This article contains information in regards to in-universe television networks and television series within the SpongeBob SquarePants universe.


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Bikini Bottom Public Access
The common and local Bikini Bottom TV network. The only known shows aired on the channel are Fab and Fancy! (canceled), Zeus the Guitar Lord (canceled), Squidward Chat (canceled), and Squidward's House Party (a top rated and number-one TV show).
A TV station located in New Kelp City. It appears in "What Ever Happened to SpongeBob?"
Bikini Bottom Television (BBTV)
A local Bikini Bottom network. SpongeBob is seen in their building in the episode "Model Sponge." He auditions here since he believes he can no longer work at the Krusty Krab, so he gets the part, in a commercial for a cleaning product called "New Sponge", which uses him to clean unsanitary fixtures, and almost, a toilet.
A TV station located in Rock Bottom. It appears in the Employee of the Month video game.
Clarinet Channel
A channel about music and about clarinets. It appears in the episode "The Thing," in which SpongeBob, Squidward, and Patrick watch it. The only program it shows is of Kelpy G performing. After that there is another show playing comedy music and Patrick says "I've seen this one before."


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As the Tide Turns
A soap opera Squidward watches in "The Masterpiece." It is seen on the Soap Opera Channel and is a parody of As the World Turns.
Bikini Bottom Car Wash
A show that SpongeBob watches before he sees a commercial of Mr. Magic's Magical Kit in "Hocus Pocus." The only known line of it is "Dude, that's trouble at any car wash."
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Bikini Bottom News
A news program where the reporters deliver the news to Bikini Bottom. This program typically features breaking news events in several different episodes, including "Who Bob, What Pants?" The news features the anchor fish Johnny Elaine, Perch Perkins, and Bob and Barbara. Perkins also works as an at-the-scene reporter.
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ChefBob Cooking with Insults
A comedy/cooking talk show where ChefBob cooks and makes stand-up comedy with insults. It appears in the episode "ChefBob."
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Crustacean Crime Theater
A show that Mr. Krabs watches in "Life of Crime." It is about crustaceans who commit crimes.
Coral TV
A show that broadcasts actual footage of real-life undersea life. It appears in "Your Shoe's Untied," "The Sponge Who Could Fly," and "Rise and Shine."
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Championship Boxing
Championship boxing that features boxes boxing. It can be seen on the Boxing Channel. It appears in the episode "Idiot Box."
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House Fancy
A television show that features fancy homes, which Squidward enjoys watching. The show is hosted by Nicholas Withers. It is seen in the episode "House Fancy," where Squilliam's tower and Squidward's house are featured on it.
Fab and Fancy!
A former show from Bikini Bottom Public Access. It was canceled in "Tentacle-Vision," in favor of a new show, Zeus the Guitar Lord. Squidward watches this show. This show is known to be on at 5:00 a.m.
A late-night talk show that was mentioned in "Porous Pockets" and "As Seen on TV." The host is a parody of David Letterman. Glandy McPinkfish appeared on the show where he sang.
The Late Show
A television show mentioned by Mr. Krabs in the episode "One Krab's Trash." Mr. Krabs mentioned the show once featured a segment about zombies rising from the grave.
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Mentioned in the video game Battle for Bikini Bottom.
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Sir Urchin and Snail Fail
A cartoon about a cranky sea urchin and a dimwitted snail.
Squidward Chat
A talk show produced and hosted by Squidward in the episode "Tentacle-Vision." The show's crew is Squidward (the host), Patrick (the cameraman), and SpongeBob (the guy with the microphone). After everyone watches this show, they decide to do their own thing on it and the show becomes disastrous.
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Squidward's House Party
A show based in Squidward's house that appears at the end of the episode "Tentacle-Vision." The host is Zeus the Guitar Lord.
Smooth Jazz
A show on the Clarinet Channel that broadcasts Kelpy G playing his clarinet to smooth jazz. It appears in "The Thing."
The Rockfish Files
Parody of The Rockford Files.
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The Adventures of Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy
A show that SpongeBob and Patrick enjoy watching. The show's main characters are Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy.
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The New Adventures of Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy
The latest show about Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy.
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The Guitar Lord
A show by the Bikini Bottom Public Access that was run by a teenager that names himself by the same name of the show. After bad ratings, the show was canceled and Zeus found a new show called "Squidward's House Party" and has far more success. The show appears in "Tentacle Vision."
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The Giant Isopod Stuck in the Pet Door Show
A show about (as the name implies) a giant isopod stuck in a pet door. Patrick is the only character known to watch this show.

Unknown titles

Several in-universe television series have appeared in the series, but their official names have not been revealed.

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Box assembly
A possible reference to How It's Made. It appeared in "Idiot Box" when Squidward was flipping through channels. The only known episode is showing how boxes are made. In it's brief appearance, the narrator says "It is here that the boxes reach their final stage of assembly."
Coconut Man
Though nothing has been seen of the show, the sounds from the show have been heard. All the known content of the show is a person that is repeatedly hit on the head with a coconut. This show tends to be a comedy that Patrick loves. It was featured in the episode "Rock-a-Bye Bivalve" and "The Great Snail Race" in Gary's thought cloud.
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Documentary (geometry of boxes)
A television program that states different theories of cardboard boxes that appeared in "Idiot Box." It showed an old-age fish showing an equation related to boxes which ends up giving you the answer of the box on a chalkboard.
Sports (football)
A show that broadcasts real footage of humans playing football. It can be seen on the Sports Channel. It appeared in "Your Shoe's Untied."
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Soap Opera (boxes)
A soap opera that was seen in "Idiot Box." All that is known to occur in the show is two people giving each other boxes because they couldn't afford anything else for each other. It stars Nat Peterson and Abigail Marge. It can be seen on the soap opera channel.
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