Sponge Bob SquarePants isn’t leaving television screens anytime soon. Nickelodeon has ordered a total of 52 new episodes between the original series and its two spin-offs – Kamp Koral: SpongeBob SquarePants and The Patrick Star show.
The cable channel ordered 13 episodes each for Sponge Bob SquarePants and The Patrick Star show. Meanwhile, Paramount + has renewed Kamp Koral for a second season and also ordered 13 additional installments for the first season, for a total of 26 new episodes of this series.
Tom Kenny, Bill Fagerbakke, Rodger Bumpass and Clancy Brown have their voices in the series.
Nickelodeon revealed more about episode orders for all three series in a press release.
âIn an approach that highlights the power and success of Nickelodeon franchises, the network is expanding its Sponge Bob SquarePants universe with 52 episodes across the three series of the property. 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 SquarePants, The Patrick Star show and Sponge Bob SquarePants, all of which are currently in production at the Nickelodeon Animation Studio in Burbank, find that the people of Bikini Bottom continue to embark on all-new adventures.
Said Ramsey Naito, President of Nickelodeon Animation, 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 as the number one animated TV show with kids ages 6 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:
Â· The Patrick Star show (Season 1, 13 Additional Episodes, Nickelodeon): The second spin-off of the number one animated series SpongeBob SquarePants follows a young Patrick Star living at home with his family, where he hosts his own neighborhood variety show from his television tour -bedroom.
Â· 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.
Â· Kamp Koral: SpongeBob SquarePants (Season 1, 13 Additional Episodes, Season 2, 13 Episodes, Paramount +): In SpongeBob SquarePants’ first-ever spin-off, the CG-hosted prequel follows 10-year-old SpongeBob SquarePants and his friends as they spend their been building underwater campfires, catching wild jellyfish and swimming in Yuckymuck Lake in the kelp forest’s craziest camp, 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 vocal cast members include Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants), Bill Fagerbakke (Patrick Star), Rodger Bumpass (Squidward), Clancy Brown (Mr. Krabs), Carolyn Lawrence (Sandy Cheeks) and Mr. Lawrence (Plankton).
What do you think? Are you looking forward to seeing more Sponge Bob SquarePants and his friends on these three animated series?