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?
Tuesday morning will feature another round patchy fog. It will be a mild and muggy start with temps in the mid 60s for the city and around 60 for the suburbs. Look for more clouds than sun with highs the low 80s. There could be a few spotty showers during the day.
Tuesday: (83/65) clouds/sun