Rebel Wilson Tapped to Host ABC’s Dog Grooming Competition “Pooch Perfect”

Rebel Wilson has landed in the dog house, but not in a bad way. The Pitch Perfect star is set to be the host of ABC’s new dog grooming competition show Pooch Perfect.

  • According to The Hollywood Reporter, Rebel Wilson will host ABC’s new dog grooming competition show Pooch Perfect.
  • The new series will showcase 10 dog groomers and their assistants competing in dog pun-riddled challenges like "Immunity Puppertunity" and the "Ultimutt."
  • The groomers will be judged by a panel that includes Lisa Vanderpump, celebrity dog groomer Jorge Bendersky and vet Dr. Callie Harris.
  • The top three teams at the end of the season will compete for a cash prize.
  • The eight-episode series comes from producers Beyond Media Rights Limited.
  • The series is based on a show of the same name that aired in Australia last year and was also hosted by Wilson.

ABC’s Synopsis of Pooch Perfect:

  • "In these challenges, the teams face off in epic grooming trans-fur-mations and showcase their incredible creations on the illustrious 'dogwalk.'”

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