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The Fiona Show: Cincinnati Zoo’s hippo series starts today

Published: Thursday, August 24, 2017 @ 11:23 AM
Updated: Thursday, August 24, 2017 @ 7:08 AM
By: Staff Report

We all know Fiona the hippo is a star, and now she has her own show to prove it.

“The Fiona Show” will premiere on Facebook Live next week, according to the Cincinnati Zoo.

PHOTOS: These are our favorite Fiona photos

The first show is scheduled to air today and will feature never-before-seen footage of Fiona’s birth, according to the zoo’s Twitter page. 

Details have not been released on the number and frequency of episodes. Updates and episodes will be posted on the official Fiona Show Facebook page.

Since her premature birth in January, Fiona has plumped up from 29 pounds to over 450 pounds and is now reunited with her parents in the zoo’s Hippo Cove.

WATCH: Fiona takes a swim in Cincinnati zoo’s Hippo Cove pool

Thousands of people have bought #TeamFiona T-shirts and other novelties, including a Fiona beer and an ice cream, to show their love for the hippo.