Friday, July 3, 2015

The Kittens of Summer Star in Hallmark Channel's Paw Star Game


Beth Stern Hosts the Baseball Special Along With
Play-By-Play Announcers John Sterling and Mary Carillo

Hallmark Channel announces its star players will also take the field for “Paw Star Game,” a Hallmark Channel Original Special World Premiere Sunday, July 12 at 6pm ET/PT, 5C. TV personality, author and animal advocate Beth Stern will host baseball’s newest tradition along with play-by-play announcers John Sterling, iconic radio voice of the New York Yankees, and award-winning reporter, sports analyst and commentator Mary Carillo. As the kittens take the field to swat balls and catch line drives, they will be cheered on by celebrities including Ed Asner, Maria Menounos, Mario Lopez, Al Roker, Heather McDonald, Tricia Helfer, Deidre Hall, Dawn Olivieri and Camren Bicondova.

“Launching ‘Paw Star Game’ is the next exciting extention of our kitten sports franchise that has already seen tremendous success with the network’s annual ‘Kitten Bowl,’” said Michelle Vicary, Executive Vice President of Programming and Publicity, Crown Media Family Networks. “We have extraordinary talent partaking in ‘Paw Star Game,’ lead by host Beth Stern, whose support of pet adoption and profound love for animals are unmatched, and announcers John Sterling and Mary Carillo who bring color commentary, humor and heart to the special.”

The 2015 Paw Stars include Derek Cheetah, Joe DiMeowgio, Don Cattingly, Mickey Meowntle, Siamese Sosa, Willie Strays, Wade Pawggs, Rod Purrew, Beau Catson, Bombaybe Ruth, “Bootless” Joe Catson, “Hairballin” Hank Purron, Lurk Kitson, Roberto Clawmente, Sandy Kocats, Darryl Pawberry, Button, Corey Clawber, Cuddles Cattingly, Purfessor Isaac Furrowitz, Buddy, Fluffy Frisky, Hunter Pounce, Jose Catseco, Paw Prints Fielder, Socks, Max, Oliver and many more! The teams set to compete are the Gold Crown Catamounts, North Shore Bengals, Mystery Meercats and Keepsake Cougars.

Hallmark Channel will also share weekly highlights of the kittens training and player profiles on CAT CENTER ( hosted by John Sterling and Mary Carillo.


The Island Cats said...

We see Hallmark is capitalizing on the success of the Kitten Bowl. Great idea! We'll make sure to watch.

Lola The Rescued Cat said...

Pawesome! Especially since we're baseball fans!

Lola The Rescued Cat said...

Pawesome! Especially since we're baseball fans!

Lola The Rescued Cat said...

Pawesome! Especially since we're baseball fans!

Fur Everywhere said...

That should be fun to watch! I'm glad Hallmark is building on the success of the Kitten Bowl.

Anonymous said...

This is the kind of sport I could enjoy!


Oh my word we can't wait!

Robin said...

I forgot about this! Thank you so much for the reminder :) I don't have the Hallmark Channel, but I will definitely be watching for the videos to come out online. It's great that these kitties are getting so much attention.
-Purrs from your friends at

Sweet Purrfections said...

That looks like it is going to be so cute. We need to set the DVR

Cat and DOG Chat With Caren said...

I got this too in my email, but they turned me totally off with their focus on NY players. Not a Tiger or Indian to be a result they lost me!! Why YES I AM a poor sport! lol

pilch92 said...

Sounds cute, thanks for letting us know about it.

Cathy Keisha said...

Siamese Sosa corks his bats and takes NIP to enhance his purrformance. HAH!

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