Thursday, September 26, 2019

Nicktoons UK to Premiere 'Kamp Koral' in August 2020

Nicktoons UK to Whisk Viewers to 'Kamp Koral' in August 2020

Viacom Nickelodeon Consumer Products (VNCP) has announced in their "Nickelodeon. Every Age. Every Aisle. Everywhere." Licensing Source supplement that Nicktoons UK & Ireland is set to premiere Kamp Koral (working title), an original spinoff series of Nickelodeon's iconic hit, SpongeBob SquarePants, in August 2020!


Please note that, as the August launch date has been revealed so far in advance, the month could change in the coming months.

The CG-animated series (13 episodes) introduces 10-year-old SpongeBob SquarePants during his summer at sleepaway camp. The series was greenlit earlier this year and commenced production in June 2019 at Nickelodeon Studios in Burbank, California.

“SpongeBob has an incredible universe to expand upon and the greenlight for Kamp Koral is a testament to the strength and longevity of these characters known and loved by generations of fans around the world,” said Ramsey Naito, EVP Animation Production and Development, Nickelodeon.

In the series, SpongeBob and his pals spend the summer building underwater campfires, catching wild jellyfish, and swimming in Lake Yuckymuck at the craziest camp in the kelp forest, Kamp Koral.

Marc Ceccarelli and Vincent Waller (SpongeBob SquarePants) are co-executive producers on the series.

Nickelodeon Animation are currently recruiting staff to work on the series. Visit https://www.nickanimation.com/jobs to see all vacancies and to apply.

SpongeBob SquarePants, which was recently greenlit for a 13th season, has reigned as the number-one kids’ animated series on TV for the last 17 years, while generating a universe of beloved characters, pop culture catchphrases and memes, theatrical releases, consumer products, a Tony award-winning Broadway musical which is now touring North America and a global fan base. SpongeBob SquarePants is seen in more than 208 countries and territories, translated in 55+ languages, and averages more than 100 million total viewers every quarter. SpongeBob SquarePants is created by Stephen Hillenburg and produced by Nickelodeon in Burbank, Calif.

Nickelodeon's is currently in the midst of the network's "Best Year Ever", a year-long global celebration of one of the most iconic TV series and characters ever created. The “Best Year Ever” launched with the premiere of “SpongeBob’s Big Birthday Blowout,” an original mixed live-action and animated special earlier this summer, and leads up to the Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies theatrical, The SpongeBob Movie: It's a Wonderful Sponge, coming May 2020.

More Nick: Nickelodeon to Host 'SpongeBob SquarePants' and 'Are You Afraid of the Dark?' Panels at New York Comic Con 2019!

Originally published: Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 17:58 BST.

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