Kitten Bowl

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  • TV-G
  • 2014
  • 1 Season
  • 6.9  (60)

Kitten Bowl is an American television special that aired on the Hallmark Channel for the first time in 2014. The show is part of the channel's "Pet Project" initiative, which aims to promote animal adoption and shelter awareness. Hosted by TV personality Kristen Aldridge, the show features a series of kitten adoption games, incorporating elements from football such as play-by-play commentary, instant replays, and even a halftime show featuring a cat-themed performance by a surprise celebrity guest.

The show takes place on a custom-made football field, dubbed the "Kitten Bowl Stadium", where 70 adoptable and adorable kittens from various animal rescue organizations around the country compete in various challenges, including the Obstacle Course, the Agility Course, and the Loops and Hoops Challenge. The ultimate goal of the competition is to find homes for as many kittens as possible, and by the end of the show, every feline competitor is adopted.

The show's contestant kittens are divided into four teams, named after NFL teams: the North Shore Bengals, the Cedar Cove Cougars, the Brooklyn Booys, and the Home and Family Felines. The teams are coached by a cast of celebrity guests, including professional dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy, chef and reality TV star Rocco DiSpirito, actress and animal lover Beth Stern, and TV personality Jill Wagner.

Throughout the episodes, the coaches provide colorful commentary on the competitions and offer adoption advice to viewers. Each team also has a designated team captain, such as Puma, a playful black-and-white kitten on the Cedar Cove Cougars team, and Cali, a curious gray kitten on the Brooklyn Booys team. The kittens are also introduced with their own fun facts, such as their favorite toys and pastimes, adding to the show's charm.

Kitten Bowl is not only an entertaining show but also a significant platform promoting animal welfare. Alongside the games, the show features stories about animal rescue, education on adopting shelter animals, and celebrity interviews on their pet adoption experiences. There are also periodic cutaway shots to the stands, where spectators hold up signs to honor their beloved pets and to encourage viewers to adopt shelter animals.

Kitten Bowl has gained much popularity, with increasing viewership each year. The show has also generated buzz on social media, where fans share photos and videos of their own cats and communicate with other cat lovers. It has now become a beloved annual event that is awaited eagerly by fans, animal lovers, and families.

In conclusion, Kitten Bowl is a unique and heart-warming show that combines fun and excitement with a noble cause. With its adorable contestants, hilarious commentary, and catchy half-time show, the show is sure to entertain viewers of all ages. Most importantly, it raises awareness of the importance of animal welfare, promoting awareness and adoption of shelter animals. Kitten Bowl is not just another TV show but a message of compassion and love for our furry feline friends.

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3rd annual Kitten Bowl
3. 3rd annual Kitten Bowl
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2nd annual Kitten Bowl
2. 2nd annual Kitten Bowl
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1st annual Kitten Bowl
1. 1st annual Kitten Bowl
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  • Premiere Date
    February 2, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (60)