If you think that you have heard the last of the catchy “Baby Shark” tune, well, think again. Parents, get ready because “Baby Shark” will soon be coming to Nickelodeon as a new animated television series!
The television giant announced this week that they have struck a deal with Pinkfong, the creators of the catchy tune that has become one of 10 most-viewed videos on YouTube ever, garnering more than 2.8 billion views, and holding a 20-week spot on Billboard’s Top 100.
“At the heart of any popular piece of content is a terrific character, and we have a great opportunity to further explore the world of Baby Shark and follow this family through some great animated adventures on Nickelodeon,” Naito said in a statement to USA TODAY.
But of course, that’s not all! “Baby Shark products are set to follow, but just like the series debut, we unfortunately just don’t know when!
“Our outstanding creative teams are moving fast to get more Baby Shark product across multiple categories to retailers, and our content team is excited to develop a terrific original animated series that will bring this property to new heights and even more fans,” said Pam Kaufman, President, Viacom Nickelodeon Consumer Products in a statement.
Whether they come out with action figures, plush toys, or something in between, there will be a market for it waiting with bated breath!
And just know that if you are a “Baby Shark” family, know that you are in great company because the phenomenon has captured the attention of A-list parents including Cardi B, Chance the Rapper, Tyra Banks and Kylie Jenner. Watch the video below that started it all below and if you have a special “Baby Shark” moment, share it with us. We are almost positive that you are not alone. That catchy tune is just something that cannot be ignored!