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. This TV station only appeared in "What Ever Happened to SpongeBob?"
Bikini Bottom Television (BBTV)
A local Bikini Bottom network. SpongeBob was seen in their building in the episode, "Model Sponge." SpongeBob auditioned here, since he believed he could no longer worked at the Krusty Krab, so he got the part, in a commercial, for a "New Sponge", which used him to clean disgusting fixtures, and almost, a toilet. Their building is large, purple, and has a satellite on top.
A TV station located in Rock Bottom. It is only featured in the Employee of the Month video game.
Clarinet Channel
A channel about music and about clarinets. It was seen in the episode "The Thing." The only one who watched were SpongeBob, Squidward, and Patrick. The only program it showed was Kelpy G performing. After that there was other show playing comedy music and Patrick said "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. A parody of As the World Turns.
Bikini Bottom Car Wash
A show that SpongeBob was watching before he saw the commercial of Mr. Magic's Magical Magic 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 they deliver the news to Bikini Bottom. This program typically features Breaking News events in several different episodes including "Who Bob, What Pants?" This TV station is probably, based on the episode, a semi-satellite of KNKC-TV based in New Kelp City. The News features the anchor fish Johnny, the realistic fish head, Perch Perkins, and Bob and Barbara. Perkins also works as an at-the-scene reporter.
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Crustacean Crime Theater
A show that Mr. Krabs watched in Life of Crime. It is about crustaceans that do crimes.
Coral TV
A show that is broadcasts actual footage of real life undersea life. It appeared in "Your Shoe's Untied," and in "Tentacle Vision." It also appeared in "Rise and Shine" when Patrick was watching the Bikini Bottom News Live. It also briefly appeared in "The Sponge Who Could Fly" when Patchy was trying to find the rewind button.
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Championship Boxing
Championship boxing that features boxes boxing. It can be seen on the Boxing Channel. It appeared in "Idiot Box."
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House Fancy
A television show that features fancy houses, in which Squidward enjoys watching. The show is hosted by Nicholas Whithers. It is seen in the episode, "House Fancy," where Squilliam's House and Squidward's House. The show also has a magazine as seen episodes such as "To SquarePants or Not to SquarePants."
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 Battle for Bikini Bottom video game.
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.
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 that broadcasts Kelpy G playing his clarinet to smooth jazz. It can be seen on the Clarinet Channel. It appeared 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
A show is the newest show about Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy.
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 had a better career. The show appeared in "Tentacle Vision."
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The Giant Isopod Stuck in the Pet Door Show
It is a shown that is about (as the name implies) a giant isopod stuck in the pet door of a door. Patrick is the only people known to show 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.