Animal Planet renews ‘Gator Boys’

Reality series to return for second season

Animal Planet has renewed hourlong reality skein “Gator Boys” for a second season.

Series followed Floridians Paul Bedard and Jimmy Riffle as they captured alligators with their bare hands.

First season averaged nearly 1 million viewers.

Season two, in which the duo will take their alligator wrangling to Mississippi, will begin next year.

“Gator Boys” is produced by Mike Mathis Prods. Mathis, Dawn Sinsel, Brian Puterman and Eric Streit are exec producers.

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