The American Kennel Club (The AKC®) would like to announce that it has partnered with new network FidoTV, the first television programming channel dedicated solely to dog lovers on Dish Network (Channel 245). As part of this strategic partnership, FidoTV will air the 2015 American Kennel Club/Eukanuba National Championship evening events December 12th and 13th. FidoTV will broadcast the show live from the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. The show will also be live-streamed on AKC.org and live.eukanuba.com.
The AKC will also provide additional programming, including live conformation shows, informational clips, PSAs and events from around the country, while also offering their expertise and input on feature programming.
Led by CEO and founder Tad Walden, FidoTV’s television channel, mobile app and website (Fidotvchannel.com) will connect dog lovers with entertainment and support services for their dogs. All programming is 100% canine related, family-friendly and includes shows from around the world as well as original programming, movies and special live events involving dog shows and agility competitions.
“We are beyond excited to partner with FidoTV on this new endeavor,” said Ron Menaker, Chairman of The American Kennel Club. “This channel is unique and offers dedicated programming that will appeal to the large demographics of dog owners and dog lovers everywhere. We look forward to creating premium content and growing with the network.”
FidoTV’s programming will also feature a range of scripted series including documentary-style programs on hero dogs and working dogs, crime interest stories on police dog teams from around the world and a reality show about puppies, which follows families as they choose the right dog.
The new network debuts All Dogs, All Day family entertainment on Dish Network.