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March 1, 2017
Get Ready for the Meow Madness Christmas Bracket!
Starting March 12th, you’ll be able to create your own Holiday bracket and choose YOUR favorite Christmas movie! For each voting round, you’ll accumulate points based on the most popular movies with the largest number of votes. Contestants with the most points are then eligible to win $10,000, $2,500 & $1,000!

To prepare for your bracket, visit the category page and review the 64 Holiday movies comprised within 4 distinct categories that will be competing in matchups.

February 23rd, 2017
Former Los Angeles Lakers Great Signs On As Co-Commentator of TV’s First-Ever Cat Basketball Championship, April 3

Hallmark Channel, home to the world famous “Kitten Bowl” franchise, announces four-time NBA champion, author, TV host and activist, John Salley, will join previously announced Peabody Award-winning sportscaster Mary Carillo as co-announcers of the first-ever feline championship of basketball, “Meow Madness,” a Hallmark Channel Original Special Event, Monday, April 3 at 8/7c.

Salley, a Georgia Tech alumni, is a 15-year veteran of the NBA and the first NBA player to win four championships with three different championship-winning franchises: Detroit, Miami, and the Los Angeles Lakers.

January 4, 2017
The Road to “The Final Fur” will be on Hallmark Channel!
Hallmark Channel, the exclusive home for kitten sports and the highly-rated “Kitten Bowl” franchise, announces the network’s latest pet-centric programming buzzer beater, “Meow Madness,” a Hallmark Channel Original Special Event, will premiere on Monday, April 3, 2017. “Meow Madness” features author and animal advocate Beth Stern as host and Peabody Award-winning reporter Mary Carillo as commentator. The special will showcase adoptable kittens in the most competitive tournament the basketball world has ever seen.

Hallmark Channel enjoys home court advantage for the inaugural “Meow Madness” special as 100 adorable, adoptable “cat-letes” purr-fect an unstoppable zone defense while taking shots from the “flea throw” zone as each team claws its way to “The Final Fur.”