AKC.TV Announces New Hosts of ‘AKC DogCenter’ and ‘Ask the Expert’

Carolyn Manno and Mike Janela to assume hosting duties on the network

AKC.tv, the leading digital OTT network designed especially for dog lovers and presented by The American Kennel Club (AKC®), is excited to announce two new hosts for its popular shows “AKC DogCenter: Live From 101 Park” and “Ask The Expert.”

Beginning this month, noted sportscaster Carolyn Manno, joins the network as the host of “AKC DogCenter: Live From 101 Park.” Each Tuesday and Friday, the show brings you the latest dog news from dog shows around the country, current events, and everything newsworthy in the world of dogs, at Noon Eastern on AKC.tv. Manno currently serves as a morning sports anchor and correspondent for CNN and spent the previous 10 years as a host and reporter for NBC Sports Group, contributing to the majority of the network’s most integral sports programming, including The Olympics and Paralympics, Football Night in America, Triple Crown Horseracing, and The Tour de France.

Sports and Entertainment personality Mike Janela will also join AKC.tv as the host of ‘Ask The Expert.’ Airing Wednesdays at Noon Eastern, the show tackles a variety of veterinary, training and behavior topics with top dog experts and thought leaders.  Janela is an accomplished host, currently seen with the New York Mets and MSG Networks, and also covering movie and music news for The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard. In the past, he also hosted the “Padres Social Hour” talk show on FOX Sports San Diego, and various talk shows — including the weekly live animal show ‘Wildlives’ — for the digital lifestyle network LittleThings, and a variety of video content for Guinness World Records.

AKC.tv gives dog lovers everywhere on-demand access to dog-related programming that can be watched by downloading the AKC.tv mobile app (available for iPhone and Android). It is also available via any connected device, including computers, tablets, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Altice One and Roku. Created in conjunction with award-winning digital production and distribution company B Live, viewers can browse an extensive video library of hundreds of videos on various topics that includes puppy videos, heartwarming stories, training tips, breed specific information, dog sports and much more.

By Samantha Seymour

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