The date of Phil’s prognostication has been celebrated since 1886 and this month A GROUNDHOG DAY STORY will take Animal Planet viewers on a journey to reveal the history and legend of Phil and those who protect him throughout the year.
Animal Planet’s ALASKA PROOF pours the spirit of Alaska into an eight-part series that focuses on a different kind of spirit – the kind you drink! Alaska Distillery is a grassroots operation comprised of a group of passionate, inventive artists who create world-class, hand-crafted, award-winning vodkas.
With a joy and passion larger than life, Amanda Giese treats the seemingly hopeless animals in her Washington state home, primarily focusing on dogs that others have given up on.
Designer and animal enthusiast Antonio Ballatore, winner of HGTV’s Design Star and lead on HGTV’s The Antonio Treatment, is back for a second season bringing his visionary and innovative design aesthetic to pet lovers everywhere in ANIMAL CRIBS.
Calling all animal lovers! Emmy-nominated actor and comedian Anthony Anderson hosts Animal Planet’s all-new weekly talk show ANIMAL NATION WITH ANTHONY ANDERSON.
Animal Planet Global President Susanna Dinnage announced that Animal Planet, one of Discovery, Inc’s great global networks, has a new brand identity as part of a worldwide strategy to take the network forward as a global brand leader. With globally-appealing programming and talent faithful to new brand values, Animal Pla
Animal Planet unveiled its primetime programming slate for 2017-2018. The network’s new and returning series will connect Animal Planet audiences with three programming themes: fun, with programming and characters that help us find the humor and joy in animals and the world they live in; heart, with dedicated and inspira
In celebration of the spring solstice, Animal Planet brings the cute animals to you by kicking off a 94 hour marathon of its paw-tastic, fan-favorite series TOO CUTE! starting Wednesday, Mar. 18 at 12PM ET/ PT and running through Saturday, Mar. 22 at 8PM ET/ PT.
“Animal Planet is alive with passion and adventure, with animals at the forefront of our programming”, said Rich Ross, group president of Discovery Channel, Animal Planet and Science Channel. “We are excited that joining our great franchise series will be new tent pole events, unscripted series and blue chip specials.”
THE AQUARIUM focuses on the bond between the aquatic animals at Georgia Aquarium and the staff who care for them, their stories, and the day-to-day activities of Georgia Aquarium biologists, researchers and trainers
Jonathan and Angie Scott and Jackson Ole Looseyia return to Animal Planet in the much-anticipated all-new natural history series filmed in 4K, BIG CAT TALES, which premieres as a five-day television event beginning Monday, Oct. 29 at 8PM. BIG CAT TALES documents present-day prides and families of the lions, leopards and
Dave Salmoni, wildlife and large predator expert with more than two decades of experience facing untamed nature, is back with an all new series, BIG, SMALL & DEADLY.
In CAT VS. DOG, cat expert Jackson Galaxy (My Cat from Hell) and dog expert/trainer Zoe Sandor provide support, direction, key insight and much needed help to families seeking to establish peace between dogs and cats in turbulent homes. CAT VS. DOG premieres Sat., Nov. 11 at 10PM
Whether it’s on set, at home or far from civilization, the animated accounts of unexpected and surprising encounters between animals and the celebrities who lived to tell their stories are featured in Animal Planet’s new series, CELEBRITY ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS which premieres Friday, July 27 at 10PM ET/PT.
CLASH OF AFRICA’S GIANTS, airing at 9 PM ET/PT is the epic tale of a lion pride’s 18-month battle to establish an empire.
Passionate about inspiring a whole new generation of animal enthusiasts, Coyote Peterson, host of the much-loved Brave Wilderness channel on YouTube (15.5MM subscribers), travels to all new destinations around the globe to share incredible animal experiences with the most fascinating, bizarre, and iconic animals on earth
The Irwins – Terri, Bindi and Robert – return to Animal Planet in an all-new series, CRIKEY! IT'S THE IRWINS, which gives audiences an all-access, front row seat to experience the sights and sounds of their thrilling wildlife adventures at Australia Zoo and around the world.
CURSE OF THE FROZEN GOLD follows a fearless team of six determined explorers who combine their unique skills and take advantage of summer’s warmer temperatures in order to solve the mystery of Slumach's Gold and The Lost Creek Mine.
The series which captivated global audiences by spotlighting the powerful bonds between animals and humans returns for a second season featuring new stories of animals in need across the globe and the people who go to extraordinary lengths to help them.
DR. DEE: ALASKA VET follows veterinarian Dr. Dee Thornell as she treats the animals of Alaska in her Fairbanks clinic and throughout remote parts of the state. With the unique Alaskan landscape, it is not uncommon for Dr. Dee’s daily patient roster to include reindeer, ducks, bears and pigs, along with the usual pet dog.
Denver's most passionate veterinarian, Dr. Jeff Young, returns for a new season of Animal Planet’s DR. JEFF: ROCKY MOUNTAIN VET, with new cases to solve and new clients to treat.
Dr. Evan Antin takes audiences around the world as he chases his wildlife bucket list; swimming alongside humpback whales in Tahiti, exploring caves in the Philippines and more. Evan brings his passion and love for wildlife to each adventure where, as a practicing veterinarian, he also lends a helping hand to animals.
Mungo, one of the premiere adventure cameramen, has traveled to more than 90 countries to capture the world’s wild and hostile environments. Mungo now steps in front of the camera to explore myth and legends he’s heard of during his 20 years traveling the world in EXPEDITION MUNGO
What if extinct animals weren’t really extinct? The methods used to declare a species extinct are not as fool proof as people might assume. From eyewitness accounts to last known photographs, there is evidence that suggests some of these creatures are still very much alive in the wild.
Animal Planet's hit series FINDING BIGFOOT returns with all-new episodes, investigating compelling evidence that may prove the existence of the elusive creature.
For some, fishing is a relaxing solitary experience. For extreme fishermen and best buddies Chris Owens, Brian Jill, Thad Robison, and Jay Johnson, it’s a passion that drives them to explore some of the most remote and dangerous destinations on the planet in the hopes of finding fish where no one has ever fished before!
Cable TV's first ever LIVE animal adoption series originates from the Animal Planet studios every Tuesday and Thursday where audiences are taken on live adventures to centers and shelters around the U.S. to meet dogs, cats and other animals available for adoption
Animal advocate and host of Access Hollywood and Access Daily, Kit Hoover, will join Puppy Bowl referee and host Dan Schachner on a live adventure across the US to meet animals up for adoption, and those dedicated to finding them their forever home.
As professional groomers are closed to the public due to COVID-19, everyday pet owners are faced with a new set of challenges in learning at-home grooming tips & tricks for their shaggy pets, including celebrity pet owners!
In this all-new series, Animal Planet introduces this volunteer-run organization called Guardians of Rescue and follows its quest to help any animal in need – anywhere, anytime. THE GUARDIANS premieres Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 10 PM ET/PT on Animal Planet.
It’s all in the family with the Hendersons at Colorado’s Fox Hollow Animal Hospital, where an endearing family of vets has the treating and caring for animals in their DNA. When life is about animals, laughs, hugs and family there’s no telling what each day will bring when you are HANGING WITH THE HENDERSONS.
Animals are capable of doing so many things humans could never imagine possible. Animal Planet will share the fascinating answers to the most curious questions about animal habits in the returning series, HOW DO ANIMALS DO THAT?, which premieres Friday, August 23 at 8 PM ET/PT with two back-to-back episodes each week.
I WAS PREY retells true stories of people who were brutally attacked by dangerous predators, fought their way through unimaginable life and death scenarios and lived to share their stories.
INSANE POOLS: OFF THE DEEP END follows award-winning pool designer, Lucas Congdon, and his crew as they tackle unprecedented designs, challenging clients, impossible build sites, and much more on their quest to build breathtaking natural wonders in everyday backyards.
Wild creatures and other pests who should be living outdoors make their way into your house on Animal Planet’s new series, INTRUDERS.
In JEREMY WADE’S DARK WATERS, Wade spotlights the bizarre, the weird and the mysterious as he investigates baffling, unsolved mysteries.
Jeremy travels the globe investigating the disappearance of freshwater giants from the world’s most iconic rivers
THE LAST ALASKANS is a new special eight-part original event that documents the lives of some of the most isolated people in America - the last of their kind - as they struggle and thrive in Alaska's untouched wilderness located hundreds of miles from roads, civilization and each other.
Animal Planet's LIFE AT VET U takes viewers behind the scenes of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) as six students embark on a journey to graduation – a culmination of four intense, but rewarding, years of never-ending studying, round-the-clock rotations and unpredictable cases.
When one thinks of dominant animals that roam the earth, large predators - lions, grizzlies and titanic anacondas – come to mind. But, pound for pound, the most powerful and awe-inspiring creatures are the elusive micro-monsters that exist just beneath our feet.
LONE STAR LAW features the men and women of the Texas Game Wardens, the elite patrol force that looks out for more than a quarter-million squares miles of deserts, lakes, piney woods, bayous, plains and coast. The Texas Game Wardens encounter many dangerous situations that affect citizens and animals.
LOUISIANA LAW follows the men and women of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries as they patrol one of the most geographically diverse states in the U.S.
In Animal Planet’s MELTING: LAST RACE TO THE POLE, Eric Larsen, one of the world’s most accomplished polar explorers, and Ryan Waters, a veteran extreme mountaineer, risk their lives to reach the North Pole before that opportunity is gone forever.
Animal Planet will premiere the award-winning film, THE MILLION DOLLAR DUCK, on Wed., Sept. 14 at 9PM ET/PT as part of Animal Planet Presents, the network’s programming event featuring the best of films from top filmmakers that explores a wide range of topics that include animal rights, conservation and animal welfare.
MONSTER WEEK returns to Animal Planet this May, and it’s jam-packed with some of the most terrifying beasts to ever have inhabited Earth.
MONSTER WEEK, Animal Planet’s most anticipated week of the year, returns for its fifth year Thursday, May 26 at 9 PM with jaw-dropping stories of some of the most menacing and merciless animals roaming the planet.
MONSTER WEEK returns to Animal Planet next with all-new expeditions in search of the mysterious and unknown; a monster party packed with all types of monsters, including monsters from the forest, monsters from far way islands and monsters from the deep.
With 10 new episodes, MONSTERS INSIDE ME returns to Animal Planet to the reveal parasites, viruses, bacteria, fungi and foreign objects that plague unsuspecting victims as doctors race against the clock to diagnose these mysteries.
Host and biologist Dan Riskin provides scientific perspective on the cringe-worthy creatures making their homes within the hidden crevices of our bodies as MONSTERS INSIDE ME returns for an all-new season Sunday, October 15th at 9PM.
The U.S. pet overweight and obesity rate for dogs and cats is more than 50%. In MY BIG FAT PET MAKEOVER, trainer Travis Brorsen begins a four-month long weight-loss and behavior modification journey with pet owners and their overweight animals with the aim of helping each pet live a healthier and happier life.
My Cat From Hell’s Jackson Galaxy, renowned cat behavior and wellness expert, returns to Animal Planet during the COVID-19 pandemic to face all-new fur-ious felines in MY CAT FROM HELL: CAT SH#T CRAZY! premiering Saturday, July 18 at 9 PM ET/PT.
Peculiar animal behaviors and unexpected natural events can sometimes seem inexplicable, but now, in Animal Planet’s all-new series, NATURE’S STRANGEST MYSTERIES: SOLVED, footage of fascinating animal moments will be examined, and intriguing questions answered by experts.
With more bears, more trainees and more rescues than ever before, it’s all hands on-deck for a new season of NORTH WOODS LAW premiering on Animal Planet Sunday, August 19 at 9PM ET/PT.
All-new series NORTH WOODS LAW: NEW HAMPSHIRE features the Conservation Officers of New Hampshire Fish and Game who work tirelessly to preserve and protect the natural resources of the Granite State.
From Executive Producers Robert Redford and Paul Allen, Animal Planet premieres OCEAN WARRIORS, a gripping new series that propels viewers to the edge of a vast frontier and a battle critical to Earth’s survival.
For three million years, giant pandas have roamed across Southeast Asia. Now, their habitat is disappearing at an accelerated rate, and these ancient, gentle giants are running out of living space. The remote mountains of Sichuan, China are the last refuge for the wild panda.
Animal Planet and Zoo Atlanta have launched PandaCam, a captivating digital experience offering viewers unfiltered views into the lives of several giant pandas including the only current giant panda wins in the United States, Mei Lun and Mei Huan.
In Animal Planet’s new two-part special, PET NATION RENOVATION, two deserving shelters receive much needed top-to-bottom makeovers providing animals with a more comfortable stay while awaiting their new family. After the renovations are complete, each shelter holds a local adoption event resulting in many happy “tails.”
In the second installment of Animal Planet’s two-part special, PET NATION RENOVATION, the Michigan Animal Rescue League (MARL) in Pontiac gets a massive makeover on Friday, December 2nd at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
It’s a jam-packed season filled with higher stakes, and for Tia, another opportunity to fight for these special animals who deserve a chance at life. PIT BULLS & PAROLEES returns for an all-new season Saturday, January 25 at 9 PM ET/PT.
In Animal Planet’s new series PROJECT GRIZZLY, viewers join him on his emotional struggle to do right by his beloved bears as he teaches Bob and Screech, his two 700-pound grizzlies, how to survive in the deep wild. The six-part adventure premieres Saturday, November 12th at 10PM ET/PT on Animal Planet.
Television’s original adoption extravaganza is back and furrier than ever as the world’s cutest sporting event returns to Animal Planet for PUPPY BOWL XII on Sunday, February 7 from 3-5 PM ET/PT with two-hours of fuzzy faces, sloppy kisses and puppy penalties.
The cutest competition in sports history returns with an epic matchup between Team Ruff and Team Fluff’s adoptable players who go nose to nose to win the inaugural Petco Lombarky trophy in PUPPY BOWL XIII at GEICO Stadium.
PUPPY BOWL, the cutest competition in sports history, returns for an epic matchup between adoptable puppy players from #TeamRuff and #TeamFluff who go paw to paw and nose to nose to win the “Lombarky” PUPPY BOWL XIV trophy.
Ready, Set, Pup! Television’s fuzziest sports competition and original adoption extravaganza is back and celebrating its 15th year, the biggest to date, as the world’s cutest sporting event returns to Animal Planet for PUPPY BOWL XV on Sunday, February 3 at 3PM ET/12PM PT.
The pup players are back and ready for non-stop all football action for PUPPY BOWL XVI! Television’s cutest sports competition and original TV adoption event, PUPPY BOWL, returns to Animal Planet Sunday, Feb. 2 at 3PM ET/12PM PT.
Television’s cutest sports competition and the original call-to-adoption TV event, PUPPY BOWL, returns on Sunday, February 7 for the biggest, most exciting game to date, now as a 3-hour event that can be viewed on both discovery+ and Animal Planet on Sunday, February 7 at 2PM ET/11AM PT.
Everyone’s favorite other game is back for the ultimate woof-a-thon. The original call-to-adoption television event and cutest sports competition, PUPPY BOWL, returns for its 18th year, highlighting more shelters and stories, and the most puppies ever. PUPPY BOWL XVIII airs Feb. 13, 2022 on Animal Planet and discovery+
Live now and throughout the holiday season, REINDEER CAM gives viewers 24/7 access to Santa’s reindeers. On Friday, December 18; Tuesday, December 22; and Wednesday, December 23 at 1 PM (CT), Kris Kringle plans to visit Como Zoo to feed and check in on his beloved antlered friends: female reindeers Abby and June Bug.
In RESCUE DOG TO SUPER DOG, dog trainers Nate Schoemer and Laura London meet a person in need and match them with a shelter dogs with the right attitude and aptitude to provide the specific service for the person in need. RESCUE DOG TO SUPER DOG premieres on Animal Planet Saturday, August 12th at 10 PM ET/PT.
Freshwater detective, biologist and extreme angler Jeremy Wade has spent three decades traveling the world’s waterways in search of man-eaters that lurk beneath the surface of rivers and lakes. Now, Jeremy will dive into a realm that is totally unknown to him –- the vastness of the planet’s oceans.
After eight years, extreme angler and biologist Jeremy Wade is hanging up his fishing rod and the final season of RIVER MONSTERS will begin on Sunday, April 23 at 9PM ET/PT.
RUGGED JUSTICE follows the officers of Washington State's Department of Fish and Wildlife Law Enforcement Program as they police the Evergreen State's unforgiving mountain terrains, twisted back roads and densely populated coastal areas.
In Animal Planet’s newest series, SAVED BY THE BARN, premiering Saturday, Apr. 11 at 10pm ET/ PT, we’ll meet Dan McKernan who picked up from his six-figure tech job in Austin, TX and left it all behind to take over his family’s 140-year-old farm in Michigan and transform it into the ‘Barn Sanctuary.
Welcome to Cornel’s World, where an animated group of reptile aficionados bring Animal Planet’s audiences up close to these animals as they work together with reptile owners to strip away the ordinary walls of their pet’s terrarium and transform them into custom-made masterpieces.
Behind the scenes at Chester Zoo, a popular zoo in Britain, there is a secret world that reveals the most intimate moments in the lives of animals.
In an all-new Animal Planet documentary special featuring one of Joe Exotic’s last formal interviews before his arrest, viewers will follow the emotional stories of animals that made it out of the zoo for a second chance at life.
Wayde King and Brett Raymer of Animal Planet's TANKED are two of Sin City's most imaginative businessmen and owners of Acrylic Tank Manufacturing (ATM), one of the country's most successful builders of elaborate aquariums.
TOUCAN NATION follows the uplifting story of Grecia, a toucan whose unconscionable abuse sparked international outrage and inspired a national animal welfare movement in Costa Rica.
Tree-whisperer Pete Nelson and his visionary crew are back with more unbelievable treehouse builds across the country and a milestone celebration: 100 builds completed on TREEHOUSE MASTERS! The new season kicks off Friday, August 17 at 8 PM ET/PT.
Equal parts laughter and drama, THE VET LIFE follows veterinarians, Dr. Diarra Blue, Dr. Aubrey Ross and Dr. Michael Lavigne, as they navigate the balancing act of running their newly-opened animal hospital, while managing the everyday stress of raising their families alongside their wives.
Each year, thousands of elephants make an incredible journey to the Okavango Delta in Botswana to feed on its lush vegetation, in one of the biggest natural events on the entire planet. WALKING WITH ELEPHANTS premieres as a three-hour television event Tuesday, Dec. 15 beginning at 8 PM ET/PT.
Animal Planet announced the acquisition of worldwide television rights to Participant and Terra Mater Factual Studios’ documentary film WATSON, which chronicles Sea Shepherd founder Captain Paul Watson, who has spent his life sailing the globe to keep our oceans and their inhabitants safe.
WOLVES AND WARRIORS follows U.S. Navy veteran Matt Simmons and Dr. Lorin Lindner, the husband and wife team behind Lockwood Animal Rescue Center (LARC), a private sanctuary that rescues wolves and wolf-dog hybrids whose lives are threatened by poachers, illegal breeders and other perils.
Actor and animal-lover Terry Crews hosts a countdown of the 10 best animal commercials in the world and gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look... with a little help from some non- human guests.
Season five of THE ZOO kicks off with a special two-hour premiere on Saturday, Oct.9 at 8PM ET/PT, with new episodes airing every following Saturday at 9PM ET/PT.
Animal Planet announced today it has greenlit THE ZOO: SAN DIEGO Season Two which will premiere this summer. The series is a revealing, behind-the-scenes look at San Diego Zoo Global, whose mission is to save species worldwide while inspiring passion for wildlife and wild places.