Awards season is underway in Hollywood, but one show will roll out green turf instead of red carpet and celebrate achievements like best mutt instead of best actor.
At the inaugural World Dog Awards hosted by comedian George Lopez, dogs will walk in on artificial grass and wag out with golden fire hydrant statuettes honoring the best in entertainment and social media.
There are no long speeches or fashion critics at the show airing Thursday on the CW Network. At this event, the podium is packed with dog treats, patches of grass allow pets to do their business and signs call for barking instead of applause. Plus, pooches lounge on couches and sniff out swag bags boasting pet food, collars and toys.
The World Dog Awards are the latest in a series of canine kudos weaving their way into Hollywood's human awards landscape. (Source: ABC News)
The CW Network celebrates man’s best friend with a brand new two-hour television event, THE WORLD DOG AWARDS, which promises to combine the glitz of the Hollywood award season with America’s affection for our lovable canine companions. THE WORLD DOG AWARDS makes its debut on The CW in January, 2015. For the first time, dogs will be celebrated for their work in entertainment, health services and the military, along with everyday dogs who found fame on the internet. Dogs of every size and breed will gather together at the aptly named Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California to be recognized for their achievements in film, television, commercials and animation.