ADDITIONAL NOTES: renewed through the 2014-15 season (the show's second of 26 episodes) on 11/14/13
DESCRIPTION: (from Nickelodeon's press release, July 2013) Nickelodeon celebrates the dog days of summer with the launch of the new CG-animated preschool series, Paw Patrol, on Monday, Aug. 12, at 8:30 p.m. (ET/PT). Paw Patrol 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 protect the Adventure Bay community believing, "no job is too big, no pup is too small!" The series features a curriculum that focuses on citizenship, social skills and problem-solving. Paw Patrol, a co-production with Spin Master Entertainment, will regularly air weekdays at 12 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon. The series will begin airing on Nickelodeon's international channels in the fall. The Paw Patrol launch follows a brand-new episode of the hit preschool series, Bubble Guppies, at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT). In "Get Ready For School!" the Guppies show viewers that school is a great place to learn, play, and meet new friends. Bubble Guppies is the number-one preschool series across all TV in its 11 a.m. (ET/PT) timeslot.