How Do You Follow Up Shark Week?

Bark Week Follows Shark Week

The best way to follow up Shark Week is with Bark Week, according to the Hub Network. The Hub has four Animal Planet programs along with six dog-themed movies in store for viewers who tune in to get away from terrifying sea creatures and instead spend some quality time with man’s four-legged best friend.

Bark Week kicks off on August 17, 2014 and runs through Friday, August 22nd and icluded in the week-long canine celebration are episodes of America’s Cutest, It’s Me or the Dog, Bad Dog! and Too Cute!. The family-friendly programming also includes Cats & Dogs, 101 Dalmatians, 102 Dalmatians, Snow Buddies, Good Boy and Scooby-Doo.

“‘Bark Week’ is fun new way that Hub Network delivers on its brand promise of making family fun by celebrating dogs and their special relationships with families,” said Dena Kapan, Chief Marketing Officer, Hub Network. “By packaging popular, family friendly dog shows and dog-themed movies together with dog-umentary interstitials, the Hub Network is providing comical, clever and relatable content that the whole family will enjoy watching together.”

The Bark Week Schedule

Sunday, August 17

8 p.m. ET: “Cats & Dogs”

War is being waged between the two great armies of Cats and Dogs. When the Cats plot to destroy a new vaccine that would cure all human allergies to Dogs, the Dogs fight back to prevent the Cats from succeeding in their quest for world domination.

10 p.m. ET: “Bad Dog!”

11 p.m. ET: “It’s Me or the Dog”

12 a.m. ET: “Cats & Dogs”

2 a.m. ET: “America’s Cutest”

Monday, August 18

6 p.m. ET: “Too Cute!”

7 p.m. ET: “101 Dalmatians”

When a litter of Dalmatian puppies are dognapped by the wicked Cruella De Vil (Glenn Close), all of London’s canines unite to rescue the pups before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement in this live-action remake of Disney’s animated classic.

9 p.m. ET: “America’s Cutest”

10 p.m. ET: “Bad Dog!”

11 p.m. ET: “It’s Me or the Dog”

Tuesday, August 19

6 p.m. ET: “Too Cute!”

7 p.m. ET: “102 Dalmatians”

Oddball, a spotless Dalmatian puppy on a search for her rightful spots, and Waddlesworth, a wisecracking macaw who thinks he’s a Rottweiler, lead a posse of puppies on a mission to outfox the wildly wicked Cruella De Vil (Glenn Close).

9 p.m. ET: “America’s Cutest”

10 p.m. ET: “Bad Dog!”

11 p.m. ET: “It’s Me or the Dog”

Wednesday, August 20

6 p.m. ET: “Too Cute!”

7 p.m. ET: “Snow Buddies”

The Buddies venture to the frosty arctic and team up with new friends, Talon and Shasta, in a thrilling dog sled race across Alaska. The daring dogs have to band together and muster up courage to face the fur-raising challenges ahead.


9 p.m. ET: “America’s Cutest”

10 p.m. ET: “Bad Dog!”

11 p.m. ET: “It’s Me or the Dog”

Thursday, August 21

6 p.m. ET: “Too Cute!”

7 p.m. ET: “Good Boy”

In this comedy starring Molly Shannon and Kevin Nealon and featuring the voice of Matthew Broderick, a canine agent, Hubble (Broderick), from the star Sirius is sent to verify the rumors that dogs have failed to take over the Planet Earth.

9 p.m. ET: “America’s Cutest”

10 p.m. ET: “Bad Dog!”

11 p.m. ET: “It’s Me or the Dog”

Friday, August 22

6 p.m. ET: “Too Cute!”

7 p.m. ET: “Scooby-Doo”

The live-action adaptation of the beloved animated series catches up with Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang as they meddle their way into a mystery that leads them into murky and supernatural waters. The movie stars Freddie Prinze, Jr. and Sarah Michelle Gellar.

9 p.m. ET: “America’s Cutest”

10 p.m. ET: “Bad Dog!”

11 p.m. ET: “It’s Me or the Dog”

-By Rebecca Murray

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