Dora and Friends: Into the City (also called Dora and Friends) is an American/Canadian interactive educational animated television series. A spin-off on the original Dora the Explorer series, it premiered on August 18, 2014 on Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. in the United States, followed by its Canadian premiere on September 6, 2014 on Treehouse TV.
Following the 2011 release of "Dora's Explorer Girls: Our First Concert", in 2013, Nickelodeon announced that it would produce a spin-off to Dora the Explorer titled as Dora and Friends: Into the City! It will star the heroine Dora as a 10-year-old who goes on city adventures with a group of new friends. The series has been picked up for 20 episodes and had its prime-time premiere on Nickelodeon on August 18, 2014
On October 9, 2014, Nickelodeon renewed the series for a 20-episode second season.