'Baby Shark' is officially being turned into a Nickelodeon animated series

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Courtesy of Nickelodeon press release, linked to below

It's a child's dream and a parent's worst nightmare.

Kid favorite "Baby Shark" is being turned into a Nickelodeon animated series!

Debuting in November 2015, it's one of Youtube's top 10 most-viewed videos and has amassed 2.9 billion views so far -- and the popularity just keeps growing.

In a press release, Nickelodeon outlines how excited they are to take on this new challenge alongside global entertainment company SmartStudy.

“Baby Shark is a multi-platform phenomenon, and appetite for more content and products is strong around the world,” said Pam Kaufman, President, Viacom Nickelodeon Consumer Products. “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.”

There's no word yet on when the show will debut.

You can click here to access the Nickelodeon press site and stay updated.