Mtn Dew® Kickstart™ Hosts NFL Experience Event - Puppy, Monkey And Baby Predict The Carolina Panthers Will Win Super Bowl 50

Brandon Marshall, Aaron Donald and Mike Greenberg Oversee Puppy, Monkey and Baby Make Super Bowl Predictions; Mountain Dew® Returns to Super Bowl with Commercial for First Time in More than 15 years

Feb 05, 2016, 12:26 ET from Mountain Dew

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In an unexpected moment in sports history, a puppy, a monkey and a baby all cast their predictions for the winner of Super Bowl 50. The three awesome visionaries were brought together to tease the much-anticipated arrival of the MTN DEW KICKSTART "Puppymonkeybaby" commercial, which will air in-game during the first quarter of Super Bowl 50.

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A crowd gathered to witness this epic event at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Sports radio personality Mike Greenberg hosted the proceedings. "Today is an amazing day," said Greenberg. "It's rare to see three awesome things come together like this, but today we get to witness a puppy, a monkey and a baby make their predictions for Super Bowl 50.  The rest of America will see 'puppymonkeybaby' in action during the first quarter of Sunday's game."

Greenberg was flanked by star NFL wide receiver Brandon Marshall and all-pro defensive tackle Aaron Donald. "I'm pumped to be here on behalf of Mtn Dew Kickstart," said Marshall. "DEW is a combination of three awesome things that really match the energy of the Super Bowl."  Donald agreed, saying "I can't think of a bolder moment than watching a puppy, a monkey and a baby make Super Bowl predictions." 

The final predictions were:

Puppy: NFC

Monkey: AFC

Baby: NFC

Fans of the NFL and Mtn Dew will have to watch Super Bowl 50 this weekend to find out which of the predictions turn out to be true.

In conjunction with the release of four new, bold Mtn Dew Kickstart flavors, the "puppymonkeybaby" commercial will debut during Super Bowl 50, marking the first in-game ad for Mtn Dew in more than 15 years. The TV commercial for Mtn Dew Kickstart - a beverage that fuses three awesome things – DEW, real fruit juice and a kick of caffeine – stars a quirky, endearing character that is also comprised of three awesome things fans love in a Super Bowl commercial – a puppy, a monkey and a baby. 

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