NICKELODEON'S DEBUT OF SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS "THE SUPER SPONGY SQUARE GAMES" RANKS AS MOST WATCHED KIDS PROGRAM WITH 3.7 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS FOR THE WEEK
New York, NY - July 24, 2012 - Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants, "The Super Spongy Square Games," one-hour television event (Saturday, July 21, 8:00 - 9:00p.m. ET/PT) scored nearly 4 million total viewers (3.7), ranking as the most watched kids program among total viewers for the entire week. These four brand-new episodes, "Extreme Spots," starring celebrity voiceover guest Johnny Knoxville (MTV's Jackass) as Johnny Krill, "Squirrel Record," "Demolition Doofus" and "Face Freeze," also posted a double-digit increase with kid demos, averaging 5.57 million K2-11 (+50%) from a year ago.
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