Imaginations Run Wild in Rusty Rivets, Nickelodeon’s Inventive New Preschool Series, Premiering Monday, Aug. 22, at 7:30 P.M. (ET/PT)

New Series Debut Follows Brand-New PAW Patrol Primetime
Special, “All-Star Pups,” Premiering 7:00 p.m. (ET/PT)

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–There’s always a big adventure in Nickelodeon’s
brand-new animated preschool series, Rusty
, premiering Monday, Aug. 22, at 7:30 p.m. (ET/PT).
Created and produced by Spin Master Entertainment (PAW Patrol),
the show follows Rusty, a 21st century kid hero who always
saves the day by relying on his imagination and incredible
resourcefulness. Inspired by the DIY culture of the maker movement, Rusty
(26 half-hour episodes) helps preschoolers gain confidence
and fuel their creativity with a strong focus on inventing, creating and
problem solving.

Rusty Rivets will premiere immediately following an all-new
primetime PAW Patrol special, “All-Star Pups,” at 7:00 p.m.
(ET/PT) and new episodes will continue to roll out this year on
Nickelodeon, the number-one network for preschoolers and kids 2-11 year
to date.

In Rusty Rivets, 10-year-old Rusty, along with his best bud Ruby,
invents his way out of every jam by repurposing spare parts and found
objects into the wildest, coolest, most awesome contraptions ever. The
series encourages kids to use their imaginations to design and create
fun new gadgets and inventions.

In the series premiere, “Rusty’s Rex Rescue/Rusty’s Park N’ Fly,”
Rusty’s friend Liam gets trapped on top of a tall stack of junk in
Rusty’s Recycling Yard. To rescue Liam, Rusty and Ruby design a Jurassic
robot who ultimately becomes their new trusty friend Botasaur. In the
next adventure, Rusty and his friends must bring Mr. Higgins’ remote
control plane down safely when it can’t land. Together, they must
engineer a daredevil rescue to save the plane.

Nickelodeon currently has all-new full-length episodes of Rusty Rivets
available on select digital platforms. also features two
brand-new online games inspired by the show: “Penguin Problem,” in which
players run through the Recycling Yard collecting escaped penguins and
building creative tools to transport them safely back home; and “Combine
it and Design it,” which offers players four different machine models
that they can design and build with Rusty. Episodes will be available on
the Nick Jr. App, and Nick VOD platform beginning Monday,
June 20.

Rusty Rivets is the sixth series from Spin Master Entertainment
and follows on the success of PAW Patrol and Bakugan Battle
. The new series is overseen by executive producers Ronnen
Harary and Laura Clunie.

About Spin Master

Spin Master is a leading global children’s entertainment company that
creates, designs, manufactures and markets a diversified portfolio of
innovative toys, games, products and entertainment properties. Spin
Master is best known for award-winning brands including Zoomer™ Dino,
Bakugan Battle Brawlers™, Air Hogs®, and 2015 Toys of The
Year, Bunchems and Meccanoid G15. Since 2005, Spin Master has received
63 TIA Toy of The Year (TOTY) nominations with 16 wins across a variety
of product categories. Spin Master has been recognized with 12 TOTY
nominations for Innovative Toy of the Year, more than any of its
competitors. Spin Master is among a limited number of companies that not
only develop and produce global entertainment properties, characters and
content, but also monetize that content through the creation, sale and
licensing of products. To date, Spin Master has produced six television
series, including 2007 hit series Bakugan Battle Brawlers and its
current hit PAW Patrol, which is broadcast in over 160 countries and
territories globally. Spin Master employs over 1,000 people globally
with offices in Canada, United States, Mexico, France, Italy, United
Kingdom, Slovakia, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, China, Hong Kong,
Japan, and Australia.

About Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon, now in its 37th 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
90 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable
network for 20 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit
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