8.7 million unique TV viewers across entire 12-hour marathon.
Who watched the Puppy Bowl VIII yesterday? Show of hands? We did, and we melted almost completely with love for L.A.'s very own Chihuahua/Terrier mix, Fumble. Fumble played his little heart out, scored a couple of touchdowns and ultimately won MVP -- Most Valuable Puppy. [ more › ]
Animal Planet held its annual canine competition, Puppy Bowl VIII
We didn’t let our excitement about Puppy Bowl VIII distract us from the big throwdowns that go down in our own neighborhood. If you think good vs. evil is a big deal, you haven’t checked out this action. The Brodsky Museum v. Financial Trouble: The Brodsky Museum can’t lose. Not with America on its side. [...]
Today, we've got the "Super Bowl Counter Programming" edition of "5 Shows After Dark" because I'm pretty certain that I don't have to tell you about the Super Bowl. Away we go! "Puppy Bowl VIII" on Animal Planet at 3pm,...
If you haven't been following Meep the Bird's tweets, you might not know what's been going on in Puppy Bowl VIII. The short answer is a lot of stuff, way too much for me to recap here. I heard the good-natured announcer call out "Aberdeen" a lot so I'm going to guess that Aberdeen had a big day. Show More Summary
Puppies, Ellen, puppies, feminism, PUPPY BOWL VIII.
The wait is over. At 3pm today, you'll be able to tune in to the biggest event of the year: Puppy Bowl VIII. Read More
Man, of all the bowls, the Super Bowl is probably the most egotistical. Super Bowl? Pshaw. More like the Not-Super Bowl. Yeah, I said it. First played in 1967, the Super Bowl was the brainchild of some guys who loved football almost as much as they loved Roman numerals (Super Bowl XL was the year that it was at its t-shirt-sizey-ist). Show More Summary
Puppy Bowl VIII will soon be here and we're getting ready by whiling away the hours watching adorable puppy videos. When we came across an...
They’re the ideal football players: Gorgeous, cuddly, and not too picky about salaries. In fact, a dog treat and an ear rub will pretty much keep these athletes happy. Meet the pups of Puppy Bowl VIII, Animal Planet’s answer to the Super Bowl. There’s lots of fun and games during the Puppy Bowl, and there’s [...]
Last week, Animal Planet announced the rosters for Puppy Bowl VIII, the annual canine celebration of unmotivated running in circles and dead serious butt-sniffery that represents the best and most successful bit of Super Bowl counter-programming on record. Show More Summary
This Sunday at 3 p.m., America's top dogs will lock tails on a mini gridiron for the 8th annual Puppy Bowl, a cute counterpoint to our far less adorable human Super Bowl. The big game, produced by The Discovery Channel's Animal Planet, is taped in October in a studio at Chelsea Piers. Show More Summary
SILVER SPRING, MD—Calling the collection of puppies assembled for Puppy Bowl VIII a tired rehashing of the same old Jack Russells, pit mixes, collies, and labs, fans around the nations agreed this week that the 2012 contest would be one of the most...
Forget football on February 5 (or just take a two-hour break). If "Cute VS Cuddly" isn't reason enough to tune into Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl VIII Sunday afternoon, we've got another reason, Los Angeles. One of our very own from spcaLA is representing this year. [ more › ]
The eighth installment of Animal Planet's spoof airs Super Bowl Sunday read more
Forget the Giants and the Patriots. The stars of Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl VIII have been revealed! The annual game, which is really just a bunch of small dogs running around a faux football field for hours on Super Bowl Sunday, has...Show More Summary
ARE YOU READY FOR SOME PUPPIES? Meet the starting lineup of Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl VIII. Watch Sunday, February 5 at 3pm, when these pups will take to the tiny gridiron in the ultimate display of athleticism, competition and adorableness. Who's your pick for MVP (Most Valuable Puppy)?
The New England Patriots, my football team, is going to the Super Bowl. I therefore heartily recommend that you watch. However, if football is not your thing, then there is absolutely no excuse for you to not watch the Puppy...
There are few dramatic contests more wrought with emotional weight and power than the Annual Puppy Bowl. It is the eternal struggle between light and dark, life and death, napping and pooping. Each year a new crop of noble warriors takes the gridiron for a rousing spectacle of incredible athleticism and adorablism. We old dogs [...]