Nickelodeon Renews “SpongeBob SquarePants” Through Ninth Season

Get ready for more of your favorite singing sponge from beneath the sea. Nickelodeon has ordered a ninth season of its longrunning animated series SpongeBob SquarePants — television’s No. 1 animated series with kids ages 2-11. The 26 fresh episodes –including the 200th — will premiere in 2012, says Nick’s President of Animation at Nickelodeon

Howard Stern Renews Five Year Contract With Sirius XM Radio

Howard Stern is staying put at Sirius XM. The shock jock revealed on his radio show Thursday that he had signed a contract that will keep him live and uncensored on the satellite airwaves for another five years. Stern’s current five-year contract, for which he was paid $500 million, expires Dec. 31. Although Stern did

Showtime Renews “Secret Diary Of A Call Girl” For Fourth & Final Season

The fourth and final season of Showtime’s Secret Diary of a Call Girl will premiere early next year. The cable network has renewed the UK-based comedy series for eight half-hour episodes chronicling the adventures of Belle, a British escort played by Billie Piper. The new episodes will see the writer torn between her secret career