PBS Wags New Martha Speaks Week

PBS Kids has scheduled a brand, new week of Martha Speaks for the dog days of summer, beginning this Monday, July 13. The five-day stunt features the talented pooch in various adventures’fighting grumpy Mondays, spreading cheer as a hospital dog, being offered a stint as a TV host, etc.’while teaching kids new words and sharing the show’s themes of dog care and advocacy.

Martha Speaks is based on a collection of award-winning books by Susan Meddaugh and is co-produced by WGBH, Boston and Vancouver-based Studio B. The series airs at 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on PBS Kids! (check local listings) The second season of the show will premiere on September 14.