EXCLUSIVE: SpongeBob‘s associate in crime is getting his personal show. I’ve realized that Nickelodeon is finalizing offers for “The Patrick Star Show,” a “SpongeBob Squarepants” animated spinoff centered on SpongeBob’s greatest pal Patrick Star, voiced by Bill Fagerbakke.
I hear voiceover recordings have already got began for the mission, which is anticipated to obtain a 13-episode order and comes from the inventive crew behind the mothership series.
According to sources, “The Patrick Star Show” is within the vein of “The Larry Sanders Show” and “Comedy Bang Bang!,” with Patrick (Fagerbakke) internet hosting his personal late-night discuss show. I hear the series would revolve round Patrick and his household. Fagerbakke is being joined by a largely new solid voicing new characters, with “SpongeBob” solid members anticipated to make occasional appearances, reprising their roles.
A rep for Nickelodeon declined remark.
In early 2019, Nickelodeon president Brian Robbins introduced that the community could be growing for the primary time ever spinoff tasks for “SpongeBob SquarePants” characters. The first such mission to get inexperienced mild was “Kamp Koral,” the upcoming 13-episode CG-animated “SpongeBob” prequel series, which not too long ago moved from Nickelodeon to sibling streamer CBS All Access.
The new “SpongeBob” spinoff could be one in every of a number of new animated tasks coming to Nickelodeon, becoming a member of the not too long ago introduced adaptation of “Real Pigeons Fight Crime,” government produced by James Corden and Ben Winston, and “Middlemost Post,” created by “SpongeBob” alum John Trabbic III.
Created by Stephen Hillenburg and produced by Nickelodeon in Burbank, “SpongeBob SquarePants” chronicles the nautical and generally nonsensical adventures of SpongeBob, an incurable optimist and earnest sea sponge, and his undersea mates.
Since its launch 21 years in the past, “SpongeBob SquarePants” has reigned because the No. 1 youngsters’ animated series on TV for the final 18 years, whereas producing a universe of beloved characters, popular culture catchphrases and memes, theatrical releases, shopper merchandise, a Tony award-winning Broadway musical and a worldwide fan base. “SpongeBob SquarePants” is essentially the most extensively distributed property in Viacom International Media Networks historical past, seen in additional than 208 international locations and territories, translated in 55+ languages, and averaging greater than 100 million whole viewers each quarter.
The newest film within the franchise, “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run,” can be launched on premium VOD and CBS All Access in early 2021.
Fagerbakke might be greatest identified for taking part in Dauber on ABC’s “Coach” for 9 years. The veteran actor additionally performed Jason Segal’s dad on CBS’ “How I Met Your Mother,” and in addition recurred on Showtime’s “I’m Dying Up Here” and Netflix’s “Unbelievable.” He is repped by Main Title Entertainment.