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Chip playing during Puppy Bowl XVII. (Animal Planet)

(CNN) -- The most beloved and fur-ocious competition on TV will go forward as planned.

The event will be televised at 2 p.m. ET, according to an announcement from Discovery.

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Pippa from Team Fluff during Puppy Bowl XVII. (Animal Planet)

The three-hour event will feature 70 puppies from 22 different shelters, all of them up for adoption.

The annual romp, in which Team Ruff and Team Fluff go paws to paws, aims to raise awareness of pet adoption and showcase the vital work of shelters and rescues.

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Tank from Team Ruff. (Animal Planet)

According to a press release, the past 16 editions of Puppy Bowl have seen a 100% adoption rate for the puppies and kittens featured.

ESPN's "Monday Night Football" play-by-play announcer Steve Levy and SportsCenter host Sage Steele will provide commentary and analysis during this year's game.

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Xena, from Team Ruff. (Animal Planet)

Dan Schanchner will reprise his role as "rufferee."

For cat lovers, the Kitty Halftime Show will take place once again.

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