Deck The Halls To The Sweet Sounds Of Bikini Bottom This Holiday Season

   Deck The Halls To The Sweet Sounds Of Bikini Bottom This Holiday Season


Four Songs off the Album Featured in "It's A SpongeBob Christmas!," Half-Hour
Stop-Motion Special Airing on Nickelodeon Dec. 9 at 7:30 p.m. (ET/PT)

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2012

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Just in time for the holidays,
Nickelodeon and Sony Music Entertainment's (SME) release It's a SpongeBob
Christmas! Album. This brand-new-full-length album features 11 tracks of
original holiday-themed music, featuring four songs from the upcoming
SpongeBob SquarePants special "It's A SpongeBob Christmas!," like "Santa Has
His Eye On Me" and the timeless Bikini Bottom classic, "Don't Be a Jerk (It's
Christmas)," as well as seven brand new compositionsco-writtenby Tom Kenny
(voice of SpongeBob) and Andy Paley (Blondie, Brian Wilson, The Ramones). The
album is currently available for digital download from online retailers.


The complete track listing for It's a SpongeBob Christmas! Album is as

1.It's A SpongeBob SquarePants Christmas!
2.Don't Be AJerk (It's Christmas)
3.Christmas Eve Jitters
4.Santa Won't Let You Down
6.Pretty Ribbons And Bows
7.Wet, Wet Christmas
8.Ho, Ho Hoedown
9.Christmas Is Mine
10.Hot Fruitcake
11.Santa Has His Eye On Me
12.A Holiday Message From SpongeBob SquarePants

"It's A SpongeBob Christmas!," premieres on Nickelodeon Sunday, Dec. 9 at 7:30
p.m. (ET/PT), featuring John Goodman as Santa Claus. In the stop-motion
special, inspired by the Rankin/Bass specials (Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,
Santa Claus is Comin' to Town), Plankton turns everyone in Bikini Bottom from
nice to naughty by feeding them his special jerktonium-laced fruitcake – all
in an effort to get his Christmas wish, the Krabby Patty formula.

SpongeBob SquarePants is executive produced by creator Stephen Hillenburg, who
previously worked as a writer, director and creative director on Nickelodeon's
animated series Rocko's Modern Life. Hillenburg graduated from the California
Institute of the Arts with a master's degree in experimental animation and
studied marine biology and art as an undergraduate.

Paul Tibbitt served as a director and writer on SpongeBob SquarePants for its
first three seasons and is currently executive producer. He wrote some of the
show's most memorable episodes such as "Ripped Pants" and "Mermaid Man &
Barnacle Boy." Tibbitt was one of the co-writers and storyboard artists on
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie. SpongeBob SquarePants is a Nicktoons
Production and is produced at the Nickelodeon Animation Studios in Burbank,

Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a current
roster that includes a broad array of both local artists and international
superstars. The company boasts a vast catalog that comprises some of the most
important recordings in history. It is home to premier record labels
representing music from every genre, including American Recordings, Arista
Nashville, Beach Street Records, BNA Records, Columbia Nashville, Columbia
Records,Day 1,Epic Records, Essential Records, Flicker Records,Kemosabe
Records, LaFace Records, Legacy Recordings,MASTERWORKS, Polo Grounds, RCA
Records, RCA Nashville, RCA Red Seal, Reunion Records,Roc Nation,Sony
Classical, Sony Music Latin, Star Time International, Syco Music, Verity
Gospel Music Group, and Volcano Entertainment. Sony Music Entertainment is a
wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.

Nickelodeon, now in its 33rd year, is the number-one entertainment brand for
kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in
everything it does. The company includes television programming and production
in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online,
recreation, books, and feature films. Nickelodeon's U.S. television network is
seen in more than 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated
basic cable network for 17 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and
logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B).

SOURCE Nickelodeon

Contact: Tori Fernandes, Nickelodeon/NY, +1-212-846-4942,
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