Editor’s note: Tommy Habeeb was misidentified in a photo caption with earlier version of this article that appeared in the print edition of the Caller-Times.
A Corpus Christi native will host a new docu-series that will follow real stories of dogs and the humans who rescue them.
Tommy Habeeb will host “To the Rescue,”a half-hour weekly syndicated TV series, that will premiere on Saturday, Oct. 17 in more than 200 markets nationwide. In Corpus Christi, the series will premiere at 11 a.m. Saturday on CW.
The show will feature 22 original episodes in its first season and will follow stories that intertwine the work of animal rescue organizations, municipal animal shelters, transporters, behaviorists and foster families.
Habeeb, who is a veteran TV producer and personality, is best known to television audiences as the original host of the long-running syndicated series “Cheaters.”
But for those in Corpus Christi, the King High School graduate’s best known for his relation to the owners of Habeeb’s Jewelers, which has been operating in the city since 1956.
“I try to go back to Corpus Christi to see my family often,” Habeeb said. “They’ve been a a part