A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
Shows what goes on behind the scenes of a social media-focused Hollywood animal talent agency. Some information about what makes an animal a suitable client is offered. The love and celebration of animals is also expressed.
Positive Role Models
The staff of Pets on Q are animal lovers, but are also interested in working with them to make money.
Violence & Scariness
On occasion animals bark, hiss, or nip, but no one gets hurt. Sometimes images of ugly animals are accompanies with brief, scary sounds that are intended to be more funny than frightening.
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Products & Purchases
Promotes Pets on Q, an animal media company and booking platform. Brands like Range Rover are sometimes visible, and the agency’s corporate clients, like Canvaspop, are sometimes prominently shown. Popular Instagram animal stars (like the cockatoo known as Mr. Beau Jangles), are sometimes shown.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Pet Stars is a reality series about an animal talent agency looking for clients that will make money on Instagram. It's family friendly, but sometimes images of unusual-looking or otherwise unique animals are accompanied by scary sound effects that are intended to be funny. Sometimes brands like Range Rover are visible, and companies like Canvaspop are prominently featured. Animals that are already popular on social media are occasionally shown.
Is It Any Good?
This lighthearted reality series features the the staff of the Hollywood-based animal media company and booking platform searching for animals suited for lucrative Instagram campaigns. The pair travel to different animal-themed events, host auditions, and work with animals on photo shoots, all of which is intended to generate lots of profit when featured online.
There's some info about what makes an animal suitable for influencer work, and what specifically makes them marketable, which is an interesting angle to explore. But what Pet Stars really delivers on is showcasing different species of notable and quirky animals. Animal lovers will enjoy it, but even those who aren't may find this behind-the-scenes look at this unique industry intriguing.
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