Multiple “Spongebob” Spin-Offs Planned

Multiple Spongebob Spin Offs Planned

Nickelodeon has unveiled its 2019 content slate with the highlight being planned spin-offs of its long-running staple “SpongeBob SquarePants” to commemorate the show’s 20th anniversary.

Announced by Nickelodeon President Brian Robbins and slated to start rolling out this Summer, things kick off with the one-hour special “SpongeBob’s Big Birthday Blowout” on July 12th along with new series, specials and feature-length movie spinoffs focused on the core characters of the franchise. The celebrations wrap up next May with the release of the “It’s A Wonderful Sponge” movie from Paramount Pictures.

Nickelodeon President Brian Robbins also announced a revival of sketch comedy show “All That” with Kenan Thompson as executive producer, a John Cena-hosted reboot of “Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?” and a scripted music series set in a performing arts high school.

Source: Deadline