Animal Planet is making a push into the scripted arena with a “Moby Dick”-inspired telepic “Revenge of the Whale,” to star Martin Sheen. The co-production with BBC tells the story of a cabin boy's…
Outside of the network that carries the NFL's big game, no media outlet gets more mileage out of Super Bowl weekend than Animal Planet with its Puppy Bowl. The pre-taped special that began as a…
Puppy Bowl X kicks off Sunday, Feb. 2 on Animal Planet. This year's big game features a halftime show headlined by Internet sensation Keyboard Cat (covering Bruno Mars) and penguin cheerleaders.
Taking a page from sibling Investigation Discovery, the flagship Discovery Channel seems intent on churning out similar shows distinguished mostly by their cheeky, attention-grabbing titles. So the…
Sloths have inadvertently become one of the latest fads on the internet over the last handful of years*, serving as the inspiration for countless memes, viral photo spreads, Tumblrs and Instagrams…
Release the hounds: DogTV -- touted as the first TV network aimed at man's best friend -- is a real 24-hour channel that will be unleashed on DirecTV starting Aug. 1. For the first two weeks of…
Animal Planet exec Charlie Foley will lead Discovery Communication's newly forged Original Content Group and create content across the company's portfolio of cable nets. Foley is tasked with…
Americans' fascination with mermaids seemingly knows no bounds, as Animal Planet drew a network-record audience on Sunday for “Mermaids: The New Evidence.” The special, kicking off Monsters Week on…
Fans of Animal Planet skeins will be pleased to learn that the cabler is rolling out a slate of digital programming to complement its existing on-air shows. Original Web series will dovetail off the…
Animal Planet has greenlit two new projects, "Money Barn" from Original Prods. and "Swamp'd!" from Leftfield Pictures.
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Weekend:$16.4M Fox