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[06/19/14 - 08:32 AM]
SpongeBob SquarePants Hits a New Milestone - Macy's Appoints World-Renowned Character as 2014 Holiday Ambassador
Adding to the holiday cheer, the first-ever "square" balloon makes its 11th triumphant return to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade this November in New York City.

[05/14/14 - 12:18 PM]
Nickelodeon Hits "Hole in One" Partnership with Loudmouth Golf for Stylish "SpongeBob SquarePants" Golf Apparel for Men and Women
From men's shorts and pants, to women's mini-shorts, capris and skorts, this eye-catching pattern comes in a variety of styles that are sure to delight "SpongeBob" fans everywhere.

[05/12/14 - 10:00 AM]
Nickelodeon and Lima Sky Join Forces to Launch Global, "SpongeBob SquarePants"-Themed Doodle Jump App!
Available now on iOS with Android coming soon, Doodle Jump SpongeBob marks Lima Sky's first co-brand with an animated series for their iconic Doodle Jump game.

[04/01/14 - 11:45 AM]
Nick Tops Basic Cable with Kids and Total Viewers for First Quarter
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2014.

[03/29/14 - 07:42 PM]
Superstars Win Top Honors at This Year's Ultimate Kid Experience, "Nickelodeon's 27th Annual Kids' Choice Awards"
The network details the winners of tonight's event.

[02/19/14 - 10:56 AM]
Nickelodeon Introduces New Products in Activity Category at New York Toy Fair
Available this fall, the lineup includes an assortment of dough makers and shakers, magnetic playsets and Nickelodeon's popular GAK.

[02/19/14 - 10:42 AM]
Nickelodeon Unveils Robust "SpongeBob SquarePants" Toy and Activity Lineup at New York Toy Fair 2014
The new line of products include plush, collectible figures and role play toys from master toy licensee, Just Play.

[12/16/13 - 09:37 AM]
Nickelodeon's Hit Global App, "SpongeBob Moves In," Spreads Yuletide Greetings This Holiday Season
The app gets in to the holiday spirit with a brand-new update featuring new characters; buildings; recipes and decorations.

[12/06/13 - 08:27 AM]
Nickelodeon's "SpongeBob SquarePants" Heads to Art Basel Miami, the World's Premier International Art Show
Nickelodeon's booth will have world-renowned artist L'Amour Supreme live paint an eight foot, 3D moveable SpongeBob structure from 11a.m. to 7 p.m.

[12/05/13 - 07:28 AM]
Nickelodeon and the United States Postal Service Team Up for "SpongeBob MailPants" Letter Writing Program
The educational letter-writing program uses SpongeBob SquarePants to show kids the fun of writing, sending and receiving mail this holiday season.

[11/26/13 - 09:18 AM]
Nickelodeon and Amazon.com Bring Yule Tide Greetings to Shoppers This Holiday Season with Launch of Three Nick-Themed Boutiques
"Dora the Explorer," "SpongeBob SquarePants" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" are among the featured boutiques.

[11/25/13 - 09:06 AM]
Nickelodeon and Sprayground Team Up for Limited-Edition SpongeBob SquarePants Deluxe Backpacks
The Sprayground x SpongeBob: SpongeBob SharkPants deluxe backpack retails for $65, and available now exclusively at SprayGround.com.

[11/12/13 - 10:57 AM]
Nickelodeon Tops Cable with Kids and Total Viewers, Fueled by Animated and Preschool Hits
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of November 4-10.

[11/05/13 - 11:33 AM]
Nickelodeon Tops Cable for Fifth Straight Week with Kids and Total Viewers, Powered by New Generation of Hits
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of October 28-November 3.

[10/29/13 - 07:05 AM]
Nickelodeon's Hit Global App, "SpongeBob Moves In," Gets a Spine-Chilling Update Just in Time for Halloween
The brand-new update features new characters; buildings; decorations; recipes and grisly in-game currency, green glowing ectoplasm.

[10/24/13 - 12:26 PM]
SpongeBob SquarePants Balloon Gets Holiday Makeover for 87th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade(R)
The SpongeBob balloon design was re-imagined by Nickelodeon and the Macy's Parade organizers to give it a fresh, more vivid look.

[10/09/13 - 02:43 PM]
Nickelodeon Draws Shrieks and Shrills with Halloween-Themed Premieres Beginning Thursday, Oct. 10
"Sam & Cat," "The Haunted Hathaways," "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," "SpongeBob SquarePants," "See Dad Run," "Peter Rabbit" and "Deadtime Stories" are among those featured.

[09/12/13 - 01:06 PM]
Nickelodeon and Pharrell Williams Give "Bikini Bottom" a Makeover with Release of SpongeBob SquarePants X ICECREAM Brand Capsule Collection
"SpongeBob promotes happiness and optimism and I wanted this line to represent that," said Pharrell Williams.

[08/09/13 - 12:20 PM]
Nickelodeon Announces Winners for First-Ever "SpongeBob SquarePants" Global Short Film Competition
Winners from each category will be awarded a $2,500 cash prize and a trip for four people to a screening of the winning films at the first-ever SpongeBob Fan Shellabration.

[07/19/13 - 06:06 AM]
Nickelodeon Announces Finalists For First-Ever SpongeBob SquareShorts Global Short Film Competition
Entries were received in animation, stop-motion, and live-action, among others.

[06/06/13 - 05:26 AM]
Build Your Very Own Bikini Bottom Through Nickelodeon's Worldwide Release of Brand-New Mobile Game, "SpongeBob Moves In"
Available worldwide, "SpongeBob Moves" In features a stylized 2D design and gives fans a whole new way to interact with the hit animated series.

[05/29/13 - 11:29 AM]
Nickelodeon Opens First-Ever Branded Retail Destination; Launches 1,000 Square Foot "Nick Shop" in Toys"R"Us Times Square
The Nick Shop features exclusive New York-branded products such as kids and adult apparel, accessories, plush toys, drinkware, home goods and more.

[05/07/13 - 11:27 AM]
Nickelodeon Posts 15th Straight Weeks of Gains, Scores Top Animated and Preschool Shows with "SpongeBob" and "Bubble Guppies"
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of April 29-May 5.

[05/07/13 - 05:09 AM]
Nickelodeon Announces First-Ever "SpongeBob SquarePants" Global Film Competition, Spongebob Squareshorts: Original Fan Tributes
The call for entries opened, Monday, May 6, and will run through Friday, June 28.

[05/01/13 - 01:05 PM]
Nickelodeon Debuts "SpongeBob SquarePants" Hot Wheels(R) Collection
Each 1:64 scale vehicle features either SpongeBob, Patrick, Mr. Krabs, Plankton or Squidward graphics, specially designed in their likeness.

[04/30/13 - 11:02 AM]
Nickelodeon Is Week's Most-Watched Basic Cable Net with Kids and Total Viewers, Posts Year Over Year Gains for 14 Consecutive Weeks
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of April 22-28.

[04/23/13 - 01:23 PM]
Nickelodeon Wins the Week with Kids and Total Viewers, Continues Ratings Momentum Up 18% Over 2012
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of April 15-21.

[04/02/13 - 01:05 PM]
Nickelodeon Tops Basic Cable for 1Q13, Wins with Kids and Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of March 25-31 plus the quarter to date.

[03/23/13 - 08:25 PM]
Winners of the Coveted Orange Blimps at Nickelodeon's 26th Annual Kids' Choice Awards
This year, a record-breaking 387 million votes were cast around the world in 22 categories.

[03/05/13 - 12:23 PM]
Nickelodeon's "SpongeBob SquarePants" Wins the Week with Kids and Tweens
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of February 25-March 3.

[02/26/13 - 02:07 PM]
Nickelodeon Unveils New Generation of Content for New Generation of Kids at Annual Upfront Presentation
Live-action highlights include "The Haunted Hathaways," "Sam & Cat," "The Thundermans," "Awesomeness" and "Nick Studio 10."

[02/13/13 - 08:16 AM]
Nickelodeon Unveils 2013 Kids' Choice Awards Nominees
Television nominees include "Good Luck Charlie," "iCarly," "Victorious" and "Wizards of Waverly Place."

[12/05/12 - 07:27 AM]
Nickelodeon Debuts First Full-Length Stop-Motion Special, "It's a SpongeBob Christmas!," Dec. 6, at 8:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
The special was previously slated to premiere on Sunday, December 9 at 7:30/6:30c.

[11/28/12 - 11:18 AM]
"iCarly" Finale Draws 6.4 Million Total Viewers, Ranks as November's Top Telecast with Kids and Tweens
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of November 19-25.

[11/13/12 - 12:51 PM]
Nickelodeon Stars Take to the Streets of NYC for the 86th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade(R) with the First Ever Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Float
Plus: the Dora the Explorer float and the SpongeBob SquarePants balloon will make return appearances.

[11/08/12 - 07:48 AM]
Nickelodeon and Sony Music Entertainment Releases "It's A SpongeBob Christmas!" Album, Available Exclusively for Digital Download Now!
The half-hour stop-motion special premieres Sunday, December 9 at 7:30/6:30c on the network.

[11/06/12 - 01:02 PM]
Nickelodeon's "SpongeBob SquarePants" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Top TV with Kids and Total Viewers for Third Straight Week
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of October 29-November 4.

[11/05/12 - 01:58 PM]
Nickelodeon's "SpongeBob SquarePants" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Top TV with Kids and Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of October 22-28.

[11/01/12 - 09:32 AM]
Dan is Back for a New Season of Avenging Grudges with Season Premiere of "Dan Vs." November 17 on The Hub TV Network
Upcoming guest stars include Jenna Fischer, Felicia Day, Kurtwood Smith, Rex Lee, Maurice LaMarche, Clancy Brown, Ernie Hudson, Seth Green and Tom Kenny.

[10/31/12 - 02:54 PM]
Nickelodeon Debuts First Full-Length Stop-Motion Special, "It's A SpongeBob Christmas!," Dec. 9, at 7:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
The half-hour special, co-written by Tom Kenny and Andy Paley, features John Goodman as Santa Claus.

[10/23/12 - 10:59 AM]
Nickelodeon's "SpongeBob," "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Top TV This Week with Kids and Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of October 15-21.

[10/18/12 - 01:31 PM]
CBS Celebrates the Holidays with a New Special from Nickelodeon, "It's a SpongeBob Christmas!," Friday, Nov. 23
John Goodman lends his voice to Santa Claus in this special.

[10/13/12 - 01:31 PM]
Two Smashing Animated Series, "Marvel's Avengers Assemble" and "Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.," Set to Premiere on Marvel Universe on Disney XD
The series - featuring the voices of Adrian Pasdar, Eliza Dushku and Seth Green - are slated to premiere in summer 2013.

[10/09/12 - 08:01 AM]
Hulu and Viacom Expand Content Partnership
Nickelodeon joins BET, Comedy Central, MTV, Spike TV, TV Land and VH1 on Hulu Plus.

[08/21/12 - 07:30 AM]
Welcome to the Wilderness! New Animated Series "Brickleberry" Premieres on Tuesday, September 25 at 10:30 P.M.
As previously announced, the Daniel Tosh-led series will follow the fall run of "Tosh.0."

[07/24/12 - 02:31 PM]
Nickelodeon's Debut of SpongeBob SquarePants "The Super Spongy Square Games" Ranks as Most Watched Kids Program With 3.7 Million Total Viewers for the Week
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of July 16-22.

[07/10/12 - 02:06 PM]
Nickelodeon Honors Ernest Borgnine with a "SpongeBob SquarePants" Two-Hour Marathon
Borgnine's Mermaid Man will be showcased from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on Wednesday, July 11.

[07/02/12 - 12:38 PM]
Nickelodeon Debuts Four Brand-New Episodes of "SpongeBob SquarePants" in "The Super Spongy Square Games" One-Hour Television Event
Johnny Knoxville guest stars in the event, airing Saturday, July 21 at 8:00/7:00c.

[06/15/12 - 07:42 AM]
Nickelodeon Debuts Its First Full-Length Stop-Motion Special, "It's A SpongeBob Christmas!"
John Goodman guest stars as Santa Claus in the 30-minute special.

[04/18/12 - 09:37 AM]
Nickelodeon Celebrates Earth Day With Brand-New Eco-Friendly Episodes of Hit Preschool and Animated Series, Beginning Friday, April 20
Said lineup includes a never-before-seen episode of the hit animated series "The Penguins of Madagascar."

[03/31/12 - 07:27 PM]
Nickelodeon's 25th Annual Kids' Choice Awards Winners
Replays of the awards will air on TeenNick Sunday, April 1, at 8:30/7:30c and on Nicktoons Monday, April 2, at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/29/12 - 06:53 AM]
Nickelodeon Premieres Brand-New Episodes of "SpongeBob SquarePants" and "Kung Fu Panda"
Look for week-long stunts of each series beginning Monday, April 2.

[03/14/12 - 01:21 PM]
Nickelodeon Unveils Plans at Annual Upfront for More than 650 New Episodes Across Every Genre
Highlights include new seasons of "iCarly," "Victorious," "Big Time Rush" and "Supah Ninjas" plus newcomer "Marvin, Marvin."

[02/28/12 - 11:55 AM]
Nickelodeon Wins February With Kids and Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the month of February.

[02/16/12 - 10:02 AM]
Tom Cruise, Lady Gaga, Tim Tebow, Johnny Depp, Big Time Rush, Daniel Radcliffe and Other Top Stars Receive Nominations for Nickelodeon's 25th Annual Kids' Choice Awards Hosted by Mega-Star Will Smith
TV nominees include "Good Luck Charlie," "iCarly," "Victorious" and "Wizards of Waverly Place."

[02/14/12 - 02:29 PM]
Nickelodeon's "Victorious" and "How to Rock" Score Basic Cable's Top Spots with Tweens
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of February 6-12.

[02/09/12 - 10:11 AM]
Nickelodeon Debuts Its Strongest Entertainment Toy Portfolio Ever With New Products For "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," "Winx Club," "Team Umizoomi," "Dora," "Spongebob," and "Victorious" At Toy Fair 2012
Said lineup marks "its most comprehensive and diversified toy portfolio ever, based on popular entertainment brands for preschoolers, kids, and tweens."

[01/04/12 - 12:46 PM]
Nickelodeon's "iCarly" Rings in New Year With Top Kid and Tween Telecast, Scores 5.5 Million Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of December 26-January 1.

[11/16/11 - 08:11 AM]
Nickelodeon Serves Up a Super-Stuffed Thanksgiving Weekend Beginning Wednesday, Nov. 23
Highlights include new episodes of "Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness" and "SpongeBob SquarePants" plus the premiere of "The Fairly OddParents: Timmy's Secret Wish."

[11/15/11 - 12:05 PM]
Nickelodeon Closes the Week as the Top Cable Net With Kids and Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of November 7-13.

[11/08/11 - 03:25 PM]
Oxygen Media's "Bad Girls Club" Reunion Special Part One Hosted by Perez Hilton Is #1 Cable Entertainment Show at 9PM Among W18-34
Oxygen spins the numbers for Monday, November 7.

[10/25/11 - 12:03 PM]
Megahit Martial Arts Panda is Back as Nickelodeon and Dreamworks Animation Premiere "Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness," New CG-Animated Series, Monday, Nov. 7, at 5:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
A full week of brand-new episodes every weekday at 5:30/4:30c before settling into Friday nights at 8:00/7:00c beginning December 2.







SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS (NICKELODEON)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
5/1/99 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (summer 2014)
TIME SLOT:
weeknights from 7:00 PM-7:30 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
9 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from Nickelodeon's press release, February 2013) For the 2013-14 season, the network will also roll out new episodes of returning hit animated series, including season two of The Legend of Korra, SpongeBob SquarePants, The Fairly OddParents, Winx Club, T.U.F.F. Puppy, Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness and Robot and Monster.
CREW INFORMATION:
· no information is available
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (animated)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available