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.
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’s diverse offering of new and returning programming promises to connect Animal Planet audiences with the untamed natural world.
“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.”
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.
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.
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.
The cases are more intense than ever when Dr. Jeff Young and his team go to great lengths to save the lives of beloved pets. This season, they treat more mysterious illnesses, tackle surgeries they’ve never done before and rehabilitate rescued animals - no matter how exotic - before they find forever homes.
Animal Planet's hit series FINDING BIGFOOT returns with all-new episodes, investigating compelling evidence that may prove the existence of the elusive creature.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jackson Galaxy, aka the Cat Daddy, is faced with a whole new set of cat-astophes, which test his skills against some of the most claw-some felines in the new 10-episode season of MY CAT FROM HELL beginning Saturday, April 4, at 8 PM ET/PT.
After 20 years of helping hellish felines and their guardians, cat behavior expert Jackson Galaxy jumps into the fire with some of the most challenging cat cases in his career. Plus, he ventures into the wild world of feral felines and works with the shelter community to improve lives of adoptable cats.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Time to throw another log on the fireplace, warm up your favorite comfort food, curl up under a toasty blanket and celebrate with your furry friends as Animal Planet transforms the holiday season with its WILD WINTER NIGHTS programming event.
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.