Air Bud Entertainment announces that their newest film, PUP STAR, will air for the first time on broadcast television on Disney Channel, Friday, February 17 (8:30 p.m. ET/PT). From the creators of the beloved ‘Air Bud’ and ‘Disney Air Buddies’ franchises,PUP STAR is a dog-filled spin on America’s hit TV singing competitions, loaded with music, including 13 original songs, and the biggest cast of talking (and singing) canines ever assembled.
PUP STAR is the tune-filled inspirational adventure of an adorable Yorkie pup, Tiny (voiced by Kaitlyn Maher, America’s Got Talent), who finds herself on an action-packed cross-country journey to compete in the ultimate singing competition for dogs — Pup Star. Featuring an all-star celebrity judging panel including ‘Dog Gnarly’ (voiced by Ziggy Marley), ‘Blake Sheltie,’ ‘Lady Paw Paw’ and a loveable but always disagreeable ‘Simon Growl,’ PUP STARshowcases canine contestants including P-Diggy (voiced by Juicy J) and the tall-hat wearing ‘Furrell.’
A new family film franchise, PUP STAR also stars Makenzie Moss (Steve Jobs), Jed Rees (Deadpool), David DeLuise (Wizards of Waverly Place), John Ratzenberger, Tom Everett Scott, Bonnie Somerville, Nikki Blonsky and Diedrich Bader. PUP STAR is directed and executive produced by Robert Vince. Anna McRoberts produced and co-wrote the film with Robert Vince.
The second film in the franchise, PUP STAR: SEASON TWO, is in production for a fall 2017 release. Air Bud Entertainment movies are available on Netflix and digital platforms including iTunes, Amazon and Google Play.
Welcome to a world where dogs can not only talk — they can SING! Tiny, an adorable Yorkie pup with a big voice, gets a chance to audition for the singing competition for dogs, “Pup Star.” After she earns a place in the finale, she’s dog-napped! The adventure begins when she escapes and is faced with an incredible journey back to the competition finale, meeting friends along the way who help her learn to sing from her heart and encourage her to believe in herself and never give up on her dreams!