The adorable show, which pits pound pups against each other in a furry-tastic game of faux-football, was also the most tweeted
Its social media dominance extended to
Ratings no doubt received a significant boost thanks to the star power on hand, which included President
"Puppy Bowl X," playing in repeats for a whopping 12 hours, faced competition from a number of other animal-centric Super Bowl alternatives, including
Each year "Puppy Bowl" adds new twists to its game-day plan, including a slo-mo "Fluff Cam," which shows puppies shaking water from their fur.
All of the pets featured on the show, which is filmed in a New York studio months in advance of its air date, are up for adoption (most have already found homes). This includes dozens of puppies, kitty half-time show performers, hedgehog cheerleaders and hamster sports reporters that fly above the miniature stadium set in a blimp.