How to Watch the Great American Rescue Bowl in 2024

"Tail"-gating has never looked cuter! Great American Family brings back its popular Great American Rescue Bowl for 2024! Teaming up with North Shore Animal League America, the world's largest no-kill rescue and adoption organization, Great American Family will bring viewers a pet-filled alternative to the Super Bowl.

Formerly known as The Kitten Bowl and previously airing on Hallmark Channel, Great American Family snapped up the purr-fect program when Hallmark dropped the annual show during a content realignment. The network aired its first ever Rescue Bowl in 2023 and viewers can't wait to see what's in store for 2024.

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“Adoption gives beautiful and deserving animals a second chance at life. To see love and gratitude reflected from an adopted pet who has had a heartbreaking start or experience creates one of the most wonderful bonds that life has to offer,” said Bill Abbott, President & CEO, Great American Media. “Our company is proud to partner with North Shore Animal League America, pioneers of the no-kill movement and architect of the happy ending for more than a million deserving shelter pets for 80 years.”

What is Great American Rescue Bowl?

Formerly the Kitten Bowl, the Great American Rescue Bowl is a cat and dog-filled gridiron throw-down of pets looking for their fur-ever homes. Featuring both adult dogs and cats as well as kittens and puppies, the two-hour counter-programming to the Super Bowl showcases these adoptable felines and canines as they play on a football-themed stage.

How can I watch Great American Rescue Bowl?

The Great American Rescue Bowl will air exclusively on Great American Family.

When does Great American Rescue Bowl premiere?

Great American Rescue Bowl premieres Sunday, Feb. 11 at 12 p.m. ET on Great American Family.

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When time is the Kitten Bowl?

Now called the Great American Rescue Bowl, the cat- and dog-themed Super Bowl alternative premieres Sunday, Feb. 11 at noon ET on Great American Family.

Who hosts the Great American Rescue Bowl?

Renowned animal advocate, bestselling author and Animal League America Board member, Beth Stern, who has personally placed more than 2,000 fosters over the years, returns to host Great American Rescue Bowl, along with TV personality and producer, Brian Balthazar, and 13-time Emmy-winning Pix11 morning news anchor, Dan Mannarino.

Who are the players in Great American Rescue Bowl?

There are two teams vying for top prize this year—The Adorables and The Cuddlers. The pets come from New York, Louisiana, South Carolina and even Hawaii!

Check out the lineup below!

The Adorables

The Cuddlers

Are the animals on Great American Rescue Bowl available for adoption?

All cats, dogs, kittens and puppies in the Great American Rescue Bowl are available for adoption although some may have already found their forever homes.

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