, Brown, and Mr. Lawrence, all of whom continue to perform in their famous roles.
Sponge Bob SquarePants Members of the vocal cast include Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants), Bill Fagerbakke (Patrick Star), Rodger Bumpass (Squidward), Clancy Brown (Mr. Krabs), Carolyn Lawrence (Sandy Cheeks) and Lawrence (Plankton).
Marc Ceccarelli, Vincent Waller and Jennie Monica are co-executive producers of SpongeBob SquarePants, The Patrick Star Show and Kamp Koral: SpongeBob SquarePants. All series were developed for television by Claudia Spinelli, senior vice president of animation development at Nickelodeon, with production overseen by Nickelodeon vice president of current series, Animation Kelley Gardner.