While millions of households are gearing up for Super Bowl XLVII, Animal Planet will offer viewers some very fluffy and totally adorable counter programming.
Puppy Bowl IX will feature several breeds of young, playful pups, a super-entertaining kitty half-time show. This year marks the debut of a little spiny mammal.
That's right - hedgehog cheerleaders will debut at this year's bowl.
The hedgehogs will replace last year's "Piggy Pep-Squad." Go Puppies go!
Do not forget to check into the twitter verse and follow Meep, the tweeting cockatiel.
Last year's Most Valuable Puppy was a little lab named Fumble.
Who will win big this year?
Will you watch?
Summer is not over just yet! Hot and humid conditions much of the week with temps in the 90's and upper 80's.
Summer is not over just yet! Today will be very hot and humid with high temperatures in the low to mid 90s and mostly sunny skies. A cold front will bring some thunderstorms tonight, some of which may be severe.
Wednesday will be less humid but it remains warm all week long.
Tuesday (93/72): Clouds/Storm
Wednesday (88/74): Sun/Clouds
Thursday (89/67): Sunny/Hot