via press release:
NICKELODEON PICKS UP SECOND SEASON OF PAW PATROL,
TV’S NUMBER-ONE PRESCHOOL SERIES
New Season One Episodes of the Hit CG-Animated Series to Debut in November
NEW YORK, NOV. 14, 2013 – Nickelodeon today announced the pickup of a second season (26 episodes) of Paw Patrol, currently ranked as the number-one preschool series on TV.* The hit CG-animated series stars a pack of six heroic rescue pups – Chase, Marshall, Rocky, Rubble, Zuma and Skye - who are led by a tech-savvy boy named Ryder. Together they work hard to show the people of Adventure Bay that “no job is too big, no pup is too small!”
In partnership with Spin Master Entertainment, the series features a curriculum that focuses on citizenship, social skills and problem-solving. Season two of Paw Patrol will introduce new characters, locations and updated Paw Patrol vehicles with new tools and gadgets.
Nickelodeon is continuing to premiere new season one episodes of Paw Patrol this November. Below is the schedule for the November premieres (all times 12 p.m. ET/PT):
- Tuesday, Nov. 12 – “Pups Save a School Day/Pups Turn on the Lights”
Alex loses his backpack on the first day of school! Ryder and the Paw Patrol need to help him find it before the school bus comes. / It’s Chase’s birthday and the pups are planning a surprise party but a storm causes the power to go out. The Paw Patrol has to fix the power and save Chase's birthday party.
- Wednesday, Nov. 13 – “Pups Save a Pool Day/Circus Pup-Formers”
It’s a hot day so the pups head for the water park -- but the pool is empty! It’s Paw Patrol to the rescue as Digger and Rocky help Ryder get water to the pool. / Ryder and the Paw Patrol must step in to help when the animals don’t show up in time for the Circus to begin.
- Thursday, Nov. 14 – “Pups Make a Splash/Pups Fall Festival”
When Cap’n Turbot’s boat runs aground, Ryder, Zuma, Skye, and Rocky must team up to save it before it sinks! / The Paw Patrol must pick all of Farmer Yumi’s fruit before an early snowstorm comes.
Paw Patrol airs every weekday at 12 p.m. (ET/PT). The series will begin airing on Nickelodeon’s international channels this November.
At NickJr.com, Nickelodeon's award-winning website for parents and preschoolers, PAW Patrol fans can watch full episodes, build paper vehicle toys for each PAW Patrol member using printable templates, and host a PAW Patrol party with free printable PAW Patrol party supplies.
Nickelodeon has partnered with the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) to help deliver the organization’s message promoting the humane treatment of animals. Preschoolers will learn about pet care and how to be an animal advocate through events, online activities and printables featuring Paw Patrol characters and themes.
Nickelodeon is currently the number-one rated cable network among K2-5 with five of its preschool series (Paw Patrol, Bubble Guppies, Dora the Explorer, Team Umizoomi, Peter Rabbit) ranked in the top 10 on all TV.
About Spin Master Ltd.
A multi-category children’s entertainment company, Spin Master has been designing, developing, manufacturing and marketing consumer products for children around the world since 1994 and is recognized as a global growth leader within the toy industry. Spin Master is best known for such popular brands as boy’s action phenomena and 2009-2010 Boy’s Toy of the Year winner Bakugan Battle Brawlers™, and award-winning brands Air Hogs®, Aquadoodle™, Spin Master Games™ including the popular Hedbanz™, Tech Deck™, Zoobles™ and Spy Gear™. The company has also marked an entry into children’s media with the launch of Spin Master Entertainment, a subsidiary focusing on the design, development and production of television and other media properties. Spin Master employs over 900 people with offices in Toronto, Los Angeles, London, Paris, Hong Kong, Mexico City, Munich, and Milan. For additional information please visit: www.spinmaster.com
Nickelodeon, now in its 34th 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 18 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA).
*Source: NMR (8/19/13 – 11/3/13) ratings based on LSD, Total TV ranker based on Live +7 (8/19/13-10/15/13), LSD (9/30/13-11/3/13)