September 29, 2023

Nickelodeon announced today that SpongeBob SquarePants has been picked up for a 15th Season of 26 episodes. The renewal is an early one, coming before the premiere of Season 14 - expected this November - and also ahead of the animated comedy's milestone 25th anniversary next year.

Since premiering back in 1999, the series has broadcast nearly 300 episodes while amassing a loyal fan base and generating a universe of beloved characters, pop culture catchphrases and memes, theatrical releases, consumer products, and a Tony award-winning Broadway musical.

Per Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants has been television's most-watched animated series for 21 consecutive years. It is also one of the most widely distributed properties in Paramount Global history, seen in more than 170 countries, translated in over 29 languages, and averaging more than 100 million total viewers every quarter.