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SpongeBob SquarePants (originally titled SpongeBoy Ahoy!) is an American animated television show, created by Stephen Hillenburg for Nickelodeon.

Broadcast and streaming history

Netflix

UK and Ireland

The first four seasons were added on Netflix, on 2013-08-03. On 2014-01-27, seasons 1 and 4 got removed from the service, and the show was removed on 2015-09-30. On 2015-02-10, the show started streaming again, and it was removed again on 2018-08-30. Since 2018-09-02, the show's been streaming again, and it currently has only Season 8, as of 2018-09-05.[2]

Canada

Seasons 5 and 6 were added on 2016-04-10, and the show was removed on 2017-06-15. Since 2018-07-07, the seasons have been streaming again.[3]

Nicktoons

US

The show premiered in 2002 (the launch year) and showed aired reruns of it. It got removed in January 2018 for unknown reasons before returning in April 2018.

Cast

See Cast

International versions

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Language Title Channels
SpongeBob SquarePants - both title cards (Albanian) Albanian
(AA Film Company)
BobSfungjeri Pantollon-katrori Çufo
SpongeBob SquarePants - fanmade 1999 logo (Albanian) Albanian
(Top Channel)
SfungjerBob PantallonKatrori Bang Bang (formerly)
Top Channel (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - title card (Albanian, Comedy Central Extra) Albanian
(subtitled)
Sfungjeri Bob me pantallona katrore Comedy Central Extra
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (Arabic) Arabic
(Borsaeid 5)
سبونج بوب سكوير بانتس Borsaeid 5 (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (Arabic) Arabic
(Nickelodeon)
سبونج بوب سكوير بانتس MBC3
Nickelodeon Arabia (formerly)
OSN Nickelodeon HD
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (English) Armenian Սպունգ Բոբ Armenia 2[4] (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (English) Azerbaijani
(ANS TV, voice-over)
Süngər Bob ANS TV (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (English) Azerbaijani
(ARB Günəş, voice-over)
Süngər Bob Kvadrat Şalvar ARB Cənub[5] (formerly)
ARB Günəş
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (English) Azerbaijani
(İTV, voice-over)
Spanç Bob Skver Pents İTV (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (English) Azerbaijani
(Kanal-S, voice-over)
Süngər Bob El TV (formerly)
Kanal-S[6] (formerly)
Kapaz TV (formerly)
RTV (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (English) Bengali SpongeBob SquarePants Nickelodeon India[7] (upcoming)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (Bulgarian) Bulgarian Спондж Боб Квадратни Гащи Nickelodeon
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (English) Bulgarian
(Diema Family, voice-over)
Спондж Боб Квадратни Гащи Diema Family (formerly)
Super7 (formerly)
TV7[8] (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - title card (Bulgarian, Comedy Central Extra) Bulgarian
(subtitled)
Спондж Боб Квадратни Гащи Comedy Central Extra
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (English) Burmese
(subtitled)
unknown SKYNET CARTOON
SpongeBob SquarePants - title card (Cantonese) Cantonese 海綿寶寶 Asia Television (formerly)
ViuTV (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (Croatian) Croatian Spužva Bob Skockani Hayatovci (formerly)
Nickelodeon
Nova TV
RTL Croatia (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - title card (Croatian, Comedy Central Extra) Croatian
(subtitled)
Spužva Bob Skockani Comedy Central Extra
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (Czech) Czech SpongeBob v kalhotách Prima Comedy Central
Nickelodeon
Nova 2
TV Nova
Nova Gold
SpongeBob SquarePants - title card (Czech, Comedy Central Extra) Czech
(subtitled)
SpongeBob v kalhotách Comedy Central Extra
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (Danish and Norwegian) Danish SvampeBob Firkant DR1 (formerly)
DR Ultra
Nickelodeon Denmark
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (English) Dutch SpongeBob SquarePants Nickelodeon (Flanders)
Nickelodeon (Netherlands)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (English) Dutch
(subtitled)
SpongeBob SquarePants Nickelodeon (Flanders)
Nickelodeon (Netherlands)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (Estonian) Estonian
(Nickelodeon, voice-over)
Käsna-Kalle Kantpüks Nickelodeon
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (Estonian) Estonian
(TV3, voice-over)
Käsna-Kalle Kantpüks Kanal 2 (formerly)
TV3
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (English) Filipino SpongeBob SquarePants ABS-CBN
ABS-CBN 2 (formerly)
GMA News TV 11 (formerly)
IBC 13 (formerly)
Light TV 33 (formerly)
RPN 9 (formerly)
Studio 23 (formerly)
TV5 (formerly)
Yey!
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (Finnish) Finnish Paavo Pesusieni C More Juniori
Nickelodeon Finland (formerly)
MTV3
Ruutu+ (formerly)
Sub
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (Finnish) Finnish
(subtitled)
Paavo Pesusieni Nelonen (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (French) French Bob l'éponge Canal J (formerly)
Gulli (formerly)
France 3 (formerly)
Nickelodeon France
Télétoon+ (formerly)
TF1 (formerly)
VRAK.TV
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (English) Frisian (West) SpongeBob SquarePants Omrop Fryslân[9] (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (English) Georgian
(voice-over)
კვადრატულ შარვალი სპანჩ ბობი IMEDI (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (German) German SpongeBob Schwammkopf Comedy Central Germany
MTV Germany (formerly)
Nickelodeon Austria
Nickelodeon Germany
Nicktoons Germany
ORF eins (formerly)
RTL (formerly)
SRF zwei (formerly)
Super RTL (formerly)
VIVA Germany (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (Greek) Greek Μπομπ Σφουγγαράκης Channel 9 (formerly)
Alpha Kids (formerly)
Nickelodeon Greece
Alfa TV (formerly)
Plus TV[unverified]
RIK 2 (formerly)
Star Channel (formerly)
TeleTime (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (English) Greek
(subtitled)
SpongeBob SquarePants MTV (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (Hebrew) Hebrew בובספוג מכנסמרובע Nickelodeon Israel
Makan 33 (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (English) Hebrew
(subtitled)
בובספוג מכנסמרובע Nickelodeon Israel
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (English) Hindi SpongeBob SquarePants Nick Jr. India (formerly)
Nickelodeon India (formerly)
Nick HD+
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (Hungarian) Hungarian SpongyaBob Kockanadrág Comedy Central (formerly)
Cool TV
Nickelodeon
RTL+
RTL Klub
TV2 (Nickelodeon block, formerly)
Comedy Central Family
HBO GO (formerly)
Nicktoons
SpongeBob SquarePants - title card (Hungarian, Comedy Central Extra) Hungarian
(subtitled)
SpongyaBob Kockanadrág Comedy Central Extra (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (Icelandic) Icelandic Svampur Sveinsson Stöð 2 Krakkar (AKA Krakkastöðin)
Stöð 2 (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (English) Indonesian
(GTV)
SpongeBob SquarePants GTV
Nickelodeon Indonesia
Indosiar (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (English) Indonesian
(Lativi)
SpongeBob SquarePants Lativi (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (English) Irish SpongeBob SquarePants TG4
Cúla4 (TG4 block)
SpongeBob SquarePants - logo (Italian) Italian SpongeBob Boing Italy (formerly)
Italia 1 (formerly)
Nickelodeon Italy
Super! TV
Paramount Channel
SpongeBob SquarePants - logo (Japanese) Japanese スポンジ・ボブ NHK Educational TV
Nickelodeon Japan
Tokyo MX
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (English) Kannada
(Chintu TV)
SpongeBob SquarePants Chintu TV (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (English) Kannada
(Nickelodeon)
SpongeBob SquarePants Nickelodeon India (upcoming)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (English) Kazakh Спанч Боб Шаршы Шалбар KTK[10](formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (English) Keres SpongeBob SquarePants direct-to-video[11]
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (English) Khmer SpongeBob SquarePants unknown
Spongebob - title card (Korean, EBS) Korean
(EBS)
네모네모 스펀지 송 EBS (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (Korean, Nickelodeon) Korean
(Nickelodeon)
스폰지밥 네모바지 JEI TV (formerly)
Nickelodeon South Korea
Tooniverse (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (English) Kurdish (Central)
(Kurdsat)
SpongeBob Pantol Chwar Gosha Kurdsat
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (English) Kurdish (Central)
(Pelistank TV)
SpongeBob Pelistank TV (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (English) Kurdish (Central)
(Zaro TV)
unknown Zaro TV[12] (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (English) Kurdish (Northern) Sifinc Bob Carcik Sôrt Zarok TV
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (Latvian) Latvian
(Nickelodeon, voice-over)
Sūklis Bobs Kvadrātbiksis Nickelodeon
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (Latvian) Latvian
(TV3, voice-over)
Sūklis Bobs Kvadrātbiksis TV3 Latvia
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (Lithuanian) Lithuanian
(LNK, voice-over)
Kempiniukas Plačiakelnis LNK (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (Lithuanian) Lithuanian
(Nickelodeon, voice-over)
Kempiniukas Plačiakelnis Nickelodeon
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (Lithuanian) Lithuanian
(SDI Media, voice-over)
Kempiniukas Plačiakelnis TV3
TV8
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (English) Lithuanian
(subtitled)
Kempiniukas Plačiakelnis MTV (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - title card (Macedonian) Macedonian Сунѓерот Боб Панталоновски A1[13] (formerly)
HBO GO (direct-to-video)
МRТ1 (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (English) Malayalam
(Kochu TV)
SpongeBob SquarePants Kochu TV (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (English) Malaysian SpongeBob SquarePants Nickelodeon Malaysia
TV3 Malaysia (formerly)
TV9 Malaysia
SpongeBob SquarePants - title card (Standard Mandarin) Mandarin (Standard) 海绵宝宝 CCTV-1 (formerly)
CCTV-14 (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - title card (Taiwanese Mandarin) Mandarin (Taiwan)
(Nickelodeon)
海綿寶寶 BTV Kaku Kids[14]
Nickelodeon (Asia)
Nickelodeon Southeast Asia
YOYOTV (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - title card (Taiwanese Mandarin) Mandarin (Taiwan)
(YOYOTV)
海綿寶寶 Nickelodeon (Asia)
Nickelodeon Southeast Asia
YOYOTV (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2007 logo (Maori) Maori
(Māori Television)
SpongeBob Tarau Porowhā Māori Television (formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2007 logo (Maori) Maori
(Nickelodeon)
SpongeBob Tarau Porowhā Nickelodeon New Zealand[15](formerly)
SpongeBob SquarePants - 2009 logo (English) Mongolian Хөвсгөр Боб Olloo TV (formerly)

References

  1. https://twitter.com/itv/status/109877796905562112
  2. https://uk.newonnetflix.info/info/70155547/s
  3. https://can.newonnetflix.info/info/70155547/s
  4. http://kidscreen.com/2012/06/22/emerging-european-markets-catch-the-nickelodeon-bug
  5. http://vefire.ru/user/ctv-az/comments/page/10/
  6. https://docslide.net/documents/ipkci-qzeti-20111122-8-2282.html
  7. http://nickalive.blogspot.com/2018/05/nickelodeon-india-to-launch-new-ip.html
  8. http://www.zemia-news.bg/pdfdownload/2015/11-2015/zemia_23.11.2015.pdf
  9. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkVpAlGk_qA
  10. http://kidscreen.com/2012/06/22/emerging-european-markets-catch-the-nickelodeon-bug
  11. https://web.wpi.edu/Pubs/E-project/Available/E-project-050413-193131/unrestricted/Sf13-cochi_Preserving_the_Keres_Language_and_Culture.pdf
  12. https://www.pukmedia.com/en/EN_Direje.aspx?Jimare=17903
  13. https://dokumen.tips/documents/01-a101102009nova-programa-dostaven-1102009.html
  14. https://tbivision.com/2013/07/23/nickelodeon-sells-toons-to-china/116502/
  15. http://www.voxy.co.nz/national/spongebob-squarepants-celebrates-m%C4%81ori-language-week/5/55290