On May 21, 2012, Nickelodeon renewed SpongeBob for a tenth season.Season 10 will start in 2013. Then it was originally thought that it wouldn't air until after the movie, but this time instead of between seasons, the movie will most likely be released mid-season and there may be at least a 3-month hiatus.
This season will have 37 episodes. This will bring the episode count up to an astounding 241.
On November 11, 2013, online plots for upcoming episodes in Season 10 were revealed. In January 2014, there will be a half hour special that will have Spongebob returning to the Krusty Krab, which takes place right after SpongeBob,You're Fired. On December 9th, 2013, there will be a Christmas Special called I Hate You, Santa Claus.
205, I Hate You, Santa Claus, December 9, 2013
206, Plankton's Robotic Attack, February 7, 2014
207a, Krab-O-Matic, February 17, 2014
207b, Servin' Up Seconds February 17, 2014
208a, A Log Way Home, February 17, 2014
208b, Hair Scare, February 17, 2014
209a, TBA, TBA
209b, Krabby Caper, March 29, 2014