Super Bowl 53 also means it's time for another Puppy Bowl
. Animal Planet is bringing back the beloved TV special for 2019.
For those with pregame fatigue, the Puppy Bowl
kicks off on Animal Planet at 3 p.m.
Attendees will watch a game of puppy bowl
, and the canine players are available for adoption.
For evidence of Americans' preoccupation with their pets, look no further than Super Bowl Sunday, when Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl
XII (in VR, no less) and Hallmark Channel's Kitten Bowl III filled the hours leading up to the main gridiron event.
Pets already took the limelight at the World Dog Awards, the Puppy Bowl
and Kitten Bowl on Super Bowl Sunday, and the Westminster dog show.
What was more exciting on Super Bowl Sunday, the actual football game or Ihe Puppy Bowl
? For many viewers it was an easy call as pels are becoming more important in peoples' lives.
29 ( ANI ): First lady Michelle Obama - along with presidential pets Bo and Sunny - hosted a training camp at the White House for this year's Puppy Bowl
Summary: Here's a behind the scenes look at the making of Puppy Bowl
Now, the network is doubling down on one of its flagship shows, namely Puppy Bowl
, which runs Super Bowl Sunday, starting at 3 p.m.
Citing popular voting initiatives that allowed online audiences to choose winners for Discovery Channel's "American Chopper Live" and Animal Planet's "Puppy Bowl
," he adds that "this special episode of 'What Not to Wear' may serve as a model for future social integrations on TLC and beyond."
star "Miss Brie" will lead an official infield dog parade at 6:20 p.m.
The Hallmark Channel hosts the feline counterpoint to the beloved Puppy Bowl
. Both are cute contests over athletic competition, with young pets romping across tiny turf fields, pushing around toy balls and pawing one another rather than scoring touchdowns.
* Also in January, Discovery Communications and The Joester-Loria Group signed Gramercy Products for a line of pet items for dogs tied to Animal Planet's "Puppy Bowl
," an annual one-off special that serves as counterprogramming to the Super Bowl.
Animal Planet will be airing its annual Puppy Bowl
on Super Bowl Sunday.
"Fish Bowl II'' is on the Nat Geo WILD channel at 6 p.m., and there's Animal Planet's "Puppy Bowl
'' at 3 p.m., which kicked off the trend and is in its 11th year.