POOCH PERFECT – “From Grotty to Hottie” – “Pooch Perfect,” the Rebel Wilson-hosted dog grooming competition series showcasing the best creative groomers in the country, premieres TUESDAY, MARCH 30 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (ABC/Christopher Willard) JORGE BERNDERSKY
Pets are often treated by their owners as part of the family (as they should be). Most dog owners in specific take great pride in making sure their dogs are well cared for. This of course includes a visit to a groomer every so often. Many people have made careers out of displaying their passion for grooming dogs through some amazing work. Time and time again we have seen competitions for some of the best dog groomers in the world.
Tonight on ABC we will once again have the opportunity to see an array of contestants battle it out to see who is the best dog groomer in the country on Pooch Perfect. The eight-episode series will showcase 10 contestants. They will have to face an all-star panel of celebrity judges that include Lisa Vanderpump, Jorge Bendersky, and Dr. Callie Harris. The winner, in the end, will win a trophy and a giant cash prize. Pooch Perfect is hosted by award-winning actress Rebel Wilson.
Here is the synopsis for Pooch Perfect provided by ABC:
Hosted by award-winning actress Rebel Wilson, “Pooch Perfect” is the ulti-mutt dog grooming competition series. The eight-episode series will showcase 10 of the best dog groomers in the country, along with their assistants, competing in a series of paw-some themed challenges.
Each week on “Pooch Perfect,” teams will compete in the Immunity Puppertunity challenge, where one team will earn immunity from elimination. Then, in the Ultimutt Challenge showdown, the remaining teams will face off in an epic grooming transformation, which they will show off on the illustrious dogwalk. The trio of all-star celebrity judges – Lisa Vanderpump, Jorge Bendersky and Dr. Callie Harris – will be tasked with voting on the incredible creations and ultimately force one team back to the doghouse every week. It all leads up to the season finale where the top three teams compete for a giant cash prize and the coveted “Pooch Perfect” first place trophy.
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Ahead of its release LRM Online had the pleasure of talking with one of the judges for Pooch Perfect, Jorge Bendersky. He is a well-known celebrity dog groomer that has worked with the four-legged of some of New York’s elite. During our interview, we talk about what to expect from the series. We also talk about his passion for dog grooming and some things that contestants do well or not so well. It’s a fun interview! Make sure to check it out down below!
ABC’s Pooch Perfect premieres tonight, March 30th at 8 pm ET on ABC.