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SAVE THE DATE FOR NBC AND TELEMUNDO STATIONS’ CLEAR THE SHELTERS™ FIFTH ANNUAL PET ADOPTION CAMPAIGN

NBC/Telemundo stations prepare to bring back popular pet adoption campaign to communities nationwide on Saturday, August 17

NBC stars Megan Boone, Ryan Eggold, Scott Evans, Natalie Morales

Christina Hendricks, Mae Whitman, Jennifer Carpenter, Morris Chestnut, Warren Christie, Michaela McManus, Liam McHugh, DJ Townsel, Derek Hough and Ne-Yo, and others, encourage audiences everywhere to “Save the Date for Clear The Shelters”

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NEW YORK - (April 30, 2019) - In celebration of “National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day,” a day that aims to bring awareness to pets that are waiting for adoption at shelters/rescues, NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations (NBC and Telemundo owned stations), a division of NBCUniversal, today announced that its pet adoption campaign – Clear The Shelters™ – returns to communities in the U.S. and Puerto Rico on Saturday, August 17. NBC and Telemundo owned stations’ fifth annual Clear The Shelters™ campaign will once again include the participation of hundreds of animal shelters and rescues, as well as NBC/Telemundo affiliates. On Saturday, August 17, shelters/rescues will reduce or waive pet adoption fees to help families adopt a new pet. Since 2015, NBC and Telemundo owned stations’ Clear The Shelters™ campaign has helped more than a quarter million pets find new homes. Audiences everywhere can keep up with NBC/Telemundo stations as they prepare to present their popular pet adoption campaign this August by following @ClearTheShelter on Twitter and #ClearTheShelters and #DesocuparLosAlbergues across all social platforms.

Tweet

@NatalieMorales, @MaeWhitman, @JenniferCarpenter, @MorrisChestnut, @WarrenChristie, @MichaelaMcManus, @LiamMcHugh, @ChevelShepherd, @AngelicaHale, @ScottEvans, @DerekHough and @NE-YO want you to help NBC and Telemundo stations #ClearTheShelters on Saturday, August 17!

Instagram

@NatalieMorales, @MeganBoone, @MaeWhitman, @RyanEggold, @JenniferCarpenter, @MorrisChestnut, @WarrenChristie, @MichaelaMcManus, @DJTownsel, @ChevelShepherd @AngelicaHale, @ScottEvans, @DerekHough and @NE-YO want you to help NBC and Telemundo stations #ClearTheShelters on Saturday, August 17!

Clear The Shelters™ 2019 is sponsored by Cat’s Pride and Hill’s Pet Nutrition. For more information and news about the NBC and Telemundo stations’ Clear the Shelters™ pet adoption campaign, or to sign up as a participating shelters/rescue, visit CleartheShelters.com. To access information in Spanish, please visit DesocuparlosAlbergues.com.

About NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations

NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations is the division of NBCUniversal that includes 40 NBC and Telemundo local television stations serving 28 markets, a regional news network and their associated websites and digital platforms, as well as a group of out-of-home properties, a production company, an in-house marketing and promotions company and two national multicast networks, COZI TV and TeleXitos. The local stations, which can be viewed in 37 percent of U.S. homes and in Puerto Rico, produce and deliver their local communities compelling and unique local news, real-time weather forecasts, consumer and investigative reports and entertainment programming across all platforms to help keep their English and Spanish-speaking audiences informed anytime and anywhere.

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