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A GROUNDHOG DAY STORY

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.

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ALASKA PROOF

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.

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ANIMAL NATION WITH ANTHONY ANDERSON

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.

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ANIMAL PLANET ANNOUNCES 2017-2018 UPFRONT PROGRAMMING SLATE

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

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ANIMAL PLANET UPFRONT 2016-2017

“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.”


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CLASH OF AFRICA'S GIANTS

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.

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CURSE OF THE FROZEN GOLD

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.


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DR. DEE: ALASKA VET

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.

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DR. JEFF: ROCKY MOUNTAIN VET

Dr. Jeff and his dedicated staff at Planned Pethood Plus scrub in for all-new episodes of DR. JEFF: ROCKY MOUNTAIN VET on Animal Planet.


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EXPEDITION MUNGO

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


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FINDING BIGFOOT

Animal Planet's hit series FINDING BIGFOOT returns with all-new episodes, investigating compelling evidence that may prove the existence of the elusive creature.


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THE GUARDIANS

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.


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INSANE POOLS: OFF THE DEEP END

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.


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THE LAST ALASKANS

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.

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LIFE AT VET U

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.

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LONE STAR LAW

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.


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MELTING: LAST RACE TO THE POLE

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.

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THE MILLION DOLLAR DUCK

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.

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MONSTER WEEK 2015

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.

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MONSTER WEEK 2016

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.

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MONSTERS INSIDE ME - SEASON 7

The frightening-fan-favorite series returns Thursday, October 6 at 10 PM ET/PT with cases that are truly the stuff of nightmares. Biologist Dr. Dan Riskin is back as host and provides scientific perspective on the terrors plaguing these unsuspecting victims.

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MONSTERS INSIDE ME: SEASON SIX

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.

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MY CAT FROM HELL

Between working with a cat named after him and saving the lives of 50 kittens, Jackson delves into his personal evolution exploring his past, present and future as he connects with remarkable felines in some of the most extreme circumstances.

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My Fat Pet (WT)

In Animal Planet’s all-new series MY FAT PET (WT), animal expert and trainer Travis Brorsen works with pets and their owners through a four-month long weight-loss journey. MY FAT PET premieres on Animal Planet in 3Q17.


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NORTH WOODS LAW

The Maine Warden Service is back on patrol throughout the 18 million acres of rugged woods of the Pine Tree State on NORTH WOODS LAW. As one of the nation’s original guardians of the great outdoors, there isn’t much this group hasn’t seen, and this season is no different.

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NORTH WOODS LAW: NEW HAMPSHIRE

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.


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Ocean Warriors

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.


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PANDA REPUBLIC

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.

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PANDACAM ON ANIMAL PLANET L!VE

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.

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PET NATION RENOVATION

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.”

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PET NATION RENOVATION - PART TWO

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.

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PIT BULLS & PAROLEES

In the never-ending battle to save man and man’s best friend, the bond between Tia and her family is closer than ever. PIT BULLS & PAROLEES returns for an all new season on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 9 PM ET/PT.

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PIT BULLS & PAROLEES: SEASON SEVEN

No one is more of a believer in second chances than Tia Torres. For more than 20 years, she has dedicated her life to Villalobos Rescue Center, the largest pit bull rescue center in the U.S. This fall, PIT BULLS & PAROLEES returns for a seventh season with a whopping 25 new one-hour episodes.

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PROJECT GRIZZLY

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.

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PUPPY BOWL XII

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.

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PUPPY BOWL XIII

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.


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REINDEER CAM

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.

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RIVER MONSTERS: SEASON 8

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.

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RIVER MONSTERS: SEASON 9

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.

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RUGGED JUSTICE

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.


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TANKED: SEASON 6

Designing more than 200 aquariums in five seasons, Wayde King and Brett Raymer begin the sixth season celebrating their 100th episode of Animal Planet this April. The Las Vegas-based brothers-in-law have made a name for themselves designing jaw-dropping aquariums for the biggest celebrities across the country.

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TANKED: SEASON FIVE

The team from Las Vegas-based Acrylic Tank Manufacturing (ATM) is back, and co-owners Wayde King and Brett Raymer are ready to take fish tank building to a whole new level!

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TOUCAN NATION

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.

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TREEHOUSE MASTERS

Animal Planet’s TREEHOUSE MASTERS returns Friday, January 6 at 10PM (ET/PT) as tree whisperer and visionary Pete Nelson leads his team of craftsmen to build even bigger and better nature headquarters and homes high in the treetops.


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THE VET LIFE

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.


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WORLD'S FUNNIEST ANIMAL COMMERCIALS

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.


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THE ZOO

Animal Planet takes audiences on a first-ever, in-depth look behind the scenes at the Bronx Zoo, a New York institution and global leader in animal care and species conservation.