Animal Planet's 'Rat Busters NYC' to Debut in August

The new series will follow two service managers in New York City.

Animal Planet has announced a new series about New York exterminators, Rat Busters NYC.

Set to premiere Friday, Aug. 26 at 10 p.m., the new series will follow service managers Jimmy Tallman and Michael Morales of Magic Exteriminating, who have a brother-like relationship as they tackle rat families bigger than their own and other city rodents.

Six episodes will air in the first season.

Rat Busters NYC is produced by Optomen Productions. Steve McLaughlin, Nicola Moody and Dominic Stobart serve as executive producers with Erin Wanner.