Animal Planet has greenlit two new projects, "Money Barn" from Original Prods. and "Swamp'd!" from Leftfield Pictures.
Animal Planet has renewed hourlong reality skein "Gator Boys" for a second season.
Animal Planet has licensed rights to three films in the Disneynature series from Disney-ABC Domestic TV.
Animal Planet has ordered new seasons of Saturday primetime series "Pit Boss," My Cat From Hell" and "Pit Bulls and Parolees."
Animal Planet is developing its own version of Discovery Channel's Shark Week with a programming stunt dubbed Monster Week to be unveiled at the Television Critics Assn. press tour today.
Animal Planet's "My Cat from Hell" has clawed its way up the ladder from three-part mini to full-blown series, with a second, six-ep season greenlit by the Discovery wildlife cabler.
Whitney Holland has been named VP of program planning and scheduling for Animal Planet.
The major studios have secured another cable-network beachhead with Animal Planet's decision to start buying theatrical movies for the first time in its 10-year history.
Animal Planet will boost its programming budget 14% this year to $93.4 million, starting with a greenlight for four primetime series scheduled to begin airing in the second quarter and continue into…
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