Today, Animal Planet announced its 2013-2014 upfront slate.
A war is raging in Kruger National Park, located just outside Johannesburg, South Africa. It's a battle that has a nation on edge but garners considerably less attention worldwide. The death toll is astonishing; each year, nearly 700 rhinos fall prey to the BATTLEGROUND: RHINO WARS.
Live Action! Animal Planet's hit series CALL OF THE WILDMAN returns this summer for a second "snapperlicious" season with 20 brand-new episodes, featuring the bare-handed, backwoods animal-trapping skills of "Turtleman" Ernie Brown, Jr.
On Monday, March 11, at 10 PM (ET/PT), Animal Planet kicks off a three-part, competition-based mini-series featuring the sport of noodling – catching monster catfish using only your bare hands and feet.
EATING GIANTS: HIPPO follows the journey of a dying hippopotamus beginning with its last days and continuing through the new life born out of death. The special captures the magnificence of the eternal circle of life, focusing on every predator, scavenger, parasite and bacterium that feasts on carrion for survival.
FATAL ATTRACTIONS tells the intense, heart-wrenching true stories of people who choose to live with deadly "pets" - wild animals that are capable of catastrophic injury and even death.
Animal Planet's hit series FINDING BIGFOOT returns with all-new episodes, investigating compelling evidence that may prove the existence of the elusive creature.
Frontier Earth Presented by Walmart is a six-episode series that closely examines some of the planet’s most elusive animals, their distinctive habitats and their unique methods of survival. Animal Planet’s large predator expert/zoologist Dave Salmoni returns to the small screen to host this weekly, wildlife series.
Now in season two, Paul and Jimmy take on Mississippi, beginning Sunday, January 6, at 9pm ET/PT, and face treacherous terrain, deadly sinkholes, gun-toting locals and the biggest, most ferocious alligators they may ever encounter!
On the battlefields, a remarkable group serves the United States with limitless courage and unparalleled loyalty. Devoted to protecting their comrades, military working dogs serve beside their human partners in Afghanistan. They only ask for affection in return.
In THE HUNGER: DEATH RACE, host Guy Grieve is the guide to unlock the mysteries behind the ingenious and resourceful ways in which different cultures find, capture, cultivate and eat food around the world.
Animal Planet’s ICE COLD GOLD spotlights a spirited team of miners who are among the first Americans to prospect for precious metals and gems in parts of Greenland where humans never have set foot before.
INFESTED! tells the real-life horror stories of ordinary people plagued by frighteningly extraordinary infestations. Dangerous, deadly, weird and bizarre – the series features the nastiest of of nature’s squatters. If you think your four walls protect you from the ghastly big bads of the rodent and insect world, think ag
A large steel fence stretches for miles through the desert dividing two cities - Nogales, Mexico, and Nogales, Arizona. Here, the officers see it all, from intricate smuggling tunnels, trunks filled with cocaine to dead bodies caught in the crossfire.
LOUISIANA LOCKDOWN is a groundbreaking series, which provides viewers with exclusive access to Angola Prison, the country's largest maximum-security penitentiary. While the most extreme prisoners do time in solitary cells, some men earn the privilege of raising animals and training for the annual prison rodeo.
Throughout history, people from nearly every culture have spotted or spoken about this half-man, half-fish anomaly. MERMAIDS details the first-hand accounts of a team of government scientists who testify to have found the remains of a never-before-identified sea creature with ties to
Beginning Monday, May 20, at 8 PM (ET/PT), Animal Planet’s Monster Week is back with all-new stories about the world’s most legendary and mysterious creatures. Monster Week, a week so big it lasts eight days, digs deep into our fascination with the unknown and proves that there are still real monsters out there…
The causes of mysterious illnesses are not viruses or bacteria but stealthy, cunning creatures that have taken up residence in their unsuspecting hosts – parasites! Every story is a life-or-death battle between modern medicine and evolution as these patients fight off the MONSTERS INSIDE ME.
Cat behaviorist Jackson Galaxy returns for a new season of MY CAT FROM HELL to take on the most catastrophic cat cases anyone ever has encountered.
NORTH WOODS LAW follows Maine's elite game-warden service as they navigate the Pine Tree State's rugged terrain during hunting season - one of the busiest and most perilous times of the year.
The ultimate fishing road-trip series featuring professional wrestler Showtime Eric Young continues! Young, an avid yet novice outdoorsman, gets out of the ring and turns in his tights for some tackle. He’s on the adventure of a lifetime to hear, smell and taste big and small stories of those that got away.
The PIT BOSS is back for a new season, and viewers can catch up with Shorty Rossi, his pit bulls and his team of little people as excitement continues to unfold in Hollywood at Shorty's Rescue and Shortywood, Inc., a talent management company for little people.
Legendary wildlife filmmaker Gordon Buchanan travels deep into the Arctic for his greatest challenge yet: infiltrating a family of polar bears and documenting the cubs' epic struggle for survival.
PUPPY BOWL is back for its ninth consecutive year with an all-star, all-adorable cast that's itching to play in a winning combination of terrier tackles, canine touchdowns, puppy penalties and fido first downs.
Animal Planet's best-performing series in network history returns, following Jeremy Wade on a worldwide search for harrowing stories of bloodthirsty fish. A fearless explorer, he aims to hook the finned culprits that are thought to attack humans and reveal how much truth lies in the legends.
When it comes to the planet's most venomous creatures, there is only one team who has the knowledge and fearlessness to battle them - Venom One. Venom One team is an elite group of specially trained fire fighter/paramedics within Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.
TANKED returns with all-new episodes that dunk viewers into the rowdy, family-owned business of Acrylic Tank Manufacturing (ATM), one of the country's leading and most successful builders of aquariums.
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Three adorable litters, three fascinating breeds and one amazing story of animals coming of age... This season, the cuteness expands from kittens and puppies to include some more unusual pets: piglets, hedgehogs and dwarf rabbits.
TOP HOOKER is an in-your-face, full-throttle competition series that pits 10 expert fishermen against one another in a series of wild, never-before-seen fishing challenges.
Beginning May 31, TREEHOUSE MASTERS has viewers climbing to a majestic world up in the treetops with visionary and tree whisperer Pete Nelson as he designs private escapes for those with a passion to reconnect with nature and awaken their inner child
Captain Paul Watson and the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society return for a fifth adrenaline-fueled season of WHALE WARS, one of Animal Planet's most-talked-about, best-performing and award-winning series to date.
WHALE WARS: VIKING SHORES, a new five-part series beginning Friday, April 27 at 9 PM (et/pt) follows Sea Shepherd Conservation Society as they set sail to end an ancient tradition known as “The Grind” that takes place every summer in the Faroe Islands.
On America’s east coast, the Great Smoky Mountains of southern Appalachia are an ancient seasonal forest adorning an even older mountain range. In WILD APPALACHIA, travel to these popular forests, and witness a year in this stunning intersection of human culture and wild life.
WILD DEEP showcases the amazing wonders that exist just beyond the shore in Earth's seas and oceans. The series takes us closer to amazement of the worlds far beneath the surface that ever before. Witness incredible events of marine life that many never have the opportunity to examine with their own eyes.
In the vast Pacific Ocean is one of America's most splendid and cherished treasures: Hawaii. The isolated islands and its pristine beaches serve as tropical oases for tourists from around the globe, yet few who step foot on the sacred land realize the true beauty and complexity that Hawaii has to offer.
It's an action-packed hour of non-stop, over-the-top cuteness. THE YEAR IN PUP CULTURE looks back at the defining moments of 2012 as only Animal Planet can -- with puppies!